DAY 1 – Arriving in Calgary
Arrive into Calgary and board a scheduled motor coach transfer to the mountain town of Banff. The reaminder of your day is at leisure to explore this beautiful moutain setting.
DAY 2 – Exploring Banff
Discover the landmark sights of Banff today with a morning sightseeing tour. Visit the Hoodoo rock formations shaped by centuries of wind and rain. Photograph Bow Falls, and look out over the Bow River and Banff Springs Hotel from Surprise Corner. Enjoy views of the acquamarine waters of Johnston Lake and Two Jack Lake. Get up high for magnificent views of the Bow Valley at the Banff Gondola, followed by a scenic boat cruise on the waters of Lake Minnewanka. The remainder of your day is free to enjoy Banff.
DAY 3 – Banff to Jasper Sightseeing
Depart Banff and travel north along the spectacular Icefields Parkway, home to sparkling streams, rushing waterfalls, and over 100 visible glaciers. Highlight your day with a stop at the Columbia Icefields and take a memorable ride aboard an Ice Explorer onto the Athabasca Glacier. Continue your adventure at the Glacier Skywalk, and tiptoe out onto a glass platform suspended 918 feet above the Sunwapta Valley. Next is a scenic stop at the mighty Athabasca Falls before arriving in the alpine village of Jasper.
DAY 4 - Exploring Jasper
Explore the fascinating sights of Jasper with a morning tour. Look out over the beautiful Athabasca River Valley, walk along the upper walls of Maligne Canyon, and take in the spectacular beauty of Maligne Lake. Learn about the legend of the disappearing waters at Medicine Lake, and watch for wildlife on your return trip to Jasper. The reaminder of your day is free to enjoy this bustling alpine town.
DAY 5 – Jasper to Sun Peaks
Depart Jasper for a full day sightseeing tour west into interior British Columbia. Travel through the enchanting Monashee and Cariboo mountain ranges, and look way up at the pinnacle of Mount Robson. Continue into the rolling hills and wide open river valleys of British Columbia, and conclude with an ascent through the Shuswap Highlands to the mountain oasis of Sun Peaks. Lunch is included.
DAY 6 – Sun Peaks to Lake Louise
Depart Sun Peaks and travel through the Okanagan lake region of British Columbia. Continue east into the Canadian Rockies, travelling through the rugged mountain landscapes of Revelstoke and Roger's Pass. Arrive in the village of Lake Louise, famous for its pristine emerald-coloured lake, backed by Mount Victoria and the Victoria Glacier (lunch is included). The remainder of your evening is free to relax and enjoy this beautiful wilderness setting.
DAY 7 – Lake Louise & Yoho National Park
Discover the scenic wonders of Lake Louise and Yoho National Park. Visit the spectacular setting of Moraine Lake and Valley of the Ten Peaks. Continue over the Continental Divide into Yoho Valley. Look out over the Spiral Tunnels, an engineering wonder allowing trains to circle through mountain tunnels in order to gradually gain or decrease elevation. Continue to the powerful and towering Takakkaw Falls, with a final stop at Emerald Lake before returning to Lake Louise.
DAY 8 – Lake Louise to Calgary
Depart Lake Louise and travel through the Bow Valley Corridor and Kananaskis mountain region to the city of Calgary. Enjoy a ride up to the viewing platform at Calgary tower for a unique view of the city streets far below, and out over the far reaching ranchlands and foothills. Your evening is at leisure to explore downtown Calgary. Don't miss a scenic walk through Prince's Island Park, and a stroll through the quirky Kensington neighbourhood.
DAY 9 – Departing Calgary
A morning checkout from your hotel and transfer to the airport concludes this memorable holiday.