Canadian Rockies

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Embrace the great outdoors on this Canadian Rockies adventure

The Rocky Mountains of Canada offer stunning landscapes of towering peaks, serene turquoise lakes, thick forests and gushing rivers. Walk the streets of Vancouver, hike the trails of Jasper and Banff, meander along the river in Yoho National Park and soak up the superb alpine scenery. Spot native moose and bears and unleash your inner daredevil with a bevy of adventure activities - mountain biking or river rafting, anyone? Jump in feet first and be completely immersed in this awesome outdoor Canadian experience.

  • Be left breathless by the spectacular scenery in Banff and Jasper national parks
  • Discover the wild wonders of the Canadian Rockies
  • Marvel at the beauty of stunning Lake Louise
  • See majestic Takakkaw Falls - the second highest falls in Canada
  • Spot the Rocky Mountains' Big Five - elk, moose, deer, wolf and bear
  • Travel along the ancient Icefields Parkway
  • Visit the hulking Athabasca Glacier
  • Walk down the eclectic streets of Vancouver

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Day 1 Vancouver

Vancouver is one of the world's most liveable cities, with the greenery of Stanley Park, the cobbled streets of Gastown and a world of cuisines being highlights.

Days 2-3 Whistler

West Canada's outdoor playground, Whistler is famed for its snowboarding and skiing in the winter, and as a mountain biking and hiking mecca in the summer.

Days 4-6 Wells Gray Provincial Park

Wells Gray Provincial Park is packed with fascinating flora and fauna and the options to explore this vast wilderness are many and varied.

Days 7-8 Jasper National Park

The largest national park in Canada, Jasper's location deep in the Rockies makes it an incredibly beautiful place with a real wilderness feel.

Days 9-11 Banff National Park

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with opportunities for canoeing, mountain biking or hiking.

Days 12-13 Yoho National Park/Golden

Yoho National Park is something of a hidden gem in Canada's national parks system with a beautiful landscape featuring mountains, lakes and waterfalls. The unspoilt mountain terrain around the town of Golden is home to world-class whitewater rafting, paragliding and downhill biking.

Day 14 Glacier National Park/Kamloops

Glacier National Park is where the Rockies meet the prairie. As well as more than 400 glaciers, the park contains over 700 lakes, the largest of which is Lake McDonald. Kamloops, which means 'meeting of the waters', is a small town situated at the confluence of the two branches of the Thompson River, near Kamloops Lake.

Day 15 Vancouver

Vancouver is the ideal city for outdoor enthusiasts with its abundance of mountainous areas, water and state parks a stone's throw from the city.