CANADIAN ROCKIES WILDERNESS RESORT & ADVENTURE
Explore Kananaskis Country and the Canadian Rockies!
Join Kosher X as adventures and memories await as you explore the deep forests, towering peaks and clear mountain streams of Kananaskis Country and the Canadian Rockies!
Alberta's Kananaskis is surrounded by the towering Canadian Rockies and home to grassy meadows, swift mountain rivers and streams, and fascinating wildlife. Situated just west of Calgary and southeast of Banff, Kananaskis Country is both a stunning and convenient location for adventure and relaxation. Come summertime, golfing, hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting and horseback riding are all possible in this picturesque corner of the Canadian Rockies. Known for its pristine natural setting and outdoor lifestyle, Alberta's Kananaskis is also a prime destination for relaxing and just taking some time out. Visitors may choose to indulge in spa treatments, watch the wildlife from the deck of our cozy lodge, and savor delicious kosher cuisine, all the while embraced by the majestic peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Unlike the commercialized hub of Banff, this mountain environment provides essential habitat for many species, including grizzly and black bear, cougar, elk, lynx and moose. With over 4,000 square kilometers of wild landscapes, this is a place where all of us can connect with the natural world and the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of the Canadian Rockies.
Experience mountain luxury at our Kananaskis Resort
Nestled in the majestic Canadian Rockies at an elevation of 1,522 meters (5,000ft), the Delta Lodge at Kananaskis offers a true combination of world-class, year round activities with distinguished comfort and hospitality. Located deep in Kananaskis Country, surrounded by the stunning peaks of the Canadian Rockies only 1 hour from Calgary International Airport, the Delta Lodge is also known as a resort that has something for everyone: Mountain adventure including, stunning wildlife safaris, miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding; 36 holes of premium golf at Kananaskis Country Golf Course; the Summit Spa and Fitness Centre; kids club and so much more! The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis is the perfect base from which to explore the Canadian Rockies! Live the adventure at Alberta’s Mountain Resort and Spa.
Our 8-day tour includes daily adventures custom developed for every ability level and our delicious Glatt kosher cuisine prepared fresh on-site all based from our resort mountain lodge. This is the perfect vacation for those looking to explore the wonder & beauty of the Canadian Rockies.
Our tour program is perfect for every activity and ability level. On touring days clients can choose from 2 levels of walks / hikes.
Moderate: Easy walks and or bus tours with guided interpretation perfect for all ability levels
Adventure: More adventurous hikes with guided interpretation over varying terrain and elevation gain.
Day 1 (Mo): Arrive at our wilderness resort. Dinner & orientation
*Guests will fly into Calgary International Airport and transfer to the resort. Kosher Expeditions will supply a list of transfer options from Calgary International Airport (transfer costs not included).
Day 2 (Tu): Explore Lake Louise: Choice of 2 Adventures
1. Discover Lake Louise and Moraine Lake (easy): On this sightseeing tour you will visit the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies," Lake Louise & the world renowned Moraine Lake - Both are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you will have time to take photos and explore their shorelines - Learn about our mountaineering history and how a tragic accident at Lake Louise shaped Canadian mountain culture - Finally, walk to a viewpoint in the Valley of Ten Peaks overlooking Moraine Lake.
Bow Valley Parkway
Chateau Lake Louise
Duration: Approximately 4 hrs
2. Classic Hike (moderate to difficult – must be 13 or older for this tour): Hike to classic locations in the Banff Lake Louise area - Share the passion for the mountains with our local, enthusiastic guides - Explore the trails in Yoho, Larch Valley, Staley Glacier, and Plain of 6 Glaciers - Hiking time is from 4 to 6 hours - Guests must have sturdy footwear and dress in layers in case of weather changes.
Duration: 7 Hrs +/-
Day 3 (We): Discover the Glacier Trail (easy): A full day sightseeing tour that travels through a landscape carved by glaciers and opened by pioneers. The Icefields Parkway is rated as one of the most scenic highways in the world. See glaciers remaining from the last ice age. Hear stories of early explorers who opened these valleys. The pinnacle of your day will be the Snowcoach tour onto the Athabasca Glacier and Columbia Ice Fields Center. You will be awed by the surrounding peaks that are some of the largest in the Rockies.
Crow Foot Glacier
Bow Lake / NumTi Jah Lodge
Mistaya Canyon (or alternative)
Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer! Tour
Duration: 9 hours
Day 4 (Th): Whitewater Rafting Adventure:Kananaskis River (easy to moderate):
Enjoy a beautiful mountain river located along the front ranges of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. The river tour is rated as Grade 2 to 3 and is an excellent experience for families and friends. This half day tour is very popular for people looking for an introduction to whitewater and is a river experience the whole family can enjoy.
Duration: 4.5 hours - *Minimum age: 5
Day 5 (Fr): Horseback Wilderness Adventure – Kananaskis Country / Shabbat
Discover the adventure and serenity of a Canadian tradition; a trail ride in the Rockies! En route pristine views, flowered alpine meadows and abundant wildlife are just a few of the scenic wonders you’ll experience as we explore the Rockies by horseback.
Duration: 4 hours
Day 6 (Sa): Shabbat at leisure
Enjoy a restful Shabbat in the Canadian Rockies. Shul with Sefer Torah on-site
Day 7 (Su): Sunshine Meadows Hike & Tour
The Sunshine Meadows are known by many as the most stunning alpine setting in the Canadian Rockies. Situated at an average elevation of 2220m (7,300'), the meadows straddle the Continental Divide and the boundary between Alberta and British Columbia. Surrounded by some of the Rockies' highest peaks, the unobstructed views are beyond compare. Wildlife abounds in the meadows, and the brilliance of the summer flowers and autumn larches guarantees spectacular scenery on every visit. Spend your day on top of the world and away from the crowds at Sunshine Meadows. Mt. Assiniboine, "the Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies", and Banff National Park's highest peak, can be your backdrop! A network of gentle trails wind their way through the Meadows and offer a range of walking for all abilities; from easy strolls, to challenging hikes.
We will be approximately 4 hours on-site. Departing the resort at 9:15 and returning approximately at 4:00p.
Group will be divided into the following categories:
1) Easy guided walk
2) Moderate guided hike
Day 8 (Mo): Depart
(*Please note schedule is subject to change, final schedule will be submitted to all participants 21 days prior to arrival as part of their tour packet.)Once you have completed our daily scheduled adventures The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis provides a wealth of convenient recreational facilities. You'll enjoy access to all the amenities you need to maintain an active lifestyle, including:
Indoor /outdoor swimming pool
Paved accessible Village Rim Trail with viewpoints
Fully equipped weight and cardio room
Relax and rejuvenate at the luxurious Summit Spa
*Price is based on 30+ participants.
Custom group departures (minimum 18 or more participants) are available upon request. Please call us for details.
Guided wildlife safaris
Ice Field & glacier exploration
Plus much more!
*Activities have been developed for every activity level. Most days will have a choice either an easy or moderate tour program.
Once you have completed our daily scheduled adventures the resort area is filled with additional opportunities to relax and explore
See below for pricing
Private bedroom with King Size Bed & 37 inch LCD Flat Screen TV
Main room has 1 queen bed & pullout couch/37 inch LCD Flat Screen TV
Sanctuary Bed/Mini Fridge
Lodge Loft – up to 6 people max – 700 sq. ft.
These 2 level suites with vaulted ceilings & private balcony are ideal for families.
Featuring vaulted ceiling, 2 LCD Flat Screen TVsThe first level features a living room with pull out sofa, armchair, coffee table, private balcony and table with 4 chairs.
The upper level has two queen sized beds, couch, and a second full bathroom.
*Wireless internet access throughout the resort.
**Childrens Pricing: Total Cost Kids 17 & under as 3, 4, 5, or 6 in room = $2575pp
$100pp for gratuities will be collected at the start of the program.
Price includes: Lodging, full time Kosher Expeditions guides / naturalist, daily transfers to activities, all activities listed in itinerary, all Glatt kosher meals under strict supervision.
Price does not include: Airfare, transfer to resort from Calgary and optional tours.
Air Travel: Please note airfare is not included in the price of your tour. Participant will fly into Calgary International airport. Upon arrival airport shuttles or car rental is available for transfer to the lodge - 45 minute transfer (not included in the price of your tour).
*Discount pricing is available for groups of 15 or more please contact us for details.
*Pricing is “from” and based on payment made by check or bank transfer. Additional fees apply for payment made by credit card. Please see registration form or contact us for details.