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7-Day Rocky Mountainieer Railway and Kootenay Full Experience Tour from Vancouver Tour Code: 422-18571

From USD$2897
Mon(Jun 03 - Oct 07), Tue(May 07 - Sep 24), Fri (May 31 - Oct 11)
Vancouver, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Visit Vancouver, Banff National Park (Banff Gondola, Bow Falls, Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake), Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Glacier Skywalk, Icefields Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake), Yoho National Park.
  • No hidden fee: No mandatory charges, or service fees required during the tour.
  • Experience Canadian Rockies with award winning luxury Rocky Mountainieer train: Panoramic views (Sliver Leaf), expansive views through the panoramic windows of a bi-level glass dome coach (Gold Leaf), delicious meals and beverages to your seat (Sliver Leaf), gourmet meals prepared by Executive Chefs (Gold Leaf). After arriving Banff Natioal Park, visiting & staying 4 stunning Rocky Mt. National Parks - Banff/YOHO/Jasper/Kootenay National Park with our professional guides to have a In-depth, leisure, and unforgettable vacation.
  • Enjoy lunch at Fairmont hotel near the Lake louise. Stop at Lake Louise for approximate 2 hours
  • Overnight in Banff Town Centre, perfect location for shopping and dining
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $3749
    Double $2955
    3rd Person
    Adult $2300
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
    4th Person
    Adult $2329
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
Price (/person)
    Single $2926
    Double $2366
    3rd Person
    Adult $1994
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
    4th Person
    Adult $1951
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
Price (/person)
    Single $3865
    Double $2984
    3rd Person
    Adult $2242
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
    4th Person
    Adult $2271
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
Price (/person)
    Single $3778
    Double $2941
    3rd Person
    Adult $2242
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
    4th Person
    Adult $2271
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
Price (/person)
    Single $3690
    Double $2897
    3rd Person
    Adult $2242
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
    4th Person
    Adult $2271
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    Free
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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: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar

Day 3: 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.

    Closed before May-5th and after Thanksgiving (October), will be replaced by Minnewanka Lake & Two Jack Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours 30 Minutes

    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

  • 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.

    Icefields Parkway (Passing By)

    One of Canada's national treasures and most rewarding destinations. Stretching 232km through the heart of Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site, this world-class journey offers access to a vast wilderness of pristine mountain lakes, ancient glaciers and broad sweeping valleys

    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.

    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

Standard Hotel: Jasper Whistler's Inn/Mount Robson Inn/Lobstick Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 4: 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 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

    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

  • 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.

    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.

    If Peyto Lake closed, visit Waterfowl Lake instead.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    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

Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Pay extra to stay at featured hotels - Banff Mount Royal or Elk + Avenue Hotel
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 5: Banff National Park - Yoho National Park - Banff (122 km)

We will leave hotel and drive to Lake Louise. Then we will continue to Moraine Lake, see Ten Peaks Valley, Spiral Tunnel. We will also visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge. **Moraine Lake open from (Late May or early June to early Oct). If closed, it will be replaced by the Vermillion Lake
  • 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.

    *Moraine Lake open from (Late May or early June to early Oct). If closed, it will be replaced by the Vermillion Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    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

Standard Hotel: Banff Aspen Lodge or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Pay extra to stay at featured hotels - Banff Mount Royal or Elk + Avenue Hotel
Lunch: Meal Plan (Fairmont hotel lunch)

Day 6: Banff Town - Banff National Park - Calgary (209 km)

We will depart for Banff National Park to visit Johnson Canyon, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, Hoodoos and experience Banff Sulphur Mt Gondola. We will also visit Banff Town. We will spend the night in Calgary.
  • 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.

    Banff Gondola

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Johnston Creek

    Johnston Creek is the one of most famous sights in Banff National Park. Known for its walking trail throughout the year. *Free Crampons 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: Calgary Area Hotel
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 7: Kootenay National Park (132 km)

  • Kootenay National Park, BC

    Kootenay National Park is located in southeastern British Columbia Canada, covering 1,406 km² in the Canadian Rockies, and forms part of a World Heritage Site.

    Continental Divide

    The Continental Divide is the boundary between the Kootenay and Banff National Park boundary, as well as the BC-Alberta provincial border.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Marble Canyon

    A canyon surrounding Tokumm Creek just above its confluence with the Vermilion River, at the north end of Kootenay National Park in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, Canada.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Radium Hot Springs

    Informally and commonly called Radium, it is a village of 776 residents situated in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. The village is named for the hot springs located in the nearby Kootenay National Park.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Optional Activity Introduction


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)

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 starts half hour before sunet at Banff National Park. Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours; return to banff hotel after the tour
*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 verify the departure time with Rocky Mountaineer Rail at 1-877-460-3200.
  • Airport Drop off: Please arrange your return flight after 9:30pm.

Price Includes

  • Rocky Montaineer Railway One Way Ticket
  • Bilingual Tour guide after train tour (English & Chinese)
  • English guide on the train
  • Meals on the train (2 Breakfast & 2 Lunch)
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Driver/guide Service Fee

Price Excludes

  • Air fare
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and beverage after train tour
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Optional activities with additional fees mentioned in the itinerary

Additional Note

  • For Restaurants require lunch pre-order: If you select the meal plan, kindly make your choice for the main dish for lunch (each guest can have their own option. If your reply is not received 7 days prior to the tour departure, BEEF as the main dish will be automatically selected):
    • Chicken
    • Alberta Beef
    • Vegetarian
  • Group Meal Plan: Not recommend choosing the group meal option for guests with any dietary requirement (e.g., vegetarian) or allergies
  • Hotel rooms: The standard Twin room in North American hotels is equipped with one double bed, two double beds or one double bed or one sofa bed. Triple/Quadruple room does not include a third/fourth bed the room types are based on the double occupancy. No extra bed for 3rd & 4th person.
    Check-in time: Hotel check in time is 4:00 PM. Guests arriving in the morning are not guaranteed to check in.
  • Other Hotel Notes: According to the regulations of different hotels, you may be asked to provide credit card as a deposit for incidental expenses during the stay, such as telephone calls and ects. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the rooms. Violation of the rules will result in a fine of passenger's own cost
  • 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 check in and one carry on luggage, with applicable size restrictions, are allowed for each person. Extra per baggage will be charged C$50+5%
  • Other Notes: Airport pickup day will not be guaranteed for the VIP Seat (i.e., first 3 rows or less than 14 people small group)
  • VIP SEAT Upgrade If you prefer VIP seats in the first four rows on the coach, there is an additional fee of CA$165 per person. Please feel free to contact us if needed. *Airport pickup day will not be guaranteed for the first 4 rows.
  • If some attractions closed due to weather, we will replace them with other attractions.

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  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
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