Antarctica & Arctic
Experience an adventure in the Canadian Rockies onboard the world famous Rocky Mountaineer.
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Stay & Play - Receive up to $500*CAD per couple in added value!
01 Mar 2019
14 Apr 2019 to 10 Oct 2019
Seven nights hotel accommodation, two days Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service, two breakfasts and two lunches, Vancouver Lookout, Icefields Parkway Tour including Ice Explorer, Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff, Banff to Calgary Tour including Banff Gondola, Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing, Calgary Tower, Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise, luggage handling and National Park Pass.
Selected dates, 14 Apr - 10 Oct '19
Embark on a well-paced journey to Canada's most talked about destinations, Banff and Lake Louise, witnessing some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Visit the awe-inspiring Columbia Icefields, explore the stunning mountain towns of Banff and Lake Louise, take a breathtaking helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies and enjoy a full day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world .
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Marvel at the spectacular array of scenery as you travel through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies.
Explore Banff National Park on your own with a range of optional activities from soaking in the mineral pools to cruising on Lake Minnewanka.
Enjoy the sights of the stunning surroundings of Columbia Icefield, one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle.
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Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
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)
Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise. (B)(L)
Today, enjoy a full day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world as you travel to Jasper National Park on the Icefields Parkway. 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. At the Columbia Icefield Centre, time is provided for lunch (not included) after you have had a chance to experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure (admission included). Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Afterwards, brief stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
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.
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff's historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.
Today you will 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. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.
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Terms & Conditions: *Offer applies only to new 2019 bookings made by March 1, 2019 for qualifying Rocky Mountaineer packages booked in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service for travel during the 2019 Rocky Mountaineer season on selected dates. Added value credit (“Credit”) must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retroactively added. Guest’s selection of specific Credit must be made at the time of booking and an amendment fee of $50 CAD per booking will be charged for changes after the booking has been confirmed. Deposits are required at the time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made 60 days prior to travel. Offer applies to single, double, triple or quad package prices. A maximum Credit of $250 CAD per adult ($500 CAD per couple) for qualifying packages of five days or more. Credit can only be used towards the purchase of specified additional services offered by Rocky Mountaineer and cannot be used against the price of the purchased package or to upgrade rail service. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, is not applicable to child prices, 2 or 3-day rail-only bookings or group tour bookings, has no cash value, is non-transferable and cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.
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