This is a day by day itinerary for your fly drive tour!
Day 1 | ARRIVAL IN VANCOUVER
Arrive in Vancouver, Canada’s third largest city. Highlights of your visit should include Stanley Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Granville Island and shopping on Robson St.
Day 2 | VANCOUVER
Continue enjoying the experience of the many different neighborhoods and cultures in this lovely and lively city.
Day 3 | VANCOUVER – VICTORIA
A 90-minute ferry ride away, Victoria’s British heritage is reflected in its architecture and traditions. Start your two-day visit by spending a few hours at Butchart Gardens. B.C. Ferries operate regularly scheduled passenger and car service between the mainland and Victoria.
50 Miles | 80 Km
Day 4 | VICTORIA
Arrange a whale watching adventure. Visit the Parliament Buildings and Royal BC Museum. Shop and stroll along the harbor. Reserve afternoon tea at the Empress.
Day 5 | VICTORIA – KELOWNA
Return by ferry to the mainland and head east to British Columbia’s fruit and wine growing region around Okanagan Lake. The lake area is also a favorite vacation and recreation destination. 284 Miles | 455 Km
Day 6 | KELOWNA – FERNIE
After a full-day drive along the southern border between Canada and the United States, you cross into the Kootenay Range and arrive in the alpine resort of Fernie for overnight. 388 Miles | 625 Km
Day 7 | FERNIE – WATERTON
Continue to Waterton Lakes National Park and enjoy a day of relaxing or nature walks and hiking.
106 Miles | 171 Km
Day 8 | WATERTON – CALGARY
Stop at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site which gives testimony to the Plains People who lived in this area for over 6,000 years. Spend rest of day enjoying Calgary’s hospitality. 186 Miles | 299 Km
Day 9 | CALGARY – BANFF
The scenic drive into Banff hugs the Kananaski Range and the Bow River Valley. You’ll have two days to explore the majestic beauty of Banff, Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway. 80 Miles | 128 Km
Day 10 | BANFF
Hiking, scenic boat rides, rafting and float trips, wildlife encounters, horseback riding, excursions to glaciers and gondolas to the top of mountains for incredible views are all possibilities.
Day 11 | BANFF – KAMLOOPS
From Banff follow Canada Highway 1 over the Selkirk Range and through the Rogers Pass. Leaving the mountains, you arrive in Kamloops, which was first settled by native peoples at the meeting of the two branches of the Thompson River. 310 Miles | 496 km
Day 12 | KAMLOOPS – VANCOUVER
Part of today’s drive back to Vancouver winds along the Frazier River, and will take you through scenic farmlands of corn, flowers and fruits. 225 Miles | 360 Km
Day 13 | Departure
Your memorable holiday ends today!