Canadian Rockies by Rail

2025 Vancouver > Calgary | Price from $6449

8 DAYS • 14 MEALS The beauty of Canada’s west comes alive on an unforgettable rail adventure abord the famed, Rocky Mountaineer on two awe-inspiring days through the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Also visit the cowboy capitol of Calgary, the beautiful mountain town of Banff and the picturesque and cosmopolitan Vancouver.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Beautiful British Columbia

Welcome to Canada’s rugged Northwest in Vancouver and transfer to your hotel. Meet your Tour Manager in the hotel lobby at 6:00 p.m. for a welcome dinner. Meal: D

Day 2: Vancouver Sightseeing and Harbour Cruise

Vancouver, its dramatic location between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, is sure to inspire you. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour to see Vancouver’s downtown core, the spectacular North Shore and beautiful Stanley Park. After your included lunch, embark on a scenic sightseeing cruise through Canada’s “Gateway to the Pacific”- the Burrard Inlet. You will get up close to many of Vancouver’s most famous landmarks. Cruise past the famous Stanley Park, the busy cruise ship terminals, the spectacular city skyline, historic Gastown, the breathtaking North Shore Mountains and more. Meals: B, L

Day 3: Museum of Anthropology, Granville Island and Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Begin the day at the Museum of Anthropology renowned for its world arts and cultures and works by the First Nation bands. Spend time at Granville Island’s public market, the crown jewel of the island. This outdoor market features colourful food, produce stores, handcrafted products and unique gifts. Later visit the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Built in 1894 this National Historic Site echoes the days of when British Columbia was a leading salmon producer. Meals: B, D

Day 4: Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Silver Leaf Class and begin the journey eastward. The Rocky Mountaineer takes you from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver into the interior of British Columbia. En route you will pass through the scenic Fraser Canyon and the fertile Fraser Valley. You will follow the Thompson River through the Fraser Canyon. One of the canyon’s true highlights is Hell’s Gate, where you will watch water torrent past the canyon’s walls at its narrowest point. Overnight is in Kamloops. Meals: B, L

Day 5: Ride the Rocky Mountaineer to Banff

Depart Kamloops and continue eastward. Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Silver Leaf Class and begin the journey westward. Your will pass through the vast ranchlands outside Shuswap Lake toward Craigellachie, where the “last spike” was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. Beyond Craigellachie is Rogers Pass with its tunnels, glistening glaciers, and snow-capped mountains. You will also cross the Continental Divide before coming into Yoho National Park and travel through the unique Spiral Tunnels, a remarkable engineering achievement. Then, come into Banff National Park and arrive in the mountain town of Banff. Meals: B, L

Day 6: Explore Banff and Lake Louise

Today, explore Canada’s first National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff. See Bow Falls and Tunnel Mountain before taking the gondola ride in enclosed cars to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a spectacular panoramic view of the village and valley below. Later, travel to beautiful Lake Louise where majestic mountains soaring skyward are reflected in the vibrant blues of the glacier-fed lake. Meals: B, D

Day 7: Calgary Tower and Heritage Park

Get to know Calgary on a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city. Get your first glimpse of the Canadian Rockies from high atop the 626-foot tall Calgary Tower. Then, take a step back into Canada’s colorful past at Heritage Park. Here you will learn about life as a 19th-century fur-trader or old-fashioned blacksmith. In the Gasoline Alley Museum, admire the collection of 1908 REO Autobuggies and 1912 Buicks, or stroll through Heritage Town Square and chat with the locals in their traditional clothing. Tonight, your Tour Manager hosts a farewell dinner. Meals: B, D

Day 8: Return Home

Following breakfast, depart with a group transfer to the Calgary International Airport for flights out after 11:00 a.m. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

Tour Highlights

  • 14 Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Spend three nights in cosmopolitan Vancouver, the gem of Canada’s Pacific Coast
  • Take a panoramic tour of Vancouver to see its downtown core, spectacular North Shore and beautiful Stanley Park
  • Enjoy a narrated cruise through Canada’s “Gateway to the Pacific” – Burrard Inlet
  • Tour the Museum of Anthropology renowned for its works by the First Nation bands
  • Stop at Granville Island and visit the Gulf of Georgia Cannery which echoes the days BC was a leading salmon producer
  • Spend two full days on board the Rocky Mountaineer train in Silver Leaf Class* as you pass some of the most breathtaking scenery in North America
  • Spend one night in scenic Kamloops, nestled in the Rocky Mountains
  • Spend two nights inside Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park
  • Take a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a breathtaking view of the Banff village valley and surrounding mountains
  • Travel the scenic Icefields Parkway from Banff to Lake Louise
  • Spend one night in Calgary, Alberta’s center of Cowboys and Culture
  • Take a panoramic sightseeing tour of Calgary and the Canadian Rockies from high atop the 626-foot tall Calgary Tower
  • Step back into Canada’s colorful past at Heritage Park with its fur-traders, blacksmith and collection of vintage automobiles

*Limited Gold Leaf seating available.

Hotel Accommodations

Days 1 through 3 – Holiday Inn and Suites Downtown, Vancouver, British Columbia
Day 4 – The Delta Hotel (or similar), Kamloops, British Columbia
Days 5 and 6 – Banff Rocky Mountain Resort or High Country Inn, Banff, Alberta
Day 7 – Hampton Inn Airport, Calgary, Alberta

DATES & AVAILABILITY

July 14, 2024 (Calgary > Vancouver) $5,099

Per Person Twin

$5,099

Single Room Add

+$1,259

Call air for rates and schedules from your city to Calgary and from Vancouver.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $169 and in Vancouver is $449, tax and breakfast included.

August 4, 2024 (Calgary > Vancouver) $5,099

Per Person Twin

$5,099

Single Room Add

+$1,259

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Calgary and from Vancouver.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $169 and in Vancouver is $449, tax and breakfast included.

September 15, 2024 (Calgary > Vancouver) $5,099

Per Person Twin

$5,099

Single Room Add

+$1,259

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Calgary and from Vancouver.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $169 and in Vancouver is $449, tax and breakfast included.

July 18, 2025 (Vancouver > Calgary) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Vancouver is $549 and in Calgary is $199, tax and breakfast included.

July 20, 2025 (Calgary > Vancouver) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $199 and in Vancouver is $549, tax and breakfast included.

August 3, 2025 (Calgary > Vancouver) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $199 and in Vancouver is $549, tax and breakfast included.

August 15, 2025 (Vancouver > Calgary) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Vancouver is $549 and in Calgary is $199, tax and breakfast included.

September 5, 2025 (Vancouver > Calgary) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Vancouver is $549 and in Calgary is $199, tax and breakfast included.

September 7, 2025 (Calgary > Vancouver) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $199 and in Vancouver is $549, tax and breakfast included.

September 12, 2025 (Vancouver > Calgary) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Vancouver is $549 and in Calgary is $199, tax and breakfast included.

September 14, 2025 (Calgary > Vancouver) $6,449

Per Person Twin

$6,449

Single Room Add

+$1,899

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Vancouver and from Calgary.

Limited Gold Leaf seating available at an additional cost.

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available. Cost for a room in Calgary is $199 and in Vancouver is $549, tax and breakfast included.