Calgary Tours (Explore Calgary, Drumheller & Banff)

Calgary Tours
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$680 USD
An independent travel package that can be customized for your travel needs. Using Calgary as your base for exploration discover the highlights of Calgary and the surrounding areas, from Drumheller to Banff National Park.
Start Location: Calgary End Location: Calgary
  • Royal Tyrell Museum
  • Heritage Park Historial Village
  • Canada Olympic Park
  • National Music Centre
  • Banff Gondola
Arrive in Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, a vibrant city in itself and centred around four UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park making it the perfect basecamp for adventure. Your arrival day is at your leisure. You may choose to venture up the Calgary Tower and enjoy dinner overlooking the city or maybe you'll have time to join one of the many Calgary Foodie Tours available in Kensington, Inglewood or the vibrant 17th Avenue. Our Destination experts can customize your arrival day to optimize your time.
Overnight: Calgary
Calgary - Drumheller

Hit the open road to the east of Calgary towards Drumheller. Drumheller is approximately 1.5-hour drive from Calgary and serves as a step back in time to the prehistoric era with its unique natural landscapes such as the Drumheller Hoodoos and Horsethief Canyon. Your day includes a visit to the Royall Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology which is home to more than 130,000 fossils. The Royall Tyrrell is an internationally recognized public and scientific museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of palaeontological history.
Overnight: Calgary
National Music Centre and Canada Olympic Park

Today stay local and enjoy some of the popular sights of the city. Studio Bell, The Home of the National Music Centre is 160,000 square-foot international hub for music in Canada and features five floors of exhibitions, three Canadian music halls of fame and multiple performance spaces. The award-winning architecture was inspired by instrument cases and the Western Canada Landscape. The neighbouring King Eddy is an exceptional live music venue and a great place to grab a bite to eat from its menu of Southern-soul inspired food. Today also includes admission to Canada Olympic Park, a short drive to the west side of Calgary. Canada Olympic Park was one of the key venues for the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. See the iconic ski jump tower and a stunning view of the Calgary city skyline to the east and the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the west. Your evening is for you to enjoy at your own leisure, you might choose to visit one of the many craft breweries throughout Calgary, enjoy some live music or dine at one of the many local restaurants.
Overnight: Calgary
Banff National Park

This morning, rise early, make the most of your day in the mountains and drive west towards Banff National Park. Banff National Park is a year-round destination known for its world-class skiing and over 1,600km of maintained trails for hiking, biking or horseback riding. The town of Banff has many boutiques and restaurants to explore nestled within the towering peaks of Mount Rundle and Cascade Mountain. Your package includes an adventure at the top of Sulphur Mountain onboard the Banff Gondola, the views from the top are breathtaking looking towards six stunning mountain ranges and the Bow Valley. Walk along the Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk to the top of Sanson's Peak. Explore the Above Banff interpretive centre which includes hands-on interactive displays that explain your surroundings within Banff National Park. If time allows we suggest dining in Sky Bistro with its floor to ceiling windows and spectacular views where you can savour a distinctly Canadian menu. Take a drive to Vermillion lakes where on a calm day it is the picture-perfect opportunity to capture the reflection of the iconic Mount Rundle. There are a number of small hikes to consider during your day trips, such as Tunnel Mountain which is accessible right from downtown Banff, a stroll by Bow Falls, a small walkout to the Hoodoos or even adventure to Johnston's Canyon on a paved hiking trail to the lower or upper falls. You might choose to dine before returning to Calgary or stopping partway in Canmore, another small town nestled in the mountains.
Overnight: Calgary
Depart Calgary

Today, before you depart Calgary, discover the Canadian Signature Experience - Heritage Park Historical Village. During the summer months, you can experience a paddlewheel boat, steam train, midway and horse-drawn wagon rides as you step back in time in this living history village. Year-round discover the impressive collection of antique vehicles at Gasoline Alley Museum or dine and explore the Heritage Town Square and gift shops.
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All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* * This itinerary is an independent package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.

Pricing is based on per person. (does not include applicable taxes)

Single, triple and family pricing is available on request.

The above pricing and itinerary is subject to seasonal surcharges and operational dates for the suppliers.

Please contact our office for updated pricing and itinerary for your specific travel date.

Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.

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  • 4 nights of accommodation
  • 5 days car rental
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable


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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your


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These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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These travel experiences are fully customizable to better fit your needs. Every itinerary is created based on your comfort level, accommodation choices, and personal interests. Whether you are looking for a rail adventure, self drive holiday, unique experiences, or a short city stay our team will work with you on combining accommodation, transportation, and activities based on your preferences to create the perfect itinerary for you.

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