The Great Western Canadian Tour

Calgary – Vancouver (18 Days/17 Nights) The Great Western Canadian Tour Table

This Genuine one-way “See-it-all-Vacation” offers some of Western Canada’s most scenic treasures and stretches all the way up to the southern tip of Alaska. Spectacular mountain vistas, stunning glaciers and dramatic alpine landscapes are just as much part of this unique itinerary as are the endless opportunities for adventures along the way. What makes this journey so unique and unforgettable are the stops in Stewart and Hyder where one has the opportunity to witness wild bears, wolves and eagles in their natural habitat at Fish Creek. Other spectacular moments are enjoyed when traversing through the Rocky Mountains and visiting Banff and Jasper National Park. Or discovering the breathtaking glaciers and spectacular mountain scenery in Stewart/Hyder in Alaska

The Great Western Canadian Tour MapIncluded highlights are:

  • Short City Tour of Calgary
  • Full day in Banff to explore (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • Stops at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
  • Stops at Peyto Lake, and the Columbia Icefield
  • Ice Explorer Excursion onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Stop and Short Hikes at Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon
  • Boat Cruise at Maligne Lake
  • Drive along the famous Yellowhead Highway with stunning views of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies
  • Visit Historic Fort St. James, once a fur trading outpost from the Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Discover the First Nations way of life with a visit to Moricetown where traditional salmon spear fishing still takes place today
  • Visit Ksan Historical Village and Museum to learn more about the First Nations History
  • Wildlife but more specifically Bear Viewing at Fish Creek out of Hyder Alaska and Stewart BC
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise with BC Ferries through the spectacular Inside Passage
  • Go whale-watching in Telegraph Cove and see Orca whales in their natural habitat
  • Stop at Cathedral grove and walk among the towering trees that are centuries of years old
  • Drive through Pacific Rim National Park and marvel at the lush rainforest and beautiful mountain landscape
  • Explore the fishing town and community of Tofino and try some of the freshest and most diverse seafood the world has to offer
  • Go on a Whale and Bear Watching excursion on Zodiacs out of Tofino
  • With plenty of free time in Tofino (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • View artistic Murals in Chemainus
  • Discover the charm of Victoria, B.C.’s elegant capital with a City Tour
  • With plenty of free time in Victoria (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • Explore the Butchart Gardens
  • Travel to Vancouver by Ferry
  • Free Afternoon upon Arrival in Vancouver (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • City Tour of Vancouver
  • North Vancouver Excursion which includes:
    • Visit to Capilano Suspension Bridge
    • Visit Clevaland Dam and short walk through the nature to the Capilano Salmon Hatchery
    • Visit Grouse Mountain
  • Stop at Granville Island on the way to the Airport. Where one can buy delicious and unique local treats to bring home with them.

All our programs are suggestions based on successful tours that we regularly offer and operate.

All tours can be changed and customized to meet your specific needs. From changing the destinations, the length of the tour, to the standard of hotels, we are happy to work with you and make your dream trip possible.

We have not quoted specific rates as hotel rates fluctuate daily in accordance with their supply and demand. Therefore we require your expected travel dates in order to provide you with a quote.

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Optional Activities you can add on to your tour:The Great Western Canadian Tour 3

  • Banff
    • Visit the Banff Upper Hot Springs
    • Take the Banff Gondola up to Sulphur Mountain
    • Visit the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum
    • Helicopter Tour over the Canadian Rockies
    • Horseback Riding Adventure along the Bow River
  • Jasper
    • Go on a Float Trip in a Raft (Calm Excursion)
    • Go on a White Water Rafting Adventure (More Intense Excursion)
  • Tofino
    • Go Fishing with a Guide and Chartered Boat
    • Enjoy a wide variety of water sports like Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand-up-paddleboarding or Surfing
  • Victoria
    • Visit the Royal British Columbia Museum
    • Go Whale Watching
    • Go Fishing with a Guide and Chartered Boat
    • Take a Scenic Sea-Plane Tour or Travel to Vancouver by Air
  • Vancouver
    • Visit the Vancouver Aquarium
    • Rent Bikes and ride along the Stanley Park Seawall
    • Rent Kayaks or try Stand-Up-Paddle-Boarding
    • Visit Granville Island
    • Visit a wide variety of Museums
      • Vancouver Art Gallery
      • Museum of Anthropology
      • Science World
    • Take a Scenic Sea-Plane Tour
    • End your trip on a high note with a “Sunset Dinner Cruise”. Enjoy a delicious West Coast themed catered dinner as the boat takes you on a tour of the best viewpoints of Vancouver. 

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