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Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer (Eastbound)

Rocky Mountaineer
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Rocky Mountaineer

The Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer takes you on an epic journey beginning on the Sea to Sky Climb from Vancouver to Whistler and then onboard the Rocky Mountaineer you'll be taken through the spectacular Coastal Mountain range, and up to the top of the rugged Canadian Rockies.

What's included

• International flights from London Gatwick on Air Transat in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 8 nights hotel accommodation
• 3 day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
• 3 breakfasts and 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer Train
• Vancouver Lookout
• Jasper Highlights Tour
• Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise
• Yoho National Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff
• Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola
• Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
• Calgary Tower
• Rail station transfers in Jasper, Quesnel, Whistler and Vancouver
• Luggage handling and National Park Pass

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

Itinerary

Day 1 – Vancouver

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

Day 2 - Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Whistler

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the North Vancouver Station for a breath-taking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. The remainder of the day is at your leisure in Whistler.

Day 3 – Rocky Mountaineer Whistler to Quesnel

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Whistler Station you will travel to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Spend the evening exploring the town or relaxing in your hotel.

Day 4 – Rocky Mountaineer Quesnel to Jasper

Board the Rocky Mountaineer train at the Quesnel Station, your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper.

Day 5 – 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 6 – Jasper to Lake Louise

Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise

Day 7 – 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 at the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff.

Day 8 – Banff to Calgary

Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies

Day 9 – Calgary

Your tour ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel. Head to Calgary 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
Apr     26
May    3 10 17 24 31
Jun     7 14 21 28
Jul      5 12 19 26
Aug    2 9 16 23 30
Sep    6 13 20 27
Oct    4

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


8 nights, 9 days

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 3 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 3 breakfast and 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Icefields Parkway Tour with Ice Explorer Ride
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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)


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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.

from only £3,309 per person

Tour Available in Reverse
Based on Gatwick Departure
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At a glance


8 nights, 9 days

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 3 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train
  • 3 breakfast and 2 lunches on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Icefields Parkway Tour with Ice Explorer Ride
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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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