A luxe ride on the rails through the most scenic stretches of the Rocky Mountains, Canada’s jewel. Experience the magical scenery and wildlife of the Rocky Mountains and the charming towns of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise whilst indulging in the luxury of the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer Rail.
Welcome to Canada!
On your arrival at Calgary International Airport, transfer to your hotel in Banff and check-in.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure to relax, unwind and explore the famous Banff Avenue.
Overnight in Banff.
This morning, enjoy breakfast at your hotel and check-out. Proceed for a Banff Exploration Tour where the resort town of Banff is set amongst the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay.
Highlights include Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise Corner, Hoodoos, Two Jack Viewpoint and Lake Minnewanka. Experience a boat cruise for an hour which would portray the wildlife and vegetation including the Devil’s gap at the foothills of the Rockies.
A gentle ride on the Banff Gondola takes you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree panorama of the Bow Valley. Later in the afternoon, transfer to Lake Louise, known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau.
Overnight in Lake Louise.
This morning, enjoy breakfast at the hotel, check-out and travel through the Icefields Parkway - Canada’s most scenic mountain roadway, a route to glaciers, lakes and waterfalls.
Arrive at the Columbia Icefields Discovery Center and take the Glacier Adventure which takes you up the Athabasca Glacier. Then travel to the Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation platform over the Sunwapta Valley for an unobstructed view of the surrounding glaciers.
Continue along the Parkway to the Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake and Bow Lake. Take a stroll at Athabasca Falls before a late afternoon arrival at Jasper.
Overnight in Jasper.
This morning, enjoy breakfast and proceed on the Explore Jasper Tour. Jasper’s beauty and history is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies. Highlights include Jasper townsite, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake.
At Maligne Canyon, stroll along 50-meter walls and learn about its unique underground water system. Afternoon, free time to explore optional activities like White Water Rafting, Jasper Skytram, Cruise on Maligne Lake, Sky Gazing and much more.
Overnight in Jasper.
Early morning, check-out and transfer to the station to travel on-board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail.
Enjoy world class hospitality, from Jasper to Kamloops. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, the climb over the Yellowhead Pass and the journey along the North Thompson River.
Overnight in Kamloops.
Early morning your Rocky Mountaineer Rail adventure continues west towards the coastal city of Vancouver passing through the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon, the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River.
On arrival in Vancouver, transfer to hotel and check-in.
Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
After breakfast, proceed on Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour.
Crossing Lions Gate Bridge, visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery and continue to the Capilano Suspension bridge, a suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River. Other attractions at Capilano include a heart-stopping Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure.
At Grouse Mountain - ride the famous Skyride to mountaintop playground. Stroll at Grouse Mountain to explore actives like guided bird watching tours, Theatre in the Sky’s “Born to Fly”, seasonal logging shows, Peak Chairlift, Lumberjack Show and the Eye of the Wind.
Later in the afternoon visit FlyOver Canada, a 4D show experiencing a gentle ride. Chairlift-style seats are elevated before a large spherical screen creating an illusion of flying over the landscapes.
Overnight in Vancouver.
After breakfast, check-out and proceed on a short Vancouver City Exploration Tour. Visit the spectacular waterfront landmarks including Canada Place, Robson Street for shopping, English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Chinatown & Gastown.
Then enjoy the incredible views from the top of the Harbour Centre Tower where you board a glass elevator for a 360-degree view at Vancouver Lookout observation deck for a guided tour of Vancouver’s landmarks, attractions, history & fascinating facts.
On arrival at the hotel, bid adieu and transfer to the airport to board your flight back home.
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