Rockies Premium Tour

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5 days, 4 nights

Small and intimate tour with admission to Sulphur Mountain Gondola

Meeting Place: 999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver

Enjoy more time to explore the most beautiful locations in Canada on this multi-day tour of the Rocky Mountains! We keep our tour groups small and intimate so you can enjoy an authentic Canadian experience. We stay in Blue River at the Mike Wiegele Cabins, the Mount Royal Hotel in the heart of Banff (and recently renovated), as well as Sutton Place in Revelstoke. This tour has extra time in Banff, at two nights, so you can see and do everything you want to to do. Like all of our other student tours of the Canadian Rockies, we include breakfast, select sightseeing tours and activities, and this tour also includes a dinner, a wine tasting, and a campfire and s’mores evening.

Included:

  • 4 nights’ accommodation including 2 nights right in the town of Banff
  • Deluxe transportation
  • Experienced, friendly, and fun tour guide
  • Daily breakfast including 1 breakfast at the top of Sulphur Mountain Gondola with stunning views
  • 1 dinner
  • Admission to Sulphur Mountain Gondola
  • Wine tasting
  • Traditional campfire where you roast marshmallows & learn how to make s’mores
  • All tips, taxes, and park passes
  • Itinerary
  • Day 1 (Saturday) – Vancouver to Blue River

    • Depart downtown Vancouver at 7:15 am (please arrive by 7 am)
    • Stop at Monte Creek winery for wine tasting
    • Option to go on the Bear Safari River Cruise (additional cost / seasonal)
    • Enjoy dinner in a beautiful setting next to the river (included)
    • Check into the beautiful log cabins at Mike Wiegele Resort
    • Option to go for an evening canoe (included) or a refreshing swim in the lake
    • End the day with a campfire and marshmallow roast next to the lake

    Day 2 (Sunday) –  Blue River through Jasper & Icefields Parkway to Banff

    • Breakfast (included)
    • View Mt. Robson
    • Free time to explore the town of Jasper and have lunch here
    • Stop at the Columbia Icefields with the option to join the World Renowned Glacier Adventure (additional cost)
    • Travel the Icefields Parkway and enjoy sightseeing at Peyto Lake
    • Arrive in Banff and enjoy a tour of the townsite
    • Check into the Mount Royal Hotel (or similar)
    • Free time for shopping, sightseeing, and dinner on Banff Avenue
    • Option to join your guide for a party at the bar – enjoy VIP entrance with your DCT wristband

    Day 3 (Monday) – Banff

    • Breakfast in the hotel (included)
    • Enjoy a tour of Banff townsite including Bow Falls, HooDoos, Banff Springs Hotel
    • Enjoy a wildlife tour around the scenic Lake Minnewanka
    • Option to go on the Lake Minnewanka boat cruise and experience the towering peaks rise vertically from the emerald water’s edge and on the shore amongst the forested pine and spruce, native wildlife may be discovered (optional)
    • Free time for shopping, and sightseeing in Banff Avenue or participate in an exciting outdoor activity for a discounted price such as horseback riding, whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, caving, hot springs, etc!
    • Evening at leisure in Banff

    Day 4 (Tuesday) – Lake Louise & Revelstoke

    • Start the day off with a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain Gondola where you will take in  magnificent views of the Rockies while enjoying your breakfast buffet
    • Explore beautiful Lake Louise & Moraine Lake
    • Leisure time at Emerald Lake with the option to rent a canoe (seasonal)
    • Travel through Roger’s Pass
    • Check into the beautiful Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke Mountain Resort
    • Enjoy the resort amenities and option to join your guide at the pub for an end of tour party

    Day 5 – Revelstoke through Okanagan Valley to Vancouver

    • Take the chairlift to breakfast at Revelstoke Mountain Resort with more spectacular views
    • Option to try the popular Mountain Coaster
    • Visit Craigellachie and the Last Spike
    • Travel through the Okanagan Valley
    • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30 pm
  • Optional Activity Add-ons
    • Bear Safari River Cruise
    • Glacier Adventure
    • Horseback Riding in Banff
    • Via Ferrara in Banff
    • Whitewater rafting in Canmore
    • Lake Minnewanka Cruise