First Passage to the West Excursion

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A relaxing and unforgettable two-day journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer climaxes with a stunning helicopter tour of the Rockies’ legendary looming crags.

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DESTINATIONS
Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Calgary
ROUTES
TRIP LENGTH
5 Days / 4 Nights total
2 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
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Vancouver to Calgary, Eastbound [Tour Code: EBDE]
Calgary to Vancouver, Westbound [Tour Code: EBDW]
MODES OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
Motorcoach
ROUTE TYPE
One-way
PRICE
$1,973 to $3,569 USD
Base package price range
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What's Included

Activities & Tours
Activities & Tours
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
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
  • 4 nights hotel
DESCRIPTION
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
VANCOUVER HOTEL OPTIONS

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront- City View Room

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service,...

With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering attention to detail.

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Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver- Deluxe Room

Experience the best that Vancouver has to offer, surrounded by panoramic views of the Coastal Mountains, Coal Harbour and city skyline. The Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel is situated on the downtown waterfront of this vibrant metropolis, with some of the city’s top tourist attractions, and...

Experience the best that Vancouver has to offer, surrounded by panoramic views of the Coastal Mountains, Coal Harbour and city skyline. The Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel is situated on the downtown waterfront of this vibrant metropolis, with some of the city’s top tourist attractions, and popular shopping and entertainment districts just minutes away.

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Fairmont Pacific Rim- Deluxe Partial Harbourview Room

A luxurious, sophisticated and contemporary hotel featuring the best of the Pacific Rim in its plan, décor, and culinary offerings. Stylish rooms and unique suites integrate naturally inspired materials and state-of-the-art technology. Fairmont Pacific Rim's 5 star hotel is sure to impress with...

A luxurious, sophisticated and contemporary hotel featuring the best of the Pacific Rim in its plan, décor, and culinary offerings. Stylish rooms and unique suites integrate naturally inspired materials and state-of-the-art technology. Fairmont Pacific Rim's 5 star hotel is sure to impress with captivating views of the water and mountains.

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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.
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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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Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
ACTIVITIES
CALGARY HOTEL OPTIONS

Delta Calgary Downtown- Guest Room

Renowned for its genuine hospitality, the Delta Calgary Downtown is ideally located in downtown Calgary at the intersection of the city's business and cultural districts. Enjoy convenient access to all venues through the Calgary Skywalk system and public transportation, which makes exploring our...

Renowned for its genuine hospitality, the Delta Calgary Downtown is ideally located in downtown Calgary at the intersection of the city's business and cultural districts. Enjoy convenient access to all venues through the Calgary Skywalk system and public transportation, which makes exploring our city that much easier. When you return at the end of the day, expect the comforts of home.

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Hyatt Regency Calgary- Standard Room

Step through the doors of the hotel and you’ll be greeted by elegant grand lobby decorated in rich colors with contrasting historic 1866 sandstone walls. As you walk to your room, you’ll see a beautiful collection of over 500 original Western Canadian objets d’art, and the spacious rooms...

Step through the doors of the hotel and you’ll be greeted by elegant grand lobby decorated in rich colors with contrasting historic 1866 sandstone walls. As you walk to your room, you’ll see a beautiful collection of over 500 original Western Canadian objets d’art, and the spacious rooms and suites provide deluxe conveniences, including the Hyatt Grand Bed® and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

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Fairmont Palliser Hotel- Junior Suite

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. Set in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive...

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. Set in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.

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Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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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
$1,973.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$1,973.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$2,267.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018
$2,351.16 USD
Jun 14, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018
$2,309.16 USD
Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018
$2,393.16 USD
Jul 15, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018
$2,309.16 USD
Sep 30, 2018
$2,267.16 USD
Oct 04, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$1,973.16 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
$2,645.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$2,645.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$3,065.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018
$3,107.16 USD
Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018
$3,233.16 USD
Jul 15, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
$3,107.16 USD
Oct 04, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$2,645.16 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
$2,939.16 USD
Apr 15, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
$2,981.16 USD
Apr 30, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$3,359.16 USD
May 31, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018
$3,443.16 USD
Jul 05, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018
$3,569.16 USD
Jul 15, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
$3,443.16 USD
Oct 04, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018
$2,939.16 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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