Great Resorts of the Canadian Rockies
Witness the awesome beauty and breath taking scenery of the Canadian Rockies, visiting some of the most famous resorts along the way. Discover the vastness of mother nature's influence on this 'Select by Globus' tour.
8 days from
per person, for 2 people
Based on departing 17/09/2017 from London Gatwick AirportView Dates
Fly to Calgary where on arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening join your travelling companions and Tour Director for a welcome drink.
This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Calgary before heading to Lake Louise. Take a leisurely guided wlak along the lake and hear about the area's first settlers, some of the unique characters and the history of this incredible setting. The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps, join an optional excursion or simply relax at this historic resort. Special Feature: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is your accommodation this evening and is situated in one of the world's most breathtaking stettings. The resort affords incredible opportunities for sightseeing, recreation, photography, shopping and dining. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Head north on Icefield's Parkway to savour stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls and glaciers. There is a stop at Peyto Lake, considered the best view in Canada and among the best in the world. Next, a trip highlight - the Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride on an Ice Explorer. Stand on 1,000ft of ice and come face to face with the glaciers that feed into a Triple Continental Divide. Special Feature: The next two nights are at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Set deep in the Canadian Rockies, the lodge's rugged elegance makes it the embodiment of peace, tranquility and natural beauty. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
This morning, cruise on Maligne Lake. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the magnificent resort further. Includes Breakfast
This morning there is a stop at thundering Athabasca Falls before continuing sightseeing with visits to Banff and Yoho National Park. See the Natural Bridge spanning Kicking Horse River and Emerald Lake. Arriving in Banff, the rest of the day is at leisure. Includes Breakfast
Enjoy a sightseeing ride on the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain. Afterwards, a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain allows the opportunity to spot elk and deer and unique landscape features like the Hoodoos and Bow River. Later, take advantage of an optional helicopter flightseeing trip with dramatic aerial views of the Rocky Mountains and Banff or stroll the town's colourful streets. This evening, enjoy wine tasting, followed by a Historic Tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel and then your Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
Transfer from Banff to Calgary for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast