Day 1 Vancouver - Fraser Valley - Kelowna - Okanagan - Sicamous (515 km)
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, listen to its legendary story and search for the lake monster "Ogopogo." Afterwards, visit the renowned winery to learn about the basics of winemaking. Visit a local farm that produces fresh milk and ice cream, then settle down at Sicamous.
Day 2 Sicamous - Rogers Pass - Yoho National Park - Banff National Park - Banff (271 km)
We will pass through 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. Passing by Vermilion Lakes, visit Bow Falls and capture the amazing sights of Fairmont Banff Springs at Surprise Corner. Explore the Town of Banff at your own pace.
Day 3 Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Jasper (214 km)
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 4 Jasper - Jasper National Park - Valemount (96 km)
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 5 Valemount - Clearwater - Kamloops - Vancouver (606 km)
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.