Tours in Western Canada and the YukonAlberta, British Columbia, the Yukon - the possibilities are are almost overwhelming when planning a trip in Western Canada. Guided tours with small groups make it easy.
Alberta is an exceptional vacation destination you won’t soon forget, filled with unique activities, amazing landscapes and natural wonders.Located in the heart of western Canada, the province of Alberta is bordered to the west by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff and Jasper National Parks. To the east and south the Canadian Badlands in the vast prairies go back millions of years to the age of the dinosaurs. Boreal forests to the north cover the hills as far as the eye can see. Pristine lakes, home to moose and beaver and a large variety of wildlife.
Alberta extends for over 1200 km (750 mi) from north to south with Edmonton and Calgary the only major cities with populations of almost 1 million each. Total population of Alberta is only 3.6 Million for an area of about 662000 sqkm (255000 sqmi), three times larger then England.
British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province and is set between the Pacific Ocean in the west and the magnificent Rocky Mountains in the east.
Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, British Columbia is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about.
The province generally enjoys a temperate climate but where there are mountains, there is snow. Renowned for the steep and the deep of its world-class ski terrain.
Northern BC's vast wilderness comprises more than half the province – approximately 500,000 sqkm (193,051 sqmi). It is larger than California or Japan and twice the size of the United Kingdom. Northern British Columbia is a land of unlimited adventure that extends 1,000 km (621 mi) from east to west, following the legendary Yellowhead Highway. It is filled with jagged mountain peaks, roaring rivers, serene lakes, green valleys, rugged coast lines and ancient island archipelagos.
From summer to winter, Yukon's wilderness plays host to unforgettable outdoor adventures. For travellers in the know, Canada's Yukon is their adventure nirvana, combining breathtaking wilderness, mountain ranges filled with wildlife and over 70 wild rivers. Canada's Yukon offers the ultimate touring adventures: a relaxed canoe trip down the mighty Yukon River is a true wilderness adventure. These trips start in Whitehorse, the Yukon's capital and end in Dawson City - the historic site of the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. Sample the allure of the true northern wilderness.
Camping and hotel tours through western Canada
Rocky Mountains - Ocean Islands, HA 3-week CAMPING tour from the majestic Canadian Rockies to the ancient forests guarding the Pacific coast with great hikes, bear and whale watching, hot springs, a kayak trip with camping on a lonely island and much more.
Calgary - Vancouver Active Tour, GA two week CAMPING trip through the famous Rocky Mountain National Parks on the Icefields Parkway in Alberta, Wells Gray Park and varied landscapes of British Columbia. You experience all this not just from the window of a car, but hiking your guide’s favourite trails.
From the Rockies to Alaska - Go Wild, BDuring your 3-week CAMPING and outdoor vacation you visit the most outstanding places in very different landscapes: the majestic Canadian Rockies, volcanic peaks and Tundra in the Yukon, wild Alaska with fjords and glaciers and much more.
Canoe Trips on the Yukon River, YKThis 736 km guided canoe tour from Lake Laberge to Dawson City follows the gold rush trail to the Klondike of 1898, passing many relics and abandoned settlements. It can be paddled in 11-day, 14-day, or 22-day sections.