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4-Day English Exclusive Rockies Winter Explorer Tour from Vancouver - Tour Code: 19449

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Start City: Vancouver End City: Vancouver

Duration: 4 Day(s) Language: English Airport Pickup: No

Highlights

☆ Sledding/tobogganing at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka

☆ Traditional Canadian campfire: roast marshmallows and learn how to make s’mores!

☆ 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 and knowledgeable tour guide

☆ Group size of max. 54.

☆ Fancy a more deluxe or authentic experience? Check out the 4-day PLUS tour with deluxe accommodations and meals; and the 5-day Premium tour with high quality accommodations and more authentic experience

Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver - Golden

Summary of The Day
  • 07:15 am – Depart Vancouver from Canada Place (please arrive by 7:00 am)
  • The fun begins! Your friendly Tour Guide will start 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
  • Enjoy entertaining storytelling around the campfire or the hot tub at the hotel
Note

1. 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.

conditions. Departure times may vary by date, please see your confirmation email for exact departure times.

2. 3 breakfasts are included in the price of the tour. For other meals, your tour guide will give you a list with a variety of different dining options that will suit all budgets and meal preferences.

Meals
Hotel (included)
Travelodge , OR Similar

Day 2: Golden - Banff

Summary of The Day
  • Breakfast at your hotel (included)
  • Go sledding/tobogganing at Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka
  • Visit world-famous Lake Louise. Optional ice skating (seasonal)
  • Continue your drive to Banff. Once in Banff, enjoy a driving tour of the world-famous most visited towns in Canada
  • Check into your hotel in Banff
  • Option to soak in the Banff Hot Springs and/or take the Sulphur Mountain Gondola (additional cost)
  • Free time to go shopping on Banff Avenue and try one of the many restaurants
  • Option to join your guide for a night out dancing! (18+ only with 2 pieces of valid ID)
Sightseeing
Rocky Mountains

Canadian Rockies

The Rocky Mountains of Canada are a vast land – filled with inspiring scenery, wildlife, a multitude of recreational activities for all ages and a lot of unique opportunities that only the people who live in this area know about.

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park

When many people hear of Canada, the first place that springs to mind is Banff. The soaring peaks, dense coniferous forests and abundant wildlife are a Canadian institution. The Banff townsite sits within Banff National Park, Canada's oldest and most spectacular Heritage Site. Home to many of the nation’s most famous landmarks, densely populated with wildlife and full of opportunities for relaxation and adventure, Banff is Canada’s ambassador to the world and one of the country's most-visited tourist attractions.

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Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

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Two Jack Lake

Two Jack Lake

Two Jack Lake is located in banff town, towards Lake MinnewankaRead more
Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka is the largest and deepest lake in Banff National Park. The lake is 28 kilometers long and 142 meters deep and located to the east of Banff. The name Minnewanka comes from the Indian Stones, meaning "water spirits." The Minnewka Valley is home to many wildlife, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and unique rocks.

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Banff Town

Banff Town

Banff is a resort town and one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations, known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs. It is located in Alberta's Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise. It is a destination for outdoor sports and features extensive hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing.

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Meals
Hotel (included)
YWCA Banff Hotel , OR Similar

Day 3: Banff - Golden

Summary of The Day
  • Grab breakfast-to-go (included)
  • Depart in the morning for optional skiing/ snowboarding for the day at Lake Louise Mountain 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 – own expenses)
  • 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
  • Explore Emerald Lake – Challenge yourself to a Polar Roll and get points towards becoming a true Canadian!
  • Check into your Golden hotel and enjoy the indoor pool with waterslides and hot tub
  • Option to visit the local hot spot for an end of tour party!
Sightseeing
Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake is located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest of Yoho's 61 lakes and ponds, as well as one of the park's premier tourist attractions. Emerald Lake Lodge, a high-end lodge perched on the edge of the lake, provides local accommodation. A 5.2 km (3.2 mi) hiking trail circuits the lake, the first half of which is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers. During the summer months, canoe rentals are available; in the winter, the lake is a popular cross country skiing destination.Read more
Meals
Hotel (included)
Travelodge , OR Similar

Day 4: Golden - Vancouver

Summary of The Day
  • Depart Golden
  • Stop at Craigellachie (the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway)
  • Stop at the Aberdeen Shopping mall for lunch and shopping
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 6:30 pm

☆ Fancy a more deluxe or authentic experience? Check out the 4-day PLUS tour with deluxe accommodations and meals; and the 5-day Premium tour with high quality accommodations and more authentic experience

Sightseeing
The Last Spike

The Last Spike

The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass, which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains. This was the location in which the "Last Spike" of the railway was placed.Read more
Meals
Pricing
Inclusions

    1. 3-nights hotel accommodation including 1-night in Banff

    2. 3 breakfasts(continental or bagged)

    3. Deluxe coach transportation

    4. Friendly, experienced tour guide

    5. Sledding/tobogganing

    6. Nightclub entrance

    7. Two traditional Canadian Bonfire Parties where you will roast marshmallows and learn how to make “s’ mores”(weather and fire restrictions permitting)

    8. All taxes and park fees

Exclusions

    1. Meals (Vegan food options available)

    2. All personal expenses, such as laundry, phone, and travel insurance

    3. Tips/Service Fees. Please pay in cash to the tour guide while on the bus.

    4. Optional Tours - (Please pay in cash to the tour guide.)

    • Banff Gondola Adult
    • Johnston Canyon Icewalk
    • Snowshoeing
Departure Points
FIND CLOSEST PICKUP
Region Departure Point Departure Return
VANCOUVER

CANADA PLACE

1010 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3T4 CANADA

Please arrive at the departure point no later than 15 minutes before scheduled departure.

07:15 18:30

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

**Please reach to the departure points at least 10-15 minutes early.

Booking Info
Reminder

    1. Globerouter cooperates with top local tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers.

    2. The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.

    3. Please ensure safety of your luggage always, especially in public areas. The tour operator or the tour guide cannot be held responsible for any loss of personal belongings.

    4. National Park Pass / City Pass / Entry Tickets / Annual or Season Passes / Senior Pass (or) any admission tickets to attractions purchased on your own are not allowed on this tour. All mandatory / optional tour services, have to be purchased as instructed in the exclusions section.

    5. Tour is not wheel chair accessible.

    6. In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), the tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.

    7. In case of extreme weather condition, war, strike and other force majeure events, local operator reserves the right to change the itinerary and all costs are not refundable.

    8. In case of guests voluntarily giving up the tour because of personal reasons, all costs including hotels, transportation etc. is not refundable.

    9. It is advised to contact the local operator for confirmation one day before departure.

    10. Please bring valid documentation on travel date (passport, driving license, visa, etc).

    11. Luggage Policy: one (1) suitcase and one (1) small backpack per person

    12. What to bring:

    • Swimsuit for heated pools and hot tubs
    •  2 pieces of ID for the night out (we recommend original passport & credit card / driver’s license)
    • Good / comfortable walking shoes or boots
    • WARM clothes including gloves, toque, ski pants and a warm jacket – temperatures can drop below -15 degrees!

    13. Child rate only applies to children aged 6-18 years old. The minimum age for this tour is 6 years old. If you travel with a child under 6 years old, please reach out to us.

    14. Guests 15 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult or a chaperone.

    15. Please arrive at the departure point no later than 15 minutes before scheduled departure. The tour bus will not be waiting past departure time and if you miss the bus, we will not be able to provide a refund. For all tours, we do not offer hotel pickups or pickups outside of the designated departure point.

    16. Departure times may vary by date, please see your confirmation email for exact departure times.

Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy

1. Cancel or change an order

The following terms apply to the refund policy when canceling or changing an order

1) Reducing the number of travelers

2) Canceling the entire order

3) Change to a different tour

Possible only 62 days prior to the tour departure date.

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

4) Rescheduling tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 61 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats

Modification service fee will be applicable over & above the cancellation charges.

Cancellation Made Within Refund Policy
62 Days (or) more prior to tour departure date 70% of tour cost paid will be refunded
61 Days (or) lesser prior to tour departure date The entire tour cost will be forfeited & No-Refund

**If you upgrade the hotel into Fairmont hotel, no cancellation and modification is allowed.

2. Modify an order

Charges to modify an order apply for the following:

1) For requests to add more number of travelers

Subject to availability of seats.

2) For requests to change to a different tour

Possible only 62 days prior to the tour departure date.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

3) For requests to reschedule tour departure date

This request will not be accepted if the travel date is within 61 days or lesser.

Subject to availability of seats.

Cancellation charges as above will be applicable over & above the modification service fee.

4) For requests to change name of passengers

This request will be accepted until 7 days prior to the travel date, however same service fee as below will be applicable.

Modification Notice Period Service Charge
Requests made from the date of booking until 07 day prior to the tour departure date US $ 30 will be charged for each order
Requests made 07 days (or) lesser from the date of tour departure No requests will be accepted & No Refund

3. Notes

1) We recommend all our passengers to avail "Travel Insurance" to protect themselves against personal / natural / manmade exigencies of all kind (including medical & family emergencies, accidents, flight delays, traffic delays, theft or personal- acts of terrorism, natural calamities etc.) that may affect you from participating in our tours (OR) arise while on tour.

2) Globerouter will take no responsibility for matters as stated above under personnel / natural / manmade exigencies.

3) No part / full refund / compensation will be offered to passengers who miss taking our tours (OR) for any un-utilized services, as per the date / time scheduled on the E-Voucher because all services are reconfirmed and prepaid for Charges as mentioned in our "Cancellation / Modification and Refund Policy" would be applicable.

4) All cancellation & tour modification requests should be emailed to info@globerouter.com.

5) We will not accept any cancellation / modification requests made through local tour provider / tour guide (OR) verbal requests made over the phone to our customer support staff / by voice mail

6) Cancellation request emails will not be accepted unless they have a complete, signed and attached "Globerouter Cancellation Request Form".

7) The requires minimum bookings to run and may be cancelled 30 days in advance if the minimum number is not met. Once the order is placed, this policy shall be applied.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

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