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.