Canadian Rockies Highlights from Calgary

Journey by luxury motor coach and train between Calgary and Vancouver during this six day tour through the iconic Canadian Rockies. The adventure begins with a drive through the foothill ranchlands of Canada's cowboy country, into the rugged peaks of Banff National Park.

Historic accounts of Swiss mountaineers and hearty explorers accompany amazing views during a signature tour of Banff. Visit the scenic gems of Canada's first National Park including Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls.

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train for an epic two-day rail journey through the heart of the Rockies into the lush landscape of interior British Columbia. Your final destination is the modern coastal city of Vancouver.
5 Days/4 Nights
from $2,798.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • View spectacular mountain peaks, majestic waterfalls and vibrant glacier fed lakes
  • Enjoy the amazing 360-degree view of surrounding mountain peaks from the top of the Banff Gondola
  • Cruise on the largest lake in Banff National Park and capture photos not accessible anywhere else
  • Experience the Spiral Tunnels, pass over the last railway spike and experience the historic route onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation

Train Adventures

  • Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Vancouver
    • Includes 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Explore Banff Tour
  • Lake Louise and Yoho Tour

Activities

  • Banff Gondola
  • Banff Lake Cruise

Transfers

  • Shuttle transfer from Banff hotel to Rocky Mountaineer station
  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer station to hotel

Extras

  • Itinerary, brochures, maps, and vouchers
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arriving in Calgary

Transfer (not included) to your Calgary hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring Calgary. Visit the Zoo, take in a football game, stroll the riverside pathways and dine on the world's finest beef. Marvel at the magnificent views from the Calgary Tower and enjoy an overnight stay at your Calgary hotel.

DAY 2 – Sightseeing Calgary to Banff

Today, travel through the foothills and peaks of the Rockies to the resort town of Banff. Upon arrival, enjoy a sightseeing excursion with highlights including a visit to the hoodoos, shaped by centuries of wind, and a scenic drive overlooking the Bow Falls. Enjoy a ride on the Banff Gondola (included) as you're lifted to the top of Sulphur Mountain and experience the incredible panoramic views of Banff and the surrounding mountains. The excursion will conclude on arrival at your hotel, and the remainder of the day is free for you to explore. At Lake Minnewanka, the longest lake in the Canadian Rockies mountain parks, enjoy the picturesque landscape during a scenic boat cruise (included). The excursion will conclude on arrival at your hotel, and the remainder of the day is free for you to explore.

DAY 3 – Exploring Lake Louise and the Yoho Valley

Today, your excursion will journey to beautiful Moraine Lake, Johnston Canyon, and the world famous Lake Louise, one of the most stunning emerald green lakes in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy a walk to the lakeshore and the freedom to explore the magnificent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A visit to Emerald Lake and Yoho National Park to see Takakkaw Falls, the third-highest waterfall in Canada, will provide countless opportunities to capture the beauty of these magnificent sights. The excursion will conclude on arrival at your Banff hotel.

DAYS 4 & 5 – "Rocky Mountaineer" to Kamloops and Vancouver

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer for a two day luxurious rail adventure. Experience the spectacular Kicking Horse Pass landscape and the Spiral Tunnels as you wind your way through the mountains of the Canadian Rockies. After an overnight stay in Kamloops, it’s en route to Vancouver; enjoy the picturesque views as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Thompson and Fraser Rivers to Hell's Gate Canyon. A delicious breakfast and lunch are served onboard, to keep you satisfied until you arrive at your destination, Vancouver. Following a taxi transfer to your hotel, the remainder of the day is free for you to explore.

DAY 6 – Departing Vancouver

A late morning check-out from your Vancouver hotel will conclude your tour.

Canadian Rockies Highlights is also available from Vancouver, British Columbia.
prices

Prices

  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May-24 May $2,798 $2,700 $3,229 $2,102
27 May-24 Jun $2,905 $2,771 $3,443 $2,102
27 Jun-29 Aug $2,907 $2,774 $3,446 $2,102
2 Sep - 30 Sep $2,907 $2,774 $3,446 $2,102
3 Oct-14 Oct $2,750 $2,669 $3,132 $2,102
 
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May-24 May $2,820 $2,713 $3,277 $2,102
27 May-24 Jun $2,920 $2,781 $3,476 $2,102
27 Jun-29 Aug $2,920 $2,781 $3,476 $2,102
2 Sep-30 Sep $2,920 $2,781 $3,476 $2,102
3 Oct - 14 Oct $2,795 $2,698 $3,225 $2,102
 
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May-24 May $3,206 $3,034 $4,018 $2,102
27 May-24 Jun $3,359 $3,157 $4,323 $2,102
27 Jun-29 Aug $3,377 $3,170 $4,358 $2,102
2 Sep -30 Sep $3,361 $3,160 $4,326 $2,102
3 Oct - 14 Oct $3,097 $2,962 $3,798 $2,102
 

Pricing available in US dollars


All prices quoted are per person and shown in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. All prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult and not occupying a seat may travel free of charge. For children 2-11 years old, we provide reduced rates – please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500 for more information. A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of booking (unless otherwise stated at the time of booking). Final payment is due 45 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 45 days of departure require full payment before reservations can be confirmed. 


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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Calgary Sandman Hotel International Hotel of Calgary Fairmont Palliser
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
Kamloops SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service
Accomodations in Kamloops are 3 star and advised on check-in at the Rocky Mountaineer
Vancouver Sandman Hotel Century Plaza Hotel  Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

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