Thursday, March 24, 2011

Canadian Rockies:Vancouver and the Rocky Mountains

Starting point of this impressive motorcycle trip through the Canadian Rockies, Seattle USA. The states of Montana and Idaho offer us a clear path to the border with Canada, where you can enchant your two wheels in combination with the many mountain passes and even quickly bring in the holidays Heaven. Charming villages, lakes, forests and endless, meandering lines alternate.

This 16-day organized tour is inclusive of transfers, all hotel accommodation for accommodation in double rooms, bike rentals include insurance, unlimited mileage, professional tour guide and escort with spare motorcycle, which also has space for luggage.

Day 1 Arrive Seattle
Flight to Seattle. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. We are short on fresh and go to the hotel bar where we learn to know the pleasure of a Drink's Fruit guide. He holds a short briefing at the start of the tour.

Seattle Day 2 - Winthrop (240 miles)
The machines are attracting front of the hotel this morning and now can really start our journey. The holiday feeling intoxicated us when we drive through the Mount Baker National Forest and see the Cascade Range with the highest volcano. Today's destination is the 'Western' City of Winthrop!

Day 3 Winthrop - Colville (160 miles)
We drive through the Colville Indian Reservation and Forest in Washington State in the extreme north-western United States. With the ferry we cross the Columbia River and tours further into the countryside to our hotel in Colville.

Day 4 Colville - Sandy Point (115 miles)
Along the Pend Oreille! River, we cruise up to Idaho today. They come completely to rest on the lonely roads through the Flathead Indian Reservation, home of three tribes: the "Bitterroot Salish," the "Kootenai" and the "Pend d'Oreilles lived 'which of the buffalo hunting and salmon fishing.

Day 5 Sand Point - Kalispell (175 miles)
Enjoy today, the beautiful skyline along the Lake, making it one of the deepest lakes in the United States. Many fish species live here, especially the rainbow trout feels at home here.

Day 6 Kalispell - Fernie (230 miles)
Early! About the Logan Pass, we reach Glacier National Park with its many passes and many small lakes. We leave this Urstaat Montana! And cross the border. We are in Canada! We will sleep in Fernie, a nice resort.

Fernie Day 7 - Banff (180 miles)
We are now in the Canadian State of British Columbia and buzz through the Kootenay National Park Nature here is overwhelming, the lakes, sometimes as blue as the sky, and days when deep jade green. It invites too many stops! Our goal today is the popular ski resort Banff, surrounded by many glaciers.

Dag 8 Banff - Jasper (175 miles)

Today again to forget a day he never to: the Columbia Icefield Highway through the Canadian Rockies. This road is a pleasant little traffic. On the way we see spectacular snowy mountain peaks, the famous Lake Louise, forests, and perhaps grizzly! We make quarters in Jasper, a quiet and charming village with lots of Indian culture.

Jasper Day 9 - 100 Miles House (265 miles)
We leave today to tour the mountains and a good bit through the woods. The many so-called log-houses, fall upon '. The town of 100 Miles House is the home of the wooden house zeal.

Day 10 100 Miles House - Vancouver (285 miles)
Through small towns and villages we reach Whistler, the famous winter sports resort. The town owes its name to the wind that blows on stormy days around the peak. This environment is really heavenly, if you are a dreamer curve. After the break we reach the Lions Gate Bridge, which leads us to Vancouver. In the evening we do the Gaslight District unsafe by our visit to the pub.

Day 11 Vancouver - Tofino (165 miles)
From the ferry, which brings us to Nanaimo on Vancouver Iceland, we see great fjords, islands and sometimes even whales, orcas and seals. Keep your photo and film cameras ready!

Day 12 Tofino - Port Angelis (205 miles)
We travel today to the capital of Iceland Vancouver, Victoria. There we have a lot of time to visit the pleasant town with their English influences. At sunset, you go on a ferry across the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We are back in the U.S..

Day 13 Port Angelis - Seattle (170 miles)
With the many serpentine roads that we ride today, opposition neck is useful. From time to time, we know not where to look, there are so many beautiful things here. On one side great views of the Olympic National Park and the other side of the Hood Canal Dabob Bay. We drive on Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway begins, here and leads to the Mexican border.

Seattle day 14 (day off)
To conclude this journey we will enjoy a free day in Seattle, also Emerald City 'called. The city owes its name to the many evergreen forests. Seattle is also famous for its coffee culture: it is in fact the home of the famous coffee company Starbucks. Visit, for example, the Pike Place Market or the Seattle Aquarium. Even a visit to the Magic Space Needle is worth it.

Day 15 Seattle - Europe
Transfer by hotel shuttle to the airport. But maybe you want to still not home! to extend your stay is entirely possible. Give us a call and we can book yours! Further requests.

Day 16 Arrival Europe

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