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 the Badlands Passion Play and the renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology. 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 summer journey with visits to an eclectic collection of museums and historic sites.

      • 8 days |  July 2, 2021
              • Canada West
              • Motorcoach
              • Passport Not Required
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EDMONTON to CALGARY to DRUMHELLER:

Friday.  Your Alberta 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 Drumheller, widely considered to be the Dinosaur Capital of the World and where you will overnight. After an early dinner, it’s off to the award-winning PASSION PLAY.  This epic story of faith, love and hope has been performed on Canada’s largest outdoor stage in the spectacular Badlands Amphitheatre for over 26 years.

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DRUMHELLER to LETHBRIDGE:

(3 nights) Saturday.  Today is all about dinosaurs!   Visit the world-class ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM.  This museum, first opened in 1985, is the only one in Canada that focuses on ancient life.  Come with us to see what has changed since you were last there, including the newest section which opened in 2019.  After your museum visit, make a picture stop at THE HOODOOS and travel to Lethbridge for a three-night stay in this beautiful city noted for its friendly people and warm Chinook winds.

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LETHBRIDGE:

Sunday.  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:

Monday. 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:

Tuesday.  Step back in time with a visit to the FORT MUSEUM of the North West Mounted Police in the town of Fort Macleod.  Then visit the famous HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP to explore the colourful past of one of the oldest and largest buffalo jump sites in North America.  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 COCHRANE:

Wednesday.  An exciting day is in store as you visit the CALGARY ZOO and the BOTANICAL GARDENS OF SILVER SPRINGS. Depart Stampede City and continue to Cochrane, located in Alberta’s high country and home to ranches and spectacular scenery. Visit the COCHRANE RANCHE HISTORICAL SITE on the way to your hotel for overnight.

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COCHRANE to HINTON:

Thursday.  Enjoy breathtaking scenery as you travel 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:

Friday.   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
      • Passion Play
      • Royal Tyrrell Museum
      • The Hoodoos
      • 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
      • Calgary Zoo
      • Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs
      • Cochrane Ranche Historical Site
      • Icefields Parkway
      • Meals Include:  All Breakfasts (7 Continental).  2 Dinners:  1 BBQ, Farewell Dinner

2021 Pricing

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

Triple

$1,389.00

GST: $69.45

Twin

$1,599.00

GST: $79.95

Single

$2,209.00

GST: $110.45

Early Booking Discount

twin sharing per person.

$32.00

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