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Calgary to Vancouver

Passage Through the Rockies

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Discover the natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies and British Columbia; from the country’s first National Park and the delightful town of Banff to the spectacular scenery of the Icefields Parkway, glistening Lake Louise and the sparkling Athabasca Glacier.


  • Visit the pretty alpine village of Whistler
  • Ride the Banff Gondola for incredible views of the Canadian Rockies
  • Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
  • Cruise through stunning scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley

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12 Days
From £5079 Per Person

Price includes international return flights from London Heathrow with Air Canada on 25 May 2024. Price valid on selected dates and is subject to availability at the time of booking. Please call for details.

Passage Through the Rockies
From £5079 Per Person

Your Itinerary

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  • Day 10
  • Day 11
  • Day 12

Day 1 : UK - Calgary

Fly to Calgary, where you’ll be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening and meet with your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director.
Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Day 2 : Calgary, Banff

Journey to Banff National Park today. On the way, stop for a visit at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. On arrival in Banff, you will be taken on a tour of this picturesque town and its surrounds.
Two Night Stay: Banff Park Lodge (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3 : Banff

Enjoy today at leisure to explore this charming alpine town at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then consider joining a heli-flightseeing trip for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense). (Breakfast)

Day 4 : Banff, Lake Louise

Your destination today is Lake Louise. Along the way, if the weather permits, you will stop and take in the incredible views of Moraine Lake. This striking blue, glacier-fed lake offers the perfect snapshot of Canada’s breathtaking beauty. Later, continue to Lake Louise, one of Canada’s must-see sights, known as ‘the Jewel of the Canadian Rockies’.
Stay: Banff National Park, Lake Louise Inn (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 : Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper

Travel along the Icefields Parkway, considered the world’s most scenic highway and stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Continue on to Jasper National Park.
Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge (Breakfast)

Day 6 : Jasper - Blue River

Journey to Blue River and set off on an extraordinary river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley where you’re likely to witness native wildlife on the riverbank. Then, continue to Mike Wiegele Heli Village, nestled in the heart of the Monashee and Cariboo mountains. There, enjoy an overnight escape amid alpine serenity.
Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 : Blue River, Vancouver

Journey through the rugged Cariboo region on your way to Vancouver. On arrival, perhaps enjoy time at leisure to explore as you wish or take some time out to relax.
Two Night Stay: Vancouver, Sheraton Wall Centre (Breakfast)

Day 8 : Vancouver

Discover Vancouver on a city sightseeing tour. Take in the city’s sleek waterfront and enjoy a visit to its oldest neighbourhood, Gastown. This afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure. You may wish to choose a select experience, such as a picturesque Grouse Mountain gondola ride or a thrilling walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, which hangs 70 metres above the Capilano River (own expense). (Breakfast)

Day 9 : Vancouver,Whistler

Head along the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler. On arrival, perhaps try a select experience such as a tree trek, along a suspension bridge, through ancient forest, or a zip trek through the trees. You may also like to take a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains (own expense).
Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge Hotel (Breakfast)

Day 10 : Whistler, Georgia Strait, Victoria

Today it’s time to farewell the resort village of Whistler and head for the coast. Take a ferry from Horseshoe Bay across the Georgia Strait. Arrive on Vancouver Island and continue south to Victoria. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a floatplane flight to Victoria (own expense).
Two Night Stay: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa (Breakfast)

Day 11 : Victoria

Enjoy a day at leisure or choose from one of the select experiences available. Perhaps take a whale-watching cruise aboard a Zodiac or luxury motor yacht. Alternatively, join a horse-drawn carriage tour through the city, visiting the James Bay district and the garden of Beacons Hill Park (own expense). This evening savour a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 12 : Depart Vancouver - UK

Return by ferry to the mainland and transfer to the airport to check in for your homeward flight


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