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Majesty of the Rockies

13 Night Platinum Tour from £4,099 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

Enjoy an unforgettable experience on this luxury tour through the sensational scenery of Western Canada. You will be cosseted throughout, benefiting from private transfers, staying in wonderful hotels, being transported by luxury coach with business class legroom and wi-fi, and enjoying the expertise of the dedicated Tour Director. Savour a full breakfast every day, and a series of dinners including a welcome evening, a dine-around, highlight dinners and the finale celebration dinner.

You will visit Vancouver, Whistler, Banff and Jasper, travelling through national parks and wine growing regions en route. And if you want to make this truly a trip of a lifetime, then you have the option to add an Alaska Cruise.

Highlights:

  • Experience a private narrated cruise on the serene waters of stunning Maligne Lake
  • In Jasper National Park learn all about the Rockies with a local expert
  • Travel in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion on the Athabasca Glacier
  • In Banff enjoy a private meet & greet with a Mountie (more formally known as a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman)
  • Enjoy a liquer before roasting "s'mores" around a bonfire in the Yoho National Park
  • On Vancouver Island, enjoy a delightful private breakfast and informative talk with a horticulturalist in Butchart Gardens
  • Take a sightseeing tour in the bustling city of Vancouver
  • Head to the charming resort town of Whistler
  • Visit the ‘Napa Valley of the North’ – Okanagan Valley
  • Choose an optional addition to luxuriate in "GoldLeaf" service on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train for two days as you journey through the Rockies towards Vancouver and the Pacific Ocean

Details

Day 1

Vancouver

Begin your trip with a complimentary private VIP transfer to your departure UK airport before arrival in the vibrant city of Vancouver. Upon arrival into Vancouver International Airport, you’ll transfer to your luxury hotel in the heart of the shopping and entertainment district. In the evening, you’ll meet with your Tour Director for a welcome reception and meal.

Hotel: Four Seasons Vancouver

Welcome dinner with wine included

Day 2

Vancouver

After a relaxed start, experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. There will be a stop at Granville Island Public Market, where you will have time to browse this charming market. Cross the Capilano Suspension Bridge, over the river and seeing fir trees close up on Treetops Adventure, and rise high above the canyon along a towering wall of granite on the new Cliffwalk. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.

Hotel: Four Seasons Vancouver

Breakfast included

Day 3

Victoria

After a relaxed start board a ferry in the Seawest Lounge and enjoy charming coastal views on your way to Victoria. Upon arrival, take part in an orientation tour which will introduce you to the Inner Harbour, the Parliament Buildings and Bastion Square.

Hotel: Grand Pacific Victoria

Full breakfast and dinner with wine included

Day 4

Victoria

Begin today with a private breakfast in Butchart Gardens, followed by a talk with one of the garden's horticulturalists. There will be plenty of time to explore the 55 acres of picturesque floral displays and amazing views which have charmed visitors for over 100 years. The afternoon is at leisure, when you can choose to take optional whale-watching cruise, or simple enjoy more of the relaxed and charming city of Victoria

Hotel: Grand Pacific Victoria

Breakfast included

Day 5

Whistler

Journey across the Strait of Georgia back to the mainland. On the way to Whistler stop to see the roaring Shannon Falls. Upon arrival in Whistler, a local expert will explain Whistlers history from its humble resort roots up to the prestige of hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. In the evening dine at Hy’s Steakhouse.

Hotel: Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Breakfast and dinner with wine included

Day 6

Whistler

In the morning, you will be welcomed by a First Nations Ambassador at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, showcasing First Nations' art history and culture. Then take part in a holistic tea workshop, creating your own tea blend from the forest & local flora. The rest of the day is yours - perhaps enjoy flightseeing over British Columbia's vast alpine wilderness

Hotel: Four Seasons Resort Whistler

Breakfast included

Day 7

Okanagan Valley

Travel into the lush Okanagan Valley region, known for producing some of the best fruit and hybrid wines in the world. Your home for the night is at the lakeside Delta Grand Okanagen Resort. In the evening, enjoy dinner complemented by local wines.

Hotel: Delta Grand Okanagen Resort

Breakfast and dinner wine included

Day 8

Lake Louise - Moraine Lake

journey through Canada’s most breathtaking National Parks – Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Yoho and Banff. On the way, stop at Emerald Lake and in the afternoon head towards the stunning Moraine Lake and then the final lake of all lakes – Lake Louise. Tonight you will stay in the iconic Fairmount Lake Louise, and can choose to dine in one of the resorts four unique dining rooms

Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Full breakfast and dinner included

Day 9

Lake Louise - Banff

Take part in an interpretive walk along the shores of Lake Louise to learn about the geography of this area as you take in the beautiful scenery. Then head out for an orientation tour of Banff to see all the viewpoints and landmarks. You will board the Banff Gondola to travel to the top of Sulphur Mountain for spectacular views. Enjoy a private meet and greet with a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman, wearing the iconic red serge uniform. This evening you are offered a selection of restaurants in Banff for you to choose where you want to dine.

Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

Full breakfast and “Dine-around Banff” dinner included

Day 10

Banff

Enjoy a day at leisure to relax and take advantage of the hotel facilities, browse the shops along Banff Avenue or join a helicopter tour flying over the Canadian Rockies.

Hotel: Fairmont Banff Springs

Full breakfast included

Day 11

Icefields Parkway to Jasper National Park

Motor along the Icefield Parkway - one of the most scenic roads in North America, and admire the awe-inspiring Crowfoot Glacier and Columbia Icefield. Once you reach the Athabasca Glacier, you will climb aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer for a guided tour of this amazing glacier. Then head to the heart of Jasper National Park and your home for the next two nights - The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Set in an alpine wonderland of immense forests, sparkling lakes, gushing waterfalls, colourful meadows and rugged glaciers, your breath will be taken away with this remarkable landscape. This evening indulge in a Celebration Dinner with your Tour Director, and then enjoy an interactive wildlife talk with an expert to learn about some of the park's most interesting residents including elk, moose, grizzly bear, black bear, beaver and caribou.

Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Full breakfast and Celebration Dinner included

Day 12

Jasper National Park - Maligne Lake

This morning embark on a private narrated cruise on the serene waters of Maligne Lake, one of the jewels of the Canadian Rockies. Stop at Spirit Island one of the most photographed sites of the Rockies. Then join your Tour Director for an informative stroll at Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in Canada. Wander along the trail, admiring the beautiful waterfalls, astonishing rock formations and learn about the underground river system. Gain a unique perspective of the beautiful park on an afternoon raft trip.

Hotel: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Full breakfast included

Day 13

Mount Robson and Sun Peaks

Today journey west and arrive at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies tallest peak at nearly 13,000 feet. Descend through the Columbia mountains, arriving at your hotel in the ski resort of Sun Peaks. Or you can take an unforgettable train ride on the Rocky Mountaineer, enjoying GoldLeaf Service as you journey to Vancouver through the Rocky Mountains. There are two levels to the carriages – the glass-topped dome coach for enjoying the vistas and the downstairs level where you’ll enjoy gourmet meals. View the amazing scenery as the train crosses the Continental Divide and over the Yellowhead Pass. If choosing this option you will overnight in Kamloops.

Hotel: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

Full breakfast

Day 14

Sun Peaks (or Rocky Mountaineer) - Vancouver

Return to Vancouver and either transfer to the airport for your flight home, or extend your stay with a few nights in Vancouver or a cruise to Alaska.

 

  • Return transatlantic flights, airport to hotel transfers in Canada
  • Luxury accommodation as described above (or similar)
  • 13 breakfasts and 7 dinners, including a Welcome dinner and a Celebration dinner
  • If choosing the Rocky Mountaineer enjoy 2 lunch selections, complimentary snacks, and all beverages including alcohol
  • Expert tour guide throughout your trip
  • Free Wi-Fi access in lobby or bedroom areas of most hotels and Wi-Fi is also generally available on most touring coaches
  • Personal radio headsets to take advantage of local experts; fascinating insights and commentaries when you’re wandering around attractions
  • Insight Flourishes from your tour guide, offering local tidbits, representing authentic foods or beverages from the region
  • Baggage handled at all accommodation
  • Hotel and restaurant tips

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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