The question’s not what you can do on this holiday, but what can’t you. From adrenaline-packed bungee jumps, ATV rides and mountain biking to fishing, waterskiing and windsurfing; and from shimmering lakes, waterfalls and beaches to lush vineyards, orchards and golf courses - there is just so much to experience on this Canadian holiday - that the only time you’ll catch your breath is when you are in your car, admiring the stunning views.
9 Nights / 10 Days
Vancouver, Whistler, Kamloops, Vernon, Kelowna & Osoyoos
On arrival at the Vancouver International Airport, pick-up your vehicle from the car rental agency and head to your hotel. This evening, you visit FlyOver Canada, a breathtaking 4D show where chairlift-style seats are elevated over a large spherical screen making you feel that you’re actually flying over the Canadian landscape! Overnight stay at hotel in Vancouver.
After breakfast and check-out, drive along the Sea-to-Sky highway and drink in stunning views of mountains, waterfalls and the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Stop by for a little tea-break at the Shannon Falls, one of the tallest watefalls in British Columbia. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Whistler.
After breakfast, your day is at leisure. Its a perfect time to explore the Whistler village on your own. Follow the smells of fresh waffle cones to discover Whistler's best ice cream parlours, bistros and coffee shops. This large resort village is pedestrian only. Stroll along its charming stone walkways or people-watch from one of its sunny patios. Then, if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, head for a giddy Peak-2-Peak Gondola ride from Whistler to the Blackcomb peak or paddle across Lake Alta all the way down to the River of Golden Dreams. And that’s not all, more extreme thrill-seekers can go jumping with Whistler Bungee or sign up for an ATV ride. Whistler really is choc-a-bloc with varied experiences. Overnight stay at hotel in Whistler.
Today after breakfast and check-out, you drive to Kamloops. The vast, rugged landscape of Kamloops offers a variety of terrain, from silt bluffs to rolling hills, that attract visitors from all over the world. Take in unbelievable views of steep mountains, lush green fields and the Kamloops Lake glittering in the sunlight. Overnight stay at hotel in Kamloops.
This morning after breakfast, you check-out and drive south along highway 97 towards Vernon. Surrounded by three spectacular lakes – Kalamalka, Okanaga and Swan – this charming resort town offers world class golf, golden beaches, and outstanding mountain biking. Overnight stay at hotel in Vernon.
This morning, you visit the Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa, a world-renowned wellness destination in Vernon. Located near Okanagan Lake with magnificent views of the Monashee mountains, the resort with its salt water pools, wellness experts and healing programs, is a quiet oasis of serenity. Later, check-out and continue journey to Kelowna; overnight stay at hotel in Kelowna.
After breakfast, spend the day exploring the beautiful, lakeside town of Kelowna. Dotted with large, sprawling parks, and golden beaches, Kelowna offers idyllic spots for boating, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing and fishing. After a busy day on the water, spend a lazy evening strolling down the lakefront boardwalk and explore the local treasures being sold by the artisans. Overnight stay at hotel in Kelowna.
After breakfast, check-out and head to Peachland. Pretty as a postcard, with unparalleled lake views, it’s a small city with lots of small-city charm. Later, head to Osoyoos; Ringed by beaches and framed by desert hills, it is speckled with beautiful lakes, vineyards and orchards. Overnight stay at hotel in Osoyoos.
This morning, after breakfast, head out to explore Osoyoos. The day is yours to do as you please. Osoyoos’s vast and rugged landscape of hills and grasslands offers exciting hiking trails, mountain biking paths and wildlife viewing, while Osoyoos Lake is perfect for fishing and water sports. Overnight stay at hotel in Osoyoos.
After an early breakfast, check-out and proceed to drop off your vehicle at the car rental agency’s location at the Vancouver Airport.
Vancouver to Whistler
Whistler to Kamloops
Kamloops to Vernon
Vernon to Kelowna
Kelowna to Osoyoos
Osoyoos to Vancouver
A preview of the wonder that awaits you.
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