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Moraine Lake in  Banff National Park

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Moraine Lake in Banff National Park
Explore the heart of Canadian Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. This enthralling, 12-day package will take you to the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
Canada
Rail
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

5 days of rail travel on Rocky Mountaineer

Tour of Jasper & Banff National Parks

Icefields Parkway tour with Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk

Free time to explore Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise

Embark on a Canadian Rockies journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. This unforgettable, 12-day rail and coach package will take you to the towns of Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper, Lake Louise, Kamloops. Marvel at the breathaking landscape from mountains, river canyons to the snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Discover the beauty of Jasper National Park and Yoho National Park with a coach tour. In Lake Louise, enjoy a thrilling ride on an Ice Explorer and take a jaw-dropping walk along the glass-floored Glacier Skywalk.

2020 Deaparture Dates

  • 24 April
  • 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 May
  • 5, 12, 19 & 26 June
  • 3, 10, 17. 24 & 31 July
  • 7, 14, 21 & 28 August
  • 4, 11, 18 & 25 September
  • 2 October
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Included

11-night hotel accommodation*
5 days of rail travel on Rocky Mountaineer*
5 breakfasts & 6 lunches
Jasper Highlights tour
Icefields Parkway tour with Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk
Banff tour including Banff Gondola
Luggage transfers from station to hotels
Vancouver Lookout admission

Excluded

  • Gratuities for rail or coach tours

Itinerary

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Day 1
Vancouver

Own arrival to your hotel.

Day 2
Vancouver

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Whistler, remainder of day free to explore resort. town
of Whistler. Includes transfers to/from rail stations and hotel.

Breakfast
Day 3 - 4
Whistler - Quesnel - Jasper (Rocky Mountaineer)

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Whistler Station. You will travel to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacier-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. Arrive in Quesnel between 8:00 pm and 9:30 pm PT. Spend the evening exploring the town, or relaxing in your hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Jasper
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today, you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.
Day 6
Jasper - Lake Louise
Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here, you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Lunch
Day 7
Lake Louise
Enjoy a free day in Lake Louise. Local activities include canoeing, hiking in the mountains or simply relaxing and taking in the magnificent views. Overnight in Lake Louise
Day 8
Lake Louise - Banff
This morning, you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to Banff. Arrive into Banff early evening.
Day 9
Banff
Today, you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own.
Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10 - 11
Banff - Kamloops - Vancouver (Rocky Mountaineer)
Board Rocky Mountaineer and travel west, you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Overnight in Kamloops.
Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12
Vancouver

End of tour package upon check out from your Vancouver hotel.

Additional information

Official language
French & English
Currency
Canadian Dollars
2021 - 2022 Departures Available
11 nights
from AUD8,727
per person, twin share
Vancouver
24 April - 2 October 2020 (Friday)

Important notes

*Note: Your choice of GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service and accommodation grade

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