Canadian Rockies Encompassed

Canadian Rockies Encompassed
Canadian Rockies Encompassed
Canadian Rockies Encompassed
Canadian Rockies Encompassed
Canadian Rockies Encompassed
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  • G Adventures

The Indigenous history, beautiful natural landscapes, and lively cowboy culture of western Canada come together on this 19-day tour through British Columbia and Alberta. Spot wildlife on a ferry ride through glacial fjords and immerse yourself in First Nations culture on a day tour of Smithers. Experience the cowboy roots of Calgary and admire the emerald blue hue of Lake Louise. There are stunning vistas and photos ops along the way, as well as opportunities to bond with like-minded travelmates.

The Indigenous history, beautiful natural landscapes, and lively cowboy culture of western Canada come together on this 19-day tour through British Columbia and Alberta. Spot wildlife on a ferry ride through glacial fjords and immerse yourself in First Nations culture on a day tour of Smithers. Experience the cowboy roots of Calgary and admire the emerald blue hue of Lake Louise. There are stunning vistas and photos ops along the way, as well as opportunities to bond with like-minded travelmates.

Highlights
  • Travel by ferry through glacial fjords
  • Discover the First Nations cultures of Northern BC
  • Hike through Jasper National Park
  • Grab a pint at Calgary's cowboy bars
  • See the picturesque waters of Lake Louise
Meals Included
16 breakfasts
Inside Passage cruise
Your G for Good Moment: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit, Whistler Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Wellness Moment: Miette Hot Springs Visit, Jasper National Park Your Foodie Moment: Okanagan Valley Wine Tasting, Kelowna Your Discover Moment: Whistler Your Hands-On Moment: Medicine Bag-Making Activity, Whistler
Columbia Icefield stop
Your Wellness Moment: Miette Hot Springs Visit, Jasper National Park
Free time in Victoria, Smithers, Jasper National Park, Banff, Whistler, and Vancouver
Your Hands-On Moment: Medicine Bag-Making Activity, Whistler. Inside Passage cruise. First Nations day tour (Smithers). Mt Robson stop with visit to Interpretation Centre. Icefields Parkway drive. Columbia Icefield stop. Lake Louise visit. Free time in Victoria, Smithers, Jasper National Park, Banff, Whistler, and Vancouver. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Icefields Parkway drive
Your G for Good Moment: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit, Whistler
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
First Nations day tour (Smithers)
Your Foodie Moment: Okanagan Valley Wine Tasting, Kelowna
Transport
Private vehicle, ferry, walking.
Mt Robson stop with visit to Interpretation Centre
Accommodation
Hotels (14 nts), lodges (4 nts).
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Your Discover Moment: Whistler
Lake Louise visit
Destinations
  • Canada
  • North America
Tour Types
  • Planeterra Project
  • Adventure
  • Classic
  • Standard
  • 3 - Average
  • New Trips
  • Small Group
Day 1: Vancouver

Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Vancouver/Victoria

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

Day 3: Victoria/Port Hardy

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.

Day 4: Port Hardy/Prince Rupert

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.

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.

Day 5: Prince Rupert/Smithers

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

Day 6: 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.

Day 7: Smithers/Prince George

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

Day 8: Prince George/Jasper

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.

Day 9: 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.

Day 10: Jasper/Canmore

Travel to Canmore via one of the most scenic drives in the world, the Icefields Parkway. Stop at the Columbia Icefield en route.

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.

Day 11: Canmore/Calgary

Travel to Calgary, a modern city that honours its cowboy roots. Opt to visit museums, the Olympic Park, or wet your whistle at a cowboy bar.

Day 12: Calgary

Enjoy a free day to explore Calgary. This evening, opt to meet new members of the group at a welcome meeting.

Day 13: Calgary/Banff

Discover the beautiful town of Banff; view wildlife, take a gondola ride, or hike up a mountain for spectacular views.

With free time upon arrival, Banff has tons to offer. There are plenty of optional activities for all interests and activity levels. It's also just as pleasant to wander the main streets, pop in and out of shops or walk along the river.

Day 14: Lake Louise/Golden

Continue to Lake Louise, view the emerald blue waters of this alpine lake, and opt to hike to the Tea House.

Lake Louise is that iconic Canadian Rockies locale. Don't miss the chance to snag the perfect photo.

Day 15: Golden/Kelowna

Travel to Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley, stopping for a tasting at a local winery en route. Kelowna has become a foodie haven in recent years – opt to visit one of the many craft breweries in the city this evening.

Day 16: Kelowna/Whistler

Drive through the beautiful coastal mountains to the village of Whistler, one of the locations of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Day 17: Whistler

Enjoy a free day to explore Whistler. Opt to ride a gondola to the top of the mountain, hike, or zipline.

Day 18: Whistler/Vancouver

Visit the G Adventures-supported Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Go on an interpretive walk through the forest before participating in a medicine bag making activity. Travel to Vancouver, and spend the afternoon in this beautiful, easy-going city.

Day 19: Vancouver

Depart at any time.

  • Your G for Good Moment: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit, Whistler Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Wellness Moment: Miette Hot Springs Visit, Jasper National Park Your Foodie Moment: Okanagan Valley Wine Tasting, Kelowna Your Discover Moment: Whistler Your Hands-On Moment: Medicine Bag-Making Activity, Whistler
  • Inside Passage cruise
  • First Nations day tour (Smithers)
  • Mt Robson stop with visit to Interpretation Centre
  • Icefields Parkway drive
  • Columbia Icefield stop
  • Lake Louise visit
  • Free time in Victoria, Smithers, Jasper National Park, Banff, Whistler, and Vancouver
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Dates Price Single Availability
27-Jun-2021 for 18 Nights
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Touring Holidays with G Adventures

Founded in 1990 by Bruce Poon Tip, G Adventures is proud to offer the most awe-inspiring selection of affordable small-group tours, safaris and expeditions, all carefully created to appeal to adventure-craving travellers. G Adventures started as a one-man business and is now an award-winning escorted tour operator and the world’s largest adventure travel company of more than 2,200 people in 28 offices around the globe. The team is made up of people who believe in responsible travel and have a desire to create memorable trips that embrace authentic accommodation, exotic cuisine and local transport to ensure travellers get behind the scenes and experience the real world in an authentic and sustainable manner.

As the small group adventure travel experts, G Adventures is well-known for offering impressive escorted tours in the most fabulous destinations, such as Italy, Spain, Greece, Norway, Egypt, Brazil, Mexico, Cuba, Kenya, South Africa, Antarctica, Canada and Australia. More than 150,000 keen travellers choose a G Adventures tour year on year, resulting from the overabundance of tours and destinations on offer to suit each individual style. You can pretty much travel anywhere with G Adventures and, no matter what kind of traveller you are, the company promises you a tour and a life-changing experience that you will never forget.

Travel styles include active tours, national geographic journeys, marine tours, rail tours, classic tours and family tours. G Adventures also offers wellness tours, 18-to-thirtysomethings tours and local living tours. This means you can enjoy yoga sessions in Thailand, get to know the quirky capital of Iceland or explore the sunny beaches and lush jungles of Central America. Alternatively, you can see southern India by rail, go on an Amazon riverboat adventure or climb the world’s tallest free-standing mountain on a Kilimanjaro escorted tour.

One of the nice things about booking a tour with G Adventures is that you don’t lose your deposit if you cancel or delay your trip. Your deposit remains valid until you’re ready to start your adventure, and you can even pass it on to a friend if you wish. Also, G Adventures offers escorted tours under ABTA protection, guarantees every single departure and has staff available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about a tour. On top of all of that, the company can deliver the tour of a lifetime at a fraction of the cost and will pair up single travellers with a roommate of the same sex to avoid charging a single supplement fee.

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Accommodation:Hotels (14 nts), lodges (4 nts).
Difficulty:3 - Average
Meals:16 breakfasts
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