The Rocky Mountains are your gateway to Canada. Marvel at the spectacular views of mountains and coastlines as the tour takes you from the rugged scenery of Alberta to the beautiful coastal cities of BC.
• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 9 nights’ accommodation
• 9 buffet/continental breakfasts and 1 dinner
• Transportation by modern tour coach
• Calgary, Vancouver & Victoria city tours
• Banff & Lake Louise region tours
• Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer
• Butchart Gardens visit
• Tour director throughout
• Experienced tour driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class
Add on an Alaskan Cruise at the end of your tour
Day 1 Arrive in Calgary
Upon arrival, make your way independently to your hotel for one night. Spend the afternoon exploring the ‘Stampede City’, also known as the gateway to the Rockies.
Day 2 Calgary to Banff National Park
Enjoy a city tour of Calgary, before traveling through the scenic foothills to Banff National Park. Overnight in Banff.
Day 3 Banff National Park
Spend the day at your leisure exploring the charming mountain town of Banff. Book on to an optional tour to discover more about the area. Overnight in Banff.
Day 4 Banff National Park to Jasper National Park
Today’s journey takes you through the stunning scenery of Banff and Jasper’s national parks. Soak up the sights of Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefield. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 5 Jasper National Park to Kamloops
Leaving Jasper National Park this morning, travel west along the Yellowhead Highway and into the heartland of British Columbia. Breathtaking, unspoiled vistas await visitors in every season of the year. The route takes you along the Thompson River through the picturesque Shuswap Highlands. Overnight in Kamloops.
Day 6 Kamloops to Whistler
Expect a day of dramatically changing scenery as you travel through the ranch lands of central BC and into the coastal mountain resort of Whistler. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 7 Whistler to Victoria
The Sea-to-Sky Highway takes us south, passing spectacular coastal scenery. Cruise by ferry across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria, BC’s capital city. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 8 Victoria
Today enjoy a tour of the famous Butchart Gardens. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city’s delights. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 9 Victoria to Vancouver
Taking the scenic ferry ride back to the mainland, passing through the Gulf Islands. Keep your eyes peeled for whales! Enjoy a tour of Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 10 Depart Vancouver
Your tour ends upon checkout from your Vancouver hotel. Spend some time buying last minute souvenirs before heading to the airport for your flight home.
Please note: For all optional activities purchased during a Classic 2018 Escorted Holiday, you must pay by Visa or MasterCard credit card only. Cash or other methods of payment cannot be processed by your Tour Director.Want to alter anything?
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