Witness the Calgary Stampede - ‘The
Greatest Outdoor show on Earth’. Enjoy
pancake breakfasts on the street,
parades, concerts, barrel racing, bareback
horse riding and bull riding as the whole
town celebrates cowboy culture and
history. After the show, continue on a
self-drive exploration of the spectacular
scenery of Alberta, visiting Banff and
Jasper en route.
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Arrive into Calgary and make your own way to
the Delta Calgary Downtown for 3 nights. (N)
Over the next two days you will have entrance to
the Calgary Stampede grounds. This morning,
make your way to the grounds to enjoy the
entertainment on offer. After lunch take your
reserved seat in the stands to watch the cowboys
compete in various events, including bull riding
and wild-horse racing. (N)
Travel back to the grounds this morning to soak
up the atmosphere. In the late afternoon take
your seat to enjoy the thrill of the Chuckwagon
Races, in which teams compete in wheel-to-wheel
racing. This will be followed by the Grandstand
Show, with an impressive firework display bringing
the event to a close. (N)
Collect your hire car and drive along the Trans-
Canada Highway. Pass the spectacular Canadian
Rocky Mountains before arriving into the alpine
town of Banff. On arrival, stay at the Banff
Caribou Lodge & Spa for 2 nights. (N)
Day at leisure. Wander through the small
town and explore the local area in your car.
Alternatively there are a range of optional
excursions, such as a cruise on Lake Minnewanka,
a helicopter flight over the Rockies or guided
hikes that can be pre-booked. (N)
Spend the day travelling along the Icefields
Parkway with suggested stops including the
turquoise waters of Lake Louise and the
impressive Athabasca glacier. On arrival in Jasper,
stay 2 nights at The Crimson. (N)
Day at leisure. You may wish to book an optional
cruise on Maligne lake where you can learn about
the history, geology and wildlife of the region
while drifting past spectacular scenery. (N)
Take your time to drive slowly back along the
Icefields Parkway and look out for wildlife on the
roadside. Stay overnight at Banff Caribou Lodge
& Spa. (N)
Drive the 90-minute journey to Calgary and
return your hire car at the airport before a flight
home, or continue your holiday in Canada. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4-star
International flights are not included
with this itinerary. Transfers are also not included.
If you would prefer to have transfers included, or
for flight options and prices, please call your Cox
& Kings tour consultant.
Based on an Intermediate Automatic
(Chrysler Sebring or similar) for 6 days. Fuel and
hotel parking is at your own expense.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards, to
discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary,
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Located just a short walk from the centre of town, Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa is a comfortable 3.5-star property. The 184 rooms and suites have modern amenities. Facilities include a fitness centre, complimentary wireless internet access, a spa, restaurant and...
Located in the heart of Calgary, the Delta Calgary Downtown is a modern hotel that is close to Chinatown, the Eau Claire market and the Eaton Centre. The property's rooms have contemporary decor and the onsite Elements Bistro serves seasonal, regionally-inspired cuisine.
Features: 394 rooms, restaurant, cafe, fitness centre, indoor pool, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, coffee maker, hairdryer, air...
The Crimson hotel is located within easy walking distance of the shops and restaurants in downtown Jasper, providing a great base from which to explore the area. The hotel's name was inspired by the colour of the foliage in autumn and the sunsets in Jasper National Park. Hotel rooms are smart and stylish with modern amenities.
Features: 99 rooms, restaurant, 2 bars, indoor pool, gym, Wi-Fi.
Room amenities: Television, air conditioning, safe, hot drinks,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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YPE2017: 8 Nights