Tour the Canadian Rockies, from Banff to Jasper & Beyond

This stunning 12-day Canadian Rockies Luxury Tour travels to the jewels of Alberta and British Columbia. The awe inspiring wonders of Lake Louise, Jasper National Park, and Banff National Park serve as the cornerstone of your luxury private tour. Then, escape to the Great Bear Rainforest and Vancouver in British Columbia for an epic natural and urban finale. At each turn, enjoy the finest Fairmont hotels in the country and unique wilderness resorts.

Itinerary at-a-glance:

  • Day 1 - 2: Lake Louise, Alberta
  • Day 3 - 4: Jasper National Park
  • Day 5 - 6: Banff National Park
  • Day 7 - 9: Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia
  • Day 10 - 12: Vancouver

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First, begin your Canadian Rockies Luxury Tour along the shores of Lake Louise in Alberta. During your transfer from Calgary International Airport to Lake Louise, stop at the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Afterward, settle into your iconic hotel, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. You will have plenty of time to relax before an afternoon canoe tour on Moraine Lake.

During your second day, set out on a full-day Lake Louise Skoki Valley Backcountry tour. Go hiking in a Canadian Rockies with a private guide, without the crowds. Indeed, Prince William and Princess Kate made the area famous when they honeymooned at the ski resort in 2011.

Next on your Canadian Rockies luxury tour, you will travel to Jasper National Park. En route, stop for aprivately guided tour of the Icefields Parkway. Also enjoy several short hikes around Peyto Lake, Bow Glacier Falls, and Helen Lake.

Finally, arrive in Jasper National Park, the largest and most northerly of Canada’s Rocky Mountain national parks. It also comprises the Canada Rocky Mountain World Park Heritage Site, protected by UNESCO. Stay at the beautiful Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in the town of Jasper during your two days.

One highlight of your time in Jasper National Park is a thrilling privately guided Sunwapta River whitewater rafting adventure. Additionally, enjoy a private boat excursion on Maligne Lake, the largest glacially fed lake in the Canadian Rockies. Here you will discover Spirit Island, the crown jewel of Jasper National Park. Cap it all off with a special stargazing experience with a local astronomer at the Jasper Planetarium.

Conclude your private luxury tour in Alberta in Banff in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Beforehand, however, set out on a guided hike around Mount Edith Cavell, the most prominent peak within Alberta. Also enjoy a Columbia Glacier hike to the lower Athabasca Glacier.

Eventually you will arrive at Fairmont Banff Springs, located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have plenty of opportunity to explore Banff on a full-day Fortress backcountry hiking adventure with your private guide. Take in the expansive 360-degree views while enjoying stunning, secluded hikes among towering cliffs, wildflower meadows, and pristine mountain lakes.

Return back to Calgary Airport and depart the Canadian Rockies for British Columbia. A private sea plane will transfer you from Vancouver to Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort located in the Great bear Rainforest. 

You will spend three days immersed in the surrounding nature. Activity options include wildlife viewing, marine boat tours, whale watching, bear watching, kayaking, paddle boarding, and hiking. 

To be sure, don't miss a full-day coastal safari boat tour from Nimmo Bay. You will have the chance to visit coastal beaches and waterfalls. You will also go bear viewing and whale watching, as well as kayaking and paddle boarding should you wish. Along the way, enjoy one of the resort's famous gourmet picnics.

Additionally, consider a heli fly fishing experience. The resort's helicopter gives you access to 50,000 square miles of terrain, including 50 isolated rivers and streams. This gives you unparalleled access to go where the fish are.

This luxury tour Canada package finally concludes in Vancouver. After settling in to the Fairmont Pacific Rim, set out on a Stanley Park bicycling tour. Your guide will weave you down the pristine forest trails that crisscross through the park, and give incisive information about the amazing wilderness city.

Then enjoy a food-focused tour of Granville Island, visiting the Granville Island Public Market. You will skip all the lines to experience many of these great food artisans and the story behind the culture and community. Last but not least, experience a private Seadoo tour of the bay. Spot wildlife among the way and see Vancouver's skyline in an entirely new way.

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