August 15, 2012

Explore the Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies Excursion – 5 Days / 4 Nights

A relaxing, memorable two-day journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer climaxes with a stunning helicopter tour of the Rockies’ legendary looming crags.

Vacation highlights

  • 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Banff tours
  • Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Station and hotel transfers

Western Explorer – 8 Days / 7 Nights

Here’s a hint about why this has been our most popular vacation for over a decade: all of the must-see sights of the Canadian Rockies are included in this itinerary. Spend two days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. Along the way take a tour of Jasper’s highlights, the Icefield parkway, Yoho Park, and Banff. Take a flightseeing tour on a Summit Helicopter.

Vacation highlights

  • 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 2 lunches, 2 breakfasts
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • Banff, Jasper, and Calgary tours
  • Icefields Parkway and Yoho Park tours
  • Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Station and hotel transfers


Exciting Activities

Customize your holiday with the following activities:

  • Ride the Jasper Tramway for views of mountain ranges, glacial fed lakes, and the Athabasca River.
  • Ride on an Ice Explorer on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.
  • Ride on the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park to experience a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges.
  • Experience the adventure of a Ziptrek Bear EcoTour in Whistler, perfect for families, groups and beginner zipliners.
  • Experience the thrill of a Ziptrek Eagle EcoTour in Whistler, perfect for experienced zipliners.
  • Ride on the Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola, a 4.4 kilometre suspended journey between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.

Spectacular Tours

Customize your holiday with the following tours:

  • Enjoy a 90 minute tour of Vancouver on a Hop-on, Hop off Vancouver sightseeing tour (1 Day).
  • Explore Vancouver’s most popular attractions at your leisure on aHop-on, Hop off Vancouver sightseeing tour
    (2 Day)
  • Enjoy a Vancouver North Shore Tour including visits to Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge.
  • Enjoy a full-day narrated Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tourfrom Vancouver across to Vancouver Island.
  • Enjoy free time in Victoria before embarking on a whale watching adventure on a Victoria and Whale Watching Tour.
  • Discover the majestic mountains and expansive coastline surrounding Vancouver by floatplane on a Vancouver Extended Panorama Tour.
  • Explore the Rockies on a full-day MountainLakes and Waterfalls Tour from Banff, including lunch.
  • Enjoy an Explore Lake Louise from Banff Tour with plenty of time at your leisure, including lunch.
  • Enjoy a Rockies Discovery and Glacier Adventure from Banff, Jasper, or Lake Louise, including a ride on an Ice Explorer.
  • Enjoy a Columbia Icefield Discovery and Glacier Adventurefrom Lake Louise or Banff, including a ride on an Ice Explorer.
  • Set out into Jasper National Park with a Wildlife Interpreter on a Jasper Wildlife Discovery Tour.

Rail & Cruise Packages

Use your Early Booking Bonus credit to extend your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey with a Holland America Alaska cruise. A rail and cruise vacation is an ideal way to catch the natural drama unfolding in Western Canada and Alaska from both land and sea. Cruise from Vancouver onboard the ms Zuiderdam or depart from the port of Seattle, Washington on the ms Oosterdam.

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