b'Day 1 - VancouverDay 4 - Rocky Mountaineer/JasperDay 7 - Banff Arrive in Vancouver and transfer on your It is back on the rails for another grand day ofGain a different perspective of the Canadian own to your centrally-located hotel. Meetpampering by your railcar attendant, impressiveRockies today with a ride aboard the Banff your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for asightseeing and magnificent glimpses of theGondola. Located just 5 minutes outside of short briefing followed by a welcome dinner.Canadian Rockies. We re-board the Rockytown, the Banff Gondola is situated on the Overnight Vancouver, BC. (D)Mountaineer this morning and set out throughshoulder of Sulphur Mountain and takes us Day 2 - Vancouver City Tour the vast landscape en route to Jasper. Uponnearly 7,500 feet above sea level to the summit. arrival this evening, we check into our hotel with Admire 360-degree views of the surrounding Vancouver is chock-full of history and culture,the evening free to have dinner and peruse themountains, Bow Valley and Banff town site and we get a hefty dose of both on thistowns offerings on your own. Overnight Jasper,from the observation deck at the top of the mornings city tour. As we travel betweenAB. (B, L) mountain. The afternoon and evening are free popular locales, such as Stanley Park, historicto hike, explore the local shops and art galleries Gastown, Granville Island and Chinatown,Day 5 - Maligne Lake and Spirit Islandor take a dip in the hot springs. Meet the group our guide offers interesting commentary andJasper is surrounded by natural beauty, thankstonight for a farewell dinner. Overnight Banff, little-known stories to enhance the experience.to Jasper National Park, and we get a taste of itAB. (B, D)The afternoon is at leisure for you to explorewith our visit to Maligne Lake. This glacier-fed the city. Marvel at the Pacific from the sceniclake features clear turquoise waters and anDay 8 - Tour Conclusion seawall or one of the beaches at Stanley Parkamazing backdrop. We set out onto the lakeYour time in Western Canada concludes today. or browse the great variety of shops, galleries,by boat, allowing us to take in all the glory andA group transfer to Calgary International Airport museums and restaurants throughout the city.to learn more about the flora and fauna of thewill accommodate flights departing after 1:30 Overnight Vancouver, BC. (B)region. Our cruise ventures out to one of thep.m. (B)Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloopsmost photographed locations in all of Canada,Spirit Island. We return to Jasper following the We transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer traintour with the remainder of the evening free to station from our hotel, where we board theexplore as you please. OvernightRocky Mountaineer for a full-day journey aboardJasper, AB. (B) this iconic train. Enjoy some of the best railway cuisine in Canada with breakfast and lunchDay 6 - Banff/Columbia Icefield aboard the train. As you savor the deliciousOur journey into the heart of the Canadian offerings, watch as the city and the coastlineRockies continues today as we make our way fade into the distance and the deep emeraldto Banff. En route, we stop at the Columbia hues of the Fraser Valley appear. Todays trainIcefield for an excursion aboard an Ice Explorer ride takes us along the Thompson River, pastto Athabasca Glacier. This special vehicle makes Hells Gate and through the dramatic peaksfor an easy ride across the icefield. Following the and valleys of the region before arriving intour, we re-board our motorcoach and continue Kamloops. Overnight Kamloops, BC. (B, L)to the world-famous Lake Louise. After checking into our Banff hotel, you have the rest of the evening to get acquainted with this charming town. Overnight Banff, AB. (B)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 67'