Itinerary: Ottawa-Sudbury-Winnipeg-Regina-Calgary-Banff National Park-Jasper National Park-Columbia Ice Field-Yoho National Park-Hope-Vancouver-Victoria

Day 1: Ottawa – Algonquin – Sudbury

Depart from Ottawa in the morning, we’ll visit Ontario’s oldest and biggest provincial park: Algonquin Park. We stop at the visitor center and walk beside one of the lakes. This park is full of natural beauty, which attracts many artists to come here to do their paintings. Then we will go to Sudbury and visit the world’s largest Nickel statue which is 9-metre. Overnight hotel in Sudbury.

Day 2: Sudbury –Blind River – Sault Ste-Marie – Wawa – Marathon

Head for Blind River, enjoy the great view of Lake Huron. After lunch in Sault Ste-Marie, continue to go to Lake Superior Provincial Park. Next stop will be at the “wild goose” town – Wawa. Then, continue to White River, the birthplace of Winnie the Pooh. Overnight Hotel in Marathon

Day 3:  Marathon – Thunder Bay – Kenora

Visit the 3rd largest port town in Canada – Thunder Bay. Stop at the Terry Fox Scenic Overlook Then, passing by Lake Head University, visit Kakabeka Falls.  Continue our way to Kenora. It is famous for fishing. We’ll stop at a 12-metre fish statue of “Husky the Muskie”.  Overnight Hotel in Kenora.

Day 4: Kenora – Winnipeg – Regina

Head to Winnipeg, the provincial capital of Manitoba. Visit the Royal Canadian Mint and the Forks Market.  Then passing the provincial Legislative Building, overlook the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Red River, then continue west in the Canadian prairies. Overnight in Regina, the provincial capital of Saskatchewan.

Day 5: Regina – Calgary

In Regina, visit the Provincial Legislative Building of Saskatchewan.  Then visit Royal Canadian Mounted Police Headquarters and Museum. Then continue head west and overnight stay in hotel in Calgary.

Day 6: Calgary – Banff National Park — Calgary

Head to Banff Nat’l Park, and take the Banff Gondola to Sulphur Mountain to enjoy the panoramic view of Banff, the surrounding Rocky Mountains and Lake Minnewanka (Banff’s largest lake). Stop at picturesque Bow Falls, venue of the famous movie “River of No Return” (actress Marilyn Monroe). Then visit the world-famous Lake Louise, the gem of Canadian Rockies. Overnight Hotel in Calgary.

Day 7: Calgary – Jasper National Park – Columbia Icefield – Yoho National Park – Revelstroke

Head to Jasper National Park, visit Columbia Icefield. Take the big-wheeled “Snowcoach” to go up to Athabasa Glacier.  Continue to visit along the Rocky Mountains, stop at Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. Then pass the Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park.  Overnight Hotel in Revelstroke.

Day 8: Revelstroke –Kamloops– Hope – Vancouver

We will visit Kamloops – which is famous for Canada’s Ginseng. Follow a local guide to visit the American Ginseng Factory. Lunch in Hope, where the famous movie “Rambo, The First Blood” was filmed. Then we will visit Vancouver, stop in Stanley Park. Head to Gas Town, stop by the Steam Clock, then visit 2010 Winter Olympic Games Torch in Canada Place. Overnight hotel in Vancouver.

Day 9: Vancouver – Victoria$ –Vancouver

Enjoy your free time in Vancouver. We can visit friends in Vancouver, or go to Vancouver’s outlet mall for shopping,

Or choose our optional activity: Victoria 1 Day tour.

Take the ferry to Vancouver Island. Visit the Buchart Garden, then Victoria downtown: the harbor, the famous Empress Hotel and also the provincial parliament building, & Chinatown (the oldest Chinatown in Canada), etc. Then stop at Mile “0” marker in Beacon Hill Park, the Pacific terminal of TransCanada Highway. 

Then back to the hotel in the evening.

Day 10: Vancouver –  Hometown

Enjoy your free time in Vancouver. We can visit friends in Vancouver, or go to Vancouver’s outlet mall for shopping, then take the flight back home.