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Canada: Journey through the Clouds + Mountain Adventure

Up to $400* pp in added value!

Take your journey to new heights with this mountain adventure package! This great holiday bundle pairs Canadian Mountain Holidays with an iconic Rocky Mountaineer rail experience.

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$8,159PP
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DURATION
9 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Selected transfers
  • Selected meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Day tours

About this holiday

Rocky Mountaineer Journey through the Clouds

Take your journey to new heights with this mountain adventure package that pairs Canadian Mountain Holidays with your Rocky Mountaineer rail experience. With mountains as far as the eye can see, your days will be spent flying to rarely visited high-country terrain.

Inclusions

  • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service.

  • 9 nights hotel accommodation.

  • 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinners.

  • Calgary to Banff with Panasonic Helicopter.

  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Banff to Jasper.

  • Jasper to CMH Cariboos Tour.

  • Guided Hiking Tour at CMH Cariboos.

  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Jasper.

  • Luggage handling & National Parks Pass

BONUS Receive up to $800* per couple in Added Value Credit

Accommodation

Itinerary map

Read on for a day-by-day breakdown of each night's accommodation, or contact us to learn more. Selected accommodation will be arranged by your tour provider closer to departure.

Travel dates

Prices apply only for departure on 15 July 2019. Please enquire for alternative travel arrangements.

Itinerary

Day 1 Tour Start - Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2 Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Please note that all accommodation in Kamloops is of moderate standard. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard.

Day 3 Kamloops to Jasper

Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Your rail journey ends this evening on arrival in the resort town of Jasper. Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard.

Day 4 Jasper to CMH Cariboos

This morning your shuttle will pick you up from your hotel and will transport you to the CMH helipad where you will be flown to the Cariboos Lodge. Upon arrival you will have time to settle into your room, receive a quick lodge orientation and a mandatory helicopter safety briefing. Guides will speak to each member of the group and split as necessary to make sure everyone is within their comfort level. You will be outfitted with boots, jackets, daypacks, rain-pants, walking poles and a water bottle. For the rest of the afternoon you will have time to relax in the spa area, get a massage or enjoy a drink and tea goodie by the bar before dinner. Overnight at CMH Cariboos Lodge. Dinner included.

Day 5 CMH Cariboos

Morning offers choices: join the morning stretch or sleep a little longer. Breakfast is served at 8:00am and the first helicopter leaves at 9:00am. Each group, with its own guide, at their own pace, spends the day roaming and hiking in the mountains. Over the course of the day, the helicopter may move each group to three or four different areas giving you a chance to experience a variety of settings. Lunch is picnic-style with food that you pack from a great selection set out at the lodge each morning. In the late afternoon, you fly back to the lodge for tea, goodies and relaxation prior to a spectacular dinner and an evening of story-swapping. Just as our groups vary, our mileage varies from approximately one kilometre (1/2 mile) to 15 kilometres (9 miles) - guests hike as much or as little as they desire. Overnight at CMH Cariboos Lodge. Breakfast, lunch, & dinner included.

Day 6 CMH Cariboos

Morning offers choices: join the morning stretch or sleep a little longer. Breakfast is served at 8:00am and the first helicopter leaves at 9:00am. Each group, with its own guide, at their own pace, spends the day roaming and hiking in the mountains. Over the course of the day, the helicopter may move each group to three or four different areas giving you a chance to experience a variety of settings. Lunch is picnic-style with food that you pack from a great selection set out at the lodge each morning. In the late afternoon, you fly back to the lodge for tea, goodies and relaxation prior to a spectacular dinner and an evening of story-swapping. Just as our groups vary, our mileage varies from approximately one kilometre (1/2 mile) to 15 kilometres (9 miles) - guests hike as much or as little as they desire. Overnight at CMH Cariboos Lodge. Breakfast, lunch, & dinner included.

Day 7 CMH to Banff

After breakfast you will head to the helipad for your final hike! In the early afternoon, you will fly back to the lodge for lunch and have some time to pack your bags before heading to the helipad to be transferred to your ground transportation to Banff. You will depart at 3:15pm and you will enjoy the incredible drive down the Icefields Parkway. View glaciers, cascading waterfalls, rock spires and beautiful lakes. You will arrive in Banff later in the evening. Overnight in Banff Breakfast & lunch included.

Day 8 Free Day in Banff

Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff's historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.

Day 9 Banff to Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour and Calgary Tower

Put on your best James Bond accent and take to the skies with a Summit Helicopter Tour. This 12-minute spine-tingling adventure will have you soaring 2,300 metres above sea level, giving you a totally incredible view of glaciers, mountain vistas, lakes, and waterfalls. This is the Rockies as you've never seen them.

Day 10 Tour End - Calgary

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.

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Fine print

The following product terms and conditions apply in addition to our Booking Terms and Conditions (available on our website) and terms and conditions of the relevant travel service provider.

Prices quoted valid for sale until 26 October 2018 for travel during the period specified (if applicable) unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.

All prices are per person (unless otherwise stated), subject to availability and may be withdrawn or varied without notice; Accommodation (if included) is based on Twin share unless otherwise stated.

Advertised price includes bonus nights and/or stated saving (if applicable).

Additional supplier conditions and travel restrictions may apply. Please enquire for further details.

Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.

Components of the total price including local payments, "resort fees", "national park fees", "trip kitties" and food funds (if applicable) may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel consultant prior to your departure. Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.

Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.

Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes, levies and government charges current at the time of publication.

Additional levies, government charges & other applicable fees, including additional taxes, surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date or flight routing, may apply and are beyond our control.

Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.

Prices shown are for payments made by BPAY.

Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge (see Booking Terms and Conditions for further details).

These prices are a guide to the best price and are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases; Please enquire for further details.

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