Explore the Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer invites travellers to spend a little more time exploring the beautiful west coast of British Columbia with its Stay and Play Free offer. Guests who book a Rocky Mountaineer rail vacation of six nights or more from now until March 31, 2011, can extend their stay in Vancouver with a free additional hotel night and explore more of British Columbia’s sites with a complimentary day trip adventure. Choose from a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey on the Whistler Sea to Sky Climb, flightseeing by floatplane, an Alaskan cruise shore excursion, whale watching with floatplane tour (with a GoldLeaf Service booking) and much more.

“We are happy to be able to give our guests the exclusive opportunity to stay longer in Vancouver and explore more of British Columbia’s west coast on us,” says Hubert Wat, Vice President, Global Marketing of Rocky Mountaineer. “Our Stay and Play Free offer is the perfect complement to an exciting rail journey through British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies and a great way to experience more of Western Canada.”

A popular package option is the Canadian Rockies Highlights, a six night/seven day vacation, which includes a two day, all daylight rail journey onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, as well as first-hand views of spectacular Rocky Mountain sites. Guests will enjoy delicious gourmet cuisine in GoldLeaf Service and travel in comfort and style through the stunning scenery of British Columbia and into the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains, between Vancouver, BC and Banff, Alberta. The package also includes two nights accommodations in Vancouver and two nights at iconic Canadian Rockies properties in Banff and Lake Louise. Several day trip adventures are included as well such as a Glacier Helicopter tour in Banff National Park, Summit Helicopter Flightseeing as well as a Columbia Icefield Excursion. The Highlights tour ends with an overnight in Calgary, Alberta. This exciting journey can also be done in reverse going from Calgary to Vancouver.