Day 1 - Seattle to Kamloops
Your Canadian Rockies Tour begins through Kamloops British Columbia, where the North and South Thompson rivers meet. It is abundant with stunning scenery and great wildlife. Cougars, bears, elk, and more inhabit the Thomson River Valley. Stop for a short walk en route and picnic at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. The landscape encompassing the park is characterized by low elevation valleys and lush, rounded mountains. Bridal Veil Falls, which tumbles 197 feet over a smooth rock face, creates a “veil-like” effect.
Explore trails around the magnificent Emerald Lake or simply relax in the lakeshore cafe and enjoy the views. In the afternoon, drive along the Kicking Horse Pass across the Continental Divide into Alberta. Enjoy panoramic vistas of peaks exceeding 10,000 feet on Rogers Pass at the summit in Canada's Glacier National Park en route to Banff, your night stop. Banff is a fun mountain town offering some alpine nightlife and numerous cafes and restaurants.
Day 3 - Banff National Park - Lake Louise
Lake Louise is an alpine lake known for its stunning turquoise glacier-fed waters, surrounded by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau. Multiple hiking trails lead to the Lake Agnes Tea House for bird's-eye views of the lake. Take a hike to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers; you may take it easy exploring the lakeshore or choose to canoe on these pristine waters (at your own expense). Visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet, for some epic photos.
Day 4 - Icefields Parkway
Spend the day driving and exploring the Icefields Parkway. This drive offers endless vistas, jagged mountains, glaciers and wildlife viewing opportunities - truly one of the world's most spectacular drives. Enjoy short walks, views of Bow Glacier and Peyto lake, take an optional helicopter flight over the Columbia Icefield, or strap on some crampons and step out onto the Athabasca glacier.
Day 5 - Jasper National Park
The morning is yours to enjoy Jasper - the largest national park in Canada. Marvel at the snow-capped summits and beautiful lakes in this true wild mountain wilderness. Jasper offers an abundance of wildlife sightings, jagged mountain peaks, alpine lakes and numerous hiking and biking opportunities. Choose to visit Miette hot springs, or hike/bike the famous trails around stunning lakeshores (at your own expense). After a full day of activities, follow the Yellowhead Highway, hugging the mighty North Thompson River to your night stop of Clearwater BC. See the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) and maybe catch a glimpse of the infamous peak en route.
Day 6 - Whistler and Vancouver
On to the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Today is yours to explore all that Whistler has to offer. Enjoy spectacular scenery and incredible photo opportunities as you explore this ski town, home of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Drive the spectacular Sea to Sky highway for your evening in Vancouver.
Day 7 - Vancouver and Seattle
This morning, tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Gas lamp district, Chinatown, and Stanley Park. Head to Seattle for a your evening downtown or drop off at the departure hotel.
Tour commences at 0700hrs
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Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport
18220 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188, United States