Rocky Mountaineer Train, Moose Lake, AB

Journey Through The Clouds Explorer - 7 nights

This Calgary to Vancouver one way westbound itinerary includes some of the main highlights in the Canadian Rockies including overnights in Lake Louise, Banff and Jasper, with motorcoach sightseeing in between. This package includes the luxury of 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service from Jasper to Vancouver, and sightseeing by motorcoach from Calgary to Jasper.

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

For more time in the Canadian Rockies, consider the 9 night Journey Through The Clouds at Leisure vacation package which includes an additional night and day in Lake Louise and Banff.


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

Route Map

Journey Through The Clouds Explorer map

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Itinerary Summary

Journey Through The Clouds Explorer, Westbound
Day Activities Overnight
Saturday Check in to your Calgary hotel Calgary
Sunday Panoramic Helicopter and Banff Tour with Gondola. Transfer to Lake Louise Lake Louise
Monday Yoho National Park. Transfer to Banff Banff
Tuesday Icefields Parkway Tour Jasper
Wednesday Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper
Thursday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Kamloops Kamloops
Friday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Vancouver Vancouver
Saturday 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)
• 7 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
• Calgary Tower admission
• Calgary to Lake Louise Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Panoramic Helicopter Tour (12 minutes)
• Yoho National Park, Lake Louise to Banff
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Banff to Jasper
• Jasper Highlights Tour
• Vancouver Lookout admission
• Luggage handling
• Rail station transfers in Jasper, 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



SAT - Calgary Arrival
Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently.
Overnight in Calgary.

SUN - Calgary to Lake Louise with Panoramic Helicopter Tour
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Lake Louise. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in world famous Lake Louise late this afternoon.
Overnight in Lake Louise.

MON - 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.

TUE - Banff to Jasper
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and 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. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon.
Overnight in Jasper. L.

WED - Jasper Highlights Tour
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic full-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. Highlights include lunch and a lake cruise at historic Maligne Lake. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.
Overnight in Jasper. L.

Note: In the event the lake cruise is not operating, interpretive experiences will be offered on First Nations history, foods and culture.

THU - Jasper to Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops.
Overnight in Kamloops. B, L.

FRI - 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.

SAT - Vancouver Departure
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Calgary on Saturdays and Tuesdays from late April through until early October 2021. The earliest start date is 24th April, 2021, and the latest is 2nd October, 2021.

Prices

Rates for this package in 2021 are currently from CA$3,789 to $7,006 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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