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Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park featuring the Calgary Stampede
(Itinerary B)


7 days with Collette Vacations   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Tour Begins
Get ready for an adventure that brings together the beautiful expanse of the prairies, the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies and the brilliance of Montana’s Glacier National Park. Your tour opens in the province of Alberta. Mingle with your fellow travelers during a cocktail reception this evening.

Day 2 Calgary - Waterton Lakes National Park
This morning, journey south to the prairie lands while enjoying the distant views of the spectacular Rockies. Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s oldest, best preserved buffalo jumps. Head-Smashed-In, in the foothills of the Rockies, has been used continuously by Aboriginal people for over 5,500 years. A Blackfoot guide brings to life the culture of the Plains people, the Buffalo Hunt, and the many secrets uncovered in archaeological digs. Continue traveling south to Waterton Lakes National Park. En route, pass through quaint villages and travel along roads sometimes traversed by grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, cougars, wolves, moose and elk. You’ll even get to view and photograph the famous Prince of Wales Hotel. Tonight, enjoy dinner overlooking Waterton Lake. (B,D)

Day 3 Waterton Lakes- Glacier National Park, Montana, USA-Waterton Lakes, AB
Today, experience Glacier National Park, a naturalist's paradise. Glacier preserves over one million acres of forests, Alpine meadows and lakes, and is home to over 70 species of mammals and 270 species of birds. Enjoy a ride aboard one of its famous Jammer cars – built in the 1930s – along one of the most breathtaking roads in North America. Going-to-the-Sun Road* stretches across the Continental Divide and offers incredible views of the valley and Glacier National Park. (B)

Day 4 Waterton Lakes National Park - Banff
Relax during your journey to Banff and soak in a backdrop of wonderful wildlife and the majestic Canadian Rockies. This afternoon, arrive in Banff and enjoy stops at the powerful Bow Falls and Surprise Corner known for its picture perfect panoramic views. (B,D)

Day 5 Banff - Icefields Parkway - Banff
Set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and behold lofty waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snowcapped mountain ranges. Stop at the Athabasca Glacier where it’s your choice! Choose a fun ride** across this mass of glacial ice over 1,000 feet thick, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle -OR- take a walk onto a glass bottom platform at the Glacier Skywalk to experience the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape. This afternoon, enjoy a stop at Bow Lake – a beautiful crystal clear lake fed by Bow Glacier – for photographs and a walk along its shore. Be on the lookout for bears and stately elk on your return to Banff. (B)

Day 6 Banff - Calgary Stampede - Calgary
Today, it’s off to the Calgary Stampede which has been entertaining people since 1912! Travel to the Stampede grounds and visit the Midway, an authentic Native American village, various exhibits, and enjoy entertainment. The rodeo is the heart of the Calgary Stampede and your seat is reserved this afternoon to observe this festive show and cheer for one of your local favorites. This evening offers the opportunity of reserved seating for a great view of the Stampede performances including the Chuckwagon races*** and musical entertainment. (B,L)

Day 7 Calgary - Tour Ends
Your adventure comes to a close today, leaving you with a wealth of memories from your outstanding journey to two of the world’s most beautiful areas: the incomparable Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park. (B)
All This Included
Get ready for an adventure that brings together the majesty of the Canadian Rockies, Montana’s Glacier National Park, and the world’s largest rodeo, the Calgary Stampede. Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s oldest, best preserved buffalo jumps. Ride aboard a Jammer (open-air touring car) during a visit to Glacier National Park. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca Glacier and choose to ride across this mass of glacial ice or take a walk on the glass bottom platform at the Glacier Skywalk. Explore Bow Falls and Surprise Corner. In Calgary, take your seat at the exciting, world-famous Calgary Stampede. Ice fields, rushing waterfalls, and towering summits are just a few of the wonders awaiting you.
  • 9 meals
  • Centrally-located hotels provide a home away from home
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • A professional tour manager accompanies you throughout your trip
  • Expert local guides provide insightful, personalized tours
  • Unparalleled sightseeing includes all of the "must-sees"
  • Enriching cultural experiences bring the destination to life
  • Private climate-controlled motorcoach enhances your tour
  • Free round trip sedan service that takes you from your home to the airport when you purchase an air-inclusive Collette tour (within 50 miles of nearest airport gateway)
Highlights
  • Ride aboard a historic Jammer, an open-air touring car, during your visit to Glacier National Park.
  • Experience the Calgary Stampede, the world’s largest rodeo, featuring internationally recognized rodeo competition.
Accommodations
Calgary, AB: Westin Hotel 
Waterton Lakes National Park, AB: Bayshore Inn Resort and Spa 
Banff, AB: Banff Inn 
Calgary, AB: Westin Hotel 
Notes
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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