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. Journey along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway. Stop at Athabasca Glacier and choose a ride across this mass of glacier ice or take a walk on the glass bottom platform at the Glacier Skywalk. Explore Bow Falls and the Hoodoos (the "Land of the Sleeping Giants").
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2019
- 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. Mingle with your fellow travelers during a cocktail reception this evening.|
|Day 2||Calgary||Calgary - Columbia Falls, Montana, USA: This morning, journey south to the prairie lands while enjoying 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: Spend the day experiencing 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 - over 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 - Banff, Alberta, Canada: Relax during your journey to Banff and soak in a backdrop of wonderful wildlife and the majestic Canadian Rockies. Later, arrive in Banff, your home for two nights.|
|Day 5||Icefields Parkway||Icefields Parkway - Choice of Glacier Experience or Glacier Skywalk: A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as we 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 which is 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, 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 - Calgary: This morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff including stops at the lovely Bow Falls and the fascinating Hoodoos, also known as the 'Land of Sleeping Giants.' Leave the wonders of the Rockies for the prairies of Alberta en route to the Kananaskis Valley. Visit a local ranch where you can play a game of horseshoes, take a line dance lesson, and enjoy a wagon ride. Meet the family that lives there to gain insight into their daily life on the ranch. Then, delight in a traditional Albertan barbecue with beautiful views of the mountains in the background. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a farewell toast celebrating the end of a memorable trip.|
|Day 7||Calgary||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.|
- Westin Calgary Calgary, Canada
- Caribou Lodge Banff, Canada
- Cedar Creek Lodge Hotel Columbia Falls , United States
- Banff Inn Banff , Canada
- * 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.