Travel with the family to western Canada with its magnificent nature and beautiful adventures. We have made a travel proposal where you sit less time behind the wheel to instead have time to enjoy Canada’s fantastic national parks and wildlife. It offers the most beautiful scenery in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta according to best-medical-schools.
The journey starts with the impressive national parks Banff, Yoho and Jasper. You then go on to Wells Gray where you can see both bears and fantastic waterfalls. From here you continue on the old gold digging road to Whistler where lots of adventure awaits. The trip ends with a little city break in cozy Vancouver.
We can also help with things that are important for a successful trip, namely to minimize transfer time, arrange good stopovers, child discounts, seats on the plane and much more.
Day 1: Departure from Scandinavia and arrival in Calgary
You travel from Scandinavia and land in Calgary the same day. Here you pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel in the city. At the reception, information and materials about your road trip in British Columbia and Alberta await. The rest of the day is on its own to maybe rest a bit after a long journey.
Day 2: Calgary – Banff (130 km)
Today you go to Banff National Park where you can explore the many glacial lakes and mountains. Here you can hike, bike, raft, ride and kayak.
Day 3: Adventure in Banff National Park
You have the whole day on your own in the stunning Banff National Park.
Day 4: Banff – Jasper (285 km)
Today’s drive goes to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway. Take your time as there are lots of beautiful places to stop and take photos. We suggest you take the road past Peyto Lake and take an Ice Explorer excursion at Columbia Icefield.
Day 5: Jasper – Clearwater (310 km)
On to the scenic Yellowhead Highway to Wells Gray Park. Among other things, you pass Mount Robson, the highest mountain here in the Rocky Mountains.
Day 6: Adventure in Wells Gray Provincial Park
There are lots of fun activities to do in Wells Gray Provincial Park. You can go hiking, explore the park from horseback, try your hand at rafting, canoe or go on a guided wilderness hike.
Day 7: Clearwater – Whistler (420 km)
Now you continue on the Gold Rush Trail, the same path that the gold diggers and pioneers took. There are many nice stops to make along the way and you finally arrive in Whistler. The city is best known as a winter and ski destination, but in the summer you will find plenty of adrenaline-fueled adventures for visitors of all ages.
Day 8: Discovery in and around Whistler
Whistler is a mecca for families with children as there are activities for all ages. You can do fishing excursions, float through the treetops with a zipline, ride a mountain bike and much, much more. One thing is for sure though, you never get bored in Whistler.
Day 9: Whister – Vancouver (120 km)
Now you return and go to Vancouver. A nice excursion destination here is Stanley Park, an over 4000 hectare urban park with bike paths, hiking trails, beaches and a real totem pole from 1920. You can also get a taste of the sweet, Canadian maple syrup. Take the opportunity to stop and enjoy the view from Prospect Point where you look out over the Lion’s Gate Bridge and large parts of Vancouver itself.
Day 10: On a voyage of discovery in Vancouver
The whole day is free to explore Vancouver and the surrounding area. Vancouver consists of several small towns and neighborhoods, each with its own charm and together they make Vancouver a very special place. In addition to Stanley Park, there are many attractions; MacMillan Planetarium, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island, Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain to name a few.
Day 11: Departure from Vancouver
Enjoy the morning before driving to Vancouver Airport to return the picture and start the journey home. Which time depends on which airline you have chosen to travel with.
Day 12: Return to Scandinavia
Ten nights in a hotel / motel