Alberta Badlands Trip
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$1,606 USD
Calgary, Edmonton, Jasper, Banff
This itinerary explores very diverse scenery, from the majestic snow-capped mountains of the Canadian Rockies, to the prairie lands of Alberta and the unique coulee landscapes and hoodoo rock formations in the Badlands.
Start Location: Calgary End Location: Calgary
  • Calgary Tower elevation pass
  • Half day horseback-riding
  • BBQ lunch
  • White water rafting
  • Sulphur Mountain Gondola in Banff
  • Evening wildlife safari
  • Ice Explorer ride
  • Glacier Skywalk
  • Maligne Lake cruise
  • Afternoon float trip
  • One hour guided segway ride
  • West Edmonton Mall attractions pass
Day 1: Calgary

On arrival into Calgary we have included a Calgary Tower elevation pass.
Overnight: Calgary
Day 2: Calgary - Kananaskis - Banff (1½ hours)

Follow Highway 1 to Kananaskis where you will explore the mountain ranges on a horseback ride, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch and join a professional guide for a raft down the Kananaskis River before continuing on to the township of Banff.
Overnight: Banff
Day 3: Banff sightseeing

Explore many places of interest including the Cave and Basin National Historic site and the Banff Gondola, where you will see a panoramic view of the Bow Valley. This evening join a guided wildlife safari.
Overnight: Banff
Day 4: Banff -Lake Louise - Jasper (4 hours)

Drive along one of the world's greatest mountain highways. The Columbia Icefield Parkway offers outstanding view points and wildlife observation. At the mighty Columbia Icefield we have included an Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier and a Glacier Sky Walk pass.
Overnight: Jasper
Day 5: Jasper sightseeing

Visit Maligne Canyon and glacier-fed Maligne Lake, here you will take a cruise to Spirit Island. In the afternoon enjoy a leisurely float trip down the Athabasca River.
Overnight: Jasper
Day 6: Jasper - Edmonton (4 hours)

Leave the Rockies behind and travel to the capital of Alberta, experience first hand North America's largest urban parkland and the continent's largest shopping and entertainment centre, West Edmonton Mall.
Overnight: Edmonton
Day 7: Edmonton

Join a guided 1 hour segway tour along the scenic River Valley, before heading out to West Edmonton Mall for exclusive shopping and entertainment. We have included an activity pass allowing entrance to the Water Park or Galaxyland and other attractions.
Overnight: Edmonton
Day 8: Edmonton - Drumheller - Calgary (4½ hours)

Travel south to Drumheller, located in the Alberta Badlands, with a surreal landscape of sunbaked hills, lunar flats dotted with sagebrush and deep canyons. Visit the Royal Tyrell Museum of Paleontology, one of North America's great natural museums before returning to Calgary.
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All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* (does not include applicable taxes)

This itinerary is a self-drive 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.
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 8 day mid-size car rental including unlimited kilometres (special conditions apply)
  • Sightseeing and attractions as listed
  • 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

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Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

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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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