to Calgary - Silverleaf Service
6 Days/5 Nights
Departures September 28 & October 1, 5, 8, 9 & 12, 2017
- $2230 per person
Day 1: Depart via your own carrier for your flight to Vancouver.
(Call Open Skies for rates on standby flights.)
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city
on your own.
Overnight in Vancouver at the Pinnacle Hotel Vanvoucer Harbourfront.
With a location just steps from the best of downtown Vancouver,
along with stunning views and first-class cuisine, Pinnacle
Hotel Harbourfront has it all. But, the real Pinnacle difference
is not what we have, but what we do, making every guest experience
special with personalized service, thoughtful extras and unwavering
attention to detail.
Day 2: Vancouver to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of
Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbias
interior. On todays 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 Hells 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.
Overnight in Kamloops.
Day 3: 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. Todays 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
Overnight in Banff at the Elk + Avenue Hotel.
Experience exceptional comfort and warm hospitality at the Elk
+ Avenue Hotel, located in downtown Banff, in the heart of Banff
National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy all the comforts
of a modern hotel, including flat screen televisions, fitness
facility, indoor whirlpool and dry cedar sauna.
Day 4: Experience a Yoho Park Tour - Banff to Lake Louise
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some
of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald
Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse
River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the
afternoon is at your leisure.
Overnight in Lake Louise at the Fairmont Chauteau Lake Louise.
Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria
Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau
Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park.
Discover endless outdoor recreational activities including hiking,
canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking and river
Day 5: Experience Lake Louise to Calgary Tour
Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff.
Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner,
and the Hoodoos. Admission to the Banff Gondola is included.
Continue on to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. Your
tour ends in Calgary late this afternoon.
Overnight in Calgary at the Hotel Arts.
Experience a sumptuous blend of modern luxury and intuitive
service in Calgary's designer boutique-style hotel. Located
in Downtown Calgary, Hotel Arts is home to two award-winning
restaurants and 185 guestrooms, each well appointed with fine
linens and chic contemporary decor.
Day 6: Check out of your Calgary hotel and proceed on your own
to the airport for your return flight home.
ROCKY MOUNTAINEER CANADIAN ROCKIES HIGHLIGHTS RAIL TOUR INCLUDES:
5 night's accommodations (1 night each in Vancouver, Kamloops,
Banff, Lake Louise & Calgary) at hotels indicated or similar,
2 breakfast, 2 lunches, hotel taxes and service charges and
all touring as indicated above based on SilverLeaf Service.
Call for upgrade to GoldLeaf service and rates on standby flights.
On the Train:
Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed,
single level glass dome coaches with oversized windows.
Delicious, hot entrée options served at your seat and
plated to your preference.
Complimentary beverages, including wine, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic
drinks will be served throughout your journey, along with gourmet
NOTE: Rocky Mountaineer
Rail Tour is only open to the active airline employee and 1
guest (spouse, domestic partner, parent or child). Unfortunately,
they do not extend benefits to retirees or freight forwarders
such as FedEx, DHL or UPS.
Prices quoted are per person, double occupancy. Persons
traveling single require a single supplement. Government taxes
of approximately $170 per person are not included in the above
rates. Contact Open Skies® for details.