This journey guarantees to be nothing short of magical. Explore the majesty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, as you travel in exceptional comfort to the most dazzling national parks, glaciers, and cities in the world. Luxury Gold packages are designed to give you a balance of freedom, as you select from a range of unique experiences whilst staying at 5*star renown resorts. Meet fascinating locals, savour true authentic flavours, as you unlock a hidden world of unparalleled beauty. The luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train awaits your presence. Take your Goldleaf seat in the glass dome cart and be whisked through Mother Nature’s finest work on this two-week ultra-luxurious Canadian guided tour.
•International Flights from the UK based in Economy
•8 nights' accommodation luxury accommodation
•8 Breakfasts, 3 Lunch, 3 Dinners with Wine
•Luxury touring vehicle with extra legroom and complimentary WiFi
•Welcome Dinner in Banff
•Choose between a range of activities in Banff – Horse riding along Bow River, play nine holes at the Banff Springs Golf Club or a visit to Willow Stream Spa.
•Choose between a range of activities in Lake Louise – Sightseeing Gondola ride with a gentle hike or a stroll along the Lake.
•Journey along the Icefields Parkway with Guided Ice Explorer ride
•Maligne Lake Cruise (seasonal – weather permitting
•MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience -Meet the First Nations Cree Warrior Women from the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation
•Easy hike along the Maligne Canyon
•BBQ dinner around Tredfoil Lake
•2 days Rocky Mountaineer daylight service in GoldLeaf Service
•Breakfast and lunch on board the train each day
•Arrival and departure transfers
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Day 1 Fly to Calgary
Welcome to Calgary. You will be transferred from Calgary Airport to the breath-taking settings of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Located in the heart of Banff National Park & known as ‘The Castle in the Rockies’ this hotel offers spectacular mountain & valley views. Settle in and take in the glorious surrounding. Tonight, meet your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner. Overnight Banff
Day 2 - Banff at Leisure
It’s time to explore Banff. The beauty about this trip is you have the flexibility to customise your tour by choosing from a wide range of activities to immerse yourself in untouched nature. You might be tempted by an optional helicopter flight that soars high above the Rockies. Your Travelling Concierge is ready to assist you so you can make the most of your leisure time today.
Your Journey, Your Way.
Choose to join a relaxing horse ride along the tranquil Bow River and pass the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, the birthplace of Canada’s national parks. Alternatively, play nine holes of golf at the stunning and challenging Banff Springs Golf Course. Another option is to unwind at the Willow Stream Spa, a serene alpine sanctuary for rejuvenation and pampering. Overnight Banff
Day 3 - Lakes of Banff National Park
Today’s adventure begins with a visit to scenic Moraine Lake in the Valley. Sit back and take a moment to absorb the view of the stunning turquoise lake hidden among steep mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, and the Wenkchemna Glacier. Later arrive to the stunning hotel in Lake Louise, the jewel of Banff National Park. Marvel at the breath-taking views of the glistening emerald lake and Victoria Glacier.
Your Journey, Your Way.
Choose to take the sightseeing gondola above the town of Lake Louise, spotting local wildlife and enjoying a gentle hike that takes in the breath-taking views. Alternatively, join your Traveling Concierge for a lakeside stroll and get creative as you put your paint brush to canvas and compose your own artistic masterpiece. Later, relax in your lakeview room or join an Afternoon Tea service in your hotel’s Living Room. For dinner this evening, you have a choice of several restaurants at the resort. Overnight Lake Louise
Day 4 – Along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper
A truly special journey awaits, as you travel along the Iceﬁelds Parkway, passing through the rugged Rockies landscape, it’s one of the most beautiful drives on the planet. Embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for an extraordinary excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier, a part of the Columbia Icefield. Follow your expert driver guide as you step out onto the frosty ﬂow. Later, arrive in the stunning town Jasper, home for the next two nights is at a luxurious mountain resort on Lake Beauvert. Get involved in an intimate and unique evening where you join the First Nations Warrior Women, who reside in the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation. Engage in conversation about indigenous culture, storytelling, and drumming. Tonight, enjoy a BBQ dinner on the shores of Trefoil Lake with spectacular views of Pyramid Mountain. Overnight Jasper
Day 5 – Jasper National Park
The day begins as you board a magical narrated cruise on the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake (seasonal – weather permitting). Continue to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park with a depth of more than 160 feet in certain parts. Explore with a gentle hike through this incredible natural landmark with the Travelling Concierge. Overnight Jasper
Day 6 – Jasper – Board the Rocky Mountaineer Jasper to Kamloops
An exciting experience ahead today, as you board the Rocky Mountaineer Gold-leaf Service to start your unforgettable luxury train journey. Take in the pristine views from your seats in the glass-domed coach or spend your time on the outdoor viewing platform inhaling the fresh mountain air. Indulge in gourmet meals whilst engaging in stories and spotting wildlife as you travel through the dramatic landscape. The journey unfolds through 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, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass. Overnight Kamloops.
Day 7 - Kamloops- Board the Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver
This morning you return to your luxurious train as the journey continue toward Vancouver. Notice the dramatic changes in scenery as you travel from the desert-like interior, through the winding river canyons and pristine forests of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, its truly captivating. The highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 8 Vancouver sightseeing
Today is a day to explore the coastal city of Vancouver. after a relaxed start join your Traveling Concierge for a sightseeing tour to Stanley Park and see the totem poles at Brockton Point. Continue to Salmon n’ Bannock, the only restaurant in the city owned and operated by members of Canada’s First Nations. Savour a delicious and modern Celebration Lunch prepared with traditional ingredients and authentic flavours. Overnight Vancouver
Day 9 Vancouver - Fly Home
After breakfast you are transferred to Vancouver International Airport as your awe-inspiring luxury tour comes to an end.Want to alter anything?
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