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Iconic Rockies & Western Canada

Embrace the laid-back lifestyle of Vancouver and a dramatic mountain wilderness. Explore the traditions of the First Nations, behold the icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield and meet a retired Mountie.

Board Basis: Mixed Meal Plan, Departure Date: Low Season, Departs: London Manchester
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13nts from £2999

Itinerary In Brief

Vancouver – 1 night

Victoria – 2 nights

Whistler – 2 nights

Banff – 2 nights

Jasper – 2 nights

Chase – 1 night

Vancouver – 1 night

Tour Highlights

– City tours in Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Banff

– Visit Chase, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park

– 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

– Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Islan

– Scenic drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Vancouver
Tackle the ‘Great Outdoors’ on this effortlessly delivered adventure through Western Canada. Discover why Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities. Then, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Hotel – Pinnacle Harbourfront

Included Meals – Welcome Reception


Day 2: Vancouver – Victoria (2 Nights)
This morning, delve into the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown before boarding a ferry to Vancouver Island. ‘Dive into Culture’ and taste local cider at a family-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

Hotel – Inn at Laurel Point

Included Meals – Breakfast


Day 3: Victoria Sightseeing
Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and learn how the spectacular floral display was once a giant disused quarry. Enjoy a your choice dining experience tonight.

Included Meals – Breakfast, Your Choice Dining


Day 4: Victoria – Chemainus – Squamish – Whistler (2 Nights)
See the vivid murals of Chemainus. Board a ferry and then take the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Ascend to Summit Lodge, admiring the views from the Sea-to-Sky Gondola. Tonight, enjoy a Regional Meal dinner in Whistler Village. Our Stay with a Story is Whistler’s landmark ski-in ski-out hotel.

Hotel – Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Included Meals – Breakfast, Regional Dinner


Day 5: Whistler Sightseeing
First Nation traditions are revealed by a Local Specialist at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Spend the rest of your day at leisure.

Included Meals – Breakfast

Day 6: Whistler – Kamloops
We continue towards Kamloops where we’ll enjoy an evening at leisure.

Hotel – Kamloops DoubleTree

Included Meals – Breakfast


Day 7: Kamloops – Rocky Mountain National Parks – Banff (2 Nights)
Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. We overnight at a mountain resort in Banff National Park, where we’ll meet a retired “Mountie” Local Specialist.

Hotel – Banff Park Lodge

Included Meals – Breakfast


Day 8: Banff Sightseeing
Immerse yourself in Banff’s soul-stirring natural surrounds. We venture into the Kananaskis Valley to Connect with Locals at a traditional Rocky Mountain Be My Guest dinner.

Included Meals – Breakfast, Be My Guest


Day 9: Banff – Lake Louise – Jasper (2 Nights)
Enjoy a lakeside talk at Lake Louise, then board an Ice Explorer and drive over the Athabasca Glacier.

Hotel – The Sawridge Inn

Included Meals – Breakfast

Day 10: Jasper Sightseeing
Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island. Enjoy dinner this evening.

Included Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11: Jasper – Mount Robson – Chase
Admire Mount Robson – the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Learn about the First Nation Shushwap people and stroll around their ancestral grounds where we’ll see a traditional kekuli winter homestead.

Hotel – Quaaout Lodge Spa

Included Meals – Breakfast


Day 12: Chase – Vancouver
Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and explore Stanley Park upon arrival in Vancouver. Afternoon is at leisure.

Hotel – Pinnacle Harbourfront

Included Meals – Breakfast


Day 13: Depart Vancouver
Our dazzling encounter with the Canadian Rockies has come to an end. Transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to the hotel for those on the optional Alaska cruise and for guests that are extending their stay.

Included Meals – Breakfast

Add-Ons or Variations

– Add on a 3-day trip to the Calgary Stampede in June or July from £787.00.

– Opt for a 2-day trip on the Rocky Mountaineer between Jasper and Vancouver (SilverLeaf) from £1,075.00.

– Opt for a 2-day trip on the Rocky Mountaineer between Jasper and Vancouver (GoldLeaf) from £1,475.00.

Other Information

In addition to all of the included excursions throughout this trip, there are a number of optional excursions available to really enhance your trip. Ride the sea to sky gondola, take a scenic flight around the Three Sisters peaks, or take a scenic float trip down the Anthabasca River, just to name a few. Contact our team for a comprehensive list of available excursions on this tour.

For more information or to book, please contact the reservations team.

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