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9-Day Canadian Rockies VIA Railway to Vancouver from Calgary Tour Code: 793-18616

From USD$1347
Sat (Apr 30 - Oct 8)
Calgary, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
9 8
Visit Calgary, Jasper National Park (Icefields Parkway), Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Bow Lake, Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake, Surprise Corner), Vancouver, Victoria, Yoho National Park, Banff, Jasper.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $2188
    Double $1393
    3rd Person
    Adult $853
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $635
    4th Person
    Adult $841
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $635
Price (/person)
    Single $2095
    Double $1347
    3rd Person
    Adult $853
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $635
    4th Person
    Adult $841
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $635
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Pricing Policy

Admission fees AdultChild
National Park Entrance Fee + 4 Breakfasts - Surcharge $94$63
Train Class AdultChild
Comfort Sleeper on VIA train - Surcharge $381$381
Private Sleeper on VIA train - Surcharge $579$579
Optional Meal Plan (/person) AdultChild
3 Lunchs - Surcharge $109$90
Day 1 Activity Option AdultChild
City Self-Explore - Route A - Surcharge $32$32
City Self-Explore - Route B - Surcharge $54$46
City Self-Explore - Route C - Surcharge $36$36
City Self-Explore - Route D - Surcharge $46$46
Activity Options AdultChild
Banff Gondola - Surcharge $47$24
Columbia Icefield Glacier Snow coach + Columbia Icefield Skywalk - Surcharge $86$43
Ski Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola - Surcharge $43$22
Banff Night Tour - Surcharge $59$59
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Day 1: Calgary

Upon arrival in Calgary, we will be picked up at the airport and then transferred to the hotel. We can enjoy our free time leisurely for the rest day. Guests who arrive before 12:00pm can choose to take one of the following optional activities:

Option A: Calgary Downtown

Option B: Heritage Park

Option C: CrossIron Mills Outlet

Option D: Chinook Center

Start time: Approx. 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • 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!

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    CF Chinook Centre

    It is the largest mall in Calgary, with 1,355,000 square feet (125,900 m2) of space. CF Chinook Centre is home to five major department stores (only two are in operation while the third being redeveloped), 250 stores, and several full service restaurants. It also had a 900-seat food court with 36 food vendors, a bowling alley, professional tower, and the Scotiabank Theatre Chinook.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    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.
Standard Hotel: Best Western premier or same class

Day 2: Calgary-Banff National Park-Yoho National Park-Banff(288 km)

Today we will drive along the No.1 Highway and head to the Lake Louise. We can get a far view of the Castle Mountain on the half way. Then we will continue to Moraine Lake, see Ten Peaks Valley, Spiral Tunnel. We will also visit Yoho National Park, see the 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks, overlooked by a stately chateau and backed by [Victoria Glacier] and elevated by [Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise]

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

    Visit [Lake Louise Gondola] (additional charges) at [Lake Louise Ski Resort]. The mountainous scenery here is immaculate.

    Duration: 1-2 Hours

    Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    This luxury hotel, one of Canada's grand railway hotels, is located in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, built in the Scottish baronial style. There is a local legend that the hotel is haunted.

    Lake Louise Ski Resort

    Lake Louise Ski Resort
    One of three major ski resorts located in Banff National Park near the village of Lake Louise, Alberta. Lake Louise has been a home to skiing since the 1920s, as the gateway to the Skoki Ski Lodge.

    Moraine Lake

    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.

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Two Jack Lake or Minnewanka Lake as an alternative attraction

    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

    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

    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: Caribou Lodge/Roundlestone Lodge/Aspen Lodge/Ptarmigan Inn or similar
Breakfast: Meal Plan (Buffet at Ski Lake Louise)

Day 3: Banff-Banff National Park-Banff(86 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. We can also choose to take the add-on optional night 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 10 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

    Bow Falls

    Bow Falls
    Bow Falls is not like your typical waterfall, it is wide and short. You can also see the valley that was eroded by glacier activity and the [Bow Falls] over the years.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

    Surprise Corner

    Surprise Corner
    Surprise Corner is about a mile from the centre of Banff town. The surprise at the corner of Tunnel Mountain Road in the town of Banff is the sudden appearance and incredible view of the [Fairmont Banff Springs]

    Duration: Approx. 15 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.

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake as an alternative attraction

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • 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: Caribou Lodge/Roundlestone Lodge/Aspen Lodge/Ptarmigan Inn or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan (French Brasserie at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel)

Day 4: Banff-Banff National Park-Jasper National Park-Jasper(257 km)

Along the way you will see Crowfoot Glacier. Stop by Bow Lake visit the historical Simpson's Num-Ti-Jah. Then stop at Peyto Lake. Drive along the Icefield Parkway, visit attractions Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, Ice Explorer and Athabasca Falls. Stay overnight in Jasper. We can also choose to take the add-on night 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Bow Lake

    [Bow Lake], the lake is a bright turquoise color which is due to the glacial runoff from Bow Glacier. Historical Simpson's [Num-Ti-Jah] is located on the shores of Bow Lake at the foot of [Mount Jimmy Simpson].

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Along the way, stop at [Peyto Lake] for its beautiful shape like a Maple (If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction)

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    Snowcoach

    Visitors to Jasper National Park in Alberta can take this exciting ride across the ice field to the Athabasca Glacier. This is a great way to see the vast tundra of Jasper.

    Athabasca Falls

    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

  • 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.
Standard Hotel: Lobstick Lodge/ Marmot Lodge/ Athabasca Hotel or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan (Hot Lunch at Columbia Icefield Centre)

Day 5: 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.
  • Vancouver, BC

    Vancouver, BC
    This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.
Standard Hotel: on the VIA train

Day 6: Vancouver

At around 8:00am we will arrive in Vancouver. Our guide wil meet you at 9:00am, then transfer to the hotel. You 'll have a free time on your own.
Standard Hotel: Travelodge or smilar

Day 7: Vancouver

We will visit China Town, see Guinness Silk Road records the world's narrowest commercial building, Vancouver's first street with Chinese name, Jiahua monument, Millennium gate arch, Zhonghua Gate arch, etc. We will also visit Gas town, Canada Place, Olympic Park, Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park. You can experience Capilanno Suspension Bridge and walk through the cliffwalk. Finally, we will go to local winery to taste ice wine.
  • Vancouver, BC

    Vancouver, BC
    This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.

    Chinatown

    The Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada's west coast, is the largest Chinatown in Canada. It is also a National Historic Site, and its many historical locations, shops, and eateries make it a popular destination for tourists.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Gastown

    Named for seaman "Gassy" Jack Deighton, this historic district in Vancouver has a colorful history that culminates in its function today as a hub for technology and popular shopping and dining locale for tourists and locals alike.

    Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

    Stanley Park

    One of Vancouver's main tourist attractions and beloved by visitors and locals alike, this massive park on the western coast of Canada is not to be missed. Stanley Park was the first park in Vancouver, and remains the largest.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Queen Elizabeth Park

    This park on Little Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is home to several botanical gardens, golf courses, tennis courts, and more. It sits on what was once a stone quarry that was instrumental in the Canadian railway's construction.

    Capilano Bridge

    This breathtaking, 460-foot-long pedestrian suspension bridge takes guests through the treetops above the Capilano River in an eponymous park in North Vancouver. It has existed in some form since 1889, though it has been rebuilt several times.

    Admission (Optional): Adult C$40; Child (6-15 yrs, 6-12) C$14; Senior C$40

    Canada Place

    The roof of Canada Place, Vancouver's large convention facility, is made of cloth pieces to resemble sails. This complex contains the Vancouver Convention Center, the local cruise ship terminals, the city's World Trade Center, and a hotel.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Travelodge or similar

Day 8: Victoria 1-Day Tour(228 km)

We will take BC Ferry to Victoria where we will visit Butchart Gardens. After lunch, we will go through Gate of Harmonious Interest to China Town. Next we will continue to visit Beacon Hill Park, Mile Zero, Victoria Harbour, see Legislative Buildings and Fairmont Empress Hotel. Finally we will take ferry back to Vancouver.
  • Victoria, BC

    Victoria, BC
    This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.

    Butchart Gardens

    These world-famous floral gardens are located on a 55-acre estate on Vancouver Island's southeastern point in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. People from around the world have been coming to see the gardens for more than 100 years.

    Chinatown Victoria

    The oldest Chinatown in Canada is located on the Pacific coast of British Columbia in the city of Victoria. This artistic and cultural center has features such as its famous Chinese Gate, which is guarded by lion statues.

    Beacon Hill Park

    Beacon Hill Park, located in Victoria, British Columbia, contains hiking trails, a waterpark, two playgrounds, a petting zoo, and botanical gardens, among many other attractions. Loved by locals and tourists alike, the 200-acre park has something for everyone.

    Mile Zero

    An area of southwestern Beacon Hill Park at Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia is the beginning of Canada's Number 1 Highway, which stretches the entire length of the country. A monument marks "mile zero" to visitors.

    Victoria Harbour

    This seaport in the city of Victoria is the local cruise ship and tourist entry and exit point for the city, covering 620 acres of water. It separates downtown from the Victoria West neighborhood.

    BC Parliament Buildings

    (Outside Visit) The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are where the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia meet. They are located in Victoria, British Columbia, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Visitors can marvel at the Baroque architecture and sprawling lawns.
Standard Hotel: Travelodge or similar

Day 9: Vancouver

Transfer to the Vancouver.
  • Calgary Airport Pick up: please meet at the arrival level "A area" inside Exit No.1. According to the arrival time, we can arrange free pick up service at 10:00AM/12:00PM/2:00PM/4:00PM/6:00PM/8:00PM/10:00PM.

Price Includes

  • VIA Railway ticket
  • BC Ferry
  • Hotel accommodations for 8 nights as listed -standard room
  • Bilingual Tour Guide (English and Chinese)
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    Vancouver, BC
    Capilano Bridge (Optional) C$40 C$14 (6-15 yrs, 6-12) C$40
    • 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.
  • Meals & All Personal Expenses such as laundry, phone & travel insurance
  • Driver/Tour Guide gratuity: C$10/pp/day in Alberta, C$12/pp/day in British Columbia, airport pick up C$4/pp
  • Mandatory fee (will be added when checking out)
  • Refunds for costs caused by force majeure

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  • The following applies to order cancellations and changes:
    - reduce the number of participants for the same order
    - cancel the entire order
    - change of itinerary
    - change different dates for the same trip
    1. No refund will be made for any change or cancellation of the entire order or one or all of the activities, meals, tickets and accommodation within 45 days prior to the departure of the tour;
    2. 46-60 days prior to the departure of the tour - 50% will be refunded
    3. 61 days or more before the tour - 30% will be refunded
    4. The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
  • The following applies to order modification
    - increase the number of participants in the trip (depending on the resource situation of the corresponding date of the trip)
    - change the name of the person participating in the trip
    1. No modification shall be made within 45 days before the tour
    2. A service fee of C$50/ single/trip will be charged for 15days or more before the trip
  • If your itinerary includes shuttle service, please be sure to provide accurate flight information and arrive at the designated pick-up location in advance. The travel agency reserves the right to provide the second service or to charge $30 per person if there is an error in pick-up due to inaccurate information.
  • Visitors under the age of 16 should be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or above).
  • Please understand that complimentary items unavailable due to traffic, weather or other force majeure factors, or you cannot participate due to personal reasons, the fees will not be refunded.
  • We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance.
  • If you have special needs (such as bed, vegetarian, baby chair, etc.), please inform us at least 7 days before the trip, we will try to coordinate, but no guarantee.
  • If you need to leave the tour, please sign the confirmation of leaving the tour.
  • During the tour, there may be different vehicles and tour guides to serve you. Sorry for any inconvenience!
  • The order of travel may be adjusted.
  • We need your passport or picture ID card when we issue VIA Railway Ticket. (Luggage: Limited to two medium suitcase and one carry-on luggage per person.). Once the VIA Railway Ticket is issued cannot be refund or exchange. We are not responsible for any canceling VIA Railway or VIA Railway delay.

Additional Note

  • If your itinerary includes airport pick-up and drop-off service, please provide accurate flight information and arrive at the designated pick-up location in advance. If the pick-up or designated pick-up location is mistaken due to inaccurate information you have provided, you will be charged C$30/pp for a second pick-up service.
  • According to different hotel operation requirements, you may be required to provide credit card information as a deposit during your stay for miscellaneous expenses and incidental guarantees (such as telephone expense, laundry, catering). 
  • All activities and meals must be booked in advance. Please understand that no additional bookings will be provided during the tour.
  • During the tour, please arrive at the pick-up location at the time scheduled by the tour guide. Do not be late to avoid delaying other tourists’ itinerary. If you are late or miss the transportation we have provided, you are responsible (at your own expense) to meet the group at the next designated meeting location.
  • During your trip, the tour guide may pick-up or drop-off travelers accommodated at different hotels. The tour guide will make reasonable arrangements according to the presented situation. Please cooperate and understand, thank you.
  • During your trip, there may be different vehicles and tour guides serving you.
  • If for any reason you need to leave our group during the trip, you must fill out a “Letter of Liability Release”, no exceptions.
  • Guests under 16 years old, must be accompanied by an adult (Age 18 or above).
  • In the event of traffic, weather, or other circumstances not under our company’s control, or if you are unable to participate in activities included in the itinerary due to personal reasons, no refunds will be given.
  • If you have special needs (such as but not limited to: bed type, vegetarian options, high-chairs, etc.) please inform us at least 7 days before your trip. We will do our best to accommodate you, but there is no guarantee.

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