First Passage to the West Kananaskis Self-Drive

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DESCRIPTION

Sprawling across a spectacular mountain landscape, and just a 45-minute drive from Banff, Kananaskis encompasses several protected parks, unspoiled streams and untouched forest. It is the perfect place to hike, mountain bike, ride horses, play golf, or relax in the Nordic Spa.

DESTINATIONS
Vancouver, Kamloops, Kananaskis, Lake Louise, Calgary
ROUTES
TRIP LENGTH
7 Days / 6 Nights total
2 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
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Calgary to Vancouver - Westbound [Tour Code: DBKW]
Vancouver to Calgary [Tour Code: DBKE]
MODES OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
Rental Car
ROUTE TYPE
One-way
PRICE
$2,369 to $4,107 USD
Base package price range
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What's Included

Activities & Tours
Activities & Tours

• Vancouver Lookout
• Calgary Tower
 

Dining
Dining

• 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches 
 

Travel & Transport
Travel & Transport

• 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service 
• 4 days full-size car rental, including one-way drop charges and unlimited kilometres 
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Kamloops
• Luggage handling

Accommodations
Accommodations

• 6 nights hotel accommodation 
 

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Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

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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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Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour 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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Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station at 7:30am PT. Travel 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. Breakfast & lunch included onboard. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops between 6:00pm and 7:30pm PT. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room. All hotels in Kamloops are of moderate standard: your hotel will be assigned post-booking.
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Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station at 6:25am PT, to continue your journey to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow across ranch lands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Todays’ highlights include Craigellachie where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over the Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels, and of courses the glaciers snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Breakfast and lunch served onboard the train. On arrival in Banff between 8:00pm and 9:30pm MT, collect your rental car and in 45 minutes, you will arrive at the Canadian Rockies best kept secret… Kananaskis.

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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Today is yours to enjoy one of Alberta’s biggest recreational playgrounds. There are plenty of paved pathways for easy hiking, or rugged trails for the more adventurous. Cycle through the evergreen valleys past glacial streams on many kilometers of paved trails. For the avid Fisherman, hike into the high Alpine Lake or just cast off the shores of the Kananaskis Lakes. Play the 36-hole golf course, or take a trail ride by horse through the Kananaskis Valley ending with the thrill of white water rafting on the Kananaskis River. However you decide to spend your day, this unspoiled area of pristine wilderness has everything to offer to reconnect you with nature and the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Overnight in Kananaskis.

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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Kananaskis Mountain Lodge  - Standard Room

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of...

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge offers an unbeatable location in Alberta, Canada. Discover endless opportunities to explore nature in the Rocky Mountains and Barrier Lake close by. Make yourself at home in the stylish guest rooms and suite featuring complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and stunning views of the Rockies. Enjoy the restaurants and bars, the modern fitness centre, indoor pool, and seasonal ice skating rink. 

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On your way to Lake Louise, stop off in Banff enjoying such sights as Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. On your way to Lake Louise take a leisurely drive along the Bow Johnston Canyon where you can take an easy 20 minute stroll to the lower falls or a moderate 45 minute trek to the spectacular upper waterfalls. Overnight in Lake Louise.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Lakeview Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Deluxe Lakeview Room

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing,...

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park. Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river rafting.

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Enjoy a morning lakeshore stroll around Lake Louise, or for the more adventurous, a hike up to Lady Agnes Tea House (1-2 hours one way). This afternoon begin your journey to Calgary through beautiful Kananaskis Country and the ranching regions of Alberta before arriving in Calgary. Enjoy admission to the Calgary Tower. Overnight in Calgary.

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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 upon 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
$2,369.21 USD
Apr 14, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
$2,369.21 USD
Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
$2,645.71 USD
May 02, 2019 - May 27, 2019
$2,685.21 USD
May 30, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
$2,882.71 USD
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019
$3,001.21 USD
Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
$3,080.21 USD
Aug 01, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019
$3,001.21 USD
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019
$2,803.71 USD
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 10, 2019
$2,527.21 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
$3,159.21 USD
Apr 14, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
$3,159.21 USD
Apr 25, 2019 - May 12, 2019
$3,514.71 USD
May 13, 2019 - May 27, 2019
$3,554.21 USD
May 30, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
$3,751.71 USD
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019
$3,830.71 USD
Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 08, 2019
$3,949.21 USD
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
$3,830.71 USD
Aug 01, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019
$3,870.21 USD
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019
$3,712.21 USD
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 10, 2019
$3,317.21 USD
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Guests booking GoldLeaf Service with upgrade hotels will travel in GoldLeaf Service...

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Guests booking GoldLeaf Service with upgrade hotels will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour.

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Starting from
$3,277.71 USD
Apr 14, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
$3,277.71 USD
Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
$3,672.71 USD
May 02, 2019 - May 27, 2019
$3,712.21 USD
May 30, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
$3,909.71 USD
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019
$4,028.21 USD
Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 08, 2019
$4,107.21 USD
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
$4,028.21 USD
Aug 01, 2019 - Sep 12, 2019
$4,067.71 USD
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019
$3,870.21 USD
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 10, 2019
$3,475.21 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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