NEW About the tour: Rockies Trail

Explore the Rocky Mountains, your gateway to Canada, on this incredible tour! Witness hot springs, glacial ice fields and breathtaking views of soaring peaks, journey over rolling foothills and through interior canyons, and discover the frontier legends of homesteaders, cowboys and gold seekers. The mountain park settings of Banff, Jasper and Whistler give way to the port cities of Vancouver and Victoria, and you will revel in the true Pacific experience – from awesome coastal scenery to boat cruises across blue-water straits where whales travel and bald eagles soar. From ocean and mountains to lively communities with famous western hospitality, this trip has it all!

Tour Includes


  • 9 nights hotel with breakfast and 1 dinner
  • Flights to Calgary and back from Vancouver
  • Airport transfers in Canada
  • Hotel Porterage (1 bag per person)
  • Escorted in Canada by a Tour Director

11 days from £2499 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Fly to Calgary. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your overnight hotel, and will meet your Tour Director later today.

    We begin the day with a city tour of Calgary, with its many skyscrapers and cosmopolitan way of life.

    Leaving the city, we travel west on the Trans-Canada Highway into the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies soon fill the horizon as we approach Banff National Park, our first of several in the Canadian national parks system.

    We soon arrive in the charming resort town of Banff, where we will stay for two nights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Calgary
    Calgary City Tour

    Included Highlights

    • Banff National Park
    • Calgary City Tour

    Today we will enjoy a tour of the region around Banff. The area became Canada's first national park in 1885 to protect its natural hot springs.

    An optional helicopter sightseeing tour will give you the chance to see the eastern ranges of the Rocky Mountains.

    Alternatively, you can take an optional gondola ride to spectacular Sulphur Mountain. Don't forget to bring your camera!

    The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the surroundings of Banff. Stroll along Banff Avenue or relax and relish in the outstanding scenery.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Banff National Park
    Banff National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Banff and Lake Louise Region tour

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Banff Gondola Ride
    £36.00
    • Helicopter Sightseeing Tour
    £208.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Today's journey through Banff and Jasper national parks promises to be a highlight of our Rockies Trail programme. Shortly after leaving Banff, we visit the famous scenery of Lake Louise, one of the most photographed lakes in Canada.

    Afterwards, we travel north on the famed Icefields Parkway through a rugged wilderness flanked by dramatic mountain ranges.

    At the Columbia Icefield, we board a specially constructed Ice Explorer to ride on the surface of the ancient Athabasca Glacier.

    Close to Jasper, you have the chance to go on an optional raft trip on the Athabasca River. Your experienced guide will point out the natural and human history as you raft through short rapids and stretches of calm waters.

    We stay overnight in Jasper.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Jasper National Park
    Jasper National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer Ride
    • Jasper National Park

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Raft Trip
    £50.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Before leaving Jasper National Park this morning, you can take part in an optional Spirit Island Cruise on Maligne Lake, the most picturesque and largest glacier-fed lake in the park.

    Alternatively, take an optional motorcycle tour of Jasper, riding in the comfortable sidecar, with an unmatched view of the forests and mountains.

    Then, we travel west along the Yellowhead Highway and into the heartland of British Columbia. Breathtaking, unspoiled vistas await visitors in every season of the year. The route takes us along the Thompson River through the scenic Shuswap Highlands.

    We stay overnight in Kamloops.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Jasper National Park
    Jasper national park

    Included Highlights

    • Jasper National Park
    • Kamloops

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Maligne Lake Cruise
    £49.00
    • Sidecar Motorcycle Tour
    £97.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Expect a day of dramatic scenery changes as we drive through the ranch lands and head for the coastal mountains. A journey along the Duffey Lake Road exposes new vistas at every turn.

    An optional Floatplane Sightseeing Tour over Garibaldi Park gives you an inspiring view of a natural preserve of volcanic peaks, alpine lakes and meadows.

    Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. We stay overnight in Whistler.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Whistler
    Whistler

    Included Highlights

    • Whistler

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Floatplane Sightseeing Tour
    £118.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    The Sea-to-Sky Highway leads us south through spectacular coastal scenery today. You will visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge, suspended high above a magnificent canyon.

    From Horseshoe Bay, we cruise by ferry across the strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, and continue by coach to Victoria, British Columbia's capital city. Arriving in Victoria, we embark on a city tour of this former British enclave.

    We stay for two nights in Victoria.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Harbour of Victoria
    Victoria

    Included Highlights

    • Victoria
    • Victoria City Tour
    • Capilano Suspension Bridge

    Proud of its maritime heritage, Victoria has retained a quaint, colonial demeanour evident in the many 19th century landmarks throughout the city. Today we treat ourselves to a tour of the famous Butchart Gardens, one of the world's great floral displays set in a reclaimed stone quarry. Time will be allocated here for browsing through the regal gardens.

    You can take part in an optional Floatplane Sightseeing Tour over downtown Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, with the Olympic Mountains in the distance.

    You can also go on an optional whale-watching excursion aboard a Zodiac or a regular vessel. Watch for the magnificent Orcas and abundance of marine wildlife.

    The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore the city's many delights.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Butchart Gardens
    Butchart Gardens

    Included Highlights

    • Butchart Gardens
    • Victoria

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2020
    • Victoria Floatplane Sightseeing Tour
    £78.00
    • Victoria Whale-Watching Tour
    £79.00
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Today, we continue through the resort region of the Gulf Islands to the ocean-side city of Vancouver.

    Upon arrival in Vancouver, we enjoy an interesting tour of the city, including Stanley Park, English Bay, Gastown, Chinatown and more.

    The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration or simply to relax.

    We stay overnight in Vancouver and enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Vancouver
    Vancouver

    Included Highlights

    • Vancouver City Tour
    • Vancouver

    Transfer to Vancouver Airport for your return flight to the UK.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Arrival in the UK.


    All rooms have to be requested with our partner, Jonview. Once we have confirmed your requirements we will send you a new confirmation invoice. Jonview Terms and Conditions do not allow any name changes once your booking is confirmed.

    All optional excursions are subject to minimum numbers. They are to be booked on tour with the tour director. Payment is in cash in Canadian Dollars, or by credit card (Visa & Mastercard).

    British Citizens who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) which costs 7$CAN. Applying for an eTA is a simple online process that takes just a few minutes. To apply, you must have a valid passport, a credit card, and an email address. Visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start-int.asp for more details.

    Travel Insurance from £80.00 (11 days) (includes insurance premium tax, prices per person). Single Room Supplement from £899.00 (11 days).

    NEW Rockies Trail 11 days from £2599pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    01709 787 463

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for one night in Calgary at Delta Hotels by Marriot (or similar), and two nights in Banff, at Mount Royal Hotel/Banff Aspen Lodge/Delta Hotels (or similar).

    In Jasper you will stay for one night at Lobstick Lodge/Marmot Lodge (or similar), and in Kamloops for one night at Double Tree by Hilton Kamloops/The Plaza Hotel (or similar).

    In Whistler, you will stay for one night at Delta Hotels by Marriott/Whistler Village Suites (or similar).

    In Victoria, you will stay two nights at Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA (or similar). 

    Your tour ends in Vancouver where you stay overnight at Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver (or similar).

    Delta Hotel Calgary Downtown (or similar)

    Mount Royal Hotel (or similar)

    Delta Hotel Whistler Village (or similar)

    Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina by APA (or similar)

    The Sutton Place (or similar)

    Your Flights

    Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

    Flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

    Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service. Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.
    Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.
    We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

    Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

    For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

    The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.
    This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.
    Flights to Calgary and returning from Vancouver are available from Heathrow.

    We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

    Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

    All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

    This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880.


    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats

    Customer Reviews