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Canadian Rockies Discovery Westbound with Seattle

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Trip Overview

Kick off your Canadian Rockies tour. 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. End your journey walking around the festive Seattle.

Highlights

  • Admission to the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit in Seattle
  • Hop-on / hop-off city tour in Vancouver
  • Visit the Vancouver Lookout in Vancouver
  • Afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria
  • Scenic sightseeing tour of Jasper
  • Icefields Parkway excursion from Jasper including a ride onboard an ice explorer vehicle!
  • Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls Tour
  • Two overnights in Banff, one of the most tranquil towns in the Canadian Rockies

         

Package Also Includes:

  • 9 nights' hotel accommodations
  • One-way Amtrak from Vancouver to Seattle
  • Round-trip ferry service from Vancouver to Victoria
  • One-way overnight VIA Rail from Vancouver to Jasper
  • Tour transfer from Jasper to Banff and private transfer from Banff to Calgary
  • 2 meals included (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! Transfer today on your own to your centrally located 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 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
Today you'll explore the beautiful mountains, lakes, and waterfalls of the Canadian Rockies including Lake Louise, one of its most photographed landscapes. 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 historical Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This tour also highlights Moraine Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and Spiral Tunnels, other spectacular treasures of the Rockies. A hot buffet lunch is included at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (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 30m 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, transfer on your own to the VIA Rail station and enjoy a relaxing day on the train. The scenery will be breathtaking as you leave the Canadian Rockies Region of Alberta, Canada. (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, towering over 168m over the city! Sweeping 360 degree views await you at the top. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 8 VANCOUVER > VICTORIA > VANCOUVER
This morning, transfer on your own to the Vancouver Bus Station where you will board a motorcoach to take you to the Victoria Ferry service. A stunning ferry voyage from the mainland, 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. Included in your day is afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress hotel. With turn-of-the-century architecture and timeless beauty, this luxury hotels offers a gourmet experience with is famous afternoon tea. 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.  (Overnight in Vancouver) 

DAY 10 VANCOUVER > SEATTLE
Board Amtrak this morning for your ride into the United States and to the city of Seattle. Transfer on your own to your centrally located hotel and start exploring the Emerald City! During your explorations, be sure to visit the Space Needle for a bird's eye view of Seattle, over 520 feet above the city! Afterwards, don't forget to view the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit for some of the most interesting and beautiful blown glass sculptures in the world. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 11 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SEATTLE




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.

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.

Crowne Plaza Seattle

The Crowne Plaza Hotel - Seattle offers a superb location in Downtown Seattle, close to everything great in the Pacific Northwest.

Mayflower Park Hotel

The historic Mayflower Park Hotel is ideally located in downtown Seattle, the Mayflower Park Hotel is in the heart of the city. Built in 1927, the classic Mayflower Park Hotel has been restored with crystal chandeliers, gleaming brass and period antiques that offer an inviting European elegance to this historic Seattle hotel.

Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center

Come and stay with us at the Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center to enjoy the many city attractions and hidden treasures that Seattle has to offer. Our hotel is located near Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, Century Link Stadium and Seattle Underground Tour in Pioneer Square.

Warwick Seattle Hotel

Warwick Seattle is an elegant hotel located in downtown Seattle and within walking distance to most Seattle attractions such as the Seattle Center, home of the Seattle Space Needle, Experience Music Project, Seattle Opera, Pike Place Market and world-class shopping. Warwick Seattle Hotel greets you with European luxury and charm.

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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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