Alberta Explorer

  • 15 Days / 14 Nights
  • May to September
  • Round trip scheduled flights
  • Intermediate 4 door car hire, including insurance and satellite navigation
  • Accommodation as stated
  • Personalised Road Book

From £2641 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.

Day 2

Calgary

Today is free for you to explore the vibrant, cowboy city of Calgary. Enjoy the mixture of historic and modern attractions with visits to Olympic Park, home to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games and Heritage Park Historical Village.

Le Germain Hotel Calgary
Day 3, 4

Banff

79mi / 127km

Today you start your epic journey into the majestic Rockies. Leave Calgary behind, witness a never ending procession of mountains, glistening lakes and jagged peaks, providing plenty of photo opportunities. Once in Banff, take the Banff Gondola for panoramic views of the Bow Valley before enjoying the great alpine village atmosphere back in town.

Delta Hotels Banff Royal Canadian Lodge
Day 5, 6

Lake Louise

40mi / 64km

A short drive today, but wonderfully scenic as you journey toward Lake Louise. Offering endless outdoor activities, this is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors. Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, your hotel provides an ideal base.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Day 7, 8, 9

Jasper

149mi / 240km

Driving distance: Your journey continues through the spell-binding Rocky Mountains. En route enjoy Icefield Parkway, one of the world’s most spectacular mountainous drives. A visit to the Columbia Icefield for an Ice Explorer ride out onto the glacier is an absolute must. Jasper is a charming mountain village offering many scenic highlights. Take the tram up Whistler Mountain or perhaps take a boat out onto Maligne Lake.

Sawridge Inn
Day 10, 11

Edmonton & Fort McMurray

226mi / 364km

The provincial capital of Alberta, Edmonton has many attractions to keep you busy during your two night stay. It’s also a great opportunity to do some souvenir shopping as Edmonton is home to the world’s largest shopping centre, West Edmonton Mall. The many tourist attractions, vibrant culture and extensive dining options make this a great city.

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Day 12, 13

Drumheller

175mi / 282km

Step back in time to a prehistoric era when dinosaurs roamed the Badlands of Alberta. Drumheller is a fascinating place to visit whether you’re young or old. Spend time following the 50 kilometre Dinosaur Trail, visit the Royal Tyrell Museum of Archaeology and explore the extensive dinosaur fossil digs in this area.

Canalta Jurassic Hotel

Day 14

Calgary

88mi / 142km

Today, a short drive brings you back to Calgary where your journey began. You have the opportunity of visiting any of the attractions you may have missed on your first stay or you may decide to partake in an afternoon of shopping and picking up those last minute souvenirs. Enjoy a final meal in one of Calgary’s fantastic restaurants.

Le Germain Hotel Calgary
Day 15

Journey Home

Should you wish to extend this itinerary, taking the two day rail journey through the Rocky Mountains, ending in Vancouver, enhances the itinerary perfectly. Should you elect to leave today, return your rental car and check-in for your flight back to the UK.


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