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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada

Operated by: Trafalgar

13 Days from $3,851 per person
APR - OCT 2023
Reflections in lake at Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

Vancouver, Victoria, Chemainus, Squamish, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Banff, Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Mount Robson, Kamloops ...more Vancouver, Victoria, Chemainus, Squamish, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Banff, Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Mount Robson, Kamloops
  1. Day 1 Voyage To Vancouver

    Tackle the ‘Great Outdoors’ on this effortlessly delivered adventure through Western Canada. Discover why Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most livable cities. Then, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Pinnacle Harbourfront
  2. Day 2 Sample Cider On Vancouver Island Dive Into Culture

    This morning, delve into the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown before boarding a ferry to Vancouver Island. Dive into Culture and taste local cider at a familly-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hotel Grand Pacific
  3. Day 3 Explore Butchart Gardens In Victoria

    Start your day at Butchart Gardens, a must-see oasis, which has been growing in Victoria, BC for over 100 years. Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and learn how the spectacular floral display was once a giant disused quarry. This evening, join an optional whale watching experience or spend the remainder of your stay in Victoria at leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hotel Grand Pacific
  4. Day 4 Take In The Sights Of Chemainus, Squamish, and Whistler

    See the vivid murals of Chemainus. Board a ferry and then take the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Ascend to Summit Lodge, admiring the views from the Sea-to-Sky Gondola.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa
  5. Day 5 Explore Whistler Make Travel Matter

    Today includes a Your Choice Sightseeing experience. Enjoy an insightful MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and learn about the First Nations at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. Later enjoy your time at leisure or join an Optional Experience and travel across BC’s rooftop on the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa
  6. Day 6 Travel To Sun Peaks

    We continue towards Sun Peaks where we’ll enjoy an evening at leisure and explore this beautiful city.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sun Peaks Lodge
  7. Day 7 Explore The Rocky Mountain National Parks

    Drive through Glacier & Yoho National Park en route to Banff. Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. The excitement of Canada’s highest suspension bridges awaits at the Golden Skybridge! Explore canyon ridge walking trails with sweeping views of the Columbia Valley and the Rocky and Purcell mountain ranges. We then overnight in beautiful Banff National Park.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Banff Park Lodge
  8. Day 8 Wander Beautiful Banff

    Your morning is at leisure, perhaps do an optional gondola ride or explore on your own terms. Later in the morning, you will have your orientation tour of Banff National Park.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Banff Park Lodge
  9. Day 9 Cross The Athabasca Glacier

    Enjoy a lakeside talk at Lake Louise, then board an Ice Explorer and drive over the Athabasca Glacier.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre
  10. Day 10 Walk Through The Wilderness In Jasper Connect with Locals

    Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island. Travel on to Jasper and this evening join Matricia Bauer for a one of a kind Be My Guest experience, on traditional First Nations land. Learn how to make curated drink bitters from foraged ingredients, enjoy a designer cocktail and listen to stories and drumming over dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre
  11. Day 11 Marvel At Mount Robson

    Admire Mount Robson – the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. End the day in the Tournament Capital of Canada, Kamloops. Though the city is known for hosting competitions, we will take it easy and enjoy an evening at leisure.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Doubletree
  12. Day 12 Stanley Park Totem Poles

    Drive from Kamloops to scenic Vancouver with a visit to Stanley Park, including the famous Stanley Park Totem Poles.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Pinnacle Harbourfront
  13. Day 13 Farewell From Vancouver

    Our dazzling encounter with the Canadian Rockies has come to an end. Depart at leisure as you head to Vancouver International Airport or Canada Place for guests with a cruise extension.

    meals Breakfast
Iconic Rockies Western Canada Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Whats Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Dining Summary

  • 12 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 1 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)

Be My Guest

  • Jasper: Learn about the local flora through the lens of the Indigenous Peoples and how to make curated drink bitters utilizing the foraged ingredients as you enjoy storytelling and drumming during dinner.

Dive Into Culture

  • Vancouver: Taste local cider at a familly-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

Must-see Highlights

  • : Explore Vancouver, Victoria, Columbia Icefield Adventure, Icefields Parkway
  • : Visit Kamloops, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Audain Art Museum or the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Maligne Canyon, Mount Robson Visitor Center, Golden Skybridge
  • : View Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Athabasca Falls, Murals of Chemainus, Secton Lake, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner, Mount Robson, Stanley Park Totem Poles
  • : Scenic Drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • : Scenic Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • : See Glacier National Park of Canada, Yoho National Park

Whats Included

  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : All transport and transfers shown
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Optional Experiences and free time

Dates & Prices

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Alicia Hutton
Saturday, July 29, 2017
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I would recommend them and purchase again. I have used Insight before and liked that the group was smaller, and the bus was roomier. That said, the trip was beautiful and efficient.
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