2017 Canadian Rockies Highlights VC 6 Nights

Tour code HBFE

  • Highlights:
  • Calgary Tower
  • Calgary to Lake Louise Tour, including Banff Gondola (or reverse)
  • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Yoho Park Tour, Lake Louise to Banff (or reverse)
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • North Shore Tour with Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain
  • Vancouver Sightseeing
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service
  • Rail station transfers in Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver
  • 6 nights hotel
  • from $2,319.20 USD
route map

Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver and spend time exploring this scenic city on your own. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 2: Vancouver to Vancouver

Today, select your choice of one of four activity options: (1) a six-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver's spectacular North Shore, (2) a five-hour guided cycling tour of Vancouver's highlights, (3) a 'Made in BC' Vancouver food tour on Granville Island, or (4) a two-hour "Sea Safari ". Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.

Day 3: Vancouver to Kamloops

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops. You will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 4: Kamloops to Banff

Your journey continues east to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today's highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels, and the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends this evening in the resort town of Banff.

Day 5: Banff to Lake Louise

A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders, including the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight in Lake Louise.

Day 6: Lake Louise to Calgary

Enjoy a full-day tour starting with a sightseeing tour of Banff. Highlights include Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. Admission to the Banff Gondola is included. Continue on to Kananaskis for a Summit Helicopter Tour. Your tour ends in Calgary late this afternoon. Overnight in Calgary.

Day 7: Calgary

Your vacation ends with checkout from your Calgary hotel.

Departure Dates:

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April: 16   23   26   29   30   
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June: 3   7   10   14   17   21   24   28   
July: 1   5   8   12   15   19   22   26   29   
August: 2   5   9   12   16   19   23   26   30   
September: 2   3   6   9   10   13   16   17   20   23   24   27   30   
October: 4   7   8   11