Rocky Mountaineer - 2019 Add Ons Guide

Additional Optional Sightseeing Experiences from
$55
Valid for sales to: 26 Oct 2018
Travel Period: 1 Apr - 31 Oct 19


Rocky Mountaineer - 2019 Add Ons Guide


OPTIONAL SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCES

VICTORIA FROM VANCOUVER

Victoria Excursion & Butchart Gardens Tour

Duration 13 Hours 8:30am–9:30pm
Your travel will be onboard a comfortable tour coach and the 9am BC Ferries sailing for a spectacular 95 minute cruise through the marine wonderland of the Gulf Islands. Once docked on Vancouver Island (Swartz Bay), the tour continues on to the world-famous Butchart Gardens for two hours with their 55 acre display of magnificent foliage. After the Gardens, the tour heads for downtown Victoria through quaint Chinatown and the Inner Harbour. You will have free time once in downtown Victoria to explore the Inner Harbour, the Empress Hotel, the Royal BC Museum, and the BC Legislature. Departure from downtown Victoria for your return journey to Vancouver is at 5:45 pm. You’ll arrive in Vancouver at approximately 9:30pm, where you can be dropped off at your downtown hotel.

From Per person
Operates daily May 1–September 30 $202
 

Vancouver

Grouse Mountain & Capilano Suspension Bridge

Duration 7 Hours 10:00am–5:00pm
The Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain Tour takes you to the amazing temperate rainforest of Vancouver’s North Shore. This is your best option for a light adventure, half-day excursion into the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Stops include Capilano Fish Hatchery, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Grouse Mountain. Make sure you visit Coola & Grinder, the resident grizzly bears at Grouse Mountain!

From Per person
Operates daily $182

Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour

The tour would take approximately 90 minutes should you choose to sit on the bus the whole time. We encourage our guests to hop-off and hop-on at any one of the 22 stops to visit attractions, shop, and see the city. Two days can easily be spent discovering Vancouver when you’re taking advantage of the hop-on, hop-off flexibility to see the city.

From Per person
Operates daily $55

A Wok Around China Town by Robert Sung Tours

It’s no secret that off-duty chefs love to shop for themselves and choose from the freshest local and exotic fruits, vegetables, seafood, and meats. Get to know this colourful district from a culinary and cultural perspective with the entertaining and knowledgeable Robert Sung. The A dv enture will begin at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Gardens, and will meander through the diverse specialty shops. A viewing of historical landmarks, a visit to a symbolic merchant, and a well-deserved dim sum lunch will be part of the tour!

From $87 per person

Cycling Grand Tour of Vancouver

Enjoy a five-hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver’s highlights, and experience the best of Vancouver food, history, ecology, and culture while being active. The 23km ride takes in the Seawall and rainforest of Stanley P ark, English Ba y, Granville Island (including the Aquabus ferry), False Creek, Chinatown, Gastown, and Coal Harbour. Includes helmet and bicycle rental; guests will need to make their own way to/from 1344 Burrard St. for the tour.

From $97 per person

A Culinary Stroll on Granville Island

British Columbia’s mild climate and unique geographic location, tucked between mountains and sea, pro vide the province with an abundance of amazing culinary bounty which guests will explore on this in-depth “Made in BC” Vancouver food tour on Granville Island. In the company of an experienced local chef or food writer (maximum six guests/docent), this 2.5 hour walk will get under the skin (or peel) of this fascinating and delicious world as intellectually curious guests tour the market, meet some of the local producers, and taste their delicious wares. Guests will need to make their own way to/from 126 Davie St. for the tour.

From $137 per person

Sea Safari

Experience the Howe Sound coast line from a 30 ft. rigid hull inflatable boat on a “Sea Safari”. With the refreshing sea mist in their faces, guests will take in the towering cliffs of Anvil Island, the seals at play at Pam Rocks, the caves of Bowen Island, and many more picturesque sights only seen from the water. Spend an unforgettable 2 hours cruising along the water’s surface, surrounded by BC’s unique Coastal Mountains, taking pictures with seals bathing in the sun, or cruising through the waves on our natural roller coaster. Includes hotel pick-up/drop-off transportation. Sea Safari available on request only.

From $120 per person
Prices are per person in CAD and don’t include Canadian tax (GST) or gratuity. Tour durations and timings subject to change.
 

Jasper

Explore Jasper & Maligne Lake Cruise Tour

Duration 6.5 Hours 8:00am–2:30pm
Maligne Valley exhibits natural wonders including a disappearing lake and the most extensive system of karst topography in the world (limestone with sinkholes, underground streams, and cav erns). These s tories are tied together through the early natives, explorers, and adventurers who opened up this area of the Canadian Rockies. The day is completed with a 90 minute cruise to the world famous Spirit Island.

From Per person
Operates daily June 1–September 30 $170

Wildlife Discovery Tour

5:30pm-8:30pm (May 1-Sept 10)
4:30pm-7:30pm (Sept 11-Sept 30)
3:45pm-6:45pm (Oct 1-Oct 10)
9:00am-12:00pm (Oct 11)
If you want to see wildlife when visiting the Rockies your best opportunity is in Jasper! The area the town occupies is the largest inhabitable valley in the Canadian Rockies, which means more food for “All Creatures Great and Small!”. Put on your safari hat as you set out into the park with your o wn Wildlife Interpre ter in search of Bear, Elk, Sheep, Goats, Coyote, Wolves, Moose, and many of Mother Nature’s other mountain creatures.

From Per person
Operates daily May 1– October 15 $71

Jasper SkyTram Pass

After boarding the longest and highest guided aerial tramway in Canada, prepare to be amazed as you gain a brand new perspective on Jasper’s stunning National Park. Your seven minute flight aboard the Jasper Skytram will take you to an altitude of 2277 metres (7472 ft) and into a whole new world. Along the way, your fully trained and knowledgeable flight attendant will be on hand to point out the many sights and answer your questions.

From Per person
Hours vary seasonally and are weather permitting but typically at least open 10:00am–5:00pm $57
 

Banff

Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls from Banff Tour

Duration 10 Hours 8:30am–6:30pm
Travel along the Bow Valley Parkway and Johnston Canyon where a pleasant mid morning stroll provides time to stretch your legs and snap a few pictures. In Lake Louise a picnic lunch will be provided with time to relax by the lakeshore or to find a co zy spo t inside the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Next it is on to Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks before crossing the Great Divide into Yoho National Park via the scenic Kicking Horse Pass. The magnificent Yoho Valley and Takakkaw Falls will be the final scenic stop before beginning the trek back to Banff.

From Per person
Operates daily June 15–September 30 $212
Prices are per person in CAD and don’t include Canadian tax (GST) or gratuity . Tour durations and timings subject to change.
 

Transfers

Vancouver — YVR

Private Limousine between Vancouver International Airport & local hotel or Cruise Ship Terminal

From PER VEHICLE (UP TO 6 PASSENGERS)
From YVR Airport to local hotel or Cruise Ship $213
From Cruise Ship to YVR Airport $200
From local hotel to YVR Airport $166
Includes driver gratuity.

Calgary — YYC

Private Limousine between Calgary International Airport & local hotel

From PER VEHICLE (UP TO 5 PASSENGERS)
From YYC Airport to local hotel—Stretch Limousine $228
From PER VEHICLE (UP TO 3 PASSENGERS)
From YYC Airport to local hotel—Sedan $142
From PER VEHICLE (UP TO 5 PASSENGERS)
From local hotel to YYC Airport—Stretch Limousine $187
From PER VEHICLE (UP TO 3 PASSENGERS)
From local hotel to YYC Airport—Sedan $124
Includes driver gratuity.
 

Car Rentals

Choose your own adventure and discover the Canadian Rockies behind the wheel of your own car. Our rentals with Avis allow you to explore the sights and attractions in Banff, Jasper, and Lake Louise at leisure in a full-size vehicle with unlimited kilometers.

Add a car rental to your Rocky Mountaineer journey, or extend your Rail & Drive journey with additional car rental days.

From full sized car
Calgary to Jasper—4 Day Rental $403
Calgary to Banff—2 Day Rental $202
Jasper to Edmonton—3 Day Rental $302
Round-Trip Vancouver—3 Day Rental $302
More options available. Minimum 2-day rental required.
Prices are per person in CAD and don’t include Canadian tax (GST) or gratuity. Tour durations and timings subject to change.
 

The following add-on options are only available when you call our vacation consultants at toll-free 1-604-606-7245, or email sales@rockymountaineer.com.

MEAL PLANS AND ADDITIONAL HOTEL NIGHTS
Meals onboard the train are already included. If you add a meal plan, your taste buds will be taken care of when you're not on the train as well. Or extend your stay in Vancouver, Calgary or Seattle, to enjoy more time in these world-class cities. For more information about adding meal plans or additional hotel nights, please contact one of our Vacation Consultants.

ADDING OTHER ROUTES
Can’t get enough of the incredible beauty of the Rocky Mountains, the shimmering waterfalls, and snow-capped mountain peaks? With four uniquely different but equally amazing routes to choose from, the hardest part will be deciding which one to add. But rest assured, every track leads to life changing adventure.

COASTAL PASSAGE
If fresh ocean air and sparkling coastal views are more your thing, then our Coastal Passage route is the perfect journey for you. This jaw-dropping route hugs the shorelines between Seattle and Vancouver, offering incredible views of the Pacific Ocean, coastal rainforest, and the Coast Mountains before heading east to Lake Louise or Banff.

ALASKA CRUISE
We find that a luxury rail journey pairs nicely with a luxury cruise. So we have partnered with our friends at Holland America Line to make it easy to add on an Alaska cruise to the beginning or end of your Rocky Mountaineer journey. Alaska cruise packages depart from Vancouver, BC, Canada.

SINGLE TRAVELER PRICING
From the day-to-day itinerary, to hotel and luggage transfers, we take care of your travel arrangements, so you can sit back, admire the scenery, and socialize to your heart’s content as you enjoy the company of fellow travelers.


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