Take advantage of last minute specials at the Fairmont hotels in the Canadian Rockies. See our suggested last-minute luxury holiday package below:
Suggested itinerary (can be customised):
TUE SEP 22
Arrive 09:50am. Pick-up car rental and GyPSy guide and drive to Banff (~1.5 hours)
Explore Banff townsite using your GYPSY guide. Banff gondola included. After the Banff gondola, soak in the Banff Hot Springs (located beside the Banff Gondola).
WED SEP 23
Banff to Lake Louise. Drive along the old highway stopping at Johnston Canyon. Hike up to the upper falls at Johnston Canyon. From Johnston Canyon, continue onto Lake Louise gondola. Enjoy a buffet lunch and take the gondola or chair lift up to the interpretive centre. In the afternoon, drive to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. If you have time, hike up to the tea house and up further to the big beehive for great views of the lake. Trail head is at the Chateau Lake Louise. Canoes can be rented on the Lake for about $30 per hour.
THU SEP 24
Enjoy a 3-hour horseback ride along the Bow River. The afternoon is free for you to explore the many trails around Banff.
FRI SEP 25
Explore Yoho National Park. Take the trans-Canada highway to Yoho National Park. Stops include spiral tunnels, Takakakaw falls and Emerald Lake. Lunch at Emerald Lake. Take a leisurely drive back stopping at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake if you didn’t have time on Wednesday.
SAT SEP 26
Drive to Jasper along spectacular Icefields Parkway. Your GYPSY guide will point out all the sights. Take the snowcoach onto the Athabasca Glacier (included). Continue onto Jasper.
SUN SEP 27
Take the Jasper Tramway up Whistler Mountain. Soak in the Miette hot springs.
MON SEP 28
Explore Jasper area on your own using your GYPSY guide. Many trails to explore.
TUE SEP 29
Jasper to Lake Louise. Take your time as the scenery is just as spectacular coming back.
Overnight Lake Louise.
WED SEP 30
Morning – Canoe on Lake Louise or head to Banff. Take time to relax. Drive to Calgary YYC (approx. 1.5 hours from Banff, 2 hours from Lake Louise) – flight departs at 18:00.
Package for 2 adults includes:
– 3+1 FREE nights Banff Springs Hotel:
FAIRMONT QUEEN – CLASSIC ACCOMMODATION LOCATED THROUGHOUT RESORT WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS, APPROX 250 SQ FT
– 2+1 FREE nights Jasper Park Lodge:
FAIRMONT QUEEN – LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY, PATIO, CABIN VIEW, APPROX 275 SQ FT
– 1 night Chateau Lake Louise:
FAIRMONT QUEEN HILLSIDE VIEW, COZY ACCOMMODATION – 165 SQ FT
– 9-day car rental with UNLIMITED Kms (Toyota Matrix or similar)
– 9-day GyPSy guide rental
– Banff Gondola
– Lake Louise – buffet lunch and sightseeing gondola
– 3-hour horseback ride (THU SEP 24 – 9am)
– Snowcoach onto Athabasca glacier
– Jasper Tramway
Total Discounted Package Price for 2 adults: CDN$2,788 ($1,394 per person). This rate includes all taxes and is what you would pay.
To book, contact rocky-peak Holidays direct. Rates and availability are subject to change.