Rocky Mountains: from Vancouver to Calgary, via Banff

Rocky Mountains: from Vancouver to Calgary, via Banff

Canadian Rocky Mountains from Vancouver to Calgary, via Banff

Duration: 14 Days
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Itinerary at a glance:

  • Visit Vancouver
  • Visit Kelowna
  • Visit Banff
  • Visit Jasper
  • Visit Lake Louise
  • Visit Calgary
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Rocky Mountains: from Vancouver to Calgary, via Banff

Sample Itinerary of Rocky Mountains: from Vancouver to Calgary, via Banff

A 2-week road trip across Canada is a dream come true for any travel enthusiast. The holiday will be exhilarating, exciting and memorable, with plenty of beautiful scenery, culture, history, and experiences to discover. Starting in Vancouver and ending in Calgary, this Canada Holiday covers the vast expanse of Western Canada, with its rugged landscapes, bustling cities, and charming small towns. Here's a sample itinerary for a 2-week holiday/ road trip across Canada:

Day 1-3: Vancouver

Fly into Vancouver with Air Canada and spend a few days exploring the city. Stay at the Fairmont Waterfront, which offers stunning views of the harbour and is centrally located for easy access to attractions like Stanley Park, Granville Island, and the Vancouver Aquarium. Take a scenic drive up to Whistler, a popular ski resort town with lots of outdoor activities and beautiful scenery. Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge, and the stunning gardens at the Queen Elizabeth Park.

Day 4-5: Kelowna

Take a drive to Kelowna, known for its wine country, beautiful lakes, and outdoor activities. Stay at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort, which offers lakefront views, an outdoor pool, and easy access to hiking trails and golf courses. Visit the wineries of the Okanagan Valley, go kayaking on Lake Okanagan, or hike to the top of Knox Mountain for panoramic views of the city.

Day 6-7: Banff

The next stop on your Canada Holiday is Banff; a picturesque mountain town nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Stay at the Banff Springs Hotel, which offers luxurious rooms, a heated outdoor pool, and easy access to attractions like the Banff Gondola, Banff Upper Hot Springs, and the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Hike to the top of Sulphur Mountain, visit the glacial-fed Lake Louise, and take a scenic drive on the Icefields Parkway.

Day 8-9: Jasper

Continue your Canada Holiday north to Jasper, another mountain town surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Stay at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, a luxurious resort located in the heart of Jasper National Park. Visit the Columbia Icefield, Maligne Lake, and take a scenic drive on the Maligne Lake Road. Take a dip in the Miette Hot Springs and hike to the top of the Whistlers Peak.

Day 10-11: Lake Louise

Drive back to Lake Louise, a stunning mountain town nestled at the foot of a glacial lake. Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, which offers breath-taking views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Visit the Lake Louise Ski Resort, hike the Plain of Six Glaciers trail, or take a helicopter tour of the area.

Day 12-14: Calgary

Finish your road trip in Calgary, a vibrant city known for its rodeos, festivals, and cultural events. Stay at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel, a contemporary hotel located in the heart of downtown. Visit the Calgary Stampede, the Glenbow Museum, and the Calgary Tower for panoramic views of the city. Take a day trip to nearby Kananaskis Country for some outdoor adventure.

This is a Canadian Holiday like no other! Explore Western Canada on an epic road trip for an unforgettable experience that offers the chance to explore some of the most beautiful and diverse regions in North America. Whether you are a nature lover, history buff or culture enthusiast, this trip is sure to leave you with a lifetime of memories.

We create all our holidays specially for you, so all of our holiday itineraries and suggestions are completely customisable to suit you and your budget. We can offer you a variety of different hotel options and different route options that may be more suited to your budget or personal needs. Talk to one of our Canadian Specialists today – call us on 01635 551011 or enquire here via our website and one of our excellent Travel Advisors will be in contact about your Canadian Holiday!

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