Canadian Rockies Walking & Hiking Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

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 $4,799 - $4,999 /person

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.

Canadian Rockies Walking & Hiking Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

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: Jun-Sep 2025: Jun-Sep

From $4,799 - $4,999 /person

Banff, Lake Louise & Kananaskis Country

A dramatic destination awaits in the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Find rainbows of wildflowers in secret places of Kananaskis Country. Hike through Banff and marvel at the world-renowned beauty of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Inhale fresh air on inspiring alpine hikes leading to glacier-fed lakes and sparkling rivers and waterfalls. And watch for resident creatures—after all, it is a place where wildlife can outnumber humans.

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Highlights

  • Hike in Kananaskis Country—a locals' mountain playground with swift rivers, lakes, diverse wildlife and towering peaks
  • Discover wildland provincial parks and the spellbinding Banff and Kootenay National Parks, which are both part of a world heritage site
  • Explore iconic sites in the Canadian Rockies that take your breath away: Banff, Moraine Lake and Lake Louise
  • Relax in a steam cabin at a Nordic spa, wade in a mineral pool, soak in an outdoor hot tub and swim in a pool surrounded by alpine forest
Canadian Rockies Walking & Hiking Tour map

Alberta

Start Calgary

End Banff

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Make your way from Calgary to beautiful Kananaskis Country and discover a meandering trail along Ribbon Creek Take in views of Mount Kidd, Mount Bogart and Ribbon Peak At our mountain lodge, cool off in the pool or treat yourself at the 50,000-square-foot Nordic spa Crisscross Galatea creek as you hike in Spray Valley Provincial Park Find yourself surrounded by spruce, wildflowers, small waterfalls and mountains Up a forested hiking path, encounter crystal-clear Lillian Lake and then the rugged deep-blue Galatea Lakes and drink in vistas of the valley and surrounding peaks Spot bighorn sheep, mule deer and maybe even a grizzly bear.

Accommodations

Nights 1-2

Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Kananaskis Village
Premiere Hotel

Set in the heart of Kananaskis Country, this luxurious mountain lodge nestled in the Rockies was originally built in 1986 for the Winter Olympics and at the end of 2017 completed a full renovation including the addition of a 50,000-square-foot Nordic spa. (pool, spa)

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

Day 3

Description

Ascend a forested path toward Yates Mountain Pause to savor the spectacular backdrop of Mount Baldy and Barrier Lake Discover the charming mountain town of Banff, the birthplace of Canada’s national park system, and explore its shops and eateries Unwind at our majestic hotel—a landmark in the town of Banff.

Accommodations

Night 3

Fairmont Banff Springs
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.

Days 4-6

Description

Climb through forests of Lodgepole pine and Engleman spruce, keeping an eye out for Clark's nutcrackers and whiskey jacks frolicking above • Pause at Lake Annette, nestled below mighty Mount Temple, one of the highest peaks in the region Hike at Moraine Lake, marveling at its blue-green hue See the reflection of Mount Victoria in the shimmering waters of World Heritage Lake Louise Climb to the Plain of Six Glaciers Teahouse for lunch—a perfect end to our Canadian Rockies journey.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Moraine Lake Lodge
Lake Louise
Premiere Hotel

This luxurious rustic lodge is set on the shore of Moraine Lake in Banff National Park and offers easy access to scenic hiking trails.

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

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While our properties on this trip offer outstanding service and amenities, please note they may not be equipped with air-conditioning, and guest rooms can occasionally become warm during peak temperatures.

From $4,799 - $4,999 /person

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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

Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Kananaskis Village

Premiere Hotel

Set in the heart of Kananaskis Country, this luxurious mountain lodge nestled in the Rockies was originally built in 1986 for the Winter Olympics and at the end of 2017 completed a full renovation including the addition of a 50,000-square-foot Nordic spa. (pool, spa)

Night 3

Fairmont Banff Springs
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)

Nights 4-5

Moraine Lake Lodge
Lake Louise

Premiere Hotel

This luxurious rustic lodge is set on the shore of Moraine Lake in Banff National Park and offers easy access to scenic hiking trails.

From $4,799 - $4,999 /person

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