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Canadian Rockies Grand Circle

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An unforgettable Canadian Rockies adventure

Quaint alpine villages and stunning natural backdrops are juxtaposed with magnificent metropolises on this unforgettable Canadian Rockies adventure.

As you travel through British Columbia and into Alberta, you’ll soak up the creative culture of Vancouver, explore the rugged backcountry of Jasper, and wind through sigh-inducing scenery aboard Rocky Mountaineer.

Be sure to keep your camera at the ready - postcard-worthy sights include glistening Lake Louise and Columbia Icefield Glacier, plus you’ll have plenty of opportunities to spot bears, elk, moose and caribou.

Including...

A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service

A suitcase with a tick Included travel insurance

A bed 13 nights in hotels and 1 in flight

A plate with a knife and fork 5 meals: 2 breakfasts (days 10-11) 2 lunches (days 10-11) 1 dinner (day 7)

A person Tour manager

Plus...

  • Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service (2 days)
  • International flights
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

A camera Excursions and visits

  • City tours of Vancouver and Victoria
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Tours of Jasper National Park and Banff (with Lake Louise)
  • Interpretative talk during dinner in Jasper
  • Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

Prices are based on return flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow. Supplements may apply from other airports

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Day 1 UK to Vancouver

Our VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Vancouver.

You stay at Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver (4*) or Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront (4*).


Day 2 Vancouver

We start our exploration of Canada with a tour of Vancouver, considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world for its stunning setting and extensive parks.

The tour will take you to some of Vancouver’s most notable sights. This afternoon you have the opportunity to explore the city further at your leisure.


Day 3 - 4 Whistler

It’s a relatively short journey from Vancouver to the alpine village of Whistler, passing stunning landscapes shaped by soaring mountains.

While we’re here, you’ll be free to enjoy Whistler and the surrounding mountains. Perhaps join an optional excursion to search for local wildlife like chipmunks, coyote and black bears.

The record-breaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola offers a breathtaking way to cross between the Blackcomb and Whistler Mountain peaks, offering more gorgeous views and scenic walking trails.

You stay at The Listel Hotel Whistler (3*) or The Crystal Lodge, Whistler Hotel (3*).


Day 5 Sun Peaks

We’ll move on to Sun Peaks today. It’s a quieter resort and a great base for further exploration into Canada’s mountainscape, coloured by wildflowers during the warmer months of summer.


Day 6 Jasper

Today we travel to Jasper and take a tour of the incredible National Park which shares the town’s name.

This wild, 10,878-square-kilometre park is home to world-famous natural sights and some of North America's rarest animals, including grizzly bears, moose, caribou and wolves.

Our tour takes us to Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and Maligne Lake.


Day 7 Jasper

Today is at leisure in Jasper, a small, colourful and truly Canadian town in the midst of Jasper National Park.

Dinner has been arranged with an interpretative talk.


Day 8 Jasper to Banff

Our journey today takes us from one national park to another. We’ll travel along the Columbia Icefields Parkway, a spectacular road which winds its way through endless wilderness, passing pristine mountain lakes and sweeping valleys.

On our way, we stop to experience an unforgettable drive in a specially adapted Ice Explorer onto the Columbia Icefield Glacier, one of the biggest accumulations of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle.


Day 9 Banff

On today’s tour we experience some of the stunning locations which surround Banff. The beautiful Banff National Park is possibly best known for its lakes and we visit two of the most stunning: glacier-fed Moraine Lake and Lake Louise.

Enjoy the extraordinarily photogenic settings of these two iconic alpine lakes in turn.


Day 10 Rocky Mountaineer (Banff to Kamloops)

Today we board our Rocky Mountaineer train. Relax and enjoy the gorgeous vistas as we travel through Canada’s stunning Rocky Mountains, alongside the powerful Kicking Horse River, passing monumental landmarks.

This route was the first to connect east and west Canada, traversing the Continental Divide.


Day 11 Day 11 Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops to Vancouver)

Our unforgettable rail journey continues this morning as we meander from Kamloops to Vancouver.

Once in the city, the rest of the day will be at leisure.

You stay at Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver (4*) or Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront (4*).


Day 12 Vancouver to Victoria

This morning we board a ferry in Tsawwassen to make the scenic crossing through narrow fjords to Swartz Bay, on Vancouver Island.

You may be lucky enough to spot whales and dolphins while you admire the views of the gorgeous Strait of Georgia.

We’ll spend the next two nights in the pretty city of Victoria.


Day 13 Victoria

Today we learn about the heritage that has created the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest.

The unhurried city of Victoria has an abundance of museums and sites which hark back to colonial times. Known as the ‘City of Gardens’, there are numerous parks to explore, showcasing a passion for year-round blooms.

Our tour takes us amongst Victoria’s long-trodden streets before visiting the most famous of Canada’s floral havens - Butchart Gardens.


Day 14 Victoria to Vancouver to UK

We leave Victoria behind and drive to Swartz Bay, to take the ferry to Tsawwassen and onward transfer to Vancouver.

We continue to the airport for our overnight return flight to the UK.


Day 15 UK

Upon arrival, your vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.


Canadian Rockies Grand Circle

Canada