Day 8 - BANFF/HOME
Your journey comes to a close today as you depart for the airport and your return flight to PHL where transportation will be waiting to return you home. Meals:B
Tour Inclusions: roundtrip transportation to PHL Airport from Independence, Newark and Wilmington * accommodations for 7 hotel nights based on double occupancy * admission to all sightseeing as per itinerary * meals include 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners * taxes and gratuities for hotels, included meals and luggage handling at hotels * services of a Collette Tour Manager *
Conditions and cancellations: A deposit of $500 per person is due with each reservation for SilverLeaf Service aboard the train. An additional $500 per person is due with your deposit of $500 for GoldLeaf Service ($1000). Insurance of $385 per person is available and must accompany your deposit. With insurance you may cancel for any reason until 24 hours prior to departure. Final payment is due February 15, 2019.
Responsibility: B & B travel Inc. d/b/a 4 Seasons Tours and Travel and Collette act only as agent for Collette and suppliers in arranging transportation, accommodations and all services included in this tour. 4 Seasons Tours and Travel is not liable for loss, damage, injury or expense or death caused by delay, failure or accident of any conveyance or service or for any cause whatsoever, whether or not due to or caused by any company or person. No refunds for any unused portion of the tour.
A passport valid for 6 months after your return is required for this tour!
Day 7 - ICEFIELDS PARKWAY/CHOICE ON TOUR
A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as we set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Marvel at lofty waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, and the picture-perfect snowcapped mountain range. Stop at the Columbia Icefield where it’s your choice! Take a fun ride ** (not included in tour price) across this 1,000 feet thick mass of glacial ice, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Or, take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk to experience breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape from the glass-floored platform. This afternoon stop at stunning Peyto Lake, a glacier-fed lake that evokes pure serenity. Tonight join your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner where you’ll enjoy regional cuisine and toast the end of a wonderful experience! Meals:B,D
Day 6 - BANFF
Set off for a scenic drive through Banff featuring the powerful Bow Falls and Hoodoos - known as the “Land of Sleeping Giants.” Then meet a local ammolite specialist to learn about this rare gemstone found only in Alberta. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy and explore the town of Banff. Meals:B,D
Day 5 - KAMLOOPS/ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN/BANFF
Today you continue east toward the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains. History comes alive as you travel the rail route that united Canada as a nation. You’ll journey alongside the powerful Kicking Horse River and ride through Spiral Tunnels, a century-old engineering feat. In addition to the breathtaking scenery, you may catch a glance of fleeting wildlife, including moose, elk, bear, bighorn sheep and soaring eagles. This evening arrive in Banff and enjoy a leisurely three night stay. Meals:B,L
Day 3 - VANCOUVER/VICTORIA/VANCOUVER
An early morning a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver Island to visit the magnificent Butchart Gardens, which are among the world’s most beautiful and are a veritable explosion of color and fragrances. Next a short sightseeing tour of Victoria and leisure time to explore this lovely seaside spot. This evening journey back to the mainland via a short ferry ride. Meals:B
FAIRMONT HOTEL, VANCOUVER
Day 4 - ROCKY MOUNTAINEER TRAIN-KAMLOOPS
Board your train for the scenic journey of a lifetime. The Rocky Mountaineer train takes you on a spectacular voyage from Vancouver to Banff, Alberta in SilverLeaf Service (or GoldLeaf if you upgrade). Spend two days amid coastal forests, roaring river canyons and lofty mountain peaks. Your route begins with a journey through the verdant farmlands of the Fraser Valley and the towering peaks of the Coastal Mountains. You'll see the mighty Fraser River and the Eragin Mountains. You’ll see the mighty Fraser River and the raging white waters of Hell’s Gate. The landscape transforms again to semi-arid desert as you travel toward the city of Kamloops for your overnight hotel stay. Meals:B,L
Day 2 - VANCOUVER
Enjoy a memorable breakfast at the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Watch while people go “walking on the treetops”. Afterwards, it’s your turn to enjoy the “living forest” and cross this exhilarating suspension bridge. Once you reach the other side try the new Cliffwalk, a walkway hugging the rock face above Capilano Canyon or venture out on a Treetop Adventure made up of 7 suspension bridges. Next sightsee Vancouver beginning at Stanley Park, Canada’s renowned urban rainforest. Stop in at picturesque
Granville Island Public Market to stroll through stalls of handmade crafts and artisan food producers. Continue through Chinatown, the city’s waterfront and Gastown, a turn-of-the-century center with pubs, art galleries and the world-famous steam-powered clock. Meals:B,D
FAIRMONT HOTEL, VANCOUVER
Day 1 - INDEPENDENCE/NEWARK/WILMINGTON/PHL AIRPORT/VANCOUVER
Roundtrip transportation from Independence, Newark and Wilmington to a timeless adventure that begins in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Three nights at this beautiful hotel.
FAIRMONT HOTEL, VANCOUVER
Embark on a train journey through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Pass glaciers, lakes and rivers that twist through the majestic mountainous landscape. Its your choice how to travel on this two day adventure. The train offers two levels of onboard service: GoldLeaf Service and SilverLeaf Service. Each has comfortable seating, delicious meals, world-class service and captivating storytelling provided by Rocky Mountaineer Hosts. GoldLeaf service (upgrade) pampers you with panoramic views from your seat in the upper level of a bi-level domed coach with full-length windows, a private dining room downstairs where you’ll enjoy gourmet a la carte meals and a large, exclusive outdoor viewing platform.
featuring the ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN
April 26 - May 3, 2019
8 Days/7 Nights