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Canadian Rockies!

Canadian Rockies: Banff, Jasper,  and Kootenay National Parks of Canada. A one week adventure  featuring hiking, camping, gondolas, kayaking, rafting, icefields, and wildlife.

July 14-20, 2019  Confirm all dates with Adventure Bus before booking any flights or pre-trip accommodations.


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Day 1

Depart Kalispell, MT 9 AM…

We’ll pick you up at the Super 8 Hotel at 9AM. We’ll cross the border into British Columbia, Canada as we enter glorious Canadian Rockies Kootenay National Park. We’ll have picnic lunch along the picturesque Kootenay River and end our day at Tunnel Mountain Campground in Banff National Park where we will spend the next 3 nights tent camping or bus camping.

Day 2

Banff National Park

We’ll spend the day exploring the town of Banff and its immediate surroundings. Begin the day with a Gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. You will feel as if you are on top of the world! Spend the rest of your day wandering around town or take in a local hike. We suggest Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain or the Hoodoo Trail. End your day browsing through the many shops and museums downtown Banff has to offer, and sample some local food with a dinner out.

Day 3

Lake Louise, Banff National Park

Spend the day exploring beautiful Lake Louise. Your hiking options are many! Hike to the Lake Agnes Tea House, or the Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House and experience tea and biscuits in the High Rockies. For an easier day, hike the Lakeshore Trail and take in a Ranger Program in front of the famous Lake Louise Hotel.

Day 4

Lake Moraine and the Icefields Parkway

We’ll start our day with a drive out to beautiful Lake Moraine. Hike the Moraine Lake Lakeshore and Consolation Lakes trails or rent a canoe for a few hours. After lunch we will make our way up the Icefield Parkway and camp the next two nights just outside of the town of Jasper in Whistler’s Campground. This unforgettable drive will take us past countless glaciers and waterfalls including Sunwapta Falls. The views simply never end!

Day 5

Jasper National Park

We’ll spend our morning hiking Maligne Canyon and the afternoon in the town of Jasper. Explore town or access more hiking trails such as the Pyramid Bench Trail or Old Fort Point. Bike rentals and biking trails of all levels are also available.  If you like rafting, Jasper has plenty of opportunities for class II, III and IV rapids. We can help you arrange a rental or trip in the afternoon.

Day 6

Jasper National Park

We’ll make our way back down the Icefield Parkway and take in Athabasca Falls before taking a ride on an Ice Explorer right onto a Athabasca Glacier. Take in the unique Glacier Skywalk. Step out onto a glass bottom platform 900+ feet above a canyon floor.

Day 7

Return to USA

Our journey takes us back down through Kootenay National Park. Enjoy some time and dinner out in fun Whitefish, MT.

Day 8

Kalispell, MT

Return to the Kalispell Super 8 between 10-12noon.

“Don’t cry because it’s over… Smile because it happened.” Dr Seuss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Trip Details

Arrival & Departure

This tour departs and returns Kalispell, MT.

Transportation

This tour features our unique Adventure Bus sleeper coach.

Accommodations

This tour features tent camping and bus bunking. We’ll provide the tents and sleeping pads. You’ll need to rent or bring a sleeping bag. Contact us for helpful hints on accommodations and flights before and after your tour.

Weather

Warm to hot days and cool to chilly nights are typical in on this tour. Changes in temperature and precipitation can change quickly at the higher elevations

Food

Our meals are geared to provide you with the fuel you need to get through your active days, and yet still extremely tasty. We can accommodate all dietary needs.

Hikes & Difficulty

We will abide by all hiking restrictions as advised by Parks Canada. This may include hiking ONLY in groups of four or more and trail closers.

What to Expect

After you make a reservation, a confirmation packet will be sent to you with more detailed information. Check out our FAQs.



Testimonials

“Thanks Steph and Ardell for another great trip. I look forward to coming back for a third trip in the future!” And in fact... Read more →

Itinerary

camping in canada

Day 1

Depart Kalispell, MT 9 AM…

We’ll pick you up at the Super 8 Hotel at 9AM. We’ll cross the border into British Columbia, Canada as we enter glorious Canadian Rockies Kootenay National Park. We’ll have picnic lunch along the picturesque Kootenay River and end our day at Tunnel Mountain Campground in Banff National Park where we will spend the next 3 nights tent camping or bus camping.

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Banff National Park

Day 2

Banff National Park

We’ll spend the day exploring the town of Banff and its immediate surroundings. Begin the day with a Gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. You will feel as if you are on top of the world! Spend the rest of your day wandering around town or take in a local hike. We suggest Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain or the Hoodoo Trail. End your day browsing through the many shops and museums downtown Banff has to offer, and sample some local food with a dinner out.

From the road

This unique bird is a Black Skimmer. You can find it and many other birds in Dry Tortugas National Park. fb.me/5Kio3PPFt Read more →

From the road

Herons, wood storks, anhingas, pelicans, gullinules and spoonbills are just a few of the birds you can see in… fb.me/yrU8HDM8 Read more →

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Lake Morraine

Day 3

Lake Louise, Banff National Park

Spend the day exploring beautiful Lake Louise. Your hiking options are many! Hike to the Lake Agnes Tea House, or the Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House and experience tea and biscuits in the High Rockies. For an easier day, hike the Lakeshore Trail and take in a Ranger Program in front of the famous Lake Louise Hotel.

From the road

Highlight from 2016: Lunch on Valdez Glacier in Alaska! fb.me/8xi1GpSRy Read more →

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Lake Louise Canada

Day 4

Lake Moraine and the Icefields Parkway

We’ll start our day with a drive out to beautiful Lake Moraine. Hike the Moraine Lake Lakeshore and Consolation Lakes trails or rent a canoe for a few hours. After lunch we will make our way up the Icefield Parkway and camp the next two nights just outside of the town of Jasper in Whistler’s Campground. This unforgettable drive will take us past countless glaciers and waterfalls including Sunwapta Falls. The views simply never end!

Testimonials

Adventure Bus has been a Godsend to me.  I was pining away for a means to go camping and hiking and see the country’s... Read more →

Testimonials

I had a great time once again on the Adventurebus!  I’m beginning to think that half the adventure is meeting all the personalities that come on the... Read more →

Itinerary

sunwampta falls Canada

Day 5

Jasper National Park

We’ll spend our morning hiking Maligne Canyon and the afternoon in the town of Jasper. Explore town or access more hiking trails such as the Pyramid Bench Trail or Old Fort Point. Bike rentals and biking trails of all levels are also available.  If you like rafting, Jasper has plenty of opportunities for class II, III and IV rapids. We can help you arrange a rental or trip in the afternoon.

Testimonials

“Thanks for everything! We had a fantastic time start to finish. See you next year.”   Graham and Ellen have been on our Grand... Read more →

From the road

“It’s the way you ride the trail that counts.” Dale Evans Read more →

Itinerary

Athabasca Glacier

Day 6

Jasper National Park

We’ll make our way back down the Icefield Parkway and take in Athabasca Falls before taking a ride on an Ice Explorer right onto a Athabasca Glacier. Take in the unique Glacier Skywalk. Step out onto a glass bottom platform 900+ feet above a canyon floor.

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Canada Grizzly

Day 7

Return to USA

Our journey takes us back down through Kootenay National Park. Enjoy some time and dinner out in fun Whitefish, MT.

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athabasca glacier

Day 8

Kalispell, MT

Return to the Kalispell Super 8 between 10-12noon.

“Don’t cry because it’s over… Smile because it happened.” Dr Seuss