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Travelmarvel

Canadian Adventure

Vancouver to Victoria

Trip Code: URJEV12
12 Days
17 Meals
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 17 meals - 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff, porterage and airport transfers
  • Stay at beautiful Emerald Lake Lodge
  • Enjoy a wagon ride and BBQ on the banks of the Bow River
  • Join an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include gratuities and sundries
  • Flights can depart anytime from Victoria, or after 2pm from Vancouver
  • This tour forms the first part of the 23 Day Rockies and Alaskan Adventure. Refer Tour Code: URAJEV23
  • Prices are for land/rail only. Flights not included
Canada & Alaska 2022 URJEV12
Vancouver to Victoria

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Your journey begins today on arrival in Vancouver. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan metropolis. After settling in, you’ll meet your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and discover some of its most vibrant districts and best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour, including the Waterfront and historic Gastown.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
City skyline from a distance at sunset, Vancouver

Board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you take in the stunning scenery. Later, arrive in the city of Kamloops where you’ll stay overnight.

Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer as you continue your spectacular rail adventure today. Follow the North Thompson River past rolling landscapes before ascending through the majestic scenery of the Monashee Mountains. Journey onward past Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Alberta Icefields. Then head past Mt Robson, which is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before traversing the Yellowhead Pass. Later you’ll enter Jasper National Park, which is one of Canada’s oldest and largest national parks. Tonight, enjoy free time to explore and perhaps dine in one of Jasper’s restaurants.

Stay: Jasper, Chateau Jasper

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

This evening, take a wagon ride along the banks of the Bow River and enjoy a tasty steak-fry BBQ dinner.


Still in Jasper National Park, explore Maligne Canyon this morning and enjoy time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then travel along the Icefields Parkway, which is considered to be the world’s most scenic highway, before stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff, Caribou Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you today. Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
Bright summers day looking down stream to the mountain ranges in the background

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay.


Depart Banff to visit Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Also known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, nothing quite prepares you for this incredible natural setting. Continue on to Emerald Lake Lodge.

Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner.


Descend from the Rockies via beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake.

Stay: Quaaout Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region today, before arriving in Whistler. This famous alpine resort town offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries.

Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites

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  • Breakfast

On your journey south to Victoria this morning, travel along the Sea to Sky Highway for breathtaking views. On the way, stop at Shannon Falls, which towers above the Howe Sound, North America’s southernmost fjord, before taking a ferry ride across the Georgia Strait. Alternatively, you may prefer to experience the region’s natural beauty from the skies on a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense).

Stay: Two Nights, Victoria, The Parkside Hotel and Spa

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner.


Enjoy time at leisure today or, if you’d prefer to explore further afield, consider choosing from one of the select experiences available to you. Perhaps join an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense).

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

This morning transfer to airport.

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  • Breakfast

Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.