Day 2 Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna - Okanagan - Sicamous (320 miles)
We will start our journey via the trans-Canada highway, pass through Fraser Valley and head east for Kelowna where is the heart of the Okanagan Valley. At Lake Okanagan, we will listen to its legendary story and search for the lake monster "Ogopogo." Afterwards, we will visit the renowned winery to learn about the basics of winemaking. We will spend the night in Sicamous.
Day 3 Sicamous - Rogers Pass - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff (168 miles)
We will visit the Rogers Pass, then enter the Yoho National Park and visit the Emerald Lake. We will ride the Gondola and enjoy a bird's eye view of the majestic Rocky Mountains, enjoy view of the Hoodoos. Later we will head to Banff and explore at your own pace.
Day 4 Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Jasper (133 miles)
Driving past Castle Mountain, we will visit Lake Louise and enjoy lunch at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan). Then we will ride across the Athabasca Glacier on an "Ice Explorer", step up onto the Glacier Skywalk.
Day 5 Jasper - Jasper National Park - Valemount (60 miles)
Full day in Jasper National Park. We will visit the Pyramid Lake, the Maligne Canyon, pass by the Medicine Lake. We will also visit the Maligne Lake with optional cruise ride that not only takes you through the breath-taking sceneries, but also includes a landing on the Spirit Island. After passing by the mountain Mt. Robson, we will arrive in Valemount.
Day 6 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver (376 miles)
Travel along Thompson River and pass the district of Clearwater and Wells Gray Provincial Park. Heads west to Kamloops, a city with over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the only GMP certified Ginseng factory in west Canada and learn about the amazing healing power of Ginseng. After passing by Hope and Hunter's Creek, we will then return to Vancouver, where we should arrive in the late afternoon, and transfer to the airport. Please see "Departure and Return" for more information.