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Magnificent Canadian Rockies & Rail

16 Day
Between Victoria and Vancouver
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Welcome to the grand frontier of the Canadian Rockies, where adventuring is effortless. Between Victoria and Vancouver, experience breath-taking backdrops, fascinating cultures and board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer for what promises to be the rail journey of a lifetime.

Your first stop is Victoria, home to the elegant Butchart Gardens, a former limestone quarry turned into a floral masterpiece. Enjoy a horse and carriage ride through the city, or sample western Canada’s delicious fare during a walking food tour. From here, cross the Georgia Strait to the mainland, and arrive at the alpine village of Whistler, where you’ll enjoy a lecture on Canada’s native black bear from leading researcher, Michael Allen, courtesy of Scenic Enrich.

Travel through the Jasper National Park on the Icefields Parkway, marvelling at Athabasca Glacier and the charming commune of Lake Louise. Here, meet a Canadian Mountie, wearer of the famous red serge, and hear entertaining stories of this time-honoured trade.

Ride the Banff Gondola or take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks; whichever Scenic Freechoice option you choose, unforgettable views are guaranteed. Tonight, enjoy fabulous food and entertainment at the Rocky Mountain Round Up, an immersive Scenic Enrich experience that’s distinctly Canadian.

Day 12 sees you board the famous Rocky Mountaineer, enjoying the GoldLeaf Service of this historic railway. Savour delicious cuisine and luxurious comfort as you pass through breath-taking landscapes, before arriving in Vancouver for a final day of cultural immersion.

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* From price is for a 02 May 2018 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.

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Day 1
Highlights: Welcome

Fly from London Heathrow with British Airways or Air Canada or from one of five regional airports from £95 per person.
Welcome to Victoria. Your journey of wonder begins with an exclusive two night Special Stay at the Fairmont Empress. Your historic and charming hotel graces Victoria’s sparkling harbour, and now you get to add your own memories to its extensive and eclectic history. Celebrate tonight with a welcome dinner and toast to the wonderful adventure awaiting you and your fellow travellers. Please book your flight to arrive prior 5pm.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Victoria > Butchart Gardens
Highlights: Scenic Freechoice

Meander through the intoxicating Butchart Gardens. Jennie Butchart set out to create beauty out of an abandoned limestone quarry over a century ago and the gardens have been lovingly developed into the floral masterpiece you see today. If you rub Tacca, the Florentine bronze boar’s nose, it is said to bring you lots of luck.

Freechoice

Look out for orcas on a whale watching cruise by Zodiac or cruise boat. Alternatively, you could choose to take a scenic floatplane flight, horse and carriage ride, indulge in afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress, fish for salmon, or take a guided walking food tour.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 3
Victoria > Whistler
Highlights: Shannon Falls

A ferry takes you across Georgia Strait then a stop at Shannon Falls before arriving in the charming ski village of Whistler.

Your choice of restaurants for dinner in Whistler. Relish in the luxury of a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Chateau Whistler.

Optional Floatplane flight - Soar over Georgia Strait on an optional one hour floatplane flight. You’ll arrive at lunchtime, giving you more time to explore (additional expense).

Enrich

Lovable and cuddly or a ruthless hunter? Michael Allen, a leading researcher on black bears, gives an exclusive and fascinating lecture about this native Canadian animal.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
Whistler
Highlights: Scenic Freechoice

Freechoice: Soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, zip line or Peak 2 Peak gondola. Alternatively take a mountain adventure tour, a jet boat ride, or an electric cycle tour.

Freechoice

Soar above Whistler on a helicopter flight, zip line or Peak 2 Peak gondola. Alternatively take a mountain adventure tour, a jet boat ride, or an electric cycle tour.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 5
Whistler > Sun Peaks
Highlights: Enrich - Voyageur presentation

Sleep this evening in the quaint village of Sun Peaks at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

Enrich

Discover how life was lived by the voyageurs, pioneers, fur traders and early settlers centuries ago during an exclusive presentation at your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Sun Peaks > Jasper
Highlights: Mount Robson, Freechoice Dining

Travel via Mount Robson, the highest peak in North America’s Rocky Mountain Range, en route to Jasper.

Choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel.

For the next two nights enjoy your rustic accommodation of the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, set on the banks of Lac Beauvert.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7
Jasper
Highlights: Scenic Freechoice

Freechoice: Cruise on a Harley Davidson™ sidecar or by boat to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake, canoe on Pyramid Lake or raft down the Athabasca River. Alternatively ascend 2,500 metres on the Jasper SkyTram, take the local’s choice hike or explore Maligne Canyon and Jasper’s lakes.

Freechoice

Cruise on a Harley Davidson™ sidecar or by boat to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake, canoe on Pyramid Lake or raft down the Athabasca River. Alternatively ascend 2,500 metres on the Jasper SkyTram, take the local’s choice hike or explore Maligne Canyon and Jasper’s lakes.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 8
Icefields Parkway > Lake Louise
Highlights: Ice Explorer,Freechoice Dining

Take an ‘Ice Explorer’ on the six kilometres long Athabasca Glacier and walk the Glacier Skywalk to truly appreciate nature’s beauty. Reach the stunning natural wonder of Lake Louise and the opulent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, where your Special Stay for the next two nights is in a stunning lakeview room.

Fine or more casual dining are among your options this evening at the selection of restaurants at your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9
Lake Louise
Highlights: Enrich - Meet a Canadian Mountie

For the eager and early riser or the budding photographer, set a sunrise wake-up call so to capture the stunning colour changes painted across the mountain, lake and glacier outside your window.

Enrich

Meet a wearer of the famous red serge, a Canadian Mountie. Be thrilled by entertaining stories of the trade, and be sure to take a memorable photo.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 10
Lake Louise > Banff
Highlights: Banff Gondola, Freechoice Dining

Ride the Banff Gondola to experience jaw dropping views and settle into your iconic Special Stay for two nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs in a mountain or valley view room.

Choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 11
Banff
Highlights: Scenic, Freechoice Enrich - Rocky Mountain Round Up

Freechoice: Take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks, a Bow River float trip or play nine holes of golf. Nature lovers may be enticed to take a guided nature walk or travel up into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, there is also the option for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede.

Enrich
Tonight, kick up your heels at your exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality. Stetson hat and cowboy boots are optional.

Freechoice

Take a helicopter flight over the Three Sisters Peaks, a Bow River float trip or play nine holes of golf. Nature lovers may be enticed to take a guided nature walk or travel up into the mountains by wagon for a cowboy cookout lunch. In July, there is also the option for a day trip to the famous Calgary Stampede.

Enrich

Tonight, kick up your heels at your exclusive ‘Rocky Mountain Round Up’ evening of entertainment, fabulous food and western hospitality. Stetson hat and cowboy boots are optional.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12
Rocky Mountaineer > Kamloops
Highlights: Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

All aboard! The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the most iconic rail journeys in the world, and you’ll enjoy two days of romantic rail travel through the Rocky Mountains with incredible GoldLeaf Service, sure to be an absolute highlight of your trip. You don’t have to be an engineer to delight in the ingenious construction of the spiral tunnels you’ll venture through today. Rocky Mountaineer is renowned for the delicious cuisine made for you on board, so you can enjoy the ultimate treat for the senses as you travel through the Rocky Mountains in luxurious comfort, gazing in awe at your surrounds through the dome glass windows and savouring delectable delights in the company of your newfound friends. Overnight, stay at a Kamloops hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13
Rocky Mountaineer > Vancouver
Highlights: Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service

Revel in another magnificent day on board the Rocky Mountaineer. Sip on local BC wines and beers as you soak up the magnificent scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. You’ll be delivered to the exclusive Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, your home for the next two nights. Your luxury hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, with culture, restaurants and world-class shopping right at your doorstep, plus you can take advantage of the added bonus of the Scenic office downstairs, with our staff ready to welcome you and assist with anything you may require.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 14
Vancouver
Highlights: Enrich - Capilano Suspension Bridge City sightseeing tour

A sightseeing tour showcases Vancouver’s hidden treasures. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow adventurers for a celebratory dinner as you farewell Canada and prepare for the next part of your journey – cruising the last frontier.

Enrich

The best time to be at one with nature is before the crowds arrive. Absorb the tranquillity as you are the first to wander amongst the glistening morning dew of the rainforest, with exclusive early entrance Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 15
Vancouver > UK
Highlights: Farewell

Bid farewell to your fellow travellers. It’s au revoir, for now.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 16
Arrive UK

Welcome home.

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