8D Journey Through The Clouds Great Explorer | Selected dates from Apr-Oct 2022 | Free 4 perks
Vancouver - Calgary
Mode of Travel
Rocky Mountaineer Train & Motorcoach
7 nights hotel
2 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches
[HIGHLY RECOMMENDED] The most comprehensive program takes you to the stunning mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, including day trip to Columbia Icefields and 12mins helicopter ride
DAY 1: VANCOUVER
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 (L)
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies' largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic full-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. Highlights include lunch and a lake cruise at historic Maligne Lake. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper. Note: In the event the lake cruise is not operating , interpretive experiences will be offered on First Nations history, foods and culture.
DAY 5: JASPER TO LAKE LOUISE (L)
Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise by motorcoach. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you will ride on an Ice Explorer. Glacier Skywalk and lunch included. A brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise.
DAY 6: 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 7: BANFF TO CALGARY
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, 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. Your tour ends on arrival in Calgary late this afternoon. Enjoy admission to the Calgary Tower. Overnight in Calgary.
DAY 8: CALGARY
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; Day 6, Jasper to Kamloops, on board Rocky Mountaineer; Day 7, Kamloops to Vancouver, on board Rocky Mountaineer; Day 8, Vancouver, your journey ends with checkout from your Vancouver hotel.
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