Vancouver, Victoria & the Canadian Rockies from Vancouver

This ultimate week-long getaway has it all - from untouched nature and spectacular scenery, to fascinating history and culture. Travel across two Canadian provinces, and experience the dynamic change in landscape as you travel eastward.

Explore the modern metropolis and artsy West Coast city of Vancouver including a full day excursion by ferry ride to the beautiful and picturesque Victoria.

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer for a two-day epic rail adventure to the Canadian Rocky Mountains with an overnight stay in Kamloops. Spend time exploring Banff, Canada's first and most famous National Park, taking in the spectacular highlights with an unforgettable ride up the Banff Gondola.

Tour the most scenic highway in the world, the Icefields Parkway surrounded by towering peaks, expansive valleys and crystal waterways. Photograph the views from a glass viewing platform situated high above the valley floor at the Glacier Skywalk, and step out onto the Athabasca Glacier during the unique Glacier Adventure attraction. Watch the dramatic change in scenery as you leave the Rocky Mountains for the rolling foothills leading to Calgary, your final destination.
7 Days/6 Nights
from $3,468.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • Smell the sweet floral excellence of world-renowned and award-winning gardens on Vancouver Island
  • Experience the Spiral Tunnels, pass over the historic last railway spike all on board the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Stand suspended 280 metres (918 feet) above the Sunwapta Valley on the glass-floored Glacier Skywalk
  • Be among few in the world to stand on centuries old glacial ice
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  •  6 nights hotel accommodation

Train Adventures

  •  Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff
  • Includes 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches

Sightseeing Excursions

  •  Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour
  •  Vancouver City Highlights Tour
  •  Columbia Icefield Discovery Tour
    •  Includes lunch
  •  Explore Banff Tour

Activities

  •  Banff Gondola
  •  Glacier Adventure
  •  Glacier Skywalk

Transfers

  •  Shuttle transfer from Banff Rocky Mountaineer station to hotel
  •  Taxi transfer from Vancouver hotel to Rocky Mountaineer station
  •  Motor coach transfer from Banff to Calgary Airport

Extras

  • Columbia Icefield or Banff Gondola photograph
  • Itinerary, brochures, maps, and vouchers
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arriving in Vancouver

Transfer (not included) to your Vancouver hotel and spend the remainder of the day exploring. Visit the Vancouver 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.

DAY 2 – Sightseeing in Victoria

Today, enjoy a full day excursion to the Capital City of British Columbia, Victoria. Experience a scenic ferry ride through the Gulf Islands, a visit to Butchart Gardens and many of the city sights including Beacon Hill Park and the beautiful historical downtown area. The full day excursion will conclude on late evening arrival at your Vancouver hotel.

DAY 3 – Exploring Vancouver

Enjoy a morning sightseeing excursion of Vancouver, with highlights including a tour of beautiful Stanley Park, English Bay, Queen Elizabeth Park, Chinatown and the historic Gastown.

DAYS 4 & 5 – '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 6 – Visiting the Columbia Icefield

Sit back and relax as a Brewster motor coach and experienced driver guide you along Canada’s most scenic mountain roadway; the Icefields Parkway. This route is home to over one hundred visible glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls. At the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, enjoy a ride on one of our Ice Explorers (included) as it takes you on a tour of the icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier. After a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk, you will return to Banff for your overnight stay.

DAY 7 – Sightseeing Banff to Calgary

Enjoy a morning sightseeing excursion of 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. Take in the scenery as you travel outside of the Rockies and into the foothills of Calgary until you reach your destination at the Calgary International Airport or city centre.
prices

Prices

  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
03 May - 24 May $3,468 $3,342 $4,083 $2,371
27 May - 24 Jun $3,608 $3,436 $4,363 $2,371
28 Jun - 30 Aug $3,608 $3,436 $4,363 $2,371
02 Sep - 30 Sep $3,608 $3,436 $4,363 $2,371
04 Oct - 08 Oct $3,362 $3,273 $3,869 $2,371
 
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
03 May - 24 May $3,574 $3,412 $4,299 $2,371
27 May - 24 Jun $3,680 $3,483 $4,512 $2,371
28 Jun - 30 Aug $3,680 $3,483 $4,512 $2,371
02 Sep - 30 Sep $3,670 $3,477 $4,489 $2,371
04 Oct - 08 Oct $3,511 $3,370 $4,170 $2,370
 
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
03 May - 24 May $4,062 $3,800 $5,243 $2,371
27 May - 24 Jun $4,214 $3,923 $5,549 $2,371
28 Jun - 30 Aug $4,233 $3,937 $5,583 $2,371
02 Sep - 30 Sep $4,217 $3,926 $5,551 $2,371
04 Oct - 08 Oct $3,953 $3,729 $5,023 $2,371
 

Pricing available in US dollars

1 May - 29 May: departs Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
2 Jun - 28 Aug: departs Tuesdays & Fridays
1 Sep - 29 Sep: departs Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

All prices are quoted per person in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. A deposit of $200 per person is due at the time of booking (unless otherwise specified). Final payment is due at 65 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 65 days require full payment before reservations can be confirmed. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult (and not occupying a seat) travel free of charge on most services. Reduced pricing is available for children 2 – 11 years old, please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500.  Additional pricing information: prices include all taxes and applicable rebates. Prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. Prices are subject to change without notice, and subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. 


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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Vancouver Century Plaza Hotel Sheraton Wall Centre Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service
Accommodations in Kamloops are 3 star and advised on check-in at the Rocky Mountaineer
Banff Mount Royal Hotel Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs  

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