Spotlight On: Banff National Park
Jan 16, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
Nowhere, however, quite equals the jagged peaks, bright blue waters, and evergreen forests of Canada’s oldest national park: Banff.Read more
2021 Tour code: PR-GBKE-21
About the tour
The amazing sights of Western Canada beckon on this 11-day journey. From the British Columbia coastline to the heart of the Canadian Rockies, the changes in the landscape are both dramatic and inspiring. Begin in Vancouver, with towering buildings and historic sites mingling with stunning ocean views. The voyage continues to Campbell River on Vancouver Island, which is your gateway to Knight Inlet. Knight Inlet is home to a large population of grizzly bears and during your time at Knight Inlet Resort, you are treated to myriad opportunities to see them in their natural environment. Kayaking, boating, hiking and outdoor adventures present the beauty of the fjord. Board VIA Rail's Canadian upon return to Vancouver, and marvel at the changes in the landscape as the mountains approach. Enjoy time in Jasper and Banff, as well as excursions to world-famous locales such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and the Columbia Icefields while in the Canadian Rockies. With plenty of free time to sightsee independently in each destination, there has never been a better way to discover wild Canada.
Arrive in Vancouver and enjoy a relaxing evening at your airport hotel. The convenient location of your hotel allows for easy transfer to the airport for your early-morning flight the next day. Overnight Vancouver.
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