Overview


On this tour you’ll travel over 2,000 kilometres, leaving the Province of British Columbia to Alberta, and even cross a time-zone! You will spend 1 night and day in Banff, the most famous town in the Rockies, enjoy sledding/tobogganing at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka!

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Prices

ADULT RATE (19+)

Twin Share Single Triple  Quad
$754 $1054 $664 $619

STUDENT RATE (19+) & Youth Rate (16-18)
Traveling without parents

Twin Share Single Triple  Quad
$684 $984 $594 $549

 

Dates

Dec. 24, 2020

 

Tour Highlights
  • Christmas day in Lake Louise & Banff with Christmas dinner included
  • Sightseeing through the most beautiful parts of Canada
  • Many chances to see wildlife in nature 
  • Get the chance to try exciting winter activities!
  • Amazing glaciers & waterfalls
  • Breathtaking scenery in Lake Louise, Banff & Golden
  • Learn about Canadian heritage & traditions with your friendly Tour Guide
  • Go tobogganing at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka
  • Have FUN!!!

 

Inclusions
  • 3-nights hotel accommodation including 1-night in Banff.
  • 3 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Coach transportation
  • Experienced Tour Guide to make sure you have the best trip ever!
  • Sledding/tobogganing 
  • Traditional Canadian BonfIre Parties where you will roast marshmallows and learn how to make “s’mores”
  • Discounts on optional activities
  • Tons of amazing sightseeing
  • All taxes and park fees

 

Meals

3 breakfasts and 1 dinner are included in the price of the tour. For other meals, your tour guide will suggest a variety of different dining options that will suit all budgets and meal preferences.

 

Accommodation

Travelodge in Golden; Canalta Lodge in Banff, Travelodge in Golden

Each room has a private bathroom with towels, soap and shampoo. The price is based on double occupancy, please specify if you prefer 2 beds or 1 bed and we will do our best to accommodate. You can upgrade your room type to single occupancy, or get a discount for triple or quad occupancy.

 

What To Bring
  • Swimsuit for heated pools and hot tubs
  • WARM clothes including gloves, toque, ski pants and warm jacket – temperatures can actually drop below -15 degrees!
  • Passport and second piece of ID to get into the bars
  • Good/comfortable & warm walking shoes
  • A medical insurance card is not mandatory but recommended. If you require insurance, you can purchase this through us. Please call our office at 604-689-8128 for more information on this.
  • Discover Canada Tours and Destination Snow encourages all of our Ski guests to wear a buff or a ski mask while standing in lines or on the chair lift as our ski partners have different regulations on mountain. This is for your own safety and peace of mind. Please ensure you ask your tour guide if you are unaware of the ski resorts regulations.

 

 

 

Itinerary

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen (weather) conditions. Departure times may vary by date, please see your confirmation email for exact departure times.

Day 1

  • 7:15 am – Depart Vancouver from Canada Place (please arrive by 7:00 am)
  • The fun begins! Your friendly Tour Guide will start off the tour with introductions and games so you can meet the other passengers. Hear interesting facts about Vancouver as you make your way out of the city and into the mountains!
  • Hope – where the original Rambo First Blood movie was filmed
  • Scenic Coquihalla Highway made famous for its winter conditions
  • Lunch stop in Kamloops, our province’s desert!
  • Check-in at the Travelodge in Golden 
  • Free time to have dinner and to enjoy the hotel’s pool and hot tub

Day 2

  • Christmas morning! Breakfast at your hotel (included)
  • Explore Emerald Lake – Challenge yourself to a Polar Roll and get points towards becoming a true Canadian!
  • Visit world famous Lake louise. Optional ice skating (seasonal)
  • Go tobogganing at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka
  • Continue your drive to Banff. Once in Banff, enjoy a driving tour of the world famous town
  • Check into your hotel
  • Enjoy Christmas dinner on Banff Avenue (included)

Day 3

  • Grab breakfast to-go (included)
  • Option to soak in the Banff Hot Springs and/or take the Sulphur Mountain Gondola (additional cost)
  • Option to go skiing / snowboarding for the day at Lake Louise Ski Resort (Please note we only recommend the skiing/snowboarding option for experienced skiers/snowboarders as the tour guide will not be with you. You will get to the ski hill via the mountain shuttle)
  • For those not skiing: Option to participate in an exciting winter activity like snowshoeing or ice walking
  • If you are not participating in an activity, sleep in and enjoy a free morning in Banff
  • Depart Banff in the afternoon for Golden
  • Check into your Golden hotel 
  • Enjoy an end-of-tour Canadian bonfire party & learn to make “s’mores”!

Day 4

  • Depart Golden
  • Stop at Craigellachie (the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway)
  • Stop in Kamloops for lunch
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm

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