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Travelmarvel

White Christmas Wonders

Calgary to Victoria

Trip Code: URXN13
13 Days
16 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 12 nights premium accommodation
  • Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver
  • 16 meals
  • Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner
  • Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

Travel & Accommodation

Roadway leading toward the mountain range covered in snow on a clear blue sky day

A Magical Banff Christmas

Take in the breathtaking views and sparkling winter air of the Canadian Rocky Mountains on a Christmas Day sleigh ride.

View of Quaaout Lodge from above surrounded by tall trees

Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Enjoy an overnight stay and First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa.

Path way leading through the gardens at night with all trees illuminated with colored lights at Christmas time

The Butchart Gardens Light Up

Vew the truly enchanting Christmas light displays, made up of tens of thousands of tiny lights.

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
North America Map URXN13 2019
Calgary to Victoria

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Welcome Reception at Calgary Tower.


Your journey begins today as you fly into the city of Calgary. Upon arrival, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel

Departing Calgary, begin the picturesque journey through the Rocky Mountains to Banff National Park. On arrival in Banff, the rest of the day is yours at leisure. With plenty of options available, perhaps take an ice walk through Johnston Canyon to admire the waterfalls and icefalls, enjoy an exciting dog sled ride or head out on a Banff Experience tour to discover the local township (own expense).

Stay: Three Nights: Banff Park Lodge

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take in the sparkling winter scenes of the Rockies during a sleigh ride. An experience which is sure to get you into the spirit of Christmas.


18 December Departure - Enjoy free time to explore more of Banff today. 23 December Departure - This is the real highlight of your journey as you wake today to a picture-perfect White Christmas in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy free time in the morning to mark the occasion as you wish, before gathering with your fellow guests for a delicious celebratory Christmas Lunch. You’ll be transported to a fairytale as you take in the breathtaking views and sparkling winter air of the Canadian Rocky Mountains on a sleigh ride for a truly memorable Christmas Day.

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  • Breakfast

It’s one glorious scene after the next during this Christmas journey. Today you will enjoy a picturesque gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, where snow-topped mountain peaks surround you. The rest of the day is at your leisure to continue exploring the township of Banff.

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  • Breakfast

Depart Banff and journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to Jasper. En route, stop at stunning Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Throughout today, revel in the splendour of the Canadian Rockies during this special time of year before continuing to Jasper.

Stay: Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Take time out today to relax in the fairytale setting of Jasper. The village will still have an array of Christmas decorations on display. You might like to don some snowshoes for an inspiring trek through stunning Canadian Rockies scenery. Alternatively, perhaps visit Maligne Canyon to view the sight of its incredible icefalls.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge and Spa.


This morning, descend through the beautiful Rockies scenery and continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Over the next two days, you’ll enjoy the chance to relax and unwind at Quaaout Lodge and Spa.

Stay: Two Nights: Quaaout Lodge and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

18 December Departure Enjoy free time this morning to celebrate Christmas Day as you wish. Later, gather with your fellow guests for a delicious celebratory Christmas Lunch. 23 December Departure Enjoy a day at leisure at Quaaout Lodge, which sits on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake and within the South Thompson River Valley. You might like to simply relax in the comfortable setting of your lodge or the more adventurous may prefer to venture out for a hike, as a way to explore and discover more of the surrounding area.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Today, your Christmas journey takes you from the peaceful surrounds of Quaaout Lodge to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. 23 December Departure This evening it’s time to continue the celebrations over a special New Year’s Eve dinner with your fellow guests. After dinner, head out into the city of Vancouver to see in the New Year in style. This will be an incredible way to ring in your New Year and one you will certainly never forget.

Stay: Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning and some time to relax in this beautiful city. This afternoon, head to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you can follow in the footsteps of the millions of visitors who have crossed its bridge since 1889. Be dazzled by the Canyon Lights display and witness hundreds of thousands of lights glitter throughout the rainforest and across the suspension bridge.

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Continue to visit Vancouver’s best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour. Visit Gastown, Granville Island and Stanley Park before boarding a ferry to Vancouver Island and travelling to the charming city of Victoria. This evening, perhaps try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

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

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens, dining in the original Butchart home and enjoying the Christmas lights.


This morning is free for you to explore Victoria at your own pace or simply relax and enjoy the amenities at your hotel. Perhaps embark on a leisurely horse-drawn carriage tour. This afternoon, visit The Butchart Gardens, one of the world’s premier floral show gardens, established by the Butchart family in 1904. Explore this wonderful estate and view the enchanting Christmas light displays, made up of tens of thousands of tiny lights, as well as magical floral displays.

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  • Dinner

Your journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Victoria airport for your onward flight.

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The whole tour was so memorable that after being home for three days my friend and I are looking for another Travelmarvel White Christmas.