Arrive Calgary Welcome to Calgary, gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Stay: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown
Calgary - Banff (2 Nights) Take a short orientation tour of Calgary before travelling to Banff. On the way, stop for picturesque views of stunning Lake Louise. In Banff, wind your way along Tunnel Mountain Drive where you'll view Cascade Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and other natural attractions. Stay: Inns of Banff
Banff Free Time
Today is set aside as a free day for you to explore the area at your leisure. Consider taking an optional, exhilarating helicopter flightseeing tour, a ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain at 7,500 feet (2,301 metres) on the Banff gondola or a more in depth exploration of Banff National Park
and the surrounding wilderness including world-famous Lake Louise and stunning Moraine Lake.
Banff - Icefields Parkway - Jasper (2 Nights) Drive along the Icefields Parkway, offering spectacular mountain views. Stop at Peyto Lake (weather dependent) and marvel at its beautiful azure-blue waters. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest in the Rockies. Ride across the Athabasca Glacier aboard a giant Ice Explorer for a closer look at this massive glacier. Later, arrive in Jasper for an orientation tour. Stay: Marmot Lodge
Jasper National Park Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless. Optional activities abound-from a gentle float trip^ on the scenic Athabasca River, to a wilderness hike to view the glacier on Mount Edith Cavell, or a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake.
Jasper - Kamloops
See more of Jasper National Park
and enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Continue through lush alpine meadows and sweeping forests before reaching Kamloops. Stay:
Hampton Inn Kamloops
Kamloops - Victoria (2 Nights)
Pass through the charming town of Hope before boarding a ferry bound for Victoria
. Enjoy picturesque views of the many islands dotting the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. A short drive takes you into the charming city of Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. An introductory sightseeing tour takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street, and through Beacon Hill Park. Stay:
Comfort Inn and Suites
Victoria Free Time This morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant with its conservatory atmosphere where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer. (B)
Victoria - Vancouver Travel to Vancouver and see Gastown, the city's oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site. See Chinatown and stop at Stanley Park and see its famous collection of totem poles. (CB) Stay: Ramada Vancouver Downtown
Depart Vancouver Bid farewell to Canada and your newfound friends.