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Adventures Afloat: Canada’s Spectacular Coast and Rocky Mountains by Ship & Rail

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12 Days | 11 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Canada’s Pacific Northwest from two vantage points: from the coastal regions of Seattle, Vancouver and Vancouver Island by ship and the iconic granite and snow-capped mountains of Canada’s Rocky Mountains by train. Travel through old growth forests, stately gardens, soaring mountains and glaciers alongside local experts and discover the rich history and culture of the Northwest people.


• Take a one-of-a-kind train journey through Canada’s majestic Rocky Mountains.
• Experience the coastal city of Vancouver, exploring its unique neighborhoods with local experts.
• Explore a stand of enormous, centuries-old Douglas-fir at Cathedral Grove, in MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.

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Walking up to two miles on uneven terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrival in Banff, 2 nights; coach to Jasper, 2 nights; board train to Kamloops, 1 night; train to Vancouver, 1 night; embark on ms Amsterdam, 3 nights (Vancouver; Port Alberni; Seattle, Wash.); disembark Vancouver, 2 nights; independent departure.

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11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips


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