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– 3-day Rocky Mountaineer train trip
– 7-night Glacier Bay Inside Passage Cruise, Verandah (GoldLeaf) or Ocean-View (SilverLeaf)
– 9 nights hotel accommodation
– 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners, 1 afternoon meal
– Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel & Jasper
– Vancouver Lookout
– National Parks Pass
– Jasper Highlights Tour
– Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
– Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
– Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
– North Shore Tour
– Calgary Tower
-Hotel to cruise terminal transfers in Vancouver
|May||3, 10, 17, 24, 31|
|June||7, 14, 21, 28|
|July||5, 12, 19, 26|
|August||2, 9, 16, 23, 30|
Your tour includes 3 main components – coach, train, hotel. Rates depend on the train seating arrangement (GoldLeaf, or SilverLeaf).
|May 31 – Jun 28||$16,099||$10,149||$8,699||$4,799|
|Jul 5 – Aug 2||$16,349||$10,249||$8,749||$4,799|
|Aug 9 – Aug 23||$15,449||$9,799||$8,449||$4,799|
|Aug 30 – Sept 13||$15,099||$9,649||$8,349||$4,799|
Relax and enjoy unparalled panoramic views from a custom-designed, two level, glass-domed GoldLeaf coach.
|May 31 – Jun 28||$18,549||$11,449||$9,699||$4,899|
|Jul 5 – Aug 2||$18,799||$11,549||$9,799||$4,899|
|Aug 9 – Aug 23||$17,849||$11,099||$9,499||$4,899|
|Aug 30 – Sept 13||$17,499||$10,899||$9,349||$4,899|
|May 31 – Jun 28||$11,849||$7,499||$6,649||$3,749|
|Jul 5 – Aug 2||$12,099||$7,649||$6,699||$3,749|
|Aug 9 – Aug 23||$11,199||$7,199||$6,399||$3,749|
|Aug 30 – Sept 13||$10,899||$7,049||$6,299||$3,749|
– Calgary: Hotel Le Germain – Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs (Fairmont Room) – Lake Louise: Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Lakeview Room) – Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Fairmont Room) – Vancouver: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (Fairmont Room) – Ms. Nieuw Amsterdam: Verandah Stateroom
– Calgary: Fairmont Palliser (Junior Suite) – Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs (Deluxe Room) – Lake Louise: Chateau Lake Louise (Deluxe Lakeview Room) – Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Deluxe Room) – Vancouver: Pan Pacific Hotel (Deluxe Harbour Room) – Ms. Nieuw Amsterdam: Verandah Stateroom
– Calgary: Delta Calgary Downtown – Banff: Banff Caribou Lodge – Lake Louise: Chateau Lake Louise (Fairmont Room) – Jasper: The Crimson Hotel – Vancouver: Hampton Inn – Ms. Nieuw Amsterdam: Oceanview Stateroom
* Further information:
– Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars
– Rates do not include tax, service surcharges, port charges, or onboard gratuities
** All accomodation in Quesnel is of standard category
Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in the “The Heart of New West” independently. Overnight in Calgary.
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper national parks via 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 in Jasper.
Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and Canada’s largest National Park. Today you will enjoy a short scenic tour including the many natural attractions, rugged peaks, and perhaps even catch a glimpse of some of the many creatures that call this mountain park home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain resort of Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench, with the steep Rocky and Cariboo Mountains either side, and on to the rolling hills and vast forests of British Columbia’s Northern Interior. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass and Moose Lake. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. [B] [L]
Your journey continues south today to the four-season resort of Whistler. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, through the rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau, to the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world, and the shorelines of glacial-fed Seton Lake and Anderson Lake. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in the resort town of Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games alpine events. Overnight in Whistler. [B] [L]
The morning is free to explore Whistler Village at your leisure. After checking out from your hotel, transfer to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a delicious BBQ lunch and a tour of the SLCC. This afternoon return to Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include the Cheakamus Canyon, the dome peak of Mount Garibaldi, Brandywine Falls, and breathtaking views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains. An afternoon snack is served onboard. On arrival at the North Vancouver train platform, you will be transferred to your accommodation in downtown Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver. [L]
Enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia’s First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 10 (Embarkation)
Arrive at the Vancouver cruise terminal where you board your ship. Overnight on Holland America’s ms Nieuw Amsterdam. [D]
Enjoy sailing through the dramatic Inside Passage. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam. [B] [L] [D]
Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the town of Juneau has the massive Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields at its back door. Juneau is the place to let your imagination run wild. Explore the lush Tongass National Forest, visit the rustic shops in town, set out and whale watch, flightsee, hike, kayak, raft or fish. Due to the long daylight hours, there is plenty of time for your perfect Juneau adventure. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam. [B] [L] [D]
Take your time and poke into every little store from the Trail Bench to Lynch & Kennedy’s Dry Goods. The Red Onion Saloon, with its honky tonk piano and costumed barmaids, is a treasure trove of memorabilia featuring pictures of Klondike Kate, Peahull Annie and other vintage characters. To complete the picture of those rip-roaring days, visit the nostalgic Trail of ‘98 Museum. The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park boasts restored buildings and wooden boardwalks that invite you to take a stroll into the past. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam. [B] [L] [D]
As Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Glacier Bay National Park protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in concert with an ever-changing glacial landscape. Bring out the camera and listen for the thunderous sound of a monumental chunk of ice that has split from a glacier as it crashes into the sea. The impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than anyplace else in the world. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam. [B] [L] [D]
Built out over the water and climbing weathered stairways, Ketchikan clings to the shores of Tongass Narrows and drapes the mountains with a cheerful air. Take time to explore Creek Street, the Tongass Historical Museum, Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village, Ketchikan’s main attractions. Deep water fjords created by retreating glaciers have left behind stunning granite cliffs towering thousands of feet above the sea and countless waterfalls cascading into placid waters. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam. [B] [L] [D]
Enjoy sailing through the dramatic Inside Passage. Overnight on Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam.
After breakfast you will disembark the Nieuw Amsterdam in Vancouver, where your vacation concludes. [B]
[B] = Breakfast
[L] = Lunch
[D] = Dinner
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