Western Canada Highlights on Rocky Mountaineer

Resort: Western Canada Highlights on Rocky Mountaineer
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Canada
Price From: £2395.00

Overview

This private tour provides an
introduction to Western Canada and
includes a journey on one of Rocky
Mountaineers
most popular rail routes.
See the varying landscapes of British
Columbia and Alberta from the comfort
of the train, passing raging rivers,
rugged mountains, deep canyons and
vast glaciers; you may even spot some
of the local wildlife. In addition to the
scenery, explore the alpine towns of
Jasper and Banff.

Itinerary

Day 1: Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops

Make your way to Pacific Central Station in
Vancouver to board the Rocky Mountaineer
train. Travel to the towering heights of the
Coast Mountains and pass the thundering
water of Hells Gate in Fraser canyon. Transfer
to your hotel in Kamloops* for 1 night. (B, L)

Day 2: Rocky Mountaineer Jasper

Board the train and travel alongside the
South Thompson river and view Pyramid Falls
and the expansive glaciers of the Albreda
Icefields before arriving into Jasper in the late
afternoon. Stay 2 nights at Sawridge Inn. (B, L)

Day 3: Jasper

Day at leisure. This evening enjoy an evening
tour in search of the wildlife found in this
area. (N)

Day 4: Lake Louise

Today join a shared excursion driving along
the Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca glacier
for an excursion out onto the ice in an Ice
Explorer vehicle. Other highlights include Peyto
lake, Bow lake and Crowfoot glacier. Arrive in
Lake Louise and stay overnight at Lake Louise
Inn. (L)

Day 5: Banff

Depart mid-morning for the short drive to
Banff via the scenic Bow valley. Afternoon
at leisure. Stay at Banff Caribou Lodge for 2
nights. (N)

Day 6: Banff

Enjoy a tour of Banff, with highlights including the Hoodoo rock formations, Bow valley view
point and Bow Falls. Finish the tour with a
gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain,
offering panoramic views of the spectacular
scenery. Afterwards, return to downtown Banff
at your own leisure. (N)

Day 7: Onward travel

Morning at leisure then join a scheduled coach
to Calgary, where you can be dropped at a
downtown hotel to continue your holiday or
Calgary airport for your flight home. (N)

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