5-Day Canadian Rockies, Banff, Icefield, Jasper National Park Tour from Vancouver

  • Tour code: 222-5417
  • Available: Fri (May); Tue, Thu, Fri (Jun - Aug); Tue, Fri (Set - Oct)
  • Depart from: Vancouver, Canada; Richmond, CA
  • Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights
From USD$696

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Visit Banff National Park, AB (Columbia Icefield, AB, Lake Louise, AB, Moraine Lake, AB, Peyto Lake, AB), Jasper, AB, Jasper National Park, AB (Athabasca Glacier, AB, Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, AB, Glacier Skywalk, AB), Okanagan, BC (Okanagan Lake, BC), Salmon Arm, BC. Inclusions: 4 nights hotel accommodation, All domestic ground transportation via air-conditioned vehicle.

Special Remarks:

  • Accomodate 2 Nights at National Parks: Glacier View and Banff
  • Exclusive blocking booking at Glacier
  • Various activities at your option: drafting and horse riding
  • Pricing Details

    Single: $1169
    Double (/Person): $696
    Third Person Adult: $349
    Child (Age 0-11): $349
    Fourth Person Adult: $349
    Child (Age 0-11): $349

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    • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-11 yrs old sharing bed with adults. Junior rates apply to those who are 12-15 yrs old sharing bed with adults. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses.

    Tour Itinerary

    • Day 1 Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna - Okanagan - Vernon(293 miles)
    • Day 2 Vernon - Salmon Arm - Golden - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(214 miles)
    • Day 3 Banff Nantional Park - Jasper National Park - Columbia Icefield Hotel(128 miles)
    • Day 4 Jasper National Park - Jasper - Valemount(54 miles)
    • Day 5 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver(420 miles)
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    Day 1 Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna - Okanagan - Vernon(293 miles)

    We will begin our journey by driving out of Vancouver along the Trans-Canada Highway, passing through Fraser Valley as we head east to Kelowna, the heart of the Okanagan Valley. It is here that we will visit Lake Okanagan, where we will hear about the legendary monster, Ogopogo, that is said to live in the lake. We will stop by a local honey farm before settling down for the evening in Vernon.

    It is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. During the summer months, visitors are offered countless sandy beaches, hot sun, and a variety of outdoor and water activities. It is also a spectacular backdrop to the golf courses and Okanagan wineries and popular ski resorts.

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      This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.
    Standard Hotel: Prestige Vernon or similar
    Lunch: Meal PlanDinner: Meal Plan

    Day 2 Vernon - Salmon Arm - Golden - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff(214 miles)

    Proceed to the Eagle Pass and visit the "Last Spike". After passing through Golden, enter Yoho National Park and visit the Natural Bridge and the Emerald Lake. Then, experience the Bow Valley and visit none other than the Bow Falls. Arrive in the quintessential alpine village of Banff. Stay overnight in Banff.

    Salmon Arm first started as a railway camp during the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), later developing into a logging, farming and dairy centre. It is surrounded by outstanding natural beauty, clean waterways, provincial parks and an abundance of green space.

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      The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass, which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains. This was the location in which the "Last Spike" of the railway was placed.

    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

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      The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

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      The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

    Banff is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.

    Standard Hotel: ELK + Avenue or similar
    Dulexe Hotel: Sunshine Mountain Lodge
    Breakfast: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)Lunch: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)Dinner: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)

    Day 3 Banff Nantional Park - Jasper National Park - Columbia Icefield Hotel(128 miles)

    We will ride the Gondola to the summit of the Sulphur Mountain, then head to Moraine Lake (subject to road condition). Next, we will visit the Lake Louise and enjoy meal at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (meal plan). After passing by Bow Lake, we will visit Peyto Lake, ride across Athabasca Glacier on "Ice Explorer". We will stay at the unique hotel at the Columbia Icefield that features spectacular views of the Athabasca Glacier during the day and unmatched stargazing at night.

    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

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      This unique cable-car ride takes visitors to Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park to the top of Sulphur Mountain, a UNESCO World Hertitage Site. Atop the mountain there are many viewing areas, a long boardwalk, and two small museums.
      Admission (Optional): Adult $62; Child (6-15 yrs) $31
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      This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.
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      Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.
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      Peyto Lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park is known for its stunning aqua-blue coloration. It can be best seen from a viewing point just off the Icefield Parkway; this is considered one of the best views in Canada.
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      The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

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      The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.
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      Ride the Ice Explorer, a large vehicle specially-designed to enable mobility over the incredible Columbia Icefield to the Athabasca Glacier.
    Dulexe Hotel: Glacier View Inn
    Lunch: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)Dinner: Meal Plan (All inclusive meal plan only)

    Day 4 Jasper National Park - Jasper - Valemount(54 miles)

    In the morning, we will step out onto the Glacier Skywalk. After visiting Athabasca Falls, we will head to the town of Jasper. We will have the option of river rafting or horseback riding. Visit Maligne Canyon. Afterwards, we will go to Mount Robson on our way to Valemount, where we will spend the night.

    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

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      Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for 2014-- the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.
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      A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.
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      Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.

    This town in the wilderness of Alberta, Canada serves as the gateway to the national park of the same name, where visitors can see the Athabasca Glacier. There are many lakes in the area.

    Standard Hotel: Canada's Best Value Inn or similar
    Dinner: Meal Plan

    Day 5 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver(420 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.

    Kamloops is a city for every season. A place where you skip the crowds, stretch your legs and just escape to the unexpected. Known as the birthplace of freeride mountain biking, Kamloops attracts mountain bikers from around the world looking to ride the rugged landscapes and the desert like climate.

    • Always Visit
      The Sunmore Ginseng Factory and Spa in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada is the only ginseng manufacturer in North America and was founded in 1991 by Chinese doctor Zhang Shunmei. Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ginseng spa.

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