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The Rocky Mountaineer

Explore the Rockies

9 day Escorted Tour - from £2495

With flights from £3011

This exhilarating journey will take you high into the majestic Canadian Rockies. You’ll be awe-struck by the views of alpine peaks and sparkling blue lakes.


  • View stunning mountains and waterfalls in Banff
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway
  • Explore the charming town of Jasper
  • Discover Peyto Lake and the Columbia Icefield
  • Admire soaring mountain peaks and the glistening waters of Lake Louise
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Vancouver

The soaring peaks of Canada’s soul-stirring Rockies take centre stage on this epic alpine adventure that begins in Vancouver, one of the world’s most livable cities. Spend the day discovering the city’s scenic surrounds, then join your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a welcome reception this evening.

Hotel: Pinnacle Harbourfront or similar
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 - Victoria

Embark on a morning sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s historic neighbourhoods. Savour the smells of freshly steamed Siopao in Chinatown and admire the Victorian façades of Gastown as you make your way to the leafy sanctuary of Stanley Park to view First Nations totem poles. Continue by ferry to Vancouver island later to connect with the locals during a lunch visit to a family-owned working farm, where you’ll enjoy fresh farm-to-table flavours. Later, enjoy some sightseeing in Victoria.

Hotel: Chateau Victoria
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 - Victoria

Embrace the Garden City status of Victoria as you greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the walkable capital of British Columbia.

Hotel: Chateau Victoria
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Kamloops

Cruise back to the mainland for a visit to the British Columbia Wildlife Park, where you get a chance to view wildlife. Tonight, be welcomed to the Shuswap territory with a traditional song by a First Nations member, before indulging in a delicious dinner.

Hotel: South Thompson Inn
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 - Jasper National Park

Travel into the majestic Rocky Mountains. Stop for a knock-out view of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the raw wilderness of Jasper National Park where the rest of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Chateau Jasper
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Jasper National Park

Start the day with an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon followed by a cruise to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake. After the cruise enjoy a delicious lunch with wine at the lakeside Maligne Lake Chalet.

Hotel: Chateau Jasper
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 7 - Banff National Park

Travel along the stunning Icefields Parkway and ride out on the Athabasca Glacier aboard a specially designed Ice Explorer. Travel on to Banff National Park and picturesque Lake Louise where there is time to soak in the majestic beauty of the lake and its turquoise, glacier-fed waters. Continue on to the township of Banff, in the heart of UNESCO-listed Banff National Park where you can settle in for an evening at leisure.

Hotel: Banff Park Lodge
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Banff National Park

Join a local specialist and learn about his experiences as a retired Mountie and the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls. The rest of the day is free for you to pursue your own interests. Your Travel Director will be available to help plan the perfect day for you. Tonight, you join your newfound friends for a farewell dinner to toast the end of your unforgettable encounter with Canada’s Rockies.

Hotel: Banff Park Lodge
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 9 - Depart Calgary

Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport or to the Westin Calgary if you are extending your stay.

Meals: Breakfast

9 day Escorted Tour - from £2495

With flights from £3011


  • Add extra nights in Vancouver or Calgary before or after your tour
  • Choose to fly Economy, Premium, Business, or First Class
  • Add a 7 day Alaska cruise


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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability. Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1 April 2024 onwards.



Enjoy first class touring with the company of others. Our experienced guides will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Your escorted tour includes:

  • Superb sightseeing, walks and activities
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach travel
  • 8 nights hotel accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Expert Travel Director
  • Dedicate Wellbeing Director
  • Airport transfers and extra night options

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