Explore the cities of Vancouver and Victoria, travel the Icefields Parkway, visit Victoria's celebrated Butchart Gardens and discover Banff and Jasper national parks on Tauck's escorted Canadian Rockies adventure.
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Tour departs from May to October - Please call Bon Voyage to check availability for your dates of travel. All tours and inclusions are subject to change. Pre/post travel options are available.
Home to an active cultural scene and abundant natural resources, Vancouver is a city steeped in pleasures. On a sightseeing tour this morning, enjoy a docent-led tour of the Bill Reid Gallery, a showcase for contemporary Aboriginal art of the Northwest Coast. One of Canada's greatest artists, Bill Reid was an acclaimed Haida master goldsmith, carver, sculptor and writer, whose work is on display here.
Continue on to Stanley Park, a stunning green oasis in the midst of the city, and enjoy lunch on your own at your choice of Granville Island's tempting eateries. This afternoon, travel by float plane and enjoy flightseeing over the pristine Gulf Islands en route to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, for a two-night stay at a gracious landmark hotel with stunning waterfront views.
This morning board a ferry across the Strait of Georgia to the city of Vancouver, crossing from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen. Travel to the train station and board the sleek, newly restored rail cars of VIA Rail's The Canadian, and celebrate the start of your overnight journey to the Canadian Rockies with a champagne toast. Spend the night on the train while speeding across some of the most breathtaking scenery in North America.
Enjoy a final breakfast then travel from Banff National Park to Calgary for your flight home.
Your trip doesn't have to end here though! All Bon Voyage holidays are tailor-made and your consultant will be able to suggest many add-ons to this itinerary.