Wonders of the Canadian Rockies

10 days

from $195 pppd

Trip available from Jun 2017 to Oct 2017.

Capturing the astounding natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies from magnificent snowcapped mountains to glistening glacial lakes this trip will leave you breathless. Marvel at the wonderful scenery offered by the National Parks and get acquainted with mountain towns and their stunning backdrops before you head from sky to sea into beautiful British Columbia. Be delighted by charming Victoria before sailing through the picturesque Gulf islands to Vancouver, one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world. Perhaps embark on a once in a lifetime Alaskan cruise.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
SWON

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    ARRIVE CALGARY

    Welcome to Calgary, gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon.

    Hotel

    Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

  • 2.

    CALGARY – BANFF (2 NIGHTS)

    Take a short orientation tour of Calgary before the journey from Calgary to Banff across the gently rolling prairies of Alberta. In Banff, your sightseeing tour takes you along Tunnel Mountain Drive where you view Cascade Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and other natural attractions like the surreal hoodoos.

    Hotel

    Banff Voyager Inn

  • 3.

    BANFF FREE TIME

    Today is set aside as a free day for you to explore the area at your leisure. Why not take an exhilarating helicopter flightseeing tour, a ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain at 7,500 feet (2,301 metres) on the Banff gondola or a more in depth exploration of Banff National Park and the surrounding wilderness.

  • 4.

    BANFF – ICEFIELDS PARKWAY – JASPER (2 NIGHTS)

    Drive along the Icefields Parkway, offering spectacular mountain landscape views. Stop at Peyto Lake and marvel at its beautiful azure-blue waters. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest in the Rockies. Ride across the Athabasca Glacier aboard a giant Ice Explorer for a closer look at this massive glacier. Later, arrive in Jasper for an orientation tour.

    Hotel

    Marmot Lodge

  • 5.

    JASPER NATIONAL PARK FREE TIME

    Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless. Optional activities abound-from a gentle float trip on the scenic Athabasca River, to a wilderness hike to view the glacier on Mount Edith Cavell, or a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake.

  • 6.

    JASPER – SUN PEAKS

    See more of Jasper National Park and enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Pass through white-fenced ranch lands before reaching Sun Peaks.

    Hotel

    Sun Peaks Lodge

  • 7.

    SUN PEAKS – VICTORIA (2 NIGHTS)

    Pass through the Nicola Valley before reaching the coast where you board a ferry for the crossing to Victoria. Enjoy picturesque views of the many islands dotting the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. A short drive takes you into the charming city of Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. An introductory sightseeing tour takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street, through Beacon Hill Park and along the Dallas Road waterfront.

    Hotel

    Comfort Inn and Suites

  • 8.

    VICTORIA FREE TIME

    This morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant with its conservatory atmosphere where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer.

    Meal(s)

    Iconic Breakfast

  • 9.

    VICTORIA – VANCOUVER

    Travel back to the mainland by ferry and arrive in Vancouver, one of the world's most naturally beautiful cities. Explore historic Gastown, the city's oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site. Finally, stop at Stanley Park, with its famous collection of totem poles.

    Meal(s)

    Continental Breakfast

    Hotel

    The Georgian Court

  • 10.

    DEPART VANCOUVER

    Bid farewell to Canada and your newfound friends.

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Banff

    View stunning mountains and falls on your sightseeing tour
  • Icefields Parkway

    Sightseeing includes Peyto Lake, the Columbia Icefield and riding aboard a giant ice explorer across the Athabasca Glacier
  • Jasper

    Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town
  • Lake Louise

    Admire soaring mountain peaks, majestic Victoria Glacier and the glistening waters of the lake
  • Vancouver

    Sightseeing includes Gastown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point
  • Victoria

    Embark on an introductory sightseeing tour of the city
  • Victoria

    Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens

Dining

  • 2 Breakfasts

Unbeatable Features

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Ferry across to Victoria from the coast of British Columbia and from Victoria to Vancouver
  • Hand-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

We offer a range of Optional Experiences and entertainment options to complement our trips. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited, these can be paid with cash or credit card. We are sorry but at this time we are unable to display all optionals for this trip. Where available, these Optional Experiences will be added to our website shortly.

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