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
Meet your fellow travellers at breakfast before setting of on a sightseeing tour of Vancouver. 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
Sample the ancient British Columbia culture with a visit to Chemainus to enjoy its spectacular outdoor native 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
Cameras at the ready! 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 eastward along the scenic Yellowhead Highway as it follows the Skeena River Valley. 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 discover Canada’s most rugged terrains. 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 viewpoint in the Rockies. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 10 Jasper to Banff/Canmore
Today’s journey takes you through the stunning scenery of Jasper and Banff National Parks. Visit the famous scenery of the Columbia Icefield and the Lake Louise. Overnight in Jasper.
Day 11 Banff/Canmore
Enjoy touring the region of Banff. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the charming mountain town of Banff. 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
Continue the journey through the lush Okanagan Valley with a brief stop at the scenic Kalamalka Lake, before continuing across a great maritime plain set against beautiful mountain vistas. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 14 Depart Vancouver
A time for last-minute shopping and sad farewells. Transfer independently to Vancouver International Airport for your return flight.
Please note: For all optional activities purchased during a Classic 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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Aug 13, 25
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