Spirit of the Rockies
About Chinatown, British Columbia
Create a lifetime of incredible memories traveling through the unforgettable Canadian Rockies! Begin your vacation in Vancouver with a tour that includes Chinatown and the famed totem poles of Stanley Park. Then, board the Rocky Mountaineer train and head for historic Kamloops, east to Shuswap Lake, and over the Continental Divide to breathtaking Banff National Park. This train ride through breathtaking scenery takes you back to a time when getting to your destination was part of the fun. Along the way, see wild rivers, majestic mountain ranges, and beautiful lakes.Spend two nights in Banff at the internationally recognized Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, a chateau-style hotel developed into one of the top three getaways in North America. En route to Lake Louise, enjoy a side trip to one of the crown jewels of the Canadian Rockies—Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks, where ten mountain peaks soar 10,000 feet and surround the tranquil waters of the lake. In Lake Louise, stay at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, a world-famous resort built in 1890.Travel on Icefields Parkway past towering peaks and hanging glaciers to Jasper National Park, Canada’s largest national park. View sapphire Peyto Lake and thundering Athabasca Falls, and ride an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier. Stay at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, nestled between majestic mountains and mountain lakes. Drink in the scenery as you pass Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Then on to Sun Peaks and the mountain resort of Whistler, where you’ll stay at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, nestled at the base of spectacular Blackcomb Mountain. Ferry across to Victoria, spend two nights, and visit Butchart Gardens, with its 55 acres of stunning floral displays. Finally, return via ferry to mainland Vancouver—a great ending to your exciting Canadian Rockies vacation.
VANCOUVER SightseeingROCKY MOUNTAINEER 2-day scenic train tripBANFF NATIONAL PARK Choose between a nature walk with picnic lunch or Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Banff Springs HotelCOLUMBIA ICEFIELD Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia IcefieldJASPER NATIONAL PARK SightseeingWHISTLER [LF] Breakfast at Squamish Lil’wat Cultural CentreVICTORIA Sightseeing and a farewell dinner at [LF] world-famous Butchart Gardens; choose between Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel or a whale-watching excursion
VANCOUVER Fairmont Waterfront (D)KAMLOOPS Determined by Rocky Mountaineer (BA)BANFF Fairmont Banff Springs (MD)LAKE LOUISE Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (D)JASPER Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (MD)SUN PEAKS Sun Peaks Grand (F)WHISTLER Fairmont Chateau Whistler (D)VICTORIA Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (MD)
Breakfast daily (B), 3 lunches (L), 4 three-course dinners (D) including a farewell dinner at Butchart Gardens (breakfast on RedLeaf Service is continental—not a full American breakfast)
NOTE:Upgrades to deluxe rooms at select Fairmont properties are available. Please call for pricing.