Duration: 9 Days
Day 1 : Calgary
Arrive Calgary International Airport, Guide will have a sign on arrival. Transfer from airport to hotel. Rest of the day is leisure. Overnight at Calgary.
Day 2 : Calgary – Banff
After breakfast leaving for Calgary at 08.45am, you will set your sights today on the magnificent Rocky Mountains. On the way stop at 10.00am at Kananaskis for the most powerful experience in the Rockies, a 12 minute Summit Helicopter Tour offering stunning views and remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Later experience the majesty of the mountains as you first travel through the foothills and then enter Banff National Park where the craggy peaks look larger the closer you get. After you have arrived in the bustling town of Banff, the remainder of the day is free to explore its charms. Overnight at Banff.
Day 3 : Banff - Lake Louise
After breakfast proceed on Discover Banff Tour at 10.00am. The resort town of Banff is set amongst the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. With a driver guide learn about the natural attractions of the wind-shaped hoodoos which tower majestically over the valley. Visit the classic viewpoint of Surprise Corner along Tunnel Mountain Drive. A gentle ride on the Banff Gondola (included) in a four passenger car for 8-minutes takes you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree panorama of the Bow Valley. Afternoon transfer to Lake Louise. Overnight at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Day 4 : 12 Jun : Lake Louise - Jasper
After breakfast checkout and at 10.00am travel by the rivers of Banff and Jasper National Parks on a luxury motorcoach. Journey from Lake Louise shadowing the Great Divide to explore the natural viewpoints of Crowfoot Glacier and Peyto Lake. Continue alongside the Mistaya River to the Big Hill and the Columbia Icefield. At the Columbia Icefield time is allowed to explore the giftshop, Glacier Gallery or restaurant and take a ride on an all-terrain Ice Explorer (included). Continue alongside the Sunwapta River and take a stroll at Athabasca Falls before a late afternoon arrival at Jasper. Overnight at Jasper.
Day 5 : Jasper - Kamloops
After breakfast proceed on Discover Jasper Tour at 09.00am. Jasper nestled within Jasper National Park is the largest and most northerly of the mountain parks. Its beauty and history is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies.
Explore the natural attractions of Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake with our driver guide. At Maligne Canyon stroll along the 50 metre walls while learning about its unique underground water system. Discover the mystery of the disappearing lake and stroll along the shores of Maligne Lake, visit the giftshop. This excursion offers the opportunity to see wildlife in their natural environment. Later drive through the Yellowhead Pass, beside Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies, and continue south along the Thompson River, skirting the perimeter of Wells Gray Provincial Park to Kamloops. Overnight at Kamloops.
Day 6 : Kamloops - Vancouver
After breakfast check out at 09.00am and transfer to Vancouver. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Vancouver.
Day 7 : Vancouver
After breakfast proceed on Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour at 10.00am. This tour starts from sea level to 4,000 feet above Vancouver, cross the Lions Gate Bridge, see British Property's exclusive homes, gardens, vistas. Visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery to observe at close range the salmon returning to spawn at this beautiful river site. Later proceed to Capilano Suspension Bridge. Visit the 230 ft. (77m) bridge overlooking the magnificent canyon. See traditional totem pole carvers, large totem pole display, native displays, occasional dancing and historic logging exhibits. Walk through and admire the impressive living forest exhibit. Grouse Mountain - Ride the famous Skyride to this 3700 ft. (1300m) high mountaintop playground. Ample time to visit Theatre in the Sky "Born to Fly" Seasonal logging shows, Peak Chairlift and other activities. Overnight at Vancouver.
Day 8 : Vancouver
After breakfast transfer, transfer to the train station at 0700am to travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Sea to Sky Climb route from the coastal city of Vancouver to the resort town of Whistler, renowned for outstanding skiing and year-round outdoor activities. The Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a breathtaking rail journey through the stunning scenery of this “Sea to Sky” region. Highlights of the trip include spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. On arrival at the Whistler train station, you will be transferred to the village. Explore the Village and later in the afternoon board Rocky Mountaineer at 1500pm back to Vancouver. On arrival at the North Vancouver train platform and transfer to Vancouver hotel. Overnight at Vancouver.
Day 9 : Vancouver / Cruise Terminal
After breakfast proceed on Deluxe City Sightseeing Tour at 10.00am. This tour offers the very best of Vancouver's sights, sounds and spectacular scenery. See Canada Place, Robson Street, the Public Library, Sports Venues, Theatres, Chinatown and Gastown. Soak in the natural splendour of Stanley Park’s Totem Poles and sightsee from Prospect Point. Pass the West End high-rises and the beaches of English Bay. Visit the vibrant Granville Island with its public market, unique shops, restaurants and galleries along the water. Visit The Lookout to take the glass elevator to the 360° views. Afternoon transfer to Cruise Terminal (Dept at 16:30hrs) from Vancouver -Millenium Shipa