Canadian Rockies Signature

8 days from $7,571 pp*
  • Take in breathtaking views of Banff from the top of Sulphur Mountain.
  • Explore Cave and Basin National Historic Site by horseback.
  • Soar above the Columbia Icefield on a private helicopter ride.
  • Spend time in the UNESCO Heritage Site of Jasper.
  • Stay in a curated selection of premium and luxury accommodations.
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The Canadian Rockies beckon travelers with their rugged mountains, ancient glaciers and glistening lakes. Discover luxury in this extraordinary part of the world with unique experiences leaving you in awe of the natural beauty on offer. Witness the majesty of the Rockies from different perspectives as you explore the parks by land, air, and water on this bespoke tour.

Departing from Calgary, enjoy an exploration of Banff National Park with a private guide navigating you through some of the park’s most beautiful sights and providing knowledge on the local wildlife. Enjoy a bird’s eye view as you board a gondola to take you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for 360-degree views of the breathtaking Bow Valley. Slow down with a relaxing horseback ride through the Bow Valley alongside a specialized private guide telling tales of the trails and pointing out local wildlife. Travel to the fairytale-esque Lake Louise for some well-deserved time at leisure exploring this turquoise toned glacial lake before continuing north into Jasper. The road up to Jasper has become known as one of the world’s most beautiful drives, and you’ll soon see why as you take to the Columbia Icefields Parkway. Along the way, make a special stop at the Athabasca Glacier to board the behemoth Ice Explorer and get a closer look at the glacier. After walking on the glacier, see it from above on a private helicopter ride followed by a scenic hike. Upon arrival in UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jasper, settle into the charming Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Your adventure continues with a day of exploring this National Park’s canyons, mountains, lakes and spiritual islands. Watch as the Rocky Mountains give way to the Prairies en route to Edmonton for your departure. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Calgary to Banff
    Calgary to Banff
    • Private Transfer - Calgary - Banff [with Banff Tour & Wildlife Discovery, 10 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Activity - Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride (1 hr)
    • National Park Permit
  • Day 2 Banff
    Banff
    • National Park Permit
    • Private Tour - Bow River Horseback Ride (1 hr) - Private Instructor
    • At Leisure
  • Day 3 Banff to Lake Louise
    Banff to Lake Louise
    • National Park Permit
    • Private Transfer - Banff - Lake Louise [via Yoho National Park, 5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
  • Day 4 Lake Louise
    Lake Louise
    • National Park Permit
    • Lake Louise at Leisure
  • Day 5 Lake Louise to Jasper
    Lake Louise to Jasper
    • National Park Permit
    • Private Transfer - Lake Louise - Jasper [Columbia Icefield Parkway Tour, 10 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Private Tour - Icefields Helicopter Ride (1.5 hrs) - Helicopter/Pilot
    • Private Vehicle & Guide
  • Day 6 Jasper
    Jasper
    • National Park Permit
    • Private Tour - Discover Jasper (5.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    • Private Vehicle & Guide
  • Day 7 Jasper to Edmonton
    Jasper to Edmonton
    • National Park Permit
    • Private Transfer - Jasper - Edmonton [Afternoon, 5 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver-Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 8 Edmonton
    Edmonton
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Driver
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Day 1: Calgary - Banff

Meet your private driver and enjoy a transfer to Banff National Park today. The Town of Banff is a haven of culture and history, surrounded by a sea of untamed wilderness. This tour enriches your visit with stories of 11,000 years of history hidden in these rugged hills. Navigate a journey to some of the most important landmarks in the area. Stop at the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, reminiscent of a fairytale castle nestled into the Rocky Mountains. Venture further into a valley that has been eroded by glacier activity towards the rushing waters of the mighty and majestic Bow Falls. The picturesque glacial Lake Minnewanka is up next. Uncover the hidden mysteries of this lake as your private guide tells you shocking stories of its past. Finally, reach Surprise Corner, an aptly named view point that will leave you breathless as you gaze out at the stunning natural vista. This tour will have you venture down peaceful pine-scented trails as you utilize your guide’s expertise to learn about Banff’s wildlife habitat and behavior. Your tour concludes as your private driver drops you off at your hotel. 

Board a 4-person gondola car as you ascend Sulphur Mountain in a mere 8 minutes, reaching an elevation of 7,486 ft above sea level. Take in the sweeping majesty of the Bow Valley before you from the safety of the panoramic glass-enclosed car. On arrival at the summit, explore the innovation of the state-of-the-art visitors center, which boasts an interactive interpretive exhibit, multi-sensory theater, and a 360 rooftop observation deck offering fantastic views. 

 

Accommodation: Fairmont Banff Springs

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for more than 130 years. Guests will be able to indulge in unforgettable dining experiences at the hotel's spectacular restaurant. Just a short stroll from the hotel, guests will find themselves in picturesque downtown Banff surrounded by local galleries, museums and charming boutiques. This hide away in Banff is truly a place so magical you'll think you awoke in a storybook. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Sulphur Mountain Gondola
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Banff National Park
Banff National Park

Day 2: Banff

Enjoy awe-inspiring views of the majestic Rocky Mountains as you ride along the peaceful Bow River, home to an array of wildlife amid thick marshes and meadows. Ideal for first-time riders, this 1-hour trail passes by the Cave and Basin National Historic Site, one of the country's significant landmarks. The discovery of the site's thermal waters served as the birthplace of Canada's first national park. 

Take some time to yourself in the beautiful Banff National Park today. Spend your time at leisure exploring the charming townsite, taking in one of the area's cultural museums, or perhaps indulging in the revitalizing hot springs. A destination so rich in natural beauty, Banff has no shortage of enriching experiences.

Accommodation: Fairmont Banff Springs
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Horseback Riding in Banff
Horseback Riding in Banff

Day 3: Banff - Lake Louise

Meet your private driver-guide for a transfer to Lake Louise today, exploring the very best of Yoho National Park along the way. Translated from the Cree word for "awe", Yoho offers plenty of opportunities to discover its breathtaking beauty, embodied through its wild and natural snow-capped peaks, glistening waterfalls, glacial lakes, and just under 250 miles of hiking trails. Visit the engineering marvel of the Spiral Tunnels, their historic railway track almost camouflaged by the grandeur of the mountain. Composed of two immense figure-eight galleries, the Spiral Tunnels served as the early 20th-century solution to ascend the intimidatingly steep Kicking Horse Pass. Stop at the Natural Rock Bridge over the Kicking Horse River, its impressive rock formation sculpted by the once rushing waters of a former waterfall. Experience the stunning scenery and power of Emerald Lake, Yoho's largest lake, home to great Canadian wildlife and unique fauna due to its diverse micro-climates. Here, vivid emerald hues created by glacial melt-water shimmer from the water's surface as tiny wild orchids dot its shaded enclaves. Your last stop is the spectacular Takakkaw Falls, famous for being Canada’s second highest waterfall. Watch as its thundering waters plunge from over a height of 1,200 feet into the churning river waters below - truly a sight to behold. After a day of exploring Yoho's natural beauty, your adventure concludes with a private transfer to your accommodation in Lake Louise. 

Accommodation: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier, and a glistening emerald lake, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is truly an iconic landmark. Located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this beloved hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Step into the hotel's backyard and discover endless outdoor recreational activities. Guests will also be able to have a delectable gourmet experience in the hotel's on-site restaurant. Experience serenity from dawn to dusk with the most breathtaking mountain escape Banff National Park has to offer. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Yoho National Park
Yoho National Park
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Day 4: Lake Louise

Famous for its spectacular turquoise hues and dramatic mountain backdrop, Lake Louise is an incredible natural treasure awaiting your discovery. Spend some time at leisure admiring the lake's beauty from the comfort of your Lakeview Room, or venture outdoors to explore its exquisite waters. Hike along the lake, board a gondola or canoe, or simply prepare your camera for stunning photos of Lake Louise Glacier. 

Accommodation: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Day 5: Lake Louise - Jasper

Meet your private driver-guide and sit back to enjoy the ride along the Columbia Icefields Parkway, one of the world’s most stunning scenic drives. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife at the edges of the forest. Dig into a hearty mountain picnic and take a photo stop at Bow Lake, one of the largest glacier-fed lakes in Banff National Park, against the backdrop of the Crowfoot Glacier. Visit Waterfowl Lake, a stunning glacier lake set against Mt. Chephren. Upon arrival at the Columbia Icefield, climb aboard the Ice Explorer, a six-wheeled behemoth of a vehicle, and drive across the surface of this glittering sheet of ice. Quench your thirst with a drink of pure, cold water straight from the glacier. Get back on road and head to the glass floor Glacier Skywalk, hanging from the edge of the Sunwapta Valley at 918 feet, for unparalleled views of the canyon below and mountains around you. Conclude at your Jasper hotel. 

An experience ideal for the true romantic, soar the skies in a private 20-minute helicopter flight above the incredible Rocky Mountains. You’ll lift off to a spectacular view of Abraham Lake, Alberta's largest reservoir, gliding at a cool 9,000 ft over Cline Pass. Enjoy sights of the rich natural beauty, glaciers, and waterfalls below you. Once you land, you'll enjoy a one hour scenic mountain hike led by a knowledgeable guide. Indulge in sparkling wine and a decadent dessert to add a touch of luxury to your excursion.

Accommodation: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is nestled between captivating mountains and enchanting lakes and provides a unique Rocky Mountain experience. This incredible property is a 700 acre year-round mountain resort which wraps around the shores of the pristine lake "Lac Beauvert" and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The Jasper resort's charming village of cedar chalets and signature cabins all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment of the hotel in Jasper National Park. Guests can sample local cuisine from the resort's award-winning restaurants. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is the perfect setting to relax in after a day of adventure among the soaring peaks and rugged pine forests of the Rocky Mountains. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Helicopter
Helicopter
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Columbia Icefield Parkway
Columbia Icefield Parkway

Day 6: Jasper

Set out with your private driver-guide to explore the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Jasper, located in the Athabasca Valley of Jasper National Park. After a private transfer whisks you from your hotel, set off to explore outstanding mountain scenery and the spectacular natural treasures of Canada’s largest national park. Stand above the massive walls of Maligne Canyon for stunning views of rushing waterfalls. Further on, learn about the "disappearing" Medicine Lake, an anomaly of nature where the lake's water appears to vanish season to season due to a unique underground drainage system. Next, it's on to beautiful Maligne Lake with its azure waters shimmering as snow-capped mountain peaks form a ring around it. From here, board a 90-minute boat cruise to Spirit Island, a world-famous destination and one of the most photographed sites in Canada. Enjoy a panoramic tour across the crystal waters of magical Maligne Lake, fed by the glaciers of Jasper National Park, gliding past jagged mountain peaks from the comforts of an enclosed vessel. Watch as the water begins to transform into a vibrant emerald due to the presence of glacier-fed rock flour. Spirit Island offers ideal photo opportunities, and your knowledgeable guide will share insights on the area's history and geology. Your tour concludes with a private transfer back to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Maligne Lake
Maligne Lake

Day 7: Jasper - Edmonton

Watch as the mountains give way to the prairies while you enjoy a private transfer to Edmonton today. 

Accommodation: Union Bank Inn

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, a few minutes walk to some of the city’s famous landmarks, the Union Bank Inn charms guests with its well-appointed accommodations and modern amenities. Each beautifully outfitted guestroom features a warm refreshing color palette and contemporary décor. This hotel’s cuisine combines classy and casual bistro dishes as well as proudly serving sustainable Ocean Wise certified seafood. Union Bank Inn’s stylish one-of-a-kind designs, and hospitable staff make your holiday one for the books!

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Union Bank Inn
Union Bank Inn
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Dining
Dining

Day 8: Edmonton

Meet your private driver for a transfer to Edmonton International Airport today. 

Accommodation: Depart ( )

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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Fairmont Banff Springs : Banff

Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality to guests for more than 130 years. Guests will be able to indulge in unforgettable dining experiences at the hotel's spectacular restaurant. Just a short stroll from the hotel, guests will find themselves in picturesque downtown Banff surrounded by local galleries, museums and charming boutiques. This hide away in Banff is truly a place so magical you'll think you awoke in a storybook. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  The Fairmont Banff Springs Resort
The Fairmont Banff Springs Resort

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise : Lake Louise

Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier, and a glistening emerald lake, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is truly an iconic landmark. Located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this beloved hotel is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism. Step into the hotel's backyard and discover endless outdoor recreational activities. Guests will also be able to have a delectable gourmet experience in the hotel's on-site restaurant. Experience serenity from dawn to dusk with the most breathtaking mountain escape Banff National Park has to offer. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge : Jasper

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is nestled between captivating mountains and enchanting lakes and provides a unique Rocky Mountain experience. This incredible property is a 700 acre year-round mountain resort which wraps around the shores of the pristine lake "Lac Beauvert" and Canada's #1 Golf Resort Course. The Jasper resort's charming village of cedar chalets and signature cabins all connected by picturesque paths, offer guests unique access to explore the natural environment of the hotel in Jasper National Park. Guests can sample local cuisine from the resort's award-winning restaurants. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is the perfect setting to relax in after a day of adventure among the soaring peaks and rugged pine forests of the Rocky Mountains. 

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Union Bank Inn: Edmonton

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, a few minutes walk to some of the city’s famous landmarks, the Union Bank Inn charms guests with its well-appointed accommodations and modern amenities. Each beautifully outfitted guestroom features a warm refreshing color palette and contemporary décor. This hotel’s cuisine combines classy and casual bistro dishes as well as proudly serving sustainable Ocean Wise certified seafood. Union Bank Inn’s stylish one-of-a-kind designs, and hospitable staff make your holiday one for the books!

Canadian Rockies Signature Tours 2020 - 2021 -  Union Bank Inn
Union Bank Inn

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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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