Day 1 – Vancouver
Make your own way to your Vancouver hotel. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 2 – Onboard VIA Rail
At Vancouver Pacific Central Station board VIA Rail’s “The Canadian” for the journey to Jasper. Travel through amazing Rocky Mountain scenery including Hell’s Gate, Suicide Rapids and the Cisco Bridges above the Fraser River. Overnight on board.
Days 3/4 – Jasper
Full breakfast and lunch on board before arriving Jasper station. Transfer to your hotel (transfer provided for standard and deluxe categories only). On day 4 enjoy a morning small group tour in search of wildlife like bear, moose, elk and goats. Remainder of day at leisure. Overnight Jasper. BL (day 3 only)
Day 5 – Lake Louise
Drive the stunning Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies” set against a mountainous backdrop. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Days 6/7 – Banff
Morning departure on scheduled service to Banff where you will be dropped off at your hotel. Explore Banff at leisure. Included today is admission to the Whyte Museum. On day 7 enjoy a Banff sightseeing tour, the Bow Valley, and a visit to the Banff Gondola for a 360° view of the surrounding lakes, valleys and mountains. Overnight Banff.
Day 8 – Calgary
Day at leisure to enjoy winter outdoor activities or shopping before your scheduled service to Calgary and transfer to your hotel. Admission included for Calgary Tower. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 9 – Tour ends Calgary
Day at leisure until your transfer (not included) to Calgary airport. Tour ends.
This tour also operates in reverse.