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7-Day Canadian Rockies and VIA Railway to Calgary Winter Tour from Vancouver Tour Code: 193-18981

From USD$870
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Vancouver, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Visit Jasper National Park (Maligne Canyon), Banff National Park (Bow Falls, Johnston Canyon, Lake Louise, Minnewanka Lake, Surprise Corner), Banff (Cave and Basin National Historic Site), Jasper, Vancouver.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1711
    Double $1056
    3rd Person
    Adult $781
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $550
    4th Person
    Adult $454
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $454
Price (/person)
    Single $2529
    Double $1465
    3rd Person
    Adult $781
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $550
    4th Person
    Adult $454
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $454
Price (/person)
    Single $1339
    Double $870
    3rd Person
    Adult $781
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $550
    4th Person
    Adult $454
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $454
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Pricing Policy

Admission fees AdultChild
National Park Entrance Fee + Hotel Breakfasts - Surcharge $194$94
Train Class AdultChild
Comfort Sleeper on VIA train - Surcharge $253$253
Private Cabin on VIA train - Surcharge $551$551
Activity Options Date / Date RangeAdultChild
Banff Gondola - Surcharge Year round $45$23
French Brasserie at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel - Surcharge 2023-01-08~2023-04-15(Sun) $75$45
2022-12-25,2023-01-01 $134$56
2022-11-27~2022-12-18(Sun) $94$45
Ski Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola - Surcharge Year round $41$21
Fairmont Afternoon Tea - Surcharge Year round $82$53
Sleigh Ride - Surcharge Year round $49$38
Fairmont Afternoon Tea + Sleigh Ride - Surcharge Year round $131$90
Fairmont Afternoon Tea + Snow shoeing - Surcharge Year round $82$53
Sleigh Ride + Snow shoeing - Surcharge Year round $49$38
Maligne Canyon Icewalk - Surcharge Year round $57$30
Wildlife Discovery Tour - Surcharge Year round $60$30
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* Please note the Tour Map is subject to change.

Day 1: Vancouver

The Train will departure at 3pm. please self check in at the VIA staion.
  • 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 Train

Day 2: Jasper

At around 11:00am we will arrive in Jasper. Then take the hotel shuttle bus to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for the rest time.
  • 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: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 3: Jasper National Park

We will have free day. You can voluntarily participate in local special activities: Maligne Canyon Icewalk or Wildlife Discovery Tour. They are all around 3 hours, English guided and for the guest 6 years above.
  • 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 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: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Day 4: Jasper-Banff(288 km)

Today we'll take the bus drive along the 93 Icefield Parkway to Banff.
  • 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

Day 5: Banff-Banff National Park-Banff(86 km)

Today we will go to Lake Minnewanka to enjoy the unique magical landscape in winter. You can also see Two Jack Lake along the way, and you can take pictures and check in. Travel all the way to Johnston Canyon, carefully arrange Ice Walk (rivet crampons can be borrowed for free), hike in the ice and snow canyon, and admire the perfect line drawn by the high waterfall. Walking in the valley of the Bow River is like entering a Nordic forest. The snow is full of branches and the beauty is unbelievable. After lunch,we will experience the open-air hot springs in Banff, and enjoy the fun of hot springs in the mountains.
  • 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

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Johnston Canyon

    Johnston Canyon
    Johnston Canyon is a must-visit natural attraction and one of the most popular destinations in Banff National Park! It is carved steeply into the limestone bedrock by thousands of years of water erosion. The dramatic Johnston Canyon is a breathtaking beauty located in Banff National Park. Overhanging canyon walls, waterfalls, deep pools of Johnston Creek, and lush forests can be seen here.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Johnston Canyon Ice walk

    Experience the Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada with an unforgettable ice walk excursion. Admire beautiful scenery, including high hanging waterfalls, and local wildlife while walking snow and ice gorges. Guests should dress in skiwear including hats, gloves, and warm boots.

    Banff Upper Hot Springs

    These outdoor hot springs provide breathtaking views of the surrounding Banff National Park, especially Mount Rundle. The water flow to the springs stops for several months during the winter.

    1. The hot spring area provides a locker (with a slight fee) for customers. Please take extra care of your valuables as you are responsible for your own belongings. 2. The hot spring area provides swimsuit and towel rental services. 3. Purchase on site, subject to availability

  • 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: Red Carpet Inn Or Irwin's Mountain Inn or similar

Day 6: Banff-Banff National Park(43 km)

We will first go to visit Ski Lake Louise Resort. Optional to take Ski Lake louise Sightseeing Gondola or Snow Tube. In the afternoon, we'll go to Lake Louise there will be Ice Magic show. We will have a chance to experience the Snow Shoeing. Then we can also choose to enjoy famous traditional Fairmont Afternoon Tea of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise or take Sleigh Ride at your own expense.
  • 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 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.

    If it closed, we'll visit Marble Canyon instead.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 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

    Snow Tubing

    There's no feeling quite like the rushing, swooping sensation of tubing down a large hill. At Banff National Park, you have the chance to do it to your heart's content!

    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

    Snowshoeing

    Come to Banff National Park and take a snowshoeing tour, which is a unique way to explore this beautiful, natural landscape.

    Banff Sleigh Rides

    Admire surrounding mountain ranges aboard a horse drawn carriage for a memorable and festive winter tour. The 45 minute sleigh ride is perfect for families and offers stunning scenic backdrop while gliding across the meadows in Bantiff, Alberta. During mild weather, sleighs are replaced by wagons.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Caribou Lodge/Roundlestone Lodge/Aspen Lodge/Ptarmigan Inn
Deluxe Hotel: Upgrade to Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Day 7: Banff - Calgary(209 km)

Today we will head to Surprise Corner, where you can see the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Afterwards will come to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. We will continue to stop for a while and visit the Bow Falls, a must-see when visiting Banff. After Lunch at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, we will head to Sulfur Mountain, where you can choose Banff Gondola. At around 7:00pm we will arrive in Calgary.
  • 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.

    Cave and Basin National Historic Site

    The place to know about the history of this National Park. The Canadian National Park system was effectively born at these hot springs, discovered accidentally by three Canadian Pacific Railway employees on their day off in 1883.

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Sulphur Mountain

    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

    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.

    It we'll be closed during Nov 7-18, 2022

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Location Address Departure
Vancouver, BC 1150 Station Street, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, BC V6A 4C7 (Vancouver VIA Train Station- Vancouver, BC ) 3:00pm
  • Please arrive at pick up locations at least 1 hours earlier. Tour guide will not accompany on the train.
  • Luggage Policy: Limited to two medium suitcase and one carry-on luggage per person
  • Drop off points: (If you don't need to purchase the post tour on last day)
    Calgary drop off point 1: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza, address: 1316 33rd St NE, Calgary AB T2A 6B6
    Calgary drop off point 2: Delta Calgary Downtown, address: 209 4th Ave SE, Calgary AB T2G 0C6
    Calgary drop off point 3: Calgary airport
    According to itinerary arrangement, the drop off time may be changed. The specific time is subject to the actual situation.
  • Drop off: Please arrange your return flight after 9:30PM on last day.

Price Includes

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Admission for National Park
  • Bilingual Tour Guide (English and Chinese)
  • Economy Seats on VIA train

Price Excludes

  • 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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  • After the reservation information is submitted, you will immediately receive a receipt email for the reservation order. Within 72 hours of submission, you will receive an order status confirmation email. Please do not book a flight until you receive an order status confirmation email.

Redemption

  • After booking online, you will receive a "confirmation email" with complete instructions, including the local phone number of the destination. When you are sure, be sure to print this "confirmation email" and take it with you on your trip -- evidence that you have paid for it.

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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 30 days prior to the departure of the tour;
    2. Charge C$100/ order/time service fee 31 days or more before the tour (activities and catering are refundable)
  • 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 30 days before the tour
    2. A service fee of C$50/ single/trip will be charged for 31 days or more before the trip
    3. If there is any upgrade hotels (Fairmont, etc.) in the booking, there will be non-refundable for any changes or cancellation for upgrade hotel option.
  • 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.
  • 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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