Journey Through the Clouds Top Leisure

Blend breathtaking adventure with plenty of time to relax and take in the Canadian Rockies on your own. Be whisked away in luxury to beautiful mountain towns, with stays in Jasper and Banff and a day trip to Lake Louise. Enjoy a tour of Jasper National Park, Banff gondola ride, and an unforgettable helicopter tour.

PRICE SUMMARY

(Other dates available)
October 1 - October 10, 2020

SilverLeaf Service
$4,699 CAD per person (includes $224 tax)

BONUS: 1 Free Extra Hotel night, 2 Free Airport Transfers, 1 Free Dinner

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Activities & Tours
• National Parks Pass
• Panoramic Helicopter Tour
• Calgary Tower
• Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Vancouver Lookout
• Jasper Breakfast Tour
• Yoho National Park, Banff to Lake Louise, transfer to Banff (or reverse)
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Banff (or reverse)

Dining
• 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches

Travel & Transport
• Luggage handling and rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper
• 2 days Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service 

Accommodations
• 9 nights hotel accommodation

 


DESTINATIONS
Vancouver,  Kamloops,  Jasper,  Banff,  Calgary

TRIP LENGTH
10 Days / 9 Nights Total
2 days onboard Rocky mountaineer

MODE OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
Motorcoach

ROUTE TYPE

Rockies Highlights


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Day 1: Calgary
Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 2: Calgary to Banff
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.

Day 3: Banff
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.

Day 4: Banff
A half-day tour takes you 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 spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location before returning to Banff in a motor coach transfer. Overnight in Banff.

Day 5: Banff
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.

Day 6: Banff to Jasper
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper national parks via the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Arrive in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff

Day 7: Jasper
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. Highlights include breakfast at Maligne Canyon teahouse and a stroll to view the canyon itself. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 8: 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.

Day 9: 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.


Day 10: Vancouver
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.

 


Prices quoted are per person, based on double occupancy, reflect ALL applicable savings. Airfare extra.

*30th Anniversary Promo offer:  (“Offer”) applies only to new 2020 bookings made by February 7th, 2020 for qualifying Rocky Mountaineer itineraries booked in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service for travel during the 2020 Rocky Mountaineer season on selected dates. Offer is per booking and applies to single, double, triple or quad occupancy bookings of 8 days/7 nights or more, must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retroactively added. Free Perks are: (a) one additional hotel night in Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria, Banff, Jasper or Lake Louise. Additional hotel night must match the accommodation grade and occupancy level of package booked and must be booked as a consecutive night at the same hotel that you begin or end your package; (b) one private standard airport transfer in Vancouver or Calgary; and (c) one set-menu dinner at a selected package hotel (not available on rail days). Transfer and dinner are for number of persons on corresponding booking. Guests booking 5–7 day itineraries may take advantage of the “Two Free Gifts” offer ((a) one hotel night and (b) one airport transfer) with the same terms, conditions and restrictions as set out above. All free perks are subject to availability. All bookings are subject to the full booking terms and conditions. Full terms and conditions are available at rockymountaineer.com. Additional conditions apply.

Virtuoso Private Transfer offer: Receive a complimentary private transfer* at the start or end of your rail journey on any 2020 Rocky Mountaineer rail package tour of 4 nights or more. Guests receive a complimentary private transfer to or from the Vancouver International Airport and your Vancouver hotel at the start or end of your rail journey OR receive a complimentary private transfer to or from the Calgary International Airport and your Calgary hotel at the start or end of your rail journey. Offers are capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Applicable to new bookings only. Available in conjunction with any other Rocky Mountaineer offer. Not available in conjunction with any other Virtuoso offers. Qualifying rail journey can be purchased in either class of service and in any grade of accommodation. Offer must be used as part of the package and cannot be deferred to another date or refunded. Offer must be requested at the time of booking. Offer will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added. For GPK, no date changes are permitted after final payment - 60 days prior to departure. Not available for Group Tour Block bookings or Custom Group bookings. We regret it is not possible to change the offer in the event a subsequent offer better fits the guest itinerary. Additional conditions apply.