Mountain Quest from Vancouver to Jasper

Journey from the Pacific Coast to the alpine resort town of Jasper on this two-day sightseeing excursion featuring dramatic landscapes shaped by water, wind and glaciers. Beginning in Vancouver, follow the Gold Rush trail through eclectic mountain towns established during the Caribou Gold Rush of the 1850s.

Continue through the scenic rolling hills and ranchlands of interior British Columbia, where lush river valleys give way to dramatic rocky landscapes surrounding Hell’s Gate Gorge. Take an air tram over the spectacular Fraser Canyon at Hell’s Gate, where 200 million gallons of water per minute thunder through a 33-metre-wide passage.

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

Day two begins with views of the beautiful Thompson River Valley. Head north into the spectacular Monashee and Caribou mountain ranges. Pass through the rugged wilderness surrounding Clearwater and Blue River. Gaze upon the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson. Arrive in Jasper, hub of Jasper National Park. Full of character and home to avid mountaineers, explorers, and skiers, Jasper boasts endless opportunities for outdoor exploration and activities.
2 Days/1 Nights
from $699.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • Take an air tram over the dramatic rushing waters of Hell’s Gate Canyon
  • Spend a night in the alpine oasis of Sun Peaks
  • Travel through the scenic Monashee and Caribou mountain ranges
  • View Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies
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 Jasper
  • 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 1850’s. 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 Jasper

Depart Sun Peaks and travel north along the scenic Thompson River Valley, surrounded by pastoral farmland and ranches. Continue east through the town of Clearwater, situated amongst forested mountain peaks and pristine lakes and rivers. Pass through the beautiful mountain corridors of the Monashee and Caribou ranges, stopping in the resort town of Blue River for lunch. This outdoor haven is home to spectacular mountain views and a host of wildlife, including deer, moose, bear, caribou and eagles. Travel through the village of Valemount, a haven for explorers, hikers, and skiers. Glimpse views of towering Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies range. Continue past glacier-covered peaks and sparkling river valleys into Jasper National Park. Your tour concludes upon arrival in Jasper.

Mountain Quest is also available from Jasper, Alberta.


  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
11 May - 07 Sep $699 $680 $757 $285

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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