Project Description

Vancouver • Rockies • Icefield • Banff • Drumheller • Calgary 7/8 Days

Tour Code : PYSO7/8

2020 Departure Date          5/15 – 10/9 Every Friday

Exclusive Git Pack Total value over $110!

  • Bonus ComplimentaryVancouver Mini City Tour (duration: approx.3.5 hrs) covering top attractions such as Downtown, Stanley Park, Canada Place, etc. Exclusive! Bonus Mini Ferry Ride to Granville Island.
  • Vancouver Night Tour:Buy One Get One Free! Book your adventure to the top nightscape attractions like Gastown, Olympic Village, Canada Place, etc.
  • Complimentary Vancouver Designer Outlet Shopping: enjoy the thrill and exciting exploration at the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport with a bonus VIP discount card.
  • Bonus! Exquisite gifts including wireless charger, luggage tag, Maple Leaf Badge and calendar (while supplies last).

Considerate Arrangement

  • One complimentary breakfast. Meal plan includes a lunch at renowned Chateau Lake Louise and a buffet dinner at Crossing at Icefields Parkway (Please notify us in advance for any dietary request.)
  • Don’t miss the opportunity to capture more by reserving First 3 Rows

Unique Experience

  • Exclusive!  Various hotel options in Vancouver. Upgrade your stay in Vancouver to Deluxe View Room at Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
  • Exclusive!  Enjoy a spectacular Whale Watching tour to discover marine habitat, Killer Whales, Humpback Whales and more! (about 3-5 hours; applies to guests with half free day in Vancouver).

Highlights

  • Selected accommodation, sufficient time to explore the most of the Rockies

  • Stay two nights in National Parks, one night in the heart of the Rockies – Banff, and one night in distinctive chalets at Icefields Parkway

  • Overnight in Calgary, Canada’s 4th biggest city

  • Rockies, Banff, Jasper, Icefield, Calgary and Drumheller all in one trip! More to visit, more to explore

  • Discover famous mountains, lakes, Icefield, canyon, waterfalls, Dinosaur World, modern architectures etc.

  • Visit the Dinosaur Valley, discover the mystery of dinosaurs and witness the unique landscape

  • Optional Helicopter Tour: view the Rockies in a whole new perspective

Day 1 Hometown - Vancouver

★ Domestic Arrivals: pick up at Claim Belt #3 after luggage pick-up
★ International Arrivals: pick up at the “Welcome Figures” wooden statue in Arrival Hall after luggage pick-up
★ Cruise Terminal Arrivals: pick up at Pan Pacific Hotel Entrance after luggage pick-up

Bonus Complimentary City Tour (duration: approx.3.5 hrs; meet our tour guide before 13:30pm): Downtown, Stanley Park, Canada Place, Vancouver Convention Center and Olympic Cauldron, etc. Bonus Mini Ferry Ride to Granville Island!

OR

Hometown – Seattle – Vancouver (surcharge applies)
Book your pre-hotel stay and explore more.
★ Sea-Tac Airport Claim Belt #14: approx. 12 pm after luggage pick up (Saturday arrivals: postpones 30 mins)
★ Cruise Pier 66 or 91: approx. 1:15pm
★ Downtown: pick up Pier 55 STARBUCKS Main Entrance at approx. 1:45pm.

Transfer to Vancouver Hotel after a short stop at Space Needle.

Hotel: Vancouver Hotel

Day 2 Vancouver – Hope - Merritt - Ginseng Factory - Valemount

Start our journey via the Trans-Canada Highway. Passing through Hope and Merrit, visit the only GMP certified Ginseng factory in Kamloops and discover the amazing power of ginseng. Continue the journey through Clearwater before settling down in Valemount.

Hotel: Canada’s Best Value Inn  or similar

Day 3 Valemount - Jasper - Patricia Lake - Pyramid Lake - Icefields Parkway - Athabasca Falls - Icefield - Glacier Skywalk - The Crossing

Brief photo stop at Mt. Robson, promenade at the peaceful Town of Jasper and Pyramid Lake, which is just next to Patricia Lake in Jasper National Park. After visiting Athabasca Falls, ride abroad a specially designed vehicle-Ice Explorer (adm), and feel the Athabasca Glacier. Step out onto Glacier Skywalk (adm) where glass is all that separates you from birds soaring below. Enjoy the night in an unique wooden resort at Icefields Parkway.

Hotel: The Crossing Resort or similar

Day 4 The Crossing - Heli. Tour (opt.) - Bow Lake - Moraine Lake - Lake Louise - Gondola - Banff

Take an optional Helicopter Tour in the morning. Continue with the stunning views at Moraine Lake (subject to road condition) after passing by Bow Lake. Stroll along Lake Louise, surrounded by a jaw-dropping sight of Mount Victoria overlaying the emerald green water. Enjoy a lunch at the Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan). Ride the Gondola (adm) to catch a spectacular view of the Rockies. Head to Town of Banff and explore at your own pace.

Hotel: Inns of Banff Superior / Mount Royal or similar  (Optional upgrade to Fairmont Room at Banff Springs. Exclusive upgrade to Mountain View room)

Day 5 Banff - Bow Falls - Surprise Corner - Lake Minnewanka - Two Jack Lake - Drumheller - Royal Tyrrell Museum - Hoodoos - Calgary

Capture photo moments at Bow falls and Surprise Corner. Continue your adventure at the biggest and deepest lake around Banff National Park- Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake. Mesmerize by the scenery such as The Three Sisters and Bow River along your journey to the dinosaur valley – Drumheller where World’s Largest Dinosaur laid. Visit Royal Tyrrell museum and Hoodoos. Overnight at Calgary.

Hotel: Sandman Signature Calgary Airport or similar

Day 6 Calgary City Tour - Bow Valley Parkway - Johnston Canyon - Natural Bridge - Emerald Lake - Last Spike - Revelstoke

Enjoy a city tour around Canada 4th largest city. Visit Chinatown, Prince’s Island and Peace Bridge. Take photos of iconic architectures including Calgary Tower, Studio Bell, Central Library and City Hall. Following Bow Valley Parkway, discover roaring water, breathtaking cliffs and rushing waterfalls at Johnston Canyon. Enter Yoho National Park and visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge. Overnight in Revelstoke.

Hotel: Sandman Revelstoke or similar

Day 7 Revelstoke - Last Spike - Kelowna - Winery - L. Okanagan - Vancouver

Visit the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway before proceeding to Kelowna. Search for monster “Ogopogo” from the First Nations’ history at Lake Okanagan. Taste certified organic wine at the most visited winery. Return to Vancouver via Fraser Valley by dusk.

PYSO7 days tour: tour ends at Vancouver Airport. Suggested departure flight time after 9:30pm. We are not liable to any delays caused by weather, road conditions and other circumstances.

PYSO8 days tour: transfer to hotel.

Hotel: Vancouver Hotel

Day 8 Vancouver - Hometown

Enjoy a free day or join the bonus Vancouver Outlet Shopping (limited to guests with at least half free day in Vancouver and depart after 3:00pm). Transfer to Vancouver Airport afterwards

OR        Vancouver – Seattle – Hometown (surcharge applies)

Depart in the morning and arrive at Seattle Pier 55 (Downtown), Cruise Pier 55 or 91, or Sea-Tac Airport around noon. Suggested departure flight time after 3pm.

Types of Accommodation in Vancouver:
Located in Central Richmond
Type A Value hotel Hampton Inn by Hilton (2019 Renovated) or similar
Type B Deluxe hotel Executive Plaza  (Deluxe Plaza or Jr Suite) / Westin Wall Centre / Sheraton YVR or similar
Located in Downtown Vancouver
Type C Budget hotel Barclay Inn or similar
Type D Premium hotel Sheraton Wall Centre / EXchange Hotel (opened in 2018) or similar
  • Triple and Quad rooms are to be shared with 2 beds; infant occupies a seating and will be charged with tour fare
  • Free YVR airport transfer time (scheduled operation): 8:00am-9:30pm (Type A & B Hotel) or 8:00am-8:00pm (Type C & D Hotel). Free airport shuttle will be reserved if guests arrive outside this period (if applicable)
  • Vancouver Night Tour: special offer“Buy One Get One Free” for Tour Package guests (Value $35 per guest; Duration about 2 hours; May 1 to Sep 13). Subject to seat availability; while supply last
  • If Whistler Peak2Peak is closed for maintenance, it will be substituted by Sea to Sky Gondola excursion. Gondola operations are seasonal and subject to change without notice
  • Please bring Visa/MasterCard for the hotel incidental deposits
  • All hotel rooms are non-smoking. Any violation will be penalized $350 and up (non-refundable cleaning fee)
  • Limited to one medium sized suitcase and one carry-on luggage per guest. Any additional luggage may be charged of $35 per piece
  • In case of road closure near Golden, tour will subject to modification. Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge will be omitted
  • Optional activities are subject to individual operator’s terms & conditions
  • Tour fare has been deducted 4% from the original price and must be paid in cash. If other payment methods are used, the original price must be paid
  • Tour fares and hotel upgrade surcharge in Rockies tour are subject to change
  • We suggest that individuals who join our tourist groups purchase travel insurance for their own benefits. It includes various insurance policies covering accidents, illness, luggage and travel cancellation penalties. Those insurance policies can be purchase when registering for the tourist groups.
  • For registration terms and conditions, please refer to the details of Canada/US Tours.
  • 3. Tour fare is based on the price at the time of registration. Subject to change without notice.

Price Including

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Expert tour guide
  • Transportation as per itinerary(guaranteed deluxe coach and separate driver during Rockies tour)

Price NOT Including

  • Applicable taxes, and air tickets

  • Tips to tour guide & driver (Vancouver Arrival Transfer: $4/guest; Vancouver Mini City Tour/Night Tour: $6/guest; YVR Departure Transfer: $2/guest; Full Day Tour: $12/guest/day; Seattle Arrival/Departure Transfer: $10/guest/way)
  • Meals and admission fee (must be prepaid)
  • Optional tour or activities*

  • Travel Insurance