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Majesty of the Rockies

Operated by: Luxury Gold

14 Days from $5,603 per person
Victoria Harbor, British Columbia

Countries Visited

Canada

Locations Visited

Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Kelowna, Sun Peaks, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasp… more Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Kelowna, Sun Peaks, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper
  1. Day 1 Vibrant Vancouver.

    On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar.(Dinner with Wine)

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.
  2. Day 2 Victoria - Putting the British into British Columbia.

    This morning, experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. Later, board your ferry and relax in the exclusive SeaWest Lounge all the way to Victoria. On arrival, an orientation tour will introduce you to the city's highlights. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please until your Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant, situated on Victoria's beautiful waterfront.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria.
  3. Day 3 Exploring Victoria.

    Begin the day with breakfast served at Butchart Gardens’ Blue Poppy Restaurant and gain access to the stunning grounds before they are open to the general public. You’ll have ample time to explore before enjoying the afternoon at leisure in Victoria. Why not head to Royal British Columbia Museum or explore downtown Victoria and take a stroll along the beautiful inner harbor.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
  4. Day 4 The Ultimate Resort of Whistler.

    Journey across the Strait of Georgia back to the mainland and continue along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway. En route to Whistler, stop to view roaring Shannon Falls. If you've enjoyed this years' Winter Olympics, why not learn more in Whistler, the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics? Explore Whistler and learn about its ascendancy onto the world stage. Dine at the AAA rated four-diamond restaurant SIDECUT for a Highlight Dinner of featuring a modern take on traditional steakhouse fare.Rest up at the Four Seasons Resort, Whistler, a luxurious retreat set against a backdrop of alpine meadows.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Four Seasons Resort Whistler.
  5. Day 5 First Nations Culture and History.Alpine Lake LandingAlpine Lake LandingSpectacular GlacierSpectacular Glacier

    In the morning, a First Nations Ambassador welcomes you at the award-winning Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, showcasing the native peoples’ art, history and culture. Once here, you'll learn about traditional teas important to the region, before taking part in a one-of-a-kind holistic tea workshop, creating your own tea blend from the forest and local flora. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please. Why not take an easy nature walk around Lost Lake or head to Whistler Museum, where you can find out about Whistler's early settlers?(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 The Napa Valley of the North.

    Travel into the lush Okanagan Valley region. Known for producing some of the best wines in the world, this fertile land holds the majority of vineyard acreage in the province and is home to both boutique vineyards and larger distinguished operations. Savour a delicious Dinner with wine at your luxury hotel, prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the valley.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna.
  7. Day 7 Canada's Exquisite National Parks.

    Journey through four of Canada's most breath-taking National Parks – Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Yoho and Banff – with informative talks on the distinguishing highlights of each park. En route, stop at Emerald Lake, one of Canada's most outstanding wilderness settings. Famed for its vibrant colour, this iconic beauty spot offers an idyllic photo opportunity. In the afternoon, enjoy an engaging nature talk at Lake Louise before strolling along the lake, before continuing to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for your stay. For your evening meal, choose from one of the resort's four unique dining venues, including contemporary Canadian cuisine at the Fairview or Italian dishes at Lago Italian Kitchen.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
  8. Day 8 The Unspoiled Wilderness of Banff National Park.

    This morning, visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Explore Banff Your Way and choose to ride the Banff Gondola or visit Whyte Museum. Later, join a private meet-and-greet with a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman. Hear fascinating tales of what it’s like to wear the famous red serge uniform, before having the opportunity to ask questions and have your picture taken with the Mountie. For dinner, choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel, with each taking pride in sourcing fresh ingredients from local farmers, purveyors and artisans. Get some royal shut eye at The Fairmont Banff Springs, otherwise known as Canada’s ‘Castle in the Rockies’.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Fairmont Banff Springs.
  9. Day 9 Banff Sights at Leisure.Royal Canadian Helicopter Tour 25 minsRoyal Canadian Helicopter Tour 25 minsMt. Assiniboine Tour, 30 minsMt. Assiniboine Tour, 30 minsThree Sisters Peaks Tour, 12 minsThree Sisters Peaks Tour, 12 mins

    Enjoy a full day at leisure to take in the wonders of Banff at your own pace. Your Traveling Concierge is on hand to assist with local recommendations.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
  10. Day 10 Along the Icefields Parkway.

    Travel along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and witness amazing scenery. At the Icefields Visitor Center, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. With your expert driver-guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner with wine at the hotel before joining your friends for stargazing, complete with a roaring fire, liqueur and s'mores on the hotel's magnificent grounds.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
  11. Day 11 Jasper National Park and Iconic Maligne Lake.

    In the morning, embark on a narrated cruise on the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites of the Canadian Rockies, before joining your Travelling Concierge for an informative walk at Maligne Canyon. Gain a unique perspective of the beautiful park as you join a Local Expert on an afternoon scenic float trip (waiver required) down the Athabasca River.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
  12. Day 12 Mount Robson and Sun Peaks.

    If you choose, board the optional Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service to relive the golden age of rail travel on your way to Vancouver with an overnight stay in Kamloops. Alternatively, journey west by luxury coach and arrive at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies’ tallest peak, before descending through the Columbia Mountains, arriving in Sun Peaks.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.
  13. Day 13 Vancouver, the Most Livable City.

    History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, as you cross the bridge for spectacular views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day yours to explore Vancouver. A haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike, you’ll have plenty to keep you busy.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.
  14. Day 14 Depart Vancouver.

    It's time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers. Your included transfer to Vancouver International Airport arrives at 15:00. Guests extending their stay may do so at the luxurious Four Seasons in Vancouver.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
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Inclusive Luxury Gold Services

  • Be escorted by the crème de la crème of Insight Travelling Concierges - handpicked for every departure. This skilled guide will act as consummate organiser and be your 'friend in a foreign land'.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Luxury Gold's air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard restroom.
  • A personal radio headset gives you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating insights and commentaries.
  • At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling with prompt delivery right to your door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. Plus, we include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi.
  • With Luxury Gold Flourishes, from time to time, your Travelling Concierge will enchant you with local tidbits, each representing authentic food or beverages unique to the destination.
  • Included airport transfers on first and last itinerary day.

Exceptional Dining

  • Vancouver: Enjoy a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar inside the Four Seasons Vancouver.
  • Whistler: Enjoy a delectable Highlight Dinner with fresh seafood or perfectly grilled steak at Hy's Steakhouse.
  • Kelowna: Your resort's reputation for fine food is hard to overlook - join us for a Dinner with wine.
  • Lake Louise: Enjoy a unique collection of Whistler restaurants during your Dine-Around Evening.
  • Banff: Experience traditional, regional and contemporary à la carte dining with your choice of fine restaurants at the Fairmont.
  • Jasper: Enjoy a glass of liqueur with friends before roasting s’mores around a bonfire and stargazing.
  • Dining Summary: 13 Breakfasts (B), 7 Dinners with Wine (DW); On-board Rocky Mountaineer: 2 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L), on-board snacks and all beverages, including alcohol; On-board Inside Passage Cruise: 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D).

Journey Highlights

  • Victoria: The oldest city in the Pacific Northwest and the gem of British Columbia, Victoria is a grand, elegant wonder. Explore this Garden City with her historic charm, baroque architecture, colourful squares and lively waterfront.
  • Athabasca Glacier: Travel in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the icy slopes.
  • Maligne Lake: Cruise along the crystal-clear, reflective waters of Canada’s most famous lake. Prepare for a breathtaking display of nature’s beauty as you learn how early French Traders navigated waters crowned by snow-laden peaks and nestled between glaciers.
  • Vancouver: Cross the spectacular Capilano Suspension Bridge, 230-foot-high (70 metres), for a squirrel's eye view.

Luxury Hotels

  • Vancouver: Rising above Pacific Centre, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver offers award-winning relaxed, urban luxury.
  • Victoria: The Hotel Grand Pacific is perched right on the Inner Harbou, close to Victoria’s downtown.
  • Whistler: The Four Seasons Resort Whistler is a luxurious retreat in alpine meadows.
  • Kelowna: Gorgeous Okanagan Lake provides the backdrop for an unforgettable hotel at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort with views of the lake, the mountains, and the Kelowna city skyline.
  • Lake Louise: Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Banff: Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", the Fairmont Banff Springs, has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for more than 125 years.
  • Jasper: Situated in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which wraps around the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert surrounded by nature and abundant wildlife.
  • Sun Peaks: An internationally renowned year-round destination resort offering luxury in the heart of Sun Peaks.

VIP Experiences

  • Whistler: With your Squamish Lil'wat Ambassador take part in a tea workshop with a master-blender and create your own unique blend.
  • Banff: Enjoy a private meeting with a retired Royal Canadian Mountie to learn about the service and hear his personal stories.

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Travel date: Monday, September 18, 2017
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Great guide....keeping traveler posted prior to trip was lacking
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Good guide.....bus trip to long and accommodations disappointing
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