From Vancouver to Calgary, discover the highlights of the Canadian Rockies. 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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Experience the many natural attractions and wildlife of UNESCO World Heritage Site and Canada's largest national park, Jasper National Park.

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.

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Day 1


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

Day 2

Vancouver - Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops. (B)(L)

Day 3

Kamloops - Jasper

Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. 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. Overnight in Jasper. (B)(L)

Day 4


Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and Canada's largest National Park. Today you will enjoy a scenic tour including the many natural attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the many creatures that call this mountain park home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5

Jasper - Lake Louise

Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. 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. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving at Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 6

Lake Louise - Banff

A 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. The tour ends in Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Day 7

Banff - Calgary

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. A trip on the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 8


Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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