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Polar Bears In Manitoba

Operated by: Trafalgar

10 Days from $5,732 per person
Canada Waterton Lakes National Park Hotel

Countries Visited

Canada, United States ...more Canada, United States

Locations Visited

Calgary, Waterton Park, Fort Macleod, Revelstoke, West Glacier, Columbia Falls, Banff, Radium Hot Springs, Lake Louise, Jasper (AB), Kananaskis, Canmore ...more Calgary, Waterton Park, Fort Macleod, Revelstoke, West Glacier, Columbia Falls, Banff, Radium Hot Springs, Lake Louise, Jasper (AB), Kananaskis, Canmore
  1. Day 1 Arrive Calgary

    Don your Stetson and buckle up those cowboy boots. You've arrived in Stampede country. Get settled into the ways of the Wild West before meeting your Travel Director and fellow explorers for a Welcome Reception.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Hilton Garden Inn
  2. Day 2 Calgary – Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo-Jump – Waterton Lakes National Park

    This morning, travel to the UNESCO-listed Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump, where a Local Specialist explains how buffalo were driven off a cliff by buffalo runners centuries ago. Travel on to meet the majestic Rockies at the tranquil Waterton Lakes National Park. Beneath ice-capped peaks, indulge in a memorable dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Waterton Lakes Lodge
  3. Day 3 Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park

    The Big Skies of Montana beckon this morning as you cross the international border and travel along the shore of Lower St. Mary Lake and enter Glacier National Park, touted as the Crown of the Continent. Then, continue along St. Mary Lake in a restored 1930s vintage touring red "jammer". You will head up into the cirques of the St. Mary Valley along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, and stop at the Continental Divide continuing over Logan Pass. Traverse one of the few remaining rainforests in Montana as you drive alongside the glacially carved valley. Finally, you will arrive at the Lake McDonald Lodge, situated on the shore of Lake McDonald.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Lake McDonald Lodge
  4. Day 4 Glacier National Park – Banff (2 Nights)

    Today, you will exit Glacier National Park through West Glacier and head north, back into Canada. Tavel along the Windermere-Banff Highway, one of the most scenic drives in British Columbia. Then, enter Kootenay National Park and drive through Sinclair Canyon. Make the climb up to Vermilion Pass at the Continental Divide, reaching an elevation of 1,680 m (5,510 ft) and enter Alberta and Banff National Park. Descending into the Bow River Valley, you will arrive in Banff where you check in at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs, the 'Castle in the Rockies'.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
  5. Day 5 Banff Sightseeing

    After a free morning, spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls.

    meals Breakfast, Regional Meal
  6. Day 6 Banff – Lake Louise

    An early rise today as we head for Moraine Lake. Take a walk on the Lakeshore Trail, or the Rockpile Trail for the best views of the Canadian Rockies with stunning Moraine Lake nestled in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. This afternoon we arrive at Lake Louise where your have 'Your Choice' of activities: a stroll into the picture perfect image of Lake Louise, keeping an eye out for rock climbers, ground squirrels, marmots or even a mountain goat. Or perhaps the picture-perfect setting of Lake Louise will awaken the artist within you as you try your hand at plein air painting.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Lake Louise Inn
  7. Day 7 Lake Louise – Athabasca Glacier – Jasper (2 Nights)

    Blaze a trail through the heart of the Canadian Rockies-a journey through stunning wilderness, passing sparkling mountain lakes, tumbling glaciers and sweeping valleys en route to the Athabasca Glacier. Board a specially designed Ice Explorer, crunching over the white wonderland of the glacier's surface. Later, head to your home in the heart of Jasper National Park.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Chateau Jasper
  8. Day 8 Jasper Sightseeing

    Embark on a leisurely walk admiring the sheer limestone cliffs of Maligne Canyon and learning about the underground river system that flows out to Medicine Lake. Surrounded by a ring of mountains, we will indulge in delicious regional lunch with wine at the Lake Maligne Chalet with views of the lake, followed by a cruise of Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal).

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
  9. Day 9 Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Kananaskis

    Journey south through the national parks of Jasper and Banff to arrive in the small resort town of Kananaskis. We travel to a family-owned and operated cattle ranch situated in the beautiful foothills of the Rockies. Here, you will 'Connect with Locals' over an exclusive 'Be My Guest' Farewell Dinner while learning about operating a cattle ranch. Sadly, it is time to bid farewell to your hosts as you make your way back to the hotel.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Crosswaters Resort
  10. Day 10 Kananaskis – Depart Calgary

    A transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or the Hilton Garden Inn for guests extending their stay.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Hilton Garden Inn Calgary
Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CRUISE upon Maligne Lake
  • SCENIC DRIVE along the Icefields Parkway, Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, Banff-Windermere Highway, Sinclair Canyon
  • VISIT Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Athabasca Glacier

Dates & Prices

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