Day 1 Vancouver Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Vancouver/Victoria (1B) Catch a ferry to Vancouver island, and travel to the city of Victoria. Opt to visit a museum, Butchart Gardens, or explore the city.
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours)
Ferry (1.50-1.75 hours)
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Victoria/Port Hardy (1B) Enjoy free time in Victoria this morning. In the afternoon, take in the scenery while travelling to Port Hardy at the northern tip of Vancouver Island.
Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours, 500km)
Day 4 Port Hardy/Prince Rupert (1B) The ride is long, but spectacular. With a full day to relax, enjoy the scenery, read a book, or dine at the onboard restaurants. Reach Prince Rupert late in the evening.
Due to ferry schedules, there may be layovers at certain stops along the route. If this occurs, your CEO will arrange to visit nearby local towns (time permitting).
Inside Passage Cruise
Day 5 Prince Rupert/Smithers (1B) Discover the First Nations cultures of Northern BC on a day tour around Smithers. Stay overnight in a remote lodge surrounded by nature.
First Nations Day Tour
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 350km)
Day 6 Smithers (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore the wilderness around Smithers. Opt to visit Babine Mountains Provincial Park, Moricetown Canyon, Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park, or hike one of many trails in the area.
Day 7 Smithers/Prince George (1B) Enjoy a free morning for activities around Smithers before travelling to Prince George, the largest city in Northern British Columbia.
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 370km)
Day 8 Prince George/Jasper (1B) Travel to Jasper National Park. En route, stop at the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Visit the Interpretation Centre, and go for a short hike to take in the views.
Mount Robson Visit
Private Vehicle (4.50-5.50 hours, 375km)
Day 9 Jasper (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore Jasper National Park. Opt to hike at Maligne Canyon, go for a boat cruise, or get the adrenaline pumping with whitewater rafting. In the evening, visit the Miette Hot Springs.
Miette Hot Springs Visit
Day 10 Jasper/Canmore (1B) Along the 300km (186.4 mi) ride, a spectacle unfolds before our eyes: lush coniferous forests, immense mountains, turquoise lakes, high-falling cascades, and humbling glaciers. We stop a number of times along the way to take in the scenery and search for wildlife.
Columbia Icefields Center Visit
Peyto Lake Visit
Private Vehicle (8.00-10.00 hours)
Day 11 Canmore/Calgary (1B) Travel to Calgary, a modern city that honours its cowboy roots. Opt to visit museums, the Olympic Park, or whet your whistle at a cowboy bar.
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 100km)
Day 12 Calgary Enjoy a free day to explore Calgary. This evening, opt to meet new members of the group at a welcome meeting.
Day 13 Calgary/Banff (1B) With free time upon arrival, Banff has tons to offer. There are plenty of optional activities for all interests and activity levels. It's also just as pleasant to wander the main streets, pop in and out of shops or walk along the river.
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 14 Lake Louise/Golden (1B) Lake Louise is that iconic Canadian Rockies locale. Don't miss the chance to snag the perfect photo.
Lake Louise Visit
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 90km)
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 85km)
Day 15 Golden/Kelowna (1B) Travel to Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley, stopping for a tasting at a local winery en route. Kelowna has become a foodie haven in recent years – opt to visit one of the many craft breweries in the city this evening.
Okanagan Valley Wine Tasting
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 350km)
Day 16 Kelowna/Whistler (1B) Drive through the beautiful coastal mountains to the village of Whistler, one of the locations of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Private Vehicle (6.50-7.50 hours, 500km)
Day 17 Whistler (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore Whistler. Opt to ride a gondola to the top of the mountain, hike, or zipline.
Day 18 Whistler/Vancouver (1B) Visit the G Adventures-supported Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Go on an interpretive walk through the forest before participating in a medicine bag making activity. Travel to Vancouver, and spend the afternoon in this beautiful, easy-going city.
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Visit
Medicine Bag-Making Activity
Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 120km)
Day 19 Vancouver (1B) Depart at any time.