-Discover the unforgettable Winter Via Rail Canada 6-Day Tour of the Canadian Rockies
-See the fascinating Johnston Canyon
-Enjoy the unique Banff Upper Hot Springs in its best season.
-Discover the Lake Louise and Mighty Sulphur Mountain
|Day1||Hometown - Vancouver - VIA|
|Day2||Jasper National Park|
|Day3||Jasper - Icefield Parkway - Banff|
|Day4||Banff - Lake Minnewanka - Johnston Canyon (Icewalk)|
|Day5||Ski Lake Louise resort - Lake Louise|
|Day6||Surprise Corner - Cave and Basin Historic site – Bow Falls – Sulphur Mountain - Calgary/ Banff|
1. Air-conditioned vehicle and VIA train ticket depart from Vancouver to Jasper
2. Federal Service Tax 5%GST
3. Driver/Tour Guide： Bilingual guide service (Mandarin/English)
4. Traffic Accident Liability
5. Hotel accommodations for 4 nights as listed -standard room
NOTE: The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice
1. Mandatory Service fee in cash (CAD10 per person per day, CAD4 per person per pick-up, and CAD5 per person per Half-day. There is no US dollar; exchange)
2. Meals & All Personal Expenses such as laundry, phone & travel insurance
3. Admission: National Park Ticket (Mandatory)
4. Optional activities with additional fees mentioned in the itinerary (All add-on activities & meal options must be purchased 7 days before the tour start, and subject to availability of resources)
5. Refunds for costs caused by force majeure such as but not limited to traffic delays, wars, coups, strikes, weather, aircraft machine failures, flight cancellations or changes in time, etc.
1. Within 30 days of departure, there will be no refunds for changes or cancellations of an entire booking (including but not limited to: activities, meals, tickets, pre-paid items, and accommodations in the itinerary).
2. You will be charged CAD$50 service fee for cancellations or modifications made more than or 31 days before departure (Refundable for activities and catering).
The following conditions apply to booking modifications:
- Increase the number of travelers in the itinerary（Depending on resource availability corresponding to the itinerary dates）
- Modify the name of a traveler participating in the itinerary.
1. In the event of an accident or force majeure, including but not limited to: VIA Rail Dispatch, temporary closure of airports or stations, temporary cancellation of transportation companies, weather, transportation control, etc., that cause cancellation or postponement of flights and trains, we will do our best to assist you with a solution.
2. This product is packaged with VIA Rail Canada products. For information about the train and refund policies, please refer to a final confirmation from the Canadian VIA National Railway operator.
3. It is strongly recommended that you purchase relevant travel insurance in advance.
*Standard PKG : Holiday surcharge of Christmas & New Year(12/15-1/7), and Family Day(2/16-2/20) is $500CAD incl. tax per room per night for national park's Fairmont hotels
1. This product is a local bus tour. All foreign travelers are responsible to have ready and to bring a valid visa. Confirm and process eTA in advance according to your passport type. For details, please click the link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp
(Electronic Travel Permit [Mandarin] for reference only：https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4iyyMVFvfM）
2. Please provide accurate and complete information (Name, gender, adult / child, copy of passport and contact information) when booking a tour to avoid errors that would affect your travel. If you cause a delay or cause losses due to missing or inaccurate information, you will be held responsible.
3. If you have not received a “Tour Confirmation”7 days before your trip, please contact our office.
4. To ensure a smooth and complete trip, we strongly recommend that you order activity tickets and meal packages, at the time of booking a tour. No additional changes or modifications will be provided within 7 days before or during the tour.
5. This product is a local bus tour. Under the premise that the promised service and standards remain unchanged, your itinerary may take place alongside another traveler’s itinerary to form a group tour. Depending on arrival and departure dates, travelers’ itinerary sequence may differ.
6. Hotel Class: North American Hotels do not have an official hotel star rating standard. The hotels involved on the trip are local brand hotels.
7. The North American Hotel Standard Room is equipped with one large bed or two standard beds. If you have a specific request for bed types, please inform us at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you.
8. Product components such as: tour vehicles, hotels, restaurants, attraction facilities, etc. may have different standards (ratings, classes, quality) in different regions of the world; please understand. Our bilingual tour guides will use Mandarin and/or English to serve you.
9. Tour vehicles: Vehicles are arranged according to the number of people in a group. In a group up to 24 passengers, the driver will also be the tour guide. In a group of more than 24 passengers, an individual driver/tour guide will be provided.
10. Westar Travel acts only as a Tour Operator for the owners and contractors providing transportation, accommodation or other services and is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage or injury, delay or accident due to an act of default of any company engaged in providing service included in these packages.
11. In case of force majeure including but not limited to weather, traffic accidents, etc. our company has the right to modify or cancel the itinerary.
12. It is strongly recommended that you purchase travel insurance for your personal benefit.
13. Westar Travel is not responsible for any transportation cancellations or delays, climate change, or any other travel safety issues within the trip that are caused by circumstances not under our company’s control.
**This is a combined bus tour. Pickup and drop off locations may be added into tour. **
1. If your itinerary includes airport pick-up and drop-off service, please provide accurate flight information and arrive at the designated pick-up location in advance. If the pick-up or designated pick-up location is mistaken due to inaccurate information you have provided, you will be charged C$30/pp for a second pick-up service.
2. According to different hotel operation requirements, you may be required to provide credit card information as a deposit during your stay for miscellaneous expenses and incidental guarantees (such as telephone expense, laundry, catering).
3. Before your trip, if you need any assistance, you are welcome to call our customer service: North America toll free No.: 1-855-201-8525；China Hotline (Free) 400-113-3813.
4. All activities and meals must be booked in advance. Please understand that no additional bookings will be provided during the tour.
5. During the tour, please arrive at the pick-up location at the time scheduled by the tour guide. Do not be late to avoid delaying other tourists’ itinerary. If you are late or miss the transportation we have provided, you are responsible (at your own expense) to meet the group at the next designated meeting location.
6. During your trip, the tour guide may pick-up, or drop-off travelers accommodated at different hotels. The tour guide will make reasonable arrangements according to the presented situation. Please cooperate and understand, thank you.
7. During your trip, there may be different vehicles and tour guides serving you.
8. If for any reason you need to leave our group during the trip, you must fill out a “Letter of Liability Release”, no exceptions.
9. Guests under 16 years old, must be accompanied by an adult (Age 18 or above).
10. In the event of traffic, weather, or other circumstances not under our company’s control, or if you are unable to participate in activities included in the itinerary due to personal reasons, no refunds will be given.
11. If you have special needs (such as but not limited to: bed type, vegetarian options, high-chairs, etc.) please inform us at least 7 days before your trip. We will do our best to accommodate you, but there is no guarantee.
- In the Rockies, there can be large temperature differences between morning and evening. The average daytime temperature in winter is -10 °C. Please prepare clothes appropriately.
- In the Rockies, there’s ample sunshine and usually high levels of Ultraviolet rays (UV rays) that may cause sunburn, so proper sun protection will be needed. The region has a dry climate and body lotion is one of the must-haves when traveling.
- When encountering wild animals, feeding is prohibited; In the case of large animals, do not leave the vehicle and approach.
- Smoking is strictly prohibited in hotel rooms and throughout the hotel. Violation of the rules will result in a fine of $300 CAD or more.
- Within the national parks, please note smoking is permitted in certain areas only. Please follow the rules and do not litter cigarette butts. Please make sure that they’re fully out in case of a fire hazard.
- Please note that hotels in the Rocky Mountains area are mostly 3-4 story wooden structures. Some hotels do not have elevators.
- For environmental protection, Rocky Mountains area hotels are not provided with toothpaste, toothbrush, slippers, comb; Only shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and soap are provided.
- Most hotel rooms are not equipped with kettles. If you need hot water for drinking, please ask the hotel’s front desk for assistance. If no kettle can be provided, please use the coffee machine properly as instructed.
- There is no “hot (boiling)” drinking water at the attractions, if necessary, please prepare it yourself before departure.
- Canadian voltage power is 110V, and the electrical socket is a three-pin plug: the upper one is round, and the lower two are flat and parallel.
- Don't forget to bring your camera and enjoy your journey!