Western Parks, Peaks and Vineyards

11 Nights

Calgary, AL

The road from Calgary to Vancouver crosses 5 distinct geographies creating a complementary overview of the cultural and natural diversity of the Canadian west. The journey from Nelson to Vernon emphasizes a quieter, more intimate travel experience, boasting a variety of locations and shorter duration - ideal for first time visitors. Not be forgotten, several days in the lush winemaking region of British Columbia reveals the delicate art of creating some of North America’s most sought after vintages

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Highlights

  • Travel through the foothills of the Rocky Mountains from Calgary and then enter Banff National Park
  • Marvel at the Radium Hot Springs, famous for their mineral-enriched waters bubbling to the surface
  • Walk in the footsteps of stars through Victorian-inspired streetscapes set on terraced hillsides in Nelson, a location used in several Hollywood romantic comedies
  • Experience serenity in the gorgeous  beaches in Vernon, stretching out beside the tranquil waters of an inviting crystalline lake.
  • Discover what makes this region the envy of any farmer and winemaker on a scenic guided tour through the Okanagan’s Wine country
  • Discover Vancouver, a metropolis that effortlessly fuses British heritage with vibrant International flair, Asian-influenced restaurants, spectacular urban parks and near-endless local attractions
  • Day 1 - Arrival In Calgary
  • Day 2 - Calgary to Banff
  • Day 3 - Banff
  • Day 4 - Banff to Radium Hot Springs / Invermere
  • Day 5 - Radium Hot Springs / INvermere to Nelson
  • Day 6 - Nelson
  • Day 7 - Nelson to Vernon
  • Day 8 - Vernon
  • Day 9 - Vernon to Vancouver
  • Day 10 - Vancouver
  • Day 11 - End of Tour/ Vancouver
  • Additional Information

Arrive at Calgary’s International Airport and proceed to your centrally-located hotel. Pick-up your Jonview Canada Roadbook at the front desk as you check-in. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to create your own urban adventure in the Stampede City and form your first impressions of Western Canada. Overnight in Calgary.

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Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

Property Location Located in Calgary (Downtown Calgary), Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown is minutes from Century Gardens and McDougall Centre. This eco-friendly hotel is within close proximity of CORE Shopping Centre and Knox United Church.

Leaving Calgary behind, you will set your sights today on the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Feel the majesty of these mountains as you first travel through the foothills and then enter Banff National Park where the craggy peaks loom large over the winding valley roads. Arriving in the bustling town of Banff, the remainder of the day is free to investigate the many local shoppes and attractions. Overnight in Banff.

Meals Included: Ro

Charltons Banff

The Charltons Banff is located 5 blocks from downtown Banff. This 3.5 star resort was created in the classic alpine style with natural cedar, combined with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, it makes the Charltons Banff the perfect Rocky Mountain Retreat. Start the day with a complimentary Continental Breakfast. After a busy day of mountain activities relax in the indoor pool and whirlpool.

The entire day is free to tour Banff and the surrounding area. We suggest a visit to the Luxton Museum, or perhaps a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Local walking and hiking trails make for a day of discovery under ancient boughs. You may also wish to try river rafting on the Bow River or take a boat tour on beautiful Lake Minnewanka. Overnight in Banff.

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Charltons Banff

The Charltons Banff is located 5 blocks from downtown Banff. This 3.5 star resort was created in the classic alpine style with natural cedar, combined with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, it makes the Charltons Banff the perfect Rocky Mountain Retreat. Start the day with a complimentary Continental Breakfast. After a busy day of mountain activities relax in the indoor pool and whirlpool.

Strike out west over the Rocky Mountains today and cross the provincial border into British Columbia. The mountain passes offer endless vistas and forests for your camera to devour. Arrive at Radium Hot Springs, famous for their mineral-enriched waters bubbling to the surface. The village is idyllically set among the pine forests and dramatic elevations in the Kootenay region. Overnight in Copper Point / Radium Hot Springs.

Meals Included: Ro

Best Western Plus Prestige Inn Radium Hot Springs

Property Location When you stay at Best Western Plus Prestige Inn Radium Hot Springs in Radium Hot Springs, you'll be convenient to Radium Hot Springs Pools. This eco-friendly hotel is within the region of Eagle Ranch Golf Course and Copper Point Golf Course.

The road leads south to the less travelled area of the province. Hidden gem communities such as the lush farm and vineyard village of Creston and the bucolic small town markets and shoppes of Cranbrook make for ideal stops on today’s journey. These stopovers serve as the perfect preview to the destination of Nelson and a quiet end to a day of exploration. Overnight in Nelson.

Meals Included: Ro

Prestige Inn Nelson

Property Location Located in Nelson, Prestige Inn Nelson is minutes from Lakeside Park and close to Nelson & District Community Complex. This eco-friendly hotel is within the region of Cottonwood Falls Park and Whitewater Ski Resort.

Although a smaller city, a proportionally high number of galleries, museums, historical buildings and other attractions make this lakeside community a true treasure of the interior. The Victorian-inspired downtown streets set on terraced hillsides create a glorious streetscape that has been used in several Hollywood romantic comedies, inviting visitors to craft their own perfect scene! Overnight in Nelson.

Meals Included: Ro

Prestige Inn Nelson

Property Location Located in Nelson, Prestige Inn Nelson is minutes from Lakeside Park and close to Nelson & District Community Complex. This eco-friendly hotel is within the region of Cottonwood Falls Park and Whitewater Ski Resort.

Today the destination is the very heart of the province’s most bountiful agricultural region where endless verdant fields of crops in tidy rows imbue a sense of peaceful serenity. Arriving in Vernon, be surprised to find some of the best beaches in the province stretching out beside the tranquil waters of an inviting crystalline lake. Overnight in Vernon.

Meals Included: Ro

Sandman Inn & Suites Vernon

Property Location With a stay at Sandman Inn & Suites Vernon in Vernon, you'll be convenient to Village Green Centre and Polson Park. This hotel is within close proximity of Planet Bee Honey Farm and Davison Orchards Country Village.

Discover what makes this region the envy of any farmer and winemaker on a scenic guided tour through the Okanagan’s Wine country. Visits to five renowned wineries showcase how these New World vineyards effortlessly employ Old World techniques to create some of North America’s finest vintages. This full day tour includes tastings and a delicious, perfectly paired lunch. Overnight in Vernon.

Meals Included: Ro

Sandman Inn & Suites Vernon

Property Location With a stay at Sandman Inn & Suites Vernon in Vernon, you'll be convenient to Village Green Centre and Polson Park. This hotel is within close proximity of Planet Bee Honey Farm and Davison Orchards Country Village.

The final leg of the journey to the coast traverses the mountains that stand guard over the temperate, Pacific climate of the seaside region. Stops in iconic villages such as Harrison Hot Springs and Chilliwack make for a day of living the laconic West Coast lifestyle. Arrive in Vancouver just in time to perhaps seek out one of the dozens of restaurants and casual eateries dotting the streets of the downtown area. Overnight in Vancouver.

Meals Included: Ro

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre

Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is walking distance to shopping, a multitude of restaurants and lounges, and sporting and entertainment venues, making it the perfect choice for your stay.

No visit to Western Canada is complete without a stay in the jewel of the West Coast. This magnificent city offers everything from Asian-inspired dining, First Nations galleries and cultural events to endless public trails and green spaces such as the expansive Stanley Park and the lower Seawall promenade. Overnight in Vancouver.

Meals Included: Ro

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre

Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Centre is walking distance to shopping, a multitude of restaurants and lounges, and sporting and entertainment venues, making it the perfect choice for your stay.

Today your package comes to an end as you proceed to Vancouver International Airport for your flight
home.

Meals Included: Ro

Included:
- Accommodation for 10 nights
- 6.5-hour winery tour and tasting in Vernon including lunch
- A personalized 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 and city location maps
- Provincial Taxes and Federal GST

Not included:
- Airport improvement fee
- National park entrance fees
- Car rental, taxes and insurance
- Meals and attractions unless otherwise stated
- Transfers unless otherwise stated