Rainforest toGold Rush Explorer

Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer - 8 nights

This one way Vancouver to Calgary eastbound itinerary really maximizes your time in Western Canada and utilizes Rocky Mountaineer's longest rail route, the Rainforest to Gold Rush route, which takes you through Whistler and Quesnel to Jasper. This package includes the luxury of 2 days and 3.5 hours onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service, and the rest is sightseeing by motorcoach from Jasper.

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

There is an extended version of this package which includes an additional night and free day in Lake Louise and Banff. The extended Rainforest to Gold Rush at Leisure 10 night package is perfect if you have more time to explore the Canadian Rockies.

Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer, Eastbound

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

Route Map

Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer map

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Itinerary Summary

Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer, Eastbound
Day Activities Overnight
Friday Check in to your Vancouver hotel Vancouver
Saturday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Whistler Whistler
Sunday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Quesnel Quesnel
Monday Rocky Mountaineer Train to Jasper Jasper
Tuesday Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper
Wednesday Icefields Parkway Tour Lake Louise
Thursday Yoho National Park. Transfer to Banff Banff
Friday Banff Tour with Banff Gondola. Transfer to Calgary Calgary
Saturday Check out of your Calgary hotel  

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What is Included?

Package Includes:

  • 2 days Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
  • 3.5 hour Rocky Mountaineer Train (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service)
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (onboard trains)
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation (as specified in quote)
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
  • Yoho National Park, Lake Louise to Banff
  • Banff Tour with Banff Gondola. Transfer to Calgary
  • Luggage handling
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel 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

FRI - Vancouver Arrival
SAT - Vancouver to Whistler - Rocky Mountaineer Train (3.5 hours)
SUN - Whistler to Quesnel - Rocky Mountaineer Train
MON - Quesnel to Jasper - Rocky Mountaineer Train
TUE - Jasper Highlights Tour
WED - Jasper to Lake Louise
THU - Lake Louise to Banff
FRI - Banff Tour with Banff Gondola. Transfer to Calgary
SAT - Calgary Departure

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Departure Dates: 2022 and 2023

This package starts in Vancouver on Fridays from late April through until early October.

In 2022 the earliest start date is 6th May, 2022, and the latest is 23rd September, 2022

In 2023 the earliest start date is 28th April, 2023, and the latest is 6th October, 2023

Prices: 2022 and 2023

Rates for this package in 2022 are currently from CA$4,567 to $7,684 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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