Wildlife/Nature

It's often said we don't truly appreciate something until we lose it. As the fragility of our natural world becomes more evident, we find ourselves increasingly drawn to places where we can reconnect with the earth, no longer just spectators, but a part of the planet. With little control over the experience, contact with untamed wildlife is a gift, a blessing, and a humbling reminder of how removed from nature our lives have become.

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National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Westbound (NCRU)

North America Canada

The Rockies are a great reason to explore the Canadian West, but why stop there? We asked that question, then answered it with this trip—a sprawling, nature-rich mini-epic that melds some of Canada’s best national parks with time off the mist-shrouded shores of Vancouver Island. Loaded with diverse experiences—whale-watching, glacier hikes, hot springs and much, much more—and bookend nights in Calgary and Vancouver, you’ll stuff a lifetime’s worth of adventure into the space of a mere two weeks.

Highlights: Watch surfers in Tofino, create a postcard-perfect photo in Jasper, sip lattes with the pretty people in Vancouver, feel humble while gazing up at the mighty Rockies, get a bird's-eye view of Banff from a gondola, share lunch with the goats at Coombs market.

Promotions Available! 15 days
From $1912
$2249
Travel Style:
Yolo
Trip Type:
Small Group
Service Level:
Camping
Physical Grading:
3

National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Eastbound (NCUR)

North America Canada

Vancouver’s North Coast Mountains are just the appetizer for this journey from the Pacific Coast to the Canadian Rockies. Beginning in beautiful Vancouver, travellers will hit the ocean in search of whales before heading east into the enveloping mountain wilderness of Banff and Jasper National Parks, where sulphur springs, canoeing expeditions and glaciers older than time abound. And since we camp out most nights, you’re guaranteed maximum natural contact at a minimal price. The Great Outdoors—now all yours.

Highlights: Watching surfers in Tofino, creating a postcard-perfect photo in Jasper, sipping lattes and people watching in Vancouver, feeling humble while gazing up at the mighty Rockies, getting a bird's-eye view of Banff from a gondola, sharing lunch with the goats at Coombs market.

Promotions Available! 15 days
From $1869
$2199
Travel Style:
Yolo
Trip Type:
Small Group
Service Level:
Camping
Physical Grading:
3

Highlights of the Eastern US & Canada (NUYH)

North America United States, Canada

This grand tour of the eastern US and Canada is a sensory overload of everything that makes North America great—skyscrapers, monuments, Niagara Falls, ice cream, canoeing, poutine, subways, whales, sunshine, designer boutiques and nature hikes. On this adventure, we’ll ditch the big, clunky buses and pile small groups into private vans, clocking miles of smiles all over New York, Washington, Toronto, Montreal, Vermont and all points in between. Your friends are already jealous.

Highlights: Take a bite out of the Big Apple, embrace the diversity of Toronto and Montreal, hike through paradise in Algonquin Provincial Park, follow the Freedom Trail in Boston and the path to independence in Philadelphia, get wet on the Maid of the Mist.

Promotions Available! 15 days
From $1639
$2049
Travel Style:
Yolo
Trip Type:
Small Group
Service Level:
Camping
Physical Grading:
2
Trip Length Style Service Level Starting Price
National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Westbound (NCRU) 15 days Yolo Camping
From $1912
$2249
National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Eastbound (NCUR) 15 days Yolo Camping
From $1869
$2199
Highlights of the Eastern US & Canada (NUYH) 15 days Yolo Camping
From $1639
$2049