Canadian Rockies Winter Adventure

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Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Western Canada

  • Active pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

Discover the Canadian Rockies in their winter glory. Wrap up against the elements to admire some of the most stunning mountain scenery in Western Canada.

At a glance


  • Vancouver
  • Jasper
  • Lake Louise Enjoy a Sleigh Ride
  • Banff Enjoy a Gondola Ride

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover the Canadian Rockies in their winter glory. Wrap up against the elements to admire some of the most stunning mountain scenery in Western Canada.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners

UK - UK - Vancouver

Day
1

Fly to Vancouver and transfer to your hotel.

This evening meet your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

Vancouver - The Canadian VIA Rail

Day
2

This morning, tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Chinatown, and Stanley Park with its old-growth evergreen forests and totem poles. Free time to explore this vibrant city on your own before dinner at a local restaurant. Later this evening, transfer to the train station for your departure on The Canadian.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The Canadian VIA Rail - Jasper

Day
3

Wake up this morning to the beautiful scenery of the Canadian Rockies. See Canada’s pristine landscape of frozen lakes, snow-capped mountains, and beautiful blue skies. Keep your eyes open for wildlife such as moose, elk, and eagles. Spend the day in comfort on the Canadian train, with delicious meals and spectacular views from the dome car. Arrive in the late afternoon in Jasper, where you will spend the next two nights at the historic Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Jasper

Day
4

A day to explore all the wonders of Jasper National Park. Enjoy your choice of activities this afternoon: take an Ice Walk through Maligne Canyon or a guided Wildlife Safari. During your free time, you may want to go cross-country skiing, try snowshoeing, or browse the shops in downtown Jasper. Indoors, you can choose from spa treatments, gourmet dining, or just relaxing by the fire with a warm drink.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Jasper - Lake Louise

Day
5

Today, we travel to the beautiful shores of Lake Louise and the majestic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Enjoy this winter wonderland on a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride. Take in the fresh air and marvel at the incredible mountain scenery with blankets to keep you warm and comfortable. Other winter activities available include dogsledding, snowshoeing, snowmobile tours, or ice-skating.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Lake Louise - Banff

Day
6

This morning, stroll back through time on a Heritage Tour to learn more about the Chateau’s unique history, and to hear amazing stories of how this area has changed from a little lake to one of the most photographed scenes in Canada. Continue to Banff National Park, where sightseeing includes a visit to Bow Falls and the Hoodoos. The remainder of the day is yours to explore on your own. Your tour director will have suggestions for additional sightseeing, shopping, and dining. Your home for the next two nights is the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Banff

Day
7

A full free day to explore Banff on your own. You may wish to stroll Banff Avenue and the many shops and galleries found there, partake in afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, or spend the day skiing, snowboarding, or learning the truly Canadian sport of curling. Other options include visiting one of the town’s museums, taking a soak in the natural hot springs, enjoying a massage, or striking up a conversation with a local at one of the town’s coffee shops. Tonight, your tour director hosts drinks by the fire, followed by a farewell dinner, the perfect ending to your Canadian Rockies winter adventure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Banff - Calgary - UK

Day
8

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
9

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

 

The January 15, 2018, and January 14, 2019, departures include the world-famous Ice Magic Festival at Lake Louise. See ice-carving artistry at its finest in one of the world’s most amazing settings. Tickets to the event are included in your vacation price.

Your Train The Canadian is VIA Rail’s premier transcontinental train. Sleeper Plus class features premium service, exquisite cuisine highlighting regional dishes, superb standards of accommodaton, and exclusive access to stylish lounges.

 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Vancouver: Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
  • Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
  • Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

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