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.
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YFA2018: 9 Nights
Located on the south west of British Colombia, Vancouver is named after British Captain George Vancouver...