Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

The Best Of Canada's West

USA & Canada
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Board Basis: Mixed Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUSSUWCAN

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Air

Discover the Rocky Mountains - dramatic peaks, jade-green lakes and pine forests where grizzlies still roam free, as well as exploring the beautiful city of Vancouver on this exciting tour.

Discover the Rocky Mountains - dramatic peaks, jade-green lakes and pine forests where grizzlies still roam free, as well as exploring the beautiful city of Vancouver on this exciting tour.

PRICE FROM ? £3399 per person
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What's Included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • Return flights from Heathrow with Air Canada
  • Use of an airport lounge in the UK
  • 10 nights in hotels of a good standard plus 1 night in flight
  • 11 meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 dinner

PLUS…

  • Welcome & farewell drink
  • Overseas transfers & other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Dedicated Just You representative to greet you at all UK airports

​INCLUDED EXCURSIONS

  • Banff sightseeing
  • Lake Louise
  • Jasper, Maligne Lake & Maligne Canyon
  • Vancouver & Stanley Park
  • Venture in to moose & grizzly bear habitat on a Rockies River Safari

Not Included

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 UK to Calgary
  • ​We'll fly to Calgary today, transferring to hotel in downtown Calgary. Rest of the day is for you to spend at leisure.
  • DAY 2 Banff
  • Today you'll transfer to Banff for a sightseeing tour of Banff National Park.

    In Banff National Park's huge pine forests, black and grizzly bears still roam free and the area is home to spectacular sights such as wondrous snow-capped peaks, crystal-clear lakes, sparkling streams and rugged canyons with crashing waterfalls. Our tour today includes visits to the Hoodoos, Surprise Corner and Bow Falls, and you might opt to take a ride on the Banff Gondola.

    This evening we'll get together for dinner​.

  • DAY 3 Lake Louise
  • ​Lake Louise – a glacial jade-green lake high in the mountains, surrounded on all sides by towering peaks – is often described as the most beautiful place in Canada. Our included excursion to the lake today gives you the chance to see if you agree.
  • DAY 4 Jasper
  • ​The Banff-Jasper Highway reaches almost 7,000ft above sea level at points and is flanked by great mountain ranges soaring to more than 11,000ft. As we head along this magnificent highway to Jasper, a stop at the Great Columbia Icefield provides an opportunity to take an Ice Explorer ride across the Athabasca Glacier.
  • DAY 5 Jasper
  • ​The former railroad town of Jasper is now home to the breathtakingly beautiful Jasper National Park. On this morning's tour we'll view the turquoise waters of Maligne Lake, set in a canyon and ringed by snow- and ice-capped mountains.

    During free time this afternoon you could choose to take an optional river raft ride, and in the evening there's the chance to take a walk on the wild side with an optional nature walk.

  • DAY 6 Sun Peaks
  • Our journey to Sun Peaks in British Columbia takes us over Yellow Head Pass, past Mount Robson – the highest peak in the Rockies – and along the Trans-Canada Highway. The scenery may be spectacular but the highlight of your day is sure to be our stop at Blue River for an exciting Rockies river safari. This once-in-a-lifetime cruise will take you through Grizzly Bear Valley on the lookout for an array of wildlife including moose, eagles, ospreys and, of course, grizzly bears.​
  • DAY 7 Vancouver
  • ​We continue our scenic journey through the Rockies today, towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver.
  • DAY 8 Vancouver
  • ​Boasting one of the most beautiful settings in the world, Vancouver is surrounded by mountains, forests and delightful islands. On our sightseeing tour we'll take in Chinatown, Gas Town, the remarkable 1,000-acre Stanley Park with its famous totem poles and the magnificent harbour.

    Granville Island is a huge draw for locals and tourists alike, thanks to its theatres, restaurants and shops. The highlight for most is the indoor public market with stalls selling gourmet delicacies, baked goods and seafood.

  • DAY 9 Vancouver
  • ​Vancouver’s North Shore, featuringthe Capilano Suspension Bridge andGrouse Mountain, is well worth a visitand you can do so on an optionalexcursion this morning if you wish.
  • DAY 10 Vancouver
  • ​Victoria on Vancouver Island can be reached by ferry, and if you choose to join an optional excursion, that's how we'll reach the capital of British Columbia.

    On our city tour you'll be able to admire the architecture here and see how its British Victorian heritage is perfectly preserved. More highlights include the marvellous Butchart Gardens – 50 acres of spectacular floral displays and emerald-coloured lawns. We'll also visit the Parliament Building and the classic Empress Hotel, sitting next to Victoria's sparkling harbour.

    A farewell drink with your fellow travellers this evening will bring your tour to a perfect end.​

  • DAYS 11 & 12 Vancouver to UK
  • ​You'll fly back to the UK on day 11, arriving in the UK on day 12.​
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Accommodation

    • Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown
    • The well located Ramada Plaza Calgary is within walking distance of local entertainment, shopping and dining. Guest rooms benefit from en- suite, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen televisions, hairdryer, and tea/coffee making facilities. With amenities at the hotel itself including two restaurants, fitness centre and outdoor swimming pool.
    • Mount Royal Hotel
    • Perfectly situated downtown in the very heart of Banff and overlooking the mountains, this historic hotel has been situated here since 1908. The hotel has been completely updated this winter inspired by the history of the hotel and the area.

      Warm, relaxed rooms and suites benefit from a desk area, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi, mini-fridge, kettle and coffee machine, smart TV, hairdryer, safe and iron.

      There are four dining options at the hotel including Tony Roma''s restaurant, a guest lounge and Toque Canadian Pub. Additionally the hotel boasts a library, and roof top lounge with outdoor hot tubs.
    • Lobstick Lodge
    • The Lobstick Lodge in Jasper is a comfortable hotel in a lovely setting, boasting a lovely outdoor patio area.

      Hotel facilities include an indoor pool and fitness centre. Bedrooms have private facilities, TV, minifridge, hairdryer and Wi-Fi.
    • Coast Sundance Lodge
    • Holiday Inn & Suites Vancouver Downtown
    • A 7-minute walk from shopping on Robson Street, this modern hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the Hornby Street Aquabus, which offers direct access to Granville Island. Hotel rooms come with flat-screen TVs and desks, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. The facility also offers a casual restaurant/lounge, an indoor heated pool and a 24-hour exercise room, plus a spa.
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Optional Excursions

  • Ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain
  • Rockies helicopter flight
  • Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer
  • Jasper river raft ride
  • Evening nature walk in Jasper
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Grouse Mountain on Vancouver's North Shore
  • Victoria sightseeing & Butchart Gardens
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Further Information

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