Emerald Lake Lodge

Rockies Holidays Explorer

Explore the snow-covered Canadian Rockies and celebrate the Holidays in Banff!

Emerald Lake | ©Lisanne Smeele©Lisanne_Smeele_Rockies_Winter_Classic_2022-32-scaled-e1657643557911.jpg
Lake Louise | ©Lisanne Smeele©Lisanne_Smeele_Rockies_Winter_Classic_2022-39-scaled.jpg
Bow River | ©Lisanne Smeele
Ice Skating | ©Lisanne Smeele
Lake Louise | ©Gerard Yunker, Travel Alberta
Party in Banff!


Celebrate the Christmas Holidays in the Rocky Mountains‘ winter wonderland! Explore the best of the Rockies with an overnight stay in three of the most famous ski resort towns – Vernon, Banff & Golden. Take part in various activities while admiring the stunning scenery. Our tour is perfect for those who love to adventure in the snow and those who simply love to sightsee. Don’t miss our special Rockies winter holiday tours – the Rockies Christmas Explorer and the Rockies NYE Explorer.

Add extra optional activities to your itinerary.



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Road to the Rockies
SilverStar Mountain Resort
  • Departure from Canada Place in Vancouver at 7:15am (please arrive by 7:00am)
  • Get to know your travel friends and have some fun with introductions and games led by our friendly and experienced tour guide
  • Learn interesting facts about Vancouver as you travel out of the city and into the mountains
  • Check into your hotel in Vernon and head to SilverStar Mountain Resort for a snow tubing and ice skating adventure, included in your tour
  • After returning to the hotel, unwind with a relaxing dip in the pool and hot tub or try your luck at the adjoining casino or pub (19+ guests only)
Snow Tubing
Ice Skating

Vernon to Banff
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Lake Louise
  • Enjoy breakfast (included) and depart from hotel
  • Take a scenic drive through the stunning snow-capped peaks of Mount Revelstoke National Park & Glacier National Park
  • Visit the Roger’s Pass National Historic Site
  • Arrive at the world renowned Lake Louise and have the option to go ice skating or play hockey on the frozen lake!
  • Drive to Banff and enjoy a city tour, including stops at Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, and Banff Avenue
  • Check into your centrally located Banff hotel and have some free time to go shopping on Banff Avenue
  • Savor a delicious Christmas dinner with the group and your guide
  • Rockies NYE Tour ONLY: Ring in the New Year with the group partying in Banff!
Mount Revelstoke National Park
Glacier National Park
Roger's Pass National Historic Site
Lake Louise

Banff to Golden
Lake Louise Ski Resort
Emerald Lake
  • Enjoy a complimentary breakfast
  • Take advantage of the option to ride the Banff Gondola
  • Skiers and snowboarders will depart for Lake Louise Mountain Resort, while non-skiers can take in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains on the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola (please note that transportation to Lake Louise is by taking the free mountain shuttle on your own)
  • If you’re not skiing or snowboarding, spend your time checking out of the hotel and exploring the town of Banff. Alternatively, participate in other fun winter activities like snowshoeing, ice walking, and more!
  • In the afternoon, we’ll depart from Banff and make our way to Golden
  • Make a stop at Emerald Lake (weather and time permitting)
  • Enjoy some free time to have dinner and take a dip in the pool, waterslide, and hot tub
  • Finally, join your guide for an end-of-tour campfire and marshmallow roast (weather permitting)
Banff Gondola
Ski/Snowboard at Lake Louise
Winter optional activities
Campfire & s'mores

Golden to Vancouver
Last Spike at Craigellachie
  • Have breakfast and depart from Golden
  • Make a stop at Craigellachie, known as the Last Spike of the Canadian Railway, and take in its significance to Canadian history
  • Return to Vancouver around 7:30pm
Last Spike in Craigellachie


4 Days | 3 Nights


Max. pax: 54


From $619/pp


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From $1,164/pp
Prices are in Canadian Dollars and include taxes. They may vary during peak season. Special rates available. Fuel surcharge and online booking fee excluded.


  • 3-night stay at three distinct ski resort towns: Vernon, Banff and Golden
  • Premium coach transportation with various games, entertainment and prizes
  • Professional and friendly tour guide to ensure an unforgettable experience
  • Complimentary ice skating and snow tubing at Silverstar Mountain Resort
  • Optional skiing at Lake Louise Mountain Resort
  • Bonfire & marshmallow roast (weather dependent)
  • A traditional Canadian dinner at Elk & Oarsman
  • New Year’s Eve celebration (NYE only)
  • Park passes included
  • Discounted optional activities if you book in advance


  • Bed3 nights hotel accommodations
  • VERNON - 1 Night
  • BANFF - 1 Night
  • GOLDEN - 1 Night
  • GuideFriendly, experienced tour guide
  • BusDeluxe coach transportation
  • Meal3 breakfasts & 1 dinner
  • AdmissionSnow tubing & Ice skating
  • SleighRideLittle Christmas gift (Christmas only)
  • BeerNYE party (NYE only)
  • DiscountDiscounts on optional activities if you book in advance

Experience the Rockies on Holidays