Canadian Rockies by Train

Begin your journey in the cosmopolitan Calgary. Experience a day on a ranch in the Alberta plains, complete with a wagon ride in search of buffalo and a BBQ lunch in the great outdoors. Discover the natural beauty of Moraine Lake, the powerful Bow Falls and impressive Hoodoos. Feel like royalty while overnighting at the fabulous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Banff Springs Hotel, where you have your choice of included dinner venues. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca Glacier and choose from a Glacier Experience across this mass of glacier ice or take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk. Board VIA Rail's The Canadian for a once-in-a-lifetime overnight train journey and head to the lush green Pacific Coast of Vancouver. Relax in the dome car and experience panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, glacial lakes, rushing rivers and the sheer unspoiled wilderness of Canada.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2019
Duration
8 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CalgaryCalgary, Alberta - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in the province of Alberta - get ready for an adventure that brings together the beautiful expanse of the prairie and the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies. Mingle with your fellow travelers during a cocktail reception this evening.
Day 2CalgaryCalgary - Banff: Leave Calgary behind as you head into the wondrous Rockies. Visit a local ranch where you can play a game of horseshoes, take a line dance lesson and enjoy a wagon ride* in search of buffalo. Meet the family that lives there to gain insight into their daily life on the ranch. Then, delight in a traditional Albertan barbecue with beautiful views of the mountains in the background. Arrive at the grand Fairmont Banff Springs, known as the 'Castle in the Rockies,' for a luxurious 2-night stay. This evening it's Diner's Choice...you'll choose the perfect spot from one of the Fairmont Banff Springs' great restaurants.
Day 3BanffBanff: Set off for a scenic drive through Banff featuring the powerful Bow Falls and Hoodoos - known as the 'Land of the Sleeping Giants.' Next, enjoy a visit to a local ammonite specialist to learn about this rare gemstone found only in Alberta. During leisure time, perhaps you will take a stroll through Banff's delightful downtown.
Day 4BanffBanff - Lake Louise: En route to Lake Louise, view the spectacular Moraine Lake and the awe-inspiring Valley of the Ten Peaks. The jagged Ten Peaks are distinctively saw-toothed, standing out amidst stunning Alpine scenery. Enjoy a stay at the world-famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This evening experience another Diner's Choice...you'll choose the perfect spot from one of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise's great restaurants.
Day 5Icefields ParkwayIcefields Parkway - Glacier Experience or Glacier Skywalk - Jasper: Set off for a wonderful day of sightseeing en route to Jasper. You'll journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snowcapped peaks paint the breathtaking canvas - so have your camera handy! Enjoy a stop at the Athabasca Falls and marvel at its sheer beauty and power. Then, it's your choice! Stop at the Athabasca Glacier and choose a fun ride* across this mass of glacial ice which is over 1,000 feet thick - the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle -OR- take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk to experience the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape from the glass-floored platform. Continuing down the parkway, be on the lookout for bears, furry marmots and stately elk. Enjoy a stop at Peyto Lake - a turquoise glacier-fed treasure that evokes pure serenity - before arriving in Jasper, nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
Day 6JasperJasper - VIA Rail: This morning enjoy some time at leisure to discover the best of Jasper. Later, board VIA Rail's The Canadian to continue your journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies. Relive train travel in the days of old as you are rocked to sleep tonight in your private accommodations. The train whisks you past the peaks of the Monashee Mountains and the stunning sight of Pyramid Falls cascading down Mt. Cheadle. Relax in the dome car and experience stunning 360-degree views of the glistening glaciers of the Alberta Icefields.
Day 7VancouverVIA Rail - Vancouver, British Columbia: Enjoy a lovely hot breakfast in the dining car before arriving in the vibrant city of Vancouver. A city tour of Vancouver begins this morning at beautiful Stanley Park, Canada's renowned urban rainforest, and continues to Chinatown, the waterfront, and Gastown, a turn-of-the-century center comprised of pubs, art galleries, boutiques, and the world-famous steam-powered clock, perhaps the most photographed subject in all of Vancouver. Stroll picturesque Granville Island and its fascinating markets. This evening, come together with your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner and toast the end of a wonderful trip.
Day 8VancouverVancouver - Tour Ends: Your tour ends today in British Columbia.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/26/2019$4,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/21/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/28/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/04/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/18/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/25/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/01/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/08/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/15/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/22/2019$4,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/06/2019$4,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
The Fairmont Banff Springs Banff, Canada
Westin Calgary Calgary, Canada
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Lake Louise, Canada
Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre Jasper, Canada
VIA Rail Canada Vancouver, Canada
Listel Vancouver Vancouver, Canada
Chateau Jasper Jasper, Canada
Westin Bayshore Vancouver , Canada
Lobstick Lodge Jasper, Canada
Crimson Jasper Jasper, Canada
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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    Begin your journey in the cosmopolitan Calgary. Experience a day on a ranch in the Alberta plains, complete with a wagon ride in search of buffalo and a BBQ lunch in the great outdoors.

 
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