Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Arrive Calgary, Canada
Arrive in Calgary, where you are met and privately transferred to your luxurious accommodations in Banff. Located in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, your historic hotel is styled after a Scottish Baronial castle and known as the “Castle in the Rockies.” Bordered on all sides by wilderness, Banff is a resort community surrounded by spectacular nature, home to roaming deer, elk and other wildlife.
Banff | Hoodoos & Hot Springs
Privately explore the sights in and around the Banff area, with the option to visit Bow Falls, Tunnel Mountain Drive and the Banff town site; walk to the famous Hoodoo sandstone formations or around massive Minnewanka Lake; or soak in the Banff Upper Hot Springs.
Banff | A Day at Leisure
Enjoy a full day at leisure, free to relax, wander through the town of Banff or enjoy one of many activities available, including golf, hiking and horseback riding with majestic wilderness as the backdrop.
Jasper | Exploring by Helicopter
Today’s drive to Jasper is a highlight in itself. Roll along the scenic Columbia Icefields Parkway, making stops at Bow Lake. Here, see the headwaters of the mighty Bow River and get a close look at stunning Crowfoot Glacier. This afternoon, embark on the ultimate shared helicopter adventure, soaring some 9,000 feet over Cline Pass. Take in views of the spectacular Cline, Lion and Lioness glaciers, as well as a breathtaking 900-foot waterfall flowing from two aqua green lakes. Touch down to enjoy an exploratory walk or hike. After lunch, fly back to the heli-base.
Jasper | Cruising Maligne Lake
Venture into nature again, as you search for wildlife in spectacular Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set out on walks to shimmering lakes, dramatic canyons and waterfalls, culminating in an interpretive shared boat cruise on world-famous Maligne Lake. Ply its vibrant blue, glacier-fed waters, gliding past mighty peaks, and keeping watch for eagles and bears.
Jasper | Private Photo Safari
Set out on a private wildlife eco-tour through the park in a custom-built vehicle ideal for photography. Enjoy an exceptional opportunity to photograph some of the park’s best scenery. Depending on the season, expect to see black bears, bighorn sheep, bald eagles and other denizens of this spectacular country.
Lake Louise | Luxury in the Wilderness
Revel in the breathtaking scenery as you travel back along the Icefields Parkway to Lake Louise, Canada’s “Diamond in the Wilderness.” The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Lake Louise | Yoho National Park
Visit the iconic Valley of the Ten Peaks to take in the grandeur of Moraine Lake, one of the Rockies’ most stunning glacier-fed lakes. Continue on to British Columbia's Yoho National Park for breathtaking views of the park's cascading waterfalls and awe-inspiring mountain tunnels. Then walk to the base of majestic Takkakaw Falls. Towering some 984 feet, it is one of Canada's highest waterfalls. Finally, visit Emerald Lake, so called for its vibrant green color. Here, marvel at panoramic views of Mt Stephen and Mt Field.
After breakfast, privately transfer to Calgary International Airport for your departing flight.