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Since 1990, Vancouver based Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has welcomed over 1.7 million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. The unparalleled experience onboard the all dome-fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, world-class cuisine and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the amazing Canadian Rockies.

Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.

Package Includes:

  • 2 days Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 4 nights hotel: Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, and Calgary
  • Luggage handling and rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Activities & Tours
    • Vancouver Lookout
    • National Parks Pass
    • Panoramic Helicopter Tour
    • Banff Gondola
    • Calgary Tower

Package does not include airfare.  Please ask for details from your departure city.

 

Rail Tour Only SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF
Sept $3199 + $194 tax $4099 + $239 tax
October $2699 + $165 tax $3369 + $198 tax

Package price for rail tour only and does not include airfare.  Flights with transfers available to add at additional cost.

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COACH STYLE

Custom-designed single-level dome

Bi-level dome with seating above and dining below

WINDOW STYLE

Oversized glass-dome windows for taking in the spectacular views

Full glass-dome windows with panoramic views

DINING

Breakfast and lunch served in the comfort of your seat

Gourmet à la carte meals in the lower-level dining room

SEATING

Reclining, comfortable pre-assigned seating with ample leg room

Reclining, comfortable pre-assigned seating with ample leg room

NUMBER OF HOSTS

Attended by two Hosts, plus one culinary team member

Attended by three to four Hosts plus a full culinary team

BEVERAGES

Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

SNACKS

Gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included

Gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included

VIEWING AREA

Small outdoor viewing platform

Large exclusive outdoor viewing platform

STORYTELLING

Engaging Hosts with stories about historic sites, flora, fauna and wildlife

Engaging hosts with stories about historic sites, flora, fauna and wildlife

BAGGAGE DELIVERY

Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Quesnel, or Kamloops

Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Quesnel, and Kamloops

First Passage to the West Excursion (Eastbound)

Day 1: Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Hotel: Silverleaf Sheraton Wall Centre (or similar), Goldleaf Sutton Place Hotel (or similar)

Day 2: Vancouver to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops.
Hotel: Kamloops locations will be indicated upon check in at train station when you receive your boarding passes

Day 3: Kamloops to Banff
Your journey continues Eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff.
Hotel: Silverleaf Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa (or similar), Goldleaf Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (or similar)

Day 4: Banff to Calgary
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
Hotel: Silverleaf Delta Calgary Downtown (or similar), Goldleaf Fairmont Palliser Hotel (or similar)

Day 5: Calgary

Your journey ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287