Geography trip to Canada: 8 days, 6 nights

Geography trip to Canada: 8 days, 6 nights

A once-in-a-lifetime trip to experience the awe-inspiring geology and landscape of western Canada. Your group will see stunning mountains, lakes, canyons, and glaciers, with the opportunity of including plenty of hiking (depending on your group's fitness level). Please note that this tour operates in the summer months only.

Suggested itinerary

  • Day one
  • Fly to Calgary or Edmonton
  • Transfer to accommodation in Banff & check-in Evening meal in accommodation
  • Day two
  • Introduction Tour of Banff incl. Bow Falls, Surprise corner, Tunnel Mountain Road, Hoodoos, Lake Minnewanka Loop heading towards Hike at Mt Norquay, Stoney Squaw Hike at Mt Norquay
  • Banff Gondola and Hot Springs
  • Day three
  • Sightseeing in Bow Valley Parkway with hike to Upper Falls at Johnston’s Canyon
  • Lake Minnewanka Cruise (strictly subject to availability) & Cave & Basin.
  • Whyte Museum
  • Day four
  • Banff to Moraine Lake. Optional programs (3hr allocation): Students can choose pending fitness level to hike: Consolation Lakes or stay at Moraine Lake and do Rock Pile and Lake Shore. After Moraine transfer to Lake Louise
  • Lake Louise Gondola
  • Day five
  • Banff to Jasper via Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake, Num Ti Jah, Mistaya Canyon, Waterfowl Lakes, Saskatchewan Crossing, and Weeping Wall.Optional Activities at Columbia Icefields: Glacier Adventure or Athabasca Icewalk. After activity continue to Jasper via Sunwapta Falls, Athabasca Falls and lookout.
  • Day six
  • Maligne Valley tour including Maligne Canyon Bridge 1-5 walk Stops along Medicine Lake before arriving at Maligne Lake At Maligne Lake take a Maligne Lake Cruise
  • After Lunch head back to Jasper and visit Pyramid Mountain and Patricia Lakes
  • Jasper Planetarium
  • Day seven
  • Optional morning hike: Old Fort Point or Valley of Five Lakes
  • Transfer to either Calgary or Edmonton Airport for flight back to the UK
  • Day eight
  • Arrive back in the UK

Geography trip to Canada: 8 days, 6 nights

Geography trip to Canada: 8 days, 6 nights

Geography trip to Canada: 8 days, 6 nights