Vancouver to Jasper Rail Journey
After enjoying a tour of the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver including historic Gastown, Chinatown, Granville Island and Stanley Park, you will have opportunity to view the city from Vancouver Lookout Tower enjoying a 360-degree panoramic view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Board the Rocky Mountaineer train for a 2-day luxury rail journey with Gold Leaf service enjoying spacious seating, panoramic windows, gourmet meals and exclusive outdoor viewing platform. Travel through the heart of British Columbia’s interior viewing Hell’s Gate in Fraser Canyon before arriving for an overnight in Kamloops. Continuing northeast towards the province of Alberta you will climb up and over the Continental Divide with views of majestic Mt. Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before arriving in Jasper National Park. A sight-seeing tour of Jasper will include Pyramid and Patricia Lakes and famous Maligne Canyon.
Traveling along the scenic Icefields Parkway, you can search for possible wildlife such as moose, bighorn sheep or even grizzly bears. This journey will bring you to the Columbia Icefields with an Ice Explorer ride into the Athabasca Glacier, also known as the “monster-truck-meets-glacier” adventure. Experience a walk on the award-winning Glacier Skywalk with its glass-floored platform extending over the Sunwapta Valley. Enjoy a sight-seeing tour of Banff and Yoho National Park including natural wonders such as Spiral Tunnels, the turquoise waters of Emerald Lake and the breathtaking surroundings of Lake Louise. Take a ride on the Banff Gondola which traverses to the summit of Sulphur Mountain to enjoy the stunning view. Learn about the Canadian West with a visit to Canada’s largest living history museum, Heritage Park Historical Village. Before this adventure concludes enjoy a city tour of Calgary including a view from atop Calgary Tower. Cameras and binoculars strongly suggested for this trip.
- Vancouver Lookout Tower with city tour
- Gold Leaf service aboard Rocky Mountaineer
- Jasper National Park with Maligne Canyon
- Columbia Icefields with Ice Explorer excursion
- Glacier Skywalk
- Banff Gondola and helicopter ride
- Calgary Tower with city tour
Rates are per person, land only, and based on double occupancy. Rates are subject to change and based on availability. Pricing does not include airfare, port charges, extra nights, optional services, gratuities or revision fees, except where noted. You are responsible for calling your AAA Travel Agent to check passport requirements, visa requirements, recommended vaccines, and/or any additional documentation needed for your participation in the vacation. Additional advisements may be required at time of booking. A AAA Colorado escort may be provided on these departures with a minimum number of participants.