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.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YRS2018: 8 Nights
Located on the south west of British Colombia, Vancouver is named after British Captain George Vancouver...