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Canadian Rockies and Lake Louise Explorer with Rocky Mountaineer

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Trip Overview

This eight-day scenic train journey through Western Canada features the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer and the best sights of the majestic Canadian Rockies. First, enjoy Vancouver’s crowd-pleasing attractions and the vibrant culture of one of Canada’s top cities. Then board the famed carriages of the Rocky Mountaineer for your journey to the stunning alpine towns of Lake Louise and Banff. Experience incredible views of turquoise-colored lakes, snowcapped mountain peaks, glacier-fed waterfalls, twisting valleys, and moments of surprise. While onboard the train, enjoy the very finest in accommodations, fine dining and impeccable service.

Highlights

  • Experience the stunning scenery of western Canada from the perfect vantage point on the rails
  • Take a luxurious journey on the world famous Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Lake Louise
  • Enjoy gourmet meals and unparalled service onboard the train
  • Take a breath-taking scenic gondola ride in Lake Louise
  • Explore the natural wonders of Banff with a tour, gondola ride and lake cruise

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Flight from UK to Vancouver, and from Calgary to UK
  • Transfer from airport to hotel in Vancouver, and hotel in Banff to Calgary airport
  • Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Lake Louise in SilverLeaf class
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay in Vancouver
  • 1 night hotel stay in Kamloops
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay in Lake Louise
  • 2 nights’ hotel stay in Banff
  • Tour transfer from Lake Louise to Banff and shuttle transfer from Banff to Calgary
  • 5 meals (2 breakfasts, and 3 lunches)
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour in Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
  • Sightseeing gondola ride in Lake Louise
  • Mountains, lakes and waterfalls tour in Banff
  • Banff gondola ride and lake cruise
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 – UK TO VANCOUVER
Fly from the UK to Vancouver and on arrival, transfer to your hotel and check in for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 - VANCOUVER
Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to experience the top attractions within the city. Visit the 1,000-acre Stanley Park, historic Gastown, Granville Island and Downtown. Then, stop at the Vancouver Lookout for incredible views. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 – ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS
This morning, board the famous navy and gold carriages of the Rocky Mountaineer. Settle into the luxurious confines of SilverLeaf Class or speak to one of our Rail Experts about upgrading. As you relax, enjoy the dramatic passing scenery as your train makes its way through western Canada. Spot the verdant vistas of Fraser Valley, wind through lush forests and along river canyons, all the while admiring the surrounding peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains. Enjoy sumptuous meals on board before spending the night in Kamloops. (Overnight in Kamloops) B, L

DAY 4 – ROCKY MOUNTAINEER FROM KAMLOOPS TO LAKE LOUISE
Re-board the train this morning and settle in for another day of simply stunning scenery and delicious cuisine. Disembark the Rocky Mountaineer at Lake Louise and check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. (Overnight in Lake Louise) B, L

DAY 5 - LAKE LOUISE
Today, enjoy your included Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola ride for some of the greatest views and experiences. Be sure to bring your camera to capture pictures of the soaring mountain peaks and beautiful glaciers. (Overnight in Lake Louise)

DAY 6 - LAKE LOUISE TO BANFF
Travel from Lake Louise to Banff, where you’ll embark on an incredible tour of the region’s awe-inspiring mountains, lakes, and waterfalls. Enjoy the town itself, full of charming shopping and dining. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 7 - BANFF
Continue exploring Banff by taking a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. At the summit, you’ll be mesmerized by the 360-degree views of the surrounding landscapes. Later, relax during your included cruise on Lake Minnewanka while you take in the Rocky Mountains from a totally new perspective. (Overnight in Banff)

DAY 8  - CALGARY TO THE UK
Check out of your hotel in Banff and transfer to the Calgary airport to continue with your onward travels. If you wish to extend your holiday with additional nights in a particular destination, or if you would like to take this journey in reverse, one of our Rail Experts can help with all the details.  

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

 

Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Situated downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium – home of the Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions.

Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies",

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

Just a fifteen-minute walk from downtown, the Banff Caribou Lodge invites you into a world away from the hustle and bustle of the everyday, with all the amenities of a first class resort hotel.

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

Distinct from the majority of Banff hotels, Buffalo Mountain Lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly called “Sleeping Buffalo” by the First Nations living in the region.

Banff Ptarmigan Inn

For those who love to play in the great outdoors, there's no better place than Banff, and no better place to call home after a day of adventure than the Banff Ptarmigan Inn.

Elk & Avenue

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff with 162 rooms featuring queen and king beds, including lofts and junior suites—fully equipped with all the modern-day amenities.

Fox Hotel & Suites

The Fox Hotel & Suites is located in the scenic Banff National Park. This mountain accommodation offers hotel rooms perfect for the traveler staying for a few days or even a week.

Moose Hotel and Suites

The Banff Lodging Company is proud to announce the opening of a brand new 4 star hotel property for 2016, The Moose Hotel & Suites. The design of the Moose will be Mountain elegance with warm, rich, natural materials. Located a 1 minute walk from the heart of downtown Banff, the Moose Hotel & Suites features 174 air conditioned guests rooms, with a combination of One and Two Bedroom Suites and hotel rooms.

Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies on Sulphur Mountain and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, and a luxury spa. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience.

Deer Lodge

Deer Lodge is just minutes away from world famous Lake Louise. The lodge is a testament to a bygone era, and retains much of its original hand hewn log structure and decor. Built in 1923 as a teahouse, the lodge officially opened as a hotel in 1925. Deer Lodge was completely renovated, restored and winterized in 1985.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Located in the heart of pristine Banff National Park, and within a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Perfectly situated on the shores of Lake Louise you can spend a wonderful day outdoors, from skiing in the winter to hiking in the summer.

Lake Louise Inn

Nestled in a picturesque wilderness setting in the heart of Banff National Park 2.7 miles (4.4km) northeast of Lake Louise. Lake Louise Inn is the ideal resort hotel from which to enjoy world-class outdoor adventure, hearty mountain dining and unforgettable views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

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Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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