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6-Day Rocky Mountainieer Railway Full Experience Tour from Vancouver Tour Code: 022-9506

From USD$2157
Mon, Tue, Fri (7/1 - 10/5)
Vancouver, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
6 5
Visit Vancouver, Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake, Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride, Sulphur Mountain), Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Glacier Skywalk, Icefields Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake), Yoho National Park.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $2786
    Double $2196
    3rd Person
    Adult $1661
    Child $1661
Price (/person)
    Single $2747
    Double $2157
    3rd Person
    Adult $1622
    Child $1622
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Pricing Policy

Admission fees AdultChild
National Parks Admission and Hotel Breakfasts - Surcharge $107$107
Optional Meal Plan (/person) AdultChild
Rockies Area 4 Days Lunch including Deluxe lunch at Chateau Lake Louise - Surcharge $140$140
Seat Option During Canadian Rockies Tour AdultChild
4 Days First 3 Rows Bus Seat or 14 People Small Group - Surcharge $86$86
Activity Options AdultChild
Maligne Lake Cruise+Ice Explorer+Skywalk+Gondola - Surcharge $195$98
2 Hours Banff Photo + Wildlife Night Tour with Transfer - Surcharge $59$59
Evening Activity - Banff Bow River Horseback Ride (1 hour) - Surcharge $73$73
Activity Options Date Limit Date / Date Range
2 Hours Banff Photo + Wildlife Night Tour with Transfer - Surcharge2022-04-15~2022-09-13
Evening Activity - Banff Bow River Horseback Ride (1 hour) - Surcharge2022-06-10~2022-09-11
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Optional Activity - Banff Gondola:
Excellent view: overlooking the beautiful scenery of Banff Town, a hurdle of Rocky Mountains and the town near the town from the heights. High-altitude experience: Two-kilometer high-altitude experience, not to be missed.

*If not joining this activity, you will be self-exploring at the Banff Sulphur Mountain gondola base

Optional Activity - Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer & Skywalk:
The Columbia Icefield Adventure reveals the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Then, Walk on a cliff-edged walkway, high above the Sunwapta Valley on the Columbia Icefield Skywalk.

*If not joining this activity, you will be self-explorering at the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre or walk to the bottom of the glacier at your own risk

Optional Activity - Maligne Lake Cruise:
Maligne Lake Boat Tours introduce you to the azure-blue waters and majestic scenery of Maligne Lake. You can take the 90-minute cruise to Spirit Island, named the “Best Boat Tour in Canada” by Reader’s Digest, or specialty cruises like the Through the Lens cruise for photographers. Guided fishing tours are also available, along with canoe and kayak rentals, hiking trails, afternoon tea at the historic Maligne Lake Chalet, and dining at The View restaurant.

If not joining this activity, you will be self-exploring the Maligne Lake (trail available)
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* Please note the Tour Map is subject to change.

Day 1: Vancouver - Kamloops(354 km)

Today we will board the Vancouver Montaineer Railway to Kamloops. Along the way, we will get a view of the Fraser canyon's rapids and steep slopes and rocks in the Thompson River. We will enjoy the meal on the train. Stay overnight in Kamloops hotel.
  • Vancouver, BC

    Vancouver, BC
    This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.
Standard Hotel: Hotel in Kamloops

Day 2: Kamloops - Banff(337 km)

Today we will continue the railway trip and head to Banff. We will travel across the Rogers Pass, Spiral Tunnel, Horse Canyon as well as the Canadian Rockies glacier. The railway will end in the afternoon.
Standard Hotel: Aspen Lodge /Brewster Mt Lodge or similar

Day 3: Banff National Park - Banff Town

We will visit Banff Sulphur Mountain, ride Gondola, appreciate Johnston Canyon, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and Hoodoos. Later we will visit Banff Town and spend the night there. We can also choose to take the add-on optional photography tour at your own expenses.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Sulphur Mountain

    Sulphur Mountain
    This mountain in Banff National Park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There is a gondola that takes you nearly to the summit, which is perched at 8,041 feet.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride

    This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.

    Johnston Creek

    Johnston Creek is the one of most famous sights in Banff National Park. Known for its walking trail throughout the year. *Free Crampon are provided for Winter itinerary

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Bow Falls

    Bow Falls
    The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Surprise Corner

    Surprise Corner
    This scenic viewpoint in Banff National Park, though unmarked, is locally known as the best place to get views of the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Hoodoos

    Hoodoos are intriguing geological formations that rise like thin towers from rocky terrain. Those in Alberta's Banff National Park are no exception. They hover like tall spires above the wilderness of this vast area.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Aspen Lodge/Brewster Mt Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 4: Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Jasper(214 km)

Today we will pass Icefield Parkway, visit attractions Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, Ice Explorer and Athabasca Falls. Stay overnight in Jasper.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Bow Lake

    A small lake in western Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Bow River, in the Canadian Rockies, at an altitude of 1920 m. It is one of the lakes that line the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Columbia Icefield

    Columbia Icefield
    The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours 30 Minutes

  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Athabasca Falls

    Athabasca Falls
    A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Glacier Skywalk

    Glacier Skywalk
    Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.

    Icefields Parkway

    A 230 km long scenic road that parallels the Continental Divide, traversing the rugged landscape of the Canadian Rockies, travelling through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. It is named for features such as the Columbia Icefield, visible from the parkway. It links Lake Louise with Jasper to the north. At its southern end, the Icefields Parkway terminates at Highway 1.
Standard Hotel: Jasper Whistler's Inn/Mount Robson Inn/Lobstick Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 5: Jasper - Banff(257 km)

Today we will visit Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Peyto Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. Guests can choose to take Maligne Lake Cruise. During the trip, we will pass by Medicine Lake and make a short stop at The Crossing. We will spend the night in Banff hotel.
  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Maligne Lake

    Maligne Lake
    This amazing lake and the scenery surrounding it is one of the most-photographed areas in the world. It is beloved for its crystalline waters, the surrounding mountains, and Spirit Island. The area is home to many animals, including caribou.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

    Maligne Canyon

    Maligne Canyon
    Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Crowfoot Glacier

    Crowfoot Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, 32 km (20 mi) northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway. The glacier is situated on the northeastern flank of Crowfoot Mountain.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Peyto Lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park is known for its stunning aqua-blue coloration. It can be best seen from a viewing point just off the Icefield Parkway; this is considered one of the best views in Canada.

    We will replace it with the Wterfowl Lake when Peyto Lake closed.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Aspen Lodge/Brewster Mt Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 6: Banff National Park - Yoho National Park - Calgary(253 km)

We will visit Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Ten Peaks Valley and pass Spiral Tunnel. Afterwards, we will arrive in Yoho National Park to visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge. Later we will arrive in Calgary for return flight.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Moraine Lake

    Moraine Lake
    This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Valley of the Ten Peaks

    A region located in Banff National Park, this area is so named because the ten summits of the mountain range in the distance are clearly visible. It is an open valley area that also includes Moraine Lake.
  • Yoho National Park, AB

    Yoho National Park, AB
    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

    Emerald Lake

    Emerald Lake
    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Natural Bridge

    Natural Bridge
    The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, in the Yoho park, has created a natural bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Lunch: Meal Plan (Fairmont hotel lunch)
Optional Activity - Bow River Horseback Ride:
This is an optional tour in the evening. Ride along the tranquil Bow River, an area home to wildlife in amongst the thick marshes and grassy meadows. And if you look up, you might spot an eagle or hawk soaring through the sky.

Tour start at 1730PM. Duration 1 hour.
Please note that tranfer back to Calgary is not included if this activity is taken place on the last day of your trip. Please confirm with Calgary Tours for the availability before booking this activity.

Optional Activity - Banff Photo + Wildlife Night Tour:
This itinerary is an optional tour in the evening. It will take you to the famous photography spots in Banff area. The journey start with the visit of wild animals. follow by the famous sunset of Vermillion Lake, and end with the beautiful view of Banff Town under the night sky. Experienced guides will share photography skills and provide assistance to help you leave beautiful memories.

Tour start half hour before sunet at Banff National Park. Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours; return to hotel after tour; return to banff hotel or Calgary after the tour. Please note that tour returns to Calgary around midnight.

*If not joining this activity, you will have free time at your leisure in the evening

Please also note the itinerary sequence listed above will be changed based on the actual arrival date. Some attractions will be replaced with others when they are closed for the seasonal reasons.
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Location Address Departure
Vancouver, BC 1755 Cottrell St, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, V6A 2L8 (Rocky Mountaineer Station- BC ) 7:30am
  • Departure: Guests need to check in the Rocky Mountaineer Rail by themselves on first day. Please contact with us about the exact departure time after your order confirmed.
  • Return: Please arrange your return flight departing from Calgary airport after 9:30pm last day.

Price Includes

  • Vancouver Montaineer Railway ticket
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English & Chinese)
  • Bus transportation

Price Excludes

  • Flight ticket
  • Mandatory fees: CAD$125 per adult, CAD$85 per child aged 0-11, including National Parks entrance fees and daily breakfasts.
  • Driver/guide service fee: suggested C$10 per person
  • Tax will be charged when booking
  • Personal costs
  • Meals and beverage
  • Travel insurance

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  • Hotel rooms: triple and quadruple room will be established with two beds only.
  • Railway ticket: Since this tour includes the railway ticket, please make sure to provide us your fully legal name when your booking. Or guests would take responsibility for the loss.
  • Baggage Restrictions: one piece per person for each room and one piece for hand luggage. Extra per baggage will be charged C$25+5% per day.

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