|Date||Location||Notes / CME Details|
|September 5th||Westin, Calgary ||2:00 PM – 5:30PM|
|September 6th||Bayshore Inn, Waterton Lakes||3:30 PM – 6:30PM|
|September 7th||Bayshore Inn, Waterton Lakes|
|September 8th||Banff Inn, Banff||3:00 PM – 6:00PM|
|September 9th||Banff Inn, Banff|
|September 10th||Banff Inn, Banff||7:00 AM – 10:00AM|
Day 1 | Sunday, September 5, 2021 | Calgary, Alberta, Canada
You will be met at Calgary International Airport and taken to your hotel, the Westin, Calgary. Get ready for an adventure that brings together the beautiful expanse of the prairies, the soaring majesty of the Canadian Rockies and the brilliance of Montana’s Glacier National Park. Your tour opens in the province of Alberta. Attend the opening CME sessions and then mingle with your fellow travellers during a welcome reception this evening. Meals are on your own today.
Day 2 | Monday, September 6, 2021 | Calgary - Waterton Lakes National Park
This morning, journey south to the prairie lands while enjoying the distant views of the spectacular Rockies. Visit Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s oldest, best preserved buffalo jumps. Head-Smashed-In, in the foothills of the Rockies, has been used continuously by Aboriginal people for over 5,500 years. A Blackfoot guide brings to life the culture of the Plains people, the Buffalo Hunt, and the many secrets uncovered in archaeological digs. Continue travelling south to Waterton Lakes National Park. En route, pass through quaint villages and travel along roads sometimes traversed by grizzly bears, black bears, mountain goats, cougars, wolves, moose and elk. You’ll even get to view and photograph the famous Prince of Wales Hotel. Arrive at the Bayshore inn, Waterton lakes in time for a late afternoon CME session. Tonight, enjoy dinner overlooking Waterton Lake. Breakfast and dinner is included today.
Day 3 | Tuesday, September 7, 2021 | Waterton Lakes- Glacier National Park, Montana, USA-Waterton Lakes, AB
Today, experience Glacier National Park, a naturalist's paradise. Glacier preserves over one million acres of forests, Alpine meadows and lakes, and is home to over 70 species of mammals and 270 species of birds. Enjoy a ride aboard one of its famous Jammer cars – built in the 1930s – along one of the most breathtaking roads in North America. Going-to-the-Sun Road stretches across the Continental Divide and offers incredible views of the valley and Glacier National Park. Breakfast is included today.
Day 4 | Wednesday, September 8, 2021 | Waterton Lakes National Park - Banff
Relax during your journey to Banff and soak in a backdrop of wonderful wildlife and the majestic Canadian Rockies. This afternoon, arrive in Banff and enjoy stops at the powerful Bow Falls and Surprise Corner known for its picture perfect panoramic views. Check into the Banff Inn and enjoy another afternoon CME session. Breakfast and Dinner is included today.
Day 5 | Thursday, September 9, 2021 | Banff - Icefields Parkway - Banff
Set out along the unforgettable Icefields Parkway and behold lofty waterfalls, rushing rivers, glacial peaks, imposing cliffs and snow-capped mountain ranges. Stop at the Athabasca Glacier where it’s your choice! Choose a fun ride** across this mass of glacial ice over 1,000 feet thick, the largest accumulation of ice south of the Arctic Circle -OR- take a walk onto a glass bottom platform at the Glacier Skywalk to experience the breathtaking views of the Sunwapta Valley and witness the dramatic landscape. This afternoon, stop at stunning Peyto Lake, a glacier-fed lake that evokes pure serenity. Be on the lookout for bears and stately elk on your return to Banff. Breakfast is included today.
Day 6 | Friday, September 10, 2021 | Banff - Lake Louise - Calgary
After an early breakfast attend your final CME session. Then head out to visit the shores of this famous turquoise blue lake and the incomparable Chateau Lake Louise. Perhaps you will choose to hike along the lakeshore or simply relax in the majesty of your surroundings. Enjoy lunch at the Ski Lake Louise Lodge before boarding the gondola, which ascends the mountain in fourteen minutes to a height of 6,850 feet above sea level. Later, enjoy the views of the prairies while en route to Calgary. Join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of a memorable trip. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included today.
Day 7 | Saturday, September 11, 2021 | Calgary
After breakfast transfer to Calgary International Airport for your flight home.