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					Spirit of the Rockies
Canada and Rocky Mountains G 13 days Departs: 13 August 2010




         Spirit of the Rockies
    Price         Twin Share          $7990
    per person
                  Single              $9200
                                      plus taxes

    Land content only: price on application
                  Tour Code 8310CFT


    Spirit of the Rockies PLUS
       Unspoilt Wilderness
    Price         Twin Share          $10970
    per person
                  Single              $13900
                                      plus taxes

    Land content only: price on application
             Tour Code 8210CFT & 8310CFT




Day 1: Australia – Vancouver
Depart from Australia on your international flight to   forests to Lake Okanagan. Travel along the edge of   Horse Canyon and Yoho National Park, before
Vancouver. Because we cross the International Date      the lake to the resort city of Kelowna, situated     arriving at our accommodation.
Line, our arrival in Vancouver is on the same day we    superbly on the lake shore surrounded by orchards
left Australia. Transfer by coach to our selected       and vineyards.
hotel.                                                                                                       Day 4: Banff Sightseeing

                                                        Day 3: Kelowna – Banff                               G
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Day 2: Vancouver – Kelowna
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                                                        B D                                 # 2 Nights       Enjoy a leisurely day experiencing the delights of
                                                                                                             this famous mountain community. The morning is at
                                                        After breakfast we will continue our journey         leisure, before we travel to the Sulphur Mountain
We drive across the southern edge of British            through Vernon to Sicamous, where we will join the   Gondola for a breathtaking 360 degree view of
Columbia through fertile valleys and rich mountain      Trans Canada Highway. Travelling through Kicking     snow-capped peaks and valleys in the Banff area.


                                           For bookings and enquiries please contact Uplift Tours and Travel
                                           P. 07 5499 3220 F. 07 5499 3226 E. enquiries@uplifttours.com
                                           www.uplifttoursandtravel.com • PO Box 374 Caboolture QLD 4510
Highlights: Lake Louise • Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey
• Banff • Athabasca Glacier • Butchart Gardens




Visit the Cave and Basin historical site and discover   known for its scenic valleys, plentiful wildlife        exploring Victoria’s beautiful inner harbour and
where Canada’s national park system began. This         including bears, and majestic Mount Robson,             historical past. Or, perhaps a horse and carriage ride
afternoon we enter the majestic halls of the Banff      highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Tonight stay      or afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel is to
Springs Hotel where we will enjoy the most English      in a hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer Vacations.     your liking?
of English customs, high tea in the Rundle Lounge
overlooking the Bow Valley.                                  Optional Upgrade: Goldleaf Cabin
                                                                                                                Day 11: Vancouver – Airport

Day 5: Banff – Lake Louise
                                                             Optional Tour: Dinner Show
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                                                        Day 8: Rocky Mountaineer –
                                                                                                                A leisurely start this morning with some free time
                                                                                                                for any last minute shopping or local sightseeing
Walk through the deep gorge of Johnston Canyon                                                                  prior to our departure. We leave around noon for
and admire the Valley of the Ten Peaks reflected in
                                                        Vancouver                                               the drive to Swarz to connect with our ferry back to
Moraine Lake’s turquoise waters. Stroll the shores of
Lake Louise, ‘Jewel of the Canadian Rockies’, with
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                                                                                                                Columbia is made from the heights of Grouse
                                                        Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and follow the Fraser
its stunning glacier backdrop. Visit Takakkaw Falls,                                                            Mountain. After enjoying the Capilano suspension
                                                        River, the longest river in British Columbia.
Emerald Lake and the natural Rock Bridge that                                                                   bridge we then take the aerial tramway to the
                                                        Breakfast and lunch will be served on the train
spans the Kicking Horse River.                                                                                  summit of Grouse Mountain. We will be transferred
                                                        while you view the lush valleys and raging rivers.
                                                                                                                to the Vancouver International Airport for our return
                                                                                                                direct flight to Australia.
Day 6: Lake Louise – Jasper                             Day 9: Vancouver – Victoria
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                                                        B D                                  # 2 Nights         Day 12: Cross International Date Line
Travel northward along one of the most spectacular      Some free time for shopping before our departure to
highways in North America. The Icefield Parkway is      Tsawwassen where we join the ferry to cross the
highlighted by the frequent wildlife sightings,         Strait of Georgia through the scenic Gulf Islands for
towering mountain peaks, tranquil lakes and             Swarz. A short drive to Victoria follows for our two
cascading waterfalls. On route to the Columbia          night stay in the Chateau Victoria Hotel. The Roof
Icefield, stop at Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, and       Top Restaurant provides magnificent views, not to
Peyto Lake. Ride the snow-coach on the Columbia         be missed.
Icefield and the Athabasca Glacier, a 325 square
kilometre expanse of ice up to 320 metres deep that
has been growing for 400 years.                         Day 10: Victoria Sightseeing
     Optional Tour: Whitewater Rafting
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                                                        This morning after breakfast we will have time for
                                                        worship before our Victoria City Tour explores the
Day 7: Rocky Mountaineer –                              exclusive homes of the Oak Bay area and the
Kamloops                                                University of Victoria. The included highlight of
                                                                                                                  Optional:
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                                                        Butchart Gardens, 50 acres of perfectly groomed
                                                                                                                  Start this tour in style by
                                                                                                                Day 13: Arrive Australia
                                                                                                                  joining our Unspoilt
Early morning transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer         gardens on a 1904 country estate that has won the
Train for 2 days enjoying “the most spectacular Train                                                             Wilderness Tour.
                                                        hearts of millions of visitors. Spend time leisurely
Trip in the World.” Travel via the Yellowhead Route,

                                           For bookings and enquiries please contact Uplift Tours and Travel
                                           P. 07 5499 3220 F. 07 5499 3226 E. enquiries@uplifttours.com
                                           www.uplifttoursandtravel.com • PO Box 374 Caboolture QLD 4510

				
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