6-Day Coastal Passage Train Journey – Seattle to Banff

6-Day Coastal Passage Train Journey – Seattle to Banff

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All-Inclusive | Private Multi-Day Tour

6 Day | 5 Night

Embark on an amazing train journey from Seattle to Banff. Take in stunning British Columbia scenery from the window of your comfortable Rocky Mountaineer coach. Spend your nights in hotels in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops, and Banff, with time to explore the sights of these Pacific Northwest destinations. From the Cascades to the Rockies, this train voyage through forests and canyons is one of the best ways to appreciate the diverse beauty of this unique region.

Book a Rocky Mountaineer train voyage with Evergreen Escapes and get 10% off our day or custom, multi-day tours of the Pacific Northwest before or after your trip!

Departs Fridays: May 22nd – Sep 18th, 2015 and May 20th – Sep 16th, 2016

From $2,999 per person

Rocky Mountaineer in Kicking Horse Canyon

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pass through the forest-lined canyons and rushing waters of the Fraser Valley
  • Cross the high mountain passes of the Canadian Rockies
  • Enjoy dinner on-board as you depart from Seattle and soak in sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the Cascade Mountains
  • Watch for British Columbia wildlife along the route
  • Free days to explore the vibrant cities of Seattle and Vancouver
  • Travel in a luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train

Coastal Passage from Seattle to Banff

ITINERARY
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Day 1 | Arrive in Seattle

Arrive in Seattle and spend time exploring Seattle’s waterfront, Chinatown, Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market, Space Needle, quirky neighborhoods, and/or beautiful parks on your own at leisure.

  • Sleep | Downtown Seattle

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Day 2 | Seattle to Vancouver

Take in the sights of Seattle you missed yesterday before checking out of your hotel. A car will transfer you and your luggage to King Street Station to start the first leg of your Rocky Mountaineer journey to Vancouver.

Bellingham BayAfter boarding, raise a toast to the train voyage ahead and enjoy dinner on-board as you pass the Chittenden Locks linking Puget Sound to Lake Union and Lake Washington as you wave goodbye to Seattle. Highlights include the fishing fleet (and Boeing jets) of Everett, the fields at the foot of the Cascade Mountains near Mount Vernon, sunset views of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands beyond, and, after crossing the Canadian border, the community of White Rock as the train hugs the Pacific Coast and travels into Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, a car will transfer you from Pacific Central Station to your nearby downtown hotel.

  • Replenish | Dinner
  • Sleep | Downtown Vancouver

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Day 3 | Free Day in Vancouver

Take full advantage of a free day of leisure in Vancouver, and check out the city’s must-see attractions like the Vancouver Aquarium (admission not included), Stanley Park, or Granville Island. Or take a city tour (not included) to get an insider’s look at the popular sights and an overview of Vancouver’s art galleries, gardens, neighborhoods, and restaurants or take a day trip to discover the nearby resort town of Whistler or Victoria, British Columbia’s charming capital on Vancouver Island.

  • Sleep | Downtown Vancouver

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Day 4 | Vancouver to Kamloops

Fraser CanyonHop back on board the Rocky Mountaineer train to continue your adventure from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. Along this stretch, you will see dramatic changes in scenery as you travel from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, with its 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 train rides along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.

  • Replenish | Breakfast, Lunch
  • Sleep | Kamloops

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Day 5 | Kamloops to Banff

Rocky Mountaineer Silver LeafYour journey continues eastwards 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.

  • Replenish | Breakfast, Lunch
  • Sleep | Banff

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Day 6 | Banff Departure

Your vacation ends upon checkout from your Banff hotel.

 

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Fraser Canyon VerticalINCLUDES

  • 3 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Rail station transfers in Seattle, Vancouver, Kamloops,
    and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

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Rocky Mountaineer LogoRocky Mountaineer offers over 65 unique Canadian vacation packages and five distinctive rail routes, rich in history and natural wonders, through British Columbia and Alberta. This world renowned, luxurious train travels by daylight through the wild beauty of Canada’s West and is the best way to experience the majestic Canadian Rockies, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the past 25 years, Rocky Mountaineer has grown to become the largest privately owned luxury tourist train company in the world and has welcomed over 1.7 million guests from around the world.
EverGreen Escapes is Cascadia’s premier sustainable adventure travel company based in Seattle and Portland. We provide private and small group naturalist-led adventures in bio-fueled Mercedes vans and specialize in crafting upscale and authentic nature, epicurean and education based experiences for the responsible, curious and discerning traveler.

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