Experience the great Canadian outdoors at its best on this perfect holiday taking in Canada’s western wonders. Discover the diverse, award-winning city of Vancouver, rich in culture and boasting a multitude of attractions; immerse yourself in the mountains with a stay in the village resorts of Whistler and Sun Peaks and finish in the beautiful Rockies with a two-night stay in Banff National Park including a visit to the turquoise waters of Lake Louise. You may even be lucky enough to see some of Canada’s incredible wildlife, which will only serve to whet your appetite more for another visit to the beauty of Canada.
7 nights in hotels and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
Included excursions and visits: 2
City tour of Vancouver with local guide
Full-day tour of Banff surrounding area and Lake Louise
Plus all these benefits:
Services of an experienced local Titan tour manager
Scheduled Air Canada direct flights
Best available coaches with experienced drivers
Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges
Fly from London Heathrow Airport on a direct, scheduled Air Canada flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival, we transfer to the Inn at the Quay (3T) in New Westminster, just 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Vancouver and located right on the Fraser River.
Day 2 New Westminster
This morning we make our way into Vancouver’s downtown for an included orientation tour. This afternoon is at leisure to further explore the city before returning to our hotel late afternoon, or you may like to join an optional excursion to Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge, including an afternoon tea in Stanley Park.
Day 3 New Westminster
A relaxing day at leisure to enjoy the sights and sounds of New Westminster. Known for its historic and heritage sites, annual festivals, shopping and diverse neighbourhoods, this fast-growing town has a wealth of attractions. Maybe visit the River Market with its array of shops and eateries, or the museums and art galleries at the Anvil Centre. If you wish to venture back in to Downtown Vancouver, the SkyTrain whisks you there in just 30 minutes.
Day 4 New Westminster - Whistler
We leave for the mountains today, passing through stunning scenery to reach the famous ski resort of Whistler. In the summer this wonderful resort becomes a playground for all with so much to do, from walking trails to riding the Peak to Peak Gondola to bear viewing. You have the afternoon to be as active as you wish and this evening sample the delights at one of the village’s many restaurants. Our overnight hotel is the Whistler Village Inn and Suites (3T).
Day 5 Whistler - Sun Peaks
Today we travel further through the mountains to the picturesque alpine village of Sun Peaks. This exciting summer destination hosts an array of outdoor activities but also offers a peaceful and tranquil retreat for the perfect overnight stay at the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel (4T).
Day 6 Sun Peaks - Banff
Our journey continues through some stunning scenery, passing through Glacier National Park and Yoho National Park before reaching Banff National Park. Our hotel for the next two nights is the Banff Inn (3T) located in the bustling, historic town of Banff. There is an abundance of top-class restaurants, bars and shops to suit all tastes for your evening at leisure.
Day 7 Lake Louise
Our full-day excursion first takes in the surrounds of Banff and then continues on to probably the most photographed lake in Canada, Lake Louise. Take a stroll by the lakeside and visit the Chateau, a luxury hotel with cafes and bars to enjoy, or maybe join our optional excursion and take the Lake Louise gondola to one of Banff National Park’s greatest viewpoints. We return to Banff, where you are free to enjoy the vibrant nightlife as you wish.
Day 8 Banff - Calgary - In flight
After a final free morning, we transfer to Calgary Airport for a direct, scheduled Air Canada flight to London.