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BEGINS IN: WHITEFISH, MONTANA

Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks

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Program #19946RJ
8 Days | 7 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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Explore two jewels of the "Crown of the Continent" — Glacier National Park in Montana and Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. These magnificent parks combined in 1932 to create the world's first international peace park, bridging the United States and Canada with the beauty and serenity of the Rocky Mountains.


Highlights

• Immerse yourself in the history, beauty and untamed wilderness of this soaring wonderland through its historic lodges, amazing geological features, and diverse flora and fauna.
• Daily field trips showcase some of the most intact wildland on the entire continent.
• Discover breathtaking views, rugged peaks, vast glacier-carved valleys, and thundering cascades as you journey over the historic Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Program Notes

Hotel elevations up to 4,900'. The highest elevation you'll experience is 7,000'.

Activity Notes

Expect easy to moderate 1 - 4 mile walks and hikes on mountainous, uneven and rocky terrain. The ability to climb stairs, get on and off a coach, in and out of vans, and on and off a boat, is required.


Itinerary Summary

Arrival Kalispell, Montana, 2 nights; coach to Many Glacier, 2 nights; coach to Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, 2 nights; coach to Kalispell, Montana, 1 night; departure.

Date Notes
9/1/2014
The date has an arrival and departure from the town of Whitefish, MT.9/8/2014
The date has an arrival and departure from the town of Whitefish, MT.

Coordinated by Black Hills Educational Institute.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
7 nights of accommodations
19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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4.8
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