Canadian Rockies

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The Rocky Mountains of Canada offer stunning landscapes of towering peaks, serene turquoise lakes, thick forests and gushing rivers. Stroll the streets of Vancouver, hike the trails of Jasper and Banff, meander along the river in Yoho National Park and soak up the superb alpine scenery. Spot native moose and bears, unleash your inner daredevil with a bevy of adventure activities - mountain biking, horseriding or river rafting, anyone? Jump in feet first and immerse completely in this awesome outdoor Canadian experience.

Itinerary

Day 1 Seattle

This vibrant city offers plenty of entertainment, from museums and galleries to cosy cafes, parks and beaches.

Days 2-4 Wells Gray Provincial Park

Cross the border into Canada and journey through the wild terrain of British Columbia to Wells Gray Provincial Park. At night, camp at a cowboy ranch and toast s'mores over a fire.

Day 5 Mt Robson Provincial Park

Drive through the stunning Cariboo Mountains and Mt Robson Provincial Park. At 3,954 m, Mt Robson is the tallest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Days 6-7 Jasper National Park

Hearts will skip a beat upon seeing Jasper's palette of snow-white or summer-grey mountains and brilliant turquoise lakes, laced by dense pine forests and colossal glaciers. Spot the Canadian Rockies' Big Five - elk, moose, deer, wolf and bears - as well as coyotes and even mountain lions. Perhaps take a gondola ride to Whistlers Mountain, hike the park's trails or go mountain biking.

Days 8-10 Banff National Park

Visit Canada's oldest national park. Traverse the Icefields Parkway through stunning Rocky Mountain scenery, stopping on the way at the Athabasca Glacier. Ever wanted to hitch a ride in an ice mobile? Here, it's possible. Later, arrive at the lakes region and take a cable car to the top of Sulphur Mountain, hike to the teahouse at the Plain of Six Glaciers or simply gaze for hours at picture-perfect Lake Louise.

Days 11-12 Yoho National Park/Golden

One of the lesser-known spots in the Canadian Rockies, Yoho shelters Canada's second highest waterfall and a wealth of unique plant and animal species. Delight in the majestic Takkakaw Falls. Continue through unspoiled mountainous terrain to Golden. Get active and tackle white-water rapids in the Kicking Horse River or simply relax and enjoy the delightful surrounds.

Day 13 Glacier National Park/Kamloops

With more than 400 glaciers, Glacier National Park is a stunning stop on the way to Kamloops. Pay a visit to Mt Revelstoke National Park which contains part of the world's only temperate inland rainforest and offers stunning views of snow-capped mountains.

Day 14 Vancouver

Discover why this harbourside city consistently rates as one of world's most liveable cities.

Day 15 Seattle

Head south across the border and finish up back among the cafes and waterways of Seattle.

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