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The Rocky Mountaineer®


Spectacular highlights of the Canadian Rockies by train
The Rocky Mountaineer
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Rail & Train Tours
Canadian Rockies Getaway
9 days / 8 night

Join us onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for nine unforgettable days of daylight travel through Canada's West and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy panoramic views from our traditional Redleaf cars, or even better views and on-board services from our stunning SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf dome cars.

 

With Daylight travel only and overnights in the charming cities throughout Western Canada, you will experience many of Canada's greatest natural treasures including Fraser Canyone as well as a 12 minute helicopter tour in Banff. A tour on the Rocky Mountaineer has something for passengers of all ages and is an adventure you will be glad you didn't pass up.

Itinerary

2016

Vancouver Arrival
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.


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. B, L.


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. B, L.


Jasper to Lake Louise
Travel to Lake Louise 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 its 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 in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.


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.


Banff Sightseeing
Today you will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. The rest of the day is free for you to spend at your leisure in Banff. Overnight in Banff.


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. B, L.


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. B, L.


Vancouver Departure
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.

 

Start Dates

 

Canadian Rockies Getaway
March
April
May
June

No Service

25 & 28

2, 5, 9, 12, 16

19, 23, 26, 30

2, 6, 9, 13, 16

20, 23, 27, 30

July
August
September
October

4, 7, 11, 14

18, 21, 25, 28

1, 4, 8, 11, 15

18, 22, 25, 29

1, 5, 8, 12,15

19, 22, 26, 29

3 & 6

 

Prices

2016

Single Occupancy
Double Occupancy
April through October
Please Call

From $3,719

Please call 1-800-717-0108 for information and reservations

 

Single Occupancy
Double Occupancy
April through October
Please Call
From $5,119
Please call 1-800-717-0108 for information and reservations
Prices are per person and are in U.S. currency and don't include taxes. Please be aware that schedules and fares are subject to change without notice.
Information & Reservations
1-800-717-0108 or 503-292-5055
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The Rocky Mountaineer®

With Summer just around the corner, and the ever popular Fall season fast approaching, now is the time to book your Rocky Mountaineer Vacation.

 

Also ask us about our "larger than life." Our Stay & Play offer, where you will receive up to $600 per couple in credit to spend on tours, side trips, and extra's by booking a qualifying package by April 8, 2016.

 

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