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3-Day Essential Rocky Mountains Tour from Calgary Tour Code: 622-8885

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Sat (May 4 - Oct 12); Sun, Wed, Fri (May 29 - Oct 13)
Calgary, Canada; Banff, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese; Japanese
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Visit Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Glacier Skywalk, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake), Banff National Park (Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Crowfoot Glacier, Peyto Lake), Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge).
  • No hidden fee: No mandatory charges, or service fees required during the tour.
  • Book tours & travel in nature-filled scenes, such as Columbia Icefield, Maligne Lake, Moraine Lake. Don't miss out to have a great memory with friends or family in Canadian Rockies.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $816
    Double $490
    3rd Person
    Adult $256
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $206
    4th Person
    Adult $241
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $206
Price (/person)
    Single $840
    Double $504
    3rd Person
    Adult $263
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $212
    4th Person
    Adult $248
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $212
Price (/person)
    Single $731
    Double $447
    3rd Person
    Adult $256
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $206
    4th Person
    Adult $241
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $206
Price (/person)
    Single $753
    Double $460
    3rd Person
    Adult $263
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $212
    4th Person
    Adult $248
    Child
    (Age 0-15yrs)
    $212
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Pricing Policy

  • Child rate is applicable for those who are 0-15 years old.
  • Child car seat is available with surcharge of C$30 during the trip. Please contact us in advance if you have any need.
  • During the peak season (Aug - Sep), the price may fluctuate depends on the availability of the hotel. If extra cost occur, we will send the payment link of the extra cost $150 - $200 for standard hotel per night and $300 - $350 for deluxe Hotel per night separately.
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Day 1: Calgary - Banff National Park - Yoho National Park (256 km)

After pickup from Calgary we will head to Lake Louise. Then we will continue to Moraine Lake, see Ten Peaks Valley, Spiral Tunnel. We will also visit Emerald Lake and Natural Bridge.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park. The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration, which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

    Moraine Lake

    Moraine Lake
    This glacial lake in Banff National Park's Valley of the Ten Peaks has a brilliant bright blue color due to rock flour that runs into its water. This beautiful and famous lake has appeared in advertisements the world over.

    *Moraine Lake open from (Late May or early June to early Oct). If closed, it will be replaced by the Vermillion Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

    Valley of the Ten Peaks

    A region located in Banff National Park, this area is so named because the ten summits of the mountain range in the distance are clearly visible. It is an open valley area that also includes Moraine Lake.
  • Yoho National Park, AB

    Yoho National Park, AB
    These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name.

    Emerald Lake

    Emerald Lake
    The Emerald Lake in British Columbia, Canada's Yoho National Park is the largest of the park's many lakes and one of the park's most popular spots. The lake is named for the spectacular turquoise color of the water.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Natural Bridge

    Natural Bridge
    The Kicking Horse River, a Canadian Heritage river, in the Yoho park, has created a natural bridge through solid rock. This formation is located 3 km west of Field, accessible from the road to Emerald Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Banff Photography tour

    A exciting photography tour in Banff gives us a good chance to catch photos in the mountains and also find out kinds of wild animals. (Optional with Extra Cost)

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult C$69; Child C$69; Photo Tour|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Standard Hotel: Banff Caribou Lodge or Similar
Deluxe Hotel: Pay extra to stay at featured hotels - Banff Mount Royal or Elk + Avenue Hotel
Lunch: Meal Plan (Deluxe Lunch at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise)

Day 2: Banff National Park - Jasper National Park - Jasper (214 km)

Today we will pass Icefield Parkway, visit attractions Bow Lake, Columbia Icefield, Glacier Skywalk, Ice Explorer and Athabasca Falls. Stay overnight in Jasper.
  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Bow Lake

    A small lake in western Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Bow River, in the Canadian Rockies, at an altitude of 1920 m. It is one of the lakes that line the Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Columbia Icefield

    Columbia Icefield
    The Columbia Icefield in the northern part of Banff National Park covers an area of about 200 square miles in the Canadian Rockies. The Icefield feeds eight major glaciers in the area, including Athabasca Glacier and Dome Glacier.

    Closed before May-5th and after Thanksgiving (October), will be replaced by Minnewanka Lake & Two Jack Lake.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours 30 Minutes

    Crowfoot Glacier

    Crowfoot Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, 32 km (20 mi) northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway. The glacier is situated on the northeastern flank of Crowfoot Mountain.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Icefields Parkway (Passing By)

    One of Canada's national treasures and most rewarding destinations. Stretching 232km through the heart of Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site, this world-class journey offers access to a vast wilderness of pristine mountain lakes, ancient glaciers and broad sweeping valleys

    Glacier Skywalk

    Glacier Skywalk
    Visitors to the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre in Jasper National Park are treated to something new for the Glacier Skywalk. Modeled after the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this horseshoe-shaped bridge lets guests walk out over the cliffside glacier.

    Athabasca Falls

    Athabasca Falls
    A powerful, picturesque waterfall, Athabasca Falls is not known so much for the height of the falls (23 metres), as it is known for its force due to the large quantity of water falling into the gorge.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

Standard Hotel: Jasper Whistler's Inn/Mount Robson Inn/Lobstick Lodge or similar
Breakfast: Included (Included in Admission fees)|Lunch: Meal Plan (Western Set-Menu)

Day 3: Jasper - Banff - Calgary (214 km)

Today we will visit Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Peyto Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. Guests can choose to take Maligne Lake Cruise. During the trip, we will pass by Medicine Lake and make a short stop at The Crossing. We will return to Calgary in the evening.
  • Jasper National Park, AB

    Jasper National Park, AB
    Offering visitors a more laid-back mountain experience - with equal options for adventure, discovery and relaxation. The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.

    Maligne Canyon

    Maligne Canyon
    Maligne Canyon is a natural feature located in the Jasper National Park near Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 metres (160 ft) deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, stream outlets, birds and plant life.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Maligne Lake

    Maligne Lake
    This amazing lake and the scenery surrounding it is one of the most-photographed areas in the world. It is beloved for its crystalline waters, the surrounding mountains, and Spirit Island. The area is home to many animals, including caribou.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 40 Minutes

  • Banff National Park, AB

    Banff National Park, AB
    Canada's oldest national park-- and one of the first national parks in the world-- is home to an icy but gorgeous landscape.

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Peyto Lake in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park is known for its stunning aqua-blue coloration. It can be best seen from a viewing point just off the Icefield Parkway; this is considered one of the best views in Canada.

    If Peyto Lake closed, visit Waterfowl Lake instead.

    Duration: Approx. 20 Minutes

    Crowfoot Glacier

    Crowfoot Glacier is located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada, 32 km (20 mi) northwest of Lake Louise, and can be viewed from the Icefields Parkway. The glacier is situated on the northeastern flank of Crowfoot Mountain.

    Duration: Approx. 15 Minutes

Breakfast: Included (Included in Admission fees)|Lunch: Meal Plan (Asian Cuisine)
Optional Activity Introduction
Rockies Optional Activity - Columbia Icefield Ice Explorer & Skywalk:
The Columbia Icefield Adventure reveals the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. Then, Walk on a cliff-edged walkway, high above the Sunwapta Valley on the Columbia Icefield Skywalk.
*If not joining this activity, you will be self-explorering at the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre or walk to the bottom of the glacier at your own risk

Optional Activity - Banff Photo + Wildlife Night Tour:
This itinerary is an optional tour in the evening. It will take you to the famous photography spots in Banff area. The journey start with the visit of wild animals. follow by the famous sunset of Vermillion Lake, and end with the beautiful view of Banff Town under the night sky. Experienced guides will share photography skills and provide assistance to help you leave beautiful memories.
Tour start half hour before sunet at Banff National Park. Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours; return to banff hotel after tour
*If not joining this activity, you will have free time at your leisure in the evening

**Itinerary Sequence
Please also note the itinerary sequence listed above will be changed based on the actual arrival date. Some attractions will be replaced with others when they are closed for the seasonal reasons
Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Calgary, AB 610 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 0K1 (Coast Calgary Downtown Hotel & Suites by APA - Calgary, AB) 8:00am 7:00pm
Banff, AB 401 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A9 (Banff Aspen Lodge Lobby) 9:35am 5:30pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • Please arrive at least 10 mins prior to departure.

Price Includes

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • Bilingual Tour guide (English & Chinese)
  • Transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Driver/guide Service Fee

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Meals and beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Optional activities with additional fees mentioned in the itinerary

Additional Note

  • For Restaurants require lunch pre-order: If you select the meal plan, kindly make your choice for the main dish for lunch (each guest can have their own option. If your reply is not received 7 days prior to the tour departure, BEEF as the main dish will be automatically selected):
    • Chicken
    • Alberta Beef
    • Vegetarian
  • Group Meal Plan: Not recommend choosing the group meal option for guests with any dietary requirement (e.g., vegetarian) or allergies
  • Hotel rooms: The standard Twin room in North American hotels is equipped with one double bed, two double beds or one double bed or one sofa bed. Triple/Quadruple room does not include a third/fourth bed the room types are based on the double occupancy. No extra bed for 3rd & 4th person.
    Check-in time: Hotel check in time is 4:00 PM. Guests arriving in the morning are not guaranteed to check in.
  • Other Hotel Notes: According to the regulations of different hotels, you may be asked to provide credit card as a deposit for incidental expenses during the stay, such as telephone calls and ects. Smoking is strictly prohibited in the rooms. Violation of the rules will result in a fine of passenger's own cost
  • Baggage Restrictions: one check in and one carry on luggage, with applicable size restrictions, are allowed for each person. Extra per baggage will be charged C$25+5%
  • Other Notes: Airport pickup day will not be guaranteed for the VIP Seat (i.e., first 3 rows or less than 14 people small group)
  • If some attractions closed due to weather, we will replace them with other attractions.
  • Infant/Child Car Seat Please leave us a message if you would like to rent a infant/child car seat which could be arranged with extra fee. You could also bring your own and bring it to our bus with no extra cost.

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    32 or more days prior to departure - 10% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    15-31 days prior to departure - 60% of total purchase amount + 5%GTS
    Within 14 days prior to departure - 100% of total purchase amount
    Day of departure or no-show - 100% of total purchase amount
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
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  • Complementary Items (If applicable)
    If the tour package includes complimentary items, there is no cash value or refund for unused services.
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