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7-Day Rocky Mountain VIA Railway Full Exprerience Tour from Calgary with Airport Pick up Tour Code: 222-9506

From USD$933.70  
Fri, Sun (7/19 - 10/11)
Calgary, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Visit Calgary (Heritage Park Historical Village), Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Columbia Icefield, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride, Sulphur Mountain, Surprise Corner), Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Glacier Skywalk, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake), Yoho National Park, Banff (Banff Photography tour), Jasper (Jasper Skytram, Via Rail Canada).
  • Enjoy lunch at Fairmont hotel near the Lake louise
  • Overnight in National Park resort, very convenient for shopping
  • Take VIA Rail from Jasper to Vancouver with sightseeing along the way
Price (/person)
    Single $1509.56
    Double $933.70
    3rd Person
    Adult $440.12
    Child
    (Age 0-11)
    $275.59
    4th Person
    Adult $473.02
    Child
    (Age 0-11)
    $275.59

Pricing Policy

Admission fees Date / Date Range AdultChild
National Parks admission and daily breakfasts - Surcharge Year round $115.17$82.26
Optional Meal Plan (/person) Date / Date Range AdultChild
4 Days Lunch - Surcharge Year round $122.57$122.57
Train Class Date / Date Range AdultChild
Upper berth - Surcharge Year round $386.64$386.64
Lower berth - Surcharge Year round $477.13$477.13
Cabin for single person - Surcharge Year round $625.21$625.21
Cabin for two persons - Surcharge Year round $625.21$625.21
Activity Options Date / Date Range AdultChild
3-hour Calgary City Tour - Surcharge Year round $45.25$45.25
3.5-hour Heritage Park Tour - Surcharge Year round $40.31$32.91
5-hour Crosslron Mills Outlets - Surcharge Year round $24.68$24.68
2-hour Calgary City Floating Tour - Surcharge Year round $56.76$56.76
Jasper Skytram - Surcharge Year round $49.36$24.68
Maligne Lake Cruise+Ice Explorer+Skywalk+Gondola - Surcharge Year round $188.39$94.60
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Day 1: Calgary

Today we will meet in Calgary. Airport pickup service is available, please see "Departure and Return" for details. You can spend your rest time at leisure or join in our optional activities (only available for guests arrived before 12:00pm): Calgary City Tour (3 hrs), Heritage Park Tour (3.5 hrs), Crosslron Mills Outlets (5 hrs).
  • Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB
    This city near the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada is near several of Alberta's amazing national parks. The city itself is home to the stadium from the 1988 Olympics, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Heritage Park Historical Village, and more!

    Heritage Park Historical Village

    A historical park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As Canada's largest living history museum, it is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. Exhibits span Western Canadian history from the 1860s to the 1950s.

    CrossIron Mills Outlet

    This fully enclosed shopping center is just outside of Calgary and the largest single-level shopping center in the province of Alberta, covering more than one million square feet.
Standard Hotel: Best Western Calgary Plaza Hotel or Clarion Hotel or similar

Day 2: Calgary - Banff National Park - Banff Town(209 km)

We will visit Banff Sulphur Mountain, ride Gondola, appreciate Johnston Canyon, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and Hoodoos. Later we will visit Banff Town and spend the night there.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Sulphur Mountain

    This mountain in Banff National Park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. There is a gondola that takes you nearly to the summit, which is perched at 8,041 feet.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Johnston Creek

    Johnston Creek is the one of most famous sights in Banff National Park。There are two spectacular waterfalls in the Johnston gorge: Falls Upper and Falls Lower. *Closed for 2021 summer season. Will be replaced by other sightseeing points

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Bow Falls

    The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Surprise Corner

    This scenic viewpoint in Banff National Park, though unmarked, is locally known as the best place to get views of the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the beautiful scenery that surrounds it.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Hoodoos

    Hoodoos are intriguing geological formations that rise like thin towers from rocky terrain. Those in Alberta's Banff National Park are no exception. They hover like tall spires above the wilderness of this vast area.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Sulfur Mountain Gondola Ride

    This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Hertitage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.
  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.
Standard Hotel: Voyager Inn or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Aspen Lodge/ Brewster Mountain Lodge/ Mount Royal Hotel or similar (BANFF Downtown Core)
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 3: Banff National Park - Yoho National Park - Banff(122 km)

We will leave hotel and drive to Lake Louise. Then we will continue to Moraine Lake, see Ten Peaks Valley, Spiral Tunnel. We will also visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Moraine Lake

    This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Valley of the Ten Peaks

    A region located in Banff National Park, this area is so named because the ten summits of the mountain range in the distance are clearly visible. It is an open valley area that also includes Moraine Lake.
  • Yoho National Park, AB

    Yoho National Park, AB
    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

    Emerald Lake

    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Natural Bridge

    The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, in the Yoho park, has created a natural bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Voyager Inn or Inns of Banff or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Aspen Lodge/Brewster Mountain Lodge/ Mount Royal Hotel/Lake Louise Inn or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan (Fairmont hotel lunch)

Day 4: Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Jasper(300 km)

Today we will pass Icefield Parkway, visit attractions Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, Ice Explorer and Athabasca Falls. Stay overnight in Jasper. We can also choose to take the add-on photography tour at your own expenses.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Bow Lake

    A small lake in western Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Bow River, in the Canadian Rockies, at an altitude of 1920 m. It is one of the lakes that line the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Columbia Icefield

    Columbia Icefield
    The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours 30 Minutes

  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.

    Banff Photography tour

    A exciting photography tour in Banff gives us a good chance to catch photos in the mountains and also find out kinds of wild animals.

    Admission (Optional): Adult C$65; Child C$65; include transportation|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Athabasca Falls

    A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Glacier Skywalk

    Glacier Skywalk
    Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.

    Icefields Parkway

    A 230 km long scenic road that parallels the Continental Divide, traversing the rugged landscape of the Canadian Rockies, travelling through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. It is named for features such as the Columbia Icefield, visible from the parkway. It links Lake Louise with Jasper to the north. At its southern end, the Icefields Parkway terminates at Highway 1.
Standard Hotel: Jasper Whistler's Inn/Mount Robson Inn/Lobstick Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 5: Jasper National Park - Jasper(8 km)

Today we will visit Maligne Lake and Maligne Canyon. Guests can choose to take Maligne Lake Cruise.Then we will pass by Medicine Lake. In the afternoon we can spend our free time at Jasper. We can choose to visit the Jasper Skytram. Overnight in Jasper.
  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Maligne Lake

    Maligne Lake
    This amazing lake and the scenery surrounding it is one of the most-photographed areas in the world. It is beloved for its crystalline waters, the surrounding mountains, and Spirit Island. The area is home to many animals, including caribou.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

    Maligne Canyon

    Maligne Canyon
    Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

  • Jasper, AB

    Jasper, AB
    This town in the wilderness of Alberta, Canada serves as the gateway to the national park of the same name, where visitors can see the Athabasca Glacier. There are many lakes in the area.

    Jasper Skytram

    The highest and longest aerial tramway located in Canada, which was built in 1964 and up to a height of 2,277 metres above sea level.
Standard Hotel: Jasper Whistler's Inn/Mount Robson Inn/Lobstick Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan

Day 6: Jasper - Vancouver(532 km)

In the morning we need to go to the Jasper Railway station by ownself. Then we will take the VIA train to Vancouver. Along the way we will see the Mountain Robson. At night we will across the Fraser Valley to the low land plain. Overnight on the VIA train.
  • Jasper, AB

    Jasper, AB
    This town in the wilderness of Alberta, Canada serves as the gateway to the national park of the same name, where visitors can see the Athabasca Glacier. There are many lakes in the area.

    Via Rail Canada

    Via Rail operates 497 trains per week in eight Canadian provinces over a network of 12,500 kilometers (7,800 mi) of track. Via Rail carries approximately 4.1 million passengers annually, the majority on routes along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor.
Standard Hotel: Standard seat on train or Upper/Lower berth/Cabin with surcharge

Day 7: Vancouver

At around 8:00am we will arrive in Vancouver. Please refer to the "Depature & Return" for more detailed information.
Please note the itinerary sequence listed above will be subject to change without prior notice. And some attractions will be replaced with others when they are closed for the seasonal reasons.
  • Airport Pickup: Calgary airport free pickup from 10:00am - 10:00pm every 2 hours (10:00/12:00/14:00/16:00/18:00/20:00/22:00). Please advise your pickup time in advance and meet the guide in yellow coat at Exit #7 Information Centre. Guests can also choose to take Shuttle Bus to hotel. Paid airport pickup: 1-4 passengers, C$60 each car; 5-10 passengers, C$150 each car (exclude tax, tips of C$4/person).
    If you do not need the pick-up service, please inform us one week before departure. Or you need to go to the hotel by yourselves (we will provide a VOUCHER).
  • Return: Tour will end at Vancouver Rail station (1150 Station St, Vancouver BC) around 8:00am last day. Since the return time is estimated, we suggest you not book the return flight departing on same day. Or you can contact VIA CANADA at 1-888-842-7245 for the actual arrival time.

Price Includes

  • Calgary airport pick up
  • VIA Railway ticket
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English & Chinese)
  • Bus transportation

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Banff, AB
    Banff Photography tour (Optional) C$65 C$65
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Flight ticket
  • Airport drop off service
  • Mandatory fees: CAD$140 per adult, CAD$100 per child aged 0-11, including National Parks entrance fees and daily breakfasts.
  • Driver/guide service fee: suggested C$10 per person
  • Tax: 5% GST ( will be charged when booking)
  • Personal costs
  • Meals and beverage
  • Travel insurance

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  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.

Redemption

  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

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    Cancellation and Refund Policy:
    TakeTours makes every effort to serve our customers better. We also advise all customers to purchase traveler's insurance in case of interruption, accidents, illness, or anything else that may come up. If a reservation has to be cancelled, customers will be charged a fee depending on how far from the departure date the cancellation takes place.
    31 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount
    Within 30 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount
    Day of departure or no-show - 100% of total purchase amount
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
  • We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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  • Railway ticket: Since this tour includes the railway ticket, please make sure to provide us your fully legal name when your booking. Or guests would take responsibility for the loss.
  • Hotel rooms: triple and quadruple room will be established with two beds only.
  • Baggage Restrictions: one piece per person for each room and one piece for hand luggage. Extra per baggage will be charged C$25+5% per day.

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