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Discover Canada Tours - Summer Rockies Classic Tour

Oct
08
When: Friday, Oct 8, 2021 - Monday, Oct 11, 2021, 8:15AM - 7:30PM
Where:

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

Add to CalendarDiscover Canada Tours - Summer Rockies Classic Tour10/08/2021 08:15 AM10/11/2021 07:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverTour InfoThe Canadian Rocky Mountains; nothing is more iconic of our great country than these mountains. The Classic Tour is our original and most popular tour that Discover Canada Tours began with. You will have overnight stays in Revelstoke, the Town of Banff, and Valemount. These three towns epitomize the landscapes and cultures of three distinct areas of Western Canada. The Classic Tour includes amazing sightseeing stops in the Okanagan Valley, the grandeur of the Selkirk Mountains and the imposing peaks of the Rocky Mountains. You will also have the chance to visit the gorgeous turquoise glacial lakes of the Rockies, including one of the most photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise. We also offer two amazing optional activities. You can have the chance to walk on a glacier at the Columbia Icefields. This is a once in a lifetime experience that makes you realize just how fragile our planet is. You can also choose to take a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain in Banff. At the top, you will be treated to 360-degree panoramas of the Rocky Mountains and a fantastic view over the Town of Banff and the gorgeous turquoise Bow River.Duration:4 Days, 3 NightsMeeting/Pickup Location:999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BC - You will need to make arrangements to spend the Thursday night in Vancouver as the ferry will not get you there in time for the departure time of 8:15am, Friday morning. Cost:Adult (18+): from $799Youth/Student with ID: from $719Included:3 nights hotel accommodation including one night in downtown Banff!3 breakfasts & 1 group lunchCowboy Ranch Experience Wine TastingTravel 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 guide All 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 & Location for Signing Up with us:Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor 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:Up to 30-days prior to your scheduled tour departure you can receive 100% credit to rebook to another future tour, or receive a full refund less 10% which can be used as credit for future travelBetween 30-15 days prior to your scheduled tour departure:  100% credit to rebook to another future tour, non-refundable Within 14-days prior to your tour departure, your tour is non-refundable, non-transferableContactKelsey Moon – Activity Program CoordinatorKelsey.moon@viu.ca250-753-3245 x 2737999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BCfalseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

Discover Canada Tours - Rockies Summer Classic Tour

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Tour Info

The Canadian Rocky Mountains; nothing is more iconic of our great country than these mountains. The Classic Tour is our original and most popular tour that Discover Canada Tours began with. You will have overnight stays in Revelstoke, the Town of Banff, and Valemount. These three towns epitomize the landscapes and cultures of three distinct areas of Western Canada.

The Classic Tour includes amazing sightseeing stops in the Okanagan Valley, the grandeur of the Selkirk Mountains and the imposing peaks of the Rocky Mountains. You will also have the chance to visit the gorgeous turquoise glacial lakes of the Rockies, including one of the most photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise.

We also offer two amazing optional activities. You can have the chance to walk on a glacier at the Columbia Icefields. This is a once in a lifetime experience that makes you realize just how fragile our planet is. You can also choose to take a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain in Banff. At the top, you will be treated to 360-degree panoramas of the Rocky Mountains and a fantastic view over the Town of Banff and the gorgeous turquoise Bow River.

Duration:

4 Days, 3 Nights

Meeting/Pickup Location:

999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver, BC - You will need to make arrangements to spend the Thursday night in Vancouver as the ferry will not get you there in time for the departure time of 8:15am, Friday morning. 

Cost:

  • Adult (18+): from $799
  • Youth/Student with ID: from $719

Included:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including one night in downtown Banff!
  • 3 breakfasts & 1 group lunch
  • Cowboy Ranch Experience 
  • Wine Tasting
  • 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 & Location for Signing Up with us:

Front Reception Desk on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am – 1:00pm in Building 255 - 2nd Floor 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:

  • Up to 30-days prior to your scheduled tour departure you can receive 100% credit to rebook to another future tour, or receive a full refund less 10% which can be used as credit for future travel
  • Between 30-15 days prior to your scheduled tour departure:  100% credit to rebook to another future tour, non-refundable 
  • Within 14-days prior to your tour departure, your tour is non-refundable, non-transferable

Contact

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