7-day Western Canada Rockies camping tour
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7-day Western Canada Rockies camping tour

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$1,597.07
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: up to 168 hours
Do this because
  • Get back to nature by camping in some of the world's most fantastic national parks
  • Get a chance to see local wildlife such as cougars, bears, and elk
  • Canoe on Lake Louise
  • Hike or bike in Jasper National Park
  • Explore the Icefields Parkway
What to expect

Take a walk on the wild side and enjoy this 7-day camping extravaganza in the Canadian Rocky Mountains amongst some of nature's most famous landscapes. Marvel at the stunning vistas, including alpine lakes, waterfalls, giant glaciers and the jagged Rocky Mountains which tower over you at every turn.

Highlights include canoeing Lake Louise, exploring Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks, and getting a glimpse of Mount Robson.

Day 1 - Seattle to Kamloops
The first day takes you to Kamloops British Columbia where the North and South Thompson rivers meet. Kamloops is abundant with stunning scenery and great wildlife viewing. Cougars, bears,
elk, and more inhabit the Thomson River Valley. There will be an en-route stop for a short walk and picnic at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park.

Day 2 - Yoho National Park
The word Yoho comes from the Cree word for awe and wonder and it soon becomes apparent why. Explore trails around the magnificent Emerald Lake where you can take a walk around the
lake or simply relax in the lakeshore café and enjoy the views. In the afternoon, the tour will drive along the Kicking Horse Pass across the Continental Divide into Alberta. Enjoy panoramic vistas of peaks
exceeding 10,000 feet on Rogers Pass at the summit in Canada’s Glacier National Park en route to Banff, the night stop. Banff is a fun mountain town offering some alpine nightlife and numerous cafés and restaurants.

Day 3 - Banff National Park - Lake Louise
Lake Louise is an alpine lake known for its stunning turquoise glacier fed waters ringed by high peaks and overlooked by a stately château. Multiple hiking trails lead up to the Lake Agnes Tea
House for bird's-eye views of the lake. Take a hike to the Plain-of-Six-Glaciers, take it easy exploring the lakeshor,e or choose to canoe on these pristine waters. In the afternoon you will visit
Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet for some epic photos.

Day 4 - Icefields Parkway in Jasper National Park
You are in for a real treat on this day. Spend the day driving and exploring the Icefields Parkway. This drive offers endless vistas, jagged mountains, glaciers and wildlife viewing opportunities - truly
one of the world's most spectacular drives. Enjoy short walks, views of Bow Glacier and Peyto lake, an optional helicopter flight over the Columbia Icefield, or strap on some crampons
and step out on the Athabasca glacier- this day just keeps on giving.

Day 5 - Jasper National Park
This morning is yours to enjoy Jasper - the largest national park in Canada. Marvel at the snowcapped summits and beautiful lakes in this true wild mountain wilderness. Jasper offers an
abundance of wildlife sightings, jagged mountain peaks, alpine lakes and numerous hiking/biking opportunities. Hike/bike the famous trails around stunning lakeshores. After a full
day of activities, you follow the Yellowhead Highway, hugging the mighty North Thompson River to our night stop of Cleawater BC. See the base of 12,972-foot Mount Robson (the highest point
in the Canadian Rockies) and maybe catch a glimpse of the infamous peak enroute.

Day 6 - Whistler and Vancouver
On to the alpine resort of Whistler, nestled at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. This day will give you free time to explore all that Whistler has to offer. Enjoy spectacular scenery and incredible
photo opportunities as you explore this cute ski town and home of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Day 7 - Vancouver and Seattle
This morning, drive the spectacular Sea to Sky highway for your morning in Vancouver. Tour this great city including the waterfront, Gas lamp district, Chinatown, and Stanley Park. Head to
Seattle for your evening downtown or drop off at the departure hotel.

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What's included
  • check All camping equipment except your sleeping bag
  • check National Park hikes
  • check Private transportation
  • check Tour guide
What's not included
  • x_not_included Local food kitty payment ($100 USD per person; covers 5 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 5 evening meals)
  • x_not_included Tips (optional)
  • x_not_included Canoe on Lake Louise ($110-$120 CAD per canoe)
  • x_not_included Helicopter over the Columbia Icefield ($200-$350 CAD per person)
  • x_not_included Hike or bike in Jasper national park ($20-$40 CAD per person)
Where

18220 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188, USA

Meeting point:
- Meet at Red Lion Hotel at Seattle Aiport (18220 International Blvd)
What to remember
  • You will need to re-confirm your tour by emailing the tour operator on your voucher at least 7 days prior to your departure date
  • You are fully responsible for necessary visas for this tour to allow you to enter the USA and Canada
  • This is a small group tour with a maximum of 14 guests per tour
  • You will need to bring a sleeping bag. If you do not own one, you may rent one from the tour operator or buy one locally
  • Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • You must be 7 years of age or older to participate in this tour
  • If you are a solo traveller, you will be paired with a tent partner of the same gender
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Provider
Bindlestiff Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 56 days before the experience begins.

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