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The Canadian Rockies Comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains Range. Thundering waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, vast glaciers, spectacular turquoise lakes and grazing wildlife are sure to deliver the experience of a life time.
Welcome to Canada, world’s second largest country
Pass through quaint little towns along Lake Ontario, the historic city of Kingston and the Thousand Island region.
- Banff – In 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway workers discovered the natural hot springs now known as the Cave and Basin
- Lake Loiuse – Lake Louise is a very beautiful Ski Resort one of in Canadian Rockies.
- VICTORIA: the capitol of British Columbia
- COLUMBIA ICE FIELD – JASPER- the journey along The Ice fields Parkway, one of world’s most scenic mountain roadways.
- KAMLOOPS- Kamloops has literally thousands of lakes, spectacular landscapes and endless blue skies, making it worthy of top spot on any vacation wish list
- WHISTLER- Whistler is Canada’s #1 Ski Resort and also the host of many Winter Olympic Games held in 2010
VANCOUVER- Vancouver and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of the Pacific Ocean.
- TORONTO, – Hop on Hop off city tour with visit to CN Tower
NIAGARA FALLS- witness the falls illuminated by a rainbow of coloured lights.
, OTTAWA- See Museums, Parks, Embassies, Parliament Hill, Prime Minister’s Residence, Rideau Hall, ByWard Market, National Gallery of Canada.
- MONTREAL- Notre Dame, residential and financial districts, historic Old Montreal, an outside view of the Olympic Complex, a view of the campus of McGill University.
Arrive at Calgary International Airport. After clearing Customs and Immigrations, meet and greet at the airport with your Canadian Rockies Tour representative. The Canadian Rockies comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains range. Thundering waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, vast glaciers, spectacular turquoise lakes and grazing wildlife are sure to deliver the experience of a life time. Board your coach and proceed for lunch in Indian restaurant. After lunch proceed for the city tour of Calgary. Visit Calgary Tower and get the aerial view of the beautiful city of Calgary. Also visit Calgary Stampede Stadium and Fort Calgary, the birth place of the city of Calgary. Later in the evening check into your hotel in Calgary and relax. Dinner and overnight in Calgary
After breakfast, board your coach and proceed for Banff National Park. The Canadian Rockies Comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains Range. Thundering waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, vast glaciers, spectacular turquoise lakes and grazing wildlife are sure to deliver the experience of a life time. After claiming your luggage, board your coach and proceeds for your onward Canadian Rockies journey. On arrival in Banff check into your Hotel Ptarmigan Inn or similar. Later in the evening, visit enjoy one hour lake cruise on Famous Lake Minniwanka. Later on return back to Banff. Take a leisurely stroll on this Banff Avenue. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast leave for the sightseeing tour of Banff. In 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway workers discovered the natural hot springs now known as the Cave and Basin. This natural attraction soon resulted in the Federal Government setting aside this and surrounding land as a Federal Reserve named the Rocky Mountain Parks. In Banff town, enjoy the Gondola Ride to the top of 7,500 foot Sulphur Mountain. Take a board walk to Norman Sanson Peak on top of the mountain. Also visit the Bow falls and the Surprise corner, from where you will get the full view of Banff Springs Hotel. Later in the afternoon visit two jack lake and Minniwanka Lake. Return back to the hotel in the evening. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
AUG 05: LAKE LOUISE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, leave for a day trip to Lake Louise. Lake Louise is a very beautiful Ski Resort one of in Canadian Rockies. On the way to Lake Louise, visit famous Johnston Canyon. Certainly an area that shows the power of nature and time – rushing water carves a path through the limestone canyon and potholes form over the years from plunging waterfalls. This is one of the most popular hikes in Banff National Park. Thereafter proceed towards Lake Louise. Visit Moraine Lake, the valley of Ten Peaks(if its open), one of the most photographed sight in Canadian Rockies. Later on visit the famous Lake of Lake Louise. Take a leisurely walk around the lake and also visit the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Hotel. Later in the evening return back to Banff. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Jasper. En route enjoy the journey along The Ice fields Parkway, one of world’s most scenic mountain roadways. This is the route to over one hundred visible glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls. The highlight of this tour is a stop at the Columbia Ice Field for the Glacier Experience and Glacier Skywalk. 80 minute journey of Glacier Experience is lead by an experienced driver-guide, who shares a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, ice fields and their impact on our environment. Enjoy this once in a life time opportunity to step out onto the glacier and stand on this powerful ancient 1000-foot deep Athabasca Glacier. In the afternoon, continue on through Sunwapta Valley past Tangle Falls and the Stutfield Glacier on Mount Kitchener. Take a stroll around Athabasca Falls before your late afternoon arrival into Jasper. Check in at Hotel Chateau Jasper or similar.
After breakfast, explores the charming town site of Jasper that developed from “jasper house”, a former settlement of three log supply houses for rocky mountain voyagers. Jasper National Park is a World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of Canada’s largest and northerly national parks Highlights of your tour includes the beautiful Malinge Canyon, with its limestone walls falling a stunning 50 meters, Maligne Lake, Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. Late afternoon, proceed for White Water Rafting (optional). This trip will take you to Athabasca River. Evening free at leisure to explore Jasper town. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Kamloops. Welcome to BC’s Friendliest City and Canada’s Tournament Capital. Blending energizing recreational opportunities with a culture of warm, welcoming people, Kamloops is an amazing place for any visitor to let loose and just play. Kamloops has literally
thousands of lakes, spectacular landscapes and endless blue skies, making it worthy of top spot on any vacation wish list. Later, check in to Hotel Ramada Kamloops or similar and relax. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed to Whistler. Whistler is Canada’s #1 Ski Resort and also the host of many Winter Olympic Games held in 2010. Enjoy the scenic drive from Kamloops to Whistler. You will pass old town like Lillooet, Duffey Lake, and Pemberton etc. Later in the afternoon, arrive in Whistler and check in to Hotel Summit Lodge or similar. Later on, enjoy a stroll in the famous Whistler Village. Its pedestrian village has won numerous design awards and has been voted among the top destinations in North America by major ski magazines since mid-1990s.Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, proceed for one of the most exciting feature of your tour, The Peak To Peak Gondola. This Gondola is one of its kind in the world. It is unsupported for more than 1 mile between the two peak, Blackcomb and Whistler. Enjoy the time on both the snow clad mountains at the height of almost 7000 ft. After lunch, proceed for Vancouver. Enroute take a photo stop at the Shannon Falls which is the third highest (335 mt) Waterfall in British Columbia. Later on, proceed towards Vancouver by Sea to Sky highway. Arrive in Vancouver, On arrival, check out Vancouver’s newest attraction, FlyOver Canada. You will hang suspended, feet dangling, immersed in a huge 20m spherical screen while the 8 min film takes you on a thrilling journey from East to West across Canada. This state-of-the-art technology to bring you some of Canada’s most thrilling sights like you has never seen before. Later on, check into Hotel Empire Landmark in the heart of downtown, on Robson Street. Evening is free for shopping. The famous Robson street is the most happening place in downtown. It has World’s Leading Brand’s outlets/shops. Dinner and overnight in Vancouver.
After breakfast, leave for the ferry terminal to board your ferry to Victoria, the capitol of British Columbia. After about 1hr and 45 min, arrive in Victoria ferry terminal and head towards the world famous Butchart Garden. Butchart Gardens is one of the world’s premier show gardens, and a designated National Historic Site of Canada. The history of this garden goes back more than 100 years, which was originally a cement factory and over the period of time this was developed in one of the world’s top most floral show. The Garden is divided into different parts called Sunken garden, Rose garden, Italian garden, and Japanese garden. Later after lunch, head back to the south end of the island which is famous Harbour Front. Take a stroll on the harbor front and visit the Parliament of the State, also visit the famous Empress Hotel of Fairmont group. In the evening, return back to the ferry terminal to head back towards Vancouver. Dinner and overnight in Vancouver.
After breakfast, leave for the city tour of Vancouver. the coastal Seaport city on mainland British Columbia. It is the hub of Greater Vancouver, which, with over 2.3 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country, and the most populous in Western Canada. The city proper has more than 640,000 people, making it the eighth largest among Canadian cities, and the most densely populated Canadian city of over 25,000 residents, with 5,039 people per square kilometer in 2006. The city is ethnically and linguistically diverse, with 52% for whom English is not their first language. Visit the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Enjoy the walk on bridge which is 140 mt long and the 70 mt above Capilano river. Also check out the thrilling Cliff Walk and Treetop Adventure. After lunch, visit the famous Stanley Park. Stanley Park is a 1,001-acre public park that borders the downtown of Vancouver and is almost entirely surrounded by waters of the Pacific Ocean. The park has a long history and was one of the first areas to be explored in the city. Also visit Chinatown, Gas town, Canada Place, B.C. Place , downtown etc. In the evening Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Vancouver airport to board your flight to Montreal. Arrive at Montreal International airport. After completing your customs and immigration formalities meet and greet at the airport. Board your coach and transfer to your Hotel Holiday Inn Center ville or similar. Evening is free to explorer the underground city of Montreal. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
After breakfast check out of the hotel and leave for Montreal city tour. Highlights of this tour includes:
The photo stop at beautiful Notre Dame basilica, the Residential and Financial districts, Historic Old Montreal, Bio Dome, St. Joseph Oratory (photo stop), a view of the campus of McGill University and a panoramic view of the city from an Observation Point on top of Mont Royal. After lunch leave for Ottawa. On arrival, proceed for the city tour of Ottawa. You will explore the Parliament Buildings, Embassies, Universities and Museums. You will see the Canadian Mint National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Civilization, the Residence of the Prime Minister and the National Arts Centre. In the evening, check into your hotel and relax. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
After breakfast, board your coach and proceed for Niagara. En route famous 1000 Island. It consists of 1864 Islands between Canada and US border in the Saint Lawrence River. The Thousand Islands constitutes 1,864 islands that straddles the Canada-U.S. border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 50 miles (80 km) downstream from Kingston, Ontario. Take 1 hr cruise of 1000 Island. Later in the evening, proceed for Niagara. Arrive in Niagara and check into your Hotel. Dinner in Indian restaurant and overnight in Niagara. After dinner enjoy the illumination show on the falls. Return back to your hotel and relax. Over night in the hotel.
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and leave for Toronto. On arrival proceed for the city tour of Toronto. The highlight of the tour is world famous CN Tower. This 553 mt. high communication tower is the tallest free standing structure in Western Hemisphere. Visit the observation deck and get the bird’s eye view of Toronto city. Later on visit Harbour Front, Dundas Square, Bay Street, Casa Loma, Chinatown etc. After Dinner, check into the Hotel Toronto Airport West or similar and relax.
After breakfast check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport to board your flight back home with fond memories of your tour
|Stay in the hotels on twin sharing basis with breakfast|
|All mentioned sightseeing as per the itinerary|
|Entry fees and sightseeing as per itinerary|
|Ground transportation in air conditioned vehicle.|
|Lunch and dinner prepared by our own chefs in Canadian Rockies|
|Lunch and dinner in Indian restaurant in Eastern Canada|
|Service of a tour escort throughout the tour|
|Inclusive of all taxes in Canada|
|Any Airfare (Domestic or International)|
|Tips for Tour Escorts & Driver ($6.00 per day per person suggested)|
|Any item not mentioned in the include column|
|Porterage, Drinks, Mineral Water etc.|
|Expenses of personal nature.|
|The rates are subject to change and are based on availability|
|Company reserves the right to change the hotel, schedule & departure dates without any prior notice.|
|Please carry a photocopy of your passport and two passport size photographs in case of an Emergency.|
|Carry: normal clothes, one woolen cloth, camera, cap, sun glass, personnel medicines etc|
|Rooms – Two to share a room. Single supplement applies where Applicable, children below 12 years will share parent’s room without extra bed.|
|Each person is allowed to take 20 Kgs (1 suitcase per person only is permitted on coach) any extra piece of baggage will be charged $100 per bag. Do tag your luggage with your nametag that includes address and phone number. It is advisable to leave a copy of your passport and an itinerary at home with a family member.|
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|A deposit of CAD $500 is paid at the time of registration. The balance amount should be made payable 60 days from the commencement of the tour. If the balance amount is not paid within 60days the tour stands automatically cancelled and the deposit amount non-refundable. The registration amount is non-adjustable against any other tour or service.|
|Though all efforts would be made to maintain the cost given, Price structure may change in event of a change in government policies, change in the Tax Structure or Fuel Hike or any hike which may come in effect with 01 Jan. 2015. This difference would have to be borne by the passenger.|
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|Period Cancellation Charges|
|75 days & above Deposit amount|
|75 – 60 Days 25% of the tour cost|
|60 – 45 Days 50% of the tour cost|
|45 – 30 Days 75% of the tour cost|
|30 – 0 Days No Refund|
|Original Passport Minimum Validity 6 Months|
|2 Photos 35×45 , White Back Ground , 80 % face Glow|
|Check In / Check Out time Hrs and hrs Respectively|
|Any Special remarks & Conditions like Early Check In / late Check Out / Adjoin room/Smoking Non Smoking Rooms / High Floor Room etc are always subject to the availability at the time of Check inn / Check Out and at the discretion of the hotel only No Guarantee Can be given in advance|
|Above is Just a quotation , rooms and rates are subject to availability at the time of booking|
|Prices are dynamic and may be based on offers running at the time of booking. ESPI reserves the right to change prices at any time.|
|Price of the package is calculated for per passenger on a twin-sharing basis.|
|A surcharge may be applicable for certain departures.|
|In case the selected hotel is unavailable for booking, an alternate arrangement will be offered to the customer in another hotel of a similar category.|
|Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be amended. However, all mentioned services will remain unchanged.|
|Porter fee at hotels, airports and seaports is not included in the package and has to be borne by the customer.|
|Cost of expenses of personal nature such as, laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar etc., are not included.|
|Any other items not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’ are not included in the cost of the package.|
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