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CANADA To find out more visit saga.co.uk/clouds Journey through the Clouds 10 nights from £3499^ Including optional travel insurance or from £3389^ without insurance§ The awe-inspiring scenery of Canada's Rocky Mountains awaits on this tour. Journey through stunning landscapes on the Rocky Mountaineer and explore the breathtaking Banff National Park, with time in Vancouver and Calgary. Rail journey Your tour inc udes · VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details · 9 nights in hotels and 1 in flight · 14 meals: 9 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners Excursions and visits Sightseeing tour of Vancouver Two-day journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train Scenic drive through Jasper National Park An Ice Explorer ride over the Athabasca Glacier Tour of Banff National Park Cable-car ride up Sulphur Mountain City tour of Calgary. G G G G G G G Enjoy a memorable trip aboard the Rocky Mountaineer Canada Jasper Rocky Mountains ALBERTA Banff National Park BRITISH COLUMBIA Vancouver Island Vancouver Kamloops Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Porterage at all hotels. G G G G G Banff Calgary nights in hotel Admire the architecture of Banff Avenue ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Vancouver. Fly to Vancouver where you'll stay for three nights. Day 2: Vancouver. An included half-day sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Gastown district, to the modern waterfront development of Canada Place, into bustling China Town and finally to Stanley Park. The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps seek out one of the many attractions including the Planetarium, Anthropology Museum or the Maritime Museum. B, D Day 3: Vancouver. Enjoy exploring further or join an optional excursion to Victoria on Vancouver Island for a tour of the capital city, commonly known as the 'Garden City'. The highlights include the impressive Parliament buildings and the immaculate Butchart Gardens. B Day 4: Kamloops. Board the Rocky Mountaineer for a breathtaking two-day journey through the Rockies. En route you'll see dramatic changes in landscape and a highlight will be seeing Hell's Gate Rapids in Fraser Canyon. The train stops for the night at Kamploops, where you'll disembark and stay at a 3-star hotel selected by Rocky Mountaineer. B, L Day 5: Jasper. Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer and travel eastwards, again following the Thompson River, to the mighty wilderness of the Canadian Rockies and the province of Alberta. Arrive in the former fur-trading post of Jasper where you stay for two nights. B, L Day 6: Jasper. Enjoy a day at leisure, exploring the attractions of quiet little Jasper, the starting point for many scenic hiking trails and bicycle routes. Alternatively, join one of the optional excursions to Medicine and Maligne Lakes in Jasper National Park. B Day 7: Icefields Parkway-Banff. Travel along the Icefields Parkway, regarded as one of the world's most scenic highways. Take a ride on the mighty Athabasca Glacier aboard the Ice Explorer, then enjoy a picnic lunch. Continue to Banff for a three-night stay. B, L Day 8: Banff National Park. Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery of Banff National Park on a short tour and, weather permitting, take a memorable gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. B Day 9: Banff. Enjoy a relaxing day in this delightful mountain resort or perhaps join an optional excursion to Yoho National Park. B, D Day 10: Banff-Calgary-UK. Spend the morning at leisure and then continue onto Calgary, a cosmopolitan city in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. An included orientation tour will show you the rodeo and stampede grounds that give Calgary its `Wild West' feel. Afterwards, travel to the airport for your return overnight flight. B Day 11: UK. Arrive in the UK this morning. Accommodation... Georgian Court Hotel (4*), Vancouver · Kamloops Hotel (3*) · Chateau Jasper (3*) · Banff Park Lodge (3*). Extend your holiday Extend your holiday with a three-night stay in Vancouver before your tour, or with a further two nights in Calgary at the end. The June 23, 2020 departure coincides with the Calgary Stampede. Please call lfor details. Selected optional excursions now available to book in advance per person on selected departures when you book by Aug 9, 2019 May 5, 2020 3599 3499 May 26 3749 3649 Jun 23 3999 Sep 8 3849 Sep 15 3849 Rooms for sole occupancy from £4148 Upgrade to GoldLeaf service on the Rocky Mountaineer from £449 per person Journey through the Clouds. Holiday code: US10S. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £110 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. SAVE £100^ Getting You There Prices are based on Air Canada from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. · Fly in style ­ ask about our great value cabin upgrades · Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! To book see page 235 and call FREE on 0800 414 383 or visit saga.co.uk/tours Please quote SMT19 175