First Passage to the West

Vancouver » Kamloops » Banff » Calgary

To book this journey please complete a Journey Request Form, you will receive an answer from one of our Rail Specialists within 48 hours. For any urgent queries please contact us via phone or email.

This is the Rocky Mountaineer's most popular trip and the only passenger rail service on the historic Canadian Pacific track, famous for uniting the country and connecting British Columbia to Canada 125 years ago.

Prepare to travel along glacier-fed rivers and lakes, taking in the spectacular Coast, Columbia and Rocky Mountain ranges. Highlights include the Spiral Tunnel, Stoney Creek Bridge and Craigellachie, home of the Last Spike on Canada's transcontinental rail line.

The trip ends in beautiful Banff, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Please see below for information, dates of departure and fares and for the current range of packages including:

- 2 Day RedLeaf Service, Vancouver-Banff (1 Night / 2 Days)
- 2 Day GoldLeaf Service, Vancouver-Banff (1 Night / 2 Days)
- 2 Day RedLeaf Service, Vancouver-Calgary (1 Night / 2 Days)
- 2 Day GoldLeaf Service, Vancouver-Calgary (1 Night / 2 Days)
- Classic First Passage to the West Vacation, Vancouver-Banff (3 Nights / 4 Days)
- Classic First Passage to the West Vacation, Vancouver-Calgary (3 Nights / 4 Days)
- Canadian Rockies Excursion (4 Nights / 5 Days)
- Banff the Beautiful Rail and Drive (5 Nights / 6 Days)
- Canadian Rockies Highlights (6 Nights / 7 Days)
- Canadian Rockies Adventures (7 Nights /8 Days)
- Grand Rail Circle (11 Nights / 12 Days)
- Trans-Canada Rail Adventure, Eastbound (11 Nights / 12 Days)
- Trans-Canada Rail Adventure, Westbound (12 Nights / 13 Days)
- Coast to Coast by Rail, Eastbound (15 Nights / 16 Days)
- Coast to Coast by Rail, Westbound (16 Nights / 17 Days)
- First Passage to the West Discovery Drive (7 Nights / 8 Days)

If you would like a quotation for any of the above packages then please complete our journey request form with as much information as possible and one of our agents will be in touch with a detailed quotation.

Levels of service offered on the three Canadian Rocky Services are:

GoldLeaf Service
The luxury and comfort of Gold-Leaf Service is Rocky Mountaineer's most popular service featuring panoramic views from the custom-designed bi-level GoldLeaf Dome Coach, gourmet hot breakfasts and lunches served in the GoldLeaf Dining Room and complementary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks available during the day while entertaining and knowledgeable commentary is provided by onboard attendants.

Overnight hotel accommodation in Kamploops or Quesnel (guests are requested to pack an overnight bag) and transfers to and from the train are also included.

SilverLeaf Service
SilverLeaf Service is the new way to experience Rocky Mountaineer's rail journeys into the Canadian Rockies featuring panoramic oversized windows in the single-level dome coach (167% larger viewing area than RedLeaf Service) and reclining dome-level seats which can rotate to accommodate groups of four. Breakfast and lunch are served at your seat with a choice of entrees, a glass of complimentary wine at lunch and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks served during the day while entertaining and knowledgeable commentary is provided by onboard attendants.

Overnight hotel accommodation in Kamploops (guests are requested to pack an overnight bag) and transfers to and from the train are also included.

RedLeaf Service
RedLeaf Service offers travel in a single-level classic rail coaches featuring roomy reclining seats, a selection of exceptional chilled breakfasts and lunches served at your seat, a glass of complimentary wine at lunch and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks served during the day while entertaining and knowledgeable commentary is provided by onboard attendants.

Access the RedLeaf Lounge Car on the Rainforest to Goldrush route, overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops or Quesnel (guests are requested to pack an overnight bag) and transfers to and from the train are also included.


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