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Private Touring - Luxury Rail Journeys of the West

7 Days / 6 Nights
Vancouver to Vancouver
From USD$5,455 per person
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Departure dates

Depart from Vancouver (Tour Code: TR143) Tuesday & Friday May 29 Jun 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 Jul 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31 Aug 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 Sep 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25

Pricing

All pricing is in United States of America USD$

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

29 May - 29 May, 2020 02 Jun - 12 Jun, 2020 16 Jun - 25 Sep, 2020

$5,455
$5,776
$5,969

$8,229
$8,671
$9,006

$4,570
$4,851
$4,997

$2,683
$2,883
$2,934

Superior Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

29 May - 29 May, 2020 02 Jun - 12 Jun, 2020 16 Jun - 25 Sep, 2020

$5,959
$6,394
$6,586

$8,833
$9,367
$9,702

$5,054
$5,456
$5,601

$3,087
$3,423
$3,473

Deluxe Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

29 May - 29 May, 2020 02 Jun - 12 Jun, 2020 16 Jun - 25 Sep, 2020

$7,727
$8,108
$8,275

$11,586
$12,014
$12,266

$3,746
$4,081
$4,162

Deluxe Plus Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

29 May - 29 May, 2020 02 Jun - 12 Jun, 2020 16 Jun - 25 Sep, 2020

$8,108
$8,490
$8,656

$12,348
$12,776
$13,028

$3,746
$4,081
$4,162

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

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This 7-day circle tour from Vancouver is the perfect introduction to the Rockies.

 

Travel aboard two iconic railways, VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer, spotting wildlife and enjoying scenic views.

 A private wildlife tour is enjoyed in Jasper along with a night at Moraine Lake Lodge, and all transfers between destinations are private.

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Vancouver to Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 2
Arrive Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 3
Jasper Sightseeing | Private Wildlife Tour
Day 4
Jasper to Moraine Lake Lodge | Private Transfer
Day 5
Moraine Lake to Banff | Private Transfer
Day 6
Banff to Kamloops | Rocky Mountaineer
Day 7
Kamloops to Vancouver | Rocky Mountaineer

The below itinerary is only a suggestion, we offer tailor-made personal service and solutions to help you plan your perfect vacation.

Day 1 Vancouver to Jasper (Rail)
This afternoon, check in at Pacific Central Station and board VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ for the famous train journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Step back in time to the days of classic rail travel, riding in the original stainless steel ‘streamliner’ railcars made famous by the ‘Canadian’ in the 1950s. Each has been restored with air conditioning, a café car, lounge car, and access to the dome car. (dinner included today onboard VIA Rail)

Exclusive to Sleeper Plus Class: By day, sit back in comfortable seating and enjoy the exclusive comfort of your own accommodation. Come evening, attendants will transform your quarters into cozy bunks or a bedroom. Don’t forget to visit the Dome Car – the true essence of travelling by train is all in the panoramic views. Some Sleeper Plus Class amenities include towels, pillows, cozy down duvets and a shower kit.

Day 2 Arrive Jasper (Rail)
Rise to the snowy peaks of the Canadian Rockies today as you arrive in Jasper and transfer to your hotel. The day is free to explore this unique alpine community. (breakfast included today onboard VIA Rail)

Day 3 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 4 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 Lake, 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 5 Moraine Lake to Banff (Private SUV driver guided vehicle)
Depart Moraine Lake for a ½ day tour along the scenic Bow Valley Parkway to Banff. 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, and Tunnel Mountain Drive - which overlooks the splendour of Bow Valley. Enjoy the afternoon on your own. (breakfast is included today)

Day 6 Banff to Kamloops (Rail)
All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for the scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. As the train crosses over the continental divide you pass through the spiral tunnels in Yoho National Park, a remarkable engineering achievement. Continue on through the Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park with endless views of snow capped mountains and stunning glaciers. Pass by Craigellachie, where the last spike was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway Trans Canada link in 1885. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Day 7 Kamloops to Vancouver (Rail)
Re-board the Rocky Mountaineer Train and follow the Thompson River through Ashcroft - one of Canada’s driest towns (with an average rainfall of just 18 centimetres). Pass through Rainbow Canyon with its cliffs striped with pinks, greens and greys creating a stunning effect. Continue on to the Fraser Canyon where at Hell’s Gate you will observe a water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the lush farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port city of Vancouver late afternoon. (breakfast & lunch is included today)

Package Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation including provincial taxes for 5 nights
  • Private sleeper cabin onboard VIA Rail for 1 night
  • 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
  • Sulphur Mountain gondola ride
  • Private transfer between Banff hotel and Rail Station
  • Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service between Banff and Vancouver
  • Return transfers between rail depot and hotel in Kamloops
  • Total # of meals: 1 breakfast, 1 dinner
  • Travel Documentation

Hotel Information (Moderate Grade):

  • VIA Rail (Upper/Lower Semi Private Berth)
  • Jasper - Moderate Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Lodge Double) (Breakfast Included)
  • Banff - Elk+Avenue Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service)

Hotel Information (Superior Grade):

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Sawridge Inn (Outside Room with Balcony)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Lodge Double) (Breakfast Included)
  • Banff - Banff Caribou Lodge (Standard Room)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service)

Hotel Information (Deluxe Grade):

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Cabin) (Breakfast Included)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Deluxe Mountain View Room)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service between Banff and Vancouver

Hotel Information (Deluxe Plus Grade):

  • VIA Rail (Cabin)
  • Jasper - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Lakefront Suite)
  • Moraine Lake / Lake Louise - Moraine Lake Lodge (Deluxe Cabin) (Breakfast Included)
  • Banff - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (Junior Mountain View Suite)
  • Kamloops - Moderate Hotel (Provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
  • Rocky Mountaineer (GoldLeaf Service)

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

  • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of the bi-level dome coach
  • Hot gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by Executive Chefs
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) throughout the journey, along with gourmet snacks
  • An exclusive outdoor vestibule in the lower-level of your dome coach

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

VIA Rail (Semi Private Berth)

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Chateau Jasper

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Jasper

Moraine Lake Lodge

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Lake Louise

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Banff

Superior Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

VIA Rail (Cabin)

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Sawridge Inn

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Jasper

Moraine Lake Lodge

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Lake Louise

Banff Caribou Lodge

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Banff

Deluxe Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

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

Deluxe Plus Grade with Private Berth on-board VIA Rail

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