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Rocky Mountaineer Canada

  • Duration
    9 days
  • Tour Type
    Private Tour
  • Price From
    From £2,290pp

Experience the epic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies in luxurious comfort onboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, a train renowned for its world-class travel experience. This two-day, all daylight train journey passes through some of the world's most awe-inspiring vistas. From huge glass-dome coaches, you’ll marvel at nature’s perfection as you pass rushing rivers, chiselled mountains and glistening lakes. You may even spot bald eagles, black bears and grizzlies.

Off the train, you’ll explore the ocean-fringed, mountain-backed city of Vancouver, spectacular Jasper National Park and drive the Icefields Parkway passing Lake Louise, the Colombia Icefield, where you’ll ride an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier, to reach nature-bound Banff. Your adventure then concludes in cosmopolitan Calgary.

What's Included

  • Standard accommodation
  • National Parks Pass
  • Sightseeing tours by shared coach
  • Shared domestic transportation (excludes arrival and departure airport transfers)
  • SilverLeaf experience (upgrades on request)
  • Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, alcoholic and soft drinks onboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • Luggage handling and rail station transfers
  • Selected departures from April to October
This tour brings you to stunning mountain towns with stays in Banff National Park, famous for Lake Louise and the town of Banff and then Jasper National Park. Enjoy a day sightseeing at the Columbia Icefield and experience the Ice Explorer and the Glacier Skywalk as well as the Banff Gondola.

Why Choose a Rocky Mountaineer Tour?

Luxurious Experience

A high end luxury railway delivering 5* star service.  

Scenic Beauty Across Four Unforgettable Train Routes

Discover picturesque mountains, glaciers, rivers, and forests and choose from four routes depending on the landscape you want to explore. 

Two-Levels of World Class Service  

Everything is included onboard – from gourmet meals, snacks and unlimited drinks, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic. 

Adventure and Excursions 

Discover Canada through various excursions. Highlights include driving through the Colombia Icefield and a sightseeing tour of Banff.
 

Private Tour Highlights

Our Rocky Mountaineer Canada tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service

Choose between the stylish SilverLeaf Service or upgrade to the luxurious GoldLeaf Service.

Pyramid Falls

Located in British Colombia, these stunning falls tower around 300 feet high and cascade down two large rock formations that fan out at the bottom - the Rocky Mountaineer soars past metres away from the falls. 

Mount Robson

Marvel at Mount Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rockies standing at 3,954 metres high. 

Jasper Skytram

Take the opportunity to ride on the longest guided aerial tramway in Canada and overlook the beautiful town of Jasper. 

Lake Louise

Nestled in the Canadian Rockies, captivates with it's turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop, offering an iconic and picturesque natural beauty. 

Icefields Parkway

One of the most scenic drives in the world, winding it's way through the Canadian Rockies, experience unparelleled alpine landscapes, glaciers, and pristine wilderness along this breathtaking route. 

Private Tour Itinerary

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner

  • Day 1
    Discover Vancouver
    Day 1: Discover Vancouver

    Arrive in Vancouver and enjoy exploring this scenic coastal city on your own, whether it's discovering Stanley Park, taking a small ferry to Granville Island, or more.

  • Day 2
    Explore Vancouver
    Day 2: Explore Vancouver

    Enjoy a day of free time to relax or plan your own activities in Vancouver. The city has something for everyone, from exploring historic Gastown and dining in lively Yaletown to taking a casual walk along the Stanley Park Seawall. Surrounded by the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, your options are diverse and laid-back.

  • Day 3
    On board Rocky Mountaineer B L
    Day 3: On board Rocky Mountaineer

    Travel early from Vancouver to Kamloops on the Rocky Mountaineer, experiencing varied landscapes from lush valleys and river canyons to the BC interior's desert-like terrain. Highlights include Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and engineering feats along the Thompson River. Arrive in Kamloops in the evening after a scenic journey along Kamloops Lake.

  • Day 4
    Mount Robson B L
    Day 4: Mount Robson

    In the early morning, your journey takes you through the Canadian Rockies in Alberta. Travel alongside the North Thompson River, passing through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, and ascend towards the towering peaks of the Continental Divide. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. The day concludes as you arrive in the resort town of Jasper, where you'll spend the night immersed in the charm of this picturesque mountain escape.

  • Day 5
    Explore Jasper
    Day 5: Explore Jasper

    Experience the leisurely charm of Jasper as you revel in a day filled with diverse activities. Explore the town's streets, absorb the natural beauty of the national park, and embark on thrilling adventures. Tailor your day to your preferences, creating a memorable escape in this picturesque and inviting mountain retreat.

  • Day 6
    Icefields Parkway
    Day 6: Icefields Parkway

    Embark on a scenic motorcoach journey from Jasper to Banff, traversing the breathtaking Icefields Parkway. Marvel at towering peaks, turquoise lakes, and vast glaciers during the 4-5 hour drive. As the journey unfolds, anticipate the afternoon arrival in Banff, where the splendors of the Rockies await your exploration.

  • Day 7
    Discover Banff
    Day 7: Discover Banff

    Indulge in a day of boundless possibilities in Banff. Luxuriate in leisure or curate your own adventure, whether it's unwinding in the soothing embrace of Banff's hot springs, meandering through the bustling town's vibrant streets, or immersing yourself in outdoor wildlife pursuits. Banff beckons with a diverse tapestry of experiences.

  • Day 8
    Bow Falls, Surprise Corner & the Hoodoos
    Day 8: Bow Falls, Surprise Corner & the Hoodoos

    Embark on a captivating full-day transfer to Calgary, commencing with a morning exploration of Banff's scenic wonders. Delight in a sightseeing tour, marveling at Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, and the mystical Hoodoos. Before bidding farewell to Banff, savor a visit to the Banff Gondola, enhancing your journey with panoramic mountain vistas.

  • Day 9
    Journey ends in Calgary
    Day 9: Journey ends in Calgary

    Your journey ends upon check out from your Calgary hotel.

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Rocky Mountaineer Canada map

Places Visited: Vancouver (2N) – Rocky Mountaineer – Kamloops (1N) – Rocky Mountaineer – Jasper (2N) – Banff (2N) – Calgary (1N)

Tour Dates & Prices

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Depart UK: On selected dates
Duration: 9 days
Price: From £2,290pp

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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
-9°c
0mm
Calgary
-6°c
4mm
Jasper
-12°c
44mm
Kamloops
-2°c
10mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
-6°c
0mm
Calgary
-5°c
4mm
Jasper
-11°c
28mm
Kamloops
0°c
5mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
-2°c
1mm
Calgary
-1°c
8mm
Jasper
-5°c
30mm
Kamloops
5°c
5mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
3°c
2mm
Calgary
5°c
12mm
Jasper
4°c
38mm
Kamloops
10°c
5mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
7°c
4mm
Calgary
10°c
31mm
Jasper
11°c
51mm
Kamloops
15°c
15mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
11°c
4mm
Calgary
14°c
58mm
Jasper
17°c
45mm
Kamloops
18°c
22mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
14°c
2mm
Calgary
17°c
37mm
Jasper
19°c
44mm
Kamloops
22°c
12mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
14°c
3mm
Calgary
16°c
31mm
Jasper
18°c
44mm
Kamloops
21°c
9mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
9°c
3mm
Calgary
12°c
18mm
Jasper
13°c
54mm
Kamloops
16°c
10mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
4°c
1mm
Calgary
6°c
7mm
Jasper
6°c
62mm
Kamloops
9°c
11mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
-4°c
1mm
Calgary
-2°c
6mm
Jasper
-1°c
51mm
Kamloops
3°c
13mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Banff
-9°c
1mm
Calgary
-6°c
5mm
Jasper
-8°c
48mm
Kamloops
-2°c
15mm