Canadian Rockies Adventure

Western Canadian adventure
Travel to Western Canada and enjoy the natural scenery of Calgary, Banff, Jasper, and Drumheller. See Calgary Tower, ride the gondola up Sulphur Mountain, enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Louise and more on this relaxing journey across the best natural landscapes of Canada.
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Day 1 Hello Edmonton
Meet your tour director
Edmonton tour director-led sightseeing
Churchill SquareCity Hall4th Street PromenadeRutherford HouseRiver Valley Parks
Dinner
Details: Edmonton tour director-led sightseeing
 Get a feel for Edmonton’s strong urban pulse on this sightseeing walk led by the tour director. Make you way downtown to Sir Winston Churchill Square where you’ll find an eight-story crystal pyramid that is City Hall—the gem of the Downtown Arts District. Also downtown is the 4th Street Promenade, a sophisticated neighborhood filled with fine art, delicious local cuisine and countless boutiques—a great spot to find a unique souvenir! And a tour of Edmonton wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the River Valley Parks; the largest expanse of urban parkland in North America.
Day 2 Edmonton--Jasper
Breakfast
Travel to Jasper
Dinner
Details: Jasper National Park visit
Explore the beauty of the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Jasper National Park is home over 11,000 square kilometers of mountains, lakes, canyons, waterfalls, glaciers, and wildlife – a wilderness backyard in the Rockies that’s ready to be enjoyed. The park has offered visitors pristine trails and endless outdoor activities since its establishment in 1907.
Day 3 Jasper
Breakfast
Optional  Maligne Lake cruise  $80
Dinner
Details: Glacier adventure excursion
Take to the ice and explore the glaciers of Jasper National Park. With more than eight major glaciers, the Columbia Icefield is the largest ice field in the Rockies.
Details: Athabasca Glacier Snowcoach ride
Hop aboard one of the giant Athabasca Glacier snow coaches and explore the most visited glacier up close and personally. While on the glacier learn about how it was formed, how large it is, and other fascinating geological features.
Details: Columbia Icefields visit
Nestled between Banff and Jasper on the Icefields Parkway, the Columbia Icefield is one of the Rocky’s largest icefields at a size of 325 square kilometers in area. The icefields most famous and visited glacier is the Athabasca Glacier. Learn about this impressive attractions as well as others at the Icefield Interpretative Centre.
Day 4 Jasper--Banff
Breakfast
Dinner
Details: Travel to Banff via Icefields Parkway
Travel the most scenic route in the Rockies, as the Icefield Parkway winds through the mountain landscape. The 144mi. parkway offers stunning views of the lakes, glaciers and wilderness of two national parks.
Details: Free time at Lake Louise
Named after the Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Lake Louise has the best the Canadian Rockies can offer. Known as Canada's "Diamond in the Wilderness," the mountain lake has sparkling blue waters, glacier-capped peaks, dramatic mountain slopes, and pristine walking trails that all make Lake Louise a Rockies favorite. Enjoy free time to explore the lake-side walking trails and the postcard-ready views.
Details: Sulphur Mountain Gondola ride
Prepare for some breathtaking views as you take the 8 minute ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. At a height of 2,281 meters, the mountain’s viewing decks and walkways offer a 360-degree panoramic view of six mountain ranges.
Day 5 Banff landmarks
Breakfast
Johnston Canyon guided hike
Optional  Bow River horseback ride  $75
Dinner
Details: Cave and Basin National Historic Site visit
As the birthplace of the Canadian National Park System, the Cave and Basin is a stunning natural wonder not to be missed. Take time to walk around the emerald basin before entering the cave, home to a collection of warm mineral springs. As with all of Canada’s national parks, this historic site is full of interactive displays and exhibits to provide insight and information on the area.
Day 6 Banff--Calgary
Breakfast
Travel to Calgary
Calgary tour director-led sightseeing
Stephen Avenue MallBow River PathwayOlympic PlazaDevonian Gardens
Dinner
Details: Boundary Ranch visit
Set in the stunning Kananaskis Valley of the Rocky Mountains, the Boundary Ranch is the prime location to take part in a Canadian tradition – wagon rides! Enjoy a guided tour of the region as you learn about the flora and fauna, the wildlife, its history all the while as you experience the pristine, scenic views.
Details: Calgary tour director-led sightseeing
 Get acquainted with Calgary on this sightseeing walk led by your tour director. Go for gold at the Olympic Plaza, which was the venue for medal ceremonies during the 1988 Olympic Games. Not far down the road is the Devonian Gardens. Declared a Canadian Historic site in 2002, this large indoor park and botanical garden complete with waterfalls and koi ponds provides a wonderful respite from the bustling city. Stephen Avenue is a major pedestrian mall known for some of Calgary’s finest restaurants and cafés.
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Day 7 End tour
Breakfast
Travel home

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    Day 7 Start extension in Calgary
    Breakfast
    Drumheller excursion
    Atlas Coal Mine visitRoyal Tyrell Museum visitDrumheller hoodoos
    Dinner
    Details: Drumheller excursion
    During this full day excursion from Calgary to Drumheller you’ll see the best of the Canadian Badlands and Drumheller hoodoo rock formations. This area of Alberta is famous for its rich deposits of fossils, including dinosaur bones, unearthed at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Dinosaur Provincial Park.
    Day 8 Calgary landmarks
    Breakfast
    Heritage Park Historical Village visit
    Dinner
    Details: Calgary Tower visit
    Enjoy some of the best views of downtown Calgary, the Rocky Mountains and the prairies to the east as you wander around the 360-degree Observation Deck which is set 191 meters above Calgary’s bustling city. Afterwards take part in a complimentary tour in the tower’s museum to learn about the city’s history, landmarks and future.
    Day 9 End tour
    Breakfast
    Travel home
    Map of Western Canada
    Tour Includes:
    • Round-trip transportation
    • Overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms
    • Breakfast daily (except arrival day)
    • Dinner daily (except departure day)
    • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
    • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
    • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
    • Overnight security chaperone
    • Tour Diary™
    • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.

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