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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada

Operated by: Trafalgar

13 Days
APR - SEP 2022
Reflections in lake at Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

Vancouver (BC), Victoria (BC), Brentwood Bay, Squamish, Nanaimo, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Revelstoke, Banff, Kananaskis, Jasper, Kamloops ...more Vancouver (BC), Victoria (BC), Brentwood Bay, Squamish, Nanaimo, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Revelstoke, Banff, Kananaskis, Jasper, 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

    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 family-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

    meals Breakfast
    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
  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 Your Way

    Today includes a Your Choice Sightseeing experience. Learn about the First Nations at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre or visit the Audain Art Museum, a comprehensive Permanent Collection of the province’s most celebrated artists. Exemplifying the richness of cultural difference in Canada, the collection takes visitors on a transformative visual journey from the late 18th century to present.

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Travel To Sun Peaks

    We continue towards Sun Peaks where we'll enjoy an evening at leisure.

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

    Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. Today we'll be exploring Glacier and Yoho National Parks, along with journeying to Mt. Revelstoke. 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. In the afternoon, we'll meet a retired "Mountie" as our Local Specialist, followed by dinner at the hotel.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
  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

    Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island. Enjoy a memorable Farewell Dinner with our fellow travelers this evening.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  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 by Hilton
  12. Day 12 Walk Amongst The Clouds At Capilano Suspension Bridge

    Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and explore Stanley Park upon arrival in Vancouver. Evening is at leisure.

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

    Our dazzling encounter with the Canadian Rockies has come to an end. Transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to Canada Place for those on the optional Alaska cruise.

    meals Breakfast
Iconic Rockies and Western Canada
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 1 Dinner
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • 1 Welcome Reception
  • 12 Breakfasts

First class travel Highlights

  • 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

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Vancouver, Victoria, and Banff
  • Visit Kamloops, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Audain Art Museum or the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, Butchart Gardens, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Maligne Lake Cruise, Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • View Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Rogers Pass, Athabasca Falls
  • Scenic Drive along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Icefields Parkway
  • Scenic Cruise across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • Dive Into Culture Taste local cider at a familly-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

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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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