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Classic Rocky Mountain Rail Circle Tour | Rocky Mountaineer

8 Days / 7 Nights
Vancouver to Vancouver
From USD$5,143 per person
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Departure dates

Departs from Vancouver: (Tour Code: TR250) Apr 30 May 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31 Jun 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 Jul 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 Aug 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 Sep 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27 Oct 1

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

30 Apr - 14 May, 2021 17 May - 28 May, 2021 31 May - 24 Sep, 2021 27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2021 Rocky Mountaineer | Upgrade to GoldLeaf | Vancouver to Jasper/Banff Apr & Oct May - Jul Aug - Sep

$5,143
$5,340
$5,567
$5,091
-
$491
$590
$615

$5,845
$6,238
$6,591
$6,002
-
$491
$590
$615

$4,946
$5,077
$5,262
$4,831
-
$491
$590
$615

$4,208
$4,208
$4,309
$3,946
-
$491
$590
$615

Superior Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

30 Apr - 14 May, 2021 17 May - 28 May, 2021 31 May - 24 Sep, 2021 27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2021 Rocky Mountaineer | Upgrade to GoldLeaf | Vancouver to Jasper/Banff Apr & Oct May - Jul Aug - Sep

$5,191
$5,523
$5,750
$5,285
-
$491
$590
$615

$5,939
$6,603
$6,956
$6,389
-
$491
$590
$615

$4,977
$5,199
$5,384
$4,959
-
$491
$590
$615

$4,208
$4,208
$4,309
$3,946
-
$491
$590
$615

Deluxe Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

30 Apr - 14 May, 2021 17 May - 28 May, 2021 31 May - 24 Sep, 2021 27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2021

$7,748
$8,312
$8,734
$8,199

$9,500
$10,630
$11,312
$10,757

$7,231
$7,607
$7,942
$7,421

$5,660
$5,660
$5,821
$5,306

Deluxe Plus Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

30 Apr - 14 May, 2021 17 May - 28 May, 2021 31 May - 24 Sep, 2021 27 Sep - 01 Oct, 2021

$8,276
$8,975
$9,396
$8,862

$10,557
$11,954
$12,634
$12,081

$5,660
$5,660
$5,821
$5,306

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Take a classic Rocky Mountain rail circle tour through Kamloops, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper with Rocky Mountaineer.

 

This tour covers the best the Canadian Rockies has to offer, including Freedom of Choice tours in both Banff and Jasper, an Ice Explorer Ride in Lake Louise and Goldstar Service on Rocky Mountaineer.

 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Vancouver to Kamloops | Rocky Mountaineer
Day 2
Kamloops to Banff | Rocky Mountaineer
Day 3
Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
 
Option 1. Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
 
Option 2. Discover the Grizzly Bears, Lakes & Waterfalls
 
Option 3. Cowboy Horseback Cookout BBQ Lunch or Dinner
Day 4
Banff to Lake Louise | Coach
Day 5
Lake Louise to Jasper | Sightseeing with picnic lunch
 
Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier + Glacier Skywalk
Day 6
Jasper | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2 Excursions
 
Option 1. Morning Maligne Valley with Medicine Lake Tour
 
Option 2. Evening Discover Jasper & its Wildlife
Day 7
Jasper to Kamloops | Rocky Mountaineer
Day 8
Kamloops to Vancouver | Rocky Mountaineer
 

Day 1 Vancouver to Kamloops | Rocky Mountaineer
All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for the scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Pass through the rich fields of the Fraser River Valley and the towering peaks of the Coastal Mountains before entering the Fraser Canyon. Follow the Thompson River through spectacular landscapes to historic Kamloops. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 2 Kamloops to Banff | Rocky Mountaineer
Back on-board the Rocky Mountaineer following the South Thompson River to Shuswap Lake with its thousand miles of shoreline. Pass Craigellachie, where the ‘last spike’ was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885. Enter Rogers Pass, with its tunnels, snow-sheds and glistening Glaciers. The Kicking Horse river leads you to Kicking Horse Pass, the Spiral Tunnels and over the Continental Divide to Banff, and Banff National Park. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 3 Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of these excursions
Option 1. Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
Explore the natural wonders near the town of Banff on this half-day, small-group tour. Admire the unparalleled beauty of natural sights including Bow Falls, the surreal Hoodoos rock formation, and beautiful Lake Minnewanka, among others. Then Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion during this round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain.
Option 2. Discover the Grizzly Bears, Lakes & Waterfalls
Pursue the elusive Canadian Grizzly Bear on this 10 hour excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks, perfect for animal- and nature-lovers alike. Head out for a gondola ride up to 7,700 feet for a mountain-top lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant, and then take a chairlift ride up to the world’s largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat to see Boo the resident bear rescued as a cub.
Option 3. Cowboy Horseback Cookout BBQ Lunch or Dinner
Saddle up for a ride along the Bow River in Banff and a Western style cookout. Choose from riding on horseback or in a covered wagon through the beautiful Rocky Mountain terrain

Day 4 Banff to Lake Louise | Coach
Depart Banff early afternoon for a short drive via the scenic Bow Valley to Lake Louise.

Day 5 Lake Louise to Jasper | Sightseeing with picnic lunch
Your sightseeing tour today will encompass the ultimate glacier exploration as you travel along the spectacular Icefields Parkway. From walking on ancient ice with the Ice Explorer ride (included), to standing on a glass platform almost one thousand feet in the air at the Glacier Skywalk (included), today’s experiences will leave you with a special appreciation for this treasured region of the Rockies (picnic lunch included today)

Day 6 Jasper | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2 Excursions
Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of these excursions
Option 1. Morning Maligne Valley with Medicine Lake Tour
Experience the most incredible sights in Jasper National Park’s Maligne Valley during this guided excursion to the region’s most scenic lakes & majestic canyons, enjoy a gentle guided walk along the shores of this pristine lake.
Option 2. Evening Discover Jasper & its Wildlife
Admire diverse animal life in the Canadian wilderness on this evening wildlife tour. Delve into Jasper National Park with your guide. Travel through the mighty Athabasca Valley and marvel at the park’s beautiful landscapes by twilight.

Day 7 Jasper to Kamloops | Rocky Mountaineer
All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson ‘the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies and follow the mighty Thompson River, the route of early fur traders, before arriving in Kamloops. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 8 Kamloops to Vancouver | Rocky Mountaineer
Leaving Kamloops, follow the Thompson River through Ashcroft, one of Canada’s driest towns, with an average rainfall of just 18 centimetres. Pass through Rainbow Canyon, named for its cliffs striped with pinks, greens and greys creating a stunning rainbow effect. Continue on to the Fraser Canyon, where at Hell’s Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the fertile farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port of Vancouver late afternoon. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Package Includes:

  • 4 days on board Rocky Mountaineer Train: Vancouver to Banff | Jasper to Vancouver
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kamloops provided by Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 nights accommodation in Banff
  • 1 night accommodation in Lake Louise
  • 2 nights accommodation in Jasper
  • Taxi Transfer between hotel & rail station in Banff & Jasper
  • Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
    • Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
    • Discover Grizzly Bears, Lakes & Waterfalls
    • Cowboy Horseback Cookout BBQ Lunch or Dinner
  • Coach transfer between Banff & Lake Louise
  • Full day tour between Jasper and Lake Louise with picnic lunch included
  • Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Jasper | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2 Excursions
    • Morning Maligne Valley with Medicine Lake Tour
    • Evening Discover Jasper & its Wildlife
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • National Park fees

Hotel & Rail Information | Moderate Grade

  • Rocky Mountaineer | SilverLeaf Service
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel | Provided by Rocky Mountaineer
  • Banff - Elk+Avenue Hotel | Standard Room
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn | Deluxe Queen Room
  • Jasper - Moderate Hotel | Standard Room

Hotel & Rail Information | Superior Grade

  • Rocky Mountaineer | SilverLeaf Service
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel | Provided by Rocky Mountaineer
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge | Superior Room
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn | Deluxe Queen Room
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn | Outside Room with Balcony

Hotel & Rail Information | Deluxe Grade

  • Rocky Mountaineer | GoldLeaf Service
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel | Provided by Rocky Mountaineer
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel | Deluxe Room
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise | Deluxe Lakeview Room
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge | Deluxe Room

Hotel & Rail Information | Deluxe Plus Grade

  • Rocky Mountaineer | GoldLeaf Service
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel | Provided by Rocky Mountaineer
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel | Junior Suite Mountain View
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise | Junior Suite Lakeview
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge | Lakefront Suite

Moderate Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Elk Avenue Hotel

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Banff

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Chateau Jasper

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Jasper

Superior Grade with Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Deluxe Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Deluxe Plus Grade with Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper