If you’re reading this article, I bet you’re wondering: When exploring Banff, is it better to see the sights with an experienced local guide, or go your own way? Some travellers look down on guided tours, insisting that they are not an “authentic” way of experiencing a destination. I completely

Latest images from Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies, shared by our guests via Instagram @banfftours #banfftours. They manage to capture some of the best day to day mountainscapes, wildlife, adventures, activities and fun with our guides. Providing extra inspiration if you don’t already have enough.  

The old saying in Banff goes, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 20 minutes.” Alberta temperatures are notorious for their unpredictable fluctuations. I once got sunburned during my school lunch break, yet walked home the same day in a hailstorm. When travelling in the Rocky Mountains you never know

What to do in Banff, a month by month calendar. Banff is a town that really knows how to celebrate life. Whether rejoicing about the beginning of the winter season, Canada’s birthday or Alberta’s great craft beers, there is always a reason for a party in this mountain retreat. And

Our guests tonight saw many Columbian Ground Squirrels… and then a sneaky coyote lurking around the corner! They also saw a group of male (bull or stag) elk. Bull elk tend to hang out in small “bachelor” groups of 2 – 5 most of the year, except during the rut.

The Lake Minnewanka loop was very busy last night – no wonder Parks Canada declared it a major wildlife corridor! In that area alone we saw a black bear, bighorn sheep (rams and ewes) and elk.

Elk and sheep and muskrats, oh my! I know what you’re thinking – seeing elk and big horned sheep is sure neat, but muskrats? Don’t worry, they’re a LOT cooler than their name makes them out to be. Think of them as field mice turned mermaid. The cool thing about