Perhaps it’s the diverse and hospitable population, or the surrounding landscapes that are the epitome of breathtaking, or maybe it’s the fact that Calgary gets more days of sunshine per year than any other Canadian city; whatever the reason, the minute you step foot in it, you’ll know why visitors fall in love with “The Heart of the New West.”
With the breathtaking Rocky Mountains as its backdrop and the wooden houses of the surrounding area that recall its pioneering origins, the chic urban city of Calgary seems almost too good to exist. Spend your days exploring the area’s many attractions including a vibrant arts community, unique boutiques and antique stores, and the many cafes that offer freshly baked goodies. Spend your evenings relaxing in accommodations that offer distinctive amenities in elegant surroundings.
With your private guide and driver enjoy a tour of Calgary’s executive homes, from those built at the turn of the century to modern ranch style homes in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Continue on to the Royal Tyrrell Museum, world renowned for its work in palaeontology, and behold the 40 mounted dinosaur skeletons and over 125,000 fossil specimens. Drive the Hoodoo Trail to see Hoodoos, 5 to 7 meter sandstone pillars that stand on a base of shale capped by a large stone. And, just when you think you’ve seen unrivaled natural beauty, make your way to the Alberta foothills to gaze upon the wild horses of the region, a sight so thrilling you’ll never forget it.
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Includes airport transfer with luxury vehicle and professional driver.
Depart for your tour by private vehicle and driver/guide. You will be taken on a tour of Calgary's executive homes from those built at the turn to the century to modern ranch style homes in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Original homesteads of Calgary city founders are included and you will be taken to those with spectacular city and mountain views. Time permitting, a stop for lunch can de done at the historic Lougheed House.
Depart for your tour by private vehicle and driver/guide. This beguiling hamlet is located only 45 minutes from Calgary and attracts many visitors, who come for the vibrant arts community, unique shopping opportunities for antiques, quilts and home decor, plus freshly baked pies and gorgeous scenery. Many choose to pack a picnic and head to nearby Elbow Falls, where the Elbow River collides with the rocky slopes of the mountains to form an amazing natural spectacle.
Depart for your tour by private vehicle and driver/guide. East of Calgary, visit the Royal Tyrrell Museum, world renowned for its work in palaeontology. The museum has 40 mounted dinosaur skeletons and over 125,000 fossil specimens plus many interactive displays. Experience the Canadian Badlands with their hoodoos where dinosaurs once roamed. Look into Horsethief Canyon to see lunar-like coulees and ancient bones. We'll drive the Hoodoo Trail to see Hoodoos, 5 to 7 metre sandstone pillars that stand on a base of shale capped by a large stone. And maybe a side trip to the Rosedale Suspension Bridge across the Red Deer River.
Depart for your tour by private vehicle and driver/guide to the Alberta foothills to gaze upon the wild horses of the region. Wild horses are believed to have been brought to Alberta by the Blackfoot Indians in the 17th century. Today, they still roam parts of the Alberta foothills. Anyone lucky enough to see them will never forget the experience.
The Fairmont Palliser is located in the heart of Calgary, is a historical landmark and offers distinctive accommodation in elegant surroundings. Each of the 405 guest room accomodations at The Fairmont Palliser are luxuriously decorated and elegantly appointed. All guest rooms are equipped with the latest business amenities including High Speed Internet Access and entertainment features such as in-room movies. Superb culinary adventures await you in the relaxed elegance and casual atmosphere of their dining room. Their magnificent fully-equipped Health Club offers the exercise equipment you need to work out and the facilities you need to relax.
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