6-Day Rocky Mountains Wapiti Tour from Banff finish Vancouver

If exploring the Canadian Rocky Mountains is on your must-see [bucket?] list, then our 6 day Wapiti tour is for you! Starting in Banff, you will travel the world famous Icefields Parkway through Banff and Jasper National Parks, stopping at stunning lakes and raging waterfalls, while hiking, swimming and spotting wildlife as you go. You’ll also visit the Okanagan desert region and will travel the Fraser Canyon where you’ll learn about Nlaka’pamux Indigenous history and culture before finishing in Vancouver. Come ride the Moose!

Note: the Wapiti is the final 6 days of the 8 day Caribou tour. Some of your fellow travellers will have started together in Vancouver before you join them.

Moose tours are designed for 18 to 39 year olds, but we welcome all adventurous travellers that are 18+.

per adult from

$997

NZD

Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Moose Bus transportation
    • Breakfast x 3
    • Services of a professional & fun tour guide/driver
    • National Park fees
    • 5 nights mixed gender, hostel dormitory style accommodation
    • Guided tour of Tuckkwiowhum Village Indigenous heritage site
    What's excluded :
    • Meals except as indicated under Inclusions
    • Optional activities

  • Day 1: Banff to Rampart Creek via Lake Louise

    Stop At: Moraine Lake Rd off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    Our day begins at the stunning Moraine Lake, in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Please note that this is a seasonal stop.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta
    We'll see one of the most famous and photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Crowfoot Glacier, Improvement District No. 9, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    See for yourself (sort of!) why it's called the Crowfoot Glacier.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mistaya Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada
    We'll take an easy walk down to the impressive Mistaya Canyon.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel, Banff National Park Of Canada, AB-93, Banff, AB T1L 1B3, Canada
    Tonight we stay in a rustic, wilderness hostel alongside Rampart Creek. Why not take a dip in the creek, then relax in the wood-burning sauna, before enjoying a campfire under the stars tonight?
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Rampart Creek Wilderness Hostel - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms at a semi-rustic wilderness property

    Day 2: Rampart Creek to Jasper

    Stop At: Athabasca Falls, Hwy 93, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
    We'll stop at Athabasca Falls, one of the most powerful and picturesque waterfalls in the Rockies.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Maligne Canyon, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
    Then it’s on to Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper, for a scenic hike that crosses several bridges with amazing views into the canyon.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jasper, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta
    Afterwards, we’ll roll into the Jasper townsite where you’ll have the rest of the afternoon and evening free to explore on your own.
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: HI Jasper - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 3: Jasper to Banff

    Stop At: Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Highway 93 Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12, Jasper National Park, Alberta T1L 1J3 Canada
    Our main attraction today is the Columbia Icefield, the largest icefield in the Rocky Mountains at 325 square kilometres.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 4: Banff Free Day

    Stop At: Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
    Spend the day as you wish in the heart of the Rocky Mountains! Hiking, exploring the town, or for an additional cost rafting the Bow River, taking the Sulphur Mountain gondola, relaxing in the Upper Hot Springs...you decide!
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Samesun Banff - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 5: Banff - Kelowna

    Stop At: Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    These magnificent falls in Yoho National Park are some of the highest in Canada at 381m! Note: this is a seasonal stop.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    We'll stop for photos at the pristine Emerald Lake, also in Yoho NP.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Natural Bridge, Yoho National Park, British Columbia Canada
    Not far from Emerald Lake, we'll check out this natural wonder, which spans the Kicking Horse River.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kalamalka Lake Lookout, Vernon, British Columbia Canada
    We’ll also stop for a photo at the stunning Kalamalka Lake viewpoint after reaching the Okanagan Valley.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Samesun Kelowna - mixed gender, dormitory-style rooms

    Day 6: Kelowna - Vancouver

    Pass By: Lake Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
    Today we cross the beautiful Okanagan Lake and climb over high mountain passes as we make our way to the west coast.

    Stop At: Othello Tunnels, Othello Road Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park, Hope, British Columbia V0X 1L1 Canada
    We'll explore the Othello Tunnels, named after the Shakespearean character, and part of the now defunct Kettle Valley Railway system.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hope, Hope, British Columbia
    We'll stop in Hope, BC for lunch (not included) before making our way back to Vancouver, where this trip ends.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: HI Banff Alpine Centre, 801 Hidden Ridge Way, Banff, AB T1L 1B3, Canada
    2: YWCA, Banff, AB T0L, Canada
    3: Samesun Banff, 433 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1B4, Canada
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    1: Samesun Vancouver, 1018 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L5, Canada
    2: HI Vancouver Downtown Hostel, 1114 Burnaby St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1P1, Canada
    3: HI Vancouver Jericho Beach, 1515 Discovery St, Vancouver, BC V6R 4K5, Canada
    4: HI Vancouver Central, 1025 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1L4, Canada
    5: Cambie Seymour Hostel, 515 Seymour St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6, Canada
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Moose Travel Network

Activity ID: V-8160P13

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