Rocky Mountaineer: First Passage to the West Highlights – 2017/2018

HBEE/HBEW – 5 Nights / 6 Days

Overview

The First Passage to the West Highlights package is wonderful not only because it includes a night at the Chateau Lake Louise as well as a night in Banff National Park combined with nights in Vancouver, Calgary and Kamloops.

It is also wonderful because of its versatility. You can add a rental car in the Rockies, add hotel nights and add tours and activities.

This vacation begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver or Calgary on Sundays and Thursdays from April 17 until October 12, 2017.

This vacation begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver or Calgary on Sundays and Thursdays from April 15 until October 11, 2018.

In 2018, this package is renamed to the First Passage to the West Highlights.  In 2017 this package was called the Canadian Rockies Highlights.

Features

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Add Ons

  • Add airport transfers in Vancouver and Calgary
  • Add additional nights in the Rockies
  • Add activities in Lake Louise and/or Banff
  • Add sightseeing in Vancouver and tours to Victoria and Butchart Gardens
  • Add helicopter sightseeing in the Rockies

Prices

  • Prices depend on travel dates, number of travelers, train service (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf) and hotels
  • Ask about current promotions when you call for more information and reservations
  • Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email  for more information and reservations.
Vancouver to/from Calgary – 2017 Prices
Start DatesSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAFGOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 17 – Apr 27$2,749$3,649$4,049
Apr 30 – May 28$2,999$4,049$4,599
May 29 – Jun 29$3,299$4,299$4,799
Jul 2 – Jul 9$3,299$4,399$4,949
Jul 13 – Sep 25$3,199$4,249$4,799
Sep 28 – Oct 12$3,099$4,149$4,699
Optional Meal Plan: All Breakfasts & Dinners: $491 – $660
Vancouver to/from Calgary – 2018 Prices
Start DatesSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAFGOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 15 – 26$2,499$3,349$4,049
Apr 29$2,849$3,899$4,549
Apr 30$2,999$4,049$4,749
May 3 – 28$2,999$4,099$4,799
May 31 – Jun 7$3,199$4,299$5,049
Jun 10$3,249$4,299$5,049
Jun 14 – Jul 1$3,199$4,299$5,049
Jul 5 – 12$3,299$4,449$5,199
Jul 15 – Sep 27$3,199$4,299$5,049
Sep 30 – Oct 11$2,649$3,499$4,199
Optional Meal Plan: All Breakfasts & Dinners: $538 – $681

Prices are per person, before taxes, based on Double Occupancy

2017 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 17, 24, 27, 30
May 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
June 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
August 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
September 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
October 1, 5, 8, 9, 12
Starts in Calgary
April 17, 24, 27, 30
May 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
June 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
August 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
September 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
October 1, 5, 8, 9, 12

2018 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 30
May 3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
September 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30
October 4, 7, 8, 11
Starts in Calgary
April 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 30
May 3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
June 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
August 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
September 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30
October 4, 7, 8, 11

2017 Itinerary

Vancouver to CalgaryCalgary to Vancouver
DayActivitiesOvernightActivitiesOvernight
1Arrive in VancouverVancouverArrive in CalgaryCalgary
2On the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloopsCalgary to Lake Louise with Panoramic Helicopter and Banff Tour with GondolaLake Louise
3On the Rocky Mountaineer to BanffBanffYoho Park Tour and transfer to BanffBanff
4Yoho Park Tour and transfer to Lake LouiseLake LouiseOn the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloops
5Lake Louise to Calgary including Banff Tour with Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter
Transfer to Calgary
CalgaryOn the Rocky Mountaineer to VancouverVancouver
6Vacation ends in CalgaryVacation ends in Vancouver

2018 Itinerary

Vancouver to CalgaryCalgary to Vancouver
DayActivitiesOvernightActivitiesOvernight
1Arrive in VancouverVancouverArrive in CalgaryCalgary
2On the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloopsCalgary to Lake Louise with Panoramic Helicopter and Banff Tour with GondolaLake Louise
3On the Rocky Mountaineer to Lake LouiseLake LouiseYoho Park Tour and transfer to BanffBanff
4Yoho Park Tour and transfer to BanffBanffOn the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloops
5Banff to Calgary including Banff Tour with Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter
Transfer to Calgary
CalgaryOn the Rocky Mountaineer to VancouverVancouver
6Vacation ends in CalgaryVacation ends in Vancouver

Levels of Service

Rocky Mountaineer: SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

  • SilverLeaf Service includes reserved seating in a custom built single level car with expansive windows curving into the ceiling, hot breakfast and lunch served at your seat, and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during the day.
  • GoldLeaf Service – Reserved seating in the GoldLeaf elevated dome car. Breakfast and lunch are served in the GoldLeaf dining car and GoldLeaf passengers have access to the outdoor viewing platform.
    Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included.
  • GoldLeaf Deluxe – All the amenities of GoldLeaf with upgraded rooms at your overnight accommodations.
  • View the Differences between SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

 

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