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Canadian Rockies Discovery Westbound

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Trip Overview

Experience some of the most beautiful sites in North America! Kick off your Canadian Rockies tour in Calgary and explore everything this great city has to offer. Take in the fresh air and stunning sites of Banff. Visit the gorgeous Lake Louise, where you can hike or simply relax lakeside. Discover the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield, one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Stand above the massive walls of Jasper's Maligne Canyon. Sightsee in Vancouver. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Victoria and immerse yourself in the turn-of-the-century architecture and lovely views of the Olympic Mountains.

Highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of Lake Louise
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway
  • Sightseeing tour of the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout Tower
  • Admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Package Also Includes:

  • VIA Rail in Economy accommodations from Jasper to Vancouver
  • 8 nights' accommodations, 1 night onboard VIA Rail
  • 2 Meals (2 Lunches)

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. 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 accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or 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. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CALGARY
Welcome to Calgary, the largest city in Alberta! Travel on your own to your hotel and start exploring the city! Get a good night's rest before your trip to the Rockies begins tomorrow. (Overnight in Calgary)

DAY 2 CALGARY > BANFF
Today, a private transfer will take you from Calgary to your hotel in the quaint mountain town of Banff located in the Canadian Rockies. Upon your arrival, get settled and explore the town as you take in the fresh air and beautiful scenery. (Overnight in Banff)

DAY 3 BANFF > LAKE LOUISE > BANFF
Lake Louise is one of the most photographed scenes in the Canadian Rockies. Experience this remarkable destination first-hand with plenty of time to enjoy lunch and explore the lake at your leisure. Canoe, hike, search for wildlife or simply relax in the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This tour also highlights Johnston Canyon - another spectacular treasure of the Rockies. A hot buffet lunch is include at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise while you enjoy the scenery. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 4 BANFF > JASPER
This morning, depart Banff for a scenic drive out to Jasper, with your sightseeing included! Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield - one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step onboard an Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending out over the Sunwapta Valley. Highlights will include: Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, admission to Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk and a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. At the end of your tour, you will be in Jasper, one of the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies. Check into your hotel for the evening and enjoy everything the town has to offer. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 5 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During this 5.5 hour tour, stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls, discovery the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the shores of Maligne Lake - all on this incredible sightseeing tour. Highlights will include Jasper town, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 6 JASPER > VANCOUVER
This afternoon, travel to the VIA Rail station and enjoy a relaxing day on the train. The scenery will be breathtaking as you depart the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail).

DAY 7 VANCOUVER
This morning, arrive in Vancouver! Today's full day of sightseeing will start with a hop-on, hop-off city tour that takes you to Vancouver's most popular areas: Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! The tour will feature live commentary so you'll have the opportunity to learn what makes this spectacular city so special. Continue exploring Vancouver this afternoon with admission to the Vancouver Lookout with its towering views over the city! A sweeping 360 degree perspective of Vancouver awaits you at the top. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 8 VANCOUVER > VICTORIA > VANCOUVER
This morning, a stunning ferry voyage from the mainland will guide you to Victoria. Victoria has a dynamic blend of coastal beauty, historic charm and urban appeal. Set on the sparkling Straight of Juan de Fuca, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, it offers breathtaking views of the water and Olympic Mountains. Stroll down the cobblestone streets, explore the Inner Harbor, and take in the many attractions. Afterwards, take the ferry back to Vancouver to settle in for the evening. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 9 VANCOUVER
Take some time this afternoon to visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular tourist attractions in British Columbia. The bridge crosses over towering evergreens with views more than 100 feet above the forest floor.

DAY 10 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

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

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

The Elk and Avenue Hotel

Experience exceptional comfort and warm hospitality at the Elk + Avenue Hotel, located in downtown Banff, in the heart of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy all the comforts of a modern hotel, including flat screen televisions, indoor whirlpool and dry cedar sauna.

Fox Hotel & Suites

The Fox Hotel & Suites is located in the scenic Banff National Park. This mountain accommodation offers hotel rooms perfect for the traveler staying for a few days or even a week.

Fairmont Banff Springs

The Fairmont Banff Springs is just steps away from the Town of Banff. An authentic mountain town offering a great diversity of year round shopping, dining, and night life in addition to art and cultural events.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

Chateau Jasper

The Château Jasper is an exceptional hotel with an excellent variety of accommodations and facilities. This conveniently located hotel offers 119 fully air-conditioned luxury guest rooms and suites, pleasantly furnished with mountain decor in mind. Other features of this intimate hotel include an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, a variety of meeting rooms, a lounge and an award-winning, fine dining room.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

Lobstick Lodge

Lobstick Lodge welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. Recently renovated and conveniently located in the town of Jasper, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting. The offer oversized accommodations in Jasper, expert service, and numerous activities right outside the door. Offering 139 spacious Jasper accommodations with 43 kitchen suites, three outdoor and two indoor Jacuzzi’s, and a heated indoor pool.

Comfort Inn Downtown Vancouver

The Comfort Inn® Downtown is a boutique-style hotel conveniently located near most area attractions and businesses. This Vancouver, Canada hotel is minutes from BC Place Stadium event facility, Granville Island, and the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Vancouver International Airport is about 10 minutes away.

Empire Landmark Hotel

We are the tallest downtown Vancouver hotel in the West End with the award-winning revolving Cloud 9 Restaurant in the heart of the city. Our 357 hotel guestrooms offer private balconies to enjoy the best unobstructed views of the city, coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown

Welcome to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. With our inviting atmosphere and award winning CAA/AAA Four Diamond service, you'll discover a hotel in Vancouver that puts you in the centre of it all. We boast a prime location, just steps from Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Convention Centre and world class shopping on Robson Street.

Sutton Place Vancouver Hotel

Few hotels can rival the elegance, European charm and hospitality of The Sutton Place Hotel. One of Vancouver's most beautiful boutique hotels, situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The spectacular setting allows guests to experience exceptional service and all the needed amenities within the cosmopolitan ambience of the city.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Located in the midst of dynamic "Spectacular by Nature" Vancouver, Canada, the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel is a stunning environment that embodies the classic "Art of a Fine Hotel". Sheraton guests find themselves in the heart of Vancouver surrounded by the boutiques of trendy Robson Street and Yaletown.

Delta Calgary Downtown

Ideally located at the gateway to the business district, the Delta Bow Valley is renowned for genuine hospitality. The Delta Bow Valley is first class at it’s finest with a flair of urban sophistication and comforts of home to make your stay enjoyable. Conveniently close to Calgary’s cultural district, Stampede Park, Telus Convention Centre, and Stephen Avenue shopping.

International Hotel Calgary

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, as our guest you’re just minutes away from everything you need to make your trip a successful and memorable one. Our central location makes us a perfect choice for business and pleasure travelers alike.

Westin Calgary

The Westin Calgary Hotel is located in the heart of one of Canada's most exciting cities, where the major business center meets the city's extraordinary activities and first-class dining and arts.

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For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail vacation experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. 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 accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or 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. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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