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Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West


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This legendary two-day all-daylight luxury railway tour 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. The journey is just as incredible in reverse and can be experienced from the Rockies to Vancouver - please ask for details.

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Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2

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)

Day 2 : Kamloops to Banff/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)

Also operates in the reverse direction.


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We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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