Western Trails

Rocky Mountain Bus Tour (4 Days / 3 Nights)

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For The Curious Traveler With Essential Questions...
  • Due to the vast distance from BC to Alberta, we make sure that your overnight hotels are located right in the heart of the Canadian Rockies (Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff )  This will ensure, you spend more quality time in the most beautiful part of the journey rather than commuting to your hotel outside of the national parks. Although it may be more economical to stay at hotels outside the park such as Golden, Valemount or Revelstoke, it will reduce your sightseeing time. Our Hotels: Located in Jasper and Banff.
  • What kind of coaches is used? Deluxe Highway Motor Coach (50-56 seater) with washrooms, reclining seats, air conditioning, etc.). Newer buses tend to be more reliable and comfortable. Our Buses: Newer, Deluxe 56 Passenger Coaches.
  • Itineraries consist of too many items can be hectic. Our itineraries feature spectacular sights and the opportunity to enjoy every location without rushing to the next, which will make your vacation a most rewarding experience.
  • Does your tour guide have knowledge of the Canadian Rockies? And does he or she drive the coach as well? Our tour guide has over 15 years of guiding experience in the Rockies and a separate driver will be dedicated to enhancing your overall experience by keeping the coach safe and clean.
  • Consider the tour type of packages offered. While various tour operators provide different packages ranging from student experience to non-English tours, our ENGLISH ONLY tours are for all ages but mostly for mature travelers mostly between 30 to 65 years.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 3-day deluxe coach tour, 1-day transfer
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3 breakfasts
  • National Parks Pass
  • Guided lakeshore excursion at Chateau Lake Louise
  • Rocky Mountain information package
  • Services of a tour director
  • Complimentary book of the Canadian Rockies
Vancouver to Calgary Rocky Mountain Bus tour
$100 deposit to Secure Your seat!

ABOUT THIS TOUR

  • One-way Rocky Mountain deluxe motor coach tour from Vancouver to Calgary. 
  • Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Hotel Locations: Jasper and Banff
  • Hotel Accommodation: Choose from standard or premium
  • Clientele: All ages, but mostly between 30 to 65 years
  • To book this tour a deposit is required; to find out more click on “Terms & Conditions

2021 TOUR PRICE

Standard Hotels

2021DoubleSingle TripleQuad
May 1 – Sep 29$1,079$1,459$1,029$989

Included hotels ( See more, do more - Stay in National Parks)

– JasperLobstick Lodge / Mount Robson Inn or similar
– Banff (2 nights): Banff Aspen Lodge / Irwin’s Mountain Inn or similar

TOUR PRICE (Premium Hotels)

2021 Double Single  Triple Quad
May 1 – Sep 29 $1,799 $2,789 $1,689 $1,519

Included hotels ( See more, do more - Stay in National Parks)

– Jasper: Crimson Jasper / Chateau Jasper / Marmot Lodge
– Banff (2 nights): The Rimrock Hotel (Premium View Room)

 

TOUR DATES (2021)

Month Date
May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
June 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
August 4, 7, 11,14, 18, 21, 25, 28
September 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29

 Ronald & Amanda Mallia Swansea,  NSW, Australia

“Excellent tour and saw amazing places and experienced lovely things. It met our needs of visiting the Rockies and was well priced for what it had offered. Well worth the money. Brad was very well spoken and knowledgeable with all the information he provided. He knew his information/history and provided us with all necessary information. Len was very friendly and professional one of the best drivers from a tour company we have experienced.”

FAQ'S

Our tours are conducted in English only, by a professional tour director with more than 10 years of experience!

We recommend booking your tour as soon as your plans are confirmed, since departure dates are quite popular and can fill up quickly. Essentially, book early to avoid disappointment!

Key West Travel does not offer individual pick-ups as our tour guests would like to depart Vancouver as scheduled. Usually, the tour departs from Hyatt Regency Downtown Vancouver (655 Burrard Street).

Standard hotels are mountain lodge-style while premium hotels are resort-style. The majority of our guests choose standard accommodation as these hotels are very clean and comfortable, and travellers will get their own private room and washroom. If you want to book premium accommodation, be sure to book early as these hotels sell out quickly – they usually aren’t available within 6 months of departure!

Gratuities are not included in the prices (unless indicated). While it is neither our place nor our wish to tell you how much to tip, gratuities in Canada are often given in recognition of service excellence.

This depends on the day. When we are travelling between Vancouver and Jasper or Banff, it will be a minimum of 10 hours. However, every 2-3 hours, we leave the bus for mini breaks. During the sightseeing days, you will spend little time on the bus as you will be walking/sightseeing/hiking & etc.

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Day 1 (Vancouver to Jasper)

Depart from Vancouver and drive through the farming communities of the Fraser Valley. Ascend into the Coastal Mountains and follow the Coquihalla Highway to Kamloops, in the arid interior of British Columbia. After lunch, retrace the route of the famous Overlanders along the North Thompson River to reach your hotel in Jasper. Overnight in Jasper.

Day 2 (Jasper to Banff) 

Your day starts with a scenic hike through Maligne Canyon before heading South. Then, travel along the world-famous Icefields Parkway to take in some of nature’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Have your camera ready for possible wildlife sightings! Highlights include Athabasca Falls, Peyto Lake, and the Columbia Icefield. Ride the “Ice Explorer”* on Athabasca Glacier or visit the Glacier Skywalk*. Overnight in Banff.

Day 3 (Banff National Park, Lake Louise)

Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Banff National Park. Start your morning with a leisurely hike in Johnston Canyon and stroll along the shores of picturesque Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. In the afternoon, visit the world famous Banff Springs Hotel and Bow Falls. With your free time in Banff, you may also choose from optional activities such as soaking in the natural spa at the Upper Hot Springs* or taking a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain*.  Overnight in Banff.

Day 4 (Banff to Calgary)

Transfer to Calgary.  Enjoy free time in the heart of downtown Calgary.

Tour Variations for Day 4:

1. Extend your stay in Lake Louise/Banff. Extra accommodation can be arranged at additional cost. Flexible departure to Calgary.

2. Fly to your next destination from Calgary. 

* Optional activities

While you are on the tour, you have the chance to experience the unique beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Although optional, our mountain tour guides recommend following activities to enhance your Canadian Rockies experience:

– Columbia Ice Explorer Tour
– Glacier Skywalk
– Sulphur Mountain (Banff) Gondola Ride
– Canoeing on Lake Louise
– Upper Hot Springs

For more information on above activities (and their costs), click HERE.

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