2017: The Canadian Rockies (8900)

13 days from Vancouver to Vancouver

Canada's national parks and scenic drives highlight this wonderful Canadian Rockies tour that overnights in Vancouver, Kelowna, Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Sun Peaks, Whistler, and Victoria. You'll spend time in Banff National Park-Canada's first national park-with its valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, rivers, and meadows, and Jasper National Park, with its majestic mountains and abundant wildlife. Other Canadian national parks on this tour include Glacier National Park, with its rugged mountains, glaciers, and waterfalls, and Yoho National Park, with its vertical rockwalls, waterfalls, and beautiful peaks.

In addition to national parks, you'll also visit some of Canada's most popular resort towns on this Canadian Rockies tour. In the resort city of Kelowna, attractively set on the shores of Lake Okanagan and surrounded by orchards and vineyards, enjoy a winery tour. In the mountain resort of Sun Peaks, you'll overnight after a beautiful drive that includes passing Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies' highest mountain at 12,972 feet. You'll also overnight and have a full day in Whistler, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Here you can hike, explore the village, or take an optional excursion, including flightseeing by floatplane over the lakes and glaciated peaks.

A tour highlight is a stop at the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. Here, you'll ride the Ice Explorer that travels on ice that is 1,200 feet thick. You'll also travel to the Pacific Coast, where you'll sail across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria for a sightseeing tour, two overnights, free time to discover some of Victoria's most popular attractions, and a visit to Butchart Gardens, rated as one of the most beautiful gardens in the world.

For the value-minded traveler, this tour exploring the Canadian Rockies is an unforgettable vacation not to be missed!

HOTELS
VANCOUVER Sandman Hotel Downtown Vancouver City Center (F)
KELOWNA Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre (F)
BANFF NATIONAL PARK Mount Royal Hotel (F)
JASPER NATIONAL PARK Marmot Lodge (F)
SUN PEAKS Sun Peaks Lodge (ST)
WHISTLER Listel Hotel Whistler (MF)
VICTORIA Royal Scot Hotel & Suites (F)

Call (800) 571-4510 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13321123

Tour Operator
Cosmos
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
13 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1VancouverWelcome to Vancouver! Your Tour Director is on hand late this afternoon to answer any questions.
Day 2VancouverThis morning, an included city tour highlights STANLEY PARK, Chinatown, the harbor, 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 cafes. Or, visit historic Gastown with its steam-powered clock, antique shops, and art galleries.
Day 3KelownaOur 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 4Banff National ParkMotor 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. By early evening, reach BANFF NATIONAL PARK, gateway to the majestic Canadian Rockies.
Day 5Banff National ParkFull day at leisure. Banff is one of Canada's favorite year-round resorts, and your Tour Director will suggest an optional helicopter ride over the Canadian Rockies.
Day 6Jasper National ParkFirst, to Lake Louise, its turquoise waters a perfect natural mirror that reflects the mountains and glaciers. Precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens come into view as the motorcoach continues northward 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 1,200 feet thick. This afternoon, join our optional float trip down the Athabasca River. Enjoy an orientation tour of Jasper town-site upon arrival.
Day 7Jasper National ParkToday, 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.
Day 8Sun PeaksLeave 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 a century ago. Overnight at the Sun Peaks mountain resort.
Day 9WhistlerHead south, following the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail. Via Lillooet, 'Mile 0 of the Gold Rush Route,' your motorcoach will follow the shores of Seton and Duffey Lakes with a late-afternoon arrival in Whistler.
Day 10WhistlerSpend the day in the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Free time to explore many sites from the 2010 Winter Olympics or to join one of the many optional excursions, including flightseeing by floatplane over the lakes and glaciated peaks of Garibaldi Provincial Park.
Day 11VictoriaSet sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for its Mediterranean-type climate. Afternoon arrival in Victoria. Sightseeing includes Marine Drive, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park with its unusual collection of totem poles. Then, visit world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS, rated among the most beautiful gardens in the world. Stroll through the colorful Sunken Garden, the Japanese and Italian Gardens, the English Rose Garden, and the magnificent Ross Fountain.
Day 12VictoriaToday is at leisure to discover some of the attractions this splendid city has to offer, including the Royal British Columbia Museum, Afternoon Tea at the Empress Hotel, an IMAX presentation at the National Geographic Theatre, whale watching on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and fine shopping along Government Street.
Day 13VancouverEarly this morning, enjoy a scenic ferry crossing to the mainland, where the trip ends with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers to Vancouver International Airport are included. Please schedule flights after 1:30 pm.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/19/2017$1,730.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/26/2017$1,730.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/02/2017$1,878.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/09/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/12/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/16/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/19/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/30/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/07/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/21/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/28/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/04/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/11/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/18/2017$1,938.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/25/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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09/04/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/08/2017$1,918.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/15/2017$1,878.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/18/2017$1,878.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/22/2017$1,878.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/25/2017$1,878.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
09/29/2017$1,769.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
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Single Room Supplement:
$520 to $795

Triple Room Reduction per person:
$85 to $155

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