Rocky Mountaineer

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FIRST PASSAGE TO THE WEST 2018

First Passage To The West 2018
Effective dates: 04/16/18–10/14/18
No journey through Canada's mountainous western provinces would be complete without the unforgettable experience of a rail trip aboard the famed Rocky Mountaineer. Through large picture windows, you'll enjoy endless vistas of spectacular scenery as you travel in daylight along one of the two routes. The First Passage to the West offers service from Banff or Lake Louise to Vancouver, with an overnight in Kamloops.

Tour includes:

  • Rocky Mountaineer between Vancouver Banff, Lake Louise or reverse
  • Two (2) breakfasts and two (2) lunches on board the train
  • One (1) overnight in Kamloops, arranged by Rocky Mountaineer
  • Transfers from/to train station in Kamloops
  • Provincial Taxes and Federal GST less tour package rebate

SilverLeaf Service:
(available on all routes)
Onboard, Silverleaf guests will indulge in mouth-watering gourmet cuisine prepared with regional ingredients and flare, plated to their preference and served seat-side so they don't have to miss a moment of the splendor outside their partial dome windows. Passengers sip complimentary BC wines and beverages throughout the journey, as their Rocky Mountaineer hosts share historical stories and trivia about the passing landscapes. Silverleaf Service passengers will have their luggage delivered to their room in Kamloops.

GoldLeaf Service:
(available on all routes)
For those seeking an upgraded service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, we are pleased to offer the special Goldleaf service that features the amenities of the Silverleaf service and much more. Onboard, Goldleaf Service is delivered in a domed railcar, offering panoramic views of the mountains from full-length dome windows that extend into the roof of the railcar. Enjoy gourmet breakfast and lunch selections that celebrate Western Canada cuisine, served with elegance and style in the lower level dining room. Goldleaf Service passengers will have their luggage delivered to their room in Kamloops.

Booking codes:

Route
Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff
- Silverleaf SILVKB
- Goldleaf RALVKBG

Route
Vancouver, Kamloops, Lake Louise
- Silverleaf SILVKL
- Goldleaf RALVKLG

Route
Banff, Kamloops, Vancouver
- Silverleaf SILBKV
- Goldleaf RALBKVG

Route
Lake Louise, Kamloops, Vancouver
- Silverleaf SILLKV
- Goldleaf RALLKVG

Departure Dates:
Eastbound:
Vancouver-Lake Louis/Banff
- April 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
- May 01, 04, 07, 08, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
- June 01, 04, 08, 1l, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
- July 02, 06, 09, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
- August 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
- September 03, 04, 07, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
- October 01, 05, 08, 09, 12

Westbound:
Banff/Lake Louise-Vancouver
- April 18, 22, 25, 29
- May 02, 03, 06, 09, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30, 31
- June 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
- July 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
- August 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
- September 02, 05, 06, 09, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30
- October 03, 07, 10, 11, 14

Schedule:

  Boarding Time Departure Time Arrival Time
Eastbound      
Day 1 - Vancouver-Kamloops 7:30am 8:00am 5:30pm-7:00pm
Day 2 - Kamloops-Lake Louise* 6:25am 6:45am 6:30pm-8:30pm
Day 2 - Kamloops-Banff 6:25am 6:45am 7:30pm-9:30pm
       
Westbound      
Day 1 - Banff-Kamloops 7:40am 8:00am 6:15pm-8:15pm
Day 1 - Lake Louise-Kamloops 9:00am 9:20am 6:15pm-8:15pm
Day 2 - Kamloops-Vancouver 7:35am 8:00am 5:30pm-7:00pm
       

Passengers are required to check in 30 minutes prior to boarding. Schedule subject to change without notice. All times are local.

*Transfers between Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and the Lake Louise train station are included.

For Lake Louise departures, please make your way to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. The Rocky Mountaineer check-in desk is located across from Hertz Car rental. Check in at the Fairmont (including transfer to the station) is from 7:50am–8:20am.

Please Note:
Passenger rail travel in Canada may be affected by unforeseen circumstances. Passengers are advise not to arrange connecting transportation on the day of scheduled arrival in any arrival city. Pre and post accommodation can be booked.

Cancellation Policy:
SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Services
04/16/18-10/14/18, before 46 days, 24% penalty, within 45 days, 100% penalty