Journey Through The Clouds Explorer (Eastbound)

Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Coach Tour (8 Days / 7 Nights)

Vancouver->Calgary

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train trip
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  •  2 breakfasts & 2 lunches
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Jasper
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Jasper Highlights tour
  • Icefields Parkway tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Banff (or reverse)
  • Yoho Park tour, Lake Louise to Banff (or reverse)
  • Experience Lake Louise to Calgary Tour (or reverse), including Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Tour & Calgary Tower
  • Luggage Handling and National Parks Pass
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  • 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: 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Hotel Locations: Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise, Calgary
  • Clientele: All ages, but mostly between 30 to 80 years
  • To book this tour a deposit is required; to find out more click on “Terms & Conditions

Please Note:
*Prices are per person in Canadian dollars
*Prices subject to availability

TOUR pRICES

DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service

26-Apr

$3,789.oo$4,847.00

29-Apr

$3,891.00$5,187.00
DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service

03-May

$4,249.00

$5,688.00

06-May

$4,327.00

$5,710.00

10-May

$4,266.00

$5,688.00

13-May

$4,225.00

$5,710.00

17-May

$4,533.00

$5,892.00

20-May

$4,543.00

$6,312.00

24-May

$4,509.00

$6,290.00

27-May

$4,567.00

$6,312.00

31-May

$4,607.00

$6,436.00

 

DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service
03-Jun

 $4,641.00

$6,476.00

07-Jun

$4,631.00

$6,453.00

10-Jun

$4,665.00

$6,476.00

14-Jun

$4,607.00

$6,477.00

17-Jun

$4,665.00

$6,476.00

21-Jun

$4,607.00

$6,453.00

24-Jun

$4,641.00

$6,476.00
28-Jun$4,631.00

$6,453.00

DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service

01-Jul

$4,641.00

$6,476.00

05-Jul

$4,768.00

$6,592.00

08-Jul

$4,816.00

$6,560.00

12-Jul

$4,744.00

(upon request)

15-Jul

$4,665.00

$5,839.00

19-Jul

$4,607.00

$6,453.00

22-Jul

$4,647.00

$6,730.00

26-Jul

$4,607.00

$6,494.00

29-Jul

$4,641.00

$6,476.00

DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service

02-Aug

$4,664.00

$6,533.00

05-Aug

$4,691.00

$6,556.00

09-Aug

$4,657.00

$6,540.00

12-Aug

$4,715.00

$6,556.00

16-Aug

$4,657.00

$6,557.00

19-Aug

$4,697.00

$6,705.00

23-Aug

$4,657.00

$6,533.00

26-Aug

$4,697.00

$6,556.00

30-Aug

$4,657.00

$6,540.00

DateSilverLeaf ServiceGoldLeaf Service

02-Sep

$4,691.00

$6,538.00

06-Sep

$4,664.00

$6,516.00

09-Sep

$4,715.00

$6,579.00

13-Sep

$4,664.00

$5,847.00

16-Sep

$4,741.00

$5,989.00

20-Sep

$4,664.00

$5,907.00

23-Sep

$4,751.00

$6,579.00

27-Sep

$4,673.00

$6,557.00

30-Sep

$4,076.00

$6,018.00

TOUR dATES (2021)

EASTBOUND (Vancouver to Calgary)

Month Date
Apr26, 29
May3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
June3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
July1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
August2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
September2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  

– Child RATES available upon request
– Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars
– Rates do not include tax or service surcharges

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 Jasper)

Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Overnight in Jasper. [B] [L]

Day 4 (Experience Jasper Highlights Tour)

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Jasper on your own. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5 (Jasper to Banff)

Travel to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about is geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterward, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving at Banff via Lake Louise late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.

Day 6 (Banff to Lake Louise)

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 7 (Banff to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter tour)

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. Admission to the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a Panoramic Helicopter Tour. Your tour ends in Calgary late this afternoon. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 8 (Tour ends in Calgary)

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

[B] = Breakfast
[L] = Lunch

GoldLeaf Hotels**

– Vancouver: Four Seasons Hotel (Deluxe City-View Room) – Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room) – Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs (Fairmont Room) – Lake Louise: Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Lakeview Room) – Calgary: Fairmont Palliser (Fairmont Room)

SilverLeaf Hotels**

– Vancouver: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront (Cityview Room) – Jasper: The Crimson Jasper Hotel (Standard Room) – Banff: Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa (Standard Room) – Lake Louise:Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Room) – Calgary: Delta Calgary Downtown (Guest Room)

* Further information:
– Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars
– Rates do not include tax or fuel surcharges
– Child fares may be available upon request

** All accommodation in Kamloops is of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded.

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!

This tour does not offer individual pick-ups; please make your own way to the Rocky Mountaineer train station.

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