Experience the AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL Rocky Mountains for the Lowest Price!On this tour you'll travel over 2,000 kilometers, leaving the Province of British Columbia to Alberta, and even cross a time-zone! You will spend 1 night and day in Banff, the most famous town in the Rockies, go on guided walk with a first national cultural host through a winter wonderland (included) and have a free day to try an exciting winter activity like skiing/boarding at Lake Louise, dog sledding or ice walking, or you can sleep in after a big night out on the town and enjoy the shops and sights of Banff.
DAY 1 • 9:00am- Depart Vancouver from Canada Place (please arrive by 8:45am) • The fun begins! Your friendly Canadian Tour Guide will start off the tour with introductions and games so you can meet the other passengers. Hear interesting facts about Vancouver as you make your way out of the city and into the mountains! • Enjoy a number of sights along the way including: the scenic Coquihalla Highway, Bridal Falls, and the Okanagan Valley known as Canada's desert! • Stop in Kamloops for lunch • Enjoy a wine tour and tasting at Montey Creek Winery • Check-in at the beautiful Quaaout Lodge & Spa • Enjoy a scenic hike / walk (included - weather permitting). The resort's First Nations Cultural Host will greet the group and take everyone on a tour of the property while telling entertaining stories and legends • After settling in to your room, option to relax in the hot tub or swim in the indoor pool. Then join your guide for a campfire and marshmallow roast (weather permitting)!DAY 2 • Breakfast at your hotel (included) • Depart the hotel in the morning • Drive through the beautiful snow-capped peaks of Mount Revelstoke National Park & Glacier National Park • Visit Roger's Pass National Historic Site • Explore Lake Louise! Optional ice skating (seasonal) • Continue your drive to Banff. Once in Banff, enjoy a driving tour of the world famous town • Check into your hotel in Banff • Free time to go shopping on Banff Avenue and try one of the many restaurants • Option to join your guide for a night out dancing! (18+ only with 2 pieces of valid ID)DAY 3 • Breakfast in the hotel • Option to participate in an exciting winter activity like snowshoeing or ice walking or skiing/snowboarding at Lake Louise Mountain or Sunshine Mountain (Please note we only recommend the skiing/snowboarding option for experienced skiers/snowboarders as the tour guide will not be with you, you will get to the ski hill via the mountain shuttle) • If you are not participating in an activity, sleep in and meet your guide for an extended tour of Banff • Option to soak in the Banff Hot Springs and/or take the Sulphur Mountain Gondola (additional cost) • Depart Banff in the afternoon for Golden • Stop at Emerald Lake (weather and time permitting) • Check into your Golden hotel and enjoy the indoor pool with waterslides and hot tub • Option to visit the local hot spot for an end of tour party!DAY 4 • Depart Golden • Stop at Craigellachie (the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway) • Enjoy entertainment, movies and games • Stop at the Aberdeen Shopping mall for lunch and shopping • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm