Rail & Drive through the Canadian Rockies | VIA Rail

7 Days / 6 Nights
Vancouver to Calgary or Calgary to Vancouver
Price fromUSD$2,314per person

INTRODUCTION

Combine two tours for a train trip and drive through the Rockies, first aboard VIA Rail and then by car from Jasper to Calgary.

Departing from Vancouver, you'll have the chance to soak up scenic views from the comfort of the train before picking up a rental car and driving through Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary.

To truly make it your own, select your choice of tours in both Jasper and Banff, complimented by an Ice Explorer Ride on the Athabasca Glacier. 

Will it be a lake cruise, river float, nature walk, canoe tour or horseback adventure? 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Vancouver to Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 2
Arrive Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 3
Jasper | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 3 Excursions
 
Option 1. Maligne Lake Cruise
 
Option 2. Jasper River Float
 
Option 3. Jasper Nature Walk
Day 4
Jasper to Lake Louise | Ice Explorer + Skywalk
 
Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier + Glacier Skywalk
Day 5
Lake Louise to Banff
Day 6
Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 4 Excursions
 
Option 1. Banff Gondola
 
Option 2. Lake Minnewanka Cruise
 
Option 3. River Explorer Canoe Tour
 
Option 4. Bow River Horseback Adventure
Day 7
Banff to Calgary
 

MAP

View map

DETAILED ITINERARY

Read more

INCLUDED

Read more

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Arrange a call with a Canada Travel Designer and bring your vacation one step closer!

Schedule a Call

DATES & PRICING

Read more

REVIEWS

Well, I am still amazed that we were able to get accommodations, Fairmont, train, etc. at last moment... and the way we were able to customize our trip drive/train and explore on our own was awesome!! So, my first kudos goes to Canada By Design for giving us the flexibility. Of course, I adored working with you!!! As far as the trip highlights....I think Jasper was our favorite town, our favorite hike was through the snow at Lake Louise to the Glacier Tea house, our favorite hotel was the Fairmont, and we really enjoyed the train ride/sleeper cabin. The lodging was all great, but Tekarra Lodge's location on the river bank was sooooooo cool! Plus, we enjoyed not being downtown Jasper, and food there was really yummy! Thanks again Jennifer!

Melinda Nevada, United States

Rail & Drive through the Canadian Rockies | VIA Rail
Start planning your tailor-made vacation to Canada or Alaska by contacting our travel specialists
Mandy McArthur

Mandy McArthur

Travel Designer

Zahra Farhang

Zahra Farhang

Travel Designer

Victor Ma

Victor Ma

Travel Designer

Lisa Wigmore

Lisa Wigmore

Travel Designer

Kris De Luna

Kris De Luna

Travel Designer

Sehaj Sidhu

Sehaj Sidhu

Travel Designer

Call 1 800 217 0973US

Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm PST
, Saturday: 8am - 4:30pm PST
, Sunday: 11am - 5pm PST

Or send a message

Required

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Speak to a Travel Designer

Call 1 800 217 0973US or Email us