Canada’s Winter Wonderland

Canada’s Winter Wonderland

From $1,999* pp | 7 days • 8 meals
*rate is per person, land only, double occupancy 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Snow-covered Delights

Find yourself immersed in a scene clipped from a holiday card in the magnificent province of Alberta in the winter. You’ll stay at two of its most incredible, historic hotels – the Fairmont Château Lake Louise, a Victorian style lodge, and The Fairmont Banff Springs, or “Castle in the Mountains.” Travel from Edmonton to Jasper taking in the sparkling snow-covered landscapes. Choose between an exhilarating snow shoe trek and an ice walk through spectacular Maligne Canyon. Set off on a horse-drawn sleigh ride before warming up by the fire sipping hot cocoa and roasting marshmallows. This is a magical time to get to know Alberta and discover its treasures covered with snow.

ITINERARY DAY ONE

Edmonton, Alberta – Tour Begins

Discover the Canadian province of Alberta, a land of scenic delights that sparkles in the winter. Spectacular snow-covered mountains and magnificent resorts surrounded by natural wonders await. Your tour opens in Edmonton, the capital of Alberta.
High 23 Low 4 Sawridge Inn Edmonton South

ITINERARY DAY TWO

Edmonton – Jasper

Sit back and relax when you travel from Edmonton to Jasper this morning. As you traverse this peaceful winter wonderland, every turn uncovers a new panorama. The quiet prairies will give way to the mighty Canadian Rockies, undeniably one of the world’s most extravagantly beautiful ranges. Arrive in Jasper and settle in for a two-night stay. Tonight you’ll be treated to a special First Nations themed dinner. Taste and experience what a meal was like centuries ago.
Breakfast & Dinner High 29 Low 8 Sawridge Inn And Conference Centre

ITINERARY DAY THREE

Jasper – Choice of Snowshoe Trek or Ice Walk

This morning it’s your choice! Perhaps you will choose to get close to nature on an exhilarating snowshoe trek; or, you may embark on an incredible ice walk through spectacular Maligne Canyon. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. Perhaps you’ll choose to participate in an optional dog sledding adventure through the frozen terrain.

Breakfast High 29 Low 8 Sawridge Inn And Conference Centre

ITINERARY DAY FOUR

Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Lake Louise

Leave Jasper behind and travel to breathtaking Lake Louise. Follow the famed Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most scenic routes. Connecting Banff and Jasper national parks, this well-named highway passes within viewing distance of many glaciers. A leisurely trip allows you to absorb the magnificent scenery. Your drive ends at The Fairmont Château Lake Louise, an incomparable hotel modeled after a Victorian lodge.

Breakfast & Dinner High 27 Low 6 The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

ITINERARY DAY FIVE

Lake Louise – Banff

Travel along the Bow River to the world-renowned resort town of Banff. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery and keep an eye out for wildlife tracks along the way. Upon arrival, visit a local ammonite specialist to learn about this rare gem found only in southern Alberta. Afterwards, enjoy time to browse the quaint shops in the village. Later, arrive at the “Castle in the Rockies,” The Fairmont Banff Springs. Settle in for a two-night stay before embarking on a historic tour of the property, originally built in 1888 as a railway hotel for adventurous travelers crossing the Rockies. Learn about the famous people and events linked to this grand icon. Later, retire to your room with a breathtaking valley view.

Breakfast High 27 Low 6 The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

ITINERARY DAY SIX

Banff

This morning, enjoy some leisure time in charming Banff. Explore the heritage buildings, shop for unique gifts or visit local museums. This afternoon, set off on a horse-drawn sleigh ride*! Feel like you have stepped into a holiday card as you traverse the countryside. Next, warm up by the fire as you sip hot cocoa and roast marshmallows. Join your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner where you will toast the end of a wonderful trip.

Breakfast & Dinner High 27 Low 6 The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

ITINERARY DAY SEVEN

Banff – Calgary – Tour Ends

Travel to Calgary and head for home with many wonderful memories of your Canadian Rockies winter vacation.

TOUR INFO

Map Your Journey

Stay at two spectacular Fairmont properties: The Fairmont Château Lake Louise and The Fairmont Banff Springs.
Choose your activity in Jasper – an exhilarating snowshoe trek or an incredible ice walk through Maligne Canyon.
Enjoy a First Nations themed dinner.

Personalize Your Trip, both “Pre and Post Tour Extensions”. Start and end your vacation rested.

HOW CAN I BOOK THIS VACATION?

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