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Canadian Rockies - Calgary to Banff

Platinum Travel and Trafalgar

Canadian Rockies - Calgary to Banff

7 days

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Platinum Travel and Trafalgar

 

7 Days from €2689 including flights and full tour Per Person based on 2 Sharing

Your Canada tour in the Rocky Mountains begins in Stampede country, ticking off Jasper and Banff, Lake Louise, and a scenic trek across the Athabasca Glacier in an Ice Explorer. Enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as a Cree guide gives insight into the importance of buffalo.

 

Meals

6 Breakfasts, 1 Welcome Reception, 1 Be My Guest, 1 Dinner, 1 Farewell Dinner

Highlights

Your Canada tour in the Rocky Mountains begins in Stampede country, ticking off Jasper and Banff, Lake Louise, and a scenic trek across the Athabasca Glacier in an Ice Explorer. Enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as a Cree guide gives insight into the importance of buffalo.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 | Kick Start Your Journey In Calgary

Tip your Stetson to Canada’s ‘Cowboy Country ’, kick-
starting your adventure through the inimitable
Rockies in Calgary. This evening, gather at your hotel
joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a
Welcome Reception.
Meals: Welcome Reception
Hotel: The Westin Calgary

Day 2 | Uncloak The Ethereal Canadian Rockies

Embark on a spiritual encounter with the Canadian
Rockies, admiring the ethereal beauty of Lake Louise,
the surrounding summits and Victoria Glacier, before we
continue along the Icefields Parkway. Skirt the craggy
peaks, waterfalls and luminous glacial lakes keeping an
eye out for bears, elk and mountain goats as you make
your way through the wilderness to Jasper.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Chateau Jasper

Day 3 | Enjoy The Wonders Of Jasper National Park

Soak up pristine natural surroundings enjoying a
morning at leisure. Then venture to Maligne Lake and
indulge in a Regional Lunch with wine at the Maligne
Lake Chalet, a rustic log building situated on a rise of
land offering magnificent views of beautiful Maligne
Lake in Jasper National Park. Take to the aqua waters of
Maligne Lake later this afternoon (seasonal), admiring
views of its three glaciers and Spirit Island, named by the
Stoney Nation indigenous people for the experiences
their ancestors had at this place centuries ago. It's a tiny
grove of trees set in pristine nature separated from the
mainland by an isthmus. Spirit Island becomes a true
island for a few short days during the summer. Then
enjoy the dramatic views as you take a guided walk to
Maligne Canyon.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Hotel: Chateau Jasper

Day 4 | Take An Excursion To The Athabasca Glacier

Your adventure begins with a ride onto the Athabasca
Glacier in an all-terrain Ice Explorer—a massive vehicle
specially designed for glacier travel. On this thrilling trip,
an experienced driver-guide will share a wealth of
fascinating information about glaciers and their impact
on our environment. Take a sip of ice-cold glacier water
and admire the surrounding snowcapped panorama
before continuing your journey to the alpine village of
Banff. Enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as we
meet a Cree Guide who will give some insight on how
Buffalo were so important to survival, the
interconnected relationship we have and the teachings
of the Buffalo around the sacred contract we hold and
how we may have become part of that sacred contract.
Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

Day 5 | Shoot Your Shot In Canmore

Learn the art of playing the puck like a pro when you
meet a real Canadian hockey player in Canmore. Dive
into Culture and embrace Canada’s national sport,
learning the secrets and superstitions of hockey players
as a professional coach walks you through a day in the
life of a player. Go inside the players' dressing room and
put on the full hockey gear. Grab your stick and it's off
onto the ice where you'll soon find out whether you are
a lefty or righty and learn how to score the big goal. A
sightseeing excursion around Banff reveals the
exquisite natural beauty of the area. Admire the classic
viewpoint of Surprise Corner, spectacular Bow Falls, and
the hoodoo rock formations.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

Day 6 | Breathe Fresh Air In Banff

Join your Travel Director for an optional excursion in the
morning to explore the jewels of the Rockies, and head
to Yoho National Park and Moraine Lake in the Valley of
Ten Peaks. See Takakkaw Falls, the second tallest
waterfall in Canada. Straddle the continental divide at
Kicking Horse Pass as you head to view the Spiral
Tunnels, the famous railway built in the early 1900's.
After a day in the Rockies, meet Julie, Owner and
Entrepreneur of Banff Trail Riders and dive into the
world of horsemanship in the Rockies. Connect with
Locals as you meet a blacksmith, visit the leather work
shop, and learn about the history of the barns followed
by a traditional Be My Guest BBQ dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest
Hotel: Banff Park Lodge

Day 7 | Farewell From Calgary

Descend from high above and bid farewell to the
Canadian Rockies. Depart Calgary for your return flights
home or make your way to the Westin Calgary if you are
extending your stay or joining the Calgary Stampede
Option. Airport arrival will be at 11:30 a.m., please be
aware when booking your flights.
Meals: Breakfast

 

Platinum Travel and Trafalgar

Platinum Travel are delighted to be working with Trafalgar one of the world’s finest escorted touring company’s, who offer a vast range of tours throughout the World.

Trafalgar have established an incomparable network of local contacts worldwide, who will share with you the rich culture of each of your destinations. Trafalgar always include must-see sights on every trip and you will still have plenty of time to yourself. There are usually a range of optional experiences to choose from so that you can customize your trip.

There are more types of holidays and destinations than any other escorted tours operator. So whether you want to explore a particular area in depth or experience the sights at a more relaxed pace, there's a trip that's perfect for you.



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