Vancouver * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Jasper * Icefields Parkway * Lake Louise * Banff * Calgary
This classic tour of Western Canada begins in the beautiful city of Vancouver before a two day crossing of the Canadian Rockies on-board the renowned Rocky Mountaineer Train. Explore Jasper, the stunning scenery along the Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise to Banff.
10 days from £3,018 per person twin share including flights
*Option available to Travel from Gatwick with Air Transat**
|03, 07,10,14,17 May||£3,018||Quote|
|21, 24, 28, 30 May||£3,106||Quote|
|04, 07,11,14,18, 21 Jun||£3,178||Quote|
|25, 28 Jun||£3,499||Quote|
|03, 05, 09,12,16,19, 23 Jul||£3,510||Quote|
|02, 06, 09,13,16 Aug||£3,510||Quote|
|20, 23, 27, 30 Aug||£3,189||Quote|
|03, 06,10 Sep||£3,189||Quote|
|13, 20, 24, 27 Sep||£3,168||Quote|
|2017 GOLDLEAF SUPPLEMENT||£320|
Day 1 - UK - Vancouver
Your Western Canada holiday starts with an Air Canada flight from London Heathrow to Vancouver. On arrival transfer by private car to your downtown hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring this scenic city on your own.
Overnights(2): Vancouver - Best Western Sands by the Sea
Day 2 - Vancouver
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of beautiful Vancouver.
Day 3 - Vancouver - Kamloops onboard The Rocky Mountaineer Train
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. on today’s journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River, before you ease along the shores of Kamloops Lake into your overnight destination, Kamloops. Breakfast & lunch included
Day 4 - Kamloops - Jasper onboard The Rocky Mountaineer Train
Your journey continues north and east to the mighty Canadian Rockies. once again you will be surrounded by dramatic scenery as you follow the banks of the North Thompson River through the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains, climbing ever nearer the high peaks of the Continental Divide. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 meters (12,972 feet) as well as the climb over the Yellowhead Pass into Jasper National Park. Breakfast & lunch included
Overnights(2): Jasper - Best Western Jasper Inn & Suites
Day 5 - Jasper Sightseeing
Explore Jasper National Park by travelling the trails of the early explorers and view the parks unspoiled grandeur. You will begin along the mighty Athabasca Canadian Heritage River, learning about David Thompson and the valley ecosystem. Hike above Maligne Canyon, with its narrow gorge and limestone walls.
Day 6 - Icefields Parkway Tour, Jasper - Lake Louise
Transfer to Lake Louise via one of the most scenic highways in the world, the Icefields Parkway. A stop will be made at Athabasca Falls before arriving at the Columbia Icefield. It is here that you can ride a Snocoach to the middle of Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out some interesting geological features, You can also take a shuttle to the new Glacier Skywalk. This glass-floored platform extends 30m out over the Sunwapta Canyon.Arriving in to Lake Louise this afternoon.
Overnight(1): Lake Louise - Lake Louise Inn
Day 7 - Lake Louise - Banff
Enjoy a free morning at Lake Louise. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Banff.
Overnights(2): Banff - High Country Inn
Day 8 - Banff
Today enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Banff.You will have the rest of the day to spend exploring Banff National Park on your own. Some optional activities include soaking in the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, enjoying a nature walk on nearby mountain trails, visiting Banff’s historic museums, cruising on Lake Minnewanka or enjoying a round of golf at The Fairmont Banff Springs.
Day 9 - Calgary - UK
Spend time today for, perhaps, some last minute souvenir hunting or a visit to one of the Historic Parks before transferring, independently, to the airport in time to catch your overnight flight back to the UK.
Day 10 - Arrive UK
This tour is also available from Calgary to Vancouver. Please enquire for details.
PLEASE NOTE that an additional DEPOSIT of £220 to £300 per person is required to confirm a reservation.
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.
Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service on the Rocky Mountaineer
Our custom-designed, bi-level, glass-domed GoldLeaf coach puts you right in the middle of the awe-inspiring scenery of the Canadian Rockies. Take in the dazzling vistas upstairs, and enjoy delicious meals downstairs. From the attentive service provided by your Rocky Mountaineer Hosts, to the gourmet meals prepared from regional cuisine by our award-winning chefs. GoldLeaf Service is quite simply, as good as it gets.
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.
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!