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Canadian Rockies Discovery Eastbound with Seattle

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Canadian Rockies Discovery Eastbound with Seattle

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1 (800) 268-7252
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Trip Overview

This program operates from May 1 - October 7, 2017

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 historical 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 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
  • 4 meals included (1 breakfast, 3 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 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
This morning, 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
This evening, travel to the VIA Rail station and board Amtrak eastbound to Jasper. Kick back, relax, and take in the scenery along the way as you venture into Canadian Rocky territory! (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 6 JASPER
Wake up in the Canadian Rockies this morning and enjoy a relaxing day on the train. Take in the breathtaking landscape as you wind through the Canadian Rockies Region of Alberta, Canada. Sit atop the observation car for 360-degree views of the magnificent mountains and be sure to look for Pyramid Falls. Later this afternoon, you'll arrive in Jasper and transfer on your own to your hotel. Breakfast and lunch are included on this day. (Overnight in Jasper). B, L

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, Medicine Lake, and . Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. Discover the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake. Stroll the tranquil shores of Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 8 JASPER > BANFF
This morning, you'll 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 30m 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

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.

Mount Royal Hotel

The Mount Royal Hotel's history dates back to 1908 when it opened for business. Originally called the Banff Hotel, the red brick structure complete with a lead roof, boasted 60 rooms as well as a spacious dining room and billiard room. It was opened by Dave and Annie McDougall of Morley Alberta at a time when Banff was little more than a CP Rail outpost gaining some recognition as a starting point for guided backcountry adventures in the Canadian Rockies.

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.

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.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown 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®.

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.

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

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

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..

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

Get your money's worth at the Quality Inn & Suites® Seattle Center hotel in Seattle, WA 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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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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