Rocky Mountaineer Train, Morant's Curve, Banff National Park

First Passage to the West Classic from Banff - 3 nights

This Banff to Vancouver westbound package includes Rocky Mountaineer's First Passage to the West rail route, which takes you from Banff through Kamloops to Vancouver. This package includes the luxury of 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service, three nights in hotel accommodation and rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver. Luggage handling is included.

The nearest international airport to Banff is Calgary Airport YYC and we can arrange your airport transfer. To see more of Banff as you travel from Calgary, consider the four night First Passage to the West Excursion vacation. This package includes a 12 minute helicopter tour and a Banff tour with gondola as part of your journey from Calgary.

This itinerary is available in reverse, starting in Vancouver on Sundays, Thursdays and some Mondays.


First Passage to the West Classic from Banff, Westbound
Route Map
Itinerary Summary
What's Included?
Detailed Itinerary
Departure Dates
2021 Prices

Route Map

First Passage to the West Classic map

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Itinerary Summary

First Passage to the West Classic from Banff, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Tuesday Check in to your Banff hotel Banff
Wednesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Thursday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Vancouver Vancouver
Friday Check out of your Vancouver hotel  

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What's Included?

Package Includes:

• 2 days Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
• 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches (onboard trains)
• 3 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
• Vancouver Lookout admission
• Luggage handling
• Rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver
• National Parks Pass

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

• Transportation to Banff
• Transportation to Vancouver airport
• Meals, other than specified
• Activities, other than specified
• Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff

Note: For your convenience, our quoted rates include all tax.

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Detailed Itinerary



TUE - Banff Arrival
Arrive in Banff and spend the rest of the day exploring this scenic mountain town.
Overnight in Banff.

WED - Banff to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie – where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven.
Overnight in Kamloops. B, L.

THU - Kamloops to Vancouver - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening.
Overnight in Vancouver. B, L.

FRI - Vancouver Departure
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Banff on Tuesdays, Saturdays and some Wednesdays from late April through until early October 2021. The earliest start date is 27th April, 2021, and the latest is 5th October, 2021.

Prices

Rates for this package in 2021 are currently from CA$1,994 to $3,739 per person, based on double occupancy. Prices depend on the time of year you travel, the hotels you stay in and the level of service you choose onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train (SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service).

Let our Rocky Mountaineer specialist make the best choices for you, based on your preferences, to ensure you are not paying more than you need to for your Rocky Mountain train vacation.

Promotional bonus offers are added automatically to your quote from us (if applicable).

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