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SilverLeaf Service invites you to view the passing scenery from the comfort of a single level glass domed coach. Over-sized panoramic windows really bring the outside up close and personal.  Your hot entrees at breakfast and lunch will be served at your seat by one of our onboard hosts, along with a complimentary all inclusive bar service throughout the day.  In the evening, you will disembark to your hotel in Kamloops or Quesnel and Whistler, where your luggage will be waiting for you.

GoldLeaf Service is the ultimate in service and facilities and the most popular offered.  The award-winning service offers a customer-designed bi-level glass domed coach from which you can really feel part of the amazing scenery surrounding you.  Delectable a la carte gourmet meals can be enjoyed in the exclusive GoldLeaf dining room downstairs, with an all-inclusive beverage service.  Four onboard hosts are available to give you every assistance and the covered vestibule area gives you a fully integrated experience.  As you overnight in Kamloops or Quesnel and Whistler, your luggage will precede you – all part of the GoldLeaf Service.

Two-Day Tour

 

Day 1 – Vancouver/Kamloops: board the Rocky Mountaineer and leave Vancouver.  You’ll travel east through the beautiful patchwork quilt landscape of the Fraser Valley, before it gives way to the shadows of the Coast and Cascade Mountains. The crashing waters of Hell’s Gate accompany you as you ascend, before arriving in Kamloops.
Overnight in Kamloops (B, L).
Day 2 - Kamloops/Lake Louise or Banff: your journey today begins alongside the South Thompson River then on to historic Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, back in 1885. Follow Rogers Pass, a high mountain pass through the Selkirk Mountains and a National Historic Site of Canada. With a summit of 4,360ft you're right in the heart of Glacier National Park. You'll travel through Spiral Tunnels - a train line phenomonen - and Yoho National Park, before you finally cross the border into Banff National Park, where your journey will end in Lake Louise or Banff, dependent on your departure date. (B, L)

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

Departs: between late April and mid-October. Please call for exact dates.
Please note: tour also available in reverse. An additional £220 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

Two-Day Tour

 

Day 1 - Vancouver/Kamloops: board your Rocky Mountaineer train in Vancouver for the start of your amazing journey. Watch the changing scenery as you make your way to Fraser Valley and the stunning Coastal Mountain Range as you continue on your way to your arrival in Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. (B, L)

Day 2 - Kamloops/Jasper: today your scenic delight continues as you follow the trail of the Thompson River, past Fraser Canyon and see the change in the landscape as the rolling hills transform into snowy peaks. The final leg of your journey takes you past the Albreda Icefields, with their expansive and impressive glaciers. A real highlight of today sees you pass by Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954m before you finally arrive at your tour end in Jasper. (B, L)

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

Departs: between late April and mid-October. Please call for exact dates.
Please note: tour also available in reverse. An additional £220 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

Three-Day Tour

 

Day 1 - Vancouver/Whistler: travel on-board Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Whistler.
Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breath-taking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Afternoon at leisure.
Overnight in Whistler. (B)

Day 2 - Whistler/Quesnel: travel to Quesnel. Enjoy breath-taking and varied scenery, from the river
canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley to the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon to rolling hills and vast ranch lands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the glacial-fed Seton Lake, the Fraser Canyon and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world.
Overnight in Quesnel. (B, L)

Day 3 - Quesnel/Jasper: continue east to the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Following the Fraser River north to Prince George, then east through the forests of northern British Columbia. Passing Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and through the Yellowhead Pass into Alberta. Your journey ends on arrival in Jasper. (B, L)

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

Departs: between mid-May and mid-October. Please call for exact dates.
Please note: An additional £220 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

13-DAY TOUR

 

VANCOUVER 1 NIGHT |KAMLOOPS 1 NIGHT|BANFF 3 NIGHTS|LAKE LOUISE 2 NIGHTS|JASPER 2 NIGHTS|QUESNEL 1 NIGHT|WHISTLER 1 NIGHT|VANCOUVER 1 NIGHT

Day 1 – Vancouver: arrive in Vancouver, with time to explore.

Day 2 – Vancouver/Kamloops: board the Rocky Mountaineer and journey via Hell’s Gate and the Thompson River before arriving and disembarking for the night in Kamloops. (B, L)

Day 3 – Kamloops/Banff: back on board the Rocky Mountaineer head east to the Rockies & Banff, viewing along the way the Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon. Disembark in Banff. (B, L)

Day 4 – Banff: a free morning in Banff, before an afternoon sightseeing tour.  Highlights include the Banff Gondola (admission included) and the Hoodoos.

Day 5 – Banff: a full day to explore Banff.

Day 6 – Banff/Lake Louise: start the morning with a half day tour of Yoho National Park finishing in Lake Louise.

Day 7 – Lake Louise: a free day in Lake Louise, perhaps take a stroll around the lake.

Day 8 – Lake Louise/Jasper: today a full day sightseeing tour will take you to Jasper.  Journey along the Icefields Parkway with a stop at the Athabasca Glacier included.

Day 9 – Jasper: enjoy a half day tour of Jasper National Park.

Day 10 – Jasper/Quesnel: board the Rocky Mountaineer and start your journey back west, enjoying stunning scenery along the way, to the town of Quesnel, where you disembark for the night.   (B, L)

Day 11 – Quesnel/Whistler: re-join the Rocky Mountaineer and travel south to Whistler.  Along the way cross Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Disembark in Whistler. (B, L)

Day 12 – Whistler/Vancouver: enjoy a free morning in Whistler.  Re-board the Rocky Mountaineer and travel along the Sea to Sky Corridor down to Vancouver.  Leave the train for the final time in Vancouver.

Day 13 – Vancouver: your tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

Departs: Sundays mid-April – early October.  Please call for exact dates.

Please note: An additional 20% per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

What's Included:
• Five days on board Rocky Mountaineer
• Meals as specified
• 12 nights hotel accommodation
• Tours and excursions as specified

Your tour price does not include:
• Flights
• Gratuities

12-DAY TOUR

 

VANCOUVER 1 NIGHT|WHISTLER 1 NIGHT|QUESNEL 1 NIGHT|JASPER 2 NIGHTS|LAKE LOUISE 2 NIGHTS|BANFF 2 NIGHTS|KAMLOOPS1 NIGHT|VANCOUVER 1 NIGHT

Day 1 – Vancouver: arrive in Vancouver, with time to explore.

Day 2 – Vancouver/Whistler: join the Rocky Mountaineer and travel along the Sea to Sky highway to Whistler. Enjoy spectacular views of Howe Sound during the journey.  Disembark in Whistler. (B)

Day 3 – Whistler/Quesnel: re-board the Rocky Mountaineer north to Quesnel.  Cross over one of the world’s highest railways bridges, Deep Creek Bridge, along the way. Disembark in Quesnel. (B, L)

Day 4 – Quesnel/Jasper: head east to Jasper, following the Fraser River and passing Mount Robson.  Disembark in Jasper for the night. (B, L)

Day 5 – Jasper: enjoy a half-day tour of Jasper National Park before having the rest of the day to relax.

Day 6 – Jasper/Lake Louise: travel along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise.  Stop at the at Athabasca Falls for some photos and at the Athabasca Glacier where you can ride on an Ice Explorer.

Day 7 – Lake Louise: a full day in Lake Louise to relax or explore the village.

Day 8 – Lake Louise/Banff: after a free morning in Lake Louise an afternoon tour takes you Yoho National Park before ending in Banff.

Day 9 – Banff: a full day in Banff to explore.

Day 10 – Banff/Kamloops: join the Rocky Mountaineer for the journey west to Kamloops.  Along the way pass the Continental Divide and Kicking Horse Canyon. Disembark in Kamloops. (B, L)

Day 11 – Kamloops/Vancouver: back on board the Rocky Mountaineer pass through the Fraser Valley towards Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver disembark for the final time. (B, L)

Day 12 – Vancouver:  your tour ends upon check-out from your hotel.

(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)

Departs: Fridays mid-April – early October.  Please call for exact dates.

Please note: An additional 20% per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

What's Included:
• Five days on The Rocky Mountaineer
• Meals as specified
• 11 nights hotel accommodation
• Tours and excursions as specified

Your tour price does not include
• Flights
• Gratuities

FAST FACTS

• The first Rocky Mountaineer trip was in 1990

• Has carried over one million passengers

• Rocky Mountaineer is the largest privately owned luxury tourism train in the world

• Rocky Mountaineer operates between the end of April and mid-October

• The train only travels during daylight hours

• The train offers two levels of service, SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf

• The train is completely non-smoking

• Breakfast and lunch are included on board the Rocky Mountaineer

• While the train can reach up to 60 miles per hour, the average speed is 30 miles per hour and travels around 280 miles each day

• Meals are prepared by Michelin trained staff, using locally sourced products

• Each GoldLeaf Service coach has an outdoor vestibule

• Gourmet snacks are included throughout the journey

• Alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks are included

• The longest train had 41 cars, excluding engines

• Voted Best Rail Vacation 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 by Travel Weekly Readers Choice

• Included in BBC Television's 50 Things to do Before you Die

• Included in USA Today's Top Ten Iconic Train Excursions in 2013


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