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Exploring Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks

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Program #3856RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
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.
Straddling the Continental Divide for 14,300 square miles, the seven contiguous Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks are richly adorned with mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls, limestone caves and fossils. Explore in depth three of these UNESCO World Heritage Sites to see how they each bear distinct ecological, geological and historical characters while sharing a common rugged beauty renowned worldwide.


Highlights

• Explore Banff, Yoho and Jasper national parks with experts and learn about their rich geological history.
• Experience a bird’s eye view of the Continental Divide and Victoria Glacier atop the Lake Louise Gondola.
• Set foot on the tip of the breathtaking Athabasca Glacier on an expert-led ice walk.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day on uneven terrain; altitudes of more than 3,000 feet in Jasper, 4,500 feet in Banff. Good walking shoes recommended.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrival Banff, 2 nights; coach to Lake Louise, 2 nights; coach to Jasper, 2 nights; coach to Banff, 2 nights; independent departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Sep 7 — Sep 15, 2014 $2445  
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Special Offer: For most programs in Canada in 2014, when you purchase your airfare from us you’ll receive free round-trip airport transfers to get you to and from your program! To take advantage of this new service, mention you need airfare when you call to enroll. If you enroll online, select the “Travel —Custom Arrangements” option, and Road Scholar Travel Services will contact you to make the arrangements.

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Included
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8 nights of accommodations
20 meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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5
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