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Canadian Rockies Backcountry Experience (Travel Alberta)

Relax awhile longerHorseback riding through the mountainsEnjoy the sceneryDon't Forget your CameraBanff Gondola
5 Days/4 Nights

Discover the beautiful backcountry of the Canadian Rockies. Experience a day of sweeping mountain vistas from your horse then take a thrilling rafting tour through the mountain canyons! Marvel at the unsurpassed view of the Bow Valley in a breathtaking journey to the top of Sulphur Mountain and then later enjoy a soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs. TOUR TABHRB4

May 14 - May 28, 2014 *** Daily (Children under the age of 12 are not recommended)
May 29 - September 4, 2014 *** Daily (Children under the age of 12 are not recommended)

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- 4 nights hotel accommodation

Sightseeing Excursions and Tours
- Full day horse back to the Banff National Park back country (including lunch)
- Half day white water rafting

- Banff Gondola
- Banff Upper Hot Springs

- Transfer from Calgary to Banff
- Transfer from Banff to Calgary

- Itinerary, brochures, maps and vouchers
- National Park entrance fees
- Hotel luggage handling


DAY 1 - Arrival in Calgary

Arrive in Calgary and transfer to Banff to settle in for your overnight stay.

DAY 2 - Horseback riding excursion

Today, take a trip of a lifetime! This is your chance to capture panoramic views of the valley from Sulphur Mountain. While lunch is being prepared western style, take the opportunity to explore the shores of the Spray River. On the homeward trek, you will ride along the base of Mount Rundle, offering unique views of the Spray river.

DAY 3 - White Water Rafting

A half day whitewater tour that offers rafting thrills and excitement close to Banff and Canmore. The Bow River Horseshoe Canyon section has spectacular scenery, big waves and grade 3 to 4 whitewater. Located in the front ranges of the Rockies, the Horseshoe offers some of the best scenery in the area. The Bow River gives a sense of remoteness complete with shale canyons and excellent opportunities to view large birds of prey. The tour will stop to let our guests experience an optional cliff jump along the way.

DAY 4 - Banff Exploring

Today enjoy Banff! Included is a ride on the Banff Gondola. Sit back and relax in a 4 passenger, glass enclosed gondola. Marvel at the unsurpassed view of Banff and the Bow Valley in a breathtaking journey to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Later enjoy a soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs. Relaxing in the outdoor pool filled with hot, mineral right water among the jagged peaks of Rundle and Cascade mountains is a magical experience.

DAY 5 - Transfer to Calgary

Today, transfer to Calgary for your onward journey.

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Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1J3