Iconic Rockies

From Vancouver (BC) to Vancouver (BC)

Visiting: Vancouver, Victoria (BC), Whistler, Sun Peaks, Banff, Revelstoke, Calgary, Jasper, Chase


Tour Operator: Trafalgar


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Tour Overview

Your ultimate Canadian Rockies trip comes to life before immersing yourself in the world of all things Western at the 105-year-old Calgary Stampede.

Highlights

  • iconVIEW Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Rogers Pass, Athabasca Falls, Sea-to-Sky Gondola, Butchart Gardens
  • iconSCENIC DRIVE along the Sea-to-Sky Highway
  • iconVISIT Chase, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Audain Art Museum or the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Center, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, Butchart Gardens, Sea-to-Sly Gondola, Meet a Mountie, Maligne Lake Cruise
  • iconCRUISE across Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island
  • iconCITY TOUR in Vancouver, Victoria, Banff

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 Arrive Vancouver

Location: Vancouver

Accommodation: Pinnacle Harbourfront

Meals: Welcome Reception

Tackle the 'Great Outdoors' on this effortlessly delivered adventure through Western Canada. Discover why Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world's most livable cities. Then, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

icon Day 2 Vancouver – Victoria (2 Nights)

Location: Victoria (BC)

Accommodation: Inn at Laurel Point

Meals: Breakfast

This morning, delve into the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Gastown before boarding a ferry to Vancouver Island. 'Dive into Culture' and taste local cider at a familly-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.

icon Day 3 Victoria Sightseeing

Location: Victoria (BC)

Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest

Experience the diversity of indigenous culture and get an in-depth look at how the natural environment and indigenous plants shaped the daily lives of the Lekwungen people. Hosted by Chef Gary at the Songhees Cultural Centre, this 'Be My Guest' lunch includes a tour and describes the harvesting process on the Rooftop Garden, cooking demonstration and Bannock making workshop - guests will leave with a new understanding of what food means to indigenous culture and the importance of it in our history, all ending with a delicious meal. Embrace the Garden City status of Victoria as you greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry.

icon Day 4 Victoria – Chemainus – Squamish – Whistler (2 Nights)

Location: Whistler

Accommodation: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

Meals: Breakfast

See the vivid murals of Chemainus. Board a ferry and then take the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway. Ascend to Summit Lodge, admiring the views from the Sea-to-Sky Gondola. Following Sea-to-Sky Gondola, the evening is at leisure.

icon Day 5 Whistler Sightseeing

Location: Whistler

Meals: Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Today includes a Your Choice Sightseeing experience. Learn about the First Nations at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre or visit the Audain Art Museum, a comprehensive Permanent Collection of the province's most celebrated artists. Exemplifying the richness of cultural difference in Canada, the collection takes visitors on a transformative visual journey from the late 18th century to present. Tonight, enjoy a Regional Dinner in Whistler Village.

icon Day 6 Whistler – Sun Peaks

Location: Sun Peaks

Accommodation: Sun Peaks Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

We continue towards Sun Peaks where we'll enjoy an evening at leisure.

icon Day 7 Sun Peaks – Rocky Mountain National Parks – Banff (2 Nights)

Location: Banff, Revelstoke

Accommodation: Banff Park Lodge

Meals: Breakfast

Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. We then overnight in beautiful Banff National Park.

icon Day 8 Banff Sightseeing

Location: Banff

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Your morning is at leisure, perhaps do an optional gondola ride or explore on your own terms. In the afternoon you will have your orientation tour of Banff National Park. Later we'll meet a retired "Mountie" as our Local Specialist as we immerse in Banff's soul-stirring natural surrounds, followed by dinner at the hotel.

icon Day 9 Banff - Calgary (2 Nights)

Location: Banff, Calgary

Accommodation: Westin Calgary

Meals: Breakfast

Descend from the Canadian Rockies to the festive pavilions and parades of the Stampede. After checking into your downtown hotel it’s your chance to ignite your inner cowboy and head out for some fun this evening. There’s always plenty of choices - from great music to hearty food, and the atmosphere around the Stampede is sure to delight with cowboys and cowgirls filled with anticipation for the grand spectacle to begin. Make sure you rest up for the fun that awaits tomorrow!

icon Day 10 Calgary Stampede

Meals: Breakfast

Put on your best cowboy boots and don your Stetson to look the part and immerse yourself in all things Western at the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.’ The park is filled with endless opportunities for fun - there’s no shortage of ways to get into the spirit of the West. Try your hand at horseshoe throwing, watch the marching bands strut their stuff and find a stage to listen to some country music, loud and live. Make sure you refuel on delicious Western-style barbecue and drinks along the way. The day comes to a close with the Grandstand Show, a singing and dancing musical extravaganza ending in a spectacular fireworks display.

icon Day 11 Calgary - Lake Louise - Jasper (2 Nights)

Location: Jasper

Accommodation: The Sawridge Inn

Meals: Breakfast

Arrive on the shores of Lake Louise with a short lakeside talk. Get ready for a unique adventure at the Columbia Icefield where you board an Ice Explorer and drive on the massive Athabasca Glacier. Later this afternoon, arrive at the hotel in the heart of Jasper National Park.

icon Day 12 Jasper Sightseeing and Free Time

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island.

icon Day 13 Jasper – Mount Robson – Chase

Location: Chase, Jasper

Meals: Breakfast

Admire Mount Robson - the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Learn about the First Nation Shushwap people and stroll around their ancestral grounds where we'll see a traditional kekuli winter homestead.

icon Day 14 Chase – Vancouver

Meals: Breakfast

Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and explore Stanley Park upon arrival in Vancouver. Afternoon is at leisure.

icon Day 15 Depart Vancouver

Location: Vancouver

Meals: Breakfast

Big farewell to your travelling companions and transfer to Vancouver International Airport.

What's Included

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    First class travel Highlights

    VIP entry to many sights

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    Dining Highlights

    4 dinners

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    VIP entry to many sights

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