Rocky Mountaineer’s new self-drive combos come with savings

Rocky Mountaineer’s new self-drive combos come with savings

VANCOUVER — All four of Rocky Mountaineer’s just-announced new packages qualify for the company’s Peaks & Perks deal.

With Peaks & Perks clients can receive up to $800 per couple in added value credit valid for anything from hotels, to sightseeing, to cruises.

The four new packages include destinations like Canmore, Kananaskis, Sunshine Village in Banff National Park and the Cariboo Mountains. “For the first time ever, guests can do things like hiking and exploring caves, horseback riding, and relaxing at the Nordic Spa” as part of a Rocky Mountaineer trip, says the company.

Here’s a quick look at the new packages:

First Passage to the West Canmore Self-Drive

The mountain town of Canmore, about 20 minutes from Banff, offers stunning views and a laid back atmosphere where visitors can hike, explore caves, or discover restaurants and boutiques. The new seven-day Canmore Self-Drive package includes lodging at the newly-constructed Malcolm Hotel in Canmore, four days with a rental car to explore the region, and two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer.

First Passage to the West Kananaskis Self-Drive

Kananaskis is an ideal place to hike, mountain bike, ride horses, play golf, or relax in the Nordic Spa, plus it’s about a 45-minute drive from Banff. The seven-day Kananaskis Self-Drive package includes two nights at Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, four days exploring the area by rental car, and two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer.

First Passage to the West Sunshine Village Self-Drive

Located within Banff National Park, Sunshine Village sits at an elevation of 7,200 feet with great views of the mountain terrain. Known as a top hiking areas in Canada, Sunshine Village offers opportunities for nature walks, gondola rides, biking, and swimming in hot springs. The seven-day Sunshine Village Self-Drive package features two nights at Sunshine Mountain Lodge, four days with a rental car to explore the region, and two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer.

Journey through the Clouds Mountain Adventures

The 10-day Journey through the Clouds Mountain Adventures package features three nights at the CMH Cariboos Lodge, where guests arrive and depart via helicopter, two and a half days of guided heli-hiking, and two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer.