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6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active (Variable by Program Date)
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Explore Canada’s oldest national park, Banff and Lake Louise, and hear about the incredible pioneers who tamed Canada’s Wild West. Learn how the Canadian Pacific railway was instrumental in turning Banff into a Victorian luxury paradise. Explore rocky peaks, vast forests and experience expert-led walks to the waters Bow Falls, Moraine Lake and Lake Louise to see how this natural paradise inspired voyagers, artists and outdoorsmen alike. Discover the incredible geological history and rich ecology at the Cave and Basin Historic Site and leave mesmerized by the ubiquitous beauty of the land.


• Celebrate the environmental efforts that led to the establishment of Canada’s first national park and the unique geothermal hot springs.
• Witness Victorian splendor at the Chateau Lake Louise, Banff Springs Hotel and the art of the Whyte Museum.
• Explore the geological history of the Canadian Rockies on an indepth field trip with a well-known expert.

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Walks up to two miles, some standing.

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The activity level for this date is Moderate; activities have been adjusted to reduce the amount of walking. Walking up to 1 mile, some stairs.9/4/2016
The activity level for this date is Moderate; activities have been adjusted to reduce the amount of walking. Walking up to 1 mile, some stairs.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips


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