This short trip is a great introduction
to western Canada, and perfect as an
addition to a longer itinerary. Travel
though the varying landscapes of British
Columbia and Alberta in the comfort of
the Rocky Mountaineer train, passing
turbulent rivers, rugged mountains and
even some local wildlife as you ride along
the ‘First Passage to the West’ track.
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Arrive and make your own way to the Holiday
Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver for 1 night. (N)
You will be transferred to the railway station to
board the Rocky Mountaineer. Travel through
farmland and countryside to the towering heights
of the Coast Mountains. Pass the thundering
water of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser canyon before
arriving into British Columbia. Transfer to your
hotel in Kamloops* for 1 night. (B, L)
Board the train this morning and travel
alongside the South Thompson river and
through the Spiral Tunnels, before arriving into
Banff where your train journey ends. Transfer to
the Banff International Hotel for 1 night. (B, L)
This morning join a shared tour to Yoho National
Park to see attractions such as Emerald Lake and
the spiral tunnels. After finishing at Lake Louise,
the afternoon is at leisure. Stay overnight at The
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (N)
Begin the day with a shared sightseeing tour
of Banff including Lake Minnewanka, Bow Falls
and a ride on the Banff Gondola. Continue on to
Kananaskis for a 12-minute summit flight over
the Rockies before finishing the day in Calgary.
Stay at the International Hotel & Suites for 1
Make your own way to Calgary airport for your
flight home or continue your holiday. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Based in 4-star
accommodation, except in Kamloops. Please
note that the hotels used with the Rocky
Mountaineer train journeys are considered
3 star and simple. Full details will be advised
shortly before departure.
one of our Canada tour consultants for
prices should you wish to upgrade the Rocky
Mountaineer rail class to GoldLeaf.
International flights are not included
with this itinerary. Transfers are also not included
as taxis are easy, reliable and affordable in
Canada. For flight and transfer options and prices,
please speak to your Cox & Kings consultant.
For a price quote including
flights, transfers or alternative accommodation
standards, or to tailor this itinerary, please call
020 7808 6789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Banff International Hotel is located in downtown Banff, close the town's bars, restaurants, shops and cafes. The Banff Gondola is just 4km away.
Facilities: 162 rooms; fitness room; indoor whirlpool; dry cedar sauna, restaurant; Wi-Fi; bar; parking.
Room amenities: Television; coffee maker; hairdryer; ceiling fans,...
The Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown is centrally located in Vancouver, close to many of the attractions, shops and restaurants of the city centre. The 245 rooms have air conditioning and modern amenities, including complimentary internet access. Facilities include a restaurant, spa, fitness centre and an indoor swimming...
The International Hotel Calgary offers a selection of luxuriously appointed suites in the heart of downtown Calgary, within walking distance of restaurants, theatres and galleries.
Features: Restaurant, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor swimming pool, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: 595 sq feet of floor space, balcony, wet bar area with fridge, hot drinks,...
Built over 100 years ago as a base for outdoor enthusiasts, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has been developed into a luxury hotel with a stunning location, set on the shores of Lake Louise and surrounded by mountain peaks and the Victoria glacier. A key attraction for guests are the views of the grounds, Lake Louise or the Bow Valley mountain range from the hotel's rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy the splendour of Lake Louise first thing in the morning and last thing at night, once all the day-trippers have left. A range of optional activities are available from the hotel such as hiking one of the many trails with a naturalist guide, canoeing on the lake and horse riding in the fresh mountain air (all payable locally). The four restaurants offer a selection of cuisines to choose from including Italian and Canadian.
Features: 550 rooms, 4 restaurants, 2 bars, indoor pool,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YUK2016: 5 Nights