The Complete Canadian Rockies – 2019

8 Nights / 9 Days

*In 2019 this package becomes a 8 Night package with an additional night of accommodation in Vancouver the night prior to boarding the Via Rail Train.

Overview

The Complete Canadian Rockies package in 2019 starts in Vancouver each Monday and Thursday from April 25 until Oct 7, 2019.

You’ll board the ViaRail train for your trip to Jasper National Park at 11:30 AM on day two of your journey. Spend a night on the train in a private bedroom and wake up as the train travels through the diverse scenery of the British Columbia’s interior with its rugged mountains, rivers, ranch lands and lakes.

The train arrives in Jasper National Park at 8:00AM the following day. Before it does, you’ll have time to explore the train and enjoy the spectacular scenery of Canada’s Rocky Mountains.

The train has, besides your private bedroom, a lounge, club car and one or more observation cars. Breakfast and lunch are included and both are served in the dining car.

You’ll spend two nights in Jasper and you’ll have one free day. There is a lot to see in and around Jasper. Our favourite Jasper activities include a visit to the Jasper Tramway that goes to the top of Whistler’s Mountain, a visit to Mt Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake. Let us help you make the most of your free time in Jasper.

From Jasper, you will tour to Lake Louise along one of the most spectacular highways in the world, the Icefield Parkway. You’ll see turquoise lakes, mountain peaks and many glaciers. You’ll also stop at the Columbia Icefield and ride one of the giant Ice Explorers onto the Athabasca Glacier where you can walk on the ice and drink melted glacial water.

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In the afternoon, you’ll reach the Chateau Lake Louise with its own turquoise lake and its own glacier, and you’ll spend the night at the Chateau in a room with a view that may be the best in the world.

You will have a free morning at the Chateau. Be sure to take the opportunity to go for a walk along the lake shore and explore the Chateau itself. It has many public rooms and a lot of fascinating information about the history of the hotel and the area. Be bold. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore this magnificent building and surroundings.,

After lunch (not included), board your tour bus and head to Banff, 35 miles away. En route you will visit Yoho National Park and Emerald Lake.

You’ll spend the night in the picturesque town of Banff and the following morning you’ll board the Rocky Mountaineer train for your two day train trip through the Canadian Rockies and back to Vancouver. You’ll spend a night in Kamloops, small town in the BC interior, en route. Your package ends with a night in Vancouver.

For a longer circle tour of the Canadian Rockies, see the Golden Circle.

Features

  • Overnight on ViaRail train in a private bedroom
  • Two days on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • 3 Breakfasts and 3 lunches
  • Hotel stays in Jasper (2), Lake Louise, Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver (2)
  • Scenic tour from Jasper to Lake Louise along Columbia Icefield
  • Scenic tour from Lake Louise to Banff

Options

  • Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf Service
  • Additional Nights and Activities in Vancouver
  • Rental Car in the Canadian Rockies
  • Evening wildlife viewing in Banff
  • Jasper Tramway, Mt. Edith Cavell, Maligne Canyon & Lake

Prices

  • Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email us for more information and reservations.
Complete Canadian Rockies – 2019 Prices
Start DatesSILVERLEAFGOLDLEAFGOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 25$4,541$5,789$6,311
Apr 29 – May 23$5,015$6,289$6,761
May 27$5,075$6,491$7,013
May 30 – Sep 23$5,341$6,945$7,469
Sep 26$4,941$6,393$6,817
Sep 30 – Oct 3$4,675$6,261$6,685
Oct 7$4,675$5,939$6,361

Prices are per person, before taxes, based on double occupancy

2019 Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
April 25, 29
May 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
June 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
July 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
August 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
September 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
October 3, 7

2019 Itinerary

Vancouver to Vancouver
DayActivitiesOvernight
1Arrival in VancouverVancouver
2Board ViaRail at 12:00pmOnboard ViaRail
3Arrival in Jasper and free afternoonJasper
4Free Day in JasperJasper
5Icefield Parkway Tour & Ice ExplorerLake Louise
6Yoho Park Tour to BanffBanff
7Board Rocky Mountaineer to KamloopsKamloops
8Board Rocky Mountaineer to VancouverVancouver
9Vacation ends in Vancouver

Levels of Service

Rocky Mountaineer: SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

  • SilverLeaf Service includes reserved seating in a custom built single level car with expansive windows curving into the ceiling, hot breakfast and lunch served at your seat, and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during the day.
  • GoldLeaf Service – Reserved seating in the GoldLeaf elevated dome car. Breakfast and lunch are served in the GoldLeaf dining car and GoldLeaf passengers have access to the outdoor viewing platform.
  • GoldLeaf Deluxe – GoldLeaf Service on the train with upgraded rooms your hotels. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are included.
    View the Differences between SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

2019 Tour Map

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