Mountain Parks & Westcoast Discovery

  • Edmonton – Jasper – Jasper National Park - Lake Maligne - Icefield Parkway – Banff - Banff National Park – Revelstoke - Glacier National Park – Kelowna – Vancouver
  • Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • Admission to Maligne Lake Cruise.
  • Admission to Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk.
  • Admissions to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.
  • Rental of a mid-size car
  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • This tour is fully customizable.

Self Drive Tour is the perfect way to see all the highlights of this incredible region. You'll start in Jasper National Park, where you can explore Maligne Lake, the Icefield Parkway, and the Columbia Icefield. Then it's on to Banff National Park, where you can discover Lake Louise, Yoho National Park, and the Okanagan Valley. From there, you'll head to Vancouver for a tour of Stanley Park, Capilano Bridge, and FlyOver Canada. Finally, you'll finish your journey in Victoria with a visit to Butchart Gardens and a drive along the Sea-to-sky Highway. With so much to see and do, our Self-Drive Tour is the perfect way to explore the Canadian Rockies & West Coast at your own pace. So come and join us today for an unforgettable experience! 

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

After you have arrived at the Edmonton International Airport and collected your luggage, proceed to the rental car desk to pick up your rental car. Once you have your rental car, you can drive to the hotel in downtown Edmonton. 

Check-in at the hotel and enjoy your stay. Rest of the day is free to explore.

Edmonton is Alberta's capital city and is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, including the Edmonton Fringe Festival, one of North America's largest fringe festivals. There are also plenty of shopping and dining options to enjoy. Whatever your interests, you're sure to find something to enjoy in Edmonton.

Overnight in Edmonton, AB.
This morning, departing Edmonton, you will drive to Jasper is one of the most scenic places in Alberta. Your drive will take you through the rolling foothills, past pristine lakes, and towering mountains. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to spot wildlife, including elk, deer, and bighorn sheep. The drive normally takes about four hours but be sure to allow plenty of time to enjoy the scenery and make stops along the way.
Jasper you'll find is a charming little mountain town with shops, restaurants, and cafes to explore. There's also a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy, including hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to relax and take in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies, Jasper is the perfect destination.

Overnight in Jasper, AB.
There are two different tours of Jasper that you can take – a short leisurely drive that visits all the best locations that are close to the town, or a long drive to the best corners of the park. Whichever tour you choose, you’re sure to be amazed by the natural beauty of this unique place. Just a short drive from town, you can find Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. For stunning views, take the Jasper SkyTram up to Whistlers Mountain. You may even see some big horn sheep at Old Fort Point. Further out, you can take a cruise to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake. Enroute, you can stop and see the historic Sterkfontein Dam. With so much to see and do, Jasper is a must-visit for any nature lover. 

Drive out to take a cruise on the scenic Maligne Lake to Spirit Island. On your way to Maligne Lake, you may consider stop and see the historic Jasper Park Lodge, Edith, and Annette Lakes. Don't forget to visit the narrow and deep Maligne Canyon and Medicine Lake. 

Still having time at hand, then consider driving east to Miette Hot Springs for the hottest soak in the Rockies.
Jasper is also famous for outdoor activities such as  river rafting, white water rafting and other water spots. Please check optional tours for more information.

Your tour package includes admissions to Maligne Lake Cruise.

Overnight in Jasper, AB.
The Icefield Parkway is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Jasper National Park. Every year, people from all over the world come to see the magnificent glaciers and breathtaking landscapes. The best way to see the park is by taking a self-drive tour. This allows you to explore at your own pace and make stops along the way to enjoy the scenery. The Icefield Parkway tour from Jasper to Banff is one of the most popular self-drive tours. 

This tour includes admission to both the Ice Explorer and the Glacier Skywalk. The Ice Explorer is a specially designed bus that takes you onto the majestic Columbia Icefield. Here, you can experience firsthand the power of glaciers as you walk on the Athabasca Glacier. 

The Glacier Skywalk is another must-see attraction. This glass-floored observation deck lets you walk out over a 918-foot drop, providing breathtaking views of the glacier below. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, the Icefield Parkway tour from Jasper to Banff is an unforgettable experience.

Overnight in Banff, AB.
Day free to explore Yoho National Park.  Yoho National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, just west of Banff National Park. The park is known for its dramatic mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, and lakes. There are plenty of opportunities for hiking, climbing, camping and wildlife watching. Visitors can also take a scenic drive through the park or take a boat tour on one of the lakes. There are several different touring routes available, so visitors can tailor their tour to their interests and fitness levels. With something for everyone, a tour of Yoho National Park is an unforgettable experience.  

You can stop by at Lake Louise for some scenic pictures before driving into Yoho National Park. Enroute stop by at the Spiral Tunnels to see this marvel in engineering.  Places to visit inside the Yoho National Park would include Emerald Lake, The Natural Bridge and Takakkaw Falls.

Overnight in Banff, AB.
If you're looking to explore Banff and Banff National Park, there's no shortage of things to do. Start your adventure by taking the Banff Gondola up to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for stunning views of the Bow Valley. Then, make your way to Surprise Corner for a look at the beautiful Banff Springs Hotel. After that, take a stroll along Bow Falls and visit other local landmarks like Mount Rudlestone, the Hoodoos, and Lake Minnewanka. If you have time left over head to Johnston's Canyon for a refreshing hike. Finally, end your day at Lake Louise with some stunning sunset photos.

Overnight in Banff, AB.
This morning, departing Banff, you will hit the Trans Canada Highway for your drive to Kelowna in the Okanagan Valley.  Your drive will take you through some the most scenic parts of Canada... The journey takes you through the stunning landscapes of Revelstoke and Glacier National Park. As you enter Revelstoke, you'll be able to see why it's been dubbed the "Switzerland of Canada." The small town is nestled in a valley surrounded by towering mountains. After spending some time exploring Revelstoke, hop back in the car and continue your journey through Glacier National Park. This majestic park is home to over 50 glaciers and countless hiking trails. Be sure to stop at one of the many lookout points to appreciate the sheer size of the glaciers. The drive ends in Kelowna, a beautiful city situated on Okanagan Lake. With its sandy beaches and award-winning wineries, Kelowna is the perfect place to relax after a long journey.

Overnight in Kelowna, BC.
Kelowna is a beautiful city nestled midway along the shores of Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia. With its stunning lakefront setting, Kelowna is the perfect place to enjoy a day of exploration. The best way to see all that Kelowna has to offer is by taking a self-drive tour. Downtown Kelowna is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as the Kelowna Art Gallery and Okanagan Heritage Museum. The city's parks offer a lovely respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life and are perfect for a leisurely stroll or picnic lunch. And of course, no visit to Kelowna would be complete without sampling the local wines at one of the many wineries dotted around the city. So, gas up the car and hit the open road – Kelowna awaits!

Overnight in Kelowna, BC.
Driving from Kelowna to Vancouver you have a choice of two routes to take, both of which will take away your entire day.

Leaving the Trans Canada Hwy, you take the Lougheed Highway also known as the Scenic 7 (Hwy 7).  The highway provides a link between Vancouver and Hope that is off the beaten path. From extreme adventures to simple, warm hospitality, there is something for everyone in Mighty Fraser Country.  Running parallel to Highway 1 on the north side of the Fraser River, it provides a lovely change of scenery.  Suggested stops and activities along the way include Hope, Harrison Hot Springs, Agassiz/Kent, Mission, Golden Ears Provincial Park, Maple Ridge, and Coquitlam before hitting Vancouver.

The other route to take would be Hwy 97 C to Penticton and Osoyoos and then from there take HWY 3 and 1 to Vancouver.  Leaving Osoyoos, you can consider stops at Hope, Harrison Hot Springs, Agassiz/Kent, Mission, Golden Ears Provincial Park, Maple Ridge, and Coquitlam before arriving in Vancouver.

Overnight in Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver is a beautiful city with plenty to see and do. A great way to spend your day is by exploring some of the best sites Vancouver has to offer. Start at the waterfront and take in the stunning view of the five iconic 90 ft white sails atop Canada Place. Then, stroll along busy Robson Street, packed with stores, eateries, and other service establishments. 

Next, marvel at the stunning view of the two mountains towering over the Lions Gate Bridge, guarded by concrete lion statues at the south end of the bridge and along Stanley Park Drive. Drive through Stanley Park, the 400-hectare natural West Coast rainforest right in the heart of the city. Finally, cross the Lion’s Gate Bridge to North Vancouver and visit “the Capilano Bridge, Treetops and Cliff Walk” – one of Vancouver’s most visited attractions. By taking the time to explore all that Vancouver has to offer, you’re sure to have a memorable day in this beautiful city.  

End your day with a thrilling 4-D Flight Simulation Experience at FlyOver Canada. The complete experience lasts about 25 minutes and is one of the best things to do in Vancouver. It starts off with an exciting audio-visual show called UpLift, which showcases the country's people and passions and gets you ready for the breathtaking flight simulation ride. Then, move on to the boarding zone, where the flight guides will prepare you for the Ultimate Flying Ride that will take you soaring over the great Canadian expanse. You'll see some of the country's most stunning landscapes and get a whole new perspective on Vancouver - all without leaving the city!

Admission tickets to Capilano Bridge is included in your tour package.

Overnight in Vancouver, BC.
Vancouver is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city with something for everyone. From the bustling downtown core to the tranquil beaches of English Bay, Vancouver offers a plethora of activities to keep you busy day and night. And best of all, many of Vancouver's attractions can be enjoyed for free. Head to Chinatown for some bargain shopping and delicious dim sum. In the afternoon, take a leisurely stroll along the seawall or explore one of Vancouver's many museums. End your day with a sunset walk on Kitsilano Beach before heading out for a night on the town. With so much to see and do, Vancouver is the perfect place to spend a day - or two - exploring without spending a dime.

Overnight in Vancouver, BC.
This morning, you'll check out of your hotel and drive to the Vancouver International Airport. Drop off your rental car, and then board your flight home. Your hotel checkout is posted for 11 AM. Thanks for choosing our self-drive tour! We hope you had a great time exploring all that Vancouver has to offer. Safe travels!

End of your Mountain Parks & Ocean Discovery Self-Drive Holiday.


  • 11 Nights of accommodations 
    • 1 night in Edmonton
    • 2 nights in Jasper
    • 3 nights in Banff
    • 2 nights in Kelowna
    • 3 nights in Vancouver
  • Admission to Maligne Lake Cruise.
  • Admission to Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk.
  • Admissions to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.
  • Rental of a mid-size car
  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • One-way Drop-off Fee.
  • Resort fees & Taxes.


  • GST - 5%
  • Airfare.  Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Breakfast and other meals.
  • Rental Car Insurance – Collision Damage Waiver/ Loss Damage Waiver with $ 500 deductible. (Offered as Optional Add-on).
  • Additional Driver Fees.
  • Roadside assistance. 
  • Gas for the vehicle.
  • GPS. Racks, etc.
  • Child and Infant Seats.
  • Parking & Tolls.
  • Canada Park Fees.
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff (optional).
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance. DMCI sells Manulife Travel Insurance to residents of Ontario.  Please check with us for rates. Residents of other provinces as well as those coming from overseas must purchase Travel insurance in the province/country where they reside. 
  • Optional Tours and activities.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • If applicable, the cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

Accommodations Featured


DestinationStandard Hotels
Coast West Edmonton Hotel & Conference Centre
Maligne Lodge
Banff Ptarmigan Inn
Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre Kelowna
Sandman Hotel Vancouver Downtown
Rooms featured will be Standard ROH room unless specified otherwise.

Hotels featured will be as above or similar.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

Operation Info

YearOperating Dates
202301 May to 31 October 
Blackout dates may apply. Please check with us for more details



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