9-Day Canadian Rockies, Glacier, Banff National Park, Vancouver, Seattle Bus Tour from San Francisco

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Tour Code : SFO90111

Departure City : San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland

Duration : 9 day(s) 8 night(s)

Availability : Holidays.

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Highlight :

Sacramento; Snake River Twin Falls; Glacier National Park; Calgary; Banff: Sulfur Mountain, Columbia Icefield, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Emerald Lake, Bow Falls, Natural Bridge; Vancouver: Fish Hatchery, Lynn Canyon Bridge, Chinatown, Gastown, Stanley Park; Victoria: Butchart Garden*, Seattle: Space Needle*, Pike Place Market, Lake Union; Sundial Bridge; Portland Oregon Rose Garden.

2019 Selected Departures: 5/25, 6/29, 7/20, 8/3, 8/24

Important travel documents info, please check the Special Notes tab.


Day 1 : Bay Area - Sacramento - Elko NV

Depart Bay Area for Elko. Stop by Old Town of Sacramento at the California State Capitol. Pass Reno in the afternoon and stay overnight in Elko.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Shilo Inn Suites Elko or similar

Day 2 : Elko NV - Montana

Head to Snake River Canyon near the city of Twin Falls, where you can experience Shoshone Falls - also known as the Niagara of the West. Enter the beautiful state of Montana, with lush green prairies and vast open lands. Spend the night in Montana.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Days Inn Helena or similar

Day 3 : Helena - Glacier National Park - Calgary, Canada

Arrive Glacier International Peace Park, established in 1932 symbolizing eternal peace between Canada and America. You may take the optional boat tour. Arrive Calgary and spend the night.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Sandman Hotel Calgary or similar

Day 4 : Calgary - Banff National Park - Moraine Lake - Lake Louise

Arrive at Banff National Park where you can take the gondola ride to the top of Sulfur Mountain. Also check out Bow Falls where the movie “River of No Return” with Marilyn Monroe was made. Visit the stunning Moraine Lake, nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and the nearby Lake Louise, both of which are fed by the emerald green melt-water of glaciers.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Quality Resort Chateau Canmore or similar

Day 5 : Columbia Icefield - Yoho National Park

Take the Icefields Parkway to see Bow Lake and Pyeto Lake. Then visit the Columbia Icefield where you can take a snow coach ride up to the Athabasca Glacier. In the afternoon, visit Yoho National Park to see Natural Bridge and Emerald Lake.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Sandman Hotel Revelstoke or similar

Day 6 : Vancouver City Tour

Arrive Vancouver for city tour, including Fish Hatchery, Lynn Canyon Bridge, Chinatown, Gastown and Stanley Park.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Sandman Hotel Vancouver Aiport or similar

Day 7 : Vancouver - Victoria Day Tour

Take the ferry to Vancouver Island and see the provincial capital of British Columbia, Victoria. Take a brief city tour and visit the famous Butchart Garden.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): La Quinta Everett or similar

Day 8 : Seattle - Portland

In the morning, we will visit Seattle, including Pike Place Market, Lake Union and the Space Needle (elevator accessible). Stop by Portland Oregon Rose Garden.

Standard Hotel (2 star to 3 star): Sleep Inn & Suites or similar

Day 9 : Eugene - Sundial Bridge - Bay Area

Visit the beautiful Sundial Bridge, then come back to the Bay Area with everlasting memories of a lifetime.


Single Double (per person) Third Person Fourth Person
Adult Kid* Adult Kid*
$1,528 $1,088 $748 $748 $978 $978

*Kid ages 2-9 yr old, infant less than 2 yr old join the tour for FREE if NOT occupied a bus seat.


Price for Single Occupancy applies when one person stays in one standard hotel room.

Price for Double/Triple/Quadruple Occupancy applies when two/three/four people stay in one standard hotel room respectively. Thus, result in a lower per person price.

Maximum 4 guests in each hotel room (incl. kid and infant). Each standard hotel room comes with TWO full sizes or ONE queen size bed. Triple/Quadruple price does not guarantee a third/fourth bed in the room since each room is equipped with 2 beds. Roll-a-ways beds are regulations of each hotel; you are responsible for paying the additional cost for roll-a-way bed. Please check the availability at the time of check-in.

All other reschedule, change, and cancellation please refer to the Standard Cancellation and Refund Policy.

Price Includes:

  1. Ground transportation via deluxe Air-Conditioned and Lavatory Equipped motorcoach with complimentary pick-up and drop-off at chosen location. To insure fewer passengers operation, 15 seats minibus may be substituted.
  2. Passenger insurance while on board motorcoach. Due to motorcoach insurance policy, passengers over 2 years of age must purchase ticket in order to occupy seats.
  3. 8 night(s) hotel accommodation.
  4. Professional tour escort.
  5. Admissions to all national parks as listed above.
  6. Taxes included.

Price Excludes:

  1. All meals or drinks during the trip, but our tour escort will arrange for these.
  2. Personal room expenses such as hotel room services and meal, telephone calls, laundry services, on demand TV shows etc.
  3. Any private expenses such as airfare or any related transportation to the pick-up location, visa fee, travel document etc.
  4. Service fee for tour escort and driver: Minimum $10 per passenger per day.
  5. Optional admission fees to all attractions. Listed below. Prices are subject to change without prior notices.

Optional Activities:

Attractions Adult Kid (age)
Gondola (in CAD) $42 + Tax $21 + Tax (6-15)
Seattle Space Needle $22 + Tax $13 + Tax (4-12)
Snow Coach (in CAD) $80 + Tax $40 + Tax (6-15)
Victoria Island Ferry and Butchart Garden (in CAD) $100 + Tax $85 + Tax (under 12)

Special Notes

Prior to booking your tour, it is your responsibility to read and all information related to your tour products listed under these Itinerary, Pricing, Special Notes and FAQ tabs. Terms and Conditions, Cancellation and Refund Policy can be found on the bottom of every webpage.



Trip Reservation Process:

All tours are open for early booking. It is recommended that customers should book tour at least two weeks before departure date. Bus seats will be pre-assigned after payment is made based on a first come first served basis. The following flowchart summarized the booking process.




  1. After you submitting your reservation online, you will receive a Pre-Order email within a couple of hours.
  2. Within 2 business days, we will send you a confirmation email to confirm your reservation of the trip. In this email, you could find the detailed boarding time and location of the trip, contact information of local service provider. Please print out this email with E-TICKET number as the boarding pass for the trip. Also, you can login to our website http://www.tripedition.com/index.php?route=account/login to check the status of your order.
  3. At the departure date, simply print out the E-TICKET if you have not already done so, and present it with your valid photo ID. Please note that this E-TICKET is the only proof of your purchase of the tour.
  4. Please make sure you have received our Final Confirmation Letter email with your E-ticket number before booking air tickets, extended hotel stays and etc., if applicable.



Your reservation is always subject to confirmation by email normally within two business days. Promotional offers such as BUY 2 GET 1 FREE and BUY 2 GET 2 FREE are provided and confirmed only on an availability basis. In the rare events (such as booking ONE day prior to the departure day), your reservation can not be confirmed by the service provider, a full refund will be credited back to your account.

The order of day-to-day itinerary is adjustable depending on tour start date of the week. For the detailed arrangement, please email or call the local service provider prior to departure date to re-confirm. Their contact info will be listed in your final confirmation email.

We reserve the right to change the hotel to another of equal or better standard than the hotel mentioned in the itineraries.

Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours may be combined to ensure fewer passengers operation.

We do not recommend infants younger than 2 years of age to join the tours, since our tour guides are not specially trained to provide service to these types of passengers and cannot be responsible for their well being.



Boarding Tips and Travel Documents:

All passengers should arrive at the boarding location at LEAST 15 min. prior to the departure time.

All passengers must show E-TICKET (the boarding pass) for boarding.

Passengers are held solely responsible for their own valid travel documents. (Valid visa for countries needed). Absolutely NO boarding without proper travel documents. All US citizens traveling to Canada will need a passport. Permanent resident requires present of green card. Additional visa requirements and exemptions for visitors to Canada please visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp.



  1. Canadian visa is not required for U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident. However, please bring your Photo I.D and proof of citizenship (U.S. birth certificate or naturalization certificate), or green card for re-entry to the United States. A passport for US citizens is highly recommended. Children, ages 18 and under only require a birth certificate.
  2. If you are NOT an American citizen, please bring your passport, I-94 card, I-20 form for international student. Due to increased security at the border, additional paperwork is required for visitors from some countries. This only applies to a very few countries. Please check with the local immigration office to ensure whether your status allows multiple-entry into the U.S. This will avoid unnecessary delays. Should any person be detained upon re-entry to the U.S., we will be unable to wait while the additional paperwork is filed. Additional charges may apply for transportation.
  3. Countries and territories whose citizens require visas in order to enter Canada as visitors, please check the following link for updates on entry requirements: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp. Some nationalities may need multiple entry visa's to the U.S.A. and a Canadian visa.
  4. United States citizens and alien residents please check the following link for updates on entry requirements: http://www.cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens.



Travel Insurance:

We are not responsible for any occur on or during the tour. It is optional that passengers to purchase travel insurance. By accepting our policy, passenger should agree that we shall hold no responsibilities includes but not limited to the following unforeseeable events such as weather, accident, bus break down, sickness, theft, itinerary changes, delays or cancellation. We are strongly advising you to purchase travel insurance before departure to insure compensations for the unexpected causes above. Such travel insurance can be purchased through third party insurance suppliers.




All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour guides and/or drivers guide. For driver guide tour, the language will be limited to English/Chinese.




Frequently Asked Questions

Will the bus wait for me if I’m late?

Sorry. Tour buses will depart on time. Please be understandable this is a group tour, we have to satisfy the entire group for a smooth operation of the tour. We recommend you arrive at the departure location 15-30 minutes prior the depart time.

Is the drop-off location the same as boarding location for all Tripedition tours?

The tours usually pick-up and drop-off at the same locations unless otherwise stated in the tour Departure and Return Info page.

What happens if I forgot to bring proper travel documents on the boarding day (Passport, Green card, Visa, etc.)?

You can NOT board the bus. The tour guide shall check anyone's proper travel documents prior boarding. Bear in mind, when you can NOT board for this reason, this also triggers the reschedule fee or cancellation penalty. Please refer to the Special Notes section of your booked tour for proper travel documents.

How many pieces of baggage am I allowed to bring?

We recommend two pieces of standard sized baggage per passenger due to the load limitation of the motorcoach. If the tour is operated by 14 seats minibus, only ONE piece per passenger is allowed.

Is there a restroom on the bus?

Yes, only for motorcoach buses. However, we recommend the use of lavatory when there is a personal emergency. All our local service providers, try to maintain a clean environment on the bus, therefore, the bus will make rest stops along the way (every 2-3 hours) at highway service area. If you need to use the lavatory on the way, you may ask the tour guide to open it for your use.

What can we do if we choose not to go on the optional activities?

Optional activities are booked through the tour guide while you are on the tour. If you do not wish to participate in certain tour activities, you can hang around the tourist attraction as you like to. The tour guide will inform guests on the return time to the tour bus before he/she dismisses the group.

We are vegetarians, should I join the tour?

Definitely Yes. Meal breaks will be arranged at hotels, various ethnic restaurants, food courts, and fast food restaurants. There should be vegetarian food for you to choose from the menus.




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