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Since 1990, Vancouver based Rocky Mountaineer, the world’s largest privately owned luxury tourist train, has welcomed over 1.7 million guests to inhale the mountain air and let nature take their breath away. The unparalleled experience onboard the all dome-fleet offers rich, historic storytelling, World Class cuisine and a first-hand look at the vast and untouched wild beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the amazing Canadian Rockies.

Keep a lookout for a jaw-dropping range of wildlife on this spellbinding trip that includes a visit to Yoho National Park and the Columbia Icefields.

Package Includes:

  • 4 days Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 8 nights hotel: Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff
  • Luggage handling and rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper and Banff
  • Meals: 4 breakfasts, 6 lunches
  • Activities & Tours
    • Vancouver Lookout
    • National Parks Pass
    • Ice Explorer
    • April Closure Dates – Ice Explorer
    • Glacier Skywalk
    • Banff Gondola
    • Banff Minnewanka Lake Cruise
    • Banff Exclusive Interpretive Program

Package does not include airfare.  Please ask for details from your departure city.

 

Vancouver SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF
Sept $6499 + $362 tax $8699 + $468 tax
October $5599 + $311 tax $7059 + $383 tax

Connecting flights and airport transfers available to add

Canadian Rockies Getaway Circle

Day 1 – Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Hotel: Silverleaf Sheraton Wall Centre (or similar), Goldleaf Sutton Place Hotel (or similar)

Day 2 – Vancouver to Kamloops
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. Overnight in Kamloops.
Hotel: Kamloops locations will be indicated upon check in at train station when you receive your boarding passes

Day 3 – Kamloops to Jasper
Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s 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. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.
Hotel: Silverleaf The Crimson Jasper Hotel (or similar), Goldleaf Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (or similar)

Day 4 – Jasper to Lake Louise
Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, 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. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (or similar)

Day 5 – Lake Louise to Banff
This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, 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 that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff. Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:00 p.m., scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.
Hotel (2 nts): Silverleaf Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa (or similar), Goldleaf Royal Canadian Lodge (or similar) or option to upgrade to Rimrock Resort Hotel (or similar)

Day 6 – Banff 
This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), a lake cruise on Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Lunch is included. Overnight in Banff. Note: In the event the lake cruise is not operating, interpretive experiences will be offered on the history of the founding of Banff, sampling of authentic Canadian treats, and hands-on interpretation of local flora and fauna.

Day 7 – Banff to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops.
Hotel: Kamloops locations will be indicated upon check in at train station when you receive your boarding passes

Day 8 –  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.
Hotel: Silverleaf Georgian Court Hotel (or similar),  Goldleaf Sutton Place Hotel (or similar)

Day 9 – Vancouver
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel

 

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COACH STYLE

Custom-designed single-level dome

Bi-level dome with seating above and dining below

WINDOW STYLE

Oversized glass-dome windows for taking in the spectacular views

Full glass-dome windows with panoramic views

DINING

Breakfast and lunch served in the comfort of your seat

Gourmet à la carte meals in the lower-level dining room

SEATING

Reclining, comfortable pre-assigned seating with ample leg room

Reclining, comfortable pre-assigned seating with ample leg room

NUMBER OF HOSTS

Attended by two Hosts, plus one culinary team member

Attended by three to four Hosts plus a full culinary team

BEVERAGES

Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

SNACKS

Gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included

Gourmet sweet and savoury snacks included

VIEWING AREA

Small outdoor viewing platform

Large exclusive outdoor viewing platform

STORYTELLING

Engaging Hosts with stories about historic sites, flora, fauna and wildlife

Engaging hosts with stories about historic sites, flora, fauna and wildlife

BAGGAGE DELIVERY

Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Quesnel, or Kamloops

Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Quesnel, and Kamloops

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method.Please note there maybe a tax increase when FREE connectors are added with Air Canada Vacations. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287