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Motor Coach Tour

Canadian Rocky Mountaineer

Sunday, July 22 - Sunday, July 29, 2018

Highlights: (Inclusions subject to change)

**Featuring Banff, Vancouver & Victoria**        
           8 Days · 14 Meals
• 14 Meals (7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 5 Dinners)
• Round trip air and airport transfers on tour dates when
    air is provided by Mayflower Tours
• Spend 1 night in Calgary, Alberta’s center of
   Cowboys and Culture
• Take a panoramic sightseeing tour of Calgary and get your
   first glimpse of the Canadian Rockies from high atop the
   626-foot tall Calgary Tower
• Step back into Canada’s colorful past at Heritage Park with its
   fur-traders, blacksmith and collection of vintage automobiles
• Spend 2 nights in the town of Banff inside Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park
• Take a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a breathtaking view of the Banff village
   valley and surrounding mountains
• Travel the scenic Icefields Parkway from Banff to Lake Louise
• Visit Chateau Lake Louise located on the vibrant blue, glacier-fed waters of Lake Louise
• Spend 2 full days on board the Rocky Mountaineer Train in Silver Leaf Class as you pass some
   of the most breathtaking scenery in North America
• Spend 1 night in scenic Kamloops, nestled in the Rocky Mountains
• Spend 2 nights in cosmopolitan Vancouver
• Take a panoramic tour of Vancouver to see its downtown core, spectacular North Shore and
   beautiful Stanley Park
• Travel by BC Ferry roundtrip to Vancouver Island
• Visit world-famous Butchart Gardens with its superb Italian, Japanese, and rose gardens
• Included city tour Victoria with its delightful English flavor, red double-decker buses and
   Tudor-style buildings
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
• Trip Cancellation & Interruption, Accident & Medical Insurance on package, not on airline tickets
      ****Passports are required for this tour****

Experience the best of Western Canada on an unforgettable adventure aboard the famed Rocky Mountaineer train through the Rockies to the beautiful cities of Vancouver and Victoria.

Departure Points:
Washington:  Depart TBD / Return TBD
Lowe’s in Kirkwood:  Depart TBD / Return TBD

Sunday, July 22 – Arrive in Calgary  
Welcome to one of North America's most rugged and beautiful cities, Calgary. Known for its cowboys and spectacular beauty, Calgary was brought to the world's attention during the 1988 Winter Olympics. Meet your Tour Manager in the hotel lobby at 6:00 p.m. for a welcome dinner.  (Dinner)

Monday, July 23 – Calgary Tower and Heritage Park
Get to know Calgary on a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city. Get your first glimpse of the Canadian Rockies from high atop the 626-foot tall Calgary Tower. Then, we take a step back into Canada’s colorful past at Heritage Park. Here you will learn about life as a 19th-century fur-trader or old-fashioned blacksmith. In the Gasoline Alley Museum, admire the collection of 1908 REO Autobuggies and 1912 Buicks, or stroll through Heritage Town Square and chat with the locals in their traditional clothing. Then we depart for Banff and our hotel.  (Breakfast/Dinner)

Tuesday, July 24 – Explore Banff and Lake Louise 
Today we explore Canada’s first National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff. We see Bow Falls and Tunnel Mountain before taking the gondola ride in enclosed cars to the peak of Sulphur Mountain for a spectacular panoramic view of the village and valley below. Later, we travel to beautiful Chateau Lake Louise where majestic mountains soaring skyward are reflected in the vibrant blues of the glacier-fed Lake Louise.  (Breakfast/Dinner)

Wednesday, July 25 – Ride the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops
Today, we board the Rocky Mountaineer in Silver Leaf Class and begin the journey westward. Departing Banff National Park the train will travel through the unique Spiral Tunnels in Yoho National Park, a remarkable engineering achievement. We will also cross the Continental Divide. Beyond Craigellachie is Rogers Pass with its tunnels, glistening glaciers, and snow-capped mountains. Pass Craigellachie, where the "last spike" was driven completing the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1885 and pass through the vast ranchlands to Shuswap Lake. Overnight in Kamloops.    (Breakfast & Lunch)

Thursday, July 26 – Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver
Upon leaving the city of Kamloops the train will follow the Thompson River through the Fraser Canyon. One of the canyon's true highlights is Hell's Gate, where you will watch water torrent past the canyon's walls at its narrowest point. En route you will pass through the scenic Fraser Canyon and the fertile Fraser Valley. The Rocky Mountaineer takes us into the interior of British Columbia to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver.   (Breakfast/Lunch)

Friday, July 27 - Vancouver Sightseeing and Capilano Suspension Bridge
Vancouver, its dramatic location between the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean is sure to inspire you. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour to see Vancouver’s downtown core, the spectacular North Shore and beautiful Stanley Park. In the afternoon we head to North Vancouver and visit the impressive Capilano Suspension Bridge. Originally built in 1889 the bridge stretches 450 feet across and 230 feet above the Capilano River. Cross the bridge for spectacular views of the rainforest and learn the history of the region in the Story Center.   (Breakfast & Dinner)

Saturday, July 28 – Victoria and Butchart Gardens
This morning we climb aboard the BC Ferry Service for the journey across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Here, picturesque Victoria maintains a delightful English flavor, spiced with red double-decker buses, Tudor-style buildings and immaculate gardens.  Our guided tour features such sights as the Parliament Buildings, the British Columbia Provincial Museum, Beacon Hill Park, Christ Church Cathedral and the Helmcken House Museum.  Next we’ll discover why the Butchart Gardens are world-famous for ornate landscaping and superb Italian, Japanese, and rose gardens. Later, we climb aboard the ferry for the journey back to Vancouver.   (Breakfast/Dinner)

Sunday, July 29 – Return Home  
Following breakfast, we depart Canada with a group transfer to the Vancouver Airport for flights out today.  (Breakfast)

Things to know
Tour Activity Level      1   2   3    5
LEVEL 4: A more physical touring experience based on the destination with longer walking tours, stair climbing and periods of standing. Expect some of the experiences to occur during the evening.

Hotel Accomodations
Day One – International Hotel, Calgary, Alberta
Days Two and Three – Rundlestone Lodge, Banff, Alberta
Day Four – Sandman Hotel, Kamloops, British Columbia
Days Five through Seven – Comfort Inn and Suites, Vancouver, British Columbia

Tour Cost:
$4,949.00 - per person Double Room
$5,898.00 - per person Single Room

$350.00 per person deposit due with reservation.
Final Payment due:  May 15, 2018.

Space Released:  February 22, 2018

Rates are subject to change
Penalties will apply for early cancellation.

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Cancellation Policy/Refunds

If you must cancel on a 1 day tour and it is within 10 days of departure, refunds will be based on deposits returned to Mid-American Coaches prior to trip departure.  We do however, allow you to get another person to fill your seat.   If  we have a wait list, we will try to fill the seat from our wait list.  If we do not have a standby list, you will not receive a refund.
Once final payment (30days prior) is made on multi day trips 2 or more days,  cancellation of passengers will have to be filed on the cancellation insurance that is available  for all multi-day tours.  No insurance is sold on 2 day trips.
If you have elected to not purchase the insurance, Mid-American Coaches has the right to retain any monies paid by customer.  If this seat is resold, then at that point you may receive a refund.
Any fly/international/rail/cruise tours will have exceptions that will be covered at the time of booking.
If you are forced to leave a tour anytime after departure, refunds will be based on monies that are recoverable.  Refunds cannot be made for unused motorcoach transportation.