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, We have 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 and Yoho National Parks, 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. Enjoy a sightseeing tour with a ride on the Banff gondola up Sulphur Mountain. In Banff, we have 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!
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 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, Dinner)
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-Icefields Parkway-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, a trip highlight: the Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride on an ICE EXPLORER. Stand on 1,200 feet of ice and come face to face with the glaciers that feed into a Triple Continental Divide. On to JASPER NATIONAL PARK. (Breakfast, Dinner)
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, so 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)
Day 5 Jasper-Yoho National Park-Banff
This morning, we stop at thundering Athabasca Falls before continuing our sightseeing with visits to BANFF and YOHO 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)
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 with a ride on the BANFF GONDOLA up Sulphur Mountain. Afterward, a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain-watch for animals like elk and deer and unique landscape features like the Hoodoos and Bow River. 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 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, 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 1 pm. (Breakfast)
Calgary - Orientation tour
Lake Louise - Guided walk with local expert
Columbia Icefield - Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield
Jasper National Park - Cruise Maligne Lake
Banff National Park - Guided sightseeing; Sulphur Mountain Gondola;meet a Canadian Mountie, farewell dinner
Notes: Maximum elevation on vacation: 7,705 ft.
Room upgrades to deluxe rooms at the Fairmont properties are available. Please call for pricing.
Inside visits and special features are shown in the description, including admission charges when applicable.
Breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Banff
SUPERIOR HOTELS - (D) Deluxe (SF) Superior First-Class (F) First-Class
CALGARY Westin Calgary (MD)
LAKE LOUISE Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (D)
JASPER Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (MD)
BANFF Fairmont Banff Springs (MD)
May - September
From approx $2,684 US per person based on double occupancy
Departures for different seasons will determine the price