Majesty of the Rockies

Resort: Canada
Operator: Luxury Gold
Destination: Canada
Price From: £4430.00

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Take in the majesty of the Rocky Mountains as you travel in luxurious comfort by road, rail and sea to the most dazzling national parks, glaciers and historic villages of Western Canada and Alaska. Savour delicious local cuisine in trendy Vancouver and meet passionate Local Experts, as you discover Mother Natures bounties from the Rockies to the waters of Alaska.

DAY 1

VIBRANT VANCOUVER.

On arrival at Vancouver International Airport, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner with wine at the Zagat-rated YEW Seafood + Bar.

Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.

Meals: Dinner with Wine

DAY 2

VICTORIA – PUTTING THE BRITISH INTO BRITISH COLUMBIA.

This morning, experience the best of Vancouver during your exclusive sightseeing tour. Later, board your ferry and relax in the exclusive SeaWest Lounge all the way to Victoria. On arrival, an orientation tour will introduce you to the city’s highlights. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please until your Highlight Dinner at a local restaurant, situated on Victoria’s beautiful waterfront.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 3

EXPLORING VICTORIA.

Begin the day with breakfast served at Butchart Gardens Blue Poppy Restaurant and gain access to the stunning grounds before they are open to the general public. Youll have ample time to explore before enjoying the afternoon at leisure in Victoria. Why not head to Royal British Columbia Museum or explore downtown Victoria and take a stroll along the beautiful inner harbor.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4

THE ULTIMATE RESORT OF WHISTLER.

Journey across the Strait of Georgia back to the mainland and continue along the scenic Sea-to-Sky highway. En route to Whistler, stop to view roaring Shannon Falls. If you’ve enjoyed this years’ Winter Olympics, why not learn more in Whistler, the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics? Explore Whistler and learn about its ascendancy onto the world stage. Dine at the AAA rated four-diamond restaurant SIDECUT for a Highlight Dinner of featuring a modern take on traditional steakhouse fare.Rest up at the Four Seasons Resort, Whistler, a luxurious retreat set against a backdrop of alpine meadows.

Hotel: Four Seasons Resort Whistler.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 5 – RELAXED START

FIRST NATIONS CULTURE AND HISTORY.

In the morning, a First Nations Ambassador welcomes you at the award-winning Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, showcasing the native peoples art, history and culture. Once here, you’ll learn about traditional teas important to the region, before taking part in a one-of-a-kind holistic tea workshop, creating your own tea blend from the forest and local flora. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please. Why not take an easy nature walk around Lost Lake or head to Whistler Museum, where you can find out about Whistler’s early settlers?

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6

THE NAPA VALLEY OF THE NORTH.

Travel into the lush Okanagan Valley region. Known for producing some of the best wines in the world, this fertile land holds the majority of vineyard acreage in the province and is home to both boutique vineyards and larger distinguished operations. Savour a delicious Dinner with wine at your luxury hotel, prepared using fresh, seasonal ingredients from the valley.

Hotel: Grand Okanagan Resort, Kelowna.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 7

CANADA’S EXQUISITE NATIONAL PARKS.

Journey through four of Canada’s most breath-taking National Parks Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Yoho and Banff with informative talks on the distinguishing highlights of each park. En route, stop at Emerald Lake, one of Canada’s most outstanding wilderness settings. Famed for its vibrant colour, this iconic beauty spot offers an idyllic photo opportunity. In the afternoon, enjoy an engaging nature talk at Lake Louise before strolling along the lake, before continuing to the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for your stay. For your evening meal, choose from one of the resort’s four unique dining venues, including contemporary Canadian cuisine at the Fairview or Italian dishes at Lago Italian Kitchen.

Hotel: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 8 – RELAXED START

THE UNSPOILED WILDERNESS OF BANFF NATIONAL PARK.

This morning, visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Explore Banff Your Way and choose to ride the Banff Gondola or visit Whyte Museum. Later, join a private meet-and-greet with a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman. Hear fascinating tales of what its like to wear the famous red serge uniform, before having the opportunity to ask questions and have your picture taken with the Mountie. For dinner, choose from a selection of restaurants at your hotel, with each taking pride in sourcing fresh ingredients from local farmers, purveyors and artisans. Get some royal shut eye at The Fairmont Banff Springs, otherwise known as Canadas Castle in the Rockies.

Hotel: The Fairmont Banff Springs.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 9 – RELAXED START

BANFF SIGHTS AT LEISURE.

Enjoy a full day at leisure to take in the wonders of Banff at your own pace. Your Traveling Concierge is on hand to assist with local recommendations.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10

ALONG THE ICEFIELDS PARKWAY.

Travel along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and witness amazing scenery. At the Icefields Visitor Center, embark on a specially designed Ice Explorer for a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. With your expert driver-guide, step out onto the frosty flow, formed centuries ago. In the evening, enjoy a Celebration Dinner with wine at the hotel before joining your friends for stargazing, complete with a roaring fire, liqueur and s’mores on the hotel’s magnificent grounds.

Hotel: The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with Wine

DAY 11

JASPER NATIONAL PARK AND ICONIC MALIGNE LAKE.

In the morning, embark on a narrated cruise on the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake (seasonal). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites of the Canadian Rockies, before joining your Travelling Concierge for an informative walk at Maligne Canyon. Gain a unique perspective of the beautiful park as you join a Local Expert on an afternoon scenic float trip (waiver required) down the Athabasca River.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12

MOUNT ROBSON AND SUN PEAKS.

If you choose, board the optional Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service to relive the golden age of rail travel on your way to Vancouver with an overnight stay in Kamloops. Alternatively, journey west by luxury coach and arrive at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies tallest peak, before descending through the Columbia Mountains, arriving in Sun Peaks.

Hotel: Sun Peaks Grand Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13 – RELAXED START

VANCOUVER, THE MOST LIVABLE CITY.

History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, as you cross the bridge for spectacular views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day yours to explore Vancouver. A haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike, youll have plenty to keep you busy.

Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14

DEPART VANCOUVER.

It’s time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers. An included transfer will take you to Vancouver International Airport. Guests may extend their stay at the luxurious Four Seasons in Vancouver.

Meals: Breakfast

*Trip prices and dates are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

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