Spirit Island boat cruise, Maligne Lake
Spirit Island boat cruise, Maligne Lake
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Rockies horseback tour, Banff National Park
Rockies horseback tour, Banff National Park
Banff, Alberta
Banff, Alberta
The Rocky Mountaineer train
The Rocky Mountaineer train
The Icefields Parkway, the Canadian Rockies
The Icefields Parkway, the Canadian Rockies

Alberta Vacations and Tours

Soaring mountains, emerald lakes and sprawling prairie vistas punctuate Alberta's vast and beautiful landscape. Dusted with sparkling snow during the winter months and lush greenery in the summer, Alberta is a year-round travel destination.

Take in breathtaking views of the snow-capped Canadian Rockies as you wind through pristine forest passageways aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train. Marvel at picturesque Lake Louise from the grand windows of the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. See modern-day cowboys challenge the might of horses, bulls and steers during the Calgary Stampede.

There is so much to explore and discover when travelling Alberta. Choose one of the thoughtfully planned vacation packages below or customize an existing trip with your favourite activities.

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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation
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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation

12

days

starting fromUS $3,587per person

 

Discover the beauty of Canada's West at your own pace – begin in the Rockies, a world of stunning mountains, emerald lakes, and fresh air. Journey on to BC's arid Wine Country, then, just as you think it can't get any better, you move on to Vancouver... read more

from US $3,587 to US $5,612 per person

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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation

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12 days / 11 nights starting from US $3,587 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Two trip lengths to suit your preferences and schedule
  • Adventure-packed trip from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Rim
  • Unique sightseeing opportunities by helicopter and floatplane
  • Your choice of activities, catered to your interests
  • Glaciers, lakes, rainforests, rugged coastlines, and a taste of Vancouver
Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Canadian Rockies by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $3,883per person

Discover why this is our all-time favorite railway adventure! The trip begins by experiencing the art, culture and cuisine of Vancouver. Afterwards, journey by rail through the lush B.C. Interior as you make your way to the Rocky Mountain town of Jasper.... read more

from US $3,883 to US $7,502 per person

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Canadian Rockies by Rail

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $3,883 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Scenic 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Spending 5 days in the Canadian Rockies
  • Your choice of activities, catered to your interests
  • Stunning Lake Louise and a stay at the Chateau Lake Louise
  • Glaciers, lakes, forests and wildlife
  • Photographic opportunities along the way
Essential Rockies by Train
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Essential Rockies by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $3,249per person

This is the quintessential getaway to the stunning Canadian Rockies – a journey that will take you from Vancouver to Calgary (or vice versa) and show you the best scenery the rugged mountains have to offer. Relax on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer... read more

from US $3,249 to US $5,915 per person

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Essential Rockies by Train

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $3,249 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Small tour groups, offering an intimate and personal experience
  • Travel through the spectacular mountain landscapes on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • See breathtaking views, from glaciers to waterfalls to wildlife
  • Take a sightseeing tour and discover the highlights of Banff
Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey
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Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey

8

days

starting fromUS $4,475per person

Take an 8-day voyage through the most impressive scenery of Western Canada on this unforgettable train journey. Sleep in comfort in your private train cabin as you head into the Canadian Rockies. Watch the enormous mountains come into view in the early... read more

from US $4,475 to US $7,984 per person

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Ultimate Canadian Rockies Rail Journey

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,475 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Enjoy the luxurious facilities of the VIA Rail train, from gourmet meals to your comfortable private cabin
  • Take the famous two-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • See the glaciers and mountains of the Icefields Parkway
  • Stay at elegant and stylish Chateau Lake Louise
  • Discover superb photo opportunities while viewing the best of Banff and Jasper National Parks
Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise
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Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $5,990per person

Explore both the Canadian Rockies and the Alaska Inside Passage on this thrilling 15-day adventure that blends both a rail excursion and a cruise. Admire the shimmering Lake Louise, experience the rushing waters at Hell's Gate and take in awe-evoking... read more

from US $5,990 to US $10,238 per person

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Canadian Rockies by Rail with Alaska Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $5,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Five days in the breathtaking Canadian Rocky Mountains
  • The stunning two day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Exploring Jasper and Banff National Parks in small and intimate group tours
  • Seven day Alaskan cruise onboard Holland America’s luxurious ship
  • Cruising along the famous Inside Passage and visiting Glacier Bay
  • Freedom to pick the tour options you want
Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

9

days

starting fromUS $4,475per person

If you are day-dreaming about the gorgeous mountain landscapes of the Canadian Rockies, this trip is perfect for you. Start in the vibrant city of Vancouver and then travel by rail past majestic peaks to the town of Whistler – an alpine resort surrounded... read more

from US $4,475 to US $8,266 per person

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Discover Whistler and the Canadian Rockies by Rail

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9 days / 8 nights starting from US $4,475 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Take an unforgettable two and a half day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey
  • Set foot on an incredible glacier millions of years old
  • Travel along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic roads in the world
  • Visit the charming mountain towns of Whistler, Jasper and Banff
  • Tour groups are small and intimate for a more personal experience
Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Small Ship Cruise
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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Small Ship Cruise

15

days

starting fromUS $8,255per person

Enjoy a perfect balance of adventure, luxury, wildlife and wilderness on this 15-day Rockies rail and Alaska small ship cruise vacation. Marvel at the beauty of iconic Lake Louise, before a luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train journey to Vancouver. Travel... read more

from US $8,255 to US $13,365 per person

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Essential Rockies by Rail with Alaskan Small Ship Cruise

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $8,255 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Stunning 2-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer train
  • Choice of adventures in the Canadian Rockies
  • Beautiful Vancouver
  • Enjoying 7 days of luxury aboard the 84 guest Safari Endeavor or SS Legacy cruise ship
  • Whale watching, glacier viewing, kayaking, beach combing and wilderness hikes in Alaska
  • Team of expert guides, hosts, and activity coordinators on your cruise
Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train
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Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train

12

days

starting fromUS $5,799per person

This tour allows you to not only experience the different rail journeys onboard the Rocky Mountaineer train but also see all of the Canadian Rockies and the British Columbia's beautiful interior. Experience the best of the Rocky Mountaineer as you travel... read more

from US $5,799 to US $10,151 per person

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Circle the Canadian Rockies by Train

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12 days / 11 nights starting from US $5,799 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing Vancouver, Whistler, Banff and Jasper
  • 5 days onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Exploring Banff and Jasper National Parks
  • The views from the Whistler Peak 2 Peak and Banff Gondola
  • Sightseeing along the Icefields Parkway
  • Wide range of hand-picked activities and tours to choose from
Rockies Family Train Adventure
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Rockies Family Train Adventure

8

days

starting fromUS $4,999per person

 

Make memories with your family as you discover the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, from the West Coast to Rocky Mountains. Experience Vancouver's family friendly, active lifestyle, then travel onboard VIA Rail's Canadian train to Jasper and Banff National... read more

from US $4,999 to US $5,399 per person

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Rockies Family Train Adventure

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,999 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Take an overnight rail journey on the iconic “Canadian Train”
  • View the stunning glaciers of the Icefields Parkway up close!
  • Unique mountain lodge and family style accommodation in the Rockies
  • Choice of tour options to design your own adventure through the Rockies
  • Superb photo opportunities and bonding experiences with your family
Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies
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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies

15

days

starting fromUS $7,699per person

 

On this trip, explore the alpine treasures of the Canadian Rockies before traveling train through Northern British Columbia. Then, experience the raw, mystical beauty Haida Gwaii Islands. Stunning scenery, First Nations culture, abundant wildlife, and... read more

from US $7,699 to US $8,689 per person

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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $7,699 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Two days on the comfortable Skeena Train by VIA Rail
  • Taking a float plane over Hecate Strait
  • Exploring Haida Gwaii and the stunning Rocky Mountains
  • Exploring the totems of remote K’uuna Llnagaay by zodiac
  • Staying at the scenic Emerald Lake Lodge
  • Wildlife of the Pacific North West and Rocky Mountains
Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail
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Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail

8

days

starting fromUS $6,188per person

 

Escape the big cities and travel by rail through dense forest, alongside turquoise lakes and high up mountain ridges. The refined experience of luxury train travel is complete comfort combined with unbelievable panoramic views of the beauty of the Canadian... read more

from US $6,188 to US $7,517 per person

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Canadian Rockies Golf and Spa by Rail

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $6,188 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Rocky Mountaineer’s scenic 3-day rail journey
  • Choose from rounds of Golf in Whistler, Jasper and Banff or 3 revitalizing and relaxing Spa - sessions or both
  • Enjoy the spectacular Canadian Rockies
Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise
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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage...

21

days

starting fromUS $6,668per person

This amazing nature adventure takes in the best that Alberta, British Columbia and Alaska have to offer by land and by sea. From the snow-capped peaks of the majestic Rockies to the stunning wilds of Alaska's Inside Passage, you will spend 21 days in... read more

from US $6,668 to US $13,520 per person

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Circle the Rockies by Train with Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $6,668 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Cruise the famous Inside Passage of Alaska on the luxurious Holland America line
  • See Glacier Bay and watch the incredible sheets of ice calving
  • Take the stunning Rocky Mountaineer train journey and admire the amazing peaks
  • Explore Jasper and Banff National Parks
Wintertime in the Canadian Rockies by Rail
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Wintertime in the Canadian Rockies by Rail

14

days

starting fromUS $4,199per person

On this two week vacation, see the coastal vistas and winter gardens of Vancouver and Victoria, before traveling first class on a romantic train journey through silent, snow covered forests. The Canadian Rockies will be at their best - snow-covered and... read more

from US $4,199 to US $10,799 per person

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Wintertime in the Canadian Rockies by Rail

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14 days / 13 nights starting from US $4,199 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing the majestic Canadian Rockies covered in snow
  • Sleeping on the train
  • Exploring Vancouver, Victoria, Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff
  • Luxurious resorts and lodges
  • Sightseeing with small groups
  • Wildlife spotting and helicopter excursion
  • You choose the pace of your activities
Best of The Rockies and West Coast Family Adventure
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Best of The Rockies and West Coast Family Adventure

16

days

starting fromUS $5,090per person

For the 'kids' aged 7 to 70, this is the ultimate self-drive adventure, and for Mom and Dad there is plenty of time to relax in wonderful wilderness lodges, enjoy the cosmopolitan delights of Vancouver, Calgary and the small-town resorts of Banff, Jasper,... read more

from US $5,090 to US $5,788 per person

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Best of The Rockies and West Coast Family Adventure

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $5,090 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Kananaskis River white water rafting
  • Lake Louise Cowboy guided trail ride
  • Ice Explorer glacier ride
  • Spirit Island Cruise on Maligne Lake
  • Jasper wildlife tour
  • Wells Grey tour with canoe paddle and hike
  • Ziplining in the forest canopy
  • Whale watching in Tofino
  • Rustic lodge at Long Beach with sea kayaking the coastal fringe
  • Hiking the West Coast rain forest
Canadian Rockies Heli-hiking Explorer
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Canadian Rockies Heli-hiking Explorer

8

days

starting fromUS $4,898per person

Majestic, unspoiled and totally breathtaking adventure hiking high above the tree line around the Canadian Rockies. You can choose from a heli-lodge based adventure, or a hotel based heli-hiking adventure. Either way, we've left plenty of opportunity... read more

from US $4,898 to US $5,290 per person

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Canadian Rockies Heli-hiking Explorer

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,898 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
  • Heli-hiking in the Columbia Mountains
  • Spectacular scenery and wildlife
  • Staying at mountain lodges and resorts
  • Experienced guides
  • Fantastic meals
  • Extra time to indulge

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