Multi-Day Tour | Independent

Rockies Winter Wonderland (8 days)

Entrée Canada

Calgary, Canada To Banff, Canada

Valid for Departures: 01 Nov 2018 - 01 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Calgary, AB Canada
Lake Louise, AB Canada
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise None

Upon arrival at Calgary International Airport, you’ll pick up your rental car and enjoy a scenic two-hour drive west along the Trans-Canada Highway towards the Canadian Rockies. Your day will end in beautiful Lake Louise, Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness”. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise in a Fairmont Deluxe Lakeview Room.

Day 2
Lake Louise, AB Canada
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise None

Enjoy a true dogsledding adventure! Get to know the dogs and their guides, and learn the basics of mushing—then drive the team home. You’ll cover over 16 km (9 mi.), travelling along and across the Continental Divide in Banff and Yoho National Parks. The afternoon is at your leisure; consider exploring nearby Emerald Lake and Yoho National Park, with the spectacular Takakkaw Falls. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Château Lake Louise in a Fairmont Deluxe Lakeview Room.

Day 3
Lake Louise, AB Canada
Jasper, AB Canada
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge None

Drive north to Jasper along the Columbia Icefields Parkway—one of the most spectacular drives in the world. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a Lakefront Suite.

Day 4
Jasper, AB Canada
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge None

Travel by luxury SUV to Maligne Canyon for a private Ice Walk Tour. Your interpretive guide will safely take you down beneath the frozen surface of the Maligne River. Water levels drop with the freeze, leaving a magical world of ice formations and shelves. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a Lakefront Suite.

Day 5
Jasper, AB Canada
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge None

Enjoy a day at leisure in Jasper: wander through the town site—just 15 minutes away—or engage of a number of optional activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides and ice fishing. Accommodations are at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in a Lakefront Suite.

Day 6
Jasper, AB Canada
Banff, AB Canada
The Fairmont Banff Springs None

Take in more breathtaking scenery as you retrace your steps on the Icefields Parkway, travelling south to Banff via the Bow Glacier. Accommodations are at Fairmont Banff Springs in a Deluxe Mountain View Room.

Day 7
Banff, AB Canada
The Fairmont Banff Springs Lunch

On this guided tour, you will travel through the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains and the infamous Kicking Horse Canyon just outside of Yoho National Park. Upon arrival at your destination, you will gear up and ride on eco-friendly 600cc 4-stroke snowmobiles, complete with easy-to-use controls and heated hand grips. Enjoy breathtaking scenic views and the opportunity to see wildlife. Afterwards, warm up with a hearty BBQ lunch complete with hot chocolate and snacks. Accommodations are at Fairmont Banff Springs in a Deluxe Mountain View Room.

Day 8
Banff, AB Canada
Calgary, AB Canada
None None

Relax at the hotel or head out to explore Calgary in advance of your return flight from Calgary International Airport. Safe travels!

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Description

This trip is a leisurely driving tour that explores the world-famous Canadian Rockies, taking a circular route with stays in the popular destinations of Lake Louise, Jasper and Banff. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the many outdoor activities in the region or relax in the majestic splendour of the mountains. Private sightseeing inclusions feature dogsledding in Lake Louise, a Maligne Canyon Ice Walk in Jasper, and a snowmobile adventure in Banff.

About Us

At Entrée Canada, we focus exclusively on creating personalized luxury travel programs to Canada. We work with only the finest accommodations and outfitters in the country, and our dedication to meticulously planned journeys has made us a leader in the field. We explore awe-inspiring vistas, out-of-the-way wilderness lodges, and unique cultural experiences. From British Columbia’s wild west coast to the shores of Newfoundland, we visit and experience each unique region in which we operate. Best of all, every trip we craft showcases the best of Canadian luxury travel.

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By: SJS25


Reviewed on: 09 Nov 2013

Very pleased with all of our arrangements in Canada
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Outstanding

By: Randy


Reviewed on: 03 Aug 2015

We had some changed due to mechanical issues and Entree did an excellent making all of the changes necessary.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

Lovely

By: Tired


Reviewed on: 29 Aug 2017

Absolutely fabulous, great guides....grand time!! Weather even cooperated.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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By: Jim


Reviewed on: 30 Aug 2017

Our experience with Entree Canada was excellent. All of the drivers and cars were very good and the recommended guides were knowledgeable and helpful. They scheduled us on Via Rail Canada from Montreal to Quebec City and the attendants were extremely nice and helpful as were the lady porters. One of our traveling companions lost a hearing aid while on the train and didn't discover it until we reached the hotel, Auberge St. Antoine, who called immediately. The train had departed. Miraculously, the next day Via Rail brought the hearing aid to the hotel. That is really good service. Use Entree Canada if you travel to Canada.
Travel Advisor:  Jen Mitchell
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