9 Days USA Seattle & Spectacular Canadian Rockies

Price: $1289

1. Home Town City - Seattle

Hotel : Comfort Inn or similar

Meet our tour guide at the baggage claim area at SEA-TAC where free pick-up service is available between 9am – 10pm. You may join an optional night tour this evening (only available for passengers who arrive before 5:00pm). Night tour is scheduled to go Seattle Harbor to see the Seattle Great Wheel, the tallest sky wheel above water in the US, Seattle. Kerry Park – this park is one of the best spots for photographing in Seattle, gives you the greatest overview of the romantic city. 

2. Seattle City Tour

Hotel : Comfort Inn or similar

Seattle is the largest city in both the State of Washington and Pacific Northwest region of North America and the fastest growing major city in the US. The first colonies arrived here from Ohio in 1851, showed their friendliness to the Native Americans who had lived here for 6000 years. They named this area after Seattle, the head of the tribe. This is how the city got its name, Seattle. We will bring you to Boeing, the largest aircraft manufacture in the world. At its factory you will learn the history of aircraft making and also see one of the only 4 Dreamlifters in the world; there will be professional Boeing employee guiding you to see the assembling process of the Boeing 7-series. Boeing can build a miracle in only 3 days, so be prepared to have your eyes wide open, there will be experiences that you never had. Pike Place Market built in 1907, which was originated by farmers for selling their products, it is now one of the major tour spots in Seattle, holds about 200 commercial events every year, exhibits 190 kinds of handcrafts, includes 120 agriculture venders and plus street performers. Pike Place Market is also where the first Starbucks store was founded. Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle. It was built in the Seattle Center for the 1962 World's Fair, it drew over 2.3 million visitors. which you should never miss. It is a structure you can see from every single corner of Seattle. On top of the tower you are offered with free telescope to see the amazing view of not only Seattle city but also Puget Sound and Mt. Rainier.  You can also surprise yourself by experiencing the most advanced hologram technology at the Space Needle. The EMP stands for Experience Music Project. The museum is founded by Microsoft co- founder Paul Allen and designed by Avant grade designer Frank Gehryhe, located at the foot of the Space Needle. Its colorful appearance is made up by 3000 pieces of metal means to present the strength of music and the beauty of flowing. One of the most popular spots inside the EMP is the interaction room where you can play guitars and drums and even DJ by yourself. During this visit, you can see the earliest electronic guitar made in 1930s, learn guitar history, play games in the Science Fiction Museum, and see the NFL championship trophy. The Pioneer Square in Seattle still keeps the prosperity from the gold rush era.  The beautiful structures along the street are standard Victoria style built a hundred years ago. 

3. Olympic National Park – Quick Shuttle Toward Vancouver

Hotel : Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown or similar

Olympic National Park has four basic regions: the Pacific coastline, alpine areas, the west side temperate rainforest and the forests of the drier east side. U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt originally created Mount Olympus National Monument. The Olympic Peninsula has 73 miles of coast line, keeps the original view since ice age. With a low land of rainforest in its west, a magnificent Olympic Mountains in central, and few locations here can be visited by automobile makes it the paradise for hiking. Isolated from the mainland, many of its vegetation and animals can only be found here. The Olympic National Park locates in Olympic Peninsula is one of the most highly visited National Parks along the west coast. The park contains almost 1 million acres of land and 900 miles of trails is a real wonderland for visitors. Primary attractions include Hurricane Ridge and Lake Crescent. After tour drop off Quick shuttle station for bus to Vancouver. Arrive at hotel in Vancouver in late evening. 

4. Vancouver – Kamloops – Golden (L/D)

Hotel :  Best Western / Prestige or similar

Travel  through  the  rich  farmland  of  Fraser Valley  to  Kamloops for  a  rest  and  lunch  stop.  Afternoon  tour  of  Ginseng  Farm  and orientation tour of Last Spike Historic Site, Three Valley Gap, Glacier National Park & Roger’s Pass. 

 

5. Golden – Bow Lake – Icefields (Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk) – Banff – Lake Louise (B/L)

Hotel :  Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise or similar

Coach along the spectacular Ice elds Parkway, with enroute stop at Bow Lake to Columbia Icefields, the largest sheet of glacial ice in the interior of North America.  An Ice Explorer ride (admission optional) on the Glacier and Glacier Skywalk (admission optional) on the Glacier highlight your day before heading towards Banff.  Explore Ban¬ at leisure.  Dinner not included. After dinner proceed to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for overnight.   

6. Lake Louise – Vernon / Salmon Arm (L/D)

Hotel : Prestige or similar

Lunch at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan), leisure around Lake Louise before continuing to Vernon. Dinner at local restaurant.       

7. Vernon/Salmon Arm – Kelowna – Lake Okanagan - Vancouver (B/L)

Hotel : Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown or similar

Morning transfer to honey bee farm & winery before tour of Lake Okanagan where monster watchers claimed sightings of Ogopogo. Early evening return to Vancouver 

8. Victoria (L)

Hotel :  Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown or similar

Morning travel on ferry through Gulf Islands including admission to Butchart Gardens. Lunch included and time to explore Inner Harbour before transfer back to Vancouver. 

9. Vancouver - Home Town

Morning brief tour of Vancouver including Gastown, Stanley Park and Chinatown. Dropoff at Vancouver Airport after tour. (Please arrange departure flight after 3:00pm).   

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