Neil Zeller Photo Tours

First Passage to the West

Two Day Rail from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise

On this two-day luxury rail experience between Vancouver and Lake Louise or Banff, you will travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, celebrated for connecting Canada from West to East.

Enjoy gourmet breakfasts and lunches paired with local beers, wines, and cocktails all inspired by the diverse flavours and local ingredients of Western Canada as you look forward to your stay in the majestic Rocky Mountains.

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What's Included
  • Begin or end your journey in one of Canada’s most beautiful cities; Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Begin or end your journey in the famous Rocky Mountain towns of Banff or Lake Louise, Alberta
  • Gourmet meals (Breakfast and Lunch) and drinks (Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic) are included while onboard
  • Commentary on the history of the railway and landmarks along the way
  • Overnight stay in a Kamloops hotel
  • Hotel transfers
  • Gratuities are pre-paid
Vancouver to Lake Louise/Banff - 2023 Dates

April

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May

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June

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July

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August

1   4   7   8   11   14   15   18   21   22   25   28   29

September

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October

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Banff/Lake Louise to Vancouver - 2023 Dates

April

19   23   26   30

May

3   7   10   11   14   17   18   21   24   25   28   31

June

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July

2   5   6   9   12   13   16   19   20   23   26   27   30

August

2   3   6   9   10   13   16   17   20   23   24   27   30   31

September

3   6   7   10   13   14   17   20   21   24   27   28

October

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April and October Dates

SilverLeaf Train Service
$1864CAD per person
  • $630 Upgrade to GoldLeaf Train Service

May, June, and July Dates

SilverLeaf Train Service
$2194CAD per person
  • $810 Upgrade to GoldLeaf Train Service

August and September Dates

SilverLeaf Train Service
$2261CAD per person
  • $830 Upgrade to GoldLeaf Train Service

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