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Canadian Rockies Discovery Westbound

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Calgary Banff Jasper Vancouver Victoria

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Trip Overview

Experience some of the most beautiful sites in North America! Kick off your Canadian Rockies tour in Calgary and explore everything this great city has to offer. Take in the fresh air and stunning sites of Banff. Visit the gorgeous Lake Louise, where you can hike or simply relax lakeside. Discover the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield, one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Stand above the massive walls of Jasper's Maligne Canyon. Sightsee in Vancouver. Stroll down the cobblestone streets of Victoria and immerse yourself in the turn-of-the-century architecture and lovely views of the Olympic Mountains.

Highlights

  • Mountain, Lakes and Waterfalls tour
  • Sightseeing tour of the Icefields Parkway from Banff
  • Sightseeing tour of the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout Tower
  • Admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Package Also Includes:

  • VIA Rail® in Economy accommodations from Jasper to Vancouver on The Canadian®
  • Round-trip ferry service from Vancouver to Victoria
  • 8 nights' accommodations, 1 night onboard VIA Rail
  • 2 Meals (2 Lunches)
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 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CALGARY
Welcome to Calgary, the largest city in Alberta! Travel on your own to your hotel and start exploring the city! Get a good night's rest before your trip to the Rockies begins tomorrow. (Overnight in Calgary)

DAY 2 CALGARY > BANFF
Today, a private transfer will take you from Calgary to your hotel in the quaint mountain town of Banff located in the Canadian Rockies. Upon your arrival, get settled and explore the town as you take in the fresh air and beautiful scenery. (Overnight in Banff)

DAY 3 BANFF > LAKE LOUISE > BANFF
Lake Louise is one of the most photographed scenes in the Canadian Rockies. Experience this remarkable destination first-hand with plenty of time to enjoy lunch and explore the lake at your leisure. Canoe, hike, search for wildlife or simply relax in the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This tour also highlights Johnston Canyon - another spectacular treasure of the Rockies. A hot buffet lunch is include at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise while you enjoy the scenery. (Overnight in Banff) L

DAY 4 BANFF > JASPER
This morning, depart Banff for a scenic drive out to Jasper, with your sightseeing included! Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield - one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step onboard an Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending out over the Sunwapta Valley. Highlights will include: Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, admission to Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk and a hot buffet lunch at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. At the end of your tour, you will be in Jasper, one of the most scenic towns in the Canadian Rockies. Check into your hotel for the evening and enjoy everything the town has to offer. (Overnight in Jasper) L

DAY 5 JASPER
Explore the spectacular natural treasures of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. During this 5.5 hour tour, stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls, discovery the mystery of the disappearing water at Medicine Lake and stroll the shores of Maligne Lake - all on this incredible sightseeing tour. Highlights will include Jasper town, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake. (Overnight in Jasper)

DAY 6 JASPER > OVERNIGHT ONBOARD VIA RAIL
Board the train for your overnight journey to Vancouver. Enjoy delicious food and a comfortable and relaxing onboard experience as the train heads out of the Rockies and towards Vancouver. (Overnight onboard VIA Rail).

DAY 7 VANCOUVER
Take in stunning views of central British Columbia on the train. Later, prior to arriving in Vancouver, take in the agricultural heartland of the Fraser Valley as it approaches the mighty Pacific Ocean. Arrive in Vancouver and check in at your hotel for a three-night stay. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 8 VANCOUVER > VICTORIA > VANCOUVER
This morning, a stunning ferry voyage from the mainland will guide you to Victoria. Victoria has a dynamic blend of coastal beauty, historic charm and urban appeal. Set on the sparkling Straight of Juan de Fuca, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, it offers breathtaking views of the water and Olympic Mountains. Stroll down the cobblestone streets, explore the Inner Harbor, and take in the many attractions. Afterwards, take the ferry back to Vancouver to settle in for the evening. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 9 VANCOUVER
Today's full day of sightseeing will start with a hop-on, hop-off city tour that takes you to Vancouver's most popular areas: Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! The tour will feature live commentary so you'll have the opportunity to learn what makes this spectacular city so special. Continue exploring Vancouver this afternoon with admission to the Vancouver Lookout with its towering views over the city! A sweeping 360 degree perspective of Vancouver awaits you at the top.This afternoon, visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular tourist attractions in British Columbia. The bridge crosses over towering evergreens with views more than 100 feet above the forest floor.

DAY 10 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN VANCOUVER

Legend for Meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, 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.

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

Experience exceptional comfort and warm hospitality at the Elk + Avenue Hotel, located in downtown Banff, in the heart of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy all the comforts of a modern hotel, including flat screen televisions, indoor whirlpool and dry cedar sauna.

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.

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.

Chateau Jasper

The newly renovated Chateau Jasper is a cozy hotel with a variety of accommodations and facilities.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Surrounded by captivating mountains and sparkling lakes, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Resort Hotel welcomes you to The True Rocky Mountain Experience. Situated in the magnificent Canadian Rockies in a UNESCO World Heritage Site, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge resort invites you to experience the unique accommodations and luxury Signature Cabins, sure to invoke memories that will last a lifetime.

Lobstick Lodge

Lobstick Lodge welcomes you to the Canadian Rockies. Recently renovated and conveniently located in the town of Jasper, you will experience a serene atmosphere in a majestic mountain setting.

Marmot Lodge

Marmot Lodge offers 107 guestrooms and suites with exterior entry. Large families and groups will love the convenience of our kitchen suites along with a separate bedroom. All guests have access to our heated indoor pool, sauna, and an indoor and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The Crimson Jasper

The Crimson was inspired by true Canadian colours: Jasper's sunsets and fall foliage, our Canadian flag and the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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

Delta Calgary Downtown

Ideally located at the gateway to the business district, the Delta Bow Valley is renowned for genuine hospitality. The Delta Bow Valley is first class at it’s finest with a flair of urban sophistication and comforts of home to make your stay enjoyable. Conveniently close to Calgary’s cultural district, Stampede Park, Telus Convention Centre, and Stephen Avenue shopping.

International Hotel Calgary

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, as our guest you’re just minutes away from everything you need to make your trip a successful and memorable one. Our central location makes us a perfect choice for business and pleasure travelers alike.

Westin Calgary

The Westin Calgary Hotel is located in the heart of one of Canada's most exciting cities, where the major business center meets the city's extraordinary activities and first-class dining and arts.

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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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