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Iconic Rockies and Western Canada

12 nights / 13 days

04 July 2022

Fully Guided

Cruise Maligne Lake to Spirit Island, take in the Sea-to-Sky Highway views as you learn traditions of First Nations, and meet a retired Mountie. From city tours of charming Vancouver, Victoria, and Whistler to alpine views from the Sea-to-Sky Gondola, this Canadian Rockies tour is your ticket to Western Canada.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Voyage To Vancouver
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.
Day 2 - Sample Cider On Vancouver Island
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 family-owned ciderhouse, before continuing to Victoria.
Day 3 - Explore Butchart Gardens In Victoria
Start your day at Butchart Gardens, a must-see oasis, which has been growing in Victoria, BC for over 100 years. Enjoy breakfast at Butchart Gardens and learn how the spectacular floral display was once a giant disused quarry. This evening, join an optional whale watching experience or spend the remainder of your stay in Victoria at leisure.
Day 4 - Take In The Sights Of Chemainus, Squamish, and Whistler
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. 
Day 5 - Explore Whistler Your Way
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.
Day 6 - Travel To Sun Peaks
We continue towards Sun Peaks where we'll enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 7 - Explore The Rocky Mountain National Parks
Sample the best of the UNESCO-listed Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks. Today we'll be exploring Glacier and Yoho National Parks, along with journeying to Mt. Revelstoke. We then overnight in beautiful Banff National Park.
Day 8 - Wander Beautiful Banff
Your morning is at leisure, perhaps do an optional gondola ride or explore on your own terms. Later in the morning, you will have your orientation tour of Banff National Park. In the afternoon, we'll meet a retired 'Mountie' as our Local Specialist, followed by dinner at the hotel.
Day 9 - Cross The Athabasca Glacier
Enjoy a lakeside talk at Lake Louise, then board an Ice Explorer and drive over the Athabasca Glacier.
Day 10 - Walk Through The Wilderness In Jasper
Embark on an invigorating guided walk to Maligne Canyon. Board a narrated cruise on Maligne Lake (seasonal) stopping at Spirit Island. Enjoy a memorable Farewell Dinner with our fellow travelers this evening.
Day 11 - Marvel At Mount Robson
Admire Mount Robson – the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies. End the day in the Tournament Capital of Canada, Kamloops. Though the city is known for hosting competitions, we will take it easy and enjoy an evening at leisure.
Day 12 - Walk Amongst The Clouds At Capilano Suspension Bridge
Visit Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and explore Stanley Park upon arrival in Vancouver. Evening is at leisure.
Day 13 - Farewell From Vancouver
Our dazzling encounter with the Canadian Rockies has come to an end. Transfer to Vancouver International Airport or to Canada Place for those on the optional Alaska cruise.

 

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