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Vancouver Vacation, British Columbia Sightseeing Tours, Rocky Mountain National Parks, Icefields Parkway Sightseeing, BC Okanagan Valley Tours, Self Drive Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier National Parks, Western Canada Self Drive Tours, BC West Coast, Central British Columbia Accommodation
SDR#13 Spectacular British Columbia & Alberta

Discover spectacular British Columbia & Alberta ! It is a great way to explore Canada’s West, as you travel by car through the ever-changing scenery from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains. Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise and Calgary - the names invoke images of beautiful cities, a deep blue ocean, pristine lakes, great mountain ranges and native western culture. Truly the best of what Canada’s Western Provinces have to offer. Your vacation starts in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver. You have time to spend a few days exploring Vancouver before heading to the Okanagan Valley. Enjoy the sunshine and tour some of the wineries. Travel on to Rocky Mountains and explore the highlights of the area including the town of Jasper, Banff, the incredible scenic Icefields Parkway and Emerald Lake.

Arrival at Vancouver airport and pick up your rental car. Check in your downtown hotel and explore this spectacular city. Surrounded by water and nestled alongside the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is home to natural scenery and many attractions.
This morning you can enjoy a 4 hr sightseeing tour of Vancouver including Stanley Park and its Totem Poles, English Bay Beaches, the famous Robson Street shopping areas, Granville Island, Chinatown, The Lookout, historic Gastown, the Prestigious Shaughnessy and Queen Elizabeth Park (optional).
Vancouver - Kelowna
Today depart Vancouver and drive towards the peaceful Okanagan Valley. Drive past Fraser Canyon and stopover at Hell's Gate and Minter Gardens. With more than 2,000 hours of sunshine every year, the Okanagan offers the longest, sunniest and driest summer season in Canada. Spend some time to visit fruit orchards, vineyards or play a round of golf.
Kelowna (Okanagan Valley)
Enjoy the warm weather and explore sandy beaches of the Okanagan Valley. Located on the eastern shore of the Okanagan Lake, Kelowna offers a variety of boating and outdoor recreation. Orchards and Vineyards are just a short drive from the downtown core.
Kelowna - Jasper National Park
Travel towards the Canadian Rockies, past Blue River and Valemount. Stopover to take pictures at Mount Robson, the highest peak in West Canada. After a short drive you’ll arrive in Jasper. Time to explore the area or attend a leisurely rafting trip on the Athabasca River.
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park is located amidst the most beautiful wilderness of the Rocky Mountains. Visit Maligne Canyon and glacier-fed Maligne Lake. From here take a scenic cruise to Spirit Island. The top of Whistlers Mountain promises the best views of the Rockies.
Jasper - Banff National Park
One of the world's greatest mountain highways, the Icefields Parkway offers outstanding viewpoints and wildlife observation. At the mighty Columbia Icefield you can take a Snowcoach tour onto the Athabasca Glacier for an awe-inspiring experience.
Banff National Park
Banff National Park offers spectacular mountain scenery and many attractions. Visit today the Upper Hot Springs, Bow Falls, the Hoodoos or play a round of golf in front of the Banff Springs Hotel. Well worth is the gondola ride to the Top of Sulphur Mountain.
Banff - Calgary
Spend the morning exploring Lake Louise and Banff before returning to Calgary. The vibrant city of Calgary is nestled beside the Rocky Mountain foothills and famous for the "Calgary Stampede" Rodeo in July. Tour the city and take an elevator to the top of the Calgary Tower – which offers unparalleled views of the city, mountains and prairies beyond.
Your tour ends with the check out of the hotel. Return your rental car at the airport.
Departure Dates
May - October
Daily Departures
Rates in CAD$ per Person
Category Single Double Triple Quad
May 01 – May 31
Superior $1950.00 $1020.00 $730.00 $590.00
June 01 – September 20 (except oil show/stampede)
Superior $2340.00 $1190.00 $860.00 $715.00
September 21 – October 31
Superior $1950.00 $1020.00 $730.00 $590.00
May 01 – May 31
First Class $2540.00 $1290.00 $985.00 $795.00
June 01 – September 20 (except oil show/stampede)
First Class $3080.00 $1590.00 $1165.00 $945.00
September 21 – October 31
First Class $2540.00 $1290.00 $985.00 $795.00
Services included
- 9 Nights Superior or First Class Hotel Accommodation
- Goods & Service Tax (GST)
- Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
- 10 Day Compact Rental Car (Dollar, National and/or Alamo Car Rental)
- Unlimited Free Km
- Rental Car Licensing Fee
- Premium VIP Car Insurance with a $300 Deductible
- Rental Car Taxes
- Airport Handling Fee
- Tour Documentation
- Sightseeing Information
Optional Charges

Car Rental Upgrade (Rates per rental):
Mid Size $110.00, Full Size $240.00, SUV Jeep $285.00, Standard SUV $495, Mini Van $345.00, Van (7 seats) $510.00
A one way drop off fee may be applicable at pick up. Please enquire

Add on Services & Sightseeing Tours
per Person
Vancouver: City Highlights Tour incl. the Lookout (4 hrs)
Banff: Discover Banff Tour & Wildlife
Lake Louise: Horseback Trail Ride (3 hrs)
GyPSy Guide Rental (7 Days)
Rates in CAD$ per Person + tax
Additional Nights in Calgary
Category Single Double Triple Quad
May 01 – May 31
Superior $120.00 $60.00 $45.00 $39.00
June 01 – September 30 *except oil show/stampede
Superior $135.00 $68.00 $50.00 $42.00
October 01 – October 31
Superior $120.00 $60.00 $45.00 $39.00
Additional Nights in Vancouver
Category Single Double Triple Quad
May 01 – May 31
Superior $120.00 $60.00 $45.00 $39.00
June 01 – September 30
Superior $140.00 $70.00 $55.00 $45.00
October 01 – October 31
Superior $100.00 $50.00 $40.00 $33.00
Single Room Rate:                  
1 Adult – Room with 1 Queen Size Bed or 1 King Size Bed
Double Room Rate:
2 Adults – Rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds or 1 King Size Bed
Triple Room Rate:         
3 Adults – Rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds
Quad Room Rate:         
4 Adults – Rooms with 2 Queen Size Beds
Child Rate up to 12 Years:                         
Sharing Single, Double or Triple Rooms with Adults. Max 2 Children per Room