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Canadian Rockies & Pacific Coast

14 day Escorted Tour – from £6495 £5845

With flights from £6545

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 at the Cave B Estate
  • Soak in the panoramic views of Seattle from the iconic Space Needle

Your Itinerary

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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 at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests over wine.

    Georgian Court hotel
    Dinner with Wine
Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium
Empress Hotel, Victoria

Day 2 – Cruise the 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.  Today, the park also includes Cliffwalk, a cantilevered walking 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, and 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. At night choose from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around evening, where you’ll sit down for a hearty meal with striking views.

    Hotel Grand Pacific
    Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Butchart Gardens Tour
View from above Sun Peaks

Day 4 – Victoria to Sun Peaks, British Columbia

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 – The Alpine Wonderland of Jasper National Park

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

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. Enroute, a stop will be made at the Mount Robson Visitor Center in Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbias’ park system and truly one of the world’s crown jewels. Enjoy the best views of Mount Robson, which at 12,972 ft (3,954 meters) 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 our own or book onto an optional Float Trip.

    Forest Park Hotel
    Breakfast
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park
Columbia Icefields

Day 6 – Exploring Jasper and 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.

    Forest Park Hotel
    Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Columbia Icefields
Athabasca Glacier

Day 7 – Icefields, Glaciers and Lakes to Banff National Park

Following a hearty breakfast, your Local Expert will escort you to a special before-hours glacier tour. Venture…

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 – The Unspoiled Wilderness of 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 encompassing over 1 million acres — 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 centerpiece of what has been referred to as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem,” a region of protected land encompassing 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 and Glacier National Park

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

Board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in style. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is the only road 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 and at Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Over an insightful Legends of Glacier MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, 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 and 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, Autograph Collection hotel. This is Washington State’s grandest hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has welcomed a number of famous faces including Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable.

    The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection
    Breakfast
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada
Vineyards near Charlottesville

Day 12 – Wonderful Wines en route 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 Highlight 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 – The Soaring Sights of 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! The afternoon brings you an Insight Choice. Either 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 guests for a Celebration Dinner with wine 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

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 at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner and an opportunity to mingle with fellow guests over wine.

    Georgian Court hotel
    Dinner with Wine
Aerial view of Vancouver and sports stadium

Day 2

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Cruise the 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.  Today, the park also includes Cliffwalk, a cantilevered walking 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, and 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. At night choose from a selection of restaurants for your Dine-Around evening, where you’ll sit down for a hearty meal with striking views.

    Hotel Grand Pacific
    Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Butchart Gardens Tour

Day 4

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Victoria to Sun Peaks, British Columbia

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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The Alpine Wonderland of 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. Enroute, a stop will be made at the Mount Robson Visitor Center in Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbias’ park system and truly one of the world’s crown jewels. Enjoy the best views of Mount Robson, which at 12,972 ft (3,954 meters) 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 our own or book onto an optional Float Trip.

    Forest Park Hotel
    Breakfast
Mount Kerkeslin, Jasper National Park

Day 6

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Exploring Jasper and 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.

    Forest Park Hotel
    Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
Columbia Icefields

Day 7

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Icefields, Glaciers and Lakes to 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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The Unspoiled Wilderness of 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 encompassing over 1 million acres — 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 centerpiece of what has been referred to as the “Crown of the Continent Ecosystem,” a region of protected land encompassing 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 and Glacier National Park

Board a private Red Jammer bus to cruise along the Going-To-The-Sun Road in style. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is the only road 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 and at Lake McDonald, the largest lake in Glacier National Park. Over an insightful Legends of Glacier MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, 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 and 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, Autograph Collection hotel. This is Washington State’s grandest hotel, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has welcomed a number of famous faces including Amelia Earhart and Clark Gable.

    The Historic Davenport, Autograph Collection
    Breakfast
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Canada

Day 12

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Wonderful Wines en route to Seattle

Wine connoisseurs rejoice. Today, you’ll head through the wide, endless horizons of the wine-producing area of Washington State. Enjoy a Highlight 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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The Soaring Sights of 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! The afternoon brings you an Insight Choice. Either 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 guests for a Celebration Dinner with wine 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

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2024-05-30

2024-06-13

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:

  • Add extra nights in Vancouver before or after your tour
  • Follow your tour with an Alaska Cruise from Vancouver
  • Extend your holiday with a four day Toronto & Niagara Falls Explorer
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business, or First Class

Next Steps

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 £6495 £5845

With flights from £6545

All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a 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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