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BEGINS IN: JACKSON, WYOMING

Grand Teton to Banff: Iconic National Parks of Canada and the U.S.

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Program #20524RJ
12 Days | 11 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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Prepare yourself for an adventure of monumental proportions — a journey through six national parks in Wyoming, Montana and Alberta Canada. The Rocky Mountain colossus must be seen to be appreciated, and your journey will take you to Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Glacier, Waterton, Banff and Jasper national parks. Experience famous waypoints like Jackson Hole, Old Faithful Geyser, Mammoth Hot Springs and Lake Louise as you learn about the geology, history, flora and fauna of the Rocky Mountains.


Highlights

• Visit the massive Columbia Icefield and venture safely by “snowcoach” onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.
• Experience the “Crown of the Continent” via the Going-To-The-Sun Road as we traverse Logan Pass in magnificent Glacier National Park.
• In the Canadian parks, visit Fort Macleod where the Canadian Mounties came into being as the North West Mounted Police, as well as the beautiful Lake Louise in Bow Valley.

Activity Notes

This program includes activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city, on a National Park trail or boardwalk and standing in a museum for a few hours. Elevations up to 6,600 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Jackson Hole, Wyo., 2 nights; coach to Yellowstone National Park, 2 nights; coach to Helena, Mont., 1 night; coach to Glacier National Park, 2 nights; coach to Banff National Park, Alberta, 3 nights, visit Jasper National Park and Lake Louise; coach to Calgary, 1 night; departure.

Coordinated by Black Hills Educational Institute.


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Included
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11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips

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4.8
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