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BEGINS IN: BANFF, ALBERTA

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Program #21439RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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, 2014
Arrivals to Banff, AB. Check in after 3:00 p.m.
You will be staying at the High Country Inn that night.
Location: Banff, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport

End of Program
Jun 27, 2014
Departures from Vancouver, British Columbia after breakfast.
You will be staying at the Best Western Sands by the Sea the night before.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Nearest city or town: Vancouver
Nearest highway: Highway 1 - Trans Canada
Nearest airport: Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
Type: Inn

Description: We are a family owned hotel and are fortunate enough to call Banff and the Canadian Rockies our home. We welcome all our guests like they are part of our family, and we take great pleasure in ensuring you have the best Banff experience. After giving you a warm welcome, our friendly staff are eager to share their knowledge and help you create your own lasting memories. Discover why our past guests keep coming back!

Contact info:
419 Banff Avenue
Box 700
Banff, AB Canada
phone: 403-762-2236
web: www.banffhighcountryinn.com/

Room amenities: Rooms have mini fridge, coffee maker and courtesy coffee, Cable TV, individual climate control and air conditioning. Most rooms with private balcony. Free wireless internet and free local calls.

Facility amenities: Set against a mountain backdrop, the High Country Inn offers an array of luxurious amenities that will ensure comfort and relaxation. Swim a lap in the indoor heated pool, soak in the hot tub or unwind in the traditional dry cedar sauna. When ready to enjoy what Banff has to offer, the knowledgeable staff is prepared to direct you to area attractions such as hiking trails, riding stables and guided tours. In addition to comfortable units and spacious suites, guests will also find: the Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant, indoor heated pool, hot tubs and dry cedar sauna; 24-hour front desk; Wireless Internet and Internet Kiosk.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates.
Contact hotel for rates and availability for additional nights before the program. Toll-Free:

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, mini fridges, morning newspaper, free high speed wireless Internet access, iPod/iPhone/iPad Clock Radios and flat screen TV’s.

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 2 bars on site.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Check for availability.
Contact the hotel directly for rates & availability. Toll-Free: 1-800-663-9400

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 11 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips

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4.4
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