Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park 2017

Tour Type: Hidden Journey
Brochure Type: Hidden Journey USA and Canada 2017

From Glacier National Park to Lake Louise and legendary Banff-this in-depth trip reveals the natural beauty, secluded places and secret stories of the Canadian Rockies.You'll enjoy Insider moments like? dining on local Alberta beef with all the trimmings in a cosy, country setting, deep in the hills of Banff. Listening to stories of the family's heritage in the Banff ranch home, where they have lived for 70 years.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Calgary
  • Cruise upon Waterton and Maligne Lake
  • Scenic drive along the Icefields Parkway and Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Highway
  • Visit Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise and Moraine Lake and the Glacier Skywalk over the Sunwapta Valley
Dining Highlights
  • 9 full breakfasts.  
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest).
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 3/31/2017
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1CalgaryArrive Calgary: Welcome to Calgary. Get settled in at your hotel, located in the heart of downtown. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Delta Calgary Downtown
Day 2Waterton Lakes National ParkCalgary - Fort MacLeod - Waterton Lakes National Park: Start the morning with a tour of Calgary then head toward Canada's Waterton Lakes National Park. En route, stop at Fort MacLeod for a visit to the Fort Museum where you'll meet a Local Specialist and learn about the history of the North West Mounted Police. Next, visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. where you'll meet a native Local Specialist who describes the way of life at the very place where hunters drove buffalo over the cliff. Continue on to Waterton Lakes National Park, where you enjoy some of the most spectacular mountain scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer aboard a delightful lake cruise.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Waterton Lakes Lodge
Day 3Glacier National ParkWaterton Lakes National Park - Glacier National Park: This morning, cross the International Border into Montana's Glacier National Park, both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Biosphere Reserve. As you enter Glacier National Park and the stunning Going-to-the-Sun Road, step aboard your private restored 1930s-vintage red touring "jammer" and set out along this 50-mile long engineering marvel, skirting the shores of St. Mary's Lake, crossing the Continental Divide and onto Lake McDonald to your overnight accommodation, superbly located right inside the park, along the lakeshore.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Lake McDonald Lodge
Day 4Lake LouiseGlacier National Park - Lake Louise (2 Nights): Continue your journey through Glacier National Park before heading north back into Canada and the forested area of the western slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Pass through Fairmont and Radium Hot Springs, through the sheer red walls of Sinclair Canyon and scenic Kootenay National Park. Enter Banff National Park and arrive at your home for the next two nights, Lake Louise, the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies".Full Breakfast, Dinner
Deer Lake Lodge Authentic Accommodation
Day 5Lake LouiseLake Louise Sightseeing and Free Time: Start the morning with a talk by your Travel Director along Lakeshore Trail, taking in the magnificent scenery of snow-covered peaks, including Mount Victoria at the end of the Lake. Then head out to Moraine Lake, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most photographed sites in all of Canada; discover why as you are taken on a guided stroll along the shoreline and enjoy the best views from Rock Pile. Back at Lake Louise, the afternoon is free.Full Breakfast
Day 6JasperLake Louise - Athabasca Glacier - Jasper (2 Nights): Set out for a drive along the Icefields Parkway with jaw-dropping views. Stop at Athabasca Glacier on the Columbia Icefield and take a memorable ride across the glacier's surface on a specially designed Ice Explorer. Next, step on to Glacier Skywalk, the newest attraction in the Rockies, a thrilling glass-floored walkway, a full 920 feet (280 metres) above the Sunwapta Valley. Continue to your home for the next two nights, in the heart of Jasper National Park.Full Breakfast
Crimson
Day 7JasperJasper Sightseeing and Free Time: The morning is yours to spend as you like. This afternoon, take part in an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Rockies. Learn about the underground river system. Then head to Maligne Lake for an interpretive lake cruise to Spirit Island, the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Back ashore, enjoy a rustic dinner along the lakeshore and learn about Rocky Mountain wildlife during an interactive after-dinner presentation by a Local Specialist.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 8Banff National ParkJasper - Icefields Parkway - Banff National Park (2 Nights): Wind your way down the Icefields Parkway and stop at the thundering Athabasca Falls. Continuing on toward Banff, enjoy another peak experience as you step out at Bow Summit, the highest point on the Columbia Icefield, and marvel at the turquoise hue of glacier-fed Peyto Lake below. Arrive in the welcoming community of Banff.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Fairmont Banff Springs, Stanley Thompson Wing Authentic Accommodation
Day 9BanffBanff Sightseeing and Free Time: This morning, perhaps enjoy an optional helicopter flight over the majestic Rockies. Later, immerse yourself in the glories of Banff, including the viewpoint of Surprise Corner, spectacular Bow Falls and the wind-shaped rock formations known as the hoodoos. After some free time, you'll be greeted by your hosts for the evening, the Guinn family, who welcome you to their ranch for a special Be My Guest Farewell Dinner. Hop-on a horse drawn hayride and set out on a scenic trail surrounding the ranch. Afterward, the aroma of a sizzling barbecue will whet your appetite as a delicious meal of Alberta beef is being prepared. After dinner, enjoy a private lesson in the traditional country western style of line-dancing.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 10Depart CalgaryBanff - Depart Calgary: This morning, descend from the Canadian Rockies and arrive in Calgary. A transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or the Delta Calgary Downtown hotel for guests extending their stay. Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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05/18/2017$3,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/15/2017$3,695.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
08/10/2017$3,725.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/07/2017$3,675.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/21/2017$3,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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