7D Journey Through the Clouds Excursion | 2021 season | Free 2 Perks
[COMPREHENSIVE ON A GO] This seven day journey will covers all the most important places in the Rockies with one night stay in every town of Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper
DAY 1: VANCOUVER ARRIVAL
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Included is admission to the Vancouver Lookout. Overnight in Vancouver.
DAY 2: VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS (B,L)
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
DAY 3: KAMLOOPS TO JASPER (B,L)
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.
DAY 4: JASPER TO LAKE LOUISE (L)
Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, 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. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
DAY 5: 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.
DAY 6: BANFF TO CALGARY
Depart Banff today and transfer to Calgary. Overnight in Calgary
DAY 7: CALGARY DEPARTURE
Your journey ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.
REVERSE COURSE - WESTBOUND (CALGARY TO VANCOUVER)
Day 1, Arrive in Calgary; Day 2, Calgary to Banff; Day 3, Banff to Lake Louise; Day 4, Lake Louise to Jasper; Day 5, Jasper to Kamloops, on board Rocky Mountaineer; Day 6, Kamloops to Vancouver, on board Rocky Mountaineer; Day 7, Vancouver, your journey ends with checkout from your Vancouver hotel.
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Internal flights are included in this package. See itinerary for details.