Rocky Mountaineer Train, Moose Lake, AB

Journey Through The Clouds Top Leisure - 9 nights

This Calgary to Vancouver one way westbound itinerary maximizes your time in Western Canada and gives you more time to explore the Canadian Rockies at a leisurely pace with the opportunity to use Banff as a base for exploration. 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 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 a raft float trip on the Bow River in Banff National Park, canoeing on Lake Louise, a hike in Jasper National Park and an additional Vancouver night and activity. This package also includes two nights in Banff and two nights in Lake Louise (instead of four nights in Banff).


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

Route Map

Journey Through The Clouds Top Leisure map

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Itinerary Summary

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



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

MON - Calgary to Banff with Panoramic Helicopter Tour
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. 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 Banff late this afternoon.
Overnight in Banff.

TUE - 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 or cruising on Lake Minnewanka (seasonal).
Overnight in Banff.

WED - Yoho National Park including Lake Louise
This 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 spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location before returning to Banff in a motorcoach transfer.
Overnight in Banff

THU - Free Day in Banff
Enjoy a day to relax in Banff. Optional activities include a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs (seasonal).
Overnight in Banff.

FRI - 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.

SAT - 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.

SUN - 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.

MON - 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.

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

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Departure Dates

This package starts in Calgary on Sundays and Thursdays from late April through until late September 2021. The earliest start date is 22nd April, 2021, and the latest is 30th September, 2021.

Prices

Rates for this package in 2021 are currently from CA$3,888 to $8,388 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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