Get picked up at home and whisked off to your departure point (within 50 miles).
Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Witness the awesome beauty and breathtaking scenery of the Canadian Rockies, visiting some of the most famous resorts along the way.
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.
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.
This morning, cruise on Maligne Lake. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the magnificent resort further.
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.
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.
Transfer from Banff to Calgary for your flight to the UK.
Accommodation as stated or similar
This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.
There's no need to shop around. Find a cheaper like-for-like tour from another company, and we’ll not only match their price but also give you a £50 discount when you book with us.
They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. 96% of customers rate them 'excellent' or 'good'.
We understand things change, often beyond your control. If you need to change your holiday plans, we offer a flexible deposit up until your balance is due.