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
per person based on double occupancy