6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

Views along the Icefields Parkway

6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure

Prices

From $1,525USD

Difficulty

Guided

Camp

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Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Highlights

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

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.

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.

6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Meet in Calgary

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

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

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

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

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

This guided hiking tour in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

Prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2023-07-09

Calgary

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-07-14

Lake Louise

65+
$1,525USDBook Now
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2023-07-23

Calgary

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-07-28

Lake Louise

65+
$1,525USDBook Now
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2023-08-06

Calgary

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-11

Lake Louise

65+
$1,525USDBook Now
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2023-08-13

Calgary

6 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-18

Lake Louise

65+
$1,525USDBook Now
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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 $325CAD to upgrade to a private tent. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

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.

Hotels on Standard Tour

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 - $50CAD
  • Additional night in Calgary before or after the tour - $225CAD
  • Edmonton Airport shuttle - $125CAD per person
  • Banff, Calgary, or Calgary Airport shuttle - $225CAD per person
  • Full-Day Rafting on Kicking Horse River - $175CAD per person (lunch is included)
  • 3-Hour Horseback Riding Excursion - $125CAD per person

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

How hard is the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour?

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.

Do I need a visa to travel to Canada?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour?

5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners are included.

What is camping like in the Rockies?

Camping is a wonderful experience, and tours stay at a range of public and private campgrounds. It should be noted that campgrounds in the Rockies share the same valleys as the train lines, and you can expect train noise, at times quite close to campgrounds. In addition, while the aim is to be in campgrounds with the option of campfires, there are some campgrounds where fires aren't permitted. In some cases, campfires might not be permitted during the park or provincial-mandated fire bans.

Can I extend this tour?

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

What do I need to have for this tour?

Here’s the list of recommended items:

  • Sleeping bag (or you can rent one during the booking process)
  • Your personal clothing plus good walking footwear
  • Towel
  • Bathing suit
  • Daypack
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

How do I get to Calgary to start this tour?

You can get to Calgary via a flight to Calgary International Airport (YYC) from almost any bigger city in Canada, as well as some major cities in USA and Europe.

Is the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English speaking.

Where does the 6-Day Rockies Hiking and Camping Adventure Tour end?

The tour ends in You will be dropped off in Lake Louise where you can catch a shuttle bus to Calgary airport.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Canada?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Canada?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in Canada is customary, but much appreciated. Ideally, you should tip each guide 5-10 CAD per day (from one person) for an excellent service.

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Prices

From $1,525USD

Difficulty

Guided

Camp

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

Rated 4.9 on Google Reviews
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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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