First Passage to the West Classic (Westbound, Banff to Vancouver)
4 days with Rocky Mountaineer Rating:
Day 1: Banff
Independent arrival in Banff. Overnight in Banff.
Day 2: Banff to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today?s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops. (B, L)
Day 3: Kamloops to Vancouver
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today?s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell?s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening. Overnight in Vancouver. (B, L)
Day 4: VancouverYour journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.
All This Included
Survey the Canadian landscape for two days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, with one night of accommodation in each Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff.
Banff: Elk + Avenue Hotel
Kamloops: To be determined
Vancouver: Opus Vancouver Hotel
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