At a glance
- 2 nights Rimrock Hotel, Banff Grand View Room
- 1 night Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Deluxe Lake View Room
- 2 nights Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Premier Deluxe Room
- Rocky Mountaineer Train GoldLeaf Service, between Jasper & Vancouver
- 2 nights Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver Signiture Harbour View Room
Fly from London Heathrow to Calgary non stop with Air Canada .
Upon arrival in Canada, you will collect your Intermediate hire car and leave the Stampede City of Calgary for the short drive to the resort town of Banff, renowned for its scenic natural beauty and stunning wildlife.
Rimrock Hotel | Grand View Room 2 Nights
Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of four excursions
Option 1. Banff Gondola Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion on a round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain.
Option 2. Lake Minnewanka Cruise Admire views of the Canadian Rockies by boat as you cruise across the turquoise-hued Lake Minnewanka and over to Devil’s Gap.
Option 3. River Explorer Canoe Tour Enjoy the serenity of the Bow River and marvel at the surroundings. A fun & interactive way with your guide to explore the waterways of Banff National Park. Perfect for families. No paddling experience necessary.
Option 4. Bow River Horseback Adventure Saddle up for a journey through the celebrated landscape of Banff National Park on this guided horseback riding adventure.
Today, travel through the spine of the Canadian Rockies along the amazing Icefields Parkway and encompass the ultimate glacier exploration. From walking on ancient ice with the Ice Explorer ride, to standing on a glass platform almost one thousand feet in the air at the Glacier Skywalk (included), today’s experiences will leave you with a special appreciation for this treasured region of the Rockies
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, 2 nights
Today you can personalize your day by choosing one of three excursions
Option 1. Maligne Lake Cruise Cruise Maligne Lake, where you can marvel at the magnificent shoreline and Spirit Island.
Option 2. Jasper River Float Enjoy a gentle rafting tour on the Athabasca River for a unique perspective of Jasper National Park.
Option 3. Jasper Nature Walk A guided nature walk featuring a spectacular array of rolling hills, jagged peaks, forests, meadows, marshes, streams, and stunning glacial lakes.
All aboard Rocky Mountaineer for a scenic rail journey to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Leaving Jasper National Park, travel the ‘Yellowhead’ Route past the sprawling grandeur of Mount Robson, ‘the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies’ and follow the mighty Thompson River,the route of early furtraders, before arriving in Kamloops. (Breakfast & lunch included)
Hotel provided by Rocky Mountaineer, 1 night
Leaving Kamloops, follow the Thompson River through Ashcroft, one of Canada’s driest towns, with an average rainfall of just 18 centimetres. Pass through Rainbow Canyon named for its cliffs striped with pinks, greens and greys creating a stunning rainbow affect. Continue on to the Fraser Canyon, where at Hells Gate watch water torrent past the canyon walls at its narrowest point. The last leg of the journey takes you through the fertile farming region of the Fraser Valley to arrive in the Pacific port of Vancouver early evening. (Breakfast & lunch included)
Fairmont Waterfront, 2 nights
Today we have included a private half day city tour with your own guide – Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy the best of Vancouver on this personalized tour. See the highlights of the downtown core plus the unique neighbourhoods of Chinatown, historic Gastown and fashionable Yaletown. Immerse yourself in Stanley Park and “see” the stories of Stanley Park`s Totem Poles. Pass by English Bay, visit Granville Island Market and The Lookout for 360 degree views of the Vancouver and coastal mountains.
There are two options:
- Transfer to airport for your non stop Air Canada flight back to Heathrow .
- 7 night Alaskan Cruise Extension with either Regent Seven Seas or Silversea.