Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast

14 Day Guided Tour from Vancouver to Seattle or Vancouver with Insight Vacations

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Insight Vacations 14 Day Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast. Discover the majestic landscapes, towering peaks, and sparkling turquoise lakes of the Canadian Rockies, teamed with the charming and sometimes quirky Pacific Northwest....read more

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Vancouver
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Seattle or Vancouver
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
40
Max Group Size
40
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Canada, USA
Trip Operated By:
Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations
501 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
1 Reviews
Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Welcome to Vancouver.
Arrive in Vancouver, a haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike. This unique city offers something for everyone. From its striking mountains to the bustle of the city's art and music scene, this British Columbia seaport does not disappoint. On arrival, your airport transfer will take you to your luxury hotel before you join your Travel Director at 18.00 for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests over wine. (DW) Stay: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.
2 Cruise the Gulf Islands to Victoria.
Embark on a tour of Vancouver, including a visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Gastown. You'll have free time to enjoy lunch on your own. This afternoon, board a ferry and sail through the beautiful Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island, an idyllic place known for its fishing and art communities. You'll end your day here, in British Columbia's stunning capital city, Victoria. Your hotel will be the Inn at Laurel Point, a modern waterfront venue with harbour views. (B) Stay Two Nights: Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria.
3 Butchart Gardens.
Start your day wandering through world renowned Butchart Gardens, a beautiful National Historic Site of Canada featuring groups of floral displays. Enjoy an immersive day exploring Canada's oldest Chinatown, the bustling Inner Harbour and stately Legislative Buildings. At night, choose from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around Evening, where you'll sit down and enjoy a hearty meal with striking views. (B/DW)
4 Victoria to Chase, British Columbia.
Cruise back to the mainland and continue on your scenic journey through British Columbia to the charming town of Chase. Upon arrival you will witness and partake in a Smudging Ceremony, a traditional spiritual ritual conducted by a member of the local indigenous community. As you settle in at your lakeside lodge this evening, you'll enjoy a Dinner with Wine, featuring authentic regional flavours. (B/DW) Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Resort, Chase.
5 The Alpine Wonderland of Jasper National Park.
After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Jasper National Park. You'll stop for a smooth yet exhilarating Boat River Safari (waiver required) with an excellent chance to view grizzly bears and other wildlife along Grizzly Bear Valley in Blue River, B.C. To complete your exciting experience, enjoy lunch in the unique floating restaurant, The Forest Table where the menu focuses around game, wild salmon, berries and greens. Arrive in the wonderland of Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, and majestic mountains. (B/L) Stay Two Nights: Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre Jasper.
6 Exploring Jasper National Park.
Wake up to breathtaking views of the park from your balcony rooms, before heading on an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Canadian Rockies. Move on to a narrated cruise across the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake, one of the jewels of the Canadian Rockies (weather permitting). Stop at Spirit Island, quite rightly one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies, before returning to Jasper where the rest of the day is yours. You'll end the day surrounded by lush landscapes and a delectable three course dinner, with your choice of fish or meat, to satisfy your palettes. (B/DW)
7 Icefields, Glaciers and Lakes to Banff National Park.
No trip to Canada would be complete without a road trip along the majestic Icefields Parkway, one of the world's most stunning mountain drives. Once at the Icefields Visitor Center, you'll embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. You'll be led by an expert driver-guide, who will help you step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. After your icy adventure, warm up at sumptuous Château Lake Louise. Journey on to the resort town of Banff, where you'll stay at the Rimrock Resort Hotel, a superior address with exceptional views from inside Banff National Park. Attractive to writers and artists, this pretty town will be your home for the next two nights. Enjoy a delicious Dinner with Wine at your hotel in the evening. (B) Stay Two Nights: The Rimrock Resort, Banff.
8 The Unspoiled Wilderness of Banff National Park.
Today is yours to spend exploring the rugged charms of the park. Choose from several optional experiences, including a once in a lifetime helicopter flight over the magnificent Canadian Rockies, or a ride onboard the Banff Gondola, a scenic cableway that can take you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. (B/DW)
9 Quest for Buffalo on the way to Glacier National Park.
Prepare for a day of culture and history as you depart for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, one of the world's oldest and largest buffalo jumps. Once here you'll discover how the indigenous people used this 36-foot-high (11 metres) cliff to hunt stampeding herds of bison. You'll also get a unique chance to join a local Blackfoot elder and hear fascinating stories about the Plains people of long ago. From craggy plains to mountainous landscapes, you'll cross the U.S. border into Montana and end your day at Many Glacier Hotel, a charming property situated in the heart of Glacier National Park. (B) Stay: Many Glacier Hotel, Glacier National Park, Babb.
10 Going-to-the-Sun and the Glacier National Park.
Today, board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-to-the-Sun Road in style. During your narrated trip you'll witness stunning views from Logan Pass and the marvels of the park's wild interior. Disembark and end your day at Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Rest up in a classic Swiss-chalet-style lodge with spectacular mountain views. (B) Stay: Lake McDonald Lodge, Glacier National Park.
11 Lake Coeur d'Alene and Spokane.
Today you'll continue on to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, one of America's most beautiful lakes, and arrive in Spokane to stay at The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection hotel. This is Washington State's grandest hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Ithas welcomed a number of famous faces including Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable. In the evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner at Steam Plant, an award-winning brewery, situated in a nationally recognised historic building. From house-smoked carbonara to pizza or rotisserie porchetta this unique venue offers a number of inventive dishes. (B/DW) Stay: The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection, Spokane.
12 Wonderful Wines en route to Seattle.
Wine connoisseurs rejoice. Today you'll head through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of Washington State. Visit Cave B Estate, an award-winning boutique winery and local favourite. Explore the nuances of their fine wine selection with some tastings over a Highlight Lunch, focusing on fresh, local and artisanal ingredients. Then it's on to forward-thinking Seattle for an evening at leisure at your hotel. (B/LW) Stay Two Nights: The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton.
13 The Soaring Sights of Seattle.
Enjoy an Insight Choice today. Either head to the Space Needle, with its jaw-dropping panoramic views of the unique skyline or the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. You'll also see Puget Sound, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market, where you should watch out for flying fish. The afternoon is yours at leisure and you'll find activities, restaurants and shops aplenty. In the evening, join your Travel Director and fellow guests for a Celebration Dinner with wine at Ivar's Acres of Clams. Here you'll find the Northwest's best dining, as you take in the views on Seattle's waterfront. (B/DW)
14 Depart Seattle or Vancouver
It's time to say goodbye to the Emerald City as your trip comes to an end. You have the choice of an included transfer to Seattle SeaTac International Airport, or Vancouver International Airport, where you will arrive at approximately 14:00.

Insight Vacations Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Blue River: Get a taste of British Columbia on an exhilarating Blue River Safari boat ride(8) in Grizzly Bear Valley followed by lunch at a unique, floating restaurant.
  • Vancouver: Embark on a city tour with your Travel Director and discover the highlights in this bustling west coast seaport, including the famous totem poles in Stanley Park.
  • Victoria: Visit the stunning floral displays at Butchart Gardens.
  • Vancouver: The Capilano Suspension Bridgecrosses the Capilano River, providing an appreciation of nature from three breathtaking perspectives.
  • Jasper: Embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake.
  • Icefields Parkway: Experience Athabasca Glacier, onboard a specially designed Ice Explorer, with an expert driver guide.
  • Seattle: See the sights of Seattle with a city tour. Visit the renowned Space Needle with its jaw-dropping panoramic views.
  • Glacier National Park: Board a traditional Red Jammer for a private tour with a park veteran and enjoy the stunning views.
  • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump: Join a Blackfoot elder and hear fascinating stories about the Plains people.
Trip Inclusions
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom.
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.
Included Meals
  • Victoria: Take your pick of specially selected local restaurants for your Dine-Around Evening.
  • Spokane: Dine at Steam Plant Brewing Co. and Pub, nestled among the remaining catwalks, pipes and boilers of a historic Spokane building.
  • Quincy: Visit a boutique winery in the picturesque Columbia Valley region for a hearty luncheon and wine tasting.
  • Seattle: Head to the waterfront for a Celebration Dinner at Ivar's, aptly referred to as Seattle's King of the Waterfront, to toast your newfound friends.
  • Dining Summary: 13 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 1 Lunch with wine (LW) and 7 Dinners with wine (DW).
Accommodation
  • Vancouver: The Four Seasons Vancouver provides a sophisticated backdrop for your visit to Vancouver.
  • Victoria: Stay just a short walk from the Inner Harbour and historic downtown Victoria at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Suites Victoria.
  • Chase: The Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Resort in Chase is the unique, lakeside hotel of the Little Shuswap Indian Band, and strives to preserve First Nation heritage and culture.
  • Jasper: Enjoy the beautiful views and rustic charms at the Sawridge Inn in Jasper National Park.
  • Banff: Marvel at the exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies at the Rimrock Resort Hotel.
  • Glacier National Park: Many Glacier Hotel is located in the park among awe-inspiring majesty.
  • Lake McDonald: Stay in classic Swiss chalet style Lake McDonald Lodge, located inside Glacier National Park, on the shores of the largest lake in the park.
  • Spokane: With soaring architecture and a rich history that dates back to 1914, it has earned the reputation as Spokane's grandest hotel.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included
  • Guaranteed Room Share is not available on Land and Cruise
  • For activities marked with a (8) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required

Reviews (1)

14 Day Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Wonderful Pacific Coast and the Rockies tour”
- VIC, Australia Sep 2018

This Insight Vacations' tour was better than expected. The tour director was most efficient. The other 38 passengers were friendly. Though there were 40 in the coach, it was not crammed at all. It was a 56 seater. We stayed at some historic hotels, the standout was the Davenport Hotel in Spokane, it was elegant and full of character. The included meals were excellent. There was early snow when we arrived in Jasper, and we were too early to check into the hotel. The tour director arranged a museum...read more

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