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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Royal Canadian Mounted Police (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.
This morning, board the ROCKY MOUNTAINEER and travel over the Continental Divide and along the Kicking Horse River. Westward to Shushwap Lake, then overnight in Kamloops. Tonight, enjoy free time in Kamloops.
NOTE:Kamloops properties are considered moderate 2- or 3-star hotels or motor inns. Your chosen hotel is determined by Rocky Mountaineer; however, you can rest assured that it satisfies our high standards of cleanliness and comfort.
Back aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, your journey passes through the fertile Thompson Valley and the Fraser Canyon. This afternoon, arrive in Vancouver, where you’ll be transferred to your hotel for a 2-night stay.
A full day at leisure to explore this vibrant city. Consider an optional excursion to Vancouver Island and charming Victoria, or explore Gastown. Your Globus Host will have suggestions.
Your vacation ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
The Westin Calgary Hotel has just completed a 4 year $35 million renovation. This gorgeous updated Westin is steps from first-class dining and arts, and offers several restaurants, cafes, and lounges to relax in.
The Chateau has an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, spa, game room, horseback riding stables, concierge service, gift shops, business center, several restaurants, lounge, room service, and Afternoon Tea.
The Lodge has an outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis courts, fitness center, spa, golf course, fishing, bicycling, jogging trails, game room, concierge service, business center, gift shops, several restaurants, lounges, and room service.
For over a century, "The Castle in the Rockies" has been providing luxury in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. This historic hotel is located in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hotel offers several restaurant choices as well as relaxing lounges, Afternoon Tea, and room service. The property has a 27-hole golf course, spa, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub, horseback riding, business center, gift shops, convenience store, and concierge service.
Known as the "Castle in the City," Fairmont Hotel Vancouver reflects timeless luxury and history of Vancouver. Holding a prime downtown location, the hotel is minutes away from some of Vancouver's biggest attractions including Granville Island, Robson Street shopping, Gastown, and Canada Place.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.