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Description: 2n Vancouver, 1n Whistler, 1 overnight rail via Jasper, 2n Jasper, 1n Lake Louise, 2n Banff/Calgary

Best of West Coast 9 Nights & 10 Days

Description: 2n Vancouver, 1n Whistler, 1 overnight rail via Jasper, 2n Jasper, 1n Lake Louise, 2n Banff/Calgary

This is one of the most popular tours vacationers choose when planning their Rocky Mountain get-away. All of the must-see attractions of the Canadian Rockies are included in this week-long itinerary. A must for true rail enthusiasts. A grand circle through Canada's mountain West! Experience the pampering of VIA Rail's Sleeper Touring class aboard 'The Canadian' from Vancouver to Jasper. Then explore off-rail in a luxury motor coach as you travel through the amazing Canadian Rockies back to Vancouver. This independent vacation hits all the highlights and still gives lots of time to relax. Inclusions


  • 09 nights’ accommodation at hotel
  • Wildlife Discovery Tour
  • Daily breakfast at restaurant in the hotel
  • Lake Louise, Discover Banff & its Wildlife Tour
  • Flyover Canada, Vancouver City Tour
  • Sleigh ride in Banff
  • 12 minutes Summit Helicopter Tour
  • Tappers Dogsled Tour
  • Hotel taxes.
  • Overnight travel Vancouver/Jasper by Via Rail Chair car.

Return airport transfers on SIC basis


DAY 1 - Vancouver

(Meals) - NA

On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, after collecting baggage, meet our representative in the arrival hall for private transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit Fly-Over Canada, Vancouver’s newest attraction offering a spectacular Virtual Flight over Canada. Vancouver is a beautiful place to be during the winter season. With snow dusting the peaks of the North Shore Mountains and a chill in the air, there is lots of festive fun to be had in preparation for the holiday season. Enjoy shopping, nightlife and sightseeing - or simply relax in the beautiful city. Rest of the day at leisure, overnight at hotel.

DAY 2 - Vancouver

(Meals) – Breakfast

After breakfast, proceed on Vancouver City Tour. This tour offers the very best of Vancouver's sights, sounds and spectacular scenery. See Canada Place, Robson Street, the Public Library, Sports Venues, Theatres, Chinatown and Gastown. Soak in the natural splendor of Stanley Park’s Totem Poles and sightsee from Prospect Point. Visit the vibrant Granville Island with its public market, unique shops, restaurants and galleries along the water. From December to the end of February, visit the outdoor ice-skating rink in Robson Square. Skating at the Robson Square Ice Rink is totally free from noon to 9 pm every day for those with their own skates. Rentals are also available

DAY 3 - Vancouver/Whistler

(Meals) – Breakfast

After breakfast checkout of hotel and transfer along the beautiful Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Along with skiing and snowboarding to accommodate any level of skier on two adjacent mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb, the dozens of activity and adventure outfitters of Whistler offer everything from snowshoeing, to snowmobiling to dog-sledding. The village itself features numerous shopping venues, restaurants, cafes and entertainment attractions for the non-skier or guests wanting a day off from the slopes.

DAY 4 - Whistler/Vancouver/Jasper

(Meals) - Breakfast

After breakfast, embark for a real Canadian experience, Trapper’s Run Dogsled Tour. Let your eager and powerful dog team lead you into the magnificent old growth forest of the Callaghan Valley. Join your professional musher in harnessing and staging the dogs, learn the commands and feel the thrill of driving your own team. Relax with your friends and family as you ride a mellow mix of open and winding trails for an unforgettable winter journey with plenty of photo opportunities. Late afternoon checkout of hotel and transfer to Vancouver’s Pacific Central Station to board VIA Rail’s Canadian for overnight travel to Jasper. Overnight onboard VIA Rail.

DAY 5 - Jasper

(Meals) - Breakfast

Wakeup onboard the train, to trees blanketed in fresh snow - with green branches just peeking through - as you near the Canadian Rockies. The sun is shining on the pure white snow as you arrive in the mountain town of Jasper. On arrival at pm, transfer to hotel.

DAY 6 - Jasper

Meals - Breakfast

After breakfast relax and spend the morning at leisure. In evening proceed on a wildlife tour in Jasper National Park, which offers some of the best opportunities for viewing wildlife. Search for all different species of wildlife, from bears, to mountain goats, to moose. The guides will assist you with the best areas of wildlife viewing and would try to get you close to as many creatures as you can.

DAY 7 - Jasper/Lake Louise

Meals – Breakfast

After early morning breakfast checkout and head to the south along the Icefields Parkway on one of the most scenic highways in the world. This scenery is just a warm up for the sight that greets you in Lake Louise. You can choose from a lakeside sleigh ride this afternoon, or a spectacular snowshoe tour along the ‘Great Divide’. Rest of the day at leisure, overnight at hotel.

DAY 8 - Lake Louise/Banff

Meals - Breakfast

After breakfast morning at leisure, Lake Louise’s unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together. Beginners and intermediate skiers may enjoy an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Afternoon checkout and transfer to Banff. On arrival check in at hotel.

DAY 9 - Banff

Meals - Breakfast

After breakfast, proceed on Discover Banff and Wildlife Tour. On this 3 - hour tour you will visit Banff’s landmarks and view wildlife in their natural habitat. Evening enjoy a tranquil sleigh ride amongst the Canadian Rockies and add a perfect “western touch” to a winter holiday.

DAY 10 - Banff/Calgary

Meals - Breakfast

After breakfast checkout and transfer to Calgary. On the way stop at Kananaskis for the most powerful experience in the Rockies, a 12-minute Summit Helicopter Tour. Later continue your journey to Calgary Airport to connect flight to onward destination.

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    Group (Min-Max)
  • Start Wednesday October 31, 2018
    End Thursday November 8, 2018
    Group (Min-Max) 1 - 5 Pax