Lake Louise, Alberta
Lake Louise, Alberta
Kelowna Vineyards, British Columbia
Kelowna Vineyards, British Columbia
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park - Credit: Discover Canada

Canadian Rockies Encompassed - Small Group Tour

18 nights from £4,999 per person Including Flights


Embark on a captivating 18-night small group escorted tour with a maximum of 12 people, journeying through Western Canada, blending Indigenous history, majestic natural landscapes, and authentic cowboy culture in British Columbia and Alberta. Witness diverse wildlife on a scenic ferry through glacial fjords, delve into First Nations culture in Smithers, and explore Calgary's deep-rooted cowboy traditions. Be mesmerized by Lake Louise's striking emerald waters. This adventure offers breathtaking views, ample photo opportunities, and chances to bond with like-minded travellers, making every moment memorable.(GA)


  • Take a ferry ride through glacial fjords and spot all the wildlife on show
  • Immerse yourself in First Nations culture on a day tour of the Smithers
  • Stop and visit the Icefields in Columbia
  • Visit Lake Louise, an iconic stop on this extrordinary journey

Map of the route for Canadian Rockies Encompassed

Itinerary Overview

Fly in and out of Vancouver: 1 night - Victoria 1 night - Port Hardy 1 night - Prince Hardy 1 night - Smithers 2 nights - Prince George 1 night - Jasper 2 nights - Canmore 1 night - Calgary 2 nights -  Banff 1 night - Golden 1 night - Kelowna 1 night - Whistler 2 nights - Vancouver 1 night - Fly home

2024 Departure Dates

Jun: 06, 20, 22, 26
Jul: 10, 12, 16, 30
Aug: 01, 05, 19, 25

2025 Departure Dates

Jun: 04, 12, 18, 22
Jul: 06, 10, 24, 28
Aug: 03, 11, 15, 29
Sept: 02

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  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Vancouver

Land in Vancouver and make your way independently to your accommodation. Recuperate after your travels before meeting your Tour Leader and fellow travellers at the Welcome Reception.

Overnight: Century Plaza Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 2

Vancouver - Victoria

Take a ferry to Vancouver Island and visit Victoria. Choose to explore a museum, the stunning Butchart Gardens, or the city itself.

Overnight: Huntingdon Manor Hotel or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 3

Victoria - Port Hardy

Journey to Port Hardy at Vancouver Island's northern tip via the scenic Island Highway. This drive along the eastern coastline from Victoria to Port Hardy offers stunning views of the coast and lush forests, passing through charming, quirky towns along the way.

Overnight: Kwa'lilas Hotel or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 4

Port Hardy - Prince Rupert

Experience a remarkable ferry journey through the famous Inside Passage, where glacial fjords offer breathtaking scenery and a sanctuary for wildlife like orcas and porpoises. Enjoy a full day of relaxation, reading, dining in onboard restaurants, and absorbing the views, before arriving in Prince Rupert in the evening.

Overnight: Prestige Prince Rupert Hotel or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 5

Prince Rupert - Smithers

Explore the rich First Nations cultures of Northern BC with an insightful day tour around Smithers, delving into indigenous traditions, art, and history, and experiencing the unique heritage and customs of the local communities.

Overnight: Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 6


Spend a leisurely day exploring the captivating wilderness surrounding Smithers. You have the option to visit the awe-inspiring Moricetown Canyon or choose from numerous hiking trails in the area, each offering its unique natural beauty and opportunities for wildlife sightings and tranquil moments in nature.

Overnight: Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 7

Smithers - Prince George

Take advantage of a free morning in Smithers for activities, then journey to Prince George, Northern British Columbia's largest city, offering a blend of urban and natural attractions.

Overnight: Coast Inn of the North or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 8

Prince George - Jasper

Journey to Jasper National Park, pausing at Mount Robson, the Canadian Rockies' highest peak. Explore the Interpretation Centre and enjoy a brief hike to absorb the stunning vistas.

Overnight: Jasper Inn or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 9


Experience Jasper National Park with a day at leisure. Choose from hiking Maligne Canyon, a serene boat cruise, or thrilling whitewater rafting. Conclude your day with a relaxing visit to the Miette Hot Springs in the evening.

Overnight: Jasper Inn or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 10

Jasper - Canmore

Embark on a spectacular journey to Canmore via the Icefields Parkway, renowned as one of the world's most scenic drives. Pause at the Columbia Icefield. This 300km route mesmerizes with coniferous forests, towering mountains, turquoise lakes, cascading waterfalls, and majestic glaciers, offering multiple stops for wildlife sightings and scenic appreciation.

Overnight: Quality Chateau Canmore or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 11

Canmore - Calgary

Head to Calgary, a city blending modernity with its cowboy heritage. Choose to explore museums, visit the Olympic Park, or experience authentic cowboy culture in a local bar.

Overnight: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 12


Spend a day discovering Calgary at your leisure. In the evening, consider joining a welcome meeting to greet new group members and share experiences.

Overnight: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown or similar

Day 13

Calgary - Banff

Explore the charming town of Banff with options to view wildlife, enjoy a gondola ride, or hike for breathtaking views. Utilize your free time to engage in various activities, stroll through bustling streets, browse local shops, or relax by the river, catering to all interests and energy levels.

Overnight: Charltons Banffs or similar

Day 14

Lake Louise - Golden

Journey to Lake Louise to see its iconic emerald, blue waters. Choose to hike to a Tea House for an unforgettable experience. Embrace the opportunity for the perfect photo at this quintessential Canadian Rockies destination.

Overnight: Mountain View Cabins or similar (Dinner included)

Day 15

Golden - Kelowna

Head to Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley, with a delightful stop at a local winery for tasting. In Kelowna, a recent culinary hotspot, consider exploring its array of craft breweries in the evening for a taste of the city's vibrant foodie scene.

Overnight: Prestige Kelowna or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 16

Kelowna - Whistler

Travel through the stunning coastal mountains to reach Whistler, a picturesque village famed for hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics, offering breathtaking landscapes and a rich Olympic legacy.

Overnight: Whistler Village Inn and Suites or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 17


Spend a day at your leisure in Whistler, with options to take a scenic gondola ride to the mountain's peak, explore hiking trails, or experience the thrill of ziplining through the beautiful landscape.

Overnight: Whistler Village Inn and Suites or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 18

Whistler - Vancouver

Explore the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, enjoy a guided forest walk, and engage in a traditional medicine bag making activity. Then, journey to Vancouver and spend the afternoon soaking in the relaxed ambiance and beauty of this vibrant city.

Overnight: Century Plaza Hotel & Spa or similar (Breakfast included)

Day 19

Depart Vancouver

Take a transfer to the airport for your onward journey at any time.

(Breakfast included)

  • International flights
  • Internal transfers and transportation to your destinations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation listed in the itinerary or similar
  • Activities and excursions as per the itinerary

What's Not Included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Additional activities and excursions not listed in the itinerary
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary

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