First Passage to the West - Westbound

View of Moraine Lake with pine trees in foreground and mountains in background

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7 days
AAA Hosted

Join AAA Minneapolis Host Lori Martz on a spectacular tour through British Columbia and Alberta. The trip includes 2-days enjoying all daylight luxury train travel on-board Rocky Mountaineer between Calgary and Vancouver, staying in hotels each night of the trip. Plus, extensive motor coach sightseeing in the Canadian Rockies including Lake Louise, Banff,  Canadian National Parks, and many unique experiences along the way.

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Lori Martz

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AAA strongly recommends the purchase of travel insurance.

  • 6 nights hotel accommodations
  • 9 meals
  • 2 days GoldLeaf Service on Rocky Mountaineer
  • Unlimited alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages on the train, in addition to meals and snacks
  • Banff Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter Tour
  • Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls tour from Banff
  • Vancouver: Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge and Vancouver Lookout
  • All baggage handling
  • Banff Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter Tour
  • Calgary Tower
  • Yoho National Park

$500 non-refundable deposit per person due at the time of booking. Group airfare to be determined.

Day 1 - Arrive Calgary
Make your way to the Delta Calgary Downtown. Admission is included to the Calgary Tower for anyone who wants to make their own way to enjoy this tourism highlight.
Day 2 - Banff, Alberta
After breakfast, the day includes a panoramic helicopter tour, the Banff Gondola, plus additional sightseeing. Check into Moose Hotel & Suites in Banff.
Day 3 - Yoho National Park
Experience Yoho National Park, including Emerald Lake & the Spiral Tunnels. The afternoon is free at your leisure. Overnight at your Banff hotel.
Day 4 - Banff to Kamloops
Board your beautiful GoldLeaf train car from Banff to Kamloops. Enjoy incredible scenery, breakfast, lunch, unlimited alcoholic and non beverages. Transfer to hotel.
Day 5 - Kamloops to Vancouver
Board your beautiful GoldLeaf train car from Kamloops to Vancouver. Enjoy incredible scenery, breakfast, lunch, and beverages. Overnight Opus Vancouver Hotel.
Day 6 - Vancouver
Delight in a sightseeing tour of Vancouver's North Shore. Highlights include Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge. Overnight at Vancouver hotel.
Day 7 - Depart Vancouver
Your amazing journey has ended! After breakfast, make your way to the Vancouver airport.
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7 Days

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