Sunday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - Western Canada Tour
Including the Calgary Stampede, Banff, Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria
The Canadian Rockies - a land of majestic mountain scenery, fascinating wildlife, sparkling glaciers, crystal-clear lakes, and interesting towns. If you want to see breathtaking scenery and jagged mountain peaks, this Canadian Rockies tour is for you. Spend time in Calgary, Banff National Park, Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria. In Calgary, you'll have two days admission to the Calgary Stampede with its heart-stopping chuck wagon races, amazing outdoor stage show, world-famous rodeo, and more.
Day 1: Sun., July 10 - Calgary - The tour will depart from Orillia Square Mall, Barrie, Bayfield Mall (behind the Canadian Tire Store & the Tour Office. (Overnight parking is available at our Tour Office). We will travel to Pearson International Airport for our morning flight to Calgary. Upon arrival we will transfer to our hotel. Pack your Stetson and jeans as tonight we will be attending the Stampede Grandstand Show. Hotel: Best Western Village Park for 2 nights (Dinner)
Day 2: Mon., July 11 - Calgary - Highlights today include a guided Calgary tour and the afternoon at the Calgary Stampede including tickets to Rodeo/ Chuck Wagon Race. (Breakfast)
Day 3: Tues., July 12 - Banff - Today we will travel to Banff National Park and have some free time in the resort town of Banff. This afternoon we will take the Sulphur Mountain Gondola to the top and enjoy breath taking views. Scenic Highlights include: the Sulphur Mountain Gondola, Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Overnight at the Lake Louise Inn. (Breakfast & BBQ Dinner)
Day 4: Wed., July 13 - Kelowna - Scenic Drive through the mountains to the picturesque town of Kelowna. Visit Yoho National Park, Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass Visitor Centre enroute. Overnight in Kelowna at the Hilton Express. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 5: Thurs., July 14 - to Vancouver - Wine Country tour. Visit the best wineries with wine sampling. Wine estate lunch included. This evening we will arrive in Vancouver for our 3 night stay at the Century Plaza Hotel. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 6: Fri., July 15 - Vancouver -We will enjoy the highly recommended and unique Vancouver Foodie Truck walking tour including food tastings. The balance of the day is free to enjoy at your leisure. (Breakfast & Lunch)
Day 7: Sat., July 16 - Vancouver - Today is the one of the most beautiful drives of this tour as we travel from Vancouver to Whistler on the “Sea to Sky” Highway. While in Whistler we will travel up the mountain and then experience the Peak 2 Peak Gondola, connecting Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Enjoy spectacular scenery and incredible photo opportunities as you travel via the longest unsupported gondola span in the world. This evening we return by motor coach to Vancouver. (Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 8: Sun., July 17 - Vancouver to Victoria - Discover why this is one of Canada’s most popular destinations. Your city tour encompasses many of the attractions that make Vancouver such a special place, besides the natural beauty of its mountains backdrop and blue Pacific waters. Enter Stanley Park, with 1,000 acres of majestic evergreens and 10 kms of scenic seawall. Experience the city’s kaleidoscope of cultural heritage with its unique steam clock in Gastown and colourful Chinatown, second in size only to San Francisco’s. Also included in our tour will be admission to the Bloedel Conservatory. This afternoon we will take the scenic ferry ride to Victoria for our 2 night stay at the Best Western Plus Carlton Plaza Hotel. (Breakfast & Dinner Buffet aboard the Ferry)
Day 9: Mon., July 18 - Victoria, a bit of Olde England at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. No tour of Victoria would be complete without a visit to the famous Butchart Gardens, The Inner Harbour, the Empress Hotel, Legislative Buildings and drive past Beacon Hill Park. There will be some free time this evening to enjoy our final night of this amazing Western Canada tour. (Breakfast & Farewell Dinner)
Day 10: Tues., July 19 - Tour Ends - We will transfer to the Victoria airport for our morning flight home to Toronto where our Hammond coach will meet us and return us to our original departure points. (Breakfast)
Tour includes: transfer by motor coach to Pearson International Airport, return flights on Air Canada, baggage fee of $50 for flights, motor coach transportation with Hamilton Tours director, 9 nights hotel accommodation, baggage handling for 1 large suitcase each, hotel taxes, 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 evening dinners, Calgary Stampede Evening Grandstand Show & Chuck Wagon Races, National Park passes, BC Ferry Crossing to Vancouver Island, Banff Gondola, attractions and guided tours as listed in the itinerary & HST.
Cost per person: Twin: $5780.00 & Single: $6900.00
An initial deposit of $1000.00 is required at the time of booking, with a second deposit of $2000.00 required by March 1. The balance is due in full by May 1.
Travel Insurance is available through our office at the time of booking at an additional charge.
Note: The trip is limited to 30 passengers, book early!!