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Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park with Calgary Stampede

12 Days 2 Countries 4 Cities

Immerse yourself in the glaciers, national parks and laid-back cities of western Canada.

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    • Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park with Calgary Stampede: (Ref: DR5P) The 26 Jun 2019, 30 Jun 2019, 03 Jul 2019 and 04 Jul 2019 departures feature two nights at the Westin Calgary with entry to the Calgary Stampede.
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      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Your effortlessly delivered journey traverses undulating, unforgiving fields of ice, crosses the Continental Divide in vintage style and follows in the footsteps of brave buffalo runners centuries ago.


      Trip type: Hidden Journey

      Trip code: DR5P

      11 Nights

      accommodation

      18 Meals
      • 11 full breakfasts

      • 7 dinners

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      What's Included

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        • City Tour in Calgary

        • Cruise upon Maligne Lake

        • Scenic Drive along the Icefields Parkway, Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road

        • Visit Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Athabasca Glacier


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        • 11 full breakfasts

        • 7 dinners


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        • 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


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

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      Arrive Calgary

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      Calgary – Fort MacLeod – Waterton Lakes National Park

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      Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park

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      Glacier National Park – Lake Louise (2 Nights)

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      Lake Louise Sightseeing

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      Lake Louise – Athabasca Glacier – Jasper (2 Nights)

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      Jasper Sightseeing

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      Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Banff National Park (2 Nights)

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      Banff Sightseeing

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      Banff – Calgary (2 Nights)

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      Calgary Stampede

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      Depart Calgary

      Day 1

      Arrive Calgary Day 1 - Arrive Calgary

      Don your Stetson and buckle up those cowboy boots. You've arrived in Stampede country. Get settled into the ways of the Wild West before meeting your Travel Director and fellow explorers at 6 p.m. for a Welcome Reception.

      Hotel

      The Westin Calgary

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      The Westin Calgary

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Calgary – Fort MacLeod – Waterton Lakes National Park Day 2 - Calgary – Fort MacLeod – Waterton Lakes National Park

      This morning, travel to the UNESCO-listed Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump, where a Local Specialist explains how buffalo were driven off a cliff by buffalo runners centuries ago. Travel on to meet the majestic Rockies at the tranquil Waterton Lakes National Park. Beneath ice-capped peaks, indulge in a memorable dinner.

      Hotel

      Waterton Lakes Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Waterton Lakes Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 3

      Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park Day 3 - Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park

      The Big Skies of Montana beckon this morning as you cross the international border into Montana's UNESCO-listed Glacier National Park touted as the Crown of the Continent. Skirt the slopes and cross the Continental Divide over Logan Pass in a restored 1930s vintage touring "jammer" along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Later, we pass the tranquil blue waters of St. Mary's Lake en route to Lake McDonald.

      Hotel

      Lake McDonald Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Lake McDonald Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 4

      Glacier National Park – Lake Louise (2 Nights) Day 4 - Glacier National Park – Lake Louise (2 Nights)

      Continue through Glacier National Park heading back into Canada through the sheer red walls of Sinclair Canyon and scenic Kootenay National Park. The glacial peaks and turquoise waters of Banff National Park offer an ethereal backdrop as we arrive on the serene shores of Lake Louise, the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies". Tonight, our Stay with a Story was once a 1920s teahouse-today, fully restored and converted into a rustic mountain lodge.

      Hotel

      Deer Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Deer Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Lake Louise Sightseeing Day 5 - Lake Louise Sightseeing

      This morning, enjoy the lake's tranquil waters, walking the Lakeshore Trail. Our next stop is the glacial Moraine Lake, one of the most photographed sites in all of Canada. Embark on a guided group stroll along its shoreline, as you ramble toward Rock Pile for inspiring views of the Valley of Ten Peaks. The afternoon is yours at leisure.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Lake Louise – Athabasca Glacier – Jasper (2 Nights) Day 6 - Lake Louise – Athabasca Glacier – Jasper (2 Nights)

      Blaze a trail through the heart of the Canadian Rockies-a journey through stunning wilderness, passing sparkling mountain lakes, tumbling glaciers and sweeping valleys en route to the Athabasca Glacier. Board a specially designed Ice Explorer, crunching over the white wonderland of the glacier's surface. Later, head to your home in the heart of Jasper National Park.

      Hotel

      Chateau Jasper

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Chateau Jasper

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Jasper Sightseeing Day 7 - Jasper Sightseeing

      Embark on a leisurely walk admiring the sheer limestone cliffs of Maligne Canyon and learning about the underground river system that flows out to Medicine Lake. Surrounded by a ring of mountains, we cruise the waters of Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Tonight's Regional Meal delights with views of the lake.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
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      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Regional Meal

      Optional Experiences

      *Jasper Float Trip

      Join the fun and experience an easy rafting / scenic float trip down the Athabasca River, a designated Canadian Heritage River. A National Park licensed guide will provide commentary on the human and natural history of Jasper while navigating you along the same route used by the “fur traders” over 2 centuries ago. Lifejackets and the specially designed, 25 foot (7 meter) long, oar powered rafts; offer a safe and comfortable ride through several small, easy sets of rapids and calm stretches that any first time rafter will enjoy. Don’t worry the guides do all the rowing; you sit back and enjoy while exploring all the spectacular scenery drifting down a route that was used by fur traders many years ago. There is always a chance of seeing various wildlife including elk, deer, moose, coyotes, wolves, eagles, ospreys, mountain sheep and bears. Tours will operate rain or shine, and a poncho will be provided when required. Approx. duration: 50-90 minutes

      Adult Price: $73.00

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      Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Banff National Park (2 Nights) Day 8 - Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Banff National Park (2 Nights)

      Admire the jaw-dropping scenery of the Icefields Parkway as we journey south towards the wild lands of Banff, stopping to admire the thunderous Athabasca Falls. Stepping out at Bow Summit, we enjoy views over glacier-fed Peyto Lake. Tonight our Stay with a Story is the proud "Castle in the Rockies" located within Banff National Park.

      Hotel

      Fairmont Banff Springs

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Fairmont Banff Springs

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Optional Experiences

      Mt. Assiniboine Tour, 30 mins

      You are in for something special as you are transported to Mount Assiniboine - "the Matterhorn" of the Canadian Rockies. Our most popular adventure has all the fantastic scenery of the previous tours plus a fly by over top of the glacier. This photogenic peak rises majestically to 3,611meters (11,870 feet) along the Great Divide. The Gloria and Assiniboine Glaciers will astound you. This is an experience you will never forget!

      Adult Price: $314.00

      Royal Canadian 25 mins

      This journey will only enhance the Three Sisters Peaks Tour by exploring the Goat and Sundance Ranges of the Rocky Mountains. You will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows, waterfalls and untouched glacier lakes. Perhaps even a glimpse of some wildlife. It's an extraordinary adventure not to be missed.

      Adult Price: $262.00

      Royal Canadian Tour 25 mins

      This journey will only enhance the Three Sisters Peaks Tour by exploring the Goat and Sundance Ranges of the Rocky Mountains. You will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows, waterfalls and untouched glacier lakes. Perhaps even a glimpse of some wildlife. It's an extraordinary adventure not to be missed.

      Adult Price: $273.00

      Mt. Assiniboine Tour 30 mins

      You are in for something special as you are transported to Mount Assiniboine - "the Matterhorn" of the Canadian Rockies. Our most popular adventure has all the fantastic scenery of the previous tours plus a fly by over top of the glacier. This photogenic peak rises majestically to 3,611meters (11,870 feet) along the Great Divide. The Gloria and Assiniboine Glaciers will astound you. This is an experience you will never forget! Approx. duration: 30 minutes.

      Adult Price: $331.00

      Three Sisters Peak Tour 12 min

      The most action packed twelve minutes of your life. Get up close and personal with the world famous Three Sisters Peaks. Reach out and touch them as you whisk by before escaping into the Spray Valley where you will explore the extraordinary hues of the Spray Lakes. Your return flight travels along the Goat Range before following the pristine Bow River back to Canmore.

      Adult Price: $136.00

      Brewster Banff Gondola

      At the Banff Gondola, you’ll see more mountains in a moment than most see in a lifetime! Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain to experience a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Begin with an eight-minute journey to the summit in a fully enclosed four-passenger gondola cabin. The views become increasingly spectacular as you climb to an elevation of 7,486 feet ( 2,281 meters) to the Summit Upper Terminal. Witness the breathtaking views in every direction or go to the restaurant area to enjoy the views inside or from its upper deck. You can also take the Banff Skywalk for a short self-guided interpretive walkway along the summit ridge leading to the Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site of Canada. Subject to weather conditions. Approx. duration: 2.5 hours.

      Adult Price: $59.00

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      Day 9

      Banff Sightseeing Day 9 - Banff Sightseeing

      After a free morning, spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls. This evening, we Connect with Locals, joining the Guinn family on their ranch for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, horse-drawn wagon ride and private dance lesson.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

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      Day 10

      Banff – Calgary (2 Nights) Day 10 - Banff – Calgary (2 Nights)

      Descend from the Canadian Rockies to the festive pavilions and parades of the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth'. Check into your downtown hotel before joining your travel companions for the Calgary Stampede's exhilarating Chuckwagon Races. 

      Hotel

      Westin Calgary

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Westin Calgary

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Calgary Stampede Day 11 - Calgary Stampede

      Immerse yourself in the Spirit of the Stampede - your all-inclusive pass is the gateway to a day of effortless fun as you witness the world's largest rodeo first-hand and visit Stampede Park, tapping your Cowboy boots to the jaunty tunes of the Stampede Showband. End the day with a bang at the Grandstand Show, a singing and dancing musical extravaganza with a fireworks display.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 12

      Depart Calgary Day 12 - Depart Calgary

      This morning, a transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or you may choose to extend your stay at the Westin Calgary hotel.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/en-ca/tours/calgary-stampede for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • STAYS WITH STORIES
        Stay at Deer Lodge near Lake Louise and The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, located in the heart of Banff National Park. (Days 4, 8)

      • CONNECT WITH LOCALS
        The Guinn Family are your welcoming hosts on this authentic Canadian ranch experience during which you'll enjoy a wagon tour and traditional ranch-style Farewell Dinner. (Day 9)

      • LOCAL SPECIALISTS
        Learn about buffalo hunting. (Day 2)

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        • City Tour in Calgary

        • Cruise upon Maligne Lake

        • Scenic Drive along the Icefields Parkway, Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road

        • Visit Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Athabasca Glacier


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 11 full breakfasts

        • 7 dinners


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        • 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


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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