Spectacular Rockies and Glaciers of Alberta Holiday

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Insight Vacations

This spectacular guided tour is perfectly packaged to discover the true spirit of adventure, as you discover the breath-taking treasures of Canada’s Rocky Mountains. Uncover the province of Alberta to explore its beautiful sights and rich wilderness. A new adventure unfolds each day as you experience the natural wonders of Banff National Park, the treasures of Lake Louise, travel along the grand Columbia Icefield and witness the beauty of Jasper National Park. The magnificent views, beautiful scenery, warm Canadian hospitality, and outstanding added Insight activities promise a sensational trip to one of the most beautiful corners of the world.

What's included

•International Flights from the UK based on Economy
•7 nights' accommodation at the best locations
•7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners with Wine
•A Travel Director & Driver throughout
•Luxury touring vehicle with extra legroom and complimentary WiFi
•Boreal forest walk with First Nations local expert Cree Iroquois in Banff
•A choice from a range of activities in Banff
•Dinner at the historic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
•Trip to Lake Louise with a choice of activiites in Lake Louise
•Glacier Skywalk after-hours private tour
•Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer ride with local expert
•Maligne Canyon trail
•Lake Maligne and Spirit Island cruise (weather permitted)
•Arrival and departure transfers

Upgrades
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EXTEND YOUR JOURNEY TO INCLUDE THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER RAILROAD ON THIS HOLIDAY

Itinerary

Day 1 Fly to Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, on arrival you are transferred to the mountain resort in Banff. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner. Overnight Banff

Day 2 - Banff

Today connect with nature as you join a First Nations Cree Iroquois Local Expert on a guided walk in the Boreal forest and discover the Indigenous world of plant medicines. Absorb the First Nations culture as you learn about the historical and modern day uses of plants and listen to fascinating stories. Later choose from a range of optional experiences available to make the most out of your day. Play a round of golf, take the gondola up Sulphur Mountain, go on a hike, or enjoy a horseback ride. Overnight Banff

Day 3 - Trip to Lake Louise

A marvellous day awaits as you, so have your camera’s ready, as you set out to explore treasures of Lake Louise. Choose a journey on the sightseeing gondola as you enjoy a hike surrounded by panoramic views. Alternatively, join the tour director for a relaxed stroll along iconic Lake Louise. Indulge in a delicious lunch before returning to Banff and enjoying the rest of your day at leisure. Overnight Banff

Day 4 – Banff to Icefields Parkway

An exciting start to the day with a visit to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake. Sit back and take a moment to absorb the view of the stunning turquoise lake hidden among steep mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles. It doesn’t stop there, next the journey continues along the stunning Icefields Parkway, one of the most beautiful drives on the planet. Admire the dramatic scenery of the Rockies with plenty of photo opportunities along the way. Later, a warm welcome greets you at the country’s first and only glacier-view resort, where you will savour a Canadian inspired, locally sourced dinner. After dinner take advantage of the long daylight hours and set out for a private visit to the Columbia Icefield Skywalk, a glass-floored walkway above the Sunwapta Valley. Once night falls, step out on your hotel’s viewing deck and take your chances at stargazing undisturbed by light pollution. Overnight Icefields Parkway

Day 5 – Icefields Parkway to Jasper

Start the morning with a truly special experience, before other travellers arrive, as you venture onto the Athabasca Glacier on the Ice Explorer. Here you will be joined with your Local Expert as you learn about the history and geology of the region and walk along the frozen flow of ice. After the journey continues along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, colourful meadows and majestic mountains. Overnight Jasper

Day 6 – Jasper

Today explore the trails of Maligne Canyon the deepest gorge in the Jasper National Park with your Travel Director on an informative walk. Later embark on a narrated cruise (weather permitting) across the serene waters of Maligne Lake and stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies, it’s truly a picture-perfect moment.

Day 7 - Jasper to Kananaskis

Today your back on the road, enjoy the scenic drive to Kananaskis and your upscale hotel nestled in the wilderness. Take time to relax at the resort and take in your surroundings of mountainous beauty and modern comforts. Tonight, come together with your fellow travellers for a festive Celebration Dinner and toast to your wonderful trip in the Canadian Rockies. Overnight Kananaskis

Day 8 Kananaskis to Calgary – Fly home

After breakfast you are transferred to Calgary Airport where your journey comes to an end, until the next time.

Want to alter anything?

Please call one of our travel experts on 0207 616 9184 to tell us your requirements

Dates

Selected departure dates between May - September

Please note prices and availability are subject to change

At a glance


7 nights, 8 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners with Wine
  • A Travel Director & Driver throughout
  • Unique Insight Experiences
  • Luxury touring vehicle with WiFi & extra legroom
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2020 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2020

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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from only £4,423 per person
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At a glance


7 nights, 8 days

  • International Flights from the UK
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners with Wine
  • A Travel Director & Driver throughout
  • Unique Insight Experiences
  • Luxury touring vehicle with WiFi & extra legroom
  • Available from Regional & Irish airports, prices and durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2020 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2020

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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