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First Passage to the West Canmore Self-Drive

Just 20 minutes from Banff, this authentic mountain town offers stunning views and a laidback atmosphere where you can hike, explore caves or discover unique restaurants and boutiques.

7 days    $2,279
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About the Tour

Just 20 minutes from Banff, this authentic mountain town offers stunning views and a laidback atmosphere where you can hike, explore caves or discover unique restaurants and boutiques. 

Highlights

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver and Kamloops
  • 4 days full-size car rental, including one-way drop charges and unlimited miles
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Calgary Tower
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Vancouver
    Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
  • Day 2 - Vancouver to Kamloops on the Rocky Mountaineer
    Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station at this morning. Travel 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. Breakfast & lunch included onboard. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room. Overnight Kamloops. (B, L)
  • Day 3 - Kamloops to Canmore on the
    Rocky MountaineerBoard the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station at this morning, your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow across ranch lands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Todays’ highlights include Craigellachie where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over the Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels, and of courses the glaciers snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train. On arrival in Banff this evening, collect your rental car and take a leisurely 30 minute drive to Canmore where you will spend the night at your hotel. Overnight Canmore. (B, L)
  • Day 4 - Canmore at Leisure
    Today is yours to explore Canmore and the neighboring area. Canmore is an authentic mountain community, including an impressive list of accomplished mountaineers, and Olympic athletes. Here, you can take in the one-of-a-kind boutiques, eclectic art galleries, stunning mountain views, or take a float down the Bow River or a scenic helicopter ride. The atmosphere is quiet and laid back. Overnight Canmore.
  • Day 5 - Canmore to Lake Louise
    Today is yours to enjoy a scenic drive from Canmore to Lake Louise. The rest of your day is at leisure in Lake Louise. Overnight Lake Louise.
  • Day 6 - Lake Louise to Calgary
    Enjoy a morning lakeshore stroll around Lake Louise, or for the more adventurous, a hike up to Lady Agnes Tea House (1-2 hours one way). This afternoon begin your journey to Calgary through beautiful Kananaskis Country and the ranching regions of Alberta before arriving in Calgary. Enjoy admission to the Calgary Tower. Overnight in Calgary.
  • Day 7 - Tour Ends
    Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Accommodations

SilverLeaf Service
Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level dome coach in the new SilverLeaf Service. Hotels include the Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver, Malcolm Hotel Canmore, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Delta Calgary Downtown.

GoldLeaf Service
Discover why travelers rave about Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy gourmet meals prepared by talented onboard chefs. Hotels include Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Malcolm Hotel Canmore, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and Hyatt Regency Calgary.

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service
Hotels include Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, Hotel Malcolm Canmore, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and Fairmont Palliser Calgary. Spoil yourself by making your Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf rail journey through the Canadian Rockies a deluxe one. Enjoy all of the same luxurious onboard amenities in GoldLeaf Service plus deluxe hotel accommodations.

Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

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