The 5-day tour runs from Vancouver to Calgary, snaking through the Canadian Rockies and concluding with a 2-day stopover in the resort town of Banff. The luxury train trip includes food, board, and bus service to and from the train stop during the stopovers in Vancouver and other towns along the line.
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This new tour features luxury dining service in a glass-top cabin, designed to provide its passengers with a maximized viewing experience. The independent tour features two hop-off, hop-on stopovers at Vancouver and Calgary with a two-day inclusive stop in Banff, where all hotel rooms are included in the tour package.
Canada Rail has created this tour with the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies in mind in order to provide their customers with a viewing experience that prioritizes comfort and convenience. Their professional guides provide tour participants with a running commentary on the history and features of the Canadian Rockies.
The tour features a menu of local cuisine and drinks that has been curated to complement the scenery and atmosphere of the train. The basic package features two breakfasts and two lunches aboard the train, with further dining opportunities available at the several stops along the tour. View more on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/canadarailca
The first day of the railway tour feature passage from Vancouver, where the tour begins, to Kamloops, where the train will stop to allow passengers an overnight in-hotel stay. Approaching the province of Alberta, passengers will be able to view the natural topography of the area including grasslands, the Fraser River and Fraser Canyon.
The next leg of the journey takes passengers from Kamloops to Banff and the nearby Banff National Park. During a two-day stay in the area, participants have an included guided tour of Banff including a ride on the Gondola up Sulphur Mountain. The afternoon is free to explore as they please.
Canada Rail Vacations provides a number of packages for this trip, starting with the SilverLeaf tier which provides food, board, and guided tour privileges. The higher tiers provide passengers with upgraded accommodations and dining experiences.
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