Journey Through the Clouds – Westbound
DAY 1: CALGARY
DELTA CALGARY DOWNTOWN
Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day on your own exploring. Affectionately known as “Cowtown,” Calgary exudes a youthful vitality as well as a frontier spirit. Just east of the Rockies, it’s a dynamic city with an ever-changing list of attractions.
DAY 2: CALGARY TO BANFF
ELK + AVENUE HOTEL
Board your private motorcoach to Banff for a full-day of sightseeing. The highlights of today include Heritage Park Historical Village. The 127-acre attraction, home to the year-round Gasoline Alley Museum, is nestled on the banks of the Glenmore Reservoir with the picturesque backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Banff Gondola, the Hoodoos rock formations, Surprise Corner, and Tunnel Mountain Drive. Group lunch included at the Village. (B, L)
DAY 3: BANFF TO LAKE LOUISE
FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE
Depart by motorcoach for your full-day tour including Yoho National Park. Yoho National Park offers magnificent natural wonders like the Spiral Tunnels, the turquoise serene waters of Emerald Lake, and a natural Rock Bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. A group photo in front of Lake Louise taken by a professional photographer is included. Group dinner included at the hotel. (B, D)
DAY 4: LAKE LOUISE TO JASPER
SAWRIDGE INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic highways. The highlight today is a visit to the Columbia Icefield, an Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier and Glacier Skywalk. A buffet lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Centre. (B, L)
DAY 5: JASPER
SAWRIDGE INN AND CONFERENCE CENTER
Board your private motorcoach for a full-day sightseeing tour of Jasper. Highlights include Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, Maligne Canyon, the Athabasca viewpoint, and Maligne Lake Cruise Tour with a 90-minute cruise to the world-famous Spirit Island. (B)
DAY 6: JASPER TO KAMLOOPS
SILVERLEAF SERVICE. KAMLOOPS HOTEL TBC.
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops. As you journey west and south, you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. (B, L)
DAY 7: KAMLOOPS TO VANCOUVER
SILVERLEAF SERVICE. GEORGIAN COURT HOTEL
Today, your journey continues west. You will again see dramatic changes in scenery from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through the winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and 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. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard. (B, L)
DAY 8: VANCOUVER
GEORGIAN COURT HOTEL
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore with breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains. Highlights include the 137-metre Capilano Suspension Bridge and the Grouse Mountain Skyride. (B)
DAY 9: VANCOUVER
Check out of your hotel. Your vacation with us ends. (B)
*Pricing is per person including tax.
**Rates differ per occupancy and room category at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
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