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Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

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Program #16593RJ
9 Days | 8 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.
Christmas morning dawns clear and cold, the Rockies glowing with the rising sun. Explore the unspoiled wilderness with its magnificent snow covered mountains and glistening glaciers. Enjoy the warmth and camaraderie of an old-fashioned Christmas in the Rockies as you immerse yourself in the winter landscapes, wildlife and history of western Canada. Learn about the winter ecosystem and wildlife during walks with experts.


Highlights

• An expert-led hike takes you through the frozen falls and caves of Maligne Canyon.
• See some of Canada’s biggest mammals: grizzlies, bighorn sheep and mountain goats.
• Celebrate Christmas Eve with a special dinner and a musical Yule Log ceremony.

Program Notes

The final day of this program includes a lengthy transfer from Banff to Calgary due to unpredictable winter weather conditions. Before making any travel arrangements, please contact the program provider to confirm approximate arrival time at airport.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile daily on uneven terrain; altitudes above 3,000 feet in Jasper.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Edmonton, Alberta, coach to Jasper, 3 nights; coach to Banff, 4 nights; coach to Calgary, departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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