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SAMPLE TOUR: SOUTHERN ALBERTA DISCOVERY TOUR

All Educational World Tours are custom made for every group. This means this sample itinerary serves as inspiration and is not a set itinerary. Activities specific to your group can be added as well as days, destinations and sightseeing.

 

Tour Code: EWAB5
Starts: Calgary
Ends: Calgary
Duration: 5 Days

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ITINERARY

 

Day 1: Arrival Day

  • Drive or fly to Calgary, Alberta’s largest city. This sun-soaked city near the sensational Canadian Rockies is the perfect starting point to discover the western Canadian way of life.
  • Entrance to the Calgary Tower to enjoy a 360-degree view of downtown and a glimpse at the Rocky Mountains.
  • Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 2: Calgary – Drumheller – Calgary

  • Breakfast.
  • Day trip to Drumheller Valley, famous valley of dinosaurs, coal mines, and ghost towns.
  • Entrance to Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site, the last of the coal mines in the valley which operated from 1936 to 1979.
  • Hike of the Hoodoos Trail to explore the unique sandstone pillars of the Badlands.
  • Entrance to the Royal Tyrell Museum. The world-renowned museum of palaeontological research.
  • Transfer back to Calgary.
  • Group dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3: Calgary – Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

  • Breakfast.
  • Entrance to Glenbow Museum, Calgary’s most impressive collection of artwork and artifacts narrating the story of Western Canada.
  • Entrance to The National Music Centre, an architectural icon and a new kind of cultural institution. It is home to endless interactive activities and 22 exhibition spaces.
  • Transfer to Frank, a mining town partly buried by Canada’s deadliest rockslide in 1903.
  • Sleepover at Frank Slide Interpretive Centre for an exciting indoor camping experience among the exhibits and beneath the shadow of Turtle Mountain.
  • Catered dinner and evening snack at the Centre.

Day 4: Frank Slide – Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump – Calgary

  • Breakfast.
  • Frank Slide guided trail walk. Learn about the geology of the area and the fascinating stories of the people involved.
  • Guided tour of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site. Learn about local Native culture and the history and mechanics of a buffalo jump.
  • Drive to Calgary.
  • Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 5: Departure Day

  • Breakfast.
  • Visit of Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada’s largest living history museum.
  • Drive or fly to home city.

 

 

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