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)
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. In the
afternoon, take to the skies for a 12-minute
helicopter flight over multiple glaciers. (N)
Transfer to Calgary. Overnight at the Fairmont
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 luxury
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. Please
visit this tour on our website to see details of
the hotels included.
International flights are not included
with this itinerary. For flight options and prices,
please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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YRS2019: 8 Nights
Located on the south west of British Colombia, Vancouver is named after British Captain George Vancouver...