Essence of Canada

8N / 9D

2N Banff, 1N Jasper, 1N Kamloops, 1N Whistler, 2N Vancouver

Canada’s natural and cultural diversity makes it a never-ending source of extraordinary travel opportunities. A tour of Canada introduces you to the best of the country, including its ancient rainforests, rugged mountains and glistening lakes.

Peak season: June, July. Aug, Sept

  • Banff: Banff Ptarmigan Inn or similar
    Jasper: Lobstick Lodge or similar
    Kamloops: Ramada Kamloops or similar
    Whistler: The Westin Resort & Spa or 
    Vancouver: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown 
  • Banff Gondola
    Columbian Icefield
    Capilano Suspension Bridge
    City Tour of Vancouver
  • Return airport transfers included
  • All meals included
  • Visa at an additional cost

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrive Calgary – Transfer to Banff(D)

  • On arrival at Calgary International Airport, proceed to your hotel in Banff by hassle free, shared coach transfer
  • On arrival in Banff, check-in to your hotel
  • Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city on your own
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Banff

DAY 2 –   Banff – Lake Louise – Banff(B/L/D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
  • Proceed for a sightseeing tour of the resort town of Banff, which is set amongst the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. Visit the spectacular Bow Falls, enjoy classic viewpoint of Surprise Corner along with Tunnel Mountain Drive
  • Enjoy a gentle ride on the Banff Gondola in a four-passenger car for 8-minutes that takes you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360-degree panorama view of the Bow Valley
  • After lunch proceed to Lake Louise
  • At Lake Louise, see the famous Victoria Glacier where the rock flour turns the lake emerald green
  • Return to Banff in the evening
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Banff

DAY 3 – Banff Area – Jasper(B/L/D)

  • After breakfast, checkout of your hotel and proceed towards Jasper
  • Enroute, enjoy the journey along the Ice Fields Parkway, one of world’s most scenic mountain roadways. This is the route to over one hundred visible glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls
  • The highlight of this tour is a stop at the Columbia Ice Field for the Glacier Experience and Glacier Skywalk. 80 minutes’ journey of Glacier Experience is led by an experienced driver cum guide, who shares a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, ice fields and their impact on our environment. Enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity of stepping out and standing on 1000 feet powerful ancient Athabasca Glacier
  • After lunch, continue through Sunwapta Valley and pass through the Tangle Falls and the Stutfield Glacier on Mount Kitchener. Take a stroll around Athabasca Falls before you arrive in Jasper
  • On arrival in Jasper, check-in to your hotel and relax
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Jasper

DAY 4 -Jasper – Kamloops(B/L/D)

  • Breakfast at your hotel
  • Checkout and proceed to explore the Jasper National Park, which is a World Heritage Site and considered as one of Canada’s largest and northerly national parks. Highlights of your tour includes the beautiful Maligne Canyon, with its limestone walls falling a stunning 50 meters; Maligne Lake, Pyramid and Patricia Lakes
  • After lunch in Jasper, proceed to Kamloops
  • Evening dinner at an Indian restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kamloops

DAY 5 – Kamloops – Whistler(B/L/D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
  • Checkout of your hotel and proceed to Whistler, Canada’s Ski Resort town, that has hosted many Winter Olympic Games held in 2010
  • Enjoy the scenic drive from Kamloops to Whistler
  • After lunch, proceed for one of the most exciting ride of your tour – Peak to Peak Gondola Ride. This Gondola is one of its kind in the world. It is unsupported for more than 1 mile between the two Mountain peaks, Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Mountain and highest point above the ground (1,430 feet)
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Whistler

DAY 6 -Whistler – Vancouver(B/L/D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
  • Checkout and proceed to Vancouver
  • Enroute, take a photo stop at the Shannon Falls, which is the third highest (335 meters) waterfall in the British Columbia
  • Later, proceed to visit the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Enjoy your walk on the bridge, which is 140 meters long and 70 meters above Capilano River. Also, check out the thrilling Cliff Walk and the Treetop Adventure
  • After lunch, continue to downtown Vancouver
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Vancouver

DAY 7 – Vancouver – Panoramic city tour of Vancouver(B/L/D)

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel
  • Later, proceed for a panoramic city tour of Vancouver. Visit the famous Stanley Park, a 1001-acre public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver and is surrounded by waters of the Pacific Ocean. Later visit Chinatown, Gas town, Canada Place, B.C. Place, Downtown etc.
  • Later in the evening, proceed to enjoy the most memorable 4D ride – FlyOver Canada, an exhilarating 8-minute journey across Canada, from east to west
  • Post lunch, return to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city on your own
  • Dinner at an Indian Restaurant
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Vancouver

DAY 8 – Depart Vancouver(B)

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
  • Later, checkout and transfer to the airport for your flight to onwards destination or back to India with memories which will last a lifetime

Inclusions

  • 07 Nights hotel accommodation
  • 07 Buffet breakfasts at hotel
  • 06 Veg/ Non-vegetarian lunch at Indian / Local restaurant
  • 07 Veg/ Non- vegetarian dinner at an Indian Restaurant (Guests need to walk to Indian Restaurant for dinner in Banff, Kamloops, Whistler and Vancouver)
  • Arrival and departure transfers on shared basis (Shared transfers – i.e. Shared Coach basis from Calgary Airport to Banff are time specific and are operated by third party transport operators. Kindly book for flights arriving into Calgary at least 1 hour prior to the below mentioned departure timings (1130, 1300, 1400, 1530, 1715, 1830, 2200)
  • Ground transportation and sightseeing tours by private air-conditioned coach
  • Entrances: Banff Gondola, Peak to Peak Gondola Ride, Capilano Suspension Bridge, FlyOver Canada
  • National Park Fees
  • Porterage: 1 bag per person per hotel. (Porterage for any additional bag to be paid by guest directly to hotel)
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager

Exclusions

  • 5% Goods & Service Tax (GST) is applicable additional on total invoice
  • Airfare – International as well as Domestic airfares, Airport Taxes & Baggage
  • Visa and Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Cost of Meals other than those specified in inclusions
  • Optional and Add-on Excursions unless mentioned otherwise
  • Food and drinks not forming part of the touring group’s menu
  • Resort Fee, Tips for local driver & guide, Porterage at hotels, apartments, airports, seaports, etc
  • Baby cot
  • Surcharges applicable for transfers not fitting as per schedules mentioned
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses
  • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc.
  • Early check-in and late check-out are on request basis only and subject to room availability [Standard international check-in time is 1500 hrs and check-out time is 1100 hrs. (**Subject to change as per hotel’s policy)]
  • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions
  • Any increase in the cost that may come into force prior to the departure date including change in price owing to fluctuation in the rate of exchange
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays, excess baggage, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, war, airline or hotel policies etc.
  • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions

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