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An 11-day Fly & Drive & Train to the western coast of Canada. It starts in Calgary and ends in Vancouver. It includes a self drive tour through the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the train from Jasper to Vancouver, and two escorted tours from Vancouver: one to Whistler and another to Victoria.

Fly & Drive & Train from the Rockies to Vancouver.

Day 1 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Calgary to Banff.

After arriving in Calgary, you pick up your car and depart the city and set your sights today on the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Experience the majesty of the mountains as you first travel through the foothills and then enter Banff National Park where the lofty peaks form a picturesque crown around the parklands. After you have arrived in the bustling town of Banff, the remainder of the day is free to explore its many dining and shopping venues. Overnight in Banff.

 

Day 2 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Banff National Park.

Banff National Park is a stunning wilderness and your outdoor playground for the day. A highlight of your day will be a ride on the Banff Gondola as it ascends to the pinnacle of Sulphur Mountain for an awe-inspiring 360- degree panorama of sheer mountain majesty. Enjoy the interpretative hiking trails that lead along the ridge of the mountain. After an invigorating hike, perhaps enjoy one of the two excellent restaurants at the summit. Overnight in Banff.

 

Day 3Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver:Banff to Lake Louise.

Today you will be driving through the Bow Valley to get to beautiful Lake Louise. This glacier-fed body is the acclaimed “Jewel of the Rockies”, said to be Canada’s most photographed lake. With the Victoria Glacier in the background, this emerald-coloured lake is sure to leave an indelible impression. Admire the stunning vista from inside the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise standing atop a giant glacial moraine formed after the last ice age. Across the valley from Lake Louise Village, you can take a chairlift up Whitehorn Mountain for even more dramatic views of this pristine area. Overnight in Lake Louise.

 

Day 4 Canada fly and drive: Lake Louise – Jasper.

Today you depart for Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway - one of the most scenic routes in the Canadian Rockies. We suggest a stop at Peyto Lake and a visit to Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park to experience the quiet trails and forests first hand. At the Columbia Icefield, you board the specially designed Ice Explorer for a journey on to the massive Athabasca Glacier and experience the thrill of walking on centuries-old glacial ice. After this exciting experience, continue on to arrive at the resort town of Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.

 

Day 5 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Jasper National Park.

Today is at your leisure to explore the uniquely beautiful landscape of Jasper National Park where serene lakes and gentle meadows stand in stark contrast to jagged peaks and spectacular glaciers. We suggest a Maligne Lake boat cruise, a visit to Miette Hot Springs, or a ride on the Jasper Tramway. Perhaps enjoy a quiet meal for your final night in Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.

 

Day 6 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Jasper to Vancouver.

After dropping off your car, today you board The Canadian and head west to Vancouver. You will have some of the most spectacular views of the Rockies, interior British Columbia and the Coastal Mountains. You will pass by rugged mountain peaks, arid ranchland and rolling, windswept hills. Overnight aboard The Canadian. Dinner included.

 

Day 7 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Vancouver.

After you arrive in Vancouver this morning, transfer independently to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore this wonderful oceanside city. Some highlights of the city include historic Gastown, nearby Chinatown, Stanley Park and English Bay. The waterside markets and bistros offer casual meals or a pleasant place to enjoy the refreshing breezes cascading off the water. Overnight in Vancouver. Breakfast included.

 

Day 8 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Vancouver.

Today you spend the day on a full-day tour along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the world famous ski resort of Whistler. Along the way you’ll make a stop at Shannon Falls, cascading over 300 metres above frothy pools and set in a tranquil provincial park. Upon arrival at Whistler Village, the pedestrian squares and laneways offer a magnificent view of forested slopes and misty peaks in the distance. The rest of the day is free to explore this idyllic resort town with its many shopping, dining and recreational activities before returning to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.

 

Day 9 Fly & Drive from the Rockies to Vancouver: Arrival in your home country.

Return to Vancouver International Airport in time to check-in for your return flight. 

Minimum age for car rental is 21.

A minimum of one year valid driver's license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental.

The driver must also present an International driver's license issued in the same jurisdiction.

The driver must also present 2 credit cards to be able to rent a car.

The driver must also present  a passport valid for at least 6 months after entering the country.

All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of 25 CAD$ per day, subject to change.

Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Certain locations and classes of car require 3 forms of identification as a condition to rent a car.

Wildlife and nice weather conditions are not guarantee.

Tour duration:

11 days, 10 nights (1 flight day).

Special departure:

Fly & Drive also available with an English-speaking guide.

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