Arrive in cosmopolitan Vancouver and transfer on your own to your hotel with the remainder of the day at your leisure to begin to explore the city known as the Gateway to the Rockies. Overnight Vancouver.
Hop on a Vancouver trolley for your step-on, step-off tour of the city. See all the sights at your own pace as you make a loop of the city, stopping at 30 of Vancouver’s attractions including Gastown, Granville Island, Stanley Park, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden, English Bay, and the shops and restaurants along Robson Street. Learn about the city and its popular sights and landmarks, hopping off to better explore the ones that pique your interest. Also included is access to Lookout Tower, located at the top of Harbour Centre, for expansive views of the city. Overnight Vancouver.
Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops
This morning transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer station and board your train car for your full-day rail journey into the Canadian Rockies. Scenic highlights of today’s journey include the Thompson River and Fraser Canyon. Overnight Kamloops.(B, L)
Rocky Mountaineer to Lake Louise
Aboard the Rocky Mountaineer takes you deeper into stunning scenery en route to charming Lake Louise. Highlights of today’s journey include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railroad was driven, and Rogers Pass. Your rail journey ends as the Rocky Mountaineer pulls into the depot at Lake Louise. Overnight Lake Louise. (B, L)
Lake Louise to Banff
After a leisurely start to your day, board a coach for your scenic transfer to Banff. If time remains after checking into your hotel, you may wish to begin to explore the town, stopping in some of the shops or enjoying some regional cuisine at a local restaurant. Overnight Banff.
Today’s sightseeing tour takes you through towering mountains, hoodoos and Cave & Basin National Historic Site, home to the hot springs that make Banff famous. Next, board the Banff Gondola for the 8-minute ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain, where 360-degree panoramic views of the Bow Valley await you. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Shop, visit the hot springs and get back to nature as you explore Canada’s first National Park. Overnight Banff.
Your journey through the Canadian Rockies ends today with your transfer to the Calgary Airport for your flight home.
Key: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Hotels include the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Post Hotel, and Rimrock Resort Hotel. Bask in the breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level dome coach in Rocky Mountaineer’s SilverLeaf Service.
Hotels include Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Fairmont Banff Springs. Travel first-class aboard Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts travelers right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as they enjoy gourmet meals prepared by onboard chefs.
Info & Extras
International long-haul flights and pre/post tour hotels available at additional cost
Upgrade your Experience
Extend Your Stay – Add additional nights in Vancouver, Lake Louise or Banff
Elevate Your Adventure – Upgrade to private transfers or sightseeing excursions. Ask about upgraded room availability for your hotel stays
Discover the Canadian Rockies onboard Western Canada’s premier all-daylight train, Rocky Mountaineer. Considered one of the world’s great rail journeys, Rocky Mountaineer travels along four distinct routes:
Vancouver and Banff
Vancouver and Lake Louise
Vancouver and Jasper via Kamloops
Vancouver and Jasper via Quesnel
Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring beauty as you travel the historic paths of 19th-century explorers, winding through the wilderness, river valleys and alpine towns of Western Canada by train. From the moment you board the Rocky Mountaineer, your hosts go above and beyond to make your experience as comfortable as it is unforgettable. The all daylight train offers custom designed coaches providing panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness, and outdoor viewing platforms allow you to immerse yourself in the fresh mountain air. Freshly prepared local cuisine is as delightful to the senses as the stunning scenery. From the towering peaks of the Coast and Rocky Mountain ranges to the rushing rivers of the Bow and Fraser Rivers, stunning panoramas and close enough to touch scenery paint a picturesque backdrop from vacations aboard this train.
Service features reserved seating in a bi-level glass-dome rail car featuring panoramic views on the upper level and an elegant private dining room serving gourmet meals for breakfast and lunch on the lower level. Complimentary beverages including wine and spirits and gourmet snacks are served throughout the journey.
Service features reserved seating in a single-level dome rail coach. A choice of delicious hot entrees are offered for both breakfast and lunch, served at your seat so you can enjoy your meal beside lovely picture windows. Complimentary beverages, including wine and spirits, are available throughout the duration of the journey, as are gourmet house-made snacks.
Operates & Prices
4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 22, 25, 29
1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15,16, 19, 22, 26, 29
1, 4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 29
2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
From £2249.00 Share Twin/Double
From £3099.00 Share Twin/Double
Lead prices per person based on a Twin/Double Room.
Single & Triple/Quad Rates on request.
Pre/post touring accommodation available
Special Discounted airfares available if booked as part of this package – request a quote.
2-Day rail experience aboard the Rocky Mountaineer
Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
4 meals per itinerary
Select transfer per itinerary
Sightseeing and scenic rail excursions per itinerary
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