Canadian Rocky Mountain Snow Train Journey
Holiday Reference: 16495
Your journey begins with an overnight in the Stampede City of Calgary before you head north staying in the iconic locations of Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper, where you can enjoy some winter activities, sightseeing or just relaxing. You will then take a spectacular rail.
Price based on April 2019 - Other dates available November 2018 - April 2019 - Call for details!
Upon arrival into Calgary Airport board transfer by motorcoach to your Calgary overnight hotel.
Leave the Stampede City of Calgary on the express service to Banff where you have ample opportunity to take in the sights.
A free day to enjoy Canada’s premier winter resort. There are plenty of options, including: shopping , skiing or boarding in one of the 3 ski resorts in the area (not included) or visit the luxurious spa at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel (not included).
Depart Banff in the early afternoon for a short drive to Lake Louise via the scenic Bow Valley. Included this evening is a wonderful 40 minute sleigh ride that takes place beside the lake. Please note: The sleigh ride normally operates mid-December - mid-April
Travel northward along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper today. This spectacular drive through glacier country features massive snow covered mountains, frozen waterfalls and broad reaching valleys.
Experience the wonders of Maligne Canyon from the ground up! The canyon has withstood 10,000 years of erosion and has created a 50 m gorge. Certified guides will lead groups of no more than 12 along the frozen canyon floor and its ice-clad limestone walls. Super soles and winter boots will keep you warm and secure as you explore this wonderland of rock and ice.
Please note: The ice walk tour normally operates beginning-December - end- April
Mid afternoon board VIA Rail Sleeper Touring Class to Vancouver. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson, then following the mighty Thompson River all the way to the Fraser Valley and the coastal city of Vancouver.
Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class:
By day, sit back in comfortable seating and enjoy the comfort of your very own accommodation. At night attendants will transform your quarters into cozy bunks or a bedroom. Guests have access to the Park Car, always at the tail end of the train whose tapered shape gives the car its distinctive look. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee or, in the evening, complimentary hors d’oeuvres before dinner. In the dome you’ll feel the
true essence of travelling by train - where scene after memorable scene sweeps by. This evening retire to your Sleeping Car where a comfortable bed awaits you. Some of the amenities include thick towels, plump pillows, cozy down duvets and a shower kit.(Dinner is included today)
After breakfast you will arrive into Vancouver. Make your way independently to you overnight hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to relax and explore this wonderful diverse city.
Take time today to check out some of the not to missed locations in the city, such as Stanley park, English Bay, Robson Street Shopping Distrct, Gastown, Chinatown, The Vancouver Lookout and Canada Place.
Today check out of your Vancouver hotel and transfer (included) to Vancouver Airport for your return flight.