Jasper and Banff National Parks Hiking Tour

Start: Calgary, AB, Canada

Finish: Calgary, AB, Canada

Visiting:

Calgary

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Banff National Park

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Marble Canyon

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Baker Creek

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Sentinel Pass

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Banff

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Moraine Lake

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Alpine Meadows

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Athabasca Glacier

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Jasper National Park

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Lake Louise

,

Lake Minnewanka

,

Johnson Lake


Tour operator:

Active Adventures

Duration:

5 Nights

Physical rating:

Medium, Activity Level 3

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

288

Group size:

1 - 18

Age range:

15-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:


From:

$4399

$4179

tourhub discount: $220

  • 100% Guaranteed Refunds
  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Free Date Changes
  • Balance due 90 days before departure

Tour Overview

The Rocky Mountains are yours to discover through off-the-beaten-track trails, unbeatable white water rafting and glacier hiking on our 6-day Jasper and Banff National Parks Hiking Adventure Tour. Starting in Calgary, your adventure begins as you hop aboard a bike and take to The Legacy Trail. Here, stunning views of Banff National Park greet you and entice your sense of adventure for the days to come. As your hiking tour continues, you'll tick off iconic Alberta landscapes like Lake Louise, Two Jack Lake and the soaring pinnacles of Sentinel Pass.Each night, relax in cosy Canadian lodges as you reminisce about your Jasper and Banff National Parks Hiking Adventure Tour.

Highlights

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    "HIKE Marble Canyon's waterfall Over Sentinel Pass

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    for views of Paradise Valley On the Athabasca GlacierBIKE The Legacy Trail

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    Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack LakePLUS... Raft the rapids of Kicking Horse River Explore Lake Louise"

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    Banff To Cascade Ponds

Itinerary

icon Day 1 : Pick up in Calgary, cycle the Legacy Trail

Location: Calgary, Banff National Park, Marble Canyon, Baker Creek

Accommodation: Baker Creek Chalets Baker Creek

Meals Included: Lunch

Early morning pick-ups in Calgary. After a short welcome meeting, loosen up with your first bike ride. The Legacy Trail offers some of the most breathtaking panoramas in all of Banff National Park. Fuel up with a trailside picnic before taking a scenic walk to Marble Canyon’s impressive waterfall. Dinner tonight will be served at the Baker Creek Bistro. Relax for the rest of the night at the Baker Creek Chalet, your home for the next three nights.Baker Creek Chalets, Baker Creek (Lunch, dinner)Legacy Trail Biking Distance: 21 kilometres (13 miles), paved trailMarble Canyon Hiking Distance: 1.4 kilometres (0.8 miles)

icon Day 2 : Hike over Sentinel Pass for vistas of Paradise Valley

Location: Sentinel Pass, Banff, Moraine Lake, Alpine Meadows, Baker Creek

Accommodation: Baker Creek Chalet, Baker Creek

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Embark on a full-day hike over Sentinel Pass, rated one of the top hikes in Banff. Ascend from turquoise Moraine Lake past larch trees and alpine meadows to a delicious lunch. Take in spectacular vistas of Paradise Valley from nearly 8,900 feet atop the pass. Enjoy an amazing meal at The Station tonight, a guide favourite!Baker Creek Chalet, Baker Creek (All meals)Sentinel Pass Hiking Distance: 11.2 kilometres (7 miles), shorter options availableElevation Gain: 730 metres (2400 feet)

icon Day 3 : Hike on the Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park

Location: Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park, Baker Creek

Accommodation: Baker Creek Chalet, Baker Creek

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake up early today for a scenic morning drive along the Icefield Parkway past numerous ice fields and glaciers. Arrive at Athabasca Glacier on the edge of Jasper National Park, where you’re outfitted in crampons and walking sticks. Spend the day hiking the glacier alongside a mountain guide, learning about its formation and the powerful way it shapes the land. Shuttle back to the Baker Creek Chalets for some R&R before tonight’s dinner.Baker Creek Chalet, Baker Creek (All meals)Athabasca Glacier Hiking Distance: 3.2 kilometres (2 miles), easyElevation Gain: 122 metres (400 feet)

icon Day 4 : Raft the Kicking Horse River, explore Lake Louise

Location: Lake Louise, Banff

Accommodation: Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

After a hearty breakfast, gear up for a new and exciting adventure as we shuttle to our put-in before tackling the rapids of the Kicking Horse River. After working up your appetite, indulge in a freshly prepared meal along the riverside. Spend the afternoon enjoying the splendour of Lake Louise. Learn about the lakeside hotel’s colourful history as you explore the inside of Chateau Lake Louise. Hike the lakeshore trail and learn why the colours are so vibrantly turquoise. After your spectacular day, enjoy dinner at a local’s favourite as you explore Banff on your own tonight. Your home for the next two nights will be the beautiful Banff Royal Canadian Lodge.Royal Canadian Lodge, Banff (Breakfast, lunch)Kicking Horse River Rafting: 1.5 hours, Class III & IV rapidsLake Agnes Teahouse Trail Hiking Distance: 6.4 kilometres (4 miles)Elevation Gain: 396 metres (1300 feet)

icon Day 5 : Cycle to Lake Minnewanka and Two Jack Lake

Location: Lake Minnewanka, Banff

Accommodation: Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

An amazing picnic made by your guides will fuel you up for another spectacular bike. Pedal to Lake Minnewanka, Banff’s largest lake, and Two Jack Lake and take advantage of the awe-inspiring views as the mountains reflect off of the turquoise lake waters. Tick off a bucket list item and plunge into the glacial waters of Two Jack Lake! Our farewell dinner will be served at the Evergreen Restaurant at the lodge tonight.Royal Canadian Lodge, Banff (All meals)Banff Springs Golf Course Biking Distance: 14.5 kilometres (9 miles), paved trailMinnewanka Loop Biking Distance: 22.5 kilometres (14 miles), options for shorter or longerElevation Gain: 183 metres (600 feet)

icon Day 6 : Hike around Johnson Lake, farewell!

Location: Johnson Lake, Calgary

Meals Included: Breakfast

A short shuttle will bring us to our trailhead where we will have time for one more hike around Johnson Lake. Shuttle back to Calgary to be dropped off at the airport or your hotel for your departure home.BreakfastJohnson Lake Loop Biking Distance: 3.2 kilometres (2 miles), easy

What's Included

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    Accommodation

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    Fully Guided

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    Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

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    Meals – Full Board

What's Not Included

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    International Travel

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

Check out our Q&As

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are all entrance fees included in the price?

No

Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

No

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Yes

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

On a case by case basis, please inquire if you have children younger than 15 years old.

    Are flights included in this tour?

    No

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    You are covered by our Active Adventures Assurance policy.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1996

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Our trips attract a wide range of people from all different backgrounds, countries and ages, which makes our small group adventures all the more interesting and fun. All our people tend to enjoy active lifestyles, great food, good company and new experiences. If this sounds like you, then you’ll be in good company

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    We send online booking information via our club page you’ll gain access to your trip notes, destination information, a detailed gear list and all the information you need for your trip. There are a few things to fill in – medical and dietary information, extra accommodation requests, gear hire requests etc. – to ensure you are well prepared for your adventure vacation.

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Travellers Against Plastic

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    No

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Yes,

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    When it comes to the safety of our guests, it has always been our number one priority. We’ve introduced strict protocols to adhere to current Covid safety guidelines that are relative to the destination, country and location of your adventure – these are dependent on the current rules and restrictions that are in place at the time of your trip.

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Health and safety are just as important as the amazing places in the most stunning parts of the world we travel. Another focus of ours is having a good place to rest and rejuvenate at the end of a busy day, and to make sure we are fully charged for the next day’s activities, so you’ll always find yourself in a clean, comfortable room.

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    No

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Jasper and Banff National Parks Hiking Tour

Start: Calgary, AB, Canada

Finish: Calgary, AB, Canada

Visiting:

Calgary

,

Banff National Park

,

Marble Canyon

,

Baker Creek

,

Sentinel Pass

,

Banff

,

Moraine Lake

,

Alpine Meadows

,

Athabasca Glacier

,

Jasper National Park

,

Lake Louise

,

Lake Minnewanka

,

Johnson Lake


Tour operator:

Active Adventures

Duration:

5 Nights

Physical rating:

Medium, Activity Level 3

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

288

Group size:

1 - 18

Age range:

15-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:


From:

$4399

$4179

tourhub discount: $220

  • 100% Guaranteed Refunds
  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Free Date Changes
  • Balance due 90 days before departure
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