Canadian Rockies

CAD 4000

15 Nights / 16 Days

Departures May: 05, 17, 31 June: 10*, 17* (both ex Vancouver) July: 06, 28 Aug: 24

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Day 1:TORONTO

Arrive at Pearson International airport.

After completing your customs and immigration formalities board your coach and leave for the city tour of Toronto.

The highlight of the tour is world famous CN Tower. This 553 mt. high communication tower is the tallest free standing structure in Western Hemisphere. Visit the observation deck and get the bird’s eye view of Toronto city.

Later on visit Harbour Front, Dundas Square, Bay Street, Casa Loma, Chinatown etc.

After Dinner, check into the Hotel Toronto Airport West or similar and relax.

Day 2: TORONTO – NIAGARA FALLS – MAID OF THE MIST

After breakfast, leave for the Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world.

Enjoy the exciting Horn Blower (Maid of the Mist) boat ride and feel the power of thundering falls and get soaked in the mist of the Water Falls. The Journey Behind the Falls, will take you right behind the giant Niagara Falls.

Take a stroll on the entertainment district of Niagara, Clifton Hill. Enjoy various shows and rides on Clifton Street.

After dinner and light show (weather permitting) proceed to Toronto.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 3:1000 ISLAND – OTTAWA – MONTREAL

After breakfast, board your coach for Montreal.

Enroute visit 1000 Islands. It consists of 1864 Islands between Canada and US border in the Saint Lawrence River. Take 1 hr cruise of 1000 Island.

After lunch, proceed towards Ottawa, the Capitol of Canada. Arrive in Ottawa and proceed for the orientation tour of Ottawa. You will explore the Parliament Buildings, Embassies, Universities and Museums. You will see the Canadian Mint National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Civilization, the Residence of the Prime Minister and the National Arts Centre. You will drive through scenic gardens and parklands and along the Rideau Canal, one of Ottawa’s picturesque waterways.

In the evening arrive in Montreal and check in to your Hotel Holiday Inn or similar and relax.

After Dinner, overnight in the hotel.

Day 4: MONTREAL – QUEBEC CITY

After breakfast, leave for day trip to Québec city.

Discover the historical treasures a wonderful “joie de vivre” atmosphere of Quebec City. Your expert guide provides Narration as you tour through the only Walled City in North America.

Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, Chateau Frontenac, Place d’Armes, Quebec National Assembly and the Notre Dame Basilica.

Later in the evening, return back to Montreal.

Enjoy the dinner prepared by our chefs and later on go and enjoy the night life of Montreal city.

Overnight in the hotel.

Day 5: MONTREAL

After breakfast, leave for Montreal city tour.

Highlights of this tour includes: a photo stop at the beautiful Notre Dame, the Residential and Financial districts, Historic Old Montreal, Bio Dome, St. Joseph Oratory (photo stop), a view of the campus of McGill University and a panoramic view of the city from an Observation Point on top of Mont Royal.

In the evening, enjoy a walk in downtown Montreal and the underground city.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel

Day 6: CALGARY – BANFF

After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your flight to Calgary.

Arrive at Calgary Airport and board your coach to proceed for an Orientation tour of Calgary.

The highlight of this tour will be Calgary Tower, Fort Calgary – the place where Calgary city originated, Stampede stadium.

Later on, we proceed towards Banff National Park.

The Canadian Rockies Comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains Range. Thundering waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, vast glaciers, spectacular turquoise lakes and grazing wildlife are sure to deliver the experience of a life time. After claiming your luggage, board your coach and proceeds for your onward Canadian Rockies journey.

On arrival in Banff check into your Hotel Ptarmigan Inn or similar. Later in the evening, visit the famous Banff Avenue. Take a leisurely stroll on this Banff Avenue.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 7: BANFF

After breakfast leave for the sightseeing tour of Banff. In 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway workers discovered the natural hot springs now known as the Cave and Basin. This natural attraction soon resulted in the Federal Government setting aside this and surrounding land as a Federal Reserve named the Rocky Mountain Parks.

In Banff town, enjoy the Gondola Ride to the top of 7,500 foot Sulphur Mountain.

Take a board walk to Norman Sanson Peak on top of the mountain.

Also visit the Bow falls and the Surprise corner, from where you will get the full view of Banff Springs Hotel.

Later in the afternoon visit two jack lake and Minniwanka Lake.

Return back to the hotel in the evening.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 8: LAKE LOUISE

After breakfast, leave for a day trip to Lake Louise.

Lake Louise is a very beautiful Ski Resort one of in Canadian Rockies.

On the way to Lake Louise, visit famous Johnston Canyon. Certainly an area that shows the power of nature and time – rushing water carves a path through the limestone canyon and potholes form over the years from plunging waterfalls. This is one of the most popular hikes in Banff National Park. Thereafter proceed towards Lake Louise.

Visit Moraine Lake, the valley of Ten Peaks (if its open), one of the most photographed sight in Canadian Rockies.

Later on visit the famous Lake of Lake Louise.

Take a leisurely walk around the lake and also visit the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel.

Later in the evening return back to Banff.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 9: BANFF – COLUMBIA ICE FIELD – JASPER (233 KM /Appx 2 ½ Hrs)

After breakfast, leave for Jasper. En route enjoy the journey along The Ice fields Parkway, one of world’s most scenic mountain roadways. This is the route to over one hundred visible glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls.

The highlight of this tour is a stop at the Columbia Ice Field for the Glacier Experience and Glacier Skywalk. 80 minute journey of Glacier Experience is lead by an experienced driver-guide, who shares a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, ice fields and their impact on our environment.

Enjoy this once in a life time opportunity to step out onto the glacier and stand on this powerful ancient 1000-foot deep Athabasca Glacier.

In the afternoon, continue on through Sunwapta Valley past Tangle Falls and the Stutfield Glacier on Mount Kitchener. Take a stroll around Athabasca Falls before your late afternoon arrival into Jasper.

Check in at Hotel Chateau Jasper or similar.

Day 10: JASPER

After breakfast, explores the charming town site of Jasper that developed from “jasper house”, a former settlement of three log supply houses for rocky mountain voyagers. Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of Canada’s largest and northerly national parks.

Highlights of your tour includes the beautiful Malinge Canyon, with its limestone walls falling a stunning 50 meters, Maligne Lake, Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

Late afternoon, proceed for White Water Rafting (optional). This trip will take you to Athabasca River.

Evening free at leisure to explore Jasper town.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 11: JASPER – KAMLOOPS (444 KM/Appx 06 Hrs)

After breakfast, proceed to Kamloops.

Welcome to BC’s Friendliest City and Canada’s Tournament Capital. Blending energizing recreational opportunities with a culture of warm, welcoming people, Kamloops is an amazing place for any visitor to let loose and just play. Kamloops has literally thousands of lakes, spectacular landscapes and endless blue skies, making it worthy of top spot on any vacation wish list.

Later, check in to Hotel Ramada Kamloops or similar and relax.

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 12: KAMLOOPS – WHISTLER (Apprx 300 KMS/06 hrs)

After breakfast, proceed to Whistler. Whistler is Canada’s #1 Ski Resort and also the host of many Winter Olympic Games held in 2010.

Enjoy the scenic drive from Kamloops to Whistler. You will pass old town like Lillooet, Duffey Lake, and Pemberton etc.

Later in the afternoon, arrive in Whistler and check in to Hotel Westin or similar. Take a stroll on the famous Whistler village. Its pedestrian village has won numerous design awards and has been voted among the top destinations in North America by major ski magazines since mid-1990s

Dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Day 13: KAMLOOPS – WHISTLER (Apprx 300 KMS/06 hrs)

After breakfast, proceed for one of the most exciting feature of your tour, The Peak to Peak Gondola. This Gondola is one of its kind in the world. It is unsupported for more than 1 mile between the two peak, Blackcomb and Whistler. Enjoy the time on both the snow clad mountains at the height of almost 7000 ft.

Later in the afternoon, , proceed for Vancouver. Enroute take a photo stop at the Shannon Falls which is the third highest (335 mt) Waterfall in British Columbia.

Later on, proceed towards Vancouver by Sea to Sky highway.

Arrive in Vancouver, the coastal Seaport city on mainland British Columbia. It is the hub of Greater Vancouver, which, with over 2.3 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country, and the most populous in Western Canada. The city proper has more than 640,000 people, making it the eighth largest among Canadian cities, and the most densely populated Canadian city of over 25,000 residents, with 5,039 people per square kilometer in 2006. The city is ethnically and linguistically diverse, with 52% for whom English is not their first language.

On arrival, check out Vancouver’s newest attraction, FlyOver Canada. You will hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen while the 8 min film takes you on a thrilling journey from East to West across Canada. This state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada’s most thrilling sights like you have never seen before.

Later on, check into Hotel in the heart of downtown, on Burrard Street.

Evening is free for shopping. The famous Robson street is just around the corner. It has World’s Leading Brand’s outlets/shops.

Dinner and overnight in the Hotel Empire Landmark or similar.

Day 14: DAY TRIP TO VICTORIA

After breakfast, leave for the ferry terminal to board your ferry to Victoria, the capitol of British Columbia.

After about 1hr and 45 min, arrive in Victoria ferry terminal and head towards the world famous Butchart Garden.

Butchart Gardens is one of the world’s premier show gardens, and a designated National Historic Site of Canada. The history of this garden goes back more than 100 years, which was originally a cement factory and over the period of time this was developed in one of the world’s top most floral show. The Garden is divided into different parts called Sunken garden, Rose garden, Italian garden, and Japanese garden.

Later after lunch, head back to the south end of the island which is famous Harbour Front. Take a stroll on the harbor front and visit the Parliament of the State, also visit the famous Empress Hotel of Fairmont group. In the evening, return back to the ferry terminal to head back towards Vancouver.

Dinner and overnight in Vancouver

Day 15: VANCOUVER CITY TOUR

After breakfast, leave for the city tour of Vancouver.

Visit the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Enjoy the walk on bridge which is 140 mt long and the 70 mt above Capilano River. Also check out the thrilling Cliff Walk and Treetop Adventure.

After lunch, visit the famous Stanley Park. Stanley Park is a 1,001-acre public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of the Pacific Ocean. The park has a long history and was one of the first areas to be explored in the city. Also visit Chinatown, Gas town, Canada Place, B.C. Place, downtown etc.

Evening is free to explore the famous Robson Street.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 16: VANCOUVER

After breakfast, transfer to Vancouver / Seattle cruise pier for your onward journey to Alaska on Cruise or to the Vancouver airport to board your flight back home with the fond memories of your trip.

  • Stay in the hotels on twin sharing basis
  • All mentioned sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Entry fees of National park, Banff Gondola, Columbia Ice fields, Peak to Peak Gondola
  • Ground transportation in deluxe air conditioned vehicle.
  • Daily full American Breakfast
  • Daily Pure Veg. Indian Lunch & Dinner prepared by our own Indian chef
  • Services of Indian Tour Manager throughout the tour
  • Including all taxes in Canada

  • Any Airfare(Domestic or international)
  • GST 9%
  • Tips for Driver, Tour escort and chef
  • Visa fees and Porterage
  • Any item not mentioned in the include column
  • Drinks, Mineral water etc
  • Expenses of personnel nature

HOTEL DETAILS

  • Montreal – Hotel Holiday Inn or similar
  • Banff – Hotel Ptarmigan Inn / similar
  • Jasper – Chateau Jasper / similar
  • Kamloops – Ramada Kamloops / similar
  • Whistler – Hotel Westin / similar
  • Vancouver – Hotel Empire Landmark / similar

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