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Moraine Lake, Banff National Park
Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium
Empress Hotel, Victoria
Butchart Gardens Tour
View from above Sun Peaks
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park
Columbia Icefields
Athabasca Glacier
Banff National Park, Canada
Glacier National Park, Montana
Glacier National Park
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada
Vineyards near Charlottesville
Seattle, Washington State
Seattle, Washington

Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast

14 day Escorted Tour – from £6820

With flights from £7520

This superb tour traverses the most majestic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies before exploring the lesser visited lakes and parks of North West USA.

Highlights:
  • See the famous totem poles in Stanley Park and visit Butchart Gardens
  • Cruise the serene waters of Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park
  • Join a private tour of the Glacier Skywalk above the Sunwapta Valley
  • Enjoy an artisanal lunch paired with fine wine
  • Soak in the panoramic views of Seattle from the iconic Space Needle

Your Itinerary

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You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights and activities before or after your Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast tour. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium

Day 1 – Welcome to Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver, a haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike. This unique city…

Arrive in Vancouver, a haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike. This unique city offers something for everyone. From its striking mountains to the bustle of the city’s art and music scene, this British Columbia seaport does not disappoint. Join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle with fellow travellers over wine.

    Georgian Court hotel

    Dinner with wine
Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium
Empress Hotel, Victoria

Day 2 – Gulf Islands to Victoria

This morning, enjoy a visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – home to Vancouver’s first visitor…

This morning, enjoy a visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – home to Vancouver’s first visitor attraction, the original suspension bridge built in 1889. The park also includes Cliffwalk, a cantilevered walkway clinging to the granite cliff and Treetops Adventure, seven suspension bridges through the evergreens taking you up to 100ft above the forest floor. After your visit, head out on an orientation tour of Vancouver, including Gastown, Canada Place and Stanley Park, home to a collection of First Nations totem poles. You’ll have free time to have lunch on your own, with many great eateries to choose from. This afternoon board a ferry and sail through the beautiful Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island, an idyllic place known for its fishing and art communities. You’ll end your day here in British Columbia’s stunning capital city, Victoria.

    Hotel Grand Pacific

    Breakfast
Empress Hotel, Victoria
Butchart Gardens Tour

Day 3 – Butchart Gardens

Start your day wandering through world renowned Butchart Gardens, a beautiful natural historical site of Canada…

Start your day wandering through world renowned Butchart Gardens, a beautiful natural historical site of Canada featuring beautiful floral displays. After Butchart Gardens, enjoy an orientation tour covering Mount Tolmie, the Inner Harbour and its Parliament Buildings, Canada’s oldest Chinatown and view the last remnants of Fort Victoria. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure – perhaps you’ll want to book onto an optional whale watching excursion. The three-hour expedition boards in the waters of Victoria and while it can’t be guaranteed in advance which of the abundant marine wildlife you’ll see on your journey, chances are you’ll also spot magnificent bald eagles, porpoises or seals.

    Hotel Grand Pacific

    Breakfast
Butchart Gardens Tour
View from above Sun Peaks

Day 4 – Victoria to Sun Peaks

This morning cruise back to the mainland and continue your scenic journey through British Columbia. Travel…

This morning cruise back to the mainland and continue your scenic journey through British Columbia. Travel along Coquihalla highway and climb the summit of Coquihalla Pass and cross Thompson Plateau, passing along forests of Engelmann spruce, lodgepole pine, Douglas firs and ponderosa pines. Enjoy a stop in Hope before continuing to Sun Peaks where you’ll end the night with a dinner at a local restaurant.

    Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
View from above Sun Peaks
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park

Day 5 – Jasper National Park

After breakfast, your journey takes you along the legendary Yellowhead Highway towards Jasper National Park, part…

After breakfast, your journey takes you along the legendary Yellowhead Highway towards Jasper National Park, part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. En route, a stop will be made at the Mount Robson Visitor Center in Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbia’s park system. Enjoy the best views of Mount Robson, which at 12,972 ft is the most prominent mountain in North America’s Rocky Mountain range and the highest point in the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in the wonderland of Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, and majestic mountain. After a brief orientation tour through town, you’ll have the option to explore on your own or book onto an optional Float Trip.

    Forest Park Hotel

    Breakfast
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park
Columbia Icefields

Day 6 – Jasper & the Columbia Icefield

Start the day with an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the…

Start the day with an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Canadian Rockies. Then, embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake, one of the jewels of the Canadian Rockies (please note that this activity is seasonal and subject to closure as the lake may be frozen). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies. Travel along the majestic Icefields Parkway and arrive at the Columbia Icefield for your stay at the Glacier View Lodge, the first and only glacier-view resort in Canada.

After enjoying a gourmet dinner with wine, you can step out onto the viewing deck, sip a drink in the library or relax inside the Moraine Lounge with games and live entertainment.

    Glacier View Lodge

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Columbia Icefields
Athabasca Glacier

Day 7 – Athabasca Glacier & Banff National Park

Following a hearty breakfast, your local expert will escort you to a special before-hours glacier tour….

Following a hearty breakfast, your local expert will escort you to a special before-hours glacier tour. Venture out onto Athabasca Glacier in a massive Ice Explorer. Then, join your guide for a stroll atop the ice and discover the beauty and immensity of the glacier. Learn about the history and geology of the region and enjoy a warm beverage out on the glacier itself. After this morning’s icy adventure, continue south to Lake Louise and admire its blue waters and Victoria Glacier. You’ll have the opportunity to feel truly immersed in nature as you spend a portion of your afternoon here. Journey on to the resort town of Banff, your home for the next two nights. This evening, dine in town and unwind in your stunning natural surroundings.

    Fairmont Banff Springs

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Athabasca Glacier
Banff National Park, Canada

Day 8 – Banff National Park

Today is yours to spend exploring the rugged charms of the park. Choose from several optional experiences,…

Today is yours to spend exploring the rugged charms of the park. Choose from several optional experiences, including a once in a lifetime helicopter flight over the magnificent Canadian Rockies, or a ride onboard the Banff Gondola, a scenic cableway that can take you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, or journey through a land sculpted by fire and ice in Kootenay National Park on a guided hike. If you’d rather spend the day on your own, join your Travel Director on a Banff Orientation Tour covering Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and a few other local sights.

    Fairmont Banff Springs

    Breakfast
Banff National Park, Canada
Glacier National Park, Montana

Day 9 – Glacier National Park

From craggy plains to mountainous landscapes, after a stop in Calgary, today you’ll cross the U.S….

From craggy plains to mountainous landscapes, after a stop in Calgary, today you’ll cross the U.S. border into Montana to Many Glacier Hotel, a charming property situated in the heart of Glacier National Park. Revel in your first encounter with the park, a region including parts of two mountain ranges, over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants and hundreds of species of animals. This vast pristine ecosystem is the centrepiece of what has been referred to as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem,” a region of protected land of 16,000 square miles. Settle in for the evening and look forward to tomorrow’s day of exploration.

    Many Glacier Hotel

    Breakfast
Glacier National Park, Montana
Glacier National Park

Day 10 – Going-to-the-Sun Road & Glacier National Park

Board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in style. The Road…

Board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in style. The Road is the only one that traverses through Glacier National Park and the first to have been registered in all the following categories: National Historic Place, National Historic Landmark, and Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. During your narrated trip you’ll witness stunning views from Logan Pass and the marvels of the park’s wild interior. Disembark at Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Join performing and recording artist and enrolled citizen of the Blackfeet Nation in Western Montana, Jack Gladstone. Jack will illuminate the chronological history of Glacier National Park through an interweaving of story and song. Tonight, rest up in a classic Swiss-chalet-style lodge with spectacular mountain views.

    Lake McDonald Lodge

    Breakfast
Glacier National Park
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada

Day 11 – Lake Coeur d’Alene & Spokane

Today you’ll continue on to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, one of America’s most…

Today you’ll continue on to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, one of America’s most beautiful lakes, and arrive in Spokane to stay at The Historic Davenport, Washington State’s grandest hotel. It has welcomed a number of famous faces including Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable. End the night with dinner at a local restaurant.

    The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection

    Breakfast, Dinner
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada
Vineyards near Charlottesville

Day 12 – Spokane to Seattle

Wine connoisseurs rejoice. Today, you’ll head through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of…

Wine connoisseurs rejoice. Today, you’ll head through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of Washington State. Enjoy a lunch focusing on fresh, local and artisanal ingredients. Then it’s on to Seattle for an evening of leisure at your hotel.

    The Charter Hotel Seattle

    Breakfast, Lunch with wine
Vineyards near Charlottesville
Seattle, Washington State

Day 13 – Seattle

This morning head out on a Seattle Orientation tour where you’ll see Puget Sound, Pioneer Square…

This morning head out on a Seattle Orientation tour where you’ll see Puget Sound, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market, where you should watch out for flying fish! In the afternoon you can choose to head to the Space Needle, with its jaw-dropping panoramic views of the unique skyline or the Chihuly Gardens and Glass exhibit, where the work of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly is housed. In the evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Celebration Dinner at Ivar’s Salmon House. Here you’ll find the Northwest’s best dining, as you take in the views on Seattle’s waterfront.

    The Charter Hotel Seattle

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Seattle, Washington State
Seattle, Washington

Day 14 – Depart Seattle

It’s time to say goodbye to the Emerald City as your trip comes to an end….

It’s time to say goodbye to the Emerald City as your trip comes to an end. Departure to the Seattle SeaTac International Airport will be at leisure.

    Breakfast
Seattle, Washington

Your Itinerary

You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights and activities before or after your Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast tour. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1

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Welcome to Vancouver

Arrive in Vancouver, a haven for sports enthusiasts and keen history buffs alike. This unique city offers something for everyone. From its striking mountains to the bustle of the city’s art and music scene, this British Columbia seaport does not disappoint. Join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle with fellow travellers over wine.

    Georgian Court hotel

    Dinner with wine
Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium

Day 2

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Gulf Islands to Victoria

This morning, enjoy a visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – home to Vancouver’s first visitor attraction, the original suspension bridge built in 1889. The park also includes Cliffwalk, a cantilevered walkway clinging to the granite cliff and Treetops Adventure, seven suspension bridges through the evergreens taking you up to 100ft above the forest floor. After your visit, head out on an orientation tour of Vancouver, including Gastown, Canada Place and Stanley Park, home to a collection of First Nations totem poles. You’ll have free time to have lunch on your own, with many great eateries to choose from. This afternoon board a ferry and sail through the beautiful Gulf Islands to Vancouver Island, an idyllic place known for its fishing and art communities. You’ll end your day here in British Columbia’s stunning capital city, Victoria.

    Hotel Grand Pacific

    Breakfast
Empress Hotel, Victoria

Day 3

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Butchart Gardens

Start your day wandering through world renowned Butchart Gardens, a beautiful natural historical site of Canada featuring beautiful floral displays. After Butchart Gardens, enjoy an orientation tour covering Mount Tolmie, the Inner Harbour and its Parliament Buildings, Canada’s oldest Chinatown and view the last remnants of Fort Victoria. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy at your leisure – perhaps you’ll want to book onto an optional whale watching excursion. The three-hour expedition boards in the waters of Victoria and while it can’t be guaranteed in advance which of the abundant marine wildlife you’ll see on your journey, chances are you’ll also spot magnificent bald eagles, porpoises or seals.

    Hotel Grand Pacific

    Breakfast
Butchart Gardens Tour

Day 4

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Victoria to Sun Peaks

This morning cruise back to the mainland and continue your scenic journey through British Columbia. Travel along Coquihalla highway and climb the summit of Coquihalla Pass and cross Thompson Plateau, passing along forests of Engelmann spruce, lodgepole pine, Douglas firs and ponderosa pines. Enjoy a stop in Hope before continuing to Sun Peaks where you’ll end the night with a dinner at a local restaurant.

    Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
View from above Sun Peaks

Day 5

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Jasper National Park

After breakfast, your journey takes you along the legendary Yellowhead Highway towards Jasper National Park, part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. En route, a stop will be made at the Mount Robson Visitor Center in Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbia’s park system. Enjoy the best views of Mount Robson, which at 12,972 ft is the most prominent mountain in North America’s Rocky Mountain range and the highest point in the Canadian Rockies. Arrive in the wonderland of Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, rugged glaciers, colourful meadows, and majestic mountain. After a brief orientation tour through town, you’ll have the option to explore on your own or book onto an optional Float Trip.

    Forest Park Hotel

    Breakfast
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park

Day 6

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Jasper & the Columbia Icefield

Start the day with an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Canadian Rockies. Then, embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of iconic Maligne Lake, one of the jewels of the Canadian Rockies (please note that this activity is seasonal and subject to closure as the lake may be frozen). Stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies. Travel along the majestic Icefields Parkway and arrive at the Columbia Icefield for your stay at the Glacier View Lodge, the first and only glacier-view resort in Canada.

After enjoying a gourmet dinner with wine, you can step out onto the viewing deck, sip a drink in the library or relax inside the Moraine Lounge with games and live entertainment.

    Glacier View Lodge

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Columbia Icefields

Day 7

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Athabasca Glacier & Banff National Park

Following a hearty breakfast, your local expert will escort you to a special before-hours glacier tour. Venture out onto Athabasca Glacier in a massive Ice Explorer. Then, join your guide for a stroll atop the ice and discover the beauty and immensity of the glacier. Learn about the history and geology of the region and enjoy a warm beverage out on the glacier itself. After this morning’s icy adventure, continue south to Lake Louise and admire its blue waters and Victoria Glacier. You’ll have the opportunity to feel truly immersed in nature as you spend a portion of your afternoon here. Journey on to the resort town of Banff, your home for the next two nights. This evening, dine in town and unwind in your stunning natural surroundings.

    Fairmont Banff Springs

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Athabasca Glacier

Day 8

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Banff National Park

Today is yours to spend exploring the rugged charms of the park. Choose from several optional experiences, including a once in a lifetime helicopter flight over the magnificent Canadian Rockies, or a ride onboard the Banff Gondola, a scenic cableway that can take you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, or journey through a land sculpted by fire and ice in Kootenay National Park on a guided hike. If you’d rather spend the day on your own, join your Travel Director on a Banff Orientation Tour covering Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and a few other local sights.

    Fairmont Banff Springs

    Breakfast
Banff National Park, Canada

Day 9

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Glacier National Park

From craggy plains to mountainous landscapes, after a stop in Calgary, today you’ll cross the U.S. border into Montana to Many Glacier Hotel, a charming property situated in the heart of Glacier National Park. Revel in your first encounter with the park, a region including parts of two mountain ranges, over 130 named lakes, more than 1,000 different species of plants and hundreds of species of animals. This vast pristine ecosystem is the centrepiece of what has been referred to as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem,” a region of protected land of 16,000 square miles. Settle in for the evening and look forward to tomorrow’s day of exploration.

    Many Glacier Hotel

    Breakfast
Glacier National Park, Montana

Day 10

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Going-to-the-Sun Road & Glacier National Park

Board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in style. The Road is the only one that traverses through Glacier National Park and the first to have been registered in all the following categories: National Historic Place, National Historic Landmark, and Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. During your narrated trip you’ll witness stunning views from Logan Pass and the marvels of the park’s wild interior. Disembark at Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Join performing and recording artist and enrolled citizen of the Blackfeet Nation in Western Montana, Jack Gladstone. Jack will illuminate the chronological history of Glacier National Park through an interweaving of story and song. Tonight, rest up in a classic Swiss-chalet-style lodge with spectacular mountain views.

    Lake McDonald Lodge

    Breakfast
Glacier National Park

Day 11

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Lake Coeur d’Alene & Spokane

Today you’ll continue on to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, one of America’s most beautiful lakes, and arrive in Spokane to stay at The Historic Davenport, Washington State’s grandest hotel. It has welcomed a number of famous faces including Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable. End the night with dinner at a local restaurant.

    The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection

    Breakfast, Dinner
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada

Day 12

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Spokane to Seattle

Wine connoisseurs rejoice. Today, you’ll head through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of Washington State. Enjoy a lunch focusing on fresh, local and artisanal ingredients. Then it’s on to Seattle for an evening of leisure at your hotel.

    The Charter Hotel Seattle

    Breakfast, Lunch with wine
Vineyards near Charlottesville

Day 13

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Seattle

This morning head out on a Seattle Orientation tour where you’ll see Puget Sound, Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market, where you should watch out for flying fish! In the afternoon you can choose to head to the Space Needle, with its jaw-dropping panoramic views of the unique skyline or the Chihuly Gardens and Glass exhibit, where the work of world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly is housed. In the evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Celebration Dinner at Ivar’s Salmon House. Here you’ll find the Northwest’s best dining, as you take in the views on Seattle’s waterfront.

    The Charter Hotel Seattle

    Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Seattle, Washington State

Day 14

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Depart Seattle

It’s time to say goodbye to the Emerald City as your trip comes to an end. Departure to the Seattle SeaTac International Airport will be at leisure.

    Breakfast
Seattle, Washington

This Tour Includes

13 nights hotel accommodation
13 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners
Expert Travel Director
Activities and experiences as detailed in the itinerary
Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach
Professional and experienced driver

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2024-07-11

2024-08-22

2024-09-05

2024-09-19

2025-05-29

2025-06-12

2025-06-26

2025-07-10

2025-07-24

2025-08-07

2025-08-21

2025-08-28

2025-09-04

2025-09-11

To confirm availability call 0333 234 0943

Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast escorted tour and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

You can also personalise your holiday. Why not add:

  • Extra nights in Vancouver before or after your tour
  • An Alaska Cruise from Vancouver after your tour
  • A four day Toronto & Niagara Falls Explorer after your tour

Next Step

Please get in touch with our Canada Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast

14 day Escorted Tour – from £6820

With flights from £7520

All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double or twin room, and include meals where shown. Please call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Seasonal variations may apply.

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