The Banff National Park, the crown jewel of the Rockies, has some of the finest mountain scenery on the continent. The park was founded more than a century ago.
Lake Louise, located at 1540 meters high, is the second largest urban center in the Banff National Park. The major attractions of this area are the Moraine Lake and Lake Louise.
The Icefields Parkway road, 230 km. long, was built from Lake Louise to Jasper to offer panoramic views, giving it numerous seating areas to admire the landscape.
Jasper National Park, established in September 1907 was designated by UNESCO as world heritage. It's easier to see in this place bear, moose or caribou than in any other park.
Athabasca glacier is the most accessible of the glaciers that fall from the Columbia Icefield, and which almost reaches the Icefields Parkway, where is the Icefield Centre.
The beauty of the park made that this area was named "Yoho", that in cree language means awe and wonder. It host spectacular waterfalls, high rock walls and 28 peaks over 3,000 meters.
The Glacier National Park was growing at the same time advancing the railway, which stretched through Roger´s Pass in 1885. It offers breathtaking views of the 420 glaciers in the park.
The most attractive excursion in the park is the Meadows-in-the-Sky Parkway, a 26 km winding road that ascends through forests of fir, cedar and spruce until the sub-alpine meadows of wild flowers of the summit.
Okanagan Lake is located in the heart of the only desert in Canada, thanks to advanced irrigation systems has become the center of the country´s largest fruit area.
We started visiting the city for its emblematic district, Gastown. The neighborhood grew up around the saloon which opened in 1867 Gassy Jack Deighton, whose statue stands in Maple Tree Square.
The Museum of Anthropology has the largest collection of Indian wood carvings in the world, an extensive collection of totems and one of the best collections of native art of the peoples of the northwest coast of the world.
Niagara Falls, one of the great natural wonders of the world, are the most famous tourist attraction in Canada and one of the most famous in the world. Millions of people visit the falls each year.
We started the visit by the CN Tower, the symbol of the city and the observatory-tower highest in the world, with 553 meters. The observatory (Sky Pod) is the highest accessible point of the tower, 447 meters.