Great Resorts of the Canadian Rockies with the Calgary Stampede


  • 10 days

  • The Canadian Rockies

  • Steady pace

tour : CDX

Was from

£3,563pp

Now from

£3,389pp

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers

Overview

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World-class Canadian resorts combined with breathtaking scenery highlight this Canadian Rockies tour. Start and end your vacation in Calgary with overnights also in Lake Louise, Jasper, and Banff. In Lake Louise, you’ll stay at the elegant Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, known for its breathtaking setting, comfort, and Old World charm. Here, Globus has arranged a special experience for you—a leisurely guided walk along the gorgeous lake to hear about its history. In Jasper National Park, Canada’s largest national park, stay two nights at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, set deep in the Canadian Rockies and the embodiment of peace, tranquility, and natural beauty. Cruise on Maligne Lake and enjoy leisure time in Jasper, strolling through the pretty streets and stores, or relaxing at the lodge with its spectacular adventure opportunities.

Take in the natural beauty of Banff National Park, and spend two nights at the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, a symbol of the Canadian Rockies with its championship golf course, world-class spa, and luxurious comfort in a pristine wilderness. In Banff, Globus has arranged another special experience for you… meet a Canadian Mountie and learn about their important role in Canada’s history. With photo opportunities, of course! In Calgary, you’ll have two days admission to the Calgary Stampede with its chuck wagon races, outdoor stage show, and rodeo.

A highlight of this Canadian Rockies tour is a journey on Icefields Parkway to savor stunning views of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses followed by a thrilling ride aboard an Ice Explorer on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. It’s a spectacular sight indeed! In fact, throughout your tour of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll witness stunning scenery and enjoy the serenity that only these majestic lodges and settings can offer.

Highlights

CALGARY
Orientation tour
LAKE LOUISE[LF] Guided walk with a local expert
JASPER NATIONAL PARKCruise Maligne Lake
COLUMBIA ICEFIELDIce Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
BANFF NATIONAL PARKSightseeing; [LF] meet a Canadian Mountie; farewell dinner
CALGARY STAMPEDESightseeing, Calgary Stampede 2-day Admission to Stampede grounds; [LF] behind-the-scenes visit to an Indian village; chuckwagon races; outdoor stage show; rodeo; souvenir program

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2020 Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 3 dinners

ARRIVE IN CALGARY

Day
1

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

CALGARY–LAKE LOUISE

Day
2

This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Calgary before heading to Lake Louise. Take a leisurely LF GUIDED WALK along the lake and hear about the area’s first settlers, some of the unique characters, and the history of this incredible setting. The rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy a canoe excursion, stroll along the lake, or just relax at this historic Canadian resort.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel tonight is the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Situated in one of the world’s most breathtaking settings, it evokes a sense of timeless beauty, warmth, intimacy, comfort, and old-world charm. The resort affords incredible opportunities for sightseeing, recreation, photography, shopping, and dining.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

LAKE LOUISE–JASPER

Day
3

Head north on Icefields Parkway to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glaciers. Then, on to JASPER NATIONAL PARK, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, with the remainder of your day at leisure.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel for the next two nights is Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Set deep in the Canadian Rockies, the lodge’s rugged elegance makes it the embodiment of peace, tranquility, and natural beauty. With one of the world’s finest golf courses, spectacular outdoor opportunities, gracious hospitality, and fine cuisine, Jasper Park Lodge is the ideal vacation spot.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

JASPER. EXCURSION TO MALIGNE LAKE

Day
4

This morning, CRUISE on Maligne Lake. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy your resort. Hollywood greats such as Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, and Bing Crosby were known to play a round of golf on this scenic course—and you can, too. Pamper yourself with a spa treatment or stroll the streets of Jasper with its array of specialty stores.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

JASPER–COLUMBIA ICEFIELD–BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Day
5

After breakfast, we stop at thundering Athabasca Falls before continuing onto the Columbia Icefield, a trip highlight, for a memorable ride on an ICE EXPLORER. Stand on 750 feet of ice and come face to face with the glaciers that feed into a Triple Continental Divide. Then, continue our sightseeing with visits to BANFF NATIONAL PARK. Arrive in Banff, with the balance of the day at leisure.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel for the next two nights is the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Few hotels in the world rival its majesty, hospitality, and scenery—a symbol of the Canadian Rockies for more than a century. The hotel offers stunning vistas, championship golf courses, a world-class, European-style spa, and luxurious comfort in a pristine wilderness.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BANFF

Day
6

Enjoy sightseeing including a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain – watch for animals like elk and deer and unique landscape features like the Bow River and Falls. Later, take advantage of an optional helicopter flightseeing trip with dramatic aerial views of the Rocky Mountains and Banff, or stroll the town’s colorful streets. This evening, meet a LF CANADIAN MOUNTIE who will share stories and the history of the RCMP. There will be time for questions and answers before a chance at some great photo ops! Then, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BANFF–CALGARY

Day
7

Welcome to Calgary and the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Meet your Tour Director this evening at 6 pm for a welcome drink.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

CALGARY

Day
8

Start your day with a morning sightseeing tour to get acquainted with Calgary. Then, explore the CALGARY STAMPEDE grounds at your leisure with your included admission. Step through the gates of Stampede Park into a world of wonder, fun, and “Wild West” excitement. Stroll the streets of a recreated frontier town and walk back in time on a LF behind-the-scenes visit to an authentic FIRST NATIONS VILLAGE, where you’ll learn more about the Native people, hear their stories, and meet a tribal elder. Enjoy a wide variety of exciting talent at the many entertainment stages. This evening, watch the heart-stopping CHUCKWAGON RACES in an all-out dash for the finish line, an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower. Afterward, get ready for an outdoor STAGE SHOW featuring hundreds of singers, dancers, and musicians in a lavishly produced and choreographed musical variety spectacular.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

CALGARY

Day
9

A day at leisure to explore the Stampede grounds. Maybe visit Rope Square with its variety of Western entertainment and fun. This afternoon, see the best of the best as they saddle up for world-class RODEO action. Top professionals take on the West’s wildest horses. You’ll also enjoy the rodeo’s most famed event—bull riding! Take home a SOUVENIR PROGRAM to remind you of your time in Calgary.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

CALGARY

Day
10

The tour ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

  • Available only on the June 30 and July 2 departures.

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