First Passage tothe West Connector

First Passage to the West Connector - 5 nights

This Vancouver to Jasper one way eastbound itinerary features some of the main sights in the Canadian Rockies, including Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper, with overnights in Banff and Jasper.

This package includes the luxury of 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service from Vancouver to Banff, and sightseeing by motorcoach from Banff to Jasper. This package connects with VIA Rail's Canadian overnight train, which departs Jasper on Tuesdays*, Fridays* and some Saturdays* to Toronto (*subject to change). VIA Rail's overnight train takes approximately 17 hours and includes three nights cabin accommodation onboard. This overnight train can be booked through us for the lowest rates.

This itinerary is available in reverse, starting in Jasper on Saturdays, Wednesdays and some Sundays. The reverse itinerary includes an additional night and tour in Jasper.

If you would like to include Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise within a similar time frame, and end in Calgary instead, consider the 6 night Journey Through The Clouds Excursion vacation. This package includes the Rocky Mountaineer train to Jasper from Vancouver and sightseeing by motorcoach from Jasper to Calgary, with overnights in Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff.

First Passage to the West Connector, Eastbound

Route Map
Itinerary Summary
What Is Included?
Detailed Itinerary
Departure Dates
Prices: 2022 and 2023

Route Map

First Passage to the West Connector map

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Itinerary Summary

First Passage to the West Connector, Eastbound
Day Activities Overnight
Sunday Check in to your Vancouver hotel Vancouver
Monday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Tuesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Banff Banff
Wednesday Yoho National Park, including Lake Louise Banff
Thursday Icefields Parkway Tour Jasper
Friday Check out of your Jasper hotel  

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What is Included?

Package Includes:

  • 2 days Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches (onboard trains)
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
  • Yoho National Park, including Lake Louise
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Banff to Jasper
  • Luggage handling
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • National Parks Pass

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

  • Transportation from Vancouver airport
  • Transportation from Jasper
  • 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

SUN - Vancouver Arrival
MON - Vancouver to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
TUE - Kamloops to Banff - Rocky Mountaineer Train
WED - Yoho National Park including Lake Louise
THU - Banff to Jasper
FRI - Jasper Departure

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Departure Dates: 2022 and 2023

This package starts in Vancouver on Sundays, Thursdays and some Mondays from mid April through until early October.

In 2022 the earliest start date is 24th April, 2022, and the latest is 2nd October, 2022

In 2023 the earliest start date is 16th April, 2023, and the latest is 12th October, 2023

Prices: 2022 and 2023

Rates for this package in 2022 are currently from CA$2,733 to $5,440 per person, based on double occupancy (subject to availability).

Confirmed package rates for 2023 are now available. Contact us for more information.

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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