Great Parks of the West

Multi-Centre Fly-Drive Experience

Trip Highlights

See Vancouver's sights including Stanley Park, Gastown and Granville Island
Wonder at the splendours of both Glacier National Park and Banff National Park
Stop off at the Columbia Icefield before a soak in hot springs in Jasper National Park
Take in some leisurely activities in Cariboo Gold Rush town 100 Mile House
Fall under the spell of beguiling four-season mountain resort Whistler

Your Trip Includes

FREE airport to hotel transfer on arrival
FREE tank of fuel

Itinerary in detail

Day 1: Vancouver
Make your way from the airport to your downtown hotel, and the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 2: Vancouver
Today, we suggest hopping on and off a trolley tour to visit attractions such as Stanley Park, Gastown and Granville Island.
Day 3: Vancouver – Penticton (395 km/245 miles)
Leave Vancouver for the Coastal Mountains and Manning Provincial Park, then it’s on to Penticton, set amidst the Okanagan Valley’s lush orchards.
Day 4: Penticton – Revelstoke (260 km/162 miles)
After a morning at leisure, head for Revelstoke. En route, you will pass spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes.
Day 5: Revelstoke – Banff, Alberta (280 km/174 miles)
The spectacular scenery continues as you drive through Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass, ending your day in the resort town of Banff.
Day 6: Banff National Park
Today, soak up all that Banff National Park has to offer. We suggest a visit to Bow Falls, a ride on the Sulphur Mountain Gondola, a boat trip on Lake Minnewanka or maybe try a spot of river rafting.
Day 7: Banff – Jasper (285 km/177 miles)
Drive to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway. We suggest a stop at Peyto Lake and an Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield.
Day 8: Jasper National Park
Another full day to relax, when we recommend a ride on the Jasper SkyTram or a visit to Miette Hot Springs and, if time permits, white-water rafting on the Athabasca River.
Day 9: Jasper – 100 Mile House, British Columbia (465 km/289 miles)
Head back across the provincial border, passing Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before continuing south along the Thompson River.
Day 10: 100 Mile House
100 Mile House was founded during the days of the Cariboo Gold Rush. Today, it is known for prime cattle ranching and a host of leisure activities including hiking, biking, fishing, golf and horse riding.
Day 11: 100 Mile House – Whistler (300 km/186 miles)
Another splendid drive journeys south along the Cariboo Highway to the edge of Garibaldi Provincial Park and the popular year-round resort of Whistler.
Day 12: Whistler
Take today to chill out and relax in Whistler’s wonderful outdoors, where activities include a ride on the Peak 2 Peak gondola, golf, tennis, sailing and windsurfing. If you fancy shopping, Whistler Village is the place to go.
Day 13: Whistler – Vancouver (125 km/78 miles)
More wonderful landscapes unfold as you drive the two hours back to Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway. The evening is then free to sample the fine cuisine and nightlife of Canada’s third-largest city.
Day 14: Vancouver
Your journey is over but you will take home many wonderful memories of this awesome area of the world.
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