Nelson Wildlife

Halcyon Hot Springs

Mountain Mist, Nelson

Nelson Bridge, Nelson

Hot Springs Cliff

S.S Moyie, Kaslo, British Columbia

BC Hot Springs and Nelson Stay Awhile

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm

Soothe yourself in the refreshing mineral hot springs that abound in beautiful British Columbia – Halcyon, Ainsworth and Fairmont!

Includes three nights in Nelson at the Prestige Lakeside Resort with unique side trips. Enjoy a guided tour of Nelson with its carefully restored heritage buildings and a ride on historic Streetcar #23. Includes a stop at the Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre, visits to the silver-mining town of Kaslo and SS Moyie sternwheeler, a ferry ride across Kootenay Lake, drive by the famous glasshouse and more!

  • 7 days | May 9, 2019
  • Canada West
  • Motorcoach
  • Passport Not Required
1

Edmonton to Calgary to Three Valley Gap

Thursday. Your Hot Springs Getaway begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Edmonton. Travel south via Red Deer to Calgary, meeting your fellow travellers enroute. Cross the border into British Columbia and enjoy the spectacular scenery as you wind your way over the majestic ROGER’S PASS. Continue to Three Valley Gap for overnight at the Three Valley Lake Chateau.

2

Three Valley Gap to Nelson

(3 nights) Friday. Travel to Revelstoke then continue south to Shelter Bay for a short FERRY ride to Galena Bay. Enjoy a stop at HALCYON HOT SPRINGS with time for lunch and relax in the pools. Surrounded by alpine peaks, crystal-clear lakes, an abundance of wildlife and a magical legend, this place of recreation and wellness offers four pools of differing temperatures. Travel past Nakusp to NEW DENVER where you will stop at the NIKKEI INTERNMENT MEMORIAL CENTRE and learn the tragic story of the internment of thousands of Canadians of Japanese descent during WWII.  Follow the picturesque route along Slocan Lake to Nelson for a three-night stay.

3

Nelson

Saturday. This morning discover a town with historic storybook charm and stunning geography as you join our GUIDED TOUR. Enjoy an optional lunch in one of Nelson’s many outstanding coffee shops and restaurants with time to shop on Baker Street. After lunch board STREET CAR #23 in front of your hotel for a ride along the lake on a fully-restored electric tramway.

4

Nelson

Sunday. Enjoy the scenic drive along the shore of Kootenay Lake as you travel to KASLO,a historic silver-mining town. There will be time to tour the tree-lined streets and vintage buildings of the village and visit the SS MOYIE, the last CPR sternwheeler to ply the Kootenay Lake. In the afternoon, stop at AINSWORTH HOT SPRINGS and experience the curative powers of the hot springs, in a horseshoe shaped cave where natural hot waters emanate eternally. Return to Nelson for overnight.

5

Nelson to Fairmont

(2 nights) Monday. Depart Nelson, following the north shore of Kootenay Lake on one of the most scenic routes in Canada to Balfour. Take the longest free FERRY RIDE in North America to Kootenay Bay. Follow the picturesque route along the Kootenay Valley. Drive by the GLASS HOUSE, built with 500,000 square-shaped embalming fluid bottles, weighing 250 tons. Enjoy the scenery as you travel through the fertile Creston Valley where the main industry is fruit growing. Travel north through Cranbrook and continue to Fairmont Hot Springs, a premier resort, where you will enjoy a two-night stay.

6

Fairmont

Tuesday. A FREE DAY to enjoy the resort and pools on your own. Leave your worries behind as you relax and experience the therapeutic warmth of the odorless mineral spring waters.

7

Fairmont to Calgary to Edmonton

Wednesday. Today it’s homeward bound! Enjoy a short DRIVING TOUR OF BANFF with lunch enroute. Arrive mid-afternoon in Calgary and then continue to Edmonton.

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air conditioned, washroom equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodations and taxes
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Roger’s Pass
  • Galena Bay Ferry Ride
  • Halcyon Hot Springs
  • New Denver
  • Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre
  • Guided tour of Nelson
  • Street Car #23
  • Area tour of Kaslo
  • SS Moyie
  • Ainsworth Hot Springs
  • Kootenay Lake Ferry Ride
  • Drive by the Glass House
  • Fairmont Pools
  • Free Day at Fairmont Hot Springs
  • Driving Tour of Banff
  • DON’T FORGET YOUR BATHING SUIT, TOWEL AND ROBE!

2019 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change

Triple

$1,019.00

GST: $50.95

Twin

$1,119.00

GST: $55.95

Single

$1,559.00

GST: $77.95

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$22.00

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