The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer
Calgary, Alberta
Calgary, Alberta
Banff Helicopter Tour, Sulphur Gondolas & Lake Louise
Banff Helicopter Tour, Sulphur Gondolas & Lake Louise
Kicking Horse River, Emerald Lake & Mount Burgess Summit, Yoho National Park
Kicking Horse River, Emerald Lake & Mount Burgess Summit, Yoho National Park
The Rocky Mountaineer Clouds Route
The Rocky Mountaineer Clouds Route
Kamloops, Jasper & Mount Robson
Kamloops, Jasper & Mount Robson
Vancouver Skyline Views, British Columbia
Vancouver Skyline Views, British Columbia

Rocky Mountaineer Journey through the Clouds Explorer

7 Nights from £3,229 Including Flights

Overview

Explore the very best of the Rockies by rail on this scenic adventure. Beginning in Calgary, the tour starts in style with a helicopter trip over the Rockies. You'll visit the national parks of Jasper, Yoho and Banff and stay in 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.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Rockies on the summit helicopter tour
  • Explore the stunning national parks of Banff, Yoho and Jasper
  • Ride on an Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier
  • Experience the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train travelling across the Rockies from Jasper to Vancouver

 

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Fly to Calgary

Arrive into Calgary and transfer independently to your hotel, spending the remainder of the day sightseeing in the ‘Heart of the New West’.

Silverleaf: Delta Calgary Downtown

Goldleaf: Fairmont Palliser, (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Palliser, (Junior Suite)

Day 2

Calgary to Lake Louise

Depart from Calgary this morning and take part in a full-day tour which ends in Lake Louise. Head to Kananaskis where you’ll take a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the Rockies.* Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour which takes in Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos, and you'll also enjoy a trip on the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain.

Silverleaf: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Lakeview Room)

Goldleaf Deluxe: The Fairmint Chateau Lake Louise (Deluxe Lakeview Room)

Day 3

Lake Louise to Banff

You have the morning at leisure to explore Lake Louise, then after lunch you’ll embark on a half-day tour into Yoho National Park. Here you’ll explore the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and the Kicking Horse Bridge, complete with natural rock bridge. Afterwards you'll be transferred to Banff for your overnight stay

Silverleaf: Banff Caribou Lodge

Goldleaf: Fairmont Banff Springs (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Banff Springs (Deluxe Room)

Day 4

Banff to Jasper via the Icefields Parkway

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: The Crimson Jasper

Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Day 5

Jasper

Today you will enjoy a scenic half day tour of Jasper National Park including the top natural attractions, snow-capped peaks and native wildlife. The rest of the day is free for you to explore more of this area at your own pace.

Silverleaf: The Crimson Jasper

Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)

Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Day 6

Jasper to Kamloops

Journey to Kamloops today aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, heading into the interior of British Columbia and watching out for the dramatic scenery changes. Keep watch for Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls and the North Thompson River, among other natural wonders along the route.

Overnight in Kamloops (Breakfast and lunch included)

Day 7

Kamloops to Vancouver

Head west towards Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean, past Fraser Valley and Thompson River. Marvel at the steep slopes and an rushing waters of Hall's Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends upon arrival into Vancouver.

Silverleaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront

Goldleaf: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver or Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront, (Signature Harbour View Room)

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.

 

 * Helicopter Tour on Day 2 is subject to weather conditions

** Columbria Icefields Discovery Centre (day 4) opens 17th April 2020. For departures prior to this you will enjoy full-day sighseeing tour along the Icefields Parkway instead.

  • Scheduled flights
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation as listed or similar
  • 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

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