Experience the Great Canadian Rockies on this 11 day tour which will take you from beautiful coastal cities to the heart of the New West!
Calgary City Tour/Calgary
Enjoy a wonderful tour of the entire city and then cap it off with a visit to Calgary Tower, the world’s tallest observation tower. Over 300 stories high, Calgary Tower has a fabulous 360 degree panoramic view from both the restaurant and the two observation levels. Don’t worry about the stairs; there are two high speed elevators that can whisk you to the top in 62 seconds.
Banff/Lake Louise Sightseeing
Spectacular views of the Cascade Mountain greet you from every corner of the town of Banff. Then right next door is Lake Louise, a sparkling crystal clear lake located at the base of the impressive snow capped glacier peaks. The picturesque town of Lake Louisa is only minutes away as well as nearby Moriane Lake. Moriane Lake is surrounded by the Valley of Ten Peaks, one of Canada’s most recognized scenery photos.
Yoho National Park/Takakkaw Falls
Awe inspiring views include the rock walls, the tumbling waterfalls and the towering forests. Located inside Yoho National Park is Takakkaw Falls, Canada’s highest waterfall at 833 feet. Spend time sightseeing, bird watching, fishing, hiking and trying to catch a glimpse of a Canadian Lynx or snowshoe hare.
Columbia Icefields/Ice Explorer Ride
A surviving remnant of the ice mass that once covered the majority of Canada’s Rocky Mountains, this is the largest remaining icefield in the western Canada mountain range. The massive Columbia Icefields can be explored via the specialized Brewster Ice Explorer ice coach. This enclosed snow bus driven by an experienced guide will take you on a spectacular excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Halfway through the tour, the bus will stop and you’ll be able to step out onto and take photos of this actual glacier formed over 400 years ago.
Jasper Sightseeing/Jasper Tramway
Jasper National Park is one of Canada’s largest national parks and is home to mountain sheep and goats, bears and elk. And the best way to see it all is by riding the Jasper Tramway, the longest, highest and only guided tramway in Canada. You’ll be safety seated in an enclosed tram while climbing up over 7,000 feet above sea level to the High Alpine where is a small restaurant, nature trails and boardwalks are waiting.
Maligne Canyon Walk/Mount Robson
Maligne Canyon is the deepest canyon located inside Jasper State Park and the best way to explore it is by taking an amazing Canyon Walk. Strap on a pair of anti-slip cleats and ice walk along the frozen canyon. You’ll see amazing ice fossils, frozen waterfalls and spectacular ice sculptures, all created by Mother Nature. Then visit Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, rising almost 2 miles from the valley floor to the top of the highest summit.
Sun Peaks Resort/Whistler Village
The perfect place for skiing! There are three main lift areas all located within this picture perfect Alpine Village. Enjoy a spa day then have dinner and stroll the unique boutiques. Whistler Village is located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and is a great area for not only skiing but snowboarding and sightseeing. Experience the Village Stroll complete with great restaurants and fabulous shopping when you take a break from the slopes.
Vancouver City Tour
From Chinatown down to the gorgeous English Bay and Granville Island, home to Vancouver’s Public Market, there is so much to do and see on a Vancouver City tour. Great photo opportunities abound at the famous Totem Poles, the Olympic Flame and Canada Place. Stanley Park is a must see as well as the Vancouver Lookout where you’ll take a glass elevator up 430 feet to an observation deck overlooking the entire city sparkling below!
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Completed in 1889 the bridge stretches 450 feet across and 230 feet above the Capilano River. While the Suspension Bridge is always the main attraction of this 27 acre park make plans to check out Cliffway: a cantilevered walkway over Capilano Canyon and Treetops Adventure: a series of seven suspension bridges taking you up to 100 feet about the forest floor. For the "less-adventurous" there are guided nature walks, a great gift shop full of all Canadian made merchandise and the best homemade fudge in the world!