GMT -8 hours
With mighty snowcapped peaks, vivid turquoise lakes, immense glaciers and endless forests, the sheer scale and staggering beauty of Canada’s Rocky Mountains almost defies belief. Picture-perfect landscapes are linked by one of the world’s most scenic road and rail routes... you can hit the open road or take a classic rail journey and soak up all that this beautiful region has to offer.
Best time to visit Alberta
• Western Canada tends to experience cold and often snow-covered winters and warm summers, especially in the southern areas
• Spring and summer can often be wet
• Touring season in Canada runs from May to October, with June, July and August typically warm and offering long days and the best chance of sunshine. However, the climate can be variable, and warm waterproof clothing is essential year-round.