before 7:30 check in at Vancouver Central station, the train leaves at 8:30. Begin your journey by VIA rail and enjoy the marvelous view on the way to Farser Valley.
Stay on board for overnight.
Enjoy the beautiful scenes as the train passes by the glaciers, mountains, lakes and Canyons. As you arrive at Jasper Train station by 4:00 take the free shuttle bus and visit downtown Jasper.
Hotel: Sawridge inn or equivalent
We will then move to Columbia Icefield where you can have a ride on the “Ice Explorer” specially designed to suit the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Enjoy a thrilling experience on the new Glacier Skywalk. Discover the town of Banff wandering around and visit the 1988 Winter Olympics Games area - Canmore.
Hotel: Holiday Inn Canmore or equivalent
In the morning we will pass by Cascade Mountain and Castle Mountain before we head for a gondola ride (optional) to view the charming Rocky Mountains. Afterwards we will head to Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks before we head to Lake Louise, the “Jewel of the Rockies.” Enjoy the view of the magnificent snow-capped mountains surrounding the lake. We will then continue to Yoho National Park and visit the “Last Spike” of the transcontinental railway which connects the east to the west. We will spend the night in Salmon Arm/Vernon.
Hotel: Prestige Hotel or similar
In the morning we will move to Kelowna and visit the winery. The visit to the winery will include sampling wine and purchasing. Afterwards, at Lake Okanagan, we will know more about the legendary story of the fetching of “Ogopogo” the lake monster. After we pass by Hope, we will head to Vancouver.
Departure and Return Details
**Entrance fees to various attractions are not included