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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada 2018

Duration 13 days

Destinations visited :
  • Western Canada and Alaska
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Snowcapped peaks and cobalt lakes dot this Canadian adventure from the laid-back lifestyle of Vancouver to the dramatic wilderness of the Rockies. Explore the traditions of the First Nations and fur trapping, behold the icy fingers of the imposing Columbia Icefield and meet a real-life Mountie.

 

Take a look at your day-by-day itinerary or contact us on 0207 620 8952 to find out more.

DAY 1

Arrive Vancouver
Welcome to Vancouver. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel for a Welcome Reception.
Hotel : Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront
Meal : Welcome Reception

DAY 2

Vancouver – Victoria (2 Nights)
Start with a morning tour of historic Chinatown, Gastown and explore Stanley Park. Travel by ferry and visit a family-owned ciderhouse for a tasting before arriving in Victoria.
Hotel : Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 3

Victoria Sightseeing
Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens. A representative can answer questions before you explore. Back in Victoria, enjoy a guided city tour before an included your choice dinner with a selection of restaurants to choose from.
Meal : Full Breakfast, Your Choice Dining

DAY 4

Victoria – Chemainus – Squamish – Whistler (2 Nights)
Set out for Chemainus, famous for its outdoor murals. Return to the mainland and drive the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Board the Sea-to-Sky Gondola and ride all the way to Summit Lodge, before travelling on to Whistler.
Hotel : Fairmont Chateau Whistler Authentic Accommodation
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 5

Whistler Sightseeing
Start today with a guided walking tour of Whistler, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, led by a Local Specialist. Next, meet another Local Specialist, a First Nations ambassador at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Spend the rest of the day at leisure before joining your travelling companions for a Regional Meal dinner.
Meal : Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

DAY 6

Whistler – Kamloops
Continue toward the ski resort of Kamloops for an evening to do as you please.
Hotel : Kamloops DoubleTree
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 7

Kamloops – Rocky Mountain National Parks – Banff (2 Nights)
Sample the best of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Arrive at your mountain resort in Banff National Park. Enjoy drinks and a Local Specialist presentation from a real life “Mountie.”
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 8

Banff Sightseeing
Immerse yourself in the glories of Banff. Enjoy a free afternoon before joining your hosts at the Boundry Ranch for a scenic Be My Guest dinner.
Meal : Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

DAY 9

Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (2 Nights)
Arrive at Lake Louise with a short lakeside talk. Then, climb aboard an Ice Explorer and drive on the massive Athabasca Glacier. Later this afternoon, arrive at your hotel in Jasper National Park before enjoying a Farewell Dinner.
Meal : Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

DAY 10

Jasper Sightseeing
Enjoy a guided walk at Maligne Canyon. Then, embark on a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island before returning to Jasper for free time.
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 11

Jasper – Mount Robson – Chase
Arrive at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies’ tallest peak. Then, stroll the ancestral grounds of the Shuswap people and view a traditional kekuli winter home built by the First Nations people.
Hotel : Quaaout Lodge and Spa
Meal : Full Breakfast

DAY 12

Chase – Vancouver
Return back to Vancouver and visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Tonight, enjoy dinner.
Hotel : Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfont
Meal : Full Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13

Depart Vancouver
Transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to Canada Place for those on the optional Alaska cruise.
Meal : Full Breakfast

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Banff
  • Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • Scenic drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • View Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Rogers Pass, Athabasca Falls, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Butchart Gardens, a traditional kekuli built by the people of the First Nations
  • Visit the ski resort of Chase, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park

Dining Highlights

  • 12 full breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Prices from £2422
Mondays – April to September

  • Land only price – Twin-share option
  • Triple and Single rooms available
  • Flights available
  • Pre and Post extensions available

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0207 620 8952

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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada 2018

Snowcapped peaks and cobalt lakes dot this Canadian adventure from the laid-back lifestyle of Vancouver to the dramatic wilderness of the Rockies. Explore the traditions of the First Nations and fur trapping, behold the icy fingers of the imposing Columbia Icefield and meet a real-life Mountie.

 

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