Best of Western Canada

Several campsites of this circuit are located in national parks where we can find drawbacks such as lack of water and electrical hook. However, these rustic campsites usually give more pleasure than discomfort. In any case it is recommended to rent a vehicle equipped with an electric generator.

DURATION: 8 days
LENGTH: 1.980 km

After picking up the caravan in Vancouver, you leave for the great Burnaby Cariboo for the night. It is the most recommended place in British Columbia and ideal for touring Vancouver (24 km to the Burnaby Cariboo campsite), one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world.

A tour, which is well worth it, of 4 and a half hours along the Transcanada Highway to leave near the city of Hope and enter the Okanagan Valley, whose landscape is of great beauty. You can visit the vineyards and wineries in Oliver, Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Kelowna, among other points of interest.

For this day we stayed at the campsite (there are two: North and South) on the shores of Lake Okanagan to explore its beaches and its powerful pine forests and aromatic shrubs. Hiking and swimming. In summer it is advisable to book in advance by email. 335 km to Okanagan. Visit the Othello-Quintette Tunnels outside Hope: It’s a complex system of tunnels and bridges across the canyon that once served the Kettle Valley Railroad.

Today the tour is shorter to visit the vineyards and wineries. It goes to Revelstoke in the Monashee Mountains and near Mount Revelstoke National Park and National Park Glacier. Revelstoke rightly boasts the most beautiful scenery in the country. To the east it is flanked by the snow-capped peaks of the Selkirk Mountains and to the west by those of the Monashee Mountains. Revelstoke was declared the capital of the Canadian Alps and at the beginning of the twentieth century it was known as the Paradise of M0ntaña. 233 km to Revelstoke. Visit Salmon Arm, entrance from Okanagan, in the heart of the Shuswap Lake recreation area.

In 3 hours we cover the 231 km to Lake Louise and we propose to spend the night in one of the several campsites. Consult website. It’s no exaggeration to say that experiences in the Banff and Lake Louise area will be unforgettable for the whole family. 231 km to Lake Louise. Visit Kicking Horse River that flows under the Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park.

It’s worth stopping by Banff before heading north to Jasper National Park. Banff is Canada’s highest altitude city and one of its most famous. The road to Jasper is spectacular surrounded by peaks of more than 3,600 meters. There is a choice of campsites: the most rustic of Whistlers or Wapiti or the most complete near Hinton. 333 km to Jasper via Banff. Visit the Athabasca Glacier, the most frequented in the North American continent. You can enter the glacier with Ice Explorer or on foot accompanied by a guide.

Four hours of tour of the magnificent landscape between Wells Gray Provincial Park and the Columbia Mountains in the direction of Clearwater, the last stop before returning to Vancouver. From Clearwater you can go hiking, fishing, sports, games, etc. The Birch Island campsite has all kinds of services. 322 km to Birch Island in Clearwater. Visit the city.

In 4 and a half hours you return to Vancouver to the Burnaby Cariboo campsite. Although the return of the vehicle is scheduled for tomorrow, it is recommended to spend 3 or 4 nights in this campsite. A half-hour bus service takes you directly to the city centre or take the Skytrain a 15-minute walk from the site. The city of Vancouver deserves to spend the most time on it. 476 km to Vancouver. Visit Stanley Park, the Harbour Centre, Granville Island, the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Last route of 24 km to the point of return of the motorhome.