Highlights: Calgary - Banff - Jasper - Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops - Vancouver - Southern Lakes Resort - Whitehorse
Deposit : £750pp
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Sun 17 Sep 23 - Arrival in Calgary/Banff
Arrive at Calgary's International airport and board your transfer to the idyllic parkland town of Banff. Check into your hotel and take the rest of the day to explore the many unique shoppes, eateries and attractions around town. Overnight in Banff.
Mon 18 Sep 23 - Banff
The full day is at leisure to discover what one of Canada's most famous mountain resort towns has to offer. Perhaps arrange a wildlife tour to view one of the many unique large animals in their natural environments, or consider a guided hike along the myriad of trails that depart either from the town, or from the nearby trailheads along the highway. Overnight in Banff.
Tue 19 Sep 23 - Banff to Jasper Including Columbia Icefield Excursion
Depart on your full-day sightseeing transfer to Jasper including a stop at the incredible Columbia Icefield along the famous Icefields Parkway. The huge Columbia Glacier covers nearly 325km2 and dominates the surrounding landscape. An Ice Explorer ride will take you onto the ancient Athabasca Glacier and is followed up by a walk on the Glacier SkyWalk a glass-floored platform extending 30m out over the Sunwapta Canyon.
Continue on to arrive in Jasper late in the afternoon. Overnight in Jasper.
Wed 20 Sep 23 - Jasper
Take the day to create your own adventure in Jasper! Perhaps you may wish to arrange for a thrilling rafting trip down the Athabasca River, or climb aboard a motorcycle sidecar for a different touring experience along the parks scenic roads. Overnight in Jasper.
Thu 21 Sep 23 - Rocky Mountaineer Jasper to Kamloops
Today, board the Rocky Mountaineer train for a spectacular rail excursion from Jasper to Kamloops. This unique daylight service allows you to view some of the most spectacular sights in Western Canada. The route departs the Rocky Mountains through the Kicking Horse Pass. By late afternoon, you are in the arid ranch land of interior British Columbia, where you disembark for the night. Upon arrival in Kamloops, the evening is at your leisure. Overnight in Kamloops. Breakfast and lunch included.
Fri 22 Sep 23 - Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Vancouver
You will set out on the last leg of your spectacular rail experience today. The Rocky Mountaineer takes you through the cowboy country ranch lands and along the rushing torrents of the Fraser and Thompson Rivers. You are now truly in pioneer territory and en route you can listen to the history and legends of the West while enjoying all the comforts of your luxury train. The last stretch takes you through lush farmlands and past
historic towns to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver. Breakfast and lunch included.
Sat 23 Sep 23 - Vancouver
Today you embark on a San Francisco-style trolley for a fully-commented city tour. Sightsee at your own pace as you hop-on and hop-off at many of Vancouvers premier attractions, parks, gardens, galleries and restaurants. Highlights include: Gastown, Robson Street, English Bay, Granville Island, six stops in Stanley Park, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden, free False Creek ferry ride and free Granville Island walking tour with the Tour Guys. A live commentary in English will be provided throughout the tour. Overnight in Vancouver.
Sun 24 Sep 23 - Vancouver to Whitehorse / Southern Lakes Resort
Today you individually transfer to Vancouver International Airport in time to check in for your Air North flight to Whitehorse. Arriving in this northern provincial capital, you are transferred by floatplane to Southern Lake Resort. Check into your log built cabin and take some time to meet your hosts for the next few days and discuss what adventures await! In the evening venture out on your first viewing of the spectacular Northern Lights as they dance in green, blue and scarlet swirls across the sky. Overnight at Southern Lakes Resort.
Mon 25 Sep 23 - Southern Lakes Resort
Whether accompanying your guide through the local trails to track moose, wild sheep and other large inhabitants of the forest and lake lands, or venturing out on your own, trail map in hand, the magic of the Yukon is yours to discover. Breakfast included. Overnight at Southern Lakes Resort.
Tue 26 Sep 23 - Southern Lakes Resort
Today why not elevate your adventure with one of the many optional activities available on site such as canoeing, hiking, fishing (season and weather permitting, some at additional cost). These guided trips reveal the true beauty of the Yukon and how the landscape is simultaneously both dramatically rugged and preciously fragile. Delicious meals and captivating Northern Lights round out your day and evening. Breakfast included. Overnight at Southern Lakes Resort.
Wed 27 Sep 23 - Southern Lakes Resort /Whitehorse to Vancouver
Bidding your hosts farewell, you are transferred by coach to Whitehorse for your flight to Vancouver. Transfer independently to your hotel and enjoy your last evening perhaps with some Asian fusion cuisine, or with a walk along the sea wall promenade. Breakfast included. Overnight in Vancouver.
Thu 28 Sep 23 - End Of Tour
Today your Canadian experience comes to an end as you independently transfer to Vancouver International Airport for your flight home.
- Return flights from London Heathrow
- Airport taxes
- Accommodation for 11 nights
- Full day sightseeing transfer from Banff to Jasper, including a visit to Columbia Icefields (Ice Explorer ride included)
- Transfer from hotel to Jasper train station (provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
- Jasper / Kamloops / Vancouver rail passage on the Rocky Mountaineer (SilverLeaf Service)
- Transfer to and from Kamloops train station
- Transfer from Vancouver train station to hotel (provided by Rocky Mountaineer)
- Hop-on Hop-off trolley tour of Vancouver
- Two (2) breakfasts and two (2) lunches on board the Rocky Mountaineer
- Flights between Vancouver and Whitehorse
- Transfers between Whitehorse and Southern Lakes Resort (coach or floatplane
- Northern lights viewing at Southern Lakes Resort
- Three (3) breakfasts at Southern Lakes Resort. Breakfast is served from 08:00 - 10:00. On Day 11, guests departing early will receive a boxed breakfast instead of a full breakfast).
- Travel and information kit
- Provincial Taxes and Federal GST
- As per Itinerary