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Canadian Rockies Getaway Holiday

A round trip journey that includes two of Rocky Mountaineers’ famous train routes. Firstly travel from Vancouver through the heart of British Columbia’s interior into the Canadian Rockies to the resort town of Jasper on Rocky Mountaineers’ Journey through the Cloud. Explore the resort towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff before rejoining the Rocky Mountaineer and its First Passage to the West route back to Vancouver.

What's included

• International Flights with Air Transat departing from London Gatwick in economy class
• 8 nights accommodation
• 4 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service, upgrade to GoldLeaf Service
• 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches
• Vancouver Lookout
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
• Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
• Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper and Banff
• Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Stay & Play Offer!

Receive £350 per couple in bonus credit when you book a Rocky Mountaineer tour of 7 nights or more.

You can use this credit towards:
• Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary
• Additional activities and tours
• Meal plans and meals
• Transfers
• Many More

T&Cs: Offers are subject to change. All tours are subject to availability and price can change. Call one of our specialist experts for more details.

Upgrades
Celebrating anything?
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class
Treat yourself and upgrade your train tour to the GoldLeaf or GoldLeaf Deluxe Service

Itinerary

Day 1 London to Vancouver

Depart London Gatwick on Air Transat’s direct flight to Vancouver. Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2 Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. B, L.

Day 3 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Jasper

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper. B, L.

Day 4 Jasper to Lake Louise

Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 5 Lake Louise to Banff

This morning you are free to 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. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:00 p.m., scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.

Day 6 Banff Sightseeing

This morning you are free to explore scenic Banff on your own. After lunch, enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Overnight in Banff.

Day 7 Rocky Mountaineer Banff to Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a 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. B, L.

Day 8 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver

Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey 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 this evening. Overnight in Vancouver. B, L.

Day 9 Vancouver to London - End of Tour

Your journey ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel. You then depart the city of Vancouver for your return flight home.

Want to alter anything?

Please call one of our travel experts on 020 7616 9933 to tell us your requirements

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Dates

Selected departure dates between Apr and Oct 2017

Call for other departure airports

Please note prices and availability are subject to change

Services

Train Tour Service Levels

 

GoldLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Service

Coach Style

Bi-level dome

Single-level dome

Window Style

Fully domed windows with panoramic views upstairs, private dining room on the lower level with large picture windows

Oversized domed windows

Included meals served onboard

Gourmet à la carte

Hot or cold breakfast options, Delicious hot entree lunch options

Gourmet Snacks 

Included

Included

Meal service style

Served in the dining room

Individual service at your seat

Number of Rocky Mountaineer Hosts

Three to Four, plus full culinary team

Three

Alcoholic beverages

Complimentary throughout journey

Complimentary throughout journey

Non-alcoholic beverages

Included

Included

Outdoor viewing area

Large open-air vestibule

Outdoor viewing between coaches

Luggage in Kamloops/ Quesnel

Delivered to your hotel

Delivered to your hotel

Full storytelling

Included

Included

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At a glance


8 nights, 9 days

  • Up to £350 bonus credit per couple!

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 4 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 4 breakfasts and 4 lunches
  • Ice Explorer Ride
  • Banff Gondola Ride
  • Also available from Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary
  • Save £100pp! Book by 28 February *
    *min spend £1000 pp

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Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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from only £3,388 per person

Tour Available in Reverse
Based on Gatwick Departure

Save £100 per person! *

Book by 28th February *min spend £1000 pp

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At a glance


8 nights, 9 days

  • Up to £350 bonus credit per couple!

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 4 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 4 breakfasts and 4 lunches
  • Ice Explorer Ride
  • Banff Gondola Ride
  • Also available from Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary
  • Save £100pp! Book by 28 February *
    *min spend £1000 pp

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2016

Silver award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully Protected

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

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