5 Days | Rainforest to Gold Rush

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5 Days | Rainforest to Gold Rush

About Luxury
This journey into the rugged Canadian wilderness is one you'll never forget. Spend a night in Whistler, Quesnel and the quaint town of Jasper.

Destinations

Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper

Trip Length
5 Days / 4 Nights total 
3 Days onboard Rocky Mountaineer


Modes of Travel

Rocky Mountaineer Train


Route Type

One-Way

Price

$2,549 to $4,449 CAD

What's Included:

Activities & Tours
  • Vancouver Lookout
Dining
  • 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches (Eastbound)
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 afternoon snack (Westbound)
Travel & Transport
  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel and Jasper
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass
Accommodations
  • 4 nights hotel

Itinerary

Day 1: Tour Start — Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver to Whistler

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. Following your check-in at and motorcoach transfer from your downtown Vancouver hotel, the Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Whistler. Breakfast included onboard.

Day 3: Whistler to Quesnel

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to the charming rural town of Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Enjoy breathtaking and varied scenery, from the river canyons and lush farmland of the Pemberton Valley, through the desert-like conditions of the Fraser Canyon, to rolling hills and vast ranchlands of the Cariboo Plateau. Highlights include the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacier-fed Seton Lake, sweeping views of the Fraser Canyon, and the crossing of Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer follows the banks of the Fraser River into Quesnel. Overnight in Quesnel. Please note that all accommodation in Quesnel is of moderate standard. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.

Day 4: Quesnel to Jasper

Your journey continues eastwards today to the majestic Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park. From Quesnel, the Rocky Mountaineer follows the Fraser River north to the town of Prince George, then travels east through the forests of northern British Columbia, home to plentiful wildlife, including a large population of moose. Entering the Rocky Mountain Trench you are surrounded by the steeply rising Rocky Mountains to the north and the Cariboo Mountains to the south. Continue climbing past Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, through Yellowhead Pass into the province of Alberta. Your rail journey ends today on arrival in Jasper. Breakfast & lunch included onboard.

Day 5: Tour End — Jasper

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Jasper hotel.
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

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