Western Canada & The Rockies

6 day Rail Explorer - from £1099

With flights from £1524

Experience the best of the Canadian Rockies on this 6-day rail adventure. The journey begins with a night in Edmonton before riding through the Canadian Rockies to Jasper. After two days soaking in the mountain views and fresh air, make your way to the picturesque town of Banff.


  • Explore Edmonton’s parks and museums
  • Spend two nights in stunning Jasper National Park
  • Travel along the Icefields Parkway
  • Visit the spectacular mountain town of Banff
  • View the Bow Valley from Sulphur Mountain
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Edmonton

Welcome to Canada! On arrival in Edmonton, transfer from the airport to your hotel and check in for an overnight stay. Enjoy any free time in Edmonton exploring the many parks and museums the city has to offer.

Hotel: Delta Edmonton Centre Suite Hotel or similar

Day 2 - Jasper

This morning, travel on your own to the train station for the quick journey to Jasper. Upon arrival, drop off your bags at your hotel and take advantage of your free afternoon discovering the Alpine town of Jasper.

Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge or similar

Day 3 - Jasper*

Today, explore Jasper National Park and indulge in its natural mountainous beauty, soak in the attractions of the Maligne Canyon, and solve the mystery of the disappearing lake during your tour of Jasper and on your cruise across the crystal-clear blue waters of Maligne Lake.

Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge or similar

Day 4 - Banff

Today, enjoy a sightseeing adventure along the Icefields Parkway through the Canadian Rockies as you head to Banff. Voyage through the remnants of the last Ice Age and observe the monuments of rock and ice that still remain today. Enjoy once in a lifetime experience traveling onto the surface of the ancient Athabasca Glacier on a specially-designed, giant all-terrain Ice Explorer. Stand suspended on the Glacier Skywalk’s glass-floored platform 918 feet over the spectacular glacier-formed valleys. An unforgettable experience awaits you today.

Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa or similar

Day 5 - Banff

Enjoy some of the best sights of the Canadian Rockies on your Banff guided tour today. Learn about culture, geology and wildlife while exploring the spectacular sights of the renowned mountain town of Banff. Then soar up the Banff Gondola to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a 360-degree view of six mountain ranges and the Bow Valley.

Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa or similar

Day 6 - Depart Calgary

Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer to the Calgary airport for your return trip home.

6 day Rail Explorer - from £1099

With flights from £1524

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Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Call Freedom Destinations for departure dates and availability Seasonal variations may apply – call or enquire now for more details. Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1st April 2021 onwards.

*Cruise runs from June to Mid-September.

Western Canada & the Rockies


Discover Canada on an exciting independent rail adventure. All rail journeys can be booked as they are or you can choose to add extra days to extend your stay in Canada.

Your Rail Escape includes:

  • Superb sightseeing and activities
  • Comfortable travel by rail journey
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Return airport transfers
  • Option to add extra nights

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