Rockies Explorer

Visit the resort towns of Lake Louise, Jasper and Banff during this six-day tour. All the essential sights and points of interest are included in this adventure of a lifetime.

Begin with a drive through the dynamic landscape of Alberta's prairies into Banff National Park. Continue along the enchanting Bow Valley Corridor into the heart of the Rockies to Lake Louise.

For many decades, visitors have stood on the shores of Lake Louise and marvelled at the amazing views of Mount Victoria, Fairview, and Agnes towering high above this emerald coloured lake.

Continue north on the famous Icefields Parkway into a realm of rugged untouched mountain landscapes. Board an all-terrain Ice Explorer and set foot on the Athabasca Glacier. Stand on a glass viewing platform high above a lush mountain ecosystem at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk.

Your final stop is the resort town of Banff, where it is common to see deer and elk strolling through town. Marvel at the history of this unique alpine area, with a tour that visits scenic and historic points of interest. A boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka provides insight into the mining villages and inhabitants of abandoned towns from days gone by.
6 Days/5 Nights
from $1,288.00
per person based on double occupancy

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Highlights

  • Stroll along the shores of picturesque Lake Louise
  • Travel the famous Icefield Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper, home to over 100 visible glaciers
  • Stand on a glass viewing platform suspended  918 feet above the Sunwapta Valley at the Glacier Skywalk
  • Enjoy the amazing 360-degree view of surrounding mountain peaks from the top of the Banff Gondola
Features & Inclusions

Features & Inclusions

Accommodations

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation

Sightseeing Excursions

  • Rockies Discovery Tour from Lake Louise to Jasper
    • Includes lunch
  • Explore Jasper Tour
  • Explore Banff Tour

Activities

  • Banff Gondola
  • Banff Lake Cruise
  • Glacier Adventure
  • Glacier Skywalk

Transfers

  • Motor coach transfer from Calgary to Lake Louise
  • Motor coach transfer from Jasper to Banff
  • Motor coach transfer from Banff to Calgary

Extras

  • Travel documents
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
Itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Calgary to Lake Louise

Today, enjoy a comfortable journey from Calgary, through the foothills, to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Your journey continues to the world-famous Lake Louise, one of the most stunning emerald green lakes in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy a walk along the lakeshore and the freedom to explore the magnificent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own and enjoy your overnight stay.

DAY 2 – Visiting the Columbia Icefield and Jasper

Board and luxury motor coach headed north along the Icefields Parkway. This route is home to over one hundred visible glaciers, turquoise lakes and rushing waterfalls. At the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, depart for the ride of a lifetime on an all-terrain Ice Explorer. Travel onto the icy slopes of the Athabasca Glacier, and step out into a rugged world of ancient ice and rock. After a stop at the award-winning Glacier Skywalk, continue to the resort town of Jasper.

DAY 3 – Exploring Jasper

Enjoy a morning tour of Jasper's landmark sights, beginning with the mighty Athabasca River. Walk along Maligne Canyon, with its narrow gorge and limestone walls created by 10,000 years of water flow. Visit a place of mystery and First Nations legend as you continue to Medicine Lake. Enjoy the wildlife sightings as you journey back to Jasper to spend the remainder of your day at leisure.

DAY 4 – Jasper to Banff

The morning is yours to explore the charming mountain village of Jasper. In the afternoon, depart Jasper and travel back along the amazing Icefields Parkway, enjoying the magnificent scenery. Your journey along the Bow Valley Corridor to Banff. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own and enjoy your overnight stay.

DAY 5 – Discovering Banff

Experience Banff from all angles with a morning sightseeing tour. Visit the landmark sights of the Hoodoo rock formations, Bow Falls, and Two Jack Lake. Continue your adventure with a ride up the Banff Gondola to the peak of Sulphur Mountain. Stand ontop of the world, with a sea of mountains extending in every direction. Conclude this memorable sightseeing trip with a one hour boat cruise on Lake Minnewanka, and watch for wildlife along the way. The remainder of your day is free to explore the sights of Banff.

DAY 6 – Banff to Calgary

This memorable holiday concludes with a shuttle transfer from Banff to the Calgary Airport.
prices

Prices

  Value Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May – 26 May $1,288 $1,156 $1,820 $370
27 May – 25 Jun $1,567 $1,355 $2,337 $390
26 Jun – 31 Aug $1,567 $1,355 $2,337 $390
1 Sep - 17 Sep $1,567 $1,355 $2,337 $390
18 Sep - 30 Sep $1,567 $1,355 $2,337 $390
1 Oct – 13 Oct $1,349 $1,210 $1,900 $390
 
  Moderate Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May – 26 May $1,376 $1,324 $1,993 $370
27 May – 25 Jun $1,694 $1,549 $2,590 $390
26 Jun – 31 Aug $1,714 $1,563 $2,628 $390
1 Sep - 17 Sep $1,694 $1,549 $2,590 $390
18 Sep - 30 Sep $1,694 $1,549 $2,590 $390
1 Oct – 13 Oct $1,353 $1,296 $1,905 $390
 
  Deluxe Accommodations
  Double Triple Single Child
1 May – 26 May $2,090 $1,920 $3,355 $370
27 May – 25 Jun $2,540 $2,200 $4,217 $390
26 Jun – 31 Aug $2,624 $2,311 $4,382 $390
1 Sep - 17 Sep $2,586 $2,285 $4,306 $390
18 Sep - 30 Sep $2,303 $2,096 $3,739 $390
1 Oct – 13 Oct $1,860 $1,780 $2,853 $390
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Pricing available in US dollars

All prices quoted are per person and shown in CAD funds. Rates are for 2016 and include all taxes and applicable rebates. All prices include administration, planning, and operational expenses. All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to international exchange rate fluctuations. Infants (less than 2 years old) travelling with an adult and not occupying a seat may travel free of charge. For children 2-11 years old, we provide reduced rates – please contact one of our vacation planners at 1-877-791-5500 for more information. A deposit of $200 per person is due at time of booking (unless otherwise stated at the time of booking). Final payment is due 45 days prior to tour departure. Tours booked within 45 days of departure require full payment before reservations can be confirmed.

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Accommodation Options

Accommodation Options

Location Value Moderate Deluxe
Lake Louise Deer Lodge Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Jasper Marmot Lodge Chateau Jasper Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Banff Mount Royal Hotel  Banff International Hotel Fairmont Banff Springs

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