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Mountains to Oceans, Western Express - Self Drive Tour
Mountains to Oceans, Western Express - Self Drive Tour

Highlights: Calgary - Banff - Revelstoke - Kelowna - Vancouver

Other departures: Manchester - £1329, Birmingham - £1379, Newcastle - £1379, Edinburgh - £1379, Glasgow -£1379, Norwich - £1379

See the best of Canada’s west on this quick and easy tour from the stampede city, Calgary past frosted mountains, flower speckled meadows, roaring rivers and verdant forests to Vancouver and the Pacific coastline.

Day 1: Calgary
Pick up your rental car at Calgary airport and make your way to downtown Calgary.

Day 2: Calgary – Banff (123 km)
Before departing for Banff today you may wish to visit the Calgary Tower for views over the city or the Calgary Olympic Park for a guided tour of this 1988 Winter Olympic site. Continue on through the foothills of the Rockies to Banff National Park.

Day 3: Banff
Spend your day exploring the beautiful townsite and national parks. Banff offers a wide variety of activities. The popular Sulphur Mountain Gondola provides stunning views, and The Cave & Basin National Historic site offers a unique look at the history of Banff and the hot springs that led to the development of the resort. Included Activity: Evening Wildlife Safari (2 hrs) This tour includes an interpretative guide giving detailed commentary about the wildlife and ecology of the National Parks and transportation by minibus to key viewing sites with pick up and drop off at Banff hotels.

Day 4: Banff - Revelstoke (281 km)
This morning head north to Lake Louise and marvel at the beauty of one of the most photographed vistas in the world. Your drive this afternoon takes you through Yoho National Park, Rogers Pass and Glacier National Park - some of the most scenically stunning areas of Canada.

Day 5: Revelstoke - Kelowna (205 km)
Today, watch the scenery around you change from rugged mountain peaks to the rolling valleys of the Okanagan. This region is the top wine-producing region of BC.

Day 6: Kelowna - Vancouver (392 km)
Travel along the shores of Lake Okanagan to Penticton. Continue via the small towns of Keremeos and Princeton into Manning Park. This 66,884-hectare park is renowned for its hiking trails and wildlife. In the afternoon, travel through the fertile plains of the Fraser River Valley before reaching your destination for tonight, the vibrant city of Vancouver.

Day 7: Vancouver
Vancouver is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. Included Activity: Vancouver Hop-on Hop-off 2-day Classic Pass Explore Vancouver onboard clear-top buses and San Francisco-style trolleys. This flexible Classic Pass combines the CITY and PARK Routes offering all the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions, and scenic points of interest. Choose to Hop-Off at any of the 29 stops, and Hop-On again to continue the tour. Full commentary in English on the clear top convertible Hop-On, Hop-Off buses. Enjoy Commentary in English onboard the San Francisco-style Trolleys. Both bus types (clear top and trolley) will be travelling on all routes. There is no designated bus type per route.

Day 8: Vancouver [Departure]
Last-minute shopping and sightseeing before making your way to Vancouver Airport for your flight home.

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Offer Includes

  • Return flights from London Gatwick
  • Airport taxes
  • 7 nights accommodation as per Itinerary
  • Compact Car for the duration Including Unlimited Mileage, CDW, Theft protection and third party liability
  • Banff Evening Wildlife Safari
  • Vancouver Hop on Hop off 2 Days Classic Pass
  • Document pack at hotel on arrival with maps and Information
  • Applicable taxes

Meal Plans

  • Room Only