Rockies and Vancouver Island Circle Tour

Rockies and Vancouver Island Circle Tour

10 Days/9 Nights Roundtrip Vancouver

Price fromCAD$5,206

Begin your journey in Calgary where the Rocky Mountaineer will take you past ethereal lakes, jagged mountain peaks and raging rivers as you travel towards the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley and Vancouver's sparkling coastline. Then, jump on board the ferry for a full-day tour of the beautiful island city, Victoria.

Rockies and Vancouver Island Circle Tour map

Day 1: Calgary > Lake Louise Depart Calgary (or Calgary International Airport) today and transfer to Lake Louise. Local activities include canoeing, hiking in the mountains or simply relaxing and taking in the magnificent views.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel - Fairmont Lakeview Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel - Deluxe Lakeview Room

Day 2: Lake Louise > Jasper Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Marmot Lodge GoldLeaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 3: Jasper > Kamloops Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train.

Depart Jasper: 8:10 am Arrive Kamloops: 5:00 pm

Overnight Kamloops

Day 4: Kamloops > Vancouver 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 at: SilverLeaf: Hampton Inn - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbourview Room

Day 5: 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.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Hampton Inn - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbourview Room

Day 6: Vancouver > Victoria Today a full day tour takes you to Victoria. Among the highlights are a BC Ferries trip through the picturesque Gulf Islands, a visit to the world renowned Butchart Gardens, a scenic ocean drive, and a visit to Victoria's Inner Harbour.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Chateau Victoria - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Empress Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Empress Hotel - Harbourview Deluxe Room

Day 7: Victoria > Vancouver Spend the day exploring Victoria at your leisure. Recommended activities (not included) are whale watching, touring the Royal BC Museum or the BC Parliament Buildings, or enjoying a traditional tea at The Fairmont Empress. In the afternoon, depart for Vancouver by motorcoach and ferry.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Hampton Inn - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbourview Room

Day 8: Vancouver > Kamloops 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 9: Kamloops > Banff 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: 7:20 pm

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Banff Caribou Lodge - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - Deluxe Room

Day 10: Banff > Calgary After checking out from your Banff hotel, transfer by motorcoach to downtown Calgary (or Calgary International Airport) where your vacation ends.

• 4 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches • 9 nights hotel accommodation in your preferred category. • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper • Vancouver to Victoria Tour, including Butchart Gardens and BC Ferries • Coach and ferry transfer to Vancouver • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver, and Banff • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

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

Pricing (per person) $CAD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

SilverLeaf

Apr 18

Apr 25

Apr 28

May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23

May 26

Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Jul 7, 14, 21, 28

Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, 29

Sep 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22

Sep 29

Oct 3, 6

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf

Apr 18

Apr 25

Apr 28

May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23

May 26

Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Jul 7, 14, 21, 28

Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, 29

Sep 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22

Sep 29

Oct 3, 6

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Deluxe

Apr 18

Apr 25

Apr 28

May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23

May 26

Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Jul 7, 14, 21, 28

Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, 29

Sep 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22

Sep 29

Oct 3, 6

Meal Plan

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-

$5,206

$5,307

$5,408

$5,712

$5,813

$6,071

$6,071

$6,071

$6,071

$5,667

$5,408

$843

-

$6,918

$7,069

$7,329

$7,784

$7,885

$8,146

$8,146

$8,146

$8,146

$7,582

$7,178

$1,139

-

$7,683

$7,893

$8,197

$8,711

$8,813

$9,066

$9,066

$9,066

$9,066

$8,458

$7,994

$1,139

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$6,021

$6,122

$6,432

$6,888

$7,040

$7,554

$7,554

$7,554

$7,554

$6,945

$6,381

$843

-

$8,146

$8,450

$9,015

$9,724

$9,886

$10,393

$10,393

$10,393

$10,393

$9,582

$8,711

$1,139

-

$9,683

$10,038

$10,708

$11,520

$11,723

$12,242

$12,242

$12,242

$12,242

$11,012

$10,038

$1,139

Departs

2017 Apr 18, 25, 28
May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26
Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jul 7, 14, 21, 28
Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, 29
Sep 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 29
Oct 3, 6

Booking conditions

• Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars(CAD), and include the Canadian 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 between residences and downtown Calgary hotels • Transportation between Pacific Central Station and Vancouver hotel upon arrival from Victoria • Meals, other than specified • Activities, other than specified • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff • Fuel surcharges

Book by August 25 and receive $1000 CAD per couple in added value

Offer valid on new 2018 bookings made between April 3, 2017 and August 25, 2017. This offer is applicable to 2018 Rocky Mountaineer packages of eight or more days for travel during the 2018 summer season between April and October on select dates. Maximum offer value of $500 CAD added value credit per adult ($1000 CAD added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Applicable to single, double, triple or quad package prices. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. Credits can only be used towards the purchase of additional services offered by Rocky Mountaineer - the credit cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer may be amended without prior notice.