Glacier National Park & the Canadian Rockies

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What do you get when you combine ancient glaciers, a legendary icefield, and all the wonders beneath the snow-capped Canadian peaks? One of the coolest vacations there is! This nine-day tour through the Canadian Rockies and Montana’s Glacier National Park is an adventure filled with wild history, wild scenery, wildlife, and wild rides. Aboard a famous vintage...
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Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Very Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Calgary : Orientation tour; farewell dinner with cowboy poet
    • Head-smashed-in buffalo jump : Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Waterton lakes national park: Sightseeing
    • Glacier national park : Travel along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Red Jammers; sample made-from-scratch huckleberry pie or ice cream
    • Fort steele : Visit the restored town
    • Banff national park : Sightseeing
    • Columbia icefield : Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
    • Jasper national park : Cruise Maligne Lake and enjoy a lakeside dinner with incredible views
    • Lake louise : Visit the lake
    • This Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park tour delivers the pristine wilderness of several national parks and the soaring beauty of the Rockies on both sides of the Canada/U

What's this trip about?

    What do you get when you combine ancient glaciers, a legendary icefield, and all the wonders beneath the snow-capped Canadian peaks? One of the coolest vacations there is! This nine-day tour through the Canadian Rockies and Montana’s Glacier National Park is an adventure filled with wild history, wild scenery, wildlife, and wild rides. Aboard a famous vintage Red Jammer, a massive ice explorer, a glass-walled boat (and even a flightseeing helicopter should you choose) you’ll relish the best views of big skies, bighorn sheep, and even bigger bears. From rugged gold rush territory to the sparkling turquoise waters of Banff and Jasper National Parks, there are so many gems to sink your teeth into on this Canadian Rockies vacation. We suggest starting with a tender filet of Alberta beef and a heavenly slice of homemade huckleberry pie.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City CALGARY, ALBERTA
End CityCALGARY

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • North America
  • Canada

Attractions

  • Alberta
  • Banff
  • Banff National Park
  • Calgary
  • Glacier National Park
  • Jasper
  • Jasper National Park
  • Lake Louise
  • Montana

Activities

  • Culture

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Travel Map

Day 1: ARRIVE IN CALGARY, ALBERTA

Welcome to Calgary! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome drink.

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Day 2: CALGARY–HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP–WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK

Native Traditions Before departing Calgary, enjoy an orientation tour of the city’s highlights. Travel south along the Macleod Trail. Tour Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a local First Nation’s guide. Then, on to scenic Waterton Lakes ...

Day 3: WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK–GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, MONTANA–GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD–WHITEFISH, MONTANA

Peak Perfection Enter Montana through Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and behold the awesome snow-capped peaks of Glacier National Park. Next, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant featuring a made-from-scratch piece of [LF] huckle...

Day 4: WHITEFISH–KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK–BANFF, ALBERTA

Life in the Wild West Re-enter Canada this morning, with a stop in British Columbia before crossing into Alberta. Drive through the steep red cliffs of Sinclair Canyon and Kootenay National Park before entering Banff National Park, the heart of the Canadian Rockies. T...

Day 5: BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Breathtaking Banff This morning, sightseeing includes a stop at beautiful Bow Falls. The balance of the day is at leisure. You may choose to join an optional helicopter flightseeing trip for unsurpassed views of the Rockies. (Breakfast)

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Day 6: BANFF–LAKE LOUISE–JASPER

Rocky Mountain Majesty Follow breathtaking Icefields Parkway today and head for Jasper National Park. One highlight of your vacation: a visit to famous Lake Louise. Then, climb to Sunwapta Pass to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masse...

Day 7: JASPER. EXCURSION TO MALIGNE LAKE

Spectacular Jasper The morning is at leisure. Nearby activities include hiking, canoeing, and strolling the streets of Jasper. Later, journey to Maligne Lake for a [LF] narrated cruise of the glacial lake and Spirit Island. Afterward, enjoy a lakeside dinner with inc...

Day 8: JASPER–COLUMBIA ICEFIELD–CALGARY

Campfire Stories This morning, visit Athabasca Falls and then retrace the route south along Icefields Parkway. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride aboard an Ice Explorer. Continue to Calgary, where your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Ov...

Day 9: CALGARY

Happy trails until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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Delta Calgary DowntownThis elegant hotel is ideally located in beautiful Calgary and is minutes away from the Convention Center and entertainment. The hotel features an ATM, currency exchange, room service, indoor pool, fitness center, the popular Elements Bistro restaurant, and 398 well-appointed guestrooms. CalgaryCanada209-4th Avenue S.E.Bayshore InnEnjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rockies at the Bayshore Inn. Guests are welcome to explore hiking trails, golf, and spend time in the relaxing spa. Rooms at the Bayshore are spacious, comfortable, and have private balconies. Waterton Lakes ParkCanada111 Waterton AvenueGrouse Mountain LodgeThe Grouse Mountain Lodge located in gorgeous Whitefish Montana is a relaxing getaway with plenty of things to do. The hotel features spa services, 2 spa tubs, tennis courts, sauna, fitness facility, and indoor pool. The guestrooms have all the comforts of home including bathrobes. Guests are also welcome to enjoy libations and snacks in their restaurant or bar. WhitefishUnited States2 Fairway DriveBanff Centre HotelNestled on Tunnel Mountain on 43 acres, this hotel is part of the renowned Banff Centre of Arts and Creativity. Hotel guests will enjoy property wide Wi-Fi, admission to the Centre's Walter Phillips Gallery, access to fitness and recreation facilities. There are three restaurant facilities on property. The hotel is a short 15 minute walk to the heart of downtown Banff. BanffCanada107 Tunnel Mountain DriveBanff Ptarmigan InnThe Banff Ptarmigan Inn is centrally located in Banff National Park only steps away from the downtown area. Rooms feature Mountain Luxury beds, coffee maker, tea kettle, iron & board, Rocky Mountain soap, flat panel television, complimentary Wi-Fi, clock radio, complimentary local calls, wake up calls, hairdryer, climate control, and electric fan.BanffCanada337 Banff AvenueRoyal Canadian Lodge BanffNestled in the heart of Banff, the lodge features sophisticated guestrooms, modern amenities, mineral pool and full-service spa, and locally sourced restaurant and lounge within a beautiful alpine setting.BanffCanada459 Banff Ave.Chateau JasperThe Chateau Jasper offers an excellent variety of accommodations and facilities. This conveniently located hotel offers 119 fully air-conditioned guestrooms and suites, pleasantly furnished with mountain decor in mind. JasperCanada96 Geikie Street JasperForest Park HotelLocated at the base of the mountains, the Forest Park Hotel features 152 spacious non-smoking guestrooms. The hotel combines rustic charm expected of a mountain inn with modern accents and amenities.JasperCanada82 Cannaught DriveThe Jasper Inn & SuitesThis hotel feels like home away from home with it's modern amenities provides for very comfortable stay. JasperCanada98 Geikie St.,
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