Las Vegas, Vancouver & Canadian Rockies
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FREE 24hr Hop on/Hop off Vancouver Sightseeing
FREE Explore Banff including the Gondola
Combine the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas with a stay in the beautiful Canadian Pacific Coastal city of Vancouver, then top it all off with an awe-inspiring rail journey through the Canadian Rockies onboard the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer.
Now also available April – October 2019 – call for details.
Upon arrival into Las Vegas make your way independently to you hotel where you will stay for 3 nights. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
You will have 2 whole days to explore this amazing city. Classed as one of the most exciting cities in the world. Take a walk along the famous Las Vegas Strip and witness erupting volcanoes, the Eiffel Tower and the Sphinx in front of various hotels. Entertainment abounds, with concerts, attractions, and shopping.
Why not take and trip to the Grand Canyon – it’s closer than you think! Or take a nigh time helicopter trip along the Vegas Strip (prices available on request).
Leave the excitement of Las Vegas behind, and check out of your hotel. Make your way independently to the airport for your onward flight to Vancouver where you will spend the next 3 nights. Remainder of the day is at leisure.
This flexible city tour offers up the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest with live commentary. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 20 plus stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Highlights of the route include English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, and the Entertainment District.
Here is a list of key attractions during your experience:
False Creek Ferries
- Departs from Aquatic Centre and David Lam Park
- Goes to Granville Island
- Your pass on Hop-on, Hop-Off Sightseeing is good for a one way trip with False Creek Ferries to Granville Island
Granville Island with one way ferry
- The amazing public market
- Galleries and great boutique shops
- Improv theatre
- Restaurants and food stands
- Kayak rentals
- 1000 acres (400 hectares) of Coastal Rainforest dominated Park
- Totem poles
- Vancouver Aquarium
- Stunning Seawall Walk
Today you will 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 River valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by the peaks of the Coast and Cascade mountains, to the desert-like environment of the 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 and into Kamloops. Overnight in Kamloops.
Today your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Once again you will see a spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranchlands, along rocky lakeshores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Today’s highlights include Craigellachie, where the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven, the climb over Rogers Pass, the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Spiral Tunnels and, of course, the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends in the resort town of Banff.
You have two full days to explore this beautiful mountain town, and to help you do this we have included a tour where you will learn about the people, geology and wildlife while exploring the
spectacular sights of the renowned mountain town of Banff. This excursion is highlighted with a journey on the Banff Gondola (included) for a 360º view of six mountain ranges that surround the town. A brief stop at Lake Minnewanka has also been included.
Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Hoodoo’s, Surprise Corner, Lake Minnewanka Loop, Two Jack Viewpoint, Banff Gondola admission, Sulphur Mountain, light snacks & refreshments.
Today you will leave the Rocky Mountains behind and travel by scheduled coach south to the Cowboy capital Calgary and Calgary Airport for your return flight back to the UK