Ocean, Lakes and Mountains A Scenic Fly Drive Tour from Vancouver to Calgary

10 nights

This tour will take you over the magnificent Rocky Mountains from Vancouver in British Columbia, to Calgary in Alberta.  On the way you will experience natural hot springs, the beautiful wine producing area of Okanagan and spend time exploring the mountain town of Banff. 

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The Breakdown

Here's a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by adding them to your wishlist, so we can give you the best price.

Day 1-3


Arrive in Vancouver, transfer to your hotel and spend a few days exploring this delightful city.  Recommended visits include Stanley Park, Granville Island, Gastown, Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge.  Vancouver also boasts excellent restaurants and some fine shopping opportunities.

3 nights in Vancouver.

Day 4-5

Vancouver to Okanagan

Collect your hire car and drive up the Fraser Valley, perhaps stopping at Hell's Gate for a tram ride over the river to Kelowna, Okanagan, the centre of the British Columbia wine and fruit area.

2 nights in Kelowna.

Day 6

Okanagan to Ainsworth Hot Springs

A beautiful drive today, with a free ferry and winding country roads, to Ainsworth Hot Springs.

1 night in Ainsworth Hot Springs.

Day 7

Ainsworth Hot Springs to Invermere

Continue through the Kootenay Rockies, take another ferry and a journey up the Columbia Valley to Invermere.

1 night in Invermere

Day 8-10

Invermere to Banff

Cross the Continental Divide through Kootenay National Park and into Banff.  There is so much to do in Banff and the National Park; activities include horse riding, hiking, golf and kayaking.  You could take a trip on the Athabasca glacier, visit the turquoise splendour of Lake Louise, or view the distinct rock formations of the Hoodoos. 

3 nights in Banff.


Day 11

Banff to Calgary

Drive to Calgary for the overnight flight to London.

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The View

A selection of images representing the areas and places you will be visiting to give you a glimpse of what lies in store during your holiday.

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