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Luxury

Calgary Stampede

Victoria to Vancouver
14 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: UT14BWCI
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Attend the Calgary Stampede

Billed as The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, experience the most anticipated rodeo event of the year.

Stop to Smell The Roses

Explore The Butchart Gardens and enjoy breakfast.

Get to know the locals

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are true icons of the nation, enjoy hearing their stories when you Meet a Mountie.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Guaranteed maximum 40 guests
  • Lakeview Room at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Luxury dining - a total of 21 meals
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Transfers, porterage and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Calgary Stampede UT14BWCI Map 2020
Victoria to Vancouver

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

We’ll meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel where a welcome dinner awaits later on in the evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, in a Deluxe Water View Room

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  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens for breakfast in the original Butchart residence. You’ve been granted special access to the gardens before the crowds arrive, so use this time to explore the floral gardens in serenity.


After a Signature Experience in the morning, the afternoon is left to spend as you like.

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  • Breakfast

Pay a quick visit to Chemainus before ferrying across Georgia Strait. Take pause at Shannon Falls before arriving in Whistler. If you’d rather forgo the journey by land and ferry, take a floatplane flight instead (own expense).

Stay: The Westin Whistler Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast

Wave goodbye to Whistler, travelling past Duffey and Seton lakes, as well as the rural towns of Pemberton and Lillooet, on the way to Kamloops. When you’ve arrived, you’ll have the chance to settle in and become familiar with the inn. Set at the base of rocky cliffs, you’ll get a real sense of what it’s like to be in the heart of Canada’s countryside.

Stay: Kamloops, South Thompson Inn (or similar)

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

After settling in to your room, choose one of the lodge’s restaurants for a delicious dinner.


Head to the British Columbia Wildlife Park this morning and pay a visit to their resident Kermode bear - a black bear whose recessive genes make its fur entirely white! On the way to Jasper, you’ll pass Mt Robson, before crossing from British Columbia to Alberta, arriving in Jasper National Park.

Stay: Jasper National Park, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Keep going to Lake Louise and choose where to have dinner at your hotel.


Travel along the Icefields Parkway through the iconic Canadian Rockies. See Athabasca Falls before stopping at the Columbia Icefield to board an Ice Explorer vehicle and journey onto Athabasca Glacier.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Starting as an exhibition way back in 1886, the Stampede grew to a live show with performances and events, and grew even more to be known as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. It’s a pleasure to see what all the commotion is about during your time here.


Grab your cowboy hat and spurs, getting into the swing of things at the annual Calgary Stampede! Stay among the excitement for two nights at the iconic Fairmont Palliser.

Stay: Two Nights, Calgary, Fairmont Palliser

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Today is spent at the Calgary Stampede. Celebrating Calgary’s western heritage and values, the Stampede attracts over one million visitors to the town every year. Some of today’s events include bareback-riding and steer-wrestling, as well as chuckwagon racing, stage shows, parades, concerts, agricultural competitions and First Nations exhibitions.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After a tour through Banff, meet a Mountie and listen to tales of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from one of your hotel’s restaurants for dinner this evening.


Sights set on the Canadian Rockies, travel to Banff and be guided through the town.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Today you may like to take part in the Banff Experience with a visit to the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Alternatively, board the Banff Gondola, or set off on a heli-flightseeing excursion. Perhaps enjoy a float trip along Bow River or learn to be a Canadian ice hockey player. Otherwise, you might like to spend some time at the Willow Stream Spa.


Set off on a Freedom of Choice inclusion this morning. The rest of the day is left free.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Board the Rocky Mountaineer and soak up the views from your bi-level glass-dome carriage in GoldLeaf Service. Traverse Kicking Horse Pass and see the engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels. Arrive later in Kamloops.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel as assigned by Rocky Mountaineer (three-star accommodation)

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Travel past Hell’s Gate and the Coast Mountains, coming to a stop in Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Vancouver, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Have you ever seen a city quite like Vancouver? Wonderfully picturesque, set off on a guided discovery that will take you to Granville Island where you can wander around the colourful public market. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure before a special dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast you'll have the chance to say goodbye to new friends before being taken to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Wake to Breathtaking Views

We've reserved coveted Lakeview Rooms for you at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Guaranteed GoldLeaf Service

Enjoy the comfort of GoldLeaf Service aboard the iconic Rocky Mountaineer, and glide past the steep rocky slopes.

Fairmont Palliser, Calgary

Spend two nights at the iconic Fairmont Palliser, located in the heart of Calgary.

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.