7 days/6 nights, with 5½ days hiking

Start any date between July 1 and September 15

4-8 hours hiking per day in mountainous terrain
Options to shorten some day hikes

Fitness and sure-footedness required

Classic Accommodation:  

Single Supplement: CAD$800

Luxe Accommodation:   CAD$2750
Single Supplement: CAD$950


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Price before tax. Alberta applies a 5% GST.

  • 6 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers as well as transfers to trailheads
  • All necessary transfers during the tour
  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
  • Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits

Your tour starts in Lake Louise overlooking the turquoise lake of this world famous destination. Located 200 km (120 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta, Lake Louise is situated among the imposing peaks of Banff National Park.

There is regularly scheduled air service to Calgary from across North America, with non-stop flights to Calgary from all major Canadian and many US centres, including: Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Dallas & Seattle. Additionally, non-stop international flights are available from London and Frankfurt.

A number of companies offer an airport shuttle service to Lake Louise & Banff from the Calgary Airport. If you are flying home from Calgary Airport, a special transfer might be necessary to enable you to catch a flight on the same day as the tour end.


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Canadian Rockies Hiking 

7 Days

Dare to be adventurous. Experience the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks during the day while enjoying the warm, luxurious comfort of mountain lodges at night. Hike lodge-to-lodge. Hearts will pound as you crest stunning mountain passes - offering unparalleled views of snow-capped peaks. Chance upon grazing mountain goats or whistling marmots. Begin your exploration in Banff National Park, where towering mountains rise from the shores of turquoise-blue lakes. Move to Yoho National Park, whose intimate scale make it the one favoured by Rockies' connoisseurs. Gleaming glaciers, overwhelming vistas, enchanted forests and iridescent lakes. Rewarding hikes through this marvellous UNESCO World Heritage Site provide an exhilarating sense of accomplishment that will last a lifetime.


Canadian Rockies Hiking 7 Days Day 1

Arrival in Banff. First settled in 1888, this historic resort town has been a magnet for visitors for it's mountainous surroundings, hot springs, and vibrant town center. Our Area Manager will meet you on your arrival and give you some suggestions on what to see and do here. If time allows on your arrival day, we suggest an easy hike to Johnson Lake.
Distance: 3 km, elevation gain minimal.*


Day 2

Awake to the splendour of mountain life. Choose between a easy hike along forest and meadow trail along the Bow River and up to the Hoodoos viewpoint. Another option will be the Spray River loop, along a tributary of the Bow River. Late afternoon, we'll transfer you to Lake Louise. The gem of Canada's oldest National Park, the turquoise blue lake against the lofty mountain peaks makes this a stunning scene. Soak up the natural splendour, take a canoe onto the lake, enjoy an additional short walk into the mountains.
Distance to Hoodoos: 4.8 km one way, elevation gain 90 m. Distance to Spray River: 11.3 km round trip, 65 m elevation gain. *other options available on request

Day 3
You have a number of choices today to explore the staggeringly beautiful scenery of Lake Louise. Step out of your lodge and begin with a hike to the highest teahouse in Canada, hidden in a picturesque alpine valley. Take in the Plain of Six Glaciers and the Beehive formations.
Distance: 17 km, elevation gain 500 m.*

Day 4
Start the day in Yoho National Park at Takakkaw Falls, third highest falls in Canada. Embark on a thrilling hike on one of the 5 best hikes in the Rockies. Enjoy the rugged, rocky trail along the breath-taking glaciers before descending onto the enchanted tree-lined path passing hidden lakes and glacier-fed rivers. Return to Cathedral Mountain chalets in Field for a quiet evening of relaxation.
Distance: 18 km, elevation gain 695 m or 20 km, gain 300 m.*

Day 5
With a very short taxi transfer, begin your hike to the luxurious Emerald Lake Lodge. Feel the exhilaration as you reach Yoho Pass. Be enthralled by your first glimpse of Emerald Lake as it glistens in the afternoon sun. Stop for a picnic on the tree lined shores of secluded Yoho Lake while soaking in the natural wonder and inspiring beauty of the area. The spectacular President's Range with waterfalls cascading down the rocks merit a stop. Distance: 11 km, elevation gain 407 m or 12 km, gain 100 m.*

Day 6
Explore the beautiful trails around Emerald Lake. Hike to Emerald Basin in the President's Range, which ends in a rocky amphitheatre of hanging glaciers and avalanche paths. Maybe choose the less travelled route to Hamilton Lake, a classic alpine lake. Or perhaps take time to enjoy the wonderful surroundings of Emerald Lake by renting a canoe, relaxing in the hot tub or lingering on the outdoor terrace.
Distance: 11 km, elevation gain 280 m or 11 km, gain 800 m.*

Day 7

Take a final stroll around magical Emerald Lake before your transfer arrives to return you to Lake Louise, and you can continue onward to your next adventure.

*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.

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