There’s just something about rail travel that evokes a sense of romance and nostalgia, isn’t there?
Aboard Rocky Mountaineer, that feeling and more is delivered in spades with the added benefits of impeccable fresh and seasonal dining, world-class service and captivating storytellers.
Glass-domed coaches ensure you can capture all of the Insta-worthy moments on your journey through terrain inaccessible via any other method, as you travel in luxurious comfort along the side of mountains and above steep, rugged canyons peppered with wild wilderness below.
Now that the 2019 program has launched, we take a look at one of the four brand-new and unique packages available to guarantee a Rocky Mountaineer journey of a lifetime.
This ten-day must-do experience pairs Canadian Mountain Holidays with the Rocky Mountaineer experience, incorporating a two-day rail journey with nine-nights’ accommodation in some of Canada’s most sought-after spots.
Travelling either from Calgary to Vancouver westbound via Kamloops, Jasper, Cariboos and Banff or vice versa, the highlights are endless.
From the narrow canyon of Hell’s Gate that rivals Niagara Falls in water volume, to the impressive 91.5 metre Pyramid Falls. From the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson, to a breathtaking drive down Icefields Parkway with its glaciers, cascading waterfalls, rock spires and glistening lakes.
Take in one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Banff National Park and experience the Rockies from a bird’s eye view with a panoramic helicopter tour over the majestic mountain range.
A word of advice…keep your camera well and truly charged!
The journey also includes two-nights’ accommodation at the laid-back Cariboos lodge where some of the most unforgettable experiences await.
A home-away-from-home, Cariboos offers 28 guest rooms, an array of activities to suit everyone and the most spectacular glacial views.
You can be as active or relaxed as you like with activities offered according to your ability and desires.
Adventurers can take flight on a heli-hiking adventure off the shoulders of the Cariboo range, hike the glacier giants or walk along the ridgelines, whilst those a little less adventurous can try snowshoeing, indoor rock climbing or relax back at the lodge with a soothing massage.
Then there’s always the sauna, outdoor jacuzzi and nightly jam sessions in the bar to return home to after a day experiencing some of the most magnificent wilderness in the world!
Not one, but four new packages!
Flexibility is key to the three other packages on offer from Rocky Mountaineer, with self-drive options available in Canmore, Kananaskis and Sunshine Village.
The First Passage to the West Canmore Self-Drive package includes four-days to explore the charming mountain town of Canmore (just 20-minutes from Banff), the perfect location for hiking, cave exploration and a spot of shopping.
Sitting within Banff National Park, Sunshine Village is positioned at an elevation of 7,200 feet overlooking breathtaking mountain terrain. Spend four days experiencing the best hiking in all of Canada as part of the First Passage to the West Sunshine Village Self-Drive package.
For those after a balance of adventure and relaxation, the First Passage to the West Kananaskis Self-Drive package includes four days in the town popular for horse riding, golfing and its Nordic Spa.
Early Booking Bonus available until 31 August
Bookings are on sale now for 2019 and with four new packages across four new destinations, there is no better time to take advantage of the Early Booking Bonus to offer the very best add-on value for your clients.
Until August 31, 2018, if you book a journey of eight or more days, your clients will receive up to AUD$1,000 per couple to use towards a range of add-on experiences to further enhance their holiday.
Download the new brochure now to find out more about the memorable packages available aboard Rocky Mountaineer.
For more information contact your preferred wholesaler or Rocky Mountaineer.
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