Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Highlights

Vancouver • Kamloops • Banff

Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Highlights! This journey brings you to the fabulous coastal city of Vancouver for two night stay. Here you can see some of Vancouver’s best places to visit such as Stanley Park, Vancouver Aquarium and Canada Place where you can watch the great cruise ships depart and arrive from Alaska. You can also enjoy the untouched natural beauty at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Grouse Mountain.
Follow your Vancouver stay with the highlight of the trip, a two day/one night trip on the world famous Rocky Mountaineer when you traverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons.. Your trip ends with a two night stay in the fabulous mountain town of Banff in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains. Here you can enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state of the art Banff Gondola or go even higher with a helicopter tour of the Canadian Rockies.
From €2199pp

What's Included

  • Return flights from Ireland to Canada
  • 5 NIGHTS accommodation (more details below)
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in May 2018
  • Quote Ref 1523981

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

Vancouver is one of the world’s most fortunately situated cities. You are surrounded by glimmering waterways and at the foot of the Coast Mountains. If you arrive into Vancouver Airport you will amazed by the views you get of the Pacific Ocean and the mountains.

Mary Oman

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Vancouver Arrival
Vancouver
Vancouver to Kamloops
Kamloops to Banff
Banff
Banff Departure
  • Day 1 Vancouver Arrival

    Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.
    Overnight in Vancouver in your choice of accommodation.
    Standard: The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre
    Superior: The Rosedale on Robson
    Deluxe: The Pan Pacific

  • Day 2 Vancouver

    Today you have another day to explore Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. May we suggest today you take a city tour or perhaps a whale watching excursion (not included in the price)
    Overnight in Vancouver in your choice of accommodation.
    Standard: The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre
    Superior: The Rosedale on Robson
    Deluxe: The Pan Pacific

  • Day 3 Vancouver to Kamloops

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey 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. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.
    Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
    Overnight in Kamloops. Accommodation will be advised onboard the train.

  • Day 4 Kamloops to Banff

    Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you 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, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff.
    Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
    Overnight in Banff in your choice of accommodation.
    Standard: The Mount Royal Hotel
    Superior: The Fox Inn & Suites
    Deluxe: The Rimrock Resort

  • Day 5 Banff

    A full day to explore Banff and the surrounding area. In town you’ll find lots of excitement including shopping, cafés, nightlife and museums. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site which commemorates the birthplace of Canada’s National Park System which began here in 1885, Banff Gondola (not included) where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, and then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs (not included).
    Overnight in Banff in your choice of accommodation.
    Standard: The Mount Royal Hotel
    Superior: The Fox Inn & Suites
    Deluxe: The Rimrock Resort

  • Day 6 Banff Departure

    Today you say goodbye to the Canadian Rockies and transfer by bus to Calgary Airport for your return flight home to Ireland

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