Western Canada Rail Adventure from Vancouver

Take in the picturesque sights of Western Canada, from the alpine beauty of British Columbia to the majesty of Alberta's Rocky Mountains. This ten-day journey is full of historic highlights and dazzling scenic landscapes.

Explore the modern metropolis of Vancouver and enjoy an excusrion to the ambient charm of Victoria. Wind eastward to the quaint mountain town of Sun Peaks enjoying the thundering Hell's Gate Airtram and spectacular Fraser Canyon along the way.

Bask in the majestic natural beauty of Jasper, from emerald green lakes to outstanding rugged peaks. As you travel down the Icefields Parkway, delight in the fascinating beauty of glacier-covered peaks and sweeping river valleys. At the Columbia Icefield, step out onto a 300 year-old glacier during the Glacier Adventure attraction, not to be outdone by the captivating view from the Glacier Skywalk.

Create your own postcard-worthy photos during an evening at the enchanting Lake Louise before arriving in Banff where you will spot wildlife from the Banff Lake Cruise, and soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. Reflect on the rugged natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains as you travel onwards through Alberta's rolling foothills to the city of Calgary.

This vacation package is exclusive to AAA members.  If you are a AAA member and you are interested in this exclusive package, please contact your local AAA club.  If you are interested in this package but you are not a AAA member, please contact us and we will work with you to build your perfect Canadian Vacation.
9 Days/8 Nights
from $4,594.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • Explore the diverse flavours and colours of Western Canada's coastal city
  • Indulge in premier train travel through breathtaking landscapes in the majestic Canadian Rockies
  • Stand on centuries old glacial ice and then walk above the Sunwapta Valley
  • Cruise the deep waters of Banff National Park's largest lake


AAA Member Exclusives:

  • $25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
  • $50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 1 night on board VIA Rail

Sightseeing Excursions

  • 2-day Rocky Mountaineer RedLeaf Service from Banff to Vancouver
    • Includes breakfast and lunch
  • Trolley tour of Vancouver
  • Banff Explorer Tour
  • Jasper to Banff Sightseeing Tour

Activities

  • Vancouver Aquarium
  • FlyOver Canada
  • Jasper Skytram
  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Banff Gondola
  • Banff Lake Cruise

Transfers

  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver International Airport to Vancouver hotel
  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver hotel to Pacific Central Station
  • Taxi transfer from Jasper train station to Jasper hotel
  • Taxi or motor coach transfer to Jasper SkyTram
  • Taxi transfer from Banff hotel to Banff Train Station
  • Taxi transfer between Kamloops train station and Kamloops hotel
  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver train station to Vancouver hotel
  • Taxi transfer from Vancouver hotel to Vancouver International Airport

Extras

  • Itinerary, brochures, maps, and vouchers
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arriving in Vancouver

Travel by taxi (included) to your Vancouver hotel. The remainder of your day is free to enjoy at leisure. Overnight in Vancouver.

DAY 2 – VIA Rail to Jasper

Take a tour of Vancouver by the Hop-on, Hop-off Trolley. Included today are admissions to the Vancouver aquarium and Flyover Canada. This evening, transfer by taxi (included) to Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station and board Via Rail’s “Canadian” for your journey to Jasper. Overnight on board VIA Rail.

DAY 3 – Jasper

Today, travel between the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges before ending your train journey in the resort town of Jasper, a motor coach or taxi will transfer you to your hotel (transfer included). Overnight in Jasper.

DAY 4 - Exploring Jasper

View Jasper from a different perspective – from the top of Whistler’s Mountain. Your Jasper SkyTram Package includes round-trip transportation to “Jasper’s Peak attraction” and your Jasper SkyTram ticket. Spend the rest of the day exploring the town. Overnight in Jasper.

DAY 5 – Jasper to Banff Sightseeing

Journey south through Jasper and Banff national Parks along the remarkable Icefields Parkway. enjoy a stop at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre for an interpretive Ice Explorer ride onto the athabasca Glacier (lunch is also included). Then enjoy a trek on the newly opened Glacier Skywalk prior to continuing on your way to Banff. Overnight in Banff.

DAY 6 – Exploring Banff

Explore Banff today. Take a ride on the Banff Gondola (included) to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree view of the Banff Town site and the Bow Valley. Continue to Lake Minnewanka and enjoy an hour long cruise (included) on Banff’s largest lake. Overnight in Banff.

DAY 7 – Banff to Kamloops

This morning, transfer (included) to the Banff train station and board Rocky Mountaineer’s daylight train for an unforgettable two-day journey through the Canadian Rockies. upon arrival in Kamloops, you will be transferred (included) to your hotel. Overnight in Kamloops.

DAY 8 – Kamloops to Vancouver

Early this morning, transfer (included) to the Kamloops train station and re-board the Rocky Mountaineer daylight train for a breathtaking journey to Vancouver. Upon arrival at the Vancouver train station, transfer via taxi to your selected hotel (taxi transfer included). Overnight in Vancouver.

DAY 9 – Departing Vancouver

Check-out from your hotel and transfer by taxi (included) to the Vancouver International Airport.

prices

Prices

  Moderate Program
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $3,766 $3,618 $4,389 $2,433
26 May - 23 June $3,997 $3,784 $4,814 $2,454
27 June - 29 Sept $4,299 $4,087 $5,117 $2,681
3 Oct - 10 Oct $4,035 $3,909 $4,593 $2,676
  First Class Program
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $4,020 $3,804 $4,889 $2,433
26 May - 23 June $4,158 $3,909 $5,130 $2,454
27 June - 29 Aug $4,481 $4,225 $5,472 $2,681
1 Sept - 29 Sept $4,474 $4,220 $5,458 $2,676
3 Oct - 10 Oct $4,290 $4,096 $5,095 $2,676
  Deluxe Program
  Double Triple Single Child
2 May - 23 May $4,366 $4,166 $5,541 $2,433
26 May - 23 June $4,675 $4,401 $6,122 $2,454
27 June - 29 Aug $5,030 $4,739 $6,527 $2,681
1 Sept - 15 Sept $5,016 $4,730 $6,501 $2,681
19 Sept - 29 Sept $4,780 $4,570 $6,032 $2,676
3 Oct - 10 Oct $4,563 $4,408 $5,599 $2,676
   
  Departs Mondays and Thursday.

AAA Member Booking Specials:

$25 per person member savings with a minimum 3 night or longer vacation package.
$50 per person member savings for packages of $2,500 per person or more.

Member benefit applies to the first two full-fare passengers (maximum $50 per reservation). Single traveler receives a maximum of $25. Member Benefit will double to $50 pp for packages of $2,500 per person or more. Member Benefit does not apply to customized groups as they are quoted net, non-commissionable
 
Rates are per person, based on double occupancy and subject to applicable fees and taxes. All rates are quoted in US dollars and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations and may change without notice.

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