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Rocky Mountain Discovery Tour (10 nights)

This tour covers all the main sights of the Rockies as well as the less visited places the big busses cannot go!  Your guide will design each day to suit the individual requests of guests. Each day brings something new and there is always room to be spontaneous!  Stop the vehicle, take a picture, go for a swim, walk a mountain path, have a picnic or just enjoy the views from the veranda of a cafe.

Day 1 Vancouver

On arrival in Vancouver transfer to your hotel for overnight.

Day 2 Vancouver / Whistler / Kamloops

Your guide will meet you at your hotel this morning. Head out along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway which winds its way along the oceanfront to the Coast Mountains. Stop in Whistler and explore this Winter Olympics renowned town! Continue through the desert of the Lillooett area.Overnight Kamloops.

Day 3 Jasper

Today we head out of town, following the North Thompson River. Stop in Clearwater and enjoy optional whitewater rafting or sightseeing in Wells Gray Park. In the afternoon travel to the Rockies. Overnight Jasper Park Lodge.

Day 4 Ice Fields Parkway / Lake Louise / Banff

Today travel the famous Ice Fields Parkway stopping along the way to capture the sights and sounds of placid lakes, rushing glacier water and the local wildlife. See Athabasca and Dome Glaciers as well as Peyto and Bow Lakes. End the day with a tour of Banff. Two nights Banff Caribou Lodge.

Day 5 Lake Louise / Banff

Enjoy the beauty of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake with a stroll along their shores. Take a mountain walk to the famous Lake Agnes Teahouse and then return to Banff for free time or optional tours of the Cave and Basin or Sulphur Mountain Gondola.

Day 6   Yoho and Glacier National Park / Rogers Pass / Revelstoke

Leave the wide valleys of the Rocky Mountain National Parks to discover the equally magnificent Glacier National Park with its deep, rugged valleys and Spiral Railway Tunnels.  This journey takes you along the Canada #1 highway through historic Rogers Pass and the Columbia Mountains.   Overnight Revelstoke.

Day 7   Revelstoke / Okanagan

This morning drive high above the tree line to Mt. Revelstoke and possibly see some early morning wildlife! Leave the Rockies behind and head in to the fruit bowl of BC, the Okanagan. Overnight Kelowna.

Day 8   Okanagan

The Okanagan has a history of ranching, and more recently vineyards and wineries. Spend the day exploring the area. Overnight Penticton.

Day 9 Osoyoos/ Penticton/ Vancouver

Return to Vancouver via the Fraser Delta. Two nights Vancouver.

Day 10 Vancouver

At leisure.

Day 11 Depart Vancouver

Transfer to the airport for your flight out.