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8 Day Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park

Collette Tour starting in Calgary and finishing in Calgary

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 8 Day Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park. 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,...read more

Overview

Operator: Collette
Type: Tour (Premium)
Style: Classic
Max Group Size: 44
Duration: 8 Days
From: Calgary to Calgary
Tour Code: COL216
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Canada, USA
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Day By Day

1

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. Stay: Westin Hotel Calgary
2

Calgary - Columbia Falls, Montana, United States

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. Stay: Cedar Creek Lodge (2 Nights) (B)
3

Columbia Falls - Glacier National Park - Columbia Falls

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. This evening, enjoy a true western experience during an outdoor BBQ and live entertainment at a dude ranch. (B/D)
4

Columbia Falls - Banff, Alberta, Canada

Relax during your journey to Banff and soak in a backdrop of wonderful wildlife and the majestic Canadian Rockies. Arrive in Banff and settle into your hotel for a relaxing 3-night stay. Tonight, it's Diner's Choice…your dinner is included and you'll choose the perfect spot from a "menu" of Banff's great restaurants. Stay: Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge (3 Nights) (B/D)
5

Banff

This morning, 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. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Perhaps you will choose to browse through the shops and museums or just take in the natural beauty of the area. (B)
6

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 Columbia Icefield 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 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. (B/D)
7

Banff - Calgary

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 in search of buffalo. 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. Later, enjoy the views of the prairies before you reach the vibrant city of Calgary. Stay: Westin Hotel Calgary (B/L)
8

Calgary

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. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Exclusive to Collette

  • Ride aboard a historic Jammer, an open-air touring car, during your visit to Glacier National Park.
  • Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, one of the world's oldest buffalo jumps.

What's Included:

  • A professionally planned itinerary
  • Strategically located hotels (4 stars and above)
  • The services of a professional tour manager
  • Expert local guides who provide insider knowledge
  • Attraction & museum entrance fees with preferential access
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Breakfast every day and over 50% of dinners
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Wi-Fi available on tour

Activity Level

  • This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Flight Information

  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Calgary Intl Airport (YYC) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Calgary Intl Airport (YYC) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day

Roundtrip Home to Airport Chauffeur Drive Service

  • Chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings. This personalised service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is available between 41-70 kms for a small fee.

Trip Notes

  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.

Optional Activities

The optional activities below can be pre-booked & included in your trip quote.

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Operator Details

Collette Reviews: (9)
Tours on Sale: 141
Accommodation: 4 Star
Average Age: 45-60+ years
Types: Coach Tours, Short Breaks & Small Group Explorations
Max Group Size(s): 49 & 24
Budget: Premium
Destinations: Africa, Asia, Canada, Europe, South & Central America, UK & USA
2018 SEASON
Jun 2018 - Sep 2018

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