Cosmopolitan Vancouver, spectacular scenery & the Rocky Mountaineer train

Calgary to Vancouver

Rocky Mountaineer - First Passage to the West Highlights

RAIL JOURNEY

CALGARY | BANFF | LAKE LOUISE | ROCKY MOUNTAINEER TRAIN | VANCOUVER

In 2018, journey through the Rockies from Banff to Vancouver on the Rocky Mountaineer; explore the Banff National Park, ride in a helicopter and enjoy the majestic setting of the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

7 Days
From £1890 per person

Book by 25 Aug 17 & receive up to £320 per couple of added value.

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  1. Day 1

    Calgary

    Arrive in Calgary make your way to your hotel and explore the city.

     

  2. Day 2

    Calgary to Banff

    First stop today is Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of the day, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola is included. 

     

     

  3. Day 3

    Banff to Lake Louise

    A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Arrive in Lake Louise and spend the afternoon exploring the Jewel of the Rockies at leisure.

     

  4. Day 4

    Lake Louise to Kamloops

    Travel on board the Rocky Mountaineer from Lake Louise to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranch lands of the Interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. (B, L)

     

  5. Day 5

    Kamloops to Vancouver

    On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. You arrive in Vancouver this evening. (B, L)

     

  6. Day 6

    Vancouver

    You have a choice of activity today. Will it be a North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain or a 5 hour cycling Grand Tour of Vancouver’s highlights. Or perhaps a Made in BC small-group culinary walking tour to Granville Island is more to your liking or for the adventurous perhaps a Sea Safari to Howe Sound.

  7. Day 7

    Vancouver

    Your tour ends on checkout from your hotel.

Apr 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 30
May 3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
Jun 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
Jul 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
Aug 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
Sep 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30
Oct 4, 7, 8, 11

 

  • 2 Days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service
  • Station and hotel transfers in Vancouver, Lake Louise and Kamloops
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • Sightseeing as highlighted
  • Flights to / from Canada
  • Sightseeing shown as optional
  • Meals and attractions shown as not included
  • Optional Rocky Mountaineer train journey upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

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 Kamloops
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your hotel in 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
  • Access to the invigorating outdoor vestibule, for close-up encounters with flora and fauna

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.

Offer Terms and Conditions

£160 per person credit offer applicable to Rocky Mountaineer packages of 5-7 days and subject to availability. Credit can be applied to pre/post tour hotels, dining plans, transfers or optional sightseeing activities. Any added value must be selected and booked at the time of booking.

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Rocky Mountaineer - First Passage to the West Highlights
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