Mountains,Lakes & Glaciers via VIA rail and coach
A classic rail journey on board VIA Rail for a journey through the majestic Canadian Rockies. Enjoy views of Pyramid Falls, the expansive glaciers of the Albreda Ice fields and see famous Mount Robson before ending in Calgary. A highlight will be Jasper National Park where mountain lions, wolves, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely. There is free time to enjoy the small mountain community of Jasper and close up photo opportunities of wildlife on the evening tour to Maligne Valley. Travel to Lake Louise by coach on one of the most scenic highways in the world - The Icefields Parkway, and enjoy an Ice Explorer ride on the Athabasca Glacier as well as the new Glacier Skywalk.Days 1 and 2 are on board Via Rail's 'Canadian' for the famous train journey to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Travel back in time to the days of classic rail travel. The original stainless steel 'steamliner' railcars are totally refurbished with air conditioning, a cafe car, lounge car, and access for all on board to the dome car.
Exclusive to Sleeper Touring Class By day, sit back in comfortable armchairs and relax. At night, attendants will transform your quarters into cozy bunks, or a bedroom. Guests have access to the Park Car, always at the tail end of the train, whose tapered shape gives the car its distinctive look. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee or, in the evening before dinner, complimentary hors d'oeuvres. In the Dome you'll feel the true essence of travelling by train where scene after memorable scene sweeps by. Retire to your Sleeping Car, where a comfortable bed awaits you. Some of the amenities include thick towels, plump pillows, cozy down duvets and a shower kit.
Valid for travel: Daily from 30 Sep 2017 to 30 Sep 2018
7 day tour from $2,567.00 per person twin share*
• Tailor-made journey • 1 night in a private sleeping bedroom on board VIA Rail Sleeper Touring Class • 5 nights in your selected category of accommodation • Evening Jasper wildlife tour • Full day tour between Jasper and Lake Louise • Ice Explorer ride on to Athabasca Glacier • Glacier Skywalk • Scheduled coach transfer between Lake Louise and Banff hotels • Sightseeing tour of Banff • Banff Gondola ride • Scheduled coach transfer between Banff hotel and Calgary • 1 lunch
• 1 breakfast & 2 lunches (Vancouver Departures) • 1 dinner, 1 breakfast , 1 x lunch (Calgary Departures) • National Park fees
*Terms & conditions apply. Valid for sales until 30 Sep 2018, unless withdrawn or sold out earlier. Prices are per person based on share twin accommodation in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only. As cancellation fees apply, travel insurance is mandatory.
General Conditions: Prices are correct as at 28 Nov 2017, subject to availability, currency fluctuation & may be amended or withdrawn at any time without notice. Amendment and cancellation fees apply. Payment & ticketing deadlines apply. Minimum & maximum stays may apply. Blackout date & seasonal surcharges may apply depending on date of travel & over peak holiday periods. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque & eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Children & Infant prices may be available on request. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms & conditions apply. Contact us for further details.