Intro to Adventure
- 5 Days
- 11 Experiences
There are a range of adventures to explore amongst the impressive mountain ranges of Banff National Park. Luckily, there are also a range of options to help you discover these opportunities at your own pace. Whether this is your first time in the mountains, or you simply appreciate a local’s perspective; there is no shortage of approachable ways to play in Banff National Park.
For accommodation we recommend making Banff your home base with 5 nights at one of the many options in town.
Who's it For?
- Adventurous Couples
- Outdoor Lovers
- Intrepid Friend Groups
When to Go
- June - Early October
Getting to Banff and Lake Louise
With plenty of transportation options to get you to and from the Banff and Lake Louise area, you can rest easy knowing you'll be able to plan a seamless journey from start to finish.Learn about getting here.
Be ready to dive straight into adventure on your first day Banff. Start the day with guided e-bike tour and finish the day with a sunset hike up Tunnel Mountain.
On day two of your Rocky Mountain adventure you'll head to the Lake Louise area and beyond to experience more of the breathtaking scenery Banff National Park is famous for.
Use Roam Public Transit Route 8X from Banff to Lake Louise Lakeshore. Book your ticket in advance to guarantee the time that suits you. It's a short walk from the bus stop to the stables where your tour will start.
The last two days have been a warm up for the activities on todays agenda! Take on the thrilling Mt. Norquay Via Ferrata and spend the afternoon floating down the Bow River surrounded by the giants (peaks) of Banff.
Use the free Mt. Norquay shuttle from downtown Banff.
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for another day full of adventure. Take to the trails with an experienced guide and then spend the afternoon soaking your muscles in the hot springs.
Your guided hike will include a pickup in Banff. Check your booking details exact location.
For your last full day in Banff you'll be heading deep into the mountains you've spent the last week admiring on a guided cave tour and hit the water on a stand up paddleboard.
Drive from Banff to the Canmore Cave Tours office to meet your guide and start your tour.
Where to Stay
Here's some accommodation options that work for this trip:
Reservations & Booking
Some of the activities require reservations or bookings upfront. Here is an overview of all providers:
Guided E-bike Tour
Horseback Riding in Lake Louise
Climb the Mt. Norquay Via Ferrata
Bow River Float Trip
Guided Hiking Tour
Soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs
Explore Underground on a Cave Tour
Paddling Two Jack Lake
Good to Know
Maximise your trip enjoyment with a little pre-planning. Here's our pro tips: