Christmas in the Rockies

Christmas in the Rockies

Starting at $8,700


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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Map for Christmas in the Rockies


Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Victoria
Your journey into wonder begins with a two night Special Stay at the exclusive Fairmont Empress. Tonight celebrate your adventures at a welcome dinner.

Victoria > Butchart Gardens
Freechoice: For a traditional Victorian experience, indulge in afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress, or take a Scenic floatplane flight for a bird’s eye view of the city.  Later, enjoy the ‘Magic of Christmas’ seasonal theme at the Butchart Gardens, with ice skating, Christmas lights, holiday wreaths and carol singers.

Victoria > Vancouver
Discover some of Vancouver’s characterful neighbourhoods, such as Gastown, Chinatown and Stanley Park. Make the most of your visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, which is even more mystical in the winter. Enjoy a two night stay at the EXchange Hotel Vancouver.

Vancouver
Freechoice: Take a simulated flight over Canada’s greatest landmarks or treat yourself to Vancouver’s best dim sum or some signature Italian meatballs with a walking tour of Vancouver’s finest. Alternatively, take a creative photography tour in preparation for the next leg of your journey.

Vancouver > Okanagan Valley
Drive into the picturesque Okanagan Valley, known for its fine wineries and abundant local produce. Immerse yourself in lakeside ambiance in the midst of British Columbia’s Wine Country at Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort.  Set on Okanagan Lake and surrounded by picturesque mountains. Remainder of day is free for you to relax, unwind and enjoy the resorts facilites.

Okanagan Valley
Enrich Spend the day visiting some of the region’s most innovative family-owned vineyards, including a fascinating winery owned and run by members of the local Syilx First nations band, merging modern culture with indigenous history. You’ll sample some wonderful wines along the way, enjoy a hands on harvest experience and feast on local produce with a delectable ‘farm to fork’ meal.

Okanagan Valley > Jasper
Keep a look out for wildlife such as elk as you arrive into Jasper. For the next two nights enjoy a cosy home at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a junior suite. Freechoice Dining: Tonight, choose between Canadian or Italian cuisine.

Jasper
Freechoice: Try something new such as a Maligne Canyon Icewalk, or put on your snow shoes and stroll with an experienced guide through the pristine Jasper National Park. Alternatively, learn about the friendly (and not so friendly) locals on a wildlife discovery tour.

Jasper > Lake Louise
Travel along one of the most spectacular drives in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Enrich Marvel at the unique, natural phenomenon of ice bubbles trapped below the surface of Abraham Lake. Explore this winter wonderland by helicopter.  Continue to Lake Louise and retire to your lakeview room and your three night Special Stay, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Lake Louise
Merry Christmas. If you’ve been dreaming of a white Christmas, then today your dream comes true. Celebrate with a traditional Christmas Day brunch.    Enrich Continue the festive spirit with a celebratory drink, then savour dinner with all the Christmas trimmings - a tantalising feast for the tastebuds. Celebrate Christmas surrounded by elegant decorations and the natural beauty of Lake Louise.

Lake Louise
Today, the man in the red suit is a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Make the most of your once-in-a-lifetime encounter.

Lake Louise > Banff
The Canadian Rockies will astound you as you survey them from the top of Sulphur Mountain. At this festive time of year, the Fairmont Banff Springs resembles a magical castle in an enchanted forest. To make your magical winter fairytale complete, you’ll be ensconced in a mountain or valley view room for your two night Special Stay.    Freechoice Dining: Indulge your palate as you please with dinner at any of a variety of restaurants at your hotel.

Banff
Freechoice: Complete your Canadian winter experience with a dogsledding adventure or an icewalk into Grotto Canyon. Alternatively, you may choose to discover the mountaintops from above in a helicopter. If you prefer, stay cosy in your ‘Castle in the Rockies’ and rejuvenate in the mineral pools of the Willow Stream Spa.

Banff > Calgary
Transfer to Calgary airport for your homeward flight. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information. The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

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