13-Day Banff, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, Mt Rainier National Parks Tour from Vancouver/Seattle

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 12 13
  • Start City: Vancouver, Canada; Seattle, WA; Richmond, Canada
  • End City: Victoria
    Highlights: Visit Banff National Park, Coeur d'Alene, Glacier National Park, Glacier National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Jasper National Park, Kamloops, Kelowna, Missoula, Mount Rainier National Park, Okanagan, Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, Yellowstone.

$ 1187 ( Starting From Per Person )

Overview
Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery is known for its works by regional artists.
This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.

Vancouver - Seattle - Spokane (349 miles)

In the morning, we will depart from Vancouver, driving south into the United States on our way to Seattle, enjoying the scenic pacific Northwest views along the way. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Spokane, where we will spend the night.

Passengers joining the tour from Seattle, please meet at Discount Supermarket in City of Bellevue at 1:30pm. Address: 14509 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98007.

Standard Hotel: Red Lion Spokane or similar

Spokane - Glacier National Park - Great Falls (468 miles)

Today, we will visit Glacier National Park, located in the northern Rocky Mountains. In the evening, we will spend the night in Great Falls.

Glacier National Park, MT

Located on the border between the US and Canada, this park covers nearly 1,600 square miles of wilderness. Home to animals like moose, grizzly bears, mount goats, and wolverines, this "Crown of the Continent Ecosystem" is a World Heritage Site.

Standard Hotel: Holiday Inn Great Falls or similar

Great Falls - Yellowstone National Park (313 miles)

Today, we will travel to Yellowstone National Park, the first national park in the United States. It is home to the world?s largest super volcano and over 10,000 geothermal features. We can try to spot bears, bald eagles and many other animals during the day. We will visit places like Old Faithful, the West Thumb, the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, Fountain Paint Pot, Artist Point, the Norris Geyser Basin, the Upper Falls and more endless natural wonders. We will spend the night in West Yellowstone.

Yellowstone, WY

The largest, oldest, and most famous national park displays a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls, and nature everywhere you look!

Old Faithful Geyser

Old Faithful is a cone geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the park's most well-known natural features, and is famous for its predictability. It generally erupts every 91 minutes.

Duration: Approx. 50 Minutes

West Thumb Geyser Basin

The West Thumb Geyser Basin is the largest geyser basin at Yellowstone Lake, and an impressive area of geothermal activity that contains hot springs, mud pots, and geysers-- some of which are even in the lake itself.

Grand Prismatic Hot Spring

The third largest hot spring in the world, the Grand Prismatic Hot Spring gets its color from bacteria around its rim that feed off of the mineral-rich water. In the summer months, the hot spring is a vivid red-orange shade.

Fountain Paint Pot

Fountain Paint Pot, heated by the region's underground hot springs, F.P.P is half hot spring, half mud basin. The spring releases natural shades of red and yellow because of the oxidation of iron in the soil.

Artist Point

Named after the famous sketches of the waterfalls by Thomas Moran (but not actually the location where the sketched were done) this beautiful location showcases one of the most famous views in Yellowstone National Park.

Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Norris Geyser Basin

Yellowstone National Park is full of areas like this - geyser basins - large, open areas where geothermic pressure from below the ground's surface force up various geysers and springs. The Norris Basin is one of the more accessible.

Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

Upper Yellowstone Falls

Located a quarter-mile upstream of the larger Lower Falls, the Upper Yellowstone River Falls plunge 109 feet down an eroded lava cliff into the basin below. The area below the falls has been subject to heavier erosion than above.

Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: White Buffalo/Dude & Roundup/Country Inn/Traveler's Lodge/Lodge at Big Sky/Holiday Inn/Comfort Inn/Buffalo Bill Village/AmericInn

Yellowstone National Park - Grand Teton National Park - Jackson Hole - Butte (265 miles)

Today, we will continue to explore the beauty of Yellowstone at the charmingly romantic Yellowstone Lake and the peaceful forests the stretch across the Yellowstone Plateau. After that, we will drive along the Snake River to Grand Teton National Park. Later, we will stop in Jackson Hole, a famous cowboy town, where we will take a Scenic Chairlift Ride. We will later spend the night in Butte.

Yellowstone, WY

The largest, oldest, and most famous national park displays a fascinating scenery of hot springs, geysers, canyons & waterfalls, and nature everywhere you look!

Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Lake isn't just the largest single body of water in Yellowstone National Park, but the largest elevated freshwater lake in the US. The lake contains several underwater hot springs that melt its otherwise thick ice sheets in the winter.

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Grand Teton National Park is is located in the Rocky Mountains, Northwest Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park is noted for its stunning mountain vistas, its shimmering alpine lakes and its abundant wildlife.

Not available until May 12. Visit additional Yellowstone attractions instead.

Jackson Hole, WY

Famous frontier town, located at the crossing of Grand Teton and Rocky Mountains, it became a heaven for outdoors sports enthusiast. The widely praised Elk Antler Arches Park, with its four arches made with thousands of elk antlers is a must see.

Scenic Chairlift Ride

The scenic chairlift is a leisurely ride that brings you up 1,571 feet to the summit of Snow King Mountain for the best views of the Tetons, the Elk Refuge, and the town of Jackson.

Opening Hours: Open from May 12, 2017.

Standard Hotel: Best Western Butte MT or similar

Butte - Missoula - Lake Coeur d'Alene - Yakima (482 miles)

Our first stop of the day will be the Southgate Mall in Missoula, where we can enjoy the tax-free Montana prices. Then, we will drive to Lincoln's Silver Dollar Inn. In the afternoon, we will visit Lake Coeur d'Alene, taking a relaxing walk on the world's longest floating boardwalk. In the evening, we will arrive in Yakima, where we will spend the night.

Missoula, MT

Located along the Clark Fork River, Missoula is a vibrant city and considered the cultural center of Montana. Situated at the convergence of five mountain ranges, Missoula is a naturally beautiful locale and home to vmany festivals that celebrate books, music, art, film, and more.

Lincoln's Silver Dollar Inn

This inn and bar located in the Lolo State National Forest off of Interstate 90 contains the largest collection of silver dollar coins. Visitors can get their names inscribed on a piece of silver!

Coeur d'Alene, ID

This resort city in Idaho has become a popular tourist destination because of several excellent ski spots nearby. It sits on the shores of a lake of the same name, giving the it the nickname "Lake City."

Lake Coeur d'Alene

This natural lake in Idaho is a popular resort spot, offering breathtaking scenery among one of the Northwest's hidden gems. At the northern tip of the lake is a town of the same name.

Standard Hotel: Red Lion Yakima or similar

Yakima - Mt. Rainier National Park - Seattle (118 miles)

Today, we will head to Mount Rainier National Park. The mountains here are covered by glaciers and snowfields, home to countless waterfalls, lakes, rivers and wildlife. Afterwards, we will drive to Seattle, where we will spend the night.

Mount Rainier National Park, WA

Mount Rainier National Park is named for Mount Rainier itself, the tallest peak in the United States and an active volcano predicted to massively erupt sometime in the next decade. Still, more than a million people visit its slopes each year.

Standard Hotel: Courtyard Marriott Southcenter or similar

Seattle - Vancouver (121 miles)

Today, we will take a tour of Seattle. We will stop by Pike Place Market, home of the original Starbucks location. Our next stop will be the Space Needle, the iconic symbol of the city?s skyline, where we will be able to take in incredible views of the city. After that, we will visit the campus of the University of Washington. In the evening, we will return to Vancouver.

Seattle, WA

This city in the top-left corner of the United States is a major seaport as well as a cultural center. Whether you want to enjoy the scenery, grab some great coffee, or learn history, Seattle has something to offer.

Space Needle

This icon of the American Northwest has adorned everything for movie screens to postage stamps. Built in 1961 for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle features outdoor elevators and a rotating restaurant at its top.

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 9:00am - 10:00pm, SEASONAL TIME APPLY.

Pike Place Market

One of the oldest farmers' markets in the United States, the Pike Place Market first opened in 1909-- more than 100 years ago. The still-thriving market overlooking Elliot Bay sees more than 10 million visitors every year.

University of Washington

Founded in 1861, UW is one of the oldest universities on the West Coast. It has three campuses, with its main location in Seattle. It serves a student body of over 45,000.

Standard Hotel: Accent Inns or similar

Vancouver - Kamloops - Golden (380 miles)

In the morning, we will depart from Vancouver and travel to Kamloops, where we can visit a famous ginseng factory to sample ginseng tea. We will also visit the location of the last spike driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Kamloops, BC

Sunmore Ginseng Factory

The Sunmore Ginseng Factory and Spa in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada is the only ginseng manufacturer in North America and was founded in 1991 by Chinese doctor Zhang Shunmei. Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ginseng spa.

Standard Hotel: Howard Johnson / Golden Village Inn or similar

Golden - Banff National Park - Banff - Canmore (467 miles)

Today, we will arrive in Banff National Park. We will travel along the Icefields Parkway, passing the Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake and the Columbia Icefield on the way. The icefield feeds the famous Athabasca Glacier, and we can ride a snow coach out onto this beautiful ice formation. We can also visit the local skywalk for incredible views of the area. Later, we will stop in Banff before spending the night in Canmore.

Banff National Park, AB

Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

Crowfoot Glacier

Crowfoot Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, 32 km (20 mi) northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway. The glacier is situated on the northeastern flank of Crowfoot Mountain.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

Bow Falls

The Bow Falls are a 30-foot-high, 100-foot wide waterfall just outside the city of Banff. The falls are popular with tourists because they are just a short walk from the town and can be reached on foot from most hotels.

Columbia Glacier Snow Coach

A snow coach is a specialized passenger transport vehicle, designed to operate over snow or ice. We can step on the glacier after a ride on the giant snow coach over the steep grades up the glacier.

Jasper National Park, AB

Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

Athabasca Glacier

The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.

Glacier Skywalk

Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for 2014-- the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.

Standard Hotel: Stony Nokada, Kananaskis or similar

Banff National Park - Glacier National Park - Vernon (256 miles)

Today, we will travel through Roger Pass, situated in the center of Glacier National Park, and see the final stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway, completed in 1962. We will ride the gondola to the best scenic viewpoint in Banff National Park, where we will be able to see beautiful Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier that rises above it. Later on, we will travel to Vernon for the evening.

Banff National Park, AB

Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

Glacier National Park, BC

A portion of the Columbia Mountains Natural Region, in the interior wet belt of British Columbia. The steep, rugged mountains, warm, moist climate and wide variety of plant and animal life are typical of this natural region.

Rogers Pass

Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park, British Columbia, Canada takes the Trans-Canada Highway through the Selkirk Mountains. This natural mountain passageway was discovered in 1882, and has since been christened a National Historic Site of Canada.

Standard Hotel: Sandman Hotel, Vernon or equivalent

Vernon - Kelowna - Okanagan - Merritt - Vancouver (310 miles)

Today, we will visit a local bee farm, where we can sample and purchase various flavors of honey. We will also stop by the VQA Wine Shop and try Canadian ice wine. In Kelowna, we will visit Lake Okanagan to hear tales of a legendary monster, Ogopogo, that is said to live in the lake. We will stop in the town of Merritt before returning to Vancouver, where the tour will come to an end.

Kelowna, BC

One of the most liveable cities in Canada. Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Bordering Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is well known for its hot summers and temperate winters.

VQA Wine Shop

The Vintners Quality Alliance is an association in British Columbia and Ontario that seeks to guarantee the quality of Canadian wines. Canadian wineries are notable for their ice wines, in which grapes are frozen before being fermented and processed.

Okanagan, BC

Okanagan Lake

This large and deep lake in the Okanagan Valley region of Canada's British Columbia is a popular recreation spot that offers a variety of activities in addition to gorgeous scenery. It has a surface area of 351 square kilometers.

Standard Hotel: Accent Inn or equivalent (3*)

Vancouver - Victoria - Vancouver (125 miles)

In the morning, we will take a ferry to Victoria. Once we arrive, we will visit the Butchart Gardens, Victoria Harbour, the Parliament Buildings, the Royal Museum and Mile Zero. Later, we will return to Vancouver.

Victoria, BC

This city on Vancouver Island in the central Pacific Ocean is the capital of British Columbia. It is home to many popular attractions, such as Beacon Hill Park, Butchart Gardens, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings, and more.

Butchart Gardens

These world-famous floral gardens are located on a 55-acre estate on Vancouver Island's southeastern point in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. People from around the world have been coming to see the gardens for more than 100 years.

Victoria Harbour

This seaport in the city of Victoria is the local cruise ship and tourist entry and exit point for the city, covering 620 acres of water. It separates downtown from the Victoria West neighborhood.

BC Parliament Buildings

The British Columbia Parliament Buildings are where the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia meet. They are located in Victoria, British Columbia, at the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Visitors can marvel at the Baroque architecture and sprawling lawns.

Royal British Columbia Museum

Founded in 1886, the Royal British Columbia Museum consists of The Province of British Columbia's natural and human history museum as well as the British Columbia Provincial Archives.

Mile Zero

An area of southwestern Beacon Hill Park at Douglas Street in Victoria, British Columbia is the beginning of Canada's Number 1 Highway, which stretches the entire length of the country. A monument marks "mile zero" to visitors.

Standard Hotel: Accent Inns or equivalent (3*)

Vancouver

Today, we will tour the city of Vancouver, visiting Chinatown, Gastown, Canada Place, the Winter Olympics Park, Stanley Park, the Capilano Suspension Bridge, Granville Island and Queen Elizabeth Park.

Vancouver, BC

This city in British Columbia is the most populated metro area in western Canada. This historic city grew from an 1867 settlement called "Gastown." Visitors can take a boat ride to nearby Victoria on Vancouver Island.

Chinatown

The Chinatown in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Canada's west coast, is the largest Chinatown in Canada. It is also a National Historic Site, and its many historical locations, shops, and eateries make it a popular destination for tourists.

Gastown

Named for seaman "Gassy" Jack Deighton, this historic district in Vancouver has a colorful history that culminates in its function today as a hub for technology and popular shopping and dining locale for tourists and locals alike.

Canada Place

The roof of Canada Place, Vancouver's large convention facility, is made of cloth pieces to resemble sails. This complex contains the Vancouver Convention Center, the local cruise ship terminals, the city's World Trade Center, and a hotel.

Duration: 1 Day

Olympic Cauldron

Constructed for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver's Olympic Cauldron stands as a reminder of the legacy of those great games. Located by the Vancouver Convention Center, the cauldron is an interesting piece of architecture.

Stanley Park

One of Vancouver's main tourist attractions and beloved by visitors and locals alike, this massive park on the western coast of Canada is not to be missed. Stanley Park was the first park in Vancouver, and remains the largest.

Capilano Bridge

This breathtaking, 460-foot-long pedestrian suspension bridge takes guests through the treetops above the Capilano River in an eponymous park in North Vancouver. It has existed in some form since 1889, though it has been rebuilt several times.

Granville island

Granville Island is a peninsula off of the main hub of the city of Vancouver, a shopping district across the water from the downtown area, as well as a center of art and culture for the city.

Queen Elizabeth Park

This park on Little Mountain in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is home to several botanical gardens, golf courses, tennis courts, and more. It sits on what was once a stone quarry that was instrumental in the Canadian railway's construction.

Duration: 1 Day

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