This is our most affordable tour; experience the best of the Rockies in just 4 days for an amazing price! The Rocky Mountains are world renowned for their stunning scenery of emerald glacier lakes, impressive mountain ranges with glaciers and ice fields, and untouched wilderness.

Departing: Oct 06, 2017 $395.00 Spaces Left: 54 Book Now Book Now

Tour Highlights

 

  • Travel through the Okanagan Valley
  • Experience one of the most beautiful roads in the world, the Icefields Parkway
  • Visit the heart of the Rockies, the towns of Golden, Banff, and Valemount
  • Explore the Columbia Icefields 
  • Visit the town of Jasper
  • Sightseeing spots like Roger's Pass, Othello Tunnels, Spahats Falls and many more!

Duration:

4 Days, 3 Nights

Meeting/Pickup Location:

This tour departs from 999 Canada Place, between the East and West Convention Cente in downtown Vancouver. The departure location is conveniently located within walking distance of the Waterfront Skytrain station, and close to many downtown hotels. Please arrive at the departure location 15 minutes prior to the departure time of your tour.

Included:

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation based on quad occupancy

  • Deluxe coach transportation

  • Experienced, friendly and fun tour guide

  • Three breakfasts

  • Campfire with marshmallow roast

  • Enroute entertainment, games, and prizes

  • Discounts on optional activities

  • All taxes

Essential Info:

This tour is actively promoted at ESL schools in Vancouver and therefore has a relatively high number of (international) students in the age of 18-35. During the bus ride,  the tour guide will organize a number of interactive games and activities to entertain the passengers.

Itinerary

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen (weather) conditions.

Day 1

  • 7:15am – Depart Vancouver

  • Enjoy a number of sights travelling through the Fraser Valley and stop at Othello tunnels (weather permitting)

  • Travel through the Okanagan Valley

  • Sightseeing through the Shuswap Valley & Glacier National Park

  • Stop at Craigellachie, the last spike

  • Stop at Roger’s Pass

  • Check into the hotel in Golden

  • Marshmallow Roast & games night at the hotel

Day 2

  • Breakfast in the hotel, then depart Golden in the morning

  • Visit Emerald Lake with the option to go canoeing for an additional cost (seasonal)

  • Visit one the most famous Canadian Lakes – Lake Louise

  • Sightseeing tour in the town of Banff – among the highlights are visits to Banff Ave, Bow Falls, and Banff Springs Hotel

  • Option to visit Sulphur Mountain Gondola for amazing views

  • Free time for dinner on Banff Avenue

  • Check into your Panorama hotel at approximately 9:00pm

  • Enjoy the heated huge outdoor pools at the base of the mountain then party at the pub!

Day 3

  • Breakfast in the hotel

  • Travel the Icefields Parkway and enjoy a number of sights, such as: Crowfoot Glacier & Bow Lake

  • Visit Peyto Lake (weather permitting)

  • Tour through the Columbia Icefields and option take part in the world-renowned Glacier Explorer tour (additional cost)

  • Check in to your hotel in Valemount

  • Traditional Canadian campfire & games (included)

Day 4

  • Enjoy Breakfast this morning and depart Valemount

  • Option to go on a River Safari Bear Tour in Blue River this morning

  • Visit Spahats Falls & Dutch lake

  • Lunch stop in Clearwater

  • Rest stop in Hope

  • Visit Othello Tunnels (if you didn’t make the stop the first day)

  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm

Extras

ACTIVITY & ATTRACTION OPTIONS

We offer a variety of exciting activity and attraction options at discounted rates. Please refer to our reservation system at the time of booking for up to date prices of all activities and attractions.

Explore Banff with Banff Gondola

Destination Snow in the Rockies

Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff to experience a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges. At the Banff Gondola, you’ll see more mountains in a moment than most people see in a lifetime. This exhilarating activity is a definite ‘must-do’ on your trip to the Canadian Rockies.

Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

Destination Snow in the Rockies

This tour takes visitors onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier by Ice Explorer; a massive vehicle specially designed for glacial travel. An experienced driver-guide shares a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, icefields and their impact on our environment during this one hour and 20 minute journey.

Combo Snocoach & Gondola

Destination Snow in the Rockies

This package includes both the Banff Gondola and the Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure for a discounted price.

Bear Safari Tour

Destination Snow in the Rockies

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