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Canadian Rockies Vacation
Imagine yourself embarking on a breathtaking Canadian Rockies vacation, where majestic mountains, lush forests, and serene lakes surround you. These vacation packages encapsulate the essence of nature, offering you an opportunity to unwind and enjoy the beauty that Canada is renowned for.
Our Canadian Rockies vacation packages provide an unparalleled experience, allowing you to soak in the splendor of Canada’s landscapes from the comfort of your train seat. This isn’t just a vacation; it’s an all-inclusive journey through one of the world’s most picturesque landscapes.
Let Caravan be your guide to the Canadian Rockies!
Caravan Tour of the Canadian Rockies – An Unforgettable Experience
Caravan is the perfect choice for an affordable vacation in the Canadian Rockies. We provide great value and a wide range of destinations to choose from, taking you through Canada’s most beloved regions while offering comprehensive packages. Below are the day-by-day details of our Canadian Rockies train vacation package.
Day 1: Begin Your Journey in Calgary
Start your tour with a visit to the city of Calgary. It is an incredible city nestled at the junction of the majestic Rocky Mountains and the vast Great Plains, making it the perfect gateway to the breathtaking Canadian Rockies.
Upon your arrival at Calgary Airport, you’ll find it super convenient to transfer to your hotel using the hotel’s courtesy shuttle. Just a friendly heads-up, rooms will be ready for check-in after 3:00 p.m. To kickstart your amazing experience, we invite you to join us at Caravan for a warm and welcoming briefing at 7:00 p.m.
Day 2: Explore Waterton Lakes National Park
On the second day of your vacation, you’ll get to experience the endless beauty of Waterton Lakes National Park. You can look forward to exploring its spectacular mountain scenery, meandering lakes and streams, alpine wildflower meadows, and even polar-bear habitats!
You’ll also get the fantastic opportunity to stroll through Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. After that, you’ll experience the breathtaking mountain scenery while cruising Waterton Lake.
Continue your journey to Pincher Creek, where you can explore the renowned Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. To top it all off, enjoy a relaxing two-night stay and savor a delicious dinner. How awesome does that sound?
Day 3: Stroll Through Glacier National Park
Have a wonderful morning and a delicious breakfast, and then make your way to the absolutely breathtaking Glacier National Park in Montana! Then, explore the spectacular mountain scenery and journey on the stunning “Going-to-the-Sun” Road into Glacier National Park at Logan Pass.
Here are some of the animals you may spot during your stroll:
- Grizzly bears
- Black bears
- Mountain goats
Don’t forget to check out the serene beauty of St. Mary’s Lake and take some time to relax at Many Glacier! It’s absolutely worth it! It’s nestled along the picturesque shores of Swiftcurrent Lake. Prepare for a memorable journey crossing the Canadian border and returning to your hotel at the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rockies.
Day 4: Head Towards Banff for an Exciting Gondola Ride
Start your day off with some hot coffee and an energizing breakfast. Next, take a delightful scenic drive through the charming town of Banff, nestled amidst majestic mountains. You’ll be amazed by the captivating beauty as you ascend Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola, treating yourself to stunning panoramic views of six magnificent mountain ranges.
Afterward, go to your hotel in downtown Banff and treat yourself to a delightful two-night stay nestled amidst the untamed splendor of the 2,500 square mile Banff Park. Indulge in a delectable dinner at night, and get ready for an eventful day tomorrow!
Day 5: Experience the Serenity of Bow River Float
On the fifth day of your Caravan Canadian Rockies Tour, you’ll get to explore Bow River Float after breakfast. It’s a wonderful way to discover the serenity of this natural destination. Keep an eye out for some of the wildlife you may encounter during your drive.
Some wildflowers to look out for include:
- Wild roses
- Alpine Forget-Me-Not
- Wolf willow
Once you’re done, return to your hotel in downtown Banff. You’ll be delighted to discover a plethora of restaurants, taverns, shops, and galleries just a short stroll away!
Day 6: Discover Lake Louise, Jasper Park
On this sixth day, you’ll experience Moraine Lake and Lake Louise’s incredible beauty. Get ready to be mesmerized by the glistening turquoise waters of these majestic lakes as you explore its tranquil shores. You’ll witness the awe-inspiring beauty of glacier lakes nestled amidst majestic snow-capped mountains. It’s going to be an incredible sight!
Then, make your way to one of Canada’s most beloved national parks: Jasper Park. It is 4,200 square miles, with stunning vistas of breathtaking landscapes. Finally, treat yourself to a relaxing two-night escape, where you can unwind and enjoy a delicious dinner at your cozy lodge tucked away by the beautiful Athabasca River.
Day 7: Venture Into Maligne Lake, Jasper Park
After another peaceful night’s rest, enjoy a hearty breakfast and prepare for an exciting day! Embark on an incredible journey to the enchanting Maligne Lake, stretching 14 miles and surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks.
Keep your eyes peeled for magnificent creatures like:
- Bighorn sheep
- Bald eagles
Remember to check out Maligne Canyon - it’s an absolute must-visit! After that, we’ll have some free time to explore Jasper, a charming small town with many cool shops. In the afternoon, you can just kick back, relax, and soak in the incredible natural beauty of Jasper National Park!
Day 8: Awaken Your Spirit in Icefields Parkway, Ice Explorer
On the eighth day of your Canadian Rockies train vacation, we’ll make our way to the breathtaking Icefields Parkway. This spectacular roadway will take your breath away with its stunning scenery!
Ride across the surface of Columbia Icefield’s Athabasca Glacier on an all-terrain Ice Explorer. The flowing water from the Columbia Icefield feeds streams flowing into three oceans: the Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific. Take a walk on the majestic Athabasca Glacier; then, we’ll go down to the breathtaking Great Plains of Canada. Finally, we’ll wrap up our adventure with a delightful farewell dinner in Calgary.
Day 9: Return to Calgary
As our vacation in Canadian Rockies comes to an end, we’ll make our way back to Calgary. Unforgettable memories were made on this incredible journey. The tour concludes after breakfast at your hotel. You can enjoy a hassle-free transfer to the Calgary Airport with the convenience of the hotel’s courtesy shuttle.
Your Canadian Rockies Vacation Awaits!
We hope you feel invigorated and enchanted as you reflect on your unforgettable Canadian Rockies vacation, filled with breathtaking landscapes, abundant wildlife, and memorable experiences. The magnificent Canadian Rockies have so much more to offer, and we can’t wait to see you join us!
So, why wait? Explore our Canadian Rockies vacation packages today. Feel free to contact us at 1-800-CARAVAN (227-2826). With everything included at an affordable price, your only concern will be fully enjoying every moment of your next unforgettable journey.
Why Travel with Caravan?
Why Travel with Caravan?
Excellence Since 1952
You can trust our years of experience with tours of superb quality and excellent value. Caravan has enjoyed the same family management and ownership since 1952.
Caravan's Proud History
In 1965, Roger Mudd hosted a two-hour CBS TV special on Caravan Tours. This TV production took about one month to make and was so successful it inspired the 1968 romantic comedy movie “If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium.” In the early 50’s the Mayor of Dublin presented Caravan with the Key to Dublin for bringing the first American tour to the city after WWII. Since then, Caravan has been recognized as a pioneer in travel. You can trust in our stability, experience and dedication to quality.
Stay at park lodges, scenic resorts, and excellent hotels in great locations. See hotel descriptions on each tour page.
Most meals included within Latin America. For USA and Canada tours, included meals are listed on each itinerary page. Bottled water is provided on motorcoaches in Latin America.
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Fully Guided by Tour Directors
All tours conducted from start to finish by professional tour directors, who are fluent in English, experienced, and fun.
Caravan includes all activities listed in the tour itinerary page. Caravan does not sell any optional activities which can add hundreds of dollars to your tour price. Your free time is scheduled in great settings where there is no need to buy additional expensive activities.
Caravan will not bring you to overpriced shops in exchange for payments. Caravan gives you ample opportunity and time for great shopping, and the freedom to choose where and when to shop.
Great Value, Book Early
Caravan’s strong buying power gives you great vacations at prices much lower than you can find anywhere. In a typical year, most of our tours sell out quickly. Book early for the date you prefer and the best air fare.
How does Caravan Tours sell these tours for such a low cost?
Caravan delivers volume to our suppliers, who in turn reward us with their very best prices. We in turn pass these savings on to you, and you reward us by buying our tours. As volume continues to rise, we then receive even better prices from our suppliers, and we pass even greater savings on to you. This year our tours are better than ever.
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