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Coho

5 Days

Start:
Vancouver
Ends:
Banff
Runs:
April–October
Price:
From $619 CAD
adventure tour, British Columbia, Alebrta, Canada, Western Canada, trip, tour

Overview

On this incredible 5 day trip from Vancouver to Banff, you’ll get to explore the breathtaking Rocky Mountains. The 5 day Coho Pass will travel through British Columbia’s desert region along Lake Okanagan, then climb into the glacial valleys of Banff and Jasper National Park before completing the trip in Banff. The bus stops along the way to experience incredible highlights like crashing waterfalls, turquoise lakes and stunning mountain ranges on this unforgettable Rocky Mountain tour.

This Flexi-Pass allows you to extend your stay at our hub destination; Banff, so you can explore at your own pace! You can choose to spend longer in Banff or stick to the minimum schedule. Simply select your desired dates when you book online.

DEPARTURE DATES – from Vancouver

Apr 26 to May 17:    Mon, Thu

May 21 to Sep 22:    Mon, Thu, Sat

Sep 24 to Oct 11:    Mon, Thu

What’s included

  • Moose Bus Transportation
  • Services of professional & fun tour guide
  • 2 group dinners

Enjoy a free Jet boat ride on Lake Okanagan

 

Find out about our Hop on/Hop Flexibility.

Get more information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

*Please note that accommodation is not included in the tour price. Accommodation in hostels is pre-booked for those that want it.

Moose bus pass holders receive discounts on activities, attractions and accommodation.

Itinerary

5 days | Flexi-pass | Departing Vancouver

Highlights
  • Visit Rocky Mountain landmarks such as Lake Louise & Johnson's Canyon
  • Tour through Banff, Jasper & Yoho National Parks with hiking & swimming stops along the way
  • See the cascading waters of Bridal Veil Falls
  • Explore British Columbia's wilderness stopping at waterfalls & look-out points along the way
  • Ride the Icefield Parkway between Banff & Jasper to see Peyto Lake & Athabasca Glacier
  • Travel through Canada's desert wine region and party on Lake Okanagan
  • Enjoy the wicked nightlife and adventure activities in Banff

Leaving the city behind, we travel east through the agricultural Fraser Valley and into the mountains. We stop for a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls and for a picnic lunch at an idyllic lake in the town of Hope. We’ll then pass through the Coastal Mountains and into the much drier interior of British Columbia. The night is spent in Kelowna, where we will hit Okanagan Lake for a jet boat ride and enjoy a salmon and chicken barbeque at the hostel. Dinner and jet boat ride included.

  • Reservations for tonights accommodation are made at the Samesun Kelowna
  • Today we cross into the province of Alberta, hitting up four National Parks on our way into Banff. We make a stop in Revelstoke to enjoy the lake and have the option to take a kayaking trip. The Rocky Mountains await us, as do many aqua blue glacier lakes. We’ll settle in for the night in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the Rockies. Breakfast included at Samesun Kelowna

  • Reservations for tonights accommodation are made at the HI Banff
  • Soak up the awe inspiring Banff National Park Area, including Lake Louise, Moraine Lake (seasonal), Emerald Lake, Johnston Canyon, various wildlife, the massive Takkakaw Falls (seasonal) and more. Enjoy a real Canadian campfire tonight and look for the Milky Way!

  • Reservations for tonights accommodation are made at the HI Lake Louise
  • Take in the jagged mountain peaks, raging rivers and explore the Icefields Parkway. Today we see the Columbia Icefields, Mistaya Canyon and Athabasca Falls. Look out for wildlife as we explore the back roads around Jasper before heading back to the rustic Athabasca Falls hostel. It’s another great night by the campfire in a remote location with a star-filled sky, if you're lucky you may be able to see the Northern Lights!

  • Reservations for tonights accommodation are made at the HI Athabasca Falls
  • It’s another day of jaw dropping vistas and scenic hikes as we make our way along the Icefields Parkway. Stops today include Parker Ridge (seasonal) and Peyto Lake. The tour today finishes in Banff, where you get a chance to explore the great nightlife, or relax at the Banff hot springs. (Dinner included).

  • Reservations for tonights accommodation are made at the Samesun Banff
  • Dates & Prices

    Tours run from April to October each year.
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    Departs
    Vancouver
    Price Best Price No of Seats seats remaining Make a booking

    Details

    The Coho Flexi-Pass through The Canadian Rocky Mountains offers incredible experiences for nature lovers and adrenaline seekers. Go kayaking on a brilliant blue lake, mountain biking through the alpine forests, or whitewater rafting through the gushing valleys. There are plenty of options to experience the incredible mountain vistas no matter what your activity level and budget - from hiking and hot springs to jet boating and rafting.

    ACTIVITY

    $CAD

    Location

    Okanagan Jetboat

    Included

    Kelowna

    Parasailing

    $50

    Kelowna

    Paddleboarding

    Included

    Penticton (Kelowna)

     

    Lake Kayaking (2 hrs)

    $55

    Revelstoke

    Banff Gandola

    $45

    Banff

    White Water Rafting

    From $145

    Kicking Horse (near Banff)

    Hot Springs

    $8

    Banff

    Horseback Riding (1-3 hrs)

    $72 - 174

    Banff

    Helicopter Ride (12-30mins)

    $121 - 291

    Banff

    Banff Mountain Bike Rental

    From $36

    Banff

    Icefield Snowcoach

    $55

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Glacier SkyWalk

    $25

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Hiking/Swimming

    Free

    Various Locations

    Wildlife Spotting

    Free

    Various Locations

    Moose books your accommodation for each night of the tour so all you need to worry about is having fun! We always choose top rated hostels with high quality accommodation and a fun atmosphere. Moose reserves a single bed per passenger in shared hostel dorm rooms. You simply pay for your bed when you arrive at the hostel or you can purchase the optional Accommodation Package.

    You must make your own reservation if a) you would like to upgrade to a private room, b) you choose to stay in a different hostel/hotel, and always c) for the final night of the tour in Banff.

    Listed here are our preferred hostels in the Canadian Rockies. Prices range from CAD$25 to $75 plus tax per person per night.

    Find out more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

    TOUR

    DESTINATION

    HOSTEL

    WEBSITE

    DAY 1

    Vancouver > Kelowna

    Samesun Kelowna

    www.samesun.com

    DAY 2

    Kelowna > Banff

    HI Banff

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 3

    Banff > Lake Louise

    HI Lake Louise

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 4

    Lake Louise > Jasper

    HI Athabasca Falls

    www.hihostels.ca

    DAY 5

    Jasper > Banff

    *Bed reserved at the Samesun Banff but not included in accommodation package

    www.samesun.com

      Pick Up Time Pick Up Location
    VANCOUVER > KELOWNA    
    HI Jericho 7:30am 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver
    HI Downtown 7:50am 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver
    Cambie - Seymour St 8:00am 515 Seymour St, Vancouver
    HI Central 8:10am 1025 Granville St, Vancouver
    SameSun Vancouver 8:10am 1018 Granville St, Vancouver
    KELOWNA > BANFF    
    SameSun Kelowna 8:00am 245 Harvey Ave, Kelowna
    BANFF > LAKE LOUISE    
    HI Banff 8:00am 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff
    Y Mountain Lodge 8:10am 102 Spray Ave, Banff
    SameSun Banff 8:15am 433 Banff Ave, Banff
    LAKE LOUISE > JASPER    
    HI Lake Louise 8:30am 203 Village Rd, Lake Louise
    JASPER > BANFF    
    Jasper Train Station 8:15am 607 Connaught Dr, Jasper
    HI Jasper 8:30am 1 Skytram Rd, Jasper
    HI Athabasca Falls 9:00am Hwy 93, Jasper National Park

    1. Bring proper clothing for the tour. The weather in Canada is predictable, but changes in temperature can occur throughout the day depending on location (this is especially true in the mountains or during the spring and fall months elsewhere). Find out what else to bring on our FAQ page.
    2. If possible bring a credit card with you while traveling. Credit cards can be used as identification and for making deposits on rentals if needed.
    3. Don't forget your camera - we will guarantee that you will want to take photos of new friends, beautiful scenery and wild animals!
    4. Book your pre-departure accommodation in advance. Moose tours pick up at major hostels in Vancouver. Not sure where to stay? Contact our office for recommendations.
    5. Join our Facebook travel community and hook up with you future bus mates. If you have any questions we can surely answer them there. Possibly peruse some of the pics of passengers past! 
    6. If you have any other questions please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact our office.

    Reviews

    10 reviews of “Coho

    Reviews

    1. Coho
      Georgina Trudgill

      female, 36, Australia
      Cameron is a great tour guide! He provides lot of background and knowledge about the tourist spots. Overall, a very enjoyable trip.


      Rating: 5/5

    2. Coho
      Andrea Gordon

      female, 20, United Kingdom
      The whole experience was laid back and easy.


      Rating: 5/5

    3. Coho
      Karen Fitzpatrick

      female, 29, Ireland
      Krista who was our guide was very passionate about the job and took time to explain facts about each tourist attraction.


      Rating: 5/5

    4. Coho
      Simon Robertson

      Male, 40, Australia
      A very good trip with some of the Hostels being better than others.


      Rating: 4/5

    5. Coho
      Amanda Lock

      female, 22, Wales
      Dave was an excellent driver, knowledgable, fun, passionate which is everything you need in a guide!


      Rating: 4/5

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