Rockies, Rail & Vancouver Island Holiday • Freedom Destinations
Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer
Vancouver, British Columbia
Outdoor viewing platform, Rocky Mountaineer
Grizzly bear fishing, Canada
Orcas Vancouver Island
Lake Louise, Banff National Park
Banff National Park, Canada

Rockies, Rail & Vancouver Island

15 day Self Drive & Luxury Rail - from £5299

With flights from £5999

Iconic Canadian experiences come thick and fast on this wonderful itinerary to Vancouver Island and Jasper and Banff National Parks.


  • Enjoy two nights in both Vancouver and Victoria
  • Travel in style on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer
  • Take a whale watching cruise and bear spotting tour
  • Drive the sensationally scenic Icefields Parkway
  • Ride on the Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 7 day self drive – Whale and Bear Adventure
  • 7 day self drive – Rockies by Road & Rail
  • The Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 nights in Vancouver
  • Activities, excursions and transfers
  • Optional UK flights
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 2 - Vancouver

Feel the excitement build as your flight arrives into Vancouver, where you have a two night stay in this city of world class shopping, gourmet meals, outstanding live entertainment, theatre and endless attractions. Make your way to your chosen Vancouver hotel to check in before heading out to explore the city.

Over the next couple of days you can experience the best the city has to offer. You could visit Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge and Granville Island Market, Canada’s second most-visited destination and Vancouver’s destination for lovers of food, art and culture.

Day 3 to 8 - Self Drive

Pick up your hire car this morning for the start of the Whale & Bear Adventure self drive. This seven day self drive includes visits to:

  • Campbell River
  • Knight Inlet Lodge
  • Tofino
  • Victoria

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Day 9 to 14 - Self Drive

Return your hire car to Vancouver before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer and beginning the Rockies by Road & Rail Self Drive. This seven day self drive includes visits to:

  • Kamloops
  • Jasper National Park
  • Lake Louise
  • Banff National Park
  • Calgary

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Day 15 - Depart Calgary

Leave Banff National Park behind today and drive to Calgary, along the 1A Highway. Drop off your hire car at Calgary International Airport before catching your scheduled flight back to the UK.

15 day Self Drive & Luxury Rail - from £5299

With flights from £5999


  • Add extra nights in Vancouver, Banff or anywhere en route
  • Upgrade to Gold Leaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business or First Class

Include this Self Drive & Luxury Rail in a holiday designed for you

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Prices are per person, based on two people sharing. Flights, hotels and tours are subject to availability and seasonal variations may apply. Please call Freedom Destinations for details.

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We hope this holiday idea will inspire you. We have combined:

  • An exciting city stay with a choice of hotels
  • Two self drive adventures including:
    – a carefully planned route
    – comfortable pre-arranged hotels
    – air-conditioned car with unlimited mileage
  • Experiences and activities
  • Airport transfers to and from your hotels

You can book this holiday idea as it is or we can tailor it to suit what you want to do. Alternatively, ask our team to design a holiday just for you, anywhere in Canada.

Call 0333 234 0943 today to talk with an Canada Expert.

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For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Canada Expert on 0333 234 0943