Day 1: Vancouver to Kelowna Our first stop is at Bridal Veil Falls before we visit Hope. We continue to the Okanagan where we’ll go paddleboarding. Then it’s onto Kelowna for dinner.
Day 2: Kelowna to Banff Heading east, we’ll stop in Revelstoke, where you’ll have the option to go lake kayaking. Continuing onwards, we’ll enter the Rocky Mountains, Alberta and Banff National Park.
Day 3: Banff to Rampart Creek Our day begins with visits to Moraine Lake (seasonal), and Lake Louise! On the Icefields Parkway, we stop to see the Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, Peyto Lake, and Mistaya Canyon, before arriving at our wilderness hostel at Rampart Creek. Relax in the wood-burning sauna, and enjoy a campfire under the stars tonight!
Day 4: Rampart Creek to Jasper We’ll enter Jasper National Park today, stopping at the Columbia Icefield where you can get up close to the Athabasca Glacier, or just enjoy the views from the Discovery Centre. Then it’s on to Maligne Canyon for a scenic hike, before rolling into the Jasper townsite.
Day 5: Jasper to Banff Heading back south, we stop at Athabasca Falls, Tangle Falls, and for a hike at Johnston Canyon, before arriving back in Banff. After an included dinner tonight, enjoy the great nightlife, or relax at the Banff Upper Hot Springs.
Day 6: Banff Free Day On your free day, enjoy the sights in the Banff area, hike a local mountain, or for an optional extra cost, go whitewater rafting, canoeing, or mountain biking.
Day 7: Banff to Kelowna Before leaving the Rockies, we’ll stop at Takakkaw Falls (seasonal), Emerald Lake and the Natural Bridge. Then it’s back to Kelowna for the night.
Day 8: Kelowna to Vancouver We’ll explore the Othello Tunnels outside Hope before returning to Vancouver.