First Passage to the West at Leisure – Vancouver to Calgary

Save up to £150 per couple on selected dates

A spectacular 8 day trip exploring the Canadian Rockies on board the Rocky Mountaineer and organised tours from Lake Louise to Calgary taking in the Icefields Parkway and Banff National Park. This is a more leisurely itinerary perfect for those wanting to explore the destinations at their own pace, whilst in the comfort of an organised trip.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Travel onboard the world famous Rocky Mountaineer train through the Canadian Rockies
  • Save up to £150 per couple on selected dates
  • Whilst in Banff relax in the Hot Springs or head up Sunshine Mountain on a scenic gondola ride
  • Lake Louise, known as the Crown Jewel of the Rockies
  • Full-day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world the Icefields Parkway
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service (upgrade to GoldLeaf for a supplement)
  • Experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Fully bonded (ATOL, ABTA & IATA)
  • Price match guarantee

This incredible 8 day trip starts from £3,556 per person

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.

Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station. Travel from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room.

Day 3: Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Lake Louise

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station, to continue your journey east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends upon arrival in Lake Louise.

Day 4: Lake Louise

Today, enjoy a full-day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world the Icefields Parkway. Experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier, brief stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise.

Day 5: Lake Louise to Banff

This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park at the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.

Day 6: Banff

Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs mountain trails, Historic museums, Lake Minnewanka.

Day 7: Banff to Calgary

Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff including the Banff Gondola.

Day 8: Calgary

Your tour ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel. Head to Calgary Airport for your return flight home.

What’s Included:

This 8 day trip to Canada starts at £3,556 per person (based on two people sharing) and includes…

  • Save up to £150 per couple on selected dates
  • International Flights from the UK based on economy class
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey SilverLeaf
  • 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • Yoho National Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
  • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Price based on selected departures April to July (please note prices & availability are subject to change).

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