Hiking in the Canadian Rockies Itinerary

Visit Canada and go hiking in the Canadian Rockies. Travel from Calgary to Yoho and Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and Jasper National Park and breathe the fresh mountain air of the Canadian Rockies

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Day 1 Calgary

Arrive in Calgary, one of the fastest growing cities in Canada’s west. Perhaps arrive early to the historic town and experience Calgary’s fun and energetic atmosphere.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 2-4 Lake Louise

Drive through the prairies and set up camp in the midst of the Canadian Rockies. Embark on day hikes around the emerald Lake Louise, visiting a prestigious chateau, catching a glimpse of Victoria Glacier and reaching the foot of the Plain of Six Glaciers. On the final day, embark on a spectacular loop of the Rockies, climbing Larch Valley for great views of the surrounding region before descending via the aptly named Paradise Valley.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3

Day 5 Yoho National Park/Banff National Park

Hop over to British Columbia and into Yoho National Park. Hike up to the ice line from Takakkaw Falls, passing between glaciers and ascending through the tree line for spectacular views of Yoho Valley.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 1

Days 6-8 Jasper

Tip-toe along the awe-inspiring Icefields Pathway – one of the most spectacular drives in the world. See fields of wildflowers on a walk to Cavell pond, admire the deep limestone gorges of Maligne Canyon and climb the Bald Hills for great views of the Queen Elizabeth Mountain Range.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3

Days 9-10 Kananaskis

Explore the popular Banff resort, soothing weary muscles in hot-springs or taking a cable car ride to the summit of Mt Sulphur. The next day, follow an old logging trail on a hike beneath the Robertson Glacier.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 2

Days 11-13 Waterton Lakes National Park

Travel on the highest paved road in Canada, picking up some delicious Longview Beef Jerky before reaching Waterton Lakes National Park. Explore the caves, coves and canyons of this unique landscape and try to spot some of Canada’s famous wildlife.
ACCOM: Camping (with basic facilities) - 3

Day 14 Calgary

Stop by a native American cultural sight before ending the adventure back in Calgary.