Rockies Winter Experience
Travel by train into the heart of the beautiful Canadian Rockies on this exciting 7-night itinerary which allows you to experience the best of Banff's extraordinary winter backdrop; mountain peaks, frozen canyons and adrenaline rushes included.
This phenomenal trip includes some of the most exhilarating outdoor activities in the world, from canyon ice walks to dog-sledding and snowshoeing. This tour is a great Pre or Post Whistler Conference option.
Rockies Winter Experience - Vancouver to Calgary (or in reverse), 8 Days
From $1,950 per person, this pre or post conference experience includes:
6 nights hotels accommodation
1 night on board VIA Rail in selected cabin
2 meals on board VIA Rail
Transfers and service fees
National park fees, sightseeing and tour fees as listed.
Please have comprehensive travel insurance to cover your travel arrangements, including cancellation. Please contact CPE Travel for your requirements.
Details of our private escorted journey from Vancouver to Calgary.
Day 1: Vancouver – Jasper (Rail)
Depart on board “The Canadian” this evening and enjoy it’s award winning service, points of interest along the way include Hell’s Gate Gorge and the Cisco Tunnels. The Canadian is among the most famous trains in the world (it even appears on the Canadian $10 bill), renowned for its friendly service, world-class food and comfortable accommodation options. Overnight on board the train.
Day 2: Arrive Jasper mid-afternoon (Rail)
Today, travel between the Monashee and Cariboo Mountain Ranges ending your journey in the resort town of Jasper. Jasper is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, full of the forests, lakes and dog-tooth peaks one associates with the mountains. Transfer to your hotel for a two night stay.
Day 3: Jasper – Maligne Canyon Ice Walk
Experience the wonders of Maligne Canyon. Certified guides will lead you along the frozen canyon ﬂoor and its ice-clad limestone walls.
Day 4: Jasper – Banﬀ
Travel southward along the Icefelds Parkway to Banﬀ; an idyllically situated mountain town surrounded by the hot springs, peaks and walking trails of Banff National Park. This spectacular drive through glacier country features massive snow covered mountains, frozen waterfalls and broad reaching valleys. Check into your selected hotel for a four night stay.
Day 5: Morning Discover Banﬀ & Its Wildlife Tour - Afternoon Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride
A morning tour of the Banﬀ area will take you to many of Banﬀ’s landmarks and historical places. This afternoon enjoy a horse drawn sleigh tour.
Day 6: Lake Louise – Full Day
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Lake Louise, then free time to go explore the lake or relax in the Chateau.
Day 7: Marble Canyon Snowshoeing Tour
Enjoy the magical winter wonderland of Banﬀ then in the afternoon take a leisurely snowshoe tour into the backcountry of Banﬀ National Park at Marble Canyon.
Day 8: Banﬀ – Calgary
Today, transfer to Calgary Airport or downtown Calgary where your tour ends.