Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Calgary

Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Calgary

9 Days/8 Nights Calgary to Seattle

Price fromCAD$4,300

Calgary • Helicopter Tour • Banff • Lake Louise • Yoho National Park • Athabasca Falls • Icefields Parkway • Jasper • Rocky Mountaineer Railtour • Kamloops • Vancouver • Seattle

This journey offers stunning coastal paradise views, Starting in Calgary and then on to the jaw dropping landscapes of the Canadian Rockies. Get your camera ready! You'll join the hustle and bustle of Seattle with plenty of time to shop and explore. Highlights include the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lake Union and Lake Washington, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, views of the Cascade Mountains and numerous photo opportunities as the train hugs the coastline.

Coastal Passage Western Explorer from Calgary map

Day 1: Calgary Arrive in Calgary and spend the rest of the day sightseeing in "The Heart of the New West" independently.

Overnight Calgary Silverleaf: Delta Calgary Downtown Goldleaf: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Junior Suite

Day 2: Calgary to Banff with Summit Helicopter Tour (Coach) Depart Calgary this morning for a full-day tour concluding in Banff. Journey to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of today, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue onto Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late afternoon.

Overnight Banff Silverleaf: Banff Caribou Lodge - Standard Room Goldleaf: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Banff Spirngs Hotel - Deluxe Room

Day 3: Banff > Lake Louise (Coach) 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 spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location.

Please note: While arrival at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 1:00 pm, scheduled check-in time is not until 4:00 pm. In the event that your room is not ready, your luggage will be stored and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.

Overnight Lake Louise Silverleaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Room Goldleaf: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Fairmont Lakeview Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Deluxe Lakeview Room

Day 4: Lake Louise > Jasper (Coach) Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper national parks via the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Time will be available for lunch (not included). Arrive in Jasper late this afternoon.

Overnight Jasper Silverleaf: The Crimson Jasper Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 5: Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the Canadian Rockies' largest national park. Today you will enjoy a scenic half-day tour of some of the park's natural attractions and rugged peaks and perhaps catch a glimpse of the wildlife that calls this region home. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore more of Jasper independently.

Overnight Jasper Silverleaf: The Crimson Jasper Goldleaf: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Fairmont Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge - Deluxe Room

Day 6: Jasper > Kamloops (Train) Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper in the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia Interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today's highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Jasper 8:10 am Arrive Kamloops 5:00 pm

Overnight Kamloops

Day 7: Kamloops > Vancouver (Train) Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. On today's journey 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 this evening.

Breakfast and lunch will be served onboard the train

Depart Kamloops 7:35 am Arrive Vancouver 5:30 pm

Overnight Vancouver Silverleaf: Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Goldleaf: Four Seasons Hotel - Deluxe City View Room Goldleaf Deluxe: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Signature Harbour View Room

Day 8: Vancouver > Seattle Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer's new Coastal Passage route from Vancouver to the gateway to the Pacific Northwest, the "Emerald City" of Seattle. A motorcoach will transfer you from your hotel to nearby Pacific Central Station early this morning, where you will clear US customs and board your dome coach for the southbound rail journey to Seattle. After boarding, toast the voyage ahead and indulge in a delectable hot breakfast as you cross the mighty Fraser River and depart Vancouver.

Highlights include the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast, views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, and a unique view of the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington as the train nears Seattle.

Upon disembarking in Seattle at King Street Station, you will transfer to a motorcoach which will take you (and your luggage) to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours at leisure.

Breakfast will be served onboard the train

Depart Vancouver 7:50 am Arrive Seattle 1:15 pm

Overnight Seattle SilverLeaf: The Paramount Hotel- Standard Room GoldLeaf: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Room GoldLeaf Deluxe: Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Deluxe Hotel

Day 9 Seattle Departure Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Seattle hotel.

Rocky Mountaineer Train Service

SilverLeaf Service • A single-level dome coach with panoramic views through oversized windows • A refreshing welcome aboard toast • A selection of delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, as well as tasty snack options, served by a culinary team member at your seat • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks available throughout the journey • A dedicated culinary team member and two onboard Hosts in each SilverLeaf Service coach • Interactive and captivating storytelling and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Kamloops, and Quesnel • Complimentary transfers to and from the train during your vacation package

GoldLeaf Service • Fully domed windows that give you unparalleled panoramic views from your seat in the upper-level of our custom-designed bi-level dome coach • A refreshing welcome aboard toast • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches from an à la carte menu, served in the lower-level dining room of your dome coach • An exclusive outdoor vestibule in the lower-level of your dome coach • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks available throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling and historical trivia told by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts • A full culinary team and three or four onboard Hosts in each GoldLeaf Service coach • Complimentary baggage delivery to your overnight hotel accommodation in Whistler, Kamloops, and Quesnel • Complimentary transfers to and from the train during your vacation package

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service • Includes all features of our award-winning GoldLeaf Service, plus you'll receive upgraded deluxe hotel accommodation off the train

Please note: • All accommodations in Kamloops and Quesnel, while charming, are of moderate standard and cannot be upgraded. • Please be sure to carry any medication with you as you will not have access to your checked luggage onboard the train

• 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches • 8 nights hotel accommodation • Calgary Tower • Calgary to Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper • Jasper Highlights Tour • Rail station transfers in Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver, and Seattle • Luggage handling • National Park Pass

Pricing (per person) $CAD

Type TWIN SINGLE

2017

Calgary to Seattle

SilverLeaf Service

13 May - 27 May

10 Jun - 1 Jul

8 Jul - 15 Jul

22 Jul - 9 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Service

13 May - 27 May

10 Jun - 1 Jul

8 Jul - 15 Jul

22 Jul - 9 Sep

Meal Plan

GoldLeaf Deluxe Service

13 May - 27 May

10 Jun - 1 Jul

8 Jul - 15 Jul

22 Jul - 9 Sep

Meal Plan

-

-

-

$4,300

$4,659

$4,761

$4,659

$741

-

$6,122

$6,584

$6,736

$6,584

$1,159

-

$6,895

$7,402

$7,561

$7,402

$1,159

-

-

-

$5,424

$6,089

$6,292

$6,089

$741

-

$8,111

$8,982

$9,245

$8,982

$1,159

-

$9,601

$10,627

$10,932

$10,627

$1,159

Departs

2017 Departure Dates from Calgary Saturdays May 13, 27
Jun, 10, 24
Jul 1, 8, 15, 22
Aug 19, 26
Sep 2, 9

Booking conditions

• Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars(CAD), and include the CAD GST • Ask your travel agent or World Journeys for triple or child prices • Please contact World Journeys for the updated CAD exchange rate • Meal plan includes all breakfast and dinners • Please note all accommodation in Kamloops is of a moderate standard

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.

Not included

• Transportation from Calgary airport • Transportation to Seattle airport • Meals, other than specified • Activities, other than specified • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff • Fuel surcharges

Book by July 28 and receive one nights free hotel accommodation!

Book by July 28 and receive one nights hotel accommodation on select packages of 5 days or more in 2017. Free Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, or Calgary accommodation matches the accommodation grade of the package booked. Free Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary accommodation can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package starting or ending in Vancouver or Calgary. Free Seattle accommodation can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package including Coastal Passage starting or ending in Seattle. Offers are not available in conjunction with any other offer, have no cash value and are non-transferable. Offers are capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn, or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply. Please enquire for more details!