Land Journey

Best of the Canadian Rockies

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Select small group departures (averaging 24 Tauck guests), or classic departures, and the year you would like to travel.

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8
From
£3,450
Journey Type
Land
Time of Year
May - Sep
Cities & Landmarks
Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park, Icefields Parkway, Yoho National Park, Banff National Park
Best of Canadian Rockies Escorted Tour
Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta

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Tour Overview

EXPERIENCE WITH TAUCK

 

Lake-view guest rooms at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, during your two-night stay

 

"Jasper Your Way,” offering a choice of included guided adventures in Jasper National Park

 

TAUCK VALUE INCLUDES

  

A helicopter flightseeing adventure over the Three Sisters Peaks in the Canadian wilderness

 

A guided naturalist hike at glacially fed Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks

 

A ride aboard the Ice Explorer atop prehistoric Athabasca Glacier along Icefields Parkway

 

Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as detailed

 

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Activity

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Guests should be able to easily walk one to two miles, which may include climbing one or two flights of stairs and walking over uneven pavement, groomed hiking trails or cobblestones. Standing up to one hour or more may be required.

Pace

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Moderately paced, and may include some early morning hotel departures, one or two on-tour flights, and extended motor coach travel.

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Our shortest Canadian Rockies vacation explores Canada's great national parks in-depth.

The World Next Door

Wonders in the wilderness... Jeweled lakes. Frosted peaks. Emerald forests. Glacial ice. Wilderness castles. Baronial resorts. Add superlatives like spectacular, awesome, fantastic, majestic and incomparable and you’ll get a sense of the epic sights that await you in the Canadian Rockies.

Explore some of the most beautiful alpine sights in North America... flightseeing by helicopter over the Three Sisters Peaks... climb up the surface of a glacier on an Ice Explorer... learn park history, legends and folklore at a presentation by a Parks Canada official... keep an eye out for elk, bighorn sheep, moose and grizzlies... discover the Icefields Parkway... discover Jasper National Park, "your way," with a choice of wilderness adventures... attend an educational wine tasting... learn about aboriginal cultural at a national parks presentation... and stay in some of the Canadian Rockies' finest resorts – Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise where your room overlooks the sparkling blue-green lake. Read Less

Explore Athabasca Glacier aboard an Ice Explorer

Walk on the surface of Athabasca Glacier during a journey aboard an Ice Explorer

Learn all about glaciers and nature's mighty power when you visit the Columbia Icefield (largest icefield in the Rocky Mountains – its glacial water flows to the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans) and walk on Athabasca Glacier via a journey aboard the Ice Explorer, a vehicle designed especially for traveling across glacial ice.

Choice of activities in Jasper National Park

Day 5

Jasper, your way

It's your choice as to how to spend Day 5 in Jasper National Park – take a gentle whitewater rafting trip on the Athabasca River; go on a Wildlife Discover Tour with a wildlife interpreter; or visit the town of Jasper via the Jasper Tramway.

Fairmont Banff Springs

Days 6 and 7

Fairmont Banff Springs

Styled after a Scottish baronial castle more than a century ago, the resort’s gracious grandeur is reminiscent of bygone days. Guests may take advantage of the hotel’s numerous facilities which include a championship Stanley Thompson-designed golf course, tennis courts, and heated indoor and outdoor pools.

Our most memorable moment was having it snow in Jasper, turning the mountains into the most spectacular scenery I've ever seen.

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Small Group Departures

Our small group departures, averaging just 24 guests, are designed for travelers who want more time to experience each destination up close and personally. One of the benefits of small group travel is the personalized service and attention you’ll enjoy. Small groups enable our Tauck Directors to spend more time in the places you explore with more opportunities to connect with them. Smaller groups foster camaraderie and lasting friendships among like-minded travelers; you'll engage more closely with local experts and enjoy enhanced insider access, ease of travel and freedom to linger longer.

Solo Traveler Savings

Traveling solo doesn't mean traveling alone – with Tauck, it means camaraderie on a journey with like-minded travelers who share similar interests, enjoying the spirit of travel that makes exploring the world a necessary part of life – and sharing the special travel experiences found on Tauck’s guided land trips and cruises that create lifetime memories. For 90+ years, solo travelers have found a special "travel" home with Tauck in destinations the world over – and we’re offering solo travelers an additional reason to travel with Tauck – special Solo Traveler Savings on select departures.

Airport Transfers Included

Upon arrival and departure, transfers to and from your hotel are included as noted.

What you need to know

Before You Go

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Travel Documents, Booking and Deposits, and more

No matter where your destination may be, you should bring identification with you; a valid passport is always an appropriate form of identification. Contact your booking agent for information about all necessary documents required for your journey, such as passport and visa information or documentation required for transportation security measures.

Important Information

Health and Activity

You'll find Activity and Pace Levels on all of our trips to give you a better idea of physical activity level – higher numbers mean a more active journey. To fully enjoy most journeys, you should be in good health and able to walk reasonable distances; some of the most memorable sightseeing can only be accomplished on foot and may include unpaved and uneven surfaces. Please consult your physician for pre-departure health advice.

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Customer Protection

Customer Protection: Our UK-based agents comply with the bonding requirements of the Civil Aviation Authority and provide full financial protection for the package holidays that we sell in the UK. For flight-based holidays, this is through the Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (details of which are available from the UK-based agent with whom you book). When you buy a package holiday that doesn’t include a flight, protection of your monies paid to our UK-based agent will be provided by way of a bond.
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Call us, or call your travel advisor, to book your preferred departure date today – and explore our beautiful brochures to find your inspiration for your next journey.

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