The below itinerary is an independent package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package. Package is valid from September to October 2016.
Upon arrival, make your own way to the hotel. Explore the energetic city streets at your own pace. Visit the Calgary Tower and enjoy the vast view from the 360 lookout deck.
Start your day with a Food Tour as Calgary is filled with maverick chefs and food artisans keen to showcase the taste of Alberta's bountiful produce. Guests enjoy tastings at six to ten spots per tour while also discovering each neighbourhood's history, art and architecture. Tours are two to four hours long and group size is limited to 14 guests. In the evening the Calgary Zoo is proud to present ILLUMINASIA, Lantern & Garden Festival Presented by Sinopec Canada. The authentic Chinese lanterns will light up the zoo and set the stage for a unique experience like no other in Calgary. The festival lanterns will highlight some of the zoo’s animals while showcasing culturally symbolic animals such as the crane and iconic Chinese symbols like the Phoenix.
Pick up your car rental which includes unlimited km, LDW insurance and third party liability, and make your way to Winsport Canada Olympic Park. WinSport is best known as the host facility for the 1988 Winter Olympic games and remains open today as a year-round recreational playground. During the summer fly down North America's fastest zipline, bobsleigh down the legendary sliding track at 80 km/h, take in a scenic round of mini golf or bike down Southern Alberta's only lift accessible mountain bike trails. Also located at WinSport is Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.This is where you can discover the stories of their 540 inducted sport heroes to inspire Canadians in sport and life. The award-winning 40,000 sq. ft. facility features 12 galleries with more than 50 hands-on interactive exhibits and a collection of 95,000 treasured sport artifacts which help to tell the stories of Canada’s greatest sport heroes. Visit and be inspired! Conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown, WinSport has dining options, retail store and a fully equipped rental shop so you have everything you need. Later head to CrossIron Mills for some retail therapy. CrossIron Mills opened in August 2009, just 1.5 kilometres north of Calgary in Rocky View County and less than 10 minutes from the Calgary International Airport. Ideally situated on the busiest transportation corridor in the province of Alberta, the Queen Elizabeth II Highway, the innovative 1.4 million-square-foot shopping centre is the largest single level shopping centre in Alberta, with 17 large format anchors and more than 200 specialty stores and premium brand outlets. Developed in the Mills concept, combining the best attributes of a traditional shopping centre, power centre and exciting architecture under one roof, CrossIron Mills is the only true outlet concept shopping centre in Western Canada.
Today head west towards the beautiful town of Canmore. Be sure to hike the Grassi Lakes Trail where you’ll pass a waterfall and encounter two majestic turquoise lakes.
Your package ends upon return of your car rental.
|Moderate pricing from||$849|
|Superior pricing from||$899|
|Deluxe pricing from||$1,099|