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Private Touring - Spectacular Mountain Resorts & Rail

9 Days / 8 Nights
Vancouver to Calgary or Calgary to Vancouver
From USD$7,151 per person
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Canadian Rockies Rail Tours highlights: Vancouver | Victoria | Jasper | Moraine Lake | Banff | This 9-day Private Journey gives a perfect introduction to the Canadian Rockies, with time in the vibrant coastal city of Vancouver. Stay in Rocky Mountain resorts of Banff & Jasper with a special night booked at the exclusive and private Moraine Lake Lodge. Travel by train in a a new luxury sleeper bedroom on-board VIA Rail train between Vancouver & Jasper.

  • Victoria & Butchart Gardens
  • Scenic 35-minute floatplane ride between Victoria & Vancouver
  • Private Bedroom on-board VIA Rail
  • Private touring in the Rockies by luxury SUV with your own driver guide
  • Must-do sightseeing in Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • Evening Wildlife Tour in Jasper
  • Ride on the Ice Explorer onto Athabasca Glacier
  • Admission to Jasper National Park's newest attraction: Glacier Skywalk
  • Private tour of Banff
  • Banff Gondola

Early Booking Bonus
Book by 15 September, 2017, receive up to $1,050 per couple in added value which can be used for additional hotel nights, city sightseeing tours, activities or private transfers.
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The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Arrive Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.

Day 2 Victoria day tour with return by floatplane Experience a private day excursion to Victoria, highlighted by the Gulf Islands by ferry, Butchart Gardens, Beacon Hill Park, and a Victoria City Tour. End the day with an awe inspiring 35-minute floatplane flight to Vancouver with stunning aerial views of Vancouver, the Gulf Islands and Victoria Harbour.

Day 3 Vancouver to Jasper (Rail) Today is free time to explore Vancouver; this evening we have included a private transfer to Pacific Central Station to board VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ for the famous train journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Travel back in time to the days of classic rail travel. The original stainless steel ‘streamliner’ railcars (made famous by the ‘Canadian’ in the 1950) are totally refurbished with air conditioning, a café car, lounge car, and access for all on board to the dome car.

Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class: In the evening attendants transform your quarters into a bedroom. Visit the Dome car where you will experience the true essence of travelling by train as a panoramic scene sweeps by. In Sleeper Touring Class some of the amenities include thick towels, plump pillows, cozy down duvets and a shower kit.

Day 4 Canadian Rockies by daylight onboard Via Rail arrive Jasper late afternoon (Rail) By the time you awake this morning the train will have just departed Kamloops to begin a day of travelling towards the Canadian Rockies and Jasper. Enjoy breakfast (included) while surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Around lunch time the ‘Canadian’ begins its passage into the Canadian Rockies with views of snow-capped peaks, Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields. Pass by Mount Robson, which at 3954 metres is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Jasper at approximately 4.00pm and transfer to your hotel. The balance of the afternoon is yours to explore this unique mountain community. (breakfast & lunch included today onboard Via Rail)

Day 5 Jasper - Evening wildlife tour (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Today is free to explore Jasper before departing this evening to experience the environs of Jasper and for some amazing close-up photo opportunities of wildlife.

Day 6 Jasper to Moraine Lake (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Travel by luxury SUV today via one of the most scenic highways in North America - the Icefields Parkway. Visit the Columbia Icefield that covers an area of nearly 125 sq mi (325 sq km) and reaches a depth of 1050 ft (320 m). Time allows for an Ice Explorer ride (included) on the Athabasca Glacier, then a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk (included) to experience a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. After, continue along the Icefield Parkway where stops will be made at Bow & Peyto Lakes, the Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls. This highway is renowned for sightings of bears, elk, moose & mountain sheep, so keep your camera handy. Please note: mountain lakes in this region will be frozen through to mid-June.

Day 7 Moraine Lake to Banff (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Depart Moraine Lake for a ½ day tour of Lake Louise, then continue via the scenic Bow Valley Parkway to Banff. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 8 Sightseeing tour of Banff (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) This morning, tour through the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind), Surprise Corner, Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride and Tunnel Mountain Drive - which overlooks the splendour of Bow Valley. Enjoy the afternoon on your own.

Day 9 Banff to Calgary (Private SUV transfer) This morning is free to explore Banff before your transfer to Calgary. Following the Trans Canada Highway, depart the Rocky Mountains to the Great Central Plains that roll to the east for 2000 kilometres and extend as far south as Mexico. This is ‘cattle ranching country’ and the breadbasket of Canada. Arrive Calgary airport or downtown Calgary.

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 7 nights
  • Private Bedroom onboard VIA Rail for 1 night
  • Private Tour to Victoria & Butchart Gardens with return floatplane ride
  • Private transfer between hotel and Rail Station in Vancouver
  • Private transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper
  • Private evening Jasper wildlife tour
  • Private full day tour between Jasper and Moraine Lake
  • Ice Explorer ride on to Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Private ½ day tour of Lake Louise / Banff with drop-off in Banff
  • Private morning tour of Banff
  • Banff gondola ride
  • Private transfer between Banff hotel and Calgary Airport or downtown Calgary Hotel
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch onboard VIA Rail
  • National Park fees
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information:

  • Vancouver - Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel (Signature Harbour View Room)
  • Via Rail (Deluxe Sleeper Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Deluxe Cabin) (Breakfast included)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Deluxe Mountain View Room)

Deluxe Plus

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Vancouver

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Moraine Lake Lodge

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation. This itinerary is also available in the reverse direction.

Day 1 Arrive Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.

Day 2 Victoria day tour with return by floatplane Experience a private day excursion to Victoria, highlighted by the Gulf Islands by ferry, Butchart Gardens, Beacon Hill Park, and a Victoria City Tour. End the day with an awe inspiring 35-minute floatplane flight to Vancouver with stunning aerial views of Vancouver, the Gulf Islands and Victoria Harbour.

Day 3 Vancouver to Jasper (Rail) Today is free time to explore Vancouver; this evening we have included a private transfer to Pacific Central Station to board VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ for the famous train journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Travel back in time to the days of classic rail travel. The original stainless steel ‘streamliner’ railcars (made famous by the ‘Canadian’ in the 1950) are totally refurbished with air conditioning, a café car, lounge car, and access for all on board to the dome car.

Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class: In the evening attendants transform your quarters into a bedroom. Visit the Dome car where you will experience the true essence of travelling by train as a panoramic scene sweeps by. In Sleeper Touring Class some of the amenities include thick towels, plump pillows, cozy down duvets and a shower kit.

Day 4 Canadian Rockies by daylight onboard Via Rail arrive Jasper late afternoon (Rail) By the time you awake this morning the train will have just departed Kamloops to begin a day of travelling towards the Canadian Rockies and Jasper. Enjoy breakfast (included) while surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Around lunch time the ‘Canadian’ begins its passage into the Canadian Rockies with views of snow-capped peaks, Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Icefields. Pass by Mount Robson, which at 3954 metres is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Jasper at approximately 4.00pm and transfer to your hotel. The balance of the afternoon is yours to explore this unique mountain community. (breakfast & lunch included today onboard Via Rail)

Day 5 Jasper - Evening wildlife tour (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Today is free to explore Jasper before departing this evening to experience the environs of Jasper and for some amazing close-up photo opportunities of wildlife.

Day 6 Jasper to Moraine Lake (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Travel by luxury SUV today via one of the most scenic highways in North America - the Icefields Parkway. Visit the Columbia Icefield that covers an area of nearly 125 sq mi (325 sq km) and reaches a depth of 1050 ft (320 m). Time allows for an Ice Explorer ride (included) on the Athabasca Glacier, then a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk (included) to experience a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. After, continue along the Icefield Parkway where stops will be made at Bow & Peyto Lakes, the Crowfoot Glacier and the Athabasca Falls. This highway is renowned for sightings of bears, elk, moose & mountain sheep, so keep your camera handy. Please note: mountain lakes in this region will be frozen through to mid-June.

Day 7 Moraine Lake to Banff (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) Depart Moraine Lake for a ½ day tour of Lake Louise, then continue via the scenic Bow Valley Parkway to Banff. (Breakfast is included today)

Day 8 Sightseeing tour of Banff (Private SUV driver guided vehicle) This morning, tour through the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind), Surprise Corner, Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride and Tunnel Mountain Drive - which overlooks the splendour of Bow Valley. Enjoy the afternoon on your own.

Day 9 Banff to Calgary (Private SUV transfer) This morning is free to explore Banff before your transfer to Calgary. Following the Trans Canada Highway, depart the Rocky Mountains to the Great Central Plains that roll to the east for 2000 kilometres and extend as far south as Mexico. This is ‘cattle ranching country’ and the breadbasket of Canada. Arrive Calgary airport or downtown Calgary.

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 7 nights
  • Private Bedroom onboard VIA Rail for 1 night
  • Private Tour to Victoria & Butchart Gardens with return floatplane ride
  • Private transfer between hotel and Rail Station in Vancouver
  • Private transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper
  • Private evening Jasper wildlife tour
  • Private full day tour between Jasper and Moraine Lake
  • Ice Explorer ride on to Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Private ½ day tour of Lake Louise / Banff with drop-off in Banff
  • Private morning tour of Banff
  • Banff gondola ride
  • Private transfer between Banff hotel and Calgary Airport or downtown Calgary Hotel
  • 1 breakfast, 1 lunch onboard VIA Rail
  • National Park fees
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information:

  • Vancouver - Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel (Signature Harbour View Room)
  • Via Rail (Deluxe Sleeper Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Deluxe Cabin) (Breakfast included)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Deluxe Mountain View Room)

Deluxe Plus

Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel

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Vancouver

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Moraine Lake Lodge

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Departure dates

2017 Departures (Tour Code: TR101) Departs from Vancouver: Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays Aug 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 Sep 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24

(Tour Code: TR102) Departs from Calgary: Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays Aug 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 Sep 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28

2018 Departures (Tour Code: TR101) Departs from Vancouver: Sundays, Wednesdays & Fridays May 27, 30 Jun 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 Jul 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29 Aug 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31 Sep 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23 (Tour Code: TR102) Departs from Calgary: Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays May 31 Jun 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28 Jul 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31 Aug 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30 Sep 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE CHILD
Deluxe Plus

16 Jun - 21 Sep, 2017 22 Sep - 28 Sep, 2017 **2018 Pricing** 27 May 2018 30 May - 27 Sep, 2018

$7,312
$7,151
-
$7,142
$7,840

$12,985
$12,663
-
$12,772
$13,857

$1,356
$1,356
-
$1,149
$1,462

Prices are per person and include all taxes. Child age 10 - 8 yrs (minimum age 8 yrs)

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