First Passage tothe West & Vancouver Island

First Passage to the West & Vancouver Island - 9 nights

This Rocky Mountain Holidays exclusive Calgary to Vancouver one way westbound itinerary includes extra time on the west coast at the of your vacation, to take in the sights. Included are two nights in beautiful Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, located on the southern end of Vancouver Island. Victoria's Victorian architecture is indicative of the city's British colonial past and is a popular stopover for our guests. Included in Victoria is the must-see designated National Historic Site, Butchart Gardens, which was established in 1904.

This package includes the luxury of 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service from Banff to Vancouver, and sightseeing by motorcoach from Calgary to Banff. This itinerary connects with the 7 night round-trip Holland America Alaska cruises we offer.

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

Extended versions of this package are available through us, please contact us for details.

First Passage to the West & Vancouver Island, Westbound

Route Map
Itinerary Summary
What Is Included?
Detailed Itinerary
Departure Dates
Prices: 2025 and 2024

Route Map

First Passage to the West & Vancouver Island map

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Itinerary Summary

First Passage to the West & Vancouver Island, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Thursday Check in to your Calgary hotel Calgary
Friday Transfer to Banff. Banff Tour with Banff Gondola Banff
Saturday Yoho National Park, including Lake Louise Banff
Sunday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Monday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Vancouver Vancouver
Tuesday Vancouver to Victoria (Vancouver Island) Victoria
Wednesday Victoria's Butchart Gardens Victoria
Thursday Victoria to Vancouver Vancouver
Friday Vancouver Activity Options Vancouver
Saturday Check out of your Vancouver 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)
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
  • Banff Tour with Banff Gondola. Transfer from Calgary
  • Yoho National Park, including Lake Louise
  • Scenic Seaplane Transfer: Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
  • Butchart Gardens including motorcoach transfer from downtown Victoria
  • Scenic Seaplane Transfer: Victoria Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
  • One of: North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain -OR- Guided cycling tour of Vancouver -OR- Culinary walking tour of Vancouver’s Granville Island -OR- Zodiac tour on Howe Sound
  • Rocky Mountaineer onboard train host gratuities
  • Rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

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

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

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Detailed Itinerary

THU - Calgary Arrival
FRI - Transfer from Calgary. Banff Tour with Banff Gondola
SAT - Yoho National Park including Lake Louise
SUN - Banff to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
MON - Kamloops to Vancouver - Rocky Mountaineer Train
TUE - Vancouver to Victoria
WED - Butchart Gardens and Victoria
THU - Victoria to Vancouver
FRI - Vancouver Sightseeing
SAT - Vancouver Departure

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Departure Dates: 2025 and 2024

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

In 2025 the earliest start date is 13th April, 2025, and the latest is 9th October, 2025

In 2024 the earliest start date is 14th April, 2024, and the latest is 10th October, 2024

Prices: 2025 and 2024

For package rates in 2025, please contact us for more information. You can also view the rail only pricing online.

For package rates in 2024, please contact us for more information. You can also view the rail only pricing online.

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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