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Western Canada Iconic Sites An Escorted Tour and Cruise

  • Vancouver
  • Whistler
  • Sun Peaks Resort
  • Jasper
  • Banff
  • Kelowna
  • Alaska Cruise
  • 15 nights from
  • £4,849 per person
  • Trip Code: ES-1306

    • Free cabin upgrades available
    • Book by 31st May and SAVE £100 per booking on Motorhome & Escorted Tour Holidays!

Holiday Overview

Western Canada Iconic Sites An Escorted Tour and Cruise 

Visit Western Canada’s most iconic sites on this small group tour which provides a unique and truly Canadian experience with overnight stays in Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Banff, and Kelowna. You will have plenty of time to get off the beaten path and do some amazing hikes in addition to experiencing the world-renowned sights of Maligne Lake in Jasper, Lake Louise, Columbia Icefields, Banff and more. Ending with a fantastic 7-night Alaskan cruise with Celebrity Cruises onboard Celebrity Solstice.

Additional nights in Vancouver can be added to the begining or the end of this itinerary. 

Tour is available May - September. 

Western Canada Iconic Sites An Escorted Tour and Cruise includes:

  • Flights
  • 8 Night’s hotel accommodation
  • 7 Night Celebrity Alaska Cruise onboard Celebrity Solstice with meals, classic drinks package & wifi
  • Mini-coach Transportation
  • All Transfers
  • Experienced, Friendly & Fun Tour Guide
  • 6 Breakfast & 1 Dinner,
  • Peak 2 Peak Gondola in Whistler
  • Sun Peaks Sightseeing Chairlift
  • Columbia Icefields Ice Explorer Tour
  • Banff Gondola
  • Winery Tour and Tasting
  • All Taxes and Park Passes
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Day 1 - UK to Vancouver

Fly from the UK to Vancouver transfering to your downtown hotel. 

Featured accommodation

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

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Day 2 - Vancouver to Whistler

Transfer from your Vancouver hotel to Canada Place to join the group tour for your departure at 9am. You will begin by making your way along the Sea to Sky Highway. This is a short 2-hour drive with many fantastic sightseeing options, including Shannon Falls, Brandywine Falls and the town of Squamish before arriving in Whistler. There is a multitude of activities you can partake in and around Whistler.

Featured accommodation

Delta Whistler Village Suites

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Day 3 - Whistler to Sun Peaks

Today travel from Whistler to Sun Peaks, another world-famous ski resort. In the summer it is known for its hiking, mountains and biking trails and the spectacular alpine wildflowers which you will experience from the sightseeing chairlift.

Featured accommodation

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel

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Day 4 - Sun Peaks to Jasper

Today travel to Jasper with many scenic stops on the way. These include the Spahats Falls in Wells Gray Provincial Park and Mount Robson. Explore the town of Jasper and enjoy dinner with many great options to choose from. We recommend a visit to the Jasper Planetarium.

Featured accommodation

Forest Park Hotel

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Day 5 - Jasper & Icefields Parkway to Banff

Visit Maligne Lake and the Icefield Parkway today, with a stop at the Columbia Icefields to walk on the Athabasca Glacier. You will also get your first taste of the turquoise lakes of the Rockies before departing for Banff where you will stay for 2 nights.

Featured accommodation

Mount Royal Hotel Banff

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Day 6 - Banff

Start your day with a journey on the Banff Gondola, then enjoy a day at leisure in the town of Banff.

Featured accommodation

Mount Royal Hotel Banff

Unmissable Experiences

Banff Gondola

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Day 7 - Lake Louise & Kelowna

Today is lake day! Explore the beautiful Lake Louise and Moraine Lake the two most photographed lakes in Canada. Staying over night in downtown Kelowna.

Featured accommodation

Royal Anne Hotel

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Day 8 - Kelowna to Vancouver

Today is the last leg of the trip as you head back to Vancouver. Visit one of the famous wineries before departing Kelowna. Returning to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm, transfering to your Vancouver hotel.

Featured accommodation

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

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Day 9 - Alaska Cruise

Today transfer to Canada Place to board your fantastic 7-night Celebrity Alaska Cruise onboard Celebrity Solstice.

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Day 10 - Cruise the Inside Passage

Today cruise one of the most scenic sea-lanes in the world - the Inside Passage - where ships can sail close to steep mountain walls, offering magnificent views of the unbelievable scenery from forests to evocative towns.

Unmissable Experiences

Inside Passage

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Day 11 - Icy Strait Point

For thousands of years, the Tlingit Indians have called this place home. Located just 22 miles southeast of Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait Point offers travellers the chance to view an enormous variety of wildlife including humpback whales, eagles, and brown bears, or explore monuments to the region’s fishing heritage.

Unmissable Experiences

Icy Strait Point

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Day 12 - Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is the largest calving glacier on the North American continent. The glacier routinely calves off icebergs as high as 10-storey buildings, sending massive blocks of ice into the sea every few minutes.

Unmissable Experiences

Hubbard Glacier

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Day 13 - Juneau

Juneau, the capital of Alaska, has an air of mystique – a town you cannot reach by road, you need to fly or come by sea! Juneau delights with an abundance of water, forests and mountains. Situated between the Coast Mountains and the Gastineau Channel, Juneau offers a lot of variety, with the immense Mendenhall Glacier and the Juneau Icefields at its back door and the Tongass National Forest stretching out to the northeast. Juneau offers a variety of activities from shopping downtown to dogsledging, hiking, whale-watching and so much more.

Unmissable Experiences

Juneau

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Day 14 - Ketchikan

You've never tasted salmon so fresh. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you'll long remember.

Unmissable Experiences

Ketchikan

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Day 15 - Cruise the Inside Passage

Cruise back along the Inside Passage and take in the breath-taking wilderness coastline, with snow capped mountain peaks, glaciers, and rain forests. You may see whales, eagles, sea lions, sea otters, and mountain sheep.

Unmissable Experiences

Inside Passage

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Day 16 - Arrive in Vancouver

Depart your Celebrity Cruise and transfer to Vancouver airport for your onward flight.

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