Canadian Rockies National Parks Tours (Small Group, 7 Days)
Enjoy a fantastic 7 day tour of the Canadian Rocky Mountain national parks.
Canoe Lake Louise, explore Banff, Jasper, Yoho national parks and get a glimpse of Mt Robson. Visit Whistler, Vancouver and Clearwater on this tour through Western Canada’s awe-inspiring scenery. Marvel at the stunning views, including alpine lakes, waterfalls, giant glaciers and jagged Rocky Mountain’s towering above you at every turn. This tour offers fantastic wildlife spotting opportunities.
Camping $2038 (Solo only)
Hotel, $3620 solo private room
Hotel, $2860 per person twin share
Departure Dates (9)
2019: June 16, July 14 & 28 , August 11 & 17
2020: June 17, July 15 & 29 , August 12
- Fabulous National Park Hikes
- Incredible wildlife viewing opportunities
- View Mt Robson
- Visit Whistler
- Explore Vancouver
- All camping equipment- just bring your sleeping bag if camping
- Modern, spacious & fully air conditioned 14 passenger mini bus or 9 passenger mini bus/SUV
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (paid locally with tour guide)
- Canoe on Lake Louise $110-$120 per canoe CAD
- Helicopter over the Columbia Icefield $200-$350 pp CAD
- Hike or bike in Jasper national park $20-$40 per person CAD
- Transfer to departure hotel in Seattle
- Local food kitty payment of $100 per person USD –covers 5 breakfasts, 7 picnic style lunches, 5 evening meals (if lodging option is selected then the food kitty is $50 and covers 7 picnic style lunches).
- Tour guide gratuities
Today takes us through Kamloops British Columbia where the North and South Thompson rivers meet. Kamloops is abundant with stunning scenery and great wildlife viewing. Cougars, bears, elk and more inhabit the Thomson River Valley. En route stop for a short walk and picnic at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. The landscape encompassing the park is characterized by low elevation valleys and lush, rounded mountains. Bridal Veil Falls, which tumbles 197 ft. over a smooth rock face, creating a “veil-like” effect
The word Yoho comes from the Cree word for awe and wonder and it soon becomes apparent why. Explore trails around the magnificent Emerald Lake where you can take a walk around the lake or simply relax in the lake shore cafe and enjoy the views. This afternoon we drive the Kicking Horse Pass across the Continental Divide into Alberta. Enjoy panoramic vistas of peaks exceeding 10,000 feet on Rogers Pass at the summit in Canada’s Glacier National Park en route to Banff, our night stop. Banff is a fun mountain town offering some alpine nightlife and numerous cafes and restaurants.
Lake Louise is an alpine lake known for its stunning turquoise glacier fed waters ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately chateau. Multiple hiking trails lead up to the Lake Agnes Tea House for bird’s eye views of the lake. Take a hike to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers, take is easy exploring the lake shore or choose to canoe on these pristine waters. This afternoon visit Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet for some epic photos.
You are in for a real treat today. Spend the day driving and exploring the Icefields Parkway. This drive offers endless vistas, jagged mountains, glaciers and wildlife viewing opportunities- truly one of the world’s most spectacular drives. Enjoy short walks, views of Bow Glacier and Peyto lake, take an optional helicopter flight over the Columbia Icefield or strap on some crampons and step out on the Athabasca glacier- this day just keeps on giving.
This morning is yours to enjoy Jasper – the largest national park in Canada. Marvel at the snow capped summits and beautiful lakes in this true wild mountain wilderness. Jasper offers an abundance of wildlife sightings, jagged mountain peaks, alpine lakes and numerous hiking/biking opportunities. Choose to visit Miette hot springs, or hike/bike the famous trails around stunning lake shores. After a full day of activities we follow the Yellowhead Highway, hugging the mighty North Thompson River to our night stop of Clearwater BC. See the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point in the Canadian Rockies) and maybe catch a glimpse of the infamous peak en route.
On to the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Today is free to explore all that Whistler has to offer. Enjoy spectacular scenery and incredible photo opportunities as you explore this cute ski town and home of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. Later this afternoon drive the spectacular Sea to Sky highway for your evening in Vancouver.
This morning, tour Vancouver, including the waterfront, Gas lamp district, Chinatown, and Stanley Park. Head to Seattle for a your evening downtown or drop off at the departure hotel. This epic Western Canada tour ends at approx. 8pm
Deposit: $ 1000.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 60 days prior to departure
Deposit and Final Payment Policies: A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is required at time of booking to hold your package. Final payment is requested 60 days prior to departure. If a reservation is made within 60 days of departure, full payment is required at time of booking. Prixcing is subject to Currency fluctuations until full payment is made. Note: Our tours are planned one year in advance and occasionally the itinerary may need to be adjusted, or schedule changes may occur. Tour management reserves the right to make any adjustments in plans, which may be necessitated due to circumstances beyond our control. The tour organizer reserves the right to make any changes before or during the tour for the comfort and enjoyment of the passengers.