12 Nights / 13 Days
Duration
May-Oct
Dates

 
 
 
DEPARTURE Vancouver
HIGHLIGHTS Daily Breakfast, 13 Days Car Rental with GPS, FlyOver Canada, Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, 90 Minute Ride on BC Ferries through Gulf Islands, Butchart Gardens, Whale Watching Tour, Shannon Falls, Peak-2-Peak Gondola, Maligne Lake Cruise, Ice Explorer Ride & Glacier Skywalk at Columbia Icefields, Sulphur Mountain Gondola, Lake Minnewanka Cruise, 12 Minute Summit Helicopter Ride.
INCLUDED
Accommodation Breakfast Self-Drive Rental Car with GPS
Entrance Fees All Taxes
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch
Dinners
Optional services

 

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit is from May to October.

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Additional information

Self Drive 
Ticket typeAdult, Child (2-11 Years)
Day
1

Vancouver

Arrive Vancouver International Airport, pick up vehicle from car rental agency, and proceed to hotel. In evening, visit FlyOver Canada (admission included), a 4D show experiencing a gentle ride. Chairlift-style seats are elevated before a large spherical screen creating an illusion of flying over the landscapes. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.

Day
2

Vancouver

After breakfast, proceed with your included tickets to explore the Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge. Crossing Lions Gate Bridge, look-out for British Property’s exclusive homes, enroute visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery and continue to the Capilano Suspension bridge. At Capilano experience a heart-stopping Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure. Later proceed to Grouse Mountain, ride the famous Skyride to mountaintop. Stroll at Grouse Mountain to explore actives like Guided bird watching tours, Theatre in the Sky’s “Born to Fly”, seasonal logging shows, Peak Chairlift, Lumberjack Show, the Eye of the Wind and much more… Rest of the day at leisure to explore Vancouver City, visit MacMillan Planetarium, Canada Place, Robson Street (known for shopping), English Bay, Stanley Park, Granville Island, Chinatown and Gastown. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.

Day
3

Vancouver to Victoria - 115 KM

After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to board BC Ferries for a 90 minutes ride. Sail across the Strait of Georgia, to reach Swartz Bay. Disembark and drive to Butchart Gardens (admission included), one of Victoria’s most celebrated sites and rated amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world. Later make your way to Victoria’s Inner Harbour, maritime heritage and colonial charm. Overnight in Victoria hotel.

Day
4

Victoria to Whistler - 245 KM

After breakfast, check-out and keep luggage in the lobby. Proceed with your included tickets for Whale Watching Adventure. Staring at the picturesque marine wildlife, seek out for orca whales, seals, porpoises and much more. Later, drive to Nanaimo ferry terminal for 100 minutes BC Ferries ride connecting Horseshoe Bay. Disembark and follow the spectacular Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler enjoying the breathtaking views, scenic ocean vistas, mountains, waterfalls. En-route visit Shannon Falls and explore dramatic canyons. Overnight in Whistler hotel.

Day
5

Whistler

After breakfast, follow the smells of fresh waffle cones to discover Whistler’s best ice cream parlors, bistros and coffee shops. Later afternoon, from Whistler village take the exciting Peak-2-Peak Gondola (admission included) – a 3 km span between the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. Wait for the Silver Gondolas as they offer glass bottoms for the entire 360-degree experience. Take advantage of several optional adventure activities in Whistler like, a ride on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Whistler Bungee – giving thrill seekers an unforgettable experience, with an experienced naturalist guide pedal to Alta Lake, then paddle across the lake and down the River of Golden Dreams. Overnight in Whistler hotel.

Day
6

Whistler to Kamloops - 360 KM

After, breakfast check-out and drive to Kamloops.  The vast, rugged landscape of Kamloops showcases a variety of terrain, from silt bluffs to rolling hills, that attracts visitors from all over the world. Check out the unbelievable panoramic views of mountain ranges, lush agriculture fields, Kamloops Lake and the meeting of the North and South Thompson Rivers right in the heart of the city. Overnight in Kamloops hotel.

Day
7

Kamloops to Jasper - 440 KM

After breakfast, check-out and drive north along the Thompson River through the Yellowhead Pass to Jasper. The mountains part to reveal the aquamarine, glacier-fed lakes perched above the emerald valleys and the grazing elk of Jasper National Park. Overnight in Jasper hotel.

Day
8

Jasper

After breakfast day is at leisure to experience the uniquely beautiful landscape of Jasper National Park where history is set amid some of the most rugged peaks in the Rockies. Explore Jasper town-site, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake. At Maligne Canyon, stroll along 50 meter walls and learn about its unique underground water system. Later, enjoy Maligne Lake Boat Cruise (admission included) and we suggest a visit to Miette Hot Springs, White Water Rafting, Jasper Skytram, Sky Gazing and much more. Overnight in Jasper hotel.

Day
9

Jasper to Lake Louise via Columbia Icefields - 230 KM

After breakfast, check-out and drive to Lake Louise via the Icefields Parkway – Canada’s most scenic mountain roadway, a route to glaciers, lakes and waterfalls. Arrive at the Columbia Icefields Discovery Center, take the Ice Explorer Ride which takes you up the Athabasca Glacier. Later take a coach from the Discovery Center to the Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation platform over the Sunwapta Valley for an unobstructed view of the surrounding glaciers. Continue along the Parkway to the Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake and Bow Lake enroute to Lake Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise hotel.

Day
10

Lake Louise to Banff - 60 KM

After breakfast, check-out and keep luggage in the lobby. Rest of the morning at leisure to enjoy the charms of beautiful Lake Louise. Lake Louise, known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau. Explore multiple optional activities like Kayaking, Hiking trails wind up to the Lake Agnes, The Spa, Lake Louise Gondola and much more. Later drive to Banff. On arrival, check-in at hotel and rest of the day is at leisure to explore famous Banff Avenue. Overnight in Banff hotel.

Day
11

Banff

After breakfast day is at leisure. The resort town of Banff, set amongst the towering mountains of Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. Explore Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise Corner, Hoodoos, Two Jack Viewpoint and Lake Minnewanka Boat Cruise (admission included) for one hour which portraits the wildlife and vegetation including the Devil’s gap at foothills of the Rockies. A gentle ride on the Banff Gondola (admission included) takes you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree panorama of the Bow Valley. Afternoon hike along one of the groomed trails or stroll through the town site of Banff to shop in the many boutiques and shops. Overnight in Banff hotel.

Day
12

Banff to Calgary - 130 KM

After breakfast, check-out and drive to Kananaskis. Enjoy the most powerful experience of the Rockies, a 12 Minute Summit Helicopter Ride. Later continue your journey to Calgary. On arrival check-in at hotel in Calgary. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Calgary.

Day
13

Calgary

After breakfast, morning is at leisure to explore on own the city’s rapid growth as a booming oil economy, Heritage Park, Fort Calgary, Stampede Park, and Canada Olympic Park. Afternoon check-out and proceed to drop off vehicle at car rental agency’s location at Calgary Airport.

Entrance Fees to visit attractions:
Vancouver: Capilano Suspension Bridge & Grouse Mountain, FlyOver Canada
Victoria: Whale Watching Tour & Butchart Gardens
BC Ferries: Tsawwassen / Swartz Bay & Nanaimo/Horseshoe Bay
Whistler: Peak-2-Peak Gondola
Jasper: Maligne Lake boat cruise
Columbia Icefields: Ice Explorer Ride & Glacier Skywalk
Banff: Sulphur Mountain Gondola & Lake Minnewanka Boat Cruise
Kananaskis: 12 Minute Summit Helicopter Ride

ACCOMODATION

City Value / 3 Star Moderate / 4 Star Deluxe / 5 Star
Vancouver Holiday Inn & Suites Sheraton Wall Centre Fairmont Waterfront
Victoria Days Inn Victoria DoubleTree by Hilton Fairmont Empress
Whistler Crystal Lodge & Suites Coast Blackcomb Suites Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Kamloops Coast Kamloops South Thompson Inn South Thompson Inn
Jasper Lobstick Lodge Chateau Jasper Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Lake Louise Deer Lodge Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Banff Elk & Avenue Hotel Rimrock Resort Fairmont Banff Springs
Calgary Sandman City Centre Delta Hotel Downtown Fairmont Palliser

RECOMMENDED OPTIONALS

City Tour Duration
Whistler Mountain ATV Tour 2 Hours
Whistler Zip Line Adventure Bear Tour 2.5 Hours
Whistler Tree Trek Canopy Walk 2.5 Hours
Jasper Admission to Jasper SkyTram At leisure
Jasper Jasper Planetarium and Star Gazing 35 Minutes
Jasper Whitewater Rafting Tour 2.5 Hours
Jasper Athabasca River Raft Float Tour 2.5 Hours
Lake Louise Lake Louise Sightseeing Lift At leisure (15 minutes each way)
Calgary Admission to Calgary Tower At leisure

Departure:

Daily from May 01 – October 31, 2017

May 01 – May 31, 2017

Hotel Type Single Twin Triple Child

2-11 Years

Value / 3 Star 5410 3310 2770 880
Moderate / 4 Star 6545 3975 3325 1055
Deluxe / 5 Star 9295 5455 4575 1100

June 01 – October 31, 2017

Hotel Type Single Twin Triple Child

2-11 Years

Value / 3 Star 6430 3815 3105 880
Moderate / 4 Star 7585 4495 3670 1055
Deluxe / 5 Star 10655 6140 5050 1100

Rates are per person in Canadian Dollars.