Rocky Mountaineer: Journey through the Clouds Explorer – 2019

XJGE/XJGW – 7 Nights / 8 Days

Overview

One of Rocky Mountaineer’s most popular packages, the Journey through the Clouds Explorer (was the Western Explorer) gives you a chance to experience the Canadian Rockies and stay in the most beautiful Canadian Rockies destinations and do it all in a week.

Includes nights in Vancouver, Kamloops (en route), Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary, two magnificent days on the Rocky Mountaineer between Vancouver and Jasper

The Journey through the Clouds Explorer begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver each Monday or Thursday from April 15 to October 10, 2019. It begins with an overnight stay in Calgary each Tuesday and Saturday from April 13 to October 8, 2019.

In 2019 this journey is renamed the Journey through the Clouds Explorer and Banff and Lake Louise take place in reverse order to the 2017 itinerary. In 2017 this package was called the Western Explorer.

Features

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
  • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
  • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Jasper
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Add Ons

  • Add breakfast at your hotels in Vancouver, Calgary and the Rockies
  • Upgrade to Lake View Room at Lake Louise (SilverLeaf Service)
  • Add airport transfers in Vancouver and/or Calgary
  • Add additional Nights in Vancouver and/or Calgary
  • Add Additional Nights in the Rockies: Jasper, Lake Louise and/or Banff
  • Add an Alaska Cruise before or after your train trip
  • Add a rental car in the Rockies

Prices

  • Prices depend on travel dates, number of travelers, train service (GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf) and hotels
  • This package begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver on Mondays and Thursday or an overnight stay in Calgary on Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email us for specific prices, more information and reservations.

Vancouver to Calgary – 2019 Prices
Start Dates SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF GOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 15 – 22 $3,449 $4,999 $5,549
Apr 25 $3,499 $4,999 $5,599
Apr 29 – May 23 $3,899 $5,449 $6,099
May 27 $4,149 $5,649 $6,249
May 30 – Jun 27 $4,349 $6,049 $6,699
Jul 1 – 8 $4,449 $6,049 $6,749
Jul 11 – Sep 26 $4,349 $6,099 $6,799
Sep 30 – Oct 7 $3,849 $5,649 $6,249
Oct 10 $3,699 $5,049 $5,649
Calgary to Vancouver – 2019 Prices
Start Dates SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF GOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 13 – 20 $3,449 $4,999 $5,549
Apr 23 $3,499 $4,999 $5,599
Apr 27 – May 25 $3,899 $5,449 $6,099
May 28 $4,149 $5,649 $6,249
Jun 1 – Jul 2 $4,349 $6,049 $6,699
Jul 6 – 13 $4,449 $6,049 $6,749
Jul 16 – Sep 24 $4,349 $6,099 $6,799
Sep 28 – Oct 5 $3,849 $5,649 $6,249
Oct 8 $3,699 $5,049 $5,649

Prices are per person, before taxes based on Double Occupancy

2019 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
May 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
June 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
July 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
August 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
September 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
October 3, 7, 10
Starts in Calgary
April 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
May 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
June 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
July 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
August 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
September 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
October 1, 5, 8

2019 Itinerary

Vancouver to Calgary Calgary to Vancouver
Day Activities Overnight Activities Overnight
1 Arrive in Vancouver Vancouver Arrive in Calgary Calgary
2 On the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops Kamloops Panoramic Helicopter Tour & Banff Gondola
Transfer Calgary to Lake Louise
Lake Louise
3 On the Rocky Mountaineer to Jasper Jasper Yoho Park Tour
Transfer to Banff
Banff
4 Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper Icefield Parkway Tour, Ice Explorer
Transfer from Banff to Jasper
Jasper
5 Icefield Parkway Tour & Ice Explorer Banff Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper
6 Yoho Park Tour & Transfer to Lake Louise Lake Louise On the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops Kamloops
7 Banff Gondola, Panoramic Helicopter Tour
Calgary Transfer
Calgary On the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver Vancouver
8 Vacation ends in Calgary Vacation ends in Vancouver

Levels of Service

Rocky Mountaineer: SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

  • SilverLeaf Service includes reserved seating in a custom built single level car with expansive windows curving into the ceiling, hot breakfast and lunch served at your seat, and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during the day.
  • GoldLeaf Service – Reserved seating in the GoldLeaf elevated dome car. Breakfast and lunch are served in the GoldLeaf dining car and GoldLeaf passengers have access to the outdoor viewing platform.
  • GoldLeaf Deluxe – GoldLeaf Service on the train with upgraded rooms your hotels. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included.
    View the Differences between SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

 

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