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TrekAmerica Mountie

Trip Operator: TrekAmerica
Trip Price: from £1,059
Trip Type: Small Group Adventure
Trip Style: Adventure/Outdoors
Accommodation: Camping
Departs From: Vancouver
Returns to: Vancouver
Tour duration: 14 days

Explore the pristine wilderness of British Columbia and Alberta... Camp in the high Rockies, soak in hot springs, hike across an ice glacier and canoe on a crystal clear mountain lake. The Mountie will take you into the heart of Canada's wilderness - the perfect outdoor adventure!

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops and highlights. However, as local conditions and passenger requests vary, no two trips will ever be the same. With the guidance of your Trek Leader you may modify certain nightstops and highlights to give a truly unique experience!

Local Payments - Food Kitty: US$10 per day

Day: 1 Vancouver & British Columbia
From Vancouver, we cross the up-and-down landscape of grey, snow-dusted mountains and dark conifers. At our first stop, we set up camp beside a pristine glinting lake, far removed from the city you started in. You can talk around the flickering campfire and getting to know your fellow travelling companions.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 2 & 3 Yoho National Park
View the alpine meadows of Mount Revelstoke National Park en route to Yoho National Park. Hike or negotiate the rapids of well-named Kicking Horse River. In any case, the tumbling cascades, glassy lakes and glinting peaks are drop-dead gorgeous... not to mention the glaciers.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 4-5 Banff National Park
Boot up, saddle up and breathe in the crisp alpine air where nature's bonanza includes beavers, bears, porcupines and elk. Ride the Banff tramway to Sulphur Mountain's peak and recharge your batteries in the heavenly hot springs.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 6 Lake Louise
A nickname like the "gem of the Rockies" is a lot to live up to, but it's no sweat for Lake Louise. The imposing chateau looks on as mountains cluster round the turquoise surface. As for you, well, you could always hike out to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers or inspect the scene by paddle power on an optional canoe trip.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 7-8 Jasper National Park
The widescreen scenery keeps on coming. The Icefields Parkway provides a peach of a drive with panoramic views of endless valleys, sheer ridges, glaciers and spruce forests - truly one of the world's ultimate drives. Jasper's wildlife puts up a fight for your attention too; the sharp-eyed may glimpse grizzlies, wolves or caribou. This sprawling natural expanse offers bike trails, helicopter flights and ice-walks through the most spectacular scenery that the Canadian Rockies offers.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 9-10 Wells Grey Provincial Park
The stillness, silence and isolation go up another notch. Drive through secluded Wells Gray to the end of the road and our awaiting canoes and overnight on the shores of Clearwater Lake. Nature surely never felt closer than on your included outback canoe trip. A unique and unforgettable experience!
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 11-12 Whistler
Travel the old Gold Rush trail through Cache Creek and on to the adventure capital of Western Canada! Perhaps better known as a winter resort, Whistler has plenty of heart-pumping action and well as being an area of stunning beauty all year round.
Accommodation: Camping included

Day: 13 Vancouver
Travel onto Vancouver where your tour finishes at approximately 17:00. Vancouver is a vibrant metropolis and there is plenty to occupy your time, we recommend you extend your stay to enjoy this buzzing city. With its stunning combination of mountains and coastline, the city boasts outstanding views. Stride, rollerblade or pedal your way round Stanley Park, or relax and let the free shuttle take the strain. Walk the Capilano Suspension Bridge, 230 head-spinning feet above the river before checking out the city nightlife in Gas Town or the eclectic "Robsonstrasse".

This tour ends at our gateway hotel at approximately 17:00 hrs

Day: 14 Seattle
Puget Sound gives you one final wilderness vision before returning to Seattle, home of the original Starbucks!

Tour ends at approx 17:00 hrs in Seattle on day 14.

02 Jun 13 - 14 Jun 13
09 Jun 13 - 21 Jun 13
16 Jun 13 - 28 Jun 13
30 Jun 13 - 12 Jul 13
07 Jul 13 - 19 Jul 13
14 Jul 13 - 26 Jul 13
28 Jul 13 - 09 Aug 13
04 Aug 13 - 16 Aug 13
11 Aug 13 - 23 Aug 13
18 Aug 13 - 30 Aug 13
25 Aug 13 - 06 Sep 13
01 Sep 13 - 13 Sep 13
08 Sep 13 - 20 Sep 13

01 Jun 14 - 13 Jun 14
08 Jun 14 - 20 Jun 14
15 Jun 14 - 27 Jun 14
29 Jun 14 - 11 Jul 14
06 Jul 14 - 18 Jul 14
13 Jul 14 - 25 Jul 14
27 Jul 14 - 08 Aug 14
03 Aug 14 - 15 Aug 14
10 Aug 14 - 22 Aug 14
17 Aug 14 - 29 Aug 14
24 Aug 14 - 05 Sep 14
31 Aug 14 - 12 Sep 14
07 Sep 14 - 19 Sep 14

Tour Inclusions:
> 2-day overnight wilderness canoe trip - (experience not necessary)
> Sulphur Mountain hot springs
> Wildlife viewing
> Scenic walks and hikes
> Sightseeing in Vancouver & Seattle
> Provincial Parks - Yoho, Banff/Lake Louise, Jasper and Wells Grey
> Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
> All transportation by private adventure vehicle
> 13 nights camping & equipment (except sleeping bag) 
Tour Exclusions:
> Canoeing US$25-US$75
> Great National Park hikes US$FREE
> Mountain biking US$45-$95
> Horseback riding US$55-$95
> Aerial Tramway Ride US$10-US$30
> Guided Glacier Walk US$35-$175
> Scenic Glacier Flight US$225-$400
> Rollerblading US$10-$20
> Whitewater Rafting (in season) US$100-$200

What to Bring:
Sleeping Bag

What NOT to Bring
Tent and camping equipment

Terms & Conditions
See website for full details

Phone: 44 (0) 208 682 8920
TrekAmerica Travel Ltd
16/17 Grange Mills
Weir Road, London SW12 0NE
United Kingdom
Email: info@trekamerica.co.uk
Web: http://www.trekamerica.com

TrekAmerica's distinctive style of travel offers something different to your ordinary guided tour or package holiday. Now in our fourth decade of discovery, we have the knowledge and experience to share with you the old favourites and a few of our secret spots you won't find on a map.

But even after almost 40 years, the mystery of the open road beckons as strong as ever. Staying true to our mantra of "fun, freedom & flexibility", you never know what you'll find around the corner. Inviting the unknown, welcoming the unexpected and creating the unimaginable is what TrekAmerica is all about.

Booking & More Info

Phone: 44 (0) 208 682 8920
Email: info@trekamerica.co.uk
Web: http://www.trekamerica.com/tours/mo.html

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Tour Highlights

  • Bathe in Sulphur Mountain's hot springs
  • Delve into the wild on an included canoe trip
  • See the sights of Vancover and Seattle

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