5 days/4 nights, with 3½ days cycling


Start any date between June 15 and September 15
                                 

45 to 50 km daily average (28 to 31 miles)

This is mountainous region and there is one day with challenging steep climbs

On some days there is the possibility to extend riding distances up to 65 km (41 miles)


Classic Accommodation:   CAD$1775                                            Single suppl. classic: CAD$300  

             
* Price before tax. Canada applies a 12% HST.

   

  • 4 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Use of a top quality 21-speed hybrid bike complete with handlebar bag, pump, and all the necessary accessories for changing flats. We recommend that you bring your own helmet for safety and hygiene reasons
  • Luggage transfers
  • All necessary transfers during the tour
  • Area Manager available throughout the tour

Your tour starts in Banff the oldest and largest town in the National Parks of the Rockies. Located 150 km (94 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta, Banff is situated in the scenic Bow Valley surrounded by Cascade Mtn, Tunnel Mtn, Mt. Rundle, Sulphur Mtn, and Mt. Norquay.

There is regularly scheduled air service to Calgary from across North America, with non-stop flights to Calgary from all major Canadian and many US centres, including: Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Dallas & Seattle. Additionally, non-stop international flights are available from London and Frankfurt.

A number of companies offer an airport shuttle service to Banff from the Calgary Airport. If you are flying home from Calgary Airport, a special transfer might be necessary to enable you to catch a flight on the same day as the tour end.

Randonnée Tours

Canada

Canadian Rockies Cycling

5 Days

Dare to be adventurous. Experience the rugged wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks during the day while enjoying the warm, luxurious comfort of mountain lodges at night. Cycle lodge to lodge. Hearts will pound as you crest stunning mountain passes - offering unparalleled views of snow-capped peaks. Pedal past herds of elk and bighorn sheep, chance upon a grazing moose. Begin your exploration in Banff National Park, where towering mountains rise from the shores of turquoise-blue lakes. Cycle along the most spectacular road in Canada as you journey north to Jasper National Park. Gleaming glaciers, overwhelming vistas, enchanted forests and iridescent lakes. Rewarding rides through this marvellous UNESCO World Heritage Site provide an exhilarating sense of accomplishment that will last a lifetime.


 
Brewster’s Mountain Lodge

Brewster’s Mountain Lodge,

Banff

This inn is located in historic downtown Banff, surrounded by the splendour of the mountains; enjoy an authentic Western atmosphere, with log architecture - each guest room features handcrafted natural log furnishings.

Mountaineer Lodge

Mountaineer Lodge,

Lake Louise

Nestled in a forest with tremendous views, it feels secluded, yet is a scenic 5 minute walk from a variety of services and shopping.  Guests can visit the whirlpool and steam room area to relax.

Num-ti-jah Lodge

Num-ti-jah Lodge,

Bow Lake

This lodge has one of the most dramatic views in the Rockies.  The rooms are rustic and simple but very comfortable.  Guests can relax in the Nashan-esen Lounge, Elkhorn dining room or the library.

   

"The scenery was magical. Just when we thought we had seen the most beautiful lakes, we saw lakes just as beautiful, but with a glacier and waterfall added! We liked the difficulty of the tour. The rivers and mountains made all the uphills a pleasure."

- S. Simon & P. Knop


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