Grand Rail Circle

Stunning mountain vistas & Rocky Mountaineer's legendary service create the trip of a lifetime on the Grand Rail Circle.

This epic 2 week trip takes you across Canada's Rocky Mountain range, from Vancouver to Jasper, then back again along a different path. It includes 2 journeys on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer as well as a coach tour to Lake Louise and plenty of sightseeing along the way.

Tour highlights

    • Experience 2 Rocky Mountaineer routes in 1 trip
    • Enjoy fun-filled Whistler
    • Walk on a glacier along the unique Icefields Parkway
    • Ride to the top of Grouse Mountain for views over Vancouver

Itinerary

Day 1

UK to Vancouver

Watch the seaplanes coming and going in Vancouver harbour or delve into the boutiques and cafés of Gastown while enjoying your first day in Canada at your own pace. This immensely walkable city offers scenic vistas and interesting attractions at every turn.

Day 2

Vancouver to Kamloops

Climb aboard the Rocky Mountaineer and settle into your comfortable carriage ahead of a thrilling journey into the Rocky Mountains. Look out for the wonderful wildlife that calls this region home on your way to the town of Kamloops where you will spend the night.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Kamloops to Banff

Truly remarkable scenery unwinds before you with snow-capped peaks, forested mountain sides and thundering rivers all around as your train whisks you to the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Banff

This morning explore Banff on your own. This afternoon, join a guided tour of Banff and the area including Lake Minnewanka, Bow Falls and a trip on the Banff Gondola. 

Day 5

Banff

Get out today and enjoy the splendour of Banff National Park on your own. There are optional activities including golf or a nature walk, or you can just relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery from the comfort of the hotel.

Day 6

Banff to Lake Louise

Travel by coach to the stunning Yoho National Park where Emerald Lake and the Spiral Tunnels are among the sights you will witness. Continue to Lake Louise where the rest of the day is free for you to explore at your leisure.

Day 7

Lake Louise

Enjoy a free day in stunning Lake Louise at leisure. Take pictures, go canoeing or make use of the hotel facilities. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 8

Lake Louise to Jasper

Today’s journey whisks you by coach from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park via the incredible Icefields Parkway. Take a memorable tour aboard the Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier before arriving into the town of Jasper.

Day 9

Jasper

Wake up today in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Rockies' largest national park. Enjoy a half day tour on foot, before some free time to enjoy the scenery on your own for the rest of the day. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 10

Jasper to Quesnel

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer! Travel from Jasper to Quesnel via the Rocky Mountain Trench and Mount Robson – the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11

Quesnel to Whistler

Head south past Fraser Canyon, over the Deep Creek Bridge crossing and on to the mountain town of Whistler.

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch

Days 12-13

Whistler to Vancouver

After a final morning in the mountains return for your last rail journey on the Whistler Sea to Sky Climb. Descend to the Pacific Coast and the vibrant city of Vancouver for a final night. The next day enjoy a remaining morning at leisure before catching your flight home.

Train Cabins

SilverLeaf

  • Gourmet meals served at your seat
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Single level coach with oversized windows
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

GoldLeaf

  • A la carte meals served in the lower level dining room
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages served along with snacks throughout the journey
  • Custom designed two-level domed coach with dome windows
  • Outdoor vestibule, to soak up that fresh mountain air
  • Welcome aboard toast
  • Luggage delivered to your overnight accommodation

Pricing

from 30th April 2017 - 1st October 2017

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