6-Day Seattle to Vancouver, ColumbiaIce Icefield, Banff National Park, Yoho National Park, Jasper National Park and FlyOver Canada Tour
Tour Code: GOL-SEA-180
Duration: 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
- 7 Days left
Experience: UNESCO, Family
Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...
Tour Guide:Chinese, English
Tue (2024-01-02 To 2024-09-12)
Explore the key tourist destination at Gastown Steam Clock.
Enjoy a special lunch in Vancouver’s Chinatown.
Explore Canada Place and Stanley park.
Discover FlyOver Canada which is a famous tourist attraction.
Stay in two major national park towns: Banff Town and Jasper Town
Four major national parks + two provincial parks --- Rich attractions, value-for-money experience
Jasper National Park + Banff National Park + Yoho National Park + Glacier National Park
Robson Provincial Park + Wells Gray Provincial Park
Banff Sulfur Mountain Gondola - 360-degree panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains
Icefield Explorer - Giant Snowmobile Tour to the Columbia Icefield
Maligne Lake Cruise – Visit the second largest glacial lake in the world and the largest glacial lake in the Rocky Mountains, and explore the mysterious Elven Island
Johnston Gorge - a stunning natural attraction carved by thousands of years of water erosion
Exclusive visit: BC Wildlife Park
- During the period from 06/26/2023 to 07/04/2023 (check-in date), all nights staying in Vancouver will be subject to an additional peak season surcharge of USD 120/room/night (CAD158/room/night).
Let’s take a tour to the beautiful city of Vancouver! This major city is located in western Canada, in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for livability and quality of life! See why this city is so amazing with us today!
Seattle → Stanley Park (60 mins) → Chinatown (pass by) → Gastown Steam Clock (50 mins) → Canada Place (30 mins, you can participate in the FlyOver Canada 4D experience for 30 minutes at your own expense) → Granville Island (45 mins)
Hotel: Hampton Inn by Hilton Vancouver-Airport Or Hampton Inn by Hilton Vancouver-Airport Or Coast Vancouver Airport Hotel Or Similar.
Depart from Vancouver in the morning, pass through the scenic Fraser Valley, and arrive at the beautiful town of Marritt, which is the location of the famous movie Zhu Luoji. After lunch, head to Kelowna, the hometown of fruits in BC Province, visit the local famous "VQA" winery, taste red and white grape wine and buy world-famous Canadian ice wine. Pass by the Okanagan Lake (Okanagan Lake) and the color-changing lake known as the "Water Monster Lake", drive to Vernon City, the "Fruit Town" in British Columbia, visit the famous local bee farm, taste different flavors of natural honey or Buy premium royal jelly. Overnight in Salmon Bay/Grizzly.
Vancouver → Merritt → Kelowna → Grizzli Winery (45 mins) → Vernon Planet Bee Honey Farm (30 mins) → Salmon Arm / Revelstoke
Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites Salmon Arm Or Sandman Hotel Revelstoke Or Similar.
In the morning, visit the famous "Last Nail" in the Pacific Railway Memorial Park, which is a mark to commemorate the completion of the Pacific Railway and also witness the great contribution made by Chinese workers to the railway more than a hundred years ago. Then follow Highway 1 to the Rocky Mountains, passing through Glacier National Park - the famous Rogers Canyon Passage. Then pass through Yoho National Park and enter Banff National Park. After lunch, proceed to Lake Louise, known as the "Rocky Mountain Sapphire", surrounded by mountains on three sides, with beautiful scenery. Then go to the crystal clear Moraine Lake (depending on the road conditions), Moraine Lake is recognized as the most photographable lake in the world. Then go to Banff, a famous tourist attraction in Alberta, to visit the Bow River Falls and look at the majestic Hot Springs Castle Hotel. After that, take the Banff Sulfur Mountain Gondola to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains. Arriving in the small town of Banff in the evening, the group members can shop at the gift shop and taste a variety of delicacies with different flavors. Overnight in Banff.
Salmon Arm / Revelstoke → The Last Spike (20 mins) → Glacier National Park (Pass-by) → Yoho National Park (Pass-by) → Banff National Park → Lake Louise (60 mins) → Moraine Lake (30 mins) → Bow Falls (15 mins) → Banff Gondola (Mandatory, 60 mins) → Banff
1. The opening time of Moraine Lake is from mid-June to mid-October. If it is not open during the tour, the scenic spot will be cancelled, and the tour time of Louise Lake will be increased accordingly.
Hotel: Irwin's Mountain Inn Or Red Carpet Inn Or Similar.
We will head to Johnston Canyon in the morning. This imposing Canyon is a breathtaking natural attraction in Banff National Park. The magnificent waterfalls of Johnston Creek and will leave you an unforgettable impression. Then we will drive along the Route 93, which was selected as "the most beautiful landscape road in the world". Along the way, we will pass Crowfoot Glacier and Bow Lake, and finally we will arrive at the famous Peyto Lake. Following, we wil take a visit to the Columbia Icefield. You can take a giant snowmobile to the Athabasca Glacier and get in touch with the ancient ice. Also, you can walk on the 280-meter-high glass bridge! Finally, we will head to the Adabaska Falls. Overnight in Jasper.
Banff National Park → Johnston Canyon (45 mins) → Crowfoot Glacier (Pass-by) → Bow Lake (Pass-by) → Peyto Lake (30 mins) → Columbia Glacier (3 hours, Giant Snowmobile and Glacier Glass Bridge is mandatory) → Adabaska Falls (30 mins) → Jasper
Hotel: Tonquin Inn Or Maligne Lodge Or Similar.
In the morning, we will leave Jasper for the famous scenic spot - Maligne Lake and Maligne Canyon. It is the second largest glacial lake in the world and the largest glacial lake in the Rocky Mountains. Here is the world-famous Spirit Island with beautiful lakes and mountains. At noon, we will arrive in the Mount Robson Provincial Park. Mount Robson is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site , but also the starting point of the Fraser River. It is also the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, with an altitude of 3954 meters. After lunch, we will head to Wells Gray Provincial Park and take a visit to Spahats Creek Falls, which is a geographical wonder left after years of glacial and volcanic activities. Overnight in Kamloops.
Jasper → Maligne Lake Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Maligne Canyon (45 mins) → Mount Robson Provincial Park (30 mins) → Valemont → Spahats Creek Falls (30 mins) → Kamloops
1. Maligne Lake Cruise is short of resources. It is highly recommended that you pay in advance to ensure the cruise resources.
Hotel: Pacific Inn & Suites Kamloops Or Similar.
In the morning, enter Kamloops in the semi-desert area, which is a famous American ginseng producing area in BC. Guests will visit the American ginseng planting and processing factory here, and a special person will explain the planting and curative effect of American ginseng, and have the opportunity to taste authentic American ginseng tea. Then visit the BC Provincial Wildlife Park. The BC Wildlife Park is a non-profit organization established to rescue animals that are injured or lose their ability to survive in the wild. After lunch, arrive at the filming location of Stallone's movie "First Blood" - the gold rush town is called Hope Town (Hope Town), which is the only way for gold diggers back then. After lunch, drive back to Vancouver to end the pleasant journey.
Kamloops → Kamloops Sunmore Ginseng Factory (45 mins) → BC Wildlife Park (optional, 90 mins) → Hope Town (30 mins) → Vancouver → Seattle
The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.
The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.
Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.
You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.
Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.
Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.
These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.
Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.
Pick-up and drop-off to a chosen location will be provided. ( Note the locations and times of pick-up)
A deluxe coach with air conditioning will be providing the transport. In case only a few passengers are there to take part in the tour a high top Mercedes 15 seat minibus may be used for this purpose.
Mandarin-speaking tour guide.
All taxes are included in the price of a tour package.
Mandatory Fee:$143 for seniors and adult $100 for Children for Lake Louise Gondola+ Bus+ Glacier Adventure+ National Pass.
Travelers can get front seats in the first 3 rows by paying $100 per person.
Rates could alter without prior notice.
Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.
Guide will arrange meals and drinks when requested as they are not included in the package.
Daily Service charges for driver and the guide is $12 minimum per person.
Such expenses as telephone services, alcoholic drinks, beverages and laundry services which are private room services.
Services related to travel insurance.
Other personal expenses.
Important: We never encourage customers to purchase admission packages from outside sources and try using them in this tour with a discount. If they do, they must arrange transport on the same day. If you skip some attraction, you cannot do it on your own. You can sit near the bus or visit some nearby place, but you will not be allowed to sit on the bus.
All the prices are listed in USD.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.
Prices may change without any notice.
Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.
Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.
Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.
Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.
There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.
Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.
Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).
Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations
There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.
You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.
Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.
If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.
If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.
On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.
⇒ More than 31 days prior to the departure date: a service charge of CAD$25 per person will be fully refunded.
⇒ 15 to 30 days prior to departure – 50% tour fees will be charged as cancellation.
⇒ Within 14 Days before the departure date (Including the 14th Day) 100% of the tour fee will be charged.
Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.
There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date for any reason including COVID.
An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.
In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations.
Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.
Reservation, Booking & Redemption
Terms & Conditions
Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.
You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.
You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.
E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)
Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.
Changes in Booking
You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.
Changes in Tour Itinerary
We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.
If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date.
Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.
1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.
2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.
3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.
4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.
5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.
6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.
7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.
8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.
9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.
10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.
Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.
Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets.
1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.
3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy, reschedule and refund policies.
4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.
5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.
6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.
6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.
6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.
6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.
7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.
8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.