4.3
2 reviews
The Powder Rush - Contiki
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9 days

The Powder Rush

From Vancouver to Calgary
Tour Operator:
Contiki
Max group size:
50
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 35
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
71290
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-15%
US $1,265
+ $254 additional upfront costs
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Highlights

  • Go shopping in Vancouver
  • Hit the slopes in Whistler
  • Explore the beautiful Banff National Park
  • Glacier spotting & gondola rides in Calgary

Itinerary

Start in Vancouver and end in Calgary! With the ski, snowboard & snow tour The Powder Rush, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Vancouver, Canada and 3 other destinations in Canada. The Powder Rush includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Vancouver
  2. Day 2: Vancouver to Whistler
  3. Day 3: Whistler
  4. Day 4: Whistler
  5. Day 5: Whistler to Banff
  6. Day 6: Banff
  7. Day 7: Banff
  8. Day 8: Banff
  9. Day 9: Banff to Calgary
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Chalet

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Food
    Average
    2.5
  • 4.7
  • M
    · March 02, 2019
    This trip was amazing!!!! Alex was excellent at what he does, defiantly once in a lifetime trip. However their was not much included for the price, it did make it a incredibly expensive trip with the add ons. If you didn't do the add ons their is no... Show more
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an incredible experience with us. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: February 2019
  • BH
    · March 14, 2017
    So much epicness packed into 9 days. Tour leader was awesome, accommodation was excellent and the optional activities were amazing. And there was plenty of time for snowboarding. 110% recommended
    Contiki commented on this review
    Hey Benjamin, Thank you for taking the time to review your Contiki trip. We are so pleased to know you had an amazing time with us. Looking forward to seeing you on a Contiki again soon.
    Trip date: March 2017

Dates & Availability

9 days
The Powder Rush
From Vancouver to Calgary
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FAQs

    • Does this include the cost of airfare from Vancouver to Calgary within the tour?

      There is an internal air price included which covers the cost of your internal flights on The Powder Rush and needs to be paid upfront before the tour departs. This covers the flight from Whistler on Day 5.

    • Are lift tickets for whistler and Banff included in the price?

      The lift tickets for whistler and Banff are not included in the price.

    • What are the chances of the tour not pushing through?

      It is not very common but sometimes in rare circumstances tours do get cancelled due to low numbers. This is quite a popular tour and therefore, again, it is unlikely but possible. If Contiki did have to cancel it they would know well in advance- usually 6 months out so if you need to change your plans you would have sufficient time to do so.

    • What if i'm not interested in skiing? Are there other things to do?

      The Ski locations, Whistler and Banff, both have plenty of great things to do other than Ski and are wonderful destinations in their own right. The itinerary also mentions a host of other activities that you'll be doing on the tour, so while the trip goes to Ski locations, it looks like it would be up to you as to how you spend your time.

    • What is intra tour air tax?

      The intra tour air tax covers the air taxes for the flights included on this tour. It's imposed by the airlines and therefore needs to be paid before the tour departs to secure your flight as a part of this tour.

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    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 15 July 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 15 July 2020, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 45 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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