Glacier National Park & The Canadian Rockies

Price per person
from £2,633

Price based on
London Heathrow
3rd Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 10 days

  • Canada

  • Comfortable pace

  • Platinum escorted tours

Discover four of Canada's magnificent national parks and experience cascading waterfalls, wintry icefields, unspoilt forests and beautiful mountain panoramas. Experience historic Gold Rush towns set among the jagged peaks and pristine lakes of the Rocky Mountains on this unforgettable tour in Canada's great wilderness.

At a glance


Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the indigenous Blackfoot people hunted buffalo by driving them off the precipice.

Waterton Lakes National Park Board a vintage red 'jammer' bus and travel along the spectacular Going-to-the-Sun highway, reaching Logan's pass at 6,664 feet and stopping to tuck into a slice of homemade huckleberry pie.

Banff National Park Discover Bow Falls and the Hoodoos on a guided tour, with free time to explore and an optional helicopter ride across the park.

Columbia Icefield Ride the Ice Explorer coach on ice 1,200 feet thick.

Jasper National Park See the striking mirror-like turquoise waters of lakes Louise and Moraine, and take a narrated wildlife cruise to Spirit Island.

 

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Porterage
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Discover four of Canada's magnificent national parks and experience cascading waterfalls, wintry icefields, unspoilt forests and beautiful mountain panoramas. Experience historic Gold Rush towns set among the jagged peaks and pristine lakes of the Rocky Mountains on this unforgettable tour in Canada's great wilderness.

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Calgary

Day
1

Fly to Calgary where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

Welcome to Calgary! At 6pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Calgary - Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump - Waterton Lakes National Park

Day
2

Before departing Calgary, enjoy an orientation tour of the city’s highlights. Travel south along the Macleod Trail. Just outside the town of Fort Macleod, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where indigenous people used to hunt buffalo by driving them towards the edge. Then, on to scenic Waterton Lakes National Park with a photo stop at Cameron Falls.

NOTE:Departures on the 30th June and 2nd and 5th July will stay overnight at the historic Prince of Wales Hotel, where you'll enjoy magnificent panoramas of Waterton Lake and the surrounding mountains.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Waterton Lakes National Park - Glacier National Park - Going to the Sun Road - Whitefish

Day
3

Enter Montana through Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and behold the awesome snowcapped peaks of Glacier National Park. A highlight awaits you as you board the famous vintage red “Jammer Buses” that will take you along one of North America’s most spectacular highways: Going-to-the-Sun Road. After crossing 6,664-foot-high Logan Pass, enter a geographical wonderland of alpine scenery where jagged mountain peaks, deep-green forests, pristine lakes, and meadows dominate the landscape. Before arriving at your resort, enjoy a made-from-scratch piece of Huckleberry Pie or Ice cream - a delicious treat to end your day.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Whitefish - fort Steele - Kootenay National Park - Banff

Day
4

Re-enter Canada today, with a stop in British Columbia before crossing into Alberta. Visit the restored town of Fort Steele, where fortunes were made during the Kootenay Gold Rush. Next, drive through the steep red cliffs of Sinclair Canyon and Kootenay National Park before entering Banff National Park, the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Banff

Day
5

This morning, sightseeing includes stops at Bow Falls and the Hoodoos. The balance of the day is at leisure, or maybe join an optional helicopter flightseeing trip for unsurpassed views of the Rockies.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Banff - Columbia Icefield - Jasper

Day
6

Follow breathtaking Icefields Parkway today and head for Jasper National Park. Scale Bow Pass for splendid views of Peyto Lake. Then, climb to Sunwapta Pass to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses. Next is the highlight of the day: stop at the 1,200-foot-thick Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride aboard an Ice Explorer. There’s time this afternoon for an optional float trip down the historic Athabasca River.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Jasper - Excursion to Maligne Lake

Day
7

The morning is at leisure. Optional activities include hiking, canoeing, and strolling the streets of Jasper. This afternoon, journey to Maligne Lake for a fully narrated cruise of the glacial lake and Spirit Island. Afterward, enjoy a lakeside dinner with incredible views and local fare including famous Alberta beef.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Jasper - Lake Louise - Calgary

Day
8

This morning, visit Athabasca Falls and then retrace the route south along Icefields Parkway. One more highlight saved for the last day of your holiday: a visit to famous Lake Louise. Continue to Calgary, where your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Over dessert, be entertained by a Cowboy poet who will bring the region’s Western heritage to life through stories and songs—a perfect ending to your holiday.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Calgary - UK

Day
9

Your tour ends after breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Home landing in the UK

Day
10

Things to note

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

 

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


  • Calgary: Delta Calgary Downtown
  • Waterton: Bayshore Inn
  • Whitefish: Grouse Mountain Lodge
  • Banff: Banff Caribou Lodge
  • Jasper: Chateau Jasper

 

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