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Canadian Rockies

10 Night Small Group Tour from £2,299 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Explore some of North America’s grandest scenery on this 10-night small group escorted tour of the Canadian Rockies. There are many activities for you to choose from on this adventure through the mountains, lakes and glaciers of western Canada. Hike and raft at Yoho National Park. Go wildlife spotting in Banff National Park, either on foot, by bike or canoe. Explore Whistler, experience the Icefields Parkway and admire Mount Robson the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies

Highlights

  • Enjoy a tour of the charming city of Vancouver, and perhaps stay a few days here at the end of your tour to unwind
  • Spend two nights in Banff National Park, where you can get a birds eye view of this beautiful place from a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain
  • Traverse a portion of the Athabasca Glacier to see the turquoise hues of Lake Peyto
  • Visit the hidden treasure Yoho National Park, and hike along the shores of the magnificent Emerald Lake.
  • Experience the wilderness of Jasper National Park, spending two days there hiking, biking or simply admiring the spectacular views

Please note the itinerary for 2017 departures will change, with the tour starting in Vancouver but ending in Calgary, and with the Okanagan Valley night replaced with an extra night in Whistler.

Details

Day 1

Vancouver

This evening meet with your tour leader and group to begin your Canadian adventure.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 2

Vancouver – Okanagan Valley

Leave Vancouver on the scenic drive through British Columbia, through sweeping valleys, magnificent forests and spectacular mountain passes. Your destination today is the Okanagan Valley, a region famous for its delicious wines and beautiful lake. In the evening you can choose to either visit a local winery or take a sunset sailboat cruise on Okanagan Lake.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Days 3 & 4

Yoho National Park

You’ll head towards your home for the next two nights – Golden, just outside the Yoho National Park. Yoho is less well known than its famous National Park neighbours of Banff and Jasper, but is truly a hidden treasure. It is a photographers dream with a spectacular scenery of mountains, lakes and waterfalls. There are several hiking opportunities for you to enjoy this landscape such as a trail overlooking Takakkaw Falls, or you can experience the raging Kicking Horse River up close with a white-water rafting excursion. Alternatively you can choose to canoe at the magnificent Emerald Lake.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 5

Banff National Park

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is Canada’s oldest National Park, established in 1885. Take in the magnificent views of its coniferous forests, alpine meadows, icefields and glaciers either by taking a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain or by taking a helicopter flight. At ground level you can enjoy a wonderful variety of walks to take in this beautiful place. And there is nothing better after a day’s hiking than a soak in the Sulphur Mountain Hot Springs. Banff is a lively place to stay, with a great selection of restaurants and live music venues for you to enjoy.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 6

Banff – Lake Louise

Lake Louise is the gem of the Canadian Rockies, with its snow-capped peaks, ancient pine forests and aquamarine waters. The vibrant glacial hue of Lake Louise is the most photographed destination in Canada, which will come as no surprise to you when you cast your eyes on this uniquely beautiful lake.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 7

Icefields Parkway – Jasper National Park

Cutting through the heart of the Rockies, the Icefields Parkway is recognised as being one of the top scenic drives in the world, passing by hanging glaciers, sheer rock walls and broad sweeping valleys. You can take an optional glacier hike, traversing a portion of the imposing Athabasca Glacier which takes in views of the turquoise Lake Peyto. You’ll then continue onto Jasper National Park for a two night stay.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 8

Jasper National Park

As Jasper is the largest National Park in Canada it has a truly wilderness feel. You have several options in Jasper, such as taking the cable car to Whistler Mountain for a birds eye view, or enjoy mountain biking, hiking the trails or take a visit to Lake Maligne.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 9

Wells Gray Provincial Park

Home to Canada’s fourth highest waterfall, the famous Helmcken Falls, Wells Gray Park is a quietly beautiful place. Walk the rim of Helmcken Falls, stopping at various viewpoints to admire the lush valley below.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 10

Whistler

Travel the old Gold Rush trail through Cache Creek and onto the popular resort of Whistler. Well-known as a ski resort, Whistler has plenty to offer year-round with hiking trails, mountain biking. You can zip-line through the trees or perhaps take a scenic glacier flight.

Overnight: Hotel included, with meals paid locally

Day 11

Whistler - Vancouver

You have the morning to enjoy more of Whistler, then depart early afternoon for Vancouver. Leave the wilderness behind for the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, one of the most attractive cities in the world with its spectacular situation and vibrant activities. When you arrive you will enjoy a short orientation tour of the city. You can either fly home this evening, or choose to add a few more days in this lovely city to enjoy the restaurants, museums and parks.

Flights home today must be booked for departure after 9pm, depending on flight schedules a post night may be required in Vancouver.

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • Travel on the tour in an air-conditioned private vehicle
  • 7 nights in 3* hotels, 2 nights in a lodge & 1 night in a guest ranch cabin
  • Services of a professional tour leader
  • Entrance to Yoho, Banff and Jasper National Parks and Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • A visit to the Sulphur Mountain hot springs
  • Tour of Vancouver

 

What’s Not Included

  • Transfers to the joining point of the tour and away from the finishing point
  • Meals paid locally
  • Jasper - Mountain biking CAD$8-75
  • Jasper – Tramway cable car CAD$32
  • Banff - Aerial gondola/tramway CAD$40
  • Banff – Scenic glacier flight CAD$125-290
  • Whistler – Extreme ziplining course CAD$110-130
  • Icefields Parkway – Guided glacier walk CAD$55
  • Wells Gray – Horse riding CAD$55

 

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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