Continental Divide from Calgary

Combine luxury motor coach touring through the Canadian Rockies with a scenic trip aboard a Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing train on this spectacular six-day holiday. Depart from the cowboy metropolis of Calgary, traveling from the golden prairies to the mountains of Banff National Park. Hear tales of mountaineers and explorers who settled in Banff long ago. Visit the Hoodoo rock formations and learn about the First Nations peoples who once inhabited Banff. Photograph Bow Falls and Lake Minnewanka, and look out over Two Jack Lake from a scenic viewpoint. Ride a gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, and follow the scenic boardwalk to nearby Sanson Peak. Continue to the spectacular setting of Lake Louise, surrounded by rugged peaks. Step out into the crisp mountain air of the Canadian Rockies and prepare to be amazed with visits to Moraine Lake, Takakkaw Falls, and Emerald Lake. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and witness the diverse landscapes of British Columbia as you travel the rails from Lake Louise to Kamloops, and on to Vancouver.
6 Days/5 Nights
from $3,239.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights


  • Ride a gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views of the Bow Valley
  • Stroll along the shores of Lake Louise
  • Visit Takakkaw Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Western Canada
  • Take the famous Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing train from Lake Louise to Vancouver
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation

Train Adventures

  • Rocky Mountaineer from Lake Louise to Vancouver
    • Includes 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Explore Banff half-day sightseeing tour

Activities

  • Banff Gondola
  • FlyOver Canada

Transfers

  • Transfer from Lake Louise hotel to train station
  • Transfers to and from Kamloops train station

Extras

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

Itinerary


Day 1 – Calgary Arrival

Welcome to the western city of Calgary! Board a luxury motor coach for a scenic drive through Alberta’s cowboy country and rolling foothills. Continue to the Canadian Rockies and the resort town of Banff. Spend a day exploring this hub of mountain art and culture. Stroll through the bustling streets of downtown, take a walk along the Bow River trails, or rent a canoe to explore further afield.

Day 2 – Banff to Lake Louise

Visit Banff’s top sights and historic attractions during a morning tour. Learn the historical significance of the hoodoo rock formations, and photograph Bow Falls. Look out over the scenic waters of Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka. Take a gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree view of the surrounding peaks and Banff townsite far below. Depart Banff and travel west to the beautiful setting of Lake Louise.

Day 3 – Lake Louise

Get acquainted with the scenic wonders of Banff & Yoho National Parks during an afternoon tour. Photograph the spectacular beauty of Moraine Lake and Valley of the Ten Peaks. Look way up at Takakkaw Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. Take a stroll along the shores of Emerald Lake. Enjoy an evening at leisure in Lake Louise.

Day 4 - Lake Louise to Kamloops

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing train headed towards Kamloops. Gaze out over ever-changing scenery as rugged mountain peaks transition to forested hills and wide open valleys. Travel through the untouched wilderness of Kicking Horse Pass and Roger’s Pass. Continue into the serene beauty of the Okanagan orchard and wine region, with an overnight stay in the city of Kamloops.

Day 5 – Kamloops to Vancouver

Enjoy a second day aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train bound for the Pacific Coast and the city of Vancouver. Pass over Hell’s Gate Canyon where 200 million gallons of water per minute thunder through a 33-metre-wide passage. Continue through the rugged Fraser Valley towards the Pacific Ocean. Breathe in the fresh sea air and spend an evening relaxing in Vancouver.

Day 6 – Vancouver Departure

This memorable holiday concludes upon check-out from your downtown Vancouver hotel.


Continental Divide is also available starting in Vancouver, British Columbia.
prices

Prices

  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
02 May - 23 May $3,239 $3,250 $4,045 $2,110
26 May - 23 Jun $3,444 $3,386 $4,455 $2,110
30 Jun - 25 Aug $3,482 $3,412 $4,528 $2,110
01 Sep - 29 Sep $3,442 $3,386 $4,448 $2,110
6 Oct - 13 Oct $3,089 $3,097 $3,743 $2,110
 
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
02 May - 23 May $3,269 $3,268 $4,109 $2,110
26 May - 23 Jun $3,463 $3,398 $4,498 $2,110
30 Jun - 25 Aug $3,501 $3,424 $4,570 $2,110
01 Sep - 29 Sep $3,457 $3,394 $4,482 $2,110
6 Oct - 13 Oct $3,135 $3,127 $3,839 $2,110
 
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
02 May - 23 May $3,775 $3,530 $5,107 $2,110
26 May - 23 Jun $4,010 $3,698 $5,578 $2,110
30 Jun - 25 Aug $4,059 $3,731 $5,673 $2,110
01 Sep - 29 Sep $4,006 $3,696 $5,568 $2,110
6 Oct - 13 Oct $3,516 $3,359 $4,588 $2,110
         
 

Pricing available in US dollars


All prices are quoted per person in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. A deposit of $200 per person is due at the time of booking (unless otherwise specified). Final payment is due at 65 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 65 days require full payment before reservations can be confirmed. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult (and not occupying a seat) travel free of charge on most services. Reduced pricing is available for children 2 – 11 years old, please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500.  Additional pricing information: prices include all taxes and applicable rebates. Prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. Prices are subject to change without notice, and subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. 


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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
Lake Louise Deer Lodge Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops Moderate Hotel Kamloops
Vancouver Century Plaza Hotel Sheraton Wall Centre Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

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