DISCOVER CANADA WITH ROCKY MOUNTAINEER Once you’ve boarded your luxurious glass-domed coach, you’ll indulge in gourmet meals, gaze at divine scenery and bond with an international cast of fellow travellers. Since 1990, Rocky Mountaineer has carried guests high into the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED HOW DOES IT WORK – CAN YOU GET ON AND OFF WHERE YOU PLEASE?
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO GO? Rocky Mountaineer runs between April
Rocky Mountaineer is not an ordinary train journey. After boarding, you
and October, with each season offering unique experiences.
won’t stop until you reach your final destination for the day. The train
APR-MAY Waterways are gushing from the snow melt and the highest
travels only during daylight hours and at an average speed of just 50kph
peaks are still capped with snow. Wildlife and spring flowers are
so you can fully enjoy the stunning scenery.
DO YOU SLEEP ON THE TRAIN? No, the trips are daylight rail tours
JUN-AUG Summer is in full swing, with abundant wildlfowers and active
through the Canadian Rockies which shows off all the amazing scenery.
wildlife. It’s also cruising season in Alaska if you’re looking to extend
After a day onboard the train through the Rockies, evenings are spent in
comfortable hotel accommodation.
SEP-OCT With autumn approaching the leaves will start to change
WHAT’S INCLUDED? Enjoy gourmet meals while onboard the train.
colour and the salmon runs at this time of year attract hungry bears and
Additional inclusions vary from package to package, ensuring flexibility
and a range of options to suit all travellers. WHERE DO YOU STAY? A range of accommodation options are available, from well-located comfortable hotels to luxury resorts.
BETTER TOGETHER: ROCKY MOUNTAINEER + ALASKA WITH LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS-NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORING ALASKA’S COASTAL WILDERNESS For over 35 years our classic Alaska expedition itinerary has consistently delivered unparalleled experiences in this capital of wildness. We know the protected coves where sea otters congregate, the river rapids where bears fish for salmon, and the rich channels where whales feed. With more naturalists aboard, you’re able to explore with the benefit of more perspective and a wider breadth of expertise.
BOOK SELECTED ROCKY MOUNTAINEER PACKAGES IN CONJUNCTION WITH LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS EXPLORING ALASKA’S COASTAL WILDERNESS FOR SAVINGS OF UP TO $1000 PER PERSON
TO $1000* PER PERSON
WESTERN WILDERNESS WITH LINDBLAD EXPEDITIONS-NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC & ROCKY MOUNTAINEER Perfect for nature lovers, this combination offers a unique take on the classic rail and cruise journeys in Canada and Alaska. Experience the beauty of Alaska’s coastal wilderness with Lindblad Expeditions, before discovering the mountain scenery of the Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer. DAY 1 JUNEAU
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops.
Explore the newly constructed Alaska State Museum, with its sprawling
You will see dramatic changes in scenery, as you depart the coast and
collection of natural history and cultural artefacts, and explore
head into the interior of British Columbia. Your day concludes with an
downtown Juneau. Settle into your cabin before dinner. (D)
overnight stop in Kamloops. (B)(L)
DAY 2 TRACY ARM & FORDS TERROR WILDERNESS
DAY 12 KAMLOOPS – JASPER
Voyage into Tracy or Endicott Arm, both spectacular glacially carved
Take in the dramatic scenery as you climb to the high peaks of the
fjords. If conditions permit, we’ll use our expedition landing craft to
Continental Divide, complimented by great service and cuisine. Your rail
provide unparalleled up close views of the glacier. (B)(L)(D)
journey ends this evening in the resort town of Jasper. (B)(L)
DAY 3 PETERSBURG
DAY 13 JASPER
Search for humpback whales as we head towards the town of Petersburg
This morning, enjoy a scenic half-day tour of Jasper National Park. In
on Mitkof Island. Explore a unique Southeast Alaskan ecosystem, the
the afternoon, your licensed interpreter will lead a leisurely three hour
“muskeg,” with stunted trees and carnivorous plants. (B)(L)(D)
nature walk as you explore the abundant flora and fauna. (L)
DAY 4 FREDERICK SOUND & CHATHAM STRAIT
DAY 14 JASPER – LAKE LOUISE
These waters are prime areas for both killer whales and humpback
Travel to Lake Louise via the scenic Icefields Parkway. Ride on an Ice
whales. It’s not uncommon to observe them breaching and tail-slapping
Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its
as we listen to the play-by-play from our expert naturalists. (B)(L)(D)
geological features. (L)
DAY 5 ICY STRAIT & THE INIAN ISLANDS
DAY 15 LAKE LOUISE
Hike nearby islands, kayak, and search for whales in the rich waters of
Paddle on sparkling Lake Louise from the comfort of an authentic 8
Icy Strait. Conditions permitting, we’ll lower the ship’s hydrophone to
metre cedar strip group canoe. Your guide will share local stories about
listen in on the whales’ communication. (B)(L)(D)
the wildlife, indigenous people, and early explorers.
DAY 6 GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK
DAY 16 LAKE LOUISE – BANFF
We spend the entire day amidst the coves, fjords, tidewater glaciers
This morning you are free to explore beautiful Lake Louise on your own.
and majestic mountains of Glacier Bay National Park. You’ll see glaciers
After lunch, a half-day tour takes you into beautiful Yoho National Park.
“calving” — tons of ice crashing into the sea — accompanied by a
DAY 17 BANFF
thunderous sound. A native Tlingit interpreter joins us on board to share
This morning, embark on an exciting float trip. You will travel
the legend of the area. (B)(L)(D)
approximately 7 kilometres down the Bow River encountering Falls for
DAY 7 SOUTHEAST ALASKA’S ISLANDS, BAYS & FJORDS
your leisurely seven kilometre trip down the Bow River.
Nature is our guide as we take advantage of wildlife and weather
DAY 18 BANFF – CALGARY
conditions. Keep an eye out for old bear tracks as you move from forest to
Today’s highlight is a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the
meadow. Sightings of bald eagles are very common. (B)(L)(D)
remarkable landscape of the Rockies.
DAY 8 SITKA – VANCOUVER
DAY 19 CALGARY
After breakfast we disembark in Sitka. At the Raptor Rehabilitation
Your adventure ends upon check-out from your Calgary hotel.
Center, we have close views of species normally seen at a distance in the wild — bald eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. Fly to Vancouver to commence your Canadian Rockies adventure. (B) DAYS 9-10 VANCOUVER Explore Vancouver and select one of two exclusive active adventures; a five-hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver’s highlights or cruise the Howe Sound coastline on a “Sea Safari”. DAY 11 VANCOUVER – KAMLOOPS
PACKAGE INCLUDES 11 nights hotel and 7 nights cruise accommodation, two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf Service, one way flight between Sitka and Vancouver, meals as indicated, sightseeing and transfers as specified, services of a Lindblad expedition leader, naturalist staff and guides. From $19,999* pp twin share TRAVEL DATES 01 & 15 Jun ‘19
SIP & SAVOUR CANADIAN FLAVOURS 12 DAY PACKAGE
ROCKIES GETAWAY TO AURORA 12 DAY PACKAGE
DAY 1 VANCOUVER - VICTORIA
DAY 1 VANCOUVER
Sail through spectacular scenery to Victoria. Later, fly by seaplane to
Spend some time exploring this scenic city at leisure.
Butchart Gardens. Enjoy dinner and a stroll through the floral splendour,
DAY 2 VANCOUVER - KAMLOOPS
before being whisked downtown by limousine. (D)
Take in the dramatic changes in scenery as you journey from the coast to
DAY 2 VICTORIA
the mountains in luxury onboard Rocky Mountaineer. (B)(L)
All samples on today’s foodie tour have a Canadian twist. (L)
DAY 3 KAMLOOPS - JASPER
DAY 3 VICTORIA - WHISTLER
You will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the North
A spectacular sea plane flight begins the day. Climb up Blackcomb
Thompson River through the mountains. (B)(L)
Mountain to the Horstman Glacier by jeep and relax as your chef
DAY 4 JASPER - LAKE LOUISE
prepares a classic dinner including maple glazed wild salmon. (D)
Travel via the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise. (L)
DAY 4 WHISTLER - VANCOUVER
DAY 5 LAKE LOUISE - BANFF
Enjoy a scenic transfer to Vancouver as you prepare to eat and drink your
Travel into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders
way through Vancouver’s #1 foodie district. (L)
including Emerald Lake and the Spiral Tunnels.
DAY 5 VANCOUVER
DAY 6 BANFF
Granville Island is Vancouver’s destination for lovers of food, art and
Enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park.
culture. On the tour, eat your way through the famous Public Market. (L)
DAY 7 BANFF - KAMLOOPS
DAY 6 VANCOUVER - KAMLOOPS
Travel through a spectacular array of scenery over mountain passes and
All aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer this morning. The scenery is
through remarkable tunnels. (B)(L)
stunning, but the culinary creations are equally enjoyable. (B)(L)
DAY 8 KAMLOOPS - VANCOUVER
DAY 7 KAMLOOPS - LAKE LOUISE
Climb down from the mountains, travelling west towards the Pacific
The views continue to amaze on this spectacular train journey. (B)(L)
Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. (B)(L)
DAY 8 LAKE LOUISE - BANFF
DAY 9 VANCOUVER - WHITEHORSE
Explore Moraine Lake, Yoho National Park, and enjoy a delicious BBQ
Fly to the Yukon. In the evening, seek out the northern lights.
lunch at Emerald Lake Lodge. (L)
DAY 10 WHITEHORSE
DAY 9 BANFF
Discover the sights of Whitehorse, on a city tour. Visit the Yukon Wildlife
Join a Banff & Its Wildlife Tour. Later, enjoy a western cookout by
Preserve in search of wildlife. Indulge with a soak in the natural springs
horseback or covered wagon. (D)
at Takhini Hot Springs. Later, relax beside a warm fire at one of the
DAY 10 BANFF - JASPER
aurora viewing locations.
Travel down the scenic Icefield’s Parkway. Ride an Ice Explorer onto the
DAY 11 WHITEHORSE
glacier and enjoy the views from the Glacier Skywalk. (L)
On a hiking tour you’ll see spectacular views of the Yukon’s landscape
DAY 11 JASPER
and scenery. In the evening visit the Aurora Centre to seek the northern
Explore Jasper’s eclectic and unique food scene. (L)
DAY 12 JASPER - EDMONTON
DAY 12 WHITEHORSE
Farewell the Rockies this morning as you head east to Edmonton.
Your adventure ends with a transfer back to the airport.
PACKAGE INCLUDES 11 nights hotel accommodation, sightseeing as specified,
PACKAGE INCLUDES 11 nights accommodation, four days onboard
meals as indicated, two days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf
Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service, flight Vancouver to Whitehorse,
Service, float plane, ferry and coach transportation as specified.
meals as indicated and sightseeing as specified.
From $6,809* pp twin share
From $7,675* pp twin share
TRAVEL DATES Sundays, Wednesdays & most Thursdays, 16 Jun - 12 Sep `19
TRAVEL DATES Mondays & Thursdays, 08 Aug - 03 Oct `19
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