Great Resorts of the Canadian Rockies (CD)

7 days from Calgary to Calgary

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World-class Canadian resorts combined with breathtaking scenery highlight this Canadian Rockies tour. Start and end your vacation in Calgary with overnights also in Lake Louise, Jasper, and Banff. In Lake Louise, you’ll stay at the elegant Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, known for its breathtaking setting, comfort, and Old World charm. Here, Globus has arranged a special experience for you—a leisurely guided walk along the gorgeous lake to hear about its history. In Jasper National Park, Canada’s largest national park, stay two nights at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, set deep in the Canadian Rockies and the embodiment of peace, tranquility, and natural beauty. Cruise on Maligne Lake and enjoy leisure time in Jasper, strolling through the pretty streets and stores, or relaxing at the lodge with its spectacular adventure opportunities.

Take in the natural beauty of Banff National Park, and spend two nights at the famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, a symbol of the Canadian Rockies with its championship golf course, world-class spa, and luxurious comfort in a pristine wilderness. In Banff, Globus has arranged another special experience for you… meet a Canadian Mountie and learn about their important role in Canada’s history. With photo opportunities, of course!

A highlight of this Canadian Rockies tour is a journey on Icefields Parkway to savor stunning views of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses followed by a thrilling ride aboard an Ice Explorer on the Columbia Icefield, the largest expanse of ice in the Canadian Rockies. It’s a spectacular sight indeed! In fact, throughout your tour of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll witness stunning scenery and enjoy the serenity that only these majestic lodges and settings can offer. It’s a dream vacation!

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

CALGARY
Orientation tour

LAKE LOUISE
[LF] Guided walk with a local expert

JASPER NATIONAL PARK
Cruise Maligne Lake

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD
Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield

BANFF NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing; [LF] meet a Canadian Mountie; farewell dinner

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Banff

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1

ARRIVE IN CALGARY. Welcome to Calgary! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming Canadian Rockies adventure.

Day 2

CALGARY–LAKE LOUISE. This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Calgary before heading to Lake Louise. Take a leisurely [LF] GUIDED WALK along the lake and hear about the area’s first settlers, some of the unique characters, and the history of this incredible setting. The rest of the day is at leisure. Enjoy a canoe excursion, stroll along the lake, or just relax at this historic Canadian resort.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel tonight is the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Situated in one of the world’s most breathtaking settings, it evokes a sense of timeless beauty, warmth, intimacy, comfort, and old-world charm. The resort affords incredible opportunities for sightseeing, recreation, photography, shopping, and dining.

Day 3

LAKE LOUISE–JASPER. Head north on Icefields Parkway to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glaciers. We’ll stop at Peyto Lake, considered the best view in Canada and among the best in the world. Next, on to JASPER NATIONAL PARK, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, with the remainder of your day at leisure.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel for the next two nights is Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Set deep in the Canadian Rockies, the lodge’s rugged elegance makes it the embodiment of peace, tranquility, and natural beauty. With one of the world’s finest golf courses, spectacular outdoor opportunities, gracious hospitality, and fine cuisine, Jasper Park Lodge is the ideal vacation spot.

Day 4

JASPER. EXCURSION TO MALIGNE LAKE. This morning, CRUISE on Maligne Lake. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy your resort. Hollywood greats such as Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, and Bing Crosby were known to play a round of golf on this scenic course—and you can, too. Pamper yourself with a spa treatment or stroll the streets of Jasper with its array of specialty stores.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5

JASPER–COLUMBIA ICEFIELD–BANFF NATIONAL PARK. After breakfast, we stop at thundering Athabasca Falls before continuing onto the Columbia Icefield, a trip highlight, for a memorable ride on an ICE EXPLORER. Stand on 750 feet of ice and come face to face with the glaciers that feed into a Triple Continental Divide. Then, continue our sightseeing with visits to BANFF NATIONAL PARK. See the Natural Bridge spanning Kicking Horse River and Emerald Lake. Arrive in Banff, with the balance of the day at leisure.
Breakfast Breakfast

SPECIAL FEATURE: Your hotel for the next two nights is the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Few hotels in the world rival its majesty, hospitality, and scenery—a symbol of the Canadian Rockies for more than a century. The hotel offers stunning vistas, championship golf courses, a world-class, European-style spa, and luxurious comfort in a pristine wilderness.

Day 6

BANFF. Enjoy sightseeing including a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain—watch for animals like elk and deer and unique landscape features like the Bow River and Falls. Later, take advantage of an optional helicopter flightseeing trip with dramatic aerial views of the Rocky Mountains and Banff, or stroll the town’s colorful streets. This evening, meet a [LF] CANADIAN MOUNTIE who will share stories and the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). There will be time for questions and answers before a chance at some great photo ops! Then, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner—the perfect finale for your vacation!
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 7

BANFF–CALGARY. Your journey comes to a close today as you arrive at Calgary International Airport for your flight home. Flights should be scheduled after 2 pm.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

BRAD NOYES

Escorting tours for more than 10 years

"Brad began his career in tourism as part of a very small team of passionate guides onboard the fledgling Rocky Mountaineer. Over the next 15 years, he moved his way up in the company, eventually running the Guest Services Department and helping to shape the train into a world-class experience. Twenty years later, he has owned his own travel agencies, tour companies and also written marketing materials, with a flair for working with tourism based companies. In 2007, he decided to start motorcoach touring, beginning as an international guide in China and Italy before finally deciding to focus on Canada's West Coast and the Rocky Mountains, his own backyard. He has escorted thousands of inspired guests through one of the most beautiful areas of the world."

Tour Director -  BRAD NOYES

 Accommodations

BANFF NATIONAL PARK

FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

CALGARY

WESTIN CALGARY

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

JASPER NATIONAL PARK

FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE

Hotel as shown or similar
Moderate Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

LAKE LOUISE

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE

Hotel as shown or similar
Deluxe
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

The Chateau has an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center, spa, game room, horseback riding stables, concierge service, gift shops, business center, several restaurants, lounge, room service, and Afternoon Tea.

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

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