Rocky Mountaineer | Golden Circle via Whistler

Experience the ultimate rail journey through the Canadian Rockies. Stay overnight in Whistler before journeying to Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, where there will be plenty of time to shop, explore and max out your camera’s memory card.


Includes: 
 

  • 5 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service 
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • 5 breakfasts & 4 lunches
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Icefields Parkway Tour & Ice Explorer
  • Yoho National Park Tour
  • Banff to Calgary Tour & Banff Gondola
  • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
  • National Park Pass
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper, Banff & Kamploops

Itinerary: 
 

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


Day 2: Vancouver To Whistler
Following your motorcoach transfer from downtown Vancouver, Rocky Mountaineer takes you through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor to the resort town of Whistler. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi, and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.


Day 3: Whistler To Quesnel
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to Quesnel. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Overnight in Quesnel


Day 4: Quesnel To Jasper
Your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Highlights include the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and Yellowhead Pass. Overnight in Jasper.


Day 5: Jasper
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies' largest national park. Enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park's natural attractions and rugged peaks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Jasper on your own. Overnight in Jasper


Day 6: Jasper To Lake Louise
Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, a stop will be made at Bow Lake. Overnight in Lake Louise.


Day 7: Lake Louise
Enjoy a free day in Lake Louise. Local activities include canoeing, hiking in the mountains, or simply relaxing and taking in the magnificent views. Overnight in Lake Louise.


Day 8: Lake Louise To Banff
This morning explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff.


Day 9: Banff
Explore Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, historic museums, Lake Minnewanka or golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.


Day 10: Banff To Kamloops
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the BC Interior. Enjoy the 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. Overnight in Kamloops.


Day 11: Kamloops To Vancouver 
Your journey continues towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. 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. Overnight in Vancouver.


Day 12: Vancouver
Your Rocky Mountaineer Journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.




Departs:


Vancouver between 05 May – 06 Oct 17


Price is based per person, twin share in SilverLeaf Service. Options to upgrade to GoldLeaf Service available. 

Departs 06 Oct 17 fr $6,409* Enquire Now
Departs 29 Sep 17 fr $6,639* Enquire Now
Departs 05 May - 19 May 17 fr $6,869* Enquire Now
Departs 26 May 17 fr $7,149* Enquire Now
Departs 02 Jun - 22 Sep 17 fr $7,429* Enquire Now
*Terms and Conditions
*Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added. Credited option must be selected at the time of booking and can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package. Offer valid on new 2017 bookings made between 28 August 2016 and 16 December 2016. This offer is applicable to 2017 Rocky Mountaineer packages of five or more days on select dates only. Travel during the 2017 Rocky Mountaineer summer season between April and October on selected dates only. Deposits are required at the time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made by 13 January 2017. Maximum offer value of $400 CAD added value credit per adult ($800 CAD added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Added value credit amount varies by duration of package. Qualifying packages of five to seven days in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service will receive $250 CAD added value credit per adult ($500 CAD added value credit per couple). Applicable to single, double, triple or quad package prices. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. An amendment fee of $50 CAD per booking will be charged for changes to the use of the credit after the booking has been confirmed. 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 and cannot be used against the price of the core package. If using the credit towards a Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Cruise package then the total Rail & Cruise package must be confirmed with Rocky Mountaineer. Credit values are expressed in CAD. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is not applicable to child prices, 2-day rail only bookings, or Group Tour bookings, or bookings made via GONet. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply. † Rocky Mountaineer Rail & Cruise packages are applicable with the total package duration being the qualifier for the offer, not just the number of non-cruise land nights.
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