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Canadian Rockies

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Journey across the Atlantic for a 11 day awe-inspiring alpine adventure holiday through the rugged Canadian Rockies.

At a glance

-Explore stunning Vancouver
-Visit Vancouver Island by float-plane
-Whale watching by boat
-Vancouver to Jasper sleeper train
-Glacier heli-sightseeing ride over the President Mountain Range
-Fly fishing or canoeing on the Bow River
-Saddle up for a ride through Banff National Park

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Highlights

Leave the city behind and head off the beaten track for a chance to experience the incredible landscapes that the Rockies have to offer. Take in the ever changing scenery whilst trying your hand at a variety of exciting outdoor pursuits; from white-water rafting to horse treks and heli-tours to fly fishing, there really is something on offer for the whole family.

Stay in a selection of hand picked lodges and luxurious hotels whilst our local Canadian holiday specialists will accompany you every step of the way to make sure you get the most from your adventure in the Canadian Rockies.

Programme

Your Powder Byrne Rockies adventure begins in Vancouver, where a stay at the Fairmont Hotel offers nothing but first class service and luxury. The first few days offer you the chance to take a trip to the traditional Vancouver Island for a magical whale watching experience. Whilst back on the mainland you can take your time to experience everything that the city of Vancouver has to offer.

Enjoy a private city tour of Vancouver on your fourth day where you can visit historic, Gastown, the 1,000 acre Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park with its Sunken Gardens and panoramic view of the downtown core and the North Shore Mountains. You may also enjoy a trip to Vancouver Aquarium as a family before boarding your overnight train to Jasper. Experience this Canadian right of passage, the sleeper train, in pure luxury. Enjoy a private en-suite bedroom complete with two bathrooms, two closets and enough beds for the whole family.

Your time in Jasper offers the opportunity to take the mountains on a hike to Mount Edith Cavell or alternatively take some time to relax in the fantastic spa facilities available. The adventure continues on from Jasper where you will visit and explore the famous icefields en route to Emerald Lake , with the chance to enjoy a breathtaking helicopter tour if you wish.

Enjoy your night's stay in Emerald Lake; experience the lake on foot or alternatively cruise across the lake by canoe. Onwards to Banff. With three nights here, there's plenty of time to enjoy fly-fishing in the Blue Ribbon Trout waters or horse back riding in the Banff National Park. If that's not enough then there's still time to visit the Banff Gondola, play a round of golf or even spend an evening at the Banff Upper Hot Springs.

You'll then spend two nights in beautiful Banff, where you can enjoy a round of golf or a hike in the stunning national park. You can also enjoy a scenic helicopter flight, taking in the local area from thy ski with panoramic overviews of mountain ranges, valley floors with glacier-fed lakes and majestic waterfalls. An extraordinary adventure not to be missed!

From Banff you'll journey on to Calgary where our Canadian Rockies adventure holidays end. There will be time to explore the city at your leisure before flying home.

Personalise Your Adventure

On a Powder Byrne Rockies adventure you will visit some amazing locations and take in stunning scenery. With so many oppurtunties throughout your trip, we've provided a few highlights below.

Vancouver Island – Whale Watching - Take a float plane to Vancouver Island before boarding a private boat for a spot of whale watching.

Private Helicopter Ride - Enjoy a birds-eye view of the Columbian Icefields, rounding off by a gourmet lunch on the glacier.

Golf in Jasper - Keen golfers won't want to miss out on a round of golf in this stunning location.

Horse Riding in Jasper - Embark on a horseback adventure through the beautiful outback of Banff National Park.

Fly fishing in Banff - Try your hand at a fly fishing experience. The Canadian Rockies boasts some of the best fishing in North America.

Price Guide

Prices start from £4,895 per person for a 11 day Canadian Rockies adventure holiday.

Call us on 020 8246 5300 for a personalised quotation matched to your precise requirements.

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Getting There

Flights to Vancouver with BA or Air Canada are approximately 10 hours, with a 40 minute transfer from the airport to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

The transfer from Fairmont Banff Springs to Calgary airport is around 2 hours with return flights home approximately 8 hours from Calgary.

Essential Information

Currency:Canadian dollar
Time difference: British Columbia GMT -8 hours and Alberta GMT -7 hours.
Weather:The best time to visit is between June and September when the weather is most settled.