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New! Tailor Made Canadian Rockies: Family Adventure

Luxury Tailor Made Travel: A private journey with expert local guides, customized to your interests

Private journey
Days: 7  |  From: $11,595

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey.The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.


Tailor Made Canadian Rockies: Family Adventure

Day 1: Arrive Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Arrive in Calgary, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure to explore this magnificent Scottish Baronial castle, often called the Castle of the Rockies, or walk to the charming nearby town of Banff.

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Day 2: Banff | Mountain Heli-hiking Adventure

Accompanied by your expert guide, lift off for a helicopter ride over pristine lakes and stunning mountain valleys in the Canadian Rockies. Land on an alpine meadow and trek through the wilderness watching for elk, deer, bighorn sheep and other mountain dwellers in their natural habitat. This afternoon, hike around Johnson Lake and spot wildlife, beaver dams and an old trapper’s cabin, surrounded by exquisite views of Mount Rundle.

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel   |   Meals: B

Day 3: Jasper | Jasper National Park

Drive through the spectacular Canadian Rockies to Jasper, along the Icefields Parkway through Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stop en route for an exhilarating ice walk on the Athabasca Glacier, taking in vistas of the Columbia Ice Field with its ice-blue crevasses, which extend across the Continental Divide. Listen as your guide explains the concept of active glaciation and points out the highlights of the glacially carved landscape. After arriving at your hotel, inside Jasper National Park, stroll along emerald-green Lake Beauvert, watching for elk, moose and deer.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge   |   Meals: B

Day 4: Jasper | River Float & Canyon Trek

Explore the Athabasca River, a designated Canadian Heritage River, on a scenic float trip with a licensed National Park guide. Trace the same route used by the 18th-century fur traders as your guide rows and captivates your family with stories of the frontier past. Then, trek along the Maligne Canyon with your naturalist expert as the river snakes through limestone rock, and keep a lookout for caribou, marmots, indigenous birds and other wildlife. Spend the evening at leisure or visit the charming town of Jasper.

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge   |   Meals: B

Day 5: Lake Louise | Hiking Parker Ridge

Drive to Lake Louise, stopping en route for a brief hike along Parker Ridge with its magnificent vistas of the Saskatchewan Glacier. Enjoy the scent of the forest and the wild flowers as you walk, observing the abundant birds and wildlife, including the iconic mountain goats that dot the steep surrounding terrain. Then, continue to postcard-perfect Lake Louise, a shimmering freshwater gem ringed by majestic glaciers and peaks, and check in to your hotel, a luxury destination in its own right for generations of travellers.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise   |   Meals: B

Day 6: Lake Louise | Moraine Lake

Discover the best of Lake Louise with your expert guide and hike around the turquoise, glacially fed Moraine Lake, viewing wildlife from chipmunks to black bears. Hike Babel Creek with its forest of spruce trees, and then ride on horseback along the river’s edge to Lake Agnes Tea House for a delightful afternoon break. Spend your evening at leisure, to relax and perhaps enjoy the fresh mountain air and wide-open vistas for the final time this journey.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise   |   Meals: B

Day 7: Depart Calgary

This morning, privately transfer to Calgary International Airport for your departing flight.

Meals: B

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Accommodation Options

Alternate hotels and room upgrades are available for this journey.

Go Whitewater Rafting on the Athabasca River

Embark on an exhilarating ride down the Athabasca River on challenging Grade 2 rapids- a wet and wild adventure suitable for the entire family.

View Six Glaciers on a Scenic Helicopter Flight

Lift off for a brief yet vista-filled helicopter flight over six glaciers, to view amazing natural splendors, including a 900-foot-tall waterfall and two sparkling, aqua-green lakes.

Meet a Mountie

During your time in Canada, meet a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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