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ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO WEST COAST

from $3,000.00

10 Days of Canada’s West: Vancouver, Cowboys & Gold Rush Trail, Canoeing, Camping, Glaciers, and National Parks

Start: Calgary, Alberta, Canada – Airport YYC

Finish: Vancouver, BC Canada – Airport YVR 

Discover the wild west of Canada and the Rocky Mountains. Close your eyes and imagine the pristine pacific coast, local food, historic towns, ranches, untamed rivers, overnight canoeing on majestic lakes, hiking through BC’s highlands, exploring glaciers, and wild Canadian Rocky Mountains.

GUIDED AND SEMI-CATERED GROUP CAMPING AND LODGING – 10 days – $3000 pp +tx

Calgary > Golden > Icefeilds Parkway > Town of Jasper/Jasper National Park > Clearwater & Wells Grey Provincial Park > 70 Mile House & Flying U Ranch > Squamish > Vancouver

THE ACCOMMODATION

Mix of group and double rooms at hotels/hostels, wilderness camping, full-service campgrounds.

SAMPLE ADVENTURES & ACTIVITIES

  • Explore Vancouver food markets, brew pubs, and beaches
  • Sea to Sky Gondola and ridge top hikes
  • Experience ranch life at Flying U Ranch
  • Guided overnight lake canoe trip
  • Guided highland day hikes
  • Guided Rocky Mountain glacier ice trek
  • Optional Rocky Mountain white water rafting day trip

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Included in fee, most group breakfasts, lunches and dinners, snacks
  • Accommodation is a mix of camping, hostels, and cabins.
  • Comfortable passenger van transportation with driver & guide.
  • Including all group camping equipment and cook ware.
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All about the ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO WEST COAST.

Discover the wild west of Canada and the Rocky Mountains. Close your eyes and imagine the pacific coast, local food, historic towns, untamed rivers, overnight canoeing on majestic lakes, hiking through BC’s highlands, exploring glaciers, and wild Canadian Rocky Mountain rivers and wildlife.

Zip open your tent in the morning to the smell of breakfast cooking over a fire and morning vistas of the British Columbia highlands and Rocky Mountains.  Highlight of the trip is when watch you the little drips of lake water fall off your paddle as you travel by canoe through a pristine lake in Wells Grey Provincial Park.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

This is safari is easy for you and your wallet! Let us do the driving, camp cooking, adventure planning and adventure guiding.  All you have to do is wake up and join the joy ride!

Adventures and Activities

  • Explore Vancouver food markets, brew pubs, and beaches
  • Sea to Sky Gondola and ridge top hikes
  • Experience ranch life at Flying U Ranch
  • Guided overnight lake canoe trip
  • Guided highland day hikes
  • Guided Rocky Mountain glacier ice trek
  • Optional Rocky Mountain white water rafting day trip

We take care of the logistics;

  • All group activity breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • All hostel and campground fees
  • Vancouver Granville Island ferry fee
  • Camping group gear (quality sleeping bag and tents available for rent)
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Group tour transportation and personal driver
  • Local experience professional and qualified adventure sport guides
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

We need a bit of your help to make the trip awesome, things that are not included.

  • Personal travel and emergency medical insurance
  • Tent (available for rent/hire)
  • Sleeping Bag (available for rent/hire)
  • Overnight trekking backpack if necessary (available for rent/hire)
  • Personal liquor and restaurant alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities / tips for guides or food servers
  • Taxes
  1. Day 1 Vancouver: Food Markets, Beaches, Art Galeries and Brew Pubs

    Wake up to a group breakfast in the hostel dinning hall and get ready to become an urban explorer.

    Activities

    • Group Cole Harbor cruse
    • Group food shop at Granville Island Market
    • Choose your own lunch: We recommend sushi!
    • Wonder the sea wall of Stanley Park
    • Wonder through the historic Gas Town district
    • Hosted group dinner at a local micro brewery.
    • Beach side hostel accomidation
  2. Day 2 Sea to Sky: Vista's, Ziplines, and Camping

    Wake up to and adventure and discovery of the sea to sky corridor of the West Coast of British Columbia.

    Activities

    • Group breakfast
    • Grouse Mountain zipline adventure
    • View Vancouver Coast Vista’s at the Grouse Mountain Eye of the Wind Turbine viewPOD tour.
    • Group lunch at Grouse Mountain
    • Travel to campground near Whistler and Squamish
    • Group camp dinner

    Travel Time
    2 hrs

  3. Day 3 Indiginous People and The Gold Rush

    Zip open your tent to the small of fresh locally roasted coffee, select tea and breakfast cooking over a fire. Now that is the way we love to start our day! Its a thing here in BC.

    Today we travel along the Duffy Lake Road to Hat Creek Ranch. The Duffy, is a beautiful windy mountain road the brings us into the heart BC’s  Caribou Chilcolten Highlands. We will explore where Indigenous people roamed the land in time before memory and Europeans left their mark of Gold Rush towns.

    Activities

    • Early group camp breakfast
    • Build your own lunch buffet
    • Strike camp
    • Travel and hike the along the Duffy Lake Road to Hat Creek Ranch
    • Indigenous culture workshop
    • Tour of a restored Gold Rush town.
    • Horse and buggy ride
    • Gold panning clinic
    • Group buffet dinner
    • Camp at Hat Creek Ranch
  4. Day 4 Wells Grey Park: Forests, Lakes, Rivers

    The winds guide us to go deeper into the BC wilderness and forests. We will leave behind the gold rush trails and ghost towns.  And prepare ourselves for an overnight canoe trip deep into Wells Grey Provincial Park, near Clearwater British Columbia.

    Activities

    • Hat Creek Ranch hot breakfast
    • Strike camp
    • Hit the road to Clearwater British Columbia
    • Stop for a hike and lunch
    • Setup camp in Clearwater BC
    • Prep food for our trip
    • Group camp dinner
  5. Day 5 Wells Grey Park: Canoeing, Camping & Adventure

    Watching the drips of water fall off your paddle, pure forested wilderness and you. This is the day for the world to melt away.

    Activities

    • Early group camp breakfast
    • Strike camp and meet our qualified canoe guide
    • Prep our personal and group gear
    • Shuttle to the lake
    • Shore up our paddling skills
    • Explore the wilderness by canoe and take a hike
    • Find a lake side camp
    • Group dinner and camp fire
    • Soak in the night sky and the Milky Way
  6. Day 6 Rocky Mountains: Jasper

    Wake to wilderness. It is a simple start of the day.  Before we head off to Rocky Mountains and Jasper National Park and the names sake town of Jasper.

    Activities

    • Group camp breakfast
    • Morning lake side stretch
    • Strike camp and load canoes
    • Shove off back to the Van
    • Make our way to Jasper
    • Optional Activity – 4X4 off road wilderness tour near the town of Blue River.
  7. Day 7 Jasper: Rest Day street side coffee sound perfect.

    Yay!  Rest Day, you are on vacation, right!  Don’t worry we will have some time to play together today.

    Activities

    • Sleep in if you wish
    • Group camp breakfast
    • Wonder the town of Jasper
    • Indivgual Lunch
    • Ingvigual Dinner

     

    Optional Activities

    • Hiking
    • Sight Seeing Tram
    • Fly fishing lesson
    • Ask your guide
  8. Day 8 ICEFEILDS PARKWAY: Glacier Trek

    Explore the Grandeur of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  Wild vistas of Glaciers, ragged peaks. Glacier Trek walk and end in the Town of Golden, British Columbia

    Activities

    • Group Breakfast
    • Pack up camp
    • Drive along the icefeilds parkway
    • Group Lunch
    • Glacier Ice Trek
    • Set up camp in Golden, BC
  9. Day 0 Calgary - Check-In

    We like to take things a little slow and ease into things it is the Canadian way. No activities are scheduled except for you to check in – that is it! Today, you can get rid of your jet lag, relax and explore Calgary on your own time.

    Activities

    •  Check in at 4pm
  10. Day 1 Rocky Mountain Parks

    Our last day.  We will rise early and get a couple hikes in before we make our way to Calgary.

    Activities

    • Group breakfast
    • View Lake Louise (Banff National Park)
    • Individual lunch at Bee Hive Tea House
    • Hike to Wapta Falls (Yoho National Park)
    • Camp in Golden BC.
  11. Day 2 Golden BC - Rafting

    Trains, two mountains ranges and a white water adventures awaits you in Golden, BC.

    Activities

    • Group breakfast
    • Optional white water rafting trip on the Kicking Horse River
    • Group dinner
    • Optional evening social at the local brewery
    • Camp overnight
  12. Day 3 Icefields Parkway - Jasper National Park

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    Explore the Grandeur of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  Wild vistas of Glaciers, ragged peaks. Glacier trek walk and end in the Town of Jasper, Alberta

    Activities

    • Group Breakfast
    • Pack up camp
    • Drive along the Icefeilds Parkway
    • Group Lunch
    • Glacier Ice Trek
    • Set up camp in Jasper, Alberta
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Camping & Hostels and Camp Cooking

Camping in tents is a thing here in Canada and we will camp our way through the interior of BC.  Don’t worry about showers, cooking we will stay at quality campgrounds that have showers, toilets, and cooking areas.

No need to worry about cooking. While on the road, we will source local food and cook outdoors over fires, and gas burners. While some accomidators or trips will have meals included.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
Adventures and Meals Included

This is safari is easy for you and your wallet! Let us do the driving, camp cooking, adventure planning and adventure guiding.  All you have to do is wake up and join the joy ride!

Adventures and Activities

  • Explore Vancouver food markets, brew pubs, and beaches
  • Zip line at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver
  • Interpretive tour of historic gold rush town & First Nations Village
  • Guided overnight lake canoe trip
  • Guided highland day hikes
  • Guided Rocky Mountain glacier ice trek
  • Optional Rocky Mountain white water rafting day trip

We take care of the logistics;

  • All group activity breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • All hostel and campground fees
  • Vancouver Granville Island ferry fee
  • Camping group gear (quality sleeping bag and tents available for rent)
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Group tour transportation and personal driver
  • Local experience professional and qualified adventure sport guides
Bring your favorite sleeping bag and cash for beer.Some things we just can't provide :(

We need a bit of your help to make the trip awesome

  • Personal travel and emergency medical insurance (proof must be provided)
  • Canadian entry visa fees if applicable
  • Tent (available for rent)
  • Sleeping Bag (available for rent)
  • Overnight trekking backpack if necessary (available for rent)
  • Spending money*
  • Personal liquor and restaurant alcoholic beverages**
  • Photography equipment
  • Digital device charging cords***
  • Gratuities / tips for guides or food service
  • Taxes****
*  All locations accept Canadian cash notes, and most major world credit cards
** Canadian provincial government age limit and consumption laws apply on all tours.  Note: Alcohol consumption rules are strict in Canada. Please ask your guide for details.
*** North American power uses Type A & B plugs at 120volts and 60 hertz.
****Canadian Taxes are not included in presented prices. Canadian tax rates vary by jurisdictions and by products.