First Passage to The West Discovery Calgary II
Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Coach Tour (8 Days / 7 Nights)
Vancouver–>Kamloops–>Lake Louise–>Banff–> Calgary
- 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train trip
- 7 nights hotel accommodation
- 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Lake Louise
- Banff to Calgary tour, including Banff Gondola
- Bus tour of Yoho Park, Banff, and Lake Louise
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
ABOUT THIS TOUR
- One-way Rocky Mountaineer rail & coach tour from Vancouver to Calgary.
- Service Level: GoldLeaf, SilverLeaf
- Eastbound: Tour begins with pick-up from your overnight Vancouver hotel.
- Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Hotel Locations: Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary
- To book this tour a deposit is required
TOUR RATES (2023)
The price of this tour varies by departure date. The rates per person, before tax are:
SILVERLEAF: $3,486 – $5,339
GOLDLEAF: $4,710 – $6,732
16, 20, 23, 27, 30
4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30, 31
3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
1, 5, 8, 12
TOUR ITINERARY (2023) – EASTBOUND
VANCOUVER TO CALGARY
Day 1 (Vancouver)
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2 (Vancouver to Kamloops)
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. [B] [L]
Day 3 (Kamloops to Lake Louise)
Your journey continues eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again, you will experience ever-changing scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the iconic glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise. [B] [L]
Day 4 (Lake Louise)
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. With its unique history and picturesque scenery, Lake Louise will not disappoint. Learn about the local wildlife, paddle the lake by canoe, or simply relax amongst the beauty. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 5 (Lake Louise to Banff)
This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, 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. At the end of the tour, you will be
transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff. Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:30 pm, scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout, and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.
Day 6 (Banff)
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Banff has activities for all, from taking the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, relaxing in the Banff hot springs, exploring the bustling town, to outdoor wildlife adventures. Overnight in Banff.
Day 7 (Banff to Calgary)
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Overnight in Calgary.
[B] = Breakfast
[L] = Lunch
Day 8 (Calgary)
Your journey ends upon check out from your Calgary hotel.