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Rolling Rockies & British Columbia Tour

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From the sky-scraping peaks of the Rockies to the cosmopolitan streets of Vancouver, Western Canada is a breath of fresh air. Listen to another side of Canadian history, as told by indigenous communities. Climb to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park, taking in panoramic views of the canyons below. Watch the sun sparkling off of Lake Louise’s turquoise waters, mirroring the glaciers that tower above. Quench your thirst in the Okanagan wine Valley and feel the spray of the ocean on your face as you watch orcas dipping in and out of the waves. With its spellbinding nature, diverse cultures, and destination cities, Western Canada awaits.

Departure dates

2021 September 15 - September 29 (Max 16 travellers)
2022 May 18 - June 1 (Max 16 travellers)
2022 June 1 - June 15 (Max 16 travellers)

15 days

All-inclusive

$7,995

Per person in double occupancy

Single supplement: $1,995

Total PERKS value: $1,731

Our approach perks

Private car service to and from your home airport

Domestic flights

Meals and excursions that are typically sold separately

Tips for all service providers

24/7 Group Guru

$5 million of emergency medical travel insurance coverage, as well as protection for lost, damaged or stolen luggage

This tour also includes

Tour Essentials

Tour essentials

Flexible booking terms

Groups of only Canadian travellers

Safe Travels certified sanitary protocols

Domestic flights with Air Canada

14 nights in first class hotels

Dedicated English-speaking Group Guru and site guides

Carefully selected visits, with entrance fees

Luxury coach bus transfers and luggage porterage throughout

Food & drinks

Food & drink

All 41 meals, including: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners

Farewell dinner (included in meal count)

Welcome cocktail

Wine tasting

English High Tea

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This tour’s itinerary

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DAY 1 HELLO CALGARY!

Enjoy a private car ride to the airport. Travellers departing from the Toronto airport are assisted with their check-in. Meet your dedicated Group Guru and fellow travellers and fly to Calgary. Upon your arrival, our private mini coach takes you to your hotel to settle in, followed by a refreshing welcome cocktail and dinner. Overnight in Calgary. (D)

DAY 2 ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM & CALGARY (273 KM)

Visit 6 million years of history and 100,000 fossils in the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology of Drumheller. After lunch, return to Calgary to enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s must-sees: Calgary Tower, Fort Calgary, Olympic Park, City Hall, and Chinatown. Overnight in Calgary. (B,L,D)

DAY 3 BEAUTIFUL BANFF NATIONAL PARK (215 KM)

Explore the Rockies’ natural riches with a drive to Banff National Park. Ride a cable car to the peak of Sulphur Mountain, with its mystical hot springs and views. After lunch, feast your eyes on Banff, including Tunnel Mountain Drive, the Hoodoos, and Bow River Falls. Overnight in Banff. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 BANFF & LAKE LOUISE (181 KM)

Depart for a full day tour of Banff and Lake Louise. Traverse Johnston Canyon, where waterfalls cascade down limestone cliffs. Visit Moraine Lake and the Valley of Ten Peaks before the shimmering-blue beauty: Lake Louise. Check out the Continental Divide, Kicking Horse Pass and Emerald Lake. After a picnic lunch, enjoy free time to explore Banff. Overnight in Banff. (B,L,D)

DAY 5 SCENIC ROUTE TO JASPER & SNOWCOACH (288 KM)

Trek north to Jasper along the scenic Icefi eld Parkway. Getting from point A to B has never been so photo-worthy! Cross the Columbia Icefi eld In a SnowCoach (think snowmobile meets coach). Overnight in Jasper. (B,L,D)

DAY 6 THE LAKES OF JASPER NATIONAL PARK (219 KM)

Discover Jasper during a guided tour of this majestic park, including Beauvert Lake, Pyramid Lake and Patricia Lake. Cruise along the serene Maligne Lake made up of turquoise waters and glaciers. After lunch, we are travelling back towards Jasper. Overnight in Jasper. (B,L,D)

DAY 7 WELLS GRAY PROVINCIAL PARK & KAMLOOPS (441 KM)

In Wells Gray Provincial Park, admire Helmcken Falls. Shrouded in mist, Helmcken Falls is magical because of its impressive size and the way the water rushes from just one point. After lunch, you’ll continue on to Kamloops, where we’ll have dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Kamloops. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 OKANAGAN VALLEY WINE & KELOWNA (166 KM)

Sample your way through the world-renowned Okanagan Valley. Begin in an orchard in Vernon taking advantage of this region’s semi-desert landscapes. In Kelowna participate in a tour and tasting at a local winery, exploring the different tasting profi les of BC wines. Overnight in Kelowna. (B,L,D)

DAY 9 SCENIC ROUTE TO WHISTLER (418 KM)

Head off towards the resort town of Whistler, stopping for lunch in Lillooet. Surrounded by the Coast Mountains, orchards and vineyards, Lillooet was the largest settlement west of Chicago during the Goldrush days. After arriving in Whistler we’ll have dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Whistler. (B,L,D)

DAY 10 DISCOVER WHISTLER

Begin your full day in Whistler with a morning of free time. Wander in and out of artisan shops or go for a hike: the choice is yours. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the First Nations Cultural Center, which chronicles the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations’ rich history. It’s here we’ll learn about time-honoured customs and admire traditional art. Overnight in Whistler. (B,L,D)

DAY 11 THE SEA TO SKY HIGHWAY TO VICTORIA (243 KM)

Travel towards Victoria along the striking Sea to Sky Highway. Catch a photo of Shannon Falls crashing against the granite cliffs before boarding a ferry to Nanaimo, Vancouver Island. On route to Victoria, take some time to admire the murals of local artists in Chemainus. Overnight in Victoria. (B,L,D)

DAY 12 VICTORIA, ENGLISH HIGH TEA & WHALE-WATCHING

Begin your day with a panoramic tour of Victoria, including: Beacon Hill Park, Bastion Square, and the historic Empress Hotel. Be treated to a traditional English high tea. In the afternoon, join a thrilling whale-watching cruise of Juan de Fuca and Haro Straits – home to nearly 85 orcas, as well as a host of other porpoises, sea lions and otters. Overnight in Victoria. (B,L,D)

DAY 13 BUTCHART GARDENS & VANCOUVER (115 KM)

Stop and smell the flowers during a morning visit to the world-famous Butchart Gardens, one of Canada’s most spectacular floral displays. After lunch, cruise to Tsawwassen, followed by a short drive into beautiful and bustling downtown Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver. (B,L,D)

DAY 14 AUTHENTIC VANCOUVER

Discover Vancouver’s top sights on a guided tour, including: Queen Elizabeth Park, Granville Island, Chinatown, and the trendy Gastown neighbourhood. Spend the afternoon crossing the Capilano uspension Bridge, experiencing the Treetops Adventure, and visiting the salmon hatchery in the Capilano River. Return to Vancouver for our farewell dinner. Overnight in Vancouver. (B,L,D)

DAY 15 HOME SWEET HOME

Fly from Vancouver home, with a same-day arrival. Your driver will meet you at the airport to help you with your luggage and drive you home. (B)
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