Canadian Rockies Route - Active Adventure
Dazzling glaciers, big animals, alpine meadows and emerald lakes - they're all right here in our Canadian Rockies national parks. The journey begins in Calgary's exciting urban landscape. Prepare your clients for Alberta adventures.
With so many top attractions, fine dining and shopping in the downtown core and local communities, your clients may want to schedule in more time in Calgary on their way back.
Heritage Park Historical Village
The past comes to life at Heritage Park Historical Village, a lively western town of yesteryear.
Calgary's new science centre satisfies even the most curious among us with cool interactive exhibits.
Every trip is an adventure at the zoo. Be sure to recommend the Canadian Wilds area for viewing Alberta animals like grizzlies, cougars and wolves.
Canada Olympic Park
The mountain bike trails, Olympic luge track and zipline are sure to get your clients' adrenaline pumping.
Calgary's Wild West spirit is on show at the Calgary Stampede, one of the biggest rodeos on the planet. Even runs for 10 days in July.
Overnight in Calgary
Heritage Park Historical Village - TELUS Spark - Calgary Zoo - Canada Olympic Park - Calgary Stampede
Canmore & Kananaskis Country
It's a scenic drive from Calgary to Kananaskis Country, a vast front-range playground of provincial parks. And there's lots of accommodation, dining and shopping in the town of Canmore. Calgary to Canmore - 45 minutes
Golf at Stewart Creek and Silver Tip
Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest, Stewart Creek was designed around its outstanding natural features. Silvertip's spectacular 18-hole golf course takes less than three hours to play.
K-Country offers an abundance of hiking options with varying difficultly levels. Many of the trails begin from the Canmore townsite.
Canmore Nordic Centre
Some of the best mountain biking in the Canadian Rockies can be found on 100km of trails here.
Birds-eye views of mountain peaks, silver lakes, rich green forest and the edge of a shimmering glacier are spectacular on a Kananaskis area helicopter tour.
Overnight in Canmore
Golf - Hiking - Canmore Nordic Centre - Heli Tours
Banff National Park
Banff is nestled in the heart of Banff National Park. The town is a cultural oasis with award-winning restaurants, a vibrant night scene, historic museums and superb art galleries. Canmore to Banff National Park - 20 minutes
Cave & Basin National Historic Site
Your clients will be fascinated by the indoor and outdoor exhibits of Banff's Cave and Basin National Historic Site where a cavern with natural thermal water bubbling up from the earth was discovered in 1883.
Plan a Rockies escape around the annual Banff Summer Arts Festival, packed with indoor and outdoor cultural performances and exhibitions, from mid-June through late August.
Luxury Spa Treatments
Luxurious spa treatments inspired by the energy of Banff's magnificent alpine setting revitalize the mind, body and soul. Your clients deserve to be pampered!
Overnight in Banff National Park
Cave & Basin National Historic Site - Festivals - Luxury Spa
Lake Louise (Banff National Park)
Find all the creature comforts in the hamlet of Lake Louise. Paddle a canoe to the far end of the turquoise alpine lake known as the jewel of the Rockies. Banff to Lake Louise via the Bow Valley Parkway (Hwy 1A) - 1 hour
This amazing canyon can be explored along breathtaking catwalks high above the waterway below. Hikes to the Lower or Upper waterfalls or all the way to the famous Ink Pots will impress your clients.
Heritage Guide Program
This is a must-do experience for nature enthusiasts. Summer adventure hikes and canoe trips are guided by accredited naturalists.
Hike to Lake Agnes Tea House
An extra reward on a beautiful hike from Lake Louise is tea and scones on a mountain top at the Lake Agnes Tea House.
The hike is easy and the views stunning around the shoreline of this famous glacier-fed lake located in the Valley of the Ten Peaks.
Overnight in Lake Louise
Johnston Canyon - Heritage Guide Program - Hiking - Moraine Lake
To Jasper National Park - AM
Picture a mountain getaway surrounded by soaring peaks, turquoise lakes, untouched wilderness and a really cool mountain town. Welcome to Jasper National Park, Canada's largest Rocky Mountain Park. Lake Louise (Banff National Park) to Jasper National Park - 3.5 hours
Via Icefield Parkway
The Icefields Parkway is truly one of the most gorgeous drives in the world. More than 100 ancient glaciers, cascading waterfalls, turquoise lakes set in sweeping valleys, and an abundance of wildlife are all on show here.
At the Glacier Discovery Cenre, a massive Ice Explorer bus with giant rubber wheels takes guests right up onto the Athabasca Glacier.
This truly remarkable viewing opportunity it accessed by a cliff-edge walkway that leads to a glass-floored observation platform 280 m (918 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley.
Icefield Parkway - Columbia Icefield - Glacier Skywalk
Jasper National Park - PM
A world of adventure awaits in the town of Jasper - an authentic mountain community where the locals will welcome your clients as long-lost friends. Consider it the springboard to outdoor adventure.
Jasper lies in the heart of a huge dark sky preserve, a perfect setting for chances to view the northern lights. The night sky blazes with colour in this mesmerizing display. Optimal viewing times are September through April.
Prepare your clients for astonishing views of six mountain ranges, the Athabasca River and the town of Jasper. Plus an excellent chance to spot a grizzly bear foraging for berries below.
Maligne Lake & Canyon
Just south of Jasper, your clients can take a boat tour on Maligne Lake to famous Spirit Island. Or explore the spectacular geology of Maligne Canyon 10km (6.2 mi) from Jasper.
Raft Tours & Whitewater Rafting
Rafting adventurers hosted by knowledgeable, professional guides are tailored for every skill lever. Everything from an easy family float to white-knuckle whitewater thrills!
Overnight in Jasper National Park
Northern Lights - Jasper SkyTram - Maligne Lake & Canyon - Raft Tours & Whitewater Rafting
Depart Jasper National Park
As your clients prepare to depart, they can chose to return to the famous Icefield Parkway and fly out of Calgary or learn more about the province's energy and ranching history by travelling to Edmonton.