CANADIAN ROCKIES & GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
SEPTEMBER 7-13, 2017FLY/Drive Travel Packages from $2995/DBL
Our 7 day, 6 night tour of the Canadian Rockies and Majestic Glacier National Park is certain to heal your soul. Venture through dazzling peaks, lush alpine meadows, turquoise lakes, virgin forests, towering waterfalls and abundant wildlife and experience some of the world's most spectacular scenery.
Day 1 – Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Meet with travel host, Good News Travels Tour Manager, and board the flight to Calgary.
Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner atop the Calgary Tower with fellow travelers!
Day 2 – Friday, September 8th , 2017
Buffalo Jump - Glacier Nat’l Park
Travel south and visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. The interpretive center is a UNESCO
World Heritage Site and bears witness to a custom practiced by native people of the North
American plains for nearly 6,000 years. Later enter Waterton Lakes National Park and see the
historic and spectacularly situated Prince of Wales Hotel. Travel across the border to Montana
and Glacier National Park. The isolated location of the park leads to fewer visitors during the
summer season, making it a haven for some of the world’s endangered species such as the
gray wolf and grizzly bear.
Day 3– Saturday, September 9th , 2017
Glacier Nat’l Park – Kalispell/ Whitefish
This morning experience the heart of Glacier National Park, the Crown of the Continent. The
excitement begins aboard a 1930’s Red Jammer Touring Car for a ride over the Going-to-the-
Sun Highway, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful roadways in the world. The 52-mile
journey crosses the Continental Divide through Logan Pass at an elevation of 6,680 feet and
includes the Weeping Wall and Birdwoman Falls along with many spectacular mountain vistas.
Our next stop, Lake McDonald for lunch. The journey continues onto Kalispell/Whitefish area
of Montana for an overnight stay.
Day 4– Sunday, September 10th , 2017
Kootenay National Park– Banff
We head north through British Columbia along the western slope of the Canadian Rockies, into
the heart of Canada’s great timberlands and Kootenay National Park. See the bright red walls
of Sinclair Canyon and travel through Radium Hot Springs. Arrive in Banff for a three- night stay
in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
Day 5– Monday, September 11th , 2017
Banff – Icefields Parkway
This morning we travel north along much of the Icefields Parkway, situated between Lake
Louise and Jasper, and considered one of the most scenic highways in the world. See a
panorama of snow-capped mountain peaks, hanging glaciers, waterfalls, canyons, and wildlife
such as moose, big-horn sheep and bear. Scale Bow Pass with a stop to see turquoise
blue Peyto Lake. Ride in the specially designed Ice Explorer on the 1000 foot-thick Athabasca
Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield.
Tonight, simply enjoy beautiful Banff.
Day 6– Tuesday, September 11th , 2017 "Lake Louise and Banff continued…"
"Victoria Glacier, Mount Rundle, Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain, Hoodoos"
Day 7–Wednesday, September 13th , 2017
Banff – Calgary – Flight Home
Today we transfer to Calgary and board our flight home filled with wonderful memories of
the Canadian Rockies & the Majestic Glacier National Park Tour.
*Pricing assumes gateway airport ATL, CLT All trips are subject to minimum enrollment of 30 passengers.