Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights

Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights

8 Days/7 Nights Seattle to Calgary or vice versa

Price fromCAD$4,241

Travel along the Pacific Coast between Seattle and Vancouver, then explore the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy overnight stays in stunning Lake Louise, Banff and Calgary, plus a scenic Helicopter tour.

Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights 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: The Paramount Hotel- Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Hotel

Day 2: Seattle > Vancouver (Train) 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 to check in for the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey to Vancouver.

After boarding, toast the rail voyage ahead and indulge in a first-class gourmet dinner as you travel past the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as you wave goodbye to Seattle. Highlights include the 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. Upon 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: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour room

Day 3: Vancouver Today, select your choice of one of four activity options:

• Enjoy a 6 hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver's 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.

• Enjoy a 5 hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver's highlights, and experience the best of Vancouver food, history, ecology and culture while being active. The 23km ride takes in the seawall and rainforest of Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Island, False Creek, Chinatown, Gastown and Coal Harbour.

• In the company of an experienced local chef or food writer (max six guests), this 2.5 hour walk will get under the skin of this fascinating and delicious world as intellectually curious guests tour the market, meet some of the local producers and taste delicious wares.

• Spend an unforgettable 2 hours cruising along the water's surface, surrounded by BC's unique Coastal Mountains, taking pictures with seals bathing in the sun or cruising through the waves on our natural roller coaster.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver.

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour room

Day 4: 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 5: Kamloops > Banff (Train) Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Kamloops 6:25 am Arrive Banff 7:00 pm

Overnight Banff SilverLeaf: Banff Banff International Hotel GoldLeaf: Rimrock Resort Hotel - Premium Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Rimrock Resort Hotel - Gardenview Room

Day 6: Banff > Lake Louise (Coach) 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 spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location.

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

Please note: While arrival at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 1:00 p.m., scheduled check-in time is not until 4:00 p.m. In the event that your room is not ready, your luggage will be stored and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

Day 7: Lake Louise > Calgary including 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. Your tour ends on arrival in Calgary late this afternoon.

Overnight Calgary SilverLeaf: Delta Calgary Downtown GoldLeaf: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Junior Suite

Day 8: Calgary Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Reverse Itinerary

Day 1: Calgary Arrival Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in "The Heart of the New West" independently.

Overnight Calgary SilverLeaf: Delta Calgary Downtown GoldLeaf: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Junior Suite

Day 2: Calgary > Lake Louise with Summit Helicopter Tour (Coach) Depart Calgary this morning for a full day tour concluding in Lake Louise. Journey to Kannaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12 minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour end on arrival in world famous Lake Louise late 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 3: Lake Louise > Banff (Coach) This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch (not included) your 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.

Overnight Banff SilverLeaf: Banff International Hotel GoldLeaf: Rimrock Resort Hotel - Premium Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Rimrock Resort Hotel - Gardenview Room

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

Day 4: Banff > Kamloops (Train) Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today's highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Banff: 8:45 am Arrive Kamloops: 7:00 pm

Overnight Kamloops

Day 5: Kamloops > Vancouver (Train) Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today's journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery , from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Kamloops 7:35 am Arrive Vancouver 5:30 pm

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour Room

Day 6: Vancouver Sightseeing Today, select your choice of one of four activity options.

• Enjoy a 6 hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver's 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.

• Enjoy a 5 hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver's highlights, and experience the best of Vancouver food, history, ecology and culture while being active. The 23km ride takes in the seawall and rainforest of Stanley Park, English Bay, Granville Island, False Creek, Chinatown, Gastown and Coal Harbour.

• In the company of an experienced local chef or food writer (max six guests), this 2.5 hour walk will get under the skin of this fascinating and delicious world as intellectually curious guests tour the market, meet some of the local producers and taste delicious wares.

• Spend an unforgettable 2 hours cruising along the water's surface, surrounded by BC's unique Coastal Mountains, taking pictures with seals bathing in the sun or cruising through the waves on our natural roller coaster.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver.

Overnight Vancouver SilverLeaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront GoldLeaf: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour Room

Day 7: Vancouver > Seattle (Train) Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer's Coastal Passage route from Vancouver to the gateway to the Pacific Northwest, the "Emerald City" of Seattle. A motorcoach will transfer you from your hotel to the Rocky Mountaineer station this morning, where you board your dome coach from the southbound rail journey to Seattle. After boarding, toast the voyage ahead and indulge in a delectable hot breakfast as you cross the mighty Fraser River and depart Vancouver.

Highlights include the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast, views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, and a unique view of the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as the train nears Seattle.

Upon disembarking in Seattle at King Street Station, you will transfer to a motorcoach which will take you (and your luggage) to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Breakfast will be served onboard the train

Depart Vancouver 8:10 am Arrive Seattle 1:15 pm

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

Day 8 Seattle Departure Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Seattle 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

• Independent rail/coach tour • Rocky Mountaineer Coastal Classic Railtour, SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer 'First Passage to the West' Railtour, SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner • 7 nights hotel accommodation • Vancouver Lookout • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain OR Cycling tour of Vancouver's highlights OR Granville Island Culinary walking tour OR Sea Safari to Howe Sound • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise • Lake Louise to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing • Calgary Tower • Rail station transfers in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff • Luggage handling • National Park Pass • Canadian Goods & Service Tax (GST)

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


2017

Calgary to Seattle

SilverLeaf Service

14 - 28 May

11 Jun - 2 Jul

9 Jul - 16 Jul

23 Jul - 10 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Service

14 - 28 May

11 Jun - 2 Jul

9 Jul - 16 Jul

23 Jul - 10 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service

14 - 28 May

11 Jun - 2 Jul

9 Jul - 16 Jul

23 Jul - 10 Sep

Meal Plan

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-

-

$4,241

$4,547

$4,547

$4,445

$600

-

$5,723

$6,029

$6,080

$5,927

$880

-

$6,438

$6,694

$6,854

$6,694

$880

-

-

-

-

$4,241

$4,547

$4,547

$4,445

$650

-

$5,723

$6,029

$6,080

$5,927

$919

-

$6,438

$6,694

$6,847

$6,694

$919

-

-

-

$5,258

$5,876

$5,876

$5,672

$600

-

$7,402

$7,818

$8,022

$7,767

$880

-

$8,738

$9,197

$9,504

$9,197

$880

-

-

-

-

$5,258

$5,876

$5,876

$5,672

$650

-

$7,402

$7,818

$8,022

$7,767

$919

-

$8,738

$9,197

$9,504

$9,197

$919

Departs

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

2017 Departure Dates Calgary to Seattle Sunday May 14, 28
Jun 11, 25
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23
Aug 20, 27
3, 10

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 • Guests heights required to arrange appropriately sized bicycles for the Vancouver cycling tour • Dietary or allergy restrictions required for the Granville Island food tour

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 July 28 and receive one nights free hotel accommodation!

Book by July 28 and receive one nights hotel accommodation on select packages of 5 days or more in 2017. Free Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, or Calgary accommodation matches the accommodation grade of the package booked. Free Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary accommodation can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package starting or ending in Vancouver or Calgary. Free Seattle accommodation can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package including Coastal Passage starting or ending in Seattle. 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. Please enquire for more details!