Spectacular Rockies & Rail

Experience the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey travelling GoldLeaf, explore Banff, the Athabasca Glacier & Canada's wildlife including luxury Fairmont stays.

14 Days
Vancouver to Victoria
From (NZD)
$ 14,170
Dates & Pricing

2019 Vancouver > Victoria

Tour Map
Tour Code:
RPRW
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Victoria

Selected Itinerary

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver

    Begin your journey into wonder with an exclusive two night stay at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Your luxury hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of the city, with culture, restaurants and world-class shopping at your doorstep. Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director over a sumptuous welcome dinner this evening.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver

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    Absorb the tranquillity of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park as it opens early, exclusively for Scenic guests. Be the first to wander among the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, before the crowds arrive.

    A sightseeing tour showcases Vancouver’s many treasures.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops

    Embark on one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, the Rocky Mountaineer. Be pampered by the GoldLeaf Service in your glass dome carriage. Tonight stay at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer > Jasper

    Feel your awe and excitement peak as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain into the Canadian Rockies. Settle into your home at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for the next two nights.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Jasper

    Freechoice

    Cruise on a Harley Davidson™ sidecar, go boating on Maligne Lake or raft down the Athabasca River. Alternatively, take in the views from the Jasper SkyTram or explore Maligne Canyon and Jasper’s lakes.

    Freechoice Dining

    Dine at a fine restaurant of your choice tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Icefields Parkway > Banff

    The ‘Ice Explorer’ will take you onto magnificent Athabasca Glacier. Later, take in the magnificent valley or mountain scenery from your view room at Fairmont Banff Springs during your two night Special Stay.

    Freechoice Dining

    Select from a range of cuisines at the hotel’s numerous restaurants.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Banff

    Freechoice

    Take a helicopter flight, enjoy a Bow River float trip, play nine holes of golf or take a relaxing soak in the mineral pools. Alternatively, ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola, take a guided nature walk or head into the mountains by wagon for a Cowboy Cookout lunch. In July, you can also opt for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede.

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    Get ready for a Rocky Mountain experience like no other. This evening take in the magnificent Rocky Mountains soaring above as you feast on the very best of the region’s fresh local produce.
    Later head out at dusk on a unique wildlife spotting experience in search of Banff’s magnificent beasts including deer, elk, caribou and the elusive grizzly bear.

    Important: Please note that this experience is subject to weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather or other operational difficulties, this experience may be replaced with an alternative activity.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Banff > Lake Louise

    Journey to Lake Louise and check into your magnificent lakeview room for an overnight Special Stay at the magnificent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

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    Complete your Canadian album by having your photo taken with a real Mountie.

    Freechoice Dining

    Fine or casual dining – you decide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Lake Louise > Sun Peaks

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    This evening, learn about Canadian history in the most enjoyable way possible, with your presenter portraying himself as ‘voyageur’. It’s sure to leave a lasting impression.

    Sun Peaks Grand Hotel, your overnight accommodation, is situated in a wonderful alpine village.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Sun Peaks > Whistler

    On arrival in Whistler, visit Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre where a First Nations ambassador treats you to a unique cultural experience.

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    Learn all about Canada’s black bears with an exclusive presentation by expert researcher Michael Allen.

    Enjoy a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

    Freechoice Dining

    It’s your choice for dining tonight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Whistler

    Freechoice

    Take a zipline adventure or the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Alternatively, take a mountain adventure tour or a jet boat ride.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Whistler > Victoria

    Cross the Georgia Strait by ferry. Others come to take photos of the Fairmont Empress, but you’ll get to stay there for an exclusive two night Special Stay.

    Floatplane flight - Soar over Georgia Strait on an optional floatplane flight to Victoria (additional expense).

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Victoria > Butchart Gardens

    Enjoy a visit to the pleasantly intoxicating Butchart Gardens. Jennie Butchart set out to create beauty out of an abandoned quarry over a century ago and the gardens have been lovingly developed into the floral masterpiece you see today.

    Freechoice

    Try whale watching or take a scenic floatplane flight. Or, for a more relaxed pace, take a horse and carriage ride or indulge in afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Victoria

    Bid farewell to your fellow travellers.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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