Vancouver - Hope - Kelowna - Revelstoke/ Salmon Arm (558 km)
Today, we will depart from Vancouver in the morning and pass by the Hope Town on the way. Then we will stop by the VQA Wine Shop and try Canadian ice wine. In Kelowna, we will also visit Lake Okanagan to hear tales of a legendary monster, Ogopogo, that is said to live in the lake. After that, we will also visit the location of the "Last Spike". Over night in Revelstoke or Salmon Arm.
Hope town is around 150 kilometers away from Vancouver and also is at the southern end of the Fraser Canyon.Perfect place to enjoy the views by fishing, mountain biking and flightseeing.
One of the most liveable cities in Canada. Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Bordering Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is well known for its hot summers and temperate winters.
VQA Wine Shop
The Vintners Quality Alliance is an association in British Columbia and Ontario that seeks to guarantee the quality of Canadian wines. Canadian wineries are notable for their ice wines, in which grapes are frozen before being fermented and processed.
It is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. It is also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses and Okanagan wineries and popular ski resorts.
This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.
Standard Hotel: Sandman Revelstoke or similar
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Revelstoke/Salmon Arm - Banff National Park - Banff (210 km)
Today we will visit the Bow Falls. Afterwards we will come to the Moraine Lake (subject to road conditions). Then we will go to Lake Louise, ride Lake Louise Gondola and look out over the magnificent Victoria glacier. After that, we will arrive in the Banff Town, where we will visit the shops and taste local food. Overnight in Banff Town hotel.
Banff National Park, AB
Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.
The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.
This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.
Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.
Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola
Enjoy the breathtaking views of the scenic Banff National Park from an open chair lift or full enclosed gondola at 6,850 feet elevation. Sightseeing gondolas offer guests a unique vantage point from which to see Banff's stunning glaciers, mountain peaks, flora, serene springs, and wildlife.
Standard Hotel: Banff Voyager inn / Stoney Nakoda Resort or similar
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Banff - Columbia Icefield - Jasper - Valemount /Blue River (337 km)
Depart from Banff town in the morning, we will go to the Bow Lake. Then we will travel to Jasper National Park along the No.93 Icefields Parkway. After that, we will drive through the Columbia Icefield. We can ride a snow coach for an amazing experience. We can also visit the local skywalk for incredible views of the area. After that, we will come to Valemount and spend the night here.
Jasper National Park, AB
Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.
The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.
Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.
Visitors to Jasper National Park in Alberta can take this exciting ride across the ice field to the Athabasca Glacier. This is a great way to see the vast tundra of Jasper.
Standard Hotel: Valemount Vacation Inn or Canadas Best Value Inn or similar
Breakfast: Meal PlanDinner: Meal Plan
Valemount/Blue River - Kamloops - Vancouver (605 km)
Today we will head to Kamloops. Afterwards we will return back to Vancouver, where we will spend the night.
Kamloops is a city for every season. A place where you skip the crowds, stretch your legs and just escape to the unexpected. Known as the birthplace of freeride mountain biking, Kamloops attracts mountain bikers from around the world looking to ride the rugged landscapes and the desert like climate.
Standard Hotel: Accent Inn or equivalent (3*)
Breakfast: Meal PlanLunch: Meal Plan
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Vancouver - Victoria (114 km)
Today, we will take a ferry from Vancouver to Victoria to tour this beautiful city. We will visit the Butchart Gardens, Victoria Chinatown and BC Parliament Buildings. Passing by the Thunderbird Park, then we will continue to the Victoria Harbour. Afterwards we will pass by the Beacon Hill Park and view the Mile Zero on the bus.
This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.
These world-famous floral gardens are located on a 55-acre estate on Vancouver Island's southeastern point in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. People from around the world have been coming to see the gardens for more than 100 years.
The oldest Chinatown in Canada is located on the Pacific coast of British Columbia in the city of Victoria. This artistic and cultural center has features such as its famous Chinese Gate, which is guarded by lion statues.
BC Parliament Buildings
The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are where the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia meet. They are located in Victoria, British Columbia, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Visitors can marvel at the Baroque architecture and sprawling lawns.
This historic and cultural park in the heart of Victoria is decorated with an assortment of authentic totem poles carved by several different First Nations peoples. The park is also home to historic buildings from the mid-1800s.
This seaport in the city of Victoria is the local cruise ship and tourist entry and exit point for the city, covering 620 acres of water. It separates downtown from the Victoria West neighborhood.
Beacon Hill Park
Beacon Hill Park, located in Victoria, British Columbia, contains hiking trails, a waterpark, two playgrounds, a petting zoo, and botanical gardens, among many other attractions. Loved by locals and tourists alike, the 200-acre park has something for everyone.
An area of southwestern Beacon Hill Park at Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia is the beginning of Canada's Number 1 Highway, which stretches the entire length of the country. A monument marks "mile zero" to visitors.
Vancouver - Squamish - Whistler (112 km)
In the morning, we will go to Horseshoe Bay and Shannon Falls before heading to the Sea to Sky Highway to enjoy the beautiful scenery. We will pass by Squamish and overlook the Stawamus Chief, the second largest granite monolith in the world. After that, we will continue to Whistler, a famous ski resort. In the Whistler Resort, we can also visit local shops or enjoy lunch. Then guests can take the gondola to the top of the mountain at their own expense.
This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.
Horseshoe Bay is a pretty village with views across the bay and up glassy-watered Howe Sound. It's also the home of the BC Ferries terminal for aquatic hops to Bowen Island, Vancouver Island and beyond.
Shannon Falls Provincial Park
The third highest waterfall in British Columbia, Shannon Falls is the centerpiece in the national park of the same name, north of the city of Vancouver. The falls themselves are recognizable for appearing in numerous films and television shows.
Squamish sits at the meeting point of ocean, river and alpine forest. It'sa popular base for outdoor activities and a hub for several top attractions nearby.
The Stawamus Chief (often referred to as simply The Chief, or erroneously as the Squamish Chief) is a granite dome located adjacent to the town of Squamish, British Columbia. It towers over 700 m (2,297 ft) above the waters of nearby Howe Sound. It is often claimed to be the "second largest granite monolith in the world."
Sea to Sky Gondola
The 10-minute ride to the top takes you 885m above sea level where sweeping of views of the Howe Sound and coastal mountains will welcome you from every direction
Admission (Optional): Adult $38; Child (6-12 yrs) $15
Whistler is a Canadian resort town in the southern Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Over two million visitors come to Whistler annually, primarily for alpine skiing and snowboarding and in summer, mountain biking at Whistler Blackcomb.
Peak 2 Peak Gondola
The Peak 2 Peak Gondola is a cable car that connects Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains at the Whister-Blackcomb Ski Resort in British Columbia, Canada. It hold the world record for longest span between towers for a cable car.
Admission (Optional): Adult $58; Child (6-12 yrs) $31; US$ included tax
Sea to Sky Highway
The "Sea to Sky Highway" is the name given to the section of Highway 99 from Horseshoe Bay to Pemberton. From Horseshoe Bay, the highway travels along the coastline.