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Fairmont Hotels of Western Canada

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Fairmont Hotels of Western Canada

As Canada expanded into its great western wilderness, opulent hotels were built to satisfy the demands of wealthy travellers. Today many of these iconic properties are part of the Fairmont family of hotels and you can relive these historic journeys on a grand fly drive holiday, complete with exclusive Trailfinders room upgrade offers.

  • Style: Fly Drive Holiday
  • Duration: 16 days/15 nights
  • Starts in: Calgary
Guide Price £2548
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Banff National Park
  • Lake Louise
  • Jasper National Park
  • Whistler
  • Vancouver Island
Itinerary:

Days 1-2 Fairmont Palliser, Calgary  
Fly into Calgary, pick up your car at the airport and head downtown to your first luxurious Fairmont hotel. The historic Fairmont Palliser is the city’s most prestigious address since 1914.

Days 3-4 Fairmont Banff Springs  
Drive into the majestic Rockies. Built in Scottish Baronial style this celebrated property has a perfect location inside Banff National Park, just on the edge of the charming town of Banff. Spend the next day exploring this stunning area and its sensational views.

Days 5-6 Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
It is hard to think of Lake Louise without picturing the Fairmont Chateau, sitting on the banks of the sparkling emerald waters. An easy one hour drive from Banff brings you to this iconic hotel, which first received guests in 1890. Hike along the lake to the Plain of Six Glaciers or relax with high tea. 

Days 7-8 Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Drive north along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to the mountain town of Jasper. 10 minutes from town is the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, a favourite of the Royal Family since King George VI visited in 1939. Hike, bike or raft your way around spectacular Jasper National Park. 

Day 9 Kamloops area
Leave the Rockies behind and stop overnight at a ranch style property near Kamloops. 

Days 10-11 Fairmont Chateau Whistler  
Whistler's year round resort offers a multitude of activities. Settle in at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, a modern mountain resort at the base of Blackcomb Mountain. Take a tour to spot Whistler’s black bears, hike the mountain trails or enjoy a round of golf.

Days 12-13 Fairmont Empress, Victoria  
Drive south on the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway to catch the ferry to Vancouver Island and on to Victoria. Sat on the water’s edge is the historic Fairmont Empress, originally built in 1908 and restored to its original glorious state. Explore the harbour, join an exciting whale watching tour or visit the Butchart Gardens.

Days 14-16 Fairmont Waterfront/ Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
A final ferry journey takes you back to the mainland and the vibrant city of Vancouver. The Fairmont Waterfront or the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver are both ideal luxury bases for your stay here. Visit the Totem Poles in Stanley Park, discover Granville Island market and dine out in trendy Yaletown. Additional Options Why not extend your stay and cross into the USA. Stay in the Italian Renaissance spectacle that is the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, boasting an opulent interior and excellent central location.

Optional Excursions:
Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences:
The Butchart Gardens Experience
Whistler Bear Tour
Ultimate Rockies Explorer Ticket
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Afternoon Tea

Prices
Guide Price £2548
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • 13 days Alamo Gold Intermediate car hire including a free tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up. A one way drop-off fee is payable locally
  • Return ferry between the mainland and Vancouver Island
  • 15 nights 3star+ to 5star accommodation (14 nights in Fairmont hotels)
Not Included
  • International flights
  • National Parks fees payable locally
Trailfinders Special Offer

Exclusive Trailfinders Offers

Book 4 or more Western Canada Fairmont Hotels, each for a minimum 2 night stay, on the same Western Canada holiday & receive an exclusive room upgrade at each hotel. Qualifying hotels:
Fairmont Palliser, Calgary
Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Fairmont Empress, Victoria
Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Olympic Seattle, USA

The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 22/09/2020 to 31/12/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Calgary currently cost from £522 in Economy

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