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Mountie

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starts on 21 Nov 2018
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Mountie - Trek America
Mountie - Trek America
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12 reviews
Starts
Vancouver
+6 Destinations
Canadian Rockies
Ends
Calgary
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Highlights

  • Look out for grizzly bears in Jasper National Park
  • Take a once in a lifetime journey along Icefields Parkway
  • Visit iconic Lake Louise and explore its scenic surrounds
  • Spend the night in a rustic Canadian ranch with friends
  • Trek through incredible alpine and glacial wonderlands
  • Choose from a variety of adrenaline-fuelled activities
Age range
18 to 38 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Camping, Lodge
Max Group Size
13
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in Vancouver and end in Calgary! With the discovery tour Mountie, you have a 11 day tour package taking you from Vancouver to Calgary and through Vancouver, Canada and 7 other destinations in Canada. Mountie is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

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  • RJ
    Written on September 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Andrew was the epitome of incredible, second only to David Attenborough in his prime. I thoroughly enjoyed this trek and would definitely recommend the mountie tour to anyone who is keen to see the best bits of western Canada! Thanks!

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  • NT
    Written on August 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I loved this tour! Jordan was an excellent guide with exceptional knowledge of the area and a awesome character to be around. We had an awesome group that got along great. Jordan was able to follow the urinary but also add alot of his own places for use to... Read more

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  • MR
    Written on August 22, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Where to start with this amazing adventure....had a blast saw bears, elk etc. Hiked for miles up mountains n cliffs, gondola rides, horse riding, glacier walks were all amazing! Camping was great with good locations and wifi at some campsites. Bear talks... Read more

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  • SE
    Written on July 18, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    The trip was below what I expected. 3 out of 7 tents broke in some way during the 12 day trip and the minibus had a broken door requiring multiple slams to get it to shut. The tour guide was lazy and gave no help with food shopping or cooking etc and always... Read more

    Trek America commented on this review
    We are sorry the tour didn’t live up to expectations. Thankfully we do not hear such comments that often. We review all clients feedback and this is used as part of a very thorough process to evaluate our leaders as well as equipment and all aspects of the services we offer. We do also have a formal complaint process should you wish to take this further, then please contact us in writing. We are however glad you enjoyed some of the amazing sights and sounds the Canadian Rockies have to offer.
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  • A
    Written on July 24, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was the best 2 weeks holiday I have ever had, the tour guide was amazing and the group was fantastic. The whole tour was planned very well and the activities were so much fun. Camping is really good fun and sitting by the fire at night with the Rockies... Read more

  • A
    Written on April 29, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    An amazing experience with lots of opportunities for hikking and outdoor activities. A friendly group and organised and efficient tour leader. The scenary is simply beautiful and there is never a dull day. Definatly a tour for those who love the outdoors as... Read more

  • A
    Written on December 10, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    This is the second trip that i have done with Trek America and once again, it didnt fail to impress!! I have always wanted to visit Canada, in particular the Canadian Rockies and the Mountie trek is one of the best ways to explore this amazing place in a... Read more

  • A
    Written on December 6, 2012
    3.0 - Average

    The scenery is amazing on this trip! Beautiful mountains and lakes everywhere and different difficulties of trek routes at every stop. There's always something to do, or just laze around in the peaceful campsites. Some wild animals spotted but not as... Read more

  • A
    Written on December 5, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    If you are interested in nature, wildlife, camping and hiking, this is definitely the best trip that you can choose. The landscape was absolutely fantastic with its amazing blue lakes, huge forrests and ice covered mountains. Although we did not see any... Read more

  • A
    Written on December 4, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had always wanted to go to Canada, and this tour sounded like a nice taster of what it has to offer. And it certainly didn't disappoint! The Rockies are absolutely incredible- everywhere you look there's amazing scenery, and the people are so friendly.... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Days 1-2: Vancouver, Whistler
  2. Days 3-4: Wells Gray Provincial Park
  3. Days 5-6: Jasper National Park
  4. Days 7-8: Icefields Parkway, Yoho National Park
  5. Days 9-10: Lake Louise, Banff National Park
  6. Day 11: Banff National Park, Calgary

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      During this tour, only one night will be spent in budget accommodation, and the rest of the time you will be camping under the stars! We are unable to confirm hotel names as they are subject to change, however, these details will be listed in your tour documents, which will be sent once you have a confirmed booking.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      Solo travellers do not have to pay a single supplement as this is a group trip designed for shared accommodation. You will be paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with travellers of the same sex, which is a great way to get to know your group and enrich your travel experience. Over 70% of Trek America passengers are solo travellers, so you will be in great company!

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price and you need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your flights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Trek America booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 January 2019 the full payment of $1,667 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1667 for Mountie, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 944 km.
    • Vancouver (Canada)
    • 96 km
    • Whistler Mountain (Canada)
    • 311 km
    • Wells Gray Provincial Park (Canada)
    • 162 km
    • Jasper National Park (Canada)
    • 188 km
    • Yoho National Park (Canada)
    • 26 km
    • Lake Louise (Canada)
    • 22 km
    • Banff National Park (Canada)
    • 139 km
    • Calgary (Canada)

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