This escorted tour takes you off the beaten track to discover the real highlights of British Columbia and Alberta. Experience coastal cities, rural spots, iconic sights of the Rockies and the wildlife Canada’s famous for.
• International flights with Air Transat based on London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• 13 night's accommodation
• 12 buffet/continental breakfasts
• Transportation by modern tour coach
• Vancouver sightseeing tour
• Capilano Suspension Bridge excursion
• Butchart Gardens
• Whalewatching and wildlife tour
• Inside Passage cruise-Port Hardy to Prince Rupert
• Ksan Indian Village Visit
• Fort St James National Historic Park
• Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer ride
• Banff & Lake Louise region tour
• Victoria City tour
• Experienced tour driver
• Tour Director throughout
• 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 Vancouver
Upon arrival, make your way independently to your hotel. Take time to enjoy the diversity the city has to offer. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2 Vancouver
Today’s highlights include Stanley Park, English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown, Capilano Suspension Bridge park and much more. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 3 Vancouver to Victoria
Depart Vancouver this morning and take the scenic ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria. Spend time enjoying beautiful Butchart Gardens. Overnight in Victoria.
Day 4 Victoria to Campbell River
Step back into BC’s past with visits to Chemainus to enjoy its spectacular outdoor murals and then onto the town of Duncan. Overnight in Campbell River.
Day 5 Campbell River to Port Hardy
Today the journey continues further north. Embark on a whale watching and marine wildlife tour in the Johnstone Strait. Overnight in Port Hardy.
Day 6 Port Hardy to Prince Rupert
The famous Inside Passage is one of the most spectacular waterways in Canada, showcasing the rugged shorelines of the Pacific Northwest. Overnight in Prince Rupert.
Day 7 Prince Rupert to Smithers
Today, begin your journey into BC’s Interior. Along the way, stop for a tour of ‘Ksan Indian Village. Overnight in Smithers.
Day 8 Smithers to Prince George
Continuing east, travelling along the scenic Yellowhead Highway. Enjoy a visit to Fort St. James National Historic Site. Overnight in Prince George.
Day 9 Prince George to Jasper
Ascend to the highest passes of the Canadian Rockies as you travel towards Alberta. Stop and marvel at Mount Robson, the highest point in the Rockies. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 10 Jasper to Banff/Canmore
Today’s journey takes you through the stunning scenery of Banff and Jasper National Parks. Visit the famous scenery of Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefield. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 11 Banff/Canmore
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/Canmore
Day 12 Banff/Canmore to Vernon
Start your journey back towards the west coast, first passing through the narrow Kicking Horse Canyon onto the lush Okanagan Valley. Overnight in Vernon.
Day 13 Vernon to Vancouver
Stop briefly at the scenic Kalamalka Lake before continuing on across a great maritime plain set against beautiful mountain vistas. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 14 Fly from 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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