Ultimate Canadian Rockies

This tour takes you from west to east with stops at all the essential spots from the West Coast to the Rockies. Begin your journey with visits in vibrant Vancouver, lovely Victoria and the charming mountain resort town of Whistler. Continue east through BC's Interior, then explore the incredible regions of Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff and take in the breathtaking sights and sounds of Canada’s rugged beauty.

If you're looking for a trip where someone takes care of the details while you get to focus on the fun, then a Guided Tour is the perfect option for you. All of the flights, meals, activities, and accommodations are booked and prepared in advance, which means all you have to do is explore, discover, and have the time of your life.

Location:

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (YYJ), Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (YVR), Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada (YKA), Jasper, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YEG), Lake Louise, Banff, Alberta, Canada, Banff, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YYC)

12  Days | 11  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Vancouver; Return flight from Calgary (if flight and tour option is selected)
  • 11 nights of accommodation
  • Transfers from Vancouver airport to Vancouver hotel upon arrival and from Banff to Calgary airport at departure
  • 16 meals (11 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 4 dinners)
  • 12 days of transportation by motorcoach and ferries
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • Highlights: Vancouver City Tour, Stanely Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Butchart Garden, Sea-to-Sky Highway, River Safari, Mount Robson Visitor Centre, Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Jasper Sky Tram, Jasper Float Trip, Icefields Parkway Helicopter Tour, Ice Explorer Ride on Athabasca Fall, Lake Louise, Yoho National Park, Johnston Canyon, UNESCO World Heritage Site Banff National Park and Sulphur Mountain Gondola.
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Fly to Vancouver

After you arrive and check into your hotel, enjoy getting to know your tour guide and travel companions over dinner.

Meal(s): Dinner

Day 2

Vancouver

Experience Vancouver's multicultural fusion on a tour of English Bay, Chinatown and more. Head to Capilano Park to cross the suspension bridge, try the tree top adventures and the cliff walk, and discover Salish First Nations culture.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 3

Vancouver - Victoria (114 km)

Cross the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island. Your first stop is the famous Butchart Gardens. Then enjoy a tour of the distinctly old-world Victoria.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4

Victoria - Vancouver (114 km)

Head over the Malahat Pass with exceptional views of the Discovery Passage to ferry back to the mainland. The afternoon is yours to enjoy.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 5

Vancouver - Whistler (121 km)

Follow the Sea-to-Sky Highway to the world-class mountain resort of Whistler. Along the way stop for a break and a short walk to view the tumbling waters of Brandywine Falls.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 6

Whistler - Kamloops (322 km)

Today, travel into the rugged BC Interior, filled with picturesque landscapes from start to finish.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 7

Kamloops - Jasper (463 km)

Animal encounters today! See bears, eagles and more in the heart of the world's only inland temperate rainforest as you cruise along on a river safari. En route to Jasper, stop at the highest peak in the Rockies, Mount Robson.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 8

Jasper

Breakfast at the top of Whistlers Mountain is indescribable and fills you up for a full day of sightseeing including Maligne Canyon and Lake and a float trip down the Athabasca River.

Meal(s): Breakfast and dinner

Day 9

Jasper - Lake Louise (233 km)

The Icefields Parkway is one of the grandest drives in the world. Follow it to the Columbia Icefields for an unforgettable trip across the Athabasca Glacier.

Meal(s): Breakfast and dinner

Day 10

Lake Louise - Banff (58 km)

Cross the Continental Divide on your way to Takakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake that shimmers with glacial run-off. Then travel along Bow Valley Parkway en route to Banff.

Meal(s): Breakfast and lunch

Day 11

Banff

Banff's hot springs were the first tourist attraction, now commemorated at The Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Continue to Cascade Gardens and Sulphur Mountain.

Meal(s): Breakfast and dinner

Day 12

Fly home

Transfer to Calgary for your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Delta Suites Vancouver(or similar)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (YYJ)
Château Victoria(or similar)
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Delta Whistler(or similar)
Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada (YKA)
Delta Grand Okanagan Resort(or similar)
Jasper, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YEG)
Crimson Jasper(or similar)
Lake Louise, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Lake Louise Inn(or similar)
Banff, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YYC)
Banff Ptarmigan Inn(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the Guided Tour.
Room Occupancy: Maximum 2 persons

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

June 3, 2020
July 9, 2020
August 12, 2020
September 16, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Exclusions:

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Driver/Tour director gratuities
  • Personal expenses and insurance

ACTIVITIES

Activity Duration:

  • River Safari: 1 hour
  • Jasper Float Trip: 2.5 hours
  • Jasper Skytram: 7 minutes each way plus time at top
  • Ice Explorer: 80 minutes
  • Banff Gondola: 8 minutes each way plus time at the top

 

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.