Experience the unique adventure of staying on a ranch in the Thompson River Valley, located only an easy four hour drive from Vancouver. Explore the charming mountain village of Jasper, visit the amazing Icefields Parkway and discover the astounding wilderness on the shores of Lac le Jeune. This self-drive adventure is a perfect taste of Canada's Old West!

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Ranch stay with horse riding

Breathtaking scenic drives taking in stunning natural wonders such as Helmcken Falls

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Authentic West

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Day 1

Vancouver - Sundance Guest Ranch

Leave Vancouver as you head through Whistler and on to breathtaking views of Joffre Glacier. Sundance Guest Ranch is a genuine taste of the Old West. A vast choice of horses are available, from gentle trail horses to frisky mounts. (B) (L) (D)

Day 2

Vancouver - Sundance Guest Ranch

See day 1 for details.

Day 3

Ashcroft - Wells Gray Provincial Park

Explore the volcano-shaped wilderness and discover the park’s mineral springs, serene lakes and dormant volcanoes. Don't miss the towering Helmcken Falls. (B)

Day 4

Wells Gray Provincial Park - Jasper

Take in the breathtaking vistas of the steep-walled gorges and crashing falls of the North Thompson River. On your journey today, perhaps get a glimpse of Mount Robson. (B)

Day 5


Today, explore this charming mountain village.

Day 6

Jasper - Banff

No Icefields Parkway trip is complete without an Ice Explorer ride out onto the glacier. Continue towards Banff, perhaps stopping for a walk in Johnston Canyon. Enjoy a full day to explore Banff National Park at your leisure.

Day 7


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Day 8

Banff - Revelstoke

Your journey today takes you through some of the most spectacular stretches of highway in Canada.

Day 9

Revelstoke - Lac Le Jeune

Located in a stunning wilderness setting on the shores of Lac Le Jeune, the resort will provide you with a taste of true Canadiana; it is a magical place that’s quiet and tranquil.

Day 10

Lac Le Jeune - Vancouver

Enjoy dramatic changes in the landscape as you head back to Vancouver. 

Day 11

Ashcroft - Wells Gray Provincial Park

See day 3 for details.

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