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Glacier National Park and the Canadian Rockies (CS2018)

A 9-Day Globus Tours tour starting from $2,446

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Tour Length: 9 Days
Countries Visited: Canada, United States
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Tour Type:
 National Parks Tours
Tour Category: Other Globus Tours
Tour Operator: Globus Tours
Tour Code: CS-2018
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Title
Glacier National Park & the Canadian Rockies

Vacation Overview
This Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park tour delivers the pristine wilderness of several national parks and the soaring beauty of the Rockies on both sides of the Canada/U.S. border. In Canada, travel to Waterton Lakes National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site with rugged mountains and beautiful water. Visit the historic mining town of Fort Steele; Kootenay National Park; and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, another UNESCO World Heritage Site with one of the world’s oldest and best-preserved buffalo jumps. Also in Canada, stay two nights in both Banff and Jasper National Parks. In Banff, enjoy leisure time to explore on your own. As you head to Jasper National Park, stop for a memorable ride aboard an Ice Explorer at the 1,200-foot-thick Columbia Icefield. In Jasper National Park, journey to Maligne Lake, the largest glacially formed lake in the Canadian Rockies, and take a cruise to Spirit Island. Also visit gorgeous Lake Louise, another highlight of your vacation.In Montana, visit stunning Glacier National Park, where you’ll enjoy a thrilling drive on the spectacular Going-to-the-Sun Road aboard a famous, vintage red “Jammer" bus. The Going-to-the-Sun Road is one of North America’s most spectacular drives. It crosses 6,664-foot-high Logan Pass and offers alpine scenery where jagged mountain peaks, deep green forests, pristine lakes, and meadows dominate the landscape. A breathtaking experience indeed! On this Canadian Rockies & Glacier National Park tour, Globus has also arranged special experiences for you. In Glacier National Park, enjoy a made-from-scratch piece of huckleberry pie or ice cream. Or how about entertainment by a local cowboy poet in Calgary? The region’s Western heritage will come alive through the cowboy poet’s stories and songs. From the stunning scenery to the fun experiences, this vacation is sure to delight!

 

Meals
Breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Calgary

Transportation
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotels.

 
Day 1:
ARRIVE IN CALGARY. Welcome to Calgary! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Day 2:
CALGARY–HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP–WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK. Before departing Calgary, enjoy an orientation tour of the city’s highlights. Travel south along the Macleod Trail. Just outside the town of Fort Macleod, visit HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, on to scenic WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK with a photo stop at Cameron Falls. (B,D)

NOTE:
Departures June 30, July 2 and 5 will overnight at the historic Prince of Wales Hotel. Enjoy magnificent panoramas of Waterton Lake and the surrounding mountains.

Day 3:
WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK–GLACIER NATIONAL PARK–GOING-TO-THE-SUN ROAD–WHITEFISH. Enter Montana through Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and behold the awesome snowcapped peaks of GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. A highlight awaits you as you board the famous vintage red “JAMMER BUSES” that will take you along one of North America’s most spectacular highways: Going-to-the-Sun Road. After crossing 6,664-foot-high Logan Pass, enter a geographical wonderland of alpine scenery where jagged mountain peaks, deep-green forests, pristine lakes, and meadows dominate the landscape. Before arriving at your resort, enjoy a made-from-scratch piece of [LF] HUCKLEBERRY PIE or ICE CREAM—a delicious treat to end your day. (B)

Day 4:
WHITEFISH–FORT STEELE–KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK–BANFF. Re-enter Canada today, with a stop in British Columbia before crossing into Alberta. Visit the restored town of FORT STEELE, where fortunes were made during the Kootenay Gold Rush. Next, drive through the steep red cliffs of Sinclair Canyon and KOOTENAY NATIONAL PARK before entering BANFF NATIONAL PARK, the heart of the Canadian Rockies. (B)

Day 5:
BANFF. This morning, sightseeing includes stops at Bow Falls and the Hoodoos. The balance of the day is at leisure, or maybe join an optional helicopter flightseeing trip for unsurpassed views of the Rockies. (B)

Day 6:
BANFF–COLUMBIA ICEFIELD–JASPER. Follow breathtaking Icefields Parkway today and head for JASPER NATIONAL PARK. Scale Bow Pass for splendid views of Peyto Lake. Then, climb to Sunwapta Pass to savor stunning vistas of alpine meadows, waterfalls, and glacier masses. Next is the highlight of the day: stop at the 1,200-foot-thick Columbia Icefield for a memorable ride aboard an ICE EXPLORER. There’s time this afternoon for an optional float trip down the historic Athabasca River. (B)

Day 7:
JASPER. EXCURSION TO MALIGNE LAKE. The morning is at leisure. Optional activities include hiking, canoeing, and strolling the streets of Jasper. This afternoon, journey to Maligne Lake for a fully narrated CRUISE of the glacial lake and Spirit Island. Afterward, enjoy a [LF] lakeside dinner with incredible views and local fare including famous Alberta beef. (B,D)

Day 8:
JASPER–LAKE LOUISE–CALGARY. This morning, visit Athabasca Falls and then retrace the route south along Icefields Parkway. One more highlight saved for the last day of your vacation: a visit to famous LAKE LOUISE. Continue to Calgary, where your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner. Over dessert, be entertained by a local [LF] COWBOY POET who will bring the region’s Western heritage to life through stories and songs—a perfect ending to your vacation. (B,D)

Day 9:
CALGARY. The tour ends after breakfast this morning with guests departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to Calgary International Airport. (B)

 
         
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Documents
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.

City Highlights


CALGARY
Orientation tour; farewell dinner with [LF] cowboy poet

HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site

WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Travel along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Red Jammers; [LF] sample made-from-scratch huckleberry pie or ice cream

FORT STEELE
Visit the restored town

BANFF NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD
Ice Explorer ride on the Columbia Icefield

JASPER NATIONAL PARK
Cruise Maligne Lake and enjoy a [LF] lakeside dinner with incredible views

LAKE LOUISE
Visit the lake

 

Globus Disclaimer - Indicates that this departure and vacation is available for 2017 early booking. All tours will be open for 2017 bookings in the Fall of 2016. Vacation upgrades and/or additions will not be available for early booking, as well as, any extra pre- or post-night pricing until the Fall of 2016. With the exception of Journeys Club discounts, future travel promotions are not applicable and are not retroactive on early bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2017 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

Price Details US
Gratuities for Tour Director and driver are available for pre-purchase. Any applicable Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) for Canada are additional. Taxes will be calculated and listed at the time of booking, prior to payment being collected.Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy. Single Room Supplement: $820 to $910Triple Room Reduction per person: $185 to $210Extra Nights per person in Calgary:All dates except July 6-15: in single room $167; in twin room $101; in triple room $79July 6-15 (Monday-Thursday): in single room $289; in twin room $162; in triple room $122July 6-15 (Friday-Sunday): in single room $261; in twin room $148; in triple room $113

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