First Passage to the West

The best of Canadian hospitality aboard a train specially built for maximum sightseeing enjoyment on a magnificent journey through Canada's majestic Rocky Mountains. Retrace the steps of 19th century explorers, travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and pass by the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven.

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2 Days / 1 Night $1285*

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Includes: 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts, 3 nights hotel accommodation, Calgary tour, station and hotel transfers

Departs: Selected dates in 2014 and 2015. Please enquire for full list of departures.

  •  Rogers Pass

  •  The “Last Spike” of the Canadian Pacific Railway  

  • Spiral Tunnels
  • Kicking Horse Pass

Tour Details

  • Day One: Vancouver to Banff/Calgary via Kamloops

    Arrive in Vancouver for an overnight stay. The rest of the day is yours to explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Overnight in Vancouver.

  • Day Two: Vancouver to Kamloops

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.

    Day Three: Kamloops to Calgary

    Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. After a brief stop in Banff, hors d’oeuvres will be served as you continue on to Calgary. Overnight in Calgary.

    Day Four: Calgary

    Your vacation ends this morning with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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