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Collect your hire car and drive to Tsawwassen ferry terminal for the 90-minute crossing to Vancouver Island. Enjoy the scenic drive with a stop at Butchart gardens before checking in to Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria for 1 night. (N)Day 2: Duncan • Quadra Island
Drive north to Campbell River via Duncan, a small city known for its totem poles. Then board a short ferry ride to Quadra Island and stay 2 nights at April Point Resort. (N)Day 3: Quadra Island
Join a shared cruise on a Zodiac through Desolation Sound, with the chance to see sea lions, dolphins, timber wolves and black bears in their natural habitat. (N)Day 4: Port Hardy
Head back to Vancouver Island before travelling north up to the town of Port Hardy for a 1-night stay at Quarterdeck Inn. (N)Day 5: Inside Passage • Prince Rupert
Travel through the sheltered waters of Canada’s spectacular Inside Passage on board a car ferry to Prince Rupert. You will have a private cabin for the duration of this 15-hour journey, which passes snow-capped mountains, dense forests and dramatic fjords. On arrival in Prince Rupert, make your way to Prestige Prince Rupert Hotel for 1 night. (B)Day 6: Smithers
Follow the Yellowhead Highway to Smithers, hugging the Skeena river. En route we recommend stopping at the Ksan Historic Indian Village for an insight into the culture and history of the First Nations people of Gitxsan. Stay 1 night at Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge. (B)Day 7: Prince George
Drive to Prince George, passing through spectacular scenery with possible wildlife sightings. Overnight at Sandman Signature Prince George Hotel. (N)Days 8-9: Jasper
Drive east today, through mountain scenery and over the Continental Divide to Jasper. Stay 2 nights at the Sawridge Inn. Day 9 is at leisure to explore picturesque Maligne lake or take a tram ride up Whistler Mountain. (N)Day 10: Icefields Parkway • Banff
Drive to Banff, travelling along one of North America’s most scenic highways, the Icefields Parkway. En route, join a shared Ice Explorer excursion on the Athabasca glacier. Stay 2 nights at Banff Caribou Lodge. (N)Day 11: Banff
At leisure in Banff. A ride on Banff gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and a dip in the hot pools at the Upper Hot Springs are included. (N)Day 12: Banff • Calgary • Onward travel
Drive to Calgary and return your hire car. Fly home or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Standard tour
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.Flights:
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please call your Cox & Kings travel consultant.Tailor-made travel:
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Sandman Hotel & Suites Prince George (Formerly known as the Sandman Inn) is conveniently located close to Highway 97 and the nearby business and shopping districts. The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there is a 24-hour Denny's restaurant on site.
Centrally located in Prince Rupert, the Prestige t Hotel provides comfortable, modern accommodation within walking distance of many of the town's attractions.
Located just minutes from the centre of Smithers, the Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge Smithers is an eco-hotel set against the picturesque backdrop of Hudson Bay Mountain. The restaurant serves a diverse range of local dishes while the sports bar offers casual dining with large tv screens.
Located just a short walk from the centre of town, Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa is a comfortable 3.5-star property. The 184 rooms and suites have modern amenities. Facilities include a fitness centre, complimentary wireless internet access, a spa, restaurant and bar.
Low season from £2145 per person
High season from £2395 per person
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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