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Discover Canada onboard the Rocky Mountaineer

$ 2590 or 5 monthly payments of $518.00
5 days/4 nights
Per Adult

Rocky Mountaineer First Passage to the West 5 Day Tour

A relaxing and unforgettable two-day journey onboard Rocky Mountaineer climaxes with a stunning helicopter tour of the Rockies’ legendary looming crags. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West. Traverse the Continental Divide ...

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Highlights

  • Spend 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoy scenery through the windows that are custom-designed with single level glass dome coaches in SilverLeaf Service onboard
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flight included 
  • Luggage handling makes the trip easy
  • Departures throughout 15 Apr - 11 Oct 2018 

Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Hotel: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

Day 2: Kamloops
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer 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. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 3: Banff
Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff.
Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa

Day 4: Calgary
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
Hotel: Delta Calgary Downtown

Day 5: Tour Ends
Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

FACILITIES

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront: With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver, along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle aims to make every guest experience special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering attention to detail.

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa: Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.

Delta Calgary Downtown: 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 the city that much easier. When you return at the end of the day, expect the comforts of home.

Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf ServiceCarving through the Canadian Rockies onboard a luxury coach. Once aboard enjoy a refreshing welcome aboard toast. Travel in a single-level dome coach with panoramic views through oversized windows. Discover regionally inspired meals created by a team of award-winning chefs and gourmet meals plated to your preference.

INCLUDES

Your 5 day Rocky Mountaineer experience includes:

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
Excludes 
  • Flights 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Items of a personal nature 
  • Meals not mentioned 
  

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fine print

  • Valid for travel 15 Apr - 11 Oct 2018
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.  In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Please note all our holidays are subject to availability at time of booking. Should your dates not be available please note the My Discoveries Booking Guarantee applies. The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • MyDiscoveries members receive 10% off any travel insurance policy- Simply mention the promo code: DISCOVERY10.

booking essentials

  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed.
  • Canada visa information: To enter Canada, Australian passport holders must have a valid and appropriate visa. All Australians travelling to or transiting through Canada by air are required are required to obtain an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) prior to arrival in Canada and is linked above. You can apply only through the official website for an eTA online.  Alternatively, you can contact an external visa provider such as Visa Central directly for more details or arrange a visa. 

booking guarantee

The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can't get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we'll give you your money back, no questions asked.

travel period





Select dates every two weeks from 15 Apr - 11 Oct 2018

Seasons 

Low: 15- 29 Apr, 4-11 Oct 2018
Shoulder: 30 Apr - 28 May, 30 Sep 2018
High: 31 May - 10 Jun, 14 Jun - 1 Jul,  5 Jul - 12 Jul 2018

pricing options

Twin / Single Package Option Price
twin Low Season $2,590.00
twin Shoulder Season $2,975.00
twin High Season $3,099.00

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