Journey through the Clouds Excursion – 2017/2018

5 Nights / 6 Days

EJEE/EJEW

Overview

The Journey through the Clouds Excursion is a short trip packed with features. It’s strength is that you see all the highlights of the Canadian Rockies in a short trip.

Includes nights in Vancouver, Kamloops (en route), Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff and two days on the Rocky Mountaineer between Vancouver and Jasper

This exciting new package begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver each Monday or Thursday from April 17 to October 12, 2017. It begins with a transfer from the Calgary Airport to Banff on each Monday and Thursday from April 17 to October 12, 2017 as well.

The Journey through the Clouds Excursion begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver each Monday or Thursday from April 16 to October 11, 2018. It begins with a transfer from the Calgary Airport to Banff on each Monday and Thursday from April 16 to October 11, 2018 as well.

In 2018, this package is renamed the Journey through the Clouds Excursion.  In 2017 this package is named the Western Explorer Excursion.

Features

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
  • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
  • Banff to Calgary Transfer
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Jasper
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Add Ons

  • Add breakfast at your hotels in Vancouver and the Rockies
  • Upgrade to Lake View Room at Lake Louise (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Add airport transfers in Vancouver
  • Add Nights in Vancouver or Calgary
  • Add Nights in the Rockies: Jasper, Lake Louise and/or Banff
  • Add an Alaska Cruise before or after your train trip
  • Add a rental car in the Rockies

Prices

  • Prices depend on travel dates, number of travelers, train service (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf) and hotels
  • This package begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver or Banff on Mondays and Thursday
  • Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email us for specific prices, more information and reservations.

 

Vancouver to/from Calgary – 2017 Prices
Start DatesSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAFGOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 17 – Apr 24$2,649$3,599$4,049
Apr 27$2,699$3,699$4,149
May 1 – May 25$2,949$4,099$4,599
May 29$3,099$4,299$4,849
Jun 1 – Sep 25$3,199$4,449$4,999
Sep 28$3,099$4,299$4,849
Oct 2 – Oct 12$2,749$3,749$4,199
Optional Meal Plan: All Breakfasts & Dinners: $509 -$691
Vancouver to/from Calgary – 2018 Prices
Start DatesSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAFGOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 16 – 26$2,399$3,349$3,899
Apr 30$2,899$4,049$4,699
May 3 – 24$2,899$4,149$4,749
May 28$2,949$4,199$4,899
May 31 – Sep 24$3,149$4,499$5,149
Sep 27$3,149$4,449$5,099
Oct 1 – 11$2,499$3,449$4,049
Optional Meal Plan: All Breakfasts & Dinners: $522 – $700

Prices are per person, before taxes based on Double Occupancy

2017 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 17, 24, 27
May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
June 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
July 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
August 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
September 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
October 2, 5, 9, 12
Starts in Calgary
April 17, 24, 27
May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
June 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
July 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
August 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
September 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
October 2, 5, 9, 12

2018 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
May 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
June 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
July 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
August 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
September 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
October 1, 4, 8, 11
Starts in Calgary
April 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
May 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
June 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
July 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
August 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
September 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
October 1, 4, 8, 11

Itinerary

Vancouver to Calgary                      Calgary to Vancouver
DayActivitiesOvernightActivitiesOvernight
1Arrive in VancouverVancouverArrive in Calgary & Transfer from Calgary airport to BanffBanff
2On the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloopsTour from Banff National Park to Lake Louise this morning. Free afternoon to explore the Chateau and Lake LouiseLake Louise
3On the Rocky Mountaineer to JasperJasperIcefield Parkway Tour, Ice Explorer
Transfer from Lake Louise to Jasper
Jasper
4Icefield Parkway Tour & Ice ExplorerLake LouiseOn the Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloops
5Tour from Lake Louise to BanffBanffOn the Rocky Mountaineer to VancouverVancouver
6Transfer to Calgary airportVacation ends in Vancouver

Levels of Service on the Rocky Mountaineer

  • 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.
  • GoldLeaf Deluxe – GoldLeaf Service on the train with upgraded rooms at hotels. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included.
    View the Differences between SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

 

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