Lake Louise Train Station, Banff National Park

First Passage to the West from Lake Louise - 3 nights

This Lake Louise to Vancouver westbound package includes Rocky Mountaineer's First Passage to the West rail route, which takes you from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise 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 Lake Louise, Kamloops and Vancouver. Luggage handling is included.

The nearest international airport to Lake Louise is Calgary Airport YYC. You should consider boarding the train earlier in Banff to give you more time onboard as you travel through spectacular Banff National Park between Banff and Lake Louise. For more information on this option, contemplate the First Passage to the West Classic vacation from Banff.

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


First Passage to the West Classic from Lake Louise, 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 Lake Louise, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Tuesday Check in to your Lake Louise hotel Lake Louise
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 Lake Louise, Kamloops and Vancouver
• National Parks Pass

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

• Transportation to Lake Louise
• 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 - Lake Louise Arrival
Arrive in Lake Louise and spend the rest of the day taking in the majestic scenery.
Overnight in Lake Louise.

WED - Lake Louise to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise 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 Lake Louise 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$2,124 to $3,829 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.

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