Snow Train Through The Rockies
INDEPENDENT COACH & RAIL TOUR
Enjoy time in the Rocky Mountain resorts of Banff and Jasper and then experience the ‘Romance of the Rails’ onboard VIA Rail’s Snow Train from Jasper to Vancouver.
Arrive in Calgary / Banff
Arrive in Calgary and transfer by coach to the mountain town of Banff for a three-night stay.
Today enjoy a ‘Discover Banff and Its Wildlife’ excursion; visit landmarks and view wildlife in their natural habitat. This afternoon take the short walk to the stables for a horse-drawn sleigh ride to add the perfect finishing touch to your winter holiday.
Today is a day at leisure to explore the town of Banff with its many shops, museums and galleries. Perhaps visit the Upper Hot Springs for a relaxing soak or enjoy a day of skiing. There’s a lot to keep you busy!
Today you will transfer by coach from Banff to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, where you will check into the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for an overnight stay.
Today you will travel north along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper and enjoy the spectacular scenery through glacier country. Upon arrival in Jasper you will check into your hotel for a two-night stay.
The Maligne Canyon has withstood 10,000 years of erosion and today your certified guide will lead you along the frozen canyon floor for great views from the floor up – a truly unique experience.
VIA Rail’s Snow Train
Mid-afternoon today you will board VIA Rail’s Snow Train to take you from Jasper to Vancouver. You will spend the night onboard the train in Sleeper Touring Class. Dinner included.
After breakfast on the train, you arrive into Vancouver around 09:30hrs where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a two-night stay.
Today enjoy a hop-on/hop-off Vancouver tour which includes stops at all the major sightseeing areas such as Stanley Park, English Bay and historic Gastown.
End of tour
Your tour arrangements end today upon check out from your hotel.