Arrive Vancouver - Airport greeting, City Tour which will include
Queen Elizabeth Park, Stanley
Park, Gas Town,
Canyon Suspension Bridge. Your downtown hotel is situated
in the heart of Vancouver and close to everything (including the
waterfront and Robsonstrasse)
Overnight Vancouver (D)
This morning we drive to Tsawassen and board the B.C.
Ferryboat to Vancouver Island (2 hour voyage). We tour
the beautiful city of Victoria
with its British Charm.
Sights include the famous Empress Hotel,
Parliament Buildings, waterfront
and quaint shopping district. The legendary Butchart
Gardens are a must.
Overnight Victoria (BLD)
This morning we catch the return Ferryboat to the mainland and
travel through the Fraser Delta
into the Coastal Mountains
to the summer playground of Canada. The "Okanagan
Valley". This valley is famous for its beautiful
fruit orchards, warm climate and many large resort lakes. A boaters
paradise. Deluxe dinner/cruise aboard the Historic
Overnight Kelowna (BLD)
Today we board the coach and head for the picturesque mountain
town of Revelstoke in the
incredible Canadian Rocky Mountains.
We stop along the way for photo opportunities, as the views are
Overnight Revelstoke (BLD)
All aboard as we travel through some of the biggest and most awesome
mountains in Canada, The Great Canadian
Rocky Mountains, and away we go to the Legendary Lake
Louise with its incredible Chateau
Hotel and incredible scenery. Wildlife is abundant
in this area as well. We then travel to the most famous resort
area in the world, Banff Alberta, situated in Banff
National Park. Time is allowed for shopping and sightseeing.
Overnight Canmore (BLD)
Relaxing morning to enjoy the mountain views and the city of Banff
before we head to the "Cowboy" city of Calgary.
Calgary city tour included and a relaxing afternoon on your own.
Dinner at Calgary (revolving) Tower.
Overnight Calgary (BLD)
This morning we are going shopping and shopping and shopping as
we go to (3.5 hr. drive) "West Edmonton
Mall", the largest shopping mall in the world
with over 880 shops, amusement park, man-made lake with waves,
amusement park, and much more. Adequate time will be allowed for
shopping and fun. After shopping it's a nice relaxing 3 hour drive
to the sleepy town of Hinton,
situated close to the gates of Jasper
Overnight Hinton (BLD)
Its up and at it as we travel to the Columbia
Icefields in Jasper National Park and visit the largest
glacier in Canada. (trip on snow-coach
to top of glacier) This is also the only glacier in
the world that is accessible by road. Let's get lost in a sea
of mountains and an ocean of ice. The wildlife is usually abundant
in this area as well. This afternoon we travel homeward through
the Great Canadian Rocky Mountains to the beautiful town of Vernon
in the upper Okanagan.
Overnight Vernon (BLD)
Leisurely trip back to Vancouver
End of tour- on your own. (BLD)
accommodation before and/or after tour can be arranged upon request)