| 8N Canada
8 Nights - 9 Days
Day 01 – Calgary Airport to Banff
On arrival, transfer from Calgary International Airport to Banff hotel. Check-in at the hotel and rest of the day is at leisure to explore famous Banff Avenue. Overnight in Banff hotel.
Day 02 – Banff
After breakfast, proceed on Explore Banff Tour where the resort town of Banff is set amongst the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. Highlights include Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise Corner, Hoodoos, Two Jack Viewpoint and Lake Minnewanka, where you can take an optional boat cruise for one hour which portraits the wildlife and vegetation including the Devil’s gap at foothills of the Rockies. A gentle ride on the Banff Gondola takes you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree panorama of the Bow Valley. Overnight in Banff hotel.
Day 03 – Banff to Jasper via Columbia Icefields
After breakfast, check-out and travel through the Icefields Parkway - Canada’s most scenic mountain roadway, a route to glaciers, lakes and waterfalls. Arrive at the Columbia Icefields Discovery Center, take the Glacier Adventure which takes you up the Athabasca Glacier. Later take a coach from the Discovery Center to the Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation platform over the Sunwapta Valley for an unobstructed view of the surrounding glaciers. Continue along the Parkway to the Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake and Bow Lake. Continue alongside the Sunwapta River and take a stroll at Athabasca Falls before a late afternoon arrival at Jasper. Overnight in Jasper hotel.
Day 04 – Jasper
After breakfast, proceed on Explore Jasper Tour. Jasper’s beauty and history is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies. Highlights include Jasper town-site, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake. At Maligne Canyon, stroll along 50-meter walls and learn about its unique underground water system. Afternoon, free time to explore optional activities like White Water Rafting, Jasper Skytram, Cruise on Maligne Lake, Sky Gazing and much more. Overnight in Jasper hotel.
Day 05 – Jasper to Kamloops
Early morning, check-out and transfer to station to travel on-board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail to enjoy world class hospitality, from Jasper to Kamloops. Highlights include Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Pyramid Falls, the climb over the Yellowhead Pass and the journey along the North Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops hotel.
Day 06 – Kamloops to Vancouver
Early morning your Rocky Mountaineer Rail adventure continues west towards the coastal city of Vancouver passing through the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon, the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. On arrival in Vancouver, transfer to hotel. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
Day 07 – Vancouver
After breakfast, proceed on Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Tour. Crossing Lions Gate Bridge, look-out for British Property's exclusive homes, visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery and continue to the Capilano Suspension bridge, a suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River. Other attractions at Capilano include a heart-stopping Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure. At Grouse Mountain - ride the famous Skyride to mountaintop playground. Stroll at Grouse Mountain to explore actives like Guided bird watching tours, Theatre in the Sky’s "Born to Fly", seasonal logging shows, Peak Chairlift, Lumberjack Show, the Eye of the Wind and much more. Later in the afternoon visit FlyOver Canada, a 4D show experiencing a gentle ride. Chairlift-style seats are elevated before a large spherical screen creating an illusion of flying over the landscapes. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
Day 08 – Vancouver
After breakfast, proceed on a Full Day Tour to Victoria City with a 90 Minute Ride on BC Ferries through Gulf Islands. On arrival proceed to Butchart Gardens where magnificent gardens await you. Later, explore the world-famous Fairmont Empress Hotel, British Import Ships, Parliament Buildings and the famous Inner Harbour. Evening return to Vancouver by a ferry. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
Day 09 - Vancouver
After breakfast, check-out and keep the luggage in the lobby. Then proceed on Vancouver City Tour to explore the spectacular waterfront landmarks including Canada Place, Robson Street for shopping, English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Chinatown and Gastown. Taking sightseeing to the next level, enjoy the incredible views from the top of the Harbour Centre Tower where you board a glass elevator for a 360-degree view at Vancouver Lookout observation deck for guided tour of Vancouver’s landmarks, attractions, history, and fascinating facts. On arrival to hotel, transfer to Vancouver Airport to connect to onward destination.