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BEGINS IN: CALGARY, ALBERTA

Rockies By Rail: Western Canada's Splendor

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Program #3748RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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Experience the wonder of the rugged, beautiful Canadian Rockies in Alberta and British Columbia. Ride the Rocky Mountaineer train past the tallest mountains in the Rockies. Journey through the Valley of a Thousand Peaks to the “Gold Pan City” of Quesnel. Follow the banks of the Fraser River past stunning lakes and coastal rainforest to the legendary resort town of Whistler. Complete your adventure with three nights in the cosmopolitan coastal city of Vancouver.


Highlights

• Enjoy some of the world’s most magnificent stretches of railway aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.
• Ride a glass-enclosed gondola to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for 360-degree views of the Rockies.
• Journey along the famed Icefields Parkway through the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Program Notes

An alternative itinerary is also available with departures from Seattle. See program number 21493.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain. Elevations of 4,500 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Calgary, 1 night; coach to Banff, 3 nights; coach to Jasper, 2 nights; train to Quesnel, 1 night; train to Whistler, 1 night; train to Vancouver, 3 nights; departure.


Date Notes
8/27/2015
There are two departures of this program on 08/27/2014. One offers Read Leaf Service and the other offers Gold Leaf Service.

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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 7 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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