Travel 2 Touring 18/19

NIGHTS STAYED

1

CANADA

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

1

British Columbia

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED

Alberta

1

Lake Louise

Kamloops

1

1

Banff

1

1

Calgary

2

Panoramic Helicopter Tour

Vancouver

LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

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INDEPENDENT RAIL TOUR PRICES FROM £2099pp

RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • 2 days travelling in SilverLeaf Service onboard RockyMountaineer • Panoramic Helicopter ‘Flightseeing’ Tour • Overnight stay in the stunning Lake Louise • Admission to Banff Gondola • Tour of Yoho National Park and Emerald Lake • Tour of Vancouver’s North Shore and Grouse Mountain 1 1 1

LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED

7 day First Passage to the West Highlights Calgary • Banff • Lake Louise • Kamloops • Vancouver

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Day 1: Arrive Calgary Arrive in Calgary, “The Heart of the New West”, and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. Day 2: Calgary – Panoramic Helicopter – Banff Depart Calgary in the morning for a full-day tour. First, travel to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of the day; a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is also included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late afternoon. Day 3: Banff - Lake Louise Today, 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 that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the day is at leisure. Day 4: Lake Louise - Kamloops Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise to Kamloops, in the heart of the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through remarkable tunnels, along rocky lakeshores and across the ranch lands of the Interior. Highlights include the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Horse

Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie. Overnight in Kamloops. (BL) Day 5: Kamloops - Vancouver Your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. You will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver. (BL) Day 6: Vancouver Sightseeing Enjoy a 6-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia’s First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains. Note: There are further sightseeing options available on day 6 please ask for details Day 7: Depart Vancouver Your Rocky Mountaineer tour ends on day 7; perhaps extend your stay with a cruise to Alaska.

TOUR DETAILS

£2099 per person

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PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ hotel accommodation • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 2 delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, served at your seat. Complimentary alcoholic and non- alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling by onboard Hosts • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary DEPARTURES Multiple dates through Apr to Oct, please call for details. Also available in reverse.

TOUR STYLE: Independent Rail

GROUP SIZE: 1+

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ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 - 5 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

Optional Pre/Post Stay Add-on nights are available in Calgary and Vancouver. Please call for details.

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