Mountain Camping Adventure, 7 Days
Calgary, AB -> Banff, AB
Explore lands tamed only by the glaciers that swept across them, and witness the final battle between ice and rock on the Icefields Parkway. Try your hand at photography among some of the world's most iconic landscapes, or experience deep relaxation while breathing the lightly spruce scented air.
|Day 1||Kananaskis, AB
After we pick you up from your Calgary Hotel we head 2 hours West, into the mountains. Watch the landscape go from flat plains to rolling hills to jagged rocky peaks in the span of 15 minutes. We set up camp in Kananaskis Country, eat a hearty meal and go on a quick hike in the area. Tours start at 4 pm on Day one and finish at 2 pm on the last day.
Meals: Lunch and dinner
|Day 2||Lake Louise and South Jasper, AB
We wake up in the fresh mountain air, and after a tasty breakfast, we take the scenic route past Spray Lakes and Canmore. Experience world renown Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, before turning North on the slightly less explored Icefields Parkway. We make sure to check out impossibly turquoise Peyto Lake and thundering Mistaya Canyon before pulling in to Bow or Abraham Lake, where we camp for the night. Feel free to explore the area, or go for a dip in the breath taking water, if you dare. Feast on local delicacies, and lay back as the first stars come out. Now your on mountain time.Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Lunch and dinner
|Day 3||Columbia Icefields and Jasper, AB
We hit the road and continue North on our journey towards Jasper. Along the way we stop and enjoy countless waterfalls, views, and the Columbia Icefield, where you get up close and personal with the Athabasca Glacier. Look over the edge of Maligne Canyon and watch the tumultuous path of water far below your feet. We camp near Jasper, with fiery orange mountain skylines in all directions.Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
|Day 4||Jasper, AB
Put your spurs on because today we either explore the area on horseback or by train to get a unique perspective on the rugged landscape. Take your time to wander around the Jasper town center before riding the Jasper Tram high up to a mountain ridge. Try your photography skills during the evening light, with epic panoramas in all directions.Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast lunch and dinner
|Day 5||East Yoho, BC
Today we head South then West into Yoho National Park, where we stop at lesser known treasures such as Takakkaw Falls and the ingenious Spiral Tunnels of the CPR. Check out Emerald Lake and the Natural Bridge, where millions of years of water has taken its toll on the rock. Listen to the distant roar of the falls or lay below towering Chancellor Peak as we camp for the night.
|Day 6||Yoho rafting/ hiking adventure, BC
Wake up to the crisp air of Yoho and headout for a day of scenery and excitement on the Kicking Horse River. Hike among the sheer mountains Yoho is famous for, before relaxing for the evening.
|Day 7||Kootenay National Park, BC
We continue West, then South along the “Valley of a Thousand Peaks”, stopping for a dip in the hot springs at Radium. Watch for wildlife as we turn East through Kootenay National Park. As we cross the park we meet Banff National Park and arrive in the town center shortly after. Here you end your adventure tour and we drop you off at your hotel or at the bus station for a connecting shuttle to Calgary.