Calgary * Banff * Jasper * Sun Peaks * Vancouver
A classic drive through the Canadian Rockies - designed with the cost conscious in mind - featuring one of our most popular routes which visits the famous National Parks of Banff and Jasper before driving to the Pacific Coast to experience the beauty of Vancouver.
13 days from £1,786 sharing twin includes scheduled flights.
**Option available to Travel from Gatwick with Air Transat**
|01 - 10 May 2017||£1,830||£1,216||£976||Quote|
|11 - 26 may||£1,845||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|27 - 30 may||£1,902||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|31 May - 10 Jun||£1,956||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|11 - 12 Jun||£2,054||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|13 - 15 Jun||£2,054||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|16 - 19 Jun||£1,957||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|20 - 21 Jun||£1,957||£1,218||£976||Quote|
|22 - 28 Jun||£2,295||£1,544||£1,216||Quote|
|29 Jun - 05 Jul||£2,340||£1,544||£1,216||Quote|
|06 - 16 Jul||£2,439||£1,544||£1,216||Quote|
|17 Jul - 16 Aug||£2,340||£1,544||£1,216||Quote|
|17 - 22 Aug||£2,019||£1,222||£976||Quote|
|23 - 25 Aug||£2,019||£1,222||£976||Quote|
|26 - 29 Aug||£2,019||£1,222||£976||Quote|
|30 Aug - 04 Sep||£1,973||£1,222||£976||Quote|
|05 - 22 Sep||£1,973||£1,222||£976||Quote|
|23 - 26 Sep||£1,900||£1,220||£976||Quote|
|27 - 28 Sep||£1,843||£1,220||£976||Quote|
|29 - 30 Sep||£1,786||£1,220||£976||Quote|
|01 - 11 Oct||£1,786||£1,220||£976||Quote|
Day 1 - UK – Calgary
Your Canada holiday starts with a scheduled flight with Air Canada from Heathrow to Calgary - (Regional departures are available on request). On arrival a transfer by airporter coach is provided to your downtown hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure. Overnights( 2): Calgary - Sandman Hotel City Centre
Day 2 - Calgary
Widely regarded as the “Gateway to the Rockies”, and home to the famous Stampede, Calgary is a stylish and friendly city. Your morning is at leisure to start to explore this city of contrasts or for some shopping. Visit TD Square, the Eaton Centre or Hudson’s Bay shopping areas, all of which are linked by Calgary’s Plus 15 walkway system. In the afternoon why not take a guided sightseeing tour of the highlights of Calgary – Scotsman Hill, Fort Calgary (the original base of the North West Mounted Police), Stampede Park, the Saddledome and Ski Jump Tower at Olympic Park?
Day 3 - Calgary – Banff (77 miles)
The Canadian Rockies beckon. Today collect your hire car and drive from Calgary to Banff. On arrival you will check into your hotel and explore at your leisure.
Overnights (2): Banff - Banff International Hotel
Day 4 - Banff
Sometimes regarded as one of the most attractive small towns in North America, Banff is compact enough to comfortably explore on foot. Situated on the doorstep of spectacular scenery, Banff nestles amidst the glory of the Canadian Rockies. With a wealth of attractions, ranging from the Hot Springs to the gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, Banff boasts an attractive main street with numerous cafes and craft shops. For the adventurous- why not take a 2-hour trail ride in the mountains or brave the waters of Horseshoe Canyon on a whitewater rafting tour?
Day 5 - Banff – Jasper (175 miles)
Enjoy a spectacular drive today through stunning scenery along the Icefields Parkway. En route visit the Columbia Icefield, the largest accumulation of snow and ice in the Rockies and take the ‘Ice Explorer’ ride onto the Athabasca Glacier. Lake Louise, with its sparkling blue waters and mountain goats on Mount Fairview, is also worth a stop as are the thundering Athabasca Falls.
Overnights (2): Jasper - Marmot Lodge
Day 6 - Jasper
Enjoy a day at leisure to delight in the peaceful, magnificent surroundings of Jasper National Park. A showcase of glacial blue lakes, long ridge-top hikes, canyons and a world-class golf resort, the town of Jasper is a sleepy sanctuary, known as a refuge for bighorn sheep, elk, deer and moose - all of which have been spotted wandering its streets. A trip to the exquisite Maligne Lake, the second largest glacier-fed lake in the Rockies, is well recommended where a cruise will take you past glacier-studded mountain peaks to world-famous Spirit Island. Why not try a white-water rafting trip on the Athabasca River?
Days 7-8 - Jasper –Sun Peaks (276 miles)
Drive west and then south along the scenic Yellowhead Highway with views of Mt. Terry Fox, Tete Jaune Cache and, at 3954 m. Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. At Blue River you could try a jet-boat river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley in search of bear, moose, eagle or osprey. A visit to Wells Gray Park, accessed from Clearwater, en route is also recommended. Here you’ll discover a multitude of rapids, cataracts and waterfalls. Continue south towards Kamloops and to the mountain resort of Sun Peaks to enjoy a day at leisure in idyllic surroundings.
Overnights (2): Sun Peaks - Coast Sundance Lodge
Day 9 - Sun Peaks – Vancouver (232 miles)
Head south down the Coquihalla Highway via Merritt and Hope along the Fraser River Valley into sparkling Vancouver. Once in Vancouver, return your hire car downtown after checking in to your hotel.
Overnights (3): Vancouver - Best Western Sands by the Sea
Days 10-11 - Vancouver
Renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Vancouver is home to spectacular natural scenery with breathtaking views in each and every direction, has a bustling metropolitan core and boasts one of the mildest climates in Canada. There are numerous attractions, all within easy reach of downtown; visit Stanley Park, Gastown, Chinatown and Granville Island with its craft workshops and superb restaurants. For a stunning vista of Vancouver and its harbour, take the gondola up Grouse Mountain. Why not take a float-plane flight or go on a whale-watching trip?
Day 12 - Vancouver to UK
Time for last minute shopping and a final look at the stunning backdrop to Vancouver before you make your way to the airport and your overnight flight home.
Day 13 - Arrive UK
BRITISH AIRWAYS ECONOMY CLASS DOMESTIC ADD-ONS
Available in conjunction with your trans-atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.
Air Canada Upgrade to Executive First
Designed to provide you with your own personal space that's ideal for a good night's sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you'll arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.
1) Enjoy a Toronto and Niagara Falls add-on from £265 per person.
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, Return airport coach Transfers from Toronto Airport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-Star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Niagara Falls including a boat ride on the Hornblower Cruises to view the Horseshoe Falls (seasonal) and lunch.
2) Enjoy a Montreal and Quebec City add-on from £299 per person.
Price includes internal scheduled flights, airport taxes, return airport coach transfers from MontrealAirport to your centrally located hotel, 2 nights accommodation at a 4-Star hotel and a full day sightseeing tour to Quebec City.
|3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|Calgary||Sandman Hotel Calgary City Centre|
|Banff||Banff International Hotel|
|Sun Peaks||Coast Sundance Lodge|
|Vancouver||Best Western Plus Sands by the Sea|
Tour Price Includes:
All offers are subject to availability. once a booking is confirmed your holiday price is 100% GUARANTEED against any increase in price such as currency exchange fluctuations or fuel surcharges. Other companies may surcharge you by up to 10% more!
Location: Located in Calgary's downtown core, this hotel is close to restaurants and shopping.
Number of Rooms: 301
Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), clock radio, coffee maker, rollaway bed $10, Green Key. 19 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna, hot tub, parking $20, pet friendly property. Wheelchair accessible room(s).