Wild flowers at Sun Peaks | Canada
FROM: £2,005 pp

This 7-day escorted tour from Vancouver takes in the best of the Canadian Rockies in a week. Discover spectacular natural wonders including Shannon Falls, Whistler Mountain, the alpine wildflowers of Sun Peaks and the lakes and mountains of Banff National Park. Ride the Banff gondola to Sulphur Mountain, enjoy wine tasting in the Okanagan Valley and enjoy the world-renowned Glacier Adventure at the Columbia Icefields. Keep your eyes peeled for elk and grizzly bears and end your journey back in Vancouver.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

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
Sun Peaks - Indulge in a wine tasting tour and embrace magnificent views from the sightseeing chair, with a hike through the beautiful alpine wildflowers at the peak
Icefields Parkway - Embark on the World Renowned Glacier Adventure in the Columbia Icefields and further explore the Icefields Parkway
Lake Louise - Navigate through Roger's Pass and explore the beautiful Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, embracing the serene views and atmosphere

Included

6 breakfasts and 1 dinner
Escorted by an experienced, friendly and fun tour guide
Scenic sightseeing stops enroute
Admission to Ice Explorer Glacier Adventure & Sulphur Mountain Gondola
One piece of luggage and a small backpack or handbag per guest
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go
6 nights 3-4 star hotels
All relevant transportation in a private minibus or coach
Sun Peaks Sightseeing Chairlift
Winery tour and tasting
Discounted optional activities if booked in advance

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 downtown Vancouver at 9:00 am (arrive no later than 8:45 am). We make our first stop at Shannon Falls. We then journey across the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway and make a further 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 time for leisure exploring the village, or make use of the hotels amenities. There's an optional multi-media night walk - Vallea Lumina, in pursuit of the hidden wonders (additional cost).
Overnight: Whistler

Day 2

Journey to Sun Peaks

Whistler - Sun Peaks. Start the day with breakfast at the hotel, then depart from Whistler. Journey through Pemberton and Lilooet, making a stop at a winery for some wine tasting along the way. We arrive at Sun Peaks and check in to our hotel. Take a scenic chairlift for breath-taking views and stroll among the alpine wildflowers at the top. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Sun Peaks  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Jasper

Sun Peaks - Jasper. Begin the day visiting Spahats Falls located in Clearwater. 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.
Overnight: Jasper  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Icefields Parkway & the Glacier Adventure

Jasper - Icefields Parkway - Banff. After breakfast, we depart to explore the wonders of Maligne Canyon, famous for the colour of the azure water. Waterfalls, underground streams, raven nests, glaciers, and Spirit Island - a notoriously photographed islet - surround the area. We then make our way towards the Columbia Icefields and embark on the famous Glacier Adventure, getting up close and personal with an ancient glacier. En route, we navigate through the Icefields Parkway, and then check into our hotel located in the town of Banff. Once settled, join the group for an inclusive dinner, and spend the rest of the evening at leisure in Banff.
Overnight: Banff  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

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 6

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, and marvel at the beautiful sights that surround us. Once we reach Kelowna, we check into our centrally located hotel. There's time for us to explore and enjoy dinner in Kelowna.
Overnight: Kelowna  |  Breakfast

Day 7

Back to Vancouver

Kelowna - Okanagan Valley - Vancouver. Join the group for a final 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. Schedule permitting, we will return to Vancouver for approximately 7:30 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
2024
Twin Share
Single Room
£2,335
£3,105
£2,335
£3,105
£2,335
£3,105
£2,335
£3,105
£2,005
£2,575

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Delta Suites, Whistler

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Delta Hotels Whistler Village Suites offers a blend of comfort and luxury in the heart of Whistler Village, British Columbia. The hotel features a range of spacious suites equipped with a kitchenette, and private balconies with stunning mountain views, ensuring a home-like atmosphere. Take advantage of amenities such as an outdoor heated pool, fitness centre, and on-site dining at Brickworks Public House. Conveniently located, it provides easy access to the world-renowned Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, as well as the vibrant shops, restaurants, and nightlife of Whistler Village.

Sun Peaks Grand Hotel, Sun Peaks

Our Category: Luxury   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

The Sun Peaks Grand Hotel, located in the picturesque Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia, offers an upscale mountain retreat with stunning alpine views and a warm, inviting ambiance. The hotel features well-appointed rooms and suites designed for both comfort and elegance, many with private balconies overlooking the scenic slopes. Relax in the pool and indulge in dining options range from casual to gourmet, with restaurants serving locally sourced cuisine in a cosy, alpine setting. With proximity to the village’s shops and activities, the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel provides an ideal base for a memorable mountain getaway.

Forest Park Hotel, Jasper

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Jasper National Park, Forest Park Hotel offers a blend of rustic charm and modern comfort, surrounded by breath-taking mountain landscapes and serene wilderness. The hotel provides well-appointed rooms with contemporary amenities, ensuring a relaxing retreat after a day of exploring the park's stunning natural beauty. Enjoy a variety of facilities, including an indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness centre, as well as dining options that range from casual to fine dining, all featuring delicious local cuisine. With its prime location, Forest Park Hotel serves as an ideal base for outdoor adventures.

Mount Royal Hotel, Banff

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Mount Royal Hotel in Banff is a timeless retreat set in the heart of this picturesque mountain town, offering a seamless blend of heritage charm and contemporary comfort. Situated against the backdrop of the stunning Canadian Rockies, the hotel features well-appointed rooms with modern amenities, a rooftop hot tub, and a cosy lounge that captures the essence of rustic elegance. Soak in the panoramic views or enjoy a relaxing evening by the fireplace, Mount Royal Hotel offers an authentic Banff experience, combining the warmth of tradition with the convenience of modernity.

The Royal Anne Hotel, Kelowna

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

The Royal Anne Hotel in Kelowna offers a blend of historic charm and modern comfort, situated in the heart of downtown and just a short stroll from Okanagan Lake. This boutique hotel features warmly decorated rooms equipped with contemporary amenities, providing a cosy retreat for both business and leisure travellers. Embrace stunning lake and city views, a complimentary continental breakfast, and access to a fitness centre. The Royal Anne's prime location makes it an ideal base for exploring Kelowna's vibrant dining scene, boutique shopping, and the picturesque waterfront, making every stay a memorable experience in the Okanagan Valley.

At a Glance

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