Christmas in Banff

14 Day Guided Tour from Victoria to Calgary with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 14 Day Christmas in Banff. From fairytale snow across postcard landscapes to elk that resemble reindeer, a Christmas in Canada is the perfect seasonal retreat. A 'white Christmas' will suddenly make sense and instead of one Christmas tree, you can look forward to vast...read more

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$ 9,695
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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Victoria
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Calgary
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
40
Max Group Size
40
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Winter
Trip Style
Winter
Festive
Trip Style
Festive
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Canada
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
38 Reviews
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Trip Code:
RPXV-B

Itinerary

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1 Victoria
Your journey into wonder begins with a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Empress. Tonight celebrate your adventures at a welcome dinner. (D)
2 Victoria - Butchart Gardens
Freechoice: For a traditional Victorian experience, indulge in afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress, or history buffs may wish to take a walking tour of Victoria with a local expert. Later, enjoy the ‘Magic of Christmas’ seasonal theme at the Butchart Gardens, with ice skating, Christmas lights, holiday wreaths and carol singers. (B)
3 Victoria - Vancouver
Discover some of Vancouver’s characterful neighbourhoods, such as Gastown, Chinatown and Stanley Park. Make the most of your visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, which is even more mystical in the winter. Enjoy a two night stay at the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. (B/D)
4 Vancouver
Freechoice: Take a simulated flight over Canada’s greatest landmarks or treat yourself to Vancouver’s best dim sum or some signature Italian meatballs with a walking tour of Vancouver’s finest. Alternatively, take a creative photography tour in preparation for the next leg of your journey. (B)
5 Vancouver - Okanagan Valley
Drive into the picturesque Okanagan Valley, known for its fine wineries and abundant local produce. The luxurious Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa will be your base and Special Stay for the next two nights. This afternoon and evening are free for you to relax and unwind in the resort’s state-of-the-art spa and enjoy a delicious dinner at your leisure. (B/D)
6 Okanagan Valley
Enrich: Spend the day visiting some of the region’s most innovative family-owned vineyards, including a fascinating winery owned and run by members of the local Syilx First nations band, merging modern culture with indigenous history. You’ll sample some wonderful wines along the way, enjoy a hands on harvest experience and feast on local produce with a delectable ‘farm to fork’ meal. (B/L)
7 Okanagan Valley - Jasper
Keep a look out for wildlife such as elk as you arrive into Jasper. For the next two nights enjoy a cosy home at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a junior suite. Freechoice Dining: Tonight, choose between Canadian or Italian cuisine. (B/D)
8 Jasper
Freechoice: Try something new such as a Maligne Canyon Icewalk, or put on your snow shoes and stroll with an experienced guide through the pristine Jasper National Park. Alternatively, learn about the friendly (and not so friendly) locals on a wildlife discovery tour. (B)
9 Jasper - Lake Louise
Travel along one of the most spectacular drives in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Enrich: Marvel at the unique, natural phenomenon of ice bubbles trapped below the surface of Abraham Lake. Explore this winter wonderland by helicopter or romantic  horse-drawn sleigh. Freechoice Dining: There are a variety of restaurants to tempt you this evening. Retire to your lakeview room at your two night Special Stay, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. (B/L/D)
10 Lake Louise
Enrich: Today, the man in the red suit is a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Make the most of your once-in-a-lifetime encounter. (B)
11 Lake Louise - Banff
The Canadian Rockies will astound you as you survey them from the top of Sulphur Mountain. At this festive time of year, the Fairmont Banff Springs resembles a magical castle in an enchanted forest. To make your magical winter fairytale complete, you’ll be ensconced in a mountain or valley view room for your three night Special Stay. (B)
12 Banff
Merry Christmas. If you’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas, then today your dream comes true. Celebrate a traditional Christmas Day brunch with the man in red, Santa Claus. Enrich: Continue the festive spirit with a pre-dinner drink in the grandiose Mt Stephen Hall. At this time of year the incredible medieval-like hall, with its rare antiques, paintings and oak-carved ceiling, is decorated with all the Christmas trimmings. Savour a classic Christmas dinner before dancing late into the evening. (B/D)
13 Banff
Freechoice: Complete your Canadian winter experience with a dogsledding adventure or an icewalk into Grotto Canyon. Alternatively, you may choose to discover local landmarks and wildlife on a guided tour, or see the mountaintops from above in a helicopter. If you prefer, stay cosy in your ‘Castle in the Rockies’ and rejuvenate in the mineral pools of the Willow Stream Spa. (B)
14 Banff - Calgary
Transfer to Calgary airport for your homeward flight. (B)

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