This amazing offer consists of direct flights from London, 2 nights in Vancouver, 7 nights onboard the Norweigan Sun, full board in an inside cabin , 1 night in Vancouver before boarding the Rocky Mountainer for 2 days and ending with 1 night in Banff
We are also currently offering each passenger a huge discount of £300!
We are delighted to let you know about a number of excursions that we can offer which will not only save you up to 50% off the local ticket prices, but save you valuable time during your stay.
You can call us free of charge on 01737 646416 to book any of these trips & tours.
Vancouver Harbour Cruise, £25 per person - This relaxing 75 minute cruise takes you on a circular tour through Canada’s ‘Gateway to the Pacific’- the Burrard Inlet. The informative narration will ensure you do not miss any of the sights and you will enjoy close-up views of Stanley Park, the Lookout tower, Lions Gate Bridge, the striking Downtown skyline, historic Gastown and the magnificent North Shore Mountains.
Vancouver Trolley Hop-on/Hop-off, £26 per person - Explore the captivating city of Vancouver with a Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off ticket. The classic turn-of-the-century trolleys loop round the city past all the major sights, attractions, parks and gardens. There are 23 stops along the loop including downtown Vancouver, Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! The trolley tour is fully narrated by an expert guide and the entire loop takes around two hours, although you can get off at any of the stops to visit attractions, shop or dine before re-boarding the next trolley to continue with your tour.
Capilano Suspension Bridge, £30 per person - Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park invites you to venture across Vancouver’s oldest visitor attraction. There is something for everyone – facts and fiction at the Story Centre, exhibits at the Living Forest, guided nature walks through the West Coast Rain Forest, shopping at the Trading Post, colourful totem poles and native carving. Experience a thrilling “tree tops adventure” and discover seven acres of West Coast Rainforest through a maze of suspended footbridges swaying between towering Hemlocks, immense Red Cedars and colossal Douglas firs. More thrills await you at the “cliff-hanger walk” which takes you out over the canyon’s cliff edge.
Deluxe Vancouver City Tour, £49 per person - This is the perfect introduction to a wonderful city where it's possible to ski in the morning and sunbathe in the afternoon. Visit all the major sites on this informative city tour. See Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal, the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and Public Library, Chinatown, the two major sporting arenas and Historic Gastown. You will be given some free time to shop or enjoy a bite to eat at bustling Robson Street before continuing into the heart of Stanley Park – 1000 acres of forest and gardens surrounded by beaches – where you will again have time to explore on foot.
Grouse Mountain Skyride, £39 per person - Experience a spectacular mountain top adventure 365 days of the year at the peak of Vancouver. During summer enjoy helicopter tours, lumberjack shows, the Grouse Mountain Wildlife Refuge for endangered wildlife, birds in motion demonstrations and so much more. In winter, discover the snowy wonderland renowned for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and sleigh rides. Throughout the year, relax and savour great tastes at any of the superb restaurants from casual to elegant dining.
Grouse Mountain Sunset Tour, £49 per person - A wonderful alternative to the daytime Vancouver tours. Your tour starts with a scenic journey aboard a trolley bus through renowned Stanley Park before heading over spectacular Lions Gate Bridge. From here you will be taken to the base of Grouse Mountain where you will board a gondola to whisk you to her peak. The one mile journey will take you high above the forests and between mountain peaks, affording stunning views of the city skyline, harbour and far-off Vancouver Island. At the summit, you have around two hours to explore, dine or simply enjoy the wonderful sunset views. There are a host of restaurants that cater for all tastes and reservations can be made aboard your trolley bus. Other attractions include Grouse Mountain's Mile High Theatre in the Sky where you can view Canada's first high definition video presentation "Born to Fly" or the grizzly bear cub orphanage where Grinder and Coola romp and play in a protected natural habitat. After two hours exploring the mountain, return to the base and re-board the Trolley for the return trip to your point of embarkation.
Vancouver Panorama Seaplane Tour, £93 per person - Enjoy unforgettable aerial views of Downtown Vancouver and her surrounds as you take a thrilling over this wonderful city and close to the surrounding mountains. This is the ideal introduction to seaplane aviation. Take off on the sea on this 20-minute flight over beautiful Vancouver. You will see all the major downtown sights and also experience spectacular views of Grouse Mountain before the tour concludes with a thrilling landingback on the water.
Whistler & Shannon Falls, £94 per person - Journey along the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler through a spectacular mountain paradise where you will discover cascading waterfalls, pristine virgin forest, breathtaking mountain views and snow covered peaks. Your journey starts with wonderful views of majestic Howe Sound as you follow the scenic highway that winds along this glacial fjord past picturesque seascapes and old growth rainforest. Circling bald eagles can often been seen as will as a host of other migratory birds. Continue along the Sea-to-Sky highway into the Canadian Rockies past mountain scenes and snowcapped peaks. Various photogenic stops will be made en route to Whistler including the 335-metre high Shannon Falls, the third highest waterfall in British Columbia and Brandywine Falls. On arrival in Whistler you will enjoy plenty of free time to explore this bustling mountain resort, dine and shop. During the summer you will have the chance to ride the gondola to the Peak of Whistler Mountain (gondola ticket payable locally) for stunning views across the Rockies. The leisurely journey back to Vancouver includes further scenic stops and points of interest.
Whale Watching Safari, £108 per person - If you're in Vancouver between April and October, you must take this 'once in a lifetime' tour to witness these magnificent and intelligent animals who are at the very top of the ocean's food chain. The Orca or Killer whales visit the North West Pacific coast around Vancouver regularly between April and October in search of salmon. Sighting chances are 85 per cent and you are also likely to encounter other marine wild life such as Dall's Porpoises, seals, sea lions, and bald eagles. On rare occasions Minke whales and sea elephants have been encountered. You travel protected from the elements in covered, comfortable, high-speed boats equipped with washroom facilities.
Jasper River Rafting, £46 per person - This relaxing rafting trip is a unique and fun way to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Jasper National Park. Enjoy a gentle rafting tour on the Athabasca River, following the route used by the fur trader’s centuries ago. The ten mile journey passes through many small sets of rapids and calm stretches, which allows your National Park Licensed guide to point out the natural and human history of Jasper. Specially designed rafts offer a safe, comfortable ride that any first time rafter will enjoy. This trip is for everyone from children to seniors.
Maligne Valley Wildlife Tour, £48 per person - If you want to see wildlife when visiting the Rockies your best opportu-nity is in Jasper! The area the town occupies is the largest inhabitable valley in the Canadian Rockies, which means more food for “All Creatures Great and Small” Put on your safari hat as you set out into the Park with your own Wildlife Interpreter in search of Bear, Elk, Sheep, Goats, Coyote, Wolves, Moose and many of Mother Nature’s other mountain creatures. This three hour tour is the perfect chance to enjoy spectacular scenery and learn more about Jasper’s original inhabitants. Don’t forget your camera!
Columbia Icefields Tour, £57 per person - Widely regarded as one of the most scenic highways in the world, the beautiful Icefield Parkway takes you through the heart of the Canadian Rockies and offers views of snow-capped mountains, lush forest and spectacular waterfalls. There is also a good chance to see wildlife including bears, bighorn sheep, moose and mountain goats along the route. Stop at the Athabasca and Sunwapta Falls as well as other scenic view points as you head along the Parkway to Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields Centre. Here you can explore this beautiful glacier at your own pace and there is the optional chance to board the ‘snocoach’ for the arguable highlight of the trip, an ‘Ice Explorer’ tour of the glacier.
Maligne Valley Sightseeing & Boat Cruise, £78 per person - This introduction to Jasper begins with a short tour of the town be-fore heading across the Athabasca River to Maligne Lake. A century after Mary Schaeffer’s remarkable adventure, come discover “World-renowned” Maligne Lake for yourself! A stop at Maligne Canyon offers staggering views of the river thundering through a series of magnificent waterfalls in a gorge 10,000 years in the making. Farther up the valley, stop to solve the mystery of “disappearing” Medicine Lake. Next we’ll carry on to the pinnacle of our tour, breathtaking Maligne Lake! Once there you can enjoy an interpretative boat cruise bound for Spirit Island, truly another of Canada’s iconic images, or a nice guided walk along the shoreline of this unimaginable beauty.
Day by day
Day 1 London to Vancouver
Fly direct from London to Vancouver. When you have arrived pick up your car from the airport and drive to your first hotel. Enjoy this evening at leisure.
Day 2 Vancouver
A full day at leisure in Vancouver allows you to explore the sights and take in the culture. A great way to get around and see the sights is by taking hop-on hop-off city tour. Why not take a trip to Grouse Mountain and enjoy the spectacular views from the Skyride or take a city tour for a great way to see the city or a harbour cruise to get a different perspective.
Day 3 Norwegian Sun
Embark the NCL Sun
Check out of your hotel and transfer independently to the port for your 7-night Alaskan cruise.
Explore the natural beauty of the Inside Passage today and prepare to be amazed as you cruise this epic 1000-mile stretch of scenery, complete with roaring waterfalls, pristine rainforests and glaciated mountains.
Take a trip to the capital of Alaska today – Juneau. While you’re here, visit the nearby Mendenhall Glacier, view the city from Mount Roberts, take part in an exhilarating whale-watching excursion or take a helicopter ride over the Juneau Icefields for a truly remarkable view.
The Alaskan city of Skagway has its roots firmly placed in the late 19th century gold rush, infusing the city with a unique blend of history. Take the White Pass and Yukon railroad which transported miners to the gold – the mountain scenery along this route is breath-taking.
A globally significant wildlife sanctuary, Glacier Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve. It is home to 16 different glaciers and provides some of the most striking scenery on the whole trip.
Known as the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’, Ketchikan is today’s port of call, located on Revillagigedo Island. This is a picturesque destination with a charming harbour that shelters fishing boats and seaplanes.
Cruise along the British Columbia coast, where marine and animal life is abundant, as you make your way to Vancouver on the final stretch of the cruise.
Disembark the ship this morning and transfer independently to your hotel in Vancouver. The remainder of the day is yours to explore at leisure.
Day 11 Vancouver to Kamploops
Travel onboard the Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia's interior. On today's journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the BC Interior. Highlights include the rushing waters of Hell's Gate in the Fraser Canyon and the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River. Your day concludes as the Rocky Mountaineer travels along the shores of Kamloops Lake into Kamloops.
Day 13 Banff
This morning your complimentary transfer will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Calgary international airport for your overnight flight home.
Arrive back into the UK after a fantastic holiday/