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12 Day Winter Highlights of British Columbia and Alberta

CODE
12WB
STARTING FROM
$2,730 USD
START LOCATION
Vancouver
END LOCATION
Calgary
PLACES VISITED
Vancouver, Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Calgary
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Step out and meet winter face to face in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Calgary Tower Elevation Pass
  • Vancouver City and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Tour
  • Johnston Canyon Ice Walk
  • Snowshoeing Excursion to Marble Canyon
  • 1 Day Ski Pass for Banff National Park
  • Banff Sleigh Ride
  • Motorcoach transfer from Jasper to Banff
  • Marmot Basin Ski Pass
  • Maligne Canyon Ice Walk
  • Motorcoach Transfer from Whistler to the Vancouver VIA Rail station
  • VIA Rail from Vancouver to Jasper
  • Introductory Snowshoe Trip
  • Motorcoach Transfer from Vancouver to Whistler
  • Motorcoach transfer from Banff to Calgary

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DATES AND PRICES
Availability:  
Jan
Feb
Mar
Nov
Dec
ACCOMMODATION
START PLACE
END PLACE
PRICE
Moderate
Vancouver
Calgary
$2,730 USD
Superior
Vancouver
Calgary
$2,900 USD
Deluxe
Vancouver
Calgary
$3,980 USD

* (does not include applicable taxes)

This itinerary is an independent package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.

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INCLUSIONS
  • 11 nights of accommodation in your selected category
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
  • Return airport transfers
EXCLUSIONS
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

ACCOMMODATIONS

The following is a list of sample hotels at some locations included on this tour. The hotels shown here are meant to provide a general sense of the standard of hotel we usually aim for; they are not necessarily confirmed for your chosen departure.

A 10-minute walk from the Glenbow Museum, this upscale, modern all-suite hotel is 11 minutes from the EPCOR Centre for the Performing Arts. The relaxed suites feature wet bars with minifridges, plus luxe bedding and...

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This modern hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Stadium-Chinatown SkyTrain station and a 15-minute walk from False Creek. Classic rooms feature free Wi-Fi, desks and flat-screen TVs, plus coffeemakers, minifridges and...

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Surrounded by pines at the base of Blackcomb mountain, this plush ski-in/ski-out, all-suite hotel is 3 km from the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Homey studios in earthy tones offer fully equipped kitchens, balconies, gas...

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On a downtown street 1 block from the Hay River, this classic hotel is 3.7 km from Hay River Airport and 5.6 km from the south shore of Great Slave Lake. Low-key, modern rooms provide WiFi access, flat-screen TVs and...

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An 8-minute walk to yacht charters and harbour dinner cruises, this contemporary art-filled hotel is surrounded by Robson Street's upscale shopping and dining. Rooms featuring retro-decor include minifridges and...

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This lodge-style hotel and spa is a 10-minute walk from Downtown and 5.4 km from Banff Upper Hot Springs. The unfussy rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites...

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This unassuming hotel is 14 minutes' walk from the Jasper train station and 6.4 km from the Jasper SkyTram. Simple rooms offer free Wi-Fi and cable TV, as well as minifridges, microwaves, and tea and coffeemaking...

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A 2-minute walk from BC Place's stadium and a 6-minute walk from Rogers Arena's hockey, this upscale hotel is a 4-minute walk from the Vancouver Playhouse. Traditional rooms and luxe suites include flat-screen TVs,...

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A 3-minute walk from Harbour Green Park's waterfront dining and seaplane base, this modern hotel in a high-rise is a 9-minute walk from Canada Place's convention centre and ferry terminal. Rooms, 1- and 2- bedroom...

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A 10-minute walk from restaurants in Downtown, this casual hotel is 8 km from the Jasper Skytram and 14 km from the Marmot Basin ski resort. The low-key rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as...

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A 10-minute walk from downtown restaurants and shops, this laid-back hotel is 5.3 km from Banff Upper Hot Springs. The unassuming rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and coffeemakers. Some suites...

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Surrounded by pines at the base of Blackcomb mountain, this plush ski-in/ski-out, all-suite hotel is 3 km from the Whistler Olympic Plaza. Homey studios in earthy tones offer fully equipped kitchens, balconies, gas...

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Across the street from the Harbour Centre's shopping, observation deck and revolving restaurant, this all-suite hotel in a high-rise is a 1-minute walk from Waterfront Station's Skytrains and ferries. Traditional...

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A minute's walk from the Town Plaza, this high-end mountain resort is also a 7-minute walk from the Blackcomb Excalibur Gondola. Slick rooms have free WiFi, iPod docks, flat-screen TVs and desks with connectivity...

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Across the street from the Deerfoot Casino and off Highway 2, this unassuming modern hotel is 7.9 km from the Southcentre shopping mall. The relaxed rooms feature flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and minifridges, plus...

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A 9-minute walk from the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, this stylish hotel with a stone-and-timber facade is 3 km from the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and 5 km from Banff Upper Hot Springs. Casual...

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This contemporary hotel is an 11-minute walk from River Rock Casino and 4.2 km from Vancouver International Airport. The straightforward rooms come with desks, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and coffeemakers; some add...

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WHY TAKE A CUSTOM TRIP

 


PRIVATE & CUSTOMIZABLE
  • You can see what you want, when you want, how you want.
  • A trip that's perfectly timed and well organized.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
  • Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way.
  • Can combine your trip with our group tours.
  • Advice to help you get the most out of your trip.

FREEDOM TO EXPLORE
  • Time to enjoy and take in each place.
  • Add days in places you want to explore.
  • Do only the activities you want to do.
Group of 10 or more?
Our specialists can take away the stress of organizing your group. Helping you create a custom trip tailored to your groups exact interests and budget. With options to have a guide with you the whole trip.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 - $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your

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