Banff to Yoho Women's Walking & Hiking 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)

From $4,499 - $4,699 /person

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

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.

Banff to Yoho Women's Walking & Hiking 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)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

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: Aug-Sep 2025: Jun-Sep

From $4,499 - $4,699 /person

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Soaring Peaks & Emerald Lakes of Banff, Lake Louise & Yoho National Park

Think back to the staggering sight of Plain of Six Glaciers. The thunder of Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park. Remember the meadows alive with wildflowers. The iridescent blue-green hues of Banff National Park's Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. In those brief seconds before you go back to real life, you'll realize your Canadian Rockies hiking tour experience never really ends.

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Highlights

  • Journey through three of Canada’s national parks, renowned for their pristine environments and dramatic landscapes
  • Walk along alpine trails, flanked by evergreen forests, flowering meadows and towering peaks
  • Admire mountain reflections on the aquamarine Moraine Lake and Lake Louise, then hike to famous Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse
  • Look for mountain goats, pikas and marmots among the diverse mountain wildlife—perhaps come face-to-face with one of them!
Canadian Rockies Women Walking & Hiking Tour map

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

Travel from Banff to Kootenay National Park, crossing a vast wildfire burn area where hardy pink fireweed and yellow columbine herald signs of new growth • Hike into a hanging valley for a view of Stanley Glacier • A forest trail carpeted with buttercups and bunchberry takes you to milky blue Sherbrooke Lake, the largest backcountry glacial lake in Yoho National Park • Hike to Paget Lookout for sublime vistas of pristine glaciers and soaring peaks.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Cathedral Mountain Lodge
Yoho National Park
Premiere Hotel

The "romantic accommodations are in charmingly rustic and comfortable log cabins tucked among trees along the glacier-fed Kicking Horse River," reports Andrew Harper.

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

Day 3

Description

Walk through evergreen forests and blooming meadows to sensational views of the Daly Glacier and Yoho Valley • Standing in awe before Canada’s second-highest waterfall, it all makes sense—Takakkaw is Cree for "It is magnificent" • Walk along the shore of aptly named Emerald Lake.

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

Hike to one of Banff National Park’s most stunning alpine pastures, alive with wildflowers and wildlife • Soak up views of the glistening Crowfoot Glacier and beautiful Helen Lake • Come evening, relax at our elegant hotel • Admire the jewel-like colors of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake • Switchbacks lead to breathtaking Larch Valley and vistas of the Ten Peaks • Commune with mountain goats, pikas and Clark’s nutcrackers • Hike the classic route from world-renowned Lake Louise to the historic Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Post Hotel & Spa
Lake Louise
Premiere Hotel

This European-style mountain chalet, set on the Pipestone and Bow Rivers, is the epitome of old-world elegance. A Relais & Châteaux member. 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.

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Nights 1-2

Cathedral Mountain Lodge
Yoho National Park

Premiere Hotel

The "romantic accommodations are in charmingly rustic and comfortable log cabins tucked among trees along the glacier-fed Kicking Horse River," reports Andrew Harper.

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

Post Hotel & Spa
Lake Louise

Premiere Hotel

This European-style mountain chalet, set on the Pipestone and Bow Rivers, is the epitome of old-world elegance. A Relais & Châteaux member. Travel + Leisure World's Best. (pool, spa)

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