The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer
Calgary Skyline & Peace Bridge
Calgary Skyline & Peace Bridge
Banff National Park's Moraine Lake & Helicopter Tours
Banff National Park's Moraine Lake & Helicopter Tours
Beautiful scenery in Lake Louise
Beautiful scenery in Lake Louise
Jasper, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield & the Icefield Parkway
Jasper, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield & the Icefield Parkway
Scenery of The Rocky Mountaineer
Scenery of The Rocky Mountaineer
Kamloops & Vancouver Skyline
Kamloops & Vancouver Skyline

Rocky Mountaineer Journey through the Clouds at Leisure

9 Nights from €3,889 Including Flights

Overview

A relaxed and scenic tour, this rail journey explores the very best of Canadian Rockies, heading west from Calgary. Experience the spectacular Panoramic Helicopter Tour for a birds-eye view of the Rockies. Take a tour of Banff, with Bow Falls and the Hoodoo rock formations, as well as Lake Louise, the Icefields Parkway and the Athabasca Glacier along the way. Part of your journey will take place on the Rocky Mountaineer, heading through the Rockies for sensational views as you travel in style. The tour ends in the lively coastal city of Vancouver. And if you like, you could always add on a trip over to Vancouver Island to discover the lovely city of Victoria.

Highlights

  • Panoramic Helicopter Tour of the Rockies *
  • Take a trip up the spectacular Banff Golndola
  • Stay for two nights at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Discover the Athabasca Glacier on board an Ice Explorer
  • Two days on board the Rocky Mountaineer train to enjoy the stunning scenery

Itinerary Overview

Fly to Calgary 1 night - Banff 2 nights - Lake Louise 2 nights - Jasper 2 nights - Kamloops 1 night - Vancouver 1 night fly home

 

Whats included?
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  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Calgary

Arrive in Calgary and transfer independently to your hotel, spending the rest of the day sightseeing in the ‘Stampede City’.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Delta Calgary Downtown

GoldLeaf Hotel: Hyatt Regency Calgary

Day 2

Calgary to Banff

Leave Calgary this morning and travel west towards the Rocky Mountains. You will have a full day tour, ending in Banff, and taking in the highlights of this stunning part of Canada. At Kananaskis you will have a spectacular experience on a 12 minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour for a birds-eye view of the Rockies*. The tour will continue to Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos, including a trip on the Banff Gondola. Arrive in Banff late afternoon for a two night stay.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

GoldLeaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort

Day 3

Banff

Today is a free day to be spent enjoying the delights of Banff National Park, where you can choose from soaking in the mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs or taking a gentle stroll along the nature trails in the mountains. Banff also has a great selection of historic museums if you want to explore the heritage of this beautiful location. Perhaps go golfing at The Fairmont Banff Springs or take a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

GoldLeaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort

Day 4

Banff to Lake Louise

Spend the morning in Yoho National Park, with a half-day tour exploring the natural wonders of the area. Along the way you’ll be treated to views of Kicking Horse River, Emerald Lake and the Spiral Tunnels, with the tour ending in Lake Louise. The rest of the afternoon is to be spent at leisure, admiring the beauty of the Lake Louise area.

SilverLeaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Room

GoldLeaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Lakeview Room

Day 5

Lake Louise

Spend a free day in Lake Louise, where you can make the most of the local activities such as hiking through the mountain scenery, canoeing along the waters, or simply taking in the views of one of the most photographed lakes in the world.

SilverLeaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Room

GoldLeaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Lakeview Room

Day 6

Lake Louise to Jasper

Take a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks along the Icefields Parkway today, where you’ll see such highlights as Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield** is one of the most spectacular sights in Canada and you’ll have a chance to venture out on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn about the geological features. There will be time for lunch (not included) before arriving into Jasper late in the afternoon.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Marmot Lodge or similar

GoldLeaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 7

Jasper

Today enjoy a half day sightseeing tour in the Jasper National Park, where you can see the natural attractions, wildlife and rugged peaks of the surrounding scenery. This national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies largest national park. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Jasper independently.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Marmot Lodge or similar

GoldLeaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 8

Jasper to Kamloops

Take a trip to Kamloops in style today as you journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The dramatic landscape of the Continental Divide will leave you awe-struck today, as your route takes you through winding valleys and mountain ranges. Highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass and the journey along the North Thompson River

Overnight: Kamloops (Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 9

Kamloops to Vancouver

Continue west today towards Vancouver, passing the Coast and Cascade Mountains and Fraser River Valley. One highlight is the rushing water of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey comes to an end upon arrival in Vancouver this evening.

SilverLeaf Hotel: Georgian Court

GoldLeaf Hotel: The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Day 10

Vancouver

Your holiday ends with check-out from your Vancouver hotel before returning to the airport for your flight home.

 

 * Helicopter Tour on Day 2 is subject to weather conditions

** Columbria Icefields Discovery Centre opens 17th April 2020. For departures prior to this you will enjoy full-day sighseeing tour along the Icefields Parkway instead.

  • Transatlantic flights on scheduled airlines
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey in SilverLeaf Service.
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation in hotels listed or similar
  • Calgary to Banff Tour, including a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour and Banff Gondola
  • Calgary Tower
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise
  • Icefields Parkway Tour**, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • Vancouver Lookout

    ** Columbria Icefields Discovery Centre opens 17th April 2020. For departures prior to this you will enjoy full-day sighseeing tour along the Icefields Parkway instead.

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