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A Cross-Border Hiking Adventure: Glacier, Waterton and the Canadian Rockies

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12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
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.
The trails of Glacier and Waterton National Parks are known as a hiker’s paradise. Come learn what makes these places so special as you hike Rocky Mountain national parks in the United States and Canada, discovering wildflowers seen nowhere else on earth and learning about the region’s human and geological history. Travel along the renowned Going-to-the-Sun Road, hike to a tea house on the shores of Lake Agnes and immerse yourself in the mountain culture of Banff. Hike around Emerald Lake, relax in natural hot springs, see the Spiral Tunnels and discover Cave and Basin National Historic Site.


• Travel the breathtaking Icefields Parkway from Banff to the Columbia Icefields and hike to the toe of a glacier.
• Explore Glacier National Park and the natural beauty of the glacier-carved terrain and remnant glaciers from thousands of years ago.
• At Moraine Lake, hike along a trail that weaves its way through shoreline trees and offers extraordinary views of the Ten Peaks, a series of encircling summits all over 10,000 feet.

Activity Notes

Hiking up to seven hours daily over varied terrain; ice fields, glaciers. Elevations up to 10,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Whitefish, MT 1 night; coach to Glacier National Park, MT, 2 nights; coach to Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, 1 night; coach to Banff National Park, AB, 3 nights. Group transfer to Calgary, Alberta; departure.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
30 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips


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