Self Drive

Magic in the Mountains

Magic in the Mountains. 14 days/13 nights. Start: Vancouver - End: Calgary. 

  • Day 01: Arrival Vancouver - Rental Car
  • Day 02: Vancouver
  • Day 04: Vancouver - Victoria
  • Day 06: Victoria - Harrison Hot Springs
  • Day 07: Harrison Hot Springs - Sun Peaks
  • Day 09: Sun Peaks - Clearwater - Jasper
  • Day 11: Jasper - Banff
  • Day 12: Banff - Calgary
  • Day 13: Calgary - Drumheller - Calgary
  • Day 14: Departure Calgary
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day 1

Arrival Vancouver - Rental Car

1 Day

After arrival, pick up the rental car and check in at the hotel. Free time. 

 

day 2

Vancouver

1 Day

Enjoy a splendid visit of the city with the Stanley Park, Grouse Mountain, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Gastown, Granville Island, ... Or enjoy a walk along the waterfront.  

day 4

Vancouver - Victoria

2 Days

70 km

Take the ferry (about 1.5 hours) from Horseshoe Bay to Vancouver Island. From Nanaimo, you follow the Malahat Highway to Victoria, Britissh Columbia's capital. Along the way, you can visit the totempoles of Duncan and the Chemainus' wall paintings. After arrival, there is time for a first view on the city.

A full day yo visit this wonderful city. VIsit Beacon Hill Park, the Royal British Museum, the Inner- and Outer Habour and sit down for a cup af tea in the historic Empress Hotel.

day 6

Victoria - Harrison Hot Springs

2 Days

290 km

Before taking the ferry (aprox. 1.5 hours) back to the main land, make sure to visit the wonderful gardens of Butchart Gardens. With the ferry to Tsawwassen and after disemberkation, travel to Harrison Hot Springs. 

With its remarkable situation at the lake banks and surrounded by an impressive mountains, the city offers you an inforgetable stay. You can walk around, sun bath at the beach or enjoy the nature.

 

 

day 7

Harrison Hot Springs - Sun Peaks

1 Day

400 km

The fruitful valley of the Fraser River brings you to the Fraser Canyon to visit "Hells Gate". Futher north, to Kamloops, passing the wide meadows and busy ranches. This day ends in the wonderful high hills, in Sun Peaks.

 

day 9

Sun Peaks - Clearwater - Jasper

2 Days

440 km

You continue to travel north, to Clearwater, the entrance to the beautiful Wells Gray Park. Depending on the arrival time, you van visit the Helmcken Falls or the Spahats Falls. Via the Yellowhead Highway, you drive past the impressive Mt. Robson, the highest mountain in the Rockies. The nature along the way tot Jasper is wonderfully beautiful and once arrived in Alberta, Jasper is only a couple of kilometers away.  

Discover Jasper and the surroundings. Enjoy a boat tour on the wonderful Maligne Lake or go for some sportive avtivities, such as bikeriding, walking, rafting or canoeing on the Athabasca River.

day 11

Jasper - Banff

2 Days

290 km

Today, you follow one of the most beautiful and impressive mountain routes in the world, the Icefiels Parkway. You pas clearblue lakes, wild falls, shining glaciers and you can make a ride wit a 'snocoach' on the Athabasca Glacier. Via Peyo Lake and Bow Lake, you reach Banff. 

Visit of the beautiful Banff: You can drive the gondola to Sulphur Mountain (ticket included), visit the hot water springs, make a hike, play some golf, do some shopping or just relax. 

 

day 12

Banff - Calgary

1 Day

130 km

You leave the Rockies behind and drive to Calgary. Time to visit the city, with a fascinating combination of old and new: Calgary Tower, Fort Calgary, the 'Stampede', the financial district, ... 

day 13

Calgary - Drumheller - Calgary

1 Day

280 km

The region around Drumheller is also known as the 'Badlands', where you can visit the "Museum of Paleontology" with prehistoric fossils. The 'Dinosaur Trail' is one of the most important highlights of the region and a stop at the famous 'Hoodoos' (rotsformaties) cannot be missed. 

 

day 14

Departure Calgary

1 Day

Free time, drop off the rental car at the airport and return flight. Individual prolongation possible with supplement.

 

MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS - STD 1642 (0CA00012)
is available starting at 1278 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.07.20 - 31.08.20 01.09.20 - 30.09.20 01.10.20 - 31.10.20 01.04.21 - 31.05.21 01.06.21 - 30.06.21 01.07.21 - 31.08.21 01.09.21 - 30.09.21 01.10.21 - 31.10.21
TWIN ROOM 2 BEDS (K22) 1695 1593 1278 1278 1593 1695 1593 1278
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 1531 1480 1174 1174 1480 1531 1480 1174
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 1695 1593 1278 1278 1593 1695 1593 1278
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1033 982 796 796 982 1033 982 796
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1229 1161 941 941 1161 1229 1161 941
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 3368 3164 2535 2535 3164 3368 3164 2535
Children in parents room (DACHD12) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
Children in parents room 12 - 18 (DACHD18) 259 259 232 232 259 259 259 232

MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS - SUP 1642 (0CAS0012)
is available starting at 1534 EUR

Prices apply for all departures in the date range. Departure is possible every day.

Rooms 01.07.20 - 31.08.20 01.09.20 - 30.09.20 01.10.20 - 31.10.20 01.04.21 - 31.05.21 01.06.21 - 30.06.21 01.07.21 - 31.08.21 01.09.21 - 30.09.21 01.10.21 - 31.10.21
TWIN ROOM 2 BEDS (K22) 2022 1920 1534 1534 1920 2022 1920 1534
2X DOUBLE ROOMS + 1 RENTALCAR (K2X2D) 1859 1808 1430 1430 1808 1859 1808 1430
DOUBLE ROOM 1 BED (K21) 2022 1920 1534 1534 1920 2022 1920 1534
QUADRUPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K42) 1203 1152 942 942 1152 1203 1152 942
TRIPLE ROOM 2 BEDS (K32) 1456 1388 1124 1124 1388 1456 1388 1124
SINGLE ROOM (K11) 4016 3812 3041 3041 3812 4016 3812 3041
Children in parents room (DACHD12) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free
Alamo Suppl. Gold - per car (DALGOLD) 76 76 76 76 76 76 76 76
Children in parents room 12 - 18 (DACHD18) 290 290 266 266 290 290 290 266

Included

  • Hotelaccomodation based on lodging + local sales taxes, as per itinerary and as per chosen hotel category.
  • Car rental with GPS, adapted to the number of persons in the car, one driver.  Extra drivers and/or underage drivers can be added with supplement.
    • Single: Economy except if the car is brought back to another city than the one it started from, than Compact.
    • Double/Twin: Compact
    • Triple: Intermediate
    • Quadruple and 2x double rooms: Fullsize.
  • Any other car rental category can be provided with the appropriate price adjustment.
  • Only for selfdrives booked as published: roadbook with description of day by day itinerary. (Only available in Dutch and French)
  • Local roadmap of the State or Province (Canda), or a road atlas if the trip brings you through different states.

Not Included

All services NOT mentioned such as: 

  • International passport and charges for ESTA = USA and or ETA = Canada.
  • Airline tickets, airport taxes, fuel surcharge, security fee, and more.
  • Meals at the hotels except if confirmed differently at time of confirmation.
  • Resort fees, Urban fees, Facility fees and other fees charged by some hotels and to be paid locally.
  • Eventual cost for a (new) Belgian - European drivers licence, if the current one does not state "Drivers Licence" in English.
  • Warrant/Security Deposit/Guarantee cost for rental cars, motorhomes, motorbikes, hotels and more.
  • Fuel for the vehicles and parking costs. 
  • Charges for tollroads en toll bridges
  • Insurances (cancellation insurance, travel and assistance insurance, luggage insurance, etc).
  • Admissions to the national parks, to attractions, extra excursions, etc.
  • All personal expenses (Food & Drinks), souvenirs and more.