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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.
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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)
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 at leisure. This evening enjoy an evening
tour in search of the wildlife found in this
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
Depart mid-morning for the short drive to
Banff via the scenic Bow valley. Afternoon
at leisure. Stay at Banff Caribou Lodge for 2
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)
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)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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
This tour departs on
Tuesdays and Fridays only, due to set train
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 based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YRM2020: 7 Nights