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This 5-night tour from Vancouver takes you through the beautiful Canadian Rockies from British Columbia to Alberta, ending with the exciting Calgary Stampede rodeo show. Wine taste in Vancouver and sample artisan foods in Kelowna before heading to Banff for a sightseeing tour, a scenic gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain and a drive to Bow Falls and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. This tour has a limited availability, so book now to enjoy a fun, scenic way to get to the famous Calgary Stampede, with your choice of standard or deluxe overnight accommodation included.
Arrive in Vancouver to begin your exciting 5-night tour in the Canadian Rockies, taking you from British Columbia to Alberta. On your second day, venture to wine country for a garden tour and then enjoy a wine-tasting session at a winery in Kelowna.
The next day, in Kelowna, sample fruit, artisan cheese and freshly made ice cream at a local dairy farm. Then, admire views of the Canadian Rockies as you make your way to Banff.
Your fourth day is filled with scenic adventures, from viewing Bow Falls to visiting the Cave and Basin National Historic Site to riding a gondola up Sulphur Mountain for sweeping mountain and valley views.
Your Canadian Rockies adventure wraps up in Calgary with the famous Calgary Stampede, an amazing rodeo show complete with live music and dance entertainment suitable for the whole family.
Throughout your tour, your guide will ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience. Choose standard or deluxe accommodations to suit your preferences.
See the Itinerary below for details on each day of the tour.
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Departure Point:Vancouver hotels
Return Details:Concludes in Calgary (no return trip to Vancouver)
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Five nights in a standard hotel (e.g. Manteo Resort or Century Plaza Hotel)
Five nights in a deluxe hotel (e.g. The Fairmont Hotel or Marriott)
- Five nights hotel accommodation
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- Transport from Vancouver to Calgary
- Calgary Stampede rodeo ticket
- Luggage handling at hotels
- Wine and food tastings
- Banff gondola entrance fee
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drink (unless specified)
- Transfers between airports, docks and hotels (unless noted)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability.
- Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
Itinerary:Day 1: Vancouver
When you arrive at the airport in Vancouver, hop in a taxi, take public transport or take your own pre-scheduled transfer service to your hotel. You’ll spend the rest of the day exploring the city on your own.
Overnight: Your choice of standard or deluxe hotel in Vancouver
Day 2: Vancouver -- Kelowna (B, L)
After breakfast at your hotel, head on a journey to wine country. Delight your senses on a walk through a beautiful 32-acre (13-hectare) garden and enjoy lunch among the flowers.
Head back to Vancouver after your garden tour for a wine-tasting session at one of British Colombia’s top-rated wineries.
Today’s tour concludes with a 4-hour drive east to Kelowna, where you’ll check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the evening relaxing or exploring the city, nestled in the Okanagan Valley on Okanagan Lake.
Overnight: Your choice of standard or deluxe hotel in Kelowna
Day 3: Kelowna -- Banff (B, L)
Have breakfast at your hotel and then enjoy a day filled with scenic vistas and unique attractions.
Sample fresh fruit and locally produced cheese and then indulge in some delectable freshly made ice cream at a local dairy farm.
In the afternoon, soak in the spectacular scenery as you make your way into the heart of the Canadian Rockies. A camera is a must on this leg of our journey! Pass the British Columbia border into Alberta and arrive in the mountain town of Banff for hotel check-in.
Overnight: Your choice of standard or deluxe hotel in Banff
Day 4: Banff -- Calgary
Start your morning with a tour of Banff and its surroundings. Ascend Tunnel Mountain Drive to view Bow Falls, a major waterfall on the Bow River, and visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, where a natural hot springs led to the creation of Canada's first national park in 1885.
Enjoy a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to enjoy a 360-degree view of mountain ranges, valleys and lakes punctuated by the town.
In the afternoon, transfer by scheduled service to Calgary, situated among foothills and prairies approximately 50 miles (80 km) east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Check in to your hotel for your overnight stay.
Overnight: Your choice of standard or deluxe hotel in Calgary
Day 5: Calgary -- Stampede
Today, you’ll enjoy an exciting rodeo show, the Calgary Stampede! All-day use of the local transit system is included, ensuring convenient and efficient transportation to and from the events and activities you want to experience.
Saddle up for the 3-hour rodeo showcasing the best in the business. You'll see top professionals take on the untamed fury of the West's wildest horses in the Saddle Bronc and Bareback Riding events.
In the evening, you can watch the Chuck Wagon Races and Grandstand Show. Enjoy the amusing antics of rodeo clowns, an exciting wild horse race and live music and dancing. This is the best in rugged rodeo entertainment, perfect for all ages!
Overnight: Your choice of standard or deluxe hotel in Calgary
Day 6: Calgary
Your experience ends on your sixth day in Calgary, where you’re free to continue exploring on your own or make your own way back to Vancouver.
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