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BEGINS IN: BANFF, ALBERTA

The World-Famous Calgary Stampede and Banff

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Program #20648RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jul 7, 2013
Independent arrivals to the program hotel in Banff, AB. Check-in after 4:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30 pm.
You will be staying at the The Banff Inn that night.
Location: Banff, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport

End of Program
Jul 12, 2013
Breakfast is at 7:30 am; independent departures from Calgary after breakfast on final day. Check-out is 11:00 am.
You will be staying at the Sandman Hotel and Suites Calgary South the night before.
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest city or town: Calgary, Alberta
Nearest airport: Calgary International Airport
Type: Inn

Description: The Banff Inn offers modern hotel accommodations located on Banff Avenue, only minutes away from the downtown shops, restaurants and many of Banff's attractions. The Banff Inn is ideal lodging for Canadian Rockies vacations and our outgoing staff will be happy to offer suggestions on all Banff National Park attractions.

Contact info:
501 Banff Avenue
PO Box 1018
Banff, AB T1L 1A9 Canada
phone: 403-762-8844
web: www.banffinn.com/index.html

Room amenities: All rooms feature colour television with cable, coffee makers, hairdryers, complimentary wireless internet and individual climate control (heat + air conditioning).

Facility amenities: Centrally located sauna, steamroom and large jacuzzi whirlpool. Underground parking with elevator access. A coin operated high speed internet kiosk is located in the lobby. Complimentary wireless available throughout the hotel.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call for availability & rates.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check in time: 4:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Located in the south east area of Calgary at Deerfoot Meadows, The Sandman Hotel & Suites Calgary South is the center of commercial businesses, shopping, entertainment, and numerous restaurants. This hotel boasts 201 tastefully decorated and functional rooms and suites. Business centre, Denny's 24 Hour Restaurant and Moxie's Classic Grill anchor this beautiful property, with a future Shark Club Sports Bar Grill planned adjacent to the hotel. Deerfoot Meadows complex includes numerous choices for eating and entertainment, while IKEA and a Walmart Super Store are a mere steps from the hotel front door. Toll-free: 1-800-SANDMAN (726 3626)

Contact info:
8001 - 11th Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 0B8 Canada
phone: 403-252-7263
web: www.sandmanhotels.com/en/hotel/alberta/calgary_south

Room amenities: Wired and wireless high-speed internet is available in all rooms.

Facility amenities: Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access,complimentary freshly brewed coffee and free parking. Indoor swimming pool & whirlpool, and a fitness facility.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call for availability & rates.
Please contact the hotel directly on your own OR if you require personal assistance contact Maritime Travel toll free at 1-888-905-5959. A service fee MAY apply.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
4 Performances

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4.7
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