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Lake Route

day destinations km
1 Calgary
2 Calgary Waterton 273 km
3 Waterton
4 Waterton Banff 373 km
5 Banff Jasper 290 km
6 Jasper
7 Jasper Lake Louise 233 km
8 Lake Louise Calgary 187 km
TOTAL 1356 km
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  • 7 nights' accommodation as described in the program (or similar)
  • Breakfasts where applicable
  • Bedding and kitchen equipment if cottage stays
  • Assistance from your Canadian travel specialist (before, during and after the trip)
  • All applicable taxes
  • Protection for foreign travellers through the Compensation fund for customers of travel agents
  • 1 tree planted in the Authentik Forest to compensate your CO2

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Detailed itinerary

DAY 1 - Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

Be sure to take in the most interesting tourist attractions of Canada's cowboy capital: enjoy a spectacular 360° view of the city from the top of the Calgary Tower, do some shopping on 8th Avenue,  visit Glenbow Museum to learn about the Aboriginal peoples and the colonization of the West, and take a stroll through the National Historical District of Stephen Avenue Walk.

DAY 2 - Calgary Waterton ( 273 km / 02h48 )

And let your Canadian road trip adventure begin! Your first destination is Waterton Lakes National Park, where the Prairies meet the peaks of the Rocky Mountains.

Discover some natural wonders, such as a canyon and cascades. Pay a visit to the lakeside village of Waterton, which will charm you with its quaint mountain village feel. Here you will find a historic hotel constructed in 1927 and the departure point for a variety of hiking trails and water activities.

DAY 3 - Waterton

Spend an enjoyable day exploring this National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site with its magnificent scenery and abundant and diverse flora and fauna.

No other national park in Canada protects so much wildlife within such a small area. Waterton Lakes National Park is home to more than 250 species of birds, 60 species of mammals, 24 species of fish and 10 species of reptiles and amphibians!

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DAY 4 - Waterton Banff ( 373 km / 04h00 )

Your route continues in the direction of Banff.

Opportunities to see wildlife along the road to Banff are excellent, and are considerably higher during the two hours after sunrise.

At an elevation of 1380 metres, this small resort town is known for its superb alpine setting.

Be sure to take a relaxing break at the Cave and Basin Hot Springs. After all, you are on holiday!

DAY 5 - Banff Jasper ( 290 km / 03h39 )

This morning you set out for Jasper. Your first stop is the spectacular Lake Louise, whose shimmering turquoise green waters will leave you speechless.

Next you tackle the Icefields Parkway, one of the most beautiful roads in the world.

For families with children or visitors looking for a less strenuous activity, the Peyto Lake trail offers an easy 15-minute walk to spectacular vistas.

Be sure to stop off at Athabasca Glacier.

Before reaching the charming town of Jasper, the Sunwapta Falls and Canyon propose a typical example of the geological formation known as a ''hanging valley''.

DAY 6 - Jasper

You have an entire day to spend in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Visit the most beautiful attractions, including the picturesque Maligne Lake and Spirit Island, the most photographed island in the world.

Take a hike along the spectacular trails of Maligne Canyon and Mount Edith Cavell.

For families with children or visitors looking for a less strenuous activity, the Peyto Lake trail offers an easy 15-minute walk to spectacular vistas.

DAY 7 - Jasper Lake Louise ( 233 km / 03h04 )

The adventure continues with Lake Louise, the "Jewel of Canada".

The spectacular scenery and icy blue green waters of this magnificent glacial lake will leave you speechless; it's easy to see why this is one of the most famous sights in the Canadian Rockies!

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DAY 8 - Lake Louise Calgary ( 187 km / 02h03 )

Enjoy the last moments of your western Canadian vacation before heading to the Calgary airport for your flight home.

It's time to say goodbye to the land of lakes and rivers, your hearts filled with beautiful memories that will last a lifetime!

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Price

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included
  • 7 nights' accommodation as described in the program (or similar)
  • Breakfasts where applicable
  • Bedding and kitchen equipment if cottage stays
  • Assistance from your Canadian travel specialist (before, during and after the trip)
  • All applicable taxes
  • Protection for foreign travellers through the Compensation fund for customers of travel agents
  • 1 tree planted in the Authentik Forest to compensate your CO2

GPS rental
Add a GPS to your roadtrip for $12/day.
* Max $120/location

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not included