Mystery Shop Hop Through the Canadian Rockies September 10th – September 20th, 2017

Who knew amongst the beautiful mountainous splendor of the Canadian Rockies were quilt shops just waiting for us to explore. Join us on this wonderful adventure.

$3499 per person double occupancy plus 13% HST

Total Land Package $3953.87 Cdn                                                                                             Book A Reservation

$600 Single Supplement Additional plus 13% HST

In Canadian Dollars

Tour starts in Victoria, BC and ends in Calgary, Alberta

*Land Package Tour Includes:

  • 11 Days 10 nights deluxe hotel accommodation, double occupancy
  • British Columbia, Vancouver Island and Alberta
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners (others indicated)
  • Breakfast daily at your hotel
  • Visits to Mystery Quilt Shops
  • Guided Tours of Victoria and Vancouver
  • Admission to Craigdarroch Castle
  • Afternoon in Butchart Gardens
  • BC Ferry Ride from Victoria to Vancouver
  • Excursion to the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain Skyride
  • Entrance to Columbia Ice Field Adventure
  • Lake Louise
  • Leisure time in Victoria and Banff
  • Sulphur Mountain Banff Gondola Ride
  • Hoodoo Raft Ride on the Bow River
  • All excursions as listed on the final itinerary
  • Luxury coach transportation to all excursions
  • Services of a Professional Tour Manager who will remain with the group for your entire tour

Your Land Package does not include:

  • Airfare
  • Transportation to and from the hotel
  • Gratuities for guides and bus driver
  • Lunches and some dinners (unless indicated)
  • Insurance coverage, Medical and /or cancellation
  • Telephone calls, souvenirs, additional snacks or drinks
  • Excess baggage costs (overweight and oversized luggage may have additional costs levied by the airlines)
  • Single Supplement of $600

Itinerary

Day 1 – Victoria, BC

Today will be a day of rest and relaxation as we greet fellow quilters as they arrive. We will all meet in the evening for a welcome dinner.

Stay overnight in Victoria, BC

Meal(s) – D

Day 2 – Victoria, BC & Butchart Gardens

We will start our day with a guided tour of the enchanting city of Victoria. Seeing such sights as the Parliament Buildings, the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Bastion Square, Thunderbird Park and ending with Craigdarroch Castle . A Baronial mansion built in 1890. The afternoon will be filled with the sweet aroma and beauty of Butchart Gardens.

Stay overnight in Victoria, BC

Meal(s) – B

Day 3 – Victoria, BC

This morning enjoy some free time to wander and explore this beautiful city.  Relax and unwind before we head to our first mystery destination.

Stay overnight in Victoria, BC

Meal(s) – B

Day 4 – Vancouver, BC 

Today we will rise early to catch the BC Ferry that will take us to the mainland where we will continue our journey. A guided tour of Vancouver awaits for us, stopping in places like Stanley Park, Gastown and Chinatown. Let’s not forget some shopping time in the Granville Market.

Stay overnight in Vancouver, BC

Meal(s) – B

Day 5 – North Vancouver, BC

A day full excitement, highs and lows as we travel to see the Capilano Suspension Bridge and take a Skyride trip up Grouse Mountain.

Stay overnight in Vancouver, BC

Meal(s) – B

Day 6 – Kamloops, BC

Today the entire day will be a mystery.

Stay overnight in Kamloops, BC

Meal(s) – B,D

Day 7 – Banff, Alberta 

We will continue our journey winding through the Canadian Rockies, stopping here and there and eventually bedding down in our new location of Banff, Alberta

Stay overnight in Banff, Alberta

Meal(s) – B,D

Day 8 – Lake Louise, Alberta & Columbia Icefields

Today is the day with a once in a lifetime chance to say you have actually stood and walked on a glacier. We will be headed to the Columbia Icefields and Lake Louise to view some of the most breathtaking scenery. Have your cameras ready !

Stay overnight in Banff, Alberta

Meal(s) – B

Day 9 – Banff, Alberta

To see the Canadian Rockies looking up is breathtaking but to view them from the top is exhilarating. We will enjoy a gondola ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff and after lunch we will take on the Bow River for a meandering Hoodoo raft ride.

Stay overnight in Banff, Alberta

Meal(s) – B

Day 10 – Calgary, Alberta

If our trip has not had enough excitement, today will also be full of mystery as we head towards our final destination. Also the trip would not be complete without a Farewell Dinner, where we can talk and laugh about our adventures with new friends.

Stay overnight in Calgary, Alberta

Meal(s) – B,D

Day 11

Leave Calgary to return home.

Meal(s) – B

* Please note the Quilt Shops that we will be visiting have not been included on the itinerary. “It is a mystery”.