Rockies Summer Classic Tour - Discover Canada Tours

Oct
05
When: Friday, Oct 5, 2018 - Monday, Oct 8, 2018, (All day)
Where:

Banff National Park, Canada

Add to CalendarRockies Summer Classic Tour - Discover Canada Tours10/05/2018 12:00 AM10/08/2018 12:00 AMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/Vancouver    Tour InfoThis is Discover Canada Tours' original and most popular tour with overnight stays in Revelstoke, the centre of Banff, and Valemount. It includes many sightseeing stops and an awesome cowboy ranch experience in Valemount.Tour HighlightsThis amazing tour features the following highlights: endless sightseeing opportunities through one of the most beautiful areas of Canada; many chances to see wildlife (deer, elk, bighorn sheep & more!); amazing snow covered mountains & waterfalls; emerald lakes in Lake Louise and along the Ice Fields Parkway; and the quaint towns of Banff and Jasper. On this tour you will learn about Canadian heritage & traditions with your experienced tour guide and have FUN!Duration:4 Days, 3 NightsItinerary:Day 1: Vancouver to Revelstoke8:00am – Depart VancouverEnjoy a number of sights travelling through the Fraser ValleyTravel through the Okanagan ValleyCheck-in to the hotel in RevelstokeOption to join your guide for a party at the pubDay 2: Revelstoke to BanffDepart Revelstoke in the morningStop at Roger's PassVisit one the most famous Canadian Lakes – Lake LouiseVisit Moraine Lake or Emerald LakeOption to go canoeing for an additional cost (seasonal)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 for amazing viewsCheck into your hotel on Banff AvenueFree time in the evening for dinner and shopping or option to go to the Banff Hotsprings (additional cost)Option to join your guide for a party at the bar – enjoy VIP entrance with your DCT wrist bandDay 3: Banff to Valemount, BCBreakfast in the hotelTravel the Icefields Parkway and enjoy a number of sightsVisit Peyto Lake (weather permitting & seasonal)Tour through the Columbia Icefields and option take part in the world renowned SnoCoach tour (additional cost)Stop in the town of JasperCheck in to your hotel in ValemountEnjoy a cowboy ranch experience and BBQ dinner (included)Day 4: Valemount to VancouverEnjoy Breakfast this morning and depart ValemountOption to go on a River Safari Bear Tour in Blue River this morningVisit Spahats FallsLunch stop in ClearwaterRest stop in HopeReturn to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pmMeeting/Pickup Location:Booking through Cultural Connections Team: Tsawwassen Ferry in VancouverOnline booking: 999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific HotelCost:Shoulder Season (May, October)Adult (18+): from $485Youth/Student with ID: from $440Peak Season (June – September)Adult (18+): from $540Youth/Student with ID: from $470Included:3 nights hotel accommodation, based on quad occupancyDeluxe coach transportationExperienced, friendly and fun tour guideThree breakfastsCowboy Ranch Experience with BBQ dinnerCampfire with marshmallow roastEnroute entertainment, games and prizesDiscounts on optional activitiesAll taxesTour Departure Dates: Every Friday from April 20 to end of October - Please Note: Cultural Connections Team is only booking for the October 5-8th trip. If you would like to book for other dates please visit this link: https://www.discovercanadatours.com/tours/rockies-classic-summer-tour/How 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 Guardme Insurance Policy)Payment (credit card is the only form of payment taken by DC Tours)Hours & Locations for Signing Up with us:Lunchtime Activity Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.Individually Online @ https://www.discovercanadatours.com/tours/rockies-classic-summer-tour/ - Note: Your pickup location will be different from those who sign up with the Cultural Connections Team. 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 Coordinatorphone: 250.753.3245, Ext. 2737cell phone: 250.618.2549e-mail: Kelsey.Moon@viu.caBanff National Park, Canadatrue

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Tour Info

This is Discover Canada Tours' original and most popular tour with overnight stays in Revelstoke, the centre of Banff, and Valemount. It includes many sightseeing stops and an awesome cowboy ranch experience in Valemount.

Tour Highlights

This amazing tour features the following highlights: endless sightseeing opportunities through one of the most beautiful areas of Canada; many chances to see wildlife (deer, elk, bighorn sheep & more!); amazing snow covered mountains & waterfalls; emerald lakes in Lake Louise and along the Ice Fields Parkway; and the quaint towns of Banff and Jasper. On this tour you will learn about Canadian heritage & traditions with your experienced tour guide and have FUN!

Duration:

4 Days, 3 Nights

Itinerary:

Day 1: Vancouver to Revelstoke

  • 8:00am – Depart Vancouver
  • Enjoy a number of sights travelling through the Fraser Valley
  • Travel through the Okanagan Valley
  • Check-in to the hotel in Revelstoke
  • Option to join your guide for a party at the pub

Day 2: Revelstoke to Banff

  • Depart Revelstoke in the morning
  • Stop at Roger's PassVisit one the most famous Canadian Lakes – Lake Louise
  • Visit Moraine Lake or Emerald Lake
  • Option to go canoeing for an additional cost (seasonal)
  • 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 for amazing views
  • Check into your hotel on Banff Avenue
  • Free time in the evening for dinner and shopping or option to go to the Banff Hotsprings (additional cost)
  • Option to join your guide for a party at the bar – enjoy VIP entrance with your DCT wrist band

Day 3: Banff to Valemount, BC

  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • Travel the Icefields Parkway and enjoy a number of sights
  • Visit Peyto Lake (weather permitting & seasonal)
  • Tour through the Columbia Icefields and option take part in the world renowned SnoCoach tour (additional cost)
  • Stop in the town of Jasper
  • Check in to your hotel in Valemount
  • Enjoy a cowboy ranch experience and BBQ dinner (included)

Day 4: Valemount to Vancouver

  • Enjoy Breakfast this morning and depart Valemount
  • Option to go on a River Safari Bear Tour in Blue River this morning
  • Visit Spahats Falls
  • Lunch stop in Clearwater
  • Rest stop in Hope
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm

Meeting/Pickup Location:

Booking through Cultural Connections Team: Tsawwassen Ferry in Vancouver

Online booking: 999 Canada Place in front of the Pan Pacific Hotel

Cost:

Shoulder Season (May, October)

  • Adult (18+): from $485
  • Youth/Student with ID: from $440

Peak Season (June – September)

  • Adult (18+): from $540
  • Youth/Student with ID: from $470

Included:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation, based on quad occupancy
  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • Experienced, friendly and fun tour guide
  • Three breakfasts
  • Cowboy Ranch Experience with BBQ dinner
  • Campfire with marshmallow roast
  • Enroute entertainment, games and prizes
  • Discounts on optional activities
  • All taxes

Tour Departure Dates: Every Friday from April 20 to end of October - Please Note: Cultural Connections Team is only booking for the October 5-8th trip. If you would like to book for other dates please visit this link: https://www.discovercanadatours.com/tours/rockies-classic-summer-tour/

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 Guardme 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 Sign Up Booth Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm – 1pm in Building 255 - 1st Floor International Commons.

Individually Online @ https://www.discovercanadatours.com/tours/rockies-classic-summer-tour/ - Note: Your pickup location will be different from those who sign up with the Cultural Connections Team.

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

phone: 250.753.3245, Ext. 2737

cell phone: 250.618.2549

e-mail: Kelsey.Moon@viu.ca

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