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8-Day Vancouver, Glacier View, VIA Rail and Bus Ultimate Tour from Vancouver/Seattle Tour Code: 422-3866

From USD$1529  
Mon (Jun- Oct)
Seattle, WA; Vancouver, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
8 7
Visit Seattle, Vancouver, Banff National Park (Lake Louise, Moraine Lake), Jasper National Park (Athabasca Glacier, Glacier Skywalk), Okanagan (Okanagan Lake), Salmon Arm, Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake).
  • Stay 3 nights in National Parks: Banff, Glacier View Inn and Town of Jasper
  • Take VIA Rail to admire the dramatic changes in scenery
  • Ride "Ice Explorer" at dusk and Glacier Skywalk in the morning for a close-up look at the glacier
  • A special gift package worth $110
Price (/person)
    Single $2539
    Double $1529
    3rd Person
    Adult $859
    Child
    (Age 2-11)
    $619
    4th Person
    Adult $859
    Child
    (Age 2-11)
    $619

Pricing Policy

Admission fees Date / Date Range AdultChild
Gondola + Skywalk + Ice Explorer + National Park - Surcharge Year round $127$65
Hotel Option (/room) Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
Type D Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar - Surcharge Year round $280$300$300$300
Optional Meal Plan (/person) Date / Date Range AdultChild
Rockies Meal Plan Only - 1B/3L/3D - Surcharge Year round $209$176
Type B Deluxe Hotel Inclusive Meal Plan - Surcharge Year round $293$259
Type D Premium Hotel Inclusive Meal Plan - Surcharge Year round $313$276
Train Class Date / Date Range SingleDoubleTripleQuadruple
Sleeper Class - Surcharge Year round $380$740$1120$1500
Cabin Class - Surcharge Year round $650$1300$1960$2620
Seat Option During Canadian Rockies Tour Date / Date Range AdultChild
First 3 Rows Seat at Rockies Only Surcharge Year round $57$57
Pick-up/Drop-off Airport (/person) Date / Date Range AdultChild
Seattle In, Vancouver Out - Surcharge Year round $50$50
Vancouver In, Seattle Out - Surcharge Year round $50$50
Seattle In/Out - Surcharge Year round $100$100
  • Prices are subject to change as train ticket price varies. We will notify you of any price change before confirm booking. You also can contact us before booking to check the exact price.
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Day 1: Vancouver / Seattle - Vancouver

Option 1:

Seattle - Vancouver(142 miles)

Today we will gather in Seattle. After pickup from the airport, we will take an excursion of the city that includes a brief stop at Space Needle. At the end of the day we will transfer to the hotel in Vancouver, BC.

Vancouver Hotel:
Type B (Deluxe Hotel): Executive Plaza/Westin Wall Center or Similar
Type D (Premium Hotel): Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar

  • Seattle, WA

    Seattle, WA
    This city in the top-left corner of the United States is a major seaport as well as a cultural center. Whether you want to enjoy the scenery, grab some great coffee, or learn history, Seattle has something to offer.

    Space Needle

    This icon of the American Northwest has adorned everything for movie screens to postage stamps. Built in 1961 for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle features outdoor elevators and a rotating restaurant at its top.

    Opening Hours: Mon - Sun

Deluxe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Centre / Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar
Dinner: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)
Option 2:

Vancouver

Today we will gather in Vancouver. Our guide will meet you at the airport for transfer to the hotel. After, we will take a half-day tour of the city that includes stops at Canada Place, Vancouver Convention Center, Olympic Cauldron and Stanley Park etc, and take a mini ferry ride to Granville Island.

Vancouver Hotel:
Type B (Deluxe Hotel): Executive Plaza/Westin Wall Center or similar
Type D (Premium Hotel): Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar

  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    Olympic Cauldron

    Constructed for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron stands as a reminder of the legacy of those great games. Located by the Vancouver Convention Center, the cauldron is an interesting piece of architecture.

    Granville island

    Granville Island is a peninsula off of the main hub of the city of Vancouver, a shopping district across the water from the downtown area, as well as a center of art and culture for the city.

    Vancouver Convention Centre

    The Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia, Canada is one of the country's largest convention centers. It has twice been selected as the "World's Best Convention Center." The Center was an important place in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Deluxe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Centre / Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar
Dinner: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)

Day 2: Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna - Okanagan - Vernon(278 miles)

Start our journey via the trans-Canada highway, pass through Fraser Valley and head east for Kelowna where is the heart of the Okanagan Valley. At Lake Okanagan, listen to its legendary story and search for the lake monster "Ogopogo." Afterward, visit the renowned winery to learn about the basics of ice wine tasting and winemaking. Pass by Kalamalka Lake before stopping by a Honey farm and then settle down at Vernon during the night.
  • Okanagan, BC

    It is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. It is also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses and Okanagan wineries and popular ski resorts.

    Okanagan Lake

    This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.

    VQA Wine Shop

    The Vintners Quality Alliance is an association in British Columbia and Ontario that seeks to guarantee the quality of Canadian wines. Canadian wineries are notable for their ice wines, in which grapes are frozen before being fermented and processed.

    Kalamalka Lake

    (Passing By) The Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park is a highly recommended location for canoeing or kayaking picnicking, bird and other wildlife watching, and, in the winter, cross-country skiing. The lake's waters can range from deep purple to vibrant sky blue.

    Planet Bee Honey Farm

    The Planet Bee Honey Farm and Honeymoon Meadery is an interactive apiary in British Columbia that seeks to teach visitors about the amazing honey bee. Guided tours offer an inside look at honey hives and the honey-making process.
Standard Hotel: Prestige Hotel / Fairfield Inn & Suites or similar
Breakfast: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)Lunch: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)Dinner: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)

Day 3: Vernon - Salmon Arm - Golden - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(214 miles)

Proceed to the Eagle Pass and visit the "Last Spike". After passing through Golden, enter Yoho National Park and visit the Natural Bridge and the Emerald Lake. Then, at Banff National Park, passing by Vermilion Lakes. Arrive in the quintessential alpine village of Banff. Stay overnight in Banff.
  • Salmon Arm, BC

    Salmon Arm, BC
    Salmon Arm first started as a railway camp during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), later developing into a logging, farming and dairy centre. It is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space.

    Eagle Pass/Last Spike

    Eagle Pass/Last Spike
    The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass, which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains. This was the location in which the "Last Spike" of the railway was placed.
  • 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.

    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.

    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.
  • 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.

    Vermillion Lake

    (Passing By) The lake comes from the sulfur hot springs of the nearby Sulfur Mountain, so the riverbed is cinnabar brown, and the shore is swampy, with a natural smell of sulfur in the slimy mud. Here, as long as you look up, you will see the pretty Rundle Mountain.
  • 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: Mount Royal Hotel or similar
Deluxe Hotel: Sunshine Mountain Lodge
Breakfast: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)Lunch: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)Dinner: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)

Day 4: Banff Nantional Park - Jasper National Park - Columbia Icefield Hotel(128 miles)

Visit Bow FallsGondola to the summit of the Sulphur Mountain. Stop and take photos at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka. Next, we will visit the Lake Louise and enjoy a meal at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan). then head to Moraine Lake (subject to road condition). After passing by Bow Lake. Ride across Athabasca Glacier on "Ice Explorer". We will stay at the unique hotel at the Columbia Icefield that features spectacular views of the Athabasca Glacier during the day and unmatched stargazing at night.
  • 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 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.

    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 Gondola will be closed for maintenance from Jan 5 -17, 2020.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $64; Child (6-15 yrs) $32

    Two Jack Lake

    Located to the northeast of the town of Banff, Two Jack lake offers some of the area's best camping, hiking, and boating opportunities. From the lake, visitors have an impeccable view of Lundahl Mountain.

    Minnewanka Lake

    This glacial lake is the longest in the Canadian Rockies at 21 kilometers long. The lake is fed by several streams and rivers, most notably the Cascade River.

    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.

    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.
  • 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.

    Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

    Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure
    Ride the Ice Explorer, a large vehicle specially-designed to enable mobility over the incredible Columbia Icefield to the Athabasca Glacier.

    Athabasca Glacier

    Athabasca Glacier
    The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.
Deluxe Hotel: Glacier View Inn
Lunch: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)Dinner: Meal Plan (Rockies meal plan/ All inclusive meal plan)

Day 5: Jasper National Park - Jasper(5 miles)

In the morning, we will walk out on the Glacier Skywalk. After visiting Athabasca Falls, we will head to Jasper, where we will be able to take optional river rafting or horseback riding excursions. We will also visit Maligne Canyon. We will spend the night 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.
Standard Hotel: Maligne Lodge /or similar

Day 6: Jasper - Kamloops(274 miles)

We will have the morning free at our own leisure. Our train departs at 2:30pm. The station is a short drive from our hotel, Take the hotel shuttle (subject to hotel) to the train station, please arrival 1 hour prior to the departure time.. Our train will head to Kamloops in British Columbia. On the journey, we will see Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, and Yellowhead Pass. We will spend the night on the train.
Standard Hotel: Overnight on the train

Day 7: VIA Train - Clearwater - Kamloops - Hope - Vancouver(289 miles)

We will continue on our train ride towards the Pacific coast, admiring the dramatic changes in scenery, including the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the Hills Gate in Fraser Canyon. Around 9:45am, we will arrive in Vancouver.
Deluxe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Centre / Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similiar

Day 8: Vancouver / Vancouver - Seattle

Option 1:

Vancouver - Seattle - Hometown(142 miles)

We will depart in the morning and arrive at Seattle Pier 55 (Downtown), Cruise Pier 55 or 91, or Sea-Tac Airport around noon. Suggested departure flight time after 3:00 pm.
Breakfast: Included
Option 2:

Vancouver - Hometown

Guests will be able to spend today free at their own leisure by shopping or dining. If guests depart after 3:00 pm, they will get a bonus with complimentary Vancouver Designer Outlet shopping. Then, they will transfer to the airport in Vancouver for their departure flights. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding when to schedule departure flights.
  • 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.
Breakfast: Included
  • Train departs at 2:30pm. Take the hotel shuttle (subject to hotel) to the train station, please arrival 1 hour prior to the departure time.
  • Departure:
    • Seattle in: Please meet tour guide at the CLAIM BELT #14 at 12:00pm (On Sat, it'll delay 30mins on 12:30pm) at SeaTac airport or meet the tour guide at Pier 91 or 66 at approx. 1:15pm/ Pier 55 STARBUCKS Main Entrance at approx. 1:45pm.
    • Vancouver Airport in: (If you want to take a half-day tour of the Vancouver city, please meet tour guide before 1:30 pm.)
      • Domestic arrivals please wait at the CLAIM BELT #3 in domestic arrival hall.
      • International arrivals, your tour escort will wait at "Welcome Figures" wooden statue in Arrival Hall. Free airport pickup service available between 8:00am-9:30pm (Type A, Type B Hotel); if you upgrade your hotel to downtown area, the free drop off service is available between 8:00am-8:00pm (Type C, Type D Hotel located in downtown Vancouver).
    • Vancouver Pier in: Complimentary pick up from Pan Pacific Hotel Entrance after luggage pick-up, arrive before 9:45am.
  • Return:
    • Seattle out: Please arrange your return flight leave Seattle Seatac Airport after 3:30pm.
    • Vancouver out: Free airport drop off service available between 8:00am-9:30pm (Type A, Type B Hotel); if you upgrade your hotel to downtown area, the free drop off service is available between 8:00am-8:00pm (Type C, Type D Hotel located in downtown Vancouver).
    • Please arrange your flight to depart after 9:30pm.
  • Note:
    • Flight information need to provided at least 3 days in advance if not unable to arrange pick up and they will consider self check in to hotel.

Price Includes

  • Bonus Admission: Includes False Creek Mini Ferry, Sunshade Sticker, Luggage Tag, Beaver Badge, Calendar, Vancouver Night Tour and a custom bottled water per person (per twin room; night tour is "Buy One Get One Free" subject to availability; while supplies last. Extra guest will be charged $35 per person). Total value over $110.
  • 7 nights hotel accommodations
  • All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Tri-lingual tour guide (Cantonese / Mandarin / English) for the entire tour
  • All taxes and fees
  • Airport transfer within a specified time

Price Excludes

  • Seattle Transportation fee (will be added when checking out).
  • Air fares
  • All meals and drinks during the trip, although eating arrangements will be made by your tour guide
  • Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver (suggested $10/person/day; half day tour on day 1: $5/person; Vancouver airport pick up: $4/person; Vancouver airport drop off: $2/person; Vancouver Night Tour $5/person; Seattle airport pick up/drop off: $8/person).
  • Personal room fees such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/ mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

Confirmation

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

Redemption

  • You will receive a confirmation email (e-ticket) after your order is received. 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.

Terms & Condition

  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking, please do not book the airline tickets until your received the confirmation.
  • Cancellation and Refund policy: 100% non-refundable on any cancellation/change once confirmation is issued by Rockies Mountaineer / VIA Rail.
  • Prices may vary subject to availability/season/weekend/holiday.
  • We reserve right to cancel a schedule to fully refund affected customers although we will make every effort to maintain the regular operation.
  • We reserve the right to modify the tour arrangements for smooth operation of the tour.

Additional Note

  • Booking: Please book airline tickets after your tour booking is confirmed, tour booking will be confirmed within 1-2 business days.
  • Airport pickup: Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 5 days prior departure; otherwise, you are required to proceed to the hotel at your own expense.
  • Luggage: Limited to one medium sized suitcase and one carry-on luggage per guest. Any additional luggage may be charged of $35 per piece. Rocky Mountaineer: Limited to two checked baggage; Surcharge will apply if total weight is over 30 kg; A surcharge of $35 for each additional piece of luggage applies. VIA Rail: Limited to two checked baggage; Surcharge will apply if each one's weight is over 23 kg; A surcharge of $40 for each additional piece of luggage applies.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (Chinese/Cantonese/ English). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.
  • Optional Meal Plan : Chinese style.

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