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Western Canada Rockies Winter Train Adventure

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Western Canada Rockies Train Adventure

6 days / 5 nights
Independent Holiday Package

Jan–Apr & Nov–Dec 2018
Departs Tuesdays & Fridays
From Vancouver, BC

This is one of our ROCKIES BY DAYLIGHT tours. View the Rockies at their best—in daylight from the train. Check out our other Rockies By Daylight tours here.

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Travel aboard VIA Rail’s flagship train The Canadian, from Vancouver BC to Jasper AB, experience the magnificent Canadian Rockies, and West Edmonton Mall.

  • Sleeper Plus Class accommodations aboard VIA Rail
  • Jasper National Park
  • West Edmonton Mall

Day 1 — Vancouver / VIA Rail

Tuesday / Friday

All aboard for a delightful journey into the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Start your trip with private transfer service to Pacific Central Station this evening. Sleeper Plus Class passenger enjoy private waiting area, and priority boarding tonight. Once aboard, watch out your large picture window as the train rolls into the night. Overnight VIA Rail.

Day 2 — VIA Rail / Jasper

Wednesday / Saturday

This morning has you waking up to your first views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Enjoy meal service the dining car where professional chefs provide delectable cuisine made fresh for your enjoyment. An afternoon visit to the Park Car offers a lounge, sitting area, and dome seating. Take time to visit the dome seating today and get a 360 degree view of the approaching Canadian Rockies. Late afternoon arrival into Jasper with transfer service to your hotel. Breakfast and lunch served aboard VIA Rail. Overnight Jasper.

Day 3 — Jasper

Thursday / Sunday

Enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of Jasper & Jasper National Park. Visit gorgeous Maligne Canyon and take part in a soft adventure walk on the frozen river to spectacular frozen waterfalls. Jasper, located in the heart of Jasper National Park, dates back to 1811 when David Thompson, Canada’s great fur-trade era explorer and mapmaker, had his men build the first permanent habitation here while he was searching for a fur-trade route through the Rockies. Visit the Jasper Yellowhead Museum for more information about the history of this world renowned town. Overnight Jasper.


Day 4 — Jasper / Edmonton

Friday / Monday

Early morning transfer service from Jasper to the city of Edmonton. Welcome to the Fantasyland hotel. Located within West Edmonton Mall where good times await. The mall has many shops to visit for everyone in the family. You can also take part in mini golf, swim in the Olympic size World Waterpark, or go skating at the Ice Palace. Find whole sections of the mall devoted to a myriad of restaurants to suit any palate. Overnight Edmonton.

Day 5 — Edmonton

Saturday / Tuesday

Continue your adventure with a visit to Galaxyland or find your way through the newest attraction in the Crystal Labryinth. Golf anyone? Enjoy family oriented fun with Professor Wem’s Adventure Golf, great for all ages. Did you know the Fantasyland Hotel has Theme rooms? Choose from an Igloo themed room to a Princess room, an African room to space room. Tonnes of fun and excitement for the whole family. Overnight Edmonton.

Day 6 — Edmonton

Sunday / Wednesday

Your adventure ends today with private transfer service to airport with fond memories of your Western Canada Rockies Train Adventure.

Price Includes

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in hotels.
  • 1 night in VIA Rail’s Sleeper Plus Class accommodation.
  • Transportation and transfers, as described.
  • Select sightseeing, activities, and admissions, as described (Seasonal Availability).
  • 2 meals: 1 breakfast; 1 lunch.
  • Not included — any items not listed such as but not limited to Goods & Service Tax and/or Harmonized Sales Tax; meals (other than listed); baggage handling; gratuities; travel insurance; personal expenses; custom tour add-ons.

2018 Canadian dollar prices — per guest, double occupancy in hotels • Senior = 60 years and better.

2018 Season
Jan–Apr & Nov–Dec
JAN–MAR $1849 $1739
APR $1999 $1889
NOV–DEC $1769 $1659
Pricing for accommodation and rail travel varies considerably throughout the year, please call for further details.
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