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6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

6 days

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Discover the best of the Canadian Rockies in 6 adventure-packed days

The 6-day Rockies hiking and camping tour encompasses the best of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, condensing all the thrills of the Canadian outdoors into less than a week on the trails. Explore the best of David Thompson Country, Banff National Park and Yoho National Park.  Marvel at the lakes and glaciers of the Icefields Parkway and enjoy an afternoon picnic with views of the Athabasca Glacier.

You will hike on secret trails into the heart of waterfall caves and camp at secluded lakeside beaches, escaping the touristy areas and diving right into the peace and quiet of the mountains. Wild swimming in pristine lakes and roasting marshmallows over a crackling campfire are just waiting to be enjoyed.

Leave your worries behind you as your expert local guides arrange all the camping gear, reservations, delicious meals, and spectacular hikes. Local, high-quality ingredients will be transformed into camping food like you have never known before and high-quality camping equipment ensures a safe and comfortable journey through the Canadian wilderness.

Highlights of the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

Get off the beaten track as you camp in secluded mountain locations and sleep beneath the stars.
Discover the beauty of the Canadian Wilderness as you hike past ancient glaciers, magnificent waterfalls, and alpine lakes.
Indulge in delicious homecooked meals with high-quality, local ingredients which give a totally new meaning to camp food.
Reconnect with wildlife as you learn about the medicinal and edible plants from your expert local guides.

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6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Meet in Calgary

Your adventure in Canada’s wild Rocky Mountains begins today with a pick-up from your Calgary hotel in the late afternoon. You’ll enjoy getting to know the group as you set out on a 2-hour drive northwest to reach David Thompson Country. Watch the prairies make way to the mountains as you enjoy a scenic lakeside drive, soon arriving at your picture-perfect campsite. Take a deep breath and fill your lungs with the fresh mountain air as you set up camp on your Canadian wilderness adventure.
Later you’ll join the group for a rundown on the exciting days ahead before gathering around the crackling fire to enjoy a delicious homecooked meal.
Overnight Location: Camp in David Thompson
Distance: None
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Joyride and Glaciers

Start the day the right way by enjoying a hot coffee in the pristine air and soft morning light of the mountains. Tuck into a delicious breakfast around the campfire and enjoy the serenity of the moment. The group will then set out on a 2-hour drive to one of Canada's largest icefields, the Columbia Icefields. The joyride to the icefield will undoubtedly be one of the most scenic drives of your life as you whiz past countless waterfalls, towering peaks, and age-old glaciers.
Upon arrival, your guides will lead you on a thrilling hike of Wilcox Pass. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for wildlife today, including mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and an array of other friendly critters during the hike. After an adrenaline-pumping hike of the pass, rejuvenate beneath the cascading waters of a secret waterfall before gathering with your newfound friends to partake in a picnic lunch with the Athabasca Glacier glistening in the distance.
Tonight, gather around the campfire to dine on another mouthwatering meal before setting out on a moonlit walk by the lake.
Overnight Location: Camp in David Thompson
Distance: 5-6 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 David Thompson Local Hike

Waking up to the sizzling sounds and smells of breakfast in the pan, you won’t ever want to leave the Canadian outdoors! Today you’ll find yourself enveloped in the spellbinding beauty of David Thompson. The group and your guides will choose from a selection of sensational hikes in the area following breakfast. A secret "guide’s favourite" hike and Helen Lake are some epic options on the table today, to name just a few! With the sweet aroma of wildflowers in bloom, hike to a breezy ridge where you’ll discover incredible lake views. For something a little different today, why not experience the beauty of the area on horseback with an optional 2-3 hour ride>
Back at camp this evening, you can unwind after a day filled with adventure, kicking back to enjoy another night in the mountains beneath the stars.
Overnight Location: Camp in David Thompson
Distance: 7-8 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Welcome to Golden BC and Yoho or Lake Louise Hike

Get ready to pack down camp as you depart your secret corner of heaven and head on to the next adventure. Gather for a tasty breakfast this morning before packing up camp to embark on the scenic drive to Golden, British Columbia! A possible stop at Moraine Lake on the way today is definitely worth getting excited about.
Settle into your campsite in Golden and set out to explore this epic location. Later, enjoy a magical hike around Yoho or breathtaking Lake Louise. Tonight, relax at your riverside campsite in the company of new friends, sharing laughter and great food.
Overnight Location: Camp near Kicking Horse River
Distance: 5-6 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Rafting on Kicking Horse River

Wake this morning ready to seize your last full day of the tour. Today you'll have the opportunity to river raft on the Kicking Horse River. This optional excursion comes highly recommended by your guides and those that set out on the water will have the opportunity to check out the incredible rock formations of Yoho National Park up close. If remaining on land is more your cup of tea, set out instead on a guided hike of the local Yoho highlights, spotting glaciers and enjoying another incredible day of hiking in the Rockies.
This evening, join the group for a nighttime stroll to take in another yet waterfall or opt to unwind back at camp with great food and even better company around the fire.
Overnight Location: Camp near Kicking Horse River
Distance: Flexible
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Lake Louise and Departure

Today is your final day on the incredible 6-day Rockies adventure, but that doesn’t mean the fun is over just yet! Before getting dropped off in Lake Louise to catch a shuttle to Calgary or checking into your next accommodations if you plan to stick around, your guides will take you on a final adventure around Lake Louise where you can spend some quality time snapping the perfect photos as you explore the shoreline of the iconic turquoise waters.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: 1-2 hours
Meals: Breakfast

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6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour Price and Dates

Pricing for this guided hiking tour in the Canadian Rocky Mountains depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.

The best time to travel to the Rocky Mountains for this hiking tour is during summer months.

Prices of Private Guided 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour

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Have your own private tour with just your group! Please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you.

Dates and Prices to Join a Group Tour on 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

Make new friends and join a group hiking and camping The Canadian Rockies. Prices below are per person:

Aug 08, 2021
Aug 13, 2021
From Calgary
To Lake Louise
USD$1,625
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 22, 2021
Aug 27, 2021
From Calgary
To Lake Louise
USD$1,625
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 10, 2022
Jul 15, 2022
From Calgary
To Lake Louise
USD$1,625
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 31, 2022
Aug 05, 2022
From Calgary
To Lake Louise
USD$1,625
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 21, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
From Calgary
To Lake Louise
USD$1,625
6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

Accommodation on 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour

This tour is based in good quality tents with comfortable camping pads. Your camping spots are carefully chosen to offer the most beautiful spots of the Rocky Mountains. A hot shower is available nearly every day and a range of different diets can be catered for.

Prices are based on 2 people sharing a 3-4-person tent, but it is possible to upgrade to a private tent if you prefer. You can either bring your own sleeping bag or rent one for an extra fee.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $250 USD to upgrade to a private tent. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1-5

Camping along the trail

Immerse yourself in the stunning mountain landscapes as you camp out beneath the stars. High-quality equipment and expert guides offer a wonderful camping experience.

What’s included in the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour?

Meals

5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners, snacks along the route each day.

Accommodations

Camping accommodation for 5 nights along the tour.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included. Note that you will need to find your own transportation from Jasper onto Calgary or Edmonton. We can help book bus tickets.

Also Included

  • Park passes and entry fees
  • Expert local guides
  • Use of quality camping gear (tent and sleeping pad)
  • Hiking activities

Not included

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Optional personal transportation around town during free time
  • Getting to Calgary at the start of the trip
  • Onward travel from Lake Louise at the end of the trip
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not stated as ‘included’
  • GST (5%)

Optional Extras

  • Sleeping bag rental - $50 USD
  • Additional night in Calgary before or after the tour - $175 USD
  • Edmonton Airport shuttle - $125 USD per person
  • Banff, Calgary, or Calgary Airport shuttle - $175 USD per person

Frequently Asked Questions about 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

Fresh Adventures is an outdoor tour company that navigates explorations through the rugged, stunning terrain spanning western Canada. With an emphasis on customer care, Fresh Adventures promises to depart on an expedition, with a highly skilled guide, no matter how many people have signed up, while also ensuring tour participants have top-notch equipment.

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We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. Fixed-departure tours are accompanied by two guides that can split the group into two to organize activities for different levels of fitness.

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