Canadian Rockies & Glacier Nat'l Park in Montana

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Plus: Canada's Waterton Lakes and Banff Nat'l Parks, Charlie Russell Museum, Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center & Banff Gondola

Day 1 - Arrive in Great Falls, Montana, with accessible transfer to your hotel. Get acquainted/re-acquainted dinner. Stay two nights.

Day 2 - Today we begin at the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center, which helps us capture the feel of the historic journey. Later, we visit the C.M. (Charlie) Russell Museum, displaying paintings, sculptures, cards and letters of the famous artist, plus his home and studio.

Day 3 - We drive through the Blackfeet Indian Reservation on our way to Glacier National Park, in Northwestern Montana. Stay at Many Glacier 2 nights.

Day 4 - Touring Glacier, which contains some of our nation's most beautiful mountain country and abundant wildlife in America within its 1 million acres.

Day 5 - Drive to Calgary, Alberta, Canada today. Waterton Lakes National Park is on our route. Stay 1 night.

Day 6 - Calgary was host to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, and we’ll take a tour of Canada Olympic Park on our way to Banff, Alberta, in the heart of Banff National Park, within Canada’s legendary Rocky Mountains. Stay two nights.

Day 7 - Ever-changing mountain landscapes, emerald green lakes, and crystal clear streams abound in this gorgeous Canadian Rockies valley, through which we drive to Lake Louise, world-famous for its milky turquoise color. We'll be surrounded by high mountain peaks as we enjoy the lakeshore views of the lake and the majestic Victoria Glacier. The gardens overlooking the lake front, the iconic Chateau Lake Louise, where we'll have lunch in the deli.

Day 8 - We'll enjoy a spectacular gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain where the vistas in every direction are breathtaking. Six impressive mountain ranges and the sweep of the Bow Valley are before you. We'll also tour the Banff Springs Hotel, one of the famous railway hotels that dotted the West in many of the most magnificent locations. On this and the previous days you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the town of Banff.

Day 9 - Return to Calgary today with last spectacular views of the Rockies and beginnings of the plains. Farewell dinner.

Day 10 Depart from Canada today, with unforgettable memories.

Specially included: Arrival dinner; All admissions; Gondola ride; Farewell dinner.

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