First Passage tothe West Top Highlights

First Passage to the West Top Highlights - 6 nights

This Rocky Mountain Holidays exclusive Calgary to Vancouver one way westbound itinerary uses the mountain town of Banff as a base to explore Banff National Park.

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 and Banff. Included are two nights in a handpicked hotel in Banff. Boarding the train in Banff, rather than Lake Louise, gives you additional time onboard to enjoy the scenery of Banff National Park, which includes Morant's Curve (pictured above). If you would like an overnight in Banff and an overnight in Lake Louise, instead of two nights in Banff, consider the 6 night First Passage to the West Highlights vacation with the Vancouver tour.

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

If you like this itinerary but would prefer to spend more time in Banff, consider the 7 night First Passage to the West Top Leisure vacation. This package includes four nights in Banff, instead of two, as well as an Icefields Parkway tour.

This itinerary does not include Jasper. If you would like to include Jasper, within a similar time frame, consider the 6 night Journey Through The Clouds Excursion vacation. This package includes the Rocky Mountaineer train from Jasper to Vancouver and sightseeing by motorcoach from Calgary to Jasper, with overnights in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.

First Passage to the West Top Highlights, Westbound

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

Route Map

First Passage to the West Top Highlights map

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Itinerary Summary

First Passage to the West Top Highlights, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Sunday Check in to your Calgary hotel Calgary
Monday Transfer to Banff. Banff Tour with Banff Gondola Banff
Tuesday Yoho National Park. including Lake Louise Banff
Wednesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Thursday Rocky Mountaineer Train 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)
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
  • Banff Tour with Banff Gondola. Transfer from Calgary
  • Yoho National Park, including Lake Louise
  • 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
  • Luggage handling
  • Rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • National Parks Pass

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 rail, hotel and transfer staff

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

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Detailed Itinerary

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

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Departure Dates: 2022 and 2023

This package starts in Calgary 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$3,106 to $5,747 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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