Western Highlights Itinerary
Arrival in Calgary
Begin your journey in Calgary, the ‘Stampede City', and gateway to the Rocky Mountains. You will collect your car at the airport and head to your downtown hotel to pick up your Canada Roadbook at check in. Spend the rest of your day exploring the Western charm that the city has to offer. Spend the night in Calgary.
Leaving the city behind you will head into the majestic setting of the Kananaskis Valley in the foothills of the Rockies. The setting here is idyllic with sparkling lakes and the rugged mountain backdrop. Spend the night in Kananaskis Valley.
Today you will be able to really explore the beautiful local area and wealth of outdoor activities that are on offer such as swimming, tennis, horseback riding, hiking and biking. Spend the night in Kananaskis Valley.
Today you will head onto Banff, one of the Rockies most popular year round mountain towns. You can spend the rest of the day exploring what the vibrant town has to offer with an endless list of outdoor activities and a quaint shopping area. Spend the night in Banff.
Banff National Park
Today you have the day in Banff to explore. In Banff and the surrounding area there are lots of dramatic waterfalls, lakes and remote hiking paths for you to discover. Spend the night in Banff.
Today you will set off on the most scenic drive in all of Canada, along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Take your time to drive along this highway and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. A must is a stop at the Columbia Icefield and Athabascar Falls where you can take a trip on an Ice Explorer. Spend the night in Jasper.
Jasper National Park
Jasper is a quaint mountain town, and is surrounded by rugged Rocky Mountains. The town is small but is full of life and a unique local charm that you will fall in love with. Spend your day spotting local wildlife and enjoy exploring some of the many hiking trails. Spend the night in Jasper.
Sun Peaks (440KM)
Today you will drive the scenic Yellowhead Highway to Sun Peaks, a charming European-style village. En route to Sun Peaks we suggest stopping at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Spend the night in Sun Peaks.
Harrison Hot Springs (400KM)
You will continue to be blown away with awe-inspiring scenery as you head to Harrison Hot Springs. Pass through Hell's Gate and the Fraser Valley onto Fraser Canyon. Spend the night in Harrison Hot Springs.
Harrison Hot Springs
The town of Harrison Hot Springs is peaceful, so enjoy relaxing in your tranquil settings and recharging your batteries before you leave the mountains in the morning and head towards the bustling Pacific Coastline. Spend the night in Harrison Hot Springs.
Leaving the mountains behind this morning you will make your way towards the glistening Pacific Coast and across the water to the city of Victoria which is the historic capital of British Columbia. Spend the rest of the day discovering the history of Victoria, and spend the night here.
Vancouver (70km land only)
Before you set off for the big city of Vancouver, we recommend a visit to Butchart Gardens, which is blooming with some of the most beautiful flower gardens you will ever come across. Making your way to the city you will embark on a mini cruise across the Strait of Georgia. Spend the night in Vancouver.
Vancouver is one of the most multi-cultural cities in the world and has so much to see and do, with an endless list of activities and excursions. Stanley Park, the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain are just a few of our favourites, so make sure that you visit them on your stay! Spend the night in Vancouver.
Vancouver - End of Tour
This morning is your chance to squeeze in any last minute sightseeing and shopping before you check out and head to the airport for your return flight home and return your car hire, and hopefully taking with you lots of unforgettable memories.