Beautiful Lake & Mountain Scenery in Canada
Beautiful Lake & Mountain Scenery in Canada
Vancouver Skyline, Gastown & Stanley Park Totem Poles
Vancouver Skyline, Gastown & Stanley Park Totem Poles
Victoria Parliament Building, Butchart Gardens & Whale Watching
Victoria Parliament Building, Butchart Gardens & Whale Watching
Stunning scenery in Whistler
Stunning scenery in Whistler
Bow Lake, Mount Robson & Spirit Island on Maligne Lake
Bow Lake, Mount Robson & Spirit Island on Maligne Lake
Athabasca Glacier & Lake Louise
Athabasca Glacier & Lake Louise
Bow River, Banff aerial view & Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Bow River, Banff aerial view & Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Okanagan Valley, Glacier National Park & Fraser River
Okanagan Valley, Glacier National Park & Fraser River

Panoramic Canadian Rockies

11 Nights from €1,959 Including Flights

Overview

This 12-day escorted tour takes you on a wonderful adventure through the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Beginning and ending in the charming city of Vancouver, you’ll spend time in Victoria on Vancouver Island before heading up into the famous Rockies. You will see many stunning sights such as Lake Louise and the Athabasca Glacier, and you’ll tour beautiful National Parks such as Banff, Jasper and Yoho.

Highlights:

  • Enjoy a ferry trip over to Vancouver Island, taking in the wildlife and seascapes
  • Take a trip on an “Ice Explorer” – a purpose-built vehicle to travel over glaciers
  • Marvel at the beauty of Lake Louise
  • Choose from exciting optional activities such as white-water rafting, whale-watching or a helicopter trip over the Rockies

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  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
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  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Vancouver

Today you’ll arrive in the beautiful city of Vancouver. Settle in to your hotel and then meet with the rest of your group and the tour manager

Overnight hotel: Pacific Gateway Hotel

Day 2

Vancouver - Victoria

Begin your day with a sightseeing tour of Vancouver. You will explore historic Gastown which is the city’s oldest neighbourhood, and at Stanley Park to see the famous collection of totem poles and the lovely view from Propect Point. Then you will board the ferry to Vancouver Island – enjoy the picturesque crossing across the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. Continue your journey to Victoria which is the capital of the British Colombia province. Get your bearings with an introductory sightseeing tour along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street.

Overnight hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites

Day 3

Victoria

In the morning you’ll be heading for Butchart Gardens, and here you will have an “Iconic Breakfast” at the Blue Poppy Restaurant in the beautiful conservatory with light flooding in and views of the gorgeous gardens. You’ll have chance to stroll these gardens, an amazing 55 acres, one of the world’s greatest floral displays. You will then have free time to explore the charming city of Victoria. You could visit the Royal BC Museum or perhaps go whale watching, cruising the Haro Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca for the best views of whales.

Overnight hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites (breakfast included)

Day 4

Victoria - Whistler

First travel to Chemainus, a seaside community that is famous for its Mural Project – a series of giant outdoor murals. Then take the ferry back to the mainland across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Journey along the Sea-to Sky Highway offering stunning seascapes of Howe Sound, soaring mountains, plunging waterfalls and bustling communities. Pause at Shannon Falls Provincial Park to see the spectacular waterfalls, the third highest in the province. Arrive at the lovely mountain resort of Whistler, where you will spend two nights.

Overnight hotel: Delta Hotels by Marriott Whistler Village Suites
(breakfast included)

Day 5

Whistler

Enjoy a full day at leisure in the charming town of Whistler, co-host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, nestled between the stunning Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains. Perhaps join one of the optional excursions on offer, including zip-lining, white water rafting or riding the Peak-to-Peak Gondola – with the world’s longest unsupported span and the highest lift of its kind! Or you could choose a flightseeing tour over the lakes and glaciated peaks of Garibaldi Provincial Park.

Overnight hotel: Delta Hotels by Marriott Whistler Village Suites
(breakfast included)

Day 6

Whistler – Sun Peaks

Journey along the scenic Duffy Lake Road, by the shores of Duffy and Seton Lakes via Lilooet and follow the Cariboo Wagon Trail

Overnight hotel: Sun Peaks Lodge

Day 7

Sun Peaks - Jasper

Drive through white-fenced ranch lands and follow the Yellowhead Highway, with views of the snowcapped Columbia Mountains in the distance. See magnificent Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and enter Jasper National Park. Arrive in the laidback mountain resort of Jasper, and enjoy a brief tour of the town.

Overnight hotel: Lobstick Lodge

Day 8

Jasper National Park

Enjoy a full day of leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The Travel Director will help you choose from a wide range of optional activities such as a gentle float-trip on the Bow River or for the more energetic there is a glacier hike on Mount Edith Cavell. Or perhaps take a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island.  

Overnight hotel: Lobstick lodge

Day 9

Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Lake Louise - Banff

Today you will experience a journey through stunning landscapes, travelling along the Icefields Parkway amidst stunning vistas of dense forests, towering mountains and magnificent glaciers. You will stop along the way to soak up some wonderful sights, such as the Athabasca Falls, the Columbia Icefield, Bow and Peyto Lakes and Crowfoot Glacier. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for a ride on one of the impressively designed Ice Explorer vehicles. Wind your way along the Glacier Trail onto the surface of the massive Athabasca Glacier. Learn about the Columbia Icefield, the power of glaciers and the early explorers who discovered them. You will also stop at the “Jewel of the Canadian Rockies” – iconic Lake Louise, one of the most photographed lakes in the world. Continue along the scenic Bow Valley Parkway until you arrive at the charming town of Banff.

Overnight hotel: Inns of Banff

Day 10

Banff

This morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in the sights of Bow Falls and Tunnel Mountain. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore at your own pace. Highly recommended is a trip up Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola, to enjoy the new, state-of-the-art visitor centre and restaurant with stunning views of six mountain ranges. Or you could splash out on a helicopter ride over the Rockies for a birds eye view.

Overnight hotel: Inns of Banff

Day 11

Banff - Kelowna / Vernon

Drive right across the Continental Divide at Kicking Horse Pass. Stop at Spiral Tunnels, a feat of early engineering for one of the steepest railroad stretches in the world. Continue onto Yoho National Park and across Roger’s Pass in the Glacier National Park. Pass Mount Revelstoke National Park, winding your way down the mountains into the “fruit basket” of Canada – the Okanagan Valley. Stop at a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving at your hotel in the town of Kelowna / Vernon.

Overnight hotel: Sandman Vernon

Day 12

Kelowna / Vernon – Vancouver – fly home

Journey across the Cascade Mountains and through the scenic Fraser River Valley, arriving back in Vancouver where your Canadian adventure comes to an end. Please note that  your tours ends at approximately 13.30 and therefore your return flight is recommended to be after 17.00

  • International flights
  • Departure transfer to the airport on the last day of the tour (arrival transfer bookable at extra charge $32)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel accommodation as described above or similar
  • Two breakfasts
  • All non-optional sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
  • The services of a tour manager throughout
  • All hotel service charges & tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Porterage of one bag throughout

Gratuities may be pre-paid at the time of booking. Please ask for further details. This tour is operated by Costsaver by Trafalgar

Jackie Sheehan
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