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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 travels through British Columbia’s desert region along Lake Okanagan, then climbs into the glacial valleys of Banff and Jasper National Parks before finishing in Banff. We stop 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.

2018 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

April 26 to May 17:    Mondays, Thursdays

May 21 to September 22:    Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays

September 24 to October 11:    Mondays, Thurdays

2019 DEPARTURE DAYS – from Vancouver

Travelling in 2019? Check back here soon for departure dates and the 2019 itinerary!

What’s included

  • Moose Bus transportation
  • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
  • Paddleboarding on Skaha Lake
  • 2 group dinners
  • 1 breakfast
  • National Park fees

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, or you can purchase our accommodation package.

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
  • Ride the Icefield Parkway between Banff & Jasper to see Peyto Lake & Athabasca Glacier
  • Travel through Canada's desert region and party on Lake Okanagan

Leaving the city behind, we travel east into the mountains. For our first stop we’ll take a short walk in a west coast rainforest to check out Bridal Veil Falls. Following this, we’ll take lunch in the town of Hope. Making our way through the Coastal Mountains, we then stop for a paddle board at Skaha Lake in Penticton. The night is spent in Kelowna at the Samesun hostel. Stand Up Paddleboard and Dinner included.

  • Reservations for tonight’s 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. Our first stop of the day is in Revelstoke, where you have the option to kayak in hand crafted wooden boats. The Rocky Mountains and aqua blue glacier lakes await us. Tonight we settle in the historic town of Banff, in the heart of the Rockies. Breakfast included at Samesun Kelowna

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Banff
  • We start today exploring Banff’s surrounding lakes - Minniwanka, Johnson, and Two Jack Lake. Soak up the awe inspiring Banff and Yoho National Parks, with visits to Johnston Canyon, Emerald Lake, Natural Bridges, Moraine Lake (seasonal), and Lake Louise. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife! Enjoy a real Canadian campfire tonight, and look for the Milky Way.

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Lake Louise
  • Take in the jagged mountain peaks, raging rivers and explore the Icefields Parkway, named one of the most scenic drives in the world by National Geographic. Today we see the Columbia Icefields, Maligne 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 tonight’s accommodation are made at the HI Athabasca Falls
  • There’s no wifi in the forest but we promise you’ll make great connections

    It’s another day of jaw dropping vistas and scenic hikes as we make our way along the Icefields Parkway. Stops today include Tangle Falls, Mistaya Canyon and Peyto Lake. The tour returns to Banff, where you get a chance to explore the great nightlife, or relax at the Banff hot springs. Dinner included at Samesun Banff

  • Reservations for tonight’s accommodation, and the next day, are made at the Samesun Banff. These two nights of accommodation are not included in the 6 night Tomahawk accommodation package. If you would like to take these reservations you will need to pay at the hostels daily rate on arrival.
  • Dates & Prices

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    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

    Paddleboarding included Penticton 

    Lake Kayaking (2 hrs)

    $60

    Revelstoke

    Icefield Snowcoach

    From $90

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Glacier SkyWalk

    From $31

    Icefields (near Jasper)

    Hiking/Swimming

    Free

    Various Locations

    Wildlife Spotting

    Free

    Various Locations

     

    Activities that are available after your tour finishes in Banff *

    $CAD

    Location

    Banff Gandola

    $68

    Banff

    White Water Rafting

    From $130

    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

    *All activities must be booked while on tour with your Moose guide in order to receive the discounted Moose rate

     

    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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