Highlights: Vancouver - Whistler - Quesnel - Jasper - Kamloops - Seattle
Other departures: Manchester - £4749, Birmingham - £4799, Bristol - £4799, Norwich - £4799, Newcastle - £4799, Edinburgh - £4899, Glasgow - £4899
GoldLeaf Service: 1 Sept 18 - 24 Sept 18 - £6459
Other departures: Manchester - £6509, Birmingham - £6559, Bristol - £6559, Norwich - £6559, Newcastle - £6559, Edinburgh - £6659, Glasgow - £6659
From Sea to Sky and beyond! Explore the beautiful cities of Vancouver and Seattle, and continuing to the amazing and diverse landscapes of the Canadian Rockies.
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 Whistler
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. Following your check-in at and motorcoach transfer from your downtown Vancouver hotel, the Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler. Breakfast included onboard.
Day 3: Whistler to Quesnel
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacier-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. Please note that all accommodation in Quesnel is of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.
Day 4: Quesnel to Jasper
Your journey continues eastwards today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper. Overnight in Jasper. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.
Day 5: Sightseeing Tour Jasper Highlights
Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies’ largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park’s natural attractions and rugged peaks, and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently. Overnight in Jasper. Lunch will be included.
Day 6: Free Day in Jasper
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Jasper National Park on your own. A wealth of optional activities (not included) abound: taking the Jasper Skytram to the high alpine of Whistlers Mountain, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, cruising on Maligne Lake to Spirit Island, or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 7: Jasper to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. Please note all accommodations in Kamloops are of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.
Day 8: Kamloops to Vancouver
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today’s journey 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 this evening. Overnight in Vancouver. Breakfast & lunch will be served onboard.
Day 9: Vancouver to Seattle
Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer’s new Coastal Passage route from Vancouver to the gateway to the Pacific Northwest, the “Emerald City” of Seattle. A motorcoach will transfer you from your hotel to nearby Pacific Central Station early this morning, where you will clear US customs and board for the southbound rail journey to Seattle. After boarding, toast the voyage ahead and indulge in a delectable hot breakfast as you cross the mighty Fraser River and depart Vancouver. Highlights include the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast, views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, and a unique view of the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as the train nears Seattle. Upon disembarking in Seattle at King Street Station, you will transfer to a motorcoach which will take you (and your luggage) to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Overnight in Seattle. Breakfast will be served onboard.
Day 10: Tour End - Seattle
Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Seattle hotel.
The 2018 Stay & Play Promotional Credit can be used towards (add on Guide attached):
· Adding other Rocky Mountaineer routes
· Coastal Passage packages of 9 days or longer
· Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary
· Additional activities and tours
· Meal plans and meals
· Extension days on a car rental Rail & Drive package
· Adding a car rental to a qualifying package
· Offsetting the cost of the single pricing (any remaining credit to be applied towards previously stated credit options)
· Adding an Alaska Cruise to your qualifying package*
*RM Rail & Cruise packages are applicable with the total package duration being the qualifier for the offer, not just the number of non-cruise land nights.
· Upgrading GoldLeaf Service accommodation to a higher accommodation category, including GoldLeaf Deluxe Service, only if available at the time of booking.
Please note that only the following credit options are bookable online:
· Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver and Calgary (an extra night in Victoria is NOT bookable online)
· Additional activities and tours
· Meal plans and meals
For any other options, please contact our Wholesale Team on 00 800-2008-0900 Press Option # 2 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2018 Stay & Play Promotion terms and conditions:
· Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added.
. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice.
. Applicable to new bookings only on selected dates – please refer to the attached 2018 Stay & Play promotional availability spreadsheet for the applicable package start dates.
. Applicable to single, double, triple, or quad package tour prices.
. Not applicable to child prices.
. Not applicable to 2 or 3-day rail only bookings.
. Not available to Group Tour Bookings.
. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.
. Deposits required at the time of booking.
. US and other international guests – add-on credit values are expressed in CAD and will be converted to USD/GBP/AUD/EUR at the exchange rate used for the package tour booking.
. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation.
. Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added.
. Credits can only be used towards buying additional services – cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation of the core package.
. For qualifying Rail & Cruise packages, the Stay & Play credit can be applied towards the Rail & Cruise package cost.
. For single guest bookings, the Stay & Play credit can be used to offset the cost of the single pricing; any remaining credit can be used toward the previously stated credit options.
. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip.
. Should the add-on arrangements total more than the total credits, the balance is payable by the guest.
. We regret it is not possible to change the offer in the event a subsequent offer better fits your itinerary.
. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferrable.
. Minimum add-on arrangement is $50 per guest.
· Amendment fee of $50 per booking will be charged if a guest decides to change the use of the Stay & Play credit after the booking has been confirmed.
· The GoldLeaf Service accommodation upgrade is not restricted by hotel destination or number of hotel nights.
- Flights from London with Scheduled Airlines
- Airport taxes
- Meals: 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches
- 9 nights hotel accommodation
- Vancouver Lookout
- Jasper HighlightsTour
- 6 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
- Receive $600 CAD per couple in added value credit
- Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper, Kamloops, and Seattle
- Luggage handling and National Park Pass
- As per Itinerary