Vancouver Island & Northern Rockies
11 days from Vancouver to Calgary
From $ 2999
Duration11 days

Discover the many landscapes, animals, and ways of life in the Canadian Rockies through an engaging 11-day tour. Venture to Vancouver Island and embark on the Inside Passage ferry, which takes you through glacial fjords to spot orcas and porpoises. Visit a collection of totem poles and immerse yourself in First Nation cultures. After all of these incredible encounters, you'll soon agree that the west coast is the best coast.

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  • Duration: 11 days
    Service level: Standard
  • Starts in: Vancouver
    Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Calgary
    Ages: 12+
Vancouver Island & Northern Rockies - Tour Map

Itinerary

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Day 1: Vancouver

Start place: Vancouver

Arrive at any time.

End place: Vancouver

Day 2: Vancouver/Victoria

Start place: Vancouver

Catch a ferry to Vancouver island, and travel to the city of Victoria. Opt to visit a museum, Butchart Gardens, or explore the city.

End place: Victoria

Meals: B
Day 3: Victoria/Port Hardy

Start place: Victoria

Enjoy free time in Victoria this morning. In the afternoon, take in the scenery while travelling to Port Hardy at the northern tip of Vancouver Island.

End place: Port Hardy

Meals: B
Day 4: Port Hardy/Prince Rupert

Start place: Port Hardy

The ride is long, but spectacular. With a full day to relax, enjoy the scenery, read a book, or dine at the onboard restaurants. Reach Prince Rupert late in the evening.
Embark on a ferry through the famous Inside Passage. The glacial fjords provide spectacular scenery along the route and a safe haven for all types of wildlife, including orcas and porpoises. Due to ferry schedules, there may be layovers at certain stops along the route. If this occurs, your CEO will arrange to visit nearby local towns (time permitting).

End place: Prince Rupert

Meals: B
Day 5: Prince Rupert/Smithers

Start place: Prince Rupert

Discover the First Nations cultures of Northern BC on a day tour around Smithers. Stay overnight in a remote lodge surrounded by nature.

End place: Smithers

Meals: B
Day 6: Smithers

Start place: Smithers

Enjoy a free day to explore the wilderness around Smithers. Opt to visit Babine Mountains Provincial Park, Moricetown Canyon, Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park, or hike one of many trails in the area.

End place: Smithers

Meals: B
Day 7: Smithers/Prince George

Start place: Smithers

Enjoy a free morning for activities around Smithers before travelling to Prince George, the largest city in Northern British Columbia.

End place: Prince George

Meals: B
Day 8: Prince George/Jasper

Start place: Prince George

Travel to Jasper National Park. En route, stop at the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Visit the Interpretation Centre, and go for a short hike to take in the views.

End place: Jasper

Meals: B
Day 9: Jasper

Start place: Jasper

Enjoy a free day to explore Jasper National Park. Opt to hike at Maligne Canyon, go for a boat cruise, or get the adrenaline pumping with whitewater rafting. In the evening, visit the Miette Hot Springs.

End place: Jasper

Meals: B
Day 10: Jasper/Canmore

Start place: Jasper

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. We stop a number of times along the way to take in the scenery and search for wildlife.
Travel to Canmore via one of the most scenic drives in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Stop at the Columbia Icefield en route.

End place: Canmore

Meals: B
Day 11: Canmore/Calgary

Start place: Canmore

Travel to Calgary, a modern city that honours its cowboy roots. Tour ends on arrival to Calgary.

End place: Calgary

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Your Wellness Moment: Miette Hot Springs Visit, Jasper National Park
  • Inside Passage cruise
  • First Nations day tour (Smithers)
  • Mt Robson stop with visit to Interpretation Centre
  • Miette Hot Springs visit
  • Icefields Parkway drive
  • Columbia Icefield stop
  • Free time in Victoria, Smithers, and Jasper National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Private vehicle, Ferry, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (6 nts), Lodges (4 nts)
  • Meals

    10 breakfasts,

Dates & availability: Vancouver Island & Northern Rockies

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Departing Sat, 07/04/2020 Finishing Tue, 07/14/2020 Catalog Price $ 2999 Sale Price $ 2999 12 Book

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