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EXTRAORDINARY

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER


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.

emerging.

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

your journey.

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

eagles.

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


SAVE UP

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)

lights.

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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*TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Prices are per person (pp) twin share based on lead in season. All care is taken to promote correct pricing at time of printing, but is dependent upon availability and will be confirmed at time of reservation. Rocky Mountaineer + Lindblad Expeditions special offer, must book by 31 Mar 19. Valid for sale until sold out. Airfares not included unless specified. Offers are subject to availability and can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges and currency. Credit card surcharges apply. For full terms and conditions please view adventureworld.com/terms-and-conditions.

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