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Jasper Park Getaway

Featuring the David Thompson Trail

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Leduc 8:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am

A scenic circle tour that includes the history of the fur trade and the spectacular Central Canadian Rockies.  Walk in the footsteps of the Indigenous fur traders and explorer David Thompson.  The breathtaking Icefields Parkway is not to be missed, with the included extraordinary experience of a tour of the Athabasca Glacier, all in this affordable three-day tour.

  • 3 days | October 3, 2022
  • Canada West
  • Motorcoach
  • No Passport Required
1

Edmonton to Red Deer to Saskatchewan River Crossing

Monday. Your Circle Tour of the Rocky Mountains begins as you are welcomed aboard your deluxe coach in Edmonton.  Travel south to Red Deer meeting additional travel companions enroute.  Head west into the foothills and arrive at the ROCKY MUSEUM in Rocky Mountain House.  Showcasing the history of the pioneers who homesteaded the area, this museum includes historic buildings and displays to catch your imagination of living in the pioneer times. After lunch, follow the fast-flowing North Saskatchewan River into the Rocky Mountains.  The David Thompson Highway will be your route, named after the famous explorer and fur trader employed by the North West Company.  Continue to Saskatchewan River Crossing for overnight surrounded by mountains at The Crossing Resort.

2

Saskatchewan River Crossing to Jasper

Tuesday.  Included BUFFET BREAKFAST.  Head north on the ICEFIELDS PARKWAY to experience one of the world’s most spectacular highway drives as you head into JASPER NATIONAL PARK.  The largest of Canada’s mountain national parks, you will want to watch for wildlife and all the scenic sights on this highway.  Take the trip of a lifetime onto the Athabasca Glacier on the ICE EXPLORER GLACIER tour.  Prior to an early arrival in Jasper, visit scenic ATHABASCA FALLS.  Overnight at Tonquin Inn with time to explore on your own. 

3

Jasper to Edmonton to Red Deer

Wednesday.  Included BUFFET BREAKFAST.  One more amazing vista awaits this morning as you stop for a scenic viewpoint at the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park, MALIGNE CANYON. As you head home, many memories of your short trip come to mind as you say goodbye to your new-found friends.  Return to Edmonton and continue to Red Deer.

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
  • Admissions to attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary

 

  • Rocky Museum
  • Icefields Parkway
  • Jasper National Park
  • Ice Explorer Glacier tour
  • Athabasca Falls
  • Maligne Canyon
  • Meals Include: 2 Breakfasts

 

2022 Pricing

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian dollars

Triple

$549.00

GST: $27.45

Twin

$609.00

GST: $30.45

Single

$829.00

GST: $41.45