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Classic Rail Circle - Rocky Mountaineer - 9 Day Tour
The dramatic and diverse scenery of Western Canada will be exposed when you take part in this ultimate all-rail journey. This vacation package includes travel on two new rail routes, the Rocky Mountaineer Fraser Discovery Route and the Whistler Mountaineer. Each night of the tour is spent in a hotel, so you can be well rested and ready to continue your rail journey the following day.
- 4 days onboard the spectacular Rocky Mountaineer® in your choice of RedLeaf Service, SilverLeaf Service, GoldLeaf Service or GoldLeaf Deluxe Service.
- 3.5 hour Whistler Sea to Sky Climb
- 8 nights hotel accommodation
- Vancouver Lookout
- North Shore tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
- Jasper Highlights Tour
- Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper and Kamloops
- Luggage handling and National Parks Pass
- 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches
Day 1 Vancouver Arrival
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2 Vancouver
Enjoy a six-hour tour of Vancouver's spectacular NorthShore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, disovering the Coastal rainforest and British Columbia's First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 3 Vancouver to Whistler
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler. Following your motorcoach transfer from downtown Vancouver, embark on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the "Sea to Sky" corridor. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. On arrival at the Whistler train station, you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler. (B)
Day 4 Whistler to Quesnel
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Overnight in Quesnel. (B, L)
Day 5 Quesnel to Jasper
Your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Highlights include the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and Yellowhead Pass. Overnight in Jasper. (B, L)
Day 6 Jasper
Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies' largest national park. Today you will enjoy a short scenic tour including the many natural attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the area's many creatures that call this mountain park home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 7 Jasper to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Kamloops. You will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo mountains. Highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, Yellowhead Pass and the journey along the North Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops. (B, L)
Day 8 Kamloops to Vancouver
Your rail adventure continues west towards the coastal city of Vancouver. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Overnight in Vancouver. (B, L)
Day 9 Vancouver
Your tour ends with check-out from your Vancouver hotel.
Enjoy the thrill of the Canadian Rockies in classic style as you embark on a stunning all-daylight rail adventure in RedLeaf Service. Settle back in your roomy, reclining seat and enjoy commentary and service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer Host.
Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies through the panoramic windows of the custom-designed single-level dome coach in the new SilverLeaf Service.
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 in USD.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Classic Rail Circle Vacation featuring Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Quesnel and Whistler.
Meals (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Prices are per person, based on double occupancy and do not include approximately 6% tax. Prices for triples and children are available upon request. Please note all accommodations in Quesnel and Kamloops are of moderate standard. All prices are based on a conversion effective 8/10/12 and are subject to change.