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Journey Through the Clouds Great Explorer

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Take in the white-water rapids of Fraser River, and stunning Mount Robson

Dramatic landscapes are the dominant theme on every route, but perhaps none more so than this journey, which takes in the white-water rapids of Fraser River, and the stunning peak of Mount Robson.

  • The Rocky Mountaineer
  • Vancouver
  • Kamloops
  • Jasper
  • Jasper National Park
  • The Icefields Parkway
  • Yoho National Park
  • Helicopter tour over Kananaskis
  • Calgary
What’s Included
  • Rocky Mountaineer Journey
  • Return Scheduled Flights
    Private airport transfers
  • Helicopter tour over Kananaskis

Journey Through the Clouds Great Explorer Tour Details

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Day 1 Flights

Arrival into Canada

Fly to Vancouver from the UK today, where you check into your hotel for the night.

Day 2 Fraser Canyon
Fraser Canyon

Vancouver to Kamloops

Embark on your Canadian rail adventure today as you board the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer. You begin your journey from Vancouver to Kamloops passing through some simply stunning landscapes of rolling rivers, weaving in and out of the Coast and Cascade Mountains and roaring through the sinisterly-named Hell's Gate in Fraser Canyon. On arrival into the town of Kamloops, check into your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3 Mount Robson
Mount Robson

Kamloops to Jasper

Leaving Kamloops this morning, join Rocky Mountaineer once more as you head towards the magnificent Canadian Rockies, passing through gorgeous scenery. Your route sees you pass by the tallest mountain in the range, Mount Robson, as well as the crashing Pyramid Falls. You finish by ascending the wild Yellowhead Pass and stop at Jasper in the heart of the Jasper National Park.

Day 4 Maligne Lake
Maligne Lake

Jasper National Park

Venture into Jasper National Park today for a guided tour. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Jasper National Park is full of sublime natural attractions of various shapes and sizes including canyons, lakes and hotsprings. Alongside these sights, Jasper is also know for its exceptional biodiversity, with all manner of fauna and flora calling this natural haven home. The proud elk can be found in the forests and out on the mountains, and a variety of birdlife can be seen stalking in the cloudy mountains.

Day 5 Athabasca Falls
Athabasca Falls

Icefields Parkway

Travel to Banff today, navigating one of the finest and most scenic roads in the world - the Icefields Parkway. You journey along this snowy expanse, passing mountains and snowdrifts before you stop at the dramatic Athabasca Falls. From here, you are treated to a ride in an Ice Explorer, a special vehicle which takes you out onto the Athabasca Glacier to see this carved ice in all its tremendous glory. Stop overnight in Banff.

Day 6 Yoho National Park
Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park

Your day today sees you pay a visit to Yoho National Park. Featuring incredible natural monuments and displaying the best of Canada's impressive landscapes, this park is well worth a visit. Enjoy a tour here before continuing on to Lake Louise where you overnight.

Day 7 Kananaskis

Helicopter tour over Kananaskis

Today sees you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff before heading to Kananaskis, where you take a helicopter tour for a panoramic bird's eye view of the stunning landscapes below. You end your explorations in Calgary tonight, where you spend the night.

Calgary and home

Leave Calgary and Canada behind today as you head to the airport for your flight home.

Please note

The itinerary above is just a suggestion and you are free to make adjustments to suit your exact requirements. Please call 01904 734 358 to speak to one of our Tailor-Made Holiday Specialists  about tailoring your holiday with GRJ independent.

Departure Times

Our tours of Canada typically depart the UK between 10am and 1pm.

What’s included
What's Included
  • Private airport transfers
  • A refreshing welcome aboard toast
  • A single-level dome coach with panoramic views through oversized windows
  • Regionally inspired meals created by our team of award-winning chefs
  • Gourmet meals plated to your preference and serviced at your seat
  • Complimentary beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and gourmet snacks
  • Complimentary baggage delivery to your hotel
Not Included
  • Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

James.S Starkie
Laura Strawinski
James.E Eaton
Journey Through the Clouds Great Explorer

Take in the white-water rapids of Fraser River, and stunning Mount Robson


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