WEST COAST CANADA
09 NIGHTS & 10 DAYS WEST COAST CANADA!!
DAY 01: VANCOUVER ARRIVAL
On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, our representative will be meeting you and will be transferred you to the hotel. Vancouver is a beautiful place to be during the winter season. With snow dusting the peaks of the North Shore Mountains and a chill in the air, there is lots of festive fun to be had in preparation for the holiday season. Enjoy shopping, nightlife, and sightseeing - or simply relax in the beautiful city. Evening, you can visit Fly over Canada, a 4D show experiencing a gentle ride. Chairlift - style seats are elevated before a large spherical screen creating an illusion of flying over the landscapes. Overnight stays in Vancouver.
DAY 02: VANCOUVER
After Breakfast, proceed to Vancouver City Tour. This tour offers the very best of Vancouver's sights, sounds and spectacular scenery. See Canada Place, Robson Street, the Public Library, Sports Venues, Theatres, Chinatown and Gas town. Soak in the natural splendor of Stanley Park's Totem Poles and sightsee from Prospect Point. Pass the West End high-rises and the beaches of English Bay. Visit the vibrant Granville Island with its public market, unique shops, restaurants and galleries along the water. From December to the end of February, visit the outdoor ice skating rink in Robson Square. Skating at the Robson Square Ice Rink is totally free from noon to 9 p.m. every day for those with their own skates. Rentals are also available. Overnight stays in Vancouver.
DAY 03: VANCOUVER TO WHISTLER
After Breakfast, checkout from your hotel and proceed to Whistler. Travel along the Sea-to-Sky highway with breathtaking views, scenic ocean vistas, mountains, waterfalls and a stop at Shannon Falls. On arrival, free time to explore the Whistler village on your own. Follow the smells of fresh waffle cones to discover Whistler's best ice cream parlors, bistros and coffee shops. Along with skiing and snowboarding to accommodate any level of skier on two adjacent mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb; the dozens of activity and adventure outfitters of Whistler offer everything from snowshoeing, to snowmobiling to dog sledding. The village itself features numerous shopping venues, restaurants, cafes and entertainment attractions for the non-skier or guests wanting a day off from the slopes. Overnight stays in Whistler.
DAY 04: WHISTLER TO VANCOUVER TO JASPER
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel and you can keep luggage in the lobby. Rest of the day will be free to explore the beautiful Whistler Resort. Optional Trapper's Run Dog sled Tour can be done in the morning. Late afternoon, proceed to Vancouver's Pacific Central Station to connect to VIA Rail at 20:00 hrs to board train to Jasper. Overnight stays in Train.
DAY 05: JASPER
This is one of the most memorable days of your Canada Vacation. You awake onboard the train, to trees blanketed in fresh snow - with green branches just peeking through - as you near the Canadian Rockies. The sun is shining on the pure white snow as you arrive in the mountain town of Jasper. On arrival at 16:00 hrs, transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore optional activities like Sky Gazing and much more. Overnight stays in Jasper.
DAY 06: JASPER
After Breakfast, with a guide, embark on your choice of tour of one of the most spectacular areas of Jasper National Park. Choose to seek out wildlife with a naturalist or for those feeling invigorated, strap on some ice cleats and walk the floor of Maligne Canyon, surrounded by icefalls and eerie rock formations. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stays in Jasper.
DAY 07: JASPER TO LAKE LOUISE
After Breakfast, checkout and transfer to Lake Louise via the Ice fields Parkway - Canada's most scenic mountain roadway, a route to glaciers, lakes and waterfalls. This scenery is just a warm up for the sight that greets you in Lake Louise. You can choose from a lakeside sleigh ride this afternoon, or a spectacular snowshoe tour along the 'Great Divide'. Rest of the day will be leisure and overnight stays in Lake Louise.
DAY 08: LAKE LOUISE TO BANFF
After Breakfast, checkout and keep bags in the lobby. Rest of the morning will be free to enjoy the charms of beautiful Lake Louise. Lake Louise, known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau. Explore multiple optional activities like Skiing; Hiking trails wind up to the Lake Agnes, The Spa, and much more. Beginners and intermediate skiers may enjoy an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Later transfer to Banff. On arrival, check in at the hotel and rest of the day will be leisure to explore famous Banff Avenue. Overnight stays in Banff.
DAY 09: BANFF
After Breakfast, proceed to discover Banff and Wildlife Tour. While this 3 hours tour, you will visit Banff's landmarks and view wildlife in their natural habitat. Hear how the history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden treasure. See and learn about wildlife's behavior, habitat, and their winter survival adaptations. Rest of the day will be leisure. Overnight stays in Banff.
DAY 10: BANFF – CALGARY DEPARTURE
After Breakfast, checkout and will be transferred to YYC Calgary International Airport for your return journey.
*THE TOUR ENDS*