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Day 1: Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in “The Heart of the New West” independently. Overnight in Calgary.
Day 2: Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Lake Louise. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in world famous Lake Louise late this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 3: 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.
Day 4: Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and 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. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 5: 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.
Day 6: Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Please note all accommodations in Kamloops are of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.
Day 7: 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. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.
Day 8: Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.
Boasting a central situation, the Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown gives easy access to a wealth of attractions, restaurants and shopping. The hotel has a wide range of amenities, including a well equipped fitness centre, an indoor pool with a sun deck and locally sourced cuisine at Elements Bistro.
Surrounded by snow-frosted peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, this iconic resort is simply stunning. This year-round luxury mountain resort offers endless outdoor recreational activities, a luxury spa and exceptional dining.
Located in Banff National Park, this mountain lodge is on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy and at the end of the day, the hotel has a great steakhouse restaurant. Be sure to visit Red Earth Spa, which has six treatment rooms, two manicure stations and access to the hot pool, steam room and fitness room.
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. The 99 room hotel features a wide variety of rooms including spacious guestrooms, and studios and suites with full kitchen facilities. The hotel also features an indoor pool and Peak fitness room.
Located just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has it all. Experience the Pinnacle difference of making every guest experience special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering attention to detail.
Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf upgrades are available. Please ask for details.
Flights to Calgary returning from Vancouver with Air Canada from Heathrow, accommodation in a standard room, station and hotel transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper, 2 days on board the Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service) and prepayable taxes.
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