TRAVEL IN THE ROCKIES
If you love adventure, the great outdoors and a little bit of luxury, the Rocky Mountains of Canada are calling your name. From its amazing lodges, restaurants and national parks, enjoy the best of the Rockies with Contiki.
The Canadian Rockies are a mountain range that spans across the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. This stunning region is jam-packed with alpine lakes, diverse wildlife and outdoor recreation sites. Dive straight into the adventure of a lifetime by exploring the breadth of this beautiful place.
Enjoy working your way through all the National Parks of the Rockies. Start with the Yoho National Park, home to the massive Takakkaw Falls and the beautiful Lake O’Hara. The perfect place to explore during the summer, make the most of the warm weather by hiking and camping around this turquoise lake. If you’re planning a trip to the Jasper National Park, do it in wintertime. This amazing spot is home to the Columbia Icefield; a massive ice expanse that can only be crossed using special ice buses. Voyage over this frozen lake to get to the famous Athabasca Glacier, which is thousands of years old.
Of course, you’ll want to head to Banff to check out Lake Louise. One of the hot-spots of the Rockies, its snow-capped mountains, pine forests and glacier-fed waters are the stuff dreams are made of. But don’t be in a hurry to leave too quickly – Banff is actually one of the biggest cultural hubs of the Rockies. This charming town is full of spirit and life, playing host to some of the biggest events on the Rockies calendar. From the Canadian Rockies Cowboy Festival to the Banff Festival of Mountain Films and the annual Santa Claus Parade, this little town brings the good vibes.
Full of nature, food and good times, you’ll enjoy every second of your trip to the Canadian Rocky Mountains.