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Alberta

Alberta is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscape and experiences. Filled with unique activities, urban charms and cultural jewels. Dazzling peaks, ancient glaciers, turquoise lakes and Banff and Jasper national parks define Alberta’s iconic Canadian Rocky Mountains. Along the province’s southern rolling foothills, visitors can discover the rich culture of First Nations communities. To the east, the red-hued Canadian Badlands where dinosaur adventures abound. This province is more than just a place to visit; it is a place to truly experience.

10 Day Alberta Mountains Discovered

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)
$1969

Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodoos, diverse wildlife, great shopping and a friendly western hospitality […]

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10 Day Cross Canada By Rail

Duration: 10 days (9 nights)
$4442

Explore six of Canada’s provinces by rail and motorcoach on this epic adventure. View majestic […]

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10 Day Freedom to Explore

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)
$2175

Immerse yourself in nature and experience this action packed adventure, including horse-back riding, white-water rafting, […]

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10 Day Oceans to Mountains

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)
$4066

This itinerary offers a shorter version of the Ultimate Western Discovery, giving you the best […]

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11 Day Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories

Duration: 11 Days (10 Nights)
$2995

Experience the north and the summer solstice in the land where the sun never sets. […]

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12 Day Alberta Landscape and Cultural Discovery

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$4935

Rolling foothills, intimidating mountains, pre-historic hoodos, emerald lakes and world-renowned resorts, Alberta is home to […]

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12 Day Ultimate Canadian Rockies

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$5455

Travel through some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada on this fully escorted journey […]

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12 Day Western Canada Luxury Resorts & Rail

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$6415

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12 Day Rail, Rockies & Ocean Explorer

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$4029

Departing and returning to Vancouver this comprehensive Western Canada itinerary combines Rocky Mountaineer, VIA Rail […]

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14 Day Ultimate Western Discovery

Duration: 14 Days (13 Nights)
$4645

Our most popular package, this comprehensive itinerary combines the renowned Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tour across […]

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14 Day Western Canada Discovered

Duration: 14 Days (13 Nights)
$2265

This comprehensive self-drive combines the highlights of the Rockies and exploring areas that you cannot […]

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18 Day West to East Cross Canada by Rail

Duration: 18 Days (17 Nights)
$5185

Rail is a relaxing way to view the spectacular changing scenery as you travel across […]

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21 Day Alaska and the Yukon: Full Circle

Duration: 21 Days (20 Nights)
$7230

This comprehensive tour travels with a professional driver-guide and small group through Alberta, British Columbia […]

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38 Day Coast to Coast Canadian Experience

Duration: 38 Days (37 Nights)
$11630

Beginning on the wild Pacific coast we journey through the rugged Rocky Mountains, across the […]

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4 Day Calgary Stampede

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$895

Witness the world-famous Calgary Stampede. This ten-day festival combines a world-class rodeo with the best […]

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4 Day Explore Banff

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$749

Enjoy the best that this spectacular mountain township has to offer with time also to […]

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4 Day Mountain Moment Rail Journey

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$629

Its shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls and deep canyons surrounded by […]

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4 Day Waterton Wanderer

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$385

Where in the world can you find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an International Peace […]

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5 Day Great Escape to Victoria

Duration: Classic Tour - 5 Days (4 Nights)
$1135

A wonderful trip to Victoria, a place that is green all year round, where flowers […]

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5 Day Deluxe Historic Resorts

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)
$1575

Compliment your time in the Rockies by staying at the impressive Fairmont resorts, rich in […]

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7 Day Okanagan & the Rockies

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)
$989

Drive through the picturesque Okanagan Valley, know for its warm climate, sandy beaches, lakes and […]

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7 Day Ranches, Wildlife & Lodges

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)
$1685

Surrounded by wide open spaces, tranquil wilderness and wildlife, this itinerary explores friendly western heritage.

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8 Day Coast Mountains to Snowy Peaks

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)
$3695

Enjoy some of the most breathtaking and varied rail scenery found anywhere in the world […]

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8 Day Rail and Coach Circle

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)
$3195

See the Rockies from 2 different perspectives; travel out by rail and return by guided […]

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8 Day Rails, Peaks and Glaciers

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)
$2519

Travel by train through some of the most spectacular scenery in Canada on this week […]

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8 Day Rockies, Edmonton & the Badlands

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)
$1615

This itinerary explores very diverse scenery, from the majestic snow- capped mountains of the Canadian […]

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9 Day Best of the Canadian Rockies

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)
$3935

Come and explore the Canadian Rockies. Discover the city of Calgary before heading to Banff, […]

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9 Day Rocky Mountaineer and VIA Rail Combo

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)
$3289

Experience the 2 day/1 night train through the Rockies before joining the VIA Rail for […]

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Alberta Adventurer

Duration: 7 Days (6 Nights)
$1799

Spend 7 unforgettable Days in Alberta, while immersing yourself in the best adventures the province […]

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Alberta Winter Wonderland

Duration: 8 Days (7 Nights)
$1019

Explore the Best that the Rockies have to offer in the winter. Experience new adventures […]

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Banff Winter Wonders – Self Drive

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$649

Drive from Calgary to Banff to see the Magic of the Rockies in the Winter. […]

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Calgary Hub and Spoke

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$615

Explore the Heart of New West and and feel the energy of one of Calgary. […]

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Explore West Edmonton Mall

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$349

Experience the unique convenience West Edmonton Mall has to offer and enjoy exclusive shopping, fine […]

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Family Fun in the Capital

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$928

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta and bursting with family fun! Experience the unique convenience […]

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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies in Waterton Lakes National Park

Duration: 4 - 6 Days
$2225

This summer, The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies will have two four-day rides, one […]

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The Ultimate Alberta Ski Adventure

Duration: 9 Days (8 Nights)
$1275

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Ultimate Edmonton Getaway

Duration: 4 Days (3 Nights)
$349

Wondering what to do in Edmonton? If you want to learn about Alberta’s story in […]

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Winter Adventure in Banff

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)
$559

Make Your Way to the jewel of the Rockies, Banff and take a sleigh ride […]

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Winter in the Canadian Rockies

Duration: 10 Days (9 Nights)
$1749

Explore the Canadian Rockies by Rail in the Winter. Spend a day skiing in Whistler […]

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5 Day Winter Highlights of The Canadian Rockies

Duration: 5 Days (4 Nights)
$749

Step out and meet winter face to face in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Imagine your […]

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12 Day Winter Highlights of British Columbia and Alberta

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$3415

Step out and meet winter face to face in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Imagine your […]

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12 Day Spectacular British Columbia & Alberta: Canadian Rockies, Rail and Inside Passage

Duration: 12 Days (11 Nights)
$4715

Journey through the stunningly diverse landscape of British Columbia and Alberta; from the rugged Rocky […]

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Banff

To vacationers seeking the most authentic mountain experience, Banff National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage destination that delivers a healthy combination of unspoiled and protected wilderness, wildlife, modern amenities and opportunities for active exploration and adventure. Established in 1885, Banff National Park was the first national in Canada and the third in the world. Renowned around the globe, this park encompasses 6,641 square kilometres of mountains, forests, and lakes to explore. Its world-class restaurants, hotels and spas offer plenty of chances to warm up and relax after a day experiencing the great outdoors.

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Calgary

Calgary exudes a youthful vitality. Bold energetic Calgarians have created a dynamic city with an ever-changing list of “must-see” attractions. Today’s Calgary will surprise and inspire visitors. Every visit offers new experiences, adventures and memories. Calgary has emerged as a must-visit food destination with a buzzing arts and culture scene. Known for its western hospitality, chef-driven cuisine, classic and quirky theatre and lively music events and outdoor festivals, Calgary is a vibrant city centred around four UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump and Waterton Glacier International Peach Park — making it the perfect complement to your Alberta adventure.

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Canmore

In Canmore luxury condo-style hotels are offering spacious living in the middle of an authentic mountain town. The near National Parks are easily explored by car or through public transit. Canmore is enveloped by Kananaskis Country, an impressive mountain landscape spilling across a series of protected provincial parks.

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Drumheller

Located in the heart of the Canadian Badlands - less than two hours northeast of Calgary - lies the town of Drumheller. Drive east across endless golden canola prairies and the land suddenly drops away into a strange moonscape of striped hills, Hoodoos and otherworldly rock formations. The Badlands. Even the name is mysterious and maybe that is why you are compelled to explore. Knowing the very ground you walk on is rife with ancient bones of dinosaurs who once ruled this land somehow keeps you looking over your shoulder. Known as the Dinosaur Capital of the World, Drumheller is a must for any Alberta bucket list.

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Edmonton

Welcome to Edmonton, a city that will surprise you. Home to 1.2 million friendly residents living in the northernmost metropolis in Canada. A vibrant urban centre in the heart of the wilderness, and Canadas fastest growing city. From close encounters with free roaming bison at Elk Island National Park to surfing indoors at West Edmonton Mall, don’t forget your camera. Gateway to the northern Rockies and northern Canada. There is an uniqueness to how they do ordinary things. A city that is authentic, rugged & original. It’s an attitude that you’ll only appreciate once you’ve visited Edmonton.

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Jasper

Surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the town of Jasper is the gateway to Canada’s wildest National Park. Its backyard is an 11,000 sq. km swath of wilderness linked by a trail network that stretches to every corner. From the Columbia Icefields to the lush evergreen forests of the Athabasca River Valley, it’s easy to see why Jasper is on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. Visitors often see bears, elk, moose, deer, mountain sheep and goats beneath the soaring peaks of the Rocky Mountains while often in or around town or driving the Icefields Parkway.

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Ski Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin is the only ski area in Jasper National Park, an 11,000 square kilometre wilderness, which is part of the UNESCO Canadian Rockies World Heritage Site. With breathtaking mountain vistas, 86 runs and 3,000 vertical feet of varied terrain on 1,675 acres, Marmot Basin offers visitors a mountain of great memories. As the northernmost Rocky Mountain ski area with the highest base elevation in Canada, Marmot Basin enjoys abundant dry, natural snow from mid-November to early May. It is one of the most diverse ski areas in North America for all abilities, from novice to expert, on four mountain faces. You will find everything from long, perfectly groomed trails to high alpine bowls and steep chutes filled with Rocky Mountain powder. An area that fulfills skier and snowboarder dreams!

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Waterton

Where in the world can you find a UNESCO World Heritage Site, an international peace park and a biosphere reserve all rolled into one? At Waterton Lakes National Park, the only place on earth endowed with all three titles. The dramatic collision of prairies and mountains in the southwest corner of Alberta has forged a combination of grasslands, wetlands, aspen groves, evergreen forests and alpine tundra, which means a unique diversity of plant life and a rich variety of wildlife. Watch for bighorn sheep, mountain goats, elk and black bear.

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Alberta is a four-season destination, where cities and alpine towns welcome visitors like locals alike and encourage them to explore. Hike, canoe, discover river walkways in the cities, dine on summer patios and view incredible wildlife in the summer. Explore the province’s winter landscapes on skis or by dog sled and marvel at the glowing northern lights.

Alberta journeys are measured by the moments that take your breath away. Savour those moments as you learn more about Alberta’s breathtaking landscapes in these awe-inspiring videos.


Top 10 Things to See and Do:

  1. Onboard a segway, explore Edmonton with River Valley Segway Tours.
  2. Celebrate the festivities of the Calgary Stampede – Onto the next 100 years!
  3. Bird’s eye view of the Canadian Rocky Mountains from a helicopter
  4. The Canadian Rocky Mountain vistas from the Banff Gondola
  5. Experience skiing three world-renowned hills in Banff National Park!
  6. Glacier discovery with the Columbia Icefield and Glacier Skywalk
  7. Enjoy a boat ride to Spirit Island in Jasper National Park
  8. Trail ride in the beauty of Waterton Lakes National Park
  9. Discover sacred ground at Head-Smashed-In-Buffalo Jump
  10. Experience Alberta’s 75 million year old history in Drumheller

Travel Tips:

When planning a trip to Alberta, pack sunglasses, layers, and a camera and be prepared to enjoy every minute. Alberta is home to youthfully spirited adventurers and welcomes every visitor with genuine warmth and hospitality. The province’s inspiring and enriching experiences will create a lifetime of memories.

Weather/ Climate:

Season: Temperature Range (Celsius) Seasonal Comments
Spring 2°C to 15°C A fresh time in Alberta when excitement builds for summer experiences.
Summer 20°C to 25°C Warm long days of sunshine mean visitors can spend hours outside enjoying the province.
Fall -5°C to 15°C Alberta’s summer months have started to extend into the Fall.
Winter -5°C to -15°C Enjoy Alberta’s bright sunshine and crisp days in January and February.
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