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A 14-day self drive tour to the western coast of Canada that starts in Calgary and ends in Vancouver. It includes the National Parks of the Rocky Mountains (Banff, Jasper & Yoho), Mt. Robson and Wells Gray Provincial Parks, the charming Victoria and unique Tofino in Vancouver Island.

Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: from Calgary to Vancouver.

Map of the Western coast of Canada Self Drive Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

 

Day 1 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, where every July is held the greatest outdoor rodeo on earth: Calgary Stampede. Your Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour just started! Overnight accommodation in Calgary.

 

Day 2 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Calgary - Banff (130km)

The first national park that you will visit during your Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour is Banff, which also was the first National Park to be founded. We highly recommend you take the cable railway to reach the top of the Sulphur Mountain, from which you can enjoy a unique and wonderful view over the Bow Valley. Overnight accommodation in Banff.

 

Day 3 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Banff - Yoho - Lake Louise - Banff (172 km)

Start the day with a visit to Louise and Moraine lakes, two of the nicest glacial lakes you will know during your Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour. During your time at Louise Lake, we once again recommend you take the cableway, from where you may be able to see brown bears, elks and caribou. Overnight accommodation in Banff.

 

Day 4  Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Banff - Jasper (290 km)

Today your trip heads North towards the Icefields Parkway. You will be surrounded by impressive snow-covered peaks, streams, turquoise-colored lakes, waterfalls and ice fields. Enjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains! Overnight accommodation in Jasper.

 

Day 5 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Jasper

Devote your day to explore Jasper National Park. Start  by visiting Maligne Valley, in which heart you will find Maligne Lake. There, we recommend you take a rowing boat ride to the Spirit Island, where you will have the opportunity to go ashore and enjoy a spectacular panoramic view. Overnight accommodation in Jasper.

 

Day 6 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Jasper-Clearwater (317 km)

Make the most of this morning to visit Mount Robson Provincial Park and the area around Murtle Lake, in Wells Gray Provincial Park, which is also known as the waterfalls park. Overnight accommodation in Clearwater.

 

Day 7 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Clearwater-Delta (498 km)

Devote the morning to explore Wells Gray, where you will be able to see many waterfalls. The most popular ones are Spahats, Helmcken and Dawson. Later, your selfdrive tour to the western coast of Canada will take you to the Pacific coast through the arid plains of the Thompson Okanagan region. Overnight accommodation in Delta.

 

Day 8 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Delta - Victoria (109 km)

Early in the morning, head to the ferry terminal to get on board to Vancouver Island. Once there, on your way to Victoria, we recommend you visit the Butchart Gardens, the most beautiful gardens of British Columbia. Overnight accommodation in Victoria.

 

Day 9 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Victoria - Tofino/Ucluelet (293 km)

Your Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour today will take you to the Pacific Rim National Park, located on the western coast of Vancouver Island, between the charming Tofino and Ucluelet. Overnight accommodation in Tofino or Ucluelet

 

Day 10 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Tofino/Ucluelet

Today we recommend you book two fantastic tours. The first one, departing early in the morning, will give you the opportunity to see grizzly bears roaming around the Pacific Rim beaches, looking for cockles. The second one, at midday, will focus on the observation of whales, orcas, sea lions and also, you may be able to see bald eagles. Overnight accommodation in Tofino or Ucluelet.

 

Day 11 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Tofino/Ucluelet - Vancouver (260 km)

You will cross again the Georgia Strait, but this time on your way to mainland. Finally you will arrive to Vancouver, a cosmopolitan city whose ethnical diversity is reflected in its rich mosaic of neighbourhoods. We recommend you book a ticket to get on the tourist bus to make it easier for you to overcome distances between different places. Overnight accommodation in Vancouver.

 

Day  12 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Vancouver

Start your day visiting the charming Stanley Park, walk around the bohemian area of Gastown, make the last shopping in Robson Str. and enjoy the sunset from English Bay beach. Overnight accommodation in Vancouver.

 

Day 13 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: Vancouver airport

Today is the last day of your Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour. We recommend you arrive at the airport 3 hours prior to your flight departure. Remember to return the car with a full tank of gas and in the same conditions the rental company delivered it to you. Check in your luggage, go through security check and get on the plane back home. Flight night.

 

Day 14 Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour: arrival in your home country.

Arrival in your home country, end of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour and end of our services.

 

 

Prices of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour - 2016:

 

Hotels

01/07/16 – 31/08/16

01/05/16 – 30/06/16 & 01/09/16 – 31/10/16

Compact

Midsize

Full Size

4x4

Compact

Midsize

Full Size

4x4

Tourist 1.995 € 2.010 € 2.030 € 2.255 € 1.910 € 1.920 € 1.940 € 2.165 €

Standard

2.330 €

2.345 €

2.365 €

2.585 €

2.240 €

2.255 €

2.272 €

2.495 €

Deluxe

2.875 €
2.885 €
2.905 €

3.130 €

2.785 €

2.795 €

 2.815 €
 3.040 €

 

Prices displayed in euro, per person and subject to availability at time of booking.

 

 

Services included in the price of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour:

12 nights of accommodation in the hotels that are mentioned or similar ones, depending on the category of hotel chosen, in double rooms.

12 days of car rental depending on the category chosen. This includes: a driver, unlimited mileage, basic insurance that covers any damages caused to third parties with franchise.

Breakfast in Victoria and Delta in hotels "Tourist"

Breakfast in Calgary, Banff and Delta in hotels "Standard"

Breakfast in Calgary and Delta in hotels "Deluxe"

Whalewatching Tour.

Bearwatching Tour.

Ferry Vancouver-Vancouver Island, round trip

Trip documents: travel contract, travel and cancellation insurance policies, maps of the Canadian Rockies National Parks, vouchers, detailed itinerary with all kind of useful information and recommendations to make the most of your trip.

Travel and cancellation insurance. Remains valid for 14 days and covers up to 3.000 euros per person in case of cancellation.

Telephone support service in English in case of emergency on a 24 hour/7 day basis.

 

Services not included in the price of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour:

International and domestic flights.

Breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Canadian National Parks Annual Pass.

Optional tours recommended in the itinerary.

Expansion of the insurance coverage or the duration of the trip insurance and cancellation.

Required insurances to do activities that are not included in the price of the trip.

Required insurances to do activities that are booked during the trip.

Expansion of the current car insurance coverage.

Removal of the franchise of the car insurance

Additional insurances for the car that offered by and paid to the car rental company when you pick up the car: pneumatics, windows and rear-view mirrors, underside of the car, spare keys in case of loss, refueling, etc.

Additional drivers, GPS, child seats, fines, tolls, parking lot fees, administrative fees, ecotax, etc.

One way fee, consequence of picking up the car in a city and drop it off in a different one.

Personal expenses and tips.

All those services or concepts that are not mentioned in the part " Services provided in the price of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour".

 

 

Overnight accommodation of the Western Coast of Canada Self Drive Tour:

 

Lodging of the Western Coast of ACanada Self Drive Tour is planned in these following hotels or similar ones:

Minimum age for car rental is 21.

A minimum of one year valid driver's license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental.

The driver must also present an International driver's license issued in the same jurisdiction.

The driver must also present 2 credit cards to be able to rent a car.

The driver must also present  a passport valid for at least 6 months after entering the country.

All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of 25 CAD$ per day, subject to change.

Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Certain locations and classes of car require 3 forms of identification as a condition to rent a car.

Tour duration:

13 days, 12 nights (1 flight day)

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Type of Holidays:

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