Highlights: Vancouver - Whistler - Heffley Creek - Sun Peaks - Clearwater - Wells Gray Provincial Park - Jasper - Banff - Banff National Park - Waterton Lakes National Park - Rossland - Osoyoos
Other departures: Manchester - £2119, Birmingham - £2199, Bristol - £2299, Norwich - £2349, Newcastle - £2249, Edinburgh - £2249, Glasgow - £2149
Day 1: Arrival in Vancouver
Arrive Vancouver International Airport, transfer independently to your downtown hotel. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 2: Vancouver
Embark on a city tour of Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 3: Vancouver to Whistler
Today you will travel along the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway, traversing five distinct climatic zones from rainforest to semiarid alpine forest. Overnight in Whistler.
Day 4: Whistler
Day at leisure to explore Whistler and the surrounding area. Overnight in Whistler.
Optional Activity: Peak to Peak Gondola
Day 5: Lodges and Ranches category: Whistler to Heffley Creek or Ashcroft
Journeying into the ranch lands, you arrive at the Tod Mountain Ranch for a 2-night stay. Alternately, you may spend the night at Sundance Guest Ranch in Ashcroft Overnight at Tod Mountain Ranch or at Sundance Guest Ranch. Dinner included.
Day 5: Standard category: Whistler to Sun Peaks
Weave your way through the mountains of British Columbia. Continue to Kamloops and then Sun Peaks. Overnight in Sun Peaks.
Day 6: Lodges and Ranches category: Heffley Creek or Ashcroft
Enjoy a full day on the ranch. You may choose to participate in a morning or afternoon guided horseback riding trail. Overnight at Tod Mountain Ranch or at Sundance Guest Ranch. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 6: Standard category: Sun Peaks
Biking and hiking trails surround the resort town, offering everything from leisurely excursions to thrill-packed trails. Canoe and kayak rentals allow you to explore the calm waters of McGillivray Lake. Overnight at Sun Peaks.
Day 7: Lodges and Ranches category: Heffley Creek or Ashcroft to Clearwater / Wells Gray Provincial Park
Day 7: Standard category: Sun Peaks to Clearwater / Wells Gray Provincial Park
After passing through the surrounding rural woodlands, you begin your journey along the Yellowhead Highway. Overnight in Clearwater Breakfast included.
Day 8: Clearwater / Wells Gray Provincial Park to Jasper
Continue on the Yellowhead Highway as it descends down the eastern face of the Rockies into the Jasper region. Overnight in Jasper.
Optional Activity: Jet Boat Tour on the North Thompson River
Day 9: Jasper to Banff
Departing Jasper, the highway will take you past Lake Louise before arriving in Banff. Overnight in Banff.
Optional Activity: Ice Explorer Ride
Day 10: Banff National Park
The entire day is free to tour Banff and the surrounding area. Overnight in Banff.
Optional Activity: Banff Gondola Ride
Day 11: Banff to Waterton Lakes National Park
Drive southwest today on your journey to the southern reaches of Alberta. Overnight near Waterton Lakes National Park.
Day 12: Waterton Lakes National Park
The beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site is yours to further explore today. Overnight near Waterton Lakes Park.
Optional Activity: Waterton Lake Cruise
Day 13: Waterton Lakes National Park to Rossland
Cross the provincial boundary back into British Columbia. Later you arrive in Rossland, home to many outdoor activities. Overnight in Rossland.
Optional Activity: Frankslide Interpretative Centre
Day 14: Rossland to Osoyoos
Driving into the Osoyoos region, glimpse the developing vineyards as they flourish in the warming, temperate climate. In partnership with the NK’MIP First Nations people native to the region, the Spirit Ridge Vineyard has blossomed into a world class winery, offering fine dining and tastings. Overnight in Osoyoos.
Day 15: Osoyoos
Today is at leisure to further explore the quiet town of Osoyoos. Overnight in Osoyoos.
Day 16: Osoyoos to Vancouver
Today you head westward for the coast on your return trip to Vancouver. Overnight in Vancouver.
Day 17: Vancouver - Departure
Proceed to Vancouver International Airport for your return flight.
- Flights from London Heathrow with British Airways
- Airport taxes
- 16 nights accommodation at chosen hotels and lodges as per itinerary
- Meals for Lodges and Ranches category: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners at Tod Mountain Ranch in Heffley Creek or at Sundance Guest Ranch in Ashcroft
- 5 hour Vancouver city tour and Capilano Suspension Bridge
- Horseback riding at Tod Mountain Ranch in Heffley Creek or at Sundance Guest Ranch in Ashcroft only for Lodges and Ranches category
- As per Itinerary