Banff Alberta
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   CANADA's ROCKIES

Fully Guided Motor Coach Tour - 7 Days - TF

Grizzly bears, spectacular rock formations, thunderous waterfalls and the tranquil emerald waters of glacial lakes - take in the best of the Rocky Mountains in this in-depth exploration. Our lively, humorous, tour guides are the best in the business!

     

Learn about the Rockies! Our wildlife experts also tell you about Grizzlies and Black Bears and some of the 52 other types of mammal that roam Jasper National Park. Stroll the shores Lake Louise, hearing how the water gets its emerald sparkle and about the area’s geology and history. Drive beneath snow-capped peaks, before venturing onto Athabasca Glacier on an Ice Explorer.

DAY 1   ARRIVE ALBERTA
Welcome to beautiful Canada! Get settled in at your Calgary hotel and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. This evening at 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.  Welcome Evening Reception /  Delta Bow Valley

DAY 2    ICEFIELDS PARKWAY – COLUMBIA ICEFIELD – JASPER (2 NIGHTS)
Head north along the stunning Icefields Parkway driving alongside snow-capped peaks, thundering waterfalls and glistening glaciers. Keep an eye out for wildlife including grizzly and black bears, moose, elk and mountain goats. Upon arrival at the Columbia Icefield, board an Ice Explorer for a unique journey onto the massive Athabasca Glacier. Stay tonight in the heart of Jasper National Park.    Full Breakfast  /    Sawridge Inn Jasper

DAY 3    JASPER NATIONAL PARK FREE TIME & SIGHTSEEING
Start the day with a morning at leisure, enjoying the superb vistas, strolling Jasper's quaint streets, or, if you like, take an optional float trip down the Athabasca River before an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Rockies. Learn about the underground river system while following the canyon's trail past waterfalls and jagged rock formations. Later this afternoon, cruise Maligne Lake, followed by a rustic dinner along the lake. Learn about Rocky Mountain wildlife at an interactive, after-dinner presentation by a Local Expert.  Full Breakfast / Dinner

DAY 4    JASPER – YOHO – EMERALD LAKE – BANFF (3 NIGHTS)
Head south and cross the Continental Divide as you set out for Yoho National Park with its towering waterfalls, spectacular scenery and natural bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. See Emerald Lake, sparkling with the blue-green hue of a precious jewel. Ice-blue glaciers, pounding waterfalls and surging rivers abound on the way to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Banff National Park. Your day ends with a Highlight Dinner in the quintessential alpine village of Banff.  Full Breakfast / Regional Meal    /   Banff Park Lodge

DAY 5   LAKE LOUISE – MORAINE LAKE – BANFF FREE TIME
Visit postcard-perfect Lake Louise and take a narrated stroll along the lakeshore to learn about the geology and history of the area. Continue on to stunning Moraine Lake, nestled in the dramatic Valley of the Ten Peaks. Spend the rest of the day as you like—perhaps ride on the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a bird’s-eye view of six mountain ranges or a river float trip down the Bow River. The evening is yours to enjoy.   Full Breakfast

DAY 6   BANFF FREE TIME
Today is yours to explore as you please. Browse the shops along Banff Avenue, take a hike and enjoy your spectacular setting or be wowed by aerial views of the Rockies with an optional scenic helicopter flight over Mount Assiniboine. Your Travel Director will be happy to assist you in planning your day. This evening, join your newfound friends at a festive Farewell Dinner and learn about the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police during a "Meet a Mountie" Local Expert presentation.    Full Breakfast / Farewell Dinner

DAY 7    BANFF – DEPART CALGARY
This morning, descend from the Canadian Rockies. A complimentary transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or the Delta Bow Valley hotel in Calgary for guests extending their stay. Please do not schedule any flights before 3 p.m.    Full Breakfast

  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • 6 nights First Class accommodation
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
Rockies Tours
Tours available mid-May through October. Trains sell out, don't delay to book.

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