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Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park
Vancouver, British Columbia
Victoria Harbour, Canada
Butchart Gardens, Victoria
Kamloops, Canada
Berg Lake, Mount Robson Provincial Park
Maligne Canyon Falls, Jasper National Park
Ice Explorer, Athabasca Glacier
Banff Gondola, Banff National Park
Calgary, Alberta

Spectacular Canadian Rockies

9 day Escorted Tour – from £3305

With flights from £3905

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.

Highlights:
  • 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

Your Itinerary

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

Vancouver, British Columbia

Day 1 – Welcome to Vancouver

A warm welcome is waiting within the soaring peaks of Canada’s Rockies. Your epic Canadian Rockies…

A warm welcome is waiting within the soaring peaks of Canada’s Rockies. Your epic Canadian Rockies tour begins in Vancouver, one of the world’s most international and liveable cities. Spend the day discovering the city’s scenic surrounds, then join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    Pinnacle Harbourfront, Vancouver

    Welcome reception
Vancouver, British Columbia
Victoria Harbour, Canada

Day 2 – Vancouver & Victoria

Vancouver, home to Gastown’s Victorian façades, a vibrant Chinatown and towering Sitka Spruce. Embark on a…

Vancouver, home to Gastown’s Victorian façades, a vibrant Chinatown and towering Sitka Spruce. Embark on a sightseeing tour of the city’s historic neighbourhood, savouring the smells of freshly steamed Siopao in Chinatown before making your way to the leafy sanctuary of Stanley Park for the first Indigenous experience of the day, viewing First Nations totem poles. Gain insights into Indigenous cultures and values during a visit to the Bill Reid Gallery, the only gallery in Canada dedicated to Northwest Indigenous art,  including a docent-led tour and time to explore the gallery on your own. Enjoy an Italian lunch before continuing by ferry to Vancouver Island for an orientation tour of Victoria.

    Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

    Breakfast, Lunch
Victoria Harbour, Canada
Butchart Gardens, Victoria

Day 3 – Victoria & Butchart Gardens

Today on your tour, the Garden City comes to life as you greet the day before…

Today on your tour, the Garden City comes to life as you greet the day before opening hours with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry. After breakfast, enjoy time in the garden before the crowds. Spend the rest of the day exploring the walkable capital of British Columbia perhaps treating yourself to high tea or tucking into local fish and chips. Or, join an optional whale watching cruise and keep your eyes peeled for orca and humpback whales, bald eagles, porpoises and seals.

    Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

    Breakfast
Butchart Gardens, Victoria
Kamloops, Canada

Day 4 – Victoria to Kamloops

Cruise by ferry back to the mainland before a short journey to the family-run Maan Farms….

Cruise by ferry back to the mainland before a short journey to the family-run Maan Farms. Meet your hosts, fourth generation owners, and learn how they turned one small berry stand into a farm that now provides quality produce to locals. Get the inside scoop on a behind-the-scenes winery tour or seasonal U-pick experience of their strawberries, raspberries or blueberries followed by a tasty lunch of Indian-inspired fare. Next up, you’ll make your way to Kamloops for a stay at The South Thompson Inn. Admire the original brick manor and carriage houses of this former racing stable.

    South Thompson Inn & Conference Center, Kamloops

    Breakfast, Lunch
Kamloops, Canada
Berg Lake, Mount Robson Provincial Park

Day 5 – Mount Robson & Jasper National Park

The grand peak of UNESCO-listed Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 12,972…

The grand peak of UNESCO-listed Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 12,972 feet, will make you gasp. Stop at the Mount Robson Visitor Center postcard-worthy views before continuing to the raw wilderness of Jasper National Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll spend the next two nights of your tour. If you’re eager to start your exploration of the park, join an optional Jasper guided hike taking in hills, jagged peaks, forests, meadows, marshes, streams and glacial lakes with a licensed guide.

    Forest Park Hotel, Jasper

    Breakfast
Berg Lake, Mount Robson Provincial Park
Maligne Canyon Falls, Jasper National Park

Day 6 – Jasper National Park

Maligne Canyon springs to life this morning on a guided hike. Later, take to the aqua…

Maligne Canyon springs to life this morning on a guided hike. Later, take to the aqua waters and cruise Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), admiring views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island. Then admire more gorgeous views over a delicious lunch with wine at the lakeside Maligne Lake Chalet. Continue your exploration choosing to join an optional excursion easy rafting trip down the Athabasca River, a route used by the “fur traders” over two centuries ago, keeping your eyes peeled for local wildlife. Later tonight, there is an optional theatre performance highlighting the best of this mountain town.

    Forest Park Hotel, Jasper

    Breakfast, Lunch
Maligne Canyon Falls, Jasper National Park
Ice Explorer, Athabasca Glacier

Day 7 – Athabasca Glacier & Lake Louise

Get ready for the icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield as you journey along the Icefields…

Get ready for the icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield as you journey along the Icefields Parkway to Athabasca Glacier. Cross its icy terrain, one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world, on board a specially designed ‘Ice Explorer’. Your tour takes you to Lake Louise, where there is time to soak in the majestic beauty of the lake and its turquoise, glacier-fed waters fringed by high peaks, deep forests and overlooked by Victoria Glacier. Continue on to the township of Banff, in the heart of UNESCO-listed Banff National Park. The Banff Park Lodge is a short walk from Banff’s restaurants and shops and, if you feel like staying in, has multiple on-site restaurants.

    Banff Park Lodge

    Breakfast
Ice Explorer, Athabasca Glacier
Banff Gondola, Banff National Park

Day 8 – Around Banff

Banff is yours to explore. Opt to take the Brewster Banff Gondola Ride to the top…

Banff is yours to explore. Opt to take the Brewster Banff Gondola Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies. And after lunch on your own, the Three Sisters Peak or Mount Assiniboine will impress on optional helicopter flights. Then enjoy Banff sightseeing including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and other local sights. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner celebrating all you’ve seen on your tour.

    Banff Park Lodge

    Breakfast, Dinner
Banff Gondola, Banff National Park
Calgary, Alberta

Day 9 – Banff to Calgary

Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport.

Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport.

    Breakfast
Calgary, Alberta

Your Itinerary

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

Day 1

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Welcome to Vancouver

A warm welcome is waiting within the soaring peaks of Canada’s Rockies. Your epic Canadian Rockies tour begins in Vancouver, one of the world’s most international and liveable cities. Spend the day discovering the city’s scenic surrounds, then join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening.

    Pinnacle Harbourfront, Vancouver

    Welcome reception
Vancouver, British Columbia

Day 2

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Vancouver & Victoria

Vancouver, home to Gastown’s Victorian façades, a vibrant Chinatown and towering Sitka Spruce. Embark on a sightseeing tour of the city’s historic neighbourhood, savouring the smells of freshly steamed Siopao in Chinatown before making your way to the leafy sanctuary of Stanley Park for the first Indigenous experience of the day, viewing First Nations totem poles. Gain insights into Indigenous cultures and values during a visit to the Bill Reid Gallery, the only gallery in Canada dedicated to Northwest Indigenous art,  including a docent-led tour and time to explore the gallery on your own. Enjoy an Italian lunch before continuing by ferry to Vancouver Island for an orientation tour of Victoria.

    Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

    Breakfast, Lunch
Victoria Harbour, Canada

Day 3

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Victoria & Butchart Gardens

Today on your tour, the Garden City comes to life as you greet the day before opening hours with breakfast at Butchart Gardens, a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry. After breakfast, enjoy time in the garden before the crowds. Spend the rest of the day exploring the walkable capital of British Columbia perhaps treating yourself to high tea or tucking into local fish and chips. Or, join an optional whale watching cruise and keep your eyes peeled for orca and humpback whales, bald eagles, porpoises and seals.

    Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

    Breakfast
Butchart Gardens, Victoria

Day 4

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Victoria to Kamloops

Cruise by ferry back to the mainland before a short journey to the family-run Maan Farms. Meet your hosts, fourth generation owners, and learn how they turned one small berry stand into a farm that now provides quality produce to locals. Get the inside scoop on a behind-the-scenes winery tour or seasonal U-pick experience of their strawberries, raspberries or blueberries followed by a tasty lunch of Indian-inspired fare. Next up, you’ll make your way to Kamloops for a stay at The South Thompson Inn. Admire the original brick manor and carriage houses of this former racing stable.

    South Thompson Inn & Conference Center, Kamloops

    Breakfast, Lunch
Kamloops, Canada

Day 5

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Mount Robson & Jasper National Park

The grand peak of UNESCO-listed Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 12,972 feet, will make you gasp. Stop at the Mount Robson Visitor Center postcard-worthy views before continuing to the raw wilderness of Jasper National Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll spend the next two nights of your tour. If you’re eager to start your exploration of the park, join an optional Jasper guided hike taking in hills, jagged peaks, forests, meadows, marshes, streams and glacial lakes with a licensed guide.

    Forest Park Hotel, Jasper

    Breakfast
Berg Lake, Mount Robson Provincial Park

Day 6

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Jasper National Park

Maligne Canyon springs to life this morning on a guided hike. Later, take to the aqua waters and cruise Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), admiring views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island. Then admire more gorgeous views over a delicious lunch with wine at the lakeside Maligne Lake Chalet. Continue your exploration choosing to join an optional excursion easy rafting trip down the Athabasca River, a route used by the “fur traders” over two centuries ago, keeping your eyes peeled for local wildlife. Later tonight, there is an optional theatre performance highlighting the best of this mountain town.

    Forest Park Hotel, Jasper

    Breakfast, Lunch
Maligne Canyon Falls, Jasper National Park

Day 7

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Athabasca Glacier & Lake Louise

Get ready for the icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield as you journey along the Icefields Parkway to Athabasca Glacier. Cross its icy terrain, one of the largest non-polar ice fields in the world, on board a specially designed ‘Ice Explorer’. Your tour takes you to Lake Louise, where there is time to soak in the majestic beauty of the lake and its turquoise, glacier-fed waters fringed by high peaks, deep forests and overlooked by Victoria Glacier. Continue on to the township of Banff, in the heart of UNESCO-listed Banff National Park. The Banff Park Lodge is a short walk from Banff’s restaurants and shops and, if you feel like staying in, has multiple on-site restaurants.

    Banff Park Lodge

    Breakfast
Ice Explorer, Athabasca Glacier

Day 8

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Around Banff

Banff is yours to explore. Opt to take the Brewster Banff Gondola Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies. And after lunch on your own, the Three Sisters Peak or Mount Assiniboine will impress on optional helicopter flights. Then enjoy Banff sightseeing including Bow Falls, Surprise Corner and other local sights. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner celebrating all you’ve seen on your tour.

    Banff Park Lodge

    Breakfast, Dinner
Banff Gondola, Banff National Park

Day 9

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Banff to Calgary

Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary International Airport.

    Breakfast
Calgary, Alberta

This Tour Includes

8 nights hotel accommodation
8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 welcome reception
Expert Travel Director
Activities and experiences as detailed in the itinerary
Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach
Experienced and professional driver
Ferry to and from Vancouver Island

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2024-05-04

2024-05-11

2024-05-18

2024-06-08

2024-06-15

2024-06-22

2024-06-28

2024-07-03

2024-07-13

2024-07-20

2024-07-27

2024-08-10

2024-08-17

2024-08-24

2024-08-31

2024-09-07

2024-09-14

2024-09-21

2024-09-28

2024-10-05

2025-05-17

2025-05-24

2025-05-31

2025-06-07

2025-06-14

2025-06-21

2025-06-28

2025-07-05

2025-07-12

2025-07-19

2025-07-26

2025-08-09

2025-08-16

2025-08-23

2025-08-30

2025-09-06

2025-09-13

2025-09-16

2025-09-20

To confirm availability call 0333 234 0943

Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Spectacular Canadian Rockies 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 or Calgary before or after your tour
  • A Rocky Mountaineer rail journey or an Alaska cruise

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.

Spectacular Canadian Rockies

9 day Escorted Tour – from £3305

With flights from £3905

All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a  double or twin room, and include meals where shown. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability.

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