Multi-Day Tour

Discover the Canadian Rockies - Westbound (12 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Calgary, Canada To Vancouver, Canada

Valid for Departures: 04 Jun 2018 - 14 Sep 2019

Discover the Canadian Rockies - Westbound (12 days)


Day 1
Calgary, AB Canada
None None
Day 1 Calgary: Famed for its entrepreneurial spirit and youthful population, Calgary prides itself on being the heart of the new west while honouring its cowboy heritage. Additional Notes: Please make your own way to the joining hotel. If you are interested in exploring the city and its nearby attractions, it is recommended you book additional pre-trip accommodation nights. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Calgary, AB Canada
None Breakfast
Day 2 Calgary/Banff: Drive to Banff where we take a walk back in time with an expert from the Whyte Museum, exploring the historical town. Included Activities: Banff Historical Walking Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Banff, AB Canada
None Breakfast
Day 3 Banff/Lake Louise: Continue to Lake Louise, view the emerald blue waters of this alpine lake, and opt to hike to the Tea House. Included Activities: Lake Louise Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 4
Lake Louise, AB Canada
None Breakfast
Day 4 Lake Louise/Jasper National Park: Along the 300km (186.4 mi) ride, a spectacle unfolds before our eyes: lush coniferous forests, immense mountains, turquoise lakes, high-falling cascades, and humbling glaciers. Numerous stops will be planned along the way for photos, observation, and wildlife encounters. Included Activities: Columbia Icefields Center Visit Athabasca Glacier Ice Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
Jasper National Park
None Breakfast
Day 5 Jasper National Park: Jasper's friendly mountain hospitality, peaceful atmosphere, and the promise of real adventure make any visit unforgettable. Included Activities: Miette Hot Springs Visit
Day 6
Jasper National Park/Blue River
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Jasper National Park/Blue River: View the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson, with a stop at the visitor centre before crossing the Rockies to reach Blue River. Enjoy a river safari tour through Grizzly Bear Valley and the world’s only inland temperate rainforest. Search out wildlife, which can include grizzly bears, moose, and eagles. Included Activities: Mount Robson Visit River Safari Tour in Grizzly Bear Valley Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Blue River, BC Canada
None Breakfast
Day 7 Blue River/Whistler: Following this extraordinary route, once marked by the gold prospectors, we leave the arid and dry land of the Thompson Okanagan region into the Coastal Mountain Range. We drive through the region where aboriginal peoples led a semi-nomadic life moving between hunting and fishing grounds in the summer and settling into pit houses for the winter. Europeans came at first for fur trading and later on to establish cattle ranches, farms, and mining operations. The scenery changes dramatically and could even make you feel as if you were in a western movie. Included Activities: Joffre Lakes Visit Marble Canyon Visit Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Whistler, BC Canada
None Breakfast
Day 8 Whistler: Whistler and its surrounding provincial parks are places you must discover. It is also a great place to try one of the many optional mountain activities.
Day 9
Whistler, BC Canada
None Breakfast
Day 9 Whistler/Victoria: Visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre on a G Adventures for Good experience, exclusive to Journeys travellers. Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony with bannock and explore the grounds and museum with an indigenous guide who has come through the centre’s training program. After, drive the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway and catch the ferry to Vancouver Island to reach Victoria, where we take an orientation walk with our CEO. Included Activities: Indigenous Cultural Experience Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 10
Victoria, BC Canada
None Breakfast
Day 10 Victoria: Today is free for optional activities such as zodiac whale watching cruise, museums and Butchart Gardens visits, or enjoying high tea at an historic hotel.
Day 11
Victoria, VA United States
None Breakfast
Day 11 Victoria/Vancouver: Board the scenic ferry to Vancouver, and discover highlights like Stanley Park and Gastown. Included Activities: Stanley Park Visit Gastown Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 12
Vancouver, BC Canada
None Breakfast
Day 12 Vancouver: If you are interested in exploring the city and its nearby attractions, it is recommended you book additional pre-trip accommodation nights. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Awe-inspiring scenery and fascinating wildlife are simply everywhere in Western Canada. This 12-day adventure hits crisp Jasper and serene Lake Louise, a scenic ferry crossing to Vancouver Island, a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley, and a drive along the jaw-dropping Icefields Parkway. Whether you’re walking atop a glacier or meandering the gorgeous streets of Whistler Village, you’re sure to feel that Rocky Mountain high.

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