Holiday Itinerary - Canadian Rockies

Day 1: Arrive in Vancouver.

Welcome to Vancouver! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.

Day 2: Vancouver.

This morning, an included city tour highlights STANLEY PARK, Chinatown, the harbour, beaches, and more.
The rest of the day is at leisure; your Tour Director can suggest ways to further explore the city. Maybe take a water taxi to Granville Island with outdoor markets, street musicians, and waterfront cafés. Or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock.

Day 3: Vancouver - Kelowna.

Our journey begins in British Columbia’s fertile valleys and continues through rich mountain forests to Lake Okanagan. Travel along the lake to the resort city of Kelowna, attractively set on the lake shore and surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Sample local wines on the included WINERY TOUR.

Day 4: Kelowna - Glacier National Park - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park.

Motor north through the Okanagan Valley, famous for its peaches and vineyards. Climb up 4,379-foot-high
Rogers Pass in GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. Take a break at the pass, perfect for photos of the rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls. Enter YOHO NATIONAL PARK and scale Kicking Horse Pass at 5,421 feet. Reach BANFF NATIONAL PARK, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. An orientation tour includes Banff’s unspoiled beauty.

Day 5: Banff National Park.

Banff is one of Canada’s favourite year-round resorts, and home to 53 species of mammals. The most
commonly seen are deer and bighorn sheep. If the timing is right, you may spot black bears, grizzlies, or wolves. Your Tour Director will also have suggestions for an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.

Day 6: Banff National Park - Lake Louise - Columbia Icefield - Jasper National Park

First, to Lake Louise, its turquoise waters a perfect natural mirror that reflects the mountains and glaciers.
Precipitous gorges, snow-capped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the coach continues north into JASPER NATIONAL PARK. A highlight today is a stop at the COLUMBIA ICEFIELD to ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice that’s 750 feet thick. This afternoon, join our optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper townsite upon arrival.

Day 7: Jasper National Park.

Today, join our optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, and embark on a narrated cruise. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy everything Jasper has to offer — from quaint shops to meandering wildlife

Day 8: Jasper National Park - Mount Robson - Sun Peaks.

Leave Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, peaking at 12,972 feet. Continue following the Yellowhead Highway south along the North Thompson River—a route pioneered by fur trappers. Overnight at the Sun Peaks mountain resort.

Day 9: Sun Peaks - Lillooet - Whistler.

Head south, following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail. Via Lillooet, “Mile 0 of the Gold Rush Route,” your coach will follow the shores of Seton and Duffey Lakes with a late-afternoon arrival in Whistler.

Day 10: Whistler.

Spend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Enjoy free time to explore many sites of the 2010 Winter Olympics held here. You may decide to join one of many optional excursions, including a sightseeing excursion by seaplane over the glaciated peaks, or a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains—the perfect bear-spotting vantage point.

Day 11: Whistler - Ferry Crossing - Victoria.

Set sail across the Strait of Georgia, known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Afternoon sightseeing in Victoria includes world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park with its unusual collection of totem poles

Day 12: Victoria.

A day at leisure gives you the chance to discover this splendid city; including the Royal British Columbia  Museum, shopping on Government Street, or a leisurely stroll around the harbour. Perhaps join the optional wildlife and whale-watching trip cruising the beautiful waters of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, looking for whales, porpoises, seals, and eagles.

Day 13: Victoria - Ferry Crossing - Vancouver 

A scenic ferry crossing to the mainland, where the trip ends with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Vancouver International Airport are included

Day 14:

Flight lands in the UK.

Note: Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable

Departure dates 2019 : Canadian Rockies (14 Days) : 7% discount on all dates

Cosmos brochure price from £2015

Travel 55 discount price from £1874

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices, all of Cosmos holidays are based on live flight pricing which can change at any time and are subject to your individual requirements - telephone Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 for up to date availability and prices. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TR55C to receive your 7% discount.

April 19, 22, 26, 29

July 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 29

May 3, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 20, 24, 26, 31

August 2, 4, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 30

June 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28

September 2, 6, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 23, 27, 29

Cosmos access real-time airline pricing to offer you the best holiday price available on the day you book. The ‘from’ price shown above is a guide at the time of going to print, based on two people sharing a room, travelling on 22 April 2019. Please call Cosmos to get a quote for your own party size and chosen departure date/airport. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Cosmos Tours
Canadian Rockies

7% discount - 14 days escorted touring holiday

Discount prices start from only £1874

Iconic mountain ranges, elegant resort towns and eye-catching, glacial scenery: this Canadian Rockies tour delivers you into the heart of British Columbia. 

Your holiday begins in Vancouver and includes a city tour then on to Kelowna, surrounded by orchards and vineyards, includes sample of local wines. Then visits to Glacier National Park and Yoho National Park, gateway to the Canadian Rockies.  Banff is one of Canada’s favourite
year-round resorts, and home to 53 species of mammals. The most commonly seen are deer and bighorn sheep. If the timing is right, you may spot black bears, grizzlies, or wolves.

Then to Lake Louise and Jasper National Park with a stop at the Columbia Icelield to ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice that's 750 feet thick. Later in the tour you will spend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Take the ferry to set sail across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria, known for its Mediterranean-type climate. 

This stunning 14 day tour of the Canadian Rockies comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos on 0330 8088 351 and quote the Travel 55 code TR55C.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 8088 351 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos brochure price. 

At a glance

  • Vancouver Sightseeing; Stanley Park.
  • Kelowna Winery tour and tasting; Okanagan Valley.
  • Banff National Park Orientation tour; stay overnight inside the park.
  • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield.
  • Jasper National Park Orientation tour; stay overnight inside the park.
  • Victoria Sightseeing; visit Butchart Gardens.

Accommodation on tour

Vancouver Sandman Hotel Downtown Vancouver City Centre,

Kelowna Ramada Hotel and Conference Centre

Banff National Park Rundlestone Lodge

Jasper National Park Marmot Lodge

Sun Peaks Sun Peaks Lodge

Whistler Listel Hotel Whistler

Victoria Royal Scot Hotel and Suites.

Note: Accommodation as stated or similar

Great value as standard

Flights, accommodation and a private home pick-up service* are included in nearly all holidays. Meals, porterage and taxes are also included where possible.

*restrictions may apply - call for details

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