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Grand Rail Circle Holiday

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Rocky Mountaineer

An epic trip made of two unique rail routes fuses the sigh-triggering sights of the Rockies. The tour begins in Vancouver where you board the Rocky Mountaineer daylight train service into the Canadian Rockies. After your stay in the rockies continue your journey by rail on Rocky Mountaineer’s Rainforest to Goldrush train with a night in Whistler, Canada’s premier resort town.

What's included

• International flights from London Gatwick on Air Transat in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 12 nights hotel accommodation
• 5 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
• 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 1 afternoon snack on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
• Vancouver Lookout
• Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Yoho National Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
• Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff, Jasper, Quesnel and Whistler
• Luggage handling and National Park Pass

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

Itinerary

Day 1 Fly to Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own.

Day 2 Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Kamloops

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Vancouver Station, travel from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. Spend the evening exploring the city of Kamloops or relaxing in your hotel room.

Day 3 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Banff

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Kamloops Station, your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends this evening upon arrival in Banff.

Day 4 Banff

This morning enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park.

Day 5 Banff

Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own.

Day 6 Banff to Lake Louise

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, the tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location.

Day 7 Free Day in 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.

Day 8 – Lake Louise to Jasper

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper national parks via the Icefields Parkway. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon.

Day 9 Jasper

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park, today you will enjoy a scenic day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions. Lunch Included. The rest of the evening is at your leisure

Day 10 Rocky Mountaineer Jasper to Quesnel

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. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer passes through the town of Prince George and follows the Fraser River into Quesnel.

Day 11 – Rocky Mountaineer Quesnel to Whistler

Your journey continues south today to the four-season resort of Whistler. Enjoy breath-taking and varied scenery. Your rail journey today ends on arrival in the resort town of Whistler.

Day 12 – Rocky Mountaineer Whistler to North Vancouver

The morning is free to explore Whistler Village at your leisure. This afternoon return to Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Your rail journey ends upon your arrival in North Vancouver.

Day 13 - Vancouver

Your tour ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel. Head to Vancouver Airport for your return flight home.

Want to alter anything?

Please call one of our travel experts on 0207 616 9184 to tell us your requirements

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Dates

2019
Starts in Vancouver
April         21, 28
May          5, 12, 19, 26
June         2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July          7, 14, 21, 28
Aug          4, 11, 18, 25
Sep          1, 8, 15, 22, 29
 
Price based on London Gatwick departure airport, please 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


12 Nights, 13 Days

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 5 day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 4 breakfast, 4 lunches and 1 afternoon snack
  • Icefields Parkway Tour with Ice Explorer Ride
  • Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary
  • 2020 offer- 4 FREE perks! Worth up to £600!**Learn more.

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
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Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

from only £4,441 per person

Based on Gatwick Departure
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2020 offer

2020 Offer - 4 FREE perks! Worth up to £600!*

Book by 31st August

*For more information please see terms and conditions.

At a glance


12 Nights, 13 Days

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 5 day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 4 breakfast, 4 lunches and 1 afternoon snack
  • Icefields Parkway Tour with Ice Explorer Ride
  • Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary
  • 2020 offer- 4 FREE perks! Worth up to £600!**Learn more.

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2018

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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