DAY 1 : Arrive - Calgary - Banff
Arrive at Calgary airport and proceed to transfer by Banff Shuttle to your hotel in Banff.
Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Banff.
DAY 2 : Banff
This morning enjoy the tour of Banff including admissions to Banff Gondola. This 4-hour
tour of the spectacular natural landscape surrounding the city of Banff is the perfect
introduction to this famous Canadian resort town and Banff National Park.Begin your
tour with hotel pickup, and then proceed along Tunnel Mountain Drive, where you can
enjoy views of the town, Mount Rundle, Cascade Mountain and Bow Falls. Along the way,
you'll also have a chance to view the hoodoos, a series of interesting rock pillars shaped
by countless years of wind and water. From there, make an ascent to the top of Sulphur
Mountain aboard the Banff Gondola, which ferries passengers to the peak of the 7,486-
foot (2,281-meter) mountain. Snap a few photos,and then head back down the mountain
for drop-off at your hotel. Overnight in Banff. (B)
DAY 3 : Banff - Jasper
Proceed to Jasper. En route enjoy Icefield Parkway Tour. Explore the wilds of western
Alberta on this 10-hour Banff to Jasper one-way tour. Travel with your guide through the
rugged wilderness of Banff and Jasper national parks. Take in top regional attractions
such as Bow Lake, the Crowfoot Glacier, Athabasca Falls, Lake Louise and the Weeping
Wall. At the Columbia Icefield, hike to the Athabasca Glacier or take the Glacier Skywalk
over Sunwapta Valley. Learn of the region's geology at theColumbia Icefield Centre or
enjoy a guided walk to a scenic viewpoint. Then, finish your journey in Jasper. After
pickup from Banff, spend the day in the majesty of Canada's two most famous national
parks: Banff National Park and Jasper NationalPark. Sightseeing stops along this
beautiful highway include Lake Louise, Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, the Columbia
Icefield, the Weeping Wall and Athabasca Falls. During your visit to the Columbia Icefield,
take part in the Ice Explorer tour to the Athabasca Glacier, and/or explore the Glacier
Skywalk overlooking Sunwapta Valley. Either way you have approximately 4 hours here to
enjoy lunch and explore the interpretive exhibits at the Columbia Icefield Centre or take
a short-guided walk. Tour includes admissions to Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk.
Overnight in Jasper. (B)
DAY 4 : Jasper - VIA Rail
Morning free at leisure. Afternoon transfer from your hotel to VIA Rail Station and depart
for Vancouver. Overnight onboard VIA Rail. (B)
DAY 5 : VIA Rail - Vancouver
Arrive later afternoon at 4:00 PM into Vancouver. Transfer on own to your hotel in
Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
DAY 6 : Vancouver
Discover the highlights of Vancouver by trolley on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.
With your 1- or 2-day pass, create the perfect itinerary with 34 possible stops including
Stanley Park and Granville Island, and a cruise on the False Creek Ferry. Enjoy a flexible,
guided tour experience, and upgrade to add entry to Vancouver Lookout for panoramic
views of the city and its dramatic natural backdrop. Discover beautiful Vancouver by
vintage trolley on a tour of the city's main attractions. Grab a comfortable seat and enjoy
live commentary as you take in the sights along the 2.5-hour route. Feel free to hop off at
any of the 34 stops - another trolley will be along shortly to pick you up. With your 1- or
2-day pass (consecutive days only), you're free to set your own schedule and pace!
Redeem your ticket by hopping on at the first stop - Canada Place at Harbour Centre -
or at any other stop on the route. Travel through the remarkable 1,000-acre (405-
hectare) Stanley Park, hopping off to check out totem poles at Brockton Points and catch
stunning views of the Cascade Mountains and Lions Gate Bridge. Afterward, take a ride
on the False Creek Ferry, or continue to Yaletown, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese
Gardens,Gastown or any other destination on the route (full itinerary listed below). Save
your appetite for Granville Island, where you can take an included walking tour and treat
yourself to a delectable lunch at the foodie-centric open market. Overnightin Vancouver.
DAY 7 : Depart - Vancouver
Transfer to Vancouver Airport to board flight to your home town/ Next Destination.
Tour Concludes! (B)