b'This rail vacation surpassed my expectations and I would wholeheartedly recommend a Rail Vacation to others. Vacations by Rail was superb in every aspect of the transaction, planning and execution of even the smallest details. Kudos!~ Phyllis R., Lockhart, TXDay 1 - Vancouverthrough the remarkable tunnels that form Arrive in Vancouver transfer on your own topart of the rich rail history of the CanadianAlternative Routingsyour hotel. The remainder of the day is atRockies.leisure to explore Vancouvers livelyneighborhoods, beautiful parks, and famousHighlights of todays train journey includelandmarks. Included is admission to the Craigellachie, where the last spike of theVancouver Lookout, offering panoramicCanadian Pacific Railway was driven, the views of the city. Overnight Vancouver. climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course,Day 2 - Vancouver to Kamloopsthe glaciers and snow-capped peaks of aboard Rocky Mountaineerthe Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey Get set for a rail adventure into the heart concludes in the resort town of Banff this of natural beauty! Early this morning, evening. Overnight Banff. (B, L)transfer to Rocky Moutaineers rail station and prepare for the full-day journey to Day 4 - Banff to Lake Louise Kamloops, situated in the heart of BritishToday, collect your rental car in Banff, giving Columbias interior. you the freedom to roam the area at your own pace. After exploring Banff, enjoy the On todays journey, see dramatic changesshort drive to Yoho National Park to seein scenery, from the lush green fields of theEmerald Lake and the Spiral Tunnels, a featFraser River valley, through forests and of railway engineering. Continue your drivewinding canyons surrounded by the peaksto the hamlet of Lake Louise, the highlightof the Coast and Cascade mountains, to theof which is the eponymous emerald green desert-like environment of the interior. lake framed by the Victoria Glacier and the Scenic highlights of todays journey includestunning Chteau. Overnight Lake Louise. This itinerary is also available in reverse the rushing waters of Hells Gate in the Day 5 - Lake Louise to Calgarybeginning in Calgary and featuresFraser Canyon and the steep slopes andTravel through awesome Kananaskis the same great inclusions: ample timerock sheds along the Thompson River. YourCountry and the ranching regions of Albertato discover the lush Canadian Rockies day concludes as the train travels along thebefore arriving in Calgary. Be sure to leaveand its delightful resort towns at yourshores of Kamloops Lake and into Kamloops.ample time to explore the local activities leisure, a stunning daylight rail adventure, Overnight Kamloops. (B, L) and entertainment in this vibrant city. and free time in Vancouver to exploreDay 3 - Kamloops to Banff aboardIncluded is admission to the Calgary Towerthis cosmopolitan city as you like. Rocky Mountaineerfor a birds eye view of the metropolis. Ask a rail specialist aboutYour journey continues eastwards this Overnight Calgary. this alternate route.morning into the mighty Canadian RockiesDay 6 - Calgary and the province of Alberta. Once again youDrop off your rental car in downtownsee a spectacular array of scenery as theCalgary or at Calgary International Airport, train travels across ranchlands, along rockywhere your vacation comes to an end.lakeshores, over high mountain passes and For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 143'