Rockies Revealed

Highlights of this 14 day Rockies Revealed tour include a guided walk through the awe-inspiring Maligne Canyon and a visit to the picturesque Emerald Lake.

14 Days
Vancouver to Victoria
From (AUD)
$ 7,395
Dates & Pricing

2020 Vancouver > Victoria

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EPRW
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Victoria

14 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.
    Two Night Stay: OPUS Hotel

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Vancouver Sightseeing

    Enjoy a sightseeing tour including Stanley Park with its intricately carved totem poles, the waterfront area and Gastown. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park where you can make your way across this spectacular suspension bridge, and join the award winning Treetops Adventure along a series of elevated walkways.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  3. Day 3 - 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

  4. Day 4 - Rocky Mountaineer – Jasper

    Continue your journey on board the Rocky Mountaineer 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 and see Canada’s highest peak, the awesome 3954 metre Mount Robson. The day’s end finds us in Jasper National Park, an alpine wonderland of pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
    Two Night Stay: Chateau Jasper or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Jasper

    Jasper is a relaxed town surrounded by wilderness and wildlife. Today, you have the opportunity to explore. You’re Invited: Guided walk of the Rockies deepest canyon; Maligne Canyon, then dine at 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.

    Discover More: Discover Jasper tour, take a relaxing float trip, a motorcycle sidecar tour or a canoe adventure (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Icefields Parkway – Glacier ‘Ice Explorer’ – Lake Louise

    Travel along the Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Make a stop at the Columbia Icefield, North America’s largest sub-polar ice pack where you’ll climb aboard the ‘Ice Explorer’ for a once-in-a-lifetime journey onto the 300 metre thick Athabasca Glacier. Finish the day at the famous ‘Diamond in the Wilderness’, the beautiful Lake Louise where we will stay in one of the Rockies most stunning and historic properties. Soak up the views, relax and explore this iconic lake. Overnight Stay: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Lake Louise – Banff

    Make our way to Yoho National Park that houses the spectacular Natural Bridge, which has been carved by the Kicking Horse River, and the glacier fed Emerald Lake so called due to the vibrant colour of its water. Head into Banff National Park, and on arrival into Banff enjoy a sightseeing tour including Bow River, the Hoodoos, and Bow Falls. You’re Invited: Ride the gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views across the Rockies. Meet a retired Canadian Mountie who will recount exciting and colourful stories of their rich history and traditions. Enjoy the sweeping views while dining on a hearty meal.
    Two Night Stay: Ptarmigan Inn or similar

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Banff at Leisure

    Today is for you to enjoy Banff and its many sights.

    Discover More: A unique opportunity to get up close to wolfdogs, take an incredible helicopter flight, enjoy an outback dinner and wagon ride, or relax on a float trip along the river (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Banff – South Thompson River

    Depart Banff National Park and pass from Alberta to British Columbia through three spectacular national parks of Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke. Travel past primeval forests, ice age glaciers, waterfalls and mountain peaks as you depart the Rockies. Late this afternoon, we arrive at our unique ranch style inn located on the shores of the South Thompson River.
    Overnight Stay: South Thompson Inn

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - South Thompson River – Whistler

    The road meanders through scenic landscapes beside the Thompson and Fraser Rivers. Pass through the sleepy town of Lillooet to the charming alpine resort of Whistler Village. You’re Invited: Head to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an authentic insight into First Nations culture. Be welcomed by song, then take a stroll through the forest to learn about medicinal plants. Finish with an indigenous tea offering sampling traditional tea and bannock.
    Two Night Stay: Hilton Whistler Resort & Spa

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Whistler at Leisure

    Today is at leisure for you to explore the village of Whistler.

    Discover More: Special opportunity to undertake a bear viewing tour, or have dinner with a twist on a tasting tour (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Georgia Strait – Victoria

    Optional flight - Although the journey from Whistler to Victoria is breathtaking, there is the opportunity
    to view this spectacular landscape from the air with a one hour floatplane flight over the Coastal Mountains and Georgia Strait to the town of Victoria (seasonal, must be pre-booked, additional cost).

    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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Victoria – Butchart Gardens

    This morning is free to explore Victoria. In the afternoon, take an orientation tour of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, Beacon Hill and residential areas, then visit the world-famous Butchart Gardens, a 22 hectare showplace of magnificent, colourful gardens. Learn about the history and flora while exploring the gardens. You’re Invited: Tonight’s dinner will be in the Butchart family’s former residence or greenhouse. Savour an exquisite meal while enjoying views of the surrounding gardens.

    Discover More: Horse and carriage tour, or go whale watching (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Depart Victoria

    Transfer to Victoria International Airport to board your homeward flight, or consider taking in more of Victoria with some post tour accommodation (enquire for details).

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • 14 Day Canadian Rockies Experience
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Rail Experience
  • Premium First Class hotels including all hotel service charges and porterage
  • Return airport transfers
  • All tipping and gratuities
  • Discover Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness” Lake Louise while staying at the famous Chateau Lake Louise
  • Climb aboard the Ice Explorer and ascend onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Ascend Sulphur Mountain in a gondola for spectacular views over Banff
  • Take a guided tour around the highlights of Vancouver including Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train, one of the world’s great rail journeys
  • Explore Jasper National Park with a guided walk through the awe-inspiring Maligne Canyon
  • Visit the picturesque Emerald Lake
  • Cruise by ferry across the Georgia Strait
  • Explore Banff National Park
  • Visit the ski resort town of Whistler
  • Wander through world famous Butchart Gardens
  • Travel along the scenic Icefields Parkway, acclaimed as one of the most breathtaking highways in the world
  • Tour Victoria and see Parliament Buildings, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park and downtown harbour

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 21 superb meals including: 13 Full Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches (L), 3 Dinners (D) & 3 Highlight Dinners
  • Mountaintop dinner experience in Banff
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

YOU’RE INVITED
  • Walk the stunning Maligne Canyon followed by an authentic Rockies dinner and wildlife presentation
  • Meet with and hear exciting stories about the iconic Canadian Mounties
  • Gain an insight into Canada’s native cultures. Learn about medicinal plants and partake in an indigenous tea offering
  • Savour an exquisite meal in the original Butchart family residence or greenhouse

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