Rocky Mountaineer Train, Moose Lake, AB

Journey Through The Clouds Excursion - 6 nights

This Vancouver to Calgary one way eastbound itinerary includes some of the main sights of the Canadian Rockies in the shortest amount of time. It includes overnights in Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, with motorcoach sightseeing in between. This vacation package includes the luxury of 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service from Vancouver to Jasper, and sightseeing by motorcoach from Jasper to Lake Louise and Banff. On your last day you will be transferred to Calgary where you will overnight.

This itinerary is available in reverse, starting in Calgary on Sundays and Wednesdays.

To see more of the Canadian Rockies, consider the 7 night Journey Through The Clouds Great Explorer vacation package which includes an additional night and tour in Jasper, and a Banff tour with helicopter sightseeing en route to Calgary.


Journey Through The Clouds Excursion, Eastbound
Route Map
Itinerary Summary
What's Included?
Detailed Itinerary
Departure Dates
2021 Prices

Route Map

Journey Through The Clouds Excursion map

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Itinerary Summary

Journey Through The Clouds Excursion, Eastbound
Day Activities Overnight
Monday Check in to your Vancouver hotel Vancouver
Tuesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Wednesday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Jasper Jasper
Thursday Icefields Parkway Tour Lake Louise
Friday Yoho National Park. Transfer to Banff Banff
Saturday Scheduled transfer to Calgary Calgary
Sunday Check out of your Calgary 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)
• 6 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
• Vancouver Lookout admission
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
• Yoho National Park, Lake Louise to Banff
• Banff to Calgary scheduled transfer
• Luggage handling
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper
• National Parks Pass

Our quotes do not include (unless specified):

• Transportation from Vancouver airport
• Transportation to Calgary 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



MON - Vancouver Arrival
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.
Overnight in Vancouver.

TUE - Vancouver to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.
Overnight in Kamloops. B, L.

WED - Kamloops to Jasper - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper.
Overnight in Jasper. B, L.

THU - Jasper to Lake Louise
Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon.
Overnight in Lake Louise. L.

FRI - Lake Louise to Banff
This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.
Overnight in Banff.
Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:00 p.m., scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.

SAT - Banff to Calgary
Depart Banff today and transfer to your downtown Calgary hotel.
Overnight in Calgary.

SUN - Calgary Departure
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Vancouver on Mondays and Thursdays from late April through until early October 2021. The earliest start date is 26th April, 2021, and the latest is 4th October, 2021.

Prices

Rates for this package in 2021 are currently from CA$3,070 to $5,808 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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