Rainbow Lake, Whistler
Rainbow Lake, Whistler
Granville Bridge in downtown Vancouver
Granville Bridge in downtown Vancouver
Aerial view of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna
Aerial view of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna

Discover the Canadian Rockies - Small Group Tour

11 nights from €4,199 per person Including Flights

Overview

Explore this unforgettable adventure through Western Canada on this 11-day small group escorted tour with a maximum of 12 people, traversing the majestic Rocky Mountains. Immerse yourself in the charming historical towns of Banff and Whistler. Be captivated by the stunning vistas of Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier. Journey by ferry to Vancouver Island, absorbing its serene beauty. Revel in the refreshing mountain air, unwind in therapeutic hot mineral springs, and hike through the lush trails of Jasper National Park. Throughout your voyage, enrich your experience with intriguing stories and cultural wisdom imparted by local experts and First Nations people, deepening your connection with this spectacular region.(GA)(AC6)

*This is a G Adventures National Geographic Journey*.  These include upgraded accommodation, with the tour going deeper into the cultures and habitats of the places explored. More is included and you’ll enjoy greater hands-on exploration, interactions with local experts, and freedom to roam.*

Highlights:

  • Take a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver Island
  • Go on further river float tours and view the beautiful lakes Canada has to offer
  • Take part in the orientation walks in: Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria, Whistler and Banff
  • Experience your Moments with us including: an Indigenous Cultural Experience, Miette Hot Springs Visit and Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit

Itinerary Overview

Fly into Calgary 1 night - Banff 1 night - Lake Louise 1 night - Jasper 2 nights - Blue River 1 night - Whistler 2 nights - Victoria 2 nights - Vancouver 1 night - Fly home from Vancouver

2024 Definite Departure Dates
Jun: 02, 27
Jul: 11, 22
Aug: 05, 16

2025 Definite Departure Dates
Jun: 08, 15
Jul: 03, 10, 28
Aug: 04, 29

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • CAR licensed & bonded
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Calgary

Arrive at your convenience in Calgary, a city renowned for its vibrant entrepreneurial spirit and youthful demographic. Embodying the essence of the new west, Calgary seamlessly blends its modern dynamics with a proud cowboy heritage, offering a unique cultural experience.

Overnight: Calgary hotel

Day 2

Calgary - Banff

Journey west to the stunning Rocky Mountains, arriving in Banff. Join a Whyte Museum expert for a historical walking tour of this classic resort town, focusing on the Canadian Rockies' history and culture. While exploring notable landmarks, uncover how the Canadian Pacific railroad was pivotal in unlocking western Canada's potential.

Overnight: Charltons Banff or similar (Breakast included)

Day 3

Banff - Lake Louise

Proceed to the iconic Lake Louise, renowned for its emerald-blue waters set against the Victoria Glacier. Revel in the breathtaking alpine beauty and consider hiking to the historic Lake Agnes Tea House. This scenic trail, winding past Mirror Lake and waterfalls, leads to a quaint 1901 tea house offering refreshments amidst tranquil surroundings.

Overnight: Lake Louise Inn or similar (Breakast included)

Day 4

Lake Louise - Jasper National Park

Travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most picturesque routes, to Bow Lake. The 300km journey unveils diverse landscapes: dense coniferous forests, towering mountains, vibrant turquoise lakes, cascading waterfalls, and imposing glaciers. Pause for photo sessions and wildlife sightings. In the Columbia Icefield, explore the Athabasca Glacier with an expert, before proceeding to Jasper National Park, immersing in this awe-inspiring natural spectacle.

Overnight: Jasper Inn or similar (Breakast included)

Day 5

Jasper National Park

Experience a day of leisure in Jasper, indulging in its warm mountain hospitality and tranquil ambiance. Select from various activities: hiking Maligne Canyon, cruising on Maligne Lake, or exploring by bike or canoe. Later, reconvene with fellow travellers for a memorable soak in Miette Hot Springs, enjoying stunning views of the Fiddle River Valley from the mineral-rich pools. Jasper's blend of hospitality and adventure creates an unforgettable visit.: Jasper Inn or similar

Overnight: Jasper Inn or similar (Breakast included)

Day 6

Jasper National Park- Blue River

Embark on a serene float trip down the Athabasca River, tracing the route once used by fur traders, and navigate gentle rapids. Keep an eye out for diverse wildlife like bears, moose, eagles, ospreys, and mountain sheep. Pause later to admire Mount Robson, the Rockies' tallest peak, at its visitor centre. Conclude your journey in the quaint community of Blue River, nestled amidst the Rockies' grandeur.

Overnight: Mike Wiegele Heliskiing Resort or similar (Breakast and dinner included)

Day 7

Blue River - Whistler

Journey through the Caribou Mountains, tracing the path of gold prospectors, and witness the landscape's dramatic transformation from the arid Thompson Okanagan to the lush Coastal Mountain Range. Explore regions where aboriginal peoples thrived, and Europeans pursued fur trading, ranching, and mining. Marvel at the cinematic scenery, including Kamloops Lake and the turquoise Seton Lake. Conclude this picturesque voyage in Whistler, the renowned co-host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, where history and natural beauty converge.

Overnight: Ava Whistler Hotel or similar (Breakast included)

Day 8

Whistler

Immerse yourself in the enchanting allure of Whistler and its adjacent parks. Wander the quaint village streets, consider a gondola ride for breathtaking panoramic views, or embark on a scenic hike. Thrill-seekers can zip line through rainforests or experience the rush of whitewater rafting, enriching this exploratory adventure.

Overnight: Ava Whistler Hotel or similar (Breakast included)

Day 9

Whistler - Victoria

Experience the rich First Nations heritage at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, highlighting customs, art, and music. Explore the forest with an indigenous guide, learning about traditional uses of local plants for sustenance and healing. Partake in a customary tea ceremony, enjoying teas and bannock while absorbing ancestral tales. Journey along the picturesque Sea-to-Sky Highway, then ferry to Vancouver Island. Arrive in Nanaimo, proceed to Victoria, and embark on an exploratory orientation walk, completing this culturally immersive day.

Overnight: Huntingdon Manor Hotel or similar (Breakast included)

Day 10

Victoria

Seize the day to explore Victoria's enchanting allure. Stroll the scenic waterfront, selecting from diverse activities. Marvel at Butchart Gardens' floral splendour, delve into history at the Royal British Columbia Museum, or indulge in high tea at a storied hotel. Adventure seekers can embark on a Zodiac boat cruise, eagerly spotting grey whales, sea lions, seals, orcas, and a myriad of marine life in their natural habitat.

Overnight: Huntingdon Manor Hotel or similar (Breakast included)

Day 11

Victoria - Vancouver

Embark on a scenic ferry ride to Vancouver, then dive into the urban oasis of Stanley Park, famed for its gardens, beaches, woodlands, and extensive trails. Later, meander through the historic charm of Gastown, where cobblestone streets and Victorian architecture blend with vibrant restaurants, galleries, and boutiques, capturing the city's dynamic spirit.

Overnight: Belmont Vancouver MGallery or similar (Breakast included)

Day 12

Depart Vancouver

Feel free to depart at your convenience. Should you wish to delve deeper into the city's offerings and nearby attractions, consider booking extra nights of accommodation before your trip, ensuring ample time for exploration and discovery.

(Breakast included)

  • International flights
  • Internal transfers and transportation to your destinations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation listed in the itinerary or similar
  • Activities and excursions as per the itinerary

What's Not Included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Additional activities and excursions not listed in the itinerary
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary

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