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Festive Wonders

Calgary to Vancouver
12 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: URXWC12F
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow*
  • Immersive Insider Experiences
  • 10 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 15 meals – 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
  • Overseas transfers and tipping

Map & Itinerary

APT UK Canada and Alaska URXWC12F Map 2020
Calgary to Vancouver

Designed exclusively for our guests

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a range of included special or unique excursions and events

Fly from London Heathrow to Calgary, where you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. After time settling into your accommodation, meet your fellow guests and friendly Travelmarvel Director at a Welcome Reception, this evening.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Departing Calgary, begin your journey through the Rocky Mountains to Banff National Park. In Banff you’ll be shown around on a tour. Then the rest of the day is yours to explore. Perhaps take an ice walk through Johnston Canyon to admire the waterfalls and icefalls, enjoy a dog sled or sleigh ride, or head out on a Banff Experience tour to discover the local township (own expense). 23 December Departure Sit down to enjoy a special Christmas Eve dinner tonight. 30 December Departure This evening it’s time to continue the celebrations over a New Year’s Eve dinner with fellow guests.

Stay: Three Nights, Banff Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

23 December Departure This is the real highlight of your journey as you wake today to a picture-perfect white Christmas in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy free time in the morning to mark the occasion as you wish, before gathering with your fellow guests for a celebratory Christmas lunch. 30 December Departure Enjoy a full day to relax or explore in Banff today, however you like.

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  • Breakfast

It’s one glorious scene after the next during this journey. Today you are free to continue exploring the township of Banff.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Settle into your iconic hotel the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and spend time simply sitting back and taking in this magnificent setting.


Travel to Lake Louise, which is known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Famous for its azure waters framed by a stunning mountain backdrop, it is home to Canada’s highest community, also called Lake Louise at an elevation of some 1,540 metres. Enjoy an Insider Experience this evening.

Stay: Lake Louise, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Sit down to a delicious feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen, this evening.


This morning, depart Lake Louise and journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Considered the world’s most famous highway, this route ascends to the resort town of Jasper. Enjoy an Insider Experience this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Jasper, The Crimson

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, enjoy Jasper’s fairytale setting. Perhaps don some snowshoes for a trek through the beautiful Canadian Rockies. Alternatively, visit Maligne Canyon to view its icefalls up close (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
Athabasca Falls with pine trees in summer, Canada

Board your overnight VIA Rail journey to Vancouver. Throughout your journey, you’ll enjoy access to the glass-domed observation deck for panoramic views of winter scenery.

Stay: VIA Rail, in Sleeper Plus class

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning, arrive into Vancouver to explore the city’s highlights on a guided discovery. Then continue to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park for an Insider Experience. 23 December Departure This evening it’s time to continue celebrations over a special New Year’s Eve dinner with your fellow guests. After dinner, perhaps head out into the city of Vancouver to see in the New Year in style. This will be an incredible way to ring in your New Year and one that you will certainly never forget. BD 30 December Departure Tonight, relax in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a leisurely morning, then head to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Follow in the footsteps of the millions of visitors who have crossed its bridge since 1889. Be dazzled by the Canyon Lights display and the hundreds of thousands of lights that glitter through the rainforest and along the suspension bridge.


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  • Breakfast

Today, after breakfast, you will be transferred to Vancouver airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Arrive back in London today.

Travel & Accommodation

Journey on VIA Rail

Embark on an incredible VIA Rail journey through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies.

A Wonderful Winter Wonderland

Experience the true beauty of Canada as the Rockies don their winter coat.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Relax amid the iconic and stunning surrounds of Lake Louise at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary