Roaming The Rockies With Campgrounds

Motorhome Holiday

 

Holiday Overview

Road by Abraham Lake

 

Embark on a motorhome adventure through the Rocky Mountains, world-famous for their majestic scenery of jagged mountains, crystal-clear lakes and picturesque flora and fauna.

Start your holiday in the Stampede City of Calgary, before moving on to explore the national parks of Banff and Jasper, as well as the spectacular Icefields Parkway, Radium Hot Springs and much more. Charming towns and striking scenery await on this unforgettable trip.

What’s Included

Featured Experience

Lake Louise Explorer, Alberta

 

Visit the most treasured spots in the Canadian Rockies on this unforgettable excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks. Experience the evolution of the land and discover how it has shaped the appearance of natural wonders found in these spectacular mountain settings. The tour includes visits to Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks, Spiral Tunnels, Takakkaw Falls, as well as a hot lunch at Emerald Lake Lodge, a dedicated on-board host, light snacks and refreshments.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Calgary

Upon arrival make your way to your airport hotel for your first night in Alberta.

Day 2: Calgary - Banff National Park (150 km)

After picking up your RV, your journey begins with the drive to Banff located in the middle of the Rocky Mountains.

Day 3-4: Banff National Park

Canada’s oldest national park is famous for its unparalleled mountain scenery and jagged mountain peaks. You have two full days to explore the park. Take the gondola up Sulphur Mountain, try the hot pools, stroll down Banff Avenue and check out the stores, visit Two Jack Lake, Lake Minnewanka, Vermillion Lakes, Johnston Canyon, and impressive Banff Hotel.

Day 5: Banff National Park – Radium Hot Springs (95 km)

Today you’re entering Kootenay National Park. Along the route to Radium Hot Springs you’ll find many short and easy interpretive hikes, scenic viewpoints, hot springs, picnic areas, and roadside interpretive exhibits. Our En Route Travel Book will show you the way!

Day 6: Radium Hot Springs – Golden (103 km)

In the Columbia Valley the Columbia River and the Kootenay River flow south. All around you will be forest and wilderness, gateways to the back country and a few small towns, like Brisco. The area features unique views of the Columbia River wetlands and is the main access to the world-famous Bugaboo Mountains.

Day 7: Golden – Lake Louise (85 km)

Follow the steep canyons of the Kicking Horse Pass into Yoho National Park. Visit the impressive Wapta Falls and don’t miss Emerald Lake and the Natural Bridge. Visit Moraine Lake and Valley of the Ten Peaks and marvel at the beauty of Lake Louise. If it were not such a cliché, we would say Lake Louise is like a postcard you can step right into!

Day 8: Lake Louise – Cline River (124 km)

The Icefields Parkway, rated as one of the top drives in the world, leads you in the direction of Jasper National Park through soaring rocky mountain peaks and vast sweeping valleys. Enjoy the views of Herbert Lake and Hector Lake and make a stop at Bow Lake and Peyto Lake.

Day 9: Cline River - Jasper National Park (199 km)

Today you continue driving the Icefields Parkway with spectacular sightseeing of pristine turquoise lakes, tumbling waterfalls and ancient glaciers. Along the stretch, big horn sheep, deer, black bears, and coyotes are frequently spotted. Athabasca Falls, Sunwapta Falls, Glacier Skywalk, Athabasca Glacier… Our Travel Book makes sure you will not miss anything!

Day 10-11: Jasper National Park

Enjoy two full days to explore Jasper National Park. Defined by glaciers, lakes and mountains, Jasper National Park has a lot to offer! Take the Jasper SkyTram, the longest and highest in Canada, and enjoy the views. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery at Patricia Lake and Pyramid Lake or swim in the warm waters of Lake Edith and Lake Annette. Take a cruise on Maligne Lake and relax in Miette Hot Springs. Mountain lions, wolves, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely!

Day 12: Jasper National Park – Rocky Mountain House (412 km)

Journey through dense forests that hug the eastern slopes of the Rockies into the aspen parkland around Rocky Mountain House.

Day 13: Rocky Mountain House

The town has a long history dating to the 18th century with the presence of British and Canadian fur traders and many explorers such as David Thompson, in search for a passage west to the Pacific Ocean. Many travellers used this location as a stop on their way farther west or northwest, just like you today in the 21st century!

Day 14: Rocky Mountain House – Kananaskis (210 km)

Highway 22 is known as the Cowboy Trail. Lined with working and guest ranches, horseback trail rides and rodeos, located in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, this is some of Alberta’s prettiest country. The Kananaskis is a collection of over 10 provincial parks and wildlife reserves.

Day 15: Kananaskis – Calgary (85 km)

Say goodbye to the mountains as you drive east in the direction of Calgary, where you drop off your vehicle and check in for your flight home.

What’s Included:

This 16 day trip to Canada starts at £2,591 per person (based on two people sharing) and includes…

  • International flights from the UK based on economy class
  • 1 night in a Calgary Airport Hotel
  • 15 days’ motorhome hire
  • Expert motorhome Itinerary
  • Easy to follow Roadbook with pre-planned stops and things to do whilst in transit
  • Pre-booked campsites & priority confirmation weeks before departing UK
  • 2,000km package included
  • Personal kits and vehicle provisioning kit included
  • Explore Banff & Gondola 5.5 hour Tour
  • Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Tour including lunch (6.5 hours)
  • Nature Tour of Maligne Lake – 5 hours
  • Duration: 15 nights/16 days
  • Departure Point: London Heathrow
  • Airline: Air Canada
  • Hotel Rating: 3-4*

Price based on departures 23rd May 2023 (please note prices & availability are subject to change).

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