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5-Day Authentic Experience of Canadian Rockies from Calgary Tour Code: 093-18661

From USD$636
Wed, Sat, Sun
Calgary, Canada
English; Mandarin Chinese
5 4
Visit Banff National Park (Bow Lake, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Lake Louise, Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake, Valley of the Ten Peaks), Banff (Cave and Basin National Historic Site), Calgary (CF Chinook Centre, CrossIron Mills Outlet, Heritage Park Historical Village), Jasper National Park (Athabasca Falls, Athabasca Glacier, Glacier Skywalk, Icefields Parkway, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Pyramid Lake, Snowcoach, Spirit Island Cruise, Sunwapta Falls), Yoho National Park (Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge), Jasper.
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1172
    Double $683
    3rd Person
    Adult $287
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $240
    4th Person
    Adult $271
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $240
Price (/person)
    Single $1078
    Double $636
    3rd Person
    Adult $287
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $240
    4th Person
    Adult $271
    Child
    (Age 0-15)
    $240
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Pricing Policy

Activity Options AdultChild
Ski Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola - Surcharge $43$22
Banff Gondola - Surcharge $47$24
Minnewanka Lake Cruise - Surcharge $47$24
Banff Rafting - Surcharge $63$32
Cowboy Ranch Horseback Riding+ BBQ Dinner - Surcharge $125$125
20 min Heli-Tour for 6 Glacier - Surcharge $170$163
Columbia Icefield Glacier Snow coach + Columbia Icefield Skywalk - Surcharge $86$43
Maligne Lake Cruise - Surcharge $63$32
  • Children Rate apply for those under 15 years old and must share with 2 adults in a double room, without extra bed.
  • Two full-sized beds or one king size bed per room. Please contact with us if you have special requests. No additional bed for 3rd or 4th travelers.
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Day 1: Calgary

Upon arrival in Calgary, we will be picked up at the airport and then transferred to the hotel. We can enjoy our free time leisurely for the rest day. Guests who arrive before 12:00pm can choose to take one of the following optional activities:

Option A: Calgary Downtown

Option B: Heritage Park

Option C: CrossIron Mills Outlet

Option D: Chinook Center

Start time: Approx. 10:00am - 10:00pm
  • Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB
    This city near the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada is near several of Alberta's amazing national parks. The city itself is home to the stadium from the 1988 Olympics, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Heritage Park Historical Village, and more!

    CrossIron Mills Outlet

    This fully enclosed shopping center is just outside of Calgary and the largest single-level shopping center in the province of Alberta, covering more than one million square feet.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    CF Chinook Centre

    It is the largest mall in Calgary, with 1,355,000 square feet (125,900 m2) of space. CF Chinook Centre is home to five major department stores (only two are in operation while the third being redeveloped), 250 stores, and several full service restaurants. It also had a 900-seat food court with 36 food vendors, a bowling alley, professional tower, and the Scotiabank Theatre Chinook.

    Duration: Approx. 5 Hours

    Heritage Park Historical Village

    A historical park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. As Canada's largest living history museum, it is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions. Exhibits span Western Canadian history from the 1860s to the 1950s.
Standard Hotel: Best Western premier or same class

Day 2: Calgary-Banff National Park-Yoho National Park-Banff(288 km)

Today we will drive along the No.1 Highway and head to the Lake Louise. We can get a far view of the Castle Mountain on the half way. Then we will continue to Moraine Lake, see Ten Peaks Valley, Spiral Tunnel. We will also visit Yoho National Park, see the 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Lake Louise

    Lake Louise
    known for its turquoise, glacier-fed lake ringed by high peaks, overlooked by a stately chateau and backed by [Victoria Glacier] and elevated by [Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise]

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 15 Minutes

    Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola

    Visit [Lake Louise Gondola] (additional charges) at [Lake Louise Ski Resort]. The mountainous scenery here is immaculate.

    Duration: 1-2 Hours

    Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    This luxury hotel, one of Canada's grand railway hotels, is located in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, built in the Scottish baronial style. There is a local legend that the hotel is haunted.

    Lake Louise Ski Resort

    Lake Louise Ski Resort
    One of three major ski resorts located in Banff National Park near the village of Lake Louise, Alberta. Lake Louise has been a home to skiing since the 1920s, as the gateway to the Skoki Ski Lodge.

    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.

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Two Jack Lake or Minnewanka Lake as an alternative attraction

    Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    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

Standard Hotel: Kananaskis Stone Nakoda Resort or similar
Breakfast: Meal Plan (Buffet at Ski Lake Louise)

Day 3: Banff-Banff National Park-Jasper National Park(249 km)

Today we'll visit Cave and Basin National Historic Site first. After the tour, 3hr self-guided tour at Banff Town (tour time: 210 minutes), you may roam on the street, walk into any boutique store, you can find local souvenirs.

Recommendation for your free time:

  • 1. Banff Gondola (additional charge),You can enjoy a brunch at the top of Sulphur Mountain, the highest restaurant in North American;
  • 2. to participate in the Minnewanka Lake Cruise (additional charge)(tour time: 90 minutes) or the walking trail around the lake where the Hollywood movie "The Revenant" was filmed here.
  • 3. Banff Rafting (additional charge),You can enjoy relax floating on Bow revier;

Then Say goodbye to Banff and begin another journey in Jasper National Park. Along the way you will see Crowfoot Glacier. Stop by Bow Lake wehere we'll visit the Historical Simpson's Num-Ti-Jah. Joining Banff with Jasper National Park is one of the most scenic highways in the world.The famous Icefields Parkway has been voted one of the most scenic highways in the world by National Geographic magazine. Along the way, stop at Peyto Lake for its beautiful shape like a Maple.

Authentic Experience on the Sunset:

  • 1.Cowboy Ranch Horseback Riding (additional charge) + BBQ Dinner
  • 2.20 min Heli-Tour for 6 Glacier (additional charge)
  • Banff, AB

    Banff, AB
    Banff is a small town located within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is within distance of several hiking mountains and is home to many shops and boutiques.

    Cave and Basin National Historic Site

    The place to know about the history of this National Park. The Canadian National Park system was effectively born at these hot springs, discovered accidentally by three Canadian Pacific Railway employees on their day off in 1883.

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

  • 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.

    Duration: Approx. 3 Hours

    Bow Lake

    [Bow Lake], the lake is a bright turquoise color which is due to the glacial runoff from Bow Glacier. Historical Simpson's [Num-Ti-Jah] is located on the shores of Bow Lake at the foot of [Mount Jimmy Simpson].

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Peyto Lake

    Peyto Lake
    Along the way, stop at [Peyto Lake] for its beautiful shape like a Maple (If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction)

    If the attraction is under maintenance or other force majeure, we will go to Waterflow Lake as an alternative attraction

    Duration: Approx. 20 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

    A 230 km long scenic road that parallels the Continental Divide, traversing the rugged landscape of the Canadian Rockies, travelling through Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. It is named for features such as the Columbia Icefield, visible from the parkway. It links Lake Louise with Jasper to the north. At its southern end, the Icefields Parkway terminates at Highway 1.
Standard Hotel: Crossing Resort or similar

Day 4: Jasper National Park

The second half of the Icefield parkway surrounding by glacier and forest, enjoys vertical view of the vertical changes in the northern temperate zone. Along this way, you'll see Athabasca Falls and Sunwapta Falls. Head to Maligne Lake, the largest in the Rocky Mountains, where there is the most famous Elf Island in the world. Discover the world-famous Spirit Island only accessible by boat, on a cruise that has been running for over 60 years in Jasper. Then explore Maligne Canyon, located 1.8 km past the Jasper exit.

  • 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.

    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

    Sunwapta Falls

    The falls are accessible via a 600 metres access road off the Icefields Parkway, which connects Jasper and Banff National Parks. It has a drop of about 18.5 metres and is most spectacular in the late spring.There are two falls, a lower and an upper one. The one most people see is the upper falls, as access is easier.

    Duration: Approx. 20 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.

    Seasonal, Alternative attraction: Pyramid Lake OR Patricia Lake 

    Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes

    Spirit Island Cruise

    Cruise down the lovely Maligne Lake to small Spirit Island, the landmark at which you will turn around to return to your starting point.

    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. 1 Hour

Standard Hotel: Athabasca Hotel/Lobstick Lodge/Athabasca Hotel/Marmot Lodge or similar
Lunch: Meal Plan (Buffet at Maligne Canyon Wildness Kitchen)

Day 5: Jasper-Jasper National Park-Calgary(313 km)

Depart from Jasper Hotel. First, visit one of the photographer's favorite shooting location, Pyramid Lake. Afterwards, done south to Icefield parkway, you might lucky enough to see the wildlife.
Columbia Icefield is the largest ancient icefield in the Canadian Rockies. A ride on the Ice Explorer to explore Athabasca Glacier. Discover a different perspective of the remarkable scenery as you peer into what seems like the heart of the planet through a glass-bottomed Skywalk. Along the way you will see Crowfoot Glacier before back to Calgary.

  • Jasper, AB

    Jasper, AB
    This town in the wilderness of Alberta, Canada serves as the gateway to the national park of the same name, where visitors can see the Athabasca Glacier. There are many lakes in the area.
  • 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.

    Pyramid Lake

    Pyramid Lake
    Pyramid Lake is kidney-shaped lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It lies at the foot of Pyramid Mountain, a natural landmark that overlooks the town of Jasper.

    Duration: Approx. 30 Minutes

    Snowcoach

    Visitors to Jasper National Park in Alberta can take this exciting ride across the ice field to the Athabasca Glacier. This is a great way to see the vast tundra of Jasper.

    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 Glacier

    Athabasca Glacier
    The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America. It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield. The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier, and is where visitors can arrange tours.

    Duration: Approx. 2 Hours 30 Minutes

  • Calgary, AB

    Calgary, AB
    This city near the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada is near several of Alberta's amazing national parks. The city itself is home to the stadium from the 1988 Olympics, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Heritage Park Historical Village, and more!
Lunch: Meal Plan (Hot Lunch Combo at Columbia Icefield Centre with a hot meal.)
  • Calgary Airport Pick up: please meet at the arrival level "A area" inside Exit No.1. According to the arrival time, we can arrange free pick up service at 10:00AM/12:00PM/2:00PM/4:00PM/6:00PM/8:00PM/10:00PM.
  • Drop off points: (If you don't need to purchase the post tour on last day)
    Banff drop off point: 5:30pm Canalta Lodge, Address: 545 Banff AvenueT1L 1B5, Banff, AB T1L 1B5.
    Calgary drop off point 1: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza, address: 1316 33rd St NE, Calgary AB T2A 6B6
    Calgary drop off point 2: Delta Calgary Downtown, address: 209 4th Ave SE, Calgary AB T2G 0C6
    Calgary drop off point 3: Calgary Airport
    According to itinerary arrangement, the drop off time at Banff and Calgary may be changed. The specific time is subject to the actual situation.
  • Drop off: Please arrange your return flight after 9:30PM on last day.

Price Includes

  • Hotel accommodations for 4 nights as listed -standard room
  • Bilingual Tour Guide (English and Chinese)
  • Traffic Accident Insurance
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Price Excludes

  • Meals & All Personal Expenses such as laundry, phone & travel insurance
  • Driver/Tour Guide gratuity: C$10/pp/day in Alberta, C$12/pp/day in British Columbia, airport pick up C$4/pp
  • Mandatory fee (will be added when checking out)
  • Refunds for costs caused by force majeure
    Day 1 Activity Option AdultChild
    City Self-Explore - Route A - Surcharge $32$32
    City Self-Explore - Route B - Surcharge $54$46
    City Self-Explore - Route C - Surcharge $36$36
    City Self-Explore - Route D - Surcharge $46$46
    Admission fees AdultChild
    National Park Entrance Fee + 4 Breakfasts - Surcharge $94$63
    Optional Meal Plan (/person) AdultChild
    Hot Lunch at Columbia Icefield+Buffet at Maligne Canyon+Buffet at Ski Lake Louise Resort - Surcharge $98$78
    * Surcharge will be added to the total price when checking out.

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  • After booking online, you will receive a "confirmation email" with complete instructions, including the local phone number of the destination. When you are sure, be sure to print this "confirmation email" and take it with you on your trip -- evidence that you have paid for it.

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  • Order cancellation:
    • No refund will be made 15 days before the tour.
    • 16-30 days: 75% of the tour fee will be charged
    • 31-45 days: 50% of the tour fee will be charged
    • 46 days or more: a $50 dollar services fee will be applied.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
  • Order modification:
    • Increasing the number of people attending the trip (depending on the availability of resources for the date of the trip)
    • No changes can be made seven days before the tour
    • No modification shall be made within 30 days before the mission; A service charge of C$50/ single/trip will be charged for 31 days or more prior to tour departure
    • When the order is revised and the resource situation changes, additional fees will be charged according to the actual situation.
    • Bank wire transfer fees or credit card fees will be deducted from the refund together with cancellation or modification fees for any reason.
    • Any changes or cancellations must be made by contacting the company directly in writing via email or fax.
    • Cancellations and refunds will be processed within 1-7 working days.
  • In case of force majeure including but not limited to weather, traffic accidents, etc. our company has the right to modify or cancel the itinerary. 
  • We are not responsible for any transportation cancellations or delays, climate change, or any other travel safety issues within the trip that are caused by circumstances not under our company’s control.

Additional Note

  • Optional Meal Plan: Due to the limited resources of the Rocky Mountain, the materials are prepared in advance, and it is not possible to temporarily change the meals. Please inform us at least 7 days in advance before your departure if you have a vegetarian requirement or dietary taboo on the F&B. If you proposes to change during the tour, we will try our best to coordinate, but we can't guarantee it. If there is any additional cost, it will be borne by the guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • This product is a local bus tour. All foreign travelers are responsible to have ready and to bring a valid visa. Confirm and process eTA in advance according to your passport type. For details, please click the link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp (Electronic Travel Permit [Mandarin] for reference only:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4iyyMVFvfM) 
  • To ensure a smooth and complete trip, we strongly recommend that you order activity tickets and meal packages, at the time of booking a tour. No additional changes or modifications will be provided within 7 days before or during the tour. 
  • Hotel Class: North American Hotels do not have an official hotel star rating standard. The hotels involved on the trip are local brand hotels. 
  • If for any reason you need to leave our group during the trip, you must fill out a “Letter of Liability Release”; no exceptions. 
  • Guests under 16 years old, must be accompanied by an adult (Age 18 or above).
  • In the event of traffic, weather, or other circumstances not under our company’s control, or if you are unable to participate in activities included in the itinerary due to personal reasons, no refunds will be given. 
  • During the tour, please arrive at the pick-up location at the time scheduled by the tour guide. Do not be late to avoid delaying other tourists’ itinerary. If you are late or miss the transportation we have provided, you are responsible (at your own expense) to meet the group at the next designated meeting location. 

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