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7 DAY ALBERTA ADVENTURER

CODE
7DAA
STARTING FROM
$1,680 USD
PLACES VISITED
Calgary, Edmonton, Banff, Jasper
ALBERTA TOUR
Spend an unforgettable week in Alberta, while immersing yourself in the best adventures the province has to offer. Conquer the mountain rivers by raft with a professional guide, test your nerves at great heights on a Via Ferrata at the top of Mount Norquay. Enjoy some alternative modes of transport such as a motorcycle side-car tour through the mountain roads of jasper, a horseback ride along the Bow River in Banff or a Segway tour along Edmonton's river valley.
Start Location: Calgary End Location: Edmonton
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Horseback Riding Excursion
  • 2 White Water Rafting Excursions
  • Via Ferrata Hike in Banff
  • Motorcycle Sidecar Tour of Jasper
  • Segway Tour in Edmonton
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, the largest city in the western Canadian province of Alberta. While you are here to experience the bucket list adventure experience of travelling through the breath-taking Canadian Rockies, take some time to explore the award-winning architectural masterpiece of Calgary’s Public Library, walk along the scenic Bow Valley River pathways or experience the buzz of downtown Stephen Avenue with its stores and restaurants. Calgary’s dining scene is incredibly diverse and absolutely the best in western Canada. Pick up your car rental which includes unlimited km, LDW insurance and third party liability.
Overnight: Calgary
Day 2: Calgary - Canmore - Banff

Drive to Canmore for your first day of excitement. Begin your adventure day with a magical 2 hour guided trail ride along the Bow, Kananaskis or Elbow River Valleys, with the backdrop of the Rockies. Enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch overlooking the scenic river landscape! After lunch participants meet for an exciting afternoon for your rafting adventure. Spend 2-2.5 hours on the river surfing, splashing, playing games with water canons and paddling through the rapids on a professionally guided raft. After your adventures, continue on to Banff and check in your accommodation for 2 nights. The town of Banff is a spirited place and you are surrounded by strikingly beautiful and rugged mountains that seem to burst straight out of the ground. The town site of Banff covers almost 4 sq. kms. and is at an elevation of 1,383 mtrs (4,537 feet), making it the highest town in Canada. Banff is flanked on all sides by towering mountains, including Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay, and Cascade Mountain. You may see a herd of elk wandering down the main street during your early morning walk. The lively streets of downtown are lined with top-class restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as a vibrant range of art galleries and museums
Overnight: Banff
Day 3: Banff Via Feratta Hike

Today you'll enjoy a half day Via Ferrata route at the top of Mount Norquay. This is an assisted climbing experience up ladders, across suspension bridges high above the town of Banff. The epic views and mountain vistas will surround you while you make a safe and secure journey along the route. You'll be attached by a harness that is always attached to the steel cable pathway.
Overnight: Banff
Day 4: Banff - Lake Louise - Jasper

This morning drive along the famous Bow Valley Parkway, where wildlife sightings of caribou, elk, and occasionally, bears, are common so keep your cameras handy. At Lake Louise you can stop for a short stroll along the shores, you might even want to stop for a small hike in Johnston Canyon on route too. Continue onwards to Jasper travelling through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, drive along the famous Icefields Parkway which has been voted one of the most spectacular drives in the world. You will see for yourself why this mountain road that boasts a unique landscape rich in history and natural beauty second to none is so famous. At the summit of Bow Pass, take a quick side tour to see the turquoise blue waters of Peyto Lake and the beauty of the Mistaya River Valley below. And later arrive at the famous Columbia Icefield. You can also choose to add-on a ride on an Ice Explorer at the Columbia Icefield for an additional cost or its a great place for a rest stop and to overlook the glacier. Finally, at the end of this exciting day, you can see the powerful Athabasca Falls before arriving at the charming town of Jasper, your home for the next two nights.
Overnight: Jasper
Day 5: Jasper Activities

Start your day by taking on some of the most picturesque rapids in the world. Jasper's Whitewater Rafting Co. is both Canada's newest and oldest white water adventure company. Established in 1971 it was recently purchased by long time employees. This company has a strong tradition of providing safe, fun and informative rafting trips for all generations of your family. This run (approximately 12 km) contains numerous Class Two white water rapids. Beginning at the base of the Athabasca Falls, the paddler is challenged by rapids and enchanted by magnificent scenery in a canyon setting. Equipment provided: National park licensed guides, wet suits, life jackets, paddle jackets, neoprene booties. Wind pants, touques, neoprene mitts are available for inclement weather. In the afternoon enjoy a guided trip of jasper in a motorcycle side car. Experience a chauffeured motorcycle sidecar tour that is a thrill and adventure for all ages. Tour the open road in the great outdoors of the Canadian Rockies; fresh clean mountain air, the wind on your face, unobstructed views of amazing wildlife, and breathtaking scenery around every bend. Cruise by raging rivers, beautiful lakes, powerful waterfalls, ancient glaciers, majestic mountain peaks and to world famous destinations.
Overnight: Jasper
Day 6: Jasper - Edmonton

Drive onwards to the Capital of Alberta, Edmonton. A unique, easy to learn and relaxing way to discover Edmonton is to join our included Segway Tour along the quiet pathways of the River Valley. You will receive in-depth training from a Segway certified trainer who will go over the skill you need before heading out on your adventure. You will be surprised at the ease of operation these scooters that require no balance and no previous experience. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime as you ride through Edmonton's world-famous river valley.
Overnight: Edmonton
Day 7: Edmonton, Package ends

Your package ends this morning as you check out of your hotel. If you're driving you might take this opportunity to visit Elk Island National Park before heading home. If you want to extend your time in Edmonton further why not visit the Royal Alberta Museum or the Art Gallery of Alberta before departing (admissions costs are additional).
DATES & PRICES
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ACCOMMODATION
START PLACE
END PLACE
PRICE FROM
Moderate
Calgary
Edmonton
$1,680 USD
Superior
Calgary
Edmonton
$1,983 USD
Deluxe
Calgary
Edmonton
$2,491 USD
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 an 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.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 6 Nights of Accommodations
  • 7 Day Mid Size Car Rental
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

Why Take A Custom Tour?

Private & Customizable You can see what you want, when you want, how you want. A trip that's perfectly timed and well organized.
Unique Experience Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way. Can combine your trip with our group tours. Advice to help you get the most out of your trip.
Freedom to Explore Time to enjoy and take in each place. Add days in places you want to explore. Do only the activities you want to do.
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Unique Experiences Experiences that help you take in the region in a different way.
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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 tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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INDEPENDENT TRIPS

These tours are defined by their incomparably unique itineraries, featuring 'off the beaten path' destinations and immersive experiences. An intimate group size allows us to stay in smaller, centrally located, unique and boutique style inns, lodges and hotels, utilize traditional local transportation and dive deep into each destination's local culture and traditions.

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