Hiking at Garibaldi Lake near Whistler
Watson River bridge
Banff Springs Hotel
A bull moose wanders through the Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park

Western Peaks

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En Route in Alberta and BC.

Starting in either Vancouver or Calgary, this itinerary has it all: the drama and beauty of the Rocky Mountains and a scenic drive through the interiour of British Columbia.

Itinerary reference: 11107 (starting in Vancouver) or 21107 (starting in Calgary)

For more information see Overview, Itinerary, Add-ons and Map below, or contact us.

Scenic view of the road on Icefields Parkway
All about the Western Peaks.

When arriving in the Okanagan, check out the wineries in Penticton, Oliver and Osoyoos.

The Kootenay Rockies are home to quaint villages like Nelson and Revelstoke, snow-capped mountains and dotted with natural hot springs.

Explore Wells Gray Provincial Park with its many waterfalls and Jasper National Park with Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, the Columbia Icefield, and Miette Hot Springs.

Be amazed by the turquoise lakes, glaciers and mountains along the Icefields Parkway.

Round off your trip in Banff, one of the world’s premiere destinations with its postcard perfect mountains. Visit the Upper Hot Springs, Johnston Canyon via the Bow Valley Parkway, Vermillion Lakes, Two Jack Lake, Lake Minnewanka…

Make sure to have your camera at the ready during your whole trip, as animals of all kinds meander around: bears, elk, deer, moose, sheep and goats.

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.

Campgrounds

All En Route Travel Canada itineraries include pre-booked campgrounds, one of our exclusive services that offer the peace of mind that everything is planned and booked for your unforgettable RV holiday.

Our commitment to you is that we will book the best campsites that are available at the moment that you book your itinerary with us!

Travelbook

Travelers booking an En Route Travel Canada Itinerary receive an individualized En Route Travel Book!

  • It will be printed full colour, with a coil binding
  • The Travel Book is available in English, German and Dutch
  • There is a large section with tips on how to prepare for the trip, as well as Canadian traffic rules and other good-to-know topics
  • The detailed itinerary section has daily information on all services we have booked. Think of amenities, supplier services, directions, phone numbers, etc
  • The daily itinerary section also features the destination for that day, the directions, and Highlights along the Way with local tourist information
  • Last but not least it also includes all vouchers for booked campgrounds, tours, activities, ferries are part of the Travel Book, on perforated paper

 

Mobile App

Travellers have instant itinerary access on their mobile devices while en route with offline maps and real-time itinerary updates in case something must be changed along the way.

  • For IOS or Android
  • Includes daily travel details, contact info, etc
  • Available off-line once itinerary is downloaded onto device(s)

 

Online Itinerary

We provide personalized online itineraries for every booking, which can be accessed from anywhere, any time and can easily be shared with family and friends.

 

Emergency phone numbers

If an unforeseen problem arises in regards to reservations, we will assist travelers over the phone. We will provide them with a toll-free emergency number.

In case the travelers try calling us from their European mobile phone, the toll-free number likely won’t work. In that case they can call us on the local number we provide.

  1. Day 1 Vancouver – Manning Provincial Park

    Today you are picking up your motorhome and after having stocked up on groceries, it’s time to leave the city behind for the great outdoors. The landscape in Manning Provincial Park varies from lush, thick coastal growth to dry interior vegetation. It is home to a variety of wildlife such as squirrels and chipmunks, marmot and beaver, the mule deer, black bear, coyote and over 190 species of birds.

  2. Day 2 Manning Provincial Park – Penticton

    Enjoy the spectacular scenery in Manning Provincial Park as you drive through the forested valleys of the Cascade Mountains. Today ends in the warm Okanagan Valley, famous for its wineries and fruit orchards.

  3. Day 3 Penticton– Nelson

    Make your way south along beautiful lakes, over rolling hills and enjoy the views. Follow the Crowsnest Highway via Christina Lake, the warmest lake in all of Canada, to the historic town of Nelson in the West-Kootenays. This town is the cultural centre of the region with many galleries and historic buildings.

  4. Day 4 Nelson – Revelstoke

    Drive to the steaming caves of Ainsworth Hot Springs. Then visit Kaslo and the silver mine of Sandon, now a ghost town. Follow the Arrow Lakes to the alpine city of Revelstoke, where you stay for 2 nights.

  5. Day 5 Revelstoke

    Explore the Monashee and Selkirk Mountains around Revelstoke. See the Revelstoke Dam, go canoeing or drive the Meadows in the Sky Parkway to the top of Mount Revelstoke for great views.

  6. Day 6 Revelstoke – Wells Gray Provincial Park

    The Trans-Canada Highway leads you through the Shuswap Lakes to the warm desert around Kamloops. Drive the Thompson River Valley to Wells Gray Provincial Park.

  7. Day 7 Wells Gray Provincial Park

    Wells Gray Provincial Park is famous for wildlife (black bears, grizzlies, moose, mountain goats, caribou, wolves, cougar, etc.), waterfalls and wilderness. Check out Dawson Falls and Helmcken Falls, which plunge down into mist-filled gorges.

  8. Day 8 Wells Gray Provincial Park – Jasper National Park

    The Thompson River valley offers great views of the Cariboo Mountains. Follow the old trade route, the Yellowhead Highway, to Mount Robson Provincial Park, named after the highest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Watch for wildlife such as mule deer, whitetail deer, black bears, grizzly bears and mountain goats.

  9. Day 9 Jasper National Park

    Enjoy Jasper and surroundings. Take a cruise on Maligne Lake, take the Jasper SkyTram to the summit of Whistlers Mountain with views of downtown, relax in Miette Hot Springs and visit the flowered meadows and glaciers of Mount Edith Cavell. Mountain lions, wolves, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely!

  10. Day 10 Jasper National Park – D. Thompson Nordegg

    Today you drive the world’s most scenic highway, the Icefields Parkway. Marvel at the snowy peaks, icy-blue lakes and the famous Athabasca Glacier. See the Athabasca and Sunwapta Falls, walk on air on the Glacier Skywalk.

  11. Day 11 D. Thompson Nordegg – Banff National Park

    Continue on the Icefields Parkway. Our En Route Travel Book makes sure you will not miss anything along the way. Visit Peyto Lake and the famous azure blue waters of Lake Louise. Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon should not be missed!

  12. Day 12 Banff National Park

    Canada’s oldest national park is famous for its unparalleled mountain scenery and jagged mountain peaks. You have the full day to explore the park. Take the gondola up Sulphur Mountain, try the hot pools, stroll down Banff Avenue and check out the stores, visit Two Jack lake and Lake Minnewanka.

  13. Day 13 Banff National Park – Calgary

    Today your journey comes to an end as you journey back to Calgary through picturesque Kananaskis Country before returning your home on wheels.

Add-on categories

All our itineraries include campgrounds. But that is just the beginning of the services we offer. To make things easier we have created several categories that feature many activities, tours, attractions, etc. Anything to make your itinerary unique, going far beyond the traditional adventures. To complete, or start, the ideal itinerary we can also book your RVs, hotels, and ferries.

RV Rentals

Hotels

Ferry

Soft Adventures

Taste

Urban

Adrenaline

Culture

Nature