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Canadian Rockies Winter Wonderland
Discover the dazzling Canadian Rockies during the winter months on this holiday packed full of activities and spectacular snowy scenery.
- Style: Winter Holiday
- Duration: 15 days/14 nights
- Starts in: Calgary
Guide Price £1335
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Johnston Canyon
- Lake Louise
- Emerald Lake Lodge
Days 1-2 Calgary
Fly into Calgary and spend the next day exploring the city. If there is a game on while you’re in town, pick up tickets to see a Calgary Flames ice hockey match.
Day 3 Calgary to Banff
Collect your car this morning and head west. Soon, the beautiful snow-covered Rocky Mountains come into view.
Days 4-5 Banff
Join the locals celebrating the winter season at the annual SnowDays festival, a month-long event held early in the year, packed with fantastic activities including a downtown skating rink and ice playground. Venture into Johnston Canyon on an organised walk to see stunning frozen waterfalls and breathtaking ice formations, before warming up with a soak in the famous Upper Hot Springs.
Day 6 Banff to Lake Louise
After a short drive, take a stroll along the shores of the frozen lake and visit the luxurious Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for a steaming hot chocolate with dazzling views.
Day 7 Lake Louise
Hire some skates and glide on to the most scenic ice rink in the world. Perhaps if you’re here during the Ice Magic festival, marvel at the incredible ice sculptures carved on the lake.
Day 8 Lake Louise to Emerald Lake
The next stop on this magical winter journey is the secluded Emerald Lake Lodge. Spend your day here relaxing by the fire or, if time permits, hire cross country skis or snowshoes and try the beginners trail around the shores of the frozen lake.
Day 9 Emerald Lake to Jasper
Drive north along the Icefields Parkway to Jasper, past glacier-fed valleys surrounded by snow-white mountains.
Days 10-12 Jasper
Jasper National Park takes on a serene beauty during the winter months, as the snow and ice transform the striking mountain landscape. Hit the slopes of nearby Marmot Basin ski resort, which offers a huge variety of runs for all abilities and has a friendly and uncrowded ambience. Back in town, sample one of the cosy pubs.
Day 13 Jasper to Edmonton
Leave the Rockies today and travel towards vibrant Edmonton.
Day 14 Edmonton
Catch one of the many exciting festivals which take place in Edmonton throughout the winter or rent a pair of skates and take to the ice at Hawrelak Park.
Day 15 Edmonton
Spend a final day in the city before travelling to the airport to fly home.
Optional Excursions:Pre-book These Unmissable Experiences:
Kicking Horse Canyon Snowmobile Tour
Maligne Canyon Ice Walk
3 of 4 days Banff & Lake Louise Ski Lift Pass
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- 13 days Alamo Gold Intermediate car hire including a free tank of fuel, 3 additional drivers, 24 hour Roadside Assistance and no surprise compulsory charges on pick-up
- 14 nights 3 to 4 accommodation including stays inside Banff, Jasper & Yoho National Parks
- 3 breakfasts
- Johnston Canyon Ice Walk
- 3 day Jasper Marmot
- Basin Ski Lift Pass
- International flights
- National Parks fees payable locally
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However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Calgary currently cost from £522 in Economy and £1,820 in Business Class
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