Today, you will travel to Kootenay National Park, a place of unique contrasts, from icy mountain rivers to steamy hot springs.
The divide marks the border between Kootenay National Park to the west and Banff National Park to the east. (stop for about 15 minutes)
Take the enjoyable self-guided trail, 1km (0.6mi) each way, which leads to along this ice-caved, marble-streaked canyon and through the remains of a forest destroyed by wildfires in 2003. (stop for about 45 minutes)
[Kootenay Valley View Point]
This roadside viewpoint provides breathtaking views of the Mitchell and Vermillion mountain ranges and the Kootenay River far below. Watch the river wind through the rich, mountain forest following an ancient route to Castlegar, BC, where it unites with the great Columbia River. (stop for about 10 minutes)
[Radium Hot Springs (Optional)]
Soak in the naturally-heated, mineral-rich hot pool between the sheltering walls of Sinclair Canyon. Radium is one of three thermal swimming pools in the Rocky Mountain National Parks - luxurious in summer and magical in the winter. (stop for about 90 minutes)
A scenic trail through open Douglas-fir forest along the edge of Sinclair Canyon. Features views of the Columbia Valley and verdant Sinclair Canyon falls. (stop for about 10 minutes)
**Meeting Time & Location- After selecting the departure date, please continue to the "Meeting Time & Location" under the "Optional Item"
**Return to Calgary around 19:00PM
**Sightseeing points and stop time are subject to weather condition
**If closure of any sightseeing point occurs, it will be replaced by other points
Breakfast: NoneLunch: NoneDinner: None