The spectacular Canadian Rockies


If you like mountainous landscapes and you greatly enjoy when you are before them, you should definitely visit at least once in your life the Rocky Mountains in Canada, a perfect place for nature lovers. Inside they house no less than 5 National Parks, and the entire complex (with the exception of one park) was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO several years ago.

Four of those parks are intertwined, leaving an impressive landscape. The 4 parks that are a World Heritage Site are the Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, the Yoho National Park and the Kootenay National Park. The one not included by UNESCO is the Waterton National Park and it is further south, along the international border with the United States.

The Canadian Rockies are a subsystem of the Rocky Mountains, which cover part of the western coast of North America, the northwest of Alaska, Canada and reaches the southwest of the United States. The highest peak of the whole set is in California and is Mount Whitney, with 4,421 meters of altitude.

The Canadian part is divided into several groups of mountain ranges that in turn have multiple mountain ranges, which leaves a really interesting and impressive picture. The most important are Muskwa Mountain Ranges, the Hart Cordilleras, Sir Alexander Area, Resthaven Group or Cordilleras Park Central Norte.

The Rocky Mountain sector in Canada runs through the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, and a small part of this sector is in the US states of Idaho and Montana. The north end is in an idyllic spot: the plain of the Liard river, in British Columbia.

Day 7 : Trafalgar Tours Spectacular Canadian Rockies - 5th - 12th August 2017 (March 2021)


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