- Explore the town of Jasper & Jasper National Park
- Maligne Canyon Icewalk
- Jasper Food Tour
- Jasper Winter Wildlife Tour
- 3 nights accommodation
- Overnight VIA Rail from Edmonton to Jasper (return) in economy class
- Attractions and sightseeing as above
- Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
- Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
- Taxes as applicable
- Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
- Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
- Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary
Moderate Accommodations and Economy Seats on Train
Moderate Accommodations and Sleeper Cabin on Train
Depart Edmonton on the VIA Rail Canadian service at 12:01am for the overnight journey to Jasper. NOTE: Edmonton train departures to Jasper are available on Wednesday or Saturday only. Arrive early in Jasper. Drop your bags off at the hotel for check in later in the day and head out to explore charming Jasper town centre. Winter in Jasper is the perfect time to engage in your favourite cold weather activities. Take in the majestic view of the Rockies from the town centre, or from one of the nearby trails.
The Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour is one of Jasper’s most popular and impressive winter activities. Your guide will take you to the bottom of the Maligne Canyon - the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park, where you can see and explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and incredible ice formations. You will learn about Jasper’s Maligne Valley, Karst topography, and the mystery of Jasper’s disappearing Medicine Lake.
On the winter wildlife tour this morning, you drive from the town centre deeper into Jasper National Park. The frozen lakes, forests and rivers provide a great backdrop for the elk, deer, moose, wolves, Rocky Mountain Big-Horn sheep and coyotes that are still very active in winter and there are good chances to see the less secretive animals.In the afternoon, you will join a 3-hour Downtown Foodie tour that takes you to four local eating places, visiting points of interest and taking in some of Jasper’s tastiest tales along the way. At each restaurant, you will be able to try a top dish and a perfectly paired drink to get a real experience of Jasper’s food scene.
You have the morning free in Jasper to relax before boarding the 12.30pm train back to Edmonton. Glide through the snowy peaks of the majestic Rockies, rugged lake country and picturesque towns, to gentle prairies before arriving back in the city centre. The Canadian train brings the country’s ever-changing landscape to you, as you’ll never see any other way - with ease, comfort and exceptional service. In addition to your roomy seat and the friendly atmosphere, you’ll have access to the Skyline car and its panoramic dome. Choose from a selection of affordable meals, snacks, beverages, cooked meals and alcoholic drinks on board the Skyline car.