Day 1: Depart London, Arrive Calgary
Fly from London Heathrow to Calgary, where you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After time settling into your accommodation, meet your fellow guests and friendly Travelmarvel Director at a Welcome Reception, this evening.
Accommodation: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel
Day 2: Calgary, Banff
This morning, depart Calgary and journey to the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park. On arrival in Banff, you will be taken on a tour of this picturesque town and its surrounds. Then the rest of the day is
yours to explore as you wish.
Accommodation: Three Nights, Banff Park Lodge
Day 3: Banff
After breakfast, you have a full day ahead of you to either relax or enjoy exploring more of Banff. Consider choosing one of the select experiences on offer. You might like to take an ice walk in Johnston Canyon to admire its beautiful waterfalls and icefalls. Alternatively, join a dog sled or sleigh ride, or head out on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).
Day 4: Banff
It’s one glorious scene after the next during this journey. Today you are free to continue exploring the township of Banff.
Day 5: Banff, Lake Louise
Travel to Lake Louise, which is known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Famous for its azure waters framed by a stunning mountain backdrop, it is home to Canada’s highest community, also called Lake Louise at an elevation of some 1,540 metres. Enjoy an Insider Experience this evening.
Accommodation: Lake Louise, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Day 6: Lake Louise, Jasper
This morning, depart Lake Louise and journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Considered the world’s most famous highway, this route ascends to the resort town of Jasper. Enjoy an Insider Experience this evening.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Jasper, The Crimson
Day 7: Jasper
Today, enjoy Jasper’s fairytale setting. Perhaps don some snowshoes for a trek through the beautiful Canadian Rockies. Alternatively, visit Maligne Canyon to view its icefalls up close (own expense).
Day 8: Jasper, VIA Rail
Board your overnight VIA Rail journey to Vancouver. Throughout your journey, you’ll enjoy access to the glass-domed observation deck for panoramic views of winter scenery.
Accommodation: VIA Rail, in Sleeper Plus class
Day 9: VIA Rail, Vancouver
This morning, arrive into Vancouver to explore the city’s highlights on a guided discovery. Then continue to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for an Insider Experience.
Accommodation: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
Day 10: Vancouver
After breakfast, spend today at your leisure exploring Vancouver as you wish.
Day 11: Depart Vancouver
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
Day 12: Arrive London
Arrive back in London today.
Touring with APT
It’s the extra little things APT think of that make your journey totally unforgettable. Whether it’s the inspirational destinations; eye opening experiences; or the fact that so much is included in the price, rest assured APT takes care of everything.
Learn from expert inside knowledge whilst you explore iconic sites – as well as discovering undiscovered gems at lesser known locations. Experience a new perspective on the world as the sights, sounds and flavours of unfamiliar cultures are vividly brought to life by their hand-picked local guides. And enjoy the unparalleled level of care and attention APT has refined over 90 years of family ownership.
APT offer a choice of Luxury or Essential river cruises and tours (Essential holidays are operated by APT Travelmarvel). There’s so much included from excursions, tipping, port charges and flights. Luxury even includes private home-to-airport transfers and a range of Signature Experiences, giving you once-in-a-lifetime moments. And because everyone is different, the Freedom of Choice concept allows you to tailor your sightseeing in select locations, your way, at no additional cost.
But it’s the attention to detail in their personal service that truly sets APT apart. Their guests think so too. They’ve given them a 5 star TrustPilot rating.
Delight in every detail. That’s the APT Difference.