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Coastal Passage Western Explorer

Join the hustle and bustle of Seattle and Vancouver, with  plenty of time to shop and explore, before experiencing the ultimate rail journey to the Canadian Rockies.  Get your camera ready!

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Day 1

Arrive and spend time exploring Seattle's waterfront, Pike Place Market, and the Space Needle on your own. Overnight in Seattle

Day 2

Enjoy the morning in Seattle. Board at Seattle's King Street station for your rail journey to Vancouver. Enjoy dinner and take in the evening views of the Pacific Northwest as you travel between the USA and Canada. Highlights include the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lake Union and Lake Washington, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, views of the Cascade Mountains and numerous photo opportunities as the train hugs the coastline. Disembark at the Pacific Central Station in Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 3

Your sightseeing tour of the North Shore includes admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 4

Spend the entire day exploring Vancouver on your own. Included is admission to the Vancouver Lookout. Overnight in Vancouver

Day 5

After boarding at the Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver Station, travel through the fertile fields of the Fraser Valley. Farmland gives way to the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains before the rumble of raging waters hail the arrivals of Hell's Gate. Piney forests turn into the abstract beauty of dusty desert hills as you pull in to spend the night in Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops

Day 6

Continue your journey through a changing landscape. Rolling hills morph into snowy peaks before Pyramid Falls tumbles out of its hanging valley and falls 92 metes into the North Thompson River. The glittering Albreda Icefields and glorious Mount Robson mark the entry into the World Heritage Site of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper

Day 7

Today you will enjoy a scenic tour of Jasper National Park. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper at your leisure. Overnight in Jasper

Day 8
Lake Louise

Travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise by motorcoach. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield, where you will ride on an Ice Explorer. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake. Overnight at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Day 9

Enjoy the morning at leisure. After lunch, a motorcoach tour takes you into Yoho National Park. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge. The tour ends in Banff. Overnight in Banff

Day 10

Enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a motorcoach sightseeing tour of Banff, including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola is included. Continue onto Kananaskis for a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour. Enjoy admission to the Calgary Tower. Overnight in Calgary

Day 11

Your Coastal Passage Western Explorer journey ends with check out from your Calgary hotel

When to go Seattle
10 Nights from £2,735 pp
Price Includes

Please Note all of our trips can be tailor-made to suit your requirements

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What's Included:
  • 3 days on board Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Tour of Vancouver's North Shore
  • 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 and luggage handling
  • National Parks Pass
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You can swap out any part of this itinerary, add activities, tours or extend your stay and even upgrade your accommodation to build your dream holiday.

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