Great Rockies Resorts
The Great Rockies Resorts is a sampling of world-class Canadian resorts combined with breathtaking scenery highlight this tour. Start in Calgary then, travel to Lake Louise and spend an evening at Fairmont Chateau; beauty, comfort, and Old World charm. Travel on Icefields Parkway and see the alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses.
Continue on to Jasper National Park, the largest national park in Canada. For two nights, stay at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, set deep in the Canadian Rockies and the embodiment of peace, tranquility, and natural beauty. Enjoy a narrated cruise and either a float trip on the Athabasca River or a guided nature walk. Leisure time in Jasper gives you time to stroll through the pretty streets and relax at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
Finally, head to Banff and take in the natural beauty of Banff and Yoho National Parks. 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. You also have time to explore Banff on your own. Your vacation in the Canadian Rockies ends back in Calgary.
Activities Ice Explorer Ride
Arrive in CalgaryDay 1: Welcome to Calgary! Meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming Canadian Rockies adventure.
Calgary – Lake LouiseDay 2: This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Calgary before heading to CANADA OLYMPIC PARK, where you will enjoy a private breakfast and presentation by an Olympic athlete. Learn firsthand what it is like to train and participate in the Olympic Games. Next, we continue to Lake Louise, where the remainder of the day is at leisure. Enjoy a canoe excursion, stroll along the lake, or just relax at this historic Canadian resort.
Lake Louise – Icefields ParkwayDay 3: Take in the magnificent scenery of the Icefields Parkway. Journey north on Icefields Parkway and savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses. We’ll stop at Peyto Lake, which many consider to be the best view in Canada and perhaps one of the best in the world. Get ready for one of the trip’s highlights: a stop at the Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride on an Ice Explorer.
Jasper - Excursion to Maligne LakeDay 4: This morning, enjoy an excursion to Maligne Lake for a fully narrated CRUISE to Spirit Island. After your cruise, a Globus Platinum exclusive, CHOOSE YOUR EXPERIENCE this afternoon. Enjoy a leisurely FLOAT TRIP on the Athabasca River or a guided NATURE WALK to learn more about the area’s flora and fauna. The balance of the day is at leisure. Your world-class resort offers all kinds of things to do. Hollywood greats like Marilyn Monroe, Robert Mitchum, and Bing Crosby were known to play a round of golf on this scenic course—and you can, too. Treat yourself like royalty with a spa treatment, or stroll the streets of Jasper with its array of specialty stores.
Jasper – BanffDay 5: 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.
BanffDay 6: Enjoy sightseeing with a ride on the BANFF GONDOLA up Sulphur Mountain. Afterward, a scenic drive around Tunnel Mountain, where each corner brings a new surprise—from animals like elk and deer to the unique landscape features of the Hoodoos and Bow River. This afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps take advantage of an optional helicopter flightseeing trip with dramatic aerial views of the Rocky Mountains and Banff. Or, you may wish to stroll the colorful streets of Banff or fish for trout on Lake Minnewanka. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner, the perfect finale for your vacation!
Banff – CalgaryDay 7: Your journey comes to a close today as you arrive at Calgary International Airport for your flight home.
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