Banff Alberta
    Jasper Alberta
    Yoho Park BC

 


    
    

 


   Wineries, Rails & Roads of the Rockies

From Vancouver - 7 Days or Longer

Great variety of sightseeing and activities on this tour. Visit a winery, see waterfalls and glaciers, breathe mountain air beside glacier fed aqua blue lakes, travel in fabulous comfort on Canada's train systems and meet people from all over the World. This trip is truly spectacular


     


DAY 1  Begin your tour by boarding our deluxe motor coach in Vancouver and heading east across the fertile Fraser River Valley region. Enjoy the scenic drive through the interior of BC, and the wine country of Kelowna. Located in a beautiful green valley Kelowna sits on a beautiful lake.  Yachts and houseboats constantly change the idyllic scenery.  Overnight in Kelowna.

DAY 2  Today experience the wonders of the winemakers art with a winery tour of four local wineries, including lunch.  Kelowna wines have won international awards and you will learn some of their secrets!  Overnight in Kelowna in the heart of Canada's peach and cherry country.

DAY 3  Spend the day enjoying the drive from the Okanagan Valley into the Rocky Mountains. Cross over Rogers Pass and through the Kicking Horse pass on your way to Banff. Overnight in the alpine town of Banff.

DAY 4  Explore the wonders of world-famous Banff, a scenic alpine town that's also a centre for arts and entertainment, shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Visit the Cave & Basin National Historic Site (included).
Luxuriate in the mineral waters of the newly-renovated Upper Hot Springs (entrance included) and ride the Banff Gondola (included) for a 360 degree look at Banff and the Bow Valley. Shop for rare ammolite.  This precious gem comes from millions of year old fossils found only in Alberta.  Overnight in Banff.

DAY 5  Today you will drive to Jasper  via Canada's most spectacular mountain highway - the Icefields Parkway. Be sure to stop and explore, take pictures, enjoy the peaks, valleys, waterfalls, glaciers and turquoise
lakes.  Peyto Lake and Mistaya Lake are favorites.   A ride on a mighty Snocoach to tour the Athabasca Glacier is included in your package (seasonal). The Athabasca Glacier is part of the Columbia Icefields, one of the largest in the World.  Three different rivers flow to three different oceans from here.  Overnight Jasper.

DAY 6 From Jasper you begin the rail portion of your tour. Board VIA Rail's Trans-Continental Train featuring "Silver & Blue" service.  Check into your private bedroom for the scenic journey to Vancouver. You will travel along the tranquil North Thompson River, on the Interior Plateau with its sagebrush and Ponderosa pines, then along the rugged Fraser Canyon past Hell's Gate. Your tour concludes upon arrival in Vancouver. 

DAY 7  Arrive Vancouver this morning and disembark.  We can continue your great adventure with additional nights and sightseeing in Vancouver and Victoria.


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