So, you don’t have time to see ALL of Canada, but you want to explore all the goodies between Vancouver Island and Toronto? Well the 21 day almost coast to coast tour is the tour for YOU! Highlights include surfing in Tofino, Bungee Jumping in Whistler, hiking in Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise, exploring Grasslands National Park, and being blown away by Northern Ontario.
On this trip, we’ll get to visit all the hot spots and hidden gems from the west coast, all the way to the 6ix.
All Accommodation: A combination of front country camping, hostels and off-grid cabins
Camping Equipment: Tents, sleeping mats and sleeping bags will be provided for all travellers. If you want to bring your own, just let us know beforehand!
Transportation Costs: Includes transportation in a spacious 12-seater bus, covers all gas expenses and any required ferry crossings
Most Activities: The majority of activities are included in the overall price, however certain excursions are offered as additional add-ons. Optional activities can be found in the itinerary breakdown!
All National Park and Provincial Park Entry Fees
All travellers will be responsible for their own flights and for arriving at the designated pick-up location.
Food: At the beginning of each trip we all put $150 into a ‘food fund’. This is then used to buy ingredients that make up the delicious feasts we eat along the way.
Alcohol: While alcohol is definitely welcome on our journey, it is not included in the price of the tour. Please note that the drinking age in the majority of Canadian provinces is 19+ and purchases will require valid government ID.
TORONTO PICK-UP AND VANCOUVER DROP-OFF
May 6th - May 27th
VANCOUVER PICK-UP AND TORONTO DROP-OFF
August 10th - August 31st
(+ 13% HST & 2% Service Fee)
A 10% deposit will be required to reserve a seat on the FML Adventures bus and the remaining 90% will be due 21 days prior to your trip's departure!
health & safety measures
We will be following our Health & Safety guidelines to ensure the safety of everyone on board the FML Adventures bus. This will include a health screening prior to your trip's departure, always having access to hand sanitizer on board, the mandatory use of masks in public places, and more.
We want to ensure that all our travellers feel confident & excited before their travels with us. As such, we are offering flexible bookings that will allow you to cancel up to 21 days before your departure. At this point, travellers will only have paid a 10% deposit, which will be paid back in full if cancellation is necessary.
contingency plans galore
Our itineraries will have a Plan A, B and C for every destination we visit. If we're no longer able to visit a city centre? No problem! We'll have nature-based options mapped out all around us to ensure we always have a place to go in the case new travel restrictions are announced.
OUR covid protocol
We are SO DAMN EXCITED to bring you unforgettable memories in 2021. Ensuring the safety of our travellers does look slightly different during a pandemic, but our team has put a plan of action in place to help us do just that.
The toronto TO vancouver itinerary
The Vancouver to Toronto itinerary follows the same route, but (you guessed it!) in reverse.
Please note that itineraries may slightly differ between trips.
DAYS 1 TO 4 - NORTHERN ONTARIO
DAY 5 AND 6 - GRASSLANDS NATIONAL PARK
BOY OH BOY - We’ve got a LONG driving day to get from Northern Ontario to Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan, but once we’ve arrived, you’ll likely have your mind blown. Upon arrival, we’ll get to watch an incredible sunset over the never-ending rolling hills of the national park. We will get to observe the Milky way (and a million other goodies) in Canada’s largest dark sky reserve and will have the opportunity to sleep in traditional teepees. With essentially no light pollution near this park, the starry night sky truly is out of this world. This is a very special destination for the FML Adventures family and is definitely one for the books! We cannot wait to share this destination with you all and to make more special memories in one of Canada’s best-kept secrets.
DAY 7 - CYPRESS HILLS & CALGARY
DAY 8 AND 9 - BANFF, LAKE LOUISE & MORAINE LAKE
Banff Upper Hot Springs: $10 + HST
Lake Louise 1-hour Canoe Rental: $125 + HST
Lake Louise 30-minute Canoe Rental: $115 + HST
Moraine Lake 1-hour Canoe Rental: $120 + HST
DAY 10 AND 11 - YOHO NATIONAL PARK
We’ll hop over the Alberta-British Columbia border to spend the next couple of days in YOHO National Park, which is a personal favourite. This National Park offers breathtaking views at every corner. Here we’ll get to drive through the most beautiful region, hike to multiple waterfalls, and take a visit to beautiful Emerald Lake.
DAY 12 AND 13 - JASPER NATIONAL PARK
DAY 14 AND 15 - OKANAGAN VALLEY
BRITISH COLUMBIA HERE WE COME! The Okanagan Valley is a truly beautiful region of Canada where we’ll make ourselves feel at home at the top of a mountain in Penticton. Over the next two days, we’ll do a variety of activities to get the most out of this region; this includes beautiful hikes, lakeside chillin' and wine touring around the best wineries of the valley!
DAY 16 AND 17 - WHISTLER
Next up - WHISTLER! The drive to Whistler features some incredible canyons and mountain landscapes along the way. Once we’ve arrived in Whistler, we’ll have free time to explore Whistler Village and Olympic Village before getting rowdy for our big Whistler night out (if COVID permits). The following day, we’ll be waking up bright and early to take on the Joffre Lakes Provincial hike, which offers breathtaking views the whole way up. In the afternoon, you can choose to be a bad-ass and take the plunge in Canada’s highest bungee jump or to take on the Sasquatch, Canada’s longest zipline. If that’s not for you, then be sure to take the Peak to Peak gondola journey from Whistler to Blackcomb, with views that will not disappoint.
Peak 2 Peak Gondola: $50 + HST
Sasquatch Zipline with Ziptrek Ecotours: $129 + HST
Sasquatch Zipline + Peak 2 Peak Combo: $169 + HST
Whistler Bungee: $140 + HST
DAY 21 - VANCOUVER DROP-OFF
The end has arrived. We’ll drop you off in downtown Vancouver and will leave you with PLENTY of recommendations to make the most out of your time in the beautiful coastal city. *Cue the waterworks*.
DAYS 18 TO 20 - TOFINO
Last, but definitely not least, we get to spend 3 days in... drum roll please... TOFINO!