Explore the Canadian Rockies and enjoy North America's great unspoiled wilderness, from Glacier National Park to Jasper and Banff.

Starting at: $4,791 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Scenic Lake Louise  Black Bear in the wild  Banff National Park  Vivid sunset over Glacier National Park.  Credit: Tom Crouse  Many Glacier at Glacier National Park

The Canadian Rockies

Featuring Glacier, Banff, and Jasper National Parks

11 days from $4,791 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Explore the Canadian Rockies and enjoy North America's great unspoiled wilderness, from Glacier National Park to Jasper and Banff.

or Call 855-330-1542

Jun 19 - 29, 2018 Departure
Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, where he conducted his dissertation research on Rincón de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica. For the past 11 years, Kirt has worked for the New Mexico STATEMAP program, studying the geologic history of northern New Mexico. Kirt is also an instructor for the NASA astronaut training program, teaching NASA¬í's 2009 astronaut candidates geologic mapping techniques in northern New Mexico. Since 1993, Kirt has led numerous journeys for the Smithsonian Institution, from Iceland to Antarctica.

Aug 28 - Sep 7, 2018 Departure
Patricia Hostiuck

Patricia Hostiuck

Patty Hostiuck has traveled the globe as a naturalist for nearly three decades, seeking out wildlife-rich niches, investigating fascinating landscapes, and sharing her insights with thoughtful travelers. Her academic background in biology and geography shapes a perspective that spotlights the importance of place, the abiding interdependence of living things, and the critical influence of nature on human cultures. She has served as a National Forest Ranger and National Park Ranger and has worked extensively in leading eco-travel and expedition trips from the tropics to both polar regions. She has led more than 100 Smithsonian Journeys across seven continents, from Antarctica to Alaska. Patty has an amazing breadth of knowledge and her passion to untangle nature’s secrets and share a sense of wonder about the natural world through her engaging presentations and informal commentary make her a favorite among Smithsonian travelers.