Canadian Rockies Grand Getaway
Travel in style through the Canadian West as you visit the area's highlights via private tours and relax in upscale accommodations.
Book a qualifying 2020 USA or Canada rail vacation and enjoy a $200 per couple travel credit to use towards your choice of pre- or post-night hotel stay or coach class connecting rail. Book by October 31, 2019 and use promo code EBB20N.
Kick off this tour on the West Coast of Canada by exploring the beautiful seaside city of Vancouver. Enjoy a stunning cruise through the Gulf Islands as you head to Vancouver Island. There you have free time to explore the beautiful Butchart Gardens and the city of Victoria.
Next, you'll head into the Canadian Rockies. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax as the landscape unfolds outside your window. Stop in Whistler and Quesnel before you settle into the alpine town of Jasper. Here you will enjoy a boat cruise and explore Maligne Canyon. Visit the Columbia Icefield and have the chance of lifetime to enjoy a unique walk on ancient glaciers before arriving in Lake Louise for your final two nights.
This itinerary is also available from Calgary to Vancouver based on your travel preference.
Highlights and Inclusions
- 3 days of scenic rail travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service
- Deluxe hotel accommodations for 9 nights
- 7 meals
- Private Vancouver City Tour
- Private Victoria Excursion including Butchart Gardens
- Private Maligne Valley excursion with boat cruise
- Yoho National Park private excursion
- Private airport and rail station transfers
- Driver gratuities for private touring and transfers
Day 1 – Vancouver
Arrive in the seaport city of Vancouver, and take your private airport transfer to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 2 – Private City Tour of Vancouver
Today you will have a private tour of Vancouver. Enjoy the highlights of Stanley Park, Chinatown, Historic Gastown, and The Vancouver Lookout, which provides a 360-degree view of the city. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 3 – Victoria and Butchart Gardens
Take a ferry ride to Vancouver Island and enjoy plenty of free time to explore downtown Victoria. You will also have a chance to visit Butchart Gardens, which features exotic floral displays from all over the world. Head back to Vancouver via a 35-minute floatplane ride. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 4 – Rocky Mountaineer to Whistler
After a private transfer from your hotel to the Rocky Mountaineer train station, board the Rocky Mountaineer for Whistler. You will arrive in Whistler mid-day and have time to explore this mountain paradise. Overnight Whistler. (B)
Day 5 – Rocky Mountaineer to Quesnel
Return to the Rocky Mountaineer for an all-day train ride to Quesnel, in the heart of the British Columbia interior. This city is home to the world's longest wooden truss bridge—a great place to catch the sunset over the Fraser River. Overnight Quesnel. (B, L)
Day 6 – Rocky Mountaineer to Jasper
Enjoy another full day of scenic rail travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer as you head higher into the Rocky Mountains on your way to Jasper. This town is a stunning mix of peaks and valleys, crystal waters and towering trees. Overnight Jasper. (B, L)
Day 7 - Maligne Valley with Boat Cruise
View the gems of this area on a private tour showcasing Jasper National Park’s natural wonders. You'll visit the beautiful Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Viewpoint and enjoy the stunning scenery on a Maligne Lake Cruise. There's even time to relax over a picnic lunch. Overnight Jasper. (L)
Day 8 – Jasper to Lake Louise
Transfer today from Jasper to Lake Louise. Visit the Athabasca Falls, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. An Ice Explorer Glacier Tour on the Columbia Icefield is the highlight of this day that includes a picnic lunch. Overnight Lake Louise. (L)
Day 9 - Yoho National Park
Head out to Yoho National Park and visit its stunning sights. Enjoy stops at Kicking Horse Pass, Moraine Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Takakkaw Falls. Overnight Lake Louise.
Day 10 – Private Transfer to Calgary Airport
Your grand getaway through the Canadian Rockies ends today with your private transfer from your hotel to Calgary Airport for your flight home.
Rail Your Way
Add more flexibility to your rail vacation by choosing when and where to begin and end your vacation. Whether you want to go east to west, west to east, north to south, south to north, start at the beginning, travel the reverse itinerary or begin in the middle, Rail Your Way allows you to tailor make your rail vacation so you can have the experience you want.
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Add a Cruise
Many of our rail vacations begin and end in popular port cities. Spice up your vacation by adding an ocean or river cruise aboard your preferred cruise line to your itinerary and experience the best of both worlds. Popular cruises include Alaska’s Inside Passage, the Panama Canal, New England and Eastern Canada, and historic river towns along the Mississippi River.
Look for the Add a Cruise icon to identify those vacations that offer pre- or post-cruises. Ask your rail specialist how you can Add a Cruise!
Extend Your Vacation
Extend your rail vacation with new city packages in Chicago, Toronto, and Vancouver. Optional pre- or post-night packages include hotel accommodations for two nights and popular local sightseeing, and may be added to the beginning or end of qualifying rail vacations.
Look for the Extend Your Vacation icon to identify those vacations which offer new city stay packages. Ask your rail specialist for details about these pre- and post-night extensions.
Train and Hotel Accommodations
Hotels include the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, the Four Seasons Whistler, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer will be in GoldLeaf Service. A custom-designed bi-level dome coach puts travelers right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy gourmet meals prepared by onboard chefs.
Passport & Visa Requirements
It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.
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Everything was perfect in the selection of hotels and tours and each private transfer driver was very professional and informed on the area we were in.
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: Departs 3rd June 2020 ($12,394), 10th June 2020 ($12,394), 17th June 2020 ($12,394), 24th June 2020 ($12,394), 1st July 2020 ($12,394), 8th July 2020 ($12,394), 15th July 2020 ($12,394), 22nd July 2020 ($12,394), 29th July 2020 ($12,444), 5th August 2020 ($12,444), 12th August 2020 ($12,444), 19th August 2020 ($12,444), 26th August 2020 ($12,444), 2nd September 2020 ($12,444), 9th September 2020 ($12,444), 16th September 2020 ($12,444), 23rd September 2020 ($12,444)
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