Multi Destination Tour - Best of Canadian Rockies Calgary, AB

Tour Code: DM-MDT-BSTROC
Duration: 6D/5N
Availability: 01 May to 31 Oct 2023
Place: Calgary, AB

Highlights

  • 6 day/5 night tour of the Canadian Rockies
  • Awe-inspiring experience of the best Canada has to offer
  • See three National Parks - Banff, Yoho and Jasper
  • Get a birds eye view from Sulphur Mountain, soak in the beauty of Lake Louise and Emerald Lake, ride the Ice Explorer on to the Athabasca Glacier, Skywalk over the Sunwapta Valley and discover Spirit Island on Maligne Lake Cruise.

Looking to discover the best of the Canadian Rockies in a span of just six days? Then this self-drive tour is perfect for you! You'll get to see three of Canada's stunning national parks – Banff, Jasper and Yoho – and marvel at the soaring mountains, turquoise blue lakes, ancient glaciers and seemingly endless canyons. Highlights of the tour include getting a birds eye view of the Bow Valley from the top of Sulphur Mountain, soaking in the beauty of Lake Louise and Emerald Lake, riding the Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier, taking in the sweeping views from the Skyway over the Sunwapta Valley and discovering the tranquility of Spirit Island on our Maligne Lake Cruise. Don't miss out on this awe-inspiring experience – book your spot today!

Itinerary

DAY 1 ‑ Transfer by tour coach from Calgary International Airport to Banff.

Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the gateway to Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies. After collecting your bags, proceed to the shuttle desk at the airport for your transfer to the mountain resort of Banff, AB. The ride to Banff takes approximately two hours. 

Banff, nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, is Canada's oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, part of the Rocky Mountains, dominate its skyline. The resort town of Banff features chateau style hotels, plenty of shops and dining options and a range of sightseeing and soft adventure options. On arrival in Banff, check into your hotel. Rest of the day free to explore Banff Avenue with its many shops and restaurants on your own.

Overnight in Banff, AB.

DAY 2 ‑ Explore Banff & its Wildlife including admissions to Banff Gondola.

This Banff tour will include some of the most scenic and historically significant highlights of Banff National Park, such as the Banff Springs Hotel, Bow Falls, Surprise Corner Lookout, Hoodoos Viewpoint and Lake Minnewanka.  While on the tour, enjoy a gondola ride up Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for stunning bird's eye views of Banff town site, Discover Banff & Its Wildlife in person on a Banff Lake Cruise or learn about the local history and geology. This is a complete orientation to Banff and a great tour for seeing everything the park has to offer!

Tour stops include -   

  • Bow Falls
  • Surprise Corner Viewpoint
  • Lookout Point
  • Hoodoos
  • Lake Minnewanka
  • Note - Operation dates for the Lake Cruise will be dependent on weather.

Overnight in Banff, AB.

DAY 3 ‑ Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls Tour of Yoho National Park and Lake Louise and lunch.

Situated in the Canadian Rockies to the west of Banff National Park, Yoho National Park is a place rich in history and natural beauty. Moraine Lake, one of the park's most popular attractions, was formed when a receding glacier deposited a large amount of rock and debris at its current location. The resulting dam created a beautiful blue-green lake that is popular with hikers and photographers alike. Other popular attractions in the park include Takakkaw Falls, Valley of the Ten Peaks, and the Spiral Tunnels. Named for the Cree word for "awe," Yoho National Park is sure to leave visitors impressed by its majestic scenery and rich history.

Tour Stops include (may change depending on road closures).

  • Moraine Lake
  • Spiral Tunnels 
  • Emerald Lake
  • Takakkaw Falls
  • Lake Louise

This tour includes lunch at Emerald Lake.

Overnight in Banff, AB.

DAY 4 ‑ Icefields Parkway Discovery Tour from Banff to Jasper including admission to Ice Explorer & Glacier Skywalk and Buffet Lunch.

Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Alberta, Canada. The Columbia Icefield is the largest icefield in the Rocky Mountains. The Columbia Icefield Discovery Tour includes a visit to the Columbia Icefield Centre where you can learn about the formation of glaciers and take an Ice Explorer tour onto the Athabasca Glacier. You will also visit Lake Louise, Bow Lake, and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield Adventure includes a Glacier Skywalk experience where you can walk out onto a glass-floored walkway for amazing views of the glacier.

This 8 ½ hour coach tour will include stops at:

  • Lake Louise
  • Bow Lake
  • Columbia Icefield Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Athabasca Falls

Tour includes Buffet Lunch.

Overnight in Jasper, AB.

DAY 5 ‑ Explore Jasper Tour including Lake Maligne Cruise and Lunch.

Jasper National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and the Explore Jasper Tour is the perfect way to see everything it has to offer. The tour includes a cruise on Lake Maligne, where you can enjoy the stunning scenery and maybe even spot some wildlife. You will also visit Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, and Maligne Lake. Each destination provides its own unique experience, and you are sure to come away with lifelong memories. Whether you are an experienced traveler or just getting started, the Explore Jasper Tour is sure to exceed your expectations.

Tour Stops include:

  • Maligne Canyon
  • Medicine Lake
  • Maligne Lake

Tour includes Lunch.

Overnight in Jasper, AB.

DAY 6 ‑ End of your Best of Canadian Rockies Tour.

Today marks the end of your Best of Canadian Rockies Tour. Our tour coach will transfer you to Edmonton International Airport (YEG).  This is a four-hour run, and the coach departs Jasper at 7 AM.  Pick up from hotels in Jasper starts at 5:45 AM.  

You will arrive at Edmonton International Airport (YEG) around 12 Noon. 

If you are booking your own flights, make sure to book flights departing only around 4 PM.

End of your Best of Canadian Rockies Tour.

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Location

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Inclusions

  • 5 Nights accommodations.
  • Daily Breakfast at Banff & Jasper.
  • Transfer by coach from YYC Airport/Calgary downtown to hotel in Banff.
  • Coach tour of Banff. 
  • Admissions to Banff Gondola.
  • Coach tour of Yoho National Park including Moraine Lake, Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls.
  • Icefields Parkway Discovery from Banff to Jasper with photostop in Lake Louise and Buffet Lunch.
  • Visit to Columbia Icefield including admissions to Ice Explorer Glacier tour & Glacier Skywalk.
  • Coach tour of Jasper including lunch on tours operating from 2nd May to 26th May.
  • Coach tour of Jasper including Maligne Lake Cruise for tours from operating 27th May to 10 Oct 2022.
  • Coach transfer from hotel in jasper to YEG Airport.
  • Taxes & GST. 

Exclusions

  • Airfare. Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Meals other than Breakfast.
  • Park Fees.
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff.
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. We require clients to provide us a signed Waiver in the event your client opts to decline your offer to sell Travel Insurance. Stars & Maple Holidays sells Manulife Travel Insurance to residents of Ontario.  Prese check with us for rates.Residents of other provinces as well as those coming from overseas must purchase Travel insurance in the province/country where they reside. 
  • Optional Tours and activities.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • Gratuities for Tour Guides/Driver cum Guides (Expected)
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

Tariffs

Prices starting for Adult

CA $ 1,989

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