Heart Of The Canadian Rockies (Calgary to Vancouver)

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nakso2Scenic Highlights:

Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Mount Robson, Fraser River, Thompson River with spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains, British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range, Strait of Georgia, and the Gulf Islands.

Day 1

Calgary

Welcome to Calgary! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 2 (B)

Calgary–Banff National Park

The discovery of oil converted this ranching town into a sophisticated city. It is also home to the world-famous Calgary Stampede. Tour many of the city’s attractions, including Canada Olympic Park and the Saddledome. Motor west through the foothills and into BANFF NATIONAL PARK, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Join the optional excursion to Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of Banff’s spectacular scenery.

Day 3

Banff National Park

Banff is one of Canada’s favorite year-round resorts, with summer activities such as hiking, boating, and fishing. With a free day, your Tour Director will suggest an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.

Day 4

Banff National Park–Lake Louise–Columbia Icefield–Jasper National Park

Enjoy a day of scenic grandeur. First stop is Lake Louise, whose turquoise waters create a perfect natural mirror that reflects the surroundings. Up next is a stop at the COLUMBIA ICEFIELD to experience the Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle that travels on ice that is 1,200 feet thick. Next, journey north into JASPER NATIONAL PARK, where precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach scales two mountain passes. Later, your Tour Director suggests an optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper townsite upon arrival.

Day 5

Jasper National Park

Today, join our optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, where you embark on a narrated cruise of the lake. The balance of the day is free to enjoy everything Jasper has to offer—from guided hikes and quaint shops to meandering wildlife.

Day 6

Jasper National Park–Mount Robson–Kamloops

Depart Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The Yellowhead Highway continues south along the mighty Thompson River, with spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 7

Kamloops–Ferry Crossing–Victoria

As you travel through British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range to its majestic Pacific coastline, the vegetation changes from desert landscape to lush alpine forests. Board your afternoon ferry for the spectacular crossing to Vancouver Island. Sightseeing in Victoria includes the Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park, and world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS. This evening, consider a stroll along the lively Waterfront Promenade.

Day 8

Victoria

Today is a free day for independent sightseeing. Your Tour Director will have ideas to enhance your enjoyment of this most British of Canadian cities. Take an optional whale-watching cruise and seek out pods of killer whales. A suggestion for this evening is an optional historic walk followed by dinner in Chinatown.

Day 9

Victoria–Ferry Crossing–Vancouver

This morning, set sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its climate. In Vancouver, city sightseeing includes STANLEY PARK, Gastown, Chinatown, and many other famous landmarks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Robson Street and experience British Columbia’s premier shopping and entertainment location.

Day 10

Vancouver

The trip ends today with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Vancouver International Airport are included. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Vancouver further with a variety of exciting optional activities. 

Inclusion:

  • Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring
  • Ferry crossing to/from Vancouver Island
  • 9 nights accommodation on double sharing basis.
  • 1 breakfast
  • All sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All Surface transfers included.
  • Services of a professional Tour Director.

Exclusion:

  • Cost of flight ticket
  • Cost of Visas

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1650

1551

1502

1502

CITY

HOTEL

Calgary

International Hotel Calgary (SF)

Banff National Park

Bow View Lodge (ST)

Jasper National Park

Marmot Lodge (F)

Kamloops

The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre (F)

Victoria

Royal Scot Hotel & Suites (F)

Vancouver

Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown (F)

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