Pacific Express Tour - 5 Day Tour
Explore Canada's West in the comfort of the World's Finest Luxury Train. With snow capped mountains, lush green valleys, sparkling rivers and endless forests.the Canadian Rockies are known world wide for their spectacular scenery and pristine wilderness. Since 1885 Canadian Pacific Railway has been bringing visitors from all over the world to experience this exceptional destination.
In a timeless tradition, Royal Canadian Pacific continues to share the experience of the Canadian Rockies and sparkling West Coast with our guests in the spirit of our Royal Pacific Express. This luxury rail excursion is truly a testament to the beauty, heritage and culture of the Rocky Mountains. Travel in royal luxury through majestic, inaccessible and spectacular terrain in the comfort of the Royal Canadian Pacific's fully restored vintage rail cars.
- Private chauffeur transportation from Calgary International Airport to The Fairmont Palliser Hotel
- One hotel night at The Fairmont Palliser Hotel
- Luxuriously appointed, en suite stateroom onboard the train (double, twin or single availability - all equipped with private shower, sink, and latrine)
- Onboard the train - daily table d'hote meals, including all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
Day 1 - Welcome to Calgary!
Welcome to Calgary! Known as the "Heart of the New West," the frontier spirit of Calgary is alive and well amidst the thriving energy sector that has entrenched this city as a corporate powerhouse. Your private chauffeur will greet you at the Calgary International Airport and transfer you to The Fairmont Palliser Hotel for your overnight stay at this former Canadian Pacific Hotel located in the downtown core. Dinner will be on your own tonight allowing you to explore the many superb restaurants along Stephen Avenue.
Day 2 - Banff - Lake Louise
Your luxury rail tour will depart the Canadian Pacific Railway Pavilion in the morning bound for the world-famous township of Banff, Alberta, where you will enjoy some free time for shopping. Returning to the train you will travel a short distance to Lake Louise, Alberta, for a guided tour. Afterwards, return to the train and mingle with your traveling companions during a cocktail reception followed by a splendid dinner as the sun sets over the Canadian Rockies.
Day 3 - Spiral Tunnels / Revelstoke / Kamloops
Enjoy the views from an open air vestibule as the train descends through Kicking Horse Pass. This pass was one of the biggest challenges to the building of the transcontinental railroad, now demonstrating the ingenious engineering feat known as the "Spiral Tunnels," which have allowed safe rail movement through the pass since 1909. The train will be stopping in Revelstoke for a tour of the Revelstoke Railway museum and then continuing on through Rogers Pass and the Shushwap Lakes area to Kamloops, BC for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4 - Fraser Valley / Vancouver
Bid farewell to Kamloops as the train departs and winds through the Thompson Valley and on to the Fraser Valley. From the train you will have a hill-top view of the awesome Hell's Gate - a natural gorge of rock walls that forces the mighty Fraser River through a 110-foot wide passage. The train will arrive into Vancouver where you will be treated to a Gala dinner before you spend your final night on the train.
Day 5 - Vancouver
After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport for your flight back home with all of your photographs, souvenirs and wonderful memories.
Each departure has a maximum capacity of 30 guests. Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy including Canadian GST. Single rates are available.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Royal Pacific Express Tour.
**Estimated USD price based on 7/23/12 exchange rate; USD conversion rates may vary and prices are subject to change. Payments will be accepted via major credit card and will be charged in Canadian funds. The credit card company is responsible for converting the funds to US dollars on your statement. Some credit card companies add a surcharge for foreign transactions. The cardholder is responsible for those fees.