Edmonton to the Canadian Rockies

Explore the untouched beauty of the Canadian Rockies during this unique tour with various incredible scenic stops from Edmonton to Banff that traverses Western Canada by luxury rail and motor coach. Your five day adventure begins onboard VIA Rail bound for Jasper.

Experience breathtaking scenery as the train winds through the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Arrive in the charming mountain town of Jasper, known for exceptional wildlife viewing and hiking.

A journey south on the Icefield Parkway traverses through narrow valleys surrounded by towering peaks, hanging glaciers, and cascading waterfalls. Witness remarkable views from a glass viewing platform situated high above the valley floor at the Glacier Skywalk, and step out onto and actually touch the Athabasca Glacier during the unique Glacier Adventure.

Place yourself in the postcard perfect setting of Lake Louise, en route to Banff. Immerse yourself in mountain life with a tour of the townsite and experience incredible panoramic views from the Banff Gondola. A drive through the ranchlands and rolling foothills surrounding Calgary wraps up this memorable tour.
6 Days/5 Nights
from $1,290.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Travel the spectacular Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Banff
  • Take an all-terrain Ice Explorer onto the ancient Athabasca Glacier
  • Stand on a glass platform suspended 918 feet above Sunwapta Valley at the Glacier Skywalk
  • Visit the landmark sights of Banff National Park
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions


  • 5 nights hotel accommodation

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Explore Jasper Tour
  • Rockies Discovery Tour from Jasper to Banff
    • Includes lunch
  • Explore Banff Tour


  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Banff Lake Cruise
  • Banff Gondola


  • VIA Rail train transfer from Edmonton to Jasper
  • Shuttle transfer from Jasper rail station to hotel
  • Motor coach transfer from Banff to Calgary


  • Columbia Icefield or Banff Gondola photograph
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Travel documents
  • Hotel luggage handling


DAY 1 – Edmonton Arrival

Arrive in Edmonton and spend the remainder of your day at leisure. Explore the sights of downtown Edmonton, or take a walk along the scenic river valley. A West Edmonton Mall Super Savings coupon book is included for savings on mall attractions and retail stores.

DAY 2 – Edmonton to Jasper

Board a VIA Rail train and enjoy a scenic journey through Alberta’s golden prairies into the rolling foothills and majestic Rocky Mountains. Travel through pristine forests, along sparkling freshwater lakes, and look up at the rugged mountains of Jasper National Park.

DAY 3 –  Jasper

Experience the highlights of Jasper with a morning excursion. Begin at the mighty Athabasca River and learn about the local ecosystem and the fascinating historic character, David Thompson. Walk along Maligne Canyon, with its narrow gorge and limestone walls created by 10,000 years of flowing water.  Visit a place of mystery and First Nations legend as you continue to Medicine Lake. Enjoy wildlife sightings as you journey back to Jasper to spend enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

DAY 4 – Jasper to Banff

Following a free morning in Jasper, take an afternoon shuttle to the resort town of Banff. Immerse yourself in mountain culture with an evening exploring the shops, art galleries, and cuisine of downtown Banff. Many walking and hiking trails are available from the town centre. For those wishing to explore further, rent a canoe and paddle to Vermillion Lakes.

DAY 5 –  Banff

Discover the landmark sights of Banff National Park with a morning tour. Visit the Hoodoo rock formations shaped by centuries of wind and rain. Photograph the famous Bow Falls, and gaze up at the Banff Springs Hotel, known as the Castle of the Rockies. Look out over the aquamarine waters of Two Jack Lake. Take a gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and see more mountains in a moment than most see in a lifetime. Continue to Lake Minnewanka for an informative cruise to the spectacular landmark of Devil’s Gap. The reminder of your day is free to enjoy Banff.

DAY 6 - Banff to Calgary

This memorable holiday concludes with a shuttle transfer from your Banff hotel to the Calgary Airport.



  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $1,290 $1,172 $1,755 $429
26 May - 25 Jun $1,525 $1,342 $2,188 $448
27 Jun - 29 Aug $1,597 $1,414 $2,260 $484
1 Sep - 15 Sep $1,597 $1,414 $2,260 $484
17 Sep - 29 Sep $1,597 $1,414 $2,260 $484
3 Oct - 10 Oct $1,379 $1,268 $1,823 $484
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $1,324 $1,201 $1,820 $429
26 May - 25 Jun $1,570 $1,378 $2,274 $448
27 Jun - 29 Aug $1,650 $1,455 $2,362 $484
1 Sep - 15 Sep $1,650 $1,455 $2,362 $484
17 Sep - 29 Sep $1,650 $1,455 $2,362 $484
3 Oct - 10 Oct $1,434 $1,311 $1,931 $484
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $1,942 $1,781 $2,990 $429
26 May - 25 Jun $2,311 $2,059 $3,690 $448
27 Jun - 29 Aug $2,446 $2,173 $3,888 $484
1 Sep - 15 Sep $2,430 $2,163 $3,856 $484
17 Sep - 29 Sep $2,147 $1,974 $3,289 $484
3 Oct - 10 Oct $1,883 $1,779 $2,762 $484

Pricing available in US dollars

Monday, Thursday, & Saturday departures

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
Jasper Marmot Lodge Chateau Jasper Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs

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