Banff National Park is Canada‘s oldest national park and was established in 1885. Located in the Rocky Mountains, 110–180 kilometres (68–112 mi) west of Calgary in the province of Alberta, Banff encompasses 6,641 square kilometres (2,564 sq mi) of mountainous terrain, with numerous glaciers and ice fields, dense coniferous forest, and alpine landscapes. Yoho National Park is in the Rocky Mountains, in eastern British Columbia, Canada.
Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies comprises a vast wilderness area of Alberta province defined by glaciers, lakes and peaks like 11,033-ft.-high Mt. Edith Cavell. The Icefields Parkway, a road from the town of Jasper, passes subalpine forest and the immense Columbia Icefield. Outdoor activities like hiking, camping and skiing are popular. Native wildlife includes elk, moose, bighorn sheep and bears.
Yoho National Park is in the Rocky Mountains, in eastern British Columbia, Canada. Waterfalls include Wapta Falls, on the Kicking Horse River, and towering Takakkaw Falls. A trail circles turquoise-coloured Emerald Lake, with a nearby natural stone bridge. The Lake O’Hara area contains alpine lakes, cliffs and wooded trails. Viewpoints overlook trains entering the Spiral Tunnels on Kicking Horse Pass.
Day 1 : Vancouver, BC Kelowna Okanagan Vernon, BC
Today you can choose to be picking up from Vancouver or Richmond-area hotel to start the tour. If you wish to be picking up outside of Vancouver or Richmond-areas, please advise your pick up address when check out. ***Please note that surcharge may apply for picking up outside of Vancouver.
First, we will drive through the valley of Fraser to Merritt to enjoy the scenic view. We will visit the famous VQA winery in Kelowna, BC on the way and enjoy the lunch at nearby area.
Next, we will continue our trip by visiting Okanagan, BC to see Okanagan Lake and Planet Bee Honey Farm.
In the late evening we will check in to hotel in Vernon, BC after the tour. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy Hotel: Days Inn by Wyndham Vernon or similar hotel
- Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Express or similar hotel
- Deluxe Hotel: Predator Ridge Resort/Strand Lakeside Resort or similar hotel
Day 2 : Vernon, BC Banff National Park Canmore, AB
Today we will continue our journey to Banff National Park which we will make a stop in Golden, BC for lunch.
In the afternoon, we will arrive to Banff National Park, you can have sightseeing in Banff town including Bow Fall, Banff Surprise Corner and Banff Hoodoos. We also can ride on Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola in the evening for this 360-degree skyline and forest views on the eight-minute ride up the side of Sulphur Mountain.
After the tour, we will head to Canmore, AB for the night. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy: Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge or similar hotel
- Standard: Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn or similar hotel
- Deluxe: Grande Rockies Resort or similar hotel
Day 3 : Canmore, AB Banff National Park Yoho National Park Golden, BC
After the relaxing stay in hotel, we are going to explore the beautiful Moraine Lake for walk around the lake enjoy the beauty of nature. You also can kayak on this beautiful blue color lake and spend some time in the area.
Next, we will visit the stunning Lake Louise which you can see the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. After the lunch, we will enter Yoho National Park and visit the beautiful Emerald Lake & the Natural Bridge.
After the tour, we will proceed to hotel nearby Golden, BC for the night. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy: Travelodge Golden Sportsman Lodge or similar hotel
- Standard: Ramada Limited Golden or similar hotel
- Deluxe: Holiday Inn Express Golden or similar hotel
Day 4 : Golden, BC Jasper National Park Revelstoke, BC
Today, we will pass by the beautiful Peyto Lake and proceed to the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park, where we can have a chance to ride on the specially designed Ice Explorer onto the surface of the stunning Athabasca Glacier, followed by a walk on the Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation platform 918 feet above spectacular glacier-formed valleys and rushing waterfalls.
After the tour in Jasper National Park, we will proceed to hotel nearby Revelstoke, BC for the night. Our hotel arrangement will be 20 – 30 minutes away from Downtown.
- Economy: Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Revelstoke or similar hotel
- Standard: The Regent Hotel or similar hotel
- Deluxe: The Sutton Place Hotel Revelstoke Mountain Resort or similar hotel
Day 5 : Revelstoke, BC Kelowna Vancouver, BC
On this day, we will travel from Revelstoke, BC back to Vancouver, BC. On our way we will visit the famous VQA winery in Kelowna, BC and enjoy the lunch at nearby area.
After the tour in Kelowna, we will head back to Vancouver to conclude our tour. Please advise your drop off address when check out.
|SUGGESTED DEPARTURE TIME||8:00am to maximize sightseeing time|