Mountain Quest from Vancouver to Calgary

Take the scenic route from Vancouver to Calgary, with the best views in Western Canada and a peaceful overnight stay in the alpine village of Sun Peaks. Depart the metropolitan city of Vancouver and travel west along lush river valleys and pastoral farmland. Continue toward the dramatic setting of Hell’s Gate and ride an air tram over the spectacular Fraser Canyon. Witness 200 million gallons of water per minute thunder through a 33-metre-wide passage as the tram passes over the canyon.

Continue into the Shuswap Highlands and the alpine resort of Sun Peaks. Surrounded by forested mountains, this charming village offers up beautiful scenery and a variety of walking trails. Wildlife is commonly sighted in and around the village.

Day two begins with the grassy, rolling hills and ranchlands of interior British Columbia. Gaze upon the expansive lakes of the Okanagan region, surrounded by hillside vineyards and orchards. Ascend into the rugged mountain peaks and untouched wilderness surrounding Roger’s Pass. Photograph the emerald green waters of Lake Louise, backed by enchanting Mount Victoria and the Victoria Glacier. Travel along the Bow Valley Corridor, into the heart of Banff National Park, and the resort town of Banff. This famous mountain setting is rich in history and mountaineering culture, attracting explorers and photographers from around the world. Continue through rolling foothills and ranchlands to the bustling city of Calgary.
2 Days/1 Nights
from $739.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Ride an air tram over the dramatic, rushing waters of Hell’s Gate
  • Spend a night in the alpine resort of Sun Peaks
  • Travel through the rugged wilderness of Roger’s Pass
  • Stand on the shores of emerald-green Lake Louise
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions


  • 1 night hotel accommodation

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Full day touring from Vancouver to Sun Peaks
  • Full day touring from Sun Peaks to Calgary
  • Hell’s Gate Air Tram


  • 2 Lunches


Day 1 - Vancouver to Sun Peaks

Depart the beautiful coastal city of Vancouver and travel east through the urban centres of Surrey, Langley, and Abbotsford. City-scapes transition to pastoral farmland and lush valleys as the highway follows the Fraser River. Continue north towards Hell’s Gate and the spectacular Fraser Canyon. Lunch and a tram ride at Hell’s Gate offer a chance to witness the power of water as it churns and pushes through the narrow Hell’s Gate gorge. Pass through Spence’s Bridge, a small town established during the Cariboo Gold Rush of the 1850s. Wind along the Thompson River through the dramatic desert scenery of British Columbia’s cowboy country. The road climbs steadily up from Kamloops through the Shuswap Highlands into the mountain region of Sun Peaks.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure in the quaint mountain village of Sun Peaks. Enjoy an evening stroll and keep your eye out for wildlife photo opportunities. Sun Peaks residents share this beautiful mountain village with many furry friends.

Day 2 – Sun Peaks to Calgary

Continue your journey west, passing through grassy, rolling hills and ranchlands to Okanagan Lake Country. The landscape transitions into forested hills, orchards, and expansive lakes, winding through a series of scenic valleys. Witness the landscape change from wide-open skies to towering, rugged peaks as you ascend into the Rocky Mountains. Stop for lunch in the alpine town of Revelstoke before continuing through the untouched wilderness of Roger’s Pass. Stand on the shores of Lake Louise, surrounded by towering mountains, and take a quick stroll around the lake. Continue along the Bow Valley Parkway through the heart of Banff National Park. Leave the mountains behind as the highway travels through scenic foothills and rolling ranchlands. Your tour concludes upon arrival in the city of Calgary.

Mountain Quest is also available from Calgary, Alberta.


  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
06 May - 09 Oct $739 $720 $797 $305

Pricing available in US dollars

Wednesday & Friday departures

All prices quoted are per person and shown in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. All prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult and not occupying a seat may travel free of charge. For children 2-11 years old, we provide reduced rates – please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500 for more information. A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of booking (unless otherwise stated at the time of booking). Final payment is due 45 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 45 days of departure require full payment before reservations can be confirmed.

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Accommodation Options

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Location Moderate
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