Western Wonders Fly Drive

Calgary • Kananaskis • Banff • Jasper • Sun Peaks • Harrison Hot Springs • Victoria • Vancouver

Experience the “Best of the West” on this magnificent journey through the world’s most photographed landmarks-the national parks of the Canadian Rockies.

Among the highlights are the famous tourist regions of Banff and Jasper, as well as Harrison Hot Springs. The tour concludes with a memorable stay in the scenic coastal cities of Victoria and Vancouver.

From €2179pp

What's included

  • Return flights from Ireland to Calgary and return from Vancouver
  • 13 NIGHTS accommodation (mor details below)
  • Economy size car rental for 13 days
  • Ferry crossings (under height car and passengers): Day 11, Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay (1 hour 35 minutes), Day 12, Nanaimo to Horseshoe Bay (1 hour 35 minutes)
  • A personalised Jonview Canada Roadbook, containing essential travel information featuring overview notes of the area of travel, local sightseeing and attractions, daily itinerary highlights, provincial maps with city guides, hotel vouchers and customised day-by-day routing maps
  • Quote Ref 1566321

Staff Tips

Look at our pre planned self-drive tours in Canada and if you would prefer to add an additional night in one place and delete a night in someplace else we will be happy to tailor-make your ideal itinerary

Angel Chua

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Calgary to Kananaskis (90 KM)
Kananaskis Valley
Kananaskis to Banff (55 KM)
Banff National Park
Banff to Jasper (285 KM)
Jasper National Park
Jasper to Sun Peaks (440 KM)
Sun Peaks to Harrison Hot Springs (400 KM)
Harrison Hot Springs
Harrison Hot Springs to Victoria (172 KM land only)
Victoria to Vancouver (140 KM land only)
End of Tour
  • Day 1 Calgary

    Arrive Calgary International Airport where you pick up your rental car and drive to your downtown hotel. Pick up your Jonview Canada Roadbook at the front desk as you check-in. Remainder of the day is at leisure for visiting Heritage Park or the Calgary Tower.
    Overnight in Calgary at the Delta Bow Valley Hotel

  • Day 2 Calgary to Kananaskis (90 KM)

    Leave Calgary for the Kananaskis Valley in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Kananaskis Country is noted for its rugged mountain surroundings by the edge of the scenic Kananaskis River.
    Overnight in Kananaskis at the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis

  • Day 3 Kananaskis Valley

    Beautiful scenery surrounds you in Kananaskis, with numerous outdoor activities at your disposal. We suggest golfing, swimming, tennis, horseback riding, hiking or biking.
    Overnight in Kananaskis at the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis

  • Day 4 Kananaskis to Banff (55 KM)

    Scenic drive to the famous resort town of Banff, past Canmore and Harvey Heights. Visit the Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls or ride the Sulphur Mountain Gondola.
    Overnight in Banff at the Mount Royal Hotel

  • Day 5 Banff National Park

    Entire day to tour Banff and the surrounding area. Visit the Banff Natural History Museum, try river rafting or take a boat tour on Lake Minnewanka.
    Overnight in Banff at the Mount Royal Hotel

  • Day 6 Banff to Jasper (285 KM)

    Drive to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway. We suggest a stop at Lake Louise and Peyto Lake en route. Take an Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield.
    Overnight in Jasper at the Lobstick Lodge

  • Day 7 Jasper National Park

    Full day to relax and tour Jasper and the surrounding area. We suggest a Maligne Lake boat cruise, Miette Hot Springs visit or a ride on the Jasper Tramway.
    Overnight in Jasper at the Lobstick Lodge

  • Day 8 Jasper to Sun Peaks (440 KM)

    Drive the scenic Yellowhead Highway to Sun Peaks. We suggest a stop at Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies.
    Overnight in Sun Peaks at Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge

  • Day 9 Sun Peaks to Harrison Hot Springs (400 KM)

    Drive past Kamloops and continue into the breathtaking landscape of the Fraser Canyon. Go through Hell's Gate and the Fraser Valley to the resort of Harrison Hot Springs.
    Overnight in Harrison Hot Springs at the Ramada Hotel Harrison Hot Springs

  • Day 10 Harrison Hot Springs

    Enjoy a relaxing day in the soothing waters of the mineral hot springs at Harrison Hot Springs. Harrison Lake offers a wide sandy beach and numerous recreational activities.
    Overnight in Harrison Hot Springs at the Ramada Hotel Harrison Hot Springs

  • Day 11 Harrison Hot Springs to Victoria (172 KM land only)

    Today you head westward to the coast en route to Vancouver Island and British Columbia’s provincial capital, Victoria. Passing through the outlying Vancouver suburbs of Abbotsford and Surrey, board the ferry at Tsawwassen and cross over to Swartz Bay before driving south to Victoria. Perhaps make a short stop at Butchart Gardens and marvel at the thousands of ornamental flowers and plants that cover this former aggregate quarry.
    Overnight in Victoria at the Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

  • Day 12 Victoria to Vancouver (140 KM land only)

    This morning you drive northward for a taste of small town island life. The communities of Duncan and Chemainus are a mixture of ancient First Nations culture, colonial history and a modern embracing of outdoor and eco-tourism. The Quw'utsun Cultural Centre in Duncan tells the story of the original inhabitants of the area, while the over 40 murals around the streets of Chemainus depict both modern life and a reverence of those that founded the community.
    Board the ferry in Nanaimo and arrive in Horseshoe Bay before continuing along the coast to Vancouver.
    Overnight in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

  • Day 13 Vancouver

    Entire day to explore Vancouver and the surrounding area. Some suggestions to see in this thriving seaside city: the MacMillan Planetarium, Chinatown, Gastown, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Granville Island, Grouse Mountain and Stanley Park .
    Overnight in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

  • Day 14 End of Tour

    Drive to Vancouver International Airport where you return the rental car and check-in for your return flight

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