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Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park

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$3,654

$3,950

10 days

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Overview

Your effortlessly delivered journey traverses undulating, unforgiving fields of ice, crosses the Continental Divide in vintage style and follows in the footsteps of brave buffalo runners centuries ago.

Locations Visited

Calgary, Waterton Park, Revelstoke, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Canmore, Kananaskis, Kamloops

Countries Visited

Canada

Travel Style

Discoveries

Accommodations

9 nights included

Age Requirements

Minimum age 5

Itinerary

COLLAPSE ALL EXPAND ALL

Day 1

Arrive Calgary

Don your Stetson and buckle up those cowboy boots. You've arrived in Stampede country. Get settled into the ways of the Wild West before meeting your Travel Director and fellow explorers for a Welcome Reception.

  • Accommodation

    The Westin Calgary

  • Meals

    Welcome Reception

Day 2

Calgary – Fort MacLeod – Waterton Lakes National Park

This morning, travel to the UNESCO-listed Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump, where a Local Specialist explains how buffalo were driven off a cliff by buffalo runners centuries ago. Travel on to meet the majestic Rockies at the tranquil Waterton Lakes National Park. Beneath ice-capped peaks, indulge in a memorable dinner.

  • Accommodation

    Waterton Lakes Lodge

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park

The Big Skies of Montana beckon this morning as you cross the international border into Montana's UNESCO-listed Glacier National Park touted as the Crown of the Continent. Skirt the slopes and cross the Continental Divide over Logan Pass in a restored 1930s vintage touring "jammer" along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Later, we pass the tranquil blue waters of St. Mary's Lake en route to Lake McDonald.

  • Accommodation

    Lake McDonald Lodge

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Glacier National Park – Banff (2 Nights)

Continue through Glacier National Park heading back into Canada through the sheer red walls of Sinclair Canyon and scenic Kootenay National Park. The glacial peaks and turquoise waters of Banff National Park offer an ethereal backdrop as we stop to admire Athabasca Falls. Stepping out at Bow Summit, enjoy the views over glacier-fed Peyto Lake. Tonight our 'Stay with a Story' is the proud "Castle in the Rockies" located within Banff National Park.

  • Accommodation

    Fairmont Banff Springs

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 5

Banff Sightseeing

After a free morning, spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls.

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6

Banff – Lake Louise

This morning, travel to glacial Moraine Lake, one of the most photographed sites in all of Canada. Embark on a guided group stroll along its shoreline, as you ramble toward Rock Pile for inspiring views of the Valley of Ten Peaks. In the afternoon continue to Lake Louise and enjoy the lake's tranquil waters. You have the choice to either join your Travel Director for a walk along the Lakeshore Trail or take a piece of Lake Louise home with you-put paint brush to canvas and create your very own artistic masterpiece.

  • Accommodation

    Lake Louise Inn

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 7

Lake Louise – Athabasca Glacier – Jasper (2 Nights)

Blaze a trail through the heart of the Canadian Rockies-a journey through stunning wilderness, passing sparkling mountain lakes, tumbling glaciers and sweeping valleys en route to the Athabasca Glacier. Board a specially designed Ice Explorer, crunching over the white wonderland of the glacier's surface. Later, head to your home in the heart of Jasper National Park.

  • Accommodation

    Chateau Jasper

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Day 8

Jasper Sightseeing

Embark on a leisurely walk admiring the sheer limestone cliffs of Maligne Canyon and learning about the underground river system that flows out to Medicine Lake. Surrounded by a ring of mountains, we cruise the waters of Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Tonight's Regional Meal delights with views of the lake.

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Regional Dinner

Day 9

Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Kananaskis

Journey south towards the wild lands of Jasper and Banff National Park. Arrive at your resort. This evening, the aroma of sizzling Alberta beef awaits as we Connect with Locals and join the Guinn family on their ranch for a special Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, horse-drawn wagon ride and private dance lesson.

  • Accommodation

    Crosswaters Resort

  • Meals

    Breakfast, Be My Guest

Day 10

Kananaskis - Depart Calgary

A transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or the Westin Calgary for guests extending their stay.

  • Meals

    Breakfast

Highlights

  • Sightseeing Highlights
  • CITY TOUR in Calgary

  • CRUISE upon Maligne Lake

  • SCENIC DRIVE along the Icefields Parkway, Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road

  • VISIT Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Athabasca Glacier

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What's Included

  • Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts

  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest)

  • First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

  • Handcrafted Highlights

  • Optional Experiences and free time

  • All porterage and local charges included

  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

  • VIP entry to many sights

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    Trip Notes:

    • ​Please note that airfare to and from your start/end destinations are not included in the cost of your trip.
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    • ​Prices listed are land only & do not include airfare to and from the start/end of the tour.
    • Prices listed are per person, based on twin or multi-share. If you’re traveling solo, we can pair you with a same-sex roommate at no extra cost or you can upgrade to a single for an additional cost, based on availability.
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