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From Vancouver to Calgary, discover the highlights of the Canadian Rockies and see why this has been one of our most popular holidays for more than a decade.
Destinations > Western Canada > Journey through the Clouds Explorer
Early Booking Bonus - Receive up to $1000*CAD per couple in added value!
25 Aug 2017
16 Apr 2018 to 11 Oct 2018
7 nights hotel accommodation, 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service), 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, Vancouver Lookout, Jasper Highlights Tour, Icefields Parkway Tour including Ice Explorer - Jasper to Lake Louise, Yoho National Park Tour - Banff to Lake Louise, Lake Louise to Calgary Tour - including Banff Gondola, Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing, Calgary Tower, rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper, luggage handling and National Park Pass.
Mondays & Thursdays, 16 Apr - 11 Oct 2018.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jasper National Park on sightseeing tour that takes you through its natural wonders where you could even catch a glimpse of the wildlife that call the park home. Continue on to experience the picturesque surroundings of Lake Louise and Banff before ending your spectacular journey in Calgary.
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Explore Banff on a sightseeing tour with highlights including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos.
Enjoy a highlight of this trip; a 12 minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies.
Experience the many natural attractions and wildlife of UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada's largest national park, Jasper National Park.
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Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
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. (B)(L)
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. (B)(L)
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. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.
Travel to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. 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 to learn more about is geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving at Banff via Lake Louise late this afternoon. Overnight in 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. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Please note: While arrival at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 1:00 p.m., scheduled check-in time is not until 4:00 p.m. In the event that your room is not ready, your luggage will be stored and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.
Today you will 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. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Your tour ends on arrival in Calgary late this afternoon. Overnight in Calgary.
Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.
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Terms & Conditions: *Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added. Credited option must be selected at the time of booking and can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package. Offer valid on new 2018 bookings made in Canada between April 3, 2017 and August 25, 2017. This offer is applicable to 2018 Rocky Mountaineer packages of eight or more days on select dates only. Travel during the 2018 Rocky Mountaineer summer season between April and October on select dates. Deposits are required at the time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made by January 12, 2018. Maximum offer value of $500CAD added value credit per adult ($1000CAD added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Applicable to single, double, triple or quad package prices. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. An amendment fee of $50 per booking will be charged for changes to the use of the credit after the booking has been confirmed. Credits can only be used towards the purchase of additional services offered by Rocky Mountaineer – the credit cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is not applicable to child prices, 2 or 3-day rail only bookings or Group Tour bookings. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.
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