Depart London Heathrow, flying to Vancouver. Meet your Tour Escorts and transfer to a Vancouver city centre hotel. Overnight Vancouver hotel.
Breakfast followed by guided coach tour of Vancouver. Afternoon spent at leisure to explore Vancouver. Enjoy a panoramic welcome meal in the evening with your fellow campers. Overnight Vancouver hotel.
Breakfast, then transfer to the motorhome depot to pick up vehicles. Cross to Vancouver Island by ferry to the first campsite in Victoria, capital of British Columbia (BC) (42 miles driving). There’ll be a group get together for a campsite barbecue. Your Victoria stay includes a whale watching trip. There’s also a further full day at leisure to explore this very ‘British’ city, complete with double decker buses and traditional flower filled parks, the Royal British Columbia Museum and Parliament Building, or the surrounding area including the lovely Butchart Gardens. 3 nights Victoria campsite.
Travel from Victoria to Nanaimo (72 miles), the second largest town on Vancouver Island, to take the ferry to Horseshoe Bay. Drive through Garibaldi Provincial Park to Whistler (69 miles), the famous ski resort. There are a number of good restaurants in the town. Overnight Whistler campsite.
Leave behind the Garibaldi Provincial Park, to enjoy some splendid lakeside roads. Stop off at Joffre and Duffey Lakes, before heading east towards Kamloops (130 miles). Overnight Cache Creek campsite.
Drive along the Yellowhead Highway into the Wells Gray Provincial Park (163 miles), one of BC’s largest at 540,000 hectares. There is plenty of time to explore the park, a vast wilderness of alpine meadows, mountain peaks, glaciers, lakes, rivers, extinct volcanoes and waterfalls. Be sure also to visit Helmcken Falls, at 142m high one of the most amazing natural features in the Wells Gray Provincial Park. 3 nights Wells Gray Provincial Park campsite.
Travel to Mt Robson Provincial Park (173 miles), home to 3,954m Mt Robson, the highest peak in the BC Rockies. From here on you may spot moose, mountain goats, mule, grizzly and black bears, deer, elk, marmots, chipmunks, caribou, squirrels, muskrats, beavers and up to 170 bird species. Overnight Mount Robson Provincial Park campsite.
Mt Robson to Jasper (54 miles) with time to visit Maligne Lake, the largest glacier-fed lake in the Rockies. Three full days to explore Jasper and to get out into Jasper National Park – keep your eyes peeled for roaming wildlife! Take a gondola trip up to Whistler’s Mountain for views back to Mt Robson and south to the Columbia Icefield. Be sure to visit Miette Hot Springs and the Athabasca Falls. The lakes, mountains and glaciers of this region are truly awe inspiring. 4 nights Jasper campsite.
Time to move on, down the awe inspiring Icefields Parkway to Kootenay Plains (113 miles). Don’t miss the Athabasca Glacier, one of the six main spurs of the Columbia Icefield, the largest icecap south of the Arctic Circle and north of the equator. Overnight Kootenay Plains campsite.
Explore the Yoho National Park. En route to Banff (113 miles) take in Lake Louise too – a stunning lake with a world-famous hotel. Enjoy Banff National Park, where helicopter trips, gondola rides and horse riding are all possible. On the final day further explore Banff National Park, or alternatively the great shopping in Banff provides a good opportunity to stock up with souvenirs. Enjoy a farewell dinner in Banff. 3 nights Banff campsite.
Return your motorhome to the depot in Calgary (94 miles). Transfer from motorhome depot to Calgary airport. Overnight evening flight from Calgary to London Heathrow, arriving in the morning.
Arrive London. This ends the tour travel arrangements.