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Alpine Canadian

6 Days / 5 Nights
Calgary to Vancouver or Vancouver to Calgary
From USD$1,315 per person
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Canadian Rockies Train Tours highlights: Calgary | Banff | Lake Louise | Jasper | VIA Rail | Vancouver | One-way tour from Calgary or Vancouver traveling through dynamic landscapes of Western Canada by coach and rail. This six-day tour is packed with incredible sights and unique experiences. From glacier fed lakes of the Canadian Rockies to the fertile farmland of the Fraser Valley. This bestselling tour includes 1 night on-board the iconic Trans-Canadian VIA Rail train back to Vancouver.

  • Sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola Ride
  • Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Travel the Scenic Icefield Parkway with picnic lunch included

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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 Calgary to Banff (Coach) Leave the Stampede City of Calgary on the express service to Banff where you will have ample opportunity to take in the sights.

Day 2 Morning sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola This morning, tour the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind) & Bow Valley Viewpoint, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and Bankhead: an abandoned mining town and the relic of Banff’s industrial past. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an aweinspiring 360-degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Return to downtown Banff at your leisure. (transfer not included)

Day 3 Banff to Lake Louise (Coach) Depart Banff early afternoon for a short drive via the scenic Bow Valley to Lake Louise.

Day 4 Lake Louise to Jasper (Coach) Travel by coach 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) experiencing a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. Photo stops along the Parkway 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. (picnic lunch included today)

Day 5 Jasper to Vancouver (Rail) Spend the morning relaxing in the mountain town of Jasper before boarding VIA Rail Sleeper Touring Class to Vancouver. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson, then follow the mighty Thompson River all the way to the Fraser Valley and the coastal city of Vancouver.

Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class: In the evening attendants transform your quarters into cozy bunks or 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. (dinner is included today)

Day 6 Arrive Vancouver (Rail) Tour ends upon arrival in Vancouver at 9.45am. (breakfast is included today)

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 4 nights
  • Sleeper berth onboard VIA Rail Sleeper Touring service for 1 night
  • Transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper
  • Full day tour between Jasper and Lake Louise with picnic lunch included
  • Ice Explorer ride on to Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Lake Louise and Banff hotels
  • Sightseeing tour of Banff
  • Sulphur Mountain gondola ride
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Banff hotel and Calgary
  • Total # of meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches (Vancouver departures)
  • Total # of meals: 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch (Calgary departures)
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Semi Private Sleeper Berth)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn (Deluxe Queen Room)
  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Lake Louise - Deer Lodge (Heritage Room)
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Lakeview Room)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Fairmont Room)

Moderate Grade with Semi-Private Bedroom on-board VIA Rail

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Lobstick Lodge

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Jasper

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Irwins Mountain Inn

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Banff

Superior Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Deer Lodge

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Lake Louise

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Deluxe Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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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 Calgary to Banff (Coach) Leave the Stampede City of Calgary on the express service to Banff where you will have ample opportunity to take in the sights.

Day 2 Morning sightseeing tour of Banff with Gondola This morning, tour the town of Banff and its environs. Among the highlights are visits to the Hoodoos (shaped by centuries of wind) & Bow Valley Viewpoint, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and Bankhead: an abandoned mining town and the relic of Banff’s industrial past. At the end of the tour you will be taken to the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an aweinspiring 360-degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Return to downtown Banff at your leisure. (transfer not included)

Day 3 Banff to Lake Louise (Coach) Depart Banff early afternoon for a short drive via the scenic Bow Valley to Lake Louise.

Day 4 Lake Louise to Jasper (Coach) Travel by coach 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) experiencing a glass-floored observation platform 918 ft (280 m) over spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls. Photo stops along the Parkway 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. (picnic lunch included today)

Day 5 Jasper to Vancouver (Rail) Spend the morning relaxing in the mountain town of Jasper before boarding VIA Rail Sleeper Touring Class to Vancouver. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson, then follow the mighty Thompson River all the way to the Fraser Valley and the coastal city of Vancouver.

Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class: In the evening attendants transform your quarters into cozy bunks or 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. (dinner is included today)

Day 6 Arrive Vancouver (Rail) Tour ends upon arrival in Vancouver at 9.45am. (breakfast is included today)

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 4 nights
  • Sleeper berth onboard VIA Rail Sleeper Touring service for 1 night
  • Transfer between rail depot and hotel in Jasper
  • Full day tour between Jasper and Lake Louise with picnic lunch included
  • Ice Explorer ride on to Athabasca Glacier
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Lake Louise and Banff hotels
  • Sightseeing tour of Banff
  • Sulphur Mountain gondola ride
  • Scheduled coach transfer between Banff hotel and Calgary
  • Total # of meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches (Vancouver departures)
  • Total # of meals: 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch (Calgary departures)
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Semi Private Sleeper Berth)
  • Jasper - Lobstick Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn (Deluxe Queen Room)
  • Banff - Irwin’s Mountain Inn (Standard Room)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Lake Louise - Deer Lodge (Heritage Room)
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade)

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room)
  • Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Lakeview Room)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Fairmont Room)

Moderate Grade with Semi-Private Bedroom on-board VIA Rail

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Lobstick Lodge

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Jasper

Lake Louise Inn

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Lake Louise

Irwins Mountain Inn

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Banff

Superior Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Deer Lodge

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Lake Louise

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Deluxe Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Jasper

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Lake Louise

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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Banff

Departure dates

(Tour Code: TR25) Departs from Vancouver: Sundays, Tuesdays & Fridays Apr 30 May 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30 Jun 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, 30 Jul 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 Aug 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29 Sep 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 Oct 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 13

(Tour Code: TR26) Departs from Calgary: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays Apr 28 May 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 31 Jun 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30 Jul 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 31 Aug 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30 Sep 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29 Oct 2, 4, 6, 9, 11

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE CHILD
Moderate Grade with Semi-Private Bedroom on-board VIA Rail

28 Apr - 21 May, 2017 22 May - 28 May, 2017 29 May - 23 Jun, 2017 25 Jun - 13 Sep, 2017 15 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 30 Sep - 13 Oct, 2017 Upgrade to Private Cabin 28 Apr - 13 Oct 17, 2017

$1,315
$1,315
$1,645
$1,645
$1,608
$1,499
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$262

$1,641
$1,641
$2,104
$2,104
$2,030
$1,812
-
$262

$1,235
$1,235
$1,520
$1,520
$1,495
$1,423
-
$262

$828
$828
$1,025
$1,025
$1,025
$1,025
-
$262

Superior Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

28 Apr - 21 May, 2017 22 May - 28 May, 2017 29 May - 23 Jun, 2017 25 Jun - 13 Sep, 2017 15 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 30 Sep - 13 Oct, 2017

$1,607
$1,725
$2,056
$2,056
$2,056
$2,027

$1,999
$2,235
$2,624
$2,624
$2,624
$2,566

$1,517
$1,595
$1,906
$1,906
$1,906
$1,887

$1,054
$1,054
$1,326
$1,326
$1,326
$1,326

Deluxe Grade with Private Cabin on-board VIA Rail

28 Apr - 21 May, 2017 22 May - 28 May, 2017 29 May - 23 Jun, 2017 25 Jun - 13 Sep, 2017 15 Sep - 29 Sep, 2017 30 Sep - 13 Oct, 2017

$2,143
$2,143
$2,680
$2,868
$2,706
$2,337

$3,012
$3,012
$3,813
$4,189
$3,865
$3,127

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$1,054
$1,054
$1,326
$1,326
$1,326
$1,326

Prices are per person and include all taxes.

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