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North by Northwest Fly Drive

Seattle * Vancouver * Kamloops * Jasper National Park * Banff * Calgary * Kalispell * Yellowstone * Jackson * Twin Falls * Pendleton * Yakima * Seattle

Take a tour through the Pacific Northwest, before heading into the Canadian Rockies and the natural sights of Yellowstone National Park and Craters of the Moon, completing your tour through the national forests of Idaho and Oregon.

15 days from £2,446 per person twin share + flights

Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Seattle

Your holiday begins with a scheduled flight service with United Airlines from London or Manchester via Newark, Washington or Chicago. On arrival at the airport collect your rental car and drive into the city. Take a refreshing walk to Pike Place market this evening for excellent sea food.

Overnight (1): Warwick Seattle Hotel – Seattle

Day 2 - Seattle - Vancouver (140 miles)

Drive North to Vancouver, Canada's spectacular western gateway. Ride the tramway to the summit of Grouse Mountain for a great view of the city. Walk in Stanley Park and view the totems poles, Lions Gate Bridge and the Aquarium. This evening spend some time in Gastown with its many great bars and restaurants.

Overnights (2): Ramada Vancouver Downtown – Vancouver

Day 3 – Vancouver

Take the ferry to Vancouver Island and visit the capital of British Columbia, Victoria for a day tour and visit the famed Butchart Gardens (optional) before returning to Vancouver this evening.

Day 4 - Vancouver - Fraser River Canyon - Kamloops (268 miles)

Follow the trail of the prospectors that went up the Fraser River Canyon on their way to the gold of the Caribou Region. In the afternoon, continue your journey through the interior of British Columbia along the Thompson River, named after the famous trapper and explorer David Thompson, reach the rugged interior town of Kamloops by late afternoon.

Overnight (1): Accent Inn – Kamloops


Day 5 - Kamloops - Jasper National Park (280 miles)

Continue north, where the beauty of Western Canada's wilderness is apparent in the region of the Monashee Mountains. Travel the famous Yellowhead Highway by Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before reaching Jasper National Park.

Overnight (1): Maligne Lodge - Jasper

Day 6 - Jasper National Park - Banff (180 miles)

The Icefields Parkway runs along the ridge of the Rockies. Visit the Columbia Icefield, the largest body of ice south of the Arctic Circle. Visit scenic Lake Louise before arriving in Banff. Spend your evening in one of the many bars and restaurants on Banff Avenue.

Overnight (1): Coast Canmore – Canmore


Day 7 - Banff - Calgary (78 miles)

Time for a leisurely breakfast in Canmore or Banff before continuing through the Bow River Valley to Calgary. Along the route maybe stop for a Helicopter ride along the Rockies.

Overnight (1): Coast Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre – Calgary

Day 8 - Calgary - Waterton Lakes - Glacier National Park - Kalispell (219 miles)

Drive South to beautiful Waterton Lakes National Park that shares the international boundary with Montana's Glacier National Park. This geological wonderland encompasses 1,600 Square Miles of Rocky Mountain Peaks. Drive the Going to the Sun Road (weather permitting) before continuing into Kalispell.

Overnight (1): Red Lion Hotel – Kalispell


Day 9 - Kalispell - Yellowstone (390 miles)

Travel past Flathead Lake and cross the Continental Divide through the Big Sky Country of Western Montana, where the Blackfoot and Bison co-existed for centuries before America's great Westward expansion, Yellowstone, America's first National Park is tonight’s destination.

Overnight (1): Brandin Iron Inn – Yellowstone


Day 10 - Yellowstone - Grand Teton - Jackson (170 miles)

See the dramatic peaks of the Grand Teton Mountains as you drive to the rustic town of Jackson.

Overnight (1): Virginian Lodge – Jackson


Day 11 - Jackson - Craters of the Moon - Twin Falls (270 miles)

Today drive west and visit the Lunar Landscape of Craters of the Moon National Monument, which boasts one of the nation’s highest concentrations of Volcanic features. Continue to the awe-inspiring cascade of Shoshone Falls, called the Niagara of the West before ending your day in Twin Falls, Idaho

Overnight (1): Red Lion Hotel Canyon Springs - Twin Falls


Day 12 - Twin Falls - Oregon Trail - Boise - Pendleton (338 miles)

Drive through the vast Boise National Forest, where a segment of the historic Oregon Trail can be seen. Continue to Boise, The City of Trees and Idaho's state capitol before ending your day in Pendleton.

Overnight (1): Red Lion – Pendleton


Day 13 - Pendleton - Mt Rainier - Yakima (226 miles)

Continue Northwest to Yakima. This important agricultural region produces apples, cherries, pears, peaches and apricots which are shipped all around the world. Continue to Mt Rainier National Park, an ice clad extinct volcano towering above its surroundings. Overnight in nearby Yakima.

Overnight (1): Red Lion Yakima Centre – Yakima

Day 14 - Yakima - Seattle (135 miles)

This morning, continue to Seattle with Mt Rainier an ever-present spectacle. Arrive in the early afternoon with ample time for shopping, experiencing 360-degree views from the Space Needle, or discovering how some of the largest aircraft are built at the nearby Boeing Factory home of the legendary 747 Jumbo and the ground breaking 787 Dreamliner.

Overnight (1): Warwick Hotel - Seattle

Day 15 - Seattle - UK

Time for a last-minute coffee in the city which brought you Starbucks before returning your hire car to the airport and checking in for your flights home.

Day 16 - Arrive UK

2018

Departure Dates

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May - October £POA £POA
 
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Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled flights with United Airlines from Heathrow or Manchester
  • Airport taxes Security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 14 nights accommodation, room only
  • 15 days fully inclusive hire of an intermediate car with unlimited mileage, LDW, LIS, Sales Tax, Airport Fees, VLF and Local Surcharges
  • Itinerary, maps and detailed driving instructions

Not Included:

  • Fuel for hire car
  • Extra charge applies to renters under 25 years of age
  • Road tolls if applicable.
  • Hotel Parking charges if applicable
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions
  • Weekend flight supplements Friday- Sunday £24 each way


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