6-Day Calgary to Banff Town, Jasper, Malign Canyon and Lake Louise Tour (Free Airport Pickup)

Tour Code: GOL-CGY-0016A
Duration: 6 Day(s) / 5 Night(s)
Tour Guide: Chinese, English
Quality: Budget
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6-Day Calgary to Banff Town, Jasper, Malign Canyon and Lake Louise Tour (Free Airport Pickup)
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Overview

Experience: UNESCO, Family

Extra (Excluded): Wifi, Meal etc...

Tour Guide:Chinese, English


Available Days :

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Highlights :
Classic Rocky Mountain
Calgary-Banff & Lake Louise-Banff-Icefield-Jasper-Yoho-Calgary
 

Itinerary

Fly from hometown to Calgary, crew members may visit [Chinatown] with already a hundred of year of history post pick up from the airport.
Overlook the entire city and the Rockies afar on the breathtaking glass floors on top of [Calgary Tower], a landmark of the City of Calgary.
Members arriving before 12pm may choose : (1). Calgary City Tour - USD$66 (2). CrossIron Mills Outlet Shopping Tour - USD$45 (3). Heritage Park - Adult USD$50 , 3-15 YR USD$45. 
 
Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton or Holiday Inn Or Similar. 

Lake Louise - Study the elegant legacy of the Edward VII era
Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola (optional) - Brings you straight to the peak of [Sulphur Mountain]
Bow Fall - Where the well-known scene in “River of No Return” was filmed
Hoodoos - Meaning “devils” in the Indigenous language and are regions where the “devils” appear
Surprise Corner - A spectacular viewpoint of the town
Sulphur Mountain - A marvellous place to take a panorama picture of the town of Banff or to simply enjoy the magnificent alpines
Banff Town - Stroll around the little town to relax from the quick-paced cities, feel the peace and silence brought by nature
 
Hotel: Brewster‘s Mountain Lodge or Super 8 Canmore Or Similar.

Attractions

Banff Gondola, AB

Banff Gondola is a vantage point atop Sulphur Mountain to get the magnificent view of six mountain ranges. The Gondola is open year-round and offers bird-eye view and summit walks.

Banff Town, AB

You can experience the spectacular beauty of Canadian Rock Mountains, glacial lakes, wildlife, hot springs and the best authentic art and cultural blend in the small town of Banff.

Bow Falls, AB

Twisting its way through tall mountains, Bow falls makes a picturesque view. Walk along the trail to get to the top of the rushing waterfall.

Lake Louise, AB

It is actually a hamlet located in the national park of Banff in the Rockies which are popular for the glacier fed lake, turquoise and high peaks.

Castle Mountain – as its name suggests, the mountains have unique castle-like character. These palatial cliffs leave unforgettable memories with its majestic appearance.
Peyto Lake - The extraordinary beauty of the lake would lead one to question if the scene had been drawn out of a fine painting. The calm teal waters of the lake fended by the grand Rockies are like a goddess guarded by her steady nights.
Crowfoot Glacier - Acquired such name from the crowfoot-like glacial markings on the side of the rock face formed by attrition of the glaciers above.
Columbia Icefield (optional) - Glacial ice bounded by mountains appear to emit an icy blue glow on a sunny day due to the sunrays unable to penetrate through the dense ice.
Skybridge (optional) - A challenge issued to your sense of heights with a clear glass bridge extending out to the side of the cliff. Walk out on the glass and imagine yourself floating on air thousands of meters above ground. 
Athabasca Falls - Known as the most heart-stopping water fall in the Rockies.
 
Hotel: Mt. Robson Inn or Tonquin Inn or Ramada Hinton Or Similar.

Attractions

Athabasca Falls, AB

Athabasca Falls thunders through narrow gorges of Rocky Mountains and create a picturesque scene. Enjoy a picnic in summer and great cross-country skiing in winter.

Castle Mountain Resort, AB

The castle mountain resort is a very frequently visited tourist destination. It is a ski resort with some of the most exceptional facilities. It is located in west castle valley which itself is located in the Alberta’s south west.

Columbia Icefield, AB

Columbia Icefield, AB Cain the Rocky Mountains of North America, the largest icefield is known as Columbia Icefield. It has the elevation of 3000 meters and located in Alberta.

The beautiful Banff National Park in Canadian Rockies has a glacier-fed lake known as Peyto Lake. The parkway ice fields are simply accessible from this location.

Maligne Lake – The largest glacial lake in the national parks of Canada, and the largest within Canada, also the world’s second largest glacial lake.
Malign Canyon – Longest, deepest, and the most magnificent canyon around the Rockies. Distinctive karst topography is a result of the upstream Maligne Lake water dissolving carbonate bedrocks rocks
Crowfoot Glacier – Acquired such name from the crowfoot-like glacial markings on the side of the rock face formed by attrition of the glaciers above.
Bow Lake - Glittering river water appears blue as it is a glacial lake. Stroll around and allow the refreshing air to calm your mind and body from the bustling cities.
 
Hotel: Lake Louise Inn or Mountaineer Lodge Or Similar

Moraine Lake - Famous for the stunning images it gives with its sapphire blue surface with a well balance of warmth in the water.
Natural Bridge - Softer rocks are corroded away by the river faster than the firmer ones forming a bridge structure.
Emerald  lake - Panoramic view of the peaks bordering the lake and the particular gem-like colour of the lake making it a popular attraction.
Valley of the Ten Peaks - Peaks over 3000 meters tall mount on the center of the lake displaying its elegance.
Johnston Canyon - Summer stream rushes over the edge of the cliff straight down to the heart of the heart of Earth, while frozen water fall in the winter gives a thrilling vibe sending chills up the spine.
Spiral Tunnel - Penetrate the heart of the mountains and is a creation of two years of constructions.
Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola (optional) - Enliven your body and soul in the aura of the Rockies and its lakes.
 
Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton or Holiday Inn Or Similar.

Attractions

Emerald Lake, BC

The beautiful lake with the breathtaking views and amazing views in British Columbia is known as Emerald Lake. The lake is highly popular among tourists in California.

Johnston Canyon, AB

The Johnston Canyon is an absolute marvel of scenic beauty and is a tourist attraction. It is located in the well-known Banff National park. The source elevation of the area is 2500m

Lake Louise, AB

It is actually a hamlet located in the national park of Banff in the Rockies which are popular for the glacier fed lake, turquoise and high peaks.

Moraine Lake, AB

Refers to a lake located in the Banff National Park, the lake is primarily located in Ten Peaks valley. Statistically the lake has an elevation of 6183 feet approximately, with an area of 50 ha.

Natural Bridge, BC

Natural Bridge is rather a waterfall attraction in the Yoho National Park in British Columbia. The Kicking Horse River which flows beneath almost literally disappeared under the bridge span which seems like rocks wedged together. A certain roar of the waterfall is heard as it disappears under the span and gushes out at the end of the span.

Spiral Tunnels, AB

Spiral Tunnels is a renowned touristy point in Canada. The tunnel has its attractions and tourism activities for the visitors who love adventures, fun and natural beauty.

Valley of the Ten Peaks, AB

The ten eye-grabbing and notable peaks located in Canada is Valley of the Ten Peaks. It follows the famous Moraine Lake. Eiffel Peak, Mount Babel and Mount Temple are other peaks visible from within this valley.

Free Time (Plan yourself). Take the hotel airport shuttle bus to the Airport by yourself (free of charge, you need to make an appointment at the front desk of the hotel by yourself).

 

 


  The order of itinerary may change without any notice depending on weather situations or for some other unforeseen circumstances.

  The order of activities held during the tour is planned by the tour guide. So, it may be different from what is mentioned on the tour page. On fewer occasions, Tour Guide has to skip an attraction or few during the tour depending on weather, traffic, group interest or some other reason.

  Some attractions are seasonal. So, when they are closed they will be replaced with some other attraction.

  You can skip some optional activities during the tour and plan something on your own. Make sure that you coordinate with Tour guide and stay with the group with next activity. Please note you cannot stay on the bus if you skip some optional activity.

  Probable hotel names are mentioned in the itinerary. It can be similar or a different hotel of the similar rating. Exact Hotel details can only be provided one day before the departure.

  Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel.

  These tours are conducted in a group. A group can have people of several cultures. We expect each person to coordinate with Tour guide to make sure things are on track.

  Though attractions are optional but you have to at least take 2 attractions.

Pricing


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What's Included

 Passengers will be picked up and dropped off at their chosen locations. (Please take notice of locations and times of pick up)  

 Depending on group size it can be either a driver and Guide or a driver guide.
  
 Most of the tours are carried out in air conditioned bus. A minivan can also be used depending on the number of people booking the tour.  
  
 Tour package price includes all the taxes.  
 
 Tour is inclusive of hotel accommodation.  
 
 Free Airport pick up is available on this tour. The Tour Package price will not include Mandatory Tour Guide tips for Airport Pickup. 
 
 Tickets to scenic spots (Rum Museum, cigar factory, Indian cave)

What's Excluded

 Banff+Jasper Lunch: $45 for Adults & Seniors and $43 for Children (if arrive before 12:00pm):

 International and domestic air tickets.

 It is possible for rates to change without notice.

 A travel card (equivalent to a visa, valid for 30 days) to enter Cuba. It is generally sold at the departure of direct flights to Cuba. The prices vary from city to city in US, and the reference price is $100 per card.

 Fee for all Optional Activities and entrance paid in cash to the tour guide. He will arrange tickets for the whole group. Some attractions might be closed on public holidays. Seasonal attractions will be closed after a certain time and itinerary will be changed based on it. Optional activities price may change or can be different as displayed on the website.

Though meals and drinks are not a part of the package the guide will arrange them upon request.

Telephone services, laundry services, Alcoholic drinks and beverages are private room charges.

 Travel insurance.

 Additional personal expenditure.

Note:Customers are encouraged not to buy admission packages outside and use them in this discounted tour. In case they do, transport need to be arranged the same day.


Attraction Prices

Attractions Adult Child(2-11 yrs) Senior(65+ yrs)
Banff Gondola + Snow Coach + Skywalk, AB $125.00 $80.00 $125.00
Calgary City Tour, CA $66.00 $66.00 $66.00
CrossIron Mills Outlet Shopping Tour, CA $45.00 $45.00 $45.00
Heritage Park, CA $50.00 $45.00 $50.00
Lake Louise Gondola + Lunch, AB $58.00 $32.00 $58.00
Maligne Lake Cruise, AB $70.00 $40.00 $70.00

  All the prices are listed in USD.

  Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

  Tour display price is based on double occupancy. It is the price each person will pay if a group of two is traveling.

  Prices may change without any notice.

  Prices include hotel accommodation, transportation and taxes.

  Admission Tickets to different places and meals are NOT included in the tour price.

  Mandatory Tip for tour guide and driver are NOT included.

  Only the tour guide can purchase entrance tickets for you. Pre-purchased tickets are NOT acceptable.

  There must be at least one passenger of 18 years for every booking made with GoldenBusTours. For Children between the age group of 2 to 14 years, a different price will be charged. Please refer to Child price on our pricing calendar. Child Age may vary between different bus operators. Maximum 4 people of any age can stay in 1 Room in the hotel. If the 5th person is infant you will be charged normally then with the second room as an expense.

  Activities are optional though, but each customer has to participate in 2 activities at least. No city pass allowed. Some attractions are mandatory. Each customer has to take part in them and have to pay for them in cash.

Departure Location

Departure Location

  • Free Airport Pickup is available from Calgary International airport from 10:00AM to 9:00PM

Return Location

  • Kindly book your return flights from Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Important Notes

  Arrive at departure location 10 to 15 minutes before the mentioned time to make sure you catch the bus on time. If in case you are late, the bus will not wait for you at the location and ultimately you will miss the entire tour (no refund in this case).

  Return time on the website is just an estimation. Expect some variation always. Time may change depending on traffic and weather situations

  There is a possibility that tour operator may use a shuttle to drop you off at the return location. It usually happens in the case of multiple return locations.

  You can leave the tour at any place only after signing a Tour Departure Form for leaving the tour early.

  Please note that price will stay the same even if you leave the tour early.

  If you have booked a pre-tour hotel stay, then you will have to arrange your own transport from hotel to departure location.

  If you have booked extra night hotel after the tour, then you will arrange transport from drop off point to hotel.

  On West Coast tours some bus operators have a lot of departure locations. A slow start is expected on these tours.

Policies

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Same Cancellation policy would apply even if the cancellation or reschedule request comes because of the COVID. We strictly follow the policy after COVID.
 
No matter the reason for the cancellation, we are forced to carry costly charges from our travel and hotel providers in the form of penalties and fees that are incurred when there is a cancellation of confirmed or pending bookings. As such, there are cancellation penalties or fees incurred.

Determination of the time of cancellation will be done when the notice is received and confirmed by our office. You must make any notice of cancellation directly to GoldenBusTours by email or webmail at the Contact Us section.

Cancellation charges 

⇒ 50% of the reservation cost 33 days or more prior to departure date.

⇒ 100% of reservation cost within 32 days prior to departure date.

Passenger MUST have a valid passport, and/or visa (if applicable) for the destination and MUST remain valid for at least 6 months from the return date.

Any Amount paid in cash to the Tour Guide is not refundable.

There is no refund for unused features. You forfeit the entire payment when you are a no-show on the departure date and unable to join the tour for any reason including COVID.

An add-on fee of 6% for handling fees is charged in addition to the above penalties. No matter what the reason for cancellation is, the processing fee will be deducted on each refund.

In order for there not to be a cancellation, a minimum number of participants are required. We reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip although every effort is made by us to ensure that normal operations are maintained. We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure with respect to operating requirements or circumstances beyond control. In case a cancellation is made at any given moment in time before departure, our only liability as GoldenBusTours will be to refund you the amount we received for the booking of the tour. We will try our best to re-book the same or similar tour if the future travel plan suits you. We are not responsible for any cancellation penalties that may have been incurred on any other travel arrangements like separate purchase of air tickets, visa cost, taxi fare etc. We are not liable for any other travel arrangements that have been affected as a result of the cancellations. 

Note: More than 30 days after the completion of the tour, we cannot grant any refunds. Each Cancellation Request must be received in writing by email.

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection, COVID or any other serious issue. If you reschedule a tour and later decide to cancel it then cancellation charges will be applicable to the original departure date and not to the rescheduled one.

Reservation, Booking & Redemption

Terms & Conditions

Any travel service purchases indicate your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions set out herein.

You are advised to carefully read through and understand these Terms & Conditions before making your booking.


Tour Confirmation

You will get an email immediately once you place an order. Tour Confirmation usually takes 2, 3 days except for urgent order. Urgent orders can be confirmed in a day or even few hours, but we can’t assure success in these cases. On fewer occasions, some of the others may require a longer period of time for confirmation. You are advised not to book airline tickets unless you have received the confirmation.


E-Ticket (Mandatory to be on bus)

Your e-ticket includes complete operator information such as local telephone numbers at your destination. You are required to print the e-tickets and bring them along with you on the trip. They will be needed as proof of purchase.


Changes in Booking

You may incur a fee for any revisions or alterations made to the reservation when the booking has already been confirmed. Cancellation fees may be applied to things such as name changes or corrections. They may also apply to tour date changes or tour itinerary changes. Please note that no departure changes are permitted 72 hours before departure.


Changes in Tour Itinerary

We are continuously striving to improve tour itineraries and features. In the event of unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the control, we do reserve the right to vary the itineraries and to substitute hotels. Duplicate departures may operate during certain peak periods, sometimes in reverse order. As such, hotels may vary from those included on the itinerary pages.

Reschedule

​If you want to reschedule your tour (change the departure date or choose a different tour) then a reschedule fees may be applied. No reschedule request will be entertained within 15 days before the departure date. 

Cancellation and reschedule charges are applicable even if you are NOT able to take the tour because of visa rejection.

Pricing

1. One room can accommodate maximum 4 people. Even if you are 5 people including 1 month old baby you still need 2 rooms.

2. If you can carry your child up to 2 years of age then you do not need to book seats for him. It may vary from one tour to another.

3. Service providers hold the right to change the itinerary and hotel arrangements without any notice.

4. Child (0-9 years) and Single traveler going on the tour have special rates. These prices vary from one tour to another.

5. Meals and Attractions are not included. You can ask your tour guide to try to arrange the meal for you as per your requirements. For attractions, admission fees pay it to the tour guide on the tour.

6. Prices may change without any notice because of prices fluctuation in the market.

7. All prices mentioned on the website are in US dollars.

8. In Case of Bank Wire Transfer customer have to bear Wire transfer fee.

9. Tour package price is inclusive of taxes.

10. Tour Prices are every individual and in view of room inhabitance.

11. Gift coupons are available in limited quantity on first come first serve basis.

Child Rate:

Child rates are applicable for children between (0-12 years) of age. Parents are advised to bring car seats for the safety of their child.

Buy 2 Get 3rd discounted: Get 3rd Ticket on special discounted rates on the purchase of 2 tickets for same room.

Responsibility

1.We highly recommend you to provide your flight details while booking tour with us or at least send us flight details via email 3 days before your tour departure. In case of non-compliance, you will be asked to join your hotel on the first day of tour at your own expense
 
2. Please check our return timings before booking your return flights at the end of the tour. During high season (National and Summer Holidays) book your flights at least 1 hour later than the suggested time.

3. Before booking any tour make sure to go through every detail like tour itinerary, tour price, cancellation policy,  reschedule and refund policies. Tour Guide will be Chinese and English or it can only be chinese based on the group size.

4. You should either bring a printed copy of your E-Ticket or bring it in your smartphone on the day of tour departure. You should also bring a valid photo ID along with your E-Ticket. In the case of any issues for not carrying E-Ticket or Photo ID GoldenBusTour will not be responsible.

5.Make sure to provide a valid phone number so we can reach you in the case of any emergency.

6. Please read all important notes, inclusion, exclusion section, terms and conditions, policies and below notes.

    6a. Tour Operator holds the right to cancel the tour at any time depending on poor weather condition or some other unforeseen circumstances. However, GoldenBusTour will update its customers about the cancellation and shall not be held accountable for charges other than tour fees.

    6b. Change in tour price will not affect any confirmed booking.

    6c. Tour Operator can change the order of itinerary at any time without any notice.
 
7.You will be responsible for your travel documents during the tour.

8.Reach Departure location about 20 to 30 minutes before departure time. Unfortunately, no one will wait for you in case you get in late. The bus mostly has Bus Operator name and logo on it. Even if you are five minutes late and miss the bus then GoldenBusTours or Tour Operator will not be responsible. There will be no refund in this case. You will be charged 100% tour fee.

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