Coastal Passage Journey through the Clouds Discovery Self-Drive
Coastal Passage Journey through the Clouds Discovery Self-Drive

Highlights: Seattle - Vancouver - Kamloops - Jasper - Lake Louise - Banff - Calgary

Other departures: Manchester - £3539, Birmingham - £3589, Bristol - £3589, Norwich - £3589, Newcastle - £3589, Edinburgh - £3689, Glasgow - £3689

GoldLeaf Service: 6 May 18 - 28 May 18 - £4599

Other departures: Manchester - £4649, Birmingham - £4699, Bristol - £4699, Norwich - £4699, Newcastle - £4699, Edinburgh - £4799, Glasgow - £4799

Take in the most breathtaking views of the West Coast and Canadian Rockies with this train and drive journey! Travel by train exploring coastal Seattle and Vancouver, as well as the wild landscapes of the Northern Rockies, and drive at your own pace between Jasper and Calgary.


Day 1: Discovery Drive Start - Calgary
Arrive in Calgary and collect your rental car. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Calgary on your own. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 2: Calgary to Banff - Discovery Drive
Depart Calgary this morning with your rental car for a two-hour drive to Banff. Highlights include Lake Minnewanka, the Banff Gondola, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Day 3: Banff to Lake Louise
Enjoy the short drive to Lake Louise into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 4: Lake Louise to Jasper
Travel to Jasper via the Icefields Parkway. Highlights along the way including Athabasca Falls, Bow Summit, Peyto Lake, and Crowfoot Glacier. At the Columbia Icefield, ride on an Ice Explorer (admission included) to the middle of Athabasca Glacier. With sightseeing stops, we recommend allowing at least eight hours for today’s drive. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5: Exploring Jasper National Park
Today is free to explore Jasper National Park with your rental car. Among the highlights are Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, Maligne Canyon, Miette Hot Springs, Maligne Lake and Whistlers Mountain. This afternoon return your rental vehicle in Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 6: Jasper to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Please note all accommodations in Kamloops are of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.

Day 7: Kamloops to Vancouver
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening. Overnight in Vancouver. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.

Day 8: Vancouver to Seattle
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer’s new Coastal Passage route from Vancouver to the gateway to the Pacific Northwest, the “Emerald City” of Seattle. A motorcoach will transfer you from your hotel to nearby Pacific Central Station early this morning, where you will clear US customs and board for the southbound rail journey to Seattle. After boarding, toast the voyage ahead and indulge in a delectable hot breakfast as you cross the mighty Fraser River and depart Vancouver. Highlights include the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast, views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, and a unique view of the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as the train nears Seattle. Upon disembarking in Seattle at King Street Station, you will transfer to a motorcoach which will take you (and your luggage) to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Overnight in Seattle. Breakfast will be served onboard.

Day 9: Tour End - Seattle
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Seattle hotel.

The 2018 Stay & Play Promotional Credit can be used towards (add on Guide attached):

· Adding other Rocky Mountaineer routes
· Coastal Passage packages of 9 days or longer
· Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary
· Additional activities and tours
· Meal plans and meals
· Transfers
· Extension days on a car rental Rail & Drive package
· Adding a car rental to a qualifying package
· Offsetting the cost of the single pricing (any remaining credit to be applied towards previously stated credit options)
· Adding an Alaska Cruise to your qualifying package*

*RM Rail & Cruise packages are applicable with the total package duration being the qualifier for the offer, not just the number of non-cruise land nights.

· Upgrading GoldLeaf Service accommodation to a higher accommodation category, including GoldLeaf Deluxe Service, only if available at the time of booking.

Please note that only the following credit options are bookable online:
· Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver and Calgary (an extra night in Victoria is NOT bookable online)
· Additional activities and tours
· Meal plans and meals

For any other options, please contact our Wholesale Team on 00 800-2008-0900 Press Option # 2 or by email:

The 2018 Stay & Play Promotion terms and conditions:
· Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added.
. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice.
. Applicable to new bookings only on selected dates – please refer to the attached 2018 Stay & Play promotional availability spreadsheet for the applicable package start dates.
. Applicable to single, double, triple, or quad package tour prices.
. Not applicable to child prices.
. Not applicable to 2 or 3-day rail only bookings.
. Not available to Group Tour Bookings.
. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
. Deposits required at the time of booking.
. US and other international guests – add-on credit values are expressed in CAD and will be converted to USD/GBP/AUD/EUR at the exchange rate used for the package tour booking.
. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation.
. Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added.
. Credits can only be used towards buying additional services – cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation of the core package.
. For qualifying Rail & Cruise packages, the Stay & Play credit can be applied towards the Rail & Cruise package cost.
. For single guest bookings, the Stay & Play credit can be used to offset the cost of the single pricing; any remaining credit can be used toward the previously stated credit options.
. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip.
. Should the add-on arrangements total more than the total credits, the balance is payable by the guest.
. We regret it is not possible to change the offer in the event a subsequent offer better fits your itinerary.
. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferrable.
. Minimum add-on arrangement is $50 per guest.
· Amendment fee of $50 per booking will be charged if a guest decides to change the use of the Stay & Play credit after the booking has been confirmed.
· The GoldLeaf Service accommodation upgrade is not restricted by hotel destination or number of hotel nights.

Offer Includes

  • Flights from London with Scheduled Airlines
  • Airport taxes
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Ice Explorer
  • Visit Calgary Tower
  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
  • Receive $600 CAD per couple in added value credit
  • 5 days full-size car rental, including one-way drop charge and unlimited kilometres
  • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Seattle, Vancouver and Kamloops
  • Luggage handling

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary