Canadian Rockies by Train

Start: Vancouver International Airport Finish: Calgary International Airport

Visiting: Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Athabasca River, Maligne Canyon Trail, Icefields Parkway, Bow Falls, Peyto Lake, Athabasca Falls, Banff National Park, Yoho National Park Of Canada, Calgary


Duration: 6 Nights

Physical rating: High, 3+ hours walking per day

Special diets catered: Vegetarians

Tour Operator: Tours of Distinction

Group size: 16 - 24

Age range: 40-99

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: $2649

Tour Overview

A leisurely journey that traverses the dramatic beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Tour snow covered mountain peaks glisten amid glacier blue lakes where ever present wildlife roams free. Ride a “snow coach” to a glacier, cruise on a crystal clear lake, and take a quiet water raft trip to watch the pristine landscape glide by. Alpine villages, ice-fields, pounding waterfalls, and the great outdoors…await.

Highlights

  • iconSnow Coach Glacier Tour
  • iconLake Louise
  • iconYoho National Park
  • iconMaligne Canyon Walk
  • iconLower Johnson Canyon Waterfall Walk
  • iconVancouver Panoramic Tour
  • iconCruise on Lake Maligne
  • iconJasper National Park
  • iconJasper River Rafting
  • iconBanff, Alberta
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Places You'll See

Countries:
Vancouver
Day train through the Canadian Rockies
Jasper water rafting
Walking on a glacier
Lake Maligne
Snowcoach ride in the Rockies
Lake Moraine
Lake Louise
Wildlife safari
Athabasca Falls

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arrive Vancouver

Location: Vancouver

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Arrive in Vancouver today and be met by your Tour Director and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Then enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

icon Day 2 : Vancouver - Kamloops

Location: Kamloops

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: DoubleTree Kamloops

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

We begin our day with a city tour of Vancouver which includes the beautiful Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown including the world-famous steam-powered clock, the 2010 Olympic torch and village. In the Afternoon we journey to Kamloops, BC and check into our hotel for the night. (B, D)

icon Day 3 : Rocky Mountains Train

Location: Jasper

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Sawridge Inn Jasper

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning its all-aboard VIA Rail Canada as we depart Kamloops bound for Jasper. Our relaxing daytime journey will take us past snowcapped mountains, glacial lakes, rushing rivers, and perfectly pristine Canadian wilderness, “oh what a journey!” Our train arrives in Jasper late afternoon, we check in our hotel for a two night stay. (B, D)

icon Day 4 : Jasper

Location: Athabasca River, Maligne Canyon Trail

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Sawridge Inn Jasper

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Oh! What a day we have today! To start- we begin with a very mild float/rafting tour on the Athabasca River, the same route once used by “Fur Traders” years ago. Our adventure continues, this afternoon as we take a walk into Maligne Canyon to enjoy its natural beauty. Then it’s on to Maligne Lake for a relaxing cruise and a brief stop at “Sprite Island”. This evening after dinner we embark on a wildlife safari in search of Moose, Bear and Caribou. (B, D)

icon Day 5 : Icefields Parkway to Banff

Location: Icefields Parkway, Bow Falls, Peyto Lake, Athabasca Falls

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Banff Royal Canadian Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

Our journey today will take us south on the Columbia Icefields Parkway…with snowcapped mountains and rushing rivers, impressive cliffs, this is truly one of Canada’s most scenic motorways. We stop at Athabasca Falls to wonder at the sheer beauty and power. Then we to board our special “snowcoach” for a ride onto the glacier where you will be able to get out and walk around atop a glacier. After our snow coach ride we continue on the Icefields Parkway always being on the lookout for wildlife as we make our way to visit Bow Falls and Peyto Lake. Today’s journey ends as we check into our hotel for a 2-night stay. (B)

icon Day 6 : Banff & Yoho National Parks

Location: Banff National Park, Yoho National Park Of Canada

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Banff Royal Canadian Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Banff and the best of Yoho National Park . Today we will visit Moraine and Emerald Lakes both beautiful and different. We take a walk to the Lower Johnson Canyon Waterfall - what a sight! No visit would be complete without a stop at Lake Louise where we will have the opportunity to walk the paved path along the edge of the lake, relax on one of the many benches and saviour the peaceful beauty. Return to Banff by mid-afternoon remainder of the day to explore on your own. This evening we gather for our farewell dinner. (B, D)

icon Day 7 : Banff - Depart Cagary

Location: Calgary

Meals: Breakfast

Our adventure comes to a close this morning as we transfer to Calgary Airport for our homebound flight. The tour is over but the memories are yours to keep! (B)

What's Included

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

    Airport Transfers on arrival Vancouver and departure in Calgary are included.

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    Accommodation

    6-nights premier accommodation.

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    Local Taxes

    All taxes and fees included.

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    Meals

    6 Breakfasts | 5 Dinners

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    Tipping and Gratuities

    All gratuities are included.

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    Fully Guided

    A full-time Tours of Distinction Tour Director and local guides.

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    Drinks with Meals

    Water, Soda, Coffee/Tea.

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

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    Entrance Fees

    All entrance fees to attractions listed in the itinerary.

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

    Mini-coach.

What's Not Included

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    Travel Insurance

    Travel Insurance is not included.

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    International Airfare

    International airfare is not included.

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    Drinks with Meals

    Alcoholic Beverages.

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    Country Entry Visas

    Any relevant visas required are not included.

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Tours of Distinction requires a deposit of 250 USD to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 60 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

    All payments to TourHub are deposited into an externally regulated Trust account.


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Dates & Availability

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Wednesday Sep 08, 2021

Nights

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$2649.00

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Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

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