The Canadian Rockies
An unforgottable Journey with the Rocky Mountaineer
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Prices for train portion Starting at $2,519.00 P/P
Experience the West! This journey takes you to the stunning mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, including a trip to the Columbia Icefields and a helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Rockies.
THE MOST SPECTACULAR TRAIN TRIPS IN THE WORLD.....
Air-conditioned coach with is picture windows and reclining seats for your 2 day rail portion for this wonderful 6 day Canadian Rocky Vacation. Traveling only during daylight, the magnificient scenery will dazzle your senses. Breakfast and lunch are included each day you are on the train. Kamloops and Banff offer inviting overnight accomodations with transportation and all arrangement included.
The Pacific Coastal Mountains, the placid Fraser Valley, Hell's Gate, Pyramid Falls, The Albreda Icefields, Mount Robson, The Columbia Icefield, Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake, Athabasca Falls, the Saskatchewan River, Lake Louise and the Banff area just some of the many "Spectaculars" you will experience.
Your Day By Day Itinerary
Rocky Mountaineer Railtours travel through the Canadian Rockies and Canada's West only dunring the day, so you will not miss a minute of spectacular scenery. Travel in air- conditioned comfort until the sun goes down, then spend the night enjoying comfortable accommodations. This Classic Two-Day Rail Adventure takes you into pristine valleys filled with wildlife, over trestle bridges spanning rushing rivers and through thrilling mysterious tunnels. All against a backdrop of majestic, glacier-capped mountains.
DAY 1 Motorcoach from Salem airport to Vancouver BC
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver. Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront.
DAY 2 Vancouver To Kamloops
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. You will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops. Breakfast Lunch.
DAY 3 Kamloops To Jasper
Your journey continues east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels, and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Jasper. Breakfast & Lunch. Overnight at the The Crimson Jasper Hotel.
DAY 4 Jasper
Explore Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, historic museums, Lake Minnewanka or golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Jasper. The Crimson Jasper Hotel.
Day 5 Jasper To Lake Louise
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Lake Louise. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
DAY 6 Lake Louise
Enjoy a full day tour to Jasper National Park along the scenic Icefields Parkway. Experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure and ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight iin Lake Louise. Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa.
DAY 7 Lake Louise To Calgary
Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. Admission to the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. Your tour ends in Calgary late this afternoon. Fairwell dinner included. Overnight in Calgary. Delta Calgary Downtown.
DAY 8 Calgary to Portland - Salem OR.
Breakfast included Shuttle to Calgary airport. Flight to Portland Oregon. Shuttle from Portland Oregon to Salem Airport.
The Fine Print: This tour is operated by Tours By André in conjunction with Rocky Mountaineer Railtours. A 20 person minimum is required for the tour to be escorted. Tour payments are non-refundable unless the 20 person minimum is not reached and the trip is cancelled. Tours By André is not liable for damage, delay or inconvenience which may occur through acts or defaults of any company or person engaged in providing services, provisions, accomodations, transportations or facilities in connection with this tour, nor are we liable for any damage, loss or other acts of God connected with the tour.
A $200.00 deposit is required making a reservation. Final payment 75 days prior the Tour..