Essential West

Essential West

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12-day tour

Can you feel a mad desire to browse the breathtaking scenery offered by the Rockies but you always seem to be short of time? Then this selfdrive is custom-made for you! Glacier national parks, Banff & Jasper, turquoise blue lakes, snow-capped peaks, fjords and the ocean, they are all there.

And as icing on the cake, you visit Victoria, a charming town with Victorian accents and the fascinating city of Vancouver. A very complete itinerary that will dazzle you!

Strong points:
  • Stunning West-Canada in a nutshell

  • Nature and urban vibes combined

  • Ferry trips included

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Day 1 & 2

Calgary - Banff

Today you will be enthralled by the majesty of the Rocky Mountains as you travel along its foothills towards the bustling town of Banff. Here the glorious peaks of the Banff National Park masterfully enclose the parklands. Take your time and stop to enjoy and marvel at the natural beauty along your route.

Tomorrow Banff National Park, one of Canada’s most captivating parks, is yours to explore! Whether you wish to board the cable car to the top of Mt. Suphur; go hiking or mountain bike or prefer to enjoy a day of horse-riding or rafting., the easy to advanced level trails offer the best opportunity to experience the natural wonders of the area and the charming setting of the town.

Day 3

Banff - Jasper

Day 4

Jasper - Sun Peaks, Clearwater

Day 5 & 6

Sun Peaks, Clearwater - Whistler

Day 7

Whistler - Parksville

Day 8


Day 9


Day 10 & 11

Victoria - Vancouver

Day 12


What's included?

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