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Canadian Rockies & Coastal Passage - 8 Day Tour
"Spectacular" perfectly describes this eight-day rail vacation that begins in the jewel of the Pacific Northwest, Seattle, and continues along the Pacific coast by rail and through the soul-stirring peaks of the Canadian Rockies to Calgary.
- Three days onboard the spectacular Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service or GoldLeaf Deluxe Service
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
- Hotel accommodations for 7 nights
- Sightseeing and scenic excursions including Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver Lookout, Grouse Mountain. Banff Gondola, summit helicopter tour, and Calgary Tower
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, and Banff
- Luggage handling and National Parks Pass
Day 1 - Arrive in Seattle
Arrive in Seattle, check into your hotel, and spend time exploring Seattle's most popular sights at your leisure, from Chinatown and Pioneer Square to Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. Overnight Seattle.
Day 2 - Coastal Passage by Rocky Mountaineer
Transfer to King Street Station for your Rocky Mountaineer journey along the Pacific Coast to Vancouver. Highlights include Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington, the fishing fleet of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, and the community of White Rock across the Canadian border. Overnight Vancouver. (D)
Day 3 - Vancouver Sightseeing
Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver's North Shore followed by visits to the Peak of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain, for breathtaking views of the city, ocean and surrounding mountains. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 4 - Vancouver to Kamloops
Travel aboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops for your full-day journey into the Canadian Rockies. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hellís Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight Kamloops. (B, L)
Day 5 - Kamloops to Banff
Your journey continues eastward into the Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, and the Spiral Tunnels. Overnight Banff. (B, L)
Day 6 - Banff to Lake Louise
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Highlights include the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Upon arrival in Lake Louise, the remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight Lake Louise.
Day 7 - Lake Louise to Calgary
Todayís full-day tour begins with a sightseeing excursion through Banff. Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos as well as a ride on the acclaimed Banff Gondola. Continue on to Kananaskis for a thrilling 12-minute summit helicopter tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Your tour ends in Calgary, where the remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight Calgary.
Day 8 - Calgary
Your vacation comes to an end upon checkout from your hotel.
Discover why travelers rave about Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy gourmet meals prepared by talented onboard chefs.
GoldLeaf Deluxe Service
Spoil yourself by making your Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf rail journey through the Canadian Rockies a deluxe one. Enjoy all of the same luxurious onboard amenities in GoldLeaf Service plus deluxe hotel accommodations.
Prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy and do not include approximately 6% tax. Triple and children prices are available upon request. Prices are correct at the time of this web page going live; however are subject to confirmation at time of booking. Itinerary is available in reverse. All prices are based on a conversion effective 8/12/12. Please note all accommodations in Kamloops are of moderate standard.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book the Canadian Rockies Highlights & Coastal Passage Tour.