Courtesy of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

Drumheller Passion Play – Photo Credit: Ron Nickel Photography

Icefields Parkway-Parks Canada/Rogier Gruys

Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens

Fort Whoop Up

Waterton Cruise

Cardston Remington Carriage Museum

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Alberta Circle

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm

Rediscover Wild Rose Country on this close-to-home holiday!

 Experience the diversity of our beautiful province, starting in the south with a visit to the renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller. Absorb the beauty of a variety of landscapes: from an authentic Japanese Garden, to a Waterton Lake cruise, to the awe-inspiring Icefields Parkway in our Rocky Mountain parks. Round out your journey with visits to an eclectic collection of museums and historic sites. Includes All Breakfasts.

      • 2022 Departure Dates
      • 8 days |  May 19, 2022
              • Canada West
              • Motorcoach
              • Passport Not Required
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EDMONTON to CALGARY to DRUMHELLER:

Thursday.  Your Alberta Circle Adventure begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Edmonton.  Travel south via Red Deer and Calgary meeting your travel companions enroute.  Continue to the town of Drumheller, the Dinosaur Capital of the World. Visit the world-class ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM.  This museum, first opened in 1985, is the only one in Canada that focuses on ancient life. Overnight in Drumheller.

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DRUMHELLER to LETHBRIDGE:

(3 nights) Friday.  Enjoy the scenery today as you make your way to Lethbridge.   Begin your travels with a photo stop at THE HOODOOS, recognized as an iconic symbol of the Alberta Badlands.  Continue south to Vulcan for a stop at the STARSHIP ENTERPRISE MONUMENT before arriving mid-afternoon for a three-night stay at your hotel, the Sandman Signature Lethbridge Lodge.

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LETHBRIDGE:

Saturday.  Begin the day as you head to FORT WHOOP-UP, a replica of an original fur trading fort built in the late 1800s, telling the story of good people, notorious characters and the flow of time.  Your travels continue with an unforgettable cultural experience when you visit the NIKKA YUKO JAPANESE GARDEN, where the beauty of nature is combined with a serene setting. End this enjoyable day with a HOSTED BARBEQUE.

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LETHBRIDGE:

Sunday. This morning, travel south to Cardston to visit the REMINGTON CARRIAGE MUSEUM before continuing to WATERTON LAKES NATIONAL PARK, a rare gem located in the southwestern corner of Alberta.  This small picturesque village features majestic towering cliffs, unique geological formations, beautiful waterfalls and snow-clad mountain peaks.  A DRIVING TOUR includes the historic Prince of Wales Hotel and Cameron Falls followed by a scenic BOAT CRUISE on Waterton Lake.  The day comes to a close as you return to Lethbridge for overnight. 

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LETHBRIDGE to HIGH RIVER:

Monday.  This morning visit the FORT MUSEUM of the North West Mounted Police in the town of Fort Macleod. Travel a short distance to the HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP, World Heritage Site that preserves and interprets over 6,000 years of Plains Buffalo culture.  Continue to High River – home of the TV Series, Heartland.  This popular family drama is regularly filmed here, set against the magnificent backdrop of our southern Alberta foothills. Prior to arrival at your hotel, visit the MUSEUM OF THE HIGHWOOD featuring ‘A Little Bit of Hollywood in High River’, special images and props on loan from the CBC television set.

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HIGH RIVER to BANFF:

Tuesday.  An exciting day is in store as you step back in time at HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE in Calgary, Canada’s largest living history museum.  Experience a ride on an antique steam train, a horse-drawn wagon ride, sail on a paddle steamer or you may want to browse through the indoor two-level Gasoline Alley Museum, that features a rare collection of vintage vehicles, gasoline pumps, signage…and more.   Depart Stampede City and travel through the scenic foothills into the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains on the way to your hotel in Banff for overnight.

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BANFF to HINTON:

Wednesday.  While enroute this morning, watch for wildlife as you travel through the BOW VALLEY PARKWAY and enjoy the breathtaking scenery between Banff and Jasper on one of the world’s most spectacular highways – the ICEFIELDS PARKWAY.  Following a DRIVING TOUR of Jasper, continue to Hinton for overnight. Enjoy a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER with your fellow travellers.

 

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HINTON to EDMONTON to CALGARY:

Thursday.   With fond memories of your Alberta Circle Adventure, say farewell to your new-found friends.  Make a stop in Edmonton and continue to Calgary.

 

Included in Your Holiday

      • First class transportation on an air‑conditioned, washroom‑equipped motorcoach
      • Quality accommodations and taxes
      • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
      • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
      • Travel Bag
      • Admission to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
      • Royal Tyrrell Museum
      • The Hoodoos
      • Starship Enterprise Monument
      • Fort Whoop-Up
      • Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden
      • Remington Carriage Museum

 

      • Driving Tour of Waterton Lakes National Park
      • Waterton Lake Boat Cruise
      • Fort Museum of the NWMP
      • Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
      • Museum of the Highwood
      • Heritage Park Historical Village
      • Bow Valley Parkway
      • Icefields Parkway
      • Driving Tour of Jasper
      • Meals Include:  All Breakfasts,  2 Dinners:  BBQ, Farewell Dinner

2022 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars | Prices subject to change

Triple

$1,349.00

GST: $67.45

Twin

$1,519.00

GST: $75.95

Single

$2,099.00

GST: $104.95

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$30.00

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