Western Dream and Wilderness Lodge

Calgary – Vancouver (19 Days/18 Nights) Western Dream and Wilderness Lodge Table

Experience Western Canada in this truly unique trip that lets you discover all that nature has to offer. Marvel at the stunning Rocky Mountains, glaciers, towering forests, pristine lakes, and coast of the Pacific Ocean. 

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  • Short City Tour of Calgary
  • Learn about Calgary’s past by visiting  Calgary’s Heritage Park Historical Village and the Glenbow Museum
  • Visit Drumheller’s World Famous Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, a truly inspiring and educational experience that displays the impressive skeletons of dinosaurs the roamed the lands millions of years before
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  • Explore Waterton Lakes National Park – view beautiful scenery and the chance to see wildlife such as Elks, Moose, or Bears
  • Enter the United Sates and enjoy a stunning drive along the famous “Going-to-the-Sun Road” where you can see waterfalls, glaciers, lakes, and mountains
  • Stop at Logan’s pass to take in the spectacular view and go for a short hike
  • Explore Glacier National Park – chance to see wildlife such as Mountain Goats or Bighorn Sheep
  • Full day in Banff to explore (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • Take the gondola up to Sulphur Mountain in Banff
  • Stops at Emerald Lake, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake
  • Drive along the world renown “Icefield Parkway” and enjoy stops at Peyto Lake, and the Columbia Icefield
  • Ice Explorer Excursion onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Explore Jasper National Park and go for short hikes at Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon
  • Take a Boat Cruise at Maligne Lake
  • Drive along the famous Yellowhead Highway with stunning views of Mount Robson, the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies and stop at it’s Visitor Centre
  • Visit Historic Hat Creek Ranch on the way to Gold Bridge.
  • Enjoy 2 nights at the secluded and beautiful Tyax Wilderness Resort located at a picturesque lake and surrounded by forest. Please look at he “Optional Ad-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities while you stay here.
  • Free Afternoon upon Arrival in Whistler (See the “Optional Add-ons” section at the bottom of the page for more activities)
  • Travel by Ferry to Vancouver Island
  • 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 rain forest 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 Cleveland 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:

  • Banff
    • 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)
  • Clearwater
    • Canoe Excursion with Picnic in Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Tyax Mountain Lake Resort
    • Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking are all available at the resort
    • Horseback Riding and ATV rentals are available as excursions
    • Scenic Flight by Float Plane
  • Whistler
    • Short hike along the Lost Lake nature Trail (1.5 hours)
    • Take a Gondola up Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain
    • Take the Peak2Peak Gondola
    • For Adventure Seekers:
      • Mountain Biking
      • Zip-Lining
      • Bungee Jumping
  • Tofino
    • Go Fishing with a Guide and Chartered Boat
    • Enjoy a wide variety of water sports like Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand-up-paddle-boarding 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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