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Trafalgar - Canada's Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer Return Option With Goldleaf (DCRGN17)

8 Days From Calgary to Vancouver (BC)
Tour Style: Country Explorer
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Visits: Canada

Venture to the land of the glistening glaciers. Your in-depth exploration of the Rocky Mountains begins in Stampede country, taking you through scenic icefields, breathtaking landscapes, and alpine villages. Then relax onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada's West and the Canadian Rockies.
Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore Banff
  • Visit Jasper National Park, ride aboard an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier, Banff National park
  • Scenic Drive along the icefields parkway
  • Dive Into Culture Lace-up those skates, hit the ice, and learn about being a real hockey player.

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day 1Kick Start Your Journey In Calgary
Tip your Stetson to Canada’s ‘Cowboy Country’, kick-starting your adventure through the inimitable Rockies in Calgary. This evening, gather at your hotel joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
Visits: Calgary
Meals: Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Westin Calgary
Day 2Uncloak The Ethereal Canadian Rockies
Embark on a spiritual encounter with the Canadian Rockies, admiring the ethereal beauty of Lake Louise, the surrounding summits and Victoria Glacier, before we continue along the Icefields Parkway. Skirt the craggy peaks, waterfalls and luminous glacial lakes keeping an eye out for bears, elk and mountain goats as you make your way through the wilderness to Jasper.
Visits: Jasper (AB)
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Chateau Jasper
Day 3Enjoy The Wonders Of Jasper National Park
Soak up pristine natural surroundings enjoying a morning at leisure. Then venture to Maligne Lake and indulge in a Regional Lunch with wine at the Maligne Lake Chalet, a rustic log building situated on a rise of land offering magnificent views of beautiful Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park. Take to the aqua waters of Maligne Lake later this afternon (seasonal), admiring views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island, named by the Stoney Nation indigenous people for the experiences their ancestors had at this place centuries ago. It's a tiny grove of trees set in pristine nature separated from the mainland by an isthmus. Spirit Island becomes a true island for a few short days during the summer. Then enjoy the dramatic views as you take a guided walk to Maligne Canyon.
Visits: Jasper (AB)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4Take An Excursion To The Athabasca Glacier
We crunch across the glistening icefield of Athabasca Glacier this morning, stepping aboard an Ice Explorer to learn about glaciers and their impact on the environment. Take a sip of ice cold glacier water and admire the surrounding snowcapped panorama before continuing your journey to the alpine village of Banff. Before dinner, you'll enjoy a rare opportunity to meet a retired Royal Canadian Mountie, dressed in the traditional red serge uniform. This Local Specialist will share colourful stories about life in the ‘force’ and even pose for a photo or two. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
Visits: Banff, Columbia Icefield
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Banff Park Lodge
Day 5Shoot Your Shot In Canmore
Learn the art of playing the puck like a pro when you meet a real Canadian hockey player in Canmore. Dive into Culture and embrace Canada’s national sport, learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as a professional coach walks you through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and put on the full hockey gear with help of a real coach. Grab your stick and it's off onto the ice where you'll soon find out whether you are a lefty or righty and learn how to score the big goal. A sightseeing excursion around Banff reveals the exquisite natural beauty of the area. Admire the classic viewpoint of Surprise Corner, spectacular Bow Falls, and the hoodoo rock formations.
Visits: Canmore, Banff
Meals: Breakfast
Day 6Breathe Fresh Air In Banff
Join your Travel Director for an optional excursion in the morning to explore the jewels of the Rockies, and head to Yoho National Park and Moraine Lake in the Valley of Ten Peaks. See Takakkaw Falls, the second tallest waterfalls in Canada. Straddle the continental divide at Kicking Horse Pass as you head to view the Spiral Tunnels, the famous railway built in the early 1900's. After a day in the Rockies, meet Julie, Owner and Entrepreneur of Banff Trail Riders and dive into the world of horsemanship in the Rockies. Meet a blacksmith, visit the leather work shop, and learn about the history of the barns followed by a traditional BBQ dinner.
Visits: Kananaskis
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest
Day 7Board the Rocky Mountaineer
A sensational two day journey on-board the Rocky Mountaineer with a night in Kamloops. Your train journey through Canada's stunning Rocky Mountains begins as you head west to Vancouver.
Visits: Kamloops
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8Ride By Rail to Vancouver
Continue your journey by rail through British Colombia to Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver, your included transfer will take you to the Vancouver International Airport or your post hotel.
Visits: Vancouver
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Available Room Types: Single, Triple, Twin, Twinshare
Child: ages 5 to 17

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Mon 06/27/22 $4,845.00
Mon 07/04/22 $4,927.00
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Mon 08/01/22 $5,002.00
Mon 08/08/22 $5,002.00
Mon 08/15/22 $5,002.00
Fri 08/19/22 $5,002.00
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Mon 08/29/22 $5,002.00
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Fri 09/16/22 $5,002.00
Mon 09/19/22 $5,002.00
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