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Canadian Rockies by Rail

Canadian Rockies by Rail

Canadian Rockies

VIA Rail

 

July 16-23, 2022

 

Click here for a full brochures & itinerary

 

Highlights: 

• Three Canadian National Parks

   - Banff

   - Jasper

   - Yoho

• Rail Experience

   - The Canadian Train

• Sleeper Plus Class on Train - Berths

• Vancouver City Tour

• Victoria, BC

• Vancouver Island

• Butchart Gardens

• Lake Louise

• Valley of the Ten Peaks

• Icefields Parkway

• Banff Area Tour

• Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer Ride

• Jasper

• Maligne Lake

• 3 Nights in Banff

 

Inclusions:

• Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation to/from Airport

• Onboard Trailways Host

• Roundtrip Airfare - MLI

• 7 Nights Accommodations

   - 2 Nights: Holiday Inn Centre, Sheraton or Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

   - 1 Night: VIA Rail - The Canadian Train - Sleeper Plus Class - Berths

   - 1 Nights: Marmot Lodge, Sawridge Inn, Chateau Jasper or Lobstick Lodge, Jasper

   - 3 Nights: Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn, Banff

• 2 Days VIA Rail The Canadian Sleeper Plus Class - Berths

• 11 Meals: 7B/4D

• Professional Tour Director

• Motorcoach Transportation

• Admissions per Itinerary

• Sightseeing per Itinerary

• Baggage Handling at Hotels & Train

• Overnight Bag required for train overnight

 

Tour Pricing:

$4975 pp double with booking discount

$5175 pp double (regular rate)

Single Supplement add $1075

 

Deposit & Final Payment:

A $300 deposit per person is required within one week of reservation. Must be paid in full by May 2, 2022.

 

Travel protection is available; please call to inquire. We encourage the purchase of the travel protection plan. You can protect your travel investment at a very affordable group rate - take peace of mind with you when you travel.

 

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Day 1

DAY 1: ARRIVE VANCOUVER
Arrive in Vancouver and meet your Tour
Director. One of the most beautiful and
cosmopolitan cities in North America,
Vancouver dazzles with views of the Pacific
Ocean, majestic mountains and a glittering
skyline. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

D

Day 2

DAY 2: VANCOUVER ISLAND - VICTORIA
Today ferry through the scenic Gulf Islands to
Vancouver Island. Upon arrival visit the world
famous Butchart Gardens to stroll among
fifty acres of floral gardens, fountains and
meandering paths. Then visit Victoria, British
Columbia’s beautiful capital. Enjoy a Victoria
City Tour featuring the Inner Harbor, the
imposing Parliament Building constructed in
1897 and views of the famous Empress Hotel.
Enjoy a bit of leisure time to take in city’s turn
of the century Victorian charm or shop in the
downtown heritage district. Later return to
Vancouver by ferry.

B

Day 3

DAY 3: VANCOUVER - BOARD VIA RAIL -
OVERNIGHT ON TRAIN
This morning enjoy a Vancouver City Tour
including Stanley Park, famous for its colorful
Indian totem poles, Chinatown & Gastown,
Vancouver’s turn of the century pedestrian
mall lined with shops and restaurants
along cobble-stone streets. This afternoon
board VIA Rail’s train, The Canadian, for a
memorable 2 Day & overnight rail excursion
into the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies.
Explore the train before settling into your
comfortable Berth in the Sleeper Plus Train
Car for the evening. The Berths feature seats
that convert to upper and lower beds for
sleeping. Each 20 passenger Sleeper Plus
Train Car features washrooms and a shower.
Dinner is included with this class along
with exclusive access to the Park Car for
panoramic views.

B, D

Day 4

DAY 4: CANADIAN ROCKIES BY VIA RAIL -
JASPER NATIONAL PARK - MALIGNE LAKE
The Canadian winds along the North
Thompson River passing towering peaks
and glacial valleys in a vast wilderness once
only accessible by rail. Enjoy the views of the
incredible passing scenery like Mt. Robson,
the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
Cross the Continental Divide into Alberta,
arriving in Jasper for a one-night stay. This
afternoon discover Jasper National Park,
whose incredible scenery is comprised of
carefully protected ecosystems, and is a
photographer’s paradise. Visit to Maligne
Canyon, a Jasper landmark. Next watch for
wildlife as you drive to see the crystal blue
waters of Maligne Lake, the largest natural lake
in the Canadian Rockies.

B

Day 5

DAY 5: JASPER - ICEFIELDS PARKWAY -
BANFF
Today travel south along the Icefields Parkway,
linking Jasper and Lake Louise, one of North
America’s most spectacular drives. Travel the
road as it winds between snow-domed peaks
and immense hanging glaciers; you may see
elk, deer, bighorn sheep or bear. Stop to see
the raw power of the Athabasca Falls. Later
ride in a specially designed Ice Explorer on the
1000-foot thick Athabasca Glacier part of the
Columbia Icefield, one of the largest ice masses
outside of the Arctic Circle. Then travel into
Banff National Park and arrive at your hotel in
the quaint town of Banff for a three-night stay.

B, D

Day 6

DAY 6: BANFF - YOHO NATIONAL PARK -
LAKE LOUISE
Today view two of the crown jewels of the
Canadian Rockies. Stop to view spectacular
Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks
before visiting the Chateau Lake Louise, located
within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Capture
spectacular views and photos of Lake Louise
and Victoria Glacier. Then travel through
Kicking Horse Pass into Yoho National Park to
see the Natural Bridge, the remarkable Spiral
Tunnels and cross the Continental Divide before
returning to Banff. This evening enjoy your
evening on your own.

B

Day 7

DAY 7: BANFF AREA TOUR - AFTERNOON
AT LEISURE
This morning enjoy a Banff Area Tour
including Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls, Tunnel
Mountain & the Hoodoos. Later explore
Banff and the surroundings on your own. An
optional tour will be available this afternoon.
This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with
your fellow travelers in the Banff area.

B, D

Day 8

DAY 8: BANFF - CALGARY - FLIGHT HOME
Transfer to Calgary and fly home filled with
wonderful memories of your Canadian
Rockies VIA Rail Tour.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Davenport, Iowa 8735 Northwest Blvd - Burlington Trailways Bldg.
1st right past Blain's Farm & Fleet; on the left
Ft. Madison, IA Ft. Madison Prison Industries Parking Lot
1st Street & Avenue E
Mediapolis, IA Mediapolis, IA - Mepo. Foods
111 N. Wapello Rd.
Muscatine, IA Muscatine - Wal*Mart 3003 US-61
Wapello, IA Wapello, Jack N Jill on Hwy 61
503 US 61, Wapello, IA
West Burlington West Burlington, IA Westland Mall
South Lot by AmericInn
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