Basecamp to Adventure

From outdoor adventures and culinary delights to breath taking views and extraordinary sights, Calgary has everything you need to plan 72 hours of adventure.

Day 1 in Calgary

Start your experience out on the Bow River for a fishing tour with Out Fly Fishing Outfitters.

The Bow River’s water is from the glaciers of the world famous Rocky Mountains making it a must-see for all outdoor lovers.

Duration: 4-5 hours


After fishing in the Bow River for the day, treat yourself to dinner at MARKET Restaurant. The MARKET cures their own meats, make their own cheese and grow their own herbs. The ingredients used to prepare your meal are just steps away for a dining experience you can’t get anywhere else but Alberta. 

Duration: 1-2 hours

After dinner, catch a show at one of the largest theatre companies in Canada to stimulate your senses at Theatre Calgary in the evening. Theatre Calgary is known for casting local talent and also pulls talent from any other theatre house nationwide and at times in the U.K.

Duration: 3-4 hours

Day 2 – Drive to Banff

As soon as you leave the last traffic light on Canada Olympic Drive; you are immediately transported to another place. You are in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and on your scenic path to Banff.

Take a Helicopter and Horseback riding tour through Kananaskis and immerse yourself in the mountains both by air and horseback for a true western experience. Stop along the way and enjoy an outdoor lunch in the wilderness with Rockies Heli Canada.

Duration: 3-4 hours


Visit the Grizzly House for exotic fondue with a rustic atmosphere since 1967. They have a wide range of game meat on the menu including Elk. Pair it with any one of their over 100 wine selections for an exceptional occasion.

Duration: 1-2 hours

Finish off the evening with a relaxing soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs. At 1,585 meters of elevation, the Banff Upper Hot Springs is the highest in Canada. 100 per cent of pure mineral water makes this a favourite of all visitors to Banff.

Duration: 1-2 hours

Day 3 in Banff/Lake Louise

Take a ride on the Lake Louise Gondola and experience the breath taking views of the Rockies and spot a Grizzly Bear. While up on the mountain, take a guided walk to possibly spot Grizzly Bears while learning about bear safety.

Duration: 1-2 hours


Stay on top for a gourmet lunch surrounded by the mountains and breathe in the mountain air on the outside patio at Whitehorn Bistro.

Duration: 2 hours

Drive back to Calgary

Duration: 2 hours

Have dinner at Rouge Restaurant in Calgary. Rich atmosphere and extraordinary cuisine makes dining at Rouge Restaurant an event not to be missed.

Escape to wine country with rural appeal for dinner at Rouge Restaurant. Nested in the banks of the Bow River where your journey began; Rouge is warm and inviting with huge trees, orchard and an expansive garden. Located in the former home of famous Albertan A.E. Cross, Just 5 minutes from downtown.

Duration: 1-2 hours

Take a quiet and relaxing walk along historic Stephen Avenue Walk  to hear live music and stop at any one of our finest bars, pubs or cafés in Calgary for a night cap.