Calgary * Banff * Jasper * Rocky Mountaineer Train * Vancouver * Victoria
An adventure multi-centre tour offering the best of the Canadian Rockies including a tour of Calgary, an Evening Wildlife Safari and White Water rafting, together with a rail journey on the famed Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver plus whalewatching from Victoria on Vancouver Island. Hotels are based on "family-friendly suite" accomodation with kitchen facilities. Enjoy the exclusivity of this tour!
15 days from £ 3,497 sharing twin including scheduled flightS
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Day 1 - UK – Calgary
Your Canada holiday starts with a departure from Heathrow on Air Canada flight to Calgary - regional departures on request. On arrival, a private car transfer is provided to your centrally situated hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure.
Overnights (2): International Hotel Suites - Calgary
Day 2 - Calgary
Spend a day in this dynamic and friendly city. Visit Stampede Park, the Glenbow Museum and the Epcor Centre for the perfoming arts. Stroll down Stephen's Avenue pedestrian walk where you can find nine major shopping centres and department stores and some of Calgary's finest eateries.
Day 3 - Calgary – Banff
This morning depart the Stampede city and head west by coach through the rolling foothills into the National Park and the pretty town of Banff
Overnights (3): Banff International Hotel - Banff
Days 4 – 5 - Banff - Sightseeing and Evening Wildlife Safari
Situated on the doorstep of spectacular scenery, Banff nestles amidst the glory of the Canadian Rockies and boasts an attractive main street with numerous cafes and craft shops. Visit the historic hot springs on the included sightseeing tour and stroll along the shore of Lake Minnewanka before ascending Sulphur Mountain on the gondola (payable locally). Also during your stay enjoy an included Evening Wildlife Safari. Frequent sightings include black bears, bull elk, bighorn sheep and osprey.
Day 6 - The Icefields Parkway – Jasper
Today enjoy a sightseeing tour along the beautiful Icefields Parkway to Jasper. The drive features superb alpine scenery. Seemingly at every turn a new vista awaits with emerald lakes, waterfalls and swiftly flowing mountain streams. You will visit the extensive Columbia Icefield, the largest formation of ice and snow in the Canadian Rockies and included is the Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier to walk on this imperceptibly moving river of ice. You will also be take by shuttle from the Discovery Centre to the brand new Glacier Skywalk which extends 30 metres over the Sunwapta Canyon.
Overnights (2): Best Western Jasper Inn - Jasper
Day 7 - Jasper - Whitewater rafting
This 2.5hrs trip is an excellent introduction to white water rafting. Travelling approximately 9 kilometres, you will encounter many Class 2 white water rapids. Commentary on the human and natural history will be provided during the calm stretches. In rain or shine, people from ages 6 to 90 have great enjoyed this memorable experience. Join the fun and incomparable views of Jasper National Park with your National Park licensed guide on the Athabasca River. Wet suits, appropriate footwear and life jackets will be provided. Minimum age 6.
A showcase of pearly blue lakes, long ridge-top hikes, canyons and a world-class golf resort, the town of Jasper is considered a throwback to a gentler time. It's a casual reminder of the splendid grace of steamer trunks and luxurious long distance rail travel, of swarthy explorers, of intrepid Swiss mountain guides and tough talkin' miners. Today 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.
Day 8 - Jasper – Kamloops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Today’s highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3954 metres (12,972 ft) and the journey along the Thompson River as you approach your overnight destination, Kamloops. Breakfast & Lunch Included.
Overnight (1): Kamloops - standard motel accommodation
Day 9 - Kamloops – Vancouver
Your journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. on today’s journey you will again see dramatic changes of scenery, from the desert-like environment of the interior, through winding river canyons and forests surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains to the lush green fields of the Fraser River Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your journey ends in Vancouver arriving late afternoon. Breakfast and lunch included.
Overnights (3): Residence Inn by Marriott - Vancouver
Days 10-11 - Vancouver
The following day explore this beautiful, water-fronted city. 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. Explore the city on the included sightseeing tour visiting Stanley Park, Gastown, and Chinatown. Spend time on Granville Island with its craft workshops and superb restaurants and for a stunning vista of Vancouver and its harbour, take the gondola up Grouse Mountain.
Day 12 - Vancouver to Victoria
Enjoy a ferry-cruise through the scenic Gulf Islands to the capital of British Columbia, majestic Victoria. The city is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and is world-renowned for its charming ambience. Sometimes referred to as the “garden city” Victoria has a bustling harbour, heritage buildings and offers numerous whale-watching cruises. Visit the beautiful Butchart Gardens and explore the harbour area by horse drawn carriage or stroll amongst the narrow streets and market.
Overnights (2): Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites - Victoria
Day 13 - Victoria whalewatching
Today enjoy an included whale-watching cruise. This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine wildlife. You will ride aboard a 14-metre ocean cruiser or a custom-built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whalewatching experience. Comments by a certified Marine biologist and naturalist are provided.
Day 14 - Victoria – UK
A leisurely day, allowing time for last minute sightseeing or shopping before you transfer by airporter bus to Victoria airport and your flight home.
Day 15 - Arrive UK
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 is ideal for a good night 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 will 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 Hornblower Cruises to view the Horseshoe Falls 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.
|Calgary||International Hotel Calgary|
|Banff||Banff International Hotel|
|Jasper||Best Western Plus Jasper Inn & Suites|
|Vancouver||Residence Inn Vancouver Downtown by Marriott|
|Victoria||Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites|
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: All-suite modern hotel in downtown Calgary, steps from Eau Claire Market, Chinatown, shopping, and the city's best restaurants.
Number of Rooms: 248
Accommodation: Air conditioning, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), coffee maker, microwave, mini fridge, balcony, iron with board, rollaway bed free. 35 floors with elevator, Non smoking property, restaurant, bar, 24hr room service, indoor pool, fitness centre, whirlpool, parking $38. Wheelchair accessible room(s).