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Rockies Odyssey

Victoria to Vancouver
15 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT15BWI
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Inclusions

  • Everything as detailed, including gratuities and airport transfers
  • GoldLeaf service on your Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • The services of a dedicated Canadian APT Tour Director
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Finest dining - a total of 24 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Victoria to Vancouver

Welcome to British Columbia's picturesque capital, located at the tip of Vancouver Island. Be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel before a Welcome Dinner tonight.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver Island, Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa

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  • Dinner

Visit The Butchart Gardens before the crowds have arrived and enjoy breakfastin the original Butchart residence. After time to wander and take in the floral displays, you can explore Victoria as you wish on your chosen Freedom of Choice activity.

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Take the ferry across Georgia Strait, then continue by road along the Sea to Sky Highway. As you follow the curves of the British Columbian coast, you'll travel past soaring mountains and tumbling Shannon Falls to the alpine resort village of Whistler. Perhaps take a one-hour floatplane flight from Victoria to Whistler (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights: Whistler, Westin Resort and Spa

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  • Dinner

For an insight into the heritage of Canada’s indigenous people, enjoy breakfast and a tour at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre this morning. Get ready to explore Whistler's stunning scenery as you spend the afternoon on your chosen activity. Take an eco-trek to Lost Lake; enjoy a floatplane flight; explore Whistler Mountain on a 4x4 or snowcat adventure; enjoy a mountain Jeep safari; ride the Peak 2 Peak Gondola; or perhaps set out on a tree trek or zip trek. After a fun-filled day, you'll appreciate an evening at leisure to relax and recharge.

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  • Breakfast

Follow a picturesque path through the rugged Cariboo region to Sun Peaks.

Stay: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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  • Dinner

At Blue River, set off on a river safari, watching for grizzly and black bears. Stop to marvel at Mt Robson en route to Jasper.

Stay: Two Nights: Jasper National Park, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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  • Lunch

You're in the heart of Jasper National Park - it's time to explore the famous landscapes. Perhaps take a Harley-Davidson motorcycle sidecar tour; embark on a Maligne Valley experience; go rafting on the Athabasca River; or ride the Jasper Tramway. Alternatively, set out on an interpretive nature hike or take part in an evening wildlife discovery. Tonight, a stylish alfresco dining experience awaits by the shores of Trefoil Lake.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

As you drive along the Icefields Parkway, stop at the Columbia Icefield and travel onto the surface of Athabasca Glacier. Arrive later at the 'Jewel of the Rockies', Lake Louise.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff National Park, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in a Lakeview Room

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  • Breakfast

Stroll by the shores of Lake Louise with an expert Mountain Heritage Guide, then visit Moraine Lake. Enjoy locally inspired fare tonight as you select one of your hotel's restaurants in which to enjoy dinner.

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Farewell the azure waters of Lake Louise and travel to Banff. Touring the lovely alpine town, you'll also ride the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Back on the ground, Meet a Mountie and hear tales of the iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Tonight's dinner is to be enjoyed at one of six restaurants at your hotel - the choice is yours.

Stay: Two Nights: Banff National Park, The Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Dinner

From the mild to the thrilling, there are so many activities on offer to you today that put you in touch with Banff's World Heritage-listed landscapes.

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Your highly anticipated Rocky Mountaineer rail journey begins today. Recline in your GoldLeaf carriage as you roll past the peaks, lakes and pines of the Canadian Rockies.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (Kamloops has limited accommodation - two or three-star hotels)

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Today, the Rocky Mountaineer transports you all the way to Vancouver. Disembark this afternoon and enjoy a free evening in the city.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

From snow-capped mountain peaks to gleaming skyscrapers and sprawling green areas, Vancouver is a delight to explore today as you set out on a guided tour. In the evening, celebrate your journey with a special Farewell Dinner.

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  • Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.