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Grizzly Bears & the Canadian Rockies Train Vacation

12 Days / 11 Nights
Vancouver to Calgary or Calgary to Vancouver
Price fromUSD$7,845per person

INTRODUCTION

Dreaming of a Canada Train Trip & seeing Grizzly Bears in the wild? Watch Grizzly bears at Knight Inlet Lodge and travel to the Canadian Rockies aboard VIA Rail on this 12-day Western Canada train trip from Vancouver to Calgary.

Explore Vancouver and choose between visiting Whistler or Victoria, then fly to a remote floating lodge in Glendale Cove, home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly (brown) bears in BC.

Boarding VIA Rail to the Rocky Mountain resorts of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff, you'll once again select your choice of tours from wildlife viewing to a cowboy cookout. 

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Vancouver | Arrival
Day 2
Vancouver | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 2
 
Option 1. Victoria & Butchart Gardens | Coach | ferry | floatplane
 
Option 2. Whistler with Sea to Sky Gondola | Coach | floatplane
Day 3
Vancouver to Campbell River | Flight
Day 4
Campbell River to Knight Inlet Lodge | Floatplane Flight | Grizzly Bear Viewing
Day 5
Knight Inlet Lodge to Vancouver | Grizzly Bear Viewing | Flight
Day 6
Vancouver to Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 7
Arrive Jasper | VIA Rail
Day 8
Jasper | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
Option 1. Morning Maligne Valley with Medicine Lake Tour
 
Option 2. Evening Discover Jasper & its Wildlife
 
Option 3. Gentle Raft Float on the Athabasca River
 
Option 4. Maligne Canyon Hiking Tour
 
Option 5. Upgrade Option: Maligne Valley Sightseeing + Boat Cruise
Day 9
Jasper to Lake Louise | Sightseeing with picnic lunch
 
Ice Explorer Ride onto the Athabasca Glacier + Glacier Skywalk
Day 10
Lake Louise to Banff | Coach
Day 11
Banff | Freedom of Choice - Choose 1 of 5 Excursions
 
Option 1. Discover Banff & Its Wildlife Tour + Banff Gondola
 
Option 2. Banff National Park Explorer Moraine Lake & Lake Louise | Small Group Tour with Picnic Lunch
 
Option 3. Rockies Hidden Gems Yoho & Kootenay National Parks | Small Group Tour with Picnic Lunch
 
Option 4. Cowboy Horseback Cookout BBQ Lunch or Dinner
 
Option 5. Signature Guided Hike | Small Group Hike with Picnic Lunch
Day 12
Banff to Calgary | Coach

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Canada by Design has created my clients remarkable experiences with their families. Every tour and detail was perfect for my families that I have traveling to Canada. There isn't anyone I would rather use for travel to Canada.

Emily - Tennessee, United States

Grizzly Bears & the Canadian Rockies Train Vacation
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