Heart of the Canadian Rockies - 2022

8 nights from £1405

Heart of the Canadian Rockies - 2022
Heart of the Canadian Rockies - 2022
Start:Calgary, AB, Canada
Finish:Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration:8 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Steady pace
Meals:0 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English

Overview

The Canadian Rockies are known for their stunning scenery, rugged mountains, breathtaking glaciers, mighty rivers, and gorgeous national parks. On this Heart of the Canadian Rockies tour, you’ll experience this breathtaking scenery and enjoy thrilling experiences as you overnight in Calgary, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Kamloops, Victoria, and Vancouver. Enjoy two nights in Banff National Park, Canada’s oldest national park and gateway to the Canadian Rockies. You’ll have time to take an optional excursion and explore the alpine meadows, glaciers, lakes, hot springs, and quaint shops on your own. You’ll also enjoy two nights in Jasper National Park, the largest national park in Canada. You can hike, explore the shops, and take an optional excursion to Maligne Lake and Spirit Island. Between Banff and Jasper, you’ll enjoy a highlight of this Canadian Rockies tour—a thrilling ride aboard an Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle, on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. Your journey between the two national parks also includes a stop in Lake Louise, whose turquoise waters create a natural mirror that reflects the surrounding mountains and pristine wilderness. .......read more
Highlights
  • CALGARY Sightseeing
  • BANFF NATIONAL PARK Orientation tour; stay two nights inside Banff National Park
  • LAKE LOUISE Visit the lake
  • COLUMBIA ICEFIELD Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
  • JASPER NATIONAL PARK Orientation tour; stay two nights inside Jasper National Park
  • VICTORIA Sightseeing; visit Butchart Gardens
  • VANCOUVER sightseeing; Stanley Park

Itinerary

Location: Calgary

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

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Sandman Signature Calgary Downtown Hotel (or similar)

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Location: Calgary, Banff National Park

The discovery of oil converted this ranching town into a sophisticated city. It is also home to the world-famous Calgary Stampede. Tour many of the city’s attractions, including Canada Olympic Park and the Saddledome. Motor west through the foothills and into Banff National Park, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies. An orientation tour includes Banff’s unspoiled beauty.

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Accommodation Name: Bow View Lodge (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Banff National Park

Banff is one of Canada’s favorite year-round resorts, with summer activities such as hiking, boating, and fishing. With a free day, your Tour Director will suggest an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.

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Accommodation Name: Bow View Lodge (or similar)

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Location: Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park Of Canada

Enjoy a day of scenic grandeur. First stop is Lake Louise, whose turquoise waters create a natural mirror that reflects the surroundings. Up next: a stop at the Columbia Icefield to experience the Ice Explorer, an all-terrain vehicle that travels on ice measuring 750 feet thick. Then, journey north into Jasper National Park, where precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach scales three mountain passes. Later, your Tour Director suggests an optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper townsite upon arrival.

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Accommodation Name: Marmot Lodge (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Jasper National Park Of Canada

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

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Accommodation Name: Marmot Lodge (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Mount Robson, Kamloops

Depart Jasper and follow the Fraser River to the base of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. The Yellowhead Highway continues south along the mighty Thompson River, with spectacular views of the Monashee Mountains. Overnight in Kamloops.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: The Thompson Hotel & Conference Centre (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Kamloops, Victoria

As you travel through British Columbia’s Coast Mountain Range to its majestic Pacific coastline, the vegetation changes from desert landscape to lush alpine forest. Board your ferry for the spectacular crossing to Vancouver Island. Sightseeing in Victoria includes world-famous Butchart Gardens, the Inner Harbour, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. This evening, consider a stroll along the lively Waterfront Promenade.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Royal Scot Hotels & Suites (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Victoria

Today is free to explore on your own. You may choose to join an optional wildlife and whale watching trip cruising the beautiful waters of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, looking for whales, porpoises, seals, and eagles. Your Tour Director will have ideas for enjoying this most British of Canadian cities.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Royal Scot Hotels & Suites (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Vancouver

This morning, set sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands. In Vancouver, city sightseeing includes Stanley Park, Gastown, Chinatown, and other famous landmarks. The remainder of the day is free to explore Robson Street and experience British Columbia’s premier shopping and entertainment location.

Accommodation: ,Hotel,

Accommodation Name: Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown (or similar)

Meals: ,No Meals,

Location: Vancouver

Your vacation ends this morning. You can extend your vacation with extra nights and explore Vancouver further.

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What's Included

Included
  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)
  • Accommodation
    It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Not Included
  • International Travel
  • Meals
  • Tipping and Gratuities

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Start:Calgary, AB, Canada
Finish:Vancouver, BC, Canada
Duration:8 Nights
Suitable for: 5-99
Physical rating:Steady pace
Meals:0 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 0 dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Please make Cosmos aware at the time of booking what your requirements are and they will endeavour to assist with your request.
Tour operated in: English
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