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.
Have a nice morning with the beautiful views 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. 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.
Hotel: Glacier Inn or equivalent
Today we shall visit many lakes including Bow Lake, Peyto Lake and Moraine Lake (according to road conditions) and then move to Lake Louise to enjoy the view of the lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Afterwards, we will head to Banff. Wander around and explore the Banff town and Bow falls. You may have a helicopter ride (optional) at Kananaskis, it is the place where the “Brokeback Mountian” was filmed.
Hotel: Mount Royal Hotel or equivalent
A Gondola Ride this morning will let you into the world of charm being around the extraordinary Rocky Mountains, and seeing the marvelous green color of Emerald Lake. Afterwards, discover the Natural Bridge, a peculiar rock formation that is worth visiting. We will then head to Golden and the Eagle Pass by taking the Trans-Canada Highway to visit the “Last Spike” of the transcontinental railway connecting east to the west. We will pass by the honey farm before we head to Vernon to stay for overnight.
Hotel: Prestige Inn Vernon or equivalent
Today we are going to visit Kelowna, the center of the Okanagan Valley. At Lake Okanagan, you will know about the legendary story of the fetching of “Ogopogo” the Lake Monster. On our visit to the orchard fetch your favorite fruit. At the winery afterwards, we will discover the procedures of wine production along with sampling some wine. By the late afternoon we shall arrive in Vancouver.
Departure and Return Details
**Entrance fees to various attractions are not included