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Canadas Rockies With Calgary Stampede 2018

8 days with Trafalgar   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Calgary
Welcome to beautiful Canada. Get settled in at your hotel, located in the heart of downtown Calgary, and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception

Day 2 Calgary – Lake Louise – Jasper National Park (2 Nights)
Head into the Canadian Rockies and stop at Lake Louise, one of the most beautiful lakes in North America with its backdrop of the glistening Victoria Glacier. Continue along the stunning Icefields Parkway, driving alongside snowcapped peaks and thundering waterfalls. Keep an eye out for wildlife including grizzly and black bears, moose, elk and mountain goats. Tonight, stay in the quaint town of JasperFull Breakfast

Day 3 Jasper Sightseeing
Start the day with a free morning, enjoying the superb vistas or strolling Jasper’s picturesque streets. This afternoon, enjoy a guided walk at Maligne Canyon, one of the most beautiful gorges in the Rockies. Learn about the underground river system while following the canyon’s trail past waterfalls and jagged rock formations. Later this afternoon, cruise Maligne Lake (seasonal), followed by a Regional Meal.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal

Day 4 Jasper – Athabasca Glacier – Banff (3 Nights)
This morning, stop at the Columbia Icefield Visitor Center and step aboard an Ice Explorer, a massive vehicle specially designed for travelling on the surface of glaciers. Travel across the massive Athabasca Glacier as you learn a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers, icefields and their impact on the environment. Later, arrive in the quintessential alpine village of Banff. This evening, before dinner, you’ll have the opportunity to meet a Royal Canadian Mountie, dressed in the traditional red serge uniform. This Local Specialist will share exciting and colourful stories and even pose for a few memorable photos.Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Banff Free Time
Stop in Canmore for a unique experience — a chance to experience the thrill and excitement of being a real Canadian hockey player. Whether you have skated or played hockey before or not, this Cultural Insight is your chance to spend time getting to know Canada’s game. Learn the secrets and superstitions of hockey players as a professional coach walks you through a day in the life of a player. Go inside the players’ dressing room where you have the opportunity to try on full hockey gear. Grab your stick and it’s off onto the ice. Find out whether you are a lefty or righty and how to score the big goal. Leaving the ice rink behind, immerse yourself in the nature’s glory on a sightseeing excursion around Banff, including the classic viewpoint of Surprise Corner, spectacular Bow Falls and the hoodoo rock formations. The rest of the day is yours.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 6 Banff
This morning, the options are plentiful—perhaps join an optional excursion to Yoho National Park and Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Enjoy an optional helicopter flightseeing tour for a bird’s-eye view of the Canadian Rockies before travelling to the Guinn family ranch for a special Be My Guest Farewell Dinner. Enjoy pristine views and abundant wildlife during a horsedrawn wagon ride. After dinner, enjoy a private country line-dancing lesson.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 7 Calgary Stampede
You have the option to take the Rocky Mountaineer train from Banff to Vancouver on select departures with an included overnight in Kamloops. upon arrival in Vancouver you will be transferred to Vancouver International Airport or the hotel in Vancouver if you wish to extend your stay. Full Breakfast

Day 8 Depart Calgary
Take a transfer to the Calgary International Airport this morning.Full Breakfast
All This Included
Venture to the land of the grizzlies and glistening glaciers-your in-depth exploration of the Rocky Mountains begins in Stampede country, taking you through scenic icefields, breathtaking lake landscapes, and alpine villages before you embrace your inner Canadian and learn the art of playing the puck from a local pro.

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
  • All 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
Accommodations
Calgary: Calgary Marriott Downtown or Delta Calgary Downtown
Notes
  • 2018 prices and itineraries are subject to change.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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