Antarctica & Arctic
Enjoy an exhilarating horseback trip with a bit of luxury through untamed wilderness and panoramic scenery. The horseback riding enthusiast will experience an unforgettable excursion through timbered ridges and mountain meadows.
Destinations > Western Canada > Alberta's Backcountry by Horseback
Four nights accommodation, meals as indicated and daily riding excursions.
Sundays, 17 May – 11 Oct
Snow-capped peaks, glistening glaciers and sweeping vistas are the allure of Banff National Parl. Enjoy an exhilarating horseback trip through the untamed wilderness. Conquer on horseback the rugged back-country trails during the day and return to a rustic, yet cosy, mountain lodge each evening.
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Spend two nights in lodging high up in the mountains
Unique experience with experienced guides
The untamed wilderness
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A free afternoon to experience the authentic and vibrant community and beautiful surroundings of the Town of Banff. Nestled high in the Canadian Rockkies, Banff is one of the most precious, protected places in the world. Take in the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains and glacier-fed lakes and wildlife at its wildest.
Meet the other members of your group at the Warner Stables in Banff at 09:30. At the stables you are met by your guides and mount up on your horses for the 16 km ride to Banff Sundance Lodge via the glacier-fed waters of the Bow River, Healy and Brewster Creeks. (L,D)
After a relaxing evening at Sundance Lodge you mount back up for a second full day in the saddle with a day ride up the Brewster Creek Trail. The group spends lunch on the banks of the Brewster Creek; the ride home may take guests through the weaving river trail or the historic Storm pack trail with the rugged Sundance Range dominating the eastern horizon. Returning to Sundance Lodge for the evening, relax or spend some time with your new found friends. (B,L,D)
Bid good-bye to your hosts at Sundance Lodge and mount up for a leisurely ride back to Warner Stables with a lunch stop on the banks of Healy Creek. Arrive at the stables at approximately 16:30. Make your way to your hotel for a last night in Banff. (B,L)
Your backcountry adventure concludes on check-out from your hotel this morning.
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