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Trafalgar Secrets of the Rockies and Glacier National Park with Calgary Stampede Summer 2019 (DR5P)

12 Days starts and ends in Calgary Print
Tour Style: Hidden Journey
USA, Canada and Central America 2019
Visits: Calgary, Waterton Park, Glacier National Park West, Banff National Park, Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Jasper AB, Jasper National Park, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Spirit Island, Bow Falls, Calgary Stampede, Canada, USA

The Calgary Stampede is so large and so iconic it almost defies description, but in the world of all things cowboy, the 104-year-old event, held in and around Stampede Park, is tops.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City Tour in Calgary
  • Cruise upon Maligne Lake
  • Scenic Drive along the Icefields Parkway, Red Jammers excursion along the Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Visit Waterton Lakes, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Athabasca Glacier

Dining Highlights

  • 11 full breakfasts
  • 7 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
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • 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

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

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 at 6 p.m. for a Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception
Day: 2 Calgary Fort MacLeod – 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. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 3 Waterton Lakes National Park – Glacier National Park
The Big Skies of Montana beckon this morning as you cross the international border into Montana's UNESCO-listed Glacier National Park touted as the Crown of the Continent. Skirt the slopes and cross the Continental Divide over Logan Pass in a restored 1930s vintage touring "jammer" along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. Later, we pass the tranquil blue waters of St. Mary's Lake en route to Lake McDonald. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 4 Glacier National Park – Lake Louise (2 Nights)
Continue through Glacier National Park heading back into Canada through the sheer red walls of Sinclair Canyon and scenic Kootenay National Park. The glacial peaks and turquoise waters of Banff National Park offer an ethereal backdrop as we arrive on the serene shores of Lake Louise, the "Jewel of the Canadian Rockies". Tonight, our Stay with a Story was once a 1920s teahouse-today, fully restored and converted into a rustic mountain lodge. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 5 Lake Louise Sightseeing
This morning, enjoy the lake's tranquil waters, walking the Lakeshore Trail. Our next stop is the glacial Moraine Lake, one of the most photographed sites in all of Canada. Embark on a guided group stroll along its shoreline, as you ramble toward Rock Pile for inspiring views of the Valley of Ten Peaks. The afternoon is yours at leisure. Full Breakfast
Day: 6 Lake Louise – Athabasca GlacierJasper (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. Full Breakfast
Day: 7 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 cruise the waters of Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. Tonight's Regional Meal delights with views of the lake. Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day: 8 Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Banff National Park (2 Nights)
Admire the jaw-dropping scenery of the Icefields Parkway as we journey south towards the wild lands of Banff, stopping to admire the thunderous Athabasca Falls. Stepping out at Bow Summit, we enjoy views over glacier-fed Peyto Lake. Tonight our Stay with a Story is the proud "Castle in the Rockies" located within Banff National Park. Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 9 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. This evening, we Connect with Locals, joining the Guinn family on their ranch for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, horse-drawn wagon ride and private dance lesson. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day: 10 Banff – Calgary (2 Nights)
Descend from the Canadian Rockies to the festive pavilions and parades of the 'Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth'. Check into your downtown hotel before joining your travel companions for the Calgary Stampede's exhilarating Chuckwagon Races. Full Breakfast
Day: 11 Calgary Stampede
Immerse yourself in the Spirit of the Stampede - your all-inclusive pass is the gateway to a day of effortless fun as you witness the world's largest rodeo first-hand and visit Stampede Park, tapping your Cowboy boots to the jaunty tunes of the Stampede Showband. End the day with a bang at the Grandstand Show, a singing and dancing musical extravaganza with a fireworks display.Full Breakfast
Day: 12 Depart Calgary
This morning, a transfer is provided to Calgary International Airport or you may choose to extend your stay at the Westin Calgary hotel.Full Breakfast

Available Room Types: Single, Twin, TwinShare, Triple

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