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    Rainforest to Gold Rush Grand Rail Adventure
    11 nights
    from $9,525* per person twin share
    Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service plus Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Ice Explorer, Glacier Skywalk, Banff Gondola and more
    From temperate rainforests to desert canyons, experience all that Western Canada has to offer as you journey through the Northern Rockies' extreme and diverse landscapes. Enjoy stays in the stunning mountain towns of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff and see for yourself why these destinations are a must-see.
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    Your package includes:

    Package Highlights:

    Your package includes:

    Your package includes:

    • 11 nights hotel accommodation
    • 3 days on board Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service from Vancouver to Calgary
    • 3 x breakfasts and 3 x lunches with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on board Rocky Mountaineer
    • Attractions including: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, Ice Explorer, Glacier Skywalk, Banff Gondola and more
    • Coach transfer from Lake Louise to Calgary downtown
    • Luggage handling and rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper
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    On this 11-night journey you’ll find picture-perfect scenery at every turn with stops at these destinations:

    • Vancouver
    • Whistler
    • Quesnel
    • Jasper
    • Banff
    • Lake Louise
    • Calgary
    Valid for travel
    Departs 25 Apr 2024. Other travel dates available on request. Subject to availability. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Ask your personal travel manager for a quote for your preferred travel dates.
    Offer expires
    5 Apr 2024 unless sold prior

    Itinerary

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    Day 1

    Vancouver, Canada

    Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic coastal city on your own. That could include discovering Stanley Park or taking a small ferry to Granville Island.

    Day 2

    Vancouver, Canada

    Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Vancouver has activities for all interests, including visiting historic Gastown, dining in lively Yaletown, or enjoying a walk on the Stanley Park Seawall. No matter what you choose to do, the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean surround you.

    Day 3

    Vancouver - Whistler, Canada

    Departing early in the morning, you’ll be taken on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and mountain biking, an array of culinary delights and year-round outdoor activities for both leisure and adventure travellers. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound, the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. You’ll arrive in the early afternoon and the remainder of the day is at your own leisure.

    Day 4

    Whistler - Quesnel, Canada

    A pre-arranged motorcoach will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and take you to the Pemberton train station (approximately a 35-minute drive), where you will board Rocky Mountaineer and travel to the charming rural town of Quesnel, the gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacier-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Your day concludes as the train follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel.

    Day 5

    Quesnel - Jasper, Canada

    Early in the morning, your journey continues eastward to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose, caribou and bears. Upon entering the Rocky Mountain Trench, you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. You’ll continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet), the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Jasper in the evening.

    Day 6

    Jasper, Canada

    Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. The resort town of Jasper and the surrounding national park offer various activities from relaxation to adventure.

    Day 7

    Jasper - Banff, Canada

    Travel from Jasper to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Lake Louise, Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, and Athabasca Falls are among the day’s highlights. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn about its geological features. Lunch is provided at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Banff in the late afternoon.

    Day 8

    Banff, Canada

    Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. Banff has activities for all, from relaxing in the Banff hot springs, and exploring the bustling town, to outdoor wildlife adventures.

    Day 9

    Banff - Lake Louise, Canada

    A morning half-day transfer takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The transfer ends in Lake Louise, where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this awe-inspiring location.

    Day 10

    Lake Louise, Canada

    Enjoy the day with free time to relax or book your own activities at your leisure. With its unique history and picturesque scenery, Lake Louise will not disappoint. Learn about the local wildlife, paddle the lake by canoe, or simply relax amongst the beauty.

    Day 11

    Lake Louise - Calgary, Canada

    Today you will enjoy a full-day sightseeing transfer concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Before leaving Banff, you will enjoy a visit to the Banff Gondola.

    Day 12

    Calgary, Canada

    Your journey ends upon check out from your Calgary hotel.

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    * Conditions

    Advertised prices are per person twin share, correct at time of publication and are subject to availability and change and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notification due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Offer is not combinable with any other offer. *Price for Rainforest to Gold Rush Grand Adventure package per person in AUD, for departure from Vancouver on 25/04/2024 in GoldLeaf Service with Standard Room accommodation, subject to availability. Accommodation is based on double occupancy. Hotel level applies to hotels in destinations only, not to midpoint hotels. Pricing includes applicable taxes. Flights are not included. Rates are subject to change without notice. Additional conditions apply. Itineraries subject to change. Change and cancellation fees may apply. Your personal travel manager may charge additional service fees. Other conditions apply. Please view the TravelManagers general terms and conditions here and contact your personal travel manager for more details.

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