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To the Heart of the Canadian Rockies by Rail

Rocky Mountaineer to Banff, Jasper, Kamloops & Vancouver

Best time to travel
May-Sep
Ideal length
9 nights
Perfect for
Couples

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Calgary and home from Vancouver.
  • All private and shared transfers as well as reserved seats aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Luxury fine dining experiences aboard the Goldleaf Rocky Mountaineer carriage as well as an exclusive observation deck and custom-made glass-domed carriages.
  • 8 nights’ luxury accommodation in Banff, Jasper and Vancouver.
  • Unforgettable outdoor activities including a trip to the Columbia Icefields and day tour to the seaside capital of Victoria.
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Introduction

Home to sky-high mountains, sparkling glaciers and vibrant cities, British Columbia and Alberta are a world of diverse landscapes. From the nature enthusiast to the city explorer, there is something for everyone. On this suggested itinerary, experience the best of both worlds in luxury as we take you on the trip of a lifetime. Journey deep into the wilds of the Rockies by luxury rail, with stays in the alpine resorts of Banff, Jasper and Kamloops. Next, soak up spectacular vistas and experience world-class dining in the bustling cultural hub of Vancouver.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Calgary.

Upon arrival, privately transfer to your luxury accommodation in Banff where you’ll enjoy a three night’s stay in the alpine surroundings.

Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime at the Columbia Icefield.

Drive along the Icefield Parkways to the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre. You’ll have the opportunity to cruise across the Athabasca Glacier on board the Ice Explorer. Afterward, take in stunning Sunwapta Canon views as you stroll the Glacier Skywalk.

Ice Explorer
After the Icefields, enjoy a scenic transfer to Jasper.

Located amid the snow-capped Canadian Rockies, Jasper is a serene destination with glacier-fed lakes, forests and rivers. Spend the next two nights at an iconic upscale resort lodge within the Jasper National Park.

Jasper
All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer!

After your stay in Jasper, board the Rocky Mountaineer. As you sit back in the luxury Goldleaf carriage, soak up the unparalleled views in your custom-designed bi-level glass-dome coach. Visit the exclusive viewing platform to photograph the passing alpine landscape and wildlife.

Rocky Mountaineer
Enjoy exceptional dining experiences aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Breakfast and lunch are served in the exclusive lower-level dining room. Enjoy a decadent breakfast of classics like French toast and eggs benedict. Lunch is a three-course feast, specialising in locally sourced produce and British Columbian wines.

Rocky Mountaineer Dining
Travel past the beautiful landscapes of rivers, cascading waterfalls and lakes.

 Slow down to take in the fantastic landscapes, wildlife sightings and the high peaks of the Rockies. Arrive in Kamloops and check in to your luxury hotel for the night.

Rocky Mountaineer Wildlife
Arrive in Vancouver after breakfast.

Leave the carriages of the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy a three night’s stay in the city. Explore the city at your leisure before setting out on a guided visit to the beautiful Butchart Gardens and scenic boat trip through the Gulf Islands.

Vancouver
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

Where to rest your head

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Destination-Fairmont-Banff

Fairmont Banff Springs

A historic hotel located within Banff National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs offers luxury accommodation within the forest landscape. Modelled off a Scottish Baronial castle, it exudes old age charm and elegance.

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Fairmont Vancouver

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

An elegant, 1930s hotel located in the city’s historic Downtown, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is a perfectly situated hotel for exploring.

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Fairmont-Jasper-Park-Lodge-Rocky-Mountains

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, situated within the UNESCO World Heritage site of Jasper National Park, is a charming property on the banks of Beaufort Lake. The resort boasts an award-winning golf course.

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What people are saying

“We recently travelled to Barcelona and Mallorca with the expert help of Oroko and will never book a holiday any other way again! The staff were so friendly and knowledgable and made the process of booking extremely easy. The travel pack was very impressive with our luggage tags, complimentary treats for the airport, and comprehensive guide to both areas with recommended restaurants which didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t speak highly enough of our experience with this company and would highly recommend to friends.”

Orla & partner – Mallorca 2019

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