Discover Canada Tours - Canadian Rockies Summer Classic Tour

Oct
11
When: Friday, Oct 11, 2019 - Monday, Oct 14, 2019, 8:15AM - 8:00PM
Where:

1010 Canada Place, Vancouver

Add to CalendarDiscover Canada Tours - Canadian Rockies Summer Classic Tour10/11/2019 08:15 AM10/14/2019 08:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTour InfoThis is our original and most popular tour with overnight stays in Revelstoke, the Town of Banff, and Valemount. It includes amazing sightseeing stops in the Okanagan Valley and the Rocky Mountains including gorgeous Canadian turquoise lakes and awesome mountain peaks!Tour HighlightsSightseeing through the most beautiful parts of CanadaOpportunity to see wildlife (deer, moose, bears, elk, bighorn sheep & more!)Visit the lakeside city of Kelowna in the heart of the Okanagan ValleyExperience beautiful emerald glacier lakes such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and more!Enjoy a guided tour and free time for shopping and sightseeing in the town of Banff, plus option to visit the Banff Hot SpringsOption to dance the night away at a VIP Party Night (18+)Enjoy a traditional Canadian cowboy ranch experienceLearn about Canadian heritage & traditions with your friendly and knowledgeable tour guideDuration:4 Days, 3 NightsItinerary: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 1Depart Vancouver from Canada PlaceEnjoy incredible sights travelling through the Fraser ValleyTravel through the Okanagan Valley – Canada’s desert with a lunch stop in KelownaCheck-in to your hotel in Revelstoke  & join your guide for optional pub night this evening!DAY 2After breakfast, depart Revelstoke in the morningStop at Roger’s Pass en-route to one the most famous Lakes in the world – the beautiful, turquoise Lake Louise!Visit Moraine Lake or Emerald Lake this afternoon for more photo opportunities and have the option to go canoeingEnjoy a sightseeing tour in the town of Banff – among the highlights are visits to Banff Ave, Bow Falls and Banff Springs HotelOption to visit Sulphur Mountain Gondola this afternoon for amazing views!Check into your hotel on Banff Avenue & enjoy free time for dinner and shopping or option to go to the Banff Hot Springs!Option to join your guide for a party at the bar – enjoy VIP entrance with your DCT wrist bandDAY 3After breakfast, travel the world renowned Icefields ParkwayVisit Bow Lake & then tour through the Columbia Icefields. Choose to take part in the world-renowned Ice Explorer Glacier Tour here! (additional cost)Stop in the famous town of Jasper for lunch and shoppingCheck in to your hotel in Valemount this eveningGroup dinner (included) & street hockey / games nightDAY 4Enjoy breakfast and a unique cowboy ranch experience this morningVisit Spahats Falls & stop for lunch in KamloopsReturn to Vancouver at approximately 7:30 p.m.Meeting/Pickup Location:999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BCCost:Adult (18+): from $619Youth/Student with ID: from $519Included:3 nights hotel accommodation including one night in downtown Banff!3 breakfasts & BBQ DinnerCowboy Ranch Experience Travel through Canada’s desert – The Okanagan ValleyTraditional Canadian campfire: roast marshmallows and learn how to make s’mores! (weather and fire restrictions permitting)Deluxe coach transportation with on-board entertainmentFriendly, experienced tour guideAll taxes and park feesHow to Sign UpOur activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with the Cultural Connections Team in person in Building 255.You will need to have your:Student card,Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons or by appointment (see contact information below)Individually Online @ Discover Canada Tours Cancellations:You may cancel your tour at any time by notifying Discover Canada Tours at 1-855-689-8128.If you cancel your overnight tour:More than 30 days in advance for tours that are 2-3 days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 30 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.More than 60 days in advance for tours 4+ days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 60 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.If you fail to show up at the meeting spot on time and miss the tour, no refund will be issued. Please check the map and transit schedule well in advance to ensure that you can get to the meeting spot on time.ContactKelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.ca250-753-3245 x 27371010 Canada Place, Vancouverfalse

Discover Canada Tours - Rockies Summer Classic Tour

Tour Info

This is our original and most popular tour with overnight stays in Revelstoke, the Town of Banff, and Valemount. It includes amazing sightseeing stops in the Okanagan Valley and the Rocky Mountains including gorgeous Canadian turquoise lakes and awesome mountain peaks!

Tour Highlights

  • Sightseeing through the most beautiful parts of Canada
  • Opportunity to see wildlife (deer, moose, bears, elk, bighorn sheep & more!)
  • Visit the lakeside city of Kelowna in the heart of the Okanagan Valley
  • Experience beautiful emerald glacier lakes such as Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, and more!
  • Enjoy a guided tour and free time for shopping and sightseeing in the town of Banff, plus option to visit the Banff Hot Springs
  • Option to dance the night away at a VIP Party Night (18+)
  • Enjoy a traditional Canadian cowboy ranch experience
  • Learn about Canadian heritage & traditions with your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide

Duration:

4 Days, 3 Nights

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

  • Depart Vancouver from Canada Place
  • Enjoy incredible sights travelling through the Fraser Valley
  • Travel through the Okanagan Valley – Canada’s desert with a lunch stop in Kelowna
  • Check-in to your hotel in Revelstoke  & join your guide for optional pub night this evening!

DAY 2

  • After breakfast, depart Revelstoke in the morning
  • Stop at Roger’s Pass en-route to one the most famous Lakes in the world – the beautiful, turquoise Lake Louise!
  • Visit Moraine Lake or Emerald Lake this afternoon for more photo opportunities and have the option to go canoeing
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour in the town of Banff – among the highlights are visits to Banff Ave, Bow Falls and Banff Springs Hotel
  • Option to visit Sulphur Mountain Gondola this afternoon for amazing views!
  • Check into your hotel on Banff Avenue & enjoy free time for dinner and shopping or option to go to the Banff Hot Springs!
  • Option to join your guide for a party at the bar – enjoy VIP entrance with your DCT wrist band

DAY 3

  • After breakfast, travel the world renowned Icefields Parkway
  • Visit Bow Lake & then tour through the Columbia Icefields. Choose to take part in the world-renowned Ice Explorer Glacier Tour here! (additional cost)
  • Stop in the famous town of Jasper for lunch and shopping
  • Check in to your hotel in Valemount this evening
  • Group dinner (included) & street hockey / games night

DAY 4

  • Enjoy breakfast and a unique cowboy ranch experience this morning
  • Visit Spahats Falls & stop for lunch in Kamloops
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Meeting/Pickup Location:

999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BC

Cost:

  • Adult (18+): from $619
  • Youth/Student with ID: from $519

Included:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including one night in downtown Banff!
  • 3 breakfasts & BBQ Dinner
  • Cowboy Ranch Experience 
  • Travel through Canada’s desert – The Okanagan Valley
  • Traditional Canadian campfire: roast marshmallows and learn how to make s’mores! (weather and fire restrictions permitting)
  • Deluxe coach transportation with on-board entertainment
  • Friendly, experienced tour guide
  • All taxes and park fees

How to Sign Up

Our activities are available to all current VIU Students. Sign up with the Cultural Connections Team in person in Building 255.

You will need to have your:

  1. Student card,
  2. Proof of medical insurance (BC Care Card or Guard.me Insurance Policy)
  3. Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)

Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:

Lunchtime Activity Information Desk Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons or by appointment (see contact information below)

Individually Online @ Discover Canada Tours 

Cancellations:

You may cancel your tour at any time by notifying Discover Canada Tours at 1-855-689-8128.

If you cancel your overnight tour:

More than 30 days in advance for tours that are 2-3 days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 30 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.

More than 60 days in advance for tours 4+ days in duration, a full refund will be applied minus a $50 non-refundable administrative fee per passenger. If you cancel within 60 days prior to departure, your tour is 100% non-refundable.

If you fail to show up at the meeting spot on time and miss the tour, no refund will be issued. Please check the map and transit schedule well in advance to ensure that you can get to the meeting spot on time.

Contact

Kelsey Moon – Activity Program Coordinator
Kelsey.moon@viu.ca
250-753-3245 x 2737

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