BEST OF CANADA’S WEST – 16 Days | June 25, 2019
- Double $3,499*
- Single $4,999*
Meals Include: • 12 Breakfasts • 1 Picnic Lunch • 1 Fehr-Way Dinner
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SASKATCHEWAN PASSENGERS: Pick up locations along the Trans-Canada Highway from Winnipeg to Regina. Call for pricing.
*plus applicable taxes
DEPOSIT: $200 per person, plus optional travel insurance due at booking. Final payment due 45 days before departure date.
Tour Presentation: January 31, 2019, 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Please RSVP.
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DAY 1 WINNIPEG – SWIFT CURRENT Today, we begin our journey exploring the Best of Canada’s West.
DAY 2 SWIFT CURRENT – CALGARY Through the prairies of Saskatchewan into the rolling hills of Alberta, we continue to head westward. Enjoy a short driving tour through downtown Calgary, with a close up view of the 626 ft Calgary Tower, before heading to the hotel for the night.
DAY 3 CALGARY – JASPER Today, we enjoy some of Alberta’s treasures starting with a drive along the Columbia Icefields Parkway. For our Columbian Icefield Glacier Adventure, ride aboard an Ice Explorer, designed for glacial travel on the Athabasca Glacier. This evening, visit Maligne Canyon. Get your camera’s ready – the spectacular views and the thunderous echo of rushing water through these unique rock formations is truly a natural wonder. Many lifelong memories will be made as we tour the largest National Park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper National Park.
DAY 4 JASPER – SMITHERS We continue through the Rockies into British Columbia. A stop at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies will leave you breathless.
DAY 5 SMITHERS – PRINCE RUPERT Travel to the west coast and experience the romantic enchantment of the Pacific Ocean. Your first taste of coastal life is at the Port Interpretive Centre, where you will get a historical and fascinating view of the city.
DAY 6 PRINCE RUPERT – PORT HARDY (DAY FERRY SAILING) This morning, we board a B.C. Ferry and sail along on a 15-hour oceanic journey south down the Inside Passage. Have your cameras ready because this 320-mile cruise is full of wildlife – it is not unusual to see killer whales, dolphins or bald eagles following in the wake of the boat. If you wish additional privacy, you can purchase an outside or inside cabin (based on availability).
DAY 7 PORT HARDY – VICTORIA (2 NIGHTS) We travel south winding our way around the rugged shoreline of Vancouver Island towards the capital city, Victoria. Before reaching our home for the evening, we will stop to gaze up at 800-year-old giant Douglas fir trees in the old growth forest of MacMillan Provincial Park, at Cathedral Grove.
DAY 8 VICTORIA The day is yours to explore this rich Garden City on your own. Some options for the day include taking a tour on one of the Hop-on Hop-off buses, visiting the Natural History Museum or the Parliament Building, sipping tea at the Empress Hotel, or doing some souvenir shopping.
DAY 9 VICTORIA – VANCOUVER AREA (2 NIGHTS) Today starts with a visit to beautiful Butchart Gardens before relaxing on the Ferry to Vancouver in the afternoon.
DAY 10 VANCOUVER AREA On our Tour of Vancouver we visit Stanley Park, famous for its Totem Poles; Gastown, the restored 19th-century area of the city; Queen Elizabeth Park, with its spectacular floral displays; and Chinatown. This afternoon, explore Granville Island, an urban oasis filled with waterfront restaurants, theatres, galleries, unique shops and the most amazing fresh food market you’ve ever seen. This evening, take an optional excursion to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, where you have a squirrel’s-eye view of a thriving coastal rainforest.
DAY 11 VANCOUVER – KELOWNA (2 NIGHTS) We proceed to Hope and into EC Manning Provincial Park where an included Picnic Lunch is served. In Manning Park, we will go through Allison Pass, known for its high altitude and steep hills stunted with clumps of alpine fir. While arriving in the famous Okanagan Valley, you will observe the multitude of lush orchards producing some of Canada’s best fruit.
DAY 12 KELOWNA Visit an Orchard, and take a Winery Tour as you spend the day in this fruitful valley.
DAY 13 KELOWNA – BANFF This wonderland on the west slope of the Rockies, Yoho National Park and Banff National Park, brings an exclamation of awe and astonishment. Later this afternoon, we arrive at Lake Louise, famous for its turquoise lakes.
DAY 14 BANFF – CALGARY Today, will we see some of Banff’s renowned natural attractions, such as Mount Norquay, Banff Springs Hotel, Gondola Chair Lift at Sulphur Mountain, Bow Falls, and the Hoodoo’s. This afternoon, we will make our way to Calgary and check into our hotel before gathering with our travel companions for this evening’s Fehr-Way Dinner.
DAY 15 CALGARY – MOOSE JAW Leave the Rocky Mountains Foothills this morning and head east to the vast and fertile prairies.
DAY 16 MOOSE JAW – WINNIPEG Travelling east on the Trans-Canada Highway, many memories of the Best of Canada’s West will be treasured for years to come.
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