DAY 1 – Arriving in Vancouver
Transfer (not included) to your Vancouver hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring. Visit the Aquarium, discover the markets at Granville Island, and take a scenic stroll through Stanley Park. Don’t miss the world-famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, suspended 230 feet above the Capilano River; it is truly a unique and fun experience for all. Relax and enjoy an overnight stay at your Vancouver hotel.
DAYS 2 & 3 – 'Rocky Mountaineer' to Kamloops and Banff
All aboard the "Rocky Mountaineer" for a two day rail adventure. Enjoy the picturesque views as the Rocky Mountaineer travels through the Pacific Coastal Mountains and Hell's Gate Canyon to Kamloops. After an overnight stay in Kamloops, it’s en route to Banff. Experience the spectacular Kicking Horse Pass landscape and the Spiral Tunnels as you wind your way through the majestic mountains of the Canadian Rockies. A delicious breakfast and lunch are served on board, to keep you satisfied until you arrive at your destination, Banff. Following a taxi transfer to your hotel, the remainder of the day is free for you to explore.
DAY 4 – Exploring Lake Louise and the Yoho Valley
Today, your excursion will journey to beautiful Moraine Lake, Johnston Canyon, and the world famous Lake Louise, one of the most stunning emerald green lakes in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy a walk to the lakeshore and the freedom to explore the magnificent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A visit to Emerald Lake and Yoho National Park to see Takakkaw Falls, the third-highest waterfall in Canada, will provide countless opportunities to capture the beauty of these magnificent sights. The excursion will conclude on arrival at your Banff hotel.
DAY 5 – Sightseeing Banff to Calgary
Today, enjoy a sightseeing excursion in Banff with highlights including a visit to the Hoodoos, shaped by centuries of wind, and a scenic drive overlooking the Bow Falls. Enjoy a ride on the Banff Gondola (included) as you're lifted to the top of Sulphur Mountain and experience the incredible panoramic views of Banff and the surrounding mountains. At Lake Minnewanka, the longest lake in the Canadian Rockies mountain parks, enjoy the picturesque landscape during a scenic boat cruise (included). Take in the scenery as you travel outside of the Rockies and into the foothills of Calgary until you reach your hotel in downtown Calgary.
DAY 6 – Departing Calgary
A morning check-out from your Calgary hotel will conclude your tour.
Canadian Rockies Highlights is also available from Calgary