14DAYSTOUR FROM£989TOUR PLUS FLIGHTS FROM£1569*MONTANAWYOMINGOREGONBRITISHCOLUMBIAWASHINGTONIDAHOALBERTACANADA USASeattle VancouverYoho NPLake LouiseBanff NPJasper NPWells Grey PPCache CreekBritish ColumbiaHIGHLIGHTS INCLUDEDOvernight wilderness canoe trip (experience not necessary)Sulphur Mountain hot springsWildlife viewingSightseeing in Vancouver and SeattleNational and Provincial Parks - Yoho, Banff/Lake Louise, Jasper and Wells GreyProfessional tour leader, camping fees, equipment & transportationESSENTIAL INFORMATION DEPARTS SEATTLE TREK CODE: MOTREK XTRA VALUEOVERNIGHT WILDERNESS CANOE TRIPOPTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Horseback riding * Canoeing Scenic glacier fl ight * Mountain biking Guided glacier walk * Aerial tramway ride * Whitewater rafting * Capilano Suspension Bridge See page 77 for more information.ACCOMMODATION: 13 nights campingEN ROUTE HOTELS: NoneFOOD KITTY: Budget $10 x 14 daysFor a full list of dates and prices please see website* Flight prices subject to availabilityNOT A CAMPER? See page 53 We also run a 14 day Canadian BLT (Budget Lodging Tour) all year round. START FINISH 201105 Jun 18 Jun19 Jun 02 Jul26 Jun 09 Jul03 Jul 16 Jul10 Jul 23 Jul17 Jul 30 Jul24 Jul 06 AugSTART FINISH 201131 Jul 13 Aug07 Aug 20 Aug14 Aug 27 Aug21 Aug 03 Sep28 Aug 10 Sep04 Sep 17 Sep29Canada & AlaskaMOUNTIE14 DAYS CAMPING Canada's Rockies offer a supreme vision of the wild. Hiking is top-notch and mountain-bikers will be on cloud nine. Add wildlife, horseback riding, whitewater rafting and an included overnight canoe trip to the list and you won't find two more exhilarating weeks.DAY 1 SEATTLE > BRITISH COLUMBIA From Seattle, enter a landscape of snow-dusted mountains and dark conifers. Camp beside a glinting lake and enjoy getting to know your fellow Trekkers.DAY 2/3 YOHO NATIONAL PARK Whether you hike or ride the rapids of well-named Kicking Horse River, you will defi nitely be impressed by the scenery.DAY 4/5 BANFF NATIONAL PARK Breathe in the crisp alpine air with the locals - including beavers, bears, porcupines and elk. Ride the tramway to the peak of Sulphur Mountain and recharge your batteries in the heavenly hot springs.DAY 6 LAKE LOUISE An imposing chateau overlooks the turquoise surface of Lake Louise, surrounded by stunning mountain ranges. Hike out to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers or soak in the scenery on an optional canoe trip. DAY 7/8 JASPER NATIONAL PARK A breathtaking Icefi elds Parkway drive leads you to this sprawling expanse where mountain bike trails, helicopter fl ights and ice-walks are the envy of the Canadian Rockies.DAY 9/10 WELLS GREY PROVINCIAL PARK The stillness, silence and isolation go up another notch, with an included overnight canoe trip on Clearwater Lake, where nature surely never felt closer.DAY 11 BRITISH COLUMBIA On the old Gold Rush trail, this province still packs a frontier punch, with prickly cacti, brush and tumbleweed adding to its appeal.DAY 12/13 VANCOUVER Stride, rollerblade or pedal your way round Stanley Park. Stroll the cobble stone streets of the historic gastown, before checking out the city nightlife.DAY 14 SEATTLE Puget Sound gives you one fi nal vision of wilderness before returning to Seattle, home of the original Starbucks!
MONTANA WYOMING OREGON BRITISH COLUMBIA WASHINGTON IDAHO ALBERTA SASKATCHEWAN CANADA USA Seattle Cascades VancouverYoho NP Okanagan Valley Lake Louise Ban NPJasper NP Wells Grey PP Paciƒc Rim NPVictoria WhistlerCalgary To book visit trekamerica.com or call 0844 576 1358DEPARTS SEATTLE TREK CODE: CNPFor a full list of dates and prices please see website* Flight prices subject to availability START FINISH 201116 May 05 Jun13 Jun 03 Jul27 Jun 17 Jul11 Jul 31 Jul18 Jul 07 Aug START FINISH 201125 Jul 14 Aug01 Aug 21 Aug08 Aug 28 Aug15 Aug 04 Sep29 Aug 18 SepHIGHLIGHTS INCLUDEDESSENTIAL INFORMATION CANADIAN PARKS WEST21 DAYS CAMPINGThe name pretty much sums it up. Five National and Provincial Parks all dazzle with the mind-blowing good looks you'd expect from the Canadian Rockies. Add in river rafting, hot springs and an optional whale watching adventure for a whole bunch of larger-than-life experiences.DAY 1 SEATTLE > CASCADES Alpine meadows, upright pines and huge hunks of rock topped with snow welcome you on your fi rst walk. DAY 2 OKANAGAN VALLEY This valley packs in orchards, vineyards and nearly every outdoor pursuit going. Welcome to Canada! DAY 3 YOHO NATIONAL PARK Hike among the mirrored lakes and grizzled peaks, and check out some of Canada's highest waterfalls. Or, for the truly adventurous, raft the aptly named Kicking Horse River. DAY 4-6 BANFF NATIONAL PARK Explore show-stopping trails in the footfalls or horse tracks of the pioneers who came before you. Mountain bike across the bumpy terrain or hover above by helicopter for a bird's-eye view. One dunk in the hot springs and a drink or two later, you'll be sleeping like a log.DAY 7 CALGARY This one-time Mountie outpost sure mixes it up. Socialise with students, embrace the frontier feel in the spit-and-sawdust saloons, or hang out at the world's largest public skate park.DAY 8 LAKE LOUISE With a nickname of the 'gem of the Rockies', there is a lot to live up to. With an imposing chateau, panoramic trails and an incredibly scenic hike to the teahouse, Lake Louise doesn't disappoint.DAY 9/10 JASPER NATIONAL PARK The Icefi elds Parkway drive has a wow factor to rival even Jasper's teeming wildlife. Keep a sharp eye out for grizzlies, wolves or caribou.DAY 11/12 WELLS GREY PROVINCIAL PARK Life jacket, paddle, sense of adventure? An overnight canoe trip delivers pure away-from-it-all escapism. DAY 13 BRITISH COLUMBIA Onward to Fraser River Valley. Watch you don't catch gold fever as this is British Columbia's gold country!DAY 14 WHISTLER Get on your bike, fl y through the air on a zipline, hit the hiking paths or even bungee; Whistler's got way more to offer than just snow!DAY 15/16 VANCOUVER Take to Stanley Park on two wheels, then rediscover the city slicker in you with A-grade museums and galleries, or check out the bustling Granville Market.DAY 17-19 PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK After a ferry ride, pick another watery experience: an optional whale watching adventure or sea kayaking between secluded coves.DAY 20 VICTORIA In BC's 'City of Gardens', the intrepid outdoor type should feel right at home. Try to catch the Parliament building lit up at night.DAY 21 SEATTLE Enjoy every last second of holiday time; leaf through bookstores, hang out in coffee houses and sample a local microbrew.21 DAYSTOUR FROM£1279TOUR PLUS FLIGHTS FROM£1859*30Canada & Alaska 2-day overnight wilderness canoe trip (prior experience not necessary)Scenic Vancouver Island ferry Wildlife viewing Scenic walks and hikesSightseeing in Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria & SeattleNational and Provincial Parks - Yoho, Banff/Lake Louise, Jasper, Wells Grey & Pacifi c RimProfessional tour leader, camping fees, equipment & transportationOPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:Whitewater rafting * Whale watching adventure * Horseback riding * Scenic glacier fl ight * Guided glacier walk Mountain biking * Sea kayaking * Hot springs * Cycling in Stanley Park Aerial tramway ride * Seattle Space Needle * Western saloons See page 77 for more information.ACCOMMODATION: 20 nights campingEN ROUTE HOTELS: NoneFOOD KITTY: Budget $10 x 21 daysTREK XTRA VALUEOVERNIGHT WILDERNESS CANOE TRIPFUN FACT:The Canadian $1 coin is called a loonie and the $2 coin is called a toonie!