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Coastal Passage Highlights, 8 Days with Rocky Mountaineer


Highlights
  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
  • 7 nights hotel
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise (or reverse)
  • Lake Louise to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower

 

2020 Season TBC

 

Embark on a journey of beautiful coastal cities and breathing mountain towns. This journey includes time in Seattle, Vancouver, Banff and Lake Louise. This tour also includes a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour giving you a totally incredible view of glaciers, mountain vistas, lakes, and waterfalls. This is the Rockies as you’ve never seen them. 

Tour Summary
  • Destinations: Seattle | Vancouver | Kamloops | Lake Louise | Banff | Calgary
  • Trip Length: 8 Days / 7 Nights total  | 3 Days on-board Rocky Mountaineer | One-way
  • Modes of Travel: Rocky Mountaineer Train | Motor-coach

  

Hotels: Stay longer by booking an extra night in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary.
Sightseeing : Don’t miss out on anything. Fully experience Western Canada by seeing all the sights.
Dining: Get an extra taste of luxury by adding a meal plan at your hotel.
Cruising: The perfect way to start or end your journey is with a relaxing cruise to Alaska.
Airport Transfers: Arrive to your hotel in style with a pick-up at the airport.

 


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Day One

Seattle

Arrive in Seattle and spend time exploring Seattle’s waterfront, Chinatown, Pioneer Square, the sights of Pike Place Market, and/or the Space Needle at leisure.
Overnight in Seattle.

 

Day Two

Seattle to Vancouver

A motorcoach will transfer you to King Street Station for the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey. After boarding, enjoy dinner onboard as you travel past the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington. Highlights include the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond and, after crossing the Canadian border, the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast and travels into Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, a motorcoach will transfer you to your hotel.

 

Day Three

Vancouver (Sightseeing)

Today, select your choice of one of four activity options: (1) a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore, (2) a five-hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver’s highlights, (3) a “Made in BC” Vancouver food tour on Granville Island, or (4) a two-hour “Sea Safari”. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver.
Overnight in Vancouver.

 

Day Four

Vancouver-Kamploops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.
Overnight in Kamloops.

 

Day Five

Kamloops to Lake Louise

Your journey continues east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends in Lake Louise.
Overnight in Lake Louise.

 

Day Six

Experience Yoho Park Tour & Lake Lousie to Banff

This morning explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. Afterwards, you will be transferred to Banff.
Overnight in Banff.

 

Day Seven

Banff to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour

Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies.
Overnight in Calgary.

 

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Activities

Panoramic Helicopter Tour – 12 Minutes

Put on your best James Bond accent and take to the skies with a Panoramic Helicopter Tour. This 12-minute spine-tingling adventure will have you soaring 2,300 metres above sea level, giving you a totally incredible view of glaciers, mountain vistas, lakes, and waterfalls. This is the Rockies as you’ve never seen them.

 

Day Eight

Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

 

 


West-bound Itinerary is available with travel the same but beginning in Calgary & ending in Seattle, for more information please contact one of our Travel Specialists. 


Rates
Accommodation Type: Rates Per Person in Australian Dollars from:
GoldLeaf + Hotel Service AU$7,160
GoldLeaf + Hotel Upgrade Service AU$7,790

*Rates include all taxes and are based on double occupancy. Depending on your chosen departure date, surcharges may apply.

Travel Dates
East Bound West Bound
2020 TBC 2020 TBC

 

Rates Include

Activities

  • Vancouver Lookout
  • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise (or reverse)
  • Lake Louise to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower

 

Travel & Transport

  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

 

Accommodations

  • 7 nights hotel

*Rates are subject to availability and changes without notice. Rate are based on the lowest available and may differ at time of booking. Other travel dates may be available at an additional cost.
For more information and other conditions please confirm with our Travel Specialists at time of booking.


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GoldLeaf Service – GoldLeaf Dome Coach

The luxury and comfort are simply beyond compare. It is no wonder that this is the Candian Rockies most popular service when it comes to their Rocky Mountains tour.

  • Panoramic views from full-length, dome windows
  • Reclining dome-level seats that rotate to accommodate groups of four
  • Full galley kitchen
  • 36 dining room seats with picture windows (four guests per table)
  • Temperature-controlled comfort
  • Spiral staircase and ADA elevator to dome level
  • Overnight in hotel accommodation in Kamloops or Quesnel with luggage delivered to your hotel

  • Enjoy transfers to and from the train on your package tour
  • Two level, glass domes coach with full-length windows
  • Exclusive dining room
  • Gourmet hot meals
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks
  • Deluxe accommodation

 

GoldLeaf Service Seats, Rocky Mountains tour

Dining
The Rocky Mountains Candian Tour may take you into the wilds of nature, but in GoldLeaf Service, there’s no such thing as roughing it. So forget the foraging, and prepare to indulge in gourmet meals made with the finest and freshest local ingredients. The celebrated chef has created a mouth-watering menu that delivers the distinctive flavours of Western Canada right to your table.
 

Hotels

Rocky Mountaineer’s hotel partners share their passion for exceptional guest service, ensuring that you, can expect a quality experience from the beginning to the end of your vacation. Hotels are based on your choice of GoldLeaf Deluxe Service or GoldLeaf Service accommodation, and you have the flexibility to change or upgrade your hotel experience as desired. Please note that all accommodations in Kamloops and Quesnel, while charming, are of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded.

Coastal Passage Canadian Rockies Highlights – 2019 (Eastbound & Westbound):

Gold Leaf Service Hotels

  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel – Deluxe Room
  • Fairmont Vancouver Hotel – Fairmont Room
  • Faimront Hotel Vancouver – Fairmont Room
  • Fairmont Chatueau Lake Louise – Fairmont Lakeview Room
  • Rimrock Resort Hotel – Premium Room
  • Fairmont Palliser Hotel – Faimront Room

Gold Leaf Deluxe Service Hotels

  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel – Executive Suite
  • Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver – Deluxe Harbour Room
  • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise – Deluxe Lakeview Room
  • Romrock Resort Hotel – Grandview Room
    Fairmont Palliser Hotel – Junior Suite

 


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