Behold beautiful views and welcoming cultures as you journey across the Canadian Rockies - from Calgary to Vancouver. Discover the cowboy spirit at a local ranch before enjoying a traditional Albertan BBQ. Stay in and drive through scenic Banff National Park. Stand before the turquoise waters of Lake Louise. Understand the history and importance of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Revelstoke Railroad Museum. Spend 2 nights in the Okanagan, a fertile valley best known as British Columbia's wine country. Explore Vancouver and discover its many gems and outstanding cuisine. Soaring peaks to sparkling lakes, wine country to cowboy culture, get to know the spirit of Western Canada.
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2021
- 9 Days
|Day 1||Calgary||Calgary, Alberta - Tour Begins: The vast unspoiled wilderness of the Canadian Rockies awaits you. Get ready to behold sky-high peaks and tranquil lakes, wine country and engaging cultures. Your tour begins in Calgary, a cosmopolitan city with strong western roots and ties to its cattle ranching past.|
|Day 2||Calgary||Calgary - Banff: Discover the cowboy spirit of Western Canada with a stop at a local ranch for a line dance lesson and a wagon ride in search of buffalo. With soaring peaks serving as your backdrop, sit down for a traditional Albertan barbecue lunch. Continue on to Banff, where you'll have an evening to yourself to explore what this charming mountain town has to offer.|
|Day 3||Banff||Banff: A scenic drive through Banff reveals powerful Bow Falls and picture-perfect Surprise Corner. Learn about Banff National Park at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, where a short tunnel brings you to the hot springs that sparked the creation of Canada's first national park. You'll then meet with a local ammolite specialist to learn about this rare colorful version of the gemstone found only in Alberta. Enjoy some free time to explore downtown Banff this afternoon, or opt for a thrilling helicopter tour up to Mt. Assiniboine. Tonight, meet up with your travel companions for dinner at a local restaurant.|
|Day 4||Banff||Banff - Lake Louise - Revelstoke, British Columbia: The famous glacier-fed, turquoise waters of Lake Louise are yours for admiring this morning. Perhaps you'll hike along the lakeshore or simply relax in the majesty of your surroundings. Enjoy lunch at the Ski Lake Louise Lodge before boarding the mountain gondola,* which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Louise from an elevation of more than 6,800 feet (2,088 meters). The stunning scenery continues on your way to the ski town of Revelstoke, where you'll pass through Yoho, Glacier & Revelstoke National Park.|
|Day 5||Revelstoke||Revelstoke - Kelowna: All aboard for a visit to the Revelstoke Railway Museum - an interactive museum that connects you to the history of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Continue on to fertile lands of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia's most celebrated wine region. Taste the sweet fruits of the land with a visit to an Okanagan orchard, where you'll meet up with a local farmer for a tour and a tasting of their seasonal produce. Arrive in Kelowna where you'll settle in for a 2-night stay by waters of Lake Okanagan.|
|Day 6||Kelowna||Kelowna: This morning, it's your choice! Learn the hidden history of Kelowna during a city walking tour with a local guide, uncovering the legend behind Kelowa's namesake, revisiting a turn-of-the-century love story for the ages, learning the entertaining history of the Kelowna Regatta and more -OR- join an indigenous First Nation knowledge keeper for a sensory walking tour on ancestral lands, revealing deeply rooted traditions and pointing out various medicinal plants. This afternoon is yours to explore downtown Kelowna before traveling to a local vineyard for a tour, tasting, and dinner.|
|Day 7||Kelowna||Kelowna - Vancouver: Head west for the dynamic seaport city of Vancouver. This diverse city features incredible food and a thriving arts scene, surrounded by the North Shore Mountains. This evening is yours to taste your way around the city and get to know your new destination. Perhaps you'll join an optional Chinatown tour with a local Chinese Canadian who will guide you around the neighborhood's iconic landmarks and herbal stores all while sharing the history of their community. End this tour with a traditional roasted Peking duck dinner.|
|Day 8||Vancouver||Vancouver: A city tour of Vancouver begins this morning at beautiful Stanley Park, Canada's renowned urban rainforest. Continue onto Chinatown and Gastown - a turn-of-the-century neighborhood comprised of pubs, art galleries, boutiques, and a world-famous steam-powered clock. Spend the evening on Granville Island, exploring this artistic hub full of unique markets before toasting to the end of your journey at a local restaurant.|
|Day 9||Vancouver||Vancouver - Tour Ends: Your tour through Western Canada comes to a close today.|
- Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Vancouver, Canada
- Delta Grand Okanagan Resort Kelowna, Canada
- Banff Inn Banff , Canada
- Hyatt Regency Calgary Calgary, Canada
- Sutton Place Hotel Revelstoke Revelstoke, Canada
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.