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Majesty of the Rockies

Operated by: Luxury Gold

9 Days from $8,544 per person
MAY - SEP 2023
Canada Rockies Western Canada Man Sitting On Rock

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Jasper National Park of Canada, Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver ...more Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Jasper National Park of Canada, Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Banff

    Your luxury tour of Canada begins at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, a “Castle in the Rockies” in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site Banff National Park. Tonight, indulge in a dinner of exquisite local specialities on your culinary journey through a selection of the hotel’s finest restaurants.

    meals Dinner
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs.
  2. Day 2 Banff at Leisure Relaxed Start

    Enjoy a scenic mountain gondola ride, tee up at the stunning and world-renowned Banff Springs Golf Course to play nine holes of golf surrounded by breathtaking scenery or unwind to the calming sounds of rushing waterfalls and burbling mineral pools at the Willow Stream Mineral Pools and Spa.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs.
  3. Day 3 Lakes of Banff National Park Relaxed Start

    In season, visit Moraine Lake to bask in the natural beauty of this azure-colored lake tucked beneath ten towering peaks in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and the Wenkchemna Glacier. Get acquainted with your new picturesque settings as you check into your hotel boasting views of the glistening emerald lake and Victoria Glacier. Curate your afternoon taking the gondola above Lake Louise, spotting local wildlife and enjoying a gentle hike at the top. Or, join an inspiring lakeside stroll with your Travelling Concierge. Dinner tonight is your choice of the hotel’s many options including Swiss fondue in an upscale pub.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Fairmont Château Lake Louise.
  4. Day 4 Along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper

    Travel the Icefields Parkway and step aboard an Ice Explorer with a Local Expert onto the gleaming white surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Meet the First Nations Warrior Women for an illuminating conversation about their Indigenous culture over a homecooked BBQ dinner with storytelling, drumming and songs.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
  5. Day 5 Jasper National Park

    Glide across the crystal waters of magical, glacier fed Maligne Lake past mountain peaks to Spirit Island, a remote destination only accessible by boat (seasonal). Or, pedal your way on the scenic trails of UNESCO World Heritage Site Jasper National Park to take in sights only visible from these winding paths. Journey to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in the park for a walk on several of the scenic bridges crossing bubbling streams. Unwind this evening in your lodge where you’ll be surrounded by nature and abundant wildlife on this 700-acre luxury mountain resort on the shores of pristine Lac Beauvert.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
  6. Day 6 Jasper to Kamloops

    Enjoy majestic scenery in an unforgettable setting aboard one of the most famous train journeys in the world, the Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service. From your glass-domed coach or outdoor viewing platform, take in unobstructed views, be transported by engaging stories and spot wildlife, your journey enhanced by gourmet meals of locally sourced ingredients paired with local wines.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Assigned by Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops.
  7. Day 7 Kamloops to Vancouver

    Ease into another glorious day with a gourmet breakfast in the exclusive dining room of your dome coach. Marvel at the dramatic changes in scenery while you dine on a three-course gourmet lunch before arriving in Vancouver. Your sustainably designed hotel welcomes you with its rooftop urban park in the heart of the city.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel The DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection Hotel, Vancouver.
  8. Day 8 Vancouver Sightseeing Relaxed Start

    Take in the best of Vancouver touring downtown, the historic Gastown neighborhood and along the seawall of Stanley Park to see the First Nations totem poles of Brockton Point. You’re treated to an intimate historical and cultural immersion at Salmon n' Bannock savouring a Celebration Lunch prepared with traditional ingredients.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel The DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection Hotel, Vancouver.
  9. Day 9 Depart Vancouver

    After breakfast you are transferred to Vancouver International Airport as your awe-inspiring luxury tour comes to an end.

    meals Breakfast
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Price Includes

Dining Summary

  • 3 Dinner (D)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 3 Lunch (L)

Choice Highlights

  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Banff: Enjoy sweeping views of six mountain ranges as you ascend from Banff to the Sulphur Mountain summit. Once at the top, you can explore the board walk and the Cosmic Ray Station to learn more about Canada's first national park.
  • Banff: Play the Tunnel Mountain 9 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. This captivating and challenging course offers breathtaking views and a fantastic layout that amateurs and professionals alike can enjoy.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Lake Louise: Take the sightseeing gondola and soar over the town of Lake Louise. Enjoy a gentle hike and spot local wildlife while taking in the amazing views.
  • Lake Louise: Join an award-winning naturalist on stroll along the lake front for a journey of discovery and beauty.
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • 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.
  • Jasper National Park of Canada: Spend your morning exploring Jasper National Park via bike. Pick up your bike, helmet, and trail map from the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and hit one of the many scenic trails that start on the property.

Additional Included Highlights

  • : You will be escorted by one of our fine Travel Concierges, handpicked to serve as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • : Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary, available on departures with 15 or more guests.
  • : At every hotel, you'll be treated to seamless baggage handling, with prompt delivery inside your room.
  • : Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • : Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • : Complimentary, airport transfers are included on start and end dates and when additional accommodation has been booked through Luxury Gold. Guests will be transferred with fellow Luxury Gold Travellers that arrive on the same flight. Complimentary, private train station transfers are included when train travel is included within the itinerary. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city of the itinerary, may be requested but are not guaranteed.

Exceptional Dining

  • Banff: Meet your fellow travelers and Traveling Concierge for a Progressive Dinner in Banff. Enjoy a variety of courses, each served in a different hotel restaurant.
  • Jasper: Join the Warrior Women in an intimate fireside meal with a spectacular view of Pyramid Mountain. Enjoy the open air and delicious barbeque as these First Nations Cree women share about their Indigenous culture through stories drumming and song.
  • Kamloops: Savour every moment aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf Service as you enjoy elegantly plated meals prepared with local ingredients.
  • Vancouver: Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you support Salmon N' Bannock, a local restaurant that’s owned and operated by members of Canada’s First Nations. Sample authentic, flavourful dishes with a modern twist, all prepared with traditional ingredients.

Journey Highlights

  • Jasper National Park of Canada: Board the Ice Explorer for an exhilarating tour of the Columbia Icefield. Walk on the largest ice field in the Rocky Mountains and experience the enormous glaciers up close.
  • Maligne Canyon: Your Travel Concierge will lead you on a hike through Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park. Hikers of all levels can explore this scenic landmark by crossing six bridges that cross various points of the canyon.
  • Jasper: Journey in exceptional comfort from Jasper to Vancouver onboard the Rocky Mountaineer luxury train with GoldLeaf Service. Admire the pristine views through oversized windows, savour gourmet meals and enjoy award-winning service as you travel through the dramatic landscape.

Luxury Hotels

  • : Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, the iconic Fairmont Château Lake Louise resort is nestled deep within Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enveloped by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the natural beauty of this destination permeates every nook of the historic resort.

Personalize your day

  • Banff: Enjoy sweeping views of six mountain ranges as you ascend from Banff to the Sulphur Mountain summit. Once at the top, you can explore the board walk and the Cosmic Ray Station to learn more about Canada's first national park.
  • Banff: Play the Tunnel Mountain 9 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. This captivating and challenging course offers breathtaking views and a fantastic layout that amateurs and professionals alike can enjoy.
  • Lake Louise: Take the sightseeing gondola and soar over the town of Lake Louise. Enjoy a gentle hike and spot local wildlife while taking in the amazing views.
  • Lake Louise: Join an award-winning naturalist on stroll along the lake front for a journey of discovery and beauty.
  • 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.
  • Jasper National Park of Canada: Spend your morning exploring Jasper National Park via bike. Pick up your bike, helmet, and trail map from the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and hit one of the many scenic trails that start on the property.

VIP Experiences

  • Jasper: Join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you meet the First Nations Cree Warrior Women from the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation. Learn about Indigenous spirituality, music and drumming as you engage in a fascinating conversation about the aboriginal culture of Canada.

Well-being

  • : Your Well-Being Director takes a proactive approach to your welfare ensuring all well-being regulations are met. On tours fewer than 15 guests, your Traveling Concierge will act as your Well-Being Director.
  • : Our customised luxury coaches are sanitised before the start of your tour and are maintained to very high standards. Physical distancing measures have been implemented on our customised luxury coaches.
  • : Experience enhanced hygiene protocols to align with the latest guidance following COVID-19. All Travelling Concierge's, Well-Being Directors and Drivers have completed training in enhanced well-being and hygiene protocols.
  • : We only work with establishments we are confident will consistently adhere to our high well-being standards, which include hotels, restaurants and sight-seeing venues.
  • : Hand sanitizer is freely available on board for you to use throughout the day.

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Banff

Available on Day 8

Mt. Assiniboine Tour 35 mins

You are in for something special as you are transported to Mount Assiniboine - "the Matterhorn" of the Canadian Rockies. Our most popular adventure has all the fantastic scenery of the previous tours plus a fly-by over top of the glacier. This photogenic peak rises majestically to 11,870 feet along the Great Divide. The Gloria and Assiniboine Glaciers will astound you. This is an experience you will never forget!
Adult Price: CAD 399

Three Sisters Peaks Tour, 25 mins

The most action-packed twenty minutes of your life. Get up close and personal with the famous Three Sisters Peaks. Reach out and touch them as you whisk by before escaping into the Spray Valley where you will explore the extraordinary hues of the Spray Lakes. Your return flight travels along the Goat Range before following the pristine Bow River back to Canmore. Prices are based on a minimum of 2 passengers.
Adult Price: CAD 294

Whistler

Available on Day 13

Alpine Lake Landing

Imagine a remote alpine lake hidden between jutting peaks heavy with hanging blue glaciers. Now imagine coming in for a landing over a gorgeous waterfall and pulling up to a pristine golden sand beach. Enjoy the awesome scenery as you sit back, relax and breathe in the fresh mountain air. A must-do tour! Departing from Green Lake, Whistler BC
Adult Price: CAD 365

Grand Circle Tour (May and June only as substitute for Alpine Lake Landing)

Enjoy the best that Whistler has to offer as we travel into the alpine and you soar above volcanic formations, ancient glaciers, mountain-side rivers, and undisturbed meadows. Glide over the vast Pemberton Ice Cap while this truly amazing flight will allow you to marvel at how these powerful moving rivers of ice transform the earth’s surface.
Adult Price: CAD 319

Victoria

Available on Day 13

Victoria Extended Panorama

This extended version of the Victoria Panorama tour departs with views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca before looping wider for a more scenic low-level tour of the Victoria waterfront and a bird’s eye view of James and Sydney Islands, known for their white sand beaches and warm lagoons. From there, this spectacular tour circles around the north tip of the Saanich Peninsula with a climb over the world-famous Butchart Gardens before descending back into Victoria’s bustling Inner Harbour. Includes in-flight commentary system, FlyGuide. Departing from 950 Wharf St, Victoria BC
Adult Price: TBD

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Independent Reviews
Russell Dohrmann
Monday, September 18, 2017
Service
Great guide....keeping traveler posted prior to trip was lacking
Vacation
Good guide.....bus trip to long and accommodations disappointing
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