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Bighorn Sheep, Banff National Park, Canada

The Canadian Rockies

Outdoor activities are in abundance with mountain biking, hiking, rafting and wildlife dedicated options to name a few.

The magnificent Rocky Mountains are the key attraction to Alberta stretching from the south-western border north into British Columbia – they are a network of provincial and National Parks that have collectively been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The spectacular Icefields Parkway is a highlight when discovering Alberta. Stretching 232 km from Jasper to Banff, it is home to one of the most scenic drives in the world with the dramatic snow-capped mountains, pristine mountain lakes and ancient glaciers marking this scenic route. Take to the road on a Canada self-drive holiday and partake in outdoor activities like mountain biking, hiking, rafting and bear-viewing. With glaciers being a common feature of this region, it is worth taking off on a helicopter adventure.

Moraine Lake, Banff, Rocky Mountains, Canada
Moraine Lake, Banff, Canada

Highlights of Canada

Unveiling some of the most visually stunning landscapes of Canada, this adventure journeys from Vancouver Island to Lake Louise. Encompassing self-drive road trips through the Rockies, lake cruises to spectacular islands and one of the world’s most iconic train journeys, this customisable itinerary is designed to give a comprehensive introduction to British Columbia and Alberta.

14 days

from £4,700 pp

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Experiences

Heli-Tour the Ice Bubbles of Abraham Lake

Board a helicopter to Abraham Lake to view the mesmerising snow bubbles. This stunning lake completely freezes over in the winter and in the process traps methane gas underneath the ice creating a spectacular visual display!

Ride the Rocky Mountaineer

Take a trip on the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer for a luxurious and iconic journey through the landscapes of British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies.

Wildlife Viewing

Discover the wildlife in the region with a guided tour.

Kayak in Banff National Park

Discover emerald lakes in Banff National Park and take a kayak or canoe out.

Calgary Stampede

Watch the annual Calgary Stampede in July.

Drive the Canadian Rockies

Self-drive the spectacular Icefields Parkway.

Meet our experts

A passion for travel runs right through every one of our experts - meaning they're always ready with first-hand insight about their specialist countries.

Sue Grimwood

Sue has a passion for polar bears and has seen more than most people can dream about. She has canoed down the Yukon river encountering grizzly bears and moose, walked with polar bears in Manitoba, paddled with belugas in Nunavut, explored the ancient sites of the Inuit and sailed the coastlines of Labrador and Nova Scotia.
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Roxy Dukes

Roxy’s love for Canada is limitless and she has returned on an almost yearly basis since her first visit as a child. From hiking the high alpine trails, riding with local cowboys to kayaking with humpbacks, she has likely been there and done it.
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As always, Paul married his knowledge with our preferences which resulted in a superb trip.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Paul

I could not have wished for a better and more efficient itinerary in terms of both the destinations we visited and how the timing coincided. Plus, the communication from Roxy was excellent throughout.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Roxy

We had a truly amazing trip and everything was so very well planned by Paul - this trip will be hard to beat.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Paul

Roxy was FANTASTIC at recommending the best place and season to go to see bears in Canada. We saw 47 in total, and 3 of these were up close and personal. Roxy was very professional and helpful, especially when my friends circumstances changed.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Roxy

Not only is Steppes an excellent organisation, but the friendliness, great advice and superb attention to detail provided by Paul meant that we had a seamless booking experience and a wonderful trip to Canada.

Destination: Canada
Travel Expert: Paul

Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

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