Canada

Your exhilarating encounter with western Canada will have you breakfasting in floral splendour, riding on glaciers and meeting a retired Mountie on your journey into the heart of the Rockies.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Vancouver
The soaring peaks of Canada's soul-stirring Rockies take centre stage on this epic alpine adventure that begins in Vancouver, one of the world's most livable cities. Spend the day discovering the city's scenic surrounds, then join your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception this evening.
Day 2 : Vancouver – Strait of Georgia – Victoria (2 Nights)
Embark on a morning sightseeing tour of Vancouver's historic neighbourhoods. Savour the smells of freshly steamed Siopao in Chinatown and admire the Victorian façades of Gastown as you make your way to the leafy sanctuary of Stanley Park to view First Nations totem poles. We continue by ferry to Vancouver island and Connect with Locals during a Be My Guest lunch visit to a family-owned working farm, where we'll enjoy fresh farm-to-table flavours. Later, we enjoy some sightseeing in Victoria.
Day 3 : Victoria Sightseeing
Embrace the Garden City status of Victoria as you greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the walkable capital of British Columbia.
Day 4 : Victoria – Kamloops
The soul-stirring sounds of the Shuswap melodies welcome us, as we gain insights into First Nation traditions and culture. Indulge in dinner followed by s'mores roasted on an open fire with a Local Specialist.
Day 5 : Kamloops – Mount Robson – Jasper National Park (2 Nights)
Visit the British Columbia Wildlife Park, where you get a chance to view wildlife. Then, journey into majestic Rocky Mountain territory today, stopping for a jaw-dropping view of UNESCO-listed Mount Robson, the giant among giants and highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Continue to the raw wilderness of Jasper where we'll spend the next two nights.
Day 6 : Jasper National Park Sightseeing
Join an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon this morning. Later, take to the aqua waters and cruise Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), admiring views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island. Tonight, indulge in a Regional Dinner.
Day 7 : Jasper – Athabasca Glacier – Lake Louise – Banff National Park (2 Nights)
The icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield beckon and we journey along the Icefields Parkway to Athabasca Glacier. Cross its icy terrain on board a specially designed Ice Explorer, then travel to Banff National Park in the heart of the Rockies, Admire the reflection of the Victoria Glacier in the calm, clear waters of Lake Louise before you settle in for an evening at leisure.
Day 8 : Banff Sightseeing
Join a Local Specialist and learn about his experiences as a retired Mountie and the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls. Tonight, we join our newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner to toast the end of our unforgettable encounter with Canada's Rockies.
Day 9 : Banff – Depart Calgary
Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport or to the Westin Calgary if you are extending your stay.

Included

Dining Highlights
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 4 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

CITY TOUR of Vancouver, Victoria, Banff
VISIT scenic Butchart Gardens
VIEW Lake Louise, Stanley Park, Athabasca Glacier, Mount Robson, Jasper, Banff National Park
SCENIC DRIVE along the Icefields Parkway
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