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Spectacular Rockies and Glaciers of Alberta

Operated by: Insight Vacations

8 Days from $3,675 per person
MAY - SEP 2022
Spectacular Rockies

Countries Visited

Canada ...more Canada

Locations Visited

Banff ...more Banff
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Banff

    After your arrival at Calgary Airport, you are transferred to the Castle in the Rockies, your historic mountain resort in Banff. Built in the distinctive Canadian Château style, it is one of the earliest examples of the country’s grand railway hotels. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.(Dinner with Wine)

    meals Dinner with Wine
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
  2. Day 2 Exploring Banff

    Connect with nature as you join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience with your First Nations Cree Iroquois Local Expert. Embark on a guided walk in the Boreal forest and discover the Indigenous world of plant medicines. Learn about the historical and modern day uses of plants and listen to fascinating stories about the First Nations culture.Choose from a range of optional experiences available to make the most out of your day. Play a round of golf, take the gondola up Sulphur Mountain and go on a hike, or enjoy a horseback ride.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
  3. Day 3 A Trip to Lake Louise

    A marvellous day awaits as you set out to explore Lake Louise with Insight Choice. Choose a journey on the sightseeing gondola and look out for local wildlife as you enjoy a hike surrounded by panoramic views. Alternatively, join your Travel Director for a relaxed stroll along iconic Lake Louise and put paint to canvas to create your own masterpiece. Indulge in a delicious lunch before returning to Banff and enjoying the rest of your day at leisure.(Breakfast / Lunch)

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Fairmont Banff Springs
  4. Day 4 Lakes, Mountains and Glaciers

    Start your day with a visit to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Take a moment to absorb the view of the stunning turquoise lake hidden among steep mountains, waterfalls, and rock piles. Your journey continues on the Icefields Parkway, one of the most beautiful drives on the planet. Admire the dramatic scenery of the Rockies with plenty of photo opportunities. Later, a warm welcome greets you at the country’s first and only glacier-view resort where you will savour a Canadian inspired, locally sourced dinner. After your meal take advantage of the long daylight hours and set out for a private visit to the Columbia Icefield Skywalk, a glass-floored walkway above the Sunwapta Valley. Once night falls, step out on your hotel’s viewing deck and take your chances at stargazing undisturbed by light pollution.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel The Glacier View Lodge
  5. Day 5 Glacier Adventure

    Before other travellers arrive, venture onto the Athabasca Glacier in a massive Ice Explorer for your special visit. Join your Local Expert and walk on the frozen flow of ice. Discover the beauty and immensity of the glacier as you learn about the history and geology of the region. Continue along the magnificent Icefields Parkway and arrive at Jasper National Park with its soothing mineral hot springs, colourful meadows and majestic mountains.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre
  6. Day 6 Exploring Jasper

    Join your Travel Director for an informative walk on the trails of Maligne Canyon, the deepest gorge in the Jasper National Park. Weather permitting, embark on a narrated cruise across the serene waters of Maligne Lake and stop at Spirit Island, one of the most photographed sites in the Canadian Rockies.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sawridge Inn and Conference
  7. Day 7 Relaxing in Kananaskis

    Enjoy your scenic drive to Kananaskis and your upscale hotel nestled in the wilderness. Relax at the resort surrounded by mountainous beauty and modern comforts. Tonight, come together with your fellow travellers for a festive Celebration Dinner and toast to your wonderful trip in the Canadian Rockies.(Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)

    meals Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection
  8. Day 8 Farewell Canada

    After breakfast, you are transferred to Calgary Airport where your journey comes to an end.(Breakfast)

    meals Breakfast
Price Includes

Included Insight Services

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency
  • We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times
  • If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport

Authentic Dining

  • Banff: Enjoy dinner at the historic and regal Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
  • Dining Summary: 7 Breakfast (B), 3 Dinner with Wine (DW), 1 Lunch (L)

Insight Choice

  • Lake Louise: Explore Lake Louise with Insight Choice. Choose to take the sightseeing gondola and embark on a gentle hike offering stunning views of the nearby peaks and glaciers. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxed lakeside stroll through the inspiring scenery and with a canvas and paints, create your own work of art.

Insight Experiences

  • Glacier Skywalk: Enjoy a private, after-hours visit to the amazing Glacier Skywalk. Step onto the cliff-edged, glass-floored walkway offering sweeping views of the Sunwapta Valley and the Columbia Icefield.
  • Athabasca Glacier: Take a seat in a specially designed Ice Explorer for a visit onto the Athabasca Glacier before other travellers arrive. Follow your Local Expert as you stroll on its icy surface and experience the enormous glaciers up close.

Make Travel Matter

  • Mahikan Trails Medicine: MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® and join a First Nations Cree Iroquois Local Expert and take a walk in the Boreal forest. Learn how their ancestors survived off the land and used the plants as medicines. Listen to amazing stories about First Nations culture and their relationship with local nature and wildlife.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Jasper: Relax on board a narrated cruise on the serene waters of Lake Maligne. Glide past jagged mountain peaks to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination accessible only by boat.

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