Moraine Lake


The Ultimate Western Canada Experience

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Rocky Mountains
Spahat Falls
Rocky Mountains


This small intimate tour provides a journey of a lifetime through one of the wildest, diverse and unbelievably beautiful parts of the world. Starting and finishing in Vancouver, we explore some of the most scenic places in British Columbia & Alberta. We navigate routes that are embedded into Canadian History: we follow the Fraser River as we leave Vancouver, make our way to the Rocky Mountains and the Continental Divide before following the Skeena River and embark on a cruise on the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, you will experience distinctly Canadian activities that will deepen your understanding of Canadian culture, nature and landscape. Be sure to pack your binoculars for this tour!



Vancouver to Kelowna
Okanagan Valley
Thompson | Okanagan
  • Depart Vancouver from Canada Place at 7:15am (please arrive by 7am)
  • Enjoy incredible sights traveling through the Fraser Valley
  • We carry on along the Coquihalla Highway towards the Okanagan and wine country valley
  • Wine tasting at a local winery
  • Arrive in Kelowna, your overnight stop, where you’ll be able to walk the beautiful boardwalk along Lake Okanagan or through the cute shops that line the streets of this desert town
  • The evening is at your leisure
Wine Tasting

Kelowna to Lake Louise & Banff
Lake Louise
Moraine Lake
  • Continental Breakfast at your leisure included at your hotel
  • We depart the Okanagan Valley and are heading for the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains
  • Before we arrive in the Rockies, we will stop at  Craigellachie, where the last Spike of the Canadian Railways was set, and travel over Roger’s Pass 
  • Stop at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake to marvel at the glacier fed lakes, which are considered two of the most beautiful lakes in the area
  • Check in to your hotel in downtown Banff this evening
  • Leisure time to explore the town

Fairmont Banff
  • Enjoy a tour of the townsite of Banff
  • Stop at Bow Falls, Banff HooDoos, take a peek at the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
  • Option to visit the Sulphur Mountain Gondola (additional cost)
  • The remainder of the day is at your leisure to stroll along Banff Avenue or arrange for an optional activity with your guide (additional cost)
Sulphur Mountain Gondola

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Athabasca Falls
  • We depart Banff for an amazing day exploring the Icefield Parkway, as we make our way to Jasper
  • Stop at Bow Lake and Athabasca Falls
  • Stop at the Discover Centre for an unforgettable experience – ride the Icefields Explorer to the Athabasca Glacier
  • Arrive in Jasper in the Late afternoon where the remainder of the day is at your leisure
Athabasca Falls

Jasper to Prince George
Maligne Lake
Prince George
  • We travel along the Maligne Lake Road to the famous Maligne Lake where you can stroll the lake edge, enjoy the beautiful views, or take an optional boat tour to one of the most photographed spots in Canada, Spirit Island (additional cost)
  • Visit Maligne Canyon
  • Stop at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, topping out at an altitude of 3,954 m
  • Arrive in Prince George in the evening
Maligne Lake Cruise

Prince George to Prince Rupert
Cow Bay | Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert
  • Continental Breakfast at your leisure included at your hotel
  • Today we will follow the Skeena River West, towards BC’s coast
  • Arrive in the coastal town of Prince Rupert in the evening. Enjoy the stunning water views the restaurant and patio of your hotel are offering

Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert
Grizzly Bear Tour
  • After we have been travelling for a few days, today is time for relaxation
  • You will have the option to participate in an optional activity (Grizzly Bear Tour into the Khutzeymateen Valley or Whale Watching. The available activity depends on the tour departure date (additional cost)
Whale Watching Tour Option

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Inside Passage
Port Hardy
  • Today is an early start to the day as we check in to the Inside Passage Ferry Cruise at approx. 5:30am
  • Enjoy the 16-hour journey from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy including several points of interest along the way, including Princess Royal Channel and Chatham Sound
  • Late night arrival in Port Hardy ad check-in to your hotel
Inside Passage Ferry Cruise

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Alert Bay
Campbell River
  • Transfer to Port McNeill where we will walk on a BC Ferries to bring us over to Alert Bay on Cormorant Island
  • Visit U’mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay (admission included)
  • Lunch in Alert Bay (additional cost) and ferry back to the  Island
  • Visit of Telegraph Cove, a quaint town that was once a fishing and cannery village. Stroll the boardwalk, grab a coffee and view the historical buildings of this small coastal village.
  • Later this afternoon we will arrive in Campbell River where you will check in to your hotel
  • Tonight, you may wish to add on an optional activity. These options include kayaking through a local estuary accompanied by an intimate, handmade pizza dinner.  Both of these activities carry an additional fee.
Estuary Kayaking Option

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Butchart Gardens
  • Join your tour guide for an early morning walk through Millennium Trail or have a sleep in today.
  • We are travelling south towards Victoria. Along the way we will stop in the town of Comox for a lunch stop (additional cost)
  • We arrive in Victoria this afternoon, and you will have the options to enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure or participate in an optional activity, such as a visit of the famous Butchart Gardens or the Royal BC Museum (additional cost)
Butchart Gardens

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Chinatown | Victoria
  • After breakfast enjoy a fully guided city tour of BC’s Capital including Fan Tan Alley in Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Beacon Hill Park and Mile Zero
  • This afternoon is free to explore downtown or book an optional activity including High Tea at the Empress Hotel, Cycling Tour around Victoria Harbour (additional cost)
  • Later, we will head to Swartz Bay where we will board BC Ferries for a 90-minute mini-cruise through the Southern Gulf Islands
  • We will arrive in downtown Vancouver around 8pm
Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen Ferry


11 days | 10 nights


Max. pax: 22


From $3,649/pp


From $3,924/pp


From $4,299/pp


From $6,049/pp
Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include taxes. They may vary during peak season. Special rates available. Fuel surcharge and booking fee excluded.


  • Canada’s Desert – the Okanagan Valley
  • The majestic Rocky Mountains
  • Northern British Columbia and Indigenous experiences
  • The famous Inside Passage, experiences onboard BC Ferries
  • Travel Vancouver Island from North to South
  • Indigenous Museum visit on a small Island near Vancouver Island


  • Bed10 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • KELOWNA - 1 Night
  • BANFF - 2 Nights
  • JASPER - 1 Night
  • PRINCE GEORGE - 1 Night
  • PRINCE RUPERT - 2 Nights
  • PORT HARDY - 1 Night
  • CAMPBELL RIVER - 1 Night
  • VICTORIA - 1 Night
  • GuideExperienced, fun & friendly tour guide
  • BusMini-coach transportation
  • CruiseInside Passage cruise (BC Ferries) from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy
  • FerryFerry fees from Vancouver to Victoria
  • MealDaily breakfast
  • AdmissionAdmission to Columbia Icefields Glacier Adventure
  • IndigenousAdmission to U'Mista Cultural Centre
  • SightseeingScenic sightseeing stops
  • WineryWinery tour and tasting

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