Rockies Western Canada Explorer

Rockies Western Canada Explorer

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Price Per Person

From CA$1,139pp
Based on double occupancy (ex GST)

Price Per Family

From CA$2,475
Family price based on 2 adults and 2 children (ex GST)

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Overview

We are offering some of our Extraordinary Experiences as a self-drive adventure now. We will take care of your hotel bookings and attraction admissions. You will have the flexibility to take your time at each stop. We will also provide you with a sample itinerary written by our team of experts in order to experience this adventure to the fullest. Let us take care of the planning so that you can enjoy the adventure stress-free. Upon leaving Vancouver, you will travel up the famous Sea-to-Sky highway before arriving in Whistler. Here you will have the opportunity to explore the village and do some shopping along the way. For the more adventurous there are many activity options available. The following day, move on from the Coastal Mountain Range into the split between the Cariboo and Monashee Mountain ranges. During this journey, you will get to sample some of the wines of the Okanagan region, Canada’s desert. Your journey today will finish at the mountain resort of Sun Peaks which boasts a European-style, pedestrian-only village, world-class hiking and biking trails and many other activities. The next day, you will move into the imposing and impressive Rocky Mountains. Stopping along the way, you will see some of the most beautiful natural wonders. Tonight you will overnight in the town of Jasper. Upon leaving Jasper, you will experience possibly the most spectacular region of the Rockies, travelling the Icefields Parkway. You will then travel onto the famous Town of Banff, deep in the heart of the Rockies. Banff is a stunning town, surrounded by massive mountains and rocky cliffs. You will have two nights in Banff to explore the region. You can opt into a few additional activities in the area on your day off. The next day is Lake day. You will stop at Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake. These three lakes are iconic of the Rockies and some of the most photographed natural wonders in the world. The trip will end in Vancouver, and you will have the opportunity to see some more gorgeous sights that Beautiful British Columbia has to offer. All prices are quoted for double occupancy. There are concessions for triple and quad rooms and a supplement if you wish to upgrade to a single room. Discover Canada Tours is also able to assist you with car rental, travel insurance and flight bookings should you require them. You also have the option to book a professional driver/guide and private vehicle. We own a fleet of vehicles ranging from a sprinter van to deluxe mini-coaches. This is a great option for multigenerational family trips.

Price Includes
  • 6-nights accommodation based double occupancy
  • Three breakfasts
  • Self-drive itinerary with all of the suggested stops and map
  • Admission to the following attractions:
    • Sun Peaks Sightseeing Chairlift
    • Sulphur Mountain Gondola
  • Discounts on & assistance booking other optional attractions such as the
    • Maligne Lake Cruise
Price Excludes
  • Sales tax
  • Transportation – we can arrange a car rental for you at a discounted rate
  • Parking charges
  • National Park Pass
  • All other meals not indicated as being included in the package
  • Insurance – we highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance and can book this for you
Dates
  • The following departure dates have guaranteed availability: Jun 21 | Jul 5,12 | Aug 2,16,23 | Sep 13, 20
  • You can select another departure date (subject to hotel availability) and we can work with you to further customize the itinerary and duration of the tour.
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Iconic Canadian Scenery

You cannot get more authentic than the Canadian Rockies. You will be treated to some of the most wonderful natural panoramas in the world!

Wine Tasting

Sample the delights of the wineries of the Okanagan. Being Canada’s only desert, the Okanagan has the perfect weather for growing grapes and fruits.

Flexible Travel Times

With this being a self drive tour, you will have the flexibility in terms of time. You can spend as long or as short at any given location and you can stop and take in sights that are not on our itinerary.

Optional Activities

On all our Rocky Mountain tours we offer a wide range of optional activities including the amazing glacier walk on the Columbia Icefields. This activity should not be missed.

2020 Tour Pricing

Double Occupancy
Two People per Room
CA$1,139pp

Trip Itinerary

Day One - Vancouver to Whistler
Explore your way to Whistler from Vancouver. This is a short 2-hour drive with many fantastic sightseeing options. These include Shannon Falls and Brandywine Falls and the town of Squamish before arriving in Whistler. There are a plethora of activities that you can partake in in and around Whistler.
Day Two - Whistler to Sun Peaks
Today you will travel from Whistler to Sun Peaks. Sun Peaks is another famous ski resort in the winter and in the summer it is known for its hiking and mountain biking trails and the spectacular alpine wildflowers. On the way to Sun Peaks, we recommend a stop in the town of Kamloops for lunch, and wine tasting at one of the famous wineries that the Okanagan is renowned for.
Day Three - Sun Peaks to Jasper
Today you will travel to Jasper with many scenic stops on the way. These include the Spahats Falls in Wells Gray National Park and Mount Robson. Tonight explore the town of Jasper and enjoy dinner with many great options to choose from. We also recommend a visit to the Jasper Planetarium.
Day Four – Jasper & Icefields Parkway to Banff
Visit Maligne Lake and the Icefields Parkway today. You will also get your first taste of the turquoise lakes of the Rockies before departing for Banff where you will stay for two nights.
Day Five - Banff
Enjoy a day at leisure in the Town of Banff. There are a number of attractions in Banff that you can see, including the Banff Gondola. We can also assist in booking some of the amazing activities in and around the town of Banff.
Day Six – Lake Louise & Revelstoke
Today is lake day. You will be able to explore the beautiful Lake Louise & Moraine Lake, two of the most photographed lakes in Canada. You will overnight in a beautiful mountain resort in Revelstoke.
Day Seven - Revelstoke through Okanagan Valley to Vancouver
Today is the last leg of the trip as you head back to Vancouver. There are a number of very important historical sights as you head west including Craigellachie and the Last Spike.
Optional Activities
  • Horseback Riding in Banff
  • Fly Fishing on the Bow River (early bookings essential)
  • Via Ferrata in Banff
  • Whitewater rafting in Canmore
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