The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer
Jasper, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield & the Icefield Parkway
Jasper, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield & the Icefield Parkway
Beautiful scenery in Lake Louise
Beautiful scenery in Lake Louise
Scenery of The Rocky Mountaineer
Scenery of The Rocky Mountaineer
Kamloops & Vancouver Skyline
Kamloops & Vancouver Skyline

Rocky Mountaineer Journey through the Clouds Grand Adventure

10 nights from €5,149 per person Including Flights

Overview

A relaxed and scenic tour, this rail journey explores the very best of Canadian Rockies, heading west from Calgary. Take a tour of Banff, with Bow Falls and the Hoodoo rock formations. Enjoy a stay on the stunningly beautiful Lake Louise. Travel the Icefields Parkway and take a tour of the Athabasca Glacier along the way. Two days of your tour 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. (RMR)

Highlights

  • Take a trip up the spectacular Banff Gondola
  • 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 2 nights fly home

2024 Departure Dates - Thursday and Sundays
Apr 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
May 02, 05, 09, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
Jun 02, 06, 09, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
Jul 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
Aug 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
Sep 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
Oct 03, 06

Upgrade Options:

  • 2 day Silverleaf Train with Superior hotels
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service with Standard hotels
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service and Superior hotels
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service and Premier hotels
  • 7 night Alaska cruise
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
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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’.

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. 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.

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 or perhaps go golfing at The Fairmont Banff Springs.

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.

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.

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.

* Columbia Icefields Discovery Centre opens mid to late April. For departures prior to this you will enjoy full-day sightseeing tour along the Icefields Parkway instead.

Day 7

Jasper

Today enjoy Jasper at leisure. Exokire 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.

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.

Day 10

Vancouver

Enjoy today at your own pace to unwind or plan your preferred activities at your convenience. Vancouver offers something for every interest, whether it's exploring the historic charm of Gastown, indulging in a dining experience in vibrant Yaletown, or taking a leisurely stroll along the Stanely Park Seawall.

Day 11

Vancouver

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

  • Transatlantic flights
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey in SilverLeaf Service (or upgrade to Goldleaf for a supplement)
  • 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches
  • 10 nights standard hotel accommodation in hotels listed or similar
  • Calgary to Banff sightseeing transfer
  • Half day Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise
  • Glacier Skywalk and Banff Gondola
  • Icefields Parkway Tour**, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper
  • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver

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

Upgrade Options: Please see Important Information below for hotel list

  • 2 day Silverleaf Train with Superior hotels from €250pp
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service with Standard Hotels from €695pp
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service and Superior hotels from €1130pp
  • 2 day Goldleaf Train service and Premier hotels from €1700pp
  • 7 night Alaska cruise from €1150pp

SilverLeaf Service
Travel in spacious reclining seats with large domed windows you can take in the stunning scenery in style. Enjoy delicious hot meals which are served to your seat with a range of complimentary drinks including beers, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic options.

GoldLeaf Service
Travel in a two-level glass domed coach offering exceptional panoramic views of the scenery. The coach features an exclusive dining room where you will be served gourmet meals and a full complimentary list of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Hotel lists for each category

Please be advised that all hotels can change without notice and the below are stated or similar

Silverleaf + Standard Room
Calgary: Delta Calgary Downtown - Standard Double
Banff: Banff Ptarmigan Inn - Superior Queen Double
Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Double Room
Jasper: The Crimson Jasper - Standard Double
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer to confirm
Vancouver: Hampton Inn and Suites – Standard Double

Silverleaf + Superior Room
Calgary: Delta Calgary Downtown – Deluxe Double Room
Banff: Elk + Avenue Hotel - Standard Double
Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Double Room
Jasper: Forest Park Hotel - Outdoor View with Balcony Double
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer to confirm
Vancouver: Georgian Court Hotel – Deluxe Double


Goldleaf + Standard Room
Calgary: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Double Room
Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel – Fairmont Double Room
Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Lakeview Double
Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Double Room
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer to confirm
Vancouver: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Fairmont Double Room

Goldleaf + Superior Room
Calgary: Fairmont Palliser Hotel – Junior Suite Double
Banff: Rimrock Resort Hotel - Premium Queen Double
Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Deluxe Lakeview Double
Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Double
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer to confirm
Vancouver: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Deluxe Partial Harbour View Double

Goldleaf + Premier Room
Calgary: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Gold Double Room
Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel – Fairmont Gold Double Room
Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Gold King Room
Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Junior Suite Lakeview Double
Kamloops: Rocky Mountaineer to confirm
Vancouver: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Fairmont Gold Grand Double

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