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Drive in the Rockies

Rockies Summer Explorer

Explore the essential of the Canadian Rockies, while meeting people from all around the globe!

ROCKIES SUMMER EXPLORER

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©Lisanne Smeele | Ice Skating
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Banff avenue
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Moraine Lake
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Bow Lake
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©Lisanne Smeele | Mount Robson
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Emerald Lake
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Emerald Lake
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Peyto Lake

Overview

This tour includes the best sightseeing stops in the Rocky Mountains and also allows more time to explore and hike including the option to go on a hike at Lake Louise.

Please note: This itinerary is sometimes in reverse order (Golden – Banff – Valemount) but the hotels, sightseeing highlights and inclusions are the same. It is also subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Departure times may vary by date, please see your confirmation email for exact departure times.

Itinerary

1

Vancouver to Valemount

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©Lisanne Smeele
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Spahat Falls
  • Depart Vancouver from Canada Place at 7:15am
  • Enjoy incredible sights traveling through the Fraser Valley with a stop at Bridal Falls
  • Travel the scenic Coquihalla Highway 
  • Lunch stop in Kamloops 
  • Visit Spahats Falls
  • Arrive in Valemount and check in to your hotel
  • Free time for dinner
Waterfall
Bridal Falls
Scenic
Coquihalla Highway
Waterfall
Spahat Falls
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Valemount to Banff

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Icefields Parkway
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Bow Lake
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Athabasca Falls
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Ice Explorer with Pursuit
  • Bagged breakfast to go
  • Stop in the famous town of Jasper
  • Visit Athabasca Falls
  • Tour through the Columbia Icefields. Choose to take part in the world-renowned Ice Explorer Glacier Tour here! (additional cost) 
  • Afterwards visit Peyto Lake (seasonal) & Bow Lake
  • Check into your centrally located hotel in Banff
  • Free time for dinner & shopping on Banff Avenue
Meal
Breakfast
Sightseeing
Jasper
Waterfall
Athabasca Falls
Scenic
Icefields Parkway
Add-on
Ice Explorer Glacier Tour
See
Peyto & Bow Lakes
3

Banff to Golden

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Lake Louise
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Emerald Lake
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Banff Gondola
  • Bagged breakfast to go
  • Option to take the Banff Gondola for an additional cost. Enjoy amazing views of the Rockies from the top of Sulphur Mountain.
  • Afterwards, enjoy a sightseeing tour in the town of Banff – among the highlights are visits to Banff Ave, Bow Falls and Banff Springs Hotel
  • Visit Lake Louise in the afternoon and have free time to enjoy the views or go for a hike
  • Visit Moraine Lake (seasonal) & Emerald Lake
  • Drive to Golden this evening and check in to your hotel
Meal
Breakfast
Gondola
Option Banff Gondola
Add-on
Ski at Lake Louise
Campfire
S'mores
4

Golden to Vancouver

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Last Spike at Craigellachie
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Last Spike at Craigellachie
  • Breakfast included at the hotel
  • Photo stop at Rogers Pass
  • Visit Craigellachie, the famous location of the ‘Last Spike’
  • Make your way back to Vancouver with a lunch stop along the way
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Meal
Breakfast
duration

Duration

4 Days | 3 Nights
duration

Size

Max. pax: 54
duration

Student

From $619/pp (Quad)

Quad

From $699/pp

Triple

From $749/pp

Double

From $849/pp

Single

From $1,164/pp
Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include taxes. They may vary during peak season. Special rates available. Fuel surcharge and booking fee excluded.

Highlights

  • Tons of amazing sightseeing, and so many lakes!
  • Drive on the most scenic roads
  • Discount on optional activities: Ice Explorer, Banff Gondola, Hike at Lake Louise.
  • Traditional Canadian campfire: roast marshmallows and learn how to make s’mores! (weather and fire-restriction permitting)
  • Deluxe coach transportation with on board entertainment
  • Friendly, experienced tour guide 
  • All taxes and park fees

Inclusions

  • Bed3-nights hotel accommodation
  • VALEMOUNT - 1 Night
  • BANFF - 1 Night
  • GOLDEN - 1 Night
  • GuideFriendly, experienced tour guide
  • BusDeluxe coach transportation
  • Meal3 breakfasts
  • NarrationOn-board entertainment
  • CampfireTraditional Canadian campfire (weather and fire-restriction permitting)
  • SightseeingTons of amazing sightseeing
  • DiscountDiscounted optional activities if you book in advance

Summer Rockies Experience