Alberta Highlights

  • Canmore
  • Lake Louise
  • Jasper
  • Banff
  • Kananaskis
  • Waterton
  • 13 nights from
  • £2,669 per person
  • Trip Code: 797

Holiday Overview

A superb highlights of Alberta fly drive holiday

 

There are not many places that can boast being home to vast mountains, desert Badlands, prairies and forests but Alberta has all of the above and over 600 picturesque lakes too. 

This 12-day trip will take you on a tour of Alberta starting in the heart of Bow Valley in Canmore, before taking you on a wondrous journey through the Rockies.  With a stop at Lake Louise, one of the most photographed lakes in Canada, and the Athabasca Glacier, where we have included a ride on the ice explorer. You will continue your experience of the Canadian Rockies with a 3-night stay in Banff where you will take a gondola ride for a birds eye view of the stunning Bow Valley and mountain ranges. Next stop is Kananaskis, the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and end your trip on a high at Alberta’s hidden gem - Waterton which offers breath-taking lake and mountain views This trip will let leave you completely in awe of the scenery and just how beautiful nature can be. 

 

Alberta Highlights includes:

  • Return flights from the UK
  • Car Hire
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Ice Explorer ride & Glacier Skywalk at the Columbia Icefields
  • Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Excursion
  • Maligne Lake Cruise
  • Banff Gondola (admission)
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Day 1 - UK - Calgary - Canmore

Fly from the UK to Calgary. Pick up your car hire and make your way to Canmore.

 

Featured accommodation

The Malcolm Hotel

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Day 2 - Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

During your visit to the Wolfdog Sanctuary you will gain a better understanding about wild wolves and their importance in the natural environment while also seeing first hand wolf behaviour through the wolfdogs at the sanctuary. You will have plenty of photo opportunities and ample time to speak with the sanctuary guardian who will answer all your questions. This exclusive tour has limited availability and a maximum of 8 participants per tour to ensure the wolfdogs stay inquisitive and close during your visit.

Highlights: • Semi-private guided sanctuary experience • Plenty of photo opportunities • Up close and personal experience with wolfdogs

Featured accommodation

The Malcolm Hotel

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Day 3 - Canmore to Lake Louise

Today travel to iconic Lake Louise for an overnight stay. Use the hotel as a base for visiting nearby Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.

Featured accommodation

Lake Louise Inn

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Post Hotel

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Day 4 - Lake Louise to Jasper

Travel the awe inspiring Icefield Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper.  Enjoy the wildlife, pristine lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks along the world famous Icefields Parkway. Visit the natural wonder of the Columbia Icefield - one of the largest expanses of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. Step onboard an Ice Explorer for an interpretive adventure onto the Athabasca Glacier. At the Glacier Skywalk, enjoy the unobstructed view on a glass-floored observation platform extending 30 metres out over the Sunwapta Valley. (included)

Featured accommodation

Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise

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Forest Park Hotel

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Unmissable Experiences

Glacier Skywalk

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Day 5 - Maligne Lake Cruise

Today is yours to explore the Maligne Valley at your leisure. We have include the Maligne Lake Cruise to help with your sightseeing.

Featured accommodation

Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise

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Forest Park Hotel

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Unmissable Experiences

Maligne Lake Cruise

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Day 6 - Explore Jasper

Day at leisure to enjoy Jasper, use your hire car to explore Jasper National Park.

Featured accommodation

Jasper Inn & Suites by Sunrise

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Forest Park Hotel

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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Day 7 - Jasper to Banff

Drive from Jasper to Banff today for your 3 night stay.

Featured accommodation

Charltons Banff

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The Moose Hotel and Suites Banff

The Fairmont Banff Springs

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Day 8 - Banff Gondola

Day at leisure to take in Banff's many attractions and sights. We have include admission to the Banf Gondola to help you take in a birds eye view of Banff, its mountain ranges and Bow Valley area.

Featured accommodation

Charltons Banff

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The Moose Hotel and Suites Banff

The Fairmont Banff Springs

Unmissable Experiences

Banff Gondola

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Day 9 - Explore Banff

Day at leisure to enjoy all that Banff has to offer.

Featured accommodation

Charltons Banff

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The Moose Hotel and Suites Banff

The Fairmont Banff Springs

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Day 10 - Banff to Kananaskis

Short drive from Banff to Kananaskis for your 2 night stay.

Featured accommodation

Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

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Mount Kidd Manor

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Day 11 - Explore Kananaskis

Spend today at your leisure in Kananaskis.

Featured accommodation

Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

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Mount Kidd Manor

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Day 12 - Kananaskis to Waterton

Drive from Kananaskis to Waterton National Park for your 2-night stay.

Featured accommodation

Waterton Glacier Suites

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Day 13 - Waterton Lakes National Park Sightseeing

Spend today at your leisure taking in this stunning National Park and the hikes on offer.

Featured accommodation

Waterton Glacier Suites

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Day 14 - Fly Calgary to UK

Make your way from Waterton to Calgary Airport for your overnight flight, drop off your hire car at the airport.

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