Western Canada

Performing Tour of Western Canada

British Columbia and Alberta

Canada was inhabited by indigenous tribes for centuries before the French and English made claim to its territories. The influence of all three cultures is still strong today throughout the country. Canada is rich in natural resources, which have helped the country grow into a economic power while also retaining the unique beauty most commonly associated with it provinces. Canada offers rugged natural landscapes as well as cosmopolitan cities that closely resemble historic European and modern international capitals.

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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Departure from North America
  • Arrive in Vancouver We will have use of a private coach and driver, while touring for the next ten day(s). Our 24-hour Tour Director will meet us at the airport and remain with us until our final airport departure.
  • Driving Tour Vancouver is western Canada’s major urban center and the country’s largest and most diverse port. The city was founded in the 1870s as Granville, and was renamed in 1886 in honor of British explorer and naval captain George Vancouver. Enjoy a Driving Tour of Vancouver, the “Pearl of the Pacific.” See sights including Stanley Park, Robson Street, China Town, and the Harbor.
  • Dinner We will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Hotel check in Vancouver will be our base for the next two nights. Breakfast will be included at the hotel.
Day 2 Pearl of the Pacific
  • Visit Vancouver During the course of our tour we will gain from the knowledge and insight of three half-day local guides while we are here in Canada. Enjoy a guided city tour with a local guide.
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Stop at the Capilano Suspension Bridge, the highest suspension bridge in the world and the most popular attraction in Vancouver.
  • Queen Elizabeth Park Spend time in Queen Elizabeth Park, the second most visited park in Vancouver. Located practically in the city centre, the park features an extensive outdoor arboretum, the exquisite Quarry Gardens, a fabulous dancing fountain, and Henry Moore’s sculpture Knife Edge – Two Piece. Venture to the top to visit the Bloedel Conservatory.
  • Dinner at Steamworks Brewery Have dinner at Steamworks Brewery and sample some of the beer made there.
  • First Concert Performance Get ready to perform in Vancouver. Your first concert performance is today.
Day 3 Venture to Victoria
  • Set Sail We will board the ferry at Vancouver and set sail for Victoria, Vancouver Island.
  • Victoria The capital of British Columbia, Victoria has its origins as a Hudson's Bay Company Fort established by James Douglas. Since then, Victoria has become a gentle city of British tradition with 75,000 lucky residents. Double Decker buses, carefully tended gardens and unhurried afternoon tea are indications of Victoria's relationship with its past. Blue waters, beautiful gardens and mild climate make Victoria an ideal location for outdoor adventures and sightseeing.
  • Hotel check in Victoria will be our base for the next one night. While here, we will enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Dinner Enjoy Dinner in the Inner Harbor, a beautiful little cove in the centre of Victoria that is surrounded by old buildings and boats. This scenic area is the focal point of the downtown region.
Day 4 Cruise to Kamloops
  • Hells Gate Air Tram Ride down the Canyon On the way to Kamloops, take the Hell’s Gate Airtram ride, in the scenic Fraser Canyon. Hell’s Gate is nature at its most magnificent. At peak spring levels, more than 200 million gallons of water surge through this 110ft-wide gorge.
  • Continue to Kamloops Kamloops, located deep in the heart of British Columbia, is geographically BC’s largest city, even though it only has 80,000 inhabitants.
  • Hotel check in The Kamloops (area) will be our base for the next one night(s). While here, we will enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Dinner We will dine this evening in a local restaurant.
Day 5 Head to Valemount
  • Visit the Ginseng Transformation Plant Visit the Ginseng Transformation Plant at Sunmore Ginseng Factory. Discover how ginseng is grown and made into a medicine used in reducing stress and increasing longevity.
  • Wells Gray Provincial Park Drive to Wells Gray Provincial Park, also known as The Waterfall Park. See the magnificent Helmcken Falls, Canada’s fourth-highest waterfall.
  • Journey to Valemount We continue on our journey from Well Gray Provincial Park to Valemount.
  • Arrive in Valemount The village of Valemount is nestled at the foot of Canoe Mountain, and cradled in a valley between the Rocky Mountains, the Monashee Mountains, and the Cariboo Mountains. Valemount is near to Mount Robson Provincial Park, which features the highest peak in the Rockies; the area is also the origin of the mighty Fraser River.
  • Dinner We will dine this evening in a local restaurant.
Day 6 Venture through Valemount
  • Mount Robson Provincial Park Stop at Mount Robson Provincial Park, featuring the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies. At a height of 12,972ft, Mount Robson towers over the lesser surrounding peaks, providing one of the finest views in the Rocky Mountains.
  • Yellowhead Pass Drive along the Yellowhead Pass, a route through the Rockies that is named for the blond fur trader who first led trappers through the pass.
  • Spot the Rockies Journey to Spirit Island in Jasper National Park, and enjoy a sensational view of the Canadian Rockies.
  • Dinner We will enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 7 Enjoy Jasper National Park & Head to Banff
  • Athabasca Falls Stop at the Athabasca Falls in Jasper National Park, one of the most amazing sights in the whole of the Rockies. The Athabasca River thunders through the narrow gorge and down the falls, where the walls have been smoothed by the sheer force of the water.
  • Columbia Icefield Enjoy a Driving Tour of the Columbia Icefield, taking in the spectacular scenery created by the continuous accumulation of ice and snow.
  • Travel to Banff Banff is a resort town and one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations. From quiet meadows to thundering waterfalls, towering peaks to misty canyons, Banff offers a unique assortment of sightseeing and leisure activities.
  • Dinner Stop in Lake Louise and have a Cook-out Dinner at a Ranch.
  • Hotel check in The Banff (area) will be our base for the next one night(s). Breakfast will be included at the hotel.
Day 8 Explore Banff
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site See the Cave and Basin National Historic Site commemorating the birth of Canada’s National Park System, which began with the establishment of Banff National Park around this location in 1885. The growth and development of Canada’s National Parks are celebrated in interactive displays and exhibits. Naturally occurring, warm mineral springs can be found inside the cave, and outside in an emerald-colored basin.
  • Gondola Ride Take a Gondola Ride to the top of Sulfur Mountain, and enjoy the magnificent views over Banff National Park and six mountain ranges.
  • Second Concert Performance Your second concert performance is today.
Day 9 Cruise to Calgary
  • Calgary The city of Calgary is located on the banks of the Bow River, at its confluence with the Elbow River and close to the Canadian Rockies. It was established in 1875 as the North West Mounted Police post of Fort Brisebois and was renamed the following year as Fort Calgary, taking its name from a location on Scotland’s Isle of Mull.
  • Hotel check in Our hotel in Calgary (area), will be our base for the next one night(s). While here, we will enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Third concert Performance Your third and final concert performance will be in Calgary.
  • Dinner at the Calgary Tower Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at the Calgary Tower. Opened in 1968, the tower has become the City of Calgary’s most famous and identifiable physical landmark. During the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, a symbolic flame burned at the top of the tower, making it the world’s largest Olympic torch.
Day 10 Final Farewells
  • Departure from Calgary Our rewarding and enjoyable tour comes to an end as our Tour Director accompanies us to the airport on our final day.