Depart the UK on your chosen scheduled flight to Calgary. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tauck Tour Director and travelling companions for a Wild West themed welcome reception and dinner.Fairmont Palliser (Dinner included)
Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park
- 10 Days / 9 Nights
- June to September
- Round trip scheduled flights
- Accommodations as specified
- 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 9 dinners
- Air-conditioned motorcoach transportation
- Services of a Tauck Tour Director
- Classic tour
From £4443 per person based on twin occupancy of Standard rooms in low season. Other prices available on request.
Today you visit two national parks on the border of Canada and the USA, Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park with 50 glaciers, 200 lakes and 1,000 miles of streams. Although rustic, your accommodation for the next two nights are considered to be the best in the parks. Today you visit two national parks on the border of Canada and the USA, Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park, where the prairie abruptly hits the mountains. En route, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a prehistoric site, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit its interpretive centre before continue to Waterton Lakes, where you’ll have lunch at the celebrated Prince of Wales Hotel. Then cross the border to Montana’s Glacier National Park, which in 1932 was joined with Waterton Lakes to form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, where you might see grizzly or black bears. Your rustic accommodations in a historic lakeside hotel built in 1915 is situated within Glacier National Park.
After a morning cruise on the alpine lakes, you drive the narrow, curving and spectacular ‘Going-to-the-Sun’ road. Crossing the Continental Divide, you enjoy majestic peaks, graceful valleys, blue glaciers and alpine wildflowers. Nestled on the shores of the largest lake inside Glacier National Park, your Swiss chalet-style lodge accommodation offers magnificent views.
Today you’re heading into the heart of western Canada’s great timberlands, then continuing into lovely Kootenay National Park through Sinclair Canyon and Radium Hot Springs. Your final destination is Lake Louise, where Victoria Glacier glistens in the waters of the lake. Your hotel, located directly on the lake, offers a picture-postcard setting.Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
After a guided trip to Moraine Lake, which is one of the most photographed spots in all of Canada, it’s back to your hotel for an afternoon at leisure. Choose to relax in the hotel or hike, kayak or canoe on Lake Louise. Perhaps take one of the guided walks offered by the hotel, to learn about the areas flora and fauna.Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Breakfast and dinner included)
Breathtaking Icefields Parkway reveals spectacular scenes of peaks, canyons, waterfalls and glaciers, plus moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and bear. Resplendent Jasper Park is your home for the next two nights.Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)
Enjoy a full day of leisure in the stunning mountain setting of Jasper. There’s hiking, riding, golfing, white-water rafting or simply lounging at the lakefront lodge. Share your stories with your new found friends tonight at dinner.Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Breakfast and dinner included)
Today you discover the incredible Columbia Icefield en route to Banff, where you take a ride in a special glacier vehicle on the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. This ice mass spawns a host of rivers that flow into the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans.Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
You have the entire day free to enjoy Banff National Park, including the many shops and museums. Nearby activities include canoeing, riding, hiking and golfing, so to be adventurous and head outdoors.Fairmont Banff Springs (Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast, your journey takes you from Banff to Calgary, where your tour ends at Calgary Airport in time for your return flight to the UK.
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