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NCRNG - Discover the Canadian Rockies - Eastbound

Awe-inspiring scenery and fascinating wildlife are simply everywhere in Western Canada. This 12-day adventure hits crisp Jasper and serene Lake Louise, a scenic ferry crossing to Vancouver Island, a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley, and a drive along the jaw-dropping Icefields Parkway. Whether you're walking atop a glacier or meandering the gorgeous streets of Whistler Village, you're sure to feel that Rocky Mountain high.

Inclusions

National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Indigenous Cultural Experience, Whistler National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Banff Historical Walking Tour, Banff Recharge: Miette Hot Springs Visit, Jasper National Park
All park fees in Jasper and Banff National Parks
Scenic ferry to Vancouver Island
Vancouver, Calgary, Victoria, Whistler, and Banff orientation walks
Stops at Joffre Lake and Marble Canyon
River safari through Grizzly Bear Valley
Mount Robson Visitor Centre visit
Excursion to the Columbia Icefields and ice walk on the Athabasca Glacier
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
12
Price From
AUD $3,324
Start Location
Vancouver, Canada
End Location
Calgary, Canada
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Discovery, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 May 201806 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,324 
02 Jun 201813 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,324 
16 Jun 201827 Jun 201811AUD $3,324
23 Jun 201804 Jul 20185AUD $4,749
30 Jun 201811 Jul 20181AUD $4,037
14 Jul 201825 Jul 20186AUD $4,749
21 Jul 201801 Aug 20186AUD $4,999
28 Jul 201808 Aug 201811AUD $4,249
11 Aug 201822 Aug 20184AUD $4,999
18 Aug 201829 Aug 20187AUD $4,999
25 Aug 201805 Sep 20189AUD $4,999
08 Sep 201819 Sep 201812AUD $4,999
15 Sep 201826 Sep 20184AUD $4,999
22 Sep 201803 Oct 201811AUD $4,999
15 Jun 201926 Jun 201912AUD $4,749
22 Jun 201903 Jul 201912AUD $4,749
29 Jun 201910 Jul 201912AUD $4,749
09 Jul 201920 Jul 201910AUD $4,749
16 Jul 201927 Jul 201912AUD $4,999
23 Jul 201903 Aug 201912AUD $4,999
02 Aug 201913 Aug 201912AUD $4,999
09 Aug 201920 Aug 201912AUD $4,999
16 Aug 201927 Aug 201912AUD $4,999
26 Aug 201906 Sep 201912AUD $4,999
02 Sep 201913 Sep 201912AUD $4,999
09 Sep 201920 Sep 201912AUD $4,999
19 Sep 201930 Sep 201912AUD $4,999
26 Sep 201907 Oct 201912AUD $4,999
03 Oct 201914 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,324 
Itinerary
Day 1 - Vancouver
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Vancouver/Victoria
Enjoy a stop at Stanley Park and Gastown before boarding a scenic ferry to Victoria, where we'll take an orientation walk with our CEO.
Day 3 - Victoria
Today is free for optional activities, such as a zodiac whale watching cruise, visit to museums and Butchart Gardens, or enjoying high tea at an historic hotel.
Day 4 - Victoria/Whistler
Catch the ferry back to the mainland and drive the scenic Sea-to-Sky Highway to the village of Whistler, host of some of the events of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Here we visit the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre on a G Adventures for Good experience, exclusive to Journeys travellers. Enjoy a traditional tea ceremony with bannock and explore the grounds and museum with an indigenous guide who has come through the centre's training program.
Day 5 - Whistler
Today is at your leisure. Take a walk through the village with options to ride the gondola up the mountain, hike, or go ziplining.
Day 6 - Whistler/Blue River
Pass through Coastal Mountains into the Caribou Mountains, and enjoy stops at the emerald coloured Joffre Lake and Marble Canyon before arriving in the small community of Blue River.
Day 7 - Blue River/Jasper National Park
Enjoy a river safari tour through Grizzly Bear Valley and the world's only inland temperate rainforest. Search out wildlife, which can include grizzly bears, moose, and eagles. Head to Jasper National Park, crossing the Rockies, and view the highest peak, Mount Robson, with a stop at the visitor centre.
Day 8 - Jasper National Park
Spend the day at leisure with the option to hike at Maligne Canyon, enjoy a boat cruise, or check out some whitewater rafting. In the evening, we have an included visit to Miette hot springs.
Day 9 - Jasper National Park/Lake Louise
Considered one of the most scenic drives in the world, travel the Icefields Parkway to Peyto Lake with a stop at the Columbia Icefield. Walk with an expert guide on the lower Athabasca Glacier to explore and understand the life of this active glacier. Continue to Lake Louise to view its emerald blue waters and Victoria Glacier.
Day 10 - Lake Louise/Banff
Enjoy the morning in Lake Louise with the option to hike to the Tea House. Continue to Banff where we take a walk back in time with an expert from the Whyte Museum, exploring the historical town of Banff.
Day 11 - Banff/Calgary
Enjoy the morning in Banff, then drive to Calgary for a short orientation walk and opt to visit museums, cowboy bars, or the Olympic Park.
Day 12 - Calgary
Depart at any time.