Lakes and Mountains from Calgary 8 Days/7 Nights
The Lakes and Mountains tour is the perfect way to experience western Canada. See the best the Rockies has as you travel west from Calgary to Vancouver visiting many of the stunning lakes and mountain passes – some of the most beautiful sights in the world.
DAY 1 – Travelling to Banff. A mid-daytransfer from Calgary will bring you to the resort town of Banff in Banff National Park.
DAY 2 – Discovering Banff. Today, enjoy a guided Banff excursion that stops at the Banff Hoodoos, Tunnel Mountain Drive, Surprise Corner and the Bow Falls and ends with an unforgettable ride up the Banff Gondola. The rest of day is at your leisure to explore this beautiful mountain town.
DAY 3 – Discovering Lake Louise and the Yoho Valley. Depart Banff this morning and head to Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks (seasonal*). Continue to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. After a lunch break in Lake Louise (lunch included) continue on the Yoho Valley and Emerald Lake. Return in the late afternoon back to Lake Louise.
DAY 4 – Visiting Jasper. Today, journey northward to Jasper with a stop at the Athabasca Glacier. An interpretive tour onto the glacier with a Brewster Ice Explorer is included (alsong with the newly opened Glacier Skywalk). In addition to the Glacier, sights on route include Peyto Lake, Crowfoot Glacier, Athabasca Falls and wildlife. Arrive in Jasper late afternoon.
DAY 5 – Sightseeing in Jasper. Enjoy a morning Discover Jasper excursion which includes stops at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes and Maligne Canyon. Return to Jasper where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.
DAY 6 – VIA Rail’s ‘Canadian’ from Jasper to Vancouver. Your day is at leisure until your transfer to the Jasper train station (included), where you will board the VIA Rail train bound for Vancouver (dinner included).
Day 7 – Arriving in Vancouver. Enjoy breakfast (included onboard) then disembark the train and transfer to you hotel (included) where the afternoon is yours to explore metropolitan Vancouver. Overnight Vancouver.
Day 8 – Your vacation ends with check out of your Vancouver hotel.
From AU$2200.00 per person
2015 Departures | May to October | Departing on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Included in your tour:
6 night’s hotel accommodation
1 night onboard VIA Rail
– 1 lunch at the Columbia Icefield – 1 Breakfasts
– 1 Dinner
Sightseeing Excursions and Tours
– Explore Banff Tour
– Banff Lake Cruise (*seasonal)
– Lake Louise and Yoho Valley Tour (*seasonal)
– Icefield Parkway & Glacier Experience from Lake Louise to Jasper
– Explore Jasper Tour
– Banff Gondola Ride
– Glacier Adventure including lunch
– Glacier Skywalk (available in 2014)
– Transfer from Calgary to Banff
– Transfer from Jasper hotel to the Train Station
– VIA Rail from Jasper to Vancouver