Beautiful mountains, canyons and rivers await on the VIA Rail journey between Vancouver and Jasper. Search for wildlife in Jasper National Park and travel down the spectacular Icefields Parkway, enjoying stops at Columbia Icefield, Athabasca Falls and Crowfoot Glacier, before exploring the picturesque towns of Lake Louise and Banff.

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Spot wildlife on a tour in Jasper National Park

Discover the beauty of the Icefields Parkway

Enjoy the spectacular views from the Banff Gondola

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Mountains, Lakes & Glaciers

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Day 1

Vancouver - VIA Rail

Board VIA Rail’s The Canadian train for an overnight journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies from Vancouver to Jasper.

Day 2

VIA Rail - Jasper

The train travels into the Rockies with views of snow-capped peaks, Pyramid Falls and expansive glaciers. Pass Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. (B)(L)

Day 3

Jasper

Today you are free to explore Jasper at leisure before an evening tour of Jasper National Park and some amazing wildlife photo opportunities.

Day 4

Jasper - Lake Louise

Travel the Icefields Parkway, with stops at the Columbia Icefield, for an Ice Explorer ride and visit to the Glacier Skywalk, Bow and Peyto Lakes, Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls.

Day 5

Lake Louise - Banff

Travel the Icefields Parkway, with stops at the Columbia Icefield, for an Ice Explorer ride and visit to the Glacier Skywalk, Bow and Peyto Lakes, Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls.

Day 6

Banff

Tour the town of Banff and its environs in the morning, finishing at the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain. Soar above the clouds for panoramic views of six epic mountain ranges.

Day 7

Banff - Calgary

Take the morning to explore more of Banff before departing for Calgary. Your holiday concludes in Calgary, where you can take in the ambience of this cosmopolitan city or choose to extend your holiday.

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