Emerald Lake Lodge

Rockies Holidays Explorer

Spend the Holidays in Banff, Alberta and explore the Canadian Rockies!

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©Lisanne Smeele | Bow River
©Lisanne Smeele | Ice Skating
Noel Hendrickson Banff LL Tourism
Party in Banff!


This tour is the ultimate mountain experience! Stay overnight at three of the famous ski resort towns, Vernon, Banff & Golden and have plenty of time to participate in winter activities and see the most beautiful places in the Rockies. This tour is a Snow lover’s Dream and a Sightseer’s Paradise!

Special Holiday Tour:

  • Rockies Christmas Explorer departs on Dec. 24
  • Rockies NYE Explorer departs on Dec. 30



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Silver Star Resort
  • 7:15am – Depart Vancouver from Canada Place (please arrive at 7:00am)
  • The fun begins! Your friendly and experienced tour guide will start off the tour with introductions and games so you can meet the other passengers.
  • Hear interesting facts about Vancouver as you make your way out of the city and into the mountains!
  • Check into the hotel in Vernon and make your way to SilverStar Mountain Resort for FREE snow tubing & ice skating 
  • Upon return to the hotel, option to go to the adjoining casino or pub (19+ only)  or relax in the hotel pool and hot tub after an active day outside
FREE Snow tubing
FREE Ice Skating

Vernon to Banff
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Lake Louise
  • Breakfast (included)
  • After breakfast depart hotel
  • Drive through the beautiful snow-capped peaks of Mount Revelstoke National Park & Glacier National Park
  • Visit Roger’s Pass National Historic Site
  • Arrive at the world renowned Lake Louise with the option to go ice skating or play hockey on the frozen lake! (seasonal)
  • Drive to Banff and enjoy a city tour including Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, and Banff Ave.
  • Check into your centrally located Banff hotel & free time to go shopping on Banff Avenue 
  • Dec 25 ONLY: Enjoy a Christmas Dinner with the group and your guide!
  • Dec 31 ONLY: Celebrate the New Year’s Eve with the group!
Mount Revelstoke National Park
Glacier National Park
Roger's Pass National Historic Site
Lake Louise

Banff to Golden
Lake Louise
Emerald Lake
  • Breakfast (included)
  • Option to go on the Banff Gondola
  • Skiers and Snowboarders depart for Lake Louise Mountain Resort. There is also the option for non-skiers to take the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola for amazing views of the surrounding mountains.  *Please note transportation to Lake Louise is not included, skiers will take the free mountain shuttle.
  • For those not skiing/snowboarding, check out of the hotel and enjoy free time to explore the town of Banff. You also have the option to participate in another exciting winter activity like snowshoeing, ice walking, and more!
  • Afternoon: depart Banff and make your way to Golden!
  • Stop in Emerald Lake (weather and time permitting)
  • Free time to have dinner, and enjoy the pool, waterslide and hot tub
  • After dinner join your guide for an end of tour party including a campfire & marshmallow roast
Option Banff Gondola
Ski at Lake Louise

Golden to Vancouver
Last Spike at Craigellachie
  • Depart Golden after breakfast
  • Stop at Craigellachie (the Last Spike of the Canadian Railway) and learn about its importance in the Canadian history
  • Return to Vancouver at approximately 7:30pm

Book in pairs – Get $20 OFF each

Book in groups of 4+ – Get 10% OFF each

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4 Days | 3 Nights


Max. pax: 54


From $619/pp


From $699/pp


From $749/pp


From $849/pp


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


  • 3-nights hotel accommodation in three different ski resort towns: Vernon, Banff and Golden
  • Traditional Canadian Dinner at Elk & Oarsman
  • Deluxe coach transportation, games, entertainment and prizes
  • Friendly, experienced Tour Guide to make sure you have the best trip ever!
  • FREE ice-skating and snow-tubing at Silverstar Mountain Resort
  • Bonfire & marshmallow roast (weather dependent)
  • Dec 25 ONLY: Enjoy a Christmas Dinner & gift with the group!
  • Dec 31 ONLY: Celebrate the New Year’s Eve with the group!
  • Optional skiing at Lake Louise Mountain Resort
  • Park passes


  • Bed3 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • VERNON - 1 Night
  • BANFF - 2 Nights
  • GOLDEN - 1 Night
  • GuideFriendly, experienced tour guide
  • BusCoach transportation
  • Meal3 breakfasts & 1 Traditional Canadian dinner
  • ArticClothesSnow tubing & Ice skating
  • Add-onLittle Christmas Gift (Christmas departure only)
  • BeerNYE Party (NYE departure only)
  • DiscountDiscounted optional activities if you book in advance

Holidays Rockies Experience