Menu
Call Us: 0800 988 4611 -- 01628 593 423
9am - 6pm Mon to Fri | 10am - 5pm Sat & Sun
Twitter facebook Google Plus youtube Instagram
Back to top of page
Canadian+Rockies+Wanderer+Rail+%26+Drive
Click for Free Quote
Ref: C09

Canadian Rockies Wanderer Rail & Drive

Vancouver * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Jasper * Banff * Calgary

With time in beautiful Vancouver, a journey through the Canadian Rockies o­n the Rocky Mountaineer train and the flexibility to explore the best of the Canadian Rockies with your included hire car, this holiday incorporates many of the favourite features of our multi-centre holidays in Western Canada.

2018 - 13 days from £3,029 per person twin share + flights

Itinerary

Day 1  - UK – Vancouver
Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from London (Heathrow) o­n a scheduled Air Canada flight to Vancouver - regional flights are available on request. O­n arrival there is an included private sedan transfer provided to your centrally located hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
Overnights (3): Vancouver

Day 2-3  - Vancouver
Renowned as o­ne of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is home to spectacular natural scenery with breathtaking views in each and every direction, has a bustling metropolitan core and boasts o­ne of the mildest climates in Canada. Enjoy all the city has offer with your included flexible city tour. Highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Tickets are valid for two consecutive days, and the convertible clear top buses offer stunning views, rain or shine. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20 plus stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Take an up close and personal look at Vancouver’s urban oasis, Stanley Park, have lunch at Granville Island, visit the historical Gastown or the trendy Yaletown, and don’t forget Robson Street to do a little shopping! Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Yaletown, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, and the Entertainment District. Full commentary is offered in English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean and Mandarin. The tour loop duration is 120 minutes, without hopping off to visit attractions.

Day 4 - Vancouver – Kamloops
Travel o­nboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. En route you will pass through the fertile Fraser Valley and the scenic Fraser Canyon. o­ne of the canyon's true highlights is Hell's Gate, where you will watch water torrent past the canyon's walls at its narrowest point. Upon leaving the Fraser Canyon, the train will follow the Thompson River to the city of Kamloops. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnight (1): Kamloops

Day 5 - Kamloops to Jasper
Back o­nboard the Rocky Mountaineer you will follow the Thompson River through rolling plateaus into the snowy peaks of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Pass by Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 meters (12,972 ft), before entering Jasper National Park. Arrive in Jasper late afternoon. Breakfast & Lunch Included
Overnights (3): Jasper

Day 6-7 - Jasper
Pickup your hire car today and drive through the magnificent mountain scenery of Jasper National Park. A showcase of pearly blue lakes, long ridge-top hikes, canyons and a world-class golf resort, the town of Jasper is a sleepy sanctuary, known as a refuge for bighorn sheep, elk, deer and moose - all of which have been spotted wandering its streets. A trip to the exquisite Maligne Lake, the second largest glacier-fed lake in the Rockies, is well recommended where a cruise will take you past glacier-studded mountain peaks to world-famous Spirit Island.

Day 8 - Jasper – Banff (173 miles)
Travel the Icefields Parkway through the natural splendour of Jasper and Banff National Parks. Glistening glaciers, cascading waterfalls, emerald lakes and alpine meadows dot this awe-inspiring mountain paradise. Stop at the Columbia Icefield, and, weather permitting, why not take the ‘snocoach’ ride o­nto the Athabasca Glacier to walk o­n this huge expanse of ice. Afterwards view the turquoise waters of Lake Louise before arriving into Banff.
Overnights (4): Banff

Day 9-11 - Banff
Situated o­n the doorstep of spectacular scenery, Banff nestles amidst the glory of the Canadian Rockies. With a wealth of attractions, ranging from the Hot Springs to the gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, Banff boasts an attractive main street with numerous cafes and craft shops. Renowned for its winter activities, Banff is also the summer “gateway” to National Parks and the scenic splendours of this part of the Rockies.

Day 12 - Banff – Calgary (81 miles)
Today drive to Calgary, a stylish and friendly city. Its history comes alive at Heritage Park, Canada's largest living historical village, at the Glenbow Museum and at the site of Calgary's birthplace, Fort Calgary. Discover Canada Olympic Park, site of the 1988 Olympics and travel to the top of the ski-jump tower or, for a spectacular view of the city’s heart, ascend Calgary tower. Return your hire car at Calgary Airport prior to your overnight flight to the UK.

Day 13 - Arrive UK
 

PLEASE NOTE that an additional DEPOSIT of £220 to £300 per person is required to confirm a reservation.

BRITISH AIRWAYS ECONOMY CLASS DOMESTIC ADD-ONS
Available in conjunction with your trans-atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.

Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service o­n the Rocky Mountaineer
Our custom-designed, bi-level, glass-domed GoldLeaf coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Take in the dazzling vistas upstairs, and enjoy delicious meals downstairs. From the attentive service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer Hosts, to the gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by our award-winning chefs. GoldLeaf Service is quite simply, as good as it gets.

Air Canada Upgrade to Executive First
Designed to provide you with your own personal space that's ideal for a good night's sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you'll arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.

SPECIAL OFFERS

1) Enjoy a Toronto and Niagara Falls add-on from £265 per person
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, return airport coach transfers from Toronto Airport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-Star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Niagara Falls including a boat ride o­n the Hornblower Cruises to view the Horseshoe Falls (seasonal) and lunch.

2) Enjoy a Montreal and Quebec City add-on from £299 per person
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, return airport coach transfers from MontrealAirport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-Star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Quebec City.

 

Departure Dates

2018

Twin Share
3 Star Hotels
Twin Share
4 Star Hotels
Twin Share
5 Star Hotels
May 01, 05, 08, 12, 15, 19 £3,100 £3,450 £3,649
May 22 £3,100 £3,478 £3,707
May 26 £3,277 £3,564 £3,885
May 29 £3,346 £3,564 £4,056
June 02, 09 £3,412 £3,564 £4,120
June 12, 19 £3,412 £3,626 £4,099
June 23 £3,733 £3,947 £4,420
June 26, 30 £3,779 £3,993 £4,466
July 03, 07, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 £3,779 £3,993 £4,466
July 28, 31 £3,779 £3,993 £4,498
August 04, 07 £3,779 £4,122 £4,477
August 11, 14 £3,779 £4,122 £4,498
August 18, 21, 25, 28 £3,458 £3,672 £4,145
September 01, 04, 08, 11, 15, 18 £3,412 £3,626 £4,009
September 22 £3,412 £3,626 £4,051
September 25 £3,258 £3,605 £3,910
September 29 £3,113 £3,520 £3,974
October 02 £3,029 £3,387 £3,801
October 06, 09 £3,029 £3,387 £3,549
Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf Supplement - £352
Free Quote
Contact Us for Early Bird Offers

3 Star4 Star5 Star
VancouverBest Western Plus Sands by the SeaMetropolitan Hotel VancouverSutton Place Hotel Vancouver
JasperMarmot LodgeSawridge Inn & Conference CentreFairmont Jasper Park Lodge
BanffElk and Avenue HotelDelta Banff Royal Canadian LodgeRimrock Resort Hotel

Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled Air Canada flights from Heathrow to Vancouver with return from Calgary to the UK
  • Airport taxes, security charges and Air Passenger Duty
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation room only unless stated
  • Private car transfer to your Vancouver hotel
  • Sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Two day “Rocky Mountaineer” Train from Vancouver to Jasper in SilverLeaf class, including Breakfasts and Lunches
  • 7 days hire of a “fully inclusive” intermediate hire car
  • Day-by-day itinerary with door-to-door driving instructions and maps provided prior to departure from UK
  • 24-hour customer service support within Canada

Not Included:

  • Meals unless stated, other than on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Transfers to Vancouver railway station and from Jasper railway station
  • Car hire drop charge $40 plus tax
  • Extra charge applies to renters under 25 years of age
  • National Parks fee
  • Fuel for hire car
  • Hotel parking if applicable
  • Weekend flight Supplement (Friday-Sunday) £30 per person each way


Our Price Guarantee

All offers are subject to availability. Once a booking is confirmed your holiday price is 100% GUARANTEED against any increase in price such as currency exchange fluctuations or fuel surcharges. Other companies may surcharge you by up to 10% more!


X

Best Western Plus Sands by the Sea


Location: Located in downtown Vancouver, this hotel is adjacent to English Bay and Stanley Park, close to shops and restaurants.

Number of Rooms: 121

Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), coffee maker, iron with board, hair dryer, rollaway bed not available, Green Key. 6 floors with elevator, non smoking property, restaurant, bar, fitness centre, sauna, drycleaning, guest laundry, parking $18, pet friendly property. Wheelchair accessible room(s).

X

Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver


Location: Elegant deluxe hotel in downtown Vancouver, across from Pacific Centre shopping mall.

Number of Rooms: 197

Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), CD player, coffee maker, mini bar, iron with board, in-room safe, bathrobe, hair dryer, Green Key. 18 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, 24hr room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, steam room, squash courts, parking $40. Wheelchair accessible room(s).

X

Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver


Location: Elegant hotel located in the heart of downtown Vancouver close to shopping and restaurants.

Number of Rooms: 397

Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughtout the property at a daily charge of $15, CD player, DVD player, clock radio, coffee maker, mini bar, in-room safe, bathrobe, hair dryer, rollaway bed $30, Green Key. Non smoking property, restaurant, bar, 24 hr room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna, whirlpool, spa, business centre, children 3 and under eat free, parking $40, pet friendly property. Wheelchair accessible room(s).

X

Marmot Lodge


X

Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre


X

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge


X

Elk and Avenue Hotel


X

Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge


X

Rimrock Resort Hotel