Day 01: Arrive Vancouver
Arrival transfer from Vancouver Airport or Vancouver Cruise Terminal to Hotel.
Later in the afternoon,visit FlyOver Canada, a 4D show to experience Canada like never before. FlyOver Canada is a breath-taking flight simulation ride like no other! You will take off into a huge dome screen with the latest in projection and ride technology creating a true flying experience (complete with wind, scents, and mist!). The special effects including wind, mist, and scents, combined with the chair’s motion, will make you feel like you’re truly soaring.
The complete FlyOver Canada experience lasts approximately 25 minutes. Your journey begins with Uplift, an inspiring audio-visual pre-show that gets you ready for the flight. Next, you will head to the boarding zone, where our flight guides will prepare you to embark on the Ultimate Flying Ride. The ride takes approximately 8 minutes.
Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 02: Victoria + Butchart Garden Tour (Full Day)
The Victoria + Butchart Gardens Tour starts with a 90-minute cruise aboard BC Ferries, and just gets better. With scenery so jaw-dropping you won’t want to blink, relax and enjoy the voyage across the Georgia Strait and through the Gulf Islands.From exploring the Inner Harbour of BC’s capital city of Victoria–named after British monarch Queen Victoria–to Butchart Gardens, 22 breath-taking hectares (55 acres) of meticulously manicured beauty, this tour delivers a royally spectacular day-trip to remember.
Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 03: Whistler + Shannon Falls (Full Day)
Home to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Whistler is an award winning, internationally renowned,year-round resort nestled in the Central Mountain range. The journey up the Sea to Sky Highway is just like it sounds–a winding spectacle of ocean and mountain scenery including the roaring Shannon Falls and cultural Squamish Adventure Centre. As the majestic backdrop of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain unveils before your eyes, the adventure at our Whistler Village destination is yours to create.
Tour includes admissions to Peak to Peak Gondola Ride
Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 04: Vancouver City+ Capilano Suspension Bridge
If the combination of city sights and a forest escape is your idea of an ideal day-trip, this is the tour for you. Ride and relax with our unique, guided commentary through Vancouver’s vibrant downtown. See spectacular waterfront landmarks including the sails of Canada Place and the bustling Robson Street shopping strip. Then soak in the view over Lions Gate Bridge as we venture to the adrenaline-pumping Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Next up are the sandy shores of English Bay on the west side of Stanley Park, then Granville Island, and a scenic drive through historic Chinatown and Gastown. The tour includes admissions to Capilano Suspension
Bridge Park including the Cliff walk and Treetops Adventure.
Later this afternoon you will be transferred to VIA Rail Station. Board VIA Rail 2 for your overnight journey to Jasper in the Canadian Rockies. Your train departs at 8:00 PM.
Overnight on VIA Rail.
Day 05: Arrive into Jasper by VIA Rail
This afternoon you will arrive by VIA Rail into Jasper around 4:00 PM. On arrival, the hotel’s shuttle will transfer you to your hotel in Jasper.
Rest of the evening free to explore the quaint little town of Jasper.
Overnight in Jasper.
Day 06: Discover Jasper Tour
Discover all that Jasper has to offer during this 4-hour excursion covering the top natural attractions near town. During your trip you'll explore the towering limestone walls of Maligne Canyon during a walk to check out the waterfalls below, and gaze at the beautiful alpine waters at Maligne Lake and Medicine Lake. You'll also have a chance to scout for local wildlife like sheep, elk and bears that populates the area around Maligne Lake.
Immerse yourself in the stunning landscape of the Canadian Rockies during this 4-hour excursion near Jasper. Breathe in some fresh mountain air, and keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife, as you experience some of the area's top natural attractions. Start your outdoor exploration with pick up from select Jasper hotels at 8:30 am, continuing by coach for your sightseeing journey. Head to Maligne Canyon, a magnificent gorge where you'll walk along the edge and cross two bridges offering dramatic views of the waterfalls down below. Continue to Medicine Lake, a relatively shallow body of water fed by nearby glaciers. You'll enjoy fantastic vistas of the nearby Colin and Queen Elizabeth mountain ranges in your field of view. Then proceed to stunning Maligne Lake, where you'll take in more incredible views of the three nearby glaciers and the much-photographed Spirit Island. Make sure to watch for wildlife during your stop at the lake, as the surrounding valley is home to a variety of moose, big horn sheep, deer and bears. Osprey, eagles and a pack of wolves are known to inhabit the area as well. Finish your trip with a drop-off back at your Jasper hotel.
Overnight at Jasper.
Day 07: Icefield Parkway Tour from Jasper to Lake Louise with visits to the Columbia Icefields, and admissions to the Ice Explorer & Glacier Sky walk
Experience the best of the Canadian Rockies on this 10-hour Jasper to Lake Louise one-way tour. Travel along the famous Icefields Parkway with your guide and enjoy panoramic views over mighty glaciers, magnificent waterfalls, and sparkling mountain lakes.Stop at top attractions such as Athabasca Falls, the Weeping Wall, Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. Explore the Athabasca Glacier or take the skywalk over Sunwapta Valley. Discover the breath-taking beauty of Banff and Jasper, and finish your Canadian adventure near the rolling shores of magical Lake Louise.From Jasper, travel through the Canadian Rockies and along the world-famous Icefields Parkway. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway include Athabasca Falls, the Weeping Wall, Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. You'll also make a stop at the Columbia Icefields Centre, where you'll have approximately 4 hours to take part in the Glacier Adventure tour to Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier Skywalk overlooking Suntan Valley. Check out the interpretive exhibit or follow a guide on a short walk to scenic viewpoint.
Overnight in Lake Louise.
Day 08: Day Free
Enjoy the day free to do your own touring of Lake Louise. Late afternoon transfer by shuttle to your hotel in Banff.
Overnight in Banff.
Day 09: Discover Banff Tour including admissions to Banff Gondola
This 4-hour tour of the spectacular natural landscape surrounding the city of Banff is the perfect introduction to this famous Canadian resort town and Banff National Park. Begin your tour with hotel pick up, and then proceed along Tunnel Mountain Drive, where you can enjoy views of the town, Mount Rundle, Cascade Mountain and Bow Falls. Along the way, you’ll also have a chance to view the hoodoos, a series of interesting rock pillars shaped by countless years of wind and water. From there, make an ascent to the top of Sulphur Mountain aboard the Banff Gondola, which ferries passengers to the peak of the 7,486-foot (2,281-meter) mountain. Snap a few photos, and then head back down the mountain for drop-off at your hotel.
Overnight in Banff.
Day 10: Depart Banff
Transferred by Airport Shuttle from Banff to Calgary Airport.