Canadian Rockies Discovery Eastbound ( 10 Days )

Experience the gorgeous scenery and breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies on this rail journey from Vancouver to Calgary. See amazing views of Vancouver from hundreds of feet above the ground at the Vancouver Lookout. Stroll down the charming cobblestone streets of Victoria and enjoy afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Get up close and personal with massive glaciers during an interactive ride on the Ice Explorer. See the spectacular natural treasures of Jasper. Relax in the historical Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Discover all Calgary has to offer.

Highlights:

    • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
    • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
    • Sightseeing tour of the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park
    • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway
    • Sightseeing tour of Lake Louise


    PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

    • One-way overnight VIA Rail® from Vancouver to Jasper
    • 8 nights' hotel accommodations; 1 night onboard VIA Rail
    • Round-trip ferry service from Vancouver to Victoria
    • Tour transfer from Jasper to Banff and shuttle transfer from Banff to Calgary
    • 2 meals (2 lunches)

DAY 1 - VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver! Travel on your own to your hotel and start exploring this nature lover's paradise, where the majestic mountains meet the serene coast. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 - VANCOUVER
Today's full day of sightseeing begins with a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour that will take you to all of Vancouver's most popular attractions, including Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island, and more! The tour will feature live commentary, so you will get to learn what makes Vancouver so special. Feel free to hop on and off at any of the stops to explore them at your own leisure. Today also includes admission to the Vancouver Lookout, which towers hundreds of feet over the city. Sweeping 360-degree views of Vancouver await you at the top! (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 - DAY TRIP TO VICTORIA
This morning, travel on your own to the Vancouver Bus Station, where a connection will take you to the Victoria Ferry service for a stunning ride over to Victoria. Set on the sparkling Strait of Juan de Fuca, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, this quaint coastal gem has a dynamic blend of serene mountain views, historic charm, and urban appeal. It also offers breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 4 - OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
This evening, travel on your own to the VIA Rail station and board The Canadian® eastbound to Jasper. After you settle in, head to the observation car for breathtaking views of the Canadian Rockies. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail)

DAY 5 - JASPER
Wake up in the Canadian Rockies and enjoy a relaxing day on the train. Take in the majestic landscape as you wind through the Canadian Rockies. Sit in the observation car for panoramic views of these soaring mountains and be sure to look out for amazing natural monuments such as Pyramid Falls. Later this afternoon, you will arrive in Jasper and travel on your own to your hotel. (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 6 - JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During this exhilarating sightseeing tour, you will see many breathtaking sights, including Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, and Maligne Lake. Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. Discover the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake. Take a leisurely stroll on the tranquil shores of Maligne Lake. The scenery in Jasper is truly unbelievable! (Overnight in Jasper).

DAY 7 - JASPER TO BANFF
This morning, depart Jasper for a leisurely drive out to Banff, one of the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of Columbia Icefield, one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step onboard the Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure of the Athabasca Glacier. Enjoy unobstructed views on a glass-floored observation platform extending out over the Sunwapta Valley at the Glacier Skywalk. Lunch is included this day. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 8 - DAY TRIP TO LAKE LOUISE
Today you will explore Lake Louise, one of the most photographed landscapes in the Canadian Rockies. Experience this remarkable destination and take some time to explore the lake at your leisure. Canoe, hike, view the wildlife, or just relax in the historical Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. You will also tour Johnston Canyon, another spectacular treasure of the Rockies. A hot buffet lunch is included at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise today. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 9 - BANFF TO CALGARY
Today you will take your included shuttle transfer from Banff to your hotel in Calgary, the largest city in Alberta. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy this amazing city. Be sure to buy yourself an authentic Calgary cowboy hat! (Overnight in Calgary)

DAY 10 - YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CALGARY

MEALS GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, D - DINNER

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Sample prices are based on our value travel period, per person, double-occupancy, tax included. Prices and packages are subject to change without notice and all reservations are based on the availability at the time of booking. Other restrictions may apply.

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