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Canada Family Adventure

From emerald-green lakes and rushing waterfalls to snow-capped mountains and hot springs, this tour explores many of Canada's natural highlights with a number of walks in national parks. We discover the vast Columbia Glacier, Athabasca Falls and Lake Louise. Along the way we have the chance to visit a bear sanctuary in Golden, hike through the numerous national parks and have the opportunity for plenty of activity - choose from rafting, canoeing, cycling or even glacier walking.

Tour Highlights

  • Accommodation; Stay in a trapper tent, yurt and in various campsites
  • Walks - Discover Banff and Glacier National Park, Stanley Glacier Trail and Maligne Canyon on two feet
  • Jasper National Park - Drive along the Icefield Parkway which boasts impressive glaciers.
  • Lake Louise - Visit one of Canada's most photographed settings.
  • Banff National Park - World Heritage landscapes and a hike through Johnston Canyon
  • Kananaskis - Opportunity to try out white water rafting on Kananaskis River
  • Golden - Chance to watch the Grizzly Boo in Kicking Horse Mountain Refuge

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Calgary

  • 2
    Morning sightseeing in Calgary, then drive to Banff National Park

  • 3
    Full day in Banff National Park with optional tram ride to Sulphur Mountain

  • 4
    Drive to Kootenay National Park with hike on Stanley Glacier trail

  • 5
    Visit Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Grizzly Bear Reserve and drive to Yoho National Park

  • 6
    Walks in Glacier National Park

  • 7
    Drive to Jasper National Park via Icefield Parkway

  • 8
    Hikes around Maligne Canyon and Maligne Lake with optional canoe trip

  • 9
    Hiking in Jasper National Park; optional cycle ride or gondola ride

  • 10
    Drive to Banff via the Icefield Parkway, Athabasca Falls and Lake Louise

  • 11
    Hiking in the Kananaskis Valley with optional rafting trip

  • 12
    Tour ends Calgary Airport

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Why Book this tour
This adventure is designed for families who enjoy walking, being in the outdoors and camping. The itinerary is designed to capture the country's most beautiful landscapes and scenery with a range of optional activities to satisfy any adrenalin junkie. A perfect holiday for families who enjoy regular walks around a number of lakes, mountains and canyons as well as helping out the crew putting up some of the tents when we experiencing different types of camping accommodation.
Included meals 10 9 10
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 8 years
Transport
Maxiwagon
Accommodation
1 night Standard Hotel
5 nights Simple Camping
3 nights Simple Yurt
2 nights Simple Tented Camp
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader / Driver
Group Size
Generally 8 - 12