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Historic Canadian Rockies rail route from Vancouver to Banff, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.
First Passage to the West
  • Vancouver
  • Kamloops
  • Banff / Lake Louise

A Legendary Rail Route

Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.

Day 1

Vancouver to Kamloops

Day 2

Kamloops to Banff or Lake Louise

Want to start in Banff?

All of our packages go in both directions: you can start in the Rockies and go to Vancouver, or start in Vancouver.

Carefully Curated Packages

Short Journeys

Rail Route

  • 2 days onboard First Passage to the West
  • 1 night in Kamloops
  • One-way: begin and end in different locations

Rockies Highlights

Rail Route

  • 2 days onboard First Passage to the West
  • 1 night in Kamloops
  • One-way: begin and end in different locations

Experiences

  • Sightseeing tours and/or car rentals in the Rockies
  • 1-2 nights in Vancouver
  • 2-5 nights in the Rockies

Circle Journeys

Rail Route

  • 4-5 days onboard on First Passage to the West & one other rail route
  • 2 nights in a midpoint hotel
  • Round trip: begin and end in Vancouver

Experiences

  • Sightseeing tours and/or car rentals in the Rockies
  • 1-2 nights in Vancouver
  • 2-6 nights in the Rockies
  • See in Banff, Jasper, &Columbia Icefields, with options to see Lake Louise

Take Advantage of Our Current Promotion

Mountain Bound 2021

Get 3 free perks: 1X Hotel Nights, 1X Airport Transfer and 1X Dinner when you book 8+ days with us.  

 

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