Canadian Rockies Train Tours highlights: Vancouver | Kamloops | Banff | Jasper | VIA Rail Train |
Circle tour from Vancouver traveling through dynamic landscapes of Western Canada by luxury motor coach and rail. This six-day tour is packed with incredible sights and unique experiences. From alpine resorts to the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains. Then spend the night on-board the Trans Canada train back to Vancouver.
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Day 1 Vancouver to Kamloops (Coach) Your journey through Western Canada begins with an early-afternoon departure from downtown Vancouver. Travel through the lush Fraser Delta Region and the towering peaks of the Coastal Mountains, before entering the Fraser River Canyon. Follow the Fraser River until the town of Hope for a short rest and to view the spectacular coastal mountains around us. From Hope continue upwards to the sub alpine region via the Coquihalla Highway. Along this route watch the landscape change dramatically as you gain altitude. Travel from lush coastal forest, to sub alpine, to Canadian desert en-route to your destination at the historic, train-era, Plaza Hotel, in downtown Kamloops.
Day 2 Kamloops to Banff (Coach) Continue your journey from Kamloops. Witness the landscape change from wide open skies to towering rugged peaks as you ascend into the Rocky Mountains. Stop for lunch in the alpine town of Revelstoke before continuing through the untouched wilderness of Roger’s Pass. Stand on the shores of Lake Louise surrounding by towering mountains, and take a quick stroll around the lake. If travelling to Banff, continue along the Bow Valley Parkway through the heart of Banff National Park. Your tour concludes upon arrival into Banff (breakfast & lunch is included today)
Day 3 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, Bow Valley Viewpoint, Surprise Corner, Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka and the Banff Gondola for a breathtaking ascent to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain Return to downtown Banff at your leisure. (transfer not included)
Day 4 Banff to Jasper (Coach) Your sightseeing tour today will encompass the ultimate glacier exploration as you travel along the spectacular Icefields Parkway From walking on ancient ice at the Glacier Adventure (included), to standing on a glass platform almost one thousand feet in the air at the Glacier Skywalk (included), today’s experiences will leave you with a special appreciation for this treasured region of the Rockies (picnic lunch included today)
Day 5 Jasper evening wildlife tour 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 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 7 Arrive Vancouver (Rail) Tour ends upon arrival in Vancouver at 9.45am. (breakfast is included)
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