Classic Canadian Rockies & Whistler - 2014

5 days / 4 nights

Departure Dates

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    Add our new Coastal Passage route between Vancouver and Seattle to your rail journey. Highlighted dates below qualify for a Coastal Passage add-on. Superscript numbers       indicate how many nights are required in Vancouver between your package and the add-on. Learn More

    Eastbound From Vancouver 2014


    Westbound From Jasper 2014


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Prices from $1,736 USD

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    May 17 - May 24$3,181 USD$2,953 USD$1,736 USD
    May 31 - Sep 20$3,389 USD$3,192 USD$1,913 USD

    Guests booking GoldLeaf Deluxe Service will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, plus enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour (note: all accommodation in Kamloops and Quesnel is moderate). Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Taxes and additional fees not included.

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Train Experience

At every service level, Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will attend to your needs. They will welcome you with a morning toast, serve up delicious meals and entertain you with interpretive storytelling. Decide which service level – GoldLeaf or RedLeaf – is right for you. Climb aboard GoldLeaf for unparalleled comfort in our bi-level glass-domed coach, or take in the views through large picture windows in classic RedLeaf.

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    GoldLeaf Service

    RedLeaf Service

    • The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our our most popular service.

      • Two level, glass domed coach with full-length windows
      • Exclusive dining room
      • Gourmet hot meals
      • Complimentary beverages and snacks
      • Deluxe accommodation
    • Enjoy the commentary and service by your Host, with meals served at your seat.

      • Large picture windows
      • Roomy, reclining seats
      • Chilled breakfasts and lunches served at your seat
      • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. A glass of beer or wine with lunch
      • Overnight accommodation in popular hotels

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Hotels

Our hotel partners share our passion for exceptional guest service, ensuring that you, our guest, can expect a quality experience from the beginning to the end of your vacation. Hotels are based on your choice of GoldLeaf Deluxe Service, GoldLeaf Service, or RedLeaf Service accommodation, and you have the flexibility to change or upgrade your hotel experience as desired.

Itinerary

Learn more about the daily activities, tours and destinations included in this trip. 

  • The eastbound route will leave from Vancouver and arrive in Jasper on day 5

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    Day 1

    Vancouver

    Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

    Day 2

    Vancouver To Whistler

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky region. Highlights include Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Mount Garibaldi and the Cheakamus Canyon. On arrival in Whistler, you will be transferred to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a tour and BBQ lunch. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler.

    BreakfastLunch
    Day 3

    Whistler To Quesnel

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Quesnel. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-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. Overnight in Quesnel.

    BreakfastLunch
    Day 4

    Quesnel To Jasper

    Your journey continues to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. Highlights include the Fraser River, the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and Yellowhead Pass. Overnight in Jasper.

    BreakfastLunch
    Day 5

    Jasper

    Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Jasper Hotel.


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  • The westbound route will leave from Jasper and arrive in Vancouver on day 5

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    Day 1

    Jasper

    Arrive in Jasper and spend time exploring this picturesque mountain resort at your leisure. Overnight in Jasper.

    Day 2

    Jasper To Quesnel

    Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Quesnel. Highlights include the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Yellowhead Pass, Moose Lake and the Fraser River. Overnight in Quesnel.

    BreakfastLunch
    Day 3

    Quesnel To Whistler

    Your journey continues south today through breathtaking and varied scenery to Whistler. Highlights include sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world, and the shorelines of glacial-fed Seton Lake and Anderson Lake. Overnight in Whistler.

    BreakfastLunch
    Day 4

    Whistler To Vancouver

    After checkout from your hotel, transfer to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a tour and BBQ lunch. This afternoon return to Vancouver on the Rocky Mountaineer. Highlights include the Cheakamus Canyon, Mount Garibaldi, Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains. On arrival, you will be transferred to your accommodation in downtown Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.

    Lunch
    Day 5

    Vancouver

    Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.


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Activities Included

The discovery extends beyond the rails. Our unique holiday packages feature a variety of activities and experiences to let you explore the Canadian Rockies and the destinations that we travel to.

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    • Whistler Sea to Sky Climb

      The Whistler Sea to Sky Climb offers a unique and breathtaking three and a half hour scenic rail journey between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia with spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon.

    • Vancouver Lookout

      Experience Vancouver from 130 metres (430 feet) in the air. The Vancouver Lookout provides visitors with breathtaking views of Metro Vancouver’s cosmopolitan downtown, the vast Pacific Ocean and Coal Harbour.

    • Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

      The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre showcases the art and heritage of the Squamish and Lil’wat Aboriginal people in an experiential format. The spectacular Centre features a museum, modern gallery, exhibits, gift shop, café and theatre.

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