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Banff World Tour Contest 2023

World Tour Contest

We’re having a contest that offers two great travel packages and other exciting prizes from Festival Partners! Enter to win!

Grand Prize

A trip for two in the Indian Himalaya on World Expeditions’ Beyond the Markha Valley.

This is a stunning trek that explores the Ladakh heartland, where the flutter of prayer flags and the ancient mani walls reflect the deep-seated Buddhist heritage and where views of the Zanskar Range stretch to the borderlands of the Tibetan Plateau.


Experience Banff and Lake Louise during the magic of winter.

Enjoy a fabulous ski and stay adventure courtesy of Banff and Lake Louise Tourism, Banff Lodging Company, and Lake Louise Ski Resort.

Other great prizes from Festival & Tour Partners: 

  • Rab - Men’s and Women’s Mythic G Jackets
  • YETI - Crossroads 60L Duffel
  • Nikon - 2 x binoculars
  • Lowe Alpine - His and Hers Manaslu Trekking Pack
  • Kicking Horse Coffee - 18 bags of whole bean or ground coffee, 1 Airscape, 2 trucker hats, 2 toques, 2 travel mugs and 2 ceramic mugs.
  • Helly Hansen - His and Her HH baselayer, jacket and toque.
  • BUFF -5 x $100 gift certificates to shop BUFF® online.
  • MEC - $250 gift card
  • Fjällräven - $500 to spend at any North American store and get geared up for your next Winter adventure.
  • Oboz - Footwear by Oboz Footwear (up to $200 towards purchase)
  • KORE Kootenay Approved Craft Gear Crate - An assortment of equipment designed and perfected in the Kootenay region of British Columbia: it's the craft gear from here.
  • Happy Yak - 3 x $100 Gift Certificates towards Happy Yak backcountry meals.
  • Banff Lodging Co. - 3 Night stay at any Banff Lodging Co. property in Banff
  • Banff on Demand - Annual Pass to view Festival Films


Enter now to win fabulous prizes

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Contest Prizes

*Valid for one year. Subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.

World Expeditions’ Beyond the Markha Valley in India

World Tour 2023-2024 Contest Official Rules

World Expeditions is delighted to be a valued partner of the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival and World Tour in Canada and the United States. We are excited to donate the following prize.

CONTEST PRIZE: Win a trip for two in the Indian Himalaya on World Expeditions’ Beyond the Markha Valley adventure


Approximate total RETAIL VALUE: C$8,200 (including $1000 airfare credit per person to get to the joining point – Delhi, India)

This prize is being donated under the following conditions.

  • Open only to legal residents of Canada & the United States that have the age of majority at the time of entry (excludes residents of the province of Quebec, Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law.
  • The prize must be used by October 2025, meaning that travel must be completed by the end of that month. No extension possible.
  • The prize is valid for the World Expeditions’ Beyond the Markha Valley in India. Inclusions and exclusions are per our detailed trip notes, available on World Expeditions Website at
  • C$1000 airfare credit per person is included for international flights.
  • Trip is subject to availability at the time of booking. The trip must be guaranteed and have a minimum of 10 participants. If the chosen trip goes under 10 participants beyond 70 days of departure, World Expeditions reserves the right to ask the winner to move to another departure.
  • The winner will be required to complete World Expeditions booking form, which states that they understand and agree to our terms and conditions. Upon signing the booking form, the winner will be bound to these terms and conditions, excluding the conditions referring to the payment.
  • The winners will also be required to self-complete a medical form. Their doctor must sign the medical form if the winner is over 70 or has a pre-existing medical condition. Should they fail the medical, World Expeditions reserves the right to refuse the winner(s) from participating in the Beyond the Markha Valley adventure.
  • Winners may extend their stay in India at their own cost. Extensions must be made at the time of confirming their prize.
  • The prize is not redeemable for cash or transferable.
  • World Expeditions will not cover additional costs associated with the trip, including but not limited to extra flights, taxes, insurance, extra accommodation, vaccinations and any other personal expenses. World Expeditions will not cover the costs of meals that are not included in the scheduled itinerary.
  • Per our terms and conditions, the winner must purchase an all-inclusive insurance. The non-refundable portion of the trip should be insured and paid to World Expeditions if the winner cancels the trip.
  • We request that the winner contact us within 60 days of winning the prize to advise us of their preferred month of travel. If the winner has not contacted us in that time frame, World Expeditions will assume the winner has chosen to forfeit their prize.

Lake Louise Ski & Stay

Enter to win for your chance to experience Lake Louise, located in the Canadian Rockies where life-changing adventure awaits. 

  • 3 days of skiing for 2 people at the Lake Louise Ski Resort and a gift certificate towards lunch at the resort.
  • 5 nights at a Banff Lodging Company property.
  • Ski equipment rental compliments of Banff Ultimate Sports.

Presenting Partners

Banff and Lake Louise Tourism Rab 

Major Partners

Buff Oboz YETI Lowe Alpine Kicking Horse Coffee Lake Louise Ski Resort and Summer Gondola World Expeditions Dona Paula Happy Yak KORE

Official Rules

Entry and Deadline

No purchase necessary to enter to win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. 
Online entries will be accepted until October 15, 2024. Limit of one entry per person. Entries must be complete to be eligible.  This is an online contest only.  Mailed in entries will not be accepted.
Open only to legal residents of Canada & the United States that are 19 years or older at the time of entry (excludes residents where prohibited by law).


Draw Prize Winners will be drawn between October 20 and November 15 from among all eligible entries received by Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, whose decisions in all matters relating to this contest are final. Potential winners will be notified by email and will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release that must be returned and received within 14 days of the date sent to the potential winner or an alternate winner will be selected. Answering a skill-testing question will be required. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to the release of his or her name and/or likeness for potential publicity purposes, where permitted by law. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.