Rocky Mountaineer Canadian Rockies Adventures

Calgary • Lake Louise • Banff • Vancouver

Adventure in the Canadian Rockies! A week long adventure packed with such highlights as the Stampede City of Calgary and the stunning coastal city of Vancouver. You can also relax onboard the world famous Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada’s West and the Canadian Rockies.
This journey brings you to the mountain towns of Banff and Lake Louise with a rich heritage as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain destinations. You travel along one of the most scenic highways in North America, the Icefields Parkway and take a trip to the awe-inspiring Columbia Icefields and an Ice Explorer ride to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Your tour also includes a breathtaking Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rocky Mountains.
From €3349pp

What's Included

  • Return flights from Ireland to Canada
  • 7 NIGHTS accommodation (more details below)
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • Departs 25 Apr - 30 May & 02 Sept - 10 Oct Tues, Fri & Sat. 02 June - 01 Sept Tues & Fri only
  • Quote Ref 1493947

Staff Tips

The Rocky Mountaineer offers two levels of service, SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf. In SilverLeaf you are served breakfast and lunch at your seat, in GoldLeaf meals are served in the lower level dining car.

Audrey Joyce

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Calgary Arrival
Calgary to Lake Louise with Summit Helicopter
Icefields and Glaciers Experience
Lake Louise to Banff
Free Day in Banff
Banff to Kamloops
Kamloops to Vancouver
Vancouver Departure
  • Day 1 Calgary Arrival

    Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently.
    Overnight in Calgary. SilverLeaf: - International Hotel. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Palliser.

  • Day 2 Calgary to Lake Louise with Summit Helicopter

    Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Lake Louise. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in world famous Lake Louise late this afternoon.
    Overnight in Lake Louise. SilverLeaf: - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Room. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Lakeview Room.

  • Day 3 Icefields and Glaciers Experience

    Today, enjoy a full day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world as you travel to Jasper National Park on the Icefields Parkway. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. At the Columbia Icefield Centre, time is provided for lunch (not included) after you have had a chance to experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure (admission included). Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Afterwards, brief stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon.
    Overnight in Lake Louise. SilverLeaf: - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Room. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Lakeview Room.

  • Day 4 Lake Louise to Banff

    This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.
    Overnight in Banff. SilverLeaf: - Banff Caribou Lodge. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Banff Springs.

  • Day 5 Free Day in Banff

    Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs.
    Overnight in Banff. SilverLeaf: - Banff Caribou Lodge. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Banff Springs.

  • Day 6 Banff to Kamloops

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven.
    Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
    Overnight in Kamloops. Accommodation will be advised onboard the train.

  • Day 7 Kamloops to Vancouver

    Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening.
    Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
    Overnight in Vancouver. SilverLeaf: - Hampton Inn. GoldLeaf: - Fairmont Waterfront.

  • Day 8 Vancouver Departure

    Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel

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