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Stunning Mountain Scenery in Canada
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Yellowhead Highway with views of Mount Robson & Fraser River
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Victoria's beautiful attractions, British Columbia

Self-Drive Totem Peaks

14 Nights from £2,179 Including Flights

Overview

Take in the unforgettable views of miles of dense, vast forests, crystalline lakes and snow-capped mountains as you traverse western Canada. Amidst the beauty of the Inside Passage and the North American Pacific Coast, you’ll gain a thorough insight into the breath-taking charm and scenery of many of Vancouver and Victoria’s highlights – a tour you’ll never forget with sights that will inspire and amaze.

14 night Tour Begins & Ends Vancouver: 3 nights Vancouver; 1 night Penticton; 1 night Revelstoke; 2 nights Banff; 1 night Jasper; 1 night Prince George; 1 night Smithers; 1 night Prince Rupert; 1 night Port Hardy; 1 night Campbell River; 1 night Victoria

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

Fly to Vancouver

Arrive into Vancouver International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. When you check in, pick up your Canada Roadbook from the front desk and spend the remainder of the day exploring the city.

Day 2

Vancouver

Today will be spent exploring the city of Vancouver and the surrounding area. We suggest visiting the top attractions such as Stanley Park, the MacMillan Planetarium, Gastown, Grouse Mountain, Granville Island or the Capilano Suspension Bridge to really make the most of your stay here.

2019 - Holiday Inn and Suites Vancouver Downtown, Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre, Ramada Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver or similar
2020 - Holiday Inn and Suites Vancouver Downtown, Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre, Ramada Ramada by Wyndham Downtown or similar

Day 3

Vancouver to Penticton (245 miles)

Take a scenic drive to Penticton in the Okanagan Valley, which is renowned for luscious orchards, beaches, and a hot, dry climate.

Day 4

Penticton to Revelstoke (161 miles)

Take the morning to explore the Okanagan Valley at leisure, then drive to the Revelstoke area – along the way, keep a lookout for the beautiful scenery which comprises staggering peaks, twinkling lakes and spectacular waterfalls.

Day 5

Revelstoke to Banff (174 miles)

Today sees you drive through the Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass on your way to the Canadian Rockies – a truly remarkable region of Canada’s landscape. Yoho National Park marks the provincial border and meets the first national park of Canada. Kicking Horse Pass is no doubt one of the top scenic highlights within this area, and on from here you will journey to Banff. We recommend a visit to Lake Louise, which remains one of the most popular attractions in Banff and is known as ‘The Jewel of the Rockies.

Day 6

Banff National Park

Today is free for you to explore Banff at leisure – we recommend a visit to Banff Natural History Museum, shopping along the quaint streets, and river rafting or boating on Lake Minnewanka.

Day 7

Banff to Jasper (177 miles)

Today you will drive to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway; perhaps stop at Peyto Lake en-route. The photo opportunities here are outstanding, with vistas of snow-capped peaks, alpine meadows and waterfalls to be found at every turn. This is largely considered to be one of the most scenic drives in the world.

Day 8

Jasper to Prince George (233 miles)

Passing the highest peak in the Rockies, Mount Robson, the Yellowhead Highway descends into the dense forests of northern British Columbia. Head to Fraser River through the Cariboo Region in order to reach your final destination of today – Prince George.

Day 9

Prince George to Smithers (230 miles)

Today you will traverse the rugged wilderness of the interior mountain ranges on your way to Smithers, your base for the night.

Day 10

Smithers to Prince Rupert (217 miles)

Today sees you follow the scenic Skeena River Valley along to the active, bustling port city of Prince Rupert. Along the way you’ll witness British Columbia’s oldest surviving salmon cannery with the traditional docks and boardwalks.

Day 11

Prince Rupert to Port Hardy (cruise – 25 miles, land only)

Today you’ll enjoy a full day of ocean cruising aboard the B.C. Ferries sailing along the British Columbia coastline. This famous Inside Passage cruise terminates at your destination in Port Hardy – a destination with access to a superb array of wilderness adventures, from camping and caving to kayaking and simply viewing the awe-inspiring nature.

Day 12

Port Hardy to Campbell River (149 miles)

Travel the eastern shore of Vancouver Island to Campbell River today. Touted as the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’, Campbell River is a coastal city with great appeal for nature lovers and kayakers. There’s a gentle pace to life here that’s peaceful and matches perfectly with the serenely beautiful scenery.

Day 13

Campbell River to Victoria (168 miles)

Continuing along the coast, you’ll pass quaint and picturesque seaside towns such as Courtenay, Qualicum Beach, Parksville and Nanaimo. In Duncan, visit the Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre and in Chemainus, you can see the famous murals. Approaching Victoria, British Columbia’s capital, you’ll journey along the Malahat Drive which offers breath-taking views of the water and Gulf Islands beyond.

Day 14

Victoria to Vancouver (44 miles – land only)

Before departing from Victoria and the beauty of the Inner Harbour, we suggest visiting the gorgeous Butchart Gardens – a spectacular array of flowers and shrubs displaying in an old stone quarry. Take a mini cruise on B.C. Ferries which will guide you around the many Gulf Islands, through the Strait of Georgia and back to mainland British Columbia for a little dose of last-minute retail therapy.

Day 15

End of Tour

Today marks the end of your trip - check in at Vancouver International Airport for your departure flight.

Day 16

Arrive back home

 

What's Included

  • Return international flights
  • Fully inclusive car rental – upgrades available at a supplement (eg: SUV or convertible)
  • Hotel accommodation in 3* to 4* hotels  on a room only basis unless otherwise stated.
  • Welcome pack with maps and day-to-day itinerary
  • Ferry crossings: Inside Passage cruise Prince Rupert to Port Hardy on Day 11 (depart: 07:30, arrive: 23:30, 15 hours) Day 14, Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen (1 hour 35 minutes)


Not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Resort fees
  • Parking charges
  • Meals, excursions & entrance fees
  • Fuel & road tolls

2020 Departures:

Departure dates marked below will overnight on ferry without overnight hotel in Port
Hardy on Day 11, includes reserved Inboard Cabin on the overnight ferry

5th, 12th, &19th May, 29nd & 29th September & 6th, 13th & 20th October 2020

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