Glacier National Park Discovery Escorted - 2014

$3,999 - 9 Days

Chicago > Glacier National Park > Seattle

 

Come and experience one of the most pristine natural environments in the world; Glacier National Park borders Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada. Began your journey in the Windy City with a tour before boarding the Empire Builder. Continue to Glacier National Park for 3-full days of breathtaking scenery and sightseeing. Conclude the trip of your lifetime in Seattle after an overnight train trip. Revel in the Emerald City on a city tour before departing for home.

For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail vacation experts at 1-800-AMTRAK-2

Highlights:

    • Tour of Chicago with transfer to Amtrak Station
    • 4 tours inside Glacier National Park 
    • A boat cruise tour of Swiftcurrent Lake and Josephine Lake
    • Guided sightseeing tour of Seattle

     

     

     

    Package Also Includes:

    • One-way Amtrak® from Chicago to Glacier National Park; Glacier National Park to Seattle in Roomette accommodations; meals included in Dining car
    • 6 nights' hotel accommodations; 2 nights' sleeping accommodations onboard Amtrak®
    • 16 meals (8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 7 dinners)
    • Wine and cheese welcome reception in Chicago 
    • Meal gratuities included with all meals except on board the Amtrak train
    • Services of an Amtrak Vacations Tour Escort for the duration of journey


Other Packages Available:

    Disclaimer:

    Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Package prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach or Roomette accommodations as noted in trip itinerary. Upgrades to Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Alternate hotels may be used on some dates. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

    DAY 1 YOUR ESCORTED JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO
    Welcome to Chicago! Take a walk down the Magnificent Mile for world-class shopping, dining and attractions. A pre-tour wine and cheese reception will be held to meet your guide and fellow travelers. (Overnight in Chicago)


    DAY 2 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK®
    This morning you will take a tour of Chicago and enjoy lunch at your leisure in Downtown Chicago before transferring to Chicago Union Station to board the train. (Overnight on the train) B, D


    DAY 3 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    Enjoy the day on board the train as you pull into Glacier National Park in the early evening. After arrival, you will check into the rustic Glacier Park Lodge. (Overnight in Glacier National Park) B, L, D


    DAY 4 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    This morning you will have some free time to explore on your own prior to an afternoon tour of the fir and aspen forests in Glacier National Park and the Two Medicine Valley, which includes a cruise of Two Medicine Valley. (Overnight in Glacier National Park) B, D


    DAY 5 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    After your included breakfast, take a full-day tour inside Glacier National Park, and cross the Canadian border to Waterton Lake National Park. Lunch is on your own. May we suggest afternoon tea at the Prince of Wales Hotel, one of the most photographed hotels in the world. Later, check into your new hotel accommodations at Many Glacier Hotel located inside Glacier National Park. (Overnight in Glacier National Park) B, D


    DAY 6 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    Your tour continues on the rugged eastern slopes and follows the carved valleys of the St. Mary's region along the “Going-to-the Sun-Road”. (Overnight Glacier National Park) B, D


    DAY 7 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK
    Enjoy your final day with a boat cruise of Swiftcurrent Lake and Josephine Lake. Later this afternoon, you will transfer back to the Glacier Park Lodge and board Amtrak to Seattle. (Overnight on the train) B, D


    DAY 8 SEATTLE
    Today you will arrive in Seattle, known as “Emerald City”. Enjoy an early city tour which will end in Space Needle park  for lunch at your leisure. You may continue exploring Seattle on your own. This evening enjoy your finale dinner. (Overnight in Seattle) B, D


    DAY 9 YOUR ESCORTED JOURNEY ENDS IN SEATTLE
    Breakfast is included this morning before your journey officially ends. At which point, you may extend your tour independently into Victoria, Vancouver or South into California or we can arrange for your transportation home. B


    Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

    Disclaimer:

    Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Package prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach or Roomette accommodations as noted in trip itinerary. Upgrades to Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Alternate hotels may be used on some dates. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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