9 Day National Parks of Canada with Lake Louise

2 Edmonton, 2 Jasper, 1 Lake Louise, 2 Banff, 1 Calgary
Round trip airfare, 8 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights Seattle-Edmonton, Calgary-Seattle
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Edmonton
    • 2 nights Jasper
    • 1 night Lake Louise
    • 2 nights Banff
    • 1 night Calgary
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 11 meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • View the extraordinary wildlife at Elk Island National Park, founded as a wildlife refuge
  • Travel to Jasper, an alpine community with views of sparking blue lakes and the Rockies
  • Cruise to magical Spirit Island, the iconic crown jewel of Jasper National Park
  • Travel on the Icefields Parkway past glaciers, ice fields and majestic mountains
  • Experience the cliff-edge Glacier Skywalk, a glass platform that is nearly 900 feet high
  • Enjoy a thrilling Ice Explorer excursion onto the surface of the massive Athabasca Glacier
  • A day filled with unmatched beauty at crystal-clear Moraine Lake with its indigo blue waters
  • Views of glistening Lake Louise, located in the heart of grand and historic Banff National Park
  • Walk along the picturesque trails of the Johnston Canyon
  • Explore wondrous Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Calgary, set between prairies and peaks, a city that grew out of the Canadian West
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Day By Day Itinerary

All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality. In those instances, and until the roads are available for travel, often unpredictable until the last moment, roads, routes and sites will be amended.

DAY 1, Sunday - Depart for Canada
Arrive in Edmonton, the capital of Canada's Alberta Province that originated as a fur trading post, and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city’s museums, visit the famous Farmer's Market in Old Strathcona and discover the city’s trendy restaurant scene. Time to settle in before tonight’s orientation meeting by your Tour Manager on the adventure in the Canada that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Drink together. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 pm on the day of arrival. We recommend that you select flights which arrive at your destination no later than 5 pm on Day 1 of the itinerary or earlier, if possible
Overnight: Edmonton

DAY 2, Monday - Elk Island National Park
Begin the day at Elk Island National Park, founded in 1906 as a wildlife refuge for preservation of elk herds in the area and influential in re-establishing the bison population in Western Canada and the U.S. Today, the park is a sanctuary for bison, moose, elk, beaver and other small animals and home to over 250 species of birds. Afterward, enjoy lunch with the group at a local restaurant. In the evening, enjoy a drink with your fellow travelers and Tour Manager
Overnight: Edmonton
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3, Tuesday - Depart for Jasper
This morning, depart Alberta’s provincial capital. The beautiful North Saskatchewan River Valley meanders through the city, providing a scenic backdrop for a network of iconic landmarks and numerous parks. Travel along the picturesque roads to Jasper, a laid-back alpine community with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and sparking blue lakes. Spend leisure time and have lunch on your own in the downtown Jasper area before a drive to the Pyramid Lakes area of Jasper National Park to see Pyramid Mountain, one of Jasper's most photogenic sights. Tonight, savor dinner together
Overnight: Jasper
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Wednesday - Jasper National Park, Spirit Island Cruise, Maligne Canyon
Drive amidst stunning vistas of deep green forests, snow covered mountains and towering peaks to glorious Jasper National Park, known for its abundant wildlife. Arrive at Maligne Lake, nestled in a ring of towering mountains, the largest glacier fed lake in the Canadian Rockies. Here, board a boat to magical Spirit Island, the iconic crown jewel of Jasper National Park. At pine tree covered Spirit Island, a chance to take photos before returning to shore. Then, on to majestic Maligne Canyon to learn about the unique features of this underground water system. Time to walk along the canyon's trails with breathtaking views of waterfalls and unusual rock formations. Return to Jasper for an afternoon at leisure, or, participate in the optional Athabasca River Raft Trip that retraces the route of the early explorers along the Athabasca River
Optional: Athabasca River Raft Trip
Overnight: Jasper
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday - Athabasca Falls, Glacier Skywalk & Adventure, Lake Louise
Traveling on the dramatic Icefields Parkway, admire astonishing views of glaciers, rocky peaks, waterfalls and snowfields at every turn. Arrive at Athabasca Falls flowing from the Columbia Icefields, the most photogenic waterfall in Canada. Continue to the Columbia Icefield Discovery Center for lunch on your own, with time to view informative exhibits about glaciers and the striking geological features of this area. Afterwards, get ready for an extraordinary experience -- walk on the magnificent cliff-edge Glacier Skywalk viewing exquisite panoramas from a clear glass platform nearly 900 feet high. Looking down, see hints of life from thousands of years ago along with rushing waterfalls and glacier vistas. Next, a thrilling excursion on the Ice Explorer onto the surface of the massive Athabasca Glacier. In this breathtaking mountain setting, stop along the glacier and walk on the ice. Continue on to Lake Louise located in historic Banff National Park. Evening is at leisure
Overnight: Lake Louise
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Friday - Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Travel to Banff, Cave & Basin National Historic Site
A day filled with unmatched beauty as you travel to Moraine Lake with its indigo blue waters surrounded by the Valley of the Ten Peaks. This glacier fed lake, reflects the remarkable beauty of one of the most photographed spots in all of Canada. Continue to crystal-clear Lake Louise. Linger and enjoy the serenity before continuing to the town of Banff at the base of the rugged peak of Mount Rundle, in the heart of Banff National Park. This afternoon, depart to Cave & Basin National Historic Site, the geographical birthplace of Canada’s National Park System. Spend time exploring the naturally-occurring, warm mineral springs that can be found inside the cave, and outside in an emerald colored basin. Spend leisure time to wander along the main streets. Tonight, independently discover Banff’s diverse dining scene
Overnight: Banff
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday - Banff National Park
Begin the day at leisure or join the optional Banff Gondola Ride and enjoy spectacular bird’s-eye views of six mountain ranges. Later this morning depart for Johnston Canyon. Take some time to see the waterfalls before continuing on the Bow Valley Parkway to wondrous Banff National Park. Nestled in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies, the snow-capped vistas, crystal glaciers and sweeping panoramas are just one part of the astonishing allure of Banff. Continue along the shores of Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka, "Water of the Spirits", a gorgeous glacial lake in the eastern area of Banff where First Nations people inhabited the area around 10,000 years ago
Optional: Banff Gondola Ride
Overnight: Banff
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Sunday - Travel to Calgary
This morning, continue to Calgary, a sophisticated city set between prairies and peaks that grew out of the Canadian West. Arrive at Canada's largest living history museum, Heritage Historical Village, to discover "How the West was Once". A Farewell Dinner tonight caps your amazing journey through Western Canada with your newfound friends
Overnight: Calgary
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Monday - Depart Canada
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • It is recommended that passengers select flights that arrive in Edmonton no later than 5 pm on Day 1.
  • Departure transfer is not required as Delta Calgary Airport Hotel is connected to Calgary International Airport.
  • All sightseeing and itinerary inclusions are subject to favorable weather conditions and seasonality. In those instances, and until the roads are available for travel, often unpredictable until the last moment, roads, routes and sites will be amended.
  • Triple rooms consist of two double/queen beds for three persons; where available, a fee may be charged by the hotel for the addition of a cot/rollaway.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.
Not Included
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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