Canadian Rockies Highlights from Vancouver

Journey by luxury train and motor coach between Vancouver and Calgary. The adventure begins in the coastal city of Vancouver, known for its culture, entertainment, and modern architecture.

Board the Rocky Mountaineer daylight train for an epic two-day rail journey through the lush landscape of interior British Columbia, into the heart of Alberta's Rocky Mountains. Historic accounts of Swiss mountaineers and hearty explorers accompany amazing views during a signature tour of the town site of Banff.

Visit the scenic gems of Canada's first National Park including Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Emerald Lake, and Takakkaw Falls. Your final destination, Calgary, is home of the former Wild West and cowboy country.

5 Days/4 Nights
from $2,798.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Experience the Spiral Tunnels, pass over the historic last railway spike all onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • View spectacular mountain peaks, majestic waterfalls and vibrant glacier-fed lakes
  • Summit a mountain in about 8 minutes then enjoy the amazing 360-degree view of surrounding mountain peaks
  • Cruise on the largest lake in Banff National Park and capture photos not accessible anywhere else
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions


  • 5 nights hotel accommodation

Train Adventures

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

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Lake Louise and Yoho Tour
  • Explore Banff Tour


  • Banff Gondola
  • Banff Lake Cruise


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


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


DAY 1 – Arriving in Vancouver

Transfer (not included) to your Vancouver hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring. Visit the Aquarium, discover the markets at Granville Island, and take a scenic stroll through Stanley Park. Don’t miss the world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, suspended 230 feet above the Capilano River; it is truly a unique and fun experience for all. Relax and enjoy an overnight stay at your Vancouver hotel.

DAYS 2 & 3 – 'Rocky Mountaineer' to Kamloops and Banff

All aboard the "Rocky Mountaineer" for a two day rail adventure. Enjoy the picturesque views as the Rocky Mountaineer travels through the Pacific Coastal Mountains and Hell's Gate Canyon to Kamloops. After an overnight stay in Kamloops, it’s en route to Banff. Experience the spectacular Kicking Horse Pass landscape and the Spiral Tunnels as you wind your way through the majestic mountains of the Canadian Rockies. A delicious breakfast and lunch are served on board, to keep you satisfied until you arrive at your destination, Banff. Following a taxi transfer to your hotel, the remainder of the day is free for you to explore.

DAY 4 – 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.

DAY 5 – Sightseeing Banff to Calgary

Today, enjoy a sightseeing excursion in Banff 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. At Lake Minnewanka, the longest lake in the Canadian Rockies mountain parks, enjoy the picturesque landscape during a scenic boat cruise (included). Take in the scenery as you travel outside of the Rockies and into the foothills of Calgary until you reach your hotel in downtown Calgary.

DAY 6 –  Departing Calgary

A morning check-out from your Calgary hotel will conclude your tour.
Canadian Rockies Highlights is also available from Calgary, Alberta.


  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May - 26 May $2,798 $2,700 $3,229 $2,102
29 May - 26 Jun $2,905 $2,771 $3,443 $2,102
30 Jun - 28 Aug $2,907 $2,774 $3,446 $2,102
1 Sep - 29 Sep $2,907 $2,774 $3,446 $2,102
2 Oct - 13 Oct $2,750 $2,669 $3,132 $2,102
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May – 26 May $2,820 $2,713 $3,277 $2,102
29 May - 26 Jun $2,918 $2,779 $3,473 $2,102
30 Jun - 28 Aug $2,920 $2,781 $3,476 $2,102
1 Sep - 29 Sep $2,916 $2,778 $3,467 $2,102
2 Oct - 13 Oct $2,795 $2,698 $3,225 $2,102
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May – 26 May $3,206 $3,034 $4,018 $2,102
29 May - 26 Jun $3,359 $3,157 $4,323 $2,102
30 Jun - 28 Aug $3,377 $3,170 $4,358 $2,102
1 Sep - 29 Sep $3,361 $3,160 $4,326 $2,102
2 Oct - 13 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
Vancouver Sandman Hotel Century Plaza Hotel Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service
Accommodations in Kamloops are 3 star and advised on check-in at the Rocky Mountaineer
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
Calgary Sandman Hotel International Hotel of Calgary Fairmont Palliser

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