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Canadian Rockies Land Adventure

Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2022

Calgary • Lake Louise • Jasper • Banff

Canadian Rockies Land Adventure

Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2022

Calgary • Lake Louise • Jasper • Banff

Canadian Rockies Land Adventure

Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2022

Calgary • Lake Louise • Jasper • Banff

Canadian Rockies Land Adventure

Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2022

Calgary • Lake Louise • Jasper • Banff

Canadian Rockies Land Adventure

Sep 10 - Sep 17, 2022

Calgary • Lake Louise • Jasper • Banff


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Day Description Arrival Departure
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Calgary, Alberta, Canada

HOTEL: Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown
Delta Hotel Guest Room—2 Queens or 1 King

Welcome to Calgary! Steeped in western ranch culture, which has earned it the nickname “Cowtown,” Calgary is one of the largest cities in Western Canada, home to the famous Calgary Stampede and gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Get settled at your downtown hotel, where this evening you’ll meet your fellow travelers as your Olivia Tour Director and local Tour Manager welcome you and host a reception with a welcome drink. (-/-/-)
Note: Flight arrival into Calgary should be not later than 4 pm.

Sunday, September 11, 2022 Calgary/Lake Louise

HOTEL: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Guest Room—1 Queen, 2 Queens, or 1 King

After an early breakfast, your day begins with an orientation tour of Calgary to Stampede Park, Saddle Dome and Downtown, McMahon Stadium, and Olympic Oval. Then travel west to Banff National Park, Canada’s first official national park and the flagship with some of the country’s most iconic and scenic sites. Travel through the hamlet of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. You will have time to explore the turquoise water and surrounding Valley of the Ten Peaks, a majestic view that appeared on versions of the Canadian twenty-dollar bill. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Moraine Lake before continuing to Lake Louise. The vivid blue of the lake and majestic Victoria Glacier create a magnificent backdrop for your stay at Chateau Lake Louise. Once you have settled in during the late afternoon, enjoy an evening at leisure to stroll lakeside, sip a cocktail at one of the many lounges, and have dinner on your own. (B/L/-)

Note: Guest rooms included are in the Fairmont Room category. Upgrades are a supplemental cost and available upon request.

Monday, September 12, 2022 Lake Louise

HOTEL: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Guest Room—1 Queen, 2 Queens, or 1 King

Today you have a full day of leisure to relax and enjoy this lovely and luxurious resort located along the shores of Lake Louise. Consider a hike along the lakeshore or an optional tour such as a guided hike up to the local teahouse, rent a canoe and soak in the views as you paddle across the vibrant waters of Lake Louise, join a tour of the historic chateau, or relax and unwind with a book in a cozy spot in the resort. Whatever you opt to do, the day is yours to enjoy! This evening we’ll gather for a group dinner experience at the chateau. (B/-/D)

Note: Activities such as guided hikes, canoe rentals, or historic tours at the resort are arranged independently through the concierge once we are at the property.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Lake Louise/Jasper

HOTEL: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Fairmont Guest Room—2 Doubles, 1 Queen, or 1 King

After breakfast, travel north along the Icefields Parkway, arguably one of Canada’s most scenic drives, with awe-inspiring views around every corner. Paralleling the continental divide, this parkway joins Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. Along the way, we will make photo stops at Peyto Lake and Athabasca Falls, just to name a few! We’ll take time for a picnic lunch to relax and enjoy the views. Continue to the town of Jasper for an orientation drive before arriving at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge where you can take in the evening at your leisure. (B/L/-)

Note: Guest rooms included are in the Fairmont Room category. Upgrades to Deluxe Rooms are a supplemental cost and available upon request.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Jasper

HOTEL: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Fairmont Guest Room—2 Doubles, 1 Queen, or 1 King

Experience Jasper your way! Your day can be spent doing the things you enjoy most. In addition to the award-winning golf course on-site, the resort offers a seasonal activity program, yoga classes, fitness center, tennis courts, boat rentals, and more for guests. You may also choose from a collection of optional excursions offered by our local Tour Manager to help you make the most of your day and allow you to explore the region. (B/-/-)

Schedules and final pricing for the optional excursions are subject to change. Guests can book with the local Tour Manager once on tour. The following is provided for informational purposes and not guaranteed at this time. We will do our best to ensure that there is minimal overlap so you can participate in multiple excursions if you so choose.

  1. Maligne Valley, Canyon, and Lake Tour (3-hour experience): Get a proper introduction to the wonders and wildlife of the spectacular Maligne Valley on this excellent adventure! Join an expert local guide for a fascinating drive along the valley floor through subalpine forest to “disappearing” Medicine Lake. Approx. price $30 USD.
  2. Rocky Mountain Wildlife Safari and Scenic Dinner (4-hour experience): There are few things as exciting and satisfying as spotting wildlife in its natural environment, and this fantastic evening excursion presents an incredible opportunity to experience it! Your evening begins with dinner at a local restaurant then, along with your local guide, head out in search of bear, elk, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and other alpine creatures. Approx. price $74 USD. (Offered on September 14 only).
  3. Athabasca River Float Trip (3-hour experience): This easy and highly scenic rafting float trip takes you 10 miles (16 km) down the Athabasca River for a unique perspective of Jasper National Park. Approx. price $60 USD.
  4. Maligne Lake Cruise to Spirit Island (3-hour experience): Embark on a comfortable boat for a 90-minute narrated cruise across sparkling Maligne Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the legendary Valley of the Ten Peaks. Learn about the lake’s fascinating history, geology, flora, and fauna as you make your way to Spirit Island, one of the most photographed places in the Canadian Rockies! Approx. price $63 USD.


Thursday, September 15, 2022 Jasper

HOTEL: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Fairmont Guest Room—2 Doubles, 1 Queen, or 1 King

Your day can be spent at leisure enjoying the resort amenities, or you can experience our optional excursions. This evening celebrate the success of your Canadian Rockies tour and new friends made with a private group farewell dinner at the resort. (B/-/D)

Friday, September 16, 2022 Jasper/Columbia Icefield/Banff

HOTEL: Mount Royal Hotel Banff
Centennial Room—2 Queens or 1 King

Depart Jasper National Park for a return trip along the Icefields Parkway en route to Columbia Icefield, the largest mass of glacial ice in the Rockies. Experience the Columbia Icefield Scenic Ice Explorer ride on Athabasca Glacier, along with time to step out on the glacier. Afterwards, return to the Glacier Discovery Center, where you will have time to explore the exhibits, enjoy lunch with a view, and relax after your glacier experience. This afternoon, continue to Banff National Park for an afternoon discovering the Natural Bridge over Kicking Horse River, Emerald Lake, and a drive around Tunnel Mountain featuring Bow River and Falls. You will end the day in the town of Banff, surrounded by majestic peaks and located along the Bow River. Visit the many shops, art galleries, restaurants, and pubs along Banff Avenue. Our local Tour Manager will be happy to suggest some favorite restaurants! (B/L/-)

Saturday, September 17, 2022 Banff/Depart Calgary, Alberta, Canada

At approximately 9 am this morning, begin your group transfer from Banff to the Calgary Airport for your afternoon departure. Estimated driving time is 1½ to 2 hours. Please arrange your flight to depart after 1 pm. (B/-/-)