Rocky Mountaineer: October 3 Departure for Two, Vancouver + Rockies GoldLeaf Experience
Journey Through the Clouds Excursion (Eastbound, Rocky Mountaineer Experience) + Vancouver City Tour.
One departure only on October 3, 2021.
This product requires your own arrangement of transportation to Vancouver & Calgary.
- 8 days / 7 nights total in Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff & Calgary;
- 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train on GoldLeaf service level (refer to www.rockymountaineer.com for details of GoldLeaf level); Coach Transfer from Banff to downtown Calgary; luggage handling & rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper;
- Admissions include: Vancouver Lookout, National Parks Pass, Ice Explorer, Glacier Skywalk;
- 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches included;
- This price is for 2 guests, and includes listed hotels, train and attraction taxes
October 3, 2021: Arrive Vancouver Airport (YVR) on your own, meet-and-greet (please provide your flight info) by our staff and transfer you to Pan Pacific Hotel in the downtown waterfront Vancouver, steps to some of the top attractions, shopping and entertainment districts.
October 4, 2021: 6 hours city tour with transportation service: Vancouver Lookout (admission included), Gas town, Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge (admission not included); rest of the day, explore Vancouver on your own
October 5, 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 6, 2021: 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. B, L. (Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a Fairmont Double Room)
October 7, 2021: 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. L. (Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Fairmont Lakeview Double room)
October 8, 2021: 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. (Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel in a Premium 2 Queens Double)
October 9, 2021: Depart Banff today and transfer to Calgary (or Calgary International Airport) today. Your journey ends upon transfer to Calgary. (Hotel: Fairmont Palliser Hotel in a Fairmont Room Double)
October 10, 2021: Your journey ends upon check-out from your Calgary hotel.
- October 3 and 4, operated by holidaynow.ca/CPTrip Service;
- October 5 to 9, operated by Rocky Mountaineer;
- 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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