Hometown – Vancouver:
Canada domestic arrival, please meet at claim belt #3; international flight arrival, we will greet you at visitor center. A complimentary half-day city tour of Chinatown, downtown, Stanley Park and a bonus mini ferry ride* to Granville Island (prior to 12:00pm arrival).
Hometown - Seattle – Vancouver:
Please meet at luggage belt #13 at approx. 11:45am (Surcharge applies). Complimentary mini-excursion of Seattle touring Space Needle and fishermen’s wharf (rather than Vancouver) will be arranged before transferred to hotel in Vancouver.
Enjoy the scenery on the B.C. Ferry sailing. Visit the Legislative Buildings of British Columbia and Inner harbor of Victoria. In late afternoon, we visit the world famous Butchart Gardens. This day’s lunch & dinner are not included for guests with all-inclusive meal plan.
We will travel north to visit the City of Totems–Duncan by VIA Rail train (limited seats). Next, visit Chemainus, which is famous for wall paintings. There are numerous wall paintings drawn by famous artists of Canada. Return to Vancouver from Nanaimo, the second largest city on Vancouver Island by BC Ferry. This day’s breakfast & lunch are not included for guests with all-inclusive meal plan.
Head eastward for Kelowna, the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Stop at the renowned winery to learn about the basics of wine making. Taste and purchase the popular icewine, red or white wine will be available. At Lake Okanagan, let us listen to its legendary story and search for the lake monster “Ogopogo.” Settle down at Salmon Arm/Vernon in the evening.
Proceed to the Eagle Pass and visit the “Last Spike” of the transcontinental railway where it connects the east and the west. Travel through the Rogers Pass and Emerald Lake. After a thrilling gondola ride to the summit, you will be captivated by the majestic Rocky Mountains. Next, discover the town of Banff and Bow falls within the country’s first national park. End the day at Canmore.
[* At Banff, guests upgrade to Banff International will stay behind and have free time at night; those upgrade to Chateau Lake Louise will be transferred to hotel by dusk. Canmore stop excluded.]
Visit the Moraine Lake, which is nestled in the Valley of the Ten Peaks (subject to road conditions). Journey to the Lake Louise, often referred as the “Jewel of the Rockies.” The panoramic view of magnificent snow-capped mountains surrounding the emerald color of the lake attracts millions of visitors worldwide. Enjoy an atmospheric lunch at Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan) and a promenade along the lakeshore. Then, head for Japser National Park’s Columbia Icefield. Ride on the specially designed “Snowcoach Ice Explorer” that is destined to take you to the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. After brief stops at Peyto Lake, Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier, we will stay overnight in Golden.
Join a tour of the Ginseng factory in Kamloops and learn about the Ginseng’s healing power. Continue our drive and arrive at Vancouver in the late afternoon.
Vancouver – Hometown
Free day on leisure and transfer to Vancouver airport afterward. Also, should you have missed the half-day complimentary city tour on your arrival and your departure flight is after 14:30pm, you may join the tour in the morning before going to the airport.
Note: Please arrange your flight departing from Vancouver after 21:30pm. We are not liable to any delays caused by weather, road conditions, and other circumstances.
Vancouver - Seattle – Hometown
Depart at 7:30am and arrive at Seatac approx. at noon (Surcharge applies). Suggest flight after 14:30pm.
Tour coordinator, accommodation and transportation as per itinerary, Applicable taxes (HST).
Meals, admission (must be prepaid), driver & tour guide gratuities, air fares, travel insurance, personal incidentals, visa/valid passport (if applicable).
1. Service Charge of CAD 23 per night per room if you opt to stay at a specify hotel.
2. Limited to one medium suitcase and one carry-on luggage per person. A surcharge of CAD 40 for each additional piece of luggage applies.
3. Triple and Quad are to be shared with two double beds; child 2-11 years old and shares bed with adults
* 22-29 days prior to departure date – 50% penalty
* 15-21 days prior to departure date – 75% penalty
* No refund within 14-day prior to departure date. No partial refund on any unused services.
1. Fares and Rockies Hotel Upgrade Surcharge are subject to change without prior notice.
2. Operations of False Creek Ferries, Peak2Peak Gondola,Tulip Trip, Salmon Run Trip and etc. are seasonal and weather-permitting.
3. We reserve the rights to modify the itinerary, meal plans and hotels without liability. No partial refund on any unused services.