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Canadian Rockies featuring Rocky Mountaineer (8 Days, Standard)

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A 8-Day Collette Tours tour starting from $4,999.00

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Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Canada

Cities Visited:

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Sightseeing Highlights

Vancouver
Located on the west coast of Canada is Vancouver, a city of just over 600,000. Comprised of various neighborhoods and areas such as Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown and Granville Island, Vancouver was a perfect choice for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Originally named Gastown after one of the lumber proprieters, Vancouver today is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Canada and a popular destination for cruise and rail travelers.

Stanley Park
Take a sightseeing tour at beautiful Stanley Park in Vancouver to see Canada 's renowned urban rainforest. Follow the park 's famous seawall for views of the mountains, beaches, historical landmarks, and colorful gardens.

Rocky Mountaineer
Take a ride on the Rocky Mountaineer train! This train company is a family owned business based in British Columbia. With 41 cars, the train set the Canadian record for the longest passenger train in 1999. Admire the sights around you as you journey through the awe-admiring scenery. You 'll have two days to relax as you 're transported through stunning nature, including the lush farmlands of the Fraser Valley. You 'll also view the Coast Mountains, which extends along the entire British Columbia Coast.

Kamloops, BC
Spend a night in the city of Kamloops! This city is known for its cultural art, such as pole carvings and murals. Founded with a rich history, the first residents of Kamloops started as nomadic. Over time, the city became a hotspot for trading routes as it was situated along Thompson 's River. Trading eventually turned to ranching, which is still a part of the community today. Home to countless parks, the wildlife of Kamloops is certainly abundant.

Lake Louise
Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies' Banff National Park, Lake Louise is a pristine alpine lake whose robin-egg-blue glacial waters and renowned Chateau-Style hotel have made it a Canadian travel icon. Mount Victoria and its twin glaciers are perfectly framed by the surrounding peaks and reflected in the lake's serene waters. Sunrise slowly waking up the montage is pure magic!

Banff
A small mountain town nestled in the Canadian Rockies, Banff is the second highest elevation community in Alberta, with a population just over 7500. As part of the Canadian Rockies UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff provides visitors with activities such as hot springs, gondola rides to the mountain tops and wildlife sightings in abundance.

Icefields Parkway
Winding along the Continental Divide, the Icefields Parkway will take you past waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snowcapped peaks. Amazing photographs are to be had on this journey through natural history and captivating landscapes.

Glacier Adventure Choice on Tour
Take a ride across the glacier! As the largest ice field in the Rocky Mountains, you 'll have plenty of interesting sights to explore. Ride along layers of history as you journey across the field. This mass is over 1,000 feet thick and about 125 square miles. It formed during the Illinoisan period, which is as early as 238,000 BCE! The icefield is along the Continental Divide of the Americas, which stretches from Alaska to the tip of South America. -OR- Want a new perspective? Choose to walk on the Glacier Skywalk! Take in the magical landscape on this a glass-floored observation deck, giving you a panoramic view of the surrounding area. The skywalk towers over 900 feet above the ground! You 'll be able to see the Sunwapta Valley, which is a triple continental divide. The view is bound to take your breath away. Make sure you bring your camera!

Calgary
Calgary is Alberta's financial capital and hosts the headquarters of many leading oil and energy companies, as well as the Canadian Pacific Railroad. It is also a major cattle market and equestrian center. Home to the world-famous Calgary Stampede, Calgary continues to grow, attracting thousands of families with the availability of jobs and opportunities.

Overview

From scenic mountains and valleys to the stunning Lake Louise, explore the best of Western Canada via the famous Rocky Mountaineer train. Among towering trees, enjoy breakfast at Capilano Suspension Bridge. Experience the “living forest” and try the new Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure. See beautiful Stanley Park and the famed Granville Island Public Market. Travel among the fields of Fraser Valley and the picturesque Fraser River. Admire the postcard-worthy landscapes as you journey alongside Kicking Horse River. Feel like royalty while overnighting at the fabulous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, where you have your choice of included dinner venues. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and stop at Athabasca Glacier. Admire stunning Bow Falls in Banff. Set off on a mesmerizing voyage from Vancouver, British Columbia to Calgary, Alberta.

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Canadian Rockies featuring Rocky Mountaineer (8 Days, Standard)

Day 1: Vancouver, British Columbia - Tour Begins
Set out to explore the beautiful Canadian Rockies by train. This timeless adventure begins in the beautiful city of Vancouver.
(Meals: None)

Day 2: Vancouver
Nestled amongst the towering trees in North Vancouver, enjoy breakfast at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Afterwards, get a squirrel 's-eye view of this woodland jungle. Cross the exhilarating suspension bridge that extends to the other side of paradise, where several exciting activities await. Try the new Cliffwalk, a walkway hugging the rock face above Capilano Canyon, and venture out on the Treetops Adventure made up of seven suspension bridges. Next, begin your Vancouver sightseeing tour at beautiful Stanley Park, Canada 's renowned urban rainforest. Follow the park 's famous seawall and discover views of the mountains along trails, beaches, historical landmarks and colorful gardens. Next, board a ferry for a two-minute trip across the water to picturesque Granville Island Public Market. Stroll through its fascinating stalls of handmade crafts and artisan food producers.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3: Vancouver - Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops
Onboard Rocky Mountaineer, embark on an awe-inspiring rail journey as you travel through some of the world 's most majestic scenery. Beyond your sparkling glass window, enjoy views of coastal deep-green forests, roaring river canyons, and snowcapped mountain peaks. From Vancouver, B.C. to Banff, Alberta, let the Rocky Mountaineer bring you on a spectacular voyage through the verdant farmlands of the Fraser Valley and the towering peaks of the Coast Mountains. Inside your single-level dome coach, gaze out at the stunning panoramas of the mighty Fraser River and the raging white waters of Hell's Gate. Watch the landscape transform again, this time to a semi-arid desert, as you travel toward the city of Kamloops for your overnight stay* in a hotel.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4: Kamloops - Rocky Mountaineer - Lake Louise, Alberta
Continue east this morning to the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains. History comes alive as you travel this legendary rail route that united Canada as a nation, through the century-old Spiral Tunnels and along the powerful Kicking Horse River. Traverse the Continental Divide and keep an eye out for moose, elk, and bighorn sheep - not to mention osprey, soaring eagles, even the occasional bear. After another beautiful day onboard Rocky Mountaineer, raise a glass for a final toast. Arrive this evening in the picturesque village of Lake Louise and settle into the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, a stunning property nestled along the banks of the lake. This evening it 's Diner 's Choice...choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 's great restaurants.
(Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5: Lake Louise - Banff
Enjoy a leisurely morning and admire the enchanting turquoise waters of the lake. Set off for a scenic drive through Banff featuring the powerful Bow Falls and Surprise Corner, known for its picture-perfect panoramic views. Next, meet a local ammolite specialist to learn about this rare gemstone found only in Alberta. During an afternoon at leisure, perhaps you will take a stroll through Banff 's charming downtown.
(Meals: Breakfast)

Day 6: Banff - Icefields Parkway - Banff
A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as you set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Marvel at impressive waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and the picture-perfect snowcapped mountain ranges. Stop at the Athabasca Glacier where it 's your choice! Take a fun ride** across this 1,000 feet thick mass of glacial ice - the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle -OR- take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk to experience the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape from the glass-floored platform. This afternoon, stop at Bow Lake - a beautiful crystal clear lake fed by Bow Glacier - for photographs and a walk along its shore. Be on the lookout for bears and stately elk on your return to Banff.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7: Banff - Calgary
Enjoy a morning at leisure in Banff before heading to Calgary - where the wild West meets industrial skyscrapers. Stop at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, whose protected land led to the birth of Canada 's first national park. Tonight, join in a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip.
(Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8: Calgary - Tour Ends
Your adventure comes to a close today, leaving you with many memories of your extraordinary journey through the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies.
(Meals: Breakfast)



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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