Rainforest to Gold Rush Explorer

What's Included

DESCRIPTION

From the depths of the Sea to Sky to the heights of the Gold Rush, this variation of our most popular tour includes the highlights of the Canadian Rockies, a Jasper Highlights tour, and two nights in a historic town.

 

DESTINATIONS
Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper, Lake Louise, Banff, Calgary
ROUTES
TRIP LENGTH
9 Days / 8 Nights total
3 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer
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Vancouver to Calgary, Eastbound [Tour Code: NRHE]
Calgary to Vancouver, Westbound [Tour Code: NRHW]
MODES OF TRAVEL
Rocky Mountaineer Train
Motorcoach
ROUTE TYPE
One-way
PRICE
$2,959 to $5,919 USD
Base package price range
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What's Included

Activities & Tours
Activities & Tours
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Jasper Highlights Tour
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Jasper to Lake Louise (or reverse)
  • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff (or reverse)
  • Banff to Calgary Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
  • Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Calgary Tower
Dining
Dining
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (Eastbound)
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 afternoon snack (Westbound)
Travel & Transport
Travel & Transport
  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
Accommodations
Accommodations
  • 8 nights hotel
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DESCRIPTION
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

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Hampton Inn and Suites - King Standard or Queen Double Room

The Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton in Downtown Vancouver is conveniently located on Robson Street in the heart of Vancouver's entertainment district and features comfortable accommodations in a contemporary and stylish setting.

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Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Fairmont Room

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient...

Located on the city’s dynamic harbourfront, the Fairmont Waterfront is a world class luxury hotel in Vancouver offering upscale comfort, personalized service, and unparalleled West Coast views, with easy access to everything that makes Vancouver spectacular. When it comes to convenient location, it’s hard to beat the Fairmont Waterfront. 

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Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver - Deluxe Harbour Room

Experience the best that Vancouver has to offer, surrounded by panoramic views of the Coastal Mountains, Coal Harbour and city skyline. The Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel is situated on the downtown waterfront of this vibrant metropolis, with some of the city’s top tourist attractions, and...

Experience the best that Vancouver has to offer, surrounded by panoramic views of the Coastal Mountains, Coal Harbour and city skyline. The Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel is situated on the downtown waterfront of this vibrant metropolis, with some of the city’s top tourist attractions, and popular shopping and entertainment districts just minutes away.

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Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. Following your check-in at and motorcoach transfer from your downtown Vancouver hotel, the Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler. Breakfast included onboard.
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Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel, 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 Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. Please note that all accommodation in Quesnel is of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.

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The Crimson Jasper Hotel - Standard Room

At the heart of town lies Jasper's newest hotel - The Crimson Jasper. Just one block and an easy walk to the downtown shops and restaurants, The Crimson Jasper offers a comfortable and relaxing vantage point to enjoy the splendor of Jasper.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Your journey continues eastwards today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, the 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. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. 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 today on arrival in Jasper. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.
DESCRIPTION
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper.

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The Crimson Jasper Hotel - Standard Room

At the heart of town lies Jasper's newest hotel - The Crimson Jasper. Just one block and an easy walk to the downtown shops and restaurants, The Crimson Jasper offers a comfortable and relaxing vantage point to enjoy the splendor of Jasper.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

Situated in Alberta's magnificent Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iconic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a 700 acre year-round luxury mountain resort which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The resort's charming village of cedar chalets and cabins, all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment surrounding the resort.

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Travel to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. 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 more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Afterwards, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Room

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,...

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 rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Lakeview Room

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,...

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 rafting.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Deluxe Lakeview Room

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,...

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 rafting.

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This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own. After lunch, a half-day tour 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 that spans the Kicking Horse River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Banff. Overnight in Banff. Please note: While departure from The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 2:00 p.m., scheduled checkout time is normally 12:00 p.m. Your luggage will be stored upon checkout and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel before the tour departs.

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Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa - Hotel Room

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains,...

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy.

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Fairmont Banff Springs - Fairmont Room

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a...

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers a championship golf course during the summer, the award winning European-style Willow Stream Spa, and authentically local dining experiences.

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Fairmont Banff Springs - Deluxe Room

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a...

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to our guests for more than 125 years. The Fairmont Banff Springs is a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers a championship golf course during the summer, the award winning European-style Willow Stream Spa, and authentically local dining experiences.

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Begin the morning with a motorcoach sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a 12 minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies before you transfer to Calgary. Enjoy admission to the Calgary Tower. Overnight in Calgary
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Delta Calgary Downtown - Guest Room

Renowned for its genuine hospitality, the Delta Calgary Downtown is ideally located in downtown Calgary at the intersection of the city's business and cultural districts. Enjoy convenient access to all venues through the Calgary Skywalk system and public transportation, which makes exploring our...

Renowned for its genuine hospitality, the Delta Calgary Downtown is ideally located in downtown Calgary at the intersection of the city's business and cultural districts. Enjoy convenient access to all venues through the Calgary Skywalk system and public transportation, which makes exploring our city that much easier. When you return at the end of the day, expect the comforts of home.

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Hotel Le Germain - Classic Room

Nestled at the foot of the Calgary Tower in Calgary’s downtown area, Le Germain Hotel Calgary is just steps away from the Arts Commons centre, the TELUS Convention Centre and Stephen Avenue Walk. The hotel features boldly designed hotel rooms in a state-of-the-art complex fully outfitted with...

Nestled at the foot of the Calgary Tower in Calgary’s downtown area, Le Germain Hotel Calgary is just steps away from the Arts Commons centre, the TELUS Convention Centre and Stephen Avenue Walk. The hotel features boldly designed hotel rooms in a state-of-the-art complex fully outfitted with eco-friendly technologies for your utmost comfort.

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Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Junior Suite

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. Set in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive...

Centrally located in downtown Calgary, Fairmont Palliser is conveniently situated within walking distance to the city's most exciting retail shopping, arts, culture and entertainment venues. Set in the heart of the city, Fairmont Palliser is a historical landmark offering distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings.

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Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.
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Take in the scenery through the windows of our custom-designed, single level glass dome coaches.

  • Single level glass domed coach 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 snacks
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$2,959.20 USD
Apr 27, 2018
$3,119.20 USD
May 04, 2018 - May 25, 2018
$3,279.20 USD
Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
$3,559.20 USD
Jun 29, 2018 - Jul 06, 2018
$3,639.20 USD
Jul 13, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
$3,559.20 USD
Sep 28, 2018
$3,239.20 USD
Oct 05, 2018
$2,959.20 USD
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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is our most popular...

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The luxury and comfort is simply beyond compare. No wonder this is 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
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Starting from
$3,999.20 USD
Apr 27, 2018
$4,319.20 USD
May 04, 2018 - May 25, 2018
$4,679.20 USD
Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
$5,039.20 USD
Jun 29, 2018 - Jul 06, 2018
$5,159.20 USD
Jul 13, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
$5,039.20 USD
Sep 28, 2018
$4,479.20 USD
Oct 05, 2018
$3,999.20 USD
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Guests booking GoldLeaf Service with upgrade hotels will travel in GoldLeaf Service...

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Guests booking GoldLeaf Service with upgrade hotels will travel in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer and enjoy upgraded hotel accommodation throughout their tour.

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$4,679.20 USD
Apr 27, 2018
$4,959.20 USD
May 04, 2018 - May 25, 2018
$5,359.20 USD
Jun 01, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
$5,799.20 USD
Jun 29, 2018 - Jul 06, 2018
$5,919.20 USD
Jul 13, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018
$5,799.20 USD
Sep 28, 2018
$5,199.20 USD
Oct 05, 2018
$4,679.20 USD
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