Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

Escape to the Canadian Rockies for a week of hiking and exploration. This tour is a perfect match for adventurous travellers looking to get off the grid, and hike in the spectacular wilderness of Banff and Jasper National Parks.

Complimented with the Banff Gondola, Glacier Skywalk, and Glacier Adventure attractions, this hiking vacation is an ideal snapshot of the enchanting wilderness of the Rockies. Venture into the pristine beauty of the Columbia Icefields surrounded by towering peaks and hundreds of visible glaciers. Stroll through the wild flowers of Sunshine Meadows, and hike to a hsitoric tea house at Lake Louise.

This seven day adventure combines the best mountain trails and attractions with overnight stays in Banff, The Crossing, Columbia Icefield, and Lake Louise.
7 Days/6 Nights
from $1,645.00
per person based on double occupancy

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  • View spectacular mountain peaks, majestic waterfalls and vibrant glacier fed lakes
  • Spend a memorable day hiking amongst wildflowers and alpine lakes at Sunshine Meadows
  • Set foot onto the Athabasca Glacier during the Glacier Adventure
  • Spend a day hiking in the wilderness setting of Lake Louise
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions


  • 6 nights hotel accommodation

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Guided hike to Sunshine Meadows


  • Banff Gondola
  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk


  • Travel documents
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling


DAY 1 - Calgary to Banff

Arrive in Calgary and pick up your rental car (not included), and venture into the Canadian Rockies. Pass through the Kananaskis mountain ranges into Banff, Canada's first and most famous National Park. Spend your day getting acquainted with this mountain wonderland, with countless hikes and exploration options available from your doorstep. 

DAY 2 – Banff

Join a knowledgeable guide for a day in the beautiful alpine setting of Sunshine Meadows. Take a shuttle high above the Bow Valley and hike in the beautiful wildflower meadows that come to life for a short few months in the summer. Wildlife, alpine plants and flowers, and scenic mountain vistas highlight this epic hiking experience. Return to Banff for an evening at leisure.

DAY 3 – Banff to The Crossing

Enjoy a morning gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and gain a whole new perspective from the mountain-top observation deck. Look out over a sea of mountains that extends to the horizon in every direction. Continue your adventure with a drive along the enchanting Icefields Parkway to The Crossing. Take a short hike to a viewing platform overlooking Peyto Lake, and stroll along the shores of Bow Lake. Arrive at the Crossing and spend a quiet evening in this beautiful wilderness setting.

DAY 4 – The Crossing to Columbia Icefield

The day is yours to enjoy the magnificent rugged wilderness of Jasper National Park. The Crossing is surrounded by incredible hiking trails for all skill levels. Choose a day hike and get outside to enjoy the spectacular views and fresh mountain air. Following your hike, continue along the Icefields Parkway to the Columbia Icefield, just a short drive away. Spend your evening star gazing and relaxing in the tranquility of this rugged mountain setting.

DAY 5 – Columbia Icefiled to Lake Louise

Begin your day with an awe-inspiring ride onto the ancient ice of the Athabasca Glacier in an all-terrain Ice Explorer. Fill your water bottle with fresh crisp meltwater, and snap some photos of the towering peaks framing the Icefield. Continue to the Glacier Skywalk and step out onto a glass viewing platform suspended 918 feet above the Sunwapta Valley. Make the scenic drive along the Icefield Parkway to the village of Lake Louise for an evening at leisure.

DAY 6 – Lake Louise

Immerse yourself in the beautiful postcard setting of Lake Louise, with a full day available for hiking and exploration. Choose to hike to one of the two backcountry tea houses, or hike to the peak of Mount Fairview. Trails are available from the doorstep of your hotel. Spend an evening relaxing by the lake, or browsing through the shops in Chateau Lake Louise. 

DAY 7 – Lake Louise to Calgary

Conclude this memorable holiday with a scenic drive through theBow Valley Corridor to the city of Calgary. 


  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
30 Jun - 31 Aug $1,558 $1,328 $2,551 $165
1 Sep - 14 Sep $1,409 $1,129 $2,445 $165
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
30 Jun - 31 Aug $1,834 $1,731 $3,095 $165
1 Sep - 14 Sep $1,645 $1,505 $2,909 $165
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
30 Jun - 31 Aug $2,874 $2,198 $4,532 $165
1 Sep - 14 Sep $2,357 $1,958 $4,305 $165

Pricing available in US dollars

All prices quoted are per person and shown in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and do not include taxes. All prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult and not occupying a seat may travel free of charge. For children 2-11 years old, we provide reduced rates – please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500 for more information. A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of booking (unless otherwise stated at the time of booking). Final payment is due 45 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 45 days of departure require full payment before reservations can be confirmed.

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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Selection

Location Moderate Deluxe
Banff Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
The Crossing The Crossing Resort The Crossing Resort
Columbia Icefield Glacier View Inn Glacier View Inn
Lake Louise Deer Lodge Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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