Travel-Learn Program

Exploring the Canadian Rockies

When: June 30, 2018 - July 10, 2018 (iCal)

Description

 

 

On this active, 11-day journey, we’ll experience one breathtaking vista after another: snow-capped peaks, postcard-perfect lakes, ice-blue glaciers, and mighty waterfalls. We’ll visit a trifecta of magnificent national parks — Glacier, Banff, and Jasper. We’ll hike the scenic Whitefish Trail, cruise on iconic St. Mary Lake, ride a classic Red Jammer bus along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, and soar to the summit of towering Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola. At every step, we’ll enrich our understanding of this phenomenal land with the help of knowledgeable local guides.

Get a great, comprehensive rate: Price includes round-trip air, land transportation, lake cruise, accommodations, extensive meal plan, gratuities, and more!

 

Activity Level: Active

 

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Cost

Price From: $4,591
Includes land and air from Boston; per person, based on double occupancy.
Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change.

Contact

Usha Nand Sellers Ed. D., Director Tufts Travel-Learn Program, at usha.sellers@tufts.edu or 617-627-5323.

Itinerary

Experience the North American wilderness in its purest form.

    • Discover the best of three awe-inspiring national parks —Glacier, Banff, and Jasper

    • Stand where the prairie meets the mountains, on the shores of the Canadian Rockies’ deepest lake

    • Glide along the fabled Going-to-the-Sun Road in a vintage Red Jammer bus

    • Hike the Whitefish Trail through pristine forests and prime wildlife habitats

    • See the sun rise over emerald-hued Lake Louise

    • Ride an Ice Explorer all-terrain vehicle right onto the immense Athabasca Glacier; you can even take a drink of the glacier’s incredibly pure water

    • Marvel at the geological wonders of Maligne Canyon, a spectacular limestone gorge carved by an underground river

    • Gaze down on glistening glaciers, snow-capped peaks, and thundering waterfalls from thousand-foot-high, glass-floored Glacier Skywalk

    • Ascend towering Sulphur Mountain aboard the Banff Gondola

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 *Itinerary and price are tentative and subject to change

 

617-627-5323|usha.sellers@tufts.edu