We are getting out of the summer heat this August and heading northeast to some of the best-known mountain scenery on Earth! Our tour begins in Lubbock then we overnight in Durango, CO, Salt Lake City, Utah, Ontario, OR on our way to Seattle, WA for two nights. We have a step-on guide tour of the city, Pike's Market, the Space Needle and Garden & Glass planned while in Seattle. The next day we will ferry to Victoria, BC for a two-night stay on the harbor to see Butchart Gardens and enjoy a whale watching tour. Another ferry ride will then take us to Vancouver, BC where we walk across the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge! After overnighting in Kamloops, we will make our way to Jasper National Park for a tour and a cruise on Maligne Lake. The next morning is a drive along Columbia Icefield and a walk on the Athabasca Glacier! That afternoon we travel toward Banff with a stop at the breathtaking Lake Louise. We will enjoy a group dinner and overnight stay at the luxurious Fairmont Banff. Before leaving Banff the next day, we have a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain planned, where the Canadian Rockies are in full view! After an overnight in Calgary we then head to Great Falls, MT with a stop at Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump. From Great Falls we will overnight in Casper, Wy and Colorado Springs, Co on our way back to Lubbock. As with all of our tours, there will be surprise stops along our journey.
The cost is single: $5601 per person; double: $3953 per person and triple: $3391 per person. A $100 deposit PER PERSON reserves your space. A $2000 PER PERSON deposit is due no later than July 12, with the remaining balance due no later than Aug. 7. Cost includes transportation, lodging, breakfast each morning, all activities and dinner at the Fairmont Banff.
Activity level: medium to high