Western Explorer | from $3,299.00 CAD per person based on double occupancy

· in Calgary, Alberta · about Escorted or Guided Tour

Western Explorer | from $3,299.00 CAD per person based on double occupancy

in Calgary, Alberta · about Escorted or Guided Tour

The best journeys always seem to end too soon. But with our Free Hotel offer that doesn't have to be the case. Revel in more unforgettable moments by extending your trip with a free additional hotel night in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, or Calgary. All you have to do is book this qualifying 2016 Rocky Mountaineer journey of four nights or more in GoldLeaf Deluxe, GoldLeaf, or SilverLeaf Service by June 24, 2016

Here’s why this has been our most popular vacation for over a decade: all of the must-see sights of the Canadian Rockies are included. Spend two days on board the Rocky Mountaineer train. Along the way take a tour of Jasper’s highlights, the Icefield parkway, Yoho Park, and Banff, and a flightseeing tour on a Summit Helicopter.

Vacation Highlights

  • 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Banff and Jasper tours
  • Icefields Parkway and Yoho Park tours
  • Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Station and hotel transfers

Train Experience

At every service level, Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will attend to your needs. They will welcome you with a morning toast, serve up delicious meals and entertain you with interpretive storytelling. Decide which service level – GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service – is right for you. Climb aboard GoldLeaf Service for unparalleled comfort in our bi-level glass-domed coach, or SilverLeaf Service for jaw-dropping panoramic views through oversized picture windows and delectable gourmet cuisine at your seat.

Hotels

Our hotel partners share our passion for exceptional guest service, ensuring that you, our guest, can expect a quality experience from the beginning to the end of your vacation. Hotels are based on your choice of GoldLeaf Deluxe Service, GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service accommodation, and you have the flexibility to change or upgrade your hotel experience as desired. Please note that all accommodations in Kamloops and Quesnel, while charming, are of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded.

Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver To Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 3: Kamloops To Jasper

Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Overnight in Jasper.

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4: Jasper

Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and Canada's largest National Park. Today you will enjoy a scenic tour including the many natural attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the many creatures that call this mountain park home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5: Jasper To Lake Louise

Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving at Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 6: Lake Louise To Banff

A 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 that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Day 7: Banff To Calgary

Enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 8: Calgary
Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Activities included

The discovery extends beyond the rails. Our unique holiday packages feature a variety of activities and experiences to let you explore the Canadian Rockies and the destinations that we travel to.

The activities include:

  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Ice Explorer
  • Banff Gondola
  • Vancouver Lookout
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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