- Tour Highlights
- Price & Dates
From 12 May - 2 October 2024
- First Class or Superior accommodation
- Hotel taxes, porterage, tips and service charges
- Daily breakfast and certain dinners
- Transportation (Coach/Train/Ferry)
- Professional Tour Director and guide service
- Daily Must-See-Sightseeings with VIP Access
- Airport transfer services
- Gratuities to Tour Directors/guides
- International air ticket
- Safety net protection
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ARRIVE IN VANCOUVER, BC
Welcome to Vancouver! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.
British Columbia Treasures Tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Chinatown, and Stanley Park with its old-growth evergreen forests and totem poles. Catch the BC Ferry over to Vancouver Island and Victoria. See major attractions on your city orientation tour including the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. Later, visit world-famous [LF] Butchart Gardens, followed by a special dinner in the former historic greenhouse.
City of Gardens The day is free to explore on your own.
Gulf Dreams Board a BC Ferry crossing the Strait of Georgia through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its Mediterranean-type climate. En route to Whistler, stop at Shannon Falls, where a boardwalk leads to a viewing platform near the base of the roaring falls. On to the alpine resort of Whistler at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Time to explore the 2010 Winter Olympics' sites. Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, with classic elegance in a modern alpine setting at the base on Blackcomb Mountain.
Alpine Adventures Full free day to explore all that Whistler has to offer.
Ancient Traditions This morning, enjoy a visit and breakfast at the [LF] Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, dedicated to the history and culture of the First Nations people. Then, journey north through
the heart of the magnificent Cariboo region. Spectacular scenery abounds as you pass by rolling hills, deeply incised rivers, and sparkling lakes. Afternoon arrival in Sun Peaks with the balance of the day at leisure. Free time this evening.
Sun, Snow & Stars Continue north, following Yellowhead Highway and hugging the mighty North Thompson River, into the province of Alberta. See the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) before entering Jasper National Park. Marvel at the precipitous gorges, snow-capped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens in this wild mountain wilderness. Before arriving at your hotel, you may wish to take an optional float trip down the historic Athabasca River, where your experienced guide will navigate as you absorb the splendour of Jasper National Park.
JASPER. EXCURSION TO MALIGNE LAKE
Spectacular Jasper National Park Travel through Jasper's unspoiled beauty to glacial Maligne Canyon for lunch at the Wilderness Kitchen. Continue to stunning Maligne Lake for a narrated scenic cruise to Spirit Island. Return to Jasper where the balance of the day is at leisure to explore Jasper on your own.
JASPER-COLUMBIA ICEFIELD-LAKE LOUISE-BANFF
Rocky Mountain Majesty Head south through Jasper National Park on Icefields Parkway to the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride on Athabasca Glacier with a Glaciologist guide. Climb Sunwapta Pass to savour stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and massive glaciers. Next, stop at Lake Louise, whose green-blue waters form a perfect mirror reflection of Mount Victoria. Continue into Banff for a free evening.
Heavenly Heights Breakfast this morning is served on top of Sulphur Mountain. Take a scenic ride on the [LF] Banff Gondola to the top of the mountain and then enjoy spectacular views of the valley below as you savour a flavourful meal. Additional sightseeing in Banff includes a visit to Bow Falls. The balance of the afternoon is at leisure. Consider an optional flightseeing trip for a bird's-eye view of the Rockies. This evening, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Happy trails until we meet again! Morning drive to Calgary. Your holiday ends at Calgary International Airport. Schedule flights to depart from Calgary International Airport after 2 pm.
|Departure Dates||Price PP (From)||-||-||-|
|12 May - 22 May 2024||RM 17940|
|19 May - 29 May 2024||RM 20270|
|26 May - 5 Jun 2024||RM 18430|
|30 May - 19 Jun 2024||RM 18620|
|16 Jun - 26 Jun 2024||RM 18620|
|20 Jun - 30 Jun 2024||RM 18620|
|7 Jul - 17 Jul 2024||RM 18620|
|11 JuL - 21 Jul2024||RM 18620|
|18 Jul - 28 Jul 2024||RM 18620|
|21 Jul - 31 Jul 2024||RM 21100|
|25 Jul - 1 Sep 2024||RM 18620|
|1 Sep - 11 Sep 2024||RM 17650|
|15 Sep - 25 Sep 2024||RM 17650|
|22 Sep - 2 Oct 2024||RM 19980|