Western Canada travel ideas: Explore the amazing Rocky Mountains

Researching a visit to the fabulous Canadian Rockies? Get inspired by this episode of the Tour the World travel TV series as we join Evergreen Tours on an incredible 10-day tour through the Rocky Mountains. Highlights include Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, gorgeous Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway. The tour ends with a two-day train journey on the legendary Rocky Mountaineer...

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Top things to see and do in the Canadian Rockies – Tour the World TV

Looking for ideas for things to see and do in the Canadian Rockies? In this episode of the Tour the World travel TV series, we join a once-in-a-lifetime journey through Canada’s spectacular Rocky Mountains. Travel from beautiful Vancouver Island across to the ski resort towns of Whistler, Sun Peaks and Banff, before journeying up the majestic Icefields Parkway to stunning Lake Louise and Jasper.

Western Canada travel ideas

There is nowhere quite like the majestic Canadian Rockies.

If you’re planning a visit to the region, this episode of Tour the World with Evergreen Tours – hosted by The Big Bus tour and travel guide’s editor Adam Ford – is packed with Western Canada travel ideas and inspiration, including culture, food, history, shopping and relaxation must-sees and dos.

Whether you plan to travel to Western Canada with a tour group or independently, in this episode you’ll get information about Victoria, fabulous Banff, Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway, Jasper and cosmopolitan Vancouver.

Western Canada travel ideas

Western Canada travel ideas: Lake Louise

This tour starts in the genteel harbourside city of Victoria, before heading across the Georgia Strait and on to the alpine resort town of Whistler.

On the drive to Banff we get the opportunity to view some amazing wildlife and see the most magical scenery in the Banff and Jasper National Parks.

Western Canada travel ideas

Western Canada travel ideas: Banff Springs Hotel

The tours include a stay at the sublime Chateau Lake Louise, before we drive the Icefields Parkway to Jasper to board the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer. Take a look inside Gold Leaf Service, which is absolutely mind-blowing.

Western Canada travel ideas

Western Canada travel ideas: The Rocky Mountaineer is one of the world’s great rail journeys.

The train trip offers spectacular views of the soaring mountains, including Canada’s highest peak, Mount Robson at 3,954 metres. We journey on towards Kamloops and Vancouver.

Western Canada travel ideas

Western Canada travel ideas: Vancouver

If you have questions about any of the Western Canada travel ideas or experiences featured in this episode, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Do you have any Western Canada travel ideas to suggest? We would love to hear from you. Please leave us a comment.

Additional images: Bigstock

This episode of Tour the World was produced by Late Night Media Productions, under a co-production agreement with Peppercorn Productions, publisher of The Big Bus tour and travel guide. Copyright © Late Night Media Productions.


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