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DAY 1 : Vancouver
Arrive Vancouver International Airport, pick up
vehicle from car rental agency, and proceed to
hotel. In evening, visit FlyOver Canada (admission
included), a 4D show experiencing a gentle ride.
Chairlift-style seats are elevated before a large
spherical screen creating an illusion of flying over
the landscapes. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
DAY 2 : Vancouver
After breakfast, proceed with your included
tickets to explore the Grouse Mountain and
Capilano Suspension Bridge. Crossing Lions Gate
Bridge, look-out for British Property's exclusive
homes, enroute visit Capilano Salmon Hatchery
and continueto the Capilano Suspension bridge.
At Capilano experience a heart-stopping Cliffwalk
and Treetops Adventure. Later proceed to Grouse
Mountain, ride the famous Skyride to
mountaintop. Stroll at Grouse Mountain to
explore actives like Guided birdwatching tours,
Theatre in the Sky's "Born to Fly", seasonal
logging shows, Peak Chairlift, Lumberjack Show,
the Eye of the Wind and much more... Rest of the
day at leisure to explore Vancouver City, visit
MacMillan Planetarium, Canada Place, Robson
Street (known for shopping), English Bay, Stanley
Park, Granville Island, Chinatown and Gastown.
Overnight in Vancouver hotel.
DAY 3 : Vancouver to Victoria - 115 KM
After breakfast, check-out and proceed to
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to board 90 Minute
Ferry Ride on BC Ferries. Sail across the Strait of
Georgia, to reach Swartz Bay. Disembark and
drive to Butchart Gardens (admission included),
one of Victoria's most celebrated sites and rated
amongst the most beautiful gardens in the world.
Later make your way to Victoria's Inner Harbour,maritime heritage and colonial charm. Overnight
in Victoria hotel.
DAY 4 : Victoria to Whistler - 245 KM
After breakfast, check-out and keep luggage in the
lobby. Proceed with your included tickets for
Whale Watching Adventure. Staring at the
picturesque marine wildlife, seek out for orca
whales, seals, porpoises and much more. Later,
drive to Nanaimo ferry terminal for 100 minutes'
ferry ride on BC Ferries to Horseshoe Bay.
Disembark and follow the spectacular Sea-to-Sky
Highway to Whistler enjoying the breathtaking
views, scenic ocean vistas, mountains, waterfalls.
En-route visit Shannon Falls and explore dramatic
canyons. Overnight in Whistler hotel.
DAY 5 : Whistler
After breakfast, follow the smells of fresh waffle
cones to discover Whistler's best ice cream
parlors, bistros and coffee shops. Later afternoon,
from Whistler village take the exciting Peak-2-
Peak Gondola (admission included) - a 3 km span
between the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb
mountains. Wait for the Silver Gondolas as they
offer glass bottoms for the entire 360-degree
experience. Take advantage of several optional
adventure activities in Whistler like, a ride on an
All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Whistler Bungee - giving
thrill seekers an unforgettable experience, with an
experienced naturalist guide pedal to Alta Lake,
then paddle across the lake and down the River of
Golden Dreams. Overnight in Whistler hotel.
DAY 6 : Whistler to Kamloops - 360 KM
After, breakfast check-out and drive to Kamloops.
The vast, rugged landscape of Kamloops
showcases a variety of terrain, from silt bluffs to rolling hills, that attracts visitors from all over
the world. Check out the unbelievable panoramic
viewsof mountain ranges, lush agriculture fields,
Kamloops Lake and the meeting of the North and
South Thompson Rivers right in the heart of the
city. Overnight in Kamloops hotel.
DAY 7 : Kamloops to Jasper - 440 KM
After breakfast, check-out and drive north along
the Thompson River through the Yellowhead Pass
to Jasper. The mountains part to reveal the
aquamarine, glacier-fed lakes perched above the
emerald valleys and the grazing elk of Jasper
National Park. Overnight in Jasper hotel.
DAY 8 : Whistler/Vancouver/Jasper- VIA RAIL
After breakfast day is at leisure to experience the
uniquely beautiful landscape of Jasper National
Park where history is set amid some of the most
rugged peaks in the Rockies. Explore Jasper town-
site, Athabasca Viewpoint, Maligne Canyon and
Maligne Lake. At Maligne Canyon, stroll along 50
meter walls and learn about its unique
underground water system. Later, enjoy Maligne
Lake Boat Cruise (admission included) and we
suggest a visit to Miette Hot Springs, White Water
Rafting, JasperSkytram, Sky Gazing and much
more. Overnight in Jasper hotel.
DAY 9 : Jasper to Lake Louise via Columbia Icefields - 230 KM
After breakfast, check-out and drive to Lake
Louise via the Icefields Parkway - Canada's most
scenic mountain roadway, a route to glaciers,
lakes and waterfalls. Arrive at the Columbia
Icefields Discovery Center, take the Ice Explorer
Ride whichtakes you up the Athabasca Glacier.
Later take a coach from the Discovery Center to
the Glacier Skywalk, a glass-floored observation
platform over the Sunwapta Valley for an
unobstructed view of the surrounding glaciers.
Continue along the Parkway to the Crowfoot
Glacier, Peyto Lake and Bow Lake enroute to Lake
Louise. Overnight in Lake Louise hotel.
DAY 10 : Lake Louise to Banff - 60 KM
After breakfast, check-out and keep luggage in the
lobby. Rest of the morning at leisure to enjoy the
charms of beautiful Lake Louise. Lake Louise,
known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by
high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau.
Explore multiple optional activities like Kayaking,
Hiking trails wind up to the Lake Agnes, The Spa,
Lake Louise Gondola and much more. Later drive
to Banff. On arrival, check-in at hotel and rest of
the day is at leisure to explore famous Banff
Avenue. Overnight in Banff hotel.
DAY 11 : Banff
After breakfast day is at leisure. The resort town
of Banff, set amongst the towering mountains of
Rundle, Tunnel, Cascade and Norquay. Explore
Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise
Corner, Hoodoos, Two Jack Viewpoint and Lake
Minnewanka Boat Cruise (admission included)
for one hour which portraits the wildlife and
vegetation including the Devil's gap at foothills of
the Rockies. A gentle ride on the Banff Gondola
(admission included) takes you to the summit of
Sulphur Mountain for a 360 degree panorama of
the Bow Valley. Afternoon hike along one of the
groomed trails or stroll through the town site of
Banff to shop in the many boutiques and shops.
Overnight in Banff hotel.
DAY 12 : Banff to Calgary - 130 KM
After breakfast, check-out and drive to
Kananaskis. Enjoy the most powerful experience
of the Rockies, a 12 Minute Summit Helicopter
Ride. Later continue your journey to Calgary. On
arrival check-in at hotel in Calgary. Rest of the day
at leisure. Overnight in Calgary.
DAY 13 : Calgary
After breakfast, morning is at leisure to explore
on own the city's rapid growth as a booming oil
economy, Heritage Park, Fort Calgary, Stampede
Park, and Canada Olympic Park. Afternoon check-
out and proceed to drop off vehicle at car rental
agency's location at Calgary Airport.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
WESTERN DISCOVERY SELF DRIVE 12N/13D