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Western Explorer Rockies by Rail

7 Night Silverleaf Tour from £2,389 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Explore the very best of the Rockies by rail on this fun-filled, scenic adventure. Beginning in Calgary, the tour visits Jasper, Yoho National Park, Banff and the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Afterwards, you’ll head out on the renowned Rocky Mountaineer to journey in style across the Rockies to Vancouver, where your amazing adventure comes to an end.

 

Details

Day 1

Fly to Calgary

Arrive in Calgary and spend the remainder of the day sightseeing on your own in the ‘Stampede City’.

Silverleaf Hotel: International Hotel and Suites

Goldleaf Hotel: Fairmont Palliser

Day 2

Calgary to Banff

Depart from Calgary this morning and take part in a full-day tour which will conclude in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where the highlight of the day will be a 15-minute summit helicopter tour over the Rockies. You’ll have some time to explore Kananaskis at leisure before heading to Banff for a sightseeing tour of Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, the Hoodoos and Lake Minnewanka. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon.

Silverleaf Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel

Goldleaf Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

Day 3

Banff to Lake Louise

Take part in a half-day tour into Yoho National Park to view the natural delights found here, among which are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and the natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends at Lake Louise, where you’ll have the rest of the afternoon to explore at leisure and make the most of the spectacular surroundings.

Silverleaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (Lakeside Room)

Day 4

Lake Louise to Jasper

Take a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via the Icefields Parkway, where you’ll enjoy landmark attractions such as Bow Lake, the Athabasca Falls and the Columbia Icefield. At the Columbia Icefield, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle, you’ll ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier where you’ll learn more about the geological features. There’ll be time for lunch (not included) before arrival into Jasper in the late afternoon.

Silverleaf Hotel: Marmot Lodge

Goldleaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 5

Jasper

Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site, as well as boasting the title of largest national park in Canada. Take a short scenic tour today to explore the natural beauty of this area. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Jasper a little further at your own pace.

Silverleaf Hotel: Marmot Lodge

Goldleaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 6

Jasper to Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops today, passing a wealth of breath-taking scenery changes of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls and the climb over Yellowhead Pass.

Overnight in Kamloops (Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 7

Kamloops to Vancouver

Today’s journey takes you west towards the Pacific Ocean and Vancouver, passing the Thompson River, Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon, and the Coast and Cascade Mountains. Your rail journey ends upon arrival into Vancouver this evening.

(Breakfast and lunch included)

Silverleaf Hotel: Century Plaza Hotel

Goldleaf Hotel: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

Day 8

Vancouver

Today marks the end of your trip; check-out of the hotel and make your way to the airport for your return flight.

What's Included

  • Scheduled flights
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Calgary Tower
  • Calgary to Banff Tour
  • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper
  • Jasper Tour
  • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • Vancouver Lookout

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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