Stunning scenery and wildlife abound in Western Canada. This 12-day trip offers the Rocky Mountain highs of Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise, a scenic ferry crossing to Vancouver Island and a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley. Do the region justice with comfort level accommodation and stunning drivesthe Sea to Sky Highway and the Icefields Parkway. Whether you’re enjoying an ice walk on a glacier or strolling through post-card perfect Whistler Village, you’re going to want to bring your camera.
Arrive at any time.
Discover the Vancouver highlights of Stanley Park and Gastown then board the scenic ferry to Victoria, where we take an orientation walk with our CEO.
Today is free for optional activities, including a zodiac whale watching cruise, visit to museums and Butchart gardens, or enjoying high tea at an historic hotel.
Catch the ferry back to the mainland and drive the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the village of Whistler, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Today is at your leisure. Take a walk through the village with options to ride the gondola up the mountain, hike, or go ziplining.
Pass through Coastal Mountains into the Caribou Mountains, enjoy stops at the emerald coloured Joffre Lake and Marble Canyon before arriving in the natural surroundings of Clearwater.
ClearwaterJasper National Park
Enjoy a river safari tour through Grizzly Bear Valley and the worlds only inland temperate rainforest. Search out wildlife, which can include grizzly bears, moose, and eagles. Head to Jasper National Park, crossing the Rockies, and view the highest peak – Mount Robson – with a stop at the visitor centre.
Jasper National Park
Spend the day at leisure with the option to hike at Maligne Canyon, enjoy a boat cruise, or check out some whitewater rafting. In the evening, we have an included visit to Miette hot springs.
Jasper National ParkLake Louise
Considered one of the most scenic drives in the world, travel the Icefields Parkway to Peyto Lake with a stop at the Columbia Icefield. Embark on a glacier walk with an expert guide on the lower Athabasca Glacier to explore and understand the life of this active glacier. Continue to Lake Louise to view its emerald blue waters and Victoria Glacier.
Enjoy the morning in Lake Louise with the option to hike to the Tea House. Continue to Banff where we take an orientation walk of this historic mountain town.
Drive to Calgary for a short tour, opt to visit museums, cowboy bars, and the Olympic Park.
Depart at any time.