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We are excited to confirm Australia’s #1 Breakfast show, Sunrise, is climbing aboard Rocky Mountaineer this October!
LIMITED-TIME AUSTRALIA-ONLY OFFER
1X HOTEL NIGHT, 1X TRANSFER, 1X DINNER, PLUS A $500 AIR CREDIT PER COUPLE
Tune in to Sunrise, Australia’s #1 Breakfast show, at 5:30am each day from 07-11 October and join Sam Mac as he travels the First Passage to the West route onboard Rocky Mountaineer.
To celebrate, we’re offering Sunrise viewers an exclusive offer. For a limited time only, receive 1x hotel night, 1x transfer and 1x dinner as well as a $500 air credit per couple when you book a qualifying 2020 package of 8 days or more.
This offer is only available from 07-18 October 2019
Adventure in the Canadian Rockies! This journey brings you to the stunning mountain towns of Banff and Lake Louise, with a trip to the Columbia Icefields and a helicopter tour through the soaring peaks of the Rockies.
- 2 days aboard Rocky Mountaineer in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf service
- Luggage handling and rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops & Banff
- 7 night’s hotel accommodation
- 2 breakfasts & 3 lunches
- Vancouver Lookout
- Yoho National Park, Banff to Lake Louise (or reverse)
- Icefields Parkway Tour including Ice Explorer
- Lakes to Calgary Tour including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
- Panoramic Helicopter Tour
- Calgary Tower
- National Parks Pass
Day 1: Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.
Your admission to the Vancouver Lookout is included in your package: get a 360 degree view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Your adventure starts with a 40 second glass elevator that climbs over 550 feet to the panoramic observation deck. From here, you'll gaze out onto Metro Vancouver’s cosmopolitan downtown, the vast Pacific Ocean, and the beautiful North Shore Mountains. Explore the Vancouver Lookout on your own. Transportation to and from the Vancouver Lookout is not included. Open from: 8:30am to 10:30pm.
Day 2: Vancouver to Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in 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 Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops. (B/ L)
Day 3: Kamloops to Banff
Your journey continues eastward to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff. Overnight in Banff. (B/L)
Day 4: Banff
Today you will have an entire day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or playing a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs. Overnight in Banff.
Day 5: Banff to Lake Louise
A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River? The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to enjoy this magnificent location. Overnight in Lake Louise Please note: While arrival at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will be approximately 1:00 p.m., scheduled check-in time is not until 4:00 p.m. In the event that your room is not ready, your luggage will be stored and you are free to enjoy the amenities of the hotel.
Day 6: Lake Louise
Today, enjoy a full day tour along one of the most scenic highways in the world as you travel to Jasper National Park on the Icefields Parkway. Among the highlights are Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible icefields in North America. Here you will ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Lunch is included at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre. Afterwards, brief stops will be made at Bow and Peyto Lakes before arriving back in Lake Louise this afternoon. Overnight in Lake Louise (L)
Day 7: Lake Louise to Calgary
Today you will enjoy a full-day tour concluding in Calgary. Begin the morning with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Among the points of interest are Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. Banff Gondola included. Continue on to Kananaskis for the highlight of today’s adventure, a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Overnight in Calgary.
Panoramic Helicopter Tour
This Rocky Mountain helicopter tour will take you 2,300 metres (7,546 ft.) above sea level. Appreciate the sheer size of the glaciers, mountain vistas, lakes, and waterfalls in Kananaskis Country.
The Banff Gondola is a spectacular eight-minute gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for 360-degree views of the Banff town site and its surrounding mountains.
Your admission to the Calgary Tower is included in you package: like feeling as if though you're suspended mid-air? Then you'll love the vantage point on top of the Calgary Tower, with a stellar views from 525 feet above the city. With a 360 degree view, spot the rolling foothills that surround Calgary and meet the Rocky Mountains in the distance. A free multimedia tour is included with admission. Explore the Calgary Tower on your own. Transportation to and from the Calgary Tower is not included.
Day 8: Calgary
Your journey ends upon checkout from your Calgary hotel.
Prices start from $4646 per person and subject to change/increase until booked and deposited. Price based on 12 April 2020 departure. 2019 Sunrise Peak 3 Australia offer applies only to new 2020 bookings made between 07-18 October 2019 for qualifying Rocky Mountaineer itineraries booked in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf service for travel during the 2020 Rocky Mountaineer season on selected dates. Free Perks are: (a) one additonal hotel night in Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria, Banff, Jasper or Lake Louise. Additional hotel night must match the accommodation grade and occupancy level of package booked and must be booked as a consectuive night at the same hotel that you begin or end your package. (b) one private standard airport transfers in Vancouver or Calgary. (c) one set-menu dinner at a selected package hotel (not available on rail days). All free perks are subject to availability and not all three pertks may be available on all bookings. Coffer cannot be combined with any other offer, has no cash value, is non-transferable and cannot be deferred to a later trip or used against the price of the purchased package or to upgrade rail service or accommodation.