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Mountain Rails

Canada invites you to an unforgettable seven night journey with mountain rails to explore Canada like never before. Shop and hike in Banff, walk on the Icefield, raft and ride in jasper, listen to the tales of cowboy’s land and appreciate the architecture in Vancouver. Navigate your way from the most iconic routes that gives you the best view of the mountains and landscapes and the euphoria of travelling in mountain rails.

 

Tour Nights

  • Banff: 2 nights
  • Jasper: 2 nights
  • Kamloops: 1 nights
  • Vancouver: 2 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWCA01
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour
  • Fixed Departure

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore the majestic mountains, architecture and natural habitat
  • Discover the mountains via rail routes, sightseeing and hiking
  • Experience the comfort of luxury trains, the adventure of icefields and the thrill of cowboy lifestyle

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Arrival in Calgary/Banff
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    Upon your arrival at Calgary’s International airport take the transfer to the Banff’s tranquil parkland town followed by a hotel check in. After the needed rest, the day is yours to discover your likes and dislikes from shops offering interesting stuff, food outlets and local attractions. Rejuvenate yourself at your overnight stay at a hotel in BANFF. 

  • Day 2 Banff
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    This is your day to discover the notable mountain resort of Canada. You may either choose to go on a wildlife tour and observe animals in their natural habitat or you can opt for a guided hike on the trails that leave from the town or nearby locations along the highway. Return for an overnight stay at a hotel in Banff. 

  • Day 3 Banff to Japser including Columbia Icefield Excursion
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    Unlike the previous day, this day is fully dedicated for sightseeing and transfer to Jasper. In between there would a stop at Columbia Icefield along the famous Icefields Parkway. Before you reach Jasper, you would be see the huge Columbia Glacier that covers nearly 325-km2. Here, an Ice Explorer ride will take you onto the ancient Athabasca Glacier and you would get a chance to walk on the Glacier SkyWalk – a glass-floored platform extending 30m out over the Sunwapta Canyon. Post walk you depart from here and arrive at Jasper late in the afternoon . Check in here for an overnight stay at a hotel in Jasper.  Read More

  • Day 4 Jasper
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    This is the day you can design for yourself and write your own voyage story. You can either choose to raft in the Athabasca River or opt to go for a motorcycle sidecar to enjoy being driven along the park’s charming roads. Return for an overnight stay at a hotel in Jasper. 

  • Day 5 Rocky Mountaineer Jasper to Kamloops
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    Post check out, leave in the shuttle provided by the hotel to Jasper train station and board the Rocky Mountaineer train. This is the beginning of a stunning rail expedition from Jasper to Kamloops. This one of a kind service offered during the daylight allows you to capture some of the best views of Western Canada. You would be crossing the Rocky Mountains through the Kicking Horse Pass and would reach the dry prosperous land of interior British Columbia by late afternoon. Enjoy your evening here as your overnight stay at a hotel in Kamploops is already arranged including breakfast and lunch.  Read More

  • Day 6 Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver
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    This is going to be your last day of rail experience on this tour. Board The Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy your way through “cowboy country” ranchlands and the Fraser and Thompson Rivers. Soon you will find yourself in the mainland and would be able treat yourself with the history and legends of its people along with comfortably using the services of the luxury train. Your train journey ends when it reaches the last stretch that passes through lush farmlands and historic towns mirroring the past on your way to Vancouver.  Your overnight st ay at a hotel in Vancouver including breakfast and lunch would be waiting your arrival.  Read More

  • Day 7 Victoria Excursion
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    This day is entirely dedicated to the exploration of the city of Victoria. You begin your journey with a cruise that crosses the picturesque Gulf Islands and takes you to the commendable Butchart Gardens. Post your garden visit, sightseeing for Victoria City begins and you witness the stately homes, gardens and other historical landmarks of the city including University of Victoria, Beacon Hill Park, Royal British Columbia Museum, Thunderbird Park, the Parliament Building and the elite homes of the Uplands and Oak Bay. The sightseeing would be wrapped by early evening and you would proceed for an overnight stay at a hotel in Vancouver.  Read More

  • Day 8 Vancouver Departure
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    According to timings of the return flight, individual transfer to Vancouver International Airport will be provided to help you board the plane on time. 

Hotels

  • Elk + Avenue Hotel
    Elk + Avenue Hotel
    Star Rating Banff
  •  Marmot Lodge
    Marmot Lodge
    Star Rating Jasper
  • The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre
    The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre
    Star Rating Kamloops
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown
    Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown
    Star Rating Vancouver

Elk + Avenue Hotel Star Rating

Banff
  • Elk + Avenue Hotel

The Elk + Avenue Hotel is located in downtown Banff. At the edge of the town centre, this hip hotel in Banff National Park is 2 km from the Trans-Canada Highway, 4 km from the Banff Gondola and 8 km from Mount Norquay ski res

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Marmot Lodge Star Rating

Jasper
  •  Marmot Lodge

It is located on the main street in Jasper, this straightforward hotel is 9 km from Maligne Canyon, 25 km from Marmot Basin ski resort and 34 km from Athabasca Falls.

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The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre Star Rating

Kamloops
  • The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre

This modern downtown hotel is a 3-minute walk from Lake City Casino and a 13-minute walk from Riverside Park. Set 5.9 km from Kamloops Convention Centre.

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown Star Rating

Vancouver
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown

A 7-minute walk from shopping on Robson Street, this low-key hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the Hornby Street Aqua bus, which offers direct access to Granville Island.

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What's Included?

  • Transfer from hotel to Jasper train station.
  • Transfer from and to Kamloops train station.
  • Transfers between Calgary Airport and Banff.
  • Accommodation for 7 nights.
  • Sightseeing excursion to Victoria, including Butchart Gardens.
  • Full day sightseeing transfer from Banff to Jasper, including a visit to Columbia Icefields (Ice Explorer ride included).
  • Two breakfasts and two lunches on board the Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Jasper / Kamloops / Vancouver rail passage on the Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service).
  • Provincial taxes and federal GST and/or HST.

What's not Included?

  • Return International Flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Airport improvement fee.
  • Meals and attractions unless otherwise stated.
  • National Park entrance fees.
  • Transfer to and from airport and / or train station unless otherwise stated.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing. 
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