Rocky Mountaineer Train, Moose Lake, AB

Journey Through The Clouds At Leisure - 9 nights

This Vancouver to Calgary one way eastbound itinerary maximizes your time in Western Canada and gives you more time to explore the Canadian Rockies at a leisurely pace with additional time in Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff. This 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.

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

For the more adventurous, there is a similar version of this package which fills your spare time with more outdoor activities. The 10 night Journey Through The Clouds Outdoor Adventures vacation package includes an additional Vancouver night and activity, a hike in Jasper National Park, canoeing on Lake Louise and a raft float trip on the Bow River in Banff National Park.


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

Route Map

Journey Through The Clouds At Leisure map

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Itinerary Summary

Journey Through The Clouds At Leisure, 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 Jasper Morning Tour Jasper
Friday Icefields Parkway Tour Lake Louise
Saturday Free Day in Lake Louise Lake Louise
Sunday Yoho National Park. Transfer to Banff Banff
Monday Free Day in Banff Banff
Tuesday Banff Tour with Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter. Transfer to Calgary Calgary
Wednesday 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)
• 9 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
• Vancouver Lookout admission
• Jasper Morning Tour
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
• Yoho National Park, Lake Louise to Banff
• Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Panoramic Helicopter Tour (12 minutes)
• Calgary Tower admission
• 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 Morning Tour
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-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 breakfast at Maligne Canyon teahouse and a stroll to view the canyon itself. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.
Overnight in Jasper. B.

FRI - 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.

SAT - Free Day in Lake Louise
Enjoy a free day in Lake Louise. Local activities include canoeing (seasonal), hiking in the mountains or simply relaxing and taking in the magnificent views.
Overnight in Lake Louise.

SUN - 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.

MON - Free Day in Banff
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka (seasonal) or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs (seasonal).
Overnight in Banff.

TUE - Banff to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies.
Overnight in Calgary.

WED - 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$4,152 to $8,351 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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