Spirit of the Rockies

with Rocky Mountaineer

July 22–August 2, 2023

Join the Purdue President’s Council on a 12-night land and train adventure discovering the most impressive sights of Western Canada. Traverse the Continental Divide and be inspired by spectacular mountains and dramatic canyons in GoldLeaf Service onboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Highlights and Inclusions:

  • 2 nights at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, an elegant historic landmark with easy access to Vancouver’s biggest attractions
  • 2 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer enjoying award-winning GoldLeaf service with awe-inspiring views from the panoramic windows of a bi-level glass dome coach
  • 1 night in Kamloops located in the heart of British Columbia’s interior
  • 2 nights at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel located in the heart of Banff National Park offering exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies
  • 1 night at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier, and a glistening emerald lake
  • 1 night at Jasper Park Lodge, a high-end historic lodge in Jasper National Park
  • 1 night at Sun Peaks Grand Hotel in the second-largest ski area in Canada
  • 1 night at Fairmont Chateau Whistler, a luxurious resort in a spectacular mountain setting
  • 2 nights at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort located directly on Victoria’s inner harbor and close to downtown
  • President’s Council Welcome & Farewell Receptions
  • Daily breakfast at the hotels and onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Additional meals include one breakfast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center, two lunches onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, and five group dinners
  • Custom land package including the highlights of Vancouver & the North Shore, the Columbia Icefields, stunning mountain towns, all the best that Banff and Jasper National Parks have to offer, and charming Victoria
  • Sightseeing with experienced local English-speaking guides, Canada National Parks pass, all entrance fees, and all taxes and service charges
  • Private group transportation in deluxe coaches and baggage handling
  • Gratuities for tour director, onboard train hosts, guides, drivers, and all included meals
  • Purdue President’s Council and Global Tracks staff