Your day-by-day itinerary

city skyline in vancouver canada

Days 1-3

Vibrant Vancouver

Start or end your Canadian adventure in this perfectly located city between the sea and the mountains. Vancouver sits in stark contrast to the vast and rugged nature of the rest of the country and is a highlight of western Canada not to be missed. See why it’s often heralded as the most liveable city in the world, as you explore the vast Stanley Park, stroll through the historic Gastown district and sample the many culinary delights in this bustling multicultural city. We’ve included a guided bike ride through Stanley Park to help you get under the skin of this vibrant city!

Flowers and hills of Whistler

Days 3-5

Meadows & Mountains of Whistler

Today, you’ll reach the lively resort town of Whistler – nestled between two soaring mountains and home to a plethora of outdoor adventure just waiting to be discovered. You can spend the next three days cycling, hiking and tubing around this mountainous landscape – the choice is endless! We’ll also arrange your tickets for the incredible Peak2Peak Gondola ride which offers unrivalled views and lifelong memories and a thrilling ziptrek in the peaks!

Tipi accommodation with mountain backdrop

Days 5-6

Tipi on Thompson River

During the next 2 days, you’ll sleep under the stars in a traditional tipi tent, located just outside Lytton between craggy canyons and the flowing Thompson River. The tipi experience will give you a real ‘glamping’ feeling whilst you sleep under the stars in the Canadian wilderness. Take a walk along the river or try your hand at rafting on the river. In the evening you can unwind with a dip in the pool or hot tub and a delicious bbq.

Family bike riding in Sun Peaks

Days 6-8

Adventures in Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks, located right in the heart of Canada is an alpine village packed full of outdoor activities. You’ll spend the next 3 days discovering this mountain playground by bike, glancing at the stunning backdrops the village has to offer. The spiritual home for mountain biking lies in British Columbia and Sun Peaks is home to the legendary biking trails with many cross-country options and choices; what better way to explore the village than powering those peddles?!

Meadows with flowers in Wells Gray Park

Days 8-10

Waterfalls & Walking Trails of Wells Gray

Get back to nature and relax with two days off the beaten track in Wells Gray Provincial Park. Here you’ll stay in a lakeside cabin about 20 minutes drive from the town of Clearwater. Here you can explore the park by horse, on foot or by kayak. Marvel at the mighty conifers towering above or sit back with a good book and a lakeside view – this is the perfect place to kick-back and relax during your Canadian adventure.

Reflections in the lake from the mountains in Jasper National Park

Days 10-12

Rambling Through the Rockies

In the heart of the Rocky Mountains, the Jasper National Park is about as Canadian as it gets. Huge snow-capped peaks soaring above lush green valleys, waterfalls, bright blue lakes, and well…..you get the picture! You’ll spend a couple of nights in a lodge, nestled in the middle of the National Park. Here you’re surrounded by nature and wildlife, during your time here we will organise a guided group tour for you to explore the lakes and hiking trails of this beautiful part of the world.

lake louise in banff canada

Days 12-15

Snow-Caps & Nature Trails

Once you arrive in Banff you can settle into your central hotel and explore the town. Banff is a hot-spot in the Rockies and has an adventurous, fun vibe to it, it is very tourist-friendly and has some nice restaurants. After a good night’s sleep you’ll be collected for your guided tour of the National Park where you’ll find some of the best trails and views around.

Couple standing on rock with landscape view of green Canada lake and mountains in background

On this full day tour you’ll explore the famous Lake Louise & Moraine Lake, glide into the sky on a gondola and enjoy a delicious lunch. You’ll also take a break from driving so sit back and take in the spectacular views of the scenery.

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