Holiday Itinerary - Canadian Rockies
Day 1: UK to Vancouver
Day 2: Vancouver
Sightseeing tour of the city’s highlights. Later, perhaps take a water taxi to lively Granville Island with its outdoor markets, street musicians and waterfront cafés
Day 3: Vancouver - Kelowna
Travel to the resort city of Kelowna. Sample the local wines on the winery tour this afternoon.
Day 4: Kelowna - Rogers Pass - Banff National Park
Head towards Glacier National Park and stop for photos at the 4,379ft high Rogers Pass. Enter Yoho National Park and climb the 5,421ft high Kicking Horse Pass before reaching Banff National Park, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies.
Day 5: Banff National Park
Enjoy one of Canada’s favourite year-round resorts with many summer outdoor activities. Perhaps try the optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies?
Day 6: Banff National Park - Columbia Icefield - Jasper National Park
Visit Lake Louise, whose cold turquoise waters are a perfect natural mirror reflecting the surrounding mountains and glaciers. Cross two mountain passes en route to the Columbia Icefield to ride the Ice Explorer on ice that is 1,200ft thick.
Day 7: Jasper National Park
A full day at leisure to explore Jasper. Why not join an optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island.
Day 8: Jasper National Park - Mount Robson - Sun Peaks
Follow the Fraser river to the base of spectacular Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, peaking at 12,972ft. Continue following Yellowhead Highway along the mighty Thompson river, enjoying spectacular vistas of the Monashee Mountains en route to Sun Peaks.
Day 9: Sun Peaks - Lillooet - Whistler
Trace the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail via Lillooet to Whistler.
Day 10: Whistler
Enjoy time at leisure exploring the beautiful resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain
Day 11: Whistler - Victoria
Set sail across the Strait of Georgia through the spectacular Gulf Islands to Victoria. Enjoy a city sightseeing tour that includes Marine Drive, Bastion Square and Thunderbird Park with its collection of totem poles. After, visit world famous Butchart Gardens, rated among the most beautiful gardens in the world.
Day 12: Victoria.
Today is at leisure to discover some of the attractions of this splendid city.
Day 13: Victoria - Vancouver - UK.
Board a ferry for the scenic crossing to Vancouver. Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
Day 14: Flight lands in the UK.
Classic escorted tour : Ideal if you want to see it all. Led by an experienced Archers Tour Director, you’ll meet like-minded people and experience must-see sights, with free time to explore on your own or on one of our optional excursions. You’ll stay in comfortable, conveniently-located hotels rated at least 3 stars or above. With flights, hotels and transfers all included, you can rest assured that Archers have taken care of the details.
A steady paced tour.
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You’ll love them, because they love what they do and it shows. They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit, warm, friendly natures and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. Archers are sure you’ll be thrilled with your Tour Directors ~ 96% of customers rate them ‘excellent’ or ‘good’.
There’s no better way to get to the heart of a place and its people than by way of local introduction. We’ve sought out the most friendly and fascinating people to guide the way and bring you closer to the essence of the local culture.
It’s humbling to be invited to be part of a slightly more intimate display of cultural traditions and treasures, to get up close and watch artisans refine their work or musicians expressing something that captures the spirit of their home. From local Italian chefs to traditional farmers in Myanmar, we’ve met some unforgettable characters with unique skills and have woven them into our holidays so you can meet them too.
Departure dates & prices 2018 - Canadian Rockies - 7% discount on all dates
|Archers access real-time airline pricing to offer you the best holiday price available on the day you book. The 'from' price shown is a guide at the time of going to print, based on two people sharing a room, travelling on 14 May 2018.
April 20, 23, 27, 30
July 2, 6, 8, 9, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 30
May 4, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 21, 25, 27, 28
August 3, 5, 6, 10, 17, 19, 20, 24, 31
June 1, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 18, 22, 24, 25, 29
September 2, 7, 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 24, 28, 30
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