Arrive in Vancouver
Today you’ll arrive in the beautiful city of Vancouver, make your way independently to your hotel. Settle in and then have a welcome meeting with your Travel Director where you’ll get to the meet the rest of your tour group.
Hotel: Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront, or similar (Welcome dinner included)
Strait of Georgia/Victoria
On your second day you’ll have a little chance to explore Vancouver including Stanley Park, Chinatown and Gastown with a sightseeing tour and visit to Bill Reid Gallery to learn about the Indigenous cultures and values. You’ll then head to Vancouver Island and Victoria by ferry. On the way you’ll visit a family-owned winery where you’ll enjoy a lunch of local cuisine paired with delicious wines. On arrival in Victoria you’ll be taken on a tour of the city before being transferred to your hotel.
Hotel: Chateau Victoria Hotel and Suites, or similar (Breakfast and lunch included)
Start the day off with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, enjoy your exclusive time in the gardens before open to the public where you can explore the gorgeous floral landscape and structures over 55-acres and over 100 years old. After your time in Butchart Gardens, partake in a Songhees walking tour starting at Ship Point in the Inner Harbour and gain an insight into the indigenous culture and important sites around the area. After this, the day is at your leisure, how about taking up the opportunity to go whale watching?
Overnight: Chateau Victoria Hotel and Suites, or similar (Breakfast included)
Today you’ll take a ferry back from Victoria to the mainland and make your journey to Maan Farms for a Be My Guest lunch experience. Learn about the how the quaint berry stand grew into a farm and now provides quality local produce to the areas of Abbottsford, the Fraser Valley and Greater BC along with a lunch. Make your way to Kamloops and enjoy the rest of your day for relaxing in the afternoon and evening. Your stay includes a night in South Thompson Inn - a riverfront property with carriage houses, once home to throughbred racing stable. During your time, you can take it easy in the swimming pool, lounge or hot tub overlooking the South Thompson River. South Thompson Inn provides bikes for a scenic exploration to the Reflection Pond or how about some lawn games available on the property?
Overnight: South Thompson Inn, or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)
Take this morning at ease and as the afternoon you'll be leaving Kamloops behind and travel into Canada’s stunning Rocky Mountains. Stop at Mount Robson Visitors Centre where you can see sensational views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the region, before continuing to the stunning Jasper National Park where you will spend the rest of your day at leisure.
Overnight: Chateau Jasper, or similar (Breakfast included)
Start the day with a guided walk of Maligne Canyon before taking a cruise to Spirit Island of Maligne Lake. After the cruise enjoy lunch with wine at the lakeside Maligne Lake Chalet. You’ll then return to Jasper and the rest of the day is yours at leisure for sightseeing.
Overnight: Chateau Jasper, or similar (Breakfast and lunch included)
Athabasca Glacier/Lake Louise/Banff
Today you’ll leave Jasper and travel along the Icefields Parkway where you’ll enjoy truly beautiful views of the glacial scenery. You’ll then transfer onto the Ice Explorer, a purpose built vehicle for travelling on glaciers. You’ll take a journey on the Athabasca Glacier ice sheet before travelling onwards to the exceptionally beautiful Lake Louise for lovely views. Finally head on to Banff where you’ll stay the night.
Overnight: Banff Park Lodge, or similar (Breakfast included)
The day is free to explore at your leisure, have a chat to the Tour Director on getting the most of today on optional activities such as a Banff Gondola ride for incredible mountain views.. In the evening you’ll join for a special farewell dinner with the group to toast fairwell to this unforgettable experience with Canada's Rockies.
Overnight: Banff Park Lodge, or similar (Breakfast and dinner included)
Head down from the Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport for your flight home.
Last day transfer will arrive at the airport at 11:30am, please be aware when booking your flights that the departure flight should be no earlier than 2:30pm