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10-Day Vancouver, Rockies, Lake Louise, Victoria, Chemainus and Glacier View Tour from Vancouver/Seattle

  • Tour code: 078-7133
  • Available: Mon, Thu (4/30 - 5/31); Daily except Sat (6/1 - 8/31); Mon, Thu, Fri ( 9/1 - 10/11)
  • Depart from: Vancouver, Canada; Seattle, WA
  • Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights
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Visit Banff National Park, AB, Jasper National Park, AB, Vancouver, BC, Victoria, BC, Whistler, BC, Yoho National Park, AB, Vernon, BC, Valemount, BC, Chemainus, BC, Clearwater, BC, Salmon Arm, BC, Squamish, BC, Kelowna, BC, Kamloops, BC, Duncan, BC. Inclusions: 9 nights hotel accommodation

Pricing Details

Single: $2189
Double (/Person): $1289
Third Person Adult: $696
Child : $696
Fourth Person Adult: $696
Child : $696

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

  • Triple and quad are to be shared with two beds; child (2-11yrs) shares bed with adults; infant should occupy a seating and tour fare applies.
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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Vancouver/Seattle - Vancouver
  • Day 2 Vancouver - Whistler - Vancouver(116 miles)
  • Day 3 Vancouver - Victoria(70 miles)
  • Day 4 Victoria - Duncan - Chemainus - Vancouver(76 miles)
  • Day 5 Vancouver - Kelowna - Vernon(278 miles)
  • Day 6 Vernon - Salmon Arm - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(213 miles)
  • Day 7 Banff National Park - Jasper National Park(154 miles)
  • Day 8 Jasper National Park - Jasper - Valemount(54 miles)
  • Day 9 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver(376 miles)
  • Day 10 Vancouver/Seattle - Hometown
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Day 1 Vancouver/Seattle - Vancouver

For guests who arrive in Vancouver: once guests have collected their luggage, the guide will meet them at claim belt #3 for domestic arrivals or at the "Welcome Figures" wooden statue in Arrival Hall for international flights. Guests who arrive before noon will go on an approx. 3.5 hrs tour of the city, visiting Chinatown, Downtown, Stanley Park, Canada Place, the Vancouver Convention Center, the Olympic Cauldron, Granville Island and more.

For guests who arrive at Sea-Tac Airport: guests will be picked up by claim belt #1 at around 12:00pm. For Saturday arrival it will delay for about 30 mins. Afterwards we will transfer to Vancouver Hotel.

This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.

  • Always Visit
    The Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada's west coast, is the largest Chinatown in Canada. It is also a National Historic Site, and its many historical locations, shops, and eateries make it a popular destination for tourists.
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    One of Vancouver's main tourist attractions and beloved by visitors and locals alike, this massive park on the western coast of Canada is not to be missed. Stanley Park was the first park in Vancouver, and remains the largest.
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    The roof of Canada Place, Vancouver's large convention facility, is made of cloth pieces to resemble sails. This complex contains the Vancouver Convention Center, the local cruise ship terminals, the city's World Trade Center, and a hotel.
    Duration: 1 Day
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    The Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia, Canada is one of the country's largest convention centers. It has twice been selected as the "World's Best Convention Center." The Center was an important place in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
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    Constructed for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron stands as a reminder of the legacy of those great games. Located by the Vancouver Convention Center, the cauldron is an interesting piece of architecture.
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    Granville Island is a peninsula off of the main hub of the city of Vancouver, a shopping district across the water from the downtown area, as well as a center of art and culture for the city.
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn by Hilton/Best Western Plus or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Center /Barclay Hotel/Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar
Dinner: Meal Plan

Day 2 Vancouver - Whistler - Vancouver(116 miles)

Today, we will begin our journey along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, passing by Horseshoe Bay and Stawamus Chief, a granite monolith. Later, we will arrive in Whistler, one of the most popular ski resorts in North America and the home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Once there, we will have the option of riding the Peak2Peak Gondola that goes between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Afterwards, we will be able to relax and shop. Later, we will return to Vancouver, either by bus or by seaplane, for an additional charge.

  • Always Visit
    The 10-minute ride to the top takes you 885m above sea level where sweeping of views of the Howe Sound and coastal mountains will welcome you from every direction
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    The Stawamus Chief (often referred to as simply The Chief, or erroneously as the Squamish Chief) is a granite dome located adjacent to the town of Squamish, British Columbia. It towers over 700 m (2,297 ft) above the waters of nearby Howe Sound. It is often claimed to be the "second largest granite monolith in the world."

The highlight of this Canadian mountain town is the Whistler-Blackcomb Ski Resort, the largest ski resort in North America. Whistler Blackcomb sees more than two million visitors every year. In the summer, parts of it become a bike park.

  • Always Visit
    The "Sea to Sky Highway" is the name given to the section of Highway 99 from Horseshoe Bay to Pemberton. From Horseshoe Bay, the highway travels along the coastline.
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    The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is a cable car that connects Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains at the Whister-Blackcomb Ski Resort in British Columbia, Canada. It hold the world record for longest span between towers for a cable car.
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn by Hilton/Best Western Plus or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Center /Barclay Hotel/Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar
Breakfast: Meal PlanLunch: Meal Plan

Day 3 Vancouver - Victoria(70 miles)

Today we will board on the BC Ferry to Swartz Bay and arrive at Victoria. First visit the famous Butchart Gardens. Then we will pass by the Gate of Harmonious at Chinatown and visit the BC Legislative Buildings, Thunderbird Park, Beacon Hill Park and Mile "0" of Trans-Canada Highway. Afterwards we go to explore more of Victoria's Inner Harbour either with riding a carriage tour, or enjoying a premium afternoon tea at Empress Hotel or visiting the Royal British Columbia Museum.

This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.

This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.

  • Always Visit
    These world-famous floral gardens are located on a 55-acre estate on Vancouver Island's southeastern point in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. People from around the world have been coming to see the gardens for more than 100 years.
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    The oldest Chinatown in Canada is located on the Pacific coast of British Columbia in the city of Victoria. This artistic and cultural center has features such as its famous Chinese Gate, which is guarded by lion statues.
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    The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are where the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia meet. They are located in Victoria, British Columbia, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Visitors can marvel at the Baroque architecture and sprawling lawns.
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    This historic and cultural park in the heart of Victoria is decorated with an assortment of authentic totem poles carved by several different First Nations peoples. The park is also home to historic buildings from the mid-1800s.
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    Beacon Hill Park, located in Victoria, British Columbia, contains hiking trails, a waterpark, two playgrounds, a petting zoo, and botanical gardens, among many other attractions. Loved by locals and tourists alike, the 200-acre park has something for everyone.
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    An area of southwestern Beacon Hill Park at Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia is the beginning of Canada's Number 1 Highway, which stretches the entire length of the country. A monument marks "mile zero" to visitors.
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    This seaport in the city of Victoria is the local cruise ship and tourist entry and exit point for the city, covering 620 acres of water. It separates downtown from the Victoria West neighborhood.
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    Founded in 1886, the Royal British Columbia Museum consists of The Province of British Columbia's natural and human history museum as well as the British Columbia Provincial Archives.
Standard Hotel: Red Lion Victoria or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 4 Victoria - Duncan - Chemainus - Vancouver(76 miles)

Visit the Hatley Castle and the Goldstream Provincial Park to discover heritage and nature wonders. Head to Chemainus after visit the Totem city - Duncan. The murals on the streets illustrate the development of Chemainus. Arrive at Nanaimo by late afternoon and take the BC Ferry or seaplane (on your own expenses) back to Vancouver.

This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.

  • Always Visit
    This mansion and estate in Victoria is part of a Canadian National Historic Site. Since 1995, it has been used as a part of the Royal Roads University.
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    Known for its wildlife - like the annual salmon run and the large population of bald eagles that feed on said salmon - this park in British Columbia measures 937 acres.

Dubbed the "City of Totems," Duncan has more than 80 First Nations carvings located throughout town, and is also home to the Quw'utsun' Cultural Centre.

Chemainus is a charming Cowichan Valley town located in the Vancouver Island region. Chemainus is noted for its creative community, but its artistic flair is most evident in the 40 plus vivid murals scattered around town that depict its culture and history.

Standard Hotel: Red Lion Victoria or similar
Dinner: Included

Day 5 Vancouver - Kelowna - Vernon(278 miles)

We will begin our journey via the Trans-Canada Highway, pass through Fraser Valley and head east to Kelowna. At Lake Okanagan, we will hear legends of the lake monster Ogopogo. Afterwards we will visit the Winery to learn the basics of wine making. Wine tasting and purchasing of the popular wines will be available. Stop by a Honey Farm and then settle down in Vernon in the evening.

One of the most liveable cities in Canada. Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Bordering Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is well known for its hot summers and temperate winters.

It is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. It is also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses and Okanagan wineries and popular ski resorts.

  • Always Visit
    This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.

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    The Planet Bee Honey Farm and Honeymoon Meadery is an interactive apiary in British Columbia that seeks to teach visitors about the amazing honey bee. Guided tours offer an inside look at honey hives and the honey-making process.
Standard Hotel: Prestige Vernon or similar or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 6 Vernon - Salmon Arm - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(213 miles)

Today we will proceed to the Eagle Pass and visit the "Last Spike" of the transcontinental railway. Then passing through Kicking Horse Pass before entering the Yoho National Park and visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge. We will ride a Gondola to the top of the Sulphur Mountain and enjoy a view of the Rocky Mountains. Afterwards we'll head to the Bow Falls, known for its featuring in 1953 Marilyn Monroe starred film "River of No Return". We will explore the Town of Banff at our own pace. Stay overnight in Banff.

Salmon Arm first started as a railway camp during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), later developing into a logging, farming and dairy centre. It is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space.

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    The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass, which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains. This was the location in which the "Last Spike" of the railway was placed.

These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

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    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

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    The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.
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    This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Hertitage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.
    Admission (Optional): Adult C$39.95; Child (6-15 yrs) C$19.95
Standard Hotel: lk + Avenue (former Banff International) / Inns of Banff or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 7 Banff National Park - Jasper National Park(154 miles)

Passing by Castle Mountain, we will head to the Moraine Lake. Then stroll along the Lake Louise, a panoramic view of magnificent snow-capped mountains. After a meal we continue to visit the Peyto Lake, a must-see attraction along the Icefield Parkway. Before that we will pass by the Bow Lake. At sunset we will get ready for an exciting ride (at your own expenses) across the surface of Athabasca Glacier on a "Ice Explorer". Overnight at the hotel in the Columbia Icefield.

Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

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    This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.
    Subject to the road conditions.
  • Always Visit
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.
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    Peyto Lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park is known for its stunning aqua-blue coloration. It can be best seen from a viewing point just off the Icefield Parkway; this is considered one of the best views in Canada.

Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

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    The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.
  • Always Available
    Ride the Ice Explorer, a large vehicle specially-designed to enable mobility over the incredible Columbia Icefield to the Athabasca Glacier.
Standard Hotel: Glacier View Inn or similar
Lunch: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 8 Jasper National Park - Jasper - Valemount(54 miles)

In the morning, we will step out onto the Glacier Skywalk. After visiting Athabasca Falls, we will head to the town of Jasper. We will have the option of river rafting or horseback riding. Then we continue to visit the Maligne Canyon. Afterwards pass by Mount Robson, the highest peak of the Canadian Rockies before arriving at Valemount by evening.

Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

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    Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for 2014-- the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.
    Admission (Optional): Adult C$32; Child (6-15 yrs) C$16
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    A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.
  • Always Available
    Take a thrilling whitewater rafting trip down the Athabasca River in Jasper National Park. Different routes are available, depending on your skill level.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $64
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    Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.
  • Passing By
    (Passing By) Mount Robson Provincial Park in the Canadian stretch of the Rocky Mountains has been open to the public for one hundred years. It is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site and features impressive glaciers.
Standard Hotel: Canada's Best Value Inn or similar
Dinner: Included

Day 9 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver(376 miles)

Travel pass Wells Gray Provinicial Park and Clearwater, then we will head west to Kamloops. Visit the only GMP certified Ginseng factory to learn about the amazing healing power of Ginseng. After passing by Hope and Hunter's Creek, arrive in Vancouver by late afternoon and then back to the hotel.

It is the nearest community to the west of Jasper National Park, and is also the nearest community to Mount Robson Provincial Park. This is a planned new ski and sightseeing resort.

Kamloops is a city for every season. A place where you skip the crowds, stretch your legs and just escape to the unexpected. Known as the birthplace of freeride mountain biking, Kamloops attracts mountain bikers from around the world looking to ride the rugged landscapes and the desert like climate.

  • Always Visit
    The Sunmore Ginseng Factory and Spa in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada is the only ginseng manufacturer in North America and was founded in 1991 by Chinese doctor Zhang Shunmei. Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ginseng spa.
Standard Hotel: Hampton Inn By Hilton / Abercorn Inn or similar
Dulexe Hotel: Executive Plaza / Westin Wall Centre / Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included

Day 10 Vancouver/Seattle - Hometown

Guests departing from Vancouver will enjoy a free day of shopping and fine dining before transferring o the airport or cruise terminal. Those leaving from Seattle will arrive around noon and transfer to either the airport, the cruise terminal or the aquarium. They should book their flights for after 3:00pm.

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