10-day Rocky Mountains Whistler Big West Tour From Vancouver

10-day Rocky Mountains Whistler Big West Tour from Vancouver

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver - Whistler

Stop At: Cypress Mountain, 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 3N9 Canada
Get a unique view of Vancouver from above (weather permitting).
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Squamish, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
See the third highest waterfalls in BC, the 335 m Shannon Falls!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Alice Lake Provincial Park, Highway 99 (13 kilometers north of Squamish), Squamish, British Columbia V0N 3G0 Canada
We'll stop for a picnic lunch (not included) in this Provincial Park, where you can also go for a swim or walk the loop trail.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, Highway 99, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1H0 Canada
Take a short walk through west coast rainforest to these picturesque falls and hear the story of how they were named.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
We'll arrive in Whistler in the afternoon, with time for relaxing, activities, or exploring the village. Enjoy an included dinner and then rip it up in the bars and nightclubs tonight!
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: HI Whistler - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms (usually 4 beds per room)

Day 2: Whistler - Vancouver

Stop At: Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia
We don’t leave until the afternoon today, so you’ll have plenty of time to get your thrill on by ziplining, bungee jumping, downhill mountain biking, or hiking on either Whistler or Blackcomb Mountains. If you’re looking to relax, find a spot in one of the beautiful parks. The day is yours to enjoy as you please!
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Tantalus Lookout, B.C., Sea To Sky Highway,, BC-99, Squamish, BC V0N 1H0, Canada
Enjoy views of the glacier-capped Tantalus Range of the Coast Mountains!
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 3: Vancouver - Kelowna

Stop At: Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, South side of the Fraser River, 16 km east of Chilliwack, Chilliwack, British Columbia V0X 1X1 Canada
At our first stop, we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
We'll stop to pickup lunch supplies in the self-proclaimed "Chainsaw Carving Capital of Canada", the town of Hope, BC.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sudbury Beach, Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 6G8 Canada
After crossing through the Coastal Mountains, we arrive in the semi-arid grasslands of the Okanagan where we’ll go for a paddleboard on Skaha Lake in Penticton.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kelowna, Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Then it’s onto Kelowna on Lake Okanagan, our destination for the night.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms


Day 4: Kelowna - Banff

Stop At: Last Spike, Trans-Canadian Highway 1, Craigellachie, British Columbia V0E 2J0 Canada
See this historic site where the last railroad spike on the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven in November 1885, connecting Canada from West to East.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Revelstoke, Revelstoke, Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia
In Revelstoke, you'll have the option to go kayaking on a lake, in beautiful, hand crafted wooden kayaks, surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
Continuing onwards, we’ll finally enter the Rocky Mountains and cross over the Kicking Horse Pass into Alberta and Banff National Park. Our day finishes in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the mountains.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: HI Banff Alpine Centre - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 5: Banff - Rampart Creek

Stop At: Moraine Lake Rd off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
Our day begins at the stunning Moraine Lake, in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Please note that this is a seasonal stop.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta
We'll see one of the most famous and photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise!
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Crowfoot Glacier, Improvement District No. 9, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
See for yourself (sort of!) why it's called the Crowfoot Glacier.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mistaya Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
We'll take an easy walk down to the impressive Mistaya Canyon.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel, Banff National Park Of Canada, AB-93, Banff, AB T1L 1B3, Canada
Tonight we stay in a rustic, wilderness hostel alongside Rampart Creek. Why not take a dip in the creek, then relax in the wood-burning sauna, before enjoying a campfire under the stars tonight?
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms at a semi-rustic wilderness property

Day 6: Rampart Creek - Jasper

Stop At: Athabasca Falls, Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
We'll stop at Athabasca Falls, one of the most powerful and picturesque waterfalls in the Rockies.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maligne Canyon, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
Then it’s on to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper, for a scenic hike that crosses several bridges with amazing views into the canyon.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jasper, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta
Afterwards, we’ll roll into the Jasper townsite where you’ll have the rest of the afternoon and evening free to explore on your own.
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: New HI Jasper - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 7: Jasper - Banff

Stop At: Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Highway 93 Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3 Canada
Our main attraction today is the Columbia Ice-field, the largest ice-field in the Rocky Mountains at 325 square kilometres.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 8: Banff Free Day

Stop At: Banff National Park, Banff National Park, Alberta
Spend the day as you wish in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! Hiking, exploring the town, or for an additional cost rafting the Bow River, taking the Sulphur Mountain gondola, relaxing in the Upper Hot Springs...you decide!
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 9: Banff - Kelowna

Stop At: Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
These magnificent falls in Yoho National Park are some of the highest in Canada at 381m! Note: this is a seasonal stop.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
We'll stop for photos at the pristine Emerald Lake, also in Yoho NP.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
Not far from Emerald Lake, we'll check out this natural wonder, which spans the Kicking Horse River.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kalamalka Lake Lookout, Vernon, British Columbia Canada
We’ll also stop for a photo at the stunning Kalamalka Lake viewpoint after reaching the Okanagan Valley.
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

Day 10: Kelowna - Vancouver

Pass By: Lake Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
Today we cross the beautiful Okanagan Lake and climb over high mountain passes as we make our way to the west coast.

Stop At: Othello Tunnels, Othello Road Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, Hope, British Columbia V0X 1L1 Canada
We'll explore the Othello Tunnels, named after the Shakespearean character, and part of the now defunct Kettle Valley Railway system.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
We'll stop in Hope, BC for lunch (not included) before making our way back to Vancouver, where this trip ends.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Vancouver

Vancouver is a city on the seashore of Canada, it is located on the Southeastern part of British Columbia. It got its name honoring the Captain George Vancouver, a British explorer. Vancouver is a unique place where it is possible to ski, play golf, and go on a yacht, all on the same day.

$1,006.09 Per Person