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Passage Through The Rockies

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Passage Through The Rockies

Experience the spectacular beauty of the Canadian Rockies on this breathtaking tour. From the pristine mountain lakes and panoramic mountain views of the interior to cosmopolitan Vancouver, enjoy the best of this region in comfort.  

  • Style: Guided Group Journey
  • Duration: 12 days/11 nights
  • Starts in: Calgary
Guide Price £2795
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Highlights:
  • Admire Lake Louise’s turquoise waters
  • Drive along the spectacular Icefields Parkway
  • Ride an Ice Explorer on the Athabasca Glacier
  • Insider Experience in Blue River – River Safari through Grizzly Bear Valley
  • Visit Victoria’s famous Butchart Gardens
  • Sightseeing tour of Vancouver
Itinerary:

Day 1 Calgary
Arrive in Calgary and transfer to your downtown hotel. Join your tour director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception.  

Day 2 Calgary to Banff
Head for picturesque Banff, enjoying a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary and the spectacular views of Banff National Park en route.  

Day 3 Banff
The day is yours to explore this charming town at leisure, perhaps ride the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Canadian Rockies.  

Day 4 Banff to Lake Louise
Take a short drive to the picture perfect Lake Louise, known as the Jewel of the Rockies, and marvel at the stunning turquoise waters. Soak up the spectacular surroundings and perhaps stroll along the lake.  

Day 5 Lake Louise to Jasper
Enjoy more eye-catching views as you travel along the Icefields Parkway. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling ride on the Athabasca Glacier in an Ice Explorer.  

Day 6 Jasper to Blue River
Leave Jasper National Park and head for the lakes and waterfalls of the area around Blue River. Glide along the jade coloured waters through Grizzly Bear Valley and watch for the bears that make it their home.  

Day 7 Blue River to Vancouver
Head through the rugged Cariboo region before arriving in vibrant Vancouver and enjoy an evening at leisure.  

Day 8 Vancouver
Enjoy a sightseeing tour through this wonderful city. Take an optional excursion the Capilano Suspension Bridge.  

Day 9 Vancouver to Whistler
After a leisurely breakfast head north along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway to the picturesque alpine village of Whistler.  

Day 10 Whistler to Victoria
Return south and take a ferry across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island and charming Victoria.  

Day 11 Victoria  
This morning enjoy some free time on Vancouver Island. Perhaps visit The Butchart Gardens which have been delighting visitors for over 100 years, before a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers at the gardens.  

Day 12 Victoria to Vancouver
Board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Vancouver for your flight home.

Additional Options:
OPTIONAL ROCKY MOUNTAINEER                    
Alternatively on day 6, board the famous Rocky Mountaineer train in Jasper. Sit back in your GoldLeaf carriage and watch the magnificent scenery pass by as you head to Vancouver and rejoin the tour on day 7. Supplement Guide Price £1,430pp        

ALASKA CRUISE    
At the end of your tour, why not take a fantastic 7 night Alaska Holland America Line cruise through the Inside Passage, visiting historic towns and impressive Glacier Bay? Please ask for details.

Departs:
2021 Departures:        
24* Apr      
1, 15, 22, 29 May      
12, 26 Jun      
31 Jul      
14, 28 Aug      
4, 11 Sep      
          

*April departure – Blue River Safari is not available and this tour will stay at the South Thompson Inn, in lieu of Mike Wiegele Blue River. This will only affect the non-RM passengers.

Prices
Guide Price £2795
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
Inclusions
  • Return airport transfers in Canada
  • 11 nights 3star+ to 4star hotel including Lake Louise Inn & Banff Park Lodge
  • 11 breakfasts & 4 dinners including a farewell dinner at Butchart Gardens
Not Included
  • International flights
Please Note:
Post tour: flights must depart later than 3pm for land only tour as transfer back to YVR airport and 1pm for tour & cruise.
Trailfinders Special Offer

TF Exclusive:

Book by 31 Oct 20 & receive a discount of GBP/EUR150pp. Valid 24 Apr - 11 Sep 21.

The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/10/2020 to 11/09/2021. 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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