Coastal BC & Rockies From Kelowna to Victoria in 12 Days

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The Coastal BC & Rockies From Kelowna to Victoria in 12 Days is an immersive adventure that combines the stunning landscapes of British Columbia's interior with the rugged beauty of the Canadian Rockies and the coastal charm of Vancouver Island. This itinerary offers a diverse range of experiences, blending outdoor adventures, cultural exploration, and coastal delights.

Kelowna: Commence your journey in Kelowna, situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. Known for its vineyards and orchards, Kelowna offers wine tastings, scenic lakeside views, and outdoor activities. Cycle along the Myra Canyon Trestles or relax by the shores of Okanagan Lake.

Revelstoke and Glacier National Park: Heading east, venture into the mountainous terrain of Revelstoke and Glacier National Park. Revel in the alpine landscapes, hike through lush forests, and appreciate the engineering marvels of the Spiral Tunnels.

Banff National Park: Continue to Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where towering peaks, emerald lakes, and glaciers create a stunning backdrop. Explore the town of Banff, take a scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway, and discover the iconic Lake Louise.

Jasper National Park: Journey to Jasper National Park, renowned for its pristine wilderness. Enjoy the tranquility of Maligne Lake, visit the Athabasca Falls, and marvel at the vastness of the Columbia Icefield.

Vancouver: Descend from the mountains and arrive in Vancouver, a vibrant coastal city. Explore Stanley Park, visit Granville Island, and wander through diverse neighborhoods like Gastown and Chinatown. Enjoy the city's cultural richness, culinary scene, and oceanfront beauty.

Ferry to Vancouver Island: Board a ferry to Vancouver Island, crossing the Strait of Georgia. Arrive in Victoria, the provincial capital, known for its historic architecture, beautiful gardens, and British colonial charm.

Victoria: Explore Victoria's attractions, including the Royal BC Museum, Butchart Gardens, and the iconic Fairmont Empress Hotel. Stroll along the Inner Harbour or take a whale-watching tour to witness the rich marine life.

This Coastal BC & Rockies From Kelowna to Victoria in 12 Days journey seamlessly blends the interior beauty of British Columbia with the majestic Rockies and the coastal allure of Vancouver Island, providing an unforgettable Coastal BC & Rockies From Kelowna to Victoria in 12 Days exploration of Western Canada's diverse landscapes and cultural gems.

Itinerary

    Day - 1 Vancouver to Kelowna

    At 10:30 am, depart from the hotel in Vancouver (please arrive by 10 am)
    Take in breathtaking views as you traverse the Fraser Valley.
    We continue driving towards the Okanagan and wine country valley on the Coquihalla Highway.
    sampling of wine at a nearby winery
    Reach Kelowna, your overnight destination, where you may stroll through the charming stores lining the streets of this desert town or along the stunning promenade beside Lake Okanagan.
    You have the evening to yourself.

    Day -2 Kelowna to Lake Louise & Banff

    We are moving out of the Okanagan Valley and into the center of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
    We will cross Roger's Pass and make a halt at Craigellachie, the site of the last Canadian Railways spike, before entering the Rockies.
    Visit Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, two of the region's most stunning lakes, to take in the beauty of the glacier-fed lakes.
    This evening, check into your accommodation in Banff's downtown.
    Free hour to stroll about the town

    Day -3 Banff

    Take pleasure in a tour around the Banff townsite.
    See the renowned Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, and Banff HooDoos.
    Go see the Gondola at Sulphur Mountain.
    You can spend the rest of the day at your leisure taking walks down Banff Avenue or making plans with your guide for an optional excursion.

    Day - 4 Banff National Park to the Icefields & Jasper

    We head out of Banff for a fantastic day of Icefield Parkway exploration on our way to Jasper.
    Make stops at Athabasca Falls and Bow Lake.
    A memorable experience can be had at the Columbia Icefields by riding the Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier (included).
    After arriving in Jasper in the late afternoon, you have the rest of the day to yourselves.

    Day - 5 Jasper to Prince George

    We drive up the Maligne Lake Road to the well-known Maligne Lake, where you can stroll around the lake's edge and take in the breathtaking scenery or, for an extra fee, take a boat tour to Spirit Island, one of Canada's most photographed locations.
    Explore Maligne Canyon
    A visit to Mount Robson, the highest point in the Canadian Rocky Mountains with a peak elevation of 3,954 meters, is highly recommended.
    Reach Prince George by nightfall.

    Day - 6 Prince George to Prince Rupert

    Today, we'll head west down the Skeena River to the coast of British Columbia.
    Reach Prince Rupert, a seaside village, in the evening. Savor the breathtaking views of the water that your hotel's restaurant and patio have to offer.

    Day - 7 Prince Rupert

    Now that we've spent a few days traveling, it's time to unwind.
    Depending on the season, you can choose to go whale watching or do an optional excursion (a grizzly bear tour into the Khutzeymateen Valley) for an extra fee. You can also choose to visit the Museum of Northern British Columbia.

    Day - 8 Prince Rupert to Port Hardy via the Inside Passage

    We board the Inside Passage Ferry Cruise early today, arriving at around 5:30 a.m.
    Savour the 16-hour drive from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy, which passes by a number of interesting locations, including Chatham Sound and Princess Royal Channel.
    Arriving at Port Hardy late at night and settling into your lodging

    Day - 9 Port Hardy - Alert Bay - Campbell River

    Travel to Port McNeill so that we can board BC Ferries to reach Cormorant Island's Alert Bay.
    Visit the Alert Bay U'mista Cultural Centre (admission included).
    See Telegraph Cove, a charming community that was formerly a cannery and fishing community. Enjoy a coffee, stroll along the seafront, and take in the old structures of this sleepy seaside town.
    We will arrive at Campbell River later this afternoon, where you will check into your hotel.

    Day - 10 Campbell River

    You can choose to sleep in today or go for an early morning stroll along Millennium Trail with your tour guide.
    You can now choose to go on a whale-watching tour for an extra fee.
    Investigate the Salish Sea, Johnstone Strait, and Discovery Passage waters. We may see bears, Steller Sea Lions, Humpback Whales, Killer Whales, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, and a plethora of other species in this region due to its rich fauna. There is also the option to go on a bear-watching tour, which operates from August 20 to October 15. 
    Evening spent relaxing

    Day - 11 Campbell River to Victoria

    Once you have breakfast, leave Campbell River.
    We are heading south towards Victoria today. We'll make a lunch stop along the route in the town of Comox.
    This afternoon, we travel to Victoria and spend time at the renowned Butchart Gardens.
    You have the rest of the day to yourself.

    Day - 12 Victoria to Vancouver

    • we will head to Swartz Bay where we will board BC Ferries for a 90-minute mini-cruise through the Southern Gulf Islands
    • We will arrive in downtown Vancouver

Duration:

12

Departure Details

Flight, Hotel and Cruise Pickup is included

This includes all locations from Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver and Burnaby.

Our Tour guide will contact you before the 24 hours of departure to confirm pick up location and time for day trips. In the case of multi-day trips, we will contact you 48 hours before departure.

Inclusions

  • Pickup and Drop off from your Hotels, Cruise Port, Airport and all Railway stations.
  • Private Transfer
  • Professional Driver + Guide
  • Roundtrip BC Ferry ticket
  • Winery admission Tickets and Testing

Exclusions

  • Air Fares
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • All meals and drinks
  • All Personal Expense
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Pacific Rim National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Science World
  • Entry/Admission - Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Sun Peaks Spa
  • Entry/Admission - Tofino Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Ucluelet Aquarium
  • Entry/Admission - Vancouver Island
  • Extra Food and Drinks
  • Food and Drinks
  • Food and Drinks, unless otherwise stated
  • Gratuities/pax/day
  • Insurance
  • Inter Hotel Transfer
  • Internal Air fares
  • Lunch
  • NOTE-This tour is subject to availability of return ferry to/from Victoria. Delayed confirmation
  • OMNIMAX Ticket is not included
  • Return Airport Transfer
  • Return Seaplane Flight from Whistler to Vancouver
  • Taxes
  • Things not mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Visa charges

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. To find our terms and condition policy, click here.

Covid-19 Safety Information

What to expect during your visit
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers

Additional Details

  • Most travellers can participate
  • Inftants have their own seats
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
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