Monday, October 7, 2019
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. If arriving together we are transferred to our hotel in Vancouver.
Overnight-SHERATION WALL CENTER, VANCOUVER
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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.
Overnight- GOLD LEAF ACCOMODATION, KAMLOOPS
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
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.
Overnight-SAWRIDGE INN, JASPER
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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-SAWRIDGE INN, JASPER
Friday, October 11, 2019
Travel by motorcoach to Banff via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Afterward, a brief stop will be made at Bow Lake before arriving at Banff via Lake Louise late this afternoon.
Overnight-RIMROCK RESORT, BANFF
Saturday, October 12, 2019
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location. Overnight in Lake Louise. Please note: While arrival at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 1:00 p.m., scheduled check-in time is not until 4:00 p.m. In the event that your room is not ready, your luggage will be stored and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.
Overnight-CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE, LAKE LOUISE (lake view rooms)
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Your tour ends on arrival in Calgary late this afternoon.
Overnight-HYATT REGENCY, CALGARY
Monday, October 14, 2019
Group transfer to airport
CHECK OUT THE HOTELS BELOW
Gold Leaf Service
Per person double occupancy Single $6182
Due before May 13, 2019
Final payment—July 8, 2019
On the Rocky Mountaineer October 7 - 14, 2019
This video resides on YouTube
Gold Leaf full dome train service—Vancouver to Jasper
Breakfast and Lunch on board throughout
Transfer to hotel in Vancouver (if arriving at time of rest of group) and to Calgary airport (if departing with rest of group).
Gold Leaf accommodation in Kamloops.
Transfers to and from hotel in Kamloops
All gratuities on board Rocky Mountaineer
Continuing Rocky Mountain adventure
Breakfast daily and one dinner at Chateau Lake Louise.
Transfers to/from hotel in Jasper and throughout.
Sightseeing per itinerary with driver/guide from pickup
in Jasper to departure in Calgary.
Flights to Vancouver and from Calgary
Lunches (except on train as mentioned above)
Dinners except at Chateau Lake Louise on October 12
Gratuities for driver/guide and services
from Jasper to Calgary.
Journey Through the Clouds
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KC AIRLINE SCHEDULE
|OCT 7||LV||MONDAY||SAN JOSE||10:05 AM||WS 7481|
|LV||SEATTLE||1:15 PM||WS 6399|
|OCT 14||LV||MONDAY||CALGARY||1:15 PM||AC 217|
|LV||VANCOUVER||3:40 PM||AC 8114|
|AR||SAN JOSE||5:54 PM|