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Kootenays Road Trip

Revelstoke - Golden - Radium Hot Springs - Cranbrook - Nelson

Expect on your Kootenays Road Trip Itinerary

Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Security Security
Road conditions Road conditions
Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Urban life Urban life
Culture Culture
ACTIVATE MAP Stages5 km897 h/stage2.5

Best months to drive Kootenays Road Trip

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Kootenays Road Trip in British Columbia?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 150EUR drive & more 100EUR sleep & more 396EUR eat & more 216EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 712EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 862EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 180EUR drive & more 138EUR sleep & more 616EUR eat & more 288EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,042EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,222EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 240EUR drive & more 163EUR sleep & more 880EUR eat & more 432EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,475EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,715EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 900EUR drive & more 200EUR sleep & more 110EUR eat & more 216EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 526EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,426EUR
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Kootenays Road Trip Itinerary

number of days 4 number of days
route length 897 km route length
budget high budget
good for family good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Revelstoke

Distance 897 km Driving time 12.6 h Pace: fast 269.1 kWh Airports YRV
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The Kootenays Road Trip takes you around the mountain ranges of the Monashee, Selkirk, Purcell Mountains and the Arrow and Kootenay Lakes. On the route you will admire alpine landescapes and lovely appealing towns such as Revelstoke, Golden, Nelson and Radium Hot Springs. Expect plenty stops for outdoor activities.

1 Revelstoke - Golden

Distance 149 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: fast 44.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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2 Golden - Radium Hot Springs

Distance 106 km Driving time 1.3 h Pace: fast 31.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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3 Radium Hot Springs - Cranbrook

Distance 162 km Driving time 2.0 h Pace: fast 48.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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4 Cranbrook - Nelson

Distance 232 km Driving time 3.8 h Pace: fast 69.5 kWh View map Itinerary
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5 Nelson - Revelstoke

Distance 249 km Driving time 3.8 h Pace: fast 74.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Kootenays Road Trip Summary

Facts for safer driving in British Columbia

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 80 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 100 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime on
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher yes
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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