Canadian Rockies & West Coast Multi-Sport Adventure

An Active Vacation for All

This trip is the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. For two days, share time onboard the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train as western Canada’s spectacular mountain ranges pass you by. Once in the Canadian Rockies, get ready for days of exploration and adventure on your choice of guided activities – catered to your abilities and interests.

  • Starting From

    $5,880 USD

    per person
  • Trip length

    10 days

    9 nights
  • Hot Spots
    Vancouver, Kamloops, Jasper, Field, Banff, Calgary
LET’S PERSONALIZE THIS TRIP

Your Choice Of Daily Activities


Choose from a selection of our favorite Rockies tours, from hiking, canoeing, to climbing. We’ll ask about your interests and preferred pace, then plan your trip to suit your style.

Expert Guides To Help You Give It A Go


Ever wanted hike across a glacier, or learn to climb a mountainside? We’ve got the best guides to help you give it try. Finish each day with a sense of accomplishment – with incredible photos to show friends back at home!

Shared Adventures With Friends & Family


Spend two days traveling onboard the Rocky Mountaineer – the perfect place to relax and. Once in the Rockies, you’ll spend action-packed days together - and create memories to share for a lifetime.

YOUR TRIP
DAY-BY-DAY

Think of this itinerary as just a starting point. Our experienced Canadian Insiders will create a personalized experience for you that matches your schedule, travel style and budget.

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Day 01

Vancouver Arrival

Welcome to our hometown - a famously lovely west coast city, surrounded by mountains and ocean.

Get out and walk the seawall - or let us arrange a bike.

Private Transfer from Vancouver Airport

(1 of 2 activities)

Bypass the crowds and start making the most of your vacation. A friendly driver orients you to the city as you drive in.

Dinner in Vancouver

(2 of 2 activities)

We've included dinner tonight at one of our favourite restaurants in Vancouver.

Overnight in Vancouver

Overnight in a Superior level hotel, such as The Loden. Superior Hotels are perfect for travelers wanting great value plus more upscale accommodations. Exceptional service, location, and quality characterize these properties.

Day 02

Explore Vancouver

Enjoy Vancouver with an activity today. With a mild climate and so much to do, it’s no wonder people flock to this beautiful west coast city!

The Grand Vancouver Bicycle Tour

(1 of 3 options)

The bike is a Vancouverite's preferred mode of transport. With an extensive cycle lane network, this tour highlights the best of Vancouver food, history, and culture. Visit the Stanley Park seawall, savour a snack at Granville Island Public Market and see historic Gastown and Chinatown.

Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

(2 of 3 options)

Enjoy an exciting zodiac ride up Indian Arm to Deep Cove, to witness the beautiful, natural fjord leading to Granite Falls. You will have a chance to see Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, Lions Gate Bridge, Coal Harbour, Deep Cove, Twin Islands, Raccoon Island, Buntzen Powerhouse and much more.

Taste of the West Coast (Extra Cost)

(3 of 3 options)

Shuttle to Horseshoe Bay to enjoy a scenic zodiac tour – keep an eye out for seals, eagles, and other west coast marine wildlife. Enjoy a delicious meal in the small-town atmosphere on Bowen Island. Finish your adventure with a scenic seaplane flight back to Vancouver.

Day 03

Rocky Mountaineer - Vancouver to Kamloops

All aboard! Settle in while the smell of breakfast wafts from the galley. A small jolt announces you are on your way – a day of spectacular scenery to look forward to. Overnight in a Kamloops hotel.

Dress comfortably for the Rocky Mountaineer, with something warm in case you go outside. You might also want to bring something to read or a game.

Private Transfer to Train Station

(1 of 3 activities)

A driver will meet you at your hotel and take you to the Rocky Mountaineer Station.

Rocky Mountaineer Journey to Kamloops

(2 of 3 activities)

Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train from the coastal city of Vancouver to the heart of British Columbia’s interior. On today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade mountains, to the desert-like environment of the interior.

SilverLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer

(3 of 3 activities)

Onboard, enjoy assigned seats in a single-level SilverLeaf dome car with oversized windows, offering panoramic views. Enjoy a hot gourmet breakfast and lunch served at your seat, plus complimentary snacks and beverages throughout the day. Enjoy Rocky Mountaineer’s legendary hospitality, as friendly and attentive staff entertain you along the way.

Day 04

Rocky Mountaineer - Kamloops to Jasper

After your overnight stay in Kamloops, wake up refreshed and ready for another day of breath-taking beauty.

Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey to Jasper

(1 of 3 activities)

Your journey continues north and east to the Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again dramatic scenery will surround you as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo mountains, climbing ever nearer to the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, and the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Breathe in the cool, fresh mountain air of the Rockies -- you’ve arrived!

Intermediate Sized Car Rental

(2 of 3 activities)

Enjoy the freedom of exploring by vehicle. Your rental includes a GPS, loss damage waiver, unlimited mileage, and one additional driver.

Discovery Parks Pass

(3 of 3 activities)

We've included an unlimited pass to Canada’s national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites.

Overnight in Jasper

Overnight in a Superior level hotel, such as the Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre. Superior Hotels are perfect for travelers wanting great value plus more upscale accommodations. Exceptional service, location, and quality characterize these properties.

Day 05

Explore Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park, the biggest in the Canadian Rockies, is a magical place - and we have lots of ideas to help you enjoy it.

Jasper's Bear's Paw Bakery offers delicious homemade stuff - one of our favourite spots!

Privately Guided Nature Walk

(1 of 3 options)

Explore the wildlife, alpine meadows and magnificent views on a privately guided walk/hike - with one of Jasper’s most knowledgeable mountain guides.

Rock Climbing Experience

(2 of 3 options)

Venture beyond the town of Jasper and join this hands-on experience that takes you places beyond the beaten path and is fun for the whole family.

Pyramid Lake Guided Evening Canoe Paddle

(3 of 3 options)

An evening on a mountain lake is breathtaking – the call of a loon, a beaver gliding though the water, or perhaps a moose grazing on the shore. Paddle with a guide across the lake, in a large canoe for a peaceful way to end your day.

Day 06

Icefields Parkway - Jasper to Emerald Lake

Today is an all-day trip down the spine of the Canadian Rockies – on one of the most spectacular roads in the world, with lots to do along the way.

Dinner at Emerald Lake Lodge

(1 of 1 activities)

Enjoy mouth-watering Rocky Mountain cuisine in the comfortable, warm atmosphere of the Mount Burgess dining room. With a seasonal menu-featuring free-range elk, bison and caribou along with seafood, pasta and delicious desserts, there is something for everyone.

Glacier Helicopter Tour

(1 of 2 options)

From the Icefields heliport, you'll soar over the spectacular Cline Pass at 2900 m (9000 ft.). This heli tour is full of natural beauty, glaciers and waterfalls, including amazing sights you can only see by helicopter.

Afternoon Athabasca Ice Walk Tour

(2 of 2 options)

Enjoy a glacier adventure on an ice walk with short stops along the trail. Learn more about active glaciation and understand the features you are seeing. There are constant views of the Canadian Rockies, along with glacially carved landscapes such as moraines, millwells, and crevasses.

Overnight at Emerald Lake

Overnight in a Superior level hotel, such as the Emerald Lake Lodge. Superior Hotels are perfect for travelers wanting great value plus more upscale accommodations. Exceptional service, location, and quality characterize these properties.

Day 07

Explore Emerald Lake and Yoho National Park

Immerse yourself today in the beauty of Yoho National Park. Offering beautiful places to explore such as Field and Emerald Lake. With so many beautiful places to discover in and around Emerald Lake, you will be wondering where to start first.

Emerald Lake & Yoho National Park in Summer

(1 of 2 activities)

Emerald Lake is one of the most admired destinations in Yoho National Park, with an unmatched diversity of both activities and landscapes suited to the enthusiastic traveler. An hour-long hike around the lake is one of the least strenuous but most rewarding activities in the park. Emerald Lake is a fantastic place to see bald eagles, moose, and ospreys, as are waterfowl such as loons and mergansers. You can also rent canoes and rowboats to take in the beauty from the lake.

Suggested Add-On: River Rafting Experience (Extra Cost)

(2 of 2 activities)

Feeling a little adventurous? Choose to explore the area with a rafting tour on the Kicking Horse River. Challenge yourself by working with your fellow paddlers to get through up to class 4+ rapids on the mighty Kicking Horse River. Your tour completes 20km downstream with a well-deserved BBQ.

Day 08

Emerald Lake to Banff

Today's a short drive as you make your way to the town of Banff, today is the perfect day to stop in Lake Louise and get your lakeside photo.

Banff Gondola Admission

(1 of 2 activities)

On the Banff Gondola, soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of six incredible mountain ranges. Stroll along the ridge-top boardwalk, explore the interpretive centre, and enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views.

Banff in Summer

(2 of 2 activities)

Banff is like Canada’s playground. Visiting during the summer months gives you a chance to enjoy the crisp mountain air during early morning walks, hike through Banff National Park, stroll up and down Banff Avenue for a little shopping, or enjoy five-star spa treatments at your leisure. In the evening, you can enjoy the beautiful starry sky or dine at some of the best restaurants – the choice is yours. Whether you’re an adrenaline junky or prefer to experience the quieter side of Banff, there are activities for everyone.

Overnight in Banff

Overnight in a Deluxe level hotel, such as the Rimrock Resort. In Deluxe hotels, you'll be staying in some of Canada's most iconic hotels and resorts. Enjoy outstanding locations, attentive service, and world-class amenities.

Day 09

Explore Banff National Park

Fill your lungs with cool, fresh Rocky Mountain air and head out to explore Banff National Park in your chosen way.

Explorer Cave Tour

(1 of 3 options)

Venture into an underground world in this introduction to caving. Spend approximately two hours underground, crawling past prehistoric bones and investigating ancient cave formations. This will be an unforgettable experience.

Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village & Hosted Trail Walk

(2 of 3 options)

Begin your day with a scenic ride up to a mountainside resort. Take in the spectacular views before a guided walk through Sunshine Meadows. Learn about the wildlife, vegetation and ecosystem of this fascinating world above the treeline.

Via Ferrata Climbing Experience

(3 of 3 options)

Step out of your comfort zone and test your limits by introducing yourself to the world of Via Ferrata. Your guide will begin your day with an introduction to the equipment, before heading up into the mountains along a 1.4 km route and reaching a height of 2300 metres above sea level.

Day 10

Banff to Calgary

Too soon, your wonderful week in the Canadian Rockies is over – to be re-lived in memory over many years.

WHERE YOU’LL STAY

Below you'll find examples of this trip's accommodation options.
Please call us for the full list or advice on how to customize your experience.

Hotel room featuring 2 double beds, an armchair, desk area, , flat screen TV, and one large window.
Hotel room featuring a king size bed, sitting area with 2 armchairs, desk space, and a large window with mountain views.Hotel bathroom featuring a single sink with extended counter top, a large mirror, toilet, a bath/shower combo, and white towels.
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HERE'S WHAT YOU GET

To make sure that your holiday is full of only good surprises, here's a comprehensive list of what is (and isn't) included in your package.


Accommodation:

  • 9 hotel nights

Train Experiences:

  • 2 days in SilverLeaf service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train between Vancouver and Jasper

Vancouver Activity Options:

Choose 1 of 3:

  1. Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
  2. The Grand Vancouver Bicycle Tour
  3. Taste of the West Coast (Extra Cost)

Jasper Activity Options:

Choose 1 of 3:

  1. Privately Guided Nature Walk
  2. Pyramid Lake Guided Evening Canoe Paddle
  3. Rock Climbing Experience

Icefields Parkway Activity Options:

Choose 1 of 3:

  1. Afternoon Athabasca Ice Walk Tour
  2. Glacier Helicopter Tour
  3. Glacier Helicopter Tour with Wilderness Hike and Lunch (Extra Cost)

Emerald Lake & Yoho National Park Activity Options:

Choose 1 of 2:

  1. Day at Leisure
  2. Suggested Add-On: Kicking Horse River Rafting (Extra Cost)*

Banff Activities Included:

  • Banff Gondola Admission

Banff Activities Options:

Choose 1 of 3:

  1. Explorer Cave Tour
  2. Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village & Hosted Trail Walk
  3. Via Ferrata Climbing Experience (Extra Cost)*

Meal Inclusions:

  • Feature Dinner in Vancouver
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches onboard Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Feature Dinner at Emerald Lake Lodge

Transfer Inclusions:

  • Personalized and private transfer from your arrival airport
  • Private train station transfer in Vancouver
  • Train station transfer in Kamloops
  • 6-day intermediate car rental
  • Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) on car rental, airport surcharges, unlimited kilometers, Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage (up to $1 million), fee for 1 additional driver, and vehicle licensing fee

Other Inclusions:

  • Parks Canada Discovery Pass
  • Documentation package
  • Gratuities for private transfers and tours (unless otherwise noted)
  • Fresh Tracks Canada customer service support – from the time you book, you will be assigned your own personal Vacation Coordinator with whom you can reach out to with any questions or requests.

Important Schedule and Trip Notes:

  • Train schedules are subject to change and delays may occur
  • Guided Rock Climbing Experience is available until the September 8, 2019 eastbound departure date.
  • Guided walk in Sunshine Village is available from the June 19 to September 11, 2019 eastbound departure dates.
  • Via Ferrata tour in Banff is available until the August 28th on the eastbound departure.
  • Fuel and refueling fees
  • Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)
  • Personal Effects Coverage (PEC)
  • GPS
  • One-way drop fee on car rental
  • LDW deductible of up to $500 depending on car type
  • Fee for drivers under the age of 25
  • Meals, other than those mentioned
  • Airfare (but do not hesitate to ask for help)
  • Gratuities for rail, hotel, tour & transfer staff
  • Trip Cancellation & Travel Medical Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Canadian Sales Taxes

SEASONAL RESTRICTIONS

  • Privately Guided Nature Walk: Operates from May 15 to Oct 15. Weather conditions may cause cancellation or unfavourable trail conditions on early and late season departures.
  • Icefields Parkway Helicopter Tour: Flights are weather dependent and will not depart when conditions are too windy or too cold.
  • Afternoon Athabasca Ice Walk Tour: Tour might be cancelled in case of thunderstorm and incremental weather conditions out of their control.
  • Scenic Ride to Sunshine Village & Hosted Trail Walk: Activity is available from end of June to end of August. Dates may vary due to weather conditions as the snow conditions will play a factor in opening times.

PRICES & DATES

This trip is available for departures between June and September.

Starting From

$5,880 USD
per person

based on double occupancy, June 2019 departure and our base class.

We offer a range of packages across all four seasons. Please speak with one of our travel advisors about personalizing your trip and getting a comprehensive quote.

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