Inside Passage Explorer

12 Days from Calgary or Vancouver

From $2,479 per person + $289 Tax

This vacation is a complete exploration of Western Canada visiting Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, Jasper and Prince George. The vacation features a daylight cruise of the Inside Passage, daylight rail travel to the Canadian Rockies and a tour to the middle of a glacier. One of our best values!

Tour Features

  • Northern Vancouver Island and British Columbia
  • BC Ferry
  • Hop On Hop Off Vancouver City Tour
  • Butchart Gardens Tour
  • Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer Tour
  • Vancouver, Victoria, Port Hardy, Prince Rupert
  • Prince George, Jasper, Banff

Day 1 – Arrive Vancouver

Transfer to your hotel on your own.

Day 2 – Vancouver Sightseeing

Hop On Hop Off City Tour

This tour will allow you to visit the city’s attraction for as long as you wish. Your pass is good for two days so you can use it as you see fit. There are over 18 stops on this tour and you can spend as much time as you like at any one of the stops.

Day 3 – Vancouver to Victoria

Morning free in Vancouver with your Hop On Hop Off pass. Afternoon motorcoach/ferry to Victoria. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 4 – Victoria Sightseeing

Victoria City Tour/Butchart Gardens Tour

Day 5 – Victoria to Port Hardy

This morning you will have some free time to finish your exploration of Victoria. Next you will fly to Vancouver and then onto Port Hardy at the northern end of Vancouver Island. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night.

Day 6 – Inside Passage Cruising

Board B.C. Ferries for a daylight cruise of the famed Inside Passage to Prince Rupert. There will be activity at every turn so be alert. A variety of venues are available for your comfort including the café, lounge and full service restaurant.

Day 7 -Prince Rupert to Prince George

VIA Rail daylight trip to Prince George.

Day 8 – Prince George to Jasper

VIA Rail through the Yellowhead Pass to Jasper.

Day 9 – Jasper

Free day in Jasper to explore on your own.

Day 10 – Jasper to Banff

Visit the Athabasca Glacier, a river of ice 4 miles long and half a mile wide where you’ll board a unique Ice Explorer coach. Your driver/guide will explain how glaciers are formed and point out interesting geological features as you travel in safety and comfort. At the mid-point, you will have the option of stepping out onto ice formed from snow falling as long as 400 years ago.

Day 11 – Banff

Free day to explore on your own.

Day 12 – Banff to Calgary

Motorcoach transfer to Calgary. Depart for home.


Departure Dates (2018) Double 3rd and 4th Single
May $2,529 $1,499 $3,869
June 1 – August 31 $2,579 $1,499 $3,919
September $2,479 $1,499 $3,819
Taxes $289 $169 $449

* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.

* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.

Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.

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