Passage through the Rockies - 12 days
Passage through the Rockies
- 12 day tour
- Flights included
Day 1: Arrive Calgary
Arrive in Calgary and be transported to your hotel, where you’ll meet your Travelmarvel Tour Director and fellow travellers at a welcome reception at Calgary Tower.
Day 2: Banff
Depart Calgary and head towards Banff National Park, past some truly spectacular scenery. Enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary along the way. On arrival in Banff head out on a sightseeing tour.
Day 3: Banff
Enjoy the day at leisure to explore Banff.
Day 4: Lake Louise
Travel by coach over the Trans-Canada Highway to Moraine Lake – located in the valley of ten peaks. After taking a minute to admire the beautiful view, continue on to Lake Louise, renowned as the jewel of the Rockies.
Day 5: Jasper
Take in the incredible scenery along the spectacular Icefi elds Parkway – a scenic route that winds through the Canadian Rockies. Look out over the unforgettable Peyto Lake, before continuing on to the giant Columbia Icefield. Here you’ll board a custom-designed Ice Explorer vehicle and journey right onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Then continue on to the fairytale village of Jasper.
Day 6: Grizzly Bear Valley
Travel out of Jasper to the gorgeous Maligne Canyon and walk along its deep rocky caverns. Later, journey towards Blue River where you’ll enjoy a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley, be sure to keep an eye for the grizzly and black bears that are frequently sighted here, as well as caribou, moose and eagles.
Day 7: Vancouver
In the morning travel along the historic tracks of the early gold rush pioneers through the rugged Cariboo region to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver.
Day 8: Vancouver
Enjoy a day at leisure to relax or explore the city at your own pace.
Day 9: Whistler
Set off on a guided orientation tour of Vancouver’s attractions including the Waterfront, Gastown, Granville Island and Stanley Park. Then head out of the city along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, arriving in the alpine village of Whistler in the afternoon.
Day 10: Victoria
Leave Whistler and head towards Victoria, stopping at pretty Shannon Falls along the way. Arrive at Horseshoe Bay and board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to the small city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Then, travel by coach to the city of Victoria. On arrival, set off on a sightseeing tour of this charming city.
Day 11: Victoria
In the morning explore the quaint city at your own pace. Then enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers and Travelmarvel Tour Director.
Day 12: Victoria
Bid farewell to Victoria and take your transfer to the airport.