Best of Rockies and West Coast

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Duration: 15 Days | 14 Nights
Dates: May - October
Countries to be visited: Canada

Unleash your spirit of adventure with our tailor-made self-guided tours! Savor the freedom to explore majestic landscapes from Calgary to Vancouver at your own pace. Dive into local culture, indulge in panoramic gondola rides, serene lake cruises, and awe-inspiring Icefields. Every corner promises a new thrill, every day an opportunity for discovery. Your adventure is waiting - don't let it slip away. Contact us now to unlock the secrets of the Rockies!

Day 1 – Arrive At Calgary International Airport
Welcome to Calgary! After your smooth arrival at YYC Airport, grab your bags and head to the convenient Car Rental office. Pick up your reserved car and drive to your hotel Banff Caribou Lodge hassle-free. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore charming Calgary at your leisure! Driving Distance: 142 km | 89 miles

Day 2 – Self Guided Tour Of Banff Including Banff Gondola
▪ Ascend Sulphur Mtn via Gondola, capture panoramic views.
▪ Explore Bow Falls & Tunnel Mtns, find Hoodoos.
▪ Choose: Lake cruise, horse ride or river rafting.
▪ Ticket inclusive; adventure at your own pace!

Discover Banff's beauty at your pace! Glide up Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola for breathtaking views. Wander to Lookout Point, marvel at Bow Falls, and unearth the magic of Tunnel Mountains and the Hoodoos. Whether it’s cruising Lake Minnewanka, horseback riding, or thrilling river rafting, adventure awaits. Gondola ticket included—your journey to awe starts here! Admissions to Banff Gondola included.

Day 3 – Discover Lake Louise & Yoho National Park.
▪ UNESCO gem Lake Louise.
▪ Spiral Tunnel & Natural Bridge.
▪ Emerald Lake's tranquil charm.
▪ Takkakaw Falls & quaint Field.
Embark on a self-guided adventure in Yoho National Park, a jewel of the Rockies. This awe-inspiring land offers breathtaking rivers, cascades, and pine-fringed lakes. Kick-off at the majestic Lake Louise, then wander through iconic spots like Emerald Lake and Takkakaw Falls. Enjoy the quaint charm of Field and maybe even venture to Kicking Horse. Driving Distance: 103 KM | 64 miles

Day 4 – Icefield Parkway Tour from Banff to Jasper including Ice Explorer & Skywalk.
▪ Scenic Drive: Explore 288 km of breathtaking Icefields Parkway.
▪ Wildlife Encounters: Spot elk, bears, and mountain goats.
▪ Inclusive Adventures: Experience Columbia Icefield attractions.
▪ Enriching Activities: Ice Explorer and Glacier Skywalk.

Embark on a mesmerizing journey from Banff to Jasper, traversing 288 km of scenic wonders on Icefields Parkway. Starting at the enchanting Lake Louise, a UNESCO gem, you'll be captivated by its turquoise waters. As you venture north, the highway unveils nature's grandeur – from the Columbia Icefield to lush valleys and towering peaks. Encounter wildlife like elk, bears, and more. Marvel at Bow Lake's majesty and the splendor of Athabasca Falls. Plus, enjoy included admission to Ice Explorer and Glacier Skywalk. Your day promises awe, adventure, and the freedom to explore at your pace. Join us for an unforgettable adventure! Driving Distance: 288 KM | 179 miles

Day 5 – Self Guided tour of Jasper, Lake Maligne Cruise or Jasper Skytram.
▪ Explore town's best spots or venture to park's corners.
▪ Visit lakes, mountains, Jasper Park Lodge, and more.
▪ Rafting, hot springs, and Maligne Lake Cruise included.

Discover the hidden gems of Jasper, a tranquil mountain town in Jasper National Park. Choose from two scenic tours: a leisurely drive exploring local wonders or a longer adventure to the park's corners. Marvel at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, ride the Jasper SkyTram for breathtaking views, and cruise to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake. Explore historic sites, deep canyons, and hot springs. Enjoy optional river rafting and white-water adventures. Your package includes Maligne Lake Cruise admission. Embrace freedom, scenic vistas, and local delights!

Day 6 – Day Free
Enjoy the day to discover the lively city at your own pace.

Day 7 – Drive from Jasper to Kelowna
▪ Scenic Drive via Yellowhead Hwy, passing Mount Robson and Thompson River.
▪ Helmcken Falls and Spahat Falls in Wells Gray Provincial Park.
▪ Optional wildlife safaris at Blue River.

Today, depart from Jasper for the picturesque city of Kelowna in BC. This scenic 7-hour drive along the 'Yellowhead Hwy' offers breathtaking stops, including Helmcken Falls and Spahat Falls in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Marvel at Mount Robson, the Rockies' highest peak, and enjoy the snowy vistas of Monashee and Caribou Mountains. Consider wildlife safaris in Blue River, 2 ½ hours from Jasper. Arrive in Kelowna by early evening, taking in the natural beauty and wildlife wonders on this unforgettable journey. Driving Distance – 693 KM |430 Miles

Day 8 – Drive from Kelowna to Whistler
▪ Kelowna's finest wineries.
▪ Scenic Drive through Sea to Sky Highway, framed by mountains.
▪ Witness Shannon Falls, a majestic 335m waterfall.

Indulge in Kelowna's finest wines on an optional winery tour before your scenic journey to Whistler begins. Drive along the mesmerizing Sea to Sky Highway, flanked by mountains and Howe Sound. Don't miss Shannon Falls, a majestic 335m waterfall, perfect for unforgettable photos. Arriving in Whistler, enjoy your evening at leisure. Cheers to freedom, adventure, and natural wonders! Driving Distance - 509 KM | 316 Miles

Day 9 – Day Free in Whistler
You have the entire day to discover this lively city at your own pace.

Day 10 – Drive from Whistler to Victoria
▪ Vancouver to Victoria via ferry, exploring Cowichan Valley and charming towns.
▪ Victoria's floral beauty, colonial architecture, Inner Harbour, Parliament Building, and museums.
▪ Royal BC Museum and colonial history and picturesque surroundings.

Drive to Victoria on Vancouver Island. Enjoy a picturesque ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay in North Vancouver to Nanaimo. Drive south on Highway 1, passing through charming places like Ladysmith and Duncan in the scenic Cowichan Valley. Victoria, adorned with colonial architecture and blooming flowers, invites exploration. Stroll along the Inner Harbour, capture the grandeur of the Parliament Building, visit the Royal BC Museum. Immerse yourself in the area's history and natural beauty. Driving Distance – 273 km |170 Miles

Day 11 – Self Guided tour of Victoria including Butchart Gardens
▪ Fisherman's Wharf, Parliament Buildings, and iconic landmarks.
▪ Vancouver Island's picturesque countryside.
▪ Admission to Butchart Gardens

Discover the charming historic heart of Victoria. Begin at Fisherman's Wharf, then visit iconic sites like Parliament Buildings, the Empress Hotel, Beacon Hill Park, and Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque Vancouver Island countryside. Explore Butchart Gardens, a floral wonderland since 1904. Spanning 55 acres on Vancouver Island, it features themed gardens that enchant gardeners and nature lovers with their ever changing beauty.

Day 12 – Drive to Swartz Bay and Ferry Across to Vancouver
▪ Ferry crossing from Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island to Tsawwassen on the mainland.

This morning, check out of your hotel and depart for Vancouver. Once again, todays drive includes a ferry crossing from Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island to Tsawwassen on the mainland, approximately a 47-minute drive south of Vancouver. On arrival in Vancouver, check into your hotel. Rest of the day free to explore Vancouver. Driving Distance – 115 KM |72 Miles

Day 13 – Self Guided tour of Vancouver including Capilano Suspension Bridge & Park
▪ Canada Place and vibrant Robson Street.
▪ Admire mountains, Lions Gate Bridge, and lush Stanley Park.
▪ Admission to Capilano Bridge, Treetops & Cliff walk.

Discover Vancouver's treasures today! Marvel at the iconic sails of Canada Place and stroll bustling Robson Street. Enjoy breathtaking views of mountains and Lions Gate Bridge, then explore the lush Stanley Park. Your tour package includes admission to Capilano Bridge, Treetops & Cliff walk. It's an unforgettable experience, adding a touch of magic to your Canadian adventure!

Day 14 – Day free in Vancouver
Enjoy a complimentary day Off, your personal time to recharge and refresh.

Day 15 – Check-Out from the Hotel and Return the Rental Car
This morning marks the end of your self-drive tour. Hotel check-out time is at 11 AM. After checking out, drive to the airport and return your rental car.

Tour Price:
• Price shown is for a person based on twin share accommodation. Single, Triple and Quad occupancy options can also be organized.
• This is a self-drive tour with guidance and relevant bookings made by us.
• Accommodation pricing is based on 3-star hotels but can be upgraded to 4 or 5 stars for additional costs.
• All prices displayed are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or varied without notice.
• Prices are guaranteed once booking is confirmed by us and paid in full by the due date.
• Depending on your needs and group size (individual, couple, family, group, etc.) we will provide the final pricing for your tour.

• 14-nights accommodations.
• Rental of mid-size car. Option to upgrade offered. Charges will apply.
• Unlimited Mileage.
• Rental Car Insurance (CDW/LDW). Minimum deductible applies. Please review FAQ.
• Admissions tickets to Banff Gondola.
• Admissions ticket to Columbia Icefield -Glacier Skywalk.
• Admission tickets to Lake Maligne Cruise.
• Admissions to Butchart Gardens.
• Admission tickets to Capilano Suspension Bridge, Treetops and cliff walk.
• BC Ferry Tickets from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay Nanaimo.
• BC Ferry tickets from Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen
• Taxes, GST.

• Airfare. Offered as a supplement on request.
• Breakfast and other meals unless listed under inclusions.
• Canada Park Fees.
• Hotel Resort fees where applicable.
• Rental Car supplements listed below:
-Additional Driver Fees.
-Roadside assistance.
-Gas for the vehicle.
-GPS. Racks, etc.
-Child and Infant Seats.
-Parking & Tolls.
• Porterage at hotels.
• Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
• Travel Insurance is strongly recommended to all travelers.
• Visa and Documentation Fees.
• Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
• Any personal expenses.
• Gratuities for hotel staff (optional).

Please refer to our Standard Booking Conditions for booking terms and conditions.