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Banff is Canada's most visited National Park. Banff's eastern gate is located approximately 100 km west of Calgary in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and stretches 240 km along the eastern slope of the Continental Divide.
Originally set aside to preserve sulphur hot springs for public use, Banff's towering peaks and beautiful meadows make it among Canada's most incredible holiday areas.

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Things to Do in Banff National Park

Columbia Icefields

Jasper Columbia Icefield

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Rocky Mountain Train Tickets

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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Tour Moraine Lake

Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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2-Day Banff Sundance Overnight Backcountry Lodge Trip by Horseback

2-Day Banff Sundance Overnight Backcountry Lodge Trip by Horseback

Book Banff 2-Day Sundance Overnight Backcountry Lodge Trip by Horseback

Want to experience the unspoiled wilderness of Banff on horseback, but don't have a lot of time to do it in? This 2-day overnight trip is perfect for you. Meander along a trail that takes you to the tranquil Bow River. Relax and enjoy a cowboy coffee by campfire along the way before arriving at Sundance Lodge, secluded but just 16 kilometres (10 miles) from town. At night, relax on the porch or linger near the crackling fireplace and watch the starry night. This trip is perfect for all ages, families or groups of friends because anyone can do it. Plus, the journey overall is surprisingly comfortable.

2-Day Banff Sundance Overnight Backcountry Horseback Lodge Trip Departure

Please note that this trip departs on Saturdays, from May to October.

2-Day Banff Sundance Overnight Backcountry Horseback Lodge Trip Itinerary

On this adventure, spend a night at Sundance Lodge - a wonderfully luxurious backcountry haven. Your days will be spent exploring on horseback and your evening relaxing in the cosy lodge, sharing a delicious hearty meal and great conversation with your fellow riders.

Banff Sundance Backcountry Horseback Lodge Trip

Day 1: Backcountry Ride to Sundance Lodge
Begin your journey at 9:30am at Warner Stables (you can park your vehicle here for free during the trip) and meet the horse specifically picked just for you. Saddled up and ready to ride, you'll follow the ten mile trail along glacier-fed creeks stopping for a simple, hearty cowboy-style hot lunch on the banks of the river.YouÂ’ll arrive at Sundance Lodge late afternoon, There are no sleeping bags or camp stoves here, you will be sipping from wine glasses, dining on food prepared by a skilled cook in a professional kitchen and sleeping on a soft bed.

Day 2: Return to Banff Horse Stables
You will have the entire morning to wake up slowly and savour your time at this picturesque lodge. You will begin our ride back to Banff in the late morning with another leisurely lunch stop along the way. Return to the horeback Stables at around 4:30 pm, with plenty of stories to tell.

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Banff National Park, Alberta.

Banff Sundance Backcountry Horseback Lodge Trip is 2 days in Banff, Canada.

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Book Banff National Park Adventures and Attractions

Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.