Holiday Itinerary - Grand Western Canada

Day 1: UK - Vancouver

This evening meet your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

Day 2: Vancouver - Victoria

Enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s highlights. Board the ferry to Victoria. Visit Butchart Gardens and enjoy a dinner in the original Butchart family residence. (B,D)

Day 3: Victoria

Enjoy a day at leisure. (B)

Day 4: Victoria - Whistler

Board a ferry and cross the Strait of Georgia. Stop at Shannon Falls before continuing to Whistler. (B)

Day 5: Whistler

Today is free to explore at your own pace. (B)

Day 6: Whistler - Sun Peaks

Enjoy a visit and private breakfast at the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre. Travel through the heart of the magnificent Cariboo region to Sun Peaks. (B)

DAY 7: Sun Peaks - Jasper National Park

See the base of Mount Robson before entering Jasper National Park. (B,D)

Day 8: Jasper National Park

Visit Maligne Lake for a narrated cruise to Spirit Island. (B)

Day 9: Jasper national Park - Columbia Icefield - Lake Louise - Banff National Park

Travel on Icefields Parkway to the 1,200ft thick Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer Ride. Climb Sunwapta Pass and continue up Bow Pass for views of Peyto Lake. Visit Lake Louise before arriving in Banff National Park. (B)

DAY 10: Banff National Park

Visit Sulphur Mountain for a ride on the Banff Gondola, Bow Falls and the Hoodoos. (B,D)

DAY 11: Banff National Park - Yoho National Park - Glacier National Park - BC Wine Country

Cross the continental divide via Kicking Horse Pass into Yoho National Park. Enjoy panoramic vistas on Rogers Pass en route to Kelowna. This evening, enjoy a special dinner at a local winery. (B,D)

Day 12: British Columbia’s Wine Country - Vancouver

Continue through Fraser Valley before travelling over the Cascade Mountains into Vancouver. This evening, join your Tour Director for a farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 13: Vancouver - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Day 14: Flight lands in the UK.

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Active paced tour.

Friendly Faces

The best - and Archers mean the best - tour directors

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’.

Local guides 

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.

Authentic experiences

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 - Grand Western Canada 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 15 June 2018.

May 4, 18, 25

July 6, 13, 20, 27

August 24, 31

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

August 3, 10, 17

September 7

All holidays subject to Archers Holidays Terms & Conditions

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

Archers Holidays Joined Cosmos
Grand Western Canada

14 Days Escorted Touring Holiday - 7% Discount

Holiday prices from only £3059

Experience all the drama of Canada’s rugged beauty, national parks and the elegance and historic charms of its cities including Vancouver. There's also a visit to British Columbia's wine country.

Holiday Highlights Grand Western Canada

  • Vancouver - explore the evergreen forests and totem poles of Stanley Park
  • Shannon Falls - stop at these roaring falls
  • Columbia Icefield - ride the Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier
  • Banff National Park - take the Banff Gondola to Sulphur Mountain for epic panoramic views
  • British Columbia’s Wine Country - enjoy a special dinner at a local winery in Kelowna

All this included in your holiday.

  • VIP private home pick up service
  • Flights
  • Accommodation on tour
  • Welcome drink, 12 breakfasts, 5 dinners (including farewell dinner)
  • Services of an expert tour director
  • Porterage
  • Transfers
  • Airport taxes/service charges

Extend your stay

7 night - Alaska cruise - call for details

Made for you

When it comes to holidays Archers know everyone has different needs and wishes. So they make sure they create their holiday experiences with this in mind. And they always listen to what's important to you so that, when it's time to travel, the whole experience is as smooth as possible.

A private chauffeur
You’ll be picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point (within 50 miles) in a private, air-conditioned car, with a driver who’ll happily load and unload your luggage. At the close of your trip, you’ll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again.

Which airport?
Choose your point of departure from up to 27 regional airports and select the flight time and airline that suit you best. Archers access flight prices and availability in real time, so you can get your holiday off on the right foot in a way that’s convenient for you.

Take advantage of a more luxurious cabin or access Archers’ competitively priced upgrade options with some of the world’s leading airlines.

Stay longer in a spot you love, add a cruise or unwind for a few days on the beach. Follow your heart, not a fixed itinerary!

Multiple destinations
If you’re time-rich and on a roll, why not keep the momentum of your adventure going by combining back-to-back trips? We’ve got some great recommendations.

Single room offers
Whether you’re travelling solo or as part of a group but prefer your own room, Archers can waive the usual single room supplement on some of their most popular holidays. If you’re happy to share a room with someone else, then take advantage of their ‘Single Share’ offer ~ take a twin room with a fellow traveller of the same gender, and if there’s no one to share with you’ll get a room to yourself at no added cost! Call Archers for more details.


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