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Trip Overview

If you're a fan of gorgeous scenery and breathtaking landscapes, then this Canadian Rockies Discovery Eastbound tour is right up your alley! Discover all the amazing sights Seattle has to offer. Get to know Vancouver from 168m above the ground. Stroll down the charming cobblestone streets of Victoria. Tour the world-famous Icefields Parkway and take an interactive ride on the Ice Explorer. Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Relax in the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This 11-day scenic journey will not disappoint!

Highlights

  • Admission to the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit in Seattle
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
  • Admission to Butchart Gardens
  • Sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway from Jasper
  • Mountains, Lakes & Waterfalls Tour

Package Also Includes:

  • 9 nights' hotel accommodations; One-way overnight VIARail® from Vancouver to Jasper
  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach from Seattle to Vancouver onboard the Cascades®
  • Round-trip ferry service from Vancouver to Victoria
  • Tour transfer from Jasper to Banff and shuttle transfer from Banff to Calgary
  • 2 meals included (2 lunches)
Trip Map

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 SEATTLE
Welcome to Seattle! Travel on your own to your centrally-located hotel and start exploring the Emerald City on your own! (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 2 SEATTLE > VANCOUVER
Spend the morning discovering all Seattle has to offer. During your explorations, be sure to visit the Space Needle for a bird's eye view of Seattle. 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. This afternoon, you'll transfer on your own to Seattle's King Street Station and board Amtrak® for your scenic ride through the Cascades up into Canada. Arrive in Vancouver this evening and transfer on your own to your hotel for a good night's rest. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 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! Today also includes admission to Vancouver Lookout, towering over 168m over the city! Be sure to bring your camera as sweeping 360-degree views await you at the top. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 4 VANCOUVER > VICTORIA > VANCOUVER
Travel to the Vancouver Bus Station, where a motorcoach will take you to the Victoria Ferry service for a stunning ride to Victoria. This quaint coastal gem has a dynamic blend of serene mountain views, historic charm, and urban appeal. During your time in Victoria you will visit the famous Butchart Gardens an oasis of colors and beauty. Enjoy floral decorations from all over the world as you wander through the former quarry. Afterwards, take the ferry back to Vancouver and enjoy a good night's rest. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 5 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Board VIA Rail’s The Canadian for your departure to Jasper and the majestic Rocky Mountains. While onboard, a sparkling wine send-off in one of the train’s many domed observations cars and lunch while passing through Vancouver’s eastern suburbs and into British Columbia’s agricultural heartland. Later in the afternoon, take in the stunning views of the Fraser Canyon as the train winds its way through the Cascade and Coast Mountains perched alongside the mighty Fraser River and past the raging rapids of Hell’s Gate. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 6 JASPER
Open your bedroom blinds to find the towering Rocky Mountains outside your window. Take in Mt. Robson, the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies and Moose Lake, one of its deepest, before arriving into Jasper. When you arrive in Jasper, travel on your own to your hotel. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 7 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During this exhilarating sightseeing tour, you'll see many incredible sights, including Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake. Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. Discover the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the tranquil shores of Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 8 JASPER > BANFF
Depart Jasper for a scenic drive out to Banff. Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world-famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder that is 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 of the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 meters out over the Sunwapta Valley. After a full day of sightseeing, get to know Banff, one of the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies. Check into your hotel for the evening and enjoy everything this beautiful town has to offer. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 9 BANFF > LAKE LOUISE > BANFF
Today you'll explore Lake Louise, one of the most photographed landscapes 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 historical Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This tour also highlights Johnston Canyon, another spectacular treasure of the Rockies. A hot buffet lunch is included at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 10 BANFF > CALGARY
Today, take your included shuttle transfer from Banff to your hotel in Calgary, the largest city in Alberta. The evening is yours to enjoy this amazing city on your own. (Overnight in Calgary)

DAY 11 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CALGARY

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

Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Situated downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium – home of the Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions.

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

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.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Distinct from the majority of Banff hotels, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly called “Sleeping Buffalo” by the First Nations living in the region.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn

For those who love to play in the great outdoors, there's no better place than Banff, and no better place to call home after a day of adventure than the Banff Ptarmigan Inn.

Elk & Avenue

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff with 162 rooms featuring queen and king beds, including lofts and junior suites—fully equipped with all the modern-day amenities.

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.

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 newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.

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.

Marmot Lodge

Marmot Lodge offers 107 guestrooms and suites with exterior entry. Large families and groups will love the convenience of our kitchen suites along with a separate bedroom. All guests have access to our heated indoor pool, sauna, and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The Crimson Jasper

The Crimson was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle

Perfectly located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the award-winning Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle – Downtown offers an exceptional blend of service, style and comfort..

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

One of the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks and a premier luxury hotel in Seattle, Fairmont Olympic Hotel is conveniently located in downtown Seattle, close to Pike Place Market and many local attractions.

Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown

Our prime location in the heart of downtown Seattle offers you the combination of majestic Olympic Mountains views, the vibrancy of the Emerald City and the relaxing, quiet magnificence of the Puget Sound.

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, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and MoPOP (formerly Experience Music Project), and the Seattle Opera, Pike Place Market, world-class shopping and a multitude of dining and entertainment options

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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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