Embark on the journey of a lifetime with Carrie on the Rocky Mountaineer! Join us for an unforgettable adventure through breathtaking landscapes that will leave you in awe. This rail experience promises to be beyond your wildest dreams, with exquisite food, priceless views, and the opportunity to make lifelong friends!
Welcome to Vancouver! Set out to explore the beautiful Canadian Rockies by Train. We will enjoy a Welcome Dinner to kick start the tour
On our city sightseeing tour this morning, we discover why Vancouver is one of the most interesting cities in North America. Our tour takes is though Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, and past English Bay.
After free time to have lunch, we will then experience the natural wonder of British Colombia's Pacific coastal rainforest and the thrill of standing 150 meters (450ft) above the Capilano River at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Next, we will take the Skyride up Grouse Mountain and enjoy the views of Vancouver while we enjoy diner together.
Board the Rocky Mountaineer train in Vancouver. On todays journey west, you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through winding river canyons and pristine forests to the desert-like environment of the interior. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon
Enjoy the spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across ranch lands of the interior. Today's Highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Cribellate, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. We will arrive this evening in Banff.
First thing in the morning we will bt the first to arrive to view Moraine Lake. The waters of Moraine Lake seeem like the have been poured striaght from heaven into the Valley of the Ten Peaks. The towering mountains encircle the deep blue surface of the lake in a formation so extraordinary only Mother Nature could shape it.
Next, the group will head to Lake Louise, a jewel of the Rockies surrounded by glistening glaciers and towering snow-capped mountain peaks. You may have seen photos of the lake, but you will not be prepared for the experience of rounding the corner, getting the first sight of emerald green waters and the rugged peaks as a backdrop. For Lunch, we will enjoy High Tea at the famous Chateau Lake Louise. We will drive back to Banff and you have the remainder of the day at leisure.
This morning after breakfast you get to enjoy the Canadian Rockies, the town of Banff is located within the Banff National Park. Once "siding 29" on the Canadian Pacific Railway, the town of Banff was intended to be a tourist town from its very inception. The park's first superintendant, George Stewart, even oriented the town's first street so that it offered the best possible view of Cascade Mountian. With wast access to pristine wilderness, outdoor adventures, jaw-dropping landscapes, and vibrant history, there are many places to visit in Banff. We will enhjoy a sightseeing your of the Town of Banff. Including the Hoodoos, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, cascade gardens, and the Buffalo (Bison) Museum.
An afternoon at leisure. For dinner, the group will finish the day at the Banff Gondola. 2,281 Meters above sea level. Discover sweeping scenes of six mountain ranges, the Bow Valley, and the Charming town of Banff from the Sulphur Mountain Summit.
After Breakfast, you will have the day at leisure to explore Banff on your own. Later in the afternoon, we will transfer to Calgary. Upon arrival, we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Downtown Calgary. Including Studio Bell, the public library and we will finish with the famous Calgary Tower. Here we will enjoy a farewell dinner.
Today we say farewell to Calgary, as our epic Rocky Mountain journey ends this morning. We head home with memories of the stunning landscapes that we have passed through and the hospitality of the people who call this home.
Double: $8689 Per Person
$2000 Deposit due at registration
Final Payment due February 1, 2024
Roundtrip transportation from home to airport, roundtrip airfare,
7 nights hotel,
Rocky Mountaineer Train Gold Leaf Service
7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners,
handling of 1 piece of luggage,
We check you in so you don’t have to worry about checking the clock or getting up in the middle of night to check in.
We have at the minimum (1) member of our team on all trips.
We include home pick to airport.
We provide “meet and greet” on return of trip to help find your luggage and arranged ride home.
We will be present and assisting with flight check in
We can assist with specific seat assignment requests at booking (miles, 1st class etc)
We advocate for you. We will help you move room or help you with any problem that may arise.
We assist with any medical issue that may arise.
We assist with flight cancellations and delays.
We will work with you to get home safely.
We include or offer insurance in the price.
We assist with insurance claims for medical issues prior to trip or if you become ill on trip.
Personally escorted on all trips by KAWC personnel.
We personally escort you on all trips. We are with you every step of the way.
We include gratuities and tips in the price all trips.
We, along with our partners have over 40 years of experience. With our experience we provide an exceptional level of safety and security for all.
We provide an inclusive travel experience by anticipating the needs of active adults and taking the fear out of traveling.
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