2017 Canadian Rockies Adventures from Vancouver

Tour code LBGE

  • Highlights:
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise (or reverse)
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
  • Lake Louise to Calgary Tour (or reverse), including Banff Gondola
  • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
  • 7 nights hotel
  • from $2,519.20 USD
route map

Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. You will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 3: Kamloops to Banff

Your journey continues east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels, and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff.

Day 4: Banff to Banff

Explore Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, historic museums, Lake Minnewanka or golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.

Day 5: Banff to Lake Louise

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 6: Lake Louise to Lake Louise

Enjoy a full day tour to Jasper National Park along the scenic Icefields Parkway. Experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure and ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 7: Lake Louise to Calgary

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. Admission to the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. Your tour ends in Calgary late this afternoon. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 8: Calgary

Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Departure Dates:

MonthDates
April: 17   24   27   30   
May: 1   4   7   8   11   14   15   18   21   22   25   28   29   
June: 1   4   8   11   15   18   22   25   29   
July: 2   6   9   13   16   20   23   27   30   
August: 3   6   10   13   17   20   24   27   31   
September: 3   4   7   10   11   14   17   18   21   24   25   28   
October: 1   5   8   9   12