Trips

Sol Schools Calgary Trips

 

With the incredible Rocky Mountains only an hour away from Calgary, there's a lot to explore when you come to study at Sol Schools Calgary! We organize many different, unique trips, so you will have a true Canadian experience. Below are some example of the trips we offer, but please contact us for the full details.

 

Banff Ski Trips

Experience the Canadian winter on skiis! We organize trips to Lake Louise and Sunshine Village. Located in the heart of Banff National Park, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski areas in North America with spectactular scenery, and 4200 skiable acres.

Includes:

  • Return bus trip
  • Ski/Snowboard ticket

Price: $95.00

 

Banff Day Trips

Located within Banff National Park, Banff is one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations. It is known for its picture perfect mountainous surroundings and hot springs.

Throughout the year, we will organize trips for students who want to see the mountains! Our day trips will include activities such as:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Visit to the Hot Springs
  • Skating on Lake Louise
  • Dog Sledding
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides
  • And more!

*All of these activities are available at different prices. Please contact Sol Schools Calgary for more details.

 

Banff and Lake Louise

Includes:

A full day guided tour to the town of Banff and the beautiful Lake Louise. A short drive from Calgary, Banff National Park offers unique sight seeing experiences, a must for anyone coming to Calgary. Enjoy a scenic walk around Lake Louise and the sight of Victoria Glacier. Each tour offers hiking at one of the many natural areas in the park, from Johnston Canyon to Lake Minnewanka. Additional activities include a soak in the world famous Upper Banff Hot Springs, a visit to the Cave and Basin, or a ride up the Sulpher Mountain Gondola (not included in ticket price).

Price: $80.00

 

Drumheller and the Royal Tyrrell Museum

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Known for the world famous Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, the Drumheller Valley also offers incredible landscapes and geography. Visit the Hoo Doos, see the World's Largest Dinosaur, see the view at Horseshoe Canyon and walk over the Red Deer River on the Rosebud Suspension Bridge to the old Star Mine. An excellent summer day trip, Drumheller is one and a half hours from Calgary. Included in the price is admission to the Royal Tyrrell Museum and transportation. We recommend that you wear a sturdy pair of shoes to be able to enjoy the short hikes through the valley.

Price: $80.00

Sol Schools Toronto Trips

 

Once you arrive at Sol Schools Toronto, you can purchase tickets for the below trips from our Activities Coordinator. Please contact us for exact departure dates and for more information.

 

Niagara Falls

Regarded by many as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, our tour to Niagara Falls takes you into the heart of the falls with the legendary Maid of the Mist boat ride. Have lunch at the most traditional Canadian town called Niagara-on-the-Lake, and enjoy wine-tasting at an award winning winery. You will also get lots of free time to explore the city, visit the famous Niagara Casino and walk the always intriguing Clifton Hills.

Trip includes:

  • Motor Coach Transportation
  • A Tour Guide
  • Wine Tour & Tasting
  • Visit Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Discounts on the Maid of the Mist Boat cruise and the Skylon Tower
  • And lots of free time to enjoy and explore the falls!

Departure: Every Saturday & Sunday

Price: $45.00

 

Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City

See the best of French Canada on our guided tour through three amazing cities Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City. Get to know the culture, the people and experience the most famous sites and scenes of Eastern Canada - Parliament, Museum of Civilization, Byward Market, Observatory, Old Town, Montmorency Falls, Chateau Frontenac, lots of free time and access to some of the hottest night clubs in Canada.

3 Days, 2 Nights Trip includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (quad)
  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • Guided city tours
  • Party at the best night clubs

Price: $219.00

 

4 Days, 3 Nights Trip includes:

  • Everything included in the 3 day trip plus one extra night in a Quebec City Hotel, and more free time!

Price: $299.00

 

*Please contact Sol Schools Toronto for departure dates.

 

New York City

Not far from Toronto awaits New York City, one of the most exciting cities in North Americ.. Ride with us in our luxury bus to visit the Big Apple! See Broadway, Central Park, Times Square, SoHo, Greenwich Village, the Empire State Building and China Town. Take a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge or a boat cruise on the Hudson River and experience everything New York has to offer.

4 Days, 3 Nights Trip includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (quad)
  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • Guided city tours
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Site discounts

Price: $339.00

 

3.5 Days, 2 Nights Trip (Night Rider) includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (quad)
  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • Guided city tours
  • 2 breakfasts
  • Site discounts

Price: $289.00

 

*Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact Sol Schools Toronto for departure dates and prices.

Sol Schools Vancouver Trips

 

Rockies Classic Tour (Summer)


See the majesty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains (also known as The Rockies) on this 3.5 day tour.  There are stunning views of snow-capped mountains, glaciers, mountain lakes, and waterfalls, along with lots of opportunities to see wildlife in their natural habitat.  Examples include deer, elk, bighorn sheep, bears, eagles, hawks, to name a few. You will visit the beautiful towns of Banff and Jasper and you will visit picturesque Lake Louise, a must-see. If you enjoy nature, this is your trip.

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • 3 nights of accommodation, including a night in the town of Banff
  • A traditional campfire involving roasting marshmellows and making “s’mores”
  • Videos, games, music, and prizes
  • 1 breakfast
  • On the last night of the tour, there will be a BBQ dinner accompanied by Canadian games
  • All taxes and park passes

Departures: 

Departure dates vary depending on the month (April to October)

Price: $345.00

 

Seattle Sightseeing or Shopping Tour (1-Day)

Seattle, surrounded by the Cascade and Olympic mountains, is a beautiful American city filled with attractions and shopping opportunities.  An experienced tour guide will show you the sights of downtown Seattle, including Pike Place Market, the First Starbucks (a famous coffee shop), and the pier and harbour.  Then you can the rest of the day exploring other attractions, such as the Space Needle and Experience Music Project (a museum of popular music, pop culture, and science fiction), or enjoy shopping downtown.    Alternatively, you can forgo the tour in favour of an all-day shopping excursion at the Premium Outlet Mall.  If you choose this option, you will be dropped off at the mall before reaching Seattle and picked up on the way back from Seattle. Remember to bring your passport as you will be crossing the border to the U.S.A. 

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • While en route, games and entertainment
  • A guided tour of Seattle
  • Free time to sightsee or shop in Seattle
  • Premium Outlet Mall book of coupons, if you decide to shop all day
  • All taxes

Departures: 

Most Sundays (March to October)

Price: $55.00

 

Seattle Ultimate Tour (2-Days)

Seattle is a beautiful city in the state of Washington. On this 2-day trip you will have ample opportunity to visit Seattle’s numerous attractions and the ability to “shop till you drop”!   The tour includes sights such as Pike Place Market, the First Starbucks (a famous coffee shop), Pioneer Square, Seattle Center, and the Piers.  There is plenty of shopping to be had at the Premium Outlet Mall and Bellis Fair Mall.  You can also choose to see a major league baseball game featuring the Seattle Mariners.   Remember to bring your passport as you will be crossing the border to the U.S.A. 

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • 1-night hotel accommodation in downtown Seattle
  • Continental breakfast
  • A guided tour of Seattle
  • Free time to sightsee or shop in Seattle
  • Premium Outlet Mall book of coupons
  • All taxes

Departures: 

Departure dates vary depending on the month (March to October)

Price: $175.00

 

Tofino Sightseeing Tour (2-Days)

This is the tour for nature lovers and adventure seekers!  There is so much see ranging from a ferry ride through the Gulf Islands, to experiencing unspoiled nature, to seeing the First Nations culture in the Tofino area.  You will see Coombs Market (goats live on the roof!), Little Qualicum Falls, Cathedral Grove (filled with towering trees, some over 800 years old), the Wild Pacific trail (with beautiful views of the rugged shoreline), Long Beach, and the town of Tofino itself.   

Optional activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Surfing – Not an experienced surfer? That’s OK! The skilled staff at Surf Sisters can teach you how. Come see why surfing is so addictive.
  • Whale watching – In addition to seeing whales, there is plenty of marine wildlife to enjoy such as porpoises, sea otters, harbour seals, sea lions, puffins, blue herons, and bald eagles.
  • Bear watching – A boat cruise will take you to the protected waters of Meares Island where you can see resident black bears forage the beaches at low tide for rock crab and starfish.  Other wildlife often seen are harbour porpoises, river otters, seals, blue herons, and you can even view an eagle aerie!

(Note: Options can book up quickly, so reserving in advance is recommended.  Also, the price for optional activities can increase if purchased during the tour rather than in advance.)

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • 1 night of waterfront hotel accommodation
  • A beach bonfire including roasting marshmellows (weather permitting and depending on fire restrictions)
  • Discounts on optional activities
  • All taxes and ferry fees

Departures: 

Departure dates vary depending on the month (March to October)

Price: $260.00

 

Tofino Ultimate Experience (3-Days)

With so much adventure and nature to revel in, there simply had to be a 3-day tour!   Located on the Pacific Ocean side of Vancouver Island, Tofino and the surrounding area is home to rainforests, abundant wildlife, and endless adventure for everyone.  The tour consists of Coombs Market (goats live on the roof!), Little Qualicum Falls, Cathedral Grove (filled with towering trees, some over 800 years old), the Wild Pacific trail (with beautiful views of the rugged shoreline), Long Beach, and the town of Tofino itself.  

Optional activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Surfing – Not an experienced surfer? That’s OK! The skilled staff at Surf Sisters can teach you how. Come see why surfing is so addictive.
  • Whale watching – In addition to seeing whales, there is plenty of marine wildlife to enjoy such as porpoises, sea otters, harbour seals, sea lions, puffins, blue herons, and bald eagles.
  • Bear watching – A boat cruise will take you to the protected waters of Meares Island where you can see resident black bears forage the beaches at low tide for rock crab and starfish.  Other wildlife often seen are harbour porpoises, river otters, seals, blue herons, and you can even view an eagle aerie!
  • Coastal Hotsprings Explorer Tour – During this 6-hour tour, you will see coastal wildlife such as black bears, seals, sea lions, whales, sea otters, puffins, bald eagles, and even an eagle aerie.  A hike includes highlights such as a boardwalk through ancient cedars, geothermal hot spring pools, a waterfall, and, of course, spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

(Note: Options can book up quickly, so reserving in advance is recommended.  Also, the price for optional activities can increase if purchased during the tour rather than in advance.)

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • 2 nights of waterfront hotel accommodation
  • A beach bonfire including roasting marshmellows (weather permitting and depending on fire restrictions)
  • Discounts on optional activities
  • All taxes and ferry fees

Departures: 

May 18
July 13 & 31

Price: $365.00

 

Victoria Sightseeing Tour (1-Day)

Victoria, located on Vancouver Island, is only a ferry ride away from Vancouver and should not be missed. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Canada, Victoria is the capital of British Columbia.  Some of the famous attractions of Victoria include the Parliament buildings, Butchart Gardens, The Royal BC Museum, whale watching, and the historic Empress Hotel (where you can enjoy traditional afternoon tea).   

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • While en route, games and entertainment
  • Free time to sightsee in Victoria
  • All tips, taxes, and ferry fees

Departures: 

Most Saturdays (March to October)

Price: $100.00

 

Victoria and Salt Spring Island (2-Days)

This 2-day tour will comprises of an abundance of sightseeing in charming Victoria (one of the most beautiful cities in Canada), as well as a ferry ride through the gorgeous Gulf Islands, including Salt Spring Island.  The tour will have you feeding seals at Fisherman’s Wharf, driving through the quaint communities of Oak Bay and James Bay, seeing the inner harbor of Victoria, the Parliament buildings,  the historic Empress Hotel, government street, and China town.  During your overnight stay you can opt for joining your tour guide for a trip to Butchart Gardens to see the fireworks display or you can partake in Victoria’s vibrant downtown nightlife.  The second day you will have free time to enjoy the wide range of attractions in Victoria including Butchart Gardens, The Royal BC Museum, whale watching, and Craigdarroch Castle.  

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • While en route, games and entertainment
  • Hotel accommodation in downtown Victoria
  • Free time to sightsee in Victoria
  • All taxes and ferry fees

Departures:

July 6 & 20
August 10 & 24
September 14

Price: $225.00

 

Whistler Sightseeing Tour (1-Day)

The unbelievably beautiful scenic coastal drive to Whistler alone is a reason to book this sightseeing tour.  The drive takes you along the Sea-to-Sky Highway with stops at Tantalus View Point and Shannon Falls, which is the third highest waterfall in British Columbia.  Upon reaching your destination of Whistler, which nestled in the beautiful Coastal Mountains, you will have the opportunity to engage in a wide range of activities. There are sightseeing gondolas, hiking trails, spas, mountain biking, golf courses, swimming at Lost Lake, and shopping in Whistler Village. 
(Note: The Peak 2 Peak Gondola will be closed from April 23 to May 27, 2013 due to maintenance.  During this time, a high-level view of the mountains can be seen from the Wizzard chairlift on Blackcomb Mountain.)

Trip includes:

  • Deluxe coach transportation
  • A tour guide
  • While en route, entertainment, music, games, and prizes
  • A guided tour of Whistler Village
  • Admission to the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Center (an $18 value)
  • Discounts on optional activities
  • All taxes

Departures:

Every Sunday in the months of May, June, September, and October
Most Saturdays and Sundays in the months of July and August

Price: $55.00

 

Sol Schools Miami Beach Trips

 

Disney World Day trip

Choose one of the Disney World or Universal Studios Parks and enjoy a day of thrill and fun. You’ll depart Miami early in the morning and spend most of the day at a park in Orlando, FL.

Includes:

  • Round-trip bus transportation Miami-Orlando
  • Admission to one park (Disney World or Universal Studios)

Price: $169

 

Everglades Tour

Experience the beauty of the Everglades national park and the thrilling ride on an air-boat. You’ll tour the Everglades park and see alligators, both in the water and on land. You’ll also see a show of other exotic reptiles and creatures.

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Admission to the park

Price $35

 

Water Adventure Package

Enjoy a bunch of water sport activities on this 3.5h hour tour. You’ll board on a boat that will take you out on the turquoise waters where you’ll get to try different water sports on the open water.  In between the rides, cool off with a drink and catch a tan in the sun.

Includes:

  • Jet ski ride
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Banana boat ride
  • Paddle boarding
  •  

Price $130

 

3-days Bahamas Trip

Cruise away to the Bahamas on one of the luxurious cruise ships from Miami. The cruise has amenities such as a gym, spa, swimming pool etc. You can enjoy evening entertainment onboard, and, during the day you can relax on the beach of the private Island and the next day you can tour one of the cities. All food is included.

Includes:

  • Cabin on the cruise ship
  • Meals and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Taxes and port fees

Not included:

  • Transportation to the port (it is a 15 min. taxi ride from the school)
  • Gratuity onboard (ca. $12 per day per person)

Price: Starting at $320* per person (min. 2 pax).

  • Prices are subject to change depending on availability and dates. Please, contact Sol Schools Miami Beach to inquire pricing for specific dates.

 

Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium tour is a half-day tour where you can see a variety of marine life, such as alligators, sharks, manatees, killer whales and more. During the day they also have dolphin shows, and the highlight is the killer whale show.

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Admission

Price: $69

 

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