b'Day 1 - Vancouver Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer/Jasper Banff hotel, you have the rest of the evening Arrive in Vancouver and transfer on your It is back on the rails for another grand day to get acquainted with this charming town. own to your centrally-located hotel. Meetof pampering by your railcar attendant, Overnight Banff, AB. (B)your Tour Manager and fellow travelers in impressive sightseeing and magnificent the lobby for a short briefing followed by aglimpses of the Canadian Rockies. We Day 7 - Banffwelcome dinner. Overnight Vancouver, BC. (D)re-board the Rocky Mountaineer this Gain a different perspective of the Canadian morning and set out through the vast Rockies today with a ride aboard the Banff Day 2 - Vancouver City Tourlandscape en route to Jasper. Upon arrivalGondola. Located just 5 minutes outside of Vancouver is chock-full of history and this evening, we check into our hotel withtown, the Banff Gondola is situated on the culture, and we get a hefty dose of both the evening free to have dinner and peruseshoulder of Sulphur Mountain and takeson this mornings city tour. As we travelthe towns offerings on your own. Overnightus nearly 7,500 feet above sea level to the between popular locales, such as StanleyJasper, AB. (B, L) summit. Admire 360-degree views of thePark, historic Gastown, Granville Island andsurrounding mountains, Bow Valley and Chinatown, our guide offers interesting Day 5 - Maligne Lake and Spirit Island Banff town site from the observation deck commentary and little-known stories to Jasper is surrounded by natural beauty,at the top of the mountain. The afternoon enhance the experience. The afternoon is atthanks to Jasper National Park, and we getand evening are free to hike, explore the leisure for you to explore the city. Marvel ata taste of it with our visit to Maligne Lake.local shops and art galleries or take a dip in the Pacific from the scenic seawall or one ofThis glacier-fed lake features clear turquoisethe hot springs. Meet the group tonight for a the beaches at Stanley Park or browse thewaters and an amazing backdrop. We set farewell dinner. Overnight Banff, AB. (B, D)great variety of shops, galleries, museumsout onto the lake by boat, allowing us toand restaurants throughout the city. take in all the glory and to learn more Day 8 - Tour ConclusionOvernight Vancouver, BC. (B)about the flora and fauna of the region. Your time in Western Canada concludesOur cruise ventures out to one of the mosttoday. A group transfer to CalgaryDay 3 - Rocky Mountaineerphotographed locations in all of Canada,International Airport will accommodateto Kamloops Spirit Island. We return to Jasper followingflights departing after 1:30 p.m. (B)We transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer trainthe tour with the remainder of the evening station from our hotel, where we board thefree to explore as you please. Overnight Rocky Mountaineer for a full-day journeyJasper, AB. (B) aboard this iconic train. Enjoy some of the best railway cuisine in Canada with breakfastDay 6 - Banff/Columbia Icefieldand lunch aboard the train. As you savor theOur journey into the heart of the Canadian delicious offerings, watch as the city and theRockies continues today as we make our way coastline fade into the distance and the deepto Banff. En route, we stop at the Columbia emerald hues of the Fraser Valley appear. Icefield for an excursion aboard an IceTodays train ride takes us along the Explorer to Athabasca Glacier. This special Thompson River, past Hells Gate andvehicle makes for an easy ride across the through the dramatic peaks and valleys oficefield. Following the tour, we re-board our the region before arriving in Kamloops. motorcoach and continue to the world- Overnight Kamloops, BC. (B, L)famous Lake Louise. After checking into our For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 153'