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Canadian Pioneer - Mounties & Cowboys Of Saskatchewan
Discover dinosaurs, cowboys and Mounties on this journey from Alberta to Manitoba, through the rolling plains of Saskatchewan.
- Style: Fly Drive Holiday
- Duration: 14 days/13 nights
- Starts in: Calgary
Guide Price £1528 pp
- La Reata Ranch
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Heritage Centre
- Riding Mountain National Park
Day 1 Calgary
Arrive into Calgary and pick up your car.
Day 2 Calgary to Drumheller
A short drive takes you into the Canadian Badlands and Drumheller, widely recognized as the ‘Dinosaur Capital of the World’.
Day 3 Drumheller
Spend today exploring; perhaps visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum, housing one of the world’s largest displays of dinosaur fossils or climb up 106 stairs inside a huge model dinosaur for breathtaking views of the badlands.
Day 4 Drumheller to La Reata Ranch
Journey into the prairies and the province of Saskatchewan. The best way to experience the area’s rolling hills and open plains is on horseback – it’s time to check into the authentic La Reata Ranch.
Day 5 La Reata Ranch
Enjoy a real Canadian cowboy experience! The ranch’s programme includes horse riding for all abilities as well as learning to care for the horses and participating in ranch tasks. Stay in homely cabins and dine on wholesome meals, family style.
Day 6 La Reata Ranch to Saskatoon
Leave ranch life behind and continue on to the city of Saskatoon.
Day 7 Saskatoon
Explore the landscaped parks of the Meesawin Trail and perhaps take a sightseeing cruise on the South Sakatchewan River. Don’t miss a visit to Wanuskewin Heritage Park to learn about the Northern Plains First Nations culture.
Day 8 Saskatoon to Regina
Drive to Regina, maybe stopping at the historic prairie town of Moose Jaw.
Day 9 Regina
Regina is home to the training academy for the world-famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Visit the engaging RCMP Heritage Centre that documents the force’s past and the critical role that it has played in the development of Western Canada. Explore Wascana Lake Park, housing the Royal Saskatchewan Museum and the attractive Legislative Building.
Day 10 Regina to Riding Mountain NP
Your next stop is Riding Mountain National Park, in neighbouring province Manitoba.
Day 11 Riding Mountain NP
Enjoy the park’s extensive hiking trail system and abundant wildlife, including black bear, elk, moose and lynx.
Day 12 Riding Mountain NP to Winnipeg
Depart for Manitoba’s capital, Winnipeg.
Days 13-14 Winnipeg
Dominating the city skyline, the eye-catching and immersive Canadian Museum of Human Rights is a must-see, as is the Royal Canadian Mint. At Assiniboine Park Zoo, see majestic polar bears in the memorable ‘Journey to Churchill’ exhibit. Travel to the airport to catch your flight home.
Additional Options:Extend your trip by adding a stay at Lazy Bear Lodge, one of the best places in the world to view polar bears. From Winnipeg, fly north to Churchill and enjoy 4 nights at Lazy Bear Lodge including sightseeing tours.
- 13 days Alamo Gold Intermediate car hire including a free tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, 24 Roadside Assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up. A one way drop-off fee is payable locally
- 13 nights 2★+ to 4★ accommodation
- 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
- Soft drinks at La Reata Ranch
- Horse riding
- Boating & canoeing
- Ranch games
- International flights
- National Parks fees payable locally
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