Canadian Fall Passage to the West by Rail

October 2, 2019 to October 9, 2019

Experience the beauty of fall on this land and rail trip aboard the exceptional Rocky Mountaineer.  Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels and pass by Craigellachie, the spot where the last spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. This is the only passenger rail service on this historic route, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.

Traverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons. If you’re a history buff, this route is for you. Spend seven nights in four-star hotels and 2 days on the train.  We begin in Calgary with a two night stay before traveling to Banff.  As we work our way west, there will be an overnight in Kamloops and then two nights in Vancouver!

 

 

Depart Milwaukee for Calgary. Upon arrival you’ll be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your free time in Calgary.

Hotel: Paramount Hotel Seattle (or similar)
Hotel: Fairmont Palliser Hotel (or similar)

After breakfast we embark on our Calgary half day sightseeing tour. Included is a visit to the Heritage Park Historial Village. This is Canada's largest living history museum and is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. Exhibits span Western Canadian history from the 1860s to the 1950s. You will see Western Canada's iconic past not only preserved, but also presented alive and in great working condition. Many of the buildings are historical and were transported to the park to be placed on display. Lunch is included at the Village. This afternoon you can visit the Calgary Tower on you free time.

Hotel: Fairmont Palliser Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour from Calgary to Banff. Highlights include admission to the Banff Gondola and a panoramic Helicopter Tour.

Hotel: Rimrock Resort Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

Start your day with hotel pickup in Banff, and enjoy a full-day of sightseeing on you Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls tour. 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: Rimrock Resort Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Today you travel by train. Your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues westwards through the mighty Canadian Rockies! You’ll 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 the Continental Divide, the Spiral Tunnels, the Kicking Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass and Craigellachie – where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. Overnight in Kamloops.

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

Your train journey continues towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver by rail. On today’s trip 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.

Hotel: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today, enjoy a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia’s First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains.

Hotel: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel (or similar)
Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast depart for your flight home.


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

Air-Inclusive Package

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

Hotel Accommodations – Seven Nights in 4-star Hotels

  • Two nights in Calgary
  • Two nights in Banff
  • One night in Kamloops
  • Two nights in Vancouver

Breakfast included daily at the hotels.  Includes hotel service charges, taxes and luggage handling for one bag

Train Travel

  • Two days of train travel with GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer including:
    • A refreshing welcome aboard toast
    • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches 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

  • Heritage Park Historical Village and Lunch in Calgary
  • Calgary sightseeing and Calgary Heritage Park
  • Calgary Tower Visit
  • Banff Gondola and Panoramic Helicopter Tour
  • Banff & Lake Louise ~ Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls Tour
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Tour including Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • 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: $1,391.00
Initial Deposit: $700.00 per person
Final Payment Due:
June 28, 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 June 28, 2019: Initial deposit of $700.00 per person
  • June 29 to August 2, 2019: 75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • August 3, 2019 to 0 days prior to travel: No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.

A passport will be needed for travel.