Western Explorer (Eastbound) - 2017
DestinationNorth America: Canada
Duration 8 days
Was: $4935pp
Save $800* per couple
Exchange price $4535* pp
includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking

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Features

Experience this trip first-hand to discover why it has been our most popular vacation for more than a decade.

Here’s why this has been our most popular vacation for over a decade: all of the must-see sights of the Canadian Rockies are included. Spend two days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. Along the way take a tour of Jasper’s highlights, the Icefield parkway, Yoho Park, and Banff, and a flightseeing tour on a Summit Helicopter.

Vacation Highlights

  •     2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  •     2 lunches, 2 breakfasts
  •     7 nights hotel accommodation
  •     Banff and Jasper tours
  •     Icefields Parkway and Yoho Park tours
  •     Helicopter Flightseeing
  •     Station and hotel transfers


Train Experience

At every service level, Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will attend to your needs. They will welcome you with a morning toast, serve up delicious meals and entertain you with interpretive storytelling. Decide which service level – GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service – is right for you. Climb aboard GoldLeaf Service for unparalleled comfort in our bi-level glass-domed coach, or SilverLeaf Service for jaw-dropping panoramic views through oversized picture windows and delectable gourmet cuisine at your seat.

Hotels

Our hotel partners share our passion for exceptional guest service, ensuring that you, our guest, can expect a quality experience from the beginning to the end of your vacation. Hotels are based on your choice of GoldLeaf Deluxe Service, GoldLeaf Service or SilverLeaf Service accommodation, and you have the flexibility to change or upgrade your hotel experience as desired. Please note that all accommodations in Kamloops and Quesnel, while charming, are of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded

Highlights

Western Explorer (Eastbound) - 2016

Day 1 Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2 Vancouver To Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the
steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.
BreakfastLunch

Day 3 Kamloops To Jasper
Your rail adventure continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954
metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park.
Overnight in Jasper.
BreakfastLunch

Day 4 Jasper
Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and Canada's largest National Park. Today you will enjoy a scenic tour including the many natural
attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the many creatures that call this mountain park home. The remainder of the day
is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 5 Jasper To Lake Louise
Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on
an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake
before arriving at Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 6 Lake Louise To Banff
A 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. The tour ends in Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Day 7 Banff To Calgary
Enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake
Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a 12-minute Summit Helicopter
Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 8 Calgary
Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Western Explorer (Eastbound) - 2017
*Pricing is per person double occupancy/twin share and based on the deposit of a resort week or equivalent points/credits per booking. All savings depicted are based off of Full Brochure Fare. Government Fees, fuel surcharges and Taxes are additional and subject to change unless otherwise specified. Special rates may not be applicable with other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and may change at any time and without notice. These offers cannot be used for group bookings. Cancellation, amendment and credit cards fees apply. Rates require a qualified two-bed room resort week deposit or equivalent points/credits. Price includes $199 exchange fee per couple/booking