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Rockies Getaway

Is your dream to visit the Rockies however you only have a few days at your disposal? Here's the itinerary for you.

Discover Banff National Park, Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise and the emerald waters of Lake Peyto.


  • Banff, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YYC)
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada (YYC)
4  Days | 3  nights


  • Round-trip flights to Calgary (if air and hotel is selected)
  • 3 nights of accommodation
  • 3-day intermediate car rental
  • Admission to the Banff Gondola (ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain)


Day 1

Fly to Calgary

Pick-up your car rental at Calgary Airport and head towards the Rockies.

Check into your Banff hotel for 3 nights. Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a popular destination for great outdoors enthusiasts.

Day 2


In the morning, ride the Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a panoramic view of the region.

At your own pace, discover this charming city and its attractions, the Cave and Bassin site and the thermal waters, the hoodoos, Lake Minnewanka, the Bow River and Johnston Canyon. Several hike options are possible.

At the end of the day, you can take a guided safari to observe the wildlife or participate in a cowboy dinner with a horse ride.

Day 3

Banff - At Leisure

Day at leisure in Banff National Park.

Take one of the most spectacular routes in the world: Icefields Parkway. See emerald lakes such as Peyto Lake and the famous Lake Louise or experience walking on the Athabasca Glacier. Return to the hotel at the end of the day.

Day 4

Flight Home

Head back to Calgary.

Time permitting stop in Canmore to admire the Three Sisters Mountains or take the time to visit Calgary, the tower and Stephen Avenue, the hub of downtown activities.



The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

Banff, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YYC)
Banff Ptarmigan Inn(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during this tour.
Room Occupancy: Maximum 4 persons (4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children up to 15 years old)



Daily between October 27, 2020 and October 29, 2021



  • Meals, unless otherwise mentioned
  • Parking Fees
  • Extra insurances with rental car
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • National Park entrances


The Banff Gondola is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays until December 17th, 2020


Car Rental:

Inclusions: 3-day Intermediate car rental (Hyundai Elantra or similar) with AVIS including: Time (24 hrs basis), Unlimited KM, GPS, Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), CAD $1 Million Third Party Liability Insurance Couverage, One (1) Additional Driver, Provincial & Other taxes, Airport Contract Fees and air conditioning on all vehicles equipped with air conditioning 

Exclusions: Fuel, Personal Accident Insurance Plus (PAI Plus) & Personal Effects Protection (PEP), Other optional services such as refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additonal driver's fee, baby seats, ski racks, etc. Extra Additional Drivers (third person and above): $10.00 per driver per day, up to a maximum of $50.00 per driver per rental, plus applicable taxes/fees - payable at the rental counter. Anything not specifically noted above.

Minimum age for car rental is 21 with a prepaid voucher.  A valid driver's license from country of origin must be presented at time of rental. All drivers under the age of 25 will be subject to a surcharge of CA$25.00 per day; subject to change. Certain car classes may not be available to drivers under age 25.

Car rentals are booked for periods of 24 hours, to avoid passengers having to pay for an extra day at destination, it is strongly recommended to take flights times into consideration and ensure that the return flight time is around the same time as the outbound arrival flight time.


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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.