Discover the highlights of Western Canada while staying in some of the finest accommodation available. This tour includes visits to British Columbia’s largest cities, Alberta’s popular alpine towns and a 2-day journey through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along the way explore national parks featuring imposing mountain peaks, striking rock formations, glacier-fed lakes and dramatic alpine scenery.
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Arrive and transfer to the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver for 3 nights. Settle into your hotel with views over the mountains and water. (N)
Take a private tour to Victoria on Vancouver Island to visit the beautiful Butchart gardens and explore British Columbia’s capital. Travel by ferry on the way out and return by floatplane for stunning aerial views over Victoria Harbour, the Gulf Islands and Vancouver. (N)
A private guide will take you around the city today with the opportunity to visit historic Gastown, the totem poles in Stanley Park, Granville Island market and the neighbourhoods of China Town. (N)
You will be transferred to the railway station to board Rocky Mountaineer (GoldLeaf Service). Travel through farmland to the towering heights of the Coast Mountains. Pass the thundering water of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser canyon before arriving into British Columbia. Transfer to your hotel in Kamloops* for 1 night. (B, L)
Board the train this morning and travel alongside the South Thompson river and through the Spiral Tunnels, before arriving into Banff. Transfer to the Fairmont Banff Springs for 2 nights. (B, L)
Take to the skies on a 12-minute summit flight over the Rockies. Remainder of the day at leisure or join a shared sightseeing tour of Banff including Lake Minnewanka, Bow Falls and a ride on the Banff gondola (payable locally). (N)
Transfer to Lake Louise and stay overnight at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a lake-view room. The property overlooks the turquoise glacier-fed waters of Lake Louise, allowing guests to enjoy the beauty of the lake once all the day trippers have left. (N)
Transfer to Calgary. Overnight at the Fairmont Palliser. (N)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home or continue your holiday. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour features 5-star de luxe accommodation, except in Kamloops where the hotel used during the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey is considered 3 star and simple. Full details will be advised shortly before departure. Prices are based on the standard room category, unless otherwise stated.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
The Four Seasons Vancouver is just a short walk from many of Vancouver's attractions, shops and restaurants, with easy access to transport links, and the city centre Skytrain station just 100 metres away. Guestrooms are decorated in soothing colours such as tea green and amber with plush furnishings for a seriously relaxing and comfortable stay. The hotel's seafood restaurant features 300 wines by the glass.
Features: 372 rooms, seafood restaurant, bar, spa, 2 pools, fitness centre.
Room amenities: Television, down duvets, safe, iron,...
Modelled after a Scottish baronial castle, The Fairmont Banff Springs has an air of timeless elegance complimented by contemporary service and facilities, situated in the heart of Banff National Park. This landmark building has been providing hospitality to guests for over 100 years with all rooms and suites having views to either the mountainside or the valley side of the resort. The adjoining Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course has a challenging layout with 27 holes along the winding Bow river, set against the wonderful backdrop of mountain scenery. The award-winning Willow Stream Spa creates an atmosphere of tranquillity with a variety of treatments available using the unique healing powers of the alpine air and the sacred waters. The property is great to use as a base for your time in Banff National Park with the alpine village of Banff and local attractions all readily accessible b...
Built over 100 years ago as a base for outdoor enthusiasts, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has been developed into a luxury hotel with a stunning location, set on the shores of Lake Louise and surrounded by mountain peaks and the Victoria glacier. A key attraction for guests are the views of the grounds, Lake Louise or the Bow Valley mountain range from the hotel's rooms and suites. Guests can enjoy the splendour of Lake Louise first thing in the morning and last thing at night, once all the day-trippers have left. A range of optional activities are available from the hotel such as hiking one of the many trails with a naturalist guide, canoeing on the lake and horse riding in the fresh mountain air (all payable locally). The four restaurants offer a selection of cuisines to choose from including Italian and Canadian.
Features: 550 rooms, 4 restaurants, 2 bars, indoor pool,...
The Fairmont Palliser was built in 1914 and has remained a landmark building within Calgary ever since. Its name is taken from Captain John Palliser, an Irish-born geographer who explored the area in the 1850s. Located within walking distance of the shops, restaurants and bars of the city, this elegant property is a superb base for exploring Calgary.
Features: 421 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, health club.
Room amenities: Television, minibar, hairdryer, iron, bathrobes, air...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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YRS2018: 8 Nights
Located on the south west of British Colombia, Vancouver is named after British Captain George Vancouver...