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Western Canada on Rocky Mountaineer

Private Travel | Rail journeys 7 Days & 6 Nights Lead-in price: £2395 Current prices from: £2395
This private tour provides an introduction to Western Canada and includes a journey on one of Rocky Mountaineer’s most popular rail routes. See the varying landscapes of British Columbia and Alberta from the comfort of the train, passing raging rivers, rugged mountains, deep canyons and vast glaciers; you may even spot some of the local wildlife. In addition to the scenery, explore the alpine towns of Jasper and Banff.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Travel the popular ‘Journey through the Clouds’ route on one of the world’s most popular trains
  • Discover the awesome scenery of the Icefields Parkway
  • Venture onto the surface of the Athabasca glacier in an Ice Explorer vehicle
  • Explore the alpine towns of Banff and Whistler, and the coastal city of Vancouver
  • Stay in 4- star accommodation
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Standard Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops

Make your way to Pacific Central Station in Vancouver to board the Rocky Mountaineer train. Travel to the towering heights of the Coast Mountains and pass the thundering water of Hell’s Gate in Fraser canyon. Transfer to your hotel in Kamloops* for 1 night. (B, L)

Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer • Jasper

Board the train and travel alongside the South Thompson river and view Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields before arriving into Jasper in the late afternoon. Stay 2 nights at Sawridge Inn. (B, L)

Day 3: Jasper

Day at leisure. This evening enjoy an evening tour in search of the wildlife found in this area. (N)

Day 4: Lake Louise

Today join a shared excursion driving along the Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca glacier for an excursion out onto the ice in an Ice Explorer vehicle. Other highlights include Peyto lake, Bow lake and Crowfoot glacier. Arrive in Lake Louise and stay overnight at Lake Louise Inn. (L)

Day 5: Banff

Depart mid-morning for the short drive to Banff via the scenic Bow valley. Afternoon at leisure. Stay at Banff Caribou Lodge for 2 nights. (N)

Day 6: Banff

Enjoy a tour of Banff, with highlights including the Hoodoo rock formations, Bow valley view point and Bow Falls. Finish the tour with a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain, offering panoramic views of the spectacular scenery. Afterwards, return to downtown Banff at your own leisure. (N)

Day 7: Onward travel

Morning at leisure then join a scheduled coach to Calgary, where you can be dropped at a downtown hotel to continue your holiday or Calgary airport for your flight home. (N)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

* Accommodation:

This tour is based in 4-star accommodation except in Kamloops, where the hotel used with the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey should be considered 3-star and simple. Full details will be advised shortly before departure.

Departure dates:

This tour departs on Tuesdays and Fridays only, due to set train departure days.

Flights & transfers:

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.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Standard private tour accommodation

  • Lake Louise Inn
    Lake Louise Inn

    Located in Lake Louise village, approximately 10 minutes' drive from the lake itself, Lake Louise Inn is a collection of five alpine-style lodges, with nine different room categories designed to fit every style and budget. The village of Lake Louise is a 5-minute walk from the hotel, with a range of shops and services. Please note: Park Canada and the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) may introduce restrictions during busy times of the year to help reduce the number of vehicles moving around certain areas. If any restrictions are put in place, we will notify you as soon as we are informed.

  • Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
    Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

    Located just a short walk from the centre of town, Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa is a comfortable 3.5-star property. The 184 rooms and suites have modern amenities. Facilities include a fitness centre, complimentary wireless internet access, a spa, restaurant and bar.

Standard private tour extensions

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Dates & prices

YRM2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £2395 per person

High season from £2745 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • 4-star accommodation*
    • 2 days on board the Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service
    • Excursions as specified in the itinerary
    • 2 breakfasts & 3 lunches

Destinations on this tour

  • Jasper

    Located beside Jasper National Park, the small town of Jasper is surrounded by...

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  • Banff

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