Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Seattle

Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Seattle

11 Days/10 Nights Seattle to Calgary

Price fromCAD$4,811

• Seattle • Vancouver • Kamloops • Rocky Mountaineer Railtour • Jasper • Icefields Parkway • Athabasca Falls • Yoho National Park • Lake Louise • Banff • Helicopter Tour • Calgary

This journey offers coastal paradise views, Starting in Seattle, Washington, USA one of the world's most desired cruise ports, to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and then on to the jaw dropping landscapes of the Canadian Rockies. Get your camera ready!

Join the hustle and bustle of Seattle with plenty of time to shop and explore. Board at Seattle's King Street Station for your rain journey to Vancouver. Enjoy dinner and take in evening views of the Pacific Northwest as you travel between the USA and Canada. Highlights include the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lake Union and Lake Washington, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, views of the Cascade Mountains and numerous photo opportunities as the train hugs the coastline.

Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Seattle map

Day 1: Seattle Arrival Arrive in Seattle and spend time exploring Seattle's waterfront, Chinatown, Pioneer Square, the sights of Pike Place Market, and/or the Space Needle on your own at leisure.

Overnight Seattle SilverLeaf: Paramount Hotel - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Room

Day 2: Seattle to Vancouver Take in the sights of Seattle you didn't see yesterday before checking out from your hotel. A motorcoach will transfer you (and your luggage) to King Street Station Station to check in for the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey to Vancouver.

After boarding, toast the rail voyage ahead and enjoy dinner onboard as you travel past the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as you wave goodbye to Seattle. Highlights include the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, and, after crossing the Canadian border, the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast and travels into Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, a motorcoach will transfer you from Pacific Central Station to your nearby downtown hotel.

Dinner will be served onboard the train

Depart Seattle 3:10 pm Arrive Vancouver 8:10 pm

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Four Seasons Hotel - Deluxe City View Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbour View Room

Day 3 Vancouver Sightseeing Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver's spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia's First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains.

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Four Seasons Hotel - Deluxe City View Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbour View Room

Day 4 Free Day in Vancouver Take full advantage of a free day at leisure in Vancouver, and check out Vancouver's must-see attractions like the Vancouver Aquarium (admission not included), Stanley Park, or Granville Island, explore the city's museums, art galleries, gardens, and varied neighbourhoods, or take a day trip to discover the nearby resort town of Whistler or British Columbia's charming capital on Vancouver Island, Victoria.

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Four Seasons Hotel - Deluxe City View Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbour View Room

Day 5: Vancouver > Kamloops (Train) Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Vancouver: 7:30 am Arrive Kamloops: 5:40 pm

Overnight Kamloops

Day 6: Kamloops > Jasper (Train) Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Kamloops: 7:45 am Arrive Jasper: 6:30 pm

Overnight Jasper Silverleaf: The Crimson Jasper Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 7: Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and Canada's largest National Park. Today you will enjoy a short scenic tour including the many natural attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the many creatures that call this mountain park home.

The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.

Overnight Jasper Silverleaf: The Crimson Jasper Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 8: Jasper > Lake Louise (Coach) Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefield Parkway. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon.

Overnight Lake Louise Silverleaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Room Goldleaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Lakeview Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Deluxe Lakeview Room

Day 9: Lake Louise > Banff (Coach) This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch (not included), a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.

Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:00 p.m., scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.

Overnight Banff Silverleaf: Banff Caribou Lodge - Standard Room Goldleaf: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Banff Spirngs Hotel - Deluxe Room

Day 10: Banff > Calgary with Summit Helicopter Tour (Coach) Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today's adventure, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies.

Overnight Calgary Silverleaf: Delta Calgary Downtown Goldleaf: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Junior Suite

Day 11: Calgary Departure Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Rocky Mountaineer Train Service

SilverLeaf Service • A single-level dome coach with panoramic views through oversized windows • A refreshing welcome aboard toast • A selection of delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, as well as tasty snack options, served by a culinary team member at your seat • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks available throughout the journey • A dedicated culinary team member and two onboard Hosts in each SilverLeaf Service coach • Interactive and captivating storytelling and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Kamloops, and Quesnel • Complimentary transfers to and from the train during your vacation package

GoldLeaf Service • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of our custom-designed bi-level dome coach • A refreshing welcome aboard toast • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches from an à la carte menu, served in the lower-level dining room of your dome coach • An exclusive outdoor vestibule in the lower-level of your dome coach • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks available throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts • A full culinary team and three or four onboard Hosts in each GoldLeaf Service coach • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Kamloops, and Quesnel • Complimentary transfers to and from the train during your vacation package

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service • Includes all features of our award-winning GoldLeaf Service, plus you'll receive upgraded deluxe hotel accommodation off the train

Please note: • All accommodations in Kamloops and Quesnel, while charming, are of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded. • Please be sure to carry any medication with you as you will not have access to your checked luggage onboard the train

• 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner • 10 nights hotel accommodation • Vancouver Lookout • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain • Jasper Highlights Tour • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing • Calgary Tower • Rail station transfers in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper • Luggage handling • National Park Pass

Pricing (per person) $CAD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

Seattle to Calgary

SilverLeaf Service

19 May

2 Jun - 16 Jun

30 Jun - 7 Jul

14 Jul - 15 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Service

19 May

2 Jun - 16 Jun

30 Jun - 7 Jul

14 Jul - 15 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service

19 May

2 Jun - 16 Jun

30 Jun - 7 Jul

14 Jul - 15 Sep

Meal Plan

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-

-

$4,811

$5,171

$5,272

$5,171

$873

-

$6,736

$7,199

$7,351

$7,199

$1,397

-

$7,815

$8,322

$8,483

$8,322

$1,397

-

-

-

$6,191

$6,908

$7,111

$6,908

$873

-

$9,134

$10,058

$10,312

$10,007

$1,397

-

$11,186

$12,215

$12,521

$12,215

$1,397

Departs

2017 Departure Dates from Seattle Fridays May 19
Jun 2, 16, 30
Jul 7, 14, 21, 28
Aug 25
Sep 1, 8, 15

Booking conditions

• Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars (CAD), and include the CAD GST • Ask your travel agent or World Journeys for triple or child prices • Please contact World Journeys for the updated CAD exchange rate • Meal plan includes all breakfast and dinners • Please note all accommodation in Kamloops is of a moderate standard

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Transportation from Seattle airport • Transportation to Calgary airport • Meals, other than specified • Activities, other than specified • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff • Fuel surcharges

Book by 31 March and enjoy up to $600 CAD in added value.

Receive $600 CAD per couple in added value credit on a qualifying 2017 Rocky Mountaineer package of 8+ days (7 nights or more) and $300 CAD per couple in added value credit on a qualifying package of 5-7 days (4-6 nights) booked in any class of service from the 2017 brochure.

Credits can be used toward: • Adding other Rocky Mountaineer routes • Coastal Passage packages of 9 days or longer. • Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary • Additional activities and tours • Meal plans and meals • Transfers • Extension days on a car rental Rail & Drive package • Adding a car rental to a qualifying package • Adding an Alaska Cruise to your qualifying package

Offers are not available in conjunction with any other offer, have no cash value and are non-transferable. Offers are capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn, or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.

Book by 15 May and single travellers pay no single supplement!

Offer valid for travel between April 1- May 31, 2017. Offer is applicable to 2017 Rocky Mountaineer packages of five or more days. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Offer valid for bookings made until May 15,2017.