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Experience the splendor of the Canadian Rockies on this grand rail journey with Rocky Mountaineer and VIA Rail. Travel through the Canadian Rockies and along the Fraser River and Canyon to places no cars can go. Spend time exploring the iconic emerald lakes and beautiful waterfalls in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Travel to the mountain-side town of Banff, picturesque Lake Louise and along the Icefields Parkway to the charming town of Jasper.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of Banff National Park and Lake Louise
  • Admission to the Banff Gondola
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway
  • Sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff in SilverLeaf class
  • One-way VIA Rail® from Jasper to Vancouver on the Canadian®
  • 8 nights' hotel accommodations; 1 night onboard VIA Rail
  • Tour transfer from Banff to Lake Louise
  • Tour transfer from Lake Louise to Jasper
  • 5 meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches)
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Spend the day exploring this nature lover's paradise with its serene coast and a majestic mountain backdrop (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS
This morning, board the famous Rocky Mountaineer itself. Settle into the luxurious accommodations and relax onboard soaking in the spectacular scenery. Travel through British Columbia with views of the Cascade Mountains and along the spectacular Fraser Canyon and River. (Overnight in Kamloops) B, L

DAY 3 ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM KAMLOOPS TO BANFF
Enjoy another day of striking scenery today as you make your way to Banff, Alberta. Travel through the heart of the Canadian Rockies and wind through the snow-capped peaks. (Overnight in Banff) B, L

DAY 4 BANFF
Today you will explore the mountain town of Banff and journey to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. From the summit, you'll have a birds-eye view of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies! (Overnight in Banff)

DAY 5 BANFF TO LAKE LOUISE
This morning, depart Banff on a scenic tour throughout Banff and Yoho National Parks full of emerald lakes and breathtaking waterfalls. End your tour in Lake Louise, one of the most photographed landscapes in the Canadian Rockies where you will spend the evening. (Overnight in Lake Louise)

DAY 6 LAKE LOUISE TO JASPER
Today, travel along the world-famous Icefields Parkway as you head to Jasper. You'll make a stop along the way to visit the natural wonder of Columbia Icefield, one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. There you board the Ice Explorer and venture out to Athabasca Glacier where you'll have one of the best vantage points. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 7 JASPER
Explore the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies today, Jasper National Park. On today's tour will see many breathtaking sights, including Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne and Medicine Lake. Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 8 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL®
Today you will board VIA Rail’s Canadian to continue your journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies reliving train travel in the days of old as you are rocked to sleep tonight in your private accommodations. Enjoy dinner as the train whisks you past Moose Lake and the peaks of Mt. Robson and the Monashee Mountains. Relax in the dome car and experience stunning 360-degree views of the mountain scenery all around you. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 9 VANCOUVER
Head to the dining car for a freshly prepared breakfast and enjoy the stunning views of central British Columbia. As the train winds its way along the walls of the Fraser Canyon and through the Cascade and Coastal mountains, enjoy lunch as you look down to the Fraser River and catch a glimpse of the raging rapids of Hell’s Gate. Prior to arriving in Vancouver, take in the agricultural heartland of the Fraser Valley as it approaches the mighty Pacific Ocean. When you arrive in Vancouver, the morning and the afternoon are yours to discover Vancouver. (Overnight in Vancouver).

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Distinct from the majority of Banff hotels, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly called “Sleeping Buffalo” by the First Nations living in the region.

Elk & Avenue

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff with 162 rooms featuring queen and king beds, including lofts and junior suites—fully equipped with all the modern-day amenities.

Fox Hotel & Suites

The Fox Hotel & Suites is located in the scenic Banff National Park. This mountain accommodation offers hotel rooms perfect for the traveler staying for a few days or even a week.

Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Banff Springs is just steps away from the Town of Banff. An authentic mountain town offering a great diversity of year round shopping, dining, and night life in addition to art and cultural events.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

Chateau Jasper

The newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

Lobstick Lodge

Lobstick Lodge welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. Recently renovated and conveniently located in the town of Jasper, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting.

Marmot Lodge

Marmot Lodge offers 107 guestrooms and suites with exterior entry. Large families and groups will love the convenience of our kitchen suites along with a separate bedroom. All guests have access to our heated indoor pool, sauna, and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The Crimson Jasper

The Crimson was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Located in the heart of pristine Banff National Park, and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Perfectly situated on the shores of Lake Louise you can spend a wonderful day outdoors, from skiing in the winter to hiking in the summer.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Located in the heart of pristine Banff National Park, and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Perfectly situated on the shores of Lake Louise you can spend a wonderful day outdoors, from skiing in the winter to hiking in the summer.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown

Welcome to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. With our inviting atmosphere and award winning CAA/AAA Four Diamond service, you'll discover a hotel in Vancouver that puts you in the centre of it all. We boast a prime location, just steps from Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Convention Centre and world class shopping on Robson Street.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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