Canadian Rockies by Rail

July 26, 2019 to August 2, 2019

Experience the unique world of rail travel! The Rocky Mountaineer is so much more than just a train. It’s the key to unlocking a hidden world of unparalleled beauty as you carve through otherwise inaccessible terrain in the Canadian Rockies. And your job aboard our all-dome fleet? To indulge in the most luxurious journey you’ve ever experienced.  Spend 7 nights in fantastic four-star hotels and three days aboard the Rocky Mountaineer as we journey from Seattle to Calgary for a trip of a lifetime!

 

 

Depart Milwaukee for Seattle. Upon arrival in Seattle you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Your free time can be spent exploring Seattle’s waterfront, Chinatown, Pioneer Square, the sights of Pike Place Market, and/or the Space Needle at leisure.

Hotel: Paramount Hotel Seattle (or similar)

A motorcoach will transfer you to King Street Station for the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey. After boarding, enjoy dinner onboard as you travel past the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lakes Union and Washington. Highlights include the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond and, after crossing the Canadian border, the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast and travels into Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, a motorcoach will transfer you to your hotel.

Hotel: Westin Bayshore Vancouver Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore, including Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.

Hotel: Westin Bayshore Vancouver Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops.

Hotel: Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff.

Hotel: Moose Hotel & Suites (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Start your day with hotel pickup in Banff, and enjoy a full-day of sightseeing traveling along the Bow Valley Parkway to Johnston Canyon, where you will enjoy an easy walk before touring to the Lake Louise area. Stops include the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Victoria Glacier, Moraine Lake and the Valley of The Ten Peaks, Yoho National Park, Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls. Arrive back into Banff in the late afternoon.

Hotel: Moose Hotel & Suites (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour from Banff to Calgary. Highlights include admission to the Banff Gondola and a panoramic Helicopter Tour. Then travel to Calgary by motorcoach late this afternoon. Tonight enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at the Calgary Tower. You overnight stay is in Calgary.

Hotel: Delta Calgary Downtown
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast depart for your flight home


Join your tour guide as you and others explore the Rockies!

Air-Inclusive Package

  • Round-trip air from Milwaukee to Seattle, and return from Calgary, Alberta, Canada including current air taxes and fees
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers in Seattle and Calgary

Hotel Accommodations – Seven Nights in 4-star Hotels

  • One night in Seattle
  • Two nights in Vancouver
  • One night in Kamloops
  • Two nights in Banff
  • One night in Calgary
  • Breakfast daily at the hotels
  • Includes hotel service charges, taxes and luggage handling for one bag

Train Travel

  • Three days of train travel with GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer including:
    • A refreshing welcome aboard toast
    • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches and one dinner onboard
    • Morning scones and afternoon wine and cheese
    • A custom-designed bi-level dome coach with meal service below and seating up top
    • An exclusive outdoor viewing platform
    • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and gourmet snacks
    • Onboard local host gratuities

Sightseeing and Exclusive Highlights

  • Vancouver sightseeing including Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Mountain, Lakes and Waterfalls Sightseeing experiences in Banff and Lake Louise
  • Banff Gondola
  • Panoramic Helicopter Tour, Banff
  • Final night Farewell Dinner at the Calgary Tower
  • Air-conditioned motorcoach for transportation and sightseeing
  • Rocky Mountaineer professional local travel hosts
  • Professional tour manager from Fox World Travel *
  • Customized, informative travel documents containing trip details and helpful packing and planning information

Not included:  Travel Insurance, gratuities for airport porters, tour guides, motorcoach drivers, meals (other than those included in the package), optional excursions that may be offered, trip cancellation insurance, and any items of a personal nature.

* Minimum group required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to participate. In the unlikely event the minimum number is not reached, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination. NOTE: Hotels and Daily Itinerary are subject to change.

 

Tour-Only

Tour Only
Arrange your own airfare
Based on double occupancy

Air-Inclusive

Round-trip airfare from Mitchell Airport
Based on double occupancy

Single Supplement: $1,435.00
Initial Deposit: $700.00 per person
Final Payment Due:
April 22, 2019

*Above base pricing is per person based on double occupancy. All air taxes and fees of $116.34 per person are included and subject to change.

Flights from Milwaukee are pending

The flights included in the air-inclusive package have not yet been announced, the identity of the carrier, which may include the carrier’s code-share partner, will be assigned and disclosed at a later date.
Flight schedules are subject to change and Fox has no control over flight changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply.  Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance:

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties:

  • From date of deposit to April 22, 2019: Initial deposit of $700.00 per person
  • April 23 to June 7, 2019: 75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • June 8, 2019 to 0 days prior to travel: No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.

A passport will be needed for travel.