First Passage to the West Classic, Vancouver-Banff

What's Included

DESCRIPTION

Survey the Canadian landscape for two days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, with one night of accommodation in each Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff. 

We have changed the name of our journeys for the 2018 season. Travel sooner and view the 2017 version of this package.

DESTINATIONS
Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff
ROUTES
TRIP LENGTH
4 Days / 3 Nights total
2 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
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Banff to Vancouver, Westbound [Tour Code: CBCW]
Vancouver to Banff, Eastbound [Tour Code: CBCE]
MODES OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
ROUTE TYPE
One-way
PRICE
$1,553 to $2,981 USD
Base package price range
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What's Included

Activities & Tours
Activities & Tours
  • Vancouver Lookout
Dining
Dining
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Travel & Transport
Travel & Transport
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
Accommodations
Accommodations
  • 3 nights hotel
DESCRIPTION
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER HOTEL OPTIONS

Georgian Court Hotel- Deluxe Room

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World situated in downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium, Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions. Enjoy a warm welcome combined with attentive service and exceptional value for money.

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World situated in downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium, Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions. Enjoy a warm welcome combined with attentive service and exceptional value for money.

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver- Fairmont Room

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is known as the 'Castle in the City’ and reflects timeless luxury and history. Holding a prime downtown location, steps from Vancouver’s shopping and entertainment district, it is the perfect place to enjoy Vancouver's vibrant atmosphere. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has...

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is known as the 'Castle in the City’ and reflects timeless luxury and history. Holding a prime downtown location, steps from Vancouver’s shopping and entertainment district, it is the perfect place to enjoy Vancouver's vibrant atmosphere. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has recently completed a $12 million restaurant, bar and lobby renovation, providing the ‘Grand Dame’ with a sense of renewed luxury.

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Fairmont Hotel Vancouver- Fairmont Gallery Room

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is known as the 'Castle in the City’ and reflects timeless luxury and history. Holding a prime downtown location, steps from Vancouver’s shopping and entertainment district, it is the perfect place to enjoy Vancouver's vibrant atmosphere. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has...

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is known as the 'Castle in the City’ and reflects timeless luxury and history. Holding a prime downtown location, steps from Vancouver’s shopping and entertainment district, it is the perfect place to enjoy Vancouver's vibrant atmosphere. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver has recently completed a $12 million restaurant, bar and lobby renovation, providing the ‘Grand Dame’ with a sense of renewed luxury.

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DESCRIPTION
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver 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. Overnight in Kamloops.
DESCRIPTION
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. Overnight in Banff.
BANFF HOTEL OPTIONS

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa- Hotel Room

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains,...

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.

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Rimrock Resort Hotel- Premium Room

An AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very...

An AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

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Rimrock Resort Hotel- Grandview Room

An AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very...

An AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

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DESCRIPTION
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Banff hotel.

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First Passage to the West First Passage to the West
Destinations on your Journey Destinations on your Journey
Overnight Stop Only Overnight Stop Only

Prices by Service Level

Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed, single level glass...

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Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed, single level glass dome coaches.

  • Single level glass domed coach with oversized windows
  • Delicious, hot entrée options served at your seat and plated to your preference
  • Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks will be served throughout your journey, along with gourmet snacks
  • Overnight accommodation in popular hotels
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Starting from
$1,553.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$1,553.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$1,847.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018
$1,889.16 USD
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$1,595.16 USD
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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our most popular...

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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our most popular service.

  • Two level, glass domed coach with full-length windows
  • Exclusive dining room
  • Gourmet hot meals
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks
  • Deluxe accommodation
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Starting from
$2,141.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$2,141.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$2,603.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018
$2,645.16 USD
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$2,183.16 USD
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Absolutely spoil yourself. Our GoldLeaf Deluxe Service offers the finest accommodation...

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Absolutely spoil yourself. Our GoldLeaf Deluxe Service offers the finest accommodation experience. Guests booking GoldLeaf Deluxe Service will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, plus enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour.

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Starting from
$2,435.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$2,435.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$2,855.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018
$2,981.16 USD
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$2,477.16 USD
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Guests booking GoldLeaf Deluxe Service will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard Rocky Mountaineer, plus enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour (note: all accommodation in Kamloops and Quesnel is moderate).

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