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7 Day Okanagan & the Kootenays

7 Days (6 Nights) | From $879

The below itinerary is an independent package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.

Day 1: Vancouver – Penticton (4½ hours)

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Penticton and Wine Country is a warm and welcoming lakeside community, bounded by forested ridges and clay bank cliffs. The wine country and rich agricultural lands provide fresh ingredients for local menus, making this a growing food and wine destination with an abundance of urban attractions for culturally-minded visitors.

Day 2: Okanagan sightseeing

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The Okanagan area is located in southern British Columbia, only 4 hours from Vancouver, the Okanagan Valley is one of the warmest regions in all of Canada. Locals flock to the area's renowned orchards and vineyards; sandy lakeside beaches and golf courses.

Day 3: Penticton – Nelson (4½ hours)

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Leave Penticton and drive to Nelson.



Day 4: Nelson

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A small city with a big personality, Nelson (population 9,804) is situated on the West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains. People come here for the alpine skiing, nordic skiing, cat-skiing, mountain biking, hiking, boating, rafting and golf, and for the most active arts and culture scene in the Kootenay Rockies. Home to an eclectic mix of old Nelson families and urban refugees, this vibrant Victorian town also boasts hundreds of well-preserved heritage buildings, a crazy number of good restaurants, bustling coffee shops, retail stores, and no shortage of sidewalk cafes. Downtown is inviting, compact, walkable, and packed with unique, boutique style stores that reflect the diversity of the community. Within just a few blocks, find everything from natural foods to high-quality clothing, with a whole lot of outdoor gear in between.

Day 5: Nelson – Fernie (4 hours)

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Continue your drive to the alpine town of Fernie.



Day 6: Fernie

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Fernie Alpine Resort is the base camp to numerous exhilarating summer activities. At the resort there is an Aerial Park, which is an exhilarating rope course 18 metres off the ground. Finish off by zip lining your way to the base area. Mountain biking in Fernie offers some of the best cross-country, downhill, single-track and dual slalom trails with and without chairlift access. For hikers and sightseers, whether they choose to take the scenic chairlift, or hike to the top - there will be a fantastic view waiting. Stop for lunch at the Lost Boys' Cafe and soak in wilderness.

Day 7: Fernie – Calgary (3 hours)

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Make your way to Alberta and the historic city of Calgary.


Package Includes: 6 nights of accommodation, 7 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply), sightseeing and attractions as listed below.


  • Penticton and Wine Country
  • Okanagan Valley
  • Nelson
  • Fernie
7 Day Okanagan & the Kootenays
Style: Self-Dive   Start: Vancouver
Days: 7   End: Calgary
Moderate pricing from. $879.00
Pricing is per person
CAD (does not include applicable taxes)
Note: One way drop fee for car rental is an additional charge, may be charged locally.

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