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Canadian Rockies Trail

Prices From: A$2999.00
Tour Code: NCRC
Tour Duration: 12
Countries Visited: Canada



Overview

Stunning scenery and wildlife abound in Western Canada. Do the region justice with comfort level accommodation, including a guest ranch stay, and stunning drives—the Sea to Sky Highway and the Icefields Parkway. This 12-day trip offers fresh air in Jasper, Banff and Wells Gray, a whale watching tour off Victoria and a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley. Whether you're enjoying an ice walk on a glacier or strolling down Victoria's charming downtown core, you're going to want to bring your camera.


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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Vancouver - Arrive at any time.
  • Day 2-3 Victoria (2B) - Discover the Vancouver highlights of Stanley Park and Gastown before we board the scenic ferry to Victoria where we enjoy an orientation walk. On Day 3 we take a whale and wildlife tour by Zodiac in search of killer whales, sea lions and birds. Option to visit museums or have high tea in an historic hotel.
  • Day 4 Whistler (1B) - Catch the ferry back to the mainland and drive on the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway to the village of Whistler, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Take a walk through the village with option to ride the gondola up the mountain or go zip lining.
  • Day 5-6 Wells Gray Provincial Park (2B, 2D) - Pass through coastal mountains into the Caribou Mountains, enjoy stops at the emerald coloured Joffre Lake and Marbel Canyon and at Spahats Creek to walk to the waterfall. Arrive at our cowboy guest ranch and enjoy a barbeque dinner under the stars. On Day 6, explore the park with a visit to world famous Helmcken Falls. Option for canoeing and horseback riding.
  • Day 7-8 Jasper National Park (2B) - Head to Jasper National Park, stopping at Blue River where we enjoy a river safari tour through Grizzly Bear Valley and the world’s only inland temperate rainforest. Wildlife can include grizzly bears, moose and eagles. Cross the Rockies and view the highest peak - Mount Robson - with a stop at the visitor centre. Day 8 is at leisure with the option to hike at Maligne Canyon, take a boat cruise or go whitewater rafting.
  • Day 9-10 Icefields Parkway/Banff National Park (2B) - Considered one of the most scenic drives in the world, we travel the Icefields Parkway to Peyto Lake with a stop at the Columbia Icefield. Here we enjoy a glacier walk with an expert guide on the lower Athabasca Glacier to explore and understand the life of this active glacier. Continue to Lake Louise to view its emerald blue waters and Victoria Glacier. Take an orientation walk in Banff with the option for whitewater rafting, gondola or horseback riding.
  • Day 11 Calgary (1B) - Drive to Calgary for a short tour with the option to visit museums, cowboy bars and Olympic Park.
  • Day 12 Calgary (1B) - Depart at any time.

Tour Dates

Start DateEnd DatePrice
22 Jun 201303 Jul 2013A$2999.00
20 Jul 201331 Jul 2013A$2999.00
17 Aug 201328 Aug 2013A$2999.00
14 Sep 201325 Sep 2013A$2999.00

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