11 days in Canadian Rockies & Calgary Itinerary

11 days in Canadian Rockies & Calgary Itinerary

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11 days in Canadian Rockies & Calgary Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
3
Calgary
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Glasgow

3
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, adventure, trails, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Columbia Icefield Skywalk, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Edith Cavell, and stop by Experience Gourmet Living.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jasper National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Glasgow, UK to Jasper National Park is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Glasgow to Jasper National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in June, plan for little chillier nights in Jasper National Park, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Columbia Icefield Skywalk ©
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

3
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, scenic drive, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway, and shop like a local with Samson Native Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

4
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, events, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company, stroll around Prince's Island Park, and have fun at Spruce Meadows.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Calgary tour planner.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in June, expect Calgary to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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