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Iconic Rockies

Vancouver to Victoria

Trip Code: URJEV14
14 Days
20 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 20 meals - 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

Travel & Accommodation

Hotel exterior with the moutains behind covered in snow at winter time

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Relax amid the iconic and stunning surrounds of Lake Louise at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Two brown bears rolling around on the ground together next to tree stump

Bears at Grouse Mountain

Watch for bears at Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge and enjoy breakfast at the Treetop Restaurant.

Aerial view of Quaaout lodge sitting amongst the tall trees beside the lake

Stay at Quaaout Lodge and Spa

Learn about Canada’s First Nations heritage during your stay here

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included
North America Map URJEV14 2019
Vancouver to Victoria

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Insider Experience

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Your journey begins today upon your arrival in the exciting city of Vancouver. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan metropolis. After settling in, you’ll meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast and bear viewing.


Later today, fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and get to know some of its most vibrant areas and best-loved attractions on a fascinating sightseeing tour.

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  • Breakfast

Board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you soak up the stunning scenery. Later, arrive in the city of Kamloops where you’ll stay overnight.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

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  • Lunch

Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer as you continue your spectacular rail adventure today. Follow the North Thompson River past rolling landscapes before ascending through the majestic scenery of the Monashee Mountains. Journey onward past Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Alberta Icefields. Then head past Mt Robson, which is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before traversing the Yellowhead Pass and entering Jasper National Park, one of Canada’s oldest and largest national parks. Tonight, enjoy free time to explore and perhaps sample the local fare in one of Jasper’s restaurants.

Stay: Two Nights: Chateau Jasper

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a delicious BBQ dinner at Jasper Park Stables.


After breakfast today, you have the full day to relax or explore Jasper. Perhaps opt for one of the select experiences available. You might like to take in the sights on a unique and exhilarating Harley Davidson side-car tour, embark on a thrilling rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or enjoy a memorable evening wildlife experience (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.


Still in Jasper National Park, explore Maligne Canyon this morning and enjoy time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then travel along the Icefields Parkway, which is considered to be the world’s most scenic highway, before stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, continue on to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ and one of the world’s most stunning locations.

Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning, travel to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting), where the lake’s surrounds and turquoise waters offer picture-perfect vistas. This afternoon, make your way to Banff National Park to explore Banff town on a sightseeing tour, and ride the Banff Gondola along Sulphur Mountain for expansive views of the surrounding region.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you today. Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a first-nations inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge and Spa.


Descend from the Rockies via the beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.

Stay: Quaaout Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a feast at Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre.


Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region today, before arriving in Whistler. This famous alpine resort town offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries.

Stay: Two Nights: Delta Whistler Village Suites

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today is yours at leisure to explore this outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise however you wish. Nestled in the picturesque setting of the Coast Mountains, Whistler is the perfect base from which to discover this wilderness region. Perhaps choose one of the select experiences available today. You might like to take an enthralling floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari, or head up to the snow-line of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snowcat. Other options include a gondola ride, an informative Tree Trek, a zip trek or an exhilarating helicopter flight (own expense).

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On your journey south to Victoria this morning, travel along the Sea to Sky Highway for breathtaking views. Along the way, stop at Shannon Falls, which towers above the Howe Sound, North America’s southernmost fjord, before taking a ferry ride across the Georgia Strait. Alternatively, you may prefer to experience the region’s natural beauty from the skies on a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Victoria, Marriott Inner Harbour

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit the Butchart Gardens for a special Farewell Dinner.


Enjoy time at leisure today or if you’d prefer to explore further afield, consider choosing from one of the select experiences available to you. Perhaps embark on an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense).

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  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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