Banff Town, Athabasca Falls & Lake Louise
Banff Town, Athabasca Falls & Lake Louise
Athabasca Glacier & Beautiful Lake in Jasper
Athabasca Glacier & Beautiful Lake in Jasper
Banff National Park, Sulphur Mountain gondola & Kananaskis Trail
Banff National Park, Sulphur Mountain gondola & Kananaskis Trail

Spectacular Canadian Rockies and Glaciers of Alberta

7 nights from €3,985 per person Including Flights

Overview

A superb eight-day tour of the stunning province of Alberta, staying in luxurious and distinctive hotels, enjoying sumptuous meals with wine and enjoying unique, authentic experiences, all with the services of a dedicated Tour Director.

Experience the best of the Rockies, visiting the Athabasca Glacier on an Ice Explorer, a private after-hours visit to the amazing Glacier Skywalk and a cruise on stunning Maligne Lake to Spirit Island. At Lake Louise you have a choice of activities such as taking the sightseeing gondola to an alpine walk to admire the spectacular views or enjoying a relaxed stroll along the shores to a painted session where you can create your own masterpiece of the emerald waters.

The hotels on this tour are hand-picked for their comfort and style. Beginning in Banff you will have a wonderful three nights staying in the glorious Fairmont Banff Springs. Your next destination is the unique Glacier View Lodge which will be an unforgettable experience with its panoramic views of mountains and glaciers. In Jasper you will have a night at the charming and contemporary Sawridge Inn, and your final night stay is in the first class Kananaskis Mountain Lodge with its fabulous spa and activities. (IN)

Highlights

  • Cruise beautiful Maligne Lake to Spirit Island
  • Explore beautiful Banff National Park
  • Admire the emerald waters of iconic Lake Louise
  • Take an Ice Explorer to the Athabasca Glacier
  • Enjoy a stay at the unique Glacier View Lodge, high in the mountains and glaciers
  • Option to add on a two-day journey on board the famous Rocky Mountaineer train for a spectacular two-day journey westbound through the Rockies to Vancouver.

Itinerary Overview
Fly into Calgary – Transfer to Banff 3 nights – Columbia Icefield Glacier 1 night – Jasper 2 nights – Kananaskis 1 night - Fly home from Calgary
This tour operates throughout May to September. Speak to our sales experts today to discuss your tour


 

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  • Checked baggage
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Day 1

Fly to Calgary, transfer to Banff

After your arrival at Calgary airport you will be transferred to an iconic hotel – the Fairmont Banff Springs. Built in Canadian Chateau style, it is one of the earliest examples of the country’s grand railway hotels. This evening join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.

Overnight: Fairmont Banff Springs

Welcome dinner with wine included

Day 2

Banff National Park

A superb start to your truly Canadian adventure with unique authentic experience - a guided walk through the Boreal forest with a First Nations Cree Iroguois local expert. Discover the Indigenous world of plant medicines, learn about the historical and modern day uses of plants and hear fascinating stories about the First Nations culture. Then you can choose from a range of optional activities to enjoy in the rest of your day. You can take the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain, enjoy a horseback ride, play a round of golf or visit the Banff Springs spa.

Overnight: Fairmont Banff Springs

Breakfast included

Day 3

Banff – Lake Louise – Banff

Enjoy a trip to Lake Louise where you have a choice of activities such as taking the sightseeing gondola or joining your Travel Director for a relaxed stroll by the side of the lake. You will then enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to Banff for the afternoon. A lovely opportunity to take a stroll down Banff Avenue to browse the boutiques and enjoy relaxing in one of the many cafes.

Overnight: Fairmont Banff Springs

Breakfast and Lunch included

Day 4

Banff – Columbia Icefield Glacier

Today you will see the most beautiful colours and sights in this landscape of lakes and mountains and want to take advantage of all of the amazing photo opportunities. Start your day with a visit to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks - a stunning turquoise lake hidden among steep mountains and waterfalls. Your journey continues on the Icefields Parkway, one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Later, a warm welcome greets you at the country’s first and only glacier-view resort where you will savour a Canadian inspired, locally sourced dinner. After your meal take advantage of the long daylight hours and set out for a private visit to the Columbia Icefield Skywalk, a glass-floored walkway above the Sunwapta Valley. Once night falls, step out on your hotel’s viewing deck and take your chances at stargazing undisturbed by light pollution.

Overnight: The Glacier View Lodge (situated by the Columbia Icefield Glacier)

Breakfast and Dinner with wine included

Day 5

Columbia Icefield Glacier - Jasper

Before other visitors arrive, venture onto the Athabasca Glacier in a massive Ice Explorer for your special visit when you will join a local expert and walk on the frozen flow of ice. Discover the beauty and immensity of the glacier as you learn about the history and geology of the region. Continue along the magnificent Icefields Parkway and arrive at Jasper National Park with its mineral hot springs, colourful meadows and majestic mountains.

Overnight: Sawridge Inn Jasper

Breakfast included

Day 6

Jasper National Park

Join your Travel Director for an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon which is the deepest gorge in the Jasper National Park. Embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of Maligne Lake (weather permitting) and stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies.

Overnight: Sawridge Inn Jasper

Breakfast included

Day 7

Jasper - Kananaskis

Enjoy your scenic drive to Kananaskis and arrive at your luxurious hotel nestled in the wilderness. Relax at the resort surrounded by mountainous beauty and modern comforts, enjoying the activities on offer. Tonight, come together with your fellow travellers for a festive Celebration Dinner and toast to your wonderful trip in the Canadian Rockies.

Overnight: Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection

Breakfast and Dinner with wine included

Day 8

Kananaskis – Fly home from Calgary (optional Rocky Mountaineer trip)

After breakfast, you are transferred to Calgary Airport where your adventure in Alberta comes to an end.

Alternatively you can board the world famous Rocky Mountaineer train for a spectacular two-day journey westbound through the Rockies to Vancouver. Please ask for details and prices.

Breakfast included

  • International flights
  • Accommodation for 7 nights as described above or similar
  • Excursions and activites as described above
  • Transportation by luxury motorcoach
  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches 3 dinners with wine
  • The services of a Tour Director
  • Porterage of one bag

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