Mount Robson | Canada
FROM: USD $6,925 pp
Western Canada Encompassed 2025 - 16 days map

Embark on a 16-day journey that showcases the best of Interior BC, Alberta, and Vancouver Island. Traverse the stunning Canadian Rockies, stopping in Whistler, Clearwater, Jasper, Banff, and Kelowna. Our adventure continues on Vancouver Island, soak in Victoria’s historic charm, Tofino’s wild spirit, and Campbell River’s rugged landscapes. This tour blends iconic sites with hidden gems and offers authentically Canadian experiences. Guided by a knowledgeable tour guide, uncover the wonders of Western Canada together, making this an unforgettable journey of a lifetime!

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates

Trip Highlights

Whistler - Participate in a relaxing walking tour with optional activities such as zip-trekking, Peak 2 Peak Gondola and biking
Jasper - Experience the stunning Maligne Lake, celebrated for its vibrant azure waters, majestic surrounding peaks, visible glaciers, and the iconic Spirit Island - a famous photographic gem
Banff - Enjoy free time for sightseeing and shopping, or participate in a range of thrilling outdoor activities
Okanagan Valley - Travel through Canada's Desert and indulge in a selection of premium wines
Malahat - Conquer the Malahat Skywalk elevated over Arbutus and Douglas Fir Forest to embrace beautiful vistas that span across two countries
Tofino - Explore the magnificent beaches and enjoy hiking, rainforest trails, kayaking, surfing and other activities in this picturesque town
Clearwater - Learn about the St’át’imc population on the Xwísten Experience Tour and enjoy a traditional Salmon BBQ
Icefields Parkway - Embark on the World Renowned Glacier Adventure in the Columbia Icefields and further explore the Icefields Parkway on snocoach
Lake Louise - Navigate through Roger's Pass and explore the beautiful Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, embracing the serene views and atmosphere
Victoria - Saunter through the stunning Butchart Gardens, enjoy award winning cider and partake in a guided city tour
Meares Island - Discover the cultural and spiritual significance of the "mountain in the sea" which is considered a sacred place
Nanaimo - Stroll along the Harbourfront and make sure to try a famous Nanaimo Bar - for those with a sweet tooth

Included

15 breakfasts & 1 lunch
Escorted by an experienced, friendly and fun tour guide
Roundtrip BC Ferries as per itinerary
Scenic sightseeing stops enroute
Sea Cider Tasting
Winery tour and tasting at two wineries
All park passes
One piece of luggage and a small backpack or handbag per guest
15 nights 3-4 star hotels
All relevant transportation in a private minibus or coach
Water taxi to Meares Island and Big Tree Trail
Sightseeing and free time in Tofino and Campbell River
Admission to Sun Peaks Sightseeing Chairlift, Ice Explorer Glacier Adventure, Sulphur Mountain Gondola, Butchart Gardens and Malahat SkyWalk
Indigenous experience & Salmon BBQ lunch
Discounted optional activities if booked in advance
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go

Not Included

International flights & visas
Travel Insurance
Optional activities
Tips for your tour guide - an entirely personal gesture!
Airport transfers
Any meals or drinks not specified in the inclusions
Items of a personal nature

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Vancouver!

Vancouver - Whistler. Depart from Canada Place in downtown Vancouver (please arrive 15 minutes before departure). We make our first stop at Shannon Falls. We then journey across the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway and make a further pit-stop at Brandywine Falls.

Once we reach Whistler Village, we're able to stretch our legs and embark on a walking tour. Partake in some of the optional activities such as zip-trekking, biking, riding the Peak 2 Peak gondola, and more. After plenty of action, we check into our centrally located hotel at the base of Whistler Mountain. Enjoy some leisure time exploring the village, or make use of the hotel amenities. There is an optional Vallea Lumin multi-media night walk.
Overnight: Whistler

Day 2

BBQ and Journey to Clearwater

Whistler - Clearwater. Start the day with breakfast at the hotel, then depart from Whistler. Journey through Pemberton and Lilooet. Partake in the Xwisten Experience Tour to discover the past and present of the St’át’imc population. We then make our way to the Bridge River Fishing Grounds, to witness a traditional preservation of salmon. A salmon BBQ with rice, salad, bannock and sxúsum (traditional whipped berry dessert) is prepared for us to enjoy.

Our journey for the day ends in Clearwater, where there's an optional canoe tour (additional cost) or you can choose to unwind at the hotel in the pool and hot tub.
Overnight: Clearwater  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Jasper

Clearwater - Jasper. Begin the day venturing through Wells Gray Provincial Park, Helmcken Falls and Spahats Fall. We then make a stop at Mount Robson, admiring the views from the highest peak in the Rockies. Once we reach Jasper, we check into our centrally located hotel. Unwind for the rest of the evening with time to explore and enjoy dinner in Jasper. There's an optional trip to Jasper Planetarium (additional cost).
Overnight: Jasper  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park. After breakfast, we depart to explore the wonders of Maligne Canyon, where we can saunter along scenic bridges and trails, looking out for fossils and waterfalls. We also pay a visit to Maligne Lake, famous for the color of the azure water. Marvel at the waterfalls, underground streams, raven nests, glaciers, and Spirit Island- a notoriously photographed islet. There's an optional boat visit to Spirit Island (additional cost). In the afternoon, we have free time to further explore Jasper, or partake in more optional activities (additional cost).
Overnight: Jasper  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Icefields Parkway & the Glacier Adventure

Jasper - Icefields Parkway - Banff. After breakfast, we make our way towards the Columbia Icefields and embark on the famous Glacier Adventure, getting up close and personal with an ancient glacier. Take an all-terrain snocoach and walk across the Athabasca Glacier for photo opportunities - make sure to taste the crisp glacier water. En route to Banff, we navigate through the Icefields Parkway, with visits to Bow Lake and Peyto Lake (time permitting) and then check into our hotel located in the town of Banff. Once settled, spend the rest of the evening at leisure in Banff.
Overnight: Banff  |  Breakfast

Day 6

Leisure and activities in Banff

Banff. After breakfast, begin the day with a ride on the Banff Mountain Gondola (included) for breath-taking views of our surroundings. We head back to Banff to partake in a guided sightseeing tour, highlighting key attractions in the town such as Bow Falls, the HooDoos, and Banff Springs Hotel.

Enjoy free time for shopping and sightseeing along Banff Avenue or if feeling adventurous, take part in thrilling outdoor activities at a discounted rate, such as horseback riding, canoeing on the Bow River, hiking, e-biking, caving, fishing or visiting the hot springs. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure in Banff.
Overnight: Banff  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Lake Louise and Moraine Lake

Banff - Lake Louise - Kelowna. Start the day with a complimentary breakfast at the hotel before journeying through Rogers Pass in the morning. Navigate through the stunning Lake Louise and Moraine Lake (seasonal) and marvel at the beautiful sights that surround us. Once we reach Kelowna, check into our centrally located hotel. There's time for us to explore and enjoy dinner in Kelowna.
Overnight: Kelowna  |  Breakfast

Day 8

Okanagan Valley & Back to Vancouver

Kelowna - Okanagan Valley - Vancouver. Join the group for breakfast before departing for Vancouver. On the way, we'll journey through the Okanagan Valley, with stops at the farmer's market and cidery. Delight in a wine tasting tour at one of the local wineries. We then head back to Vancouver for an evening of leisure to enjoy the hotel's amenities.
Overnight: Vancouver  |  Breakfast

Day 9

Journey to Victoria

Vancouver - Victoria. We depart downtown Vancouver in the morning. Start the day with a picturesque ferry ride through the Salish Sea and Gulf Islands - watch out for marine life enroute. Upon arrival at Vancouver Island, we pay an included visit to the renowned Butchart Gardens. Afterwards, we head to Sea Cider for a tour and indulge in some cider tasting. Once we reach Victoria, it's time to check into our conveniently located hotel in the downtown. Spend the evening at leisure to further explore the city.
Overnight: Victoria  |  Breakfast

Day 10

Sightseeing in Victoria

Victoria. Embark on a tour of Victoria City, exploring Beacon Hill Park, Chinatown, Fan Tan Alley, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Government Street. The rest of the day is ours to spend as we please. Consider returning for a leisurely walk along Government Street or visiting the renowned Royal BC Museum. Additionally, there is the option to tuck into Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.
Overnight: Victoria  |  Breakfast

Day 11

Malahat SkyWalk and Tofino

Victoria - Tofino. Wake up early and journey along the Malahat Highway, offering stunning vistas of the Southern Gulf Islands. We make a stop at the Malahat SkyWalk to stretch our legs, and partake in a 600-meter long elevated walkway over the lush Arbutus and Douglas Fir forest. The walkway leads to a 10-story spiral lookout tower, a unique architectural marvel in British Columbia. The tower stands 250 meters above sea level, and offers stunning 360-degree views of the area including islands, inlets, fjords, forest and mountains, which span across two countries.

After an exhilarating excursion, we take some time in Duncan for a tour of the City of Totems, with some free time to relax for lunch. We then carry our journey on to Tofino, and check into our hotel for the night. The guide will provide some recommendations and information for the hotel amenities and places to dine in Tofino.
Overnight: Tofino  |  Breakfast

Day 12

Adventures in Tofino and Indigenous Gardenss

Tofino. Today starts our two day exploration of Tofino and the surrounding area. We begin by venturing out to the serene beaches, including Long Beach. There's an optional hike with the tour guide if it sounds appealing. We'll then cruise on a Water Taxi to Meares Island, location of the Big Tree Trail - home to some of the most magnificent and largest old-growth trees in the region.

Meares Island is considered a scared place, with vast spiritual and cultural significance in the area. It is home to the Tla-o-qui-aht, who have called this island home for thousands of years. The island is referred to as the "Waa'kas," translating to "mountain in the sea." Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure.
Overnight: Tofino  |  Breakfast

Day 13

Activities in Tofino

Tofino. Our second day in Tofino is free for you to do as much or as little as you wish. Participate in a wide array of activities such as, kayaking, surfing, a boat journey to Hot Springs Cove, hike one of the rainforest trails, or catch a tan on the beach. Take the rest of the evening to further explore the quaint town of Tofino.
Overnight: Tofino  |  Breakfast

Day 14

Journey to Campbell River

Tofino - Campbell River. We say goodbye to Tofino and depart eastbound for the opposite coast of Vancouver Island. Our first stop is at Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, where we take a stroll through the magnificent old-growth Douglas Fir rainforest. Then it's onwards to Coombs Market for lunch. Browse the finest fresh produce, delicious sandwiches and best ice cream the island has to offer.

We'll continue along the Coastal Highway 19A, traversing through coastal communities and stunning landscapes, eventually stopping for dinner in Comox. Our final destination is Campbell River, where we check into our hotel for the night.
Overnight: Campbell River  |  Breakfast

Day 15

Exploring Campbell River

Campbell River. Take the morning for leisure, before embarking on a wide array of optional activities, including, fishing, kayaking and whale watching (additional cost). There's an optional Grizzly Bear expedition, venturing into the Bute or Toba Valley (September 1st - October 15th). We then make our way to Elk Falls Provincial Park, which hosts a selection of walking and hiking trails, including the magnificent Elk Falls Suspension Bridge - not to be missed. Elk Falls is also home to an elevated cantilevered viewing platform, showcasing panoramic views of Elk Falls. Unwind back at the hotel and browse the local area for dinner.
Overnight: Campbell River  |  Breakfast

Day 16

Nanaimo and Back to Vancouver

Campbell River - Nanaimo - Vancouver. On our final day of the tour, we head for Morningstar Farm, Parksville. The farm serves as a local food hub offering self-guided tours, a farmgate store, a seasonal café, petting farm and trails. We then make our way to Nanaimo for a leisurely stroll on the waterfront. While there, be sure to try one of the famous Nanaimo bars - a must try for anyone with a sweet tooth. We catch the 3:55 pm ferry to Horseshoe Bay, completing our round trip. Schedule permitting, we aim to arrive back in downtown Vancouver for 6:30 pm.

Please note: The tour itinerary may be adjusted at the time of travel due to unforeseen circumstances, such as weather, road closures, and traffic.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates noted with a 'G' are guaranteed to operate. All other departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 8 persons. 'Twin / Double' prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. 'Single' prices are applicable to all solo travellers, or if your booking party cannot reach the minimum of 2 persons in a room. Single Rooms can also be booked by anyone wanting the comfort and privacy of their own room.

Guaranteed Departure
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
USD $6,925
USD $9,385
USD $7,605
USD $10,535
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USD $10,535
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USD $10,535
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At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Vancouver
Ends
Vancouver
Departs
Saturdays / Sundays
Group Size
Min 8 / Max 22
Hotel Rating
3 - 4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 15, Lunch: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
6 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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