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Canada's Rocky Mountaineer

8 days From £3,495 per person

2025 Tour code: CSI25

About the tour

This unforgettable journey begins in the vibrant coastal city of Vancouver, where you can soak in the maritime charm and explore the city's scenic beauty before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer for a two-day adventure. Traverse through the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies on one of the world's most iconic trains, taking in the majestic landscapes and immersing yourself in the natural wonders along the way. As you arrive in the picturesque mountain town of Banff, you will have the opportunity to discover the stunning surroundings and experience the serene beauty that defines this famous destination.

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Unforgettable Experiences

Rocky Mountaineer
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Take a majestic ride aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train.
Explore the alpine town of Banff.
Discover the wonders of Calgary, immersing yourself in its vibrant atmosphere and captivating attractions.

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Outbound Travel

Getting to Vancouver

A direct flight will carry you from the UK to Vancouver, arriving in the late afternoon.

Arrive in Vancouver

Day 1 - Arrival in Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver

Upon touching down in this captivating maritime city, you will be whisked away to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and stunning surroundings of Vancouver during your evening in this fabulous destination


Day 2 - Vancouver


Enjoy the day with free time to unwind or delve into a variety of activities suited to your preferences. Vancouver boasts a wealth of attractions catering to every interest, from exploring the charming cobblestone streets of historic Gastown to indulging in delectable dining experiences in vibrant Yaletown. Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic Stanley Park Seawall and immerse yourself in the breathtaking vistas of the Coast Mountains and the tranquil Pacific Ocean that envelop this picturesque city. Whether you opt for cultural exploration, culinary delights, or simply basking in the natural beauty that surrounds you, Vancouver offers experiences to make your stay truly unforgettable.

Joining the Rocky Mountaineer

Day 3 – Rocky Mountaineer

Joining the Rocky Mountaineer

Embark on an early morning adventure aboard the legendary Rocky Mountaineer from the vibrant coastal city of Vancouver to the town of Kamloops, nestled in the heart of British Columbia's scenic interior. Prepare to be mesmerised as the landscapes transform throughout the day's journey. From the verdant expanses of the Fraser Valley to the enchanting forests and meandering river canyons enveloped by the majestic peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, each vista offers a glimpse into the natural beauty of the region.

Be captivated by the exhilarating rush of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and marvel at the rugged terrain and rock formations along the Thompson River. As the sun sets, relish in the serene ambiance as the train meanders along the tranquil shores of Kamloops Lake, heralding your arrival in the quaint town of Kamloops where you will spend the night.

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Day 4 – Rocky Mountaineer to Banff

Rocky Mountaineer

Set off early to embark on the next leg of your journey, venturing eastward toward the majestic Canadian Rockies and the captivating province of Alberta. Prepare for another day of awe-inspiring scenery that unfolds like a masterful painting before your eyes. Traverse vast ranchlands, skirt rocky lakeshores, ascend high mountain passes, and traverse historic tunnels steeped in the rich legacy of Canadian rail history.

Today's adventure is punctuated by iconic landmarks such as Craigellachie, where the final spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was ceremoniously driven, the exhilarating climb over Rogers Pass, the rugged beauty of Kicking Horse Canyon, and the mesmerising engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels. As the day progresses, feast your eyes upon the timeless allure of the Canadian Rockies, adorned with majestic glaciers and snow-capped peaks that stand as sentinels of nature's grandeur. Your unforgettable rail journey culminates in the picturesque resort town of Banff, where you will enjoy two nights of relaxation amidst the breathtaking beauty of the Rockies.


Day 5 - Banff


Take the day to unwind and immerse yourself in the charm of Banff at your own pace. Whether you're seeking relaxation in the soothing Banff hot springs, eager to explore the vibrant town, or yearning for outdoor wildlife encounters, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Delight in the tranquility of the mountain surroundings or embark on an adventure tailored to your interests. With a myriad of activities awaiting, the day is yours to enjoy the perfect Banff experience.

Banff & Calgary

Day 6 - Banff sightseeing & Calgary

Banff & Calgary

Start your day with a delightful sightseeing tour of Banff, exploring captivating spots like Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, and the mystical Hoodoos. Before bidding farewell to Banff, immerse yourself in the breathtaking views atop the Banff Gondola. You'll travel on to the charming city of Calgary, where you'll spend the night, rounding off your day of exploration.

Inbound Travel

Days 7 & 8 - Calgary & homeward bound

Savour a leisurely day to discover the wonders of Calgary, immersing yourself in its vibrant atmosphere and captivating attractions. Whether you choose to stroll through the bustling streets, uncover hidden gems, or indulge in local cuisine, Calgary offers endless possibilities for exploration and adventure. Later in the afternoon you'll transfer to Calgary airport for your direct flight back to the UK, carrying cherished memories of adventure through the magnificent Canadian Rockies.

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Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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