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Canadian Rockies Snow Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok)

From $4,599 - $4,999 /person

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Special Youth Savings: Kids 4 to 17 save up to 20%. See details.

Canadian Rockies Snow Adventure Tour

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Dec 2025: Dec

From $4,599 - $4,999 /person

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Banff, Lake Louise & Yoho National Park's Winter Wonders

Snowcapped mountains. Frozen lakes. Jaw-dropping lake and forest vistas. Your winter wonderland awaits in the Canadian Rockies. As soon as you drink in this magnificent frosted realm and breathe in its crisp clean air, you'll know you're in for an unforgettable family winter getaway.

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Snowshoe
Ice Walk

Highlights

  • Explore a world of winter wonders—spectacular frozen waterfalls, sparkling glaciers and towering snow-covered peaks
  • Snowshoe through a magical land of magnificent canyons and valleys, then slip into a steaming outdoor hot tub
  • Explore the remarkable scenery of Kootenay's pristine and remote Chickadee Valley, surrounded by imposing glaciers
  • Enjoy après-activity luxuries in elegant retreats, including the prestigious Fairmont Banff Springs and Post Hotel
Canadian Rockies Family Snow Adventure Tour

Alberta

Start/End Banff

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Journey to Kootenay National Park and snowshoe through the dramatic beauty of Marble Canyon and the Paint Pots • Admire fascinating frozen waterfalls and limestone walls • Watch for moose tracks as you trek along Tokumm Creek • In the iconic resort town of Banff, a gondola at the base of Sulphur Mountain whisks you and your family to the summit for uninterrupted, 360-degree vistas of snowcapped peaks and valleys • Explore Grotto Canyon and Canmore's inviting shops and restaurants.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff
Premiere Hotel

Built in the style of a Scottish baronial castle, this exquisite hotel is set in the heart of Banff National Park and offers magnificent panoramic views, luxurious guest rooms and an award-winning 35,000-square-foot spa. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Day 3

Description

Snowshoe along the flanks of Mount Norquay for a bird’s-eye view of Banff • Wearing ice cleats, embark on a memorable trek through Johnston Canyon • Witness a surreal landscape of icy pillars, turquoise pools and snowy crags as you make your way to the incredible Cathedral of Ice • Watch ice climbers as they travel up the frozen falls • From our immersive lodge in Yoho National Park, take in views of Mt. Burgess and the pristine alpine scenery.

Accommodations

Night 3

Emerald Lake Lodge
Yoho National Park
*Casual Hotel

A secluded turn-of-the-century lodge, built of hand-hewn timber and featuring simple cabins nestled in the woods above a spectacular tree-rimmed glacial lake.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Explore frozen Emerald Lake and its stunning alluvial fan on snowshoes • Grab the family for a skate on the hotel's outdoor ice rink • Snowshoe through Kootenay's pristine and remote Chickadee Valley, surrounded by imposing glacier-clad peaks • A snowshoe adventure at the World Heritage site of Lake Louise offers unforgettable views of Mount Victoria and its towering glaciers • Extend your family vacation shopping and dining in Banff.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise
Premiere Hotel

This luxurious hotel in Banff National Park is surrounded by the dramatic Victoria Glacier, mountains and a glacial blue lake and offers easy access to scenic hiking trails and canoeing adventures. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-2

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff

Premiere Hotel

Built in the style of a Scottish baronial castle, this exquisite hotel is set in the heart of Banff National Park and offers magnificent panoramic views, luxurious guest rooms and an award-winning 35,000-square-foot spa. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

Night 3

Emerald Lake Lodge
Yoho National Park

*Casual Hotel

A secluded turn-of-the-century lodge, built of hand-hewn timber and featuring simple cabins nestled in the woods above a spectacular tree-rimmed glacial lake.

Nights 4-5

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise

Premiere Hotel

This luxurious hotel in Banff National Park is surrounded by the dramatic Victoria Glacier, mountains and a glacial blue lake and offers easy access to scenic hiking trails and canoeing adventures. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

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