Banff National Park
Banff National Park
View of the Canadian Rockies
View of the Canadian Rockies
Maligne Canyon in Jasper, Icefield Parkway, Columbia Iceway & Glacier Skywalk
Maligne Canyon in Jasper, Icefield Parkway, Columbia Iceway & Glacier Skywalk
Victoria Harbour & Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island
Victoria Harbour & Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island
Yoho National Park, Field
Yoho National Park, Field

Iconic Rockies and Western Canada

Mixed Board Basis 12 nights from £3,499 per person Including Flights

Overview

This exquisite tour takes you through some charming cities, vast national parks and witnessing the incredible Canadian Rockies. You will experience the Icefields Parkway on the Ice Explorer – travelling over snow and ice, take a beautiful cruise on the Maligne Lake you won’t believe it’s real. This 13 day and 12 night tour escorted tour takes you through a great variety of experiences through Vancouver, a ferry to Victoria on Vancouver Island before journey up to Jasper before travelling through the Rocky Mountains towards Lake Louise and Banff – a fantastic way to see Western Canada! (TT)

Highlights

  • Taking in the stunning Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island. Transformed from a disused quarry, this flourishing garden has developed over 100 years.
  • Local tour and tasting at family-owned cider house on Vancouver Island
  • Scenic routes along the Sea-to-Sky highway
  • UNESCO-listed parks: Yoho National Park and Glaciers, Banff National Park
  • Ice Explorer in Lake Louise across Athabasca Glacier
  • Stunning guided walk through the Maligne Canyon and picturesque cruise on Maligne Lake


Itinerary

Arrival Vancouver 1 night – Victoria, Vancouver Island 2 nights – Whistler 2 nights – Sun Peaks 1 night – Banff 2 nights – Jasper 2 nights – Kamloops 1 night – Vancouver 1 night – Fly home

Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver! After your journey, recuperate and take it easy before joining your Tour Director and other travellers for the Welcome Reception dinner.

Overnight: Pinnacle Harbourfront

Day 2

Victoria, Vancouver Island

Starting your tour off, head to the historic Chinatown and Gastown neighbourhoods before embarking on a ferry to Vancouver Island. Enroute, you will get to visit a family-owned cider house and enjoy a talk and tasting before continuing to Victoria.

Overnight: Grand Pacific

Day 3

Victoria, Vancouver Island

This morning head to Butchart Gardens, a beautiful oasis that has been blossoming over 100 years in Victoria. Pair the scenery with a breakfast in the gardens and learn how they have transformed and maintained this stunning garden which was once a disused quarry. Enjoy the rest of your day in Victoria at your own leisure. How about stepping aboard a whale watching experience whilst you’re here?

Overnight: Grand Pacific

Day 4

Whistler

As you make your journey to Whistler, you will stop by Chemainus to see it’s vivid murals around the town. Board a ferry to Vancouver as you journey on the scenic Sea-To-Sky Highway route. Admire the views as you get to Summit Lodge on the Sea-to-Sky Gondola.

Overnight: Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

Day 5

Whistler

Today you can take your pick on what excursion you would like to do. Choose between seeing the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and learning about the First Nations or visiting the Audain Art Museum, an extensive Permanent Collection of the province’s most celebrated artists. Why not make the most of Whistler and enjoy an optional excursion on the iconic Peak 2 Peak Gondola? With its 360-degree views over volcanic peaks taking you across BC’s rooftops towards Whistler Blackcomb – a vibrant and atmospheric village.

Overnight: Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa

Day 6

Sun Peaks

Head towards Sun Peaks where you can enjoy your day and evening at leisure.

Overnight: Sun Peaks Lodge

Day 7

Banff

A special day as you journey on to the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. Including exploring the stunning Glacier and Yoho National Park, alongside travelling to Mount Revelstoke. Tonight, you will stay in the gorgeous Banff National Park.

Overnight: Banff Park Lodge

Day 8

Banff

Enjoy our morning at leisure before your orientation tour of Banff National Park. In the afternoon, meet a local retired “Mountie” (a Royal Canadian Mounted Police) before dinner in the evening. With an abundance of optional excursions available, why not take a flight over the Three Sister Peaks in a helicopter tour? Or if you didn’t get the chance of a gondola ride in Whistler, there’s an option for the Brewster Banff Gondola where you can ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain and experience a panoramic view of the six mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Once you reach the summit, you can also take the glass paned Banff Skywalk – a must do whilst you are here!

Overnight: Banff Park Lodge

Day 9

Lake Louise – Jasper

Be part of a lakeside talk at Lake Louise before boarding onto the giant Ice Explorer, the ultimate Canadian experience as you ride on the towering vehicle across the ancient Athabasca Glacier. With its monstrous 6 wheels, it can handle the snow and terrain on this expedition over the glacier – a once in a lifetime adventure!

Overnight: Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre

Day 10

Jasper

Get your hiking boots on as you explore the Maligne Canyon on an energizing guided walking tour through its imposing chasms, beautiful ice falls and serene surroundings. After your hike, sit back and unwind on a cruise on the stunning turquoise Maligne Lake stopping off by Spirit Island, a picture-perfect backdrop for all your photos.

Overnight: Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre

Day 11

Kamloops

Journey to Kamloops today but before arriving, you’ll get to admire the immense Mount Robson – the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Overnight: Doubletree by Hilton

Day 12

Vancouver

After breakfast, get your heart rate pumping as head towards the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – glide through the treetops as you walk from one side of the 140 metres long bridge to the other. The height of the suspension bridge hangs 70 metres above the Capilano River. Explore the gorgeous tree lined pathways in Stanley Park when you arrive in Vancouver. Tonight’s evening is at your leisure. Why not stroll to Downtown Vancouver and dine at some of the superb seafood restaurants.

Overnight: Pinnacle Harbourfront

Day 13

Fly home

Say goodbye to this impressive tour as you fly home from Vancouver airport. But if you don’t feel like heading home yet – why not add on an Alaskan cruise to make this an unforgettable holiday?

  • Transatlantic flights
  • Accommodation in hotels as described above or similar standard
  • Transportation coach throughout the tour
  • 15 meals: 12 x breakfasts, 3 x dinners
  • Service of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Sightseeing activities as per itinerary


What’s Not Included

Arrival and departure transfers, we can arrange these at a supplement
Optional excursions

Optional extras: (please ask your sales agent for further details)

  • Victoria 3hr Whale Watching Excursion - $152pp
  • Whistler Peak 2 Peak Gondola - $81pp
  • Banff Mt. Assiniboine Helicopter Tour - $380pp
  • Banff Royal Canadian Helicopter Tour (weather dependent) * - $315pp
  • Banff Three Sisters Peaks Helicopter Tour (weather dependent) * - $230pp
  • Brewster Banff Gondola - $77pp
  • Jasper Float Trip - $95pp
     

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