CANADIAN ROCKIES ADVENTURE

 

Day1  Arrive in Vancouver 

 

Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, your local guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your downtown hotel.

 Overnight: Sheraton Wall Centre or Similar

 

Day 2  Vancouver Touring 

  

Vancouver is one of the most captivating cities in Canada, with its multicultural fusion and spectacular mountain and ocean setting. A city tour includes Stanley Park, Chinatown, English Bay as well as some prestigious residential areas of Vancouver. Visit Capilano  Park and experience the suspension bridge, the tree top adventure and the cliff walk, plus Salish First Nations culture.

Overnight: Sheraton Wall Centre or Similar

 

Day 3 Victoria Day Tour

 

 Leaving the mainland, cross the Strait of Georgia via BC Ferry to Vancouver Island. First stop is at the famous Butchart Gardens with time to wander, and then enjoy a tour of this distinctly old world city with its Victoria architecture, elaborate gardens and British flavor. Later this afternoon we will return to Vancouver by BC Ferry.

Overnight: Sheraton Wall Centre or Similar

 

Day 4 Vancouver – Whistler

          

 Follow the Sea to Sky Highway to the mountain resort of Whistler. Along the way stop a Brittania Mine Museum for a guided tour of this once bustling Copper Mine. Next take a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola for a stunning view of the area. The afternoon arrive in Whistler and enjoy time to explore the pedestrian only village just steps from your hotel.

Overnight: Delta Whistler or Similar

 

Day 5 Whistler - Kamloops

 

 This Morning delve into local culture with a tour of the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre. This afternoon board your coach for the journey to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia.

Overnight: Coast Kamloops or Similar

 

Day 6  Kamloops – Jasper

 

 Today’s journey takes you into the great Canadian Rockies, as you head to the quaint mountain town of Jasper.

 Overnight: Crimson Jasper or Similar

 

Day 7 Jasper Touring

 

 A full day of sightseeing follows including a gentle walk down Maligne Canyon to see how the water has carved spectacular crevices out of the mountain. Followed by an exciting dog sledding experience. Overnight: Crimson Jasper or Similar

 

Day 8 Jasper – Lake Louise – Banff

 

 Bid farewell to Jasper as you journey along the Icefield Parkway, one of the most scenic highways in the world. Enjoy some time at leisure in the ‘Jewell of the Rockies’, Lake Louise. Later this afternoon we will continue on to the famous mountain town of Banff, AB

Overnight: Moose Hotel or Similar

 

Day 9   Banff Touring 
 

 Start today with a ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a stunning view of the Bow Valley below, followed by a tour of Banff, including Bow Falls, the hoodoos, Surprise Corner and of course the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Enjoy the remainder of day at leisure to explore the shops and town of Banff.

 Overnight: Moose Hotel or Similar

 

Day 10  Banff – Calgary 

 

Today you will leave the Rocky Mountains behind and travel through the Canadian Prairies to the bustling city of Calgary. A City Tour this afternoon concludes with dinner high atop the city, in the revolving restaurant Sky360 at the top of the Calgary Tower.

 Overnight: Delta Bow Valley or Similar

 

Day 11 Depart Calgary  

 

 Your journey concludes today with a transfer to Calgary International airport for your onward journey.

Tour includes:

 

Transport in a deluxe motor coach

Services of a professional English speaking guide

Accommodation as listed (based on availability)

Attractions as listed Meals as indicated – (B) = Breakfast, (D) = Dinner

Gratuities to driver

Gratuities to guide

 

Tour does not include:

 

Items of a personal nature

Meals not listed

Attractions not listed

Credit card payment fees, where applicable

Airfare

Travel insurance