Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Highlights

5 nights from €2399

Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Highlights! This journey brings you to the fabulous coastal city of Vancouver for two night stay followed by a two day/one night trip on the world famous Rocky Mountaineer. Your trip ends with a two night stay in the fabulous mountain town of Banff in the stunning Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Travelling 24 September 2017 other dates available

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Day to Day Itinerary

Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Highlights

Day 1

VANCOUVER

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver in your choice of accommodation. Standard: The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre Superior: The Rosedale on Robson Deluxe: The Pan Pacific
Accommodation: Sandman Vancouver City Centre
Day 2

VANCOUVER

Today you have another day to explore Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. May we suggest today you take a city tour or perhaps a whale watching excursion (not included in the price) Overnight in Vancouver in your choice of accommodation. Standard: The Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre Superior: The Rosedale on Robson Deluxe: The Pan Pacific
Accommodation: Sandman Vancouver City Centre
Day 3

VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer 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. Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Overnight in Kamloops. Accommodation will be advised onboard the train.
Day 4

KAMLOOPS TO BANFF

Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you 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. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Breakfast and lunch included onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Overnight in Banff in your choice of accommodation. Standard: The Mount Royal Hotel Superior: The Fox Inn & Suites Deluxe: The Rimrock Resort
Accommodation: Mount Royal Hotel Banff
Day 5

BANFF

A full day to explore Banff and the surrounding area. In town you’ll find lots of excitement including shopping, cafés, nightlife and museums. Check out the Cave and Basin National Historic Site which commemorates the birthplace of Canada’s National Park System which began here in 1885, Banff Gondola (not included) where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley, and then take a dip in the hot mineral pools at the Upper Hot Springs (not included). Overnight in Banff in your choice of accommodation. Standard: The Mount Royal Hotel Superior: The Fox Inn & Suites Deluxe: The Rimrock Resort
Accommodation: Mount Royal Hotel Banff
Day 6

CALGARYDEPARTURE

Today you say goodbye to the Canadian Rockies and transfer by bus to Calgary Airport for your return flight home to Ireland
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