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10 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £2539

With flights from £2969

This Rocky Mountaineer holiday offers the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation, in the simply stunning surroundings of the Canadian Rockies.


  • Enjoy first class service and dining on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Traverse the Athabasca Glacier in an Ice Explorer
  • Soar above the Rockies on a panoramic helicopter tour
  • Cruise Lake Maligne and ride the Banff Gondola
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. The first night of your rail holiday will be spent here in this wonderful city.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Sheraton Wall Centre
Gold Leaf Hotel: Sutton Place Hotel

Day 2 - Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel

Day 3 - Jasper

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Lobstick Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park lodge

Day 4 - Jasper

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. Highlights include breakfast at Maligne Canyon teahouse and a stroll to view the canyon itself. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Lobstick Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park lodge

Day 5 - Banff

Travel to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Banff this afternoon.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Park lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel

Day 6 - Banff

Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Park Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel

Day 7 - Banff

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location before returning to Banff in a motor coach transfer.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Park Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel

Day 8 - Banff

Today you will have another day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Banff town itself is beautiful and there are plenty of boutique shops, bars and restaurants to explore.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Park Lodge
Gold Leaf Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel

Day 9 - Calgary

Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Delta Calgary Downtown
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Palliser Hotel

Day 10 - Depart Calgary

Today marks the end of your epic Rocky Mountaineer rail holiday. Your journey ends when you checkout from your Calgary hotel. Time to make your way to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

10 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £2539

With flights from £2969

Choose Silver Leaf or Gold Leaf Service

Silver Leaf includes:

  • Glass-dome windows offering excellent views
  • Small outdoor viewing platform
  • Breakfast and lunch served to your seat
  • Quality hotel accommodation

Gold Leaf includes:

  • Full glass-dome windows offering panoramic views
  • Large outdoor viewing platform
  • Gourmet meals, served in an exclusive dining room
  • Deluxe hotel accommodation

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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. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations apply. Itineraries may vary from 1 April 2022 onwards.

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Experience the luxury of gourmet meals, luxurious hotels and a journey that you will never forget. All Rocky Mountaineer journeys can be booked as they are or added into a longer Canada holiday.

Your rail experience includes:

  • 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer including:
    – reclining, pre-assigned seating
    – engaging hosts, knowledgeable in local history, flora and fauna
    – gourmet sweet and savoury snacks
    – complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Further travel by luxury, air conditioned coach
  • 9 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches
  • Tours and activities
  • Station and hotel transfers
  • Luggage handling

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