08 December 2016

Vancouver Tours and Cruises

Great Parks of the West tour - 14 Days

See the rockies in the round as you tour the great parks of the west

Beautiful Vancouver is the starting point for this two-week circular tour that showcases the national parks of the Canadian Rockies. You travel east from the big city and the adventurous itinerary takes you through the Okanagan Valley, Glacier National Park, and Banff and Jasper national parks. Then drive west from Jasper through the Yellowhead Pass, Wells Gray Provincial Park and Garibaldi Provincial Park before returning to Vancouver.

Tour Highlights

  • Vancouver    ·
  • Penticton    ·
  • Revelstoke    ·
  • Banff    ·
  • Jasper    ·
  • 100 Mile House    ·
  • Whistler    ·

Full Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Vancouver

Arrive at Vancouver International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. Here you will pick-up your Jonview Roadbook at the front desk as you check in then the remainder of the day is at leisure to do some exploring.

Deluxe Fairmont Vancouver / Georgian Court Hotel Economy Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre or similar Standard Coast Plaza Hotel or simialr

Day 2: Vancouver

A full day in Vancouver and the surrounding area. Climb aboard a San Francisco-style trolley for a city tour and sight see at your own pace as you hop-on and hop-off for any length of time at many premier attractions, parks, gardens, galleries and restaurants

Deluxe Fairmont Vancouver / Georgian Court Hotel Economy Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre or similar Standard Coast Plaza Hotel or similar

Day 3: Vancouver To Penticton

Travel through the Coastal Mountains and Manning Provincial Park. The town of Penticton lies at the lower end of Okanagan Lake and the lush orchards and vineyards of the Okanagan Valley are all around. The region is renowned for its beaches and hot, dry climate.

Deluxe Penticton Lakeside Resort Economy Sandman Hotel Penticton Standard Ramada Inn & Suites

Day 4: Penticton To Revelstoke

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Penticton and the beautiful Okanagan Valley before driving past spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes en route to the Revelstoke area.

Deluxe Sutton Place Hotel Economy Sandman Inn Revelstoke Standard Sutton Place/Three Valley Lake Chateau

Day 5: Revelstoke To Banff

Today you will enjoy one of many scenic drives as you travel through Glacier National Park and majestic Rogers Pass on the way to Canada's oldest national park and the bustling year round resort town of Banff.

Deluxe Fairmont Banff Springs/Rimrock Resort Economy Spruce Grove Inn /Inns of Banff Standard Tunnel Mountain Resort/Banff Rocky Mountain Rst

Day 6: Banff National Park

Spend the entire day touring Banff and the surrounding area We suggest a visit to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel or Bow Falls or ride the Sulphur Mountain Gondola. You can try river rafting or boat tour on Lake Minnewanka or relax at famous Banff Hot Springs.

Deluxe Fairmont Banff Springs Economy Spruce Grove Inn/Inns of Banff Standard Tunnel Mountain Resort/Banff Rockey Mountain Rst

Day 7: Banff To Jasper

Today is one of the most memorable drives when you head for Jasper along the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Your should spend some time at Peyto Lake and take an Ice Explorer ride out on the Columbia Icefield.

Deluxe Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Economy Marmot Lodge/Lobstick Lodge Standard Lobstick Lodge/Chateau Jasper

Day 8: Jasper National Park

You have a full day to relax and tour Jasper and the surrounding area. Take a boat cruise on Maligne Lake, exploring the depths of Maligne Canyon, a ride on the Jasper Tramway or a visit to Miette Hot Springs. If there's time try an exciting whitewater raft trip.

Deluxe Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Economy Marmot Lodge/Lobstick Lodge Standard Lobstick Lodge/Chateau Jasper

Day 9: Jasper To 100 Mile House

Drive through the Yellowhead Pass, beside Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies, and continue south along the Thompson River, skirting the perimeter of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Stop in Blue River and Clearwater en route to 100 Mile House.

Deluxe Spruce Hill Economy Ramada Limited 100 Mile House/108 Resort Standard 108 Resort or Spruce Hill

Day 10: 100 Mile House

100 Mile House was founded during the days of the Cariboo Gold Rush, when a roadhouse was built to service prospectors heading to the goldfields. They travelled the Cariboo Wagon Road, beginning in Lillooet stopping at what became known as 100 Mile House.

Deluxe Spruce Hill Economy Ramada Limited 100 Mile House/108 Resort Standard 108 Resort or Spruce Hill

Day 11: 100 Mile House To Whistler

Today you will enjoy a scenic drive south along the Cariboo Highway and Duffey Lake Road to the edge of Garibaldi Provincial Park on the way to the popular year-round resort of Whistler, where the 2010 Winter Olympics were held.

Deluxe Fairmont Chateau Whistler Economy Whistler Village Inn & Suites/Holiday Inn Standard Crystal Lodge/Listel Hotel Whistler

Day 12: Whistler

Today you have time to relax and enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, sailing, windsurfing, golfing, tennis and boating, as well as shopping in Whistler Village. In winter time there is no better place to ski and the restaurants in town are top class.

Deluxe Fairmont Chateau Whistler Economy Whistler Village Inn & Suites/Holiday Inn Standard Crystal Lodge/LIstel Hotel Whistler

Day 13: Whistler To Vancouver

Morning at leisure to visit the village again then take the scenic two-hour drive down the Sea to Sky Highway back to Vancouver where the evening is free to do some last-minute shopping or sample the fine cuisine and nightlife.

Deluxe Pacific Gateway att Vancouver Airport Economy Sandman Hotel & Suites vancouver Airport Standard Pacific Gateway att Vancouver Airport

Day 14: End Of Tour

You have seen some of the world's most spectacular mountain scenery and today your tour ends. Check-in at Vancouver International Airport for your onward flight or journey home

Prices

Economy fr £795pp

Standard fr £943pp

Deluxe fr £1712pp

Valid between:

  • 01/05/2017 - 19/10/2017

Rates based on twinshare

Price includes

  • · Accommodation for 13 nights
  • · Vancouver - Hop on / Hop off Trolley Tour
  • · A personalised Jonview Canada Roadbook.

NOT included

  • · Airport transfers
  • · Meals and attractions
  • · Car rental, taxes and insurance

International flights not included unless otherwise stated

 
 
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