Ice-fields, rushing streams, lovely waterfalls, glacial peaks and towering summits are just a few of the scenic wonders awaiting you in the Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park. Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, one of the world's oldest and best preserved buffalo jumps and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ride aboard a Jammer (open-air touring car) during your visit to Glacier National Park. Overnight at the stunning Emerald Lake Lodge. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Stop at Columbia Icefield and choose a ride across this mass of glacier ice or take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk. A 2-night stay at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs hotel lets you explore Bow Falls and the Hoodoos (the "Land of the Sleeping Giants").
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 7 Days
|Day 1||Calgary||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.|
|Day 2||Calgary||Calgary - Columbia Falls, Montana, United States: This morning, journey south to the prairie lands while enjoying the distant views of the spectacular Rockies. Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, one of the world's oldest and best-preserved buffalo jumps, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Head-Smashed-In, in the foothills of the Rockies, has been used continuously by native people of the North American plains 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 Montana. En route, pass through quaint villages and travel along roads sometimes traversed by grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, cougars, wolves, moose and elk.|
|Day 3||Columbia Falls||Columbia Falls - Glacier National Park - Columbia Falls: Today, spend the day experiencing Glacier National Park. A naturalist's paradise, Glacier preserves over 1 million acres of forests, Alpine meadows and lakes, and is home to over 70 species of mammals and 270 species of birds. Board one of its famous Jammer cars - built in the 1930s - and drive 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.|
|Day 4||Columbia Falls||Columbia Falls - Field, British Columbia, Canada: This morning, relax as you cross the border on your journey to beautiful Yoho National Park where your hotel, Emerald Lake Lodge, sits on a peninsula extending into the green waters of Emerald Lake, a pristine glacial lake. Take some time to soak in the backdrop of wonderful wildlife and the majestic Canadian Rockies.|
|Day 5||Field||Field - Glacier Experience or Glacier Skywalk - Banff, Alberta: Enjoy a leisurely morning to take advantage of your beautiful surroundings. Perhaps you will take a walk along the lakeshore or set out on the lake in a canoe. Later, set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and behold lofty waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snowcapped mountain ranges. Stop at the Columbia Icefield and choose a fun ride** across this mass of glacial ice which is over 1,000 feet thick - the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle; or, take a walk on the Glacier Skywalk to experience the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape from the glass-floored platform. This afternoon, stop at stunning Peyto Lake, a turquoise glacier-fed lake that evokes pure serenity. Be on the lookout for bears and stately elk on your return to Banff.|
|Day 6||Banff||Banff: Start your day with breathtaking views of Banff's Sulphur Mountain. Take a gondola ride to the summit where you will enjoy breakfast as you overlook the town and the valley. Next, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Banff area including stops at the lovely Bow Falls and the fascinating Hoodoos, also known as the 'Land of Sleeping Giants.' Later, visit a local ammolite specialist and learn about this rare gemstone that is found only in Alberta. Join your fellow travelers this evening at a farewell dinner where you will toast the end of a wonderful trip.|
|Day 7||Banff||Banff - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close*** today, leaving you with many pleasant memories of your outstanding journey to two of the world's most beautiful areas: the incomparable Canadian Rockies and Glacier National Park.|
- The Fairmont Banff Springs Banff, Canada
- Westin Calgary Calgary, Canada
- Emerald Lake Lodge Fields, Canada
- Cedar Creek Lodge Hotel Columbia Falls , United States
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.