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Rocky Mountains Rail Journey

August 20-26, 2022

Bookings Closed


Classic Tour

Our tour starts in Vancouver, BC. This great Canadian city is framed by the Pacific Ocean and majestic mountains. Here we board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer for a once in a lifetime journey through the Rocky Mountains. We overnight in Kamloops, at the heart of the Thompson Okanagan region. Then continue to Banff, Alberta, Canada's famed resort town. Here you will see nature at her finest with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.


Signature Moments

  • Taste the amazing flavors of the Pacific coast
  • Be in awe of the majesty of the Canadian Rockies
  • Relax and enjoy the famouse resort town of Banff
  • Ride one of the most iconic trains in the world, the Rocky Mountaineer
Bookings Closed
Inclusions & Highlights
  • 6 Nights superior accommodations
  • Breakfast daily, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Vancouver city tour
  • Rocky Mountaineer Rail Journey - Gold Leaf Service
  • Banff Touring
  • Gondola ride
  • Lake Louise and Lake Moraine visits
  • Airport transfers
  • English speaking guides
  • Gratuities
  • Women's Travel Club Tour Host
Day 1
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer
Welcome to British Columbia!

Upon arrival at the Vancouver International Airport, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the Hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore until this evening when we will get together for a welcome dinner.
Accommodations: Sheraton Wall Center

Day 2
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer

Today we will have a full day tour to see everything Vancouver has to offer. Vancouver is commonly called the Gem on the coast with the right mix of cultures, modern city planning, and an abundance of natural features and wholesome recreation. On this 6-8 hour Grand City Tour, you see the history and uniqueness of Vancouver. Tour downtown Vancouver ,Canada Place, Vancouver Convention Centre, Lion Gate Bridge,, English Bay ,Olampic Village,Stanley Park, Gastown ,False Creek,, Yaletown, Coal Harbour,Chinatown, and Granville Island Public Market.

Experience that special vibe that makes this city one of the most cosmopolitan places in the world. We visit English Bay and The Shaughnessy area for grand house viewing built in the early 1900,s through the south Granville shopping district to the famous Granville Island Public Market for lunch.
Accommodations: Sheraton Wall Center

Day 3
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer
Board Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops

Today we board Canada's iconic luxury train, the Rocky Mounaineer for a truly memorable rail journey through the Rocky Mountains. Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior.

Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.
We will transfer for our Kamloops accommodations for the evening.
Accommodations: Kamloops Hotel TBA

Day 4
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer - Banff

Your journey continues Eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies.

Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff.
Accommodations: Moose Hotel & Suites

Day 5
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer

This morning we set out on a gondola ride. Enjoy the view on this scenic gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. At the summit, marvel at the unsurpassed view of Banff, the Bow Valley and a 360 degree view of six scenic mountain ranges. You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world when you are standing on the spacious main level observation deck.

Enjoy your evening exploring the beautiful town of Banff. Banff has a rich heritage as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain destinations.
Accommodations: Moose Hotel & Suites

Day 6
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountaineer
Banff & Lake Louise

Today we enjoy a full day adventure including Banff, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Takakkaw Falls. This tour will take you through some of the best spots in the area. We start the day with a couple scenic viewpoints around town then make our way to the beautiful Moraine Lake, where we do a short hike up the rockpile viewpoint.

If you are not into a hike that is no problem as there is a nice café overlooking the lake where you can relax and enjoy the view. We then head to Historic Chateau Lake Louise where guest's can explore the Lake and Hotel. We then head over the Continental divide, the range that divides the waterflow of North America. There is a stop at the engineering wonder of Spiral Tunnels, a series of train tunnels constructed in the 1900's to reduce the dangerous grade as trains head into the Kicking Horse Valley. The Final stop is the impressive Takakkaw Falls. At 384m (1,260 feet) Tall, these falls are 7 times larger than Niagara Falls and one of the tallest in Canada.
Accommodations: Moose Hotel & Suites

Day 7
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Calgary - Depart

It is time to say good-bye to this beautiful destination and fabulous new friends. We will have a group transfer to Calgary for your flight home, please book your flight for after 2 PM.

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.


Important Details & Pricing

Double Occupancy - $5699 CAD per person (sharing a room) - approx. $4500 USD
Single Occupancy - $6999 CAD per person (your own room) - approx. $5500 USD

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

Deposit of $800 CAD per person due at time of booking.
Final Payment due - June 1, 2022

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.


Activity Level

Moderate Activity
There are a few walking tours at a relaxed pace.


Group Size

Minimum - 15 ladies
Maximum - 22 ladies


  • International Airfare
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities on meals not included and personal expenses
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel


Tour Leader

Marianne Southall
Marianne is the founder of the Women's Travel Club. She is well traveled and loves to get off the beaten path, her favorite type of tour would involve nature and animals.


Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to
Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed.

Arrive to Vancouver, BC - Anytime
Depart from Calgary, AB - After 2 PM

Please complete the form to request flight options for your tour. The Women's Travel Club Flight Department will work with you to arrange the best options. Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.

Insurance Quote
Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountain Rail Journey
Sheraton Wall Center

The Sheraton Wall Centre Downtown Vancouver Hotel is the perfect location for strolling scenic Robson Street and Yaletown or making connections in the nearby business and financial districts. Whatever your plans are, you'll find a feeling of welcome unlike any other at one of the best Vancouver hotels.

Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountain Rail Journey
Kamloops Hotel

Kamloops hotel is one of the great properties supplied by the Rocky Mounaineer. As soon as the specific hotel is announced this will be updated.

Women's Travel Club Rocky Mountain Rail Journey
Moose Hotel & Suites

The design of the Moose is Mountain elegance with warm, rich, natural materials. Located a 1 minute walk from the heart of downtown Banff, the Moose Hotel & Suites features 174 air conditioned guests rooms, with a combination of One and Two Bedroom Suites and hotel rooms. Amenities include the Meadow Spa & Pools with 10 treatment rooms and private outdoor hot pool, a bright indoor swimming pool and exercise room on the 3rd floor, and 2 spectacular rooftop hot pools with views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.