Classic Western Canada

Resort: Classic Western Canada
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Canada
Price From: £795.00


Begin this self-drive tour in Vancouver
and travel east through the provinces
of British Columbia and Alberta before
finishing in Calgary. Drive along some
of the worlds most scenic roads, from
the beaches of the west coast, beyond
crashing waterfalls, twisting rivers
and spectacular parks into the rugged
mountains and glaciers of the Canadian
Rocky Mountains.


Day 1: Vancouver Sun Peaks

Collect your hire car and drive along the scenic
Sea to Sky Highway to Sun Peaks.
Considered to be one of the most scenic
stretches of road in the world, highlights en
route include the cascading Shannon Falls and
Joffre glacier. Check in to Sun Peaks Grand
Hotel at Sun Peaks for 1 night. (N)

Day 2: Sun Peaks Jasper

Drive through the plateaus following the
Thompson river to the Monashee Mountains,
viewing Pyramid Falls and the vast glaciers
of the Albreda Icefields. Pass Mount Robson,
the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, and
arrive in Jasper in the late afternoon. Stay at
the Sawridge Inn* for 2 nights. (N)

Day 3: Jasper

Day at leisure. Explore the charming mountain
village of Jasper, take a tram ride up Whistlers
Mountain or visit one of the most photographed
lakes in the world, Maligne lake. (N)

Day 4: Jasper Lake Louise

This morning, take the scenic drive along the
Icefields Parkway, where you will see a myriad
of gargantuan mountains, jagged peaks, over
100 glaciers and pristine emerald-coloured
lakes. En route, stop at the Columbia Icefield
and take an Ice Explorer excursion onto the
glacier. Continue to Lake Louise and stay at the
Lake Louise Inn for 1 night. (N)

Day 5: Lake Louise Banff

Drive along the scenic Bow Valley to the
mountain town of Banff. Stay 2 nights at the
Banff Caribou Lodge. (N)

Day 6: Banff

Day at leisure. A ride on the Banff gondola for
panoramic views of Bow Valley and a visit to the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs are
both included. (N)

Day 7: Calgary Onward travel

This morning, drop your hire car at Calgary
airport and fly home. Alternatively, continue
your holiday in Canada. (N)

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