2018 FPW at Leisure from Calgary
- Vancouver Lookout
- Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff (or reverse)
- Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer
- Banff to Calgary Tour (or reverse), including Banff Gondola
- Panoramic Helicopter Flightseeing
- Calgary Tower
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
- 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Lake Louise
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
- 7 nights hotel
- from $2,439.20 USD
Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing on your own in 'The Heart of the New West'. Overnight in Calgary.
Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late this afternoon. Overnight in Banff.
Explore Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, historic museums, Lake Minnewanka or golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.
Day 4: Banff to Lake Louise
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 5: Lake Louise to Lake Louise
Today, enjoy a full-day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world as you travel to Jasper National Park on the Icefields Parkway. 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. At the Columbia Icefield Centre, time is provided for lunch (not included) after you have had a chance to experience the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure (admission included). Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Afterward, brief stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 6: Lake Louise to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops, in the heart of BC's interior. 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. Highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops.
Day 7: Kamloops to Vancouver
Your journey continues towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. 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.
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel.
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