When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 11:59 p.m. on Day 1
Your flight must depart no earlier than: 12:00 a.m. on Day 15

 

Itinerary

Day 1Vancouver

 

Arrive at any time.

This tour departs Vancouver early on Day 2. If you are interested in exploring the city and its nearby attractions, it is recommended you book additional pre-trip accommodation nights.

 
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

 

1h18:00

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Optional Activities - Day 1

Welcome Dinner
 

You've arrived! Why not share a meal and a drink with your new travel mates?

Accommodation

 
HI Vancouver Downtown (or similar)
Hostel

Day 2Vancouver/Victoria

Discover Vancouver on a brief orientation with the CEO. In the afternoon, ferry over to the island and hit the pubs in Victoria.

 

 
Orientation Drive
 

Drive around to spot some of the main highlights of the area.

 
Private Vehicle
Vancouver – Tsawwassen1h-2h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Ferry
Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay2h-2h30m

Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

 
Private Vehicle
Swartz Bay – Victoria1h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Goldstream Provincial Park (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Lunch

Day 3Victoria/Tofino

Move north up Vancouver Island. Take in the island scenery and make a stop at a local market. Arrive in time to watch the sunset in Tofino. 

 

 
Private Vehicle
Victoria – Tofino325km

Travel time includes stops and lunch at Old Country Market in Coombs

 
The Old Country Market
Coombs

Come by this beloved Vancouver Island attraction near Parksville to grab a meal, explore the market, and watch the goats on the roof -- yes, really!

Accommodation

 
Green Point Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 4Tofino

Search for orcas on a whale watching tour by Zodiac. In the afternoon, enjoy free time and witness Tofino's unique blend of fisher-meets-surfer vibe.

 

 
Whale Watching Zodiac Tour
Tofino2h30m-3h

Your excursions take you through the pristine waters of Clayoquot Sound, revealing sensational scenery and wildlife, such as gray whales, sea lions, seals, porpoise and killer whales (orcas).

 
Free Time
TofinoAfternoon

Get out and leave no stone unturned.

Accommodation

 
Green Point Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5Tofino/Whistler

Stroll the trails beneath ancient Douglas firs in MacMillan Provincial Park en route to the ferry. Once back on the mainland, enjoy a stunning drive to Whistler.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Tofino – Nanaimo2h30m-3h30m

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
MacMillan Provincial Park Visit
MacMillan Park30m-1h30m1-3km

Enjoy a visit to beautiful MacMillan Provincial Park. Cathedral Grove, located in the park, is one of the most accessible stands of giant Douglas fir trees on Vancouver Island. Stroll through a network of trails under the shadow of towering ancient Douglas fir trees, majestic pillars untouched by the modern world, some more than 800 years old.

 
Ferry
Nanaimo – Horseshoe Bay2h-2h30m

Get to the next spot on your route aboard a convenient and efficient ferry boat.

 
Private Vehicle
Horseshoe Bay – Whistler

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Accommodation

 
Whistler RV Park Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6Whistler

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 surroundings.

 

Today's hike can be opted out of if you'd prefer to spend the whole day exploring other parts of Whistler.

 
Hiking
Whistler

Hike one of the many beautiful trails in the Whistler area. The scenery here is stunning. Head to Shannon Falls or the Stawamus Chief and enjoy the sight of the waterfall. Opt to Hike to Brandywine Falls for incredible views of Daisy Lake, the mountains, and of course the waterfall. Or set off for Chekamus Lake for an easier route. Ask your CEO to point you in the right direction. 

 
Carte Blanche
WhistlerFull Day

There's plenty to see and do in Whistler, and we wanted to make sure that you had some time to take it all in. Feel free to relax or try optional activities like rafting, hiking, and ziplining. Your CEO has more ideas if you need them. Just ask!

Optional Activities - Day 6

Hiking
Whistler

Hike one of the many beautiful trails in the Whistler area. The scenery here is stunning. Head to Shannon Falls or the Stawamus Chief and enjoy the sight of the waterfall. Opt to Hike to Brandywine Falls for incredible views of Daisy Lake, the mountains, and of course the waterfall. Or set off for Chekamus Lake for an easier route. Ask your CEO to point you in the right direction. 

 
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit
Whistler
18CAD per person

Take a trip back to a time of ancient traditions, and learn about the history and culture of two First Nations groups who have called this region home for centuries. Try playing drums, making traditional crafts, and listen to stories from members of the Squamish and Lil'wat communities for an authentic First Nations experience.

 
Rafting
Whistler4h-5h
99CAD per person

Get your adrenalin fix on on this exhilarating white water rafting trip. Enjoy the amazing scenery along the way, and keep your eyes peeled for bears.

 
Ziplining and Treetop Adventures
Whistler1h-4h
129CAD per person

Spend the day in the sky, floating through Whistler's rainforest on one of Canada's longest ziplines. 

 
Peak 2 Peak Gondola Ride
Whistler1h30m-3h
53CAD per person

Soak up the scenery with 360-degree views of mountains, lakes, and glaciers. Hop out at the top and take a short hike or grab a coffee and snack at the mountaintop restaurant. Catch a glass bottom gondola to get an even better view. 

Accommodation

 
Whistler RV Park Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7Whistler/Wells Gray Park

Drive from the coastal mountains through the Canadian desert and into the densely wooded forests of Wells Gray PP. 

 

 
Private Vehicle
Whistler – Wells Gray Park8h-10h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Marble Canyon Visit
Marble Canyon30m-1h1km

The clear waters of Turquoise Lake in Marble Canyon PP make it an ideal spot to stop for a swim in the summer. 

Accommodation

 
Wells Gray Ranch Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8Wells Gray Park

Head out for an exciting day of canoeing in the Canadian wilderness. Stop at some of the most fascinating waterfalls in the park, including the world famous Helmcken Falls.

 

 
Canoeing in Wells Gray PP 
Clearwater Lake4h-6h2-5km

Get in a boat and start paddling! Enjoy a day of canoeing on beautiful Clearwater Lake with local guide and an included shore lunch.

 
Dawson Falls Visit
Wells Gray Park30m-1h1km

Enjoy a visit to this wide waterfall that spans the Murtle River. In spring and early summer, thousands of litres of water rush over the falls every second -- it's a spectacular sight. 

 
Helmcken Falls Visit
Helmcken Falls30m-1h1km

Set in a lush canyon, the world famous Helmcken Falls is the most iconic in the "Waterfall Park" -- it's three times the height of Niagara Falls! Enjoy the spray and beautiful scenery on your visit here. 

Accommodation

 
Wells Gray Ranch Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9Wells Gray Park/Jasper

Stop at Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Rockies, en route to Jasper.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Wells Gray Park – Jasper10h380km

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Mount Robson Visit
Mount Robson30m-1h1-3km

Stop at the visitor centre and, if it’s a clear day, see the top of the Mount Robson, the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Optional Activities - Day 9

Spahats Creek Falls Visit
Wells Gray Park

Visit an impressive waterfall in Wells Gray Park. Spahats is the First Nations term for bear, which has is the name of the stream that flows to the falls. 

Accommodation

 
Whistlers Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 10Jasper

Stroll through Maligne Canyon and explore the surrounding area of Jasper. In the afternoon, head back to check out the lively mountain town.

 

 
Maligne Canyon Hike
Maligne Canyon30m-1h30m1-4km

Malinge Canyon follows an interpretive trail with several bridges. Hover over the Malinge River that, over thousands of years, has eroded the canyon to over 60m (197 ft) in some spots. 

 
Free Time
JasperAfternoon

Check out the many shops in this mountain town. If you are looking for Canadian souvenirs, this is your chance! 

 

Optional Activities - Day 10

Boat Cruise to Spirit Island
Maligne Lake
65CAD per person

Glide across the beautiful blue waters of Maligne Lake, the Canadian Rockies' largest glacial fed lake, on your way to the famous Spirit Island.

 
Whitewater Rafting on Athabasca River
Jasper National Park of Canada
65CAD per person

Pass through many small sets of rapids and calm stretches, which allow your National Park Licensed guide to point out the natural and human history of Jasper. The Athabasca River is the same route that was used by the fur traders many years ago.

Accommodation

 
Whistlers Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 11Jasper/Lake Louise

Make the stunning drive to Lake Louise via the Icefield Parkway, one the world's most spectacular drives. Visit beautiful Peyto Lake and stop at Columbia Icefield Centre before arriving in Lake Louise for the evening. 

 

 
Private Vehicle
Jasper – Lake Louise8h-10h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Columbia Icefields Center Visit
Columbia Icefield1h-2h

View one of the Rockies' largest and most accessible active glaciers. The Athabasca Glacier recedes at a rate of nearly 5m (16.4 ft) a year. See this natural beauty while you still can.

 
Peyto Lake Visit
Peyto Lake30m-1h30m1-2km

This astonishingly blue lake will truly take your breath away.

Optional Activities - Day 11

Athabasca Glacier Ice Walk
Athabasca Glacier3h-4h2-5km
85CAD per person

At the Columbia Icefields, enjoy a glacier walk with an expert guide on the lower Athabasca Glacier to explore and understand the life of this active glacier. Walking on this glacially carved landscape is an experience you won’t soon forget. 

 
Snow Coach Tour
Columbia Icefield

Travel onto the glacier in an oversized ice rover. Get out and experience the stunning alpine glacial vistas at the mid-point of your journey. 

Accommodation

 
Lake Louise Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 12Lake Louise

Head into Yoho NP and visit the mighty Tekakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake. Opt to go whitewater rafting in the afternoon.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Lake Louise – Yoho National Park of Canada1h-2h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

 
Emerald Lake Hike
Emerald Lake Lodge1h30m-2h5-6km

Discover the beautiful wilderness setting of Emerald Lake and its surroundings, popular for sightseeing, canoeing, and hiking. Skirt around the lake and enjoy the incredible scenery.

 
Takkakaw Falls Visit
Takakkaw Falls

Get ready for an awesome sight: Takkakaw Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in Canada, with a free fall of 254m (833 ft)!

 
Private Vehicle
Yoho National Park of Canada – Lake Louise1h-2h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Optional Activities - Day 12

Kicking Horse River White Water Rafting
Kicking Horse River3h-4h
85-135CAD per person

Raft on one of the most famous rivers in Canada. The Kicking Horse River is the ultimate whitewater rafting destination in the Rocky Mountains and is guaranteed to provide the thrill of a lifetime.

 
Grizzly Bear Refuge Visit
Golden
24CAD per person

Visitors are given the opportunity, as part of a one-of-a-kind interpretive tour, to watch a grizzly bear interacting much as it would in the wild: foraging, hunting, playing, swimming, and, of course, snoozing.

 
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Visit
Lake Louise

Visit one of the most iconic hotels in Canada. This beautiful hotel was rebuilt after a fire in 1924 and stands looking out at the breathtaking Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier.

Accommodation

 
Lake Louise Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 13Lake Louise/Banff

Gaze at the beauty of Lake Louise, hike to the Agnes Lake Tea House, or along the Six Glaciers Trail. Make the short drive to Banff in the afternoon.

 

 
Lake Agnes Tea House Hike
Lake Louise2h30m-5h6-7km

Originally built in 1901 by the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Lake Agnes Tea House has been serving fine loose-leaf teas to visitors for over one hundred years. Hike along a forested trail as you make your way past Mirror Lake and cascading waterfalls, to the shores of Lake Agnes. This lovely log building serves up a great cup (over 100 loose-leaf teas!) as well as finger food.

 
Private Vehicle
Lake Louise – Banff1h-1h30m

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Optional Activities - Day 13

Plain of Six Glacier Hike
Lake Louise4h-6h10-14km
Free

This historic trail follows the shores of Lake Louise, eventually pushing out into a scenic assembly of peaks and glaciers. Stop and enjoy a cup of tea at the cozy, remote Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House.

 
Canoeing
Banff2h-3h
18-36CAD per person

Rent a canoe and leisurely enjoy the scenery from a calm section of the Bow River.

Accommodation

 
Tunnel Mountain Village Campground (or similar)
Campground

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 14Banff/Calgary

Spend the morning discovering the town of Banff. View wildlife, walk the streets, or hike up a mountain for spectacular views before continuing on to Calgary.

 

 
Private Vehicle
Banff – Calgary2h-3h130km

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Optional Activities - Day 14Accommodation

 
Ramada Hotel Downtown Calgary (or similar)
Hotel

Meals included:

 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 15Calgary

Depart at any time.

 

 
Departure Day
 

Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure.

 

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