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Canada Rockies Dream

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 Kelowna | Revelstoke | Yoho National Park | Banff & Lake Louise | Banff National Park | Icefield Parkway | Jasper | Wells Gray Provincial Park | Kamloops | Lytton

  • Product ID WC06YVR01
  • Vacation Style Seasonal, Self-Drive, Summer
    • Activity Level Medium
      4/8
    • Duration 6 Days 5 Nights
    All about Canada Rockies Dream.

    — About Your Trip —

    Drive from Vancouver to the Canadian Rockies on this incredible 6 day journey!

    Along the way, discover why Kelowna and the Okanagan Region is dubbed the “Napa Valley of Canada”.

    Dive into the history of “The Last Spike” at Revelstoke; and embrace the Canadian Rockies as you discover Glacier National Park, continue through Kicking Horse and deep into the Canadian Rockies.

    This is truly a trip where alpine-lovers’ dreams come to fruition! With mesmerizing clear lakes, charming villages, and renowned National Parks are waiting for you to be explored.

     

    — Place of Interest —

    • Vancouver | Fraser Valley | Kelowna | Thompson Valley
    • Last Spike | Glacier National Park | Emerald Lake | Spiral Tunnels
    • Castle Mountain | Sulphur Mountain | Bow Falls | Moraine Lake
    • Jasper | Glacier Skywalk | Wells Gray Provincial Park | Mt. Robson
    • Kamloops | Boston Bar | Hells Gate

     

    1. Day 1 Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna

      In the morning, pick up your rental car and embark on today’s journey. Drive on Hwy#1, where you will be taken from the west to the east, heading into Fraser Valley. Along the way, you will enjoy the sceneries of the countryside. Once you arrive in Kelowna, you can visit the most famous VQA premium wine produced here by the Okanagan region and learn the brewing process. Taste famous ice wine, where the sweetness is close to pure sugar, continue to visit Okanagan Lake. Searching for a lake monster legend ”Ogopogo” or going to u-pick up fruits orchards bite a fresh cherry, peach, apple… or vineyards trail explore more winery and roaming at romantic lavender gardens. You may also like to take a speed boat on the lake, or other water activates.

        Accommodation suggestion
      Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre (3 ) or more selective

    2. Day 2 Kelowna - Revelstoke - Glacier National Park - Yoho National Park - Banff

      Travel through Thompson Valley, which has the most comprehensive river basin in British Columbia, and pass by the spot where the Last Spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven. then you will see Revelstoke and Glacier National Park, continue highway through ”The Roger’s Pass.” Along the way, you will see several glacial cirques and Icefields before reaching Yoho National Park. Don’t miss have a stunning emerald-coloured beautiful Emerald Lake with an impressive natural rock formation call Natural Bridge, followed by a unique railway project, ”Spiral Tunnels. This afternoon, along the highway, overlooking Castle Mountain into Banff National Park.

        Accommodation suggestion
      Mount Royal Hotel (3 ) or more selective

    3. Day 3 Banff - Lake Louise - Banff

      Start the morning with a ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola and enjoy a panoramic view of the valley below. Continue to visit Surprise Corner, Bow Falls and the mysterious hoodoos. Afternoon arrives Moraine Lake, setting in the Ten Peaks’ rugged Valley; Moraine Lake is surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles, creating a scene so stunning it almost seems unreal. It was once printed on the back of the Canadian $20 bill. Later coming to Lake Louise, well known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau. Walking along with the beautiful Lake Louise, a wild animal will just at a reachable distance of hiking trails wind up to the Lake Agnes Tea House for bird’s-eye views. After a whole day trip back to Banff, Take a relaxing break at the Banff Hot Springs, discovered in 1883, a natural mineral, Canada’s most iconic hot pool.

    4. Day 4 Banff - Icefield Parkway - Jasper

      Today, heading north to Jasper, drive along the famous Icefields Parkway, which has been voted one of the world’s most spectacular drives. Enjoy visiting the unique landscape and natural viewpoints of Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake and Peyto Lake. Continue alongside the Mistaya River Columbia Icefield center. Visit the Interpretive Centre, then have the experience of a lifetime – a ride on the Ice Explorer vehicle for a close-up look at the Athabasca Glacier; you also can experience newer attraction ~ Glacier Skywalk, step out on a cliff-edge walkway where giant glaciers perch above you and the spectacular Sunwapta Valley spreads out below, experience features waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more. Afternoon, departing from Interpretive Center, you will see the mighty Athabasca Falls before arriving at Jasper’s charming town.

        Accommodation suggestion
      Marmot Lodge (3 ) or more selective

    5. Day 5 Jasper - Wells Gray Provincial Park - Kamloops

      Morning starting sightseeing at this railway town, Jasper’s unpretentious small-town charm has a timeless appeal. Surrounded by towering mountains, crystalline lakes, and abundant wildlife. Visiting Maligne Canyon to see how the water has carved spectacular crevices out of the mountain than scenic drive takes you to Maligne Lake, join a boat cruise to Spirit Island; the lake is famed for the colour of its azure water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake. Afternoon driving West of Yellowhead highway into British Columbia overlooks Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Continue to Wells Gray Provincial Park, this spectacular area offering every outdoor interest: lush alpine meadows, excellent birding, wildlife viewing or waterfalls explore and hiking opportunities, stopover viewing at iconic Helmcken Falls. late afternoon arrives Kamloops, known for its dry semi-arid climate, rolling hills, and In addition to being an important transportation hub in inland BC, Ginseng becomes an important output product over decades.

        Accommodation suggestion
      DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kamloops (3 ) or more selective

    6. Day 6 Kamloops - Vancouver

      Say Goodbye to Kamloops!
      Kamloops, a semi-desert in BC, was known as a fur trading place in the past time. If you have plenty of time, you might try taking a detour on Highway 1 into fully gold rush history and thriving First National culture town – Lytton, where the green waters of the Thompson River meet with the brown, silt-laden flow of the Fraser River, continue through Boston Bar and Hells Gate, which an abrupt narrowing of Fraser River. Hell’s Gate Airtram is an amazing breathtaking scenery attraction being a highlight before backing in Vancouver.

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