The initial picture of Canadian ski holidays conjured in anybody’s head is likely to be one of vast mountain ranges with snow capped peaks. Perhaps one where wild bears roam and temperatures fall so low that all you can see is breath vapour in front of you. All of this may be true, but allow lastminute.com to assist you in digging below the surface, or between the mountains, to discover a fantastically priced holiday you will never forget. A holiday full of inspirational scenery, a multitude of recreational activities and a wealth of discovery.
To make the most of a Canada ski holiday with lastminute.com, you may wish to visit one of the four main national parks – Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho. These interlock to form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks and are deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The quickest way of reaching the four parks is by hiring a car or taking an hourly shuttle departing from Calgary airport. From there, it is just an hour and a half drive to Banff. However you choose to reach your destination, the journey will allow you to drink in the breathtaking scenery this special part of Canada has to offer.
lastminute.com strives to ensure that our holidaymakers do not get restless, and we can guarantee that there will be a plethora of activities to keep both young and old entertained whatever the season. From backpacking to ziplining, or heli-hiking to wildlife viewing there is something to suit everyone’s tastes. Of course, where there is a mountain range, there is also skiing. Banff is home to the Powder Express, Canada’s second longest vertical slope, as well as a number of other ski resorts dedicated to the sport. Snow pros, first timers and all levels in between are catered for. Ski equipment is readily available for hire, and professional tutors are ready and waiting.
We understand that you want to return to a restful and welcoming environment at the end of an activity-filled day. A place where you can put your feet up and expel a contented sigh, with only thoughts of your bed followed by another fun-packed day ahead. That is why we offer a wide selection of reasonably priced accommodations suitable for all categories of holidaymaker. There are a number of bed and breakfasts, hostels and motels, through to deluxe log cabins and specialist lodges and resorts contained within the parks. Wherever you choose to lay your head, lastminute.com is committed to sourcing quality accommodations at quality prices.
Take time to explore a small part of the Canadian Rockies and you will unlock a vast treasure trove full of wonder, action, thrills and delight. Book all your holidays to Canada with lastminute.com