GyPSy Guide provides a professional tour guide commentary along scenic drives. Our tours highlight the very best of the region with entertaining stories about history, geology, legends and local advice, so all you have to do is drive, listen and soak in the scenery.
The App that’s just like having a tour guide in your car!™
Stories, tips and advice as you drive, so you don’t miss a thing.
All the benefits of a guided tour, the freedom to drive yourself.
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VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS – GYPSY GUIDE
If you are planning a fly and drive Canada vacation and will be driving from Vancouver to Banff and Jasper National Parks, then this tour will take you on the first half of that road trip.
This route follows from Vancouver to Hope, BC along the Trans Canada Highway #1 and then uses the fast Coquihalla Hwy #5 from Hope to Kamloops. There are 2 short side trips you are encouraged to take along the route and a few scenic stops. The drive is designed to provide fast access and driving time will be approx 5 hours.
This tour only has commentary from Vancouver TO Kamloops. If you are traveling in the opposite direction be sure to download Kamloops TO Vancouver.
The journey travels throughout the fertile Fraser Valley, into the lush and wet coastal mountains, and then into the almost desert-like landscape of Kamloops.
If you are driving from Vancouver to Kelowna, you can follow this tour for 75% of its route, before turning off at Merritt to go to Kelowna using the Okanagan Connector #97C. If your plan was to use the original Hwy #1 from Hope to Cache Creek, please note that this tour does not have commentary for that portion.
VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS HIGHLIGHTS
We follow the fastest route between Vancouver and Kamloops. The tour begins on the TransCanada Highway, at the Hastings St entry. But you can join the tour route anywhere along the TransCanada,
The route follows Highway 1 through the Fraser Valley to Hope, BC. The Coquihalla Highway climbs through the mountain ranges from Hope to Kamloops.
Bridal Veil Falls
Hope BC and Hope Slide
Harrison Hot Springs
VANCOUVER TO CANADIAN ROCKIES DRIVING TOUR APPS
LISTEN TO SAMPLE COMMENTARY – VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS
VANCOUVER TO KAMLOOPS TOUR ROUTE MAP
Indicate our suggested start locations, or join the tour anywhere along the route and as you pass through the next point, commentary will trigger automatically.
Where does the tour start?
The tour begins by joining Highway 1 heading eastbound from the Hastings St entry ramp. You can join anywhere along the route.
Can I use this tour in either direction?
No, its important to download the version of this sector that matches your direction. If you are driving from Vancouver towards the Rockies, this is the correct tour. If you are driving from the Rockies towards Vancouver, then be sure to download and use the Kamloops to Vancouver tour app.