Stunning lakes, towering peaks, breathtaking landscapes, and thrilling experiences describe this Canadian Rockies tour. You’ll overnight in Vancouver, Seattle, Spokane, Cranbrook, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Jasper National Park, Kamloops, Whistler, and Victoria.
Tour highlights include a ride on the Ice Explorer on the 1000-foot Athabasca Glacier and a river safari on the Blue River, where you'll have the opportunity to see wildlife such as bears, eagles, moose, and more. These exciting adventures, along with a western barbeque in Banff National Park and a salmon barbecue in Lillooet, are special experiences Globus includes to make your Canadian Rockies tour a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Other tour highlights include a cruise on Maligne Lake, the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies; a trip to Moraine Lake, where 10 mountain peaks soar above 10,000 feet and surround the lake’s tranquil waters; a walk in Maligne Canyon to see unique rock formations and waterfalls; and a visit to Emerald Lake, where you’ll witness turquoise waters and amazing scenery.
Enjoy free time to explore Jasper National Park and Banff National Park during your 3-night stays at both the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, the embodiment of tranquility and natural beauty, and the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, known internationally as the "Castle of the Rockies." Perhaps enjoy Afternoon Tea during your two nights at Victoria’s historic Fairmont Empress.
This is just a small sampling of the many experiences and stunning scenery included on this Canadian Rockies tour. Let Globus handle all of the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy.
Visit the restored town
BANFF NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing; [LF] Western ranch barbecue dinner with entertainment
Sightseeing including visit to Moraine Lake, Natural Bridge, and Emerald Lake
Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
JASPER NATIONAL PARK
Maligne Lake cruise and visit to Maligne Canyon
[LF] Scenic wildlife river safari
Xwisten archaeological site with [LF] salmon barbecue
Orientation tour; farewell dinner
This cross-country adventure across Canada begins in Toronto, ends in Vancouver, and includes beautiful scenery and fun-filled activities in some of Canada?s most popular cities. A highlight of this Canada train tour is the 3-day, 3-night journey on VIA Rail??s the Canadian-a premier continental train-from Toronto to Jasper. In refurbished art deco rail cars and domed observation cars, enjoy views of the ever-changing landscapes as you leisurely travel through Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. The spectacular landscapes on your train trip are not the only stunning scenery you?ll witness on this Canada rail tour. Marvel at hypnotic Niagara Falls on your boat cruise past the falls. In the Canadian Rockies, ride the Ice Explorer-an all-terrain vehicle-on Columbia Icefield, an expanse of ice that is 1,200-feet thick. Stop in breathtaking Lake Louise, where cold waters mirror the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Spend time in stunning Jasper National Park-with its rugged mountains, glaciers, alpine meadows, rivers, and abundant wildlife-and Banff National Park, home to majestic mountains and picture-perfect scenery. Also stop in Yoho National Park, with its famous fossils, and Glacier National Park, with its abundant wildlife. From the Pacific Coast, sail to Victoria through the scenic Gulf Islands, a diverse archipelago. In Victoria, visit world-famous Butchart Gardens with its 55 acres of floral displays. Throughout this Canada train tour, enjoy sightseeing in the cities and time to explore on your own. You may want to dine at the top of Toronto?s CN Tower, take an optional float trip on the Athabasca River in Jasper, hike in Banff, enjoy Afternoon Tea at Victoria?s Empress Hotel, or shop Vancouver?s Robson Street. See Canada?s spectacular mountain scenery, stunning lakes, picturesque towns, gentle prairie fields, and exciting cities on this Canadian rail tour-what a fantastic vacation!Included Features:In Toronto, Niagara Falls, Victoria, and Vancouver; Butchart Gardens, Niagara Falls sightseeing cruise, orientation tour in Jasper, Columbia Icefield (Ice Explorer ride), and Stanley Park.Niagara Falls, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Canadian Rockies, Jasper National Park, Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Yoho National Park, Glacier National Park, Strait of Georgia, and Gulf Islands.