Best of the Canadian Rockies
11 days from £1,259
- Discover stunning Canadian landscapes on this epic group trip!
- Explore gorgeous national parks, including Banff, Jasper and Yoho
- Hike the beautiful Wapta Falls & Emerald Loop
- Chill out on the shores of spectacular Lake Louise
- See wonderful Canadian wildlife in their natural habitat
- Camp under the stars in the great Canadian outdoors!
Discover the very best of the great Canadian outdoors on this epic group trip. Kicking off in Vancouver and finishing up in Calgary, you’ll explore some of the greatest landscapes this country has to offer, including the exquisite national parks of Banff, Yoho and Jasper, and the picture-perfect destinations of Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway. This trip is packed with awesome inclusions, such as a guided walk to the stunning Takakkaw Falls, and a range of optional activities at each stop, including white-water rafting, mountain biking and wine tasting.
You’ll be sleeping under the stars at Canadian campsites and taking it in turns to prepare food for camp. With such a warm, communal atmosphere you’ll soon make friends for life on this stunning, once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Interested and want to find out more? Download more trip information and detailed itinerary HERE!
Day 1-2: Vancouver – Whistler
Your Canadian travel experience kicks off early today! Venture into the snow-capped mountains and thick forests of British Columbia. Arrive into Whistler, the adventure capital of Western Canada, and get involved with a range of awesome optional adrenaline activities.
Day 3-4: Wells Gray Provincial Park
Next up: the fairytale landscapes of Wells Gray Provincial Park. Check out the country’s fourth highest waterfall, Helmcken Falls, and gaze out over the rolling meadows of wildflowers. Spend the night in a rustic Canadian ranch.
Day 5-6: Jasper National Park
Today we arrive at Jasper National Park, an out of this world area of still lakes and soaring mountain slopes. Spend the next two days hiking, cycling and exploring the sprawling trails and paths.
Day 7-8: Icefields Parkway – Yoho National Park
Marvel at the endless vista of sweeping forests, craggy slopes and snow-capped mountains of Icefields Parkway. We’ll then discover the scenic delights of Yoho National Park, including Takakkaw Falls and the perfect Emerald Lake.
Day 9-10: Lake Louise - Banff National Park
Soak up the picture-perfect beauty of Lake Louise. Then check out gorgeous Banff National Park. We have no scheduled activities here and so you are free to do whatever takes your fancy!
Day 11: Calgary
After a chilled morning in Banff, we arrive in Calgary where this tour ends at around 5pm. If you plan to fly out tonight, please do not book a flight that departs before 9pm to allow time for transfers and check-in.
Please note activities and itineraries are subject to change.
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- 10 nights’ accommodation
- Transport between included destinations
- Wapta Falls & Emerald Loop hike
- Time in adventure capital, Whistler
- Rustic bunkhouse overnight
- Icefields Parkway drive
- Lake Louise relaxation
- See Takakkaw Falls & Emerald Lake
- Entry to Jasper, Banff and Yoho national parks
- 24/7 emergency assistance
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance, which is compulsory. We can provide you with some excellent policies to choose from.
- Meals (compulsory food kitty contribution: CAD15 per person per day)
- Airport transfers
- Optional activities
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Accommodation & Meals
10 nights of accommodation are included in the price of this trip. 9 nights will be spent camping and 1 night will be spent in budget lodging.
Meals are not included. You will need to contribute CAD15 to a food kitty which covers all your meals at camp. Cooking equipment is provided and you will take it in turns to prepare meals for the group. When you are in the city, you can head out to local restaurants for food. Your guide will have plenty of recommendations!
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Canada flights from: £409
Your tour begins at 7:30am in Vancouver on the programme start date (day 1). Due to this early start, we recommend flying in the day before and booking an extra night of accommodation. Please speak to a travel advisor for more information.
Your tour ends at around 5pm in Calgary on your programme end date (day 11). If you wish to depart on this day, you should not book a flight that departs before 9pm to allow time for transfer and check-in.
To arrange your flights, contact our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037 or email them at [email protected] They will be able to search for the best flight offers to your chosen destinations, so you can plan and organise your trip in one place. Just make sure you give them your full name, as stated in your passport, along with your chosen departure dates, return dates, and any other details you want to include.
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Eligibility & FAQ's
The minimum age for this trip is 18 years.
British nationals will need to apply for an Canadian eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) in advance of travel. Please check the embassy website for up to date information.
How Many People Will Be In My Group?
Group sizes vary. The maximum group size will be 13 travellers.
What Is The Drinking Age In Canada?
In British Colombia, the drinking age is 19. In Alberta, the drinking age is 18. If you are under the legal drinking age you will not be allowed into bars or clubs, and you will not be allowed to purchase alcohol.
How Much Money Should I Bring With Me?
You should bring around CAD15 per day to cover drinks and snacks. You will need some extra money if you want to get involved in the optional activities listed in the itinerary. You will also need to contribute CAD15 per day to the food kitty. This will be collected in full by your guide on the first day of the tour.
Do I Need To Bring A Sleeping Bag?
Yes! A tent and camping mat will be provided but you should bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
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