Banff National Park | Canada
FROM: R34,345 pp

Discover the best of the Canadian Rockies on this 5-day summer tour from Vancouver. Spot the region's iconic wildlife, including elk, bighorn sheep, and maybe even a grizzly bear. Ride the Banff gondola, enjoy wine tasting in the Okanagan Valley and see some of the region's most spectacular scenery, including Lake Moraine, Lake Louise and Bow Falls, ending your trip back in Vancouver.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Okanagan Valley - Indulge in a selection of premium wines
Sulphur Mountain - Embark on a gondola ride and marvel at stunning views of the Rockies, complimentary breakfast atop of Sulphur Mountain
Blue River - Journey through the famous Icefields Parkway, Clearwater and Spahats Falls
Banff - Enjoy free time for sightseeing and shopping, or participate in a range of thrilling outdoor activities
Revelstoke - Explore the beautiful Emerald Lake, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, and embrace the serene views and atmosphere

Included

4 breakfasts, 1 dinner, including 1 breakfast at the top of Sulphur Mountain Gondola with stunning views
Escorted by an experienced, friendly and fun tour guide
Scenic sightseeing stops enroute
Admission to Sulphur Mountain Gondola and the Okanagan Valley winery tour
Discounted optional activities if booked in advance
4 nights 3-4 star hotels
All relevant transportation in a private minibus or coach
All park passes
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

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 - Revelstoke. Depart downtown Vancouver from Canada Place at 8:30 AM (please arrive by 8:15 AM). Journey through the scenic Fraser Valley and stop in Kelowna for lunch. Following lunch, enjoy included wine tasting at one of the Okanagan’s premier wineries. Visit Craigellachie to see the Last Spike before we reach our accommodation in Revelstoke. There's time to unwind at the hotel or explore the historic downtown.
Overnight: Revelstoke

Day 2

Revelstoke to Banff

Revelstoke - Banff. Start today with a delicious breakfast at the hotel before journeying through Rogers Pass in the morning. Marvel at Emerald Lake, where we have the option to rent a canoe at an extra cost (seasonal). Navigate through the stunning Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Upon arrival in Banff, we check into our accommodation. We'll end the day with an inclusive group dinner.
Overnight: Banff  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Leisure time in Banff

Banff. Begin the day with a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, where we can admire the spectacular views of the famous Rockies. Next, we'll embark on a scenic tour around Lake Minnewanka and the Two Jack Lake Loop. Explore the townsite of Banff, including sights like Bow Falls, the Hoodoos, and the Banff Springs Hotel. Enjoy free time for shopping and sightseeing along Banff Avenue or if feeling adventurous, take part in outdoor activities at a discounted rate, such as horseback riding, canoeing on the Bow River, hiking, e-biking, or visiting the hot springs. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure in Banff.
Overnight: Banff  |  Breakfast

Day 4

Banff to Blue River/Valemount

Banff - Jasper - Blue River/Valemount. After breakfast, we'll embark on a journey along the famous Icefields Parkway, heading towards Jasper National Park. As we navigate the Columbia Icefields, we can appreciate another stunning lake and have the option to participate in the renowned Ice Explorer Glacier Tour (additional cost). Once we reach the mountain town of Jasper, there's free time to purchase dinner. Later, we arrive at the picturesque Blue River.

Please Note: May 5 - September 19 departures will be to Blue River staying in the Mike Wiegele Resort. September 20 - October departures departures will be in Valemount in the Best Western Plus.
Overnight: Blue River  |  Breakfast

Day 5

Back to Vancouver

Blue River/Valemount - Kamloops - Vancouver. Enjoy our final breakfast this morning. There's an optional River Safari (additional cost) or choose to take it easy at the cabins. We then make our way to Clearwater and stop at Spahats Falls in Wells Gray Provincial Park. We'll make a pit-stop for lunch in Kamloops. It's then time to make our way back to Vancouver, arriving 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
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R40,075
R55,825
R34,345
R47,235
2025
Twin Share
Single Room
R38,165
R49,615
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R43,905
R57,245
R38,165
R49,615

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.

Sutton Place Hotel, Revelstoke

Our Category: Luxury   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Sutton Place Hotel in Revelstoke is a luxurious, all-suite resort at the base of the legendary Revelstoke Mountain Resort, offering an unparalleled blend of comfort and adventure. This upscale retreat features elegantly furnished suites with modern amenities, including fully equipped kitchens, cosy fireplaces, and private balconies that showcase stunning views of the Columbia Mountains. Indulge in the on-site restaurants that offer gourmet dining experiences or unwind in the year-round outdoor heated pool and hot tub.

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.

Canalta Lodge , Banff

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Superior Lodge

Canalta Lodge in Banff offers a perfect blend of modern comfort and rustic charm in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. This inviting lodge features contemporary rooms with unique touches such as barn doors and wood accents, creating a warm and relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy an array of amenities, including a complimentary hot breakfast, outdoor hot tubs, a fitness centre, and a cosy lounge area with a fireplace.

Mike Wiegele Blue River Resort , Blue River

Our Category: Luxury   |   Regional Category: Luxury Lodge

Nestled in the picturesque heart of the Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges in British Columbia, Mike Wiegele Blue River Resort offers an unparalleled luxury escape into nature's grandeur. Renowned for its world-class heli-skiing and heli-boarding experiences, the resort provides access to over 1,200,000 acres of pristine, powder-covered terrain. Relax in the beautifully appointed log chalets that blend rustic charm with modern comforts, each providing stunning mountain views. The resort features gourmet dining with locally sourced ingredients, and a wellness centre with spa treatments.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Vancouver
Ends
Vancouver
Departs
Mondays
Group Size
Min 8 / Max 34
Hotel Rating
3-4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 4, Dinner: 1
Countries
Minimum Age
6 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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