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Travelmarvel

Passage through the Rockies

Calgary to Victoria

Trip Code: URJWC12
12 Days
15 Meals
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights in premium accommodation
  • 15 meals - 11 Breakfasts and 4 Dinners
  • Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner
  • Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary
  • Enjoy a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose along the way
  • Awake to stunning mountainscapes at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village
  • Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include gratuities and sundries
  • The optional Rocky Mountaineer option is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Flights can depart anytime from Victoria, or after 2pm from Vancouver
  • Please note: Blue River is not available on this departure date 29 April 2023, this tour will stay at the South Thompson Inn in Lieu of Blue River
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Canada and Alaska Map URJWC12 2023
Calgary to Victoria

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Touring Variation

Some days of your itinerary provide an opportunity to select a touring variation

Welcome to Calgary, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and get to know your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary along the way to Banff.


This morning, depart for beautiful Banff National Park. On arrival in Banff, enjoy a sightseeing tour to get to know the town’s stunning surroundings.

Stay: Two Nights, Banff Park Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
banff town in winter looking down the road towards mountain

Today is at your leisure to discover beautiful Banff. Perhaps join a Banff Experience tour, take a Bow River float trip or join a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

After a leisurely morning, visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’.

Stay: Lake Louise Inn

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Journey along the Icefields Parkway today and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Then continue to the alpine resort town of Jasper.

Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Valley floor with a hedge of pine trees and the rock mountain range behind on a clear sunny day

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a beautiful overnight escape at the Mike Wiegele Heli Village.

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a Rocky Mountaineer Rail journey to Vancouver. Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass Mt Robson and Pyramid Falls before arriving in Kamloops. Stay in Kamloops at a hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. Additional cost. Enquire for details.


Walk through Maligne Canyon before descending through the Canadian Rockies and travelling to Blue River.

Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Rocky Mountaineer Rail Option

Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer this morning and continue to Vancouver where you will rejoin your tour group.


Travel through the Cariboo region before arriving in Vancouver.

Stay: Two Nights, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Enjoy a tour of Vancouver and some of the city’s most iconic sights. Consider heading off for a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Take a scenic drive along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler.

Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

On your return from Whistler, either board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria or consider taking a floatplane flight to Victoria (own expense).

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner.


Enjoy time at leisure, then visit The Butchart Gardens. Perhaps join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Manicured lawns and laid out flower beds overflowing with color as people walk down the paths

Your tour concludes after breakfast.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Would not hesitate to recommend Travelmarvel and we are already looking into our next adventure.