Canada's Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer (Goldleaf) - 2017

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Grizzly bears, spectacular rock formations, thunderous waterfalls and the tranquil emerald waters of glacial lakes - take in the best of the Rocky Mountains on this in-depth exploration. You'll enjoy Insider moments like… getting escorted on horseback into the ranch of the Guinn family for a private BBQ. After a mouthwatering meal of Alberta beef and the ...

Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy

Highlights

    • Cruise along Maligne Lake
    • Scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway
    • Visit Jasper, Yoho and Banff National Parks and ride aboard an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier

What's this trip about?

    Grizzly bears, spectacular rock formations, thunderous waterfalls and the tranquil emerald waters of glacial lakes - take in the best of the Rocky Mountains on this in-depth exploration. You'll enjoy Insider moments like… getting escorted on horseback into the ranch of the Guinn family for a private BBQ. After a mouthwatering meal of Alberta beef and the trimmings, join the family for a line-dancing lesson.

Details

Itinerary focusOperator does not provide
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityCalgary
End CityVancouver

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • National Parks
  • Nature & Wildlife

Destinations

  • North America
  • Canada

Attractions

  • Alberta
  • Calgary
  • Canadian Rockies
  • Jasper
  • Jasper National Park
  • Lake Louise
  • Vancouver

Activities

  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Short Cruise
  • Trains & Rail
  • Wildlife viewing

Trip includes

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
    • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • Porterage and local charges included
    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
    • VIP entry to many sights

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Travel Map

Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Accommodation: Delta Calgary Downtown

Welcome to beautiful Canada. Get settled in at your hotel, located in the heart of downtown Calgary, and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Day 2: Calgary – Lake Louise – Jasper National Park (2 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Crimson Hotel

Head north up into the Canadian Rockies and stop at the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies", Lake Louise, one of the most beautiful lakes in North America with its backdrop of glistening Victoria Glacier. Continu...

Day 3: Jasper Free Time and Sightseeing

Meals: Breakfast

Start the day with a morning at leisure, enjoying the superb vistas, strolling Jasper's quaint streets, or if you like, take an optional float trip down the Athabasca River. This afternoon, enjoy a guided walk at Maligne Canyon, one of the most...

Day 4: Jasper – Athabasca Glacier – Banff (3 Nights)

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Banff Park Lodge

Head south and stop at the Columbia Icefield Visitor Center and step aboard an Ice Explorer, a massive vehicle specially designed for travelling on the surface of glaciers, head for Athabasca Gl...

Day 5: Banff Sightseeing and Free Time

Meals: Breakfast

This morning there is time for optional flightseeing by helicopter for bird's-eye views of the Canadian Rockies. Then, immerse yourself in the natural glories of Banff during a morning sightseeing excursion around Banff, including the classic v...

Day 6: Banff Free Time

Meals: Breakfast

The morning is yours to do as you please in Banff, or perhaps join an optional excursion to other jewels of the Rockies-Yoho National Park and Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and see Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass and Spiral Tun...

Day 7: Banff - Kamloops

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

A sensational two day journey on-board the Rocky Mountaineer with a night in Kamloops. Your train journey through Canada's stunning Rocky Mountains begins as you head east to Vancouver.

Day 8: Kamloops - Vancouver

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Continue your journey by rail and witness the unparalleled beauty of the highest peaks in the Canadian Rockies and the stunning and remote vistas of Canada's west.

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Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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Meals Included

6 Breakfasts and 3 Dinners

Age Requirements
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