Rocky Mountaineer: Oct 3 Departure, Canadian Rockies Escape + Whistler for Two, GoldLeaf Experience
Canadian Rockies Escape Circle + Vancouver & Whistler
One departure only on October 3, 2021.
This product requires your own arrangement of transportation to Vancouver.
- 9 days / 8 nights total in Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Jasper, Vancouver;
- 4 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train on GoldLeaf service level (refer to www.rockymountaineer.com for details of GoldLeaf level); luggage handling & rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff and Jasper;
- Admissions include: Vancouver Lookout, National Parks Pass, Ice Explorer, Glacier Skywalk;
- 4 breakfasts and 5 lunches included;
- This price is for 2 guests, and includes listed hotels, train and attraction taxes
October 3, 2021: Arrive Vancouver International Airport (YVR) on your own, meet-and-greet by our staff and transfer you to Pan Pacific Hotel (Deluxe Room Double) in the downtown waterfront Vancouver, steps to some of the top attractions, shopping and entertainment districts. Tour the Vancouver Lookout on your own (open 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.)
October 4, 2021: 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. (Hotel name TBA, will be a moderate standard hotel)
October 5, 2021: Your journey continues Eastward 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 resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff. (Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs in a Fairmont Room Double)
October 6, 2021: Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and 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. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon. Overnight in Jasper. (Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a Fairmont Room Double)
October 7, 2021: Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. (Hotel name TBA, will be a moderate standard hotel)
October 8, 2021: 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. (Hotel: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver in a Deluxe Double)
October 9, 2021: Check out from the hotel. Private transfer service for a brief Vancouver city tour: Gastown, Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge (admission extra), then straight to Whistler. (Hotel: Hilton Whistler in a Hilton Room Double)
October 10, 2021: Explore Whistler on your own: Whistler Village, gondola, zipline, bicycle rental (we can refer you to the rental company)
October 11, 2021: Private transfer from Hilton Whistler to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), or to a location of your choice in Vancouver area. End of service.
- October 3 to 8, operated by Rocky Mountaineer;
- October 9 to 11, operated by holidaynow.ca/CPTrip Service.
- Final itinerary and hotels are subject to actual availability upon booking. Trips may be modified or cancelled by the organizers based on weather or road conditions in the Rockies.
- 31 days prior to arrival, full refund;
- 0 to 30 days prior to arrival, 100% charges;
- No-shows or early departure will be charged full amount.
We'd pleased to reduce the total price by $200.00 if you choose to make the payment via bank transfer. Contact us for details.
Vouchers to the attractions and hotel will be emailed to you with the actual confirmation numbers from these suppliers after your booking is fulfilled. In the event of any sold-out situation, you will be informed electronically with a full refund.
Please note that holidaynow.ca does not own, control or operate any of the venues listed in this tour product. Your safety and well-being are of priority thus we highly recommend that you arrange, prior to the trip, your own travel insurance, including the trip cancellation insurance with your insurer of choice.
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