Best of the Canadian Rockies
12 days from £1,259
- Discover the stunning Canadian landscapes on this epic group trip!
- Explore gorgeous national parks, including Banff, Jasper and Yoho
- Hike to Athabasca Glacier
- Chill out on the shores of spectacular Lake Louise
- Wander the vineyards of the Okanagan Valley
- Camp under the stars in the great Canadian outdoors!
Discover the very best of the great Canadian outdoors on this epic group trip. Starting and ending in Vancouver, you’ll explore some of the greatest landscapes this country has to offer, including the exquisite national parks of Banff, Yoho and Jasper, and the picture-perfect destinations of Lake Louise and the Okanagan Valley. This trip is packed with awesome inclusions, such as a guided walk to the stunning Athabasca Glacier, and a range of optional activities at each stop, including white-water rafting, mountain biking and wine tasting.
You’ll be sleeping under the stars at Canadian campsites and taking it in turns to prepare food for camp. With such a warm, communal atmosphere you’ll soon make friends for life on this stunning, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
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Day 1-2: Vancouver – Whistler
Your Canadian travel experience kicks off today! Venture into the snow-capped mountains and thick forests of British Columbia. Arrive into Whistler, the adventure capital of Western Canada, and get involved with a range of awesome optional adrenaline activities.
Day 3: Wells Gray Provincial Park
Next up: the fairytale landscapes of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Check out the country’s fourth highest waterfall, Helmcken Falls, and gaze out over the rolling meadows of wildflowers. Spend the night in a rustic Canadian ranch.
Day 4-5: Jasper National Park
Today we arrive at Jasper National Park, an out of this world area of still lakes and soaring mountain slopes. Spend the next two days hiking, cycling and exploring the sprawling trails and paths.
Day 6: Icefields Parkway – Lake Louise
Marvel at the endless vista of sweeping forests, craggy slopes and snow-capped mountains of Icefields Parkway. We’ll stop off at the gorgeous Athabasca Glacier and enjoy a guided hike to this snow-white ridge. We’ll then carry on to the picture-postcard perfection of Lake Louise.
Day 7-8: Banff National Park
The next few days are dedicated to gorgeous Banff National Park. We have no scheduled activities here and so you are free to do whatever takes your fancy!
Day 9-10: Yoho National Park
Expect more towering mountains, dense forests, rushing waterfalls and gleaming lakes in Yoho National Park. We’ll discover the scenic delights of the park over the next two days, including Takakkaw Falls and the perfect Emerald Lake.
Day 11: Okanagan Valley
We’ll spend our penultimate day in Okanagan Valley. You can spend your time here sampling local wines and sitting by the lake, reflecting on your magical Canadian experience.
Day 12: Vancouver
Today we arrive back in Vancouver where this tour ends at around 5pm. First though, make sure to check out the green paradise of Stanley Park and spot the authentic totem poles that are nearly 100 years old!
Please note activities and itineraries are subject to change.
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Accommodation & Meals
11 nights of accommodation are included in the price of this trip. 10 nights will be spend camping and 1 night will be spent in budget lodging.
Meals are not included. You will need to contribute CAD10 to a food kitty which covers all your meals at camp. Cooking equipment is provided and you will take it in turns to prepare meals for the group. When you are in the city, you can head out to local restaurants for food. Your guide will have plenty of recommendations!
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Eligibility & FAQ's
The minimum age for this trip is 18.
British nationals will need to apply for an Canadian eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) in advance of travel. Please check the embassy website for up to date information.
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- 11 nights’ accommodation
- Transport between included destinations
- Athabasca Glacier hike
- Time in adventure capital, Whistler
- Rustic bunkhouse overnight
- Icefields Parkway drive
- Lake Louise relaxation
- See Takakkaw Falls & Emerald Lake
- Entry to Jasper, Banff and Yoho national parks
- 24/7 emergency assistance
What's Not Included
- Flights to and from Canada
- Travel insurance, which is compulsory. We can provide you with some excellent policies to choose from.
- Meals (compulsory food kitty contribution: CAD10 per day)
- Airport transfers
- Optional activities
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Your tour begins at 7:30am in Vancouver on the programme start date. Due to this early start, we recommend that you arrive the day before and book an extra night of accommodation. Please contact us for more details.
Your tour ends at around 5pm in Vancouver on day 12. If you wish to depart on this day, you should not book a flight that departs before 9pm to allow time for transfer and check-in.
To arrange your flights, contact our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037 or email them at [email protected] They will be able to search for the best flight offers to your chosen destinations, so you can plan and organise your trip in one place. Just make sure you give them your full name, as stated in your passport, along with your chosen departure dates, return dates, and any other details you want to include.
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