First Passage to the West Discovery
9 days, 8 nights Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Coach Tour (2024)
Calgary → Banff → Lake Louise → Jasper → Vancouver
Book Early And Save Up to $800 Per Couple
- Rocky Mountaineer: 2-day train trip from Lake Louise to Vancouver
- Sightseeing: Motorcoach tour in Banff and Yoho National Park
- Hotel: 8 nights of hotel accommodation
- Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunch
- Rail Transfers & Luggage Handling: Kamloops & Lake Louise
- Excursions/Activities: Banff Gondola ride, Minnewanka Lake Cruise
- Other: Toll fee & Park Pass
- Rail Service: GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf
SilverLeaf – Standard / Superior
- SilverLeaf, Standard: $5,218 – $5,575
- SilverLeaf, Superior: $5,595 – $6,144
GoldLeaf – Standard / Superior
- GoldLeaf, Standard: $6,968 – $7,316
- GoldLeaf, Superior: $7,221 – $7,897
- GoldLeaf, Premier: $8,071 – $8,395
Note: The tour includes hotel accommodation, and your hotel stay will be determined based on the Rail Service and hotel category you have chosen. Please see the details provided below:
SilverLeaf, Standard: Calgary – Delta Downton Calgary: Banff – Fox Hotel & Suites; Lake Louise – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Vancouver – Georgian Court Hotel
SilverLeaf, Superior: Calgary – Delta Downton Calgary: Banff – Moose Hotel & Suites; Lake Louise – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Vancouver – Georgian Court Hotel
GoldLeaf, Standard: Calgary – Fairmont Palliser Hotel; Banff – Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel; Lake Louise – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Vancouver – Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
GoldLeaf, Superior: Calgary – Fairmont Palliser Hotel; Banff – Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel; Lake Louise – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Vancouver – Fairmont Waterfront Hotel
GoldLeaf, Standard: Calgary – Fairmont Palliser Hotel; Banff – Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel; Lake Louise – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Vancouver – Fairmont Pacific Rim
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Day 1 (Calgary)
Arrive in Calgary and spend time exploring this cosmopolitan city on your own. That could be going to the top of the Calgary Tower, exploring Prince’s Island Park or much more. Overnight in Calgary.
Day 2 (Calgary To Banff)
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day transfer concluding in Banff. Journey to Banff, where you will enjoy a spectacular boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka. Highlights include Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.
Day 3 (Banff)
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Banff has activities for all, from relaxing in the Banff hot springs, and exploring the bustling town, to outdoor wildlife adventures. Overnight in Banff.
Day 4 (Banff To Lake Louise)
A morning half-day transfer 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 spanning the Kicking Horse River. The transfer ends in Lake Louise, where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this awe-inspiring location. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 5 (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 6 (Lake Louise To Kamloops)
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s Interior. Your journey takes you through ever-changing scenery as you travel between the iconic glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores, and across the ranchlands 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. Overnight in Kamloops. [B] [L]
Day 7 (Kamloops To Vancouver)
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey, you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the B.C. Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Cascade and Coast 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. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening. Overnight in Vancouver. [B] [L]
Day 8 (Vancouver)
Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Vancouver has activities for all interests, including visiting historic Gastown, dining in lively Yaletown, or enjoying a walk on the Stanely Park Seawall. No matter what you choose to do, the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean surround you. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 9 (Vancouver)
Your journey ends upon check out from your Vancouver hotel.