11 day sample Itinerary

Calgary, Rocky Mountaineer Western Explorer and Vancouver Multi Centre

The iconic Canadian Rockies with the Rocky Mountaineer

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See the incredible Canadian Rockies in style on-board one of the world's greatest trains, the Rocky Mountaineer. Begin in Calgary with a chance to explore this modern city before joining the Western Explorer tour by coach, taking in the breath-taking sights of Banff and Jasper's National Parks before finally stepping on-board the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train to enjoy the first-class service as you continue your journey across this picturesque terrain before ending your trip in cosmopolitan Vancouver. See towering mountains, clear emerald lakes, amazing wildlife and larger-than-life cities all in one phenomenal itinerary.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • For a incrediblly comprehensive tour of all the Canadian Rockies have to offer
  • Taking a once-in-a-lifetime journey on the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer
  • Visit Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Vancouver in one fantastic itinerary
  • Upgrading to GoldLeaf service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for un-paralleled luxury

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
11 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis
Included
  • International Flights
  • Accommodation as detailed in double or twin room with private facilities
  • 2 nights in Calgary
  • 7 nights Western Explorer tour including two days aboard the luxury Rocky Mountaineer train in Goldleaf
  • 2 nights in Vancouver
  • Includes tours of Banff, Jasper and helicopter flightseeing tours
  • Includes Icefields Parkway and Yoho National Park excursions
  • Included in the Rocky Mountaineer's Goldleaf package:
  • 5* Accommodation in the best and most picturesque hotels in the Canadian Rockies .
  • A refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches Morning scones and afternoon wine and cheese
  • A custom-designed bi-level dome coach with a five-star meal service served "a la carte" below in an exclusive lower-level dining room and seating up top with unparalleled panoramic views from your seat
  • Soak up the mountain air from the exclusive open-air outdoor vestibule
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and gourmet snacks
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your hotel
  • Calgary

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Discover Calgary's friendly locals and small town feel
    • Visit the incredible Olympic Park - sight of the 1988 Winter Olympics
    • Get an incredible view of the city from an included visit to the Calgary Tower
    • Enjoy Calgary's buzzing food scene and lively bars
  • Banff

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore the breath taking beauty of the Canadian Rockies
    • Enjoy and included tour of awe-inspiring Yoho National Park
    • View amazing wildlife, such as bears, elk, bighorn sheep and eagles.
    • Take an included panoramic helicopter tour for a once-in-a-lifetime experience
  • Lake Louise

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Experience the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Louise
    • Discover the Icefield's Parkway - one of the most scenic drives in the world
    • Stay in the UNESCO World Heritage Sight, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Jasper

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Experience Jasper's natural and unspoilt beauty with a tour of Jasper National Park
    • Explore the amazing Columbia Icefield & Athabasca Glacier with an included tour
    • View the incredible, star-filled night skies or in April or October - the amazing Northern Lights
  • Kamloops

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Experience the un-paralleled luxury of the Rocky Mountaineer
    • Sit back and relax as you are taken through the stunning scenery of the Canadian Rockies in style
    • Enjoy the panoramic views from the bi-level glass domed coach
    • Savour the gourmet cuisine, served to you in the exclusive dining car
  • Vancouver

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Arrive in Vancouver and experience this cosmopolitan city's laid back vibe
    • Take a stroll along the city's Sea Wall with incredible skyline views
    • Spend some time in Stanley Park and view the First Nation Totem Poles
    • Enjoy world-class shopping, restaurants and bars along Robson Street
Calgary

Begin your stay in Calgary – the gateway city to the Rocky Mountains and famous for sporting legends and cowboy shows. Take your time to explore and appreciate the amazing views from the top of the Calgary Tower, visit Heritage Park Historical Village for a taste of what prairie life was like pre-1914 and head to Olympic Park – home to the 1988 Winter Olympics - to try some sports yourself with skiing, zip-lining and bobsleigh rides to try.

Highlights

Banff

Take a ride on one of the world’s greatest train journeys, aboard one of the world’s greatest trains, the Rocky Mountaineer. Relax in luxury as you tour the best the Canadian Rockies have to offer, from picturesque Lake Louise and the breath-taking mountains of Banff and Jasper, to small town Kamloops and larger than life Vancouver – all whilst enjoying the word-class cuisine and service of the Rocky Mountaineer.

Highlights

  • Sample gourmet cuisine and award-winning wine
  • Use the exclusive outdoor vestibule
  • Take in the panoramic views of the awe-inspiring scenery
Vancouver

End your journey in cosmopolitan Vancouver, one of the largest and most popular cities in all of Canada. Indulge in some world-class shopping in Gastown, head out on the water on a Whale watching cruise to see these incredible animals up close – or take a stroll through picturesque Stanley Park and watch the sunset behind the historic totem poles.

Highlights

  • Visit Grouse Mountain for amazing views
  • Explore foodie heaven in Granville Market
  • Experience an incredible whale watching excursion