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National Parks of the Canadian Rockies (Westbound)

15 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget
Restricted to Ages 18-39

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Calgary
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Calgary/Banff 
Discover the beautiful town of Banff; view wildlife, take a gondola ride, or hike up a mountain for spectacular views. (1L)

Day 3 Banff/Lake Louise 
Gaze at the beauty of Lake Louise, and hike to the Agnes Lake Tea House or along the Six Glaciers Trail. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 Lake Louise 
Head into Yoho National Park and visit the mighty Tekakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake. Opt to go whitewater rafting in the afternoon. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 Lake Louise/Jasper 
Make the stunning drive to Jasper via the Icefield Parkway. Visit beautiful Peyto Lake, and stop at Columbia Icefield Centre before arriving in Jasper in the evening. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 Jasper 
Stroll through Maligne Canyon and explore the surrounding area of Jasper. In the afternoon, head back to check out the lively mountain town. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 7 Jasper/Wells Gray Park 
Stop at Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Rockies, en route to Wells Gray PP. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 8 Wells Gray Park 
Head out for an exciting day of canoeing in the Canadian wilderness. Stop at some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the park, including the world famous Helmcken Falls. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 9 Wells Gray Park/Whistler 
Drive through dense woods into the Canadian desert and finally to the beautiful coastal mountains. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 10 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 its surroundings. (1B, 1L)

Day 11 Whistler/Tofino 
Take a ferry across to Vancouver Island. Stroll the trails beneath ancient Douglas firs in MacMillan Provincial Park. Arrive in time for a gorgeous sunset. (1B, 1D)

Day 12 Tofino 
Search for orcas on a half-day whale watching tour by Zodiac. In the afternoon, enjoy free time and take in Tofino's unique blend of fisher-meets-surfer vibe. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 13 Tofino/Victoria 
Travel south down Vancouver Island to British Columbia's capital, Victoria. Take a stroll around the city and absorb the West Coast vibe. (1B, 1L)

Day 14 Victoria/Vancouver 
Take a ferry back onto the mainland. Spend the afternoon exploring beautiful, easy-going Vancouver. (1B)

Day 15 Vancouver
Depart at any time.
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All This Included
The Rockies are a great reason to explore the Canadian West, but why stop there? We asked that question, then answered it with this trip – a sprawling, nature-rich mini-epic that melds some of Canada’s best national parks with time on the mist-shrouded shores of Vancouver Island. Find yourself face-to-face with moose, deer and maybe even a bear on this trip loaded with diverse experiences – whale-watching, glacier hikes, hot springs, and much, much more – and bookend nights in Calgary and Vancouver, you’ll stuff a lifetime’s worth of adventure into the space of a mere two weeks.
  • Entrance fees to all national and provincial parks with walking and hiking excursions
  • Stop at Columbia Icefield
  • Half-day canoeing excursion in Wells Gray PP
  • Half-day Zodiac tour including whale watching
  • Self-inflating mattresses and dome tents while camping
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share), participation camping (12 nts)
  • 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 9 dinners.
  • Transportation: Air-conditioned private vehicle, hiking, ferry, canoe, Zodiac
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
Highlights
  • Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of western Canada
  • Create a postcard-perfect photo in Jasper
  • Sip lattes and people-watch in Vancouver
  • Be awed by the mighty Rockies
  • Get up close and personal with Canadian wildlife.
Accommodations
Hotels/hostels (2 nts, some multi-share)
Participation camping (12 nts)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 12, avg 11.
  • Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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