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Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, Rocky Mountaineer, Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff

The Amazing Rockies

Let your imagination run wild as you embark on a scenic shuttle train
Through enchanting forests and grand mountains.
Explore the turquoise lakes and the 10,000-year old glaciers
That lie beyond the winding rivers and the endless sky above,
Who paint an idyllic scene that makes time stand still.
Join us in traversing the endless beauty of the land
and reconnect with Mother Nature herself.

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Highlights

  • Seattle | A contemporary hotspot where humanities, nature, art, and counterculture thrive
    • Discover a different side of Seattle on a guided underground tour
    • Explore the famous Pike Place Market and sample local delicacies
  • Victoria | Named one of CNN's 20 Best Places in the world to visit
    • Indulge in a traditional high tea lunch in a grand manor
    • Wander Butchart Gardens, one of the top 16 most beautiful gardens in the world
  • Vancouver  | An urban hub surrounded by pristine nature
    • Observe the dazzling bay from a birds-eye view on a seaplane
    • Walk the iconic Capilano Suspension Bridge between the temperate rain forests and over the rushing Capilano River
  • GoldLeaf Rocky Mountaineer | All aboard! Ride a world-class luxury scenic train from Vancouver to Banff National Park
    • Journey from Vancouver to Lake Louise, with stops in between, on this opulent train designed for optimal nature viewing
    • Admire the route's amazing landscape featuring rivers, canyons, waterfalls, and mountain peaks
  • Iconic National Parks | Explore three of Canada's famous National Parks: Banff, Jasper and Yoho

Itinerary

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Seattle International Airport
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle
Nice city view from Kerry Park
Nice city view from Kerry Park
Welcome to ! For guests within our pickup timeframe, a Supera representative will greet you at the arrival airport. Have a wonderful journey with us!

Seattle
Famous for its modern art and vibrant culture, visit the most beautiful coastal city on the west coast of the United States.

  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery:
    Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee from the original Starbucks Roastery to kickstart the journey!
  • Kerry Park:
    This breathtaking park view has appeared in many movies and is the most elevated point in downtown Seattle. Admire the park's magnificent steel sculptures, and spot the iconic Space Needle as you overlook the city and the harbor.
  • Chihuly Garden & Glass Art Museum:
    Drop by the colorful glass museum, featuring a stunning glass garden comprised of the skilled works of American glass master Dale Chihuly.
  • Taste Seattle seafood delicacies and enjoy the view of the harbor at sunset.
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Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle
Seattle
Pike Place Market
Pike Place Market
Seattle Waterfront
Seattle Waterfront

Today, make your way through Seattle like a local—but first, delight in a lovely breakfast to start off your day on the right foot!

  • Underground tour:
    A historical guided tour of the underground passages around the buried city that lies underneath the city.
  • Pike Place Market:
    Explore a spirited traditional market, which was chosen as the setting for the famous novel "When Fish Fly," written by John Yokoyama, as well as the heartwarming movie, "Sleepless in Seattle," starring Tom Hanks. Here, we have prepared a unique tour and feast for our guests.
  • Seattle Waterfront:
    Take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront park pier in the afternoon and enjoy a remarkable sunset to end the day.
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Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle
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2 hrs
45 mins

Victoria
BC Parliament Building
BC Parliament Building
Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour

Enjoy a relaxing ferry ride and cross the border to reach the charming capital of British Columbia: Victoria, Canada. Celebrated for its beautiful historical harbor, pleasant climate, vivacious artist markets, and cheery live music. 

  • Pendray Tea House:
    Savor a delectable lunch in a quaint restaurant in a grand manor.
  • Walking tour:
    • Wander along Victoria's idyllic harbor.
    • Visit the House of Parliament.
    • Stop by the Royal BC Museum.

Tonight, stay in the most reputable luxury harbor hotel in all of British Columbia.

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Fairmont Empress Hotel
Explore Victoria
Hatley Castle
Hatley Castle
Butchart Garden
Butchart Garden
  • Hatley Castle:
    Spanning an area of 600 acres, this Scottish-style castle was the filming location for "X-Men" and "Deadpool." The castle itself is inspired by the Gothic Revival architectural style, bringing forth the spirit of early 20th century mansions.
  • Butchart Gardens:
    Regarded as one of the top 16 most beautiful gardens in the world, Butchart Gardens have over a century of history. They are the second largest gardens in the world under professional care. In addition to their Japanese and Rose gardens, several other uniquely themed gardens are on view. Enjoy a specially arranged lunch at the garden's Blue Poppy Restaurant to enjoy local delicacies amidst a sea of flowers.

    In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the city independently or relax in the comfort of the hotel.
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Vancouver
Capilano Suspension bridge
Capilano Suspension bridge
Stanley Park
Stanley Park

Fly to the mainland by seaplane, arriving in Vancouver after a 35-minute flight. Revel in the scenery of Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast from 1500 feet high!

  • Vancouver:
    The dazzling coastal city on the Canadian west coast has been repeatedly rated one of the top-ten most livable cities. Its blend of cultures in cuisine and atmosphere is not to be missed. Make sure to check out the most famous Hong-Kong cooking in all of North America!
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge:
    Explore Vancouver's oldest suspension bridge and scenic park, considered a paradise for hikers and thrill-seekers!
  • Granville Island:
    In the afternoon, walk along Granville Island's harbor and enjoy various local activities, regional cookery, culture, and leisure.
  • Stanley Park:
    Surrounded by the sea, beautiful bay, and towering ancient trees, this greenspace will be sure to inspire. 
    • Walk or cycle through Canada's largest urban old-growth forest. 
    • Admire the area's First Nations People's totem poles, and learn the intricate stories behind the carvings.
    • Get a view of the harbor from higher up on Prospect Point before heading off to savour a delicious dinner!

After your meal, admire the sunset along Vancouver's waterfront with a short walk conveniently located by the hotel.

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Fairmont Waterfront Hotel  (Harbour View)
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Kamloops
Rocky Mountaineer
Rocky Mountaineer
Stunning landscapes along the way
Stunning landscapes along the way

Welcome aboard! 

Ride on the world-famous scenic train, the Rocky Mountaineer, in the lavish GoldLeaf first class carriage and begin your fabulous journey to the Rocky Mountains in comfort and style. (Departs at 7:30AM). 

  • Enjoy a specially selected "First Passage to the West (Eastbound)" from Vancouver to Lake Louise.
  • Gaze out at magical creeks, pristine waterfalls, extraordinary canyons, and other breathtaking scenery from your seat, viewing platforms, and specially-designed viewing carriages.
  • Savor gourmet meals prepared by the train's exclusive chefs.

    Upon reaching Kamloops at approximately 7:30PM, enjoy a satisfying local meal on arrival!
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Banff National Park
Incredible natural landscapes
Incredible natural landscapes
Lake Louise
Lake Louise

Wake up to greet the fresh morning air and views of the ethereal Rocky Mountains while the train continues to advance through captivating valleys, sparkling streams, and lush forests.

During today's train journey, indulge in the vast beauty of the wondrous surroundings while sipping on a glass of wine, enjoy mouth-watering meals, and take in the beauty of the passing landscape. 

Arrive in Banff National Park at approximately 7:30PM, and check into the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise to recharge for the new day ahead.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  (Lake View)
Banff National Park
Boating at Lake Louise
Boating at Lake Louise
Emerald Lake
Emerald Lake

Banff National Park

  • Lake Louise:
    The highlight of the Rocky Mountains, the turquoise blue of the glacier's lake is well-known for a reason! Choose from a variety of suggested activities:
    • Join a rejuvinating guided hiking experience around Lake Louise (Hiking time: 4hrs; Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆).
    • Admire the beauty of the lake view from the comfort of your hotel room.
    • Stroll along the Lake Louise Trail and take in the soothing scenery.
    • Participate in horseback riding, canoeing, or enjoy the hotel's many facilities (Optional; Some activities may incur an additional cost).

Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake:
One of the top ten lakes to visit in the Rocky Mountains. Depending on the angle of light, the lake appears to be differing shades of heavenly green. Walk along the lakeshore to further explore your surroundings or enjoy the tranquility of the Emerald Lake landscape at your own leisure.

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  (Lake View)
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50 mins

Jasper National Park
Columbia Icefield Adventure
Columbia Icefield Adventure
Glacier Skywalk
Glacier Skywalk

Banff National Park Icefields Parkway:
Drive along on one of the ten most beautiful roads in the world, as we make our way to Jasper National Park. Shoot memorable photos and bask in the charm of several notable stops along the way, including Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier.

Jasper National Park

  • Columbia Icefield Adventure:
    • Athabasca Glacier:
      All aboard the only Ice Explorer vehicle in North America! Descend the steep 36-degree slope in style, and step into the vast, breathtaking blue of the glacier to observe the scenic icefields up close.
    • Glacier Skywalk:
      This curved lookout made entirely of glass is built upon a 280-meter tall cliff. In addition to the panoramic view of the Sunwapta Valley, catch a glimpse of the majestic Rocky Mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, and canyons.
  • Athabasca Falls:
    Originating from the Columbia Icefield, the Athabasca Falls are known for their large volume of water and melodic sounds. Prepare to experience the sheer power of nature in-person!
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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge  (Lake View)
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Harley Davidson in Jasper National Park
Harley Davidson in Jasper National Park
Maligne Canyon
Maligne Canyon

Jasper National Park

Located at the northernmost peak of the Rocky Mountains, Jasper is a hub for a variety of fun outdoor activities!

  • Maligne Lake:
    Cruise along the second largest glacial lake in the world on "The Best Boat Cruise in Canada"! Allow the mystical waters to lead you to the otherworldly Spirit Island, located in the middle of Maligne Lake.
  • Hit the open road on a Harley Davidson sidecar tour (1 hour) and speed through the stunning landscapes of Jasper National Park in style! 
  • Discover the streets of Jasper Town like a local:
    • Maligne Canyon Hike (Optional):
      Carved by the impacts of water erosion for thousands of years, this natural trail is a common bucket-list item for many hikers and ice climbers (Distance: 2.3 miles; Hiking time: 1.5hrs; Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆).
    • Enjoy hotel facilities & activities.
    • Canoeing, horseback riding, white water rafting, high-end spa treatment, planetarium stargazing (Optional; Additional cost).
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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge  (Lake View)
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Banff National Park
Sunwapta Falls in Jasper National Park
Sunwapta Falls in Jasper National Park
Moraine Lake
Moraine Lake

Follow the Icefield Parkway back to Banff National Park, and revisit the spectacular views throughout the journey.

Jasper National Park

  • Sunwapta Falls:
    Discover one of the most famous waterfalls along the Icefield Parkway. Admire the upper and lowers falls from a multitude of angles with beautiful mountain and forests scenery in the distance. Enjoy an exceptional BBQ lunch while admiring the beautiful forest landscape.

    Banff National Park
  • Moraine Lake:
    Feel spiritually soothed as you relax near the glacial lake, surrounded by ten wondrous peaks and valleys. Walk to The Rockpile, known as the best lake-viewing location, and experience the dreamy colors of Moraine Lake (Optional; Walk time:  1hr round trip; Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆)
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Fairmont Banff Springs  (Mountain View)
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Johnston Canyon
Johnston Canyon
Sulphur Mountain
Sulphur Mountain

Banff National Park

  • Johnston Canyon (Optional):
    Thousands of years of glacial water erosion created the unique terrain that we see today. Find yourself inspired by this natural work of art as you explore spellbinding sights. (Walk time: 45 minutes; Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆ )
  • Sulphur Mountain:
    Board a cable car to Sulphur Mountain to reach the Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site, overlooking the spirited town of Banff and the surrounding Rocky Mountains (Trip time: 50mins, round trip; Difficulty: ★★☆☆☆ )
  • Surprise Corner:
    This viewing area, located on the opposite bank of the Bow River, provides a specataular view of the Banff Hot Springs Hotel and its spectacular surroundings. Reknowned for offering award-winning photo views, get your camera ready for fantastic photo ops!
  • Banff Town Walk:
    Exquisite and charming, filled with beautiful gardens, spectacular mountain views, sparkling waters and ever-changing clouds.
  • Enjoy free time in the afternoon. We suggest the following activities based on your interests:
    • Indulge in the beauty of the hotel and explore its rich history.
    • Enjoy a spa or Bow River floating trip (at guest's own expense).
    • Snap beautiful photos at the Cascade of Time Garden.

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Fairmont Banff Springs  (Mountain View)
Banff National Park
88 mi
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Calgary International Airport

After breakfast, you will be picked up and transfered to Calgary International Airport. 

A great journey always feels short, let’s look forward to seeing each other again!
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  • Deposit:A deposit of per person is due within 7 days of reservation confirmation to secure your space on tour.
  • Balance:Due days before tour departure.
  • Flights: We are happy to arrange air tickets with the best balance between price and flight quality. You may also book your own flights based on the following times to match our airport transfer schedule. If arriving or leaving outside these timeframes, please meet us at the designated place on your own expense or call us for transfer pricing. We're sorry, but missed activities will not be made up.
    • Pre/post hotels: We can help arrange hotels matching our tour schedule. For prices and availability, please contact our team.
    • Please review the Terms & Conditions before you book.
    • Is This Trip Right for Me?
      • Please see the Itinerary for activity levels and details.
      • Wheelchairs Accessible: Guests in wheelchairs welcome, but please understand some sites are not accessible. A companion to help with the wheelchair must accompany the guest.
      • Age Limit: For quality concerns, guests should be 6 years or older to join this tour
      • Dietary Restrictions: It is important everyone has a great dining experience with us! If you have a special meal restriction (i.e., fatal allergies, no sashimi, no lamb, etc.), please let us know 30 days before tour date. We will do our best to oblige, but we regret some dietary preferences may not be available due to cultural differences.
      • Dress Reminder:
        • Up in Columbia Icefield, depending on the weather and the time of the year, warm clothes and boots are recommended.
      • Local Climate & Conditions:
        • Weather in Rocky Mountain area may change rapidly.  Be prepared to greet four seasons weather during the journey.
        • This tour involves estimated walking for up to 4 hours. Hiking poles are recommended if guests are concerned about the walks.
        • This tour is a well-paced active tour that includes walking on inclined or uneven surfaces.
    • Accommodations:
        • Please note the mobile data in some areas of the Rocky Mountain is not available.
        • TRIPLE (3 guests) rooms are not available for this tour.
      • Our rooms for this tour are reserved with twin rooms (2 beds/room), but hotels may have different configurations. Please refer to the Hotels section for details.
      • If you have special requirements, please inform us at time of booking so we may make arrangements as soon as possible.
      • For guest privacy and security considerations, we do not have single sharing arrangements.
    • Vaccine:
      • As per Canadian Health Authority, we strongly encourage you to be fully vaccinated before booking this trip.
    • Visas:
      • A visa is not required for USA passport and Green Card holders to travel to Canada. For other passport holders, please check with your local consulate for details.
      • Please be aware once a visa is processed by Supera, we will not be able to provide a refund under any circumstances.
    • Passports:
      • Please provide a copy of your passport at sign up; we recommend having a copy of your passport with you in case of emergencies.
      • Your passport must have at least 6 months of validity remaining and two blank “Visa” pages.
    • Luggage Handling:
      • Porterage service included in hotels.
      • We recommend you travel light for this trip or 1pc checked-in luggage due boarding on the Rocky Mountaineer.
    • Flights and Luggage:
      • Some airlines charge a fee for pre-assigned seats. If so, we will let you know the details at time of booking.
      • For travelers who have booked your own tickets, we recommend reserving at least 3 hours connecting time between international airports.
      • Luggage allowances will vary based on the rules for each airline. Excess baggage fees are the responsibility of the traveler.

    Stays of a Lifetime

    Don't be too tired to remember your trip!
    A hotel is not merely a place to rest your head. We hand-pick each one to give you comfort, great views, unique experiences, and above all, memorability. We carefully consider locations to let your mind, body, and spirit wander freely while feeling at home.


    Seattle :

    Fairmont Olympic Hotel Seattle

    This historic downtown Seattle hotel has been providing luxury accommodations since 1924. It's prime location in the heart of downtown is within walking distance to major tourist sites and shopping districts. Its modern, spacious, and sophisticated design have made it the top hotel choice of presidents, royalty, and celebrities. 

    Deluxe Room    
    25 ~ 29 m² (269 ~ 312 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A

    Victoria :

    Fairmont Empress Hotel

    Located by the picturesque Victoira Harbour, the Fairmont Empress Hotel has the best of all worlds - where contrast meets distinction, opulence blends harmoniously with the understated and fabled history meshes with contemporary affairs. This grand dame is an alluring blend of classic and contemporary, vintage and cutting-edge design. It's one of the oldest hotels in Victoria and a National Historic Site, dating back to 1908. 

    Fairmont Room    
    22 ~ 30 m² (237 ~ 323 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A

    Vancouver :

    Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

    Situated in downtown Vancouver's Burrard Harbour, this hotel is the landmark of Canada Place and provides one of the city's only rooftop greenspaces. Offering unparalled views of the harbor waterfront and the surrounding mountain landscape, its location is within walking distance to local historic sites and other points of interest.  

    Signature Harbour View    
    33 ~ 40 m² (355 ~ 431 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A

    Kamloops :

    Rocky Mountaineer Designated Hotel

    Upon arrival in Kamloops, guests will be transferred to the designated hotel to rest.

    Lake Louise :

    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    Surrounded by mountain peaks and the magnificent Victoria Glacier in Banff National Park, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise features breathtaking views of the emerald-colored Lake Louise. Unwind and enjoy the beautiful lake view from your comfortable and luxurious Fairmont Lakeview room during our 2-night stay at this opulent property.

    Fairmont Lake View    
    21 m² (226 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A

    Jasper :

    Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

    Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a village of luxury heritage log cabins offering the perfect romantic gateaway or family vacation in Jasper National Park. Enjoy 2 nights at Fairmont Jasper Lodge's Lakeview Room and relax in a home-like atmosphere as you admire stunning views of Lac Beauvert.    

    Fairmont Lake View    
    25 ~ 28 m² (269 ~ 301 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A

    Banff :

    Fairmont Banff Springs

    The famous castle-like Banff Springs Hotel has been a designated National Historic Site since 1992. Located in the heart of the enchanting forest of Banff National Park, relax up to 2 nights at this luxurious property and enjoy the amenities of this world-class resort. 

    Fairmont Mountain View    
    20 m² (215 ft²)
    135 x 190 cm * 2 Bed    
    153 x 203 cm * 1 Bed
    N/A