Tours in Northern British Columbia, Alberta and the YukonAlberta, British Columbia, the Yukon - the possibilities are are almost overwhelming when planning a trip in northern Canada. Guided tours make it easy and travelling in a small groups make it fun.
Alberta is an exceptional vacation destination you won’t soon forget, filled with unique activities, amazing landscapes and natural wonders.
Located in the heart of western Canada, the province of Alberta is bordered to the west by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff and Jasper National Parks. To the east and south the Canadian Badlands in the vast prairies go back millions of years to the age of the dinosaurs. Boreal forests to the north cover the hills as far as the eye can see. Pristine lakes, home to moose and beaver and a large variety of wildlife.
Alberta extends for over 1200 km (750 mi) from north to south with Edmonton and Calgary the only major cities with populations of almost 1 million each. Total population of Alberta is only 4.1 million for an area of about 662,000 sqkm (25,5000 sqmi), three times larger then England.
British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province and is set between the Pacific Ocean in the west, the Rocky Mountains in the east and endless vacation spots and trip destinations in between.
Blessed with breathtaking landscapes, British Columbia is home to a geographical diversity that lends itself to a vast array of activities and adventures. There are mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike, parks to stroll and warm summer lakes to laze about.
The province generally enjoys a temperate climate but where there are mountains, there is snow. Renowned for the steep and the deep of its world-class ski terrain.
Northern BC's vast wilderness comprises more than half the province – approximately 500,000 sqkm (193,051 sqmi). It is larger than California or Japan and twice the size of the United Kingdom and a population of about 5 million. Northern British Columbia is a land of unlimited adventure that extends 1,000 km (621 mi) from east to west, following the legendary Yellowhead Highway. It is filled with jagged mountain peaks, roaring rivers, serene lakes, green valleys, rugged coast lines and ancient island archipelagos.
From summer to winter, Yukon's wilderness plays host to unforgettable outdoor fun and adventure tours.
For travellers in the know, Canada's Yukon is their adventure nirvana, combining breathtaking wilderness, mountain ranges filled with wildlife and over 70 wild rivers. Canada's Yukon offers the ultimate touring adventures, ideal for travelling in small groups. Whitewater rafting trips, canoe expeditions, backpacking trips and many other fun activities are offered. Relics of the Klondike goldrush are everywhere, especially Dawson City is still reliving these turbulent times. Sample the allure of the true northern wilderness.
About 40,000 souls live in the Yukon, not even 0.2 persons per square kilometer. Whitehorse is the largest city with 25,000 inhabitants.
Camping tour & hotel round trip in northern British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon
Western Round Trip with Local Flavour, EA 16-day HOTEL tour with many fun and unusual outings and activities. You visit great places and sights in British Columbia and Alberta: the Pacific coast, ranches and logging towns, majestic peaks and turquoise lakes of the Rocky Mountains.
From the Rockies to Alaska - Go Wild, BDuring your 3-week CAMPING and outdoor vacation you visit the most outstanding places in very different landscapes: the majestic Canadian Rockies, volcanic peaks and Tundra in the Yukon, wild Alaska with fjords and glaciers and much more.