First Passage To The West Discovery III
Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Coach Tour (7 Days / 6 Nights)
- 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train trip
- 6 nights hotel accommodation
- 2 breakfasts & 3 lunches
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Banff
- Banff to Jasper Motorcoach tour, including Ice Explorer tour and Glacier Skywalk
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
ABOUT THIS TOUR
- One-way Rocky Mountaineer rail & coach tour from Vancouver to Jasper.
- Service Level: GoldLeaf, SilverLeaf
- Eastbound: Tour begins with pick-up from your overnight Vancouver hotel.
- Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
- Hotel Locations: Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Jasper
- To book this tour a deposit is required
TOUR RATES (2023)
SILVERLEAF: $3,341 – $3,974
GOLDLEAF: $4,938 – $6,135
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
3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
1, 5, 8, 12
TOUR ITINERARY (2023) – EASTBOUND
VANCOUVER TO JASPER
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 Banff)
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 the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff. [B] [L]
Day 4 (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.[L]
Day 5 (Banff to Jasper)
Continue your journey from Banff to Jasper on a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via the Icefields Parkway. Lake Louise, Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, and Athabasca Falls are among some of the day’s highlights. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn about its geological features. Lunch is provided at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. You will arrive in Jasper late afternoon. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 6 (Jasper)
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. The resort town of Jasper and the surrounding national park offer various activities from relaxation to adventure. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 7 (Jasper)
Your journey ends upon check out from your Jasper hotel.