First Passage to the West

All aboard the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer, from Vancouver to the mountains.

Add the First Passage to the West to your Best At Travel holiday and retrace the steps of 19th century explorers. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route which united Canada from east to west. Traverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons.

Tour highlights

    • Stop at spectacular Lake Louise
    • Follow in the footsteps of 19th Century explorers on this historic route
    • Discover the mountain town of Banff
    • Choose between SilverLeaf Service and GoldLeaf Service

Itinerary

Day 1

Vancouver to Kamloops

Climb aboard the Rocky Mountaineer and settle into your comfortable carriage ahead of a thrilling journey into the Rocky Mountains. Look out for the wonderful wildlife that calls this region home as your train traces its route alongside the Fraser and Thompson rivers. Arrive into the town of Kamloops where you will spend the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 2

Kamloops to Lake Louise or Banff

Truly remarkable scenery unwinds before you with snow-capped peaks, forested mountain sides and thundering rivers all around as your train whisks you to the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Today your train will negotiate the incredible Spiral Tunnels - a feat of engineering in this remote mountain region - before you arrive at your destination.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Train Cabins

SilverLeaf

  • Gourmet meals served at your seat
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Single level coach with oversized windows
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

GoldLeaf

  • A la carte meals served in the lower level dining room
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Custom designed two-level domed coach with dome windows
  • Outdoor vestibule, to soak up that fresh mountain air
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

Pricing

1st January 2016 - 31st December 2016

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