Please note this tour is being offered as a custom tour for a group of 10, 18 or up to 30 people. Please contact us for more info and accurate pricing.
Join us for a 16 Day Cycling Tour Exploring the Canadian Rockies Starting with the awesome Vancouver to Whistler GranFondo
Mountain Madness Tours invites you to join us on this amazing cycle tour and holiday. Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies; a part of the world that was simply designed for a bicycle. Starting in Vancouver we’ll experience the fantastic sea to mountain GranFondo which finishes at the ski resort of Whistler. Our tour will then meander in and out of the Canadian Rockies. Stopping at Lake Louise, Banff and of course Jasper National Park. The cycling is epic however we also prioritize wildlife, Canadian culture and of course great restaurants. A perfect mix of cycling, relaxing and sightseeing.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see Canada. The way it was designed to be seen. Via two wheels.
Quick summary of tour:
Note: Brief itinerary listed as an example only and assumes that you will meet us in Vancouver at the start of the tour and fly out of Calgary at the end of the tour.
If your group is coming from within Alberta we may be able to transport you by van to Vancouver for the start of the tour and back to where we picked you up from at the end of the tour.
Day 1, Wednesday 4th September 2019: Arrive in Vancouver in the afternoon, assemble bikes, Welcome dinner.
Day 2, Thursday 5th: Ride around Stanley Park to Cypress and back. (50km).
Day 3, Friday 6th: Ride around Stanley Park to Capilano suspension bridge (entry included) and back (15km+). Register for Vancouver to Whistler Gran Fondo, visit expo in the afternoon.
Day 4, Saturday 7th: Whistler Gran Fondo (55, 126 or 152km). Fondo entry included.
Day 5, Sunday 8th: Rest day. Bike rides around Whistler. Whistler activities (Mountain bike rides / Golf).
Day 6, Monday 9th: Drive to Blue River (6 hr, 45min drive from Whistler). Blue river safari in the afternoon (included)
Day 7, Tuesday 10th: Drive to Mt Robson, Ride to Jasper (91km).
Day 8, Wednesday 11th: Optional unsupported ride to Maligne Lake and back (113km) or Jasper activities.
Day 9, Thursday 12th: Optional unsupported ride to Mt Edith Cavell and back (42 km) then supported Ride Jasper to Sunwapta Falls (55km)
Day 10, Friday 13th: Ride Sunwapta Falls to Saskatchewan River Crossing (100 km).
Day 11, Saturday 14th: Ride Saskatchewan River Crossing to Lake Louise (85km). Optional unsupported side trip to Moraine Lake and back (28 km)
Day 12, Sunday 15th: Ride Lake Louise to Banff (60 km), Banff Activities in afternoon (eg. hot springs)
Day 13, Monday 16th: Rest day in Banff, Optional golf course loop and Lake Minnewanka Loop (30km)
Day 14, Tuesday 17th: Ride to Delta lodge at Kananaskis via Canmore (82km)
Day 15, Wednesday 18th: Drive to Longview over the Highwood Pass, Ride back to Kananaskis (130 km).
Day 16, Thursday 19th: Drive group to Calgary for onward flights around noon.