Taste of the Rockies Circle

Taste of the Rockies Circle

7 Days / 6 Nights Roundtrip Vancouver

Price fromCAD$4,380


Journey through the awe inspiring Canadian Rockies on two of our most popular rail routes First Passage to the West & Journey through the Clouds and unleash your inner explorer on an exciting Icefields Parkway Adventure.

Taste of the Rockies Circle map

Day 1: Vancouver Arrival Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Hampton Inn - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Pan Paciific Vancouver - Deluxe Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - deluxe Harbour Room

Day 2: 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 3: 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: 6:25am Arrive Banff: 7.20pm

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

Day 4: Banff > Jasper Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks via Lake Louise and 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 - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 5: Jasper > Kamloops (Train) 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: 8.10am Arrive Kamloops: 5:00 pm

Overnight Kamloops

Day 6: 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: 7.35am Arrive Vancouver: 5.30pm

Overnight at: SilverLeaf: Hampton Inn - Standard Room GoldLeaf: Pan Paciific Vancouver - Deluxe Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Pan Pacific Vancouver - deluxe Harbour Room

Day 7: Vancouver Departure Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver 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 Kamloops • 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 Kamloops • 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

• 4 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches • 6 nights hotel accommodation • Vancouver Lookout • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Banff to Jasper • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, and Jasper • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Pricing (per person) $CAD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

SilverLeaf Service

Apr 30

May 7, 14, 21, 28

Jun 4, 11, 18, 25

Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Aug 6, 13, 20, 27

Sep 3, 10, 17, 24

Oct 1, 8

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Service

Apr 30

May 7, 14, 21, 28

Jun 4, 11, 18, 25

Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Aug 6, 13, 20, 27

Sep 3, 10, 17, 24

Oct 1, 8

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service

Apr 30

May 7, 14, 21, 28

Jun 4, 11, 18, 25

Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Aug 6, 13, 20, 27

Sep 3, 10, 17, 24

Oct 1, 8

Meal Plan

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$4,380

$4,430

$4,586

$4,586

$4,586

$4,586

$4,229

$466

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$6,092

$6,142

$6,400

$6,400

$6,400

$6,400

$5,790

$670

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$6,558

$6,659

$6,911

$6,911

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$6,911

$6,249

$670

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$4,939

$5,090

$5,403

$5,403

$5,403

$5,403

$4,843

$466

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$7,113

$7,271

$7,675

$7,675

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$6,709

$670

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$8,037

$8,239

$8,753

$8,753

$8,753

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$7,481

$670

Departs

2017 Departure Dates Sunday Apr 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28
Jun 4, 11, 18, 25
Jul 2,9, 16, 23, 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Sep 3, 10, 17, 24
Oct 1, 8

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 to or from Vancouver 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!