Well, extraordinary is an understatement when describing the Canadian Rockies & Alaska national parks. Mind blowing ? You are getting closer..
Join us and follow the call of the wild, into the road less travelled between Canada and Alaska- The Rockies route.
On this journey, you will experience breath-taking scenery, enjoy thrilling experiences as you wander between Banff & Jasper National parks in Canada, then camper van between Kenai Fjords & Denali National park in Alaska!
We have designed this trip to combine authentic local experiences, exciting outdoor activities, nature hikes and enough down time to relax and soak it all in!
Four conditions to join
– Ready to share a caravan/ camping areas with other traveler and help in maintaining the caravan utilities.
– Flexible, adventurer and super easy going!
– Can manage flying with only one duffle bag!
– Comfortable with long hikes/ long drives and staying in nature.
- Ground transportation for the full itinerary
- 15 nights mixture of delightful and comfortable accommodation on twin share basis with breakfast
- All adventure activities as per the itinerary
- Caravan Experience
- International tickets from Alaska to Canada
- All National park taxes and entries
- Full Day Glacier Cruise
- Sky activity (Sky diving or helicopter ride)
- Glaciers Experience
- Via ferrata
- Guides from the Journey Adventures
- International Flights
- Expenses of personal nature
- Lunch & Dinner Meals
Welcome to Alaskaaa, this is perhaps the longest flight you have ever taken , 24 hours? Once you land our guides will make sure you get to your hotel.
After a good rest, you will enjoy a welcome reception dinner.
Day 2 & 3 & 4
Venture into Denali Wilderness
Denali is unlike other national parks. In Denali, we are permitted to hike off-trail! So you can imagine how our days are going to be!
We will spend the next days in the wilderness, hiking several mountain trails, from the savage alpine area to triple lakes trails.
We will also visit sled dogs kennels, spot Alaska Big 5 animals, and spend the nights star gazing.
Journey to Talkeetna
Today you will journey south to the quaint town of Talkeetna. There, you’ll find a unique mix of restaurants, galleries, and adventure.
This day is dedicated to Alaska culture, this small township delivers on more than just charm. The local community exhibits strong pride in their arts and outdoor scene. From unique lodging, local gift shops to mountain climbing base and historic vibe, you will revel in the genuine frontier hospitality of Alaskan people.
Day 6 & 7
Hike the Glaciers Kenai Fjords National Park
Get ready for jaw-droppingly beautiful Kenai National park , home for spectacular fjords and glaciers!
In the coming day we will experience this park by land and sea!
Our first day will be glaciers discovery , get ready to put on a harness and helmet, strap on some crampons, and head off onto the glacier. You will rappel into deep, blue crevasses, feel a sense of achievement as you climb up the peaks, and enjoy a 360 view of this beautiful national park.
Our second day will be a beautiful wildlife cruise where you will sail through Resurrection Bay, into the Gulf of Alaska, and then kayak between Aialik Bay to Holgate Glacier or Aialik Glacier.
Its time to say goodbye from Anchorage
Back to Anchorage , our last day in beautiful Alaska!
Fly to Calgary!
After a week in Alaska, it’s time to wave goodbye to the Alaskan wildlife and prepare to say hello to the Canadian Rockies!
Day 10 & 11
Banff National Park
Our road trip starts here, directly to the gateway of the Canadian Rockies “ Banff “ , the hiking capital of Canada and the jewel of the Rockies!
Get ready for a via ferrata experience where you will exhilarate your senses and experience views of Banff rarely seen the typical way! You will be surrounded by wildlife such as caribou, wolves, grizzly bears, mountain goats, deer, and moose that make appearances along the way!
Its all about Lakes and Canyons ! Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, & Johnston Canyon
This is one of the most memorable days in the itinerary, we will catch the sunrise in Lake Moraine and have a picnic breakfast , then head to Lake Louise and explore it through kayaking in turquoise water!
In the afternoon we will head towards Johnston Canyon, and take a 10 km hike trail that travels through a beautiful, stark canyon with teal rivers and waterfalls running in every corner.
It’s a national geographic kind of day – Ice Field Parkway
Hitting the road from Banff to Jasper National Park, this drive is one of the most scenic in the world according to National Geographic. We will have hiking stops in Peyto lake and Athabasca falls , and glass floored glacier skywalk!
Watch out for few surprises along the way 😊
Day 14 & 15
Hike through Jasper National Park
Today we will take a scenic tour of the Maligne Valley into Jasper National Park’s most beautiful areas. We will stop at Maligne Canyon to see thundering waterfalls and continue to mysterious Medicine Lake, while exploring the valley through horse riding in search of wildlife!
Next day we will head to a beautiful 9 km trail hike to Edith Cavell Meadows and catch a beautiful sunset over the glaciers!
lets say goodbye to the rockies !
Our last national park in the Rockies , is Yoho! we will visit Takkakaw falls, second highest falls in Canada ,and then hike a loop trail around Emerald Lakes.
In the afternoon we will head to Canmore, and spend the last night in the Canadian Rockies by the lake.
The hardest part in every trip, this is double the trouble, as it will feel like two trips not one! Until we see you again in another beautiful journey, you will be missed!