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Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

8 Days | Uncover the awe-inspiring beauty of the Canadian Rockies on foot

4.9 out of 5 based on 34 reviews submitted.
Walking & Trekking
ZAR  39,250
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It doesn’t get more beautiful than the Canadian Rockies – snow-capped peaks, glittering lakes and a tranquil escape from the modern world. Give your legs and camera batteries a workout as you hike through magnificent scenery most can only dream about, from the pure spectacle of Jasper National Park to the rugged beauty of Banff and the showstopping landscapes of Yoho National Park. Search for wildlife at Maligne Lake, explore the famed landscapes of Lake Louise and travel along the iconic Icefields Parkway. Throw in an expert local leader and a group of likeminded travellers and you’re on track for an unforgettable adventure.

Trip overview

Map of Hiking In The Canadian Rockies including Canada
Calgary, Canada
Calgary, Canada
Walking & Trekking
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Min 15
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Min 1 - Max 12
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Why you'll love this trip
  • Set out on some of the world’s most spectacular walks, hiking through the Bow Glacier Falls, Valley of the Five Lakes, Wilcox Pass, Peyto Lake, the Iceline Trail and Tunnel Mountain.
  • Not only will you enjoy the expertise of a local leader, but all hikes will be led by a certified hiking guide who travels with the group, ensuring your maximum safety and comfort. And with all meals included, fuelling up for your adventures is a breeze.
  • Taking in stunning scenery isn’t just reserved for hikes – at the end of each day you’ll retire to scenic campgrounds serving up truly memorable views.
  • Marvel at the natural wonders of the Rockies during visits to Maligne Lake, Yoho’s natural bridge, Lake Louise, Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake and the phenomenal Icefields Parkway.
  • Enjoy time to discover all that Jasper town and Banff National Park have to offer, with hiking, biking, hot pools and cosy pubs right at your fingertips.

Is this trip right for you?
  • This is a walking trip with some hikes taking up to six hours over rocky terrain, so a good level of fitness and appropriate walking gear is a must.
  • This is a camping trip where you are expected to pitch in with setting up tents and helping out with cooking and washing up.
  • This trip starts on Day 1 as early as 7.30am and finishes on day 8 upon arrival to Calgary at around 4pm. You may wish to pre-book additional nights in Calgary at the start and end of the trip.


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2024 to 31 December 2024.

View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2023 - 31 December 2023

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7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners


Private van


Camping (7 nights)

  • Morning hike on Sulphur Mountain
  • Sulphur Mountain Hot Springs visit
  • Lake Louise & Moraine Lake full day hike
  • BBQ dinner surrounded by Rockies peaks
  • Bow Glacier Falls Hike
  • Valley of Five Lakes Hike
  • Icefield Parkway stops & Athabasca Glacier
  • Jasper townsite visit
  • Maligne Lake walk
  • Wilcox Pass walk
  • Peyto viewpoint
  • Emerald Lake to Iceline Trail & Takakkaw Falls hike
  • Natural Bridge walk
  • Canmore townsite visit

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Important notes

1. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 7.30am on Day 1 in Calgary. Please see Joining Point Hotel listed in the Essential Trip Information for this itinerary. Please consider booking an extra pre tour night in Calgary to make sure you will be on time for the start of your adventure.
2. You are expected to arrive back in Calgary around 4pm on the last day of the tour and dropped off at the same location as the joining point.
3. There is no accommodation included on the last day in Calgary, however we can request any additional nights should you need them.
4. A sleeping bag is required for this trip. If you would like to rent a sleeping bag locally, the cost is $50 CAD, payable in cash to your guide on Day 1 of the trip. Please advise your booking agent prior to departure if you require a sleeping bag rental.
5. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a tent on this trip. The single supplement applies to all nights on your trip and is subject to availability. Due to limited space at group campsites, the single supplement is always on request. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.

Essential Trip Information

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4.9 out of 5 based on 34 reviews submitted.
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Loretta · Traveled September 2023
The Canadian Rockies Hiking Tour is a trip you definitely need to do. The hiking is stunning and the scenery is spectacular! A great mix of hiking and free time exploring the cute little towns. The tour guides are knowledgeable and passionate and make the trip a memorable experience for everyone.
Review submitted 11 Sep 2023

Joel · Traveled September 2023
The trip is well worth doing. And would definitely consider taking more trips through intrepid.
Review submitted 11 Sep 2023

Fraser · Traveled September 2023
Can’t fault intrepid in any way, our trip was faultless and would highly recommend anyone to try it out, definitely will do a trip with them again
Review submitted 10 Sep 2023

Jo · Traveled August 2023
Amazing trip with stunning scenery around every corner. Great guides and lucky to have a fun group. Camping was fine however you need good levels of fitness as most of walks include steep uphill climbs. Loved the additional excursions like kayaking, rafting and glacier walking! A trip to remember!
Review submitted 03 Sep 2023

Neil · Traveled August 2023
A fantastic trip for anyone active looking to explore the Rockies. Fantastic guides in Gabi and Jess and the scenery is out of this world!
Review submitted 28 Aug 2023
Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
ZAR  39,250