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Rail to the Canadian Rockies and Ice Festival

Tour Features   Top of Page

6 Day/5 Night Tour Features

  • 2 nights train accommodations on VIA Rail w/upper & lower berth and shared bath
  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Banff
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations at the Chateau Lake Louise
  • 1 breakfast, 2 Lunches, 2 dinners
  • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
  • Fully escorted and narrated

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Departure Dates
  • January 25-30, 2019
Price Per Person
Starting at $2199 per person, double occ. USD
Starting at $3098 per person, single occ. USD
Upgrades available: Private room w/private bath
$725 per person, double occ.
Call for pre or post tour hotel nights.

Reserve space now by calling toll-free 1-888-544-RAIL
or make a reservation using our website reservation form.

Detailed Itinerary   Top of Page

Day 1-Seattle-Vancouver, BC-Rail Canada

Our mountain holiday begins as we head north of the border by deluxe motorcoach to Vancouver, BC. Sit back and relax as your Tour Director shows you the sights along the way. We will board VIA Rail for a 12pm departure. First-class treatment awaits as our Service Manager welcomes you aboard. After settling in, you may wish to visit the Glass Dome Car to watch the Vancouver skyline as we journey north. Nothing could be finer! (D)

Day 2-Canadian Rockies-Jasper, Alberta-Chateau Lake Louise

Good Morning! Awaken early to freshly brewed coffee. When you look out the window, you are surrounded by the famous Canadian Rockies. We are scheduled in Jasper at approx. 8am before board our coach and depart on the Icefield Parkway. The winter scenery is incredible as we wind our way past Mt. Robson, the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. In the mid-morning, we will arrive at our hotel in the heart of the Rockies, Lake Louise, our home away from home for the 2 nights. (B)

You'll be awed by the majestic peaks and other incredible winter scenery surrounding Chateau Lake Louise.

Day 3-Lake Louise-International Ice Festival

This morning after breakfast (own your own) you may wish to enjoy the International Ice Festival. There you will immerse yourself in one of the most famous, and coolest (literally) celebrations in Canada. During the event see ice masterpieces, created by 20 international teams, which will last until April. Enjoy the festivities and be sure to take photographs of your favorite frozen sculptures to share with your friends and family. (meals on own)

Day 4-Lake Louise-Banff

After breakfast, on your own, we'll depart for Banff. Spend the day experiencing the beauty of this winter wonderland, the crown jewel of the Canadian Rockies. This town is a top-notch recreation, shopping and sightseeing destination spanning all four seasons. Your tour guide can point out all the options this mountain town has to offer. (meals on own)

Day 5-Banff-Jasper, Alberta-VIA Rail

Enjoy breakfast on your own before boarding our motorcoach to Jasper, Alberta. In the late afternoon, board VIA Rail for an overnight trip to Vancouver, BC. (D on train)

Day 6-Vancouver, BC-Seattle

Enjoy the day on board the train before arriving in Vancouver at Approx. 6PM. We bid our train staff a fond farewell before boarding our motorcoach bound for Seattle. Our approximate arrival time back in Seattle is 10pm. Please plan any flights for the next day in case of any delays. (B)

(B)= Breakfast (L)= Lunch (D)= Dinner (R)= Reception


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