Day 1 : Arrive in Vancouver, BC
On arrival at Vancouver airport transfer to your hotel. Welcome to Vancouver, your gateway to the Canadian Rockies! At 6 pm, meet your
traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
Day 2 : Vancouver–Victoria
This morning, tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Chinatown, and Stanley Park with its old-growth evergreen forests and totem poles.
Catch the FERRY over to Vancouver Island and Victoria. Major attractions on your orientation tour include the gardens of Beacon Hill Park,
the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, and Thunderbird Park. (B)
Day 3 : Victoria
This morning is free to explore on your own; your Tour Director suggests an optional wildlife and whale-watching trip. For shoppers,
Government Street’s elegant shops and Market Square’s collection of specialty stores are good places to start. History buffs should be sure
to visit the Royal British Columbia Museum. This afternoon, stop at SEA CIDER FARM for an exclusive tour of the orchards and ciderhouse
followed by a cider tasting. Next, visit world-famous BUTCHART GARDENS followed by a special dinner in the original Butchart family
Day 4 : Victoria–Whistler
This morning, board a BC FERRY and sail across the Strait of Georgia and through the spectacular Gulf Islands, an archipelago known for
its Mediterranean-type climate. Continue to the alpine resort ofWhistler, nestled at the base of breathtaking Blackcomb Mountain. Time
today to explore many of the 2010Winter Olympics’ sites. (B)
Day 5 : Whistler–Sun Peaks
This morining, enjoy a visit and private breakfast at the SQUAMISH LIL’WAT CULTURAL CENTER, dedicated to the history and culture of
the First Nations People of Canada. Journey north today through the heart of the magnificent Cariboo region. Spectacular scenery abounds
as you pass by rolling hills, deeply incised rivers, and sparkling lakes. Afternoon arrival in Sun Peaks with the balance of the day at leisure.
You may take advantage of an optional canoe trip on Lake McGillivray, where, surrounded by beautiful scenery, you learn about Canada’s
fur trade. (B)
Day 6 : Sun Peaks–Jasper
Continue north following the Yellowhead Highway, hugging the mighty North Thompson River into the province of Alberta. See the base of
12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) before entering JASPER NATIONAL PARK. Marvel at the
precipitous gorges, snowcapped summits, and lakes of exquisite blues and greens in this wild mountain wilderness. (B,D)
Day 7 : Jasper
Enjoy a short sightseeing tour to see Jasper’s unspoiled beauty. Afterward, travel to glacial Maligne Lake for a narrated CRUISE to Spirit
Island. On the return journey, stop to view Maligne Canyon. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore Jasper on your own or perhaps take
an optional float trip down the historic Athabasca River, where your experienced guide will navigate as you absorb the splendor of Jasper
National Park. (B)
Day 8 : Jasper–Columbia Icefield–Lake Louise–Banff
This morning, travel through Jasper National Park on Icefields Parkway to the 1,000-foot-thick Columbia Icefield for a thrilling ICE
EXPLORER RIDE. Climb Sunwapta Pass to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and massive glaciers, then scale Bow
Pass with splendid views of Peyto Lake. Next, stop at Lake Louise, whose green-blue waters form a perfect mirror reflection of Mount
Victoria. Continue into BANFF NATIONAL PARK. (B)
Day 9 : Banff
Sightseeing includes a visit to Sulphur Mountain for a ride on the BANFF GONDOLA, complete with panoramic views of Banff’s spectacular
scenery. Also visit Bow Falls and the hoodoos. The balance of the day is at leisure. Consider an optional float trip excursion on the Bow
River or a helicopter flightseeing trip for a bird’s-eye view of the Rockies. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)
Day 10 : Banff–Yoho National Park–Glacier National Park–Kelowna
This morning, depart Banff and scale Kicking Horse Pass across the Continental Divide into British Columbia and Yoho National Park.
Next, enjoy panoramic vistas of peaks exceeding 10,000 feet on Rogers Pass at the summit in Canada’s Glacier National Park. Descend
into the agricultural region of the Okanagan Valley to the resort city of Kelowna. A special evening is in store for you with a dinner at a
winery, producing some of the best wine in British Columbia. (B,D)
Day 11 : Kelowna–Vancouver
Today, continue through the fertile Fraser Valley with grand vistas of vineyards and orchards before traveling over the towering Cascade
Mountains into Vancouver. Upon arrival, enjoy some time at leisure. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. (B,D)
Day 12 : Vancouver - Toronto
After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight to Toronto. On arrival check in the the hotel.
Day 13 : Toronto – Niagara Falls (125 Kms)
In the morning proceed to Niagara Falls. Whole day at Niagara Falls to explore the various activities of the area. Overnight at
Niagara Falls. (B)
Day 14 : Niagara Falls – Toronto (125 Kms)
In the morning proceed to Toronto Airport. Overnight at Toronto.
Day 15 : Toronto - Kolkata
In the morning transfer to Toronto airport for your return journey to Kolkata.