Canada Itineraries: CA29

Beautiful British Columbia

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Day 01 -  Vancouver 

Arrive at Vancouver International Airport, pick up the vehicle from the car rental agency, and proceed to the hotel. In the evening explore Vancouver downtown. Stroll on Robson street with lots of shopping options for branded items, visit Gas Town the oldest alley in Vancouver and best known for its its antique collection and old colonial buildings, Canada Place, and much more. As you are at Canada place, you can opt to experience a 4D show- Flyover Canada. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.

Day 02 – Vancouver

After breakfast, proceed to Grouse Mountain. Once you reach at the top of the mountain by gondola, you can explore activities like Bird show, Lumberjack Show, Eye of the wind, Theatre in the sky, and so on. You can have a bird's eye view of Vancouver downtown as you sip a cup of coffee in mountain cafe there. Next, visit Capilano Suspension Bridge. Along with the cable suspension bridge, there are other attractions like cliff walks and treetop adventures, which will keep your adrenaline rush high. Proceed to Stanley Park, a green lung of Vancouver metropolis, spread over approximately 1000 acres with some trees more than 100 years old. You can opt for a horse carriage ride to experience the old golden days with a commentary. Watch Vancouver city skyline from the parking lot. Overnight in Vancouver hotel.

Day 03 – Vancouver to Whistler – 120  Kms

After breakfast, check out and travel along the Sea-to-Sky highway. With the pacific ocean inlet on one side and mountains on another side, this journey itself will offer you some mesmerizing views. Enroute stop at Shannon Falls. Opt for a Sea to Sky gondola ride, which will give you a bird's eye view of the Pacific Ocean's inlet and hills on the Vancouver Islands beyond that. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. The evening is free at leisure You can explore the core part of the town only by walking- how exciting. Whistler town is built for Winter Olympics 2010, to welcome the participants and tourists. Ice cream parlors, cafes, and bistros, a perfect blend of European style. Overnight in Whistler hotel.    

Day 04 – Whistler 

Today explore the town to the fullest at our own speed. Opt for an adventure ride on Peak-2-Peak Gondola, spanning the distance of 3.3 kms between Whistler and Blackcomb’s peaks and 436 meters above the ground. The Silver Gondola amongst the red gondolas offers glass bottoms for the entire 360-degree experience. There are several other optional adventure activities to be done in Whistler such as  All-Terrain-Vehicle (ATV) ride, Whistler Bungee Jumping, Zip trek, and so on.  Overnight in Whistler hotel.

Day 05 – Whistler to Vernon – 115 KM Kamloops –415 Kms

After breakfast, check out and get ready for a long but most picturesque drive to Vernon.  Situated in the most beautiful, fruit basket of British Columbia, the Okanagan Valley is also known for its lakes and beaches in the summer and skiing and hockey in the winter. It is, therefore, a year-round tourist destination and weekend getaway for people from Vancouver and Calgary., There are many hiking and Okanagan rail trails to explore. It is fun and super exciting. Overnight in Vernon Hotel.

Day 06 – Vernon to Kelowna – 50 Kms

After breakfast, continue your journey to Kelowna, another beautiful town of British Columbia. Best known for its fruit, farm crops, and wine industry. If you are traveling during summer, you will come across many fruit stalls alongside the road, farmers’ markets during weekends will give you the best buying experience of local food, artifacts. Visit local wineries and taste the sample, buy some authentic BC wine directly from the manufacturers. Overnight in Kelowna hotel.

Day 07 – Kelowna

After breakfast, the whole day is to explore Kelowna at your own convenient time. Highly suggested is to visit sandy beaches along the lake, opt for some wonderful water activities like boating, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, and gliding. Take a stroll along the lakefront boardwalk and try some local cuisine at the local restaurants.  Overnight in Kelowna hotel.

Day 08 – Kelowna to Osoyoos – 125 Kms

After breakfast drive to Osoyoos, the southernmost town of British Columbia situated just a couple of kilometers from the American border.; Osoyoos Lake is "the warmest freshwater lake in Canada". Surrounded by desert hills, vineyards, and orchards, it is the ultimate year-round desert destination.  Taste delicious fresh fruit and drink award-winning wines directly at their vineyards. Overnight in Osoyoos hotel.

Day 09– Osoyoos to Vancouver – 400 Kms

After an early breakfast, check out and proceed to Vancouver. Drop off your vehicle at the car rental agency’s location at Vancouver Airport.