One of the world's iconic trains

Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West

VANCOUVER | KAMLOOPS | LAKE LOUISE / BANFF

This legendary two-day all-daylight luxury train journey between Vancouver and Lake Louise & Banff takes you through the amazing Spiral Tunnels in Yoho National Park and Rogers Pass with its tunnels and glaciers.

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2 Days
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  1. Day 1

    Vancouver to Kamloops

    Depart at 07.30am this morning and travel from Vancouver to Kamloops in British Columbia’s interior. Pass through the fertile Fraser Valley and the scenic Fraser Canyon. At Hell’s Gate, see water pass through the walls of the narrowest point of the canyon. Follow the Thompson River to the city of Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops hotel.

    (Arrive 5.40pm) (Meals included: breakfast, lunch)

  2. Day 2

    Kamloops to Banff or Lake Louise

    Depart at 06.25am and continue your journey east to the Canadian Rockies. Travel through ranchlands to Shuswap Lake. Pass Craigellachie, where the “last spike” was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885, on to Rogers Pass with its tunnels, glaciers and snow-capped mountains. Cross the Continental Divide into Banff National Park, through the unique Spiral Tunnels. End your tour this evening

    (Arrive Lake Louise at 5.45pm or Banff at 7pm). (Meals included: breakfast, lunch)

    Please note: Also operates in the reverse direction

From Vancouver to Banff or Lake Louise
Apr 18, 25, 28
May 1*, 2, 5, 8*, 9, 12, 15*, 16, 19, 22*, 23, 26, 29*, 30
Jun 2, 5*, 9, 12*, 16, 19*, 23, 26*, 30
Jul 3*, 7, 10*, 14, 17*, 21, 24*, 28, 31*
Aug 4, 7*, 11, 14*, 18, 21*, 25, 28*
Sep 1, 4*, 5, 8, 11*, 12, 15, 18*, 19, 22, 25*, 26, 29
Oct 2*, 6, 9*, 10, 13

From Banff or Lake Louise to Vancouver
Apr 20, 27, 30
May 3*, 4, 7, 10*, 11, 14, 17*, 18, 21, 24*, 25, 28, 31*
Jun 1, 4, 7*, 11, 14*, 18, 21*, 25, 28*
Jul 2, 5*, 9, 12*, 16, 19*, 23, 26*, 30
Aug 2*, 6, 9*, 13, 16*, 20, 23*, 27, 30*
Sep 3, 6*, 7, 10, 13*, 14, 17, 20*, 21, 24, 27*, 28
Oct 1, 4*, 8, 11*, 12, 15

Dates marked * operate to / from Banff only; All other dates also stop at Lake Louise

SilverLeaf’s single-level dome service is a unique way to experience the legendary Rocky Mountaineer. Witness the seemingly infinite Canadian wilderness aboard the newest service class offered by Rocky Mountaineer. Perks of SilverLeaf Service include:

  • Panoramic window views
  • Refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • Delicious hot breakfasts and lunches served at your seat
  • Beer or wine served with lunch
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • beverages and snacks
  • Lively storytelling from Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler,Kamloops or Quesnel
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your hotel in Whistler, Quesnel or Kamloops

Why should you choose award-winning GoldLeaf Service? Besides absorbing Canada’s soul-stirring landscape from a bi-level glass-domed coach, you’ll enjoy gourmet meals created by Michelin trained chefs.GoldLeaf offers even the most discerning traveller an incomparable list of services and benefits, including:

  • Panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of a custom-designed bi-level dome coach
  • Refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • Gourmet breakfasts and lunches from an à la carte menu, served in the lower level of the dome coach
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Captivating stories and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops, Quesnel or Whistler
  • Access to the invigorating outdoor vestibule, for close-up encounters with flora and fauna
  • SilverLeaf pricing based on two sharing
  • An additional 20% deposit of rail is required at time of booking
  • Rocky Mountaineer cancellations made within 45 days attract a 100% charge in addition to our standard cancellation fees.

 


 

Times shown are actual boarding times, check in time is 30 minutes prior to ensure luggage is checked in to your final destination. Rail travel can sometimes be subject to unforeseen delays; it is advised that you do not arrange any connecting transportation on the day of arrival in any city.

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Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West
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