Grand Western Canada Vacation

Day 1 - Arrive in Vancouver, BC. Welcome to Vancouver, your gateway to the Canadian Rockies! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Day 2 - Vancouver - Victoria. This morning, tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Chinatown, and Stanley Park with its old-growth evergreen forests and totem poles. Catch the FERRY over to Vancouver Island and Victoria. Visit world-famous [LF] BUTCHART GARDENS, followed by a special dinner in the original Butchart family residence. See major attractions on your city orientation tour, including the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. (B,D)
Day 3 - Victoria. This day is free to explore on your own; your Tour Director suggests an optional wildlife and whale-watching trip. For shoppers, Government Street's elegant shops and Market Square's collection of specialty stores are good places to start. History buffs should be sure to visit the Royal British Columbia Museum. (B)
Day 4 - Victoria - Whistler. Today, board a BC FERRY and cross the Strait of Georgia through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Stop at SHANNON FALLS, where a boardwalk leads to a viewing platform near the base of the roaring falls. On to the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. There's time today to explore many of the 2010 Winter Olympics' sites. (B)
Day 5 - Whistler. Today is free to explore all that Whistler has to offer. You might enjoy a trip on Whistler's Peak2Peak Gondola, connecting Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy spectacular scenery and incredible photo opportunities as you travel via the longest unsupported gondola span in the world. Other options include a walk in the tree tops, a sightseeing excursion by air, shopping in the village, or just relaxing at your resort. (B)
Day 6 - Whistler - Sun Peaks. This morning, enjoy a visit and private breakfast at the [LF] SQUAMISH LIL'WAT CULTURAL CENTRE, dedicated to the history and culture of the First Nations people. Then, journey north through the heart of the magnificent Cariboo region. Spectacular scenery abounds as you pass by rolling hills, deeply incised rivers, and sparkling lakes. Afternoon arrival in Sun Peaks, with the balance of the day at leisure. You may take advantage of an optional canoe trip on Lake McGillivray, where, surrounded by beautiful scenery, you learn about Canada's fur trade. (B)

NOTE:
Operation of the canoe trip is subject to favorable weather conditions.
Day 7 - Sun Peaks - Jasper. Continue north, following the Yellowhead Highway and hugging the mighty North Thompson River into the province of Alberta. See the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) before entering JASPER NATIONAL PARK. Marvel at the precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens in this wild mountain wilderness. Perhaps take an optional float trip down the historic Athabasca River, where your experienced guide will navigate as you absorb the splendor of Jasper National Park. (B,D)
Day 8 - Jasper. Excursion to Maligne Lake. Enjoy a short sightseeing tour to see Jasper's unspoiled beauty. Afterward, travel to glacial Maligne Lake for a narrated CRUISE to Spirit Island. On the return journey, stop to view Maligne Canyon. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Jasper on your own. (B) Enjoy a short sightseeing tour to see Jasper's unspoiled beauty. Afterward, travel to glacial Maligne Lake for a narrated CRUISE to Spirit Island. On the return journey, stop to view Maligne Canyon. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Jasper on your own. (B)
Day 9 - Jasper - Columbia Icefield - Lake Louise - Banff. This morning, travel through Jasper National Park on Icefields Parkway to the 1,200-foot-thick Columbia Icefield for a thrilling ICE EXPLORER RIDE. Climb Sunwapta Pass to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and massive glaciers, then scale Bow Pass for splendid views of Peyto Lake. Next, stop at Lake Louise, whose green-blue waters form a perfect mirror reflection of Mount Victoria. Continue into BANFF NATIONAL PARK. (B)
Day 10 - Banff. Breakfast this morning is served on top of Sulphur Mountain. Take a scenic ride on the [LF] BANFF GONDOLA to the top of the mountain and then enjoy spectacular views of the valley below as you savor a flavorful meal. Additional sightseeing in Banff includes a visit to Bow Falls and the Hoodoos. The balance of the day is at leisure. Consider an optional helicopter flightseeing trip for a bird's-eye view of the Rockies. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)
Day 11 - Banff - Yoho National Park - Glacier National Park - British Columbia's Wine Country. This morning, depart Banff and scale Kicking Horse Pass across the Continental Divide into British Columbia and Yoho National Park. Next, enjoy panoramic vistas of peaks exceeding 10,000 feet on Rogers Pass at the summit in Canada's Glacier National Park. Descend into the agricultural region of the Okanagan Valley to the resort city of Kelowna. A special evening is in store for you with [LF] a tour and dinner at SUMMERHILL PYRAMID WINERY, producing some of the best wine in British Columbia. (B,D)
Day 12 - British Columbia's Wine Country - Vancouver. Today, continue through the fertile Fraser Valley, with grand vistas of vineyards and orchards, before traveling over the towering Cascade Mountains into Vancouver. Upon arrival, enjoy some time at leisure. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 13 - Vancouver. The tour ends after breakfast this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Airport transfers are provided. (B)

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  Tour Name   Grand Western Canada Vacation
  Tour Code  
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  Tour Duration    13 Days
  Start City:   Vancouver
  End City:   Vancouver
  Price From   USD $3,204.00   See in Cart
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2017-05-07 USD $3,204.00 See in Cart
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    Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.

    Prices based on double room occupancy.

    Single Room Supplement:
    $985 to $1,125

    Triple Room Reduction per person:
    $170 to $210

    Extra Nights per person in Vancouver:
    May: in single room $189; in twin room $109; in triple room $89
    June-September: in single room $203; in twin room $116; in triple room $94
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • VANCOUVER
    City sightseeing; farewell dinner
    VICTORIA
    Orientation tour; [LF] visit and dinner at Butchart Gardens
    WHISTLER
    Visit Shannon Falls; [LF] breakfast at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
    JASPER NATIONAL PARK
    Sightseeing; cruise Maligne Lake
    COLUMBIA ICEFIELD
    Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
    BANFF NATIONAL PARK
    Gondola ride up Banff's Sulphur Mountain with breakfast; sightseeing
    BRITISH COLUMBIA'S WINE COUNTRY
    [LF] Tour and wine pairing dinner at Summerhill Pyramid Winery
  • Launch Date
  • 09/13/16 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • Breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Vancouver
  • Notes
  • NOTE:
    • The Canadian Rockies are blessed with stunning scenery and extraordinary outdoor attractions. Visiting and participating in activities in these locations is subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Title
  • Grand Western Canada Vacation
  • Transportation
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.
 
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