First Passage To The West Excursion
Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Coach Tour (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Vancouver -> Calgary
- 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train trip
- 4 nights hotel accommodation
- 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches
- Rail station transfers in Kamloops & Banff
- Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
- One-way Independent 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: 5 Days / 4 Nights
- Hotel Locations: Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Calgary
- Clientele: All ages, but mostly between 30 to 65 years
- To book this tour a deposit is required; to find out more click on “Terms & Conditions“
TOUR RATES (2022)
The price of this tour varies by departure date and hotel availability due to Rocky Mountaineer dynamic pricing structure, so please fill out this form to receive a quote.
TOUR DATES (2022)
EASTBOUND (Vancouver to Calgary)
|May||1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 26, 29|
|June||2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30|
|July||3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31|
|August||4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29|
|September||1, 4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 29|
iTINERARY & HOTEL ACCMMODATION
VANCOUVER TO CALGARY
Day 1 (Tour starts from 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)
Transfer from your hotel and board the Rocky Mountaineer to travel east to the mighty Canadian Rockies into the province of Alberta. Admire the ranchlands, rocky lakeshores, high mountain passes and remarkable tunnels that make up this spectacular scenery. The journey ends in the evening in the resort town of Banff. Transfer to hotel and overnight in Banff. [B] [L]
Day 4 (Banff to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour)
Enjoy a full-day tour, starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff in the morning. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure: a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
Day 5 (Tours ends in Calgary)
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.
Our tours are conducted in English only.
We recommend booking your tour as soon as your plans are confirmed, as departure dates are quite popular and can fill up quickly. Essentially, book early to avoid disappointment!
Gratuities are not included in the prices (unless indicated). While it is neither our place nor our wish to tell you how much to tip, gratuities in Canada are often given in recognition of service excellence.
“Excellent tour and saw amazing places and experienced lovely things. It met our needs of visiting the Rockies and was well priced for what it had offered. Well worth the money. Brad was very well spoken and knowledgeable with all the information he provided. He knew his information/history and provided us with all necessary information. Len was very friendly and professional one of the best drivers from a tour company we have experienced.”
Ronald & Amanda Mallia Swansea, NSW, Australia