Combine the highlights of Western Canada with soft adventure activities on this 10-day self-drive tour through British Columbia and Alberta. Explore the picturesque city of Vancouver, stay on a ranch and discover the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.
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Arrive into Vancouver and check into the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel (family suite) for 2 nights. Remainder of the day at leisure. (N)
Day at leisure to explore the city. Perhaps visit the totem poles of Stanley Park and try popular snacks such as maple cookies or poutine. Optional excursions include a city tour by bicycle or a food tasting tour to learn about the culinary delights of the city. (N)
Collect your car hire and drive along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway to Sundance Guest Lodge where you will stay for 2 nights. En route you may wish to stop in Whistler for an optional jeep trip up into the mountains. (B, D)
During your ranch stay take a horse riding adventure into British Columbia’s beautiful high country. All abilities are catered for during this activity. (B, D)
Continue your journey to Alpine Meadows Resort for 2 nights, staying in a two-bedroom family log home. This area is full of pristine lakes and rivers and provides a stunning setting for canoeing, hiking, wildlife watching and mountain biking. (B)
Travel into the Canadian Rockies and pass steep canyons and waterfalls. Stay overnight at Best Western Jasper Inn & Suites (two-bedroom suite) in the alpine town of Jasper. (B)
Drive along the Icefield Parkway to Banff with recommended stops at Athabasca glacier and Lake Louise, where you can take a kayak out on the turquoise waters. Stay at the Fox Hotel Suites (two-bedroom suite) for 2 nights. (B)
While in Banff walk one of the hiking trails, look out for wildlife while floating along Bow river or take a helicopter flight over the Rockies. (B)
Drop your car hire at Calgary airport, then either fly home or continue your holiday in Canada. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
Located 25 minutes' drive east of Clearwater, beside Hallamore Lake, Alpine Meadows Resort is a 4-star alpine style property. The 29 rooms are contemporary log-cabins and comprise suites and chalets. Stays include breakfast daily and facilities include a jacuzzi, restaurant and lounge...
The Best Western Jasper Inn is situated within Jasper National Park and a ten minute walk from the centre of Jasper. The hotel has 144 rooms and facilities include a restaurant, lounge bar, indoor pool and hot tub steam...
Located in the city centre, the 4-star Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is within walking distance of attractions, shops and restaurants. The 736 rooms and suites have modern decor and amenities, including complimentary wireless internet access. Facilities include a spa, fitness centre, indoor lap pool, restaurant and...
Located just outside Ashcroft in British Columbia's high country, Sundance Lake Guest Ranch provides a ranch experience with thousands of acres of spectacular countryside to explore on horseback. The property offers two horse riding departures daily (9.15am and 2.15pm) which is included in your stay, with all levels of horse riding catered for. There are over 90 horses on site and all ranch facilities and meals are also included with every stay. Cowboy boots and helmets are not included, however these can be rented directly from the ranch.
Please note: Height / weight restrictions are imposed for the wellbeing and safety of the horse and rider.
Please refer to the heights listed below to see the maximum weight restriction for any particular height:
5ft (HEIGHT) = 160 lbs (MAXIMUM WEIGHT)
5ft 1in = 165 lbs
5ft 2in = 170 lbs
5ft 3in = 175 lbs
5ft 4in = 180 lbs
5ft 5in =...
The Fox Hotel & Suites is a comfortable 3.5-star hotel located just a short walk from the centre of Banff. The 117-room hotel comprises traditional hotel rooms and one- and two- bedroom suites. Each of the suites has a fireplace, living room and kitchenette. Facilities at the property include a restaurant, bar, fitness centre, jacuzzi, complimentary wireless internet access and free...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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Located on the south west of British Colombia, Vancouver is named after British Captain George Vancouver...