Luxury Escourted Tour

Calgary to Vancouver

9 Nights/10 Days

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Trip highlights

  • Rocky Mountaineer Train"Gold leaf" service

  • Vancouver

  • Calgary to Banff Tour including Banff Gondola

  • Panoramic helicopter Flightseeing

  • Jasper highlights Tour

  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, lake Louise to Jasper

  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to lake Louise

Day 1

Arrive Calgary, Canada

 

Welcome to Canada!

 

Upon arrival at Calgary Airport, make your own way to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day sightseeing at your own pace in the ‘Heart of the New West’

Step into the elegant lobby of your sophisticated downtown hotel and you’ll be admiring the beautiful collection of over 500 Western Canadian pieces of art. This hotel is located near the theatre district, luxury shopping and many restaurants, pubs and galleries.

 

Overnight in Calgary :

Hyatt Regency Calgary

(Standard Room) 

Day 2

Calgary to Banff

Depart Calgary this morning for a day long tour finishing in Banff. On the way, you’ll experience the highlight of the day, a 12 min helicopter ride over the Rockies from Kananaskis. You’ll witness incredible views of mountain vistas, waterfalls, lakes and glaciers.  Afterwards, continue towards Banff where you’ll experience sightseeing at Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. The Banff Gondola is included. The tour ends in the late afternoon upon arrival in Banff.

Tonight you’ll enjoy superb hospitality at the Rimrock Resort Hotel.

Overnight in Banff :

Rimrock Resort Hotel

(Deluxe Room)

Day 3

Free day in Banff

Today, you can explore Banff National Park at your own pace. Optional activities include golf at the Banff Springs Hotel, local museums, Lake Minnewanka, Upper Hot Springs or walk the nearby mountain trails.

You’ll end your day enjoying the amazing views of the Rockies from your hotel, the Rimrock Resort Hotel.

Overnight in Banff :

Rimrock Resort Hotel

(Deluxe Room)

Day 4

Banff to lake Louise and Yoho Park tour

Today you’ll venture into Yoho National Park where you’ll see Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. This half day tour will end in Lake Louise where you’ll have the remainder of the day to explore on your own.

Your iconic hotel, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise awaits your arrival and you’ll be blown away by the gorgeous setting.

Overnight in Lake Louise :

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

(Lakeview  room)

Day 5

Lake Louise

Today you’re free to relax and take in the spectacular views, or if you prefer, you can participate in local activities such as hiking, canoeing, mountain biking, fishing or horseback riding. If you prefer the active options, they can be arranged at your hotel tour desk.

Overnight in Lake Louise :

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

(Lakeview  room)

Day 6

Lake Louise to Jasper, the Icefields Parkway and the Ice Explorer

Your sightseeing continues in Banff and Jasper National Parks. You’ll head out to the Icefields Parkway where you’ll join the Ice Explorer at the Athabasca Glacier. Your guide will point out the interesting geological features of this ancient glacier. The Columbia Icefield is the largest concentration of ice south of the Arctic Circle.

 

After your stop for lunch (not included), you’ll arrive in Jasper late afternoon. Your hotel, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is located in the UNESCO world heritage site, Jasper National Park.

Overnight in Jasper :

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

(Fairmont  Room)

Day 7

Experience Jasper - Highlights Tour

Today, you’ll set out on a half day tour to visit the attractions and peaks of Jasper National Park. The rest of the day is at leisure and you can choose to explore on your own or relax.

 

Being located next to Canada’s number 1 golf course may tempt you to play a few holes.

You should be excited now, as tomorrow you’ll be joining the Rocky Mountaineer.

Overnight in Jasper :

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

(Fairmont  Room)

Day 8

Jasper to Kamloops

Welcome aboard as you join the Rocky Mountaineer Gold Leaf service to Kamloops in the heart of British Columbia’s interior.

 

You’ll pass the river valleys of the Monashee and the Cariboo Mountains as well as the spectacular Continental Divide.

 

The highlights will include Pyramid Falls, Mount Robson and the Yellowhead Pass.

Overnight in Kamloops :

Hotel Allocated by Rocky Mountaineer

Day 9

Kamloops to Vancouver

Your continuing journey on the Rocky Mountaineer today will see dramatic scenery changes as you move from the interior to the coast. You’ll appreciate the Gold Leaf service as your camera works overtime. You’ll see forests, lush green fields, canyons, after leaving the desert like interior. This evening you’ll arrive in Vancouver and disembark the Rocky Mountaineer.

Your luxury hotel is well located, just steps away from the shopping and entertainment of Vancouver. If this is your last night, take time to celebrate your trip with the nightlife Vancouver has to offer.

Overnight in Vancouver :

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

(Fairmont Room)

Day 10

Last day -End of the Tour

Unless you have onward arrangements for a cruise or to extend your stay in Canada, you’ll be checking out today and departing Vancouver for your home city.

International Flights home

Trip details

Price from £ 3708  Per person based on twin share basis

With Economy international flights from

 £ 4325 per person

Price includes

  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Goldleaf service

  • Rail station transfers; Vancouver, Kamloops & Jasper

  • Luggage handling & National Park fees

  • 2 breakfasts, 2 Lunches

  • Accomodation as per itinerary

  • Room only basis unless otherwise shown

  • ATOL protection (When taking international flights)

Additional Extra's

  • International Flights

  • Additional unscheduled excursion

  • local admission fees

  • Immunisations

  • Visa's

  • Personal travel insurance

  • local gratuaties