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Canadian Rockies & Calgary Stampede Search Tour Calendar
Featuring Calgary Stampede, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper & Yoho National Parks, Local Guides

Tour Dates: July 11 - 18, 2022

8 Day Package
9 Meals Included

$3299 Per Person / Double Occupancy
$4799 Per Person / Single Occupancy

Majestic and sublime, the Canadian Rockies is a region of scenic wonders. Towering mountain peaks, tranquil lakes, cascading waterfalls, spectacular scenic routes...and to top it off, this comprehensive itinerary includes the Calgary Stampede –“The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!”

Tour Highlights:

  • Calgary city tour with a local guide and a full day at the Calgary Stampede with reserved seats for the Rodeo and the Evening Show
  • Enjoy an overnight stay and included dinner at the world-renowned, AAA Four Diamond Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, situated on the shores of a glistening, emerald green lake at the base of Victoria Glacier
  • Tour Yoho National Park including Emerald Lake, Natural Bridge and the Spiral Tunnels
  • Travel the spectacular Icefields Parkway with stops to view beautiful lakes and waterfalls
  • At the Columbia Icefield, board a massive vehicle and travel onto the Athabasca Glacier
  • Enjoy a two-night stay in Jasper with a driving tour of Jasper National Park along with a narrated cruise on picturesque Maligne Lake
  • Stay two nights in Banff and explore Banff National Park and ride aboard the Banff Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain

Fine Hotels / Great Locations:

  • Nights 1-2: Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown - Calgary, AB
  • Night 3: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise, AB 
  • Nights 4-5: Crimson Jasper - Jasper, AB
  • Nights 6-7: Banff Caribou Lodge - Banff, AB
Day By Day Itinerary:
Day 1
Monday, 7/11/2022 - Arrive in Calgary
Our journey begins with optional transfers from home or our departure points this morning to LAX for a flight to Calgary, Alberta. Those guests making their own flight arrangements can request the group’s flight schedule to coordinate a flight arrival time that would allow them to be included on the complimentary transfer to the hotel. “Our neighbor to the north” welcomes you this afternoon with their great hospitality and beautiful sights. Upon our arrival, a deluxe motorcoach will be waiting to transport us to our deluxe hotel in downtown Calgary for a two-night stay.
Day 2
Tuesday, 7/12/2022 - Calgary Stampede
Following an included breakfast at the hotel, we’ll join a local guide for a driving tour of Calgary. Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Canadian Rockies, this former fur trading post burst onto the world scene with the 1988 Winter Olympics and is now a bustling metropolis. This afternoon we’ll arrive at the Calgary Stampede, known as “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.” As you step through the gates of Stampede Park, you are entering a whole world of wonder, fun, and “Wild West” excitement. Enjoy ample time to explore the authentic Indian Village and stroll the streets of a recreated frontier town. Visit a dazzling array of international exhibits, competitions and livestock shows. We have reserved grandstand seats for the afternoon Stampede Rodeo featuring saddle bronc, bull riding, and barrel racing and more in the world’s most competitive tournament-style rodeo. We return this evening with reserved seating for the thrilling chuckwagon races followed by the Evening Show featuring a musical spectacular and a fireworks finale.
Day 3
Wednesday, 7/13/2022 - Yoho National Park, Lake Louise
Following an included breakfast we’ll travel west into the Canadian Rockies and follow the Trans-Canada Highway north into British Columbia. We’ll enjoy an included boxed lunch and then join a local guide for a tour of Yoho National Park, including the Spiral Tunnels of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Natural Bridge on the Kicking Horse River and Emerald Lake which is filled with glacial run-off water that makes it glisten with the blue-green hue of an emerald. This afternoon we’ll cross back into Alberta and arrive at Lake Louise – set in the midst of Banff National Park. Known as the “Diamond in the Wilderness,” here the majestic mountains soaring skyward are reflected in the vibrant blue of the glacier-fed, Lake Louise. We’ll enjoy an overnight stay at the elegant Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, one of the world’s most-often photographed hotels and one of Canada’s most renowned resorts. Enjoy time at leisure strolling the spectacular grounds out the hotel’s back door with views of Victoria Glacier and the emerald waters of Lake Louise. This evening, enjoy a memorable included dinner at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.
Day 4
Thursday, 7/14/2022 - Icefields Parkway, Jasper
Following an included breakfast we’ll continue north along one of the world’s most spectacular mountain highways – the Icefields Parkway. Often described as “the most spectacular stretch of highway” in all of North America, this roadway parallels the Continental Divide as it traverses an unspoiled wilderness of more than 100 glaciers, pristine lakes, rushing streams, tumbling waterfalls, and some of the highest peaks in the Rockies. Stay alert for possible sightings of mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, marmots and elk. We’ll make several stops along the way to take in the views of the soft baby blue waters of Peyto Lake, Bow Lake and Crowfoot Glacier. At the vast Columbia Icefields we’ll board the massive Ice Explorer, a specially-designed vehicle that will allow us to walk on, feel and drink from the Athabasca Glacier. Continuing north we’ll make photo stops to admire Athabasca Falls and Sunwapta Falls before we begin a two-night stay in Jasper at a hotel within walking distance of the charming townsite.
Day 5
Friday, 7/15/2022 - Jasper National Park
Following an included breakfast, we’ll join a local guide for a sightseeing tour of Jasper National Park including Pyramid Lake, Patricia Lake and the beautiful Maligne Canyon. We continue through the Maligne Valley past the incredible disappearing Medicine Lake and arrive at Maligne Lake, the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains – and perhaps the prettiest! The lake is 14 miles long, ringed by dramatic snow-capped peaks, and features picturesque Spirit Island. Be on the lookout for wildlife on a narrated boat cruise.
Day 6
Saturday, 7/16/2022 - Jasper to Banff
Following an included breakfast, enjoy time at leisure to wander amongst the many shops in downtown Jasper, or take advantage of an optional float trip on the Athabasca River for an additional $75 per person. This leisurely experience offers a unique perspective of Jasper National Park and passes through many small sets of rapid and calm stretches. This afternoon we’ll travel south to Banff, the idyllic mountain town nestled in Banff National Park, Canada’s first national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our hotel for the next two-night stay is located within walking distance of Banff’s charming downtown district.
Day 7
Sunday, 7/17/2022 - Banff National Park
Following an included breakfast, we’ll join a local guide for a sightseeing tour of Banff National Park including Bow Falls, Hoodoo Lookout and Surprise Corner. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore the charming townsite of Banff featuring a variety of galleries and boutiques. This evening, enjoy dinner at leisure or take advantage of an optional dinner for an additional $100 per person at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs – a symbol of Rocky Mountain magnificence for more than a century.
Day 8
Monday, 7/18/2022 - Banff, Journey Home
Following an included breakfast we’ll board the Banff Gondola for a ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain (elevation 8,000 feet) and a panoramic, 360 degree view of six mountain ranges. This afternoon we travel south to the Calgary Airport. Those guests making their own flight arrangements can request the group’s flight schedule to coordinate a flight departure time that would allow them to be included on the complimentary transfer to the airport. An evening flight returns us to Los Angeles with spectacular photos and memories of the incomparable Canadian Rockies. Those with pre-arranged transfers will be returned to their respective destinations.

While we make every effort to operate our tours as outlined in the itinerary, we ask for your understanding, flexibility and to retain a sense of adventure while traveling with us. While these have always been necessary traits for travelers, they are needed now more than ever! Situations may arise that necessitate changes to the itinerary. Should we need to adjust the itinerary either prior to or while on tour, these changes will be communicated to you and only done when absolutely necessary. Now more than ever, our 30 years of knowledge and tour planning experience helps us navigate a unique travel environment on your behalf. You can put your trust in us knowing we are experts in travel planning and will do everything possible to provide wonderful new experiences and create amazing new memories for our guests while on the road with us.
Tour Inclusions:
  • 7 Nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • 9 Meals: 1 dinner, 1 lunch, 7 breakfasts
  • Services of a professional Good Times Travel tour director
  • Comprehensive sightseeing with local guides
  • Admissions per itinerary
  • Transportation aboard a deluxe touring motorcoach
  • Roundtrip airport-hotel transfers (with purchase of group air)
  • Luggage handling throughout the tour

Additional Information:  

  • A passport is required for this tour
  • Roundtrip LAX transfers are available from the following departure points: FV, LBG, LHS and SBL as an optional add-on price of $89 p.p.; or you may meet the group at LAX, the arrival airport or the hotel
  • A deposit of $250 p.p. is required to reserve space
  • Balance payment due 90 days prior to departure
  • Roundtrip group airfare available from $695 p.p.
  • Travel protection/cancellation insurance is available and highly recommended
  • Tour Pace: Moderate (visit our common questions page for details on activity levels)
  • Activity Level: Moderate (visit our common questions page for details on activity levels)
  • To ensure a healthy and enjoyable travel experience for our guests, this tour will operate with additional health and safety measures in place and require each guest show proof of vaccination and complete a Wellness Pledge.
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