Canadian Rockies by Rail

7 Days

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer for a thrilling journey highlighted by views of the mighty Rocky Mountains and several of Canada’s majestic national parks.

  • Priced from $2553 per person
  • Departure dates from April to October 2023

Overview

One of our most popular trips through the Canadian Rockies, this 7-day journey through Canada puts gorgeous scenery at every turn. The tour begins with two days of sightseeing in Vancouver, before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of daylight-only travel alongside rivers, canyons, and forests to the beautiful destination of Lake Louise. From here, the journey continues through mountains to the resort town of Banff, which is renowned for its variety of outdoor attractions and activities and its charming downtown area. Ride the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, visit the hot springs and shop the boutiques over the course of two days before your vacations concludes with a transfer to Calgary.

This itinerary is also available from Calgary to Vancouver based on your travel preference.

Highlights

  • Two days of scenic all-daylight rail travel on Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoy stays in Canadian Rockies resort town, including one night in beautiful Lake Louise
  • Discover Vancouver's popular sites on a Hop-on Hop-off tour
  • Explore Banff's popular sites on a sightseeing tour, including a ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola

Itinerary

Day 1 :
Vancouver

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.

Get to know the city of Vancouver with a Hop-on Hop-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. Overnight Vancouver.

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.

Includes: * Breakfast • Lunch

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.

Includes: * Breakfast • Lunch

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.

Day 7 :
Calgary

Your journey through the Canadian Rockies ends today with your transfer to the Calgary Airport for your flight home.

Inclusions

What's Included

  • 2 days of scenic rail travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • Choice of SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service on Rocky Mountaineer
  • Select Transfers
  • Hotel accommodations for 6 nights
  • 4 meals

What's not included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged
  • Flights and Airport transfers

Tour Map

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Canadian Rockies by Rail
From $2,553
/ Adult