Great Resorts of the Canadian Rockies

  • 8 Days

  • Western Canada

  • Steady pace

Witness the awesome beauty and breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies, visiting some of the most famous resorts along the way. Discover the vastness of mother nature's influence on this platinum escorted tour.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

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

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 01st October 2018

Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Overview

Witness the awesome beauty and breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies, visiting some of the most famous resorts along the way.

At a glance

  • Calgary Orientation tour
  • Lake Louise Guided walk
  • Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer ride
  • Jasper National Park Maligne Lake cruise
  • Banff National Park Guided sightseeing, Gondola Ride

Day 1

UK - Calgary

Fly to Calgary where on arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening join your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Calgary - Lake Louise

This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Calgary before heading to Lake Louise. Take a leisurely guided wlak 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. Perhaps, join an optional excursion or simply relax at this historic resort. Special Feature: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is your accommodation this evening and is situated in one of the world's most breathtaking stettings. The resort affords incredible opportunities for sightseeing, recreation, photography, shopping and dining.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Lake Louise - Columbia Icefield - Jasper

Head north on Icefield's Parkway to savour stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls and glaciers. There is a stop at Peyto Lake, considered the best view in Canada and among the best in the world. Next, a trip highlight - the Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride on an Ice Explorer. Stand on 1,000ft of ice and come face to face with the glaciers that feed into a Triple Continental Divide. Special Feature: The next two nights are at the 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.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Jasper - Maligne Lake - Jasper

This morning, cruise on Maligne Lake. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the magnificent resort further.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Jasper - Yoho National Park - Banff

This morning there is a stop at thundering Athabasca Falls before continuing sightseeing with visits to Banff and Yoho National Park. See the Natural Bridge spanning Kicking Horse River and Emerald Lake. Arriving in Banff, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Banff

Enjoy a sightseeing ride on the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain. Afterwards, a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain allows the opportunity to spot elk and deer and unique landscape features like the Hoodoos and Bow River. Later, take advantage of an optional helicopter flightseeing trip with dramatic aerial views of the Rocky Mountains and Banff or stroll the town's colourful streets. This evening, enjoy wine tasting, followed by a Historic Tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel and then your Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Banff - Calgary - UK

Transfer from Banff to Calgary for your flight to the UK.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Calgary: Westin Calgary
  • Lake Louise: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Jasper: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
  • Banff: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

Notes

Accommodation as stated or similar

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

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