Rockies Grandeur

11 Days
Vancouver to Victoria
From (AUD)
$ 5,795
Dates & Pricing

2020 Vancouver > Victoria

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ERPR
Duration:
11 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Victoria

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive Vancouver

    Welcome to Canada! You will be met at Vancouver International Airport and transferred to your hotel. This evening meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.
    Overnight Stay: Delta Vancouver Suites

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Rocky Mountaineer – Kamloops

    Set off on a two day rail experience on “The Most Spectacular Train Journey in the World”. Settle back in your SilverLeaf carriage (upgrade to GoldLeaf at additional expense) and enjoy incredible views of the surroundings. Enter the Fraser Valley then follow the Thompson River towards Kamloops.
    Overnight Stay: Kamloops Hotel (as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  3. Day 3 - Rocky Mountaineer – Banff

    Continue your journey into the soaring, rugged snow-capped mountains. Marvel at the beauty of the glaciers, lakes and forest sitting at the foot of these grand mountains before arriving into Banff. Late this afternoon we arrive into Banff National Park.
    Two Night Stay: Elk + Avenue Hotel

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Banff at Leisure

    This morning, you will have breakfast with one of the best views Canada has to offer. Take the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain where you will witness inspiring views and enjoy a sumptuous buffet. The rest of the day is for you to enjoy Banff and its many sights and attractions.

    Discover More: Take a breathtaking helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Banff – Lake Louise

    Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos and Bow Falls. See the glacier fed Emerald Lake and the spectacular Natural Bridge, which has been carved by the Kicking Horse River. Prepare yourself for one of the highlights of your journey as you arrive at Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness”, the beautiful Lake Louise where you have the opportunity to stay at one of the Rockies most stunning and historic properties. This afternoon, you have free time to explore this beautiful lake or relax and take in the amazing scenery.
    Overnight Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Jasper

    This morning, we travel north along the Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most spectacular journeys in the world. Enjoy breathtaking mountain scenery as you pass rugged peaks and glaciers fringed by thick forest and shimmering lakes. We make a stop at the Columbia Icefield, North America’s largest subpolar ice pack, where you’ll climb aboard the ‘Ice Explorer’ for a once-in-a-lifetime journey onto the mighty 300 metre thick Athabasca Glacier. The day’s end finds us in Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
    You’re Invited: Walk above the Rockies deepest canyon; Maligne Canyon,then dine at Wilderness Kitchen an original Canadian smokehouse located at the canyon trailhead. This is an authentic experience which goes beyond the table and the stories of Maligne come alive with a special horns and antlers presentation.
    Overnight Stay: Lobstick Lodge

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Jasper - Sun Peaks

    Make our way out of the beautiful Jasper National Park and enjoy views of the towering Mt Robson, the highest peak In the Canadian Rockies. Weave through thick forests, winding rivers and jewelled lakes before arriving in the quaint village of Sun Peaks.
    You’re Invited: The fur traders were legendary in Western Canada and lived lives of adventure, gruelling work and camaraderie. This evening, our highlight dinner involves an authentic Fur Traders presentation and feast.
    Overnight Stay: Sun Peaks Lodge or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Sun Peaks – Whistler

    Travel through fertile countryside and continue along the scenic Duffy Lake Road and into the charming alpine resort of Whistler. This evening you are free to explore the village's cobbled pathways and plazas.
    Overnight Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Discover More: Undertake a bear viewing tour with a local expert, or have dinner with a twist on a tasting tour. (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Georgia Strait – Victoria

    Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway following the rugged coastline stopping at the awesome Shannon Falls. Board the BC ferry and cruise through the Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island before arriving into Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city.
    Two Night Stay: Chateau Victoria or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Victoria Sightseeing – Butchart Gardens

    This morning, visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 22 hectare showplace of magnificent, colourful gardens. Learn about the history and flora while exploring the gardens. Afterwards, enjoy an orientation tour of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Beacon Hill and residential areas. The afternoon is free to explore Victoria.

    Discover More: Go whale watching, or take a horse and carriage ride (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Depart Victoria

    Depart today and transfer to Victoria Airport to board your homeward flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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