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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada

Operated by: Trafalgar

15 Days from $5,696 per person
JUL 2023 WITH STAMPEDE
Reflections in lake at Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

Vancouver, Victoria, Chemainus, Squamish, Whistler, Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Sun Peaks, Banff, Calgary, Calgary Stampede, Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper, Mount Robson, Kamloops ...more Vancouver, Victoria, Chemainus, Squamish, Whistler, Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Sun Peaks, Banff, Calgary, Calgary Stampede, 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

    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 Kick Start the Calgary Stampede

    Visit the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth' – the Calgary Stampede. Spend the rest of your day with your travel companions and watch the Evening Show and fireworks.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel The Westin Calgary
  10. Day 10 Watch The World's Largest Rodeo

    An all-inclusive pass is your gateway to a day of effortless fun as you witness the world's largest rodeo first-hand and visit Stampede Park. End the day with a bang at the Grandstand Show.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel The Westin Calgary
  11. Day 11 Embark On An Icy Adventure

    Arrive on the shores of Lake Louise with a short lakeside talk. Get ready for a unique adventure at the Columbia Icefield where you board an Ice Explorer and drive on the massive Athabasca Glacier. Later this afternoon, arrive at the hotel in the heart of Jasper National Park.

    meals Breakfast
  12. Day 12 Take A Scenic Walk To Maligne Canyon

    Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Forest Park Hotel
  13. Day 13 Uncover The History Of The Canadian Rockies

    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
  14. Day 14 Venture Around Vancouver

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

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Pinnacle Harbourfront
  15. Day 15 Depart Vancouver

    Bid farewell to your traveling companions and make your own way to Vancouver International Airport.

    meals Breakfast
Iconic Rockies Western Canada Calgary Stampede 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

  • 14 Breakfast (B)
  • 2 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)

Dive Into Culture

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

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

  • Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre: Enjoy an insightful visit at the Lil'Wat Cultural Center in Squamish. Learn about the First Nations cultures as you delve into the history of the region.

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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