Multi-Day Tour

National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Eastbound (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Vancouver, Canada To Banff, Canada

Valid for Departures: 09 Jun 2018 - 09 Sep 2019

National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Eastbound (14 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Vancouver, BC Canada
None None
Day 1 Vancouver: This tour departs Vancouver early on Day 2. 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
Vancouver, WA United States
None Lunch
Day 2 Vancouver/Victoria: Discover Vancouver on a brief orientation with the CEO. In the afternoon, ferry over to the island and hit the pubs in Victoria. Included Activities: Orientation Drive Transport: Private Vehicle Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 3
Vancouver
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Victoria/Tofino: Move north up Vancouver Island. Take in the island scenery and make a stop at a local market. Arrive in time to watch the sunset in Tofino. Included Activities: The Old Country Market Transport: Travel time includes stops and lunch at Old Country Market in Coombs Private Vehicle
Day 4
Tofino, BC Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Tofino: Search for orcas on a whale watching tour by Zodiac. In the afternoon, enjoy free time and witness Tofino's unique blend of fisher-meets-surfer vibe. Included Activities: Whale Watching Zodiac Tour
Day 5
Tofino, BC Canada
None Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Tofino/Whistler: Stroll the trails beneath ancient Douglas firs in MacMillan Provincial Park en route to the ferry. Once back on the mainland, enjoy a stunning drive to Whistler. Included Activities: MacMillan Provincial Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Ferry Private Vehicle
Day 6
Whistler, BC Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Whistler: Wake up in one of Canada's greatest natural playgrounds. Go for a hike in the morning, then enjoy a free afternoon to relax or explore more of Whistler and surroundings. Additional Notes: Today's hike can be opted out of if you'd prefer to spend the whole day exploring other parts of Whistler. Included Activities: Hiking
Day 7
Whistler, BC Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Whistler/Wells Gray Park: Drive from the coastal mountains through the Canadian desert and into the densely wooded forests of Wells Gray PP. Included Activities: Marble Canyon Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8

None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Wells Gray Park: Head out for an exciting day of canoeing in the Canadian wilderness. Stop at some of the most fascinating waterfalls in the park, including the world famous Helmcken Falls. Included Activities: Canoeing in Wells Gray PP Dawson Falls Visit Helmcken Falls Visit
Day 9

None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Wells Gray Park/Jasper: Stop at Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Rockies, en route to Jasper. Included Activities: Mount Robson Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 10
Jasper, AB Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 Jasper: Stroll through Maligne Canyon and explore the surrounding area of Jasper. In the afternoon, head back to check out the lively mountain town. Included Activities: Maligne Canyon Hike
Day 11
Jasper, AB Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 Jasper/Lake Louise: Make the stunning drive to Lake Louise via the Icefield Parkway, one the world's most spectacular drives. Visit beautiful Peyto Lake and stop at Columbia Icefield Centre before arriving in Lake Louise for the evening. Included Activities: Columbia Icefields Center Visit Peyto Lake Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Lake Louise, AB Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12 Lake Louise: Head into Yoho NP and visit the mighty Tekakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake. Opt to go whitewater rafting in the afternoon. Included Activities: Emerald Lake Hike Takkakaw Falls Visit Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 13
Lake Louise, AB Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 Lake Louise/Banff: Gaze at the beauty of Lake Louise, hike to the Agnes Lake Tea House, or along the Six Glaciers Trail. Make the short drive to Banff in the afternoon. Included Activities: Lake Agnes Tea House Hike Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 14
Banff, AB Canada
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 14 Banff/Calgary: Spend the morning discovering the town of Banff. View wildlife, walk the streets, or hike up a mountain for spectacular views before continuing on to Calgary. Trip ends upon arrival to Calgary. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle

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Vancouver’s North Coast Mountains are just the appetizer for this journey from the Pacific Coast to the Canadian Rockies. Beginning in beautiful Vancouver, travellers will hit the ocean in search of whales before heading east into the enveloping mountain wilderness of Banff and Jasper national parks, where sulphur springs, canoeing excursions, and glaciers older than time abound. And since we camp out most nights, you’re guaranteed maximum natural contact at a minimal price. You might even fi...

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