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BEGINS IN: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

On the Road: Spectacular Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies

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Program #20794RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jun 16, 2013
Independent arrivals to program hotel, Vancouver, BC. Check-in is 4:00 pm. Dinner at the hotel is at 6:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea that night.
Location: Vancouver, BC
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International

End of Program
Jun 25, 2013
Breakfast is at 7:30 am. Independent departures from Banff hotel after breakfast, Vancouver, BC. Check-out is 11:00 a.m.
You will be staying at the The Banff Inn the night before.
Location: Banff, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Best Western Sands by the Sea is conveniently located one half block from the beach at beautiful English Bay and three blocks from Stanley Park's 1,000 acres of trails and gardens. Three bus routes stop at the front door for easy access to other parts of town.

Contact info:
1755 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5 Canada
phone: 604-682-1831
web: www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com

Room amenities: In-room coffee makers, iron and ironing board, hair dryers, air conditioning, FREE high speed wireless Internet access, iPod/iPhone/iPad Clock Radios, mini fridges, 100% non-smoking, voice mail.

Facility amenities: Hotel amenities include a sauna and exercise room. Same-day dry-cleaning and laundry service is available, and there is a laundromat six blocks from the hotel. Restaurant and bar on site.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Inn

Description: The Banff Inn offers modern hotel accommodations located on Banff Avenue, only minutes away from the downtown shops, restaurants and many of Banff's attractions. The Banff Inn is ideal lodging for Canadian Rockies vacations and our outgoing staff will be happy to offer suggestions on all Banff National Park attractions.

Contact info:
501 Banff Avenue
PO Box 1018
Banff, AB T1L 1A9 Canada
phone: 403-762-8844
web: www.banffinn.com/index.html

Room amenities: All rooms feature colour television with cable, coffee makers, hairdryers, complimentary wireless internet and individual climate control (heat + air conditioning ).

Facility amenities: Centrally located sauna, steamroom and large jacuzzi whirlpool. Underground parking with elevator access. A coin operated high speed internet kiosk is located in the lobby. Complimentary wireless available throughout the hotel.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


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9 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 6 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips

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