Canadian Rockies and Rocky Mountaineer

Multi-Day Trips
Date: Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Venue: Canada

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REGULAR RATES:
 
$5,295 per person, based on Double Occupancy
 
$6,195, based on Single Occupancy
 
Cost includes roundtrip transportation from Wellsboro to the Airport, 2 Days of Scenic Rail Travel on the Rocky Mountaineer, Hotel Accommodations for 7 nights, 11 meals (7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners), Vancouver City Tour, Visit to maligne Lake and Spirit Island, Columbia Icefields (including a ride on an Ice Explorer), Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, Transportation by Deluxe Motorcoach through Canada, Roundtrip Airfare, Services of a Professional Tour Manager, and Baggage Handling.    NOT INCLUDED:  Driver and Tour Guide gratuities or Cancellation Insurance
 
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS . . . Maligne Lake, Spirit Island, Columbia Icefields, Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain, and Athabasca Glacier.

 

Wednesday, July 22: Arrive in Vancouver - Tour Begins

Depart from the Terminal for the airport and FLIGHT TRANSPORTATION to Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, you will make your way to a centrally-located hotel for check-in. Meet our TOUR MANAGER and fellow travelers in the lobby at 5:30 PM for a quick briefing of the excitement to come. Following, enjoy a WELCOME DINNER that gives you the first taste of the city's excellent cuisine. Overnight in Vancouver. (D)

 

Thursday, July 23: Vancouver City TourVancouver

Vancouver is a chock-full of history and culture, and we get a hefty dose of both on this morning's city tour. As we travel between popular locales, such as Stanley Park, historic Gastown, Granville Island and Chinatown, our guide offers interesting commentary and little-known stories to enhance the experience. The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore the city on your own terms. Soak in the beauty of nature form high above the treetops with a walk along the Capilano Suspension Bridge, marvel at the Pacific from the scenic seawall or one of the beaches at Stanley Park or browse the great variety of shops, galleries, museums, and restaurants throughout the city. Overnight in Vancouver.  (B)

 

Friday, July 24: Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops

Get ready for an exciting day of travel; today we board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer. We will be transferred to Vancouver's train station from our hotel, and it is here that our train awaits. You will have ample space to spread out in your seat for this full-day journey, and you will be treated to some of the best railway cuisine in Canada with breakfast and lunch aboard the train. As you savor the delicious offerings, watch as the city and the coastline fade into the distance and the deep emerald hues of the Fraser Valley appear. Today's train ride takes us along the Thompson River, past Hell's Gate and through the dramatic peaks and valleys of the region before arriving in Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops, BC.  (B, L)

 

Saturday, July 25: Rocky Mountaineer / Jasper

It is back on the rails foRockyMountaineerr another grand day of pampering by your railcar attendant, impressive sightseeing and little-seen glimpses at the Canadian Rockies today. We will reboard the Rocky Mountaineer this morning in Kamloops and set out through the vast landscape en route to Jasper. Along the way, we will travel through Rogers Pass and Kicking Horse Canyon and make our way through one of the most incredible engineering marvels of the early 20th century, the Spiral Tunnels. Upon arriving in Jasper this evening, we will check into our hotel, and enjoy the remainder of the evening at leisure. Overnight in Jasper, AB.  (B, L)

 

Sunday, July 26: Maligne Lake and Spirit Island

Get your fill at breakfast this morning, today's adventures are grand! Jasper is surrounded by natural beauty, thanks to Jasper National Park, and we get a taste of it with our visit to Maligne Lake. This glacier-fed lake MaligneLakefeatures clear turquoise waters and an amazing backdrop, with soaring mountain peaks, glaciers, and lush forests encircling it. We set out onto the lake by boat, allowing us to take in all the glory and to learn more about the flora and fauna of the region. Our cruise ventures out to one of the most photographed locations in all of Canada, Spirit Island. This land is only a true island for a few days each year, but its cluster of trees set against the surrounding scenery make it a breathtaking sight to behold. Gather this evening for a group dinner at your hotel. Overnight in Jasper, AB.  (B)

 

Monday, July 27: Banff / Columbia Icefield

Our journey into the theart of the Canadian Rockies continues today as we make our way to Banff. Also surrounded by protected National park land, Banff has appeal as both a resort town and a destination for nature lovers. Before arriving in the quant town, we will make a stop at the Columbia Icefield for in-depth look at it and Athabasca Glacier. Besides ice you will see waterfalls, beautiful mountain scenery and wildlife in its natural habitat. The Ice Explorer vehicle makes for an easy and unique ride across the icefield. Following the tour, we re-board the motorcoach and make our way to the world-famous Lake Louise for a picture-perfect photo opportunity. After checking into our Banff hotel, you have the rest of the evening to get acquainted with this charming town. Overnight in Banff, AB.  (B)

 

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Tuesday, July 28: Banff

Gain a different perspective of the Canadian Rockies today with a ride aboard the Banff Gondola. Located just five minutes outside of town, the Banff   Gondola is situated onBanffGondola the shoulder of Sulphur Mountain and takes us nearly 7,500 feet above sea   level to the summit. Each gondola car offers space for four passengers and is completely enclosed   in glass, providing a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountains, Bow Valley and Banff town. At   the top, there is a short self-guided walkway, as well as an observation deck from which to take in   all  the surrounding mountain majesty. Following our descent of the mountain, we will return back to   Banff, and you will have the afternoon and evening to hike, explore the local shops and art galleries,   or even take a dip into the hot springs. The group will reconvene tonight for a FAREWELL DINNER   at a local restaurant. Overnight in Banff, AB.  (B, D)

 

Wednesday, July 29: Depart from Calgary

As you savor your breakfast this morning and take one final look around Banff, your time in Western Canada comes to a close. We will be transferred to the calgary Airport for our RETURN FLIGHT(B)

 

 

All Dates


  • From Wednesday, 22 July 2020 to Wednesday, 29 July 2020