2021 SPECIAL OFFER

Canadian Rockies Getaway

9 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £3499

With flights from £3929

Keep a lookout for a jaw-dropping range of wildlife on this spellbinding trip that includes a visit to Yoho National Park and the Columbia Icefields.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy first class service and dining on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Soak in a 360 degree view of the city from the Vancouver Lookout
  • Take a cruise on the mystical Lake Minnewanka
  • Ride on Athabasca Glacier in an Ice Explorer and visit the Glacier Skywalk

BOOK NOW for 2021 and receive two free hotel nights! See below.

2021 SPECIAL OFFER

Book this rail package now for 2021 to receive:

  • 2 free hotel nights in Vancouver, at the beginning or end of the package
  • 1 airport transfer, at the beginning or end of the package
  • 1 set menu dinner at a hotel in a destination of choice, excluding rail days

Note, this offer is only available until 30 September 2020.

 


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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. The first night of your rail holiday will be spent here in this wonderful city.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Sheraton Wall Centre
Gold Leaf Hotel: Sutton Place Hotel

Day 2 - Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s 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 Hell’s 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.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel

Day 3 - Jasper

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper.

Silver Leaf Hotel: The Crimson Jasper Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park lodge

Day 4 - Lake Louise

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.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Gold Leaf Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Day 5 - Banff

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.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
Gold Leaf Hotel: Royal Canadian Lodge

Day 6 - Banff

This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), a lake cruise on Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Lunch is included. Overnight in Banff. Note: In the event the lake cruise is not operating, interpretive experiences will be offered on the history of the founding of Banff, sampling of authentic Canadian treats, and hands-on interpretation of local flora and fauna.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
Gold Leaf Hotel: Royal Canadian Lodge

Day 7 - Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain town of Banff to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranchlands of the Interior. Today’s highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Kamloops Hotel

Day 8 - Vancouver

Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver this evening.

Silver Leaf Hotel: Georgian Court Hotel
Gold Leaf Hotel: Sutton Place Hotel

Day 9 - Depart Vancouver

Today marks the end of your epic Rocky Mountaineer rail holiday. Your journey ends when you checkout from your Vancouver hotel. Time to make your way to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

9 day Rocky Mountaineer Holiday - from £3499

With flights from £3929

Choose Silver Leaf Or Gold Leaf Service

Silver Leaf includes:

  • Glass-dome windows offering excellent views
  • Small outdoor viewing platform
  • Breakfast and lunch served to your seat
  • Quality hotel accommodation

Gold Leaf includes:

  • Full glass-dome windows offering panoramic views
  • Large outdoor viewing platform
  • Gourmet meals, served in an exclusive dining room
  • Deluxe hotel accommodation

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Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations apply. Itineraries may vary from 1 April 2022 onwards.

2021 Special Offer: The hotel nights, dinner and airport transfer are only available to the named passengers on the rail package booking. All are subject to availability, and no cash alternative or price reduction will be offered should they not be available for your chosen dates of travel. A deposit for the rail package must be paid on booking and balance paid by 1 January 2021. Offer available until 30 September 2020.

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YOUR RAIL EXPERIENCE

Experience the luxury of gourmet meals, luxurious hotels and a journey that you will never forget. All Rocky Mountaineer journeys can be booked as they are or added into a longer Canada holiday.

Your rail experience includes:

  • 4 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer including:
    – reclining, pre-assigned seating
    – engaging hosts, knowledgeable in local history, flora and fauna
    – gourmet sweet and savoury snacks
    – complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Further travel by luxury air conditioned coach
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 4 breakfasts, 6 lunches
  • Tours and activities
  • Station and hotel transfers
  • Luggage handling

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