Canada's Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer (Goldleaf)

Tour Type: Regional Explorer
Brochure Type: USA Canada and Central America 2023

Venture to the land of the glistening glaciers. Your in-depth exploration of the Rocky Mountains begins in Stampede country, taking you through scenic icefields, breathtaking landscapes, and alpine villages. Then relax onboard the Rocky Mountaineer for two days of all-daylight rail travel through Canada's West and the Canadian Rockies.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • Explore Icefields Parkway and Columbia Icefield Adventure
  • Visit Jasper National Park, Maligne Canyon, Banff National Park, Lake Louise
  • Scenic Drive along the Icefields Parkway
  • Scenic Cruise to Maligne Lake to Spirit Island
  • View Bow Lake, Bow Falls & Surprise Corner
  • Icefields Parkway: Drive on one of the most scenic drives in North America through mountains, glaciers and lakes on the Icefields Parkway.
  • Columbia Icefield: Explore nature on the Columbia Icefield Adventure. Travel on a massive Ice Explorer and view one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world, the Athabathsca Glacier.
Iconic Experience
  • Lake Louise: Walk the shoreline of Lake Louise learning about its turquoise waters while taking in the Victoria Glacier and scenic mountain backdrop.
  • Maligne Lake: Enjoy a scenic cruise around Maligne Lake where you'll discover world-famous Spirit Island and get great photo opportunities with beautiful mountain views.
  • Maligne Canyon: Take a guided walk through Maligne Canyon for some incredible photo ops along this scenic trail into the depths of Jasper National Park. 
  • Banff National Park of Canada: View one of the largest lakes in Banff National Park, Bow Lake. As one of the many lakes that line the Icefields Parkway, this is a beautiful and scenic stop with dazzling glacial waters.
  • Banff: Take a guided tour around Banff and discover the big sites as well as a few local spots.
  • Banff National Park of Canada: Learn about the importance of Buffalo to the survival of the First Nations. Sip tea with a Cree guide, share stories and discover the sacred contract that they hold with this powerful beast.
Dive Into Culture
  • Banff: Lace-up those skates, hit the ice, and learn about being a real hockey player.
Be My Guest
  • Banff: Visit Boons Barn in Banff, where you'll be guided through the property by Julie, Owner and Entrepreneur of Banff Trail Riders and meet a blacksmith, visit the leather work shop, meet some of the team and horses, and learn about the history of the barns. Afterwards, you'll tuck into a traditional BBQ dinner as a live guitarist entertains you.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Call (209) 550-0516 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17113158

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 3/31/2023
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1CalgaryKick Start Your Journey In Calgary: Tip your Stetson to Canada's 'Cowboy Country', kick-starting your adventure through the inimitable Rockies in Calgary. This evening, gather at your hotel joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.
The Westin Calgary
Day 2Uncloak The Ethereal Canadian RockiesUncloak The Ethereal Canadian Rockies: Embark on a spiritual encounter with the Canadian Rockies, admiring the ethereal beauty of Lake Louise, the surrounding summits and Victoria Glacier, before we continue along the Icefields Parkway. Skirt the craggy peaks, waterfalls and luminous glacial lakes keeping an eye out for bears, elk and mountain goats as you make your way through the wilderness to Jasper.
Chateau Jasper
Day 3Jasper National ParkEnjoy The Wonders Of Jasper National Park: Soak up pristine natural surroundings enjoying a morning at leisure. Then venture to Maligne Lake and indulge in a Regional Lunch with wine at the Maligne Lake Chalet, a rustic log building situated on a rise of land offering magnificent views of beautiful Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park. Take to the aqua waters of Maligne Lake later this afternoon (seasonal), admiring views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island, named by the Stoney Nation indigenous people for the experiences their ancestors had at this place centuries ago. It's a tiny grove of trees set in pristine nature separated from the mainland by an isthmus. Spirit Island becomes a true island for a few short days during the summer. Then enjoy the dramatic views as you take a guided walk to Maligne Canyon.
Chateau Jasper
Day 4Take An Excursion To The Athabasca GlacierTake An Excursion To The Athabasca Glacier Make Travel Matter: Your adventure begins with a ride onto the Athabasca Glacier in an all-terrain Ice Explorer-a massive vehicle specially designed for glacier travel. On this thrilling trip, an experienced driver-guide will share a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers and their impact on our environment. Take a sip of ice-cold glacier water and admire the surrounding snowcapped panorama before continuing your journey to the alpine village of Banff. Enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience as we meet a Cree Guide who will give some insight on how Buffalo were so important to survival, the interconnected relationship we have and the teachings of the Buffalo around the sacred contract we hold and how we may have become part of that sacred contract. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
Banff Park Lodge
Day 5Shoot Your Shot In CanmoreShoot Your Shot In Canmore Dive Into Culture: Learn the art of playing the puck like a pro when you meet a real Canadian hockey player in Canmore. Dive into Culture and embrace Canada's national sport, learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as a professional coach walks you through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and put on the full hockey gear. Grab your stick and it's off onto the ice where you'll soon find out whether you are a lefty or righty and learn how to score the big goal. A sightseeing excursion around Banff reveals the exquisite natural beauty of the area. Admire the classic viewpoint of Surprise Corner, spectacular Bow Falls, and the hoodoo rock formations.
Banff Park Lodge
Day 6BanffBreathe Fresh Air In Banff Connect with Locals: Join your Travel Director for an optional excursion in the morning to explore the jewels of the Rockies, and head to Yoho National Park and Moraine Lake in the Valley of Ten Peaks. See Takakkaw Falls, the second tallest waterfall in Canada. Straddle the continental divide at Kicking Horse Pass as you head to view the Spiral Tunnels, the famous railway built in the early 1900's. After a day in the Rockies, meet Julie, Owner and Entrepreneur of Banff Trail Riders and dive into the world of horsemanship in the Rockies. Connect with Locals as you meet a blacksmith, visit the leather work shop, and learn about the history of the barns followed by a traditional Be My Guest BBQ dinner.
Banff Park Lodge
Day 7Board the Rocky MountaineerBoard the Rocky Mountaineer: A sensational two day journey on-board the Rocky Mountaineer with a night in Kamloops. Your train journey through Canada's stunning Rocky Mountains begins as you head west to Vancouver.
Day 8VancouverRide by Rail to Vancouver: Continue your journey by rail through British Colombia to Vancouver. Depart at your leisure.
Pinnacle Harbourfront

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/01/2023$5,010.00* (USD) / Land Price - Full 
05/08/2023$5,010.00* (USD) / Land Price 
05/15/2023$5,010.00* (USD) / Land Price - Full 
05/22/2023$5,010.00* (USD) / Land Price 
05/29/2023$5,068.00* (USD) / Land Price 
06/05/2023$5,199.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure 
06/12/2023$5,199.00* (USD) / Land Price 
06/19/2023$5,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Full 
06/26/2023$5,199.00* (USD) / Land Price 
07/03/2023$5,220.00* (USD) / Land Price 
07/10/2023$5,383.00* (USD) / Land Price 
07/17/2023$5,246.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure 
07/24/2023$5,220.00* (USD) / Land Price 
07/31/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
08/07/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
08/14/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
08/18/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure 
08/21/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
08/28/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
09/04/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
09/08/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure 
09/11/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
09/15/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
09/18/2023$5,300.00* (USD) / Land Price 
09/25/2023$4,820.00* (USD) / Land Price 

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